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Bell and Moran research food in the inter-war years in Britain, from tripe to tea

Bell and Moran at the School of Economics and Business Studies,  Roma Tre University,

From Ohio University News For Drs. David Bell and Theresa Moran, their research is often a journey where food, culture and language entwine. Their latest research also evokes memories—the smells and tastes of growing up in Manchester, where tripe was one of the most popular foods in Northwest England and […]

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November 30, 2021 at 2:36 pmNews Research

Dantas looks to Brazil, most prominent slave society in the Americas, for insight on Black freedom in the Age of Abolition

Dr. Mariana Dantas

From Ohio University News When most Americans think of the history of slavery in the Americas, they think of the U.S. South, but Brazil was in fact the most prominent slave society in the Americas. Almost half of Africans trafficked through the Atlantic slave trade (over 4 million people) were […]

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November 30, 2021 at 10:15 amNews Research

Alexander Govorov and Berlin collaborators set out to harness nanostructures for energy and sensing

From left, Dr. Alexander "Sasha" Govorov and Dr. Sven Burger at the Zuse Institute in Berlin.

From Ohio University News One of the world’s leading theoretical physicists working on light interactions with nanomaterials, Dr. Alexander Govorov is teaming up with collaborators at the home of the world’s first supercomputer to apply the best specialized software in the world to compute complex nanostructures that can concentrate light and […]

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November 29, 2021 at 4:43 pmNews Research

History graduate student Andrew Howard wins critical language award to study Urdu

Andrew Howard at the Qutab Minar complex in Delhi.

From Ohio University News The American Councils for International Education recently awarded Ohio University graduate student Andrew Howard a Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Refresh award to study Urdu with the American Institute of India Studies. Howard is a fifth-year student pursuing a Ph.D. in History and a Contemporary History Certificate, with […]

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November 29, 2021 at 11:19 amNews Research

Plant Club students dig the outdoors and help community

Removing grasses around the loofahs, peppers, tomatillos and onions in the Baker Center Edible Garden. The loofah plant has yellow flowers.

From Ohio University News By Kim Thompson Associate Professor of Instruction, Environmental & Plant Biology Sustainable Living Hub Leader Members of Ohio University’s Plant Club come from multiple colleges and majors, but they have one thing in common. They are interested in engaging with our natural resources and in hiking, […]

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November 29, 2021 at 11:17 amNews

First-time competitors win awards at in-person Mock Trial Tournament

From left, Megan Taylor and Leighton Heiner

From Ohio University News With only five short weeks of preparation, the Ohio University Mock Trial Team competed at Ohio State University’s Scarlet and Grey Mock Trial Tournament in October, with two first-time competitors winning awards. The tournament was conducted in-person, OHIO’s first in-person tournament since February 2020. OHIO Mock […]

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November 24, 2021 at 8:21 amNews

Provost Undergraduate Research Fund offers awards to 28 OHIO students

Mallory Stowe and Caleb Sunderhaus, two awardees from the Painting + Drawing program in the School of Art + Design. Photos provided by the artists.

From Ohio University News The Ohio University Provost Undergraduate Research Fund (PURF) awards program has provided 28 students with a total of $34,764 in funding for their original research, scholarship and creative work this fall. The Provost Undergraduate Research Fund awards are administered by the Research Division. The program received 52 proposals […]

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November 23, 2021 at 2:20 pmNews