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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

Students at Manchester, England for UK Sport and Culture Study Abroad Program

Students at Manchester, England for UK Sport and Culture Study Abroad Program

    Every year, Dr. David Bell takes a group of students to Manchester, England for the UK Sport and Culture Spring Break Study Abroad program. This year the group was joined by Professor Annie Brackley in Sports Administration. Undergrads can choose to get credits for the trip as a Tier […]

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May 14, 2018 at 2:48 pmNews Students in the News

Martin’s Poem, ‘Iraq Good,’ Wins Pushcart Prize

Martin’s Poem, ‘Iraq Good,’ Wins Pushcart Prize

by Kristin Distel Hugh Martin’s poem, “Iraq Good,” has been published in The Cincinnati Review and selected as a winner of the prestigious Pushcart Prize. Martin, a doctoral student in Creative Writing, is studying nonfiction at OHIO. The poem reflects on Martin’s own experience as a soldier in the Iraq […]

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May 10, 2018 at 8:29 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