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Geological Sciences Student Research Posters Win First Place

Lucas Howard with his first-place poster

Geological Sciences students presented six posters at Ohio University’s annual Student Research and Creative Activity Expo. Both graduate and undergraduate students presented research on diverse topics including fossil identification, geochemistry of harmful algal blooms, reconstructing Pleistocene and Pennsylvanian paleoclimates, and methods for detecting ancient asteroid impacts. First place awards were […]

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April 18, 2019 at 4:40 pmNews

Thompson Receives Award, Coordinates Green Roof Project Outreach

Johnny Murray and John Corcella of the Renaissance Engineers help a child collect and measure water runoff from models of green and traditional rooftops. They build this system using an aquarium, rooftop shingles and the plant, Sedum.

Dr. Kim Thompson, Environmental & Plant Biology Lecturer, received a $10,000 Zero Impact Fund award from PepsiCo for her proposed project, Advancing Sustainability at Ohio University with a Green Roof. Green roofs incorporate vegetation on rooftops, increasing energy efficiency through insulation and heat offsets, reducing and purifying stormwater runoff, increasing […]

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April 14, 2019 at 12:51 pmNews

Nadon Receives AAPG Outstanding Educator Award

Dr. Gregory Nadon

Dr. Gregory Nadon, Associate Professor and Undergraduate Coordinator of Geological Sciences at Ohio University, was awarded the AAPG Eastern Section 2018 Outstanding Educator Award “in grateful recognition of excellence in teaching and mentoring in the classroom, lab, office, and field, helping students become the best they can be.” The award […]

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April 11, 2019 at 11:06 amNews

Food Studies Intern Assists Local Food Producers in Growing Capacity

Margaret Gatonye conducted several farm visits together with the Rural Action team to understand and learn from the Amish growers.

Margaret Gatonye, an African Studies master’s student from Kenya, has been working this semester as a Food Studies theme graduate intern with with Rural Action, a non-profit organization that aims at working together with local communities to revitalize Appalachian Ohio. With Dr. Theresa Moran, Food Studies Director, Gatonye is working […]

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April 9, 2019 at 4:05 pmNews

Moran, Kostansek Present at Farm to Institution New England Summit

the 2019 Farm to Institution New England Summit at the University of Massachusetts Amherst

Dr. Theresa Moran, Food Studies Director, and Joy Kostansek, Food Studies Graduate Assistant, participated in the 2019 Farm to Institution New England Summit at the University of Massachusetts Amherst from April 2 to 5. Farm to Institution New England (FINE) is a network of nonprofit, public, and private entities across […]

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April 8, 2019 at 1:51 pmNews

Apply for On Campus M.A. in Law, Justice & Culture by May 17

Apply for On Campus M.A. in Law, Justice & Culture by May 17

The M.A. in Law, Justice & Culture—which focuses on critical analysis of law in relation to society, culture, politics and power—has an application deadline of May 17, 2019, for those interested in starting the on-campus program in Fall 2019. After this deadline, applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. […]

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April 8, 2019 at 10:23 amNews

College English Association of Ohio Gives Rice Award for Service

Dr. Linda J. Rice

The College English Association of Ohio awarded Dr. Linda Rice, Professor and Chair of English at Ohio University, with the 2018 John Hollow Award for Service. The John Hollow Award, established to honor the memory of John Hollow, former CEAO President and Chair of the Ohio University Department of English, […]

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April 8, 2019 at 10:11 amNews