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Fogt Discusses Today’s Extreme Weather Conditions with WOUB

Fogt Discusses Today’s Extreme Weather Conditions with WOUB

Weather conditions today could bring a line of severe weather similar to the damaging high winds of last summer known as a derecho. Dr. Ryan Fogt, Assistant Professor of Geography and Director of the Scalia Laboratory for Atmospheric Analysis in the Ohio University Department of Geography, describes the conditions in […]

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June 12, 2013 at 9:09 amFaculty in the News In the News News

Weckman: Cowards in the Face of Fate, But Insured

Dr. George Weckman

“When I was a kid I heard people say that our family was ‘insurance poor.’ That meant that we spent too much on insurance, a criticism of my parents who were apprehensive about the future., writes Dr. George Weckman, Ohio University Professor Emeritus, writes June 10 in the Athens Messenger. […]

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June 11, 2013 at 2:01 pmFaculty in the News News

Ohio University Publishes Spring 2013 Dean’s Lists

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Ohio University is recognizing the academic achievements of its students by publishing the 2013 spring semester graduate and dean’s lists on the Student Lists Graduate/Dean’s List Search System. Located at http://www.ohio.edu/ucm/media/achievements/index.cfm, the website features a search system that allows specific lists to be pulled based on season, term, campus, zip […]

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June 11, 2013 at 12:24 pmNews

Congratulations to Bobcat Teams for NCAA Academic Milestones!

Congratulations to Bobcat Teams for NCAA Academic Milestones!

The Ohio University Athletics Department posted a number of all-time program bests in the latest Academic Progress Rate (APR), as released by the NCAA on Tuesday, June 11.  Congratulations to Ohio University’s student-athletes, many of whom study in the College of Arts & Sciences. For the second-straight year, 13 of […]

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June 11, 2013 at 8:33 amNews

Ohio Classical Conference — Call for Papers (Undergraduate Panel)

Eta Sigma Phi is excited to announce a special undergraduate panel at the Ohio Classical Conference coming to Ohio University this Oct. 4-5, 2013. Featuring a performance of Mary Zimmerman’s Metamorphoses, presented by the Ohio University School of Theater, and a special lecture by Professor Garth Tissol of Emory University, […]

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June 10, 2013 at 4:24 pmNews

Hawkins Shares Passion for Science, Prepares for Cambridge

Photo by Rob Hardin

By Jean Andrews Physics & Astronomy What happens to stars at the galactic center of the universe? Just how many planets exist in the Milky Way? How do stars behave around black holes? These are the kinds of questions astrophysics major Keith Hawkins pondered as he prepared to graduate from […]

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June 5, 2013 at 7:18 pmNews

Nature’s Fury: They Can See It Coming

Nature’s Fury: They Can See It Coming

Get in the car during a tornado? Ride out Hurricane Katrina? Move an entire squadron of KC135 Stratotankers because of a weather forecast? For meteorologists, weather isn’t just a natural phenomenon. It’s a passion for protecting people—and sometimes it’s even a personal experience at ground zero. Speakers told their up-close […]

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June 5, 2013 at 1:42 pmNews