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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

University Community Mourns Professor Emeritus Phil Richardson

Phil Richardson

The Ohio University community mourns alumnus and Professor Emeritus Charles “Phil” Richardson, age 86, who died Dec. 17, 2019, at his home in Athens, Ohio, according to his obituary. Richardson earned two degrees from the College of Arts & Sciences at OHIO—a bachelor’s and master’s in German in 1961 and […]

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January 7, 2020 at 8:26 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Alumni News | Phyllis Ann Talley Passes at 91

Phyllis Ann Talley

Ohio University alumna Phyllis Ann (Patterson) Talley of Dublin, Ohio, died Dec. 30 at the age of 91, reports the Roanoke Times. She earned a bachelor’s degree in English from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University in 1950. …A graduate of M&M High School in McConnelsville, Ohio, […]

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January 6, 2020 at 8:00 amAlumni Alumni 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

Alumni News | Chapman and Prabucki Named Partners at BakerHostetler Law Firm

Ken Prabucki

Two Ohio University alumni were named partners in the BakerHostetler Litigation Group, according to a news release. They were among 17 lawyers elected to the partnership in nine of the firm’s offices. BakerHostetler is a leading national law firm that helps clients around the world address their most complex and critical business […]

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January 3, 2020 at 8:10 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Manigault Co-Authors Article on Gender Differences, Cardiovascular Effects in Caregiving

Andrew Manigault

Andrew Manigault, a graduate student in Psychology at Ohio University, was a co-author on a paper featured in a Premium Health News Service story headlined “Husbands benefit from mutual caregiving, wives feel more distressed.” A Yale School of Public Health study finds that in older marriages, husbands benefit more from […]

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January 2, 2020 at 9:46 amIn the News Students 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