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Hicks in Dispatch | Figure Out What Excites Kids to Learn

Dr. Kenneth Hicks

Dr. Kenneth Hicks, Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University, authored a column in the Columbus Dispatch headlined “It’s a challenge, but isolation gives parents a chance to figure out what excites kids to learn.” …What interests your child (or a young relative)? Some students love to be outdoors; […]

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April 6, 2020 at 9:49 amFaculty in the News In the News

Vedder in Forbes | Make American Colleges Grade Again!

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, wrote a column at Forbes headlined “Make American Colleges Grade Again!” With all the disruption of academic life and finances by Covid-19 (see my last three epistles), colleges are almost certainly going to need what the late Clayton Christensen […]

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April 2, 2020 at 4:49 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Athens News Covers Kuchta Research on Route 33 Amphibian Crossings

Dr. Shawn Kuchta

The Athens News writes about amphibian research by Dr. Shawn Kuchta along the Route 33 bypass in a story headlined “Bypass, despite avoidance steps, killing lots of little critters.” Kuchta is Associate Professor of Biological Sciences at Ohio University. Two Rt. 78 tunnels were built to minimize amphibian roadway mortality […]

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April 2, 2020 at 11:05 amFaculty in the News In the News

Dispatch Quotes Elliott-Dorans on Moving Courses Online

Dr. Lauren Elliott-Dorans

The Columbus Dispatch interviewed Lauren Elliott-Dorans for a story headlined “Coronavirus: College courses move online, challenging Ohio’s professors, students.” Dr. Elliott-Dorans is Assistant Professor of Instruction in Political Science at Ohio University. She is also the recipient of the Provost Award for Excellence in Teaching for 2019-22.  Dr. Elliott-Dorans is currently […]

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March 25, 2020 at 2:05 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Runner’s World Interviews Klein about Using Ellipticals for Recovery Runs

Ian Klein

Runner’s World interviewed Ian Klein for a story headlined “Can You Use the Elliptical for Recovery Runs?” Klein is Assistant Professor of Instruction in Biological Sciences at Ohio University. …The reason training plans call for so much running is the rule of specificity: “Whatever you want to get good at, […]

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March 25, 2020 at 12:14 pmFaculty in the News In the News

CNN Quotes Jellison on Melania Trump Coronavirus PSAs

Dr. Katherine Jellison

CNN quotes Dr. Katherine Jellison, Professor & Chair of History at Ohio University, in a story headlined “Melania Trump to appear in public health PSAs on coronavirus.” “I think this would be a great time to remind Americans about the ‘Be Best’ campaign,” said Katherine Jellison, a professor of history […]

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March 20, 2020 at 3:01 pmFaculty in the News In the News

CNBC Interviews Dutcher on Working from Home and Productivity

Dr. Glenn Dutcher

CNBC did an extensive interview with Glenn Dutcher for a story headlined “Working from home actually makes you better at some tasks and worse at others—here’s what you need to know.’ Dutcher is Assistant Professor of Economics at Ohio University. And the truth is, it’s much more complicated than just laptops […]

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