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Fogt Discusses Today’s Extreme Weather Conditions with WOUB

Fogt Discusses Today’s Extreme Weather Conditions with WOUB

Weather conditions today could bring a line of severe weather similar to the damaging high winds of last summer known as a derecho. Dr. Ryan Fogt, Assistant Professor of Geography and Director of the Scalia Laboratory for Atmospheric Analysis in the Ohio University Department of Geography, describes the conditions in […]

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June 12, 2013 at 9:09 amFaculty in the News In the News News

Medicine in the Negev; Air Raids in Be’er Sheva

Medicine in the Negev; Air Raids in Be’er Sheva

On his way to medical school, Devin Patchell ’09 took a global path—to the Negev Desert of southern Israel. One family at a time, he is helping Bedouins and nomadic people with little access to medical care establish a multi-generational shift toward preventive health care based on their unique needs. […]

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June 11, 2013 at 3:41 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Weckman: Cowards in the Face of Fate, But Insured

Dr. George Weckman

“When I was a kid I heard people say that our family was ‘insurance poor.’ That meant that we spent too much on insurance, a criticism of my parents who were apprehensive about the future., writes Dr. George Weckman, Ohio University Professor Emeritus, writes June 10 in the Athens Messenger. […]

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June 11, 2013 at 2:01 pmFaculty in the News News

Affirmation or Aesthetic Equivalent of Hotel Furniture? Muses LeMay

Dr. Eric LeMay

A zing that comes from having readers affirm his work?  A boost to his spirit? A sign that “I’ve created something unobjectionable enough to get past readers with very different tastes, the aesthetic equivalent of hotel furniture?” Dr. Eric LeMay tells the Competitive Writer blog that winning the Emergency Press’ […]

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Meet David Hartman: Acting Didn’t Work Out, But Med School Did

Dr. David Hartman ’82 has the kind of practice where he might be looking in your ears, or down your throat. But when the Times Reporter (Dover-New Philadelphia, OH) profiled Hartman, they took a probing look that uncovered a struggling actor who turned to medical school and eventually settled in […]

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June 10, 2013 at 4:05 pmAlumni in the News In the News

Logan Daily: Logan Native Awarded Teaching Fellowship

The Logan Daily News reported May 29 that Marilyn Hayden ’13, a Plant Biology major in Ohio University’s College of Arts & Sciences, has been named a 2013 Woodrow Wilson Ohio Teaching Fellow. Hayden completed her undergraduate education at OU this year with a degree in biological sciences and a […]

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June 10, 2013 at 1:04 pmIn the News Students in the News

Class of 2017: Washington High Valedictorian Plans to Study Pre-Med

Washington High School valedictorian Sarah Nestor plans to attend Ohio University and major in pre-med studies, according to the Record Herald. Following the completion of Tuesday’s final exams, Washington High School has announced its top grads for the Class of 2013. Sarah Nestor, the daughters of John and Amy Nestor, […]

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June 6, 2013 at 8:01 amIn the News Students in the News