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Paper Covers Nance on Cornish Influence on North Carolina Mining

Dr. R. Damian Nance

Dr. Damian Nance, Distinguished Professor of Geological Sciences, gave an hour-long presentation in Salisbury, NC, in early November that made the Salisbury Post in a story headlined ‘Cornish Cousins’ follow their rich mining heritage to Rowan, Cabarrus counties. Nance, a native of Cornwall in the United Kingdom, had been invited […]

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November 7, 2017 at 3:00 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Alicke in Psychology Today | Can We All Get Along? Should We?

Dr. Mark Alicke

Dr. Mark Alicke, Professor of Psychology, authored a column on “Can We All Get Along? Should We? Where do we draw the line in associating with people whose values we dislike?” in Psychology Today. Best friends, family members, and spouses argue about all kinds of things: Who is the best […]

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November 6, 2017 at 9:31 amFaculty in the News In the News

Yale News Quotes Vedder on Taxing University Endowments

Dr. Richard Vedder

Yale News quoted Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University and Director of the Center for College Affordability and Productivity, in a Nov. 1 story headlined “Experts debate endowment.” As Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives weigh the final details of a tax cut plan, some […]

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November 2, 2017 at 8:29 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Science News Highlights Morris’ Research on Animal ‘Beauty’

Multilineatus mirror image of swordfish

An article headlined “What makes a pretty face? Animals — including people — are innately drawn to beauty, which may be defined by symmetry or health” in Science News for Students highlights work by Dr. Molly R. Morris and colleagues on female mate preference for symmetry in swordtail fishes. Morris […]

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November 1, 2017 at 3:06 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Carroll Is Guest on WATH 970 Talk Show, Oct. 26

Ronan Carroll, assistant professor of biological sciences. Photo credit: Emily Mueting/Ohio University.

From Compass Dr. Ronan Carroll, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, will join the Party Line talk show with Dave Palmer on WATH radio from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 26. Carroll’s research focuses on the mechanisms that allow bacteria to cause disease in humans, including highly drug-resistant […]

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October 24, 2017 at 5:03 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Guardian Quotes Marciniak on Non-Western Cinema Recommendation

Dr. Katarzyna Marciniak

Dr. Katarzyna Marciniak, Professor of English at Ohio University, contributed to The Guardian’s article on “Lecturers recommend: non-western cinema that every student should see.” Marciniak’s recommendation was “The Business of Fancydancing,” U.S., 2002, directed by Sherman Alexie. She wrote: Sherman Alexie is a Native American poet, novelist and filmmaker. Fancydancing was […]

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October 19, 2017 at 3:38 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Moore Talks about Science and Religion with D.C. Media

Moore Talks about Science and Religion with D.C. Media

Dinty W. Moore, Professor of English and Director of Creative Writing at Ohio University, was a featured speaker this past weekend at an event titled “Science & Religion—Exploring the Harmonies: A Media Perspective with Writers and Editors from The Atlantic, The Washington Post, The Weekly Standard.”  The event, held at the headquarters of the […]

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October 17, 2017 at 7:25 amFaculty in the News In the News News