Archive for May, 2020

Physicists Contribute to Understanding of Atomic Nuclei

Ohio University physicists Kristyn Brandenburg, Zach Meisel, Chowdhury Irin Sultana (M.S. 2019, now a doctoral student at Central Michigan University), Shiv Subedi, and Doug Soltesz

Imagine looking into a mirror at yourself and not recognizing the person staring back at you. The symmetry you are accustomed to is somehow not there. That’s how one member of a team of scientists described a recently discovered phenomenon taking place within the nucleus of an atom. As team […]

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May 29, 2020 at 4:39 pmNews Research

Chemistry Researchers Return to Labs to Probe COVID-19

Dr. Shiyong Wu meets with students in 2019.

Excerpted from Ohio University News Several Ohio University researchers have received permission for an early return to their labs to conduct research on potential treatments for COVID-19. Three research labs in the Chemistry & Biochemistry Department in the College of Arts and Sciences are using other funding sources and the […]

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May 28, 2020 at 10:56 amResearch

Phillips Leads $3.7 Million Project to Advance Nuclear Physics Experiments

Dr. Daniel Phillips

From Ohio University News Ohio University physicist Dr. Daniel Phillips is leading a new $3.7 million, multi-institution effort to develop software that can create more accurate models of scientific phenomena — such as what happened in the microseconds after the Big Bang or how long a radioactive nucleus will live […]

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May 28, 2020 at 10:04 amResearch

University Mourns Vattel “Ted” Rose, Associate Professor Emeritus of African American Studies

Dr. Vattel "Ted" Rose, Ohio University African American Studies chair, classroom lecture, 1980. From the Ohio University Archives.

The Ohio University community mourns the May 12 passing of Dr. Vattel “Ted” Rose, Associate Professor Emeritus of African American Studies. He arrived at OHIO in 1978, having earned a Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota. He chaired the African American Studies Department for nearly two decades. “After graduating from […]

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May 28, 2020 at 9:45 amNews

Alumni News | KBO Quotes Lovelace on ‘Bridge too Far’ Catchphrase

Alexander Lovelace, Ph.D. candidate

KBO Ch. 4 carried an AP story which quotes Ohio University alumnus Alexander Lovelace, Ph.D. in History,  in a story headlined “‘A bridge too far’: Coronavirus catchphrase taken from WWII.” “Who knew?” said Alexander Lovelace, who just earned his doctorate in American military history at Ohio University after defending his […]

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May 18, 2020 at 8:41 amAlumni in the News In the News

Biological Sciences Students Selected for Summer Internships with EnviroScience

Biological Sciences Students Selected for Summer Internships with EnviroScience

Several students majoring in Biological Sciences at Ohio University have been selected for summer internships with EnviroScience, an Ohio company that excels in ecological consulting, ecological restoration, marine services, and biomonitoring freshwater environments. Below are profiles of the student interns: Darby Ricks is a sophomore here at Ohio University and […]

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May 15, 2020 at 3:26 pmUncategorized

Fritz Hagerman: Lasting Legacy

Fritz Hagerman: Lasting Legacy

Fredrick “Fritz” Hagerman (September 09, 1935 – October 30, 2013) – teacher, scientist, and exercise enthusiast was known and beloved as a man of many talents, whose legacy lives on.  He grew up in Wisconsin and obtained his BA in Physical Education from the University of Wisconsin at Lacrosse where […]

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May 15, 2020 at 2:58 pmUncategorized