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OHIO Plant Cell Wall Researchers present at The 2018 VIII Cell Wall Conference in Asilomar, California

VIII. Cell Wall Conference in Asilomar, California, June 18-22, 2018. Photo left to right: Mick Held (Chemistry), Lee Tan (Chemistry Alum), Allan Showalter, (PBIO), Yadi Zhou (Chemistry grad student)

OHIO researchers from The Department of Environmental and Plant Biology and The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry presented at The VIII. Cell Wall Research Conference in Asilomar, California, June 18-22, 2018. Dr. Allan M. Showalter, Professor and Chair of Environmental & Plant Biology / Molecular and Cellular Biology, presented a […]

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July 20, 2018 at 2:02 pmNews Research

Thompson Headed to Japan as Miura Visiting Professor

Dr. Chris Thompson with a photo taken of participants in the 2015 September edition of the OHIO-IPU Tsunami Relief Project.

Dr. Christopher Thompson, Associate Professor of Linguistics at Ohio University, will spend Fall 2018 in Japan, representing OHIO as the 43rd Miura Visiting Professor. Thompson has served as chair of Linguistics since 2009. Dr. David Bell, Associate Profess of Linguistics, will take over as chair on Aug. 16. Every year […]

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July 17, 2018 at 12:27 pmNews

Career Corner | Americorps Position with Ohio’s Hill Country Heritage Area

Career Corner | Americorps Position with  Ohio’s Hill Country Heritage Area

The Winding Road and Ohio’s Hill Country Heritage Area has an AmeriCorps position for a recent college graduate: Civic Tourism Liaison with Ohio’s Hill Country Heritage Area, starting in mid-August. This position will focus on education and economic development through tourism in Appalachian Ohio, specifically in Monday and Sunday Creek […]

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July 17, 2018 at 7:47 amNews

Forensic Chemistry B.S. Gets FEPAC Accreditation through January 2022

2018 Forensic Chemistry graduates in their academic regalia.

Ohio University’s B.S. in Forensic Chemistry program received its most recent full accreditation through January 2022 from the American Academy of Forensic Sciences through the Forensic Science Programs Accreditation Commission. FEPAC maintains and promotes the quality of college-level forensic science programs through rigorous standards and formal evaluations to ensure that […]

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July 16, 2018 at 2:50 pmNews

Get Athens-Specific Weather Forecast from New Scalia Lab Website

Get Athens-Specific Weather Forecast from New Scalia Lab Website

Ohio University’s Scalia Laboratory—the only place to get current weather conditions and an Athens-specific forecast—just launched a new mobile-friendly website: https://scalialab.com/. “When we moved here, our house didn’t have internet service or even TV service. So every morning we called Scalia Lab at 593-1717 to get the forecast,” says Dr. […]

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July 13, 2018 at 9:05 amNews

AEP Ohio Gift Helps Fund Peer-Led STEM Workshops in Athens County

AEP Ohio Gift Helps Fund Peer-Led STEM Workshops in Athens County

Ohio University peer leaders will take STEM workshops throughout Athens County in cooperation with the Ohio Valley Museum of Discovery, thanks to a gift from AEP Ohio. The $6,500 gift supports Ohio University’s Peer-Led Community Engagement with Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) Program. The funding will help provide stipends […]

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July 11, 2018 at 4:09 pmNews

Rios Study: Men Who Sexually Harass Subordinates Fear Being Judged as Incompetent

Dr. Kimberly Rios

New research by Dr. Kimberly Rios, Associate Professor of Psychology at Ohio University, shows that sexual harassment is related to feeling threatened and wanting to maintain one’s social status. The numerous high-profile men who have recently been accused of sexual harassment may not have been simply exercising their power. Instead […]

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