Archive for May, 2020

The List Interviews Dutcher for Tips on Working from Home

Dr. Glenn Dutcher

The List interviews Dr. Glenn Dutcher, Assistant Professor of Economics at Ohio University, for a story headlined “The Workaround for Your Work-from-Home Hurdles Career Top of the List.” In the video, Dutcher shares ways to overcome work-from-home issues. One of his suggestions: keep doing those group video chats! Watch the interview, […]

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May 15, 2020 at 11:10 amFaculty in the News In the News

Harrington Co-Authors Two Articles on Antioxidant Proanthocyanidins

Dr. Peter de B. Harrington

Dr. Peter de B. Harrington, Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Ohio University, recently co-authored two publications on antioxidant proanthocyanidins in Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, along with lead author Yifei Wang, a Research Assistant Professor working for him at the USDA Agricultural Research Service. Proanthocyanidins are polyphenols that are found in […]

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May 15, 2020 at 10:58 amResearch

Justin Riley Awarded Alan Aichinger Memorial Scholarship in Political Science

Justin Riley

Ohio University junior Justin Riley was awarded the Alan Aichinger Memorial Scholarship by the Political Science Department. Riley is majoring in Political Science in the Honors Tutorial College. This scholarship is awarded to a Political Science Honors Tutorial student who has compiled an outstanding academic record. It was created in […]

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May 14, 2020 at 11:49 amNews

Career Corner | Apply Now for COMCorps Positions in Athens County

Career Corner | Apply Now for COMCorps Positions in Athens County

COMCorps, an AmeriCorps program housed in OHIO’s Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, has opportunities for seniors who want to stay close to Athens and give back to the community after graduation. COMCorps participants will make a 10.5- or 11.5-month commitment to deliver health services in Athens County. The program starts […]

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May 14, 2020 at 7:40 amNews

Bossiere Authors Startling Essay ‘Fear in the Time of the Javelina’

Zoe Bossiere

Ohio University graduate student Zoë Bossiere authors a startling new memoir essay on the Guernica website, titled “Fear in the Time of the Javelina: A younger boy swore he’d seen one of the pigs standing on its hind legs, peering through his trailer window.” Bossiere is a Ph.D. in English […]

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May 13, 2020 at 12:35 pmNews Research

University Mourns Physics Professor Emeritus Ernst Breitenberger

Dr. Ernst Breitenberger

Ernst Breitenberger, 95, born in Graz, Austria, passed away on April 30, 2020, according to the Athens Messenger. He was Professor Emeritus in Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University. Breitenberger earned Ph.D. degrees from the University of Vienna in 1950 and Cambridge University in 1956. He was a faculty member […]

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May 12, 2020 at 4:35 pmNews

OII, OIT and Libraries Offer Summer Support Resources for Faculty

The Office of Instructional Innovation, the Office of Information Technology, and the Libraries have all come together to offer new summer support resources for faculty. This support, available on the Keep Teaching website, includes individual consultations, drop-in sessions, just-in-time messaging, appointment bookings, and weekly live workshops as well as pre-recorded […]

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May 12, 2020 at 4:03 pmAnnouncements