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Hicks: Fossils Suggest Evidence of Supernova Explosion

Dr. Kenneth Hicks

“Imagine the following: A supernova explodes in the neighborhood of our solar system more than 2 million years ago, sending out a cloud of dust that eventually reaches Earth,” writes Dr. Kenneth Hicks, Professor of Physics and Astronomy, in the July 14 Columbus Dispatch. Would there be evidence of this […]

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July 15, 2013 at 11:23 amFaculty in the News In the News News

Wisconsin State Journal Quotes Ballard on Tiny Violet Discovery

The July 14 Wisconsin State Journal story on “Tiny violet a big find for UW-Madison botany legend” featured Ohio University’s Dr. Harvey Ballard talking about his friend and mentor, Dr. Hugh Iltis, who collected the tiny violet specimen named to the top 10 new species list for last year (Top […]

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July 15, 2013 at 10:48 amFaculty in the News In the News

Mercury News: Brownies Help Collins’ Fund Library in Indonesia

The San Jose (CA) Mercury News reported July 10 on an Indonesian village library project begun by Dr. Elizabeth Collins, Professor of World Religions at Ohio University’s College of Arts & Sciences. OAKLAND — Elizabeth Collins visited Girl Scout Troop 32103 on the morning of June 22 to thank the […]

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July 11, 2013 at 4:56 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Vedder in NYTimes: Oregon Proposal for College Costs Could Work With Adjustments

Dr. Richard Vedder, Director of the Center for College Affordability and Productivity and Professor of Economics at Ohio University’s College of Arts & Sciences, published an opinion column July 9 in the New York Times’ Room for Debate  on Oregon’s proposal to delay when students pay for a college education […]

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July 10, 2013 at 9:23 amFaculty in the News In the News

Daily Press: Psychology Alum Helps Case Western Swimming and Diving Programs

The Daily Press featured Ohio University alum Emily Wylam ’08, who majored in Psychology in the College of Arts & Sciences, in its Star Track series on July 5: Emily Wylam, a Grafton High graduate, has spent three seasons as an assistant coach for the swimming and diving program at […]

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July 9, 2013 at 2:30 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Sun News: Assistant U.S. Attorney to Fill Chagrin Falls Council Seat

The Sun News reported July 8 that Ohio University alum Justin Herdman ’96, who majored in Global Studies in the College of Arts & Sciences, has been appointed to the Village Council in Chagrin Falls: CHAGRIN FALLS — Assistant U.S. Attorney Justin Herdman has been selected to fill the Village […]

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July 9, 2013 at 2:19 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Washington Post: History Alum Who Exposed Nazi Theft of Jewish Property Dies at 84

“William Z. Slany, a top State Department historian who helped oversee a study in the 1990s that exposed Nazi looting of Jewish property and that led to $8 billion in belated compensation for Holocaust victims and their families, died May 13 at his home in Reston. He was 84,” reported […]

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June 27, 2013 at 8:55 amAlumni in the News In the News