Students in the News

Class of 2022 | Student Receives Foundation for Appalachian Ohio Scholarship

The New Philadelphia (Ohio) Times Reporter reports that Lana Moore received an award in a story headlined “Local 2018 FAO scholarship recipient announced.” Lane Moore, a 2018 graduate of Dover High School, was the Tuscarawas County recipient of this year’s 2018 Foundation for Appalachian Ohio scholarship recently announced. …Moore plans […]

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July 11, 2018 at 5:19 pmIn the News Students in the News

Meteorology Students Chase Storms in Tornado Alley, Featured in U.S. News

The group races east toward a supercell in the Texas panhandle, attempting to get ahead of the forward flank downdraft.

Eighteen meteorology students from Ohio University packed their bags and headed west to the Central and Southern Plains’ Tornado Alley. On the trip, students directly observe deep, moist atmospheric convection and its associated phenomena, including single-cell, multi-cell, and supercell storms, which can produce squall lines, hail, lightning, and tornadoes. The […]

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June 18, 2018 at 1:32 pmIn Class In the News Students in the News

Less than One-Fourth of Paleontologists are Women, Early Notes in Smithsonian

Catherine Early

The Smithsonian quoted Biological Sciences graduate student Catherine Early in a story headlined “The Many Ways Women Get Left Out of Paleontology.” Yet while generations of researchers have chipped away at the male-dominated culture of paleontology, a gap remains. Women today make up nearly half of student members in organizations like the […]

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June 8, 2018 at 8:18 amIn the News Students in the News

Outdoor Wire Debuts Wildlife Stamp Featuring Biology Student’s Photo

Garter snake photo by Ryan Wagner that will be featured on the 2018 Ohio Wildlife Legacy Stamp.

The Outdoor Wire reports that “the photo of a garter snake, submitted by Ryan Wagner of North Olmsted in Cuyahoga County, stood out as a winner for the ninth annual Ohio Wildlife Legacy Stamp Photo Contest, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Wagner is a sophomore at […]

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May 3, 2018 at 8:01 amIn the News Students in the News

Athens News Interview Economics Student about Research at Expo

An Athens News story on Ohio University’s Student Research & Creativity Expo featured an interview with Economics master’s student Md Shah Jalal Uddin. Md Shah Jalal Uddin, a second-year master’s student in economics, presented his research comparing oil and gas consumption in developing countries with that in developed countries. It […]

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April 20, 2018 at 8:23 amIn the News Students in the News

Ping Award Recipient Puts Entrepreneurship, Language Skills to Work

Simon Wang

Simon Wang, Ohio University’s 2018 Charles J. Ping International Leadership Award recipient, doesn’t just find a way—he forges a solution. Arriving in the United States with his mother, he was an entrepreneur by third grade. Unable to communicate with his father, still in Taiwan, he enrolled in Chinese courses as […]

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April 17, 2018 at 3:13 pmIn the News News Students in the News

Athens News: Mann Says Climate Changes Will Become More Intense, Difficult to Adapt To

Students, from left, Krista Thomason, Becca Steinberg and Zachary Matthews pose with books signed by author Michael Mann.

The Athens News covered a Sustainability Studies theme event that brought Climate scientist Dr. Michael E. Mann to campus on March 28 in an article headlined “Speaker at OU takes aim at climate-change denial.” During his talk Wednesday, Mann explained that global temperatures have been steadily rising, hitting new maximums […]

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April 13, 2018 at 2:51 pmIn the News Students in the News