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Geography Professor Emeritus Lynden Williams Passes Away

Dr. Lynden Williams

Professor Emeritus of Geography Lynden “Lyn” Williams passed away on May 28 in Buhl, Idaho, according to his obituary. Williams taught at Ohio University from the early 1970s until he retired in the mid-1990s. He continued to teach in the department as an early retiree for several years after his […]

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June 3, 2019 at 12:20 pmFaculty in the News News

Alumni News | Alumni Couple Bringing Historic Bike Race Back to Athens

Ohio University alumni Daniel, BS ’02, MS ’07, and Ashley Brown, MS ’08, are organizing the first Athens Brick Criterium to be held since 1998. Photo courtesy of Daniel Brown

Ohio Today featured two alumni in a story headlined “Alumni couple bringing historic bike race back to Athens.” Daniel Brown earned a B.S. in Biological Sciences Wildlife and Conservation Biology in 2007 and an M.S. in Biological Sciences in 2007 from the College of Arts & Sciences. Ashley (Smith) Brown […]

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June 3, 2019 at 11:17 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Publisher References Vedder | In Education, Hard Workers Get the Rewards

Dr. Richard Vedder

The publisher of the Cape May County Herald referenced a Wall Street Journal column by Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, in a column headlined “In Education, the Hard Workers Get the Rewards.” When I was in college in the 1960s, one of my economics […]

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May 28, 2019 at 12:21 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Hicks in Dispatch | Stargazing Apps Help Bring Universe to Your Smartphone

Dr. Kenneth Hicks

Dr. Kenneth Hicks, Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University, authored a column in the Columbus Dispatch headlined “Stargazing apps can help bring the universe to your smartphone.” I suspect that many readers already know about the impressive software for stargazing that can be downloaded to most smartphones. To […]

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May 28, 2019 at 12:10 pmFaculty in the News In the News

OHIO to Begin Purchasing from Chesterhill Produce Auction, OHIO Student Farm

OHIO to Begin Purchasing from Chesterhill Produce Auction, OHIO Student Farm

Are you interested in purchasing and eating fresh, sustainable, and Appalachian Ohio-grown produce on Ohio University’s campus? Do you want to engage in a food system that supports neighboring communities and keeps food dollars in our region? Food Studies is thrilled to announce that Ohio University’s Culinary Services will officially […]

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Lee and Alum Co-Author Article on Relationship Between Syntactic Complexity and Writing Quality in Student Writing

Lee and Alum Co-Author Article on Relationship Between Syntactic Complexity and Writing Quality in Student Writing

J. Elliott Casal and Dr. Joseph Lee J. Elliott Casal ’14M, Ohio University alum, and Dr. Joseph Lee, Assistant Director of the ELIP Academic & Global Communication Program, co-author an article, “Syntactic Complexity and Writing Quality in Assessed First-Year L2 Writing,” in the latest volume of the Journal of Second […]

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May 15, 2019 at 11:04 amAlumni in the News Faculty in the News

Alumni News | Khan, Vice Chancellor of University of Karachi, Passes Away

Dr. Muhammad Ajmal Khan

Ohio University alum Dr. Muhammad Ajmal Khan, a renowned botanist, passed away in May 2019 in Pakistan at the age of 67, according to a Dunya News report. He was the University of Karachi’s vice chancellor. Khan earned a Ph.D. in Botany from the College of Arts & Sciences in […]

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May 13, 2019 at 1:56 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News