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Dr. Willem Roosenburg co-edits book entitled “Ecology and Conservation of the Diamond-Backed Terrapin

Dr. Willem Roosenburg co-edits book entitled “Ecology and Conservation of the Diamond-Backed Terrapin

Dr. Willem Roosenburg, professor of Biological Sciences co-edited (with Victor S. Kennedy) and co-authored several chapters in a recently published book entitled “Ecology and Conservation of the Diamond-Backed Terrapin.” In 19 well written chapters, the book details our current understanding  of terrapin biology, physiology, behavior, and conservation efforts. Dr. Roosenburg […]

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April 23, 2019 at 6:28 pmAnnouncements News Research

Provost Appoints Florenz Plassmann Dean of Arts & Sciences

Dr. Florenz Plassmann

Executive Vice President and Provost Dr. Chaden Djalali has named Dr. Florenz Plassmann as the new dean of the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University, effective July 15, 2019. Dr. Plassmann will join the University from Binghamton University, where he has served as Associate Dean for Doctoral Studies […]

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April 23, 2019 at 4:49 pmNews

History Scholars Participate in Britain and the World Conference

History Scholars Participate in Britain and the World Conference

Three Contemporary History Institute and Ohio University History Department-affiliated scholars recently attended Britain and the World’s 2019 conference, an annual meeting that attracts experts from around the world who research British interactions with the wider world, held this year in Kansas City. As part of a roundtable discussion inspired by […]

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April 23, 2019 at 11:50 amNews

Osborn, Angers Receive 2018-19 Graduate Student Mentor Award

Kaley Angers

Psychology graduate students Hannah Osborn and Kaley Angers were selected as the 2018-19 recipients of the Graduate Student Mentor Award. The Outstanding Graduate Student Mentor Award was established by the Psychology Department to encourage and recognize exemplary mentoring of undergraduate psychology majors by psychology graduate students. Any graduate student in […]

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April 22, 2019 at 2:24 pmNews

Broughton Project on Mayan Movement Takes Expo Second

From left, Katherine Broughton poses with her thesis adviser Dr. Betsy Partyka), professor of Spanish.

Several Modern Languages students presented their research and projects at Ohio University’s Student Research and Creative Activity Expo on April 11. Senior Katherine Broughton, Honors Tutorial College Spanish major, won second place in Arts and Humanities 2 with her thesis presentation, “Stories of Survivance: Revitalizing Mayan Culture through Public Art […]

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April 22, 2019 at 1:15 pmNews Research

Three Students Take First at Expo for Creating New Language

From left, Carlye Stevens and Francesca Cappetta won first place in Arts and Humanities 2 for their construction of a new language called “Suʒ.niŋ.u.ʃə.” Josh Kitsos (not pictured) also participated in the project.

Several Modern Languages students presented their research and projects at Ohio University’s Student Research and Creative Activity Expo on April 11. Carlye Stevens, a Spanish and Linguistics major, Francesca Cappetta, a German and Linguistics major, and Josh Kitsos, a Linguistics major and Spanish minor, won first prize in Arts and […]

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April 22, 2019 at 1:01 pmNews Research

Virtual Exhibit Culminates Year-Long Public Engagement Program Mentored by Hines & Lucas

Pictured Back row: Dr. Jennifer Hines (Chemistry & Biochemistry), Ava Heller (Environmental & Plant Biology), Amanda McKeon (Forensic Chemistry), Daniel Ivory (Astrophysics), Dr. Mark Lucas (Physics & Astronomy). Front row: Kelly McCallan (Communication: Game Design & Animation), Erica Cox (Integrated Science Education, AYA), Jenna Berger (Forensic Chemistry), Addy Kruse (Chemistry), Jen Parsons (OVMoD). Additional team members not pictured include Ana Bucki (Astrophysics), Ashley Chong (Forensic Chemistry), Georgia Hilliard (Biochemistry).

The Ohio University STEAM Team wraps up a year of peer-led science community engagement activities with Science: Then & Now, a virtual exhibit inspired by the Morgan Collection in the History of Chemistry. The group collaborated with Alden Library Special Collections and the Ohio Valley Museum of Discovery (OVMoD) to […]

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April 22, 2019 at 10:07 amNews