Archive for September, 2020

Vedder in Forbes | Coronavirus Enrollment Effects: Small But Consequential

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, wrote a column at Forbes headlined “Coronavirus Enrollment Effects: Small But Consequential.” Early preliminary data from the respected National Student Clearinghouse Research Center show total enrollments this fall are down only 1.8 % over last year. Since after the […]

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September 29, 2020 at 2:21 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Advising Tip | Keeping motivated as a student on campus or from home

Advising Tip | Keeping motivated as a student on campus or from home

Now that we are in week 6 and in full swing, I hope you have found your rhythm and are moving forward successfully.  Together, we are all adapting to life with masks and social distancing and some of us are learning online.   I understand this semester has created new […]

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September 29, 2020 at 11:58 amNews

Alumni News | Phillip Russell Authors ‘Watching Myself Die’ in Unwinnable Monthly

Phillip Russell

Ohio University alum Phillip Russell, a writer based in Seattle, authored a cover story at Unwinnable Monthly headlined “Watching Myself Die.” Russell, who earned an M.A. in English in 2018, begins his story be recounting feeling represented in 2013; Barack Obama was in the White House, and Sam and Henry […]

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September 22, 2020 at 4:29 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Alumni News | Jenny Hall-Jones Named Interim Vice President for Student Affairs

Jenny Hall-Jones

From Ohio University News Ohio University President M. Duane Nellis announced that Jenny Hall-Jones has been named interim Vice President for Student Affairs at Ohio University effective Oct. 24, 2020. Hall-Jones, who has served in several key roles at Ohio University over the past 24 years, is a three-time Bobcat, […]

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September 21, 2020 at 8:10 pmAlumni

Biological Sciences Graduate Society Makes Plans to Keep Community Engaged

Biological Sciences Graduate Society Makes Plans to Keep Community Engaged

Officers of the Biological Sciences Graduate Society say that while virtual meetings and events are much more accessible during the pandemic, it’s difficult to replicate all of the social and outreach experiences in a virtual world. So the group’s officers are deploying assets like a website and a newsletter, virtual […]

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September 18, 2020 at 1:38 pmNews

Mickunas Books Probe How Civilizations, Cultures Can ‘Incarcerate’ a Person

Dr. Algis Mickunas

Dr. Algis Mickunas, Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at Ohio University, co-edited two new volumes, Carceral Civilizations Vol. 1 and Vol. 2, published by Nova Science Publishers. Mickunas, who has been a Foreign Member of the Lithuanian Academy of Sciences since 2008, partnered with Joseph J. Pilotta of Vilnius Gedimino University […]

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September 17, 2020 at 1:48 pmResearch

Alvarado-Serrano Developing High Performance Computing Cluster for Undergraduate Use

Dr. Dr. Alvarado-Serrano received an 1804 grant to create a high performance computer cluster at Ohio University.

Dr. Diego F. Alvarado-Serrano, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, received a grant of $77,612 from the 1804 Fund of the Ohio University Foundation for the development of an entry-level high performance computing (HPC) cluster at Ohio University. It is currently scheduled to be up and running for undergraduate use by […]

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September 17, 2020 at 1:05 pmResearch