Archive for February, 2021

Damian Nance Deduced Cycle of Supercontinents, and Focused on Finding the Evidence

Damian with Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México colleague
Duncan Keppie explaining the Acatlán Complex on an International
Geoscience Programme fieldtrip in southern Mexico in 2012.

Geologic Community Honors Damian Nance When Distinguished Professor Emeritus Damian Nance took early retirement from the Ohio University Geological Sciences Department in 2018—after 38 years at Ohio University and an academic career spanning 44 years, colleagues from all over the world came together to mark the occasion and pay tribute […]

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February 22, 2021 at 2:49 pmNews Research

Geological Sciences Celebrates Dr. Dina López on her Retirement

Dr. Dina López

Dr. Dina López, Professor Emerita of Geological Sciences, retired in December 2020 after nearly 26 years of service at Ohio University. Her contributions to the university and global community are many. “Dina is a wonderful, supportive, and energetic colleague who has worked tirelessly to improve many facets of our institution, […]

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February 17, 2021 at 4:36 pmNews

Call for Papers: 14th Annual Undergraduate History Conference

Call for Papers: 14th Annual Undergraduate History Conference

The Ohio University History Department invites proposals for its 14th Annual Undergraduate History Conference. This year’s conference will be take place via Microsoft Teams on Friday, March 26. Why participate? The History Conference offers students an opportunity to publish their work in a conference format, engage peers and faculty members […]

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February 16, 2021 at 11:44 amAnnouncements News

Annual History Essay Competition Deadline is March 1

Bentley Annex, home of the History Department at Ohio University

Each year the Ohio University History Department awards the Randolph Stone Prize to reward excellence in the writing of history. Undergraduate students of any major are invited to submit an essay, review, or research paper recently written for any OHIO History Department course. Entries are due Monday, March 1, 2021. […]

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February 15, 2021 at 12:30 pmAnnouncements In Class News

Call for Applicants for a Distinguished Teaching Professorship in the Charles J. Ping Institute for the Teaching of the Humanities

The Charles J. Ping Institute for the Teaching of the Humanities invites members of the Ohio University Humanities faculty to apply for a position in the Institute as the J. Richard Hamilton/Baker and Hostetler Professor of Humanities. Applicants should be outstanding teachers with a dedication to promoting and teaching the […]

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February 11, 2021 at 4:49 pmAnnouncements

WOUB Interviews Hines on Search for Way to Shut Down Coronavirus

Dr. Jennifer Hines

WOUB’s David Forster interviews Dr. Jennifer Hines in a piece headlined Ohio University Scientists Search For A Way To Shut Down Coronavirus. Hines is professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Ohio University. …First, viruses are always mutating, which makes it challenging to treat them. Each significant mutation requires a new […]

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February 11, 2021 at 10:20 amFaculty in the News In the News

WOUB Interviews Reynolds about Movement for Workplace Equality for Women

Dr. Nicole Reynolds

Dr. Nicole Reynolds was interviewed for a WOUB piece headlined ‘9to5’ Examines Grassroots Movement for Women’s Workplace Equality, introducing its series “The Story of a Movement.” Reynolds is associate professor of English and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Ohio University. “Even into the ‘70s, the certain professions that were […]

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February 11, 2021 at 10:13 amFaculty in the News In the News