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Math Students Eat Pie and Talk Pi

Math Students Eat Pie and Talk Pi

Dr. Robert Klein brought a bagel challenge on Pi Day. Pies—pizza pies, blueberry pies, custard pies and more—were devoured on March 14 in honor of Pi Day (3.14). Math students displayed posters highlighting their research, and Dr. Robert Klein’s bagel challenge had students going round and round. Master’s student Ian […]

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May 7, 2013 at 4:06 pmNews

Midwest Physicists Came to Talk Big and Small—from Quarks to Superclusters

Midwest Physicists Came to Talk Big and Small—from Quarks to Superclusters

By Jean Andrews Physicists from across the Midwest came to Athens in March to discuss “Quarks to Superclusters: the physics of the very big and the very small.” The Department of Physics and Astronomy hosted the Ohio Section of the American Physical Society (APS) on the Athens campus March 29-30. […]

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May 7, 2013 at 4:06 pmEvents News

Japanese Students Role Play Social Scenes, ‘Skinship’ for Linguistics Class

Japanese Students Role Play Social Scenes, ‘Skinship’ for Linguistics Class

OHIO alum Greg King and his students from Chubu University in Japan visit a linguistics class. From left: Takayuki Naito, Yuto Katano, Akino Taniguchi, Yugo Tajima (front center), Sachiko Sakurai, Greg King, and Yoshiyuki Uno. Chris Thompson chose Japan’s communal baths as a lens through which students could study a […]

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May 6, 2013 at 4:06 pmNews

Dean’s Scratch-and-Sniff NIH Test Helps Patients, Researchers

Dean Robert Frank and Dr. Nancy Tatarek share a common interest in bones. On visiting Tatarek's forensic anthropology lab, Frank discovered that they both have skull casts that were surgically perforated, or trephined, about 400 years ago.

Dean Robert Frank and Dr. Nancy Tatarek share a common interest in bones. On visiting Tatarek’s forensic anthropology lab, Frank discovered that they both have skull casts that were surgically perforated, or trephined, about 400 years ago. Imagine the following circumstances. You are taking a new drug developed to minimize […]

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May 5, 2013 at 4:06 pmNews Research

Economics Student’s Career Plan is on the RISE

Economics Student’s Career Plan is on the RISE

His goal is Wall Street or the Chicago Board of Trade, and he’s on a frenetic pace this semester that mirrors the trading floor. Nick Jones ’13M  is helping to manage $2.1 million in equities. He’s rubbing shoulders with two Federal Reserve presidents as well as some of the top […]

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May 5, 2013 at 12:47 amNews

Compass: How Math Literacy Can Improve Quality of Life

“Before studying math education at Ohio University, Daniel Showalter spent five years teaching and backpacking all over the world. On one trip, he witnessed something that sparked his passion for using math to help people,” writes Taylor Evans in Compass. Showalter was working in a remote area of India when […]

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May 1, 2013 at 1:00 amNews

Spanish Alumni: Big Dreams, Exciting Journeys, and Fulfilling Careers

Spanish Alumni: Big Dreams, Exciting Journeys, and Fulfilling Careers

The Spanish and Latin American Studies alumni who came to campus in April had two things in common—a love for languages and widely varying career paths that led to jobs they love. For Spanish-related majors, pursuing dreams often involves studying and working in some interesting places. “I came to my parents […]

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April 23, 2013 at 5:39 pmAlumni Events News