Faculty in the News

Daily News Quotes Malinski on Vitamin D as “Inexpensive Solution’ to Repair Heart Damage

Dr. Tadeusz Malinski

Dr. Tadeusz Malinski, the Marvin & Ann Dilley White Chair and Distinguished Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Ohio University, was quoted in a sidebar to a Daily News story on the relationship between handshakes and heart health. This comes after research released last January suggested vitamin D is an […]

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March 15, 2018 at 2:16 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Dispatch Quotes Popescu on ODNR Study of State’s Bobcat Population

Bobcat caught on camera on July 13, 2017.

The Columbus Dispatch quoted Dr. Viorel Popescu, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences at Ohio University, in a March 12 story headlined “Ohio proposal for a limited bobcat season pits trappers vs. conservationists.” “We want to know how many bobcats are there. We’re trying to put it all together like a […]

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March 14, 2018 at 9:16 amFaculty in the News In the News

Hamby in Weekly Standard: ‘Herbert Hoover: The Engineer-President’

Hamby in Weekly Standard: ‘Herbert Hoover: The Engineer-President’

Dr. Alonzo L. Hamby, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of History at Ohio University, authored an article in the Weekly Standard headlined “Herbert Hoover: The Engineer-President | He ascended to the presidency on the strength of his intelligence but lost the country’s trust in the Great Depression.” The Herbert Hoover of historical […]

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March 11, 2018 at 12:05 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Hicks in Dispatch | ‘Microlensing’ Technique Might Reveal Planets in Other Galaxies

Dr. Kenneth Hicks

Dr. Kenneth Hicks, Professor of Physics & Astronomy, wrote an article on “Astronomy: ‘Microlensing’ technique might reveal planets in other galaxies” in the Feb. 28 Columbus Dispatch. We know that planets orbit stars in our own galaxy, but what about in other galaxies? It seems reasonable that other galaxies should […]

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March 8, 2018 at 6:00 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Air Talk Asks Vedder Why Student Loan Debt Can’t Be Wiped Out in Bankruptcy

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, was a guest March 6 on “Air Talk” on 89.3KPCC radio on the topic “Should it be easier to wipe out student debt in bankruptcy?” “Last Thursday, the new chairman of the Federal Reserve questioned why struggling borrowers can’t discharge their student […]

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March 8, 2018 at 3:29 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Analytical Cannabis Interviews Harrington about Chemical Fingerprinting of Cannabis

Dr. Peter de B. Harrington

Dr. Peter de B. Harrington, Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry, was quoted in an Analytical Cannabis article headlined “Chemotyping: Classifying cannabis strains by chemical composition.” An approach to optimizing the chemotyping of cannabis strains has been outlined by researchers at Ohio University and Chemistry Mapping Inc. Specifically, they evaluated the […]

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March 8, 2018 at 1:45 pmFaculty in the News In the News Research

Mattson Talks about Carter’s ‘Malaise’ Speech on Truth, Politics and Power

Kevin Mattson

Dr. Kevin Mattson, the Connor Study Professor of Contemporary History at Ohio University, was on the podcast Truth, Politics and Power, hosted by Neal Conan, former host of NPR’s Talk of the Nation. They discussed the changing geopolitics of oil and what that means for politicians and especially President Trump. Mattson […]

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March 6, 2018 at 4:41 pmFaculty in the News In the News News