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Vis Names Newly Discovered Red Algae After California Professor

Vis Names Newly Discovered Red Algae After California Professor

  From California State University San Marcos News Center Researchers at Ohio University in collaboration with European colleagues have named a new group of red algae Sheathia after CSUSM professor Dr. Bob Sheath, an aquatic biologist and one of the preeminent experts on North American freshwater algae. The newly identified […]

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February 28, 2014 at 8:39 pmNews Research

Gazette: Houston Discusses ‘Unsung’ Civil Rights Activist

Gazette: Houston Discusses ‘Unsung’ Civil Rights Activist

The Chillicothe Gazette covered a lecture by Dr. Akil Houston, Assistant Professor of African American Studies, on Feb. 26 at the Ohio University-Chillicothe campus. Speaking to college students and community members on Thursday, Akil Houston bypassed the better-known icons of the civil rights movement in favor of an unsung figure […]

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Plant Bio’s Martha Bishop Named Outstanding Administrator

Plant Bio’s Martha Bishop Named Outstanding Administrator

Martha Bishop, Lab Coordinator in Environmental and Plant Biology, has been been chosen to receive the University Outstanding Administrator Award. She will be honored at a ceremony on March 10. Read more about the ceremony in Compass. Only three outstanding administrators are honored each year across the Athens and Regional […]

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February 28, 2014 at 5:25 pmNews

Got Talent? These A&S Faculty Do

Got Talent? These A&S Faculty Do

Arts & Sciences faculty have plenty of talent–and it was on display at Ohio University’s fifth annual Ava Nichols’ Faculty Pageant on Feb. 25. Dr. Julie Suhr, Professor of Psychology and Director of Clinical Training, engages an audience member in her talent performance. Suhr has perfected the art of “spalking,” […]

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February 27, 2014 at 2:02 pmNews

Hicks: Climate Change is More Than One Weather Event

Hicks: Climate Change is More Than One Weather Event

“A friend recently mentioned to me that he was having trouble believing in global warming after the record-setting cold weather this year. This reminded me that I had recently heard news of a record heat wave at the Australian Open tennis match,” writes Dr. Kenneth Hicks, Ohio University Professor of […]

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February 24, 2014 at 4:16 pmNews

Summer in Athens: S’initier à l’enseignement du français des affaires

Summer in Athens: S’initier à l’enseignement du français des affaires

The Department of Modern Languages is hosting a symposium organized by the French Embassy and the Chambre de Commerce et d’Industrie de Paris to promote French in the United States. The symposium is offered for French university-level educators interested in developing French for Business courses. “S’initier à l’enseignement du français […]

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February 21, 2014 at 3:47 pmNews

Professional Historians Train Students in Historical Document Handling

Professional Historians Train Students in Historical Document Handling

Staff from the Athens County Historical Society and Museum visited Ohio University’s Department of Sociology and Anthropology on Feb. 12 to provide a special training session for a dozen Arts & Sciences undergraduate students involved in the Appalachia Population History Project. Museum staff members Jessica Ciders and Donald Newell brought […]

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February 20, 2014 at 10:08 pmNews