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Sara Sand | Understanding Electronic Properties of Titanium Dioxide

Sara Sand | Understanding Electronic Properties of Titanium Dioxide

By Sara Sand (B.S. HTC Engineering Physics, Class of 2017) I spent ten weeks last summer in Germany at the University of Konstanz where I worked in the lab of physicist Lukas Schmidt-Mende and under the direction of Ph.D. student Julian Kalb.I was there as an intern with the DAAD, […]

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April 13, 2016 at 1:58 pmIn Class

Max Camp | ‘Assembly of a Specialized Calorimeter in Genoa, Italy’

Max Camp | ‘Assembly of a Specialized Calorimeter in Genoa, Italy’

By Max Camp (B.S. Physics, Class of 2016) I spent June and July in Genoa, Italy, participating in a particle physics project under the direction of Dr. Kenneth Hicks, Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University and researchers at the Istituto Nazionalle Fisica Nucleare (INFN) based in Genoa, Italy. […]

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April 13, 2016 at 1:08 pmIn Class

Sociology Guest Engages Students in Discussion About Twinks, Otters, and Bears

Travis Speice

By Kelli Chapman Travis Speice talked to a sociology class in March about the role of masculinity in gay men’s identity construction. Students became particularly engaged in the conversation around gay stereotypes and the construction of various labels such as “bear,” “otter,” “queen,” and “twink.” Drawing from previous discussions of […]

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March 30, 2016 at 2:55 pmIn Class

Food Justice Students Set Record for Boxes Packed at Food Bank

Food Justice Students Set Record for Boxes Packed at Food Bank

Students in the ENG 3000X The Literature of Social Reflection Food Justice in Athens course set a record for the most boxes of food packed in the shortest time at the Southeastern Ohio Food Bank over spring break. They visited the food bank twice to discuss how hunger is being addressed […]

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March 10, 2016 at 3:59 pmIn Class News

Spanish Fuels Passion, Forms Connections for Sophomore

Madison Eblen

By Juliana Scheiderer ’16 Sophomore Spanish and journalism major Madison Eblen is setting off on the trip of a lifetime, to study abroad in Toledo, Spain this summer. Her journey is sparked by the desire to explore new places and new cultures, and to gain new perspectives on the world. For Eblen, […]

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February 23, 2016 at 4:17 pmIn Class

Astrophysics Class Operates Mountaintop Telescopes in Arizona

L to R: Jacob Williamson, Gabriel Reineck, Michael Jaramillo, Kornpob Bhirombhakdi, Riffat Munir, Joe Pincura, Reza Katebi, Dr. Ryan Chornock, Jamison Lahman, Kylie Holmes, Alex Carroll, Greg Miller, Miles Lindquist, Zhejie Ding Photo: Dr. Joseph Shields.

By Jean Andrews Physics & Astronomy Nine undergraduates and four graduate students enrolled in the Advanced Observational Astrophysics lab class set out with their professors to the MDM Observatory near Kitt Peak, a 6,316-foot (1,925 meters) mountain in southern Arizona last fall. Looking up into the night sky can be […]

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February 16, 2016 at 4:16 pmIn Class News

Plant Biology Students Find 2 Species New to Island in Bahamas

PBIO Students press specimens of the two species the class found that were new to the island.

By Sydney Dawes PACE writer Environmental & Plant Biology Environmental & Plant Biology students traveled to San Salvador Island, Bahamas, over winter break to study vegetation and species with Dr. Harvey Ballard, Associate Professor. And during their survey they even found two plant species new to the island. The fall […]

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February 15, 2016 at 1:32 pmIn Class News Research