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Working on the Wayne | Seeking Salamanders

Jefferson Salamander/Unisexual Mole Salamander. Photo Credit: Nicole Dake

  Editor’s Note: Nicole Dake and Tyler Stewart are Environmental Biology and Wildlife Biology majors interning at the Wayne National Forest. This summer two Biological Sciences students, Nicole Dake and Tyler Stewart, participated in an internship through the Wayne National Forest. Tasked with surveying a future prescribed burn site (the Long […]

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June 28, 2018 at 1:31 pmIn Class News

Meteorology Students Chase Storms in Tornado Alley, Featured in U.S. News

The group races east toward a supercell in the Texas panhandle, attempting to get ahead of the forward flank downdraft.

Eighteen meteorology students from Ohio University packed their bags and headed west to the Central and Southern Plains’ Tornado Alley. On the trip, students directly observe deep, moist atmospheric convection and its associated phenomena, including single-cell, multi-cell, and supercell storms, which can produce squall lines, hail, lightning, and tornadoes. The […]

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June 18, 2018 at 1:32 pmIn Class In the News Students in the News

Students Study UK Sport and Culture at Manchester, England over Spring Break

Students prepare to watch an English Premiership football match in Stoke City, England.

  Every year Dr. David Bell, Associate Professor of Linguistics, takes a group of students to Manchester, England for the UK Sport and Culture spring break study abroad program. This year the group was joined by Annie Brackley, Sports Administration Instructor. The course consists of online modules with lectures, readings, […]

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May 14, 2018 at 2:48 pmIn Class News

Keep LARPing, Say Students in Medieval History Class

Keep LARPing, Say Students in Medieval History Class

“Keep LARPing!” was one student’s reaction to a new component of HIST 1222 Medieval History in Film and Literature this spring. Dr. Kevin Uhalde, Associate Professor of History, has taught this introductory course in history and medievalism for many years. The syllabus contained mostly historical texts and films such as […]

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May 1, 2018 at 11:49 amIn Class

Economics, Geography Students Present Redevelopment Study to Zanesville Council

Jarrett Quanrud presents to Zanesville City Council.

Economics and geography students put their research and data skills to work on behalf of Zanesville, presenting options for redevelopment and the economic impact of the Mosaic Tile Property to the City Council on April 23. The economics students analyzed the economic impact, and the urban planning students developed possible […]

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May 1, 2018 at 8:51 amIn Class News

Women in Science Share Research Experiences, Career Insights

Dr. Janet Duerr explains the research she conducted as a student, studying thermoregulation in ground squirrels. Duerr joined OHIO in 2002.

A panel of Ohio University researchers made their love for science, math and engineering clear as they shared their scientific expertise and career insights with a Women in Science class on April 12. The class is made up of freshmen through seniors representing colleges across Ohio University. In groups composed […]

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April 27, 2018 at 1:05 pmIn Class News

Master of Financial Economics Students Hear from OPERS Analysts

Master of Financial Economics students pose for a photo at OPERS headquarters.

Students in the Master of Financial Economics program participated in a day-long investment seminar at OPERS in Columbus on April 20. Brian Wright, an OPERS portfolio manager, as well as other OPERS portfolio managers and financial analysts made presentations on such topics as (1) Private Equity and Real Estate Investment, […]

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April 23, 2018 at 2:47 pmIn Class News