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Tadlock Research on Attitudes about Transgender Athletes Featured in SciTech Daily

Dr. Barry Tadlock

Dr. Barry Tadlock, Professor of Political Science at Ohio University, was part of a research team featured in a story in SciTech Daily headlined “Research Reveals Public Attitudes About Transgender Athletes.” As several states draft legislation that would force student-athletes to play as their gender identified on their birth certificate […]

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January 14, 2020 at 10:16 amFaculty in the News In the News

Paxton Says Altruism Class Examined Bailey’s Trail, Gentrification in Chauncey

Dr. Julia Paxton

The Athens News quoted Dr. Julia Paxton in a story headlined “Baileys Trail: Opportunities & challenges for Chauncey: Chauncey’s new mayor says trail system can help community, but has fears about gentrification.” Paxton is Professor of Economics at Ohio University. Ohio University economics professor Julia Paxton said last week that […]

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January 9, 2020 at 4:45 pmFaculty in the News In the News

BBC Writes about Mischkowski Research on Acetaminophen and Role in Empathy

Dr. Dominik Mischkowski

BBC Future talks about a study by Dr. Dominik Mischkowski, wondering “whether painkillers (acetaminophen) might be making it harder to experience empathy, in a story headlined “The medications that change who we are.” Mischkowski is Assistant Professor of Psychology at Ohio University. …This is something that Dominik Mischkowski, a pain […]

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January 9, 2020 at 7:51 amFaculty in the News In the News

Schoen to Discuss John Brown with Civil War Roundtable

Dr. Brian Schoen

Dr. Brian Schoen discusses John Brown and the lead-up to his 1859 raid at Harpers Ferry with the Civil War Round Table of the Mid-Ohio Valley on Jan. 16, reports the Parkersburg News and Sentinel. Schoen is Associate Professor of History at Ohio University. Schoen, associate professor of history at […]

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January 6, 2020 at 7:47 amFaculty in the News In the News

Popescu Says Romania Doesn’t Know Actual Bear Population

Dr. Viorel Popescu

The Phnom Penh Post quotes Dr. Viorel Popescu in an AFP wire story headlined “In bear country Romania, cohabitation grows strenuous.” Popescu is Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences at Ohio University. Romania is thought to have more than 6,000 brown bears spread across about 30 per cent of the country […]

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January 2, 2020 at 8:04 amFaculty in the News In the News

Review of Vedder’s Book: ‘Current System Exacerbates Cultural Divide’

Dr. Richard Vedder

Max Eden of the Manhattan Institute reviews Restoring the Promise: Higher Education in America by Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, in a Claremont Review of Books article headlined “Not Worth It.” Higher education is perhaps the most regressive government redistribution, providing a benefit primarily […]

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December 27, 2019 at 7:39 amFaculty in the News In the News

Vedder: Federal Student Loan Program Is Dysfunctional

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, wrote a column for the James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal headlined “New Research Shows Federal Student Aid Is Worse than We Thought.” For years I have railed against the dysfunctional federal student loan program. The availability of […]

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December 20, 2019 at 8:57 amFaculty in the News In the News