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Vedder in Forbes | Why Are Universities In The Housing Business?

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, authored an article at Forbes headlined “Why Are Universities In The Housing Business?” Universities exist primarily to expand and disseminate knowledge, ideas, and artistic works. In most international universities, if a prospective student asked, “What does a university dormitory room cost?” the […]

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June 15, 2018 at 8:06 amFaculty in the News In the News

Rothwell Gives Talk to Vancouver Island Paleontological Society

Gar Rothwell

The Comox Valley Record reports that Dr. Gar Rothwell, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Environmental & Plant Biology at Ohio University, is a speaker at the Vancouver Island Paleontological Society in an article headlined “Fossil plants to be discussed at Courtenay Museum, Cretaceous paleobotany: Food for dinosaurs, food for thought.” The Vancouver […]

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June 13, 2018 at 9:31 amFaculty in the News In the News

Hicks in Dispatch | Latest Search for Dark-Matter Collisions ‘Big Fat Zero’

Dr. Kenneth Hicks

Dr. Kenneth Hicks, Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University, authored a column in the Columbus Dispatch headlined “Astronomy: Major experiment fails to answer one of science’s remaining mysteries.” …In late May, scientists conducting an experiment called XENON1T, which can detect collisions between dark matter and regular matter, announced […]

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June 11, 2018 at 11:40 amFaculty in the News In the News

Alumni News | Ulloa Gives to Alexander Recreational Center

Dr. Sergio A. Ulloa

The Athens Messenger writes about Ohio University alum Dr. Sergio A. Ulloa in a story headlined “Local doctor gives $50K to Alexander Rec Center project.” Ulloa earned a B.S. in Chemistry Pre-Medicine from the College of Arts & Sciences and a D.O. from the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine. ALBANY […]

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June 11, 2018 at 11:29 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Less than One-Fourth of Paleontologists are Women, Early Notes in Smithsonian

Catherine Early

The Smithsonian quoted Biological Sciences graduate student Catherine Early in a story headlined “The Many Ways Women Get Left Out of Paleontology.” Yet while generations of researchers have chipped away at the male-dominated culture of paleontology, a gap remains. Women today make up nearly half of student members in organizations like the […]

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June 8, 2018 at 8:18 amIn the News Students in the News

Alumni News | Meyer Appointed Dean of UT Austin’s School of Information

Eric T. Meyer

Ohio University alum Eric T. Meyer has been named Dean of the School of Information at the University of Texas at Austin, according to a UT news release. Follow Meyer on Twitter. Meyer graduated with his B.A. in Anthropology from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University in 1988, […]

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June 7, 2018 at 1:41 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

BBC and Others Quote History’s Abu-Rish on Protests in Jordan

Dr. Ziad Abu-Rish

A number of media outlets reporting on Jordanian protests and their aftermath interviewed and quoted Dr. Ziad Abu-Rish, Assistant Professor of History at Ohio University. Abu-Rish’s primary research interests focus on state building and economic development in Jordan and Lebanon. The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan has featured over a week […]

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June 7, 2018 at 12:08 pmFaculty in the News In the News