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Study Suggests Second Life for Possible Spintronic Materials

Study Suggests Second Life for Possible Spintronic Materials

Ohio University research merges manganese, gallium nitride in uniform layer Ten years ago, scientists were convinced that a combination of manganese and gallium nitride could be a key material to create spintronics, the next generation of electronic devices that operate on properties found at the nanoscale. But researchers grew discouraged […]

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New Faculty Member: Ben Hicks

New Faculty Member: Ben Hicks

September 2, 2011 Tim Smith Ben holds a Ph.D. in Classics from Rutgers University where he completed his dissertation in May 2011 (The Process of Imperial Decision-Making from Augustus to Trajan). He comes to Ohio University after teaching at Rutgers-New Brunswick and Rutgers-Newark. Ben’s areas of academic interest include ancient […]

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June 1, 2013 at 5:12 pmNews

Changes to Classical Civilization Major

January 27, 2012 Tim Smith Library of Celsus at EphesusThe department would like to announce that the requirements for the Classical Civilization major have changed. Students are no longer required to take two years in Greek or Latin to fulfill the language requirement; instead, any foreign language approved by the […]

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June 1, 2013 at 5:10 pmNews

James Andrews Moderates Ancient Greeks/Modern Lives

April 19, 2012 Tim Smith Aquila Theatre Presents Ancient Greeks/Modern Lives: Poetry-Drama-Dialogue: A National Conversation on April 21, 2012, at 2 p.m. in the Big Meeting Room at Athens Public Library, 30 Home Street, Athens, OH 45701. Aeschylus, Agamemnon. “The Sacrifice of Iphigenia.” Lines 104-159; 184-255. (Oresteia by Aeschylus, translated […]

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June 1, 2013 at 4:58 pmNews

Greek Islands, Anyone?

January 12, 2012 Tim Smith Alden Library has just added the 20-volume set titled McGilchrist’s Greek Islands. As the author, Nigel McGilchrist, says on his website for the set that the books started out to be an addition to the Blue Guides series, but he accumulated too much information for […]

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June 1, 2013 at 4:56 pmNews

One-Volume Classical Dictionaries

July 12, 2012 Tim Smith Alden Library’s Reference Collection (on the 2nd floor) now has the brand new 4th edition of the long-time standard work, the Oxford Classical Dictionary. The publisher’s blurb claims that ”the fourth edition of this established dictionary offers entries on all aspects of the classical world. […]

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June 1, 2013 at 4:53 pmNews

Neil Bernstein Receives Research Award

Neil Bernstein Receives Research Award

January 9, 2013 Tim Smith The Ohio University Research Committee has awarded $7,123 to Dr. Neil Bernstein, Associate Professor of Classics & World Religions, to aid in his contribution to the Tesserae Project. This project is a freely available web interface for exploring the phenomenon of text reuse and variation in […]

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June 1, 2013 at 4:47 pmNews