Archive for May, 2021

Ellen Gill-Franks Gets Distinguished Engagement Award for Sociology, Her Next Stop is Supreme Court of Ohio

Ellen Gill-Franks Gets Distinguished Engagement Award for Sociology, Her Next Stop is Supreme Court of Ohio

Ellen Gill-Franks has been adding a lot of adventures and accolades to her resume at Ohio University. Her next stop is an externship with the Public Information Office of the Supreme Court of Ohio this summer. “I always joke that my greatest strength and weakness is that I say yes […]

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May 14, 2021 at 3:41 pmNews

Asiyeh Rafieipour Presents on Algebraic Structures on the Set of Binary Operations at Four Conferences

Asiyeh Rafieipour

Asiyeh Rafieipour, a doctoral student in Mathematics at Ohio University, recently lectured at several virtual events. Rafieipour studies algebra and discrete mathematics with her adviser, Dr. Sergio Lopez-Permouth, Professor of Mathematics. At the 46th Annual New York State Regional Graduate Mathematics Conference on April 10, she presented a paper titled […]

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May 14, 2021 at 12:51 pmResearch

Layton Co-Authors Washington Post Column on Brazil’s President

Dr. Matthew Layton

Dr. Matthew Layton, Assistant Professor of Political Science at Ohio University, co-authored a column in the Washington Post headlined “Brazil’s president is rallying his base — so that he can expand his power.” In the column, Layton and co-authors explain how their research finds that voters may encourage democratically elected leaders […]

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May 13, 2021 at 3:40 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Helen Zia Talks to Athens Community about Contributions of Asians and Pacific Islanders to American Culture

Helen Zia (Photo courtesy of Lia Shigemura.)

From Ohio University News More than 100 people attended “Real Talk About Big Questions,” hoping to find some answers to the big question of “how can the Ohio University community stand with, and support Asian and and Pacific Islanders populations.” Dr. Ji-Yeung Jang, interim executive director for Global Affairs, presided […]

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May 11, 2021 at 5:11 pmNews

Take a New Chemistry Building Virtual Tour on May 20

The new Chemistry Building opened for classes in January. Photo by Rich-Joseph Facun

Join a virtual tour of Ohio University’s new Chemistry Building on Thursday, May 20, from 3-4 p.m. RSVP for the tour and get viewing details. The OHIO@home series shares what our faculty, students, and colleges are doing to stay current in their field, follow their interests through studies, and share […]

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May 11, 2021 at 4:04 pmEvents

Alumni News | Nicole Willson Dubs Her Debut Novel ‘Historical Cosmic Horror’

Nicole Willson

Ohio University alumna Nicole Willson came to the plate six times — book in hand — before she finally hit a home run. She did it her way — with a dark and scary novel she describes as “historical cosmic horror.” And she has some advice for OHIO writers getting […]

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May 11, 2021 at 3:02 pmAlumni

Rosen Receives Baker Fund Award for Work on Little-Known Literary Community in Albania

Dr. Matthew Rosen

Dr. Matt Rosen, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, was one of five Ohio University faculty receiving John C. Baker Fund awards for research, scholarship and creative work during spring semester 2021. Endowed in 1961 by a gift of more than $612,000 from 1926 College of Arts & Sciences graduate Edwin L. […]

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May 11, 2021 at 2:38 pmResearch