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Adams Wins ‘Prairie Schooner’ Nonfiction Contest

Christine Adams

Graduate student Christine Adams’s essay “Terms of Venery” was selected by judge Carmen Maria Machado as the winner of the Prairie Schooner Creative Nonfiction Contest. Adams is a doctoral student studying nonfiction in Ohio University’s English Department. She will receive a prize of $500, and her essay will appear in […]

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October 14, 2018 at 11:01 amIn the News Students in the News

Williams Publishes Several Poems and Book Review

Williams Publishes Several Poems and Book Review

Derek J. G. Williams, a doctoral student in Creative Writing (poetry), recently published several poems and a book review. Williams’s poem, “Keeping Time,” was published in a recent issue of Pleiades magazine and is available on his website. His poems, “Reinventing Hunger” and “Desert Garden,” appear in the latest issue […]

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September 4, 2018 at 6:34 pmStudents in the News

Martin’s Poetry Featured on The Kenyon Review

Martin’s Poetry Featured on The Kenyon Review

The work of Hugh Martin, doctoral student in Creative Writing, has been featured on The Kenyon Review‘s website. His poem, “This Morning, We Carry Body Bags,” was selected as a Kenyon Review Weekend Read. Hugh Martin is a veteran of the Iraq War and the author of The Stick Soldiers (BOA Editions 2013) and […]

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August 26, 2018 at 4:46 pmIn the News 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