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Students Present Research at Appalachian Symposium in D.C.

Six OHIO students present their capstone service-learning project during the 19th annual Appalachian Teaching Project Symposium in Washington, D.C.

From Ohio University News Ohio University students and faculty convened with 13 other Appalachian-based colleges and universities during the 19th annual Appalachian Teaching Project Symposium in Washington, D.C., earlier this month. The OHIO students’ capstone service-learning project, a collaboration with the Little Cities of Black Diamonds Council in Southeast Ohio […]

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December 27, 2019 at 8:11 amIn Class News

Mitchell Finds Foreign Policy Decisions Complicated by Domestic Polarization at West Point Conference

Mitchell Finds Foreign Policy Decisions Complicated by Domestic Polarization at West Point Conference

Ohio University student Kiersten Mitchell ’20 discovered that making foreign policy decisions is complicated by domestic polarization in a mock foreign policy exercise at the 71st Annual Student Conference on U.S. Affairs at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point in New York. The conference gives college students from across […]

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December 11, 2019 at 9:14 amIn Class

OHIO Undergraduate Researchers Rock the Insect World

OHIO delegation at Entomological Society of America.

Like moths to a flame, entomologists swarmed to the annual Entomological Society of America (ESA) conference to communicate what they have learned about the insects they study.  This year the conference was held Nov. 16-20 in St. Louis. Ohio University undergraduate research students Madeline Sudnick, Evelyn Blakeman, and Mitch Duffner—compelled […]

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December 4, 2019 at 2:04 pmIn Class Research

Students Plan to Raise the Green Roof

Students enjoy local food while discussing ideas in their groups

From Ohio University News By Hope Roberts Thirty-one Ohio University students—both graduate and undergraduate, from seven colleges and 14 different majors—got together Nov. 7 to share information about their past involvement in green roof-related projects and brainstorm ideas for building, researching and promoting the green roof project planned for the […]

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December 2, 2019 at 9:27 amIn Class News

Chakrabarty Spends Summer Interning on Wall Street

Nilaj Chakrabarty

By Rachael Beardsley NQPI Editorial Intern Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute 2019 Fall Newsletter Nilaj Chakrabarty, a doctoral student in Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University, recently spent his summer interning at a global investment bank in New York City. He worked at the bank’s risk management department using the math […]

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November 26, 2019 at 5:17 pmIn Class

Carver Places First in Society of Physics Students Research Conference

Drs. Paul King and David Tees present a First Prize certificate to Miranda Carver

Six Ohio University undergraduate Physics & Astronomy students presented an overview of their projects undertaken the previous summer, during the 2019 Society of Physics Students (SPS) Research Conference held recently in Clippinger Labs. First place winner Miranda Carver, a senior physics major in the College of Arts and Sciences, presented […]

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November 26, 2019 at 2:20 pmIn Class News Research

Sophia Medvid ǀ Analyzing Vibrational Modes of a Mellophone

Sophia Medvid ǀ Analyzing Vibrational Modes of a Mellophone

By Sophia Medvid [B.S. Engineering Physics, Honors Tutorial College, Class of 2020] I’m studying the vibrations of the bell of a mellophone to see if it significantly affects the sound of the instrument. In particular, I’m focused on the normal modes of brass plates and the mellophone bell using Chladni […]

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November 26, 2019 at 2:03 pmIn Class