Nakada’s Tale: Finding a Long-Lost Japanese Fishing Boat, Washed Ashore in Okinawa

Viewing documents related to the lost-then-found fishing vessel from Iwate: Masaru Yonashiro of the Kinjo-cho town hall, Koudai Nakada and Chris Thompson.

Koudai Nakada’s educational journey has entwined with Ohio University for five years, most recently tied to the incredible tale of a fishing boat that disappeared during Japan’s 2011 tsunami, only to wash ashore seven years later and 1,200 miles away. Nakada and Dr. Christopher Thompson are researching the unusual adventure […]

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December 1, 2019 at 5:13 pmAlumni News Research

NQPI Director Highlights Faculty and Student Achievements

Dr. Eric Stinaff

Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute 2019 Fall Newsletter Dear Colleagues: Warmest greetings from the Athens campus of Ohio University, we hope you enjoy reading the 22nd edition of the NQPI newsletter. As beautiful autumn colors gave way to the changing season, it is a pleasure to go over the many […]

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November 26, 2019 at 5:36 pmNews

Carver Places First in Society of Physics Students Research Conference

Drs. Paul King and David Tees present a First Prize certificate to Miranda Carver

Six Ohio University undergraduate Physics & Astronomy students presented an overview of their projects undertaken the previous summer, during the 2019 Society of Physics Students (SPS) Research Conference held recently in Clippinger Labs. Two physics faculty judges reviewed the presentations and judged the winning entries. SPS Faculty Adviser Dr. Gang […]

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November 26, 2019 at 2:20 pmIn Class News Research

Dean’s Message | Remembrances, Celebrations and Opportunities to Network with Students

Dean Florenz Plassmann at Homecoming 2019

Engage, Winter 2019 By Florenz Plassmann, Ph.D. Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences As my first semester as Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences comes to a close, I continue to be greatly impressed by the achievements of our faculty as well as by their dedication […]

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November 26, 2019 at 10:30 amNews

Davis Studies Languages, Wants to Teach English or Spanish Abroad

Analee Davis

From Ohio University News Analee Davis ’22 grew up in Guatemala but knew she couldn’t stay there for college. “Because I wanted to do English and Spanish,” she said, explaining her decision to study abroad in the United States. Guatemala just didn’t have want she needed and wanted. That brought […]

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November 21, 2019 at 8:37 amIn Class News

Figueroa, Torres Organize Spanish Literature Reading Series

Dr. Amado Láscar reads from his poetry collection, La misma lluvia por distintos cerros (The Same Rain Over Different Hills).

The Modern Languages Department is having a series of readings in Spanish by faculty and graduate students. This series is organized by Dr. Melissa Figueroa and Dr. Daniel Torres in order to promote Spanish and Spanish American Literature on campus and to bring together Spanish speakers and readers with contemporary […]

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November 19, 2019 at 6:01 pmNews

OHIO Physicists Present Research at Open Access Meeting in China

L to R: Drs. Dawei Zhai (Ph.D. ’18), Sergio Ulloa, Eric Stinaff, and Alexander Govorov

Three Ohio University physicists travelled to Chengdu, China this semester, to present their research at the EMN Open Access Week 2019, the International Conference on Energy, Materials and Nanotechnology. Dr. Alexander (Sasha) Govorov, Dr. Sergio Ulloa, and Dr. Eric Stinaff were joined by OHIO alumnus Dawei Zhai (Ph.D. ’18), a […]

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November 19, 2019 at 3:59 pmNews Research