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Plant Bio Students Aim for Color on Radar Hill

Plant Bio Students Aim for Color on Radar Hill

Will Ohio University Plant Biology students bring colorful wildflowers and biodiversity to Radar Hill, planting seeds on a pasture-like hilltop little changed over the decades? “One of the problems is there aren’t seeds up there, and it’s not like good plants are going to get up on Radar Hill, invasive […]

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May 10, 2013 at 7:35 pmIn Class News

Krzic Applauds Korean President as She Commemorates 60th Anniversary of Alliance

Jerry Krzic at dinner for Korean President.

As Korean President Park Geun-hye spoke to a Washington, D.C., dinner audience May 8 about a “trustpolitik” process with North Korea, she broadened her scope, calling on the United States to support her vision for “peace and cooperation” throughout Northeast Asia. Park also addressed a joint session of Congress as she […]

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May 9, 2013 at 2:53 pmAlumni News

‘How Do You Find a Cave You Can’t See?’

‘How Do You Find a Cave You Can’t See?’

How do you find a cave you can’t see? How do you stop a potential landslide? Ohio University students found a way. “Ever wish you could go somewhere truly unexplored?” asks Neha Gupta, a Geological Studies graduate student who produced Hunting Cave Blowholes with an Infrared Camera. “Finding unexplored cave […]

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May 8, 2013 at 10:52 pmNews

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