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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

Penn State News Reports on Alum Named A&S Notable Alum

From left, Morgan Vis, Carolee Bull , and Phil Cantino.

Penn State News reported on Ohio University alum Carolee Bull being honored Oct. 27 with the College of Arts & Sciences Notable Alumni Award. The award was presented by OHIO President M. Duane Nellis and College of Arts & Sciences Dean Robert Frank. UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Carolee Bull, head […]

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November 2, 2017 at 4:57 pmAlumni Alumni 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

Linguistics Alum Goes From Bobcat to Diplomat

Linguistics alum Victoria Augustine contributes much of her success to her time and experiences at OHIO.

By Dr. Liang Tao Associate Professor of Linguistics and Chinese Language Program Coordinator After earning undergraduate and graduate degrees at Ohio University, alum Victoria Augustine moved a bit further from Athens than the average student (nearly 8,000 miles further), and she hasn’t stopped traveling since. Augustine earned an M.A. in […]

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October 26, 2017 at 4:54 pmAlumni Alumni 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