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Faculty Calls for Colleagues to be ‘Significant Presence’ on Court Street

Wilson Hall

Dear Colleagues, I know that many of us have had a strong reaction to the tragic events on Court Street during Homecoming. As a result of those events and the university’s constant cry for “safety” this Halloween, I have decided to put my feet where my mouth is so to […]

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October 25, 2013 at 1:10 pmNews

Young Scholars Ages 10-17 Learn with OHIO Professors

Young Scholars Ages 10-17 Learn with OHIO Professors

Young scholars from 12 states, Canada and Spain visited Ohio University recently to spend a few days with faculty members on topics from poetry to fuel cells. This was the third year Ohio University has hosted a Young Scholars OHIO program. “This year 48 students, aged 10 to 17, and […]

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October 24, 2013 at 8:29 amNews

Promotion Dossier Workshops for Group II Faculty

Wilson Hall

Promotion Dossier Workshops for Faculty in December will be geared especially for Group II faculty in the College of Arts & Sciences who plan to be considered for promotion in spring 2014 and who will be working to develop a promotion dossier within the next several months. These workshops are […]

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October 24, 2013 at 7:24 amAnnouncements News

Sasquatch DNA: A Red-Haired Sister to Humans?

Sasquatch DNA: A Red-Haired Sister to Humans?

DNA evidence has gotten felons off death row. Could it be about to get Sasquatch onto the list of newly discovered species? Dr. Scott Moody has been teaching and researching various topics of biology at Ohio University for 35 years. For the last 15 years or so, when he took […]

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October 23, 2013 at 9:13 amNews

Separating Fact from Fiction in Nanotechnology

Separating Fact from Fiction in Nanotechnology

From the Nanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute Don’t expect nanotechnology to produce tiny robots with artificial intelligence that devour cancer cells or ropes with Carbon nanotube strands that are strong enough to build a space elevator from Earth to the orbiting stations. These ideas are nothing but hype in the […]

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October 19, 2013 at 7:39 pmNews

After the Troubles: Revising the Dominant Narrative

After the Troubles: Revising the Dominant Narrative

By Celia Burke ’14 Double Major in Anthropology and War and Peace Studies My plane landed on the runway of the Dublin International Airport on June 26, exactly 50 years (give or take a few hours) after John F. Kennedy arrived in Dublin for his first, and only, presidential trip […]

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October 18, 2013 at 4:01 pmNews

How the World’s Poor Live on Less Than $2 a Day

How the World’s Poor Live on Less Than $2 a Day

About 40 percent of the planet lives on $2 a day or less. How is it even possible? How do families get through a typical week or a year? Dr. Jonathan Morduch, Professor of Public Policy and Economics at New York University Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, shared lessons […]

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October 18, 2013 at 3:25 pmNews