Archive for November, 2020

ACLU Student Group Hosts Speak Your Peace Roundtable with Faculty Experts

ACLU Student Group Hosts Speak Your Peace Roundtable with Faculty Experts

  The ACLU of Ohio University hosted Speak Your Peace, an event centered around initiating open discourse about various civil liberties topics, on Nov. 16. The selected topics were criminal justice reform, election law issues in 2020, civil liberties and rights, women’s reproductive rights, and surveillance. Each topic had its […]

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November 30, 2020 at 7:37 pmNews

Chair’s Message | New Building, New Board, New Opportunities

Dr. Stephen Bergmeier

By Steve Bergmeier Professor & Chair of Chemistry & Biochemistry I hope all is well with you. Much has changed in our local community, as in the world, due to this challenging and unprecedented time. However, our commitment to you, our extended department family of alumni, students and friends, remains […]

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November 30, 2020 at 7:21 pmNews

OHIO Mock Trial Wins AMTA Invitational Tournament, Four Students Win Awards

Mock Trial Members After AMTA Invitational

The Ohio University Mock Trial team competed in the first ever American Mock Trial Association (AMTA) Virtual Exhibition Tournament, with OHIO’s Green Team winning the tournament with the best competition record of the Nov. 21-22 weekend. Twenty-four teams from across the country participated in the tournament, with Ohio University fielding […]

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November 30, 2020 at 1:15 pmNews

Nance Discusses Existence of Supercontinent Pannotia with Yale News

Dr. R. Damian Nance

Yale News covers the debate about the existence of supercontinent Pannotia, posited by R. Damian Nance, in an article headlined Pannotia: A supercontinent on trial. Nance, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Geology at Ohio University, is now a visiting fellow at Yale. In separate articles published recently by The Geological Society […]

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November 30, 2020 at 12:50 pmFaculty in the News In the News Research

Deep Time Maps: 1804 Special Library Endowment Fund Grant Provides Access to Earth’s History

Plate positions at the end of the Cretaceous Period, the time of the mass extinction that wiped out the dinosaurs.  DeepTime Maps ©2016

Dr. Alycia Stigall, Professor and Chair of Geological Sciences, was awarded the 1804 Special Library Endowment Fund to support the acquisition of three series of paleogeographic maps produced produced by Dr. Ron Blakey and distributed through Deep Time Maps. Through this purchase the full set of global, North American, and […]

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November 30, 2020 at 12:25 pmIn Class News

Alumni News | Shanmugam Publishes Book, Wins Award for Research Contributions

Dr. Ganapathy Shanmugam

Ohio University alumnus Dr. Ganapathy Shanmugam, an expert on mass transportation and gravity flows within marine basins, recently published a book explaining the impact of these topics to sedimentology and oceanography. Shanmugam, who earned an M.S. in Geology in 1972, is currently an adjunct professor of Earth & Environmental Sciences […]

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November 30, 2020 at 10:53 amAlumni

Susan Burgess is Chair of the Law and Courts Section of the APSA

Dr. Susan Burgess

  Dr. Susan Burgess will serve as Chair of the Law and Courts Section of the American Political Science Association. Burgess is Distinguished Professor of Political Science and a faculty affiliate of the Center for Law, Justice & Culture ay Ohio University. She has held a number of leadership positions […]

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November 23, 2020 at 11:49 amNews