Popescu Challenges Students to Tackle World’s ‘Wicked’ Environmental Problems in New Textbook

Dr. Viorel Popescu

Dr. Viorel Popescu brings an urgency about environmental issues around the country and the world to today’s college students in a new edition of a textbook on conservation biology. “By embracing new theory and practice and documenting many examples of both conservation successes and the hard lessons of real-world ‘wicked’ […]

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March 5, 2021 at 3:24 pmResearch

Balzer Discusses Dissertation and Continuing Research During COVID-19

Balzer Discusses Dissertation and Continuing Research During COVID-19

Kyle Balzer, a Ph.D. candidate in History and student at the Contemporary History Institute, recently won a Student Enhancement Award from Ohio University’s Research Division. Together with a research grant from the Gerald R. Ford Foundation for work at the Ford Presidential Library in Ann Arbor, MI, this will allow […]

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March 4, 2021 at 10:39 pmResearch

Alumni News | Eliot Shearer Talks about His Research on Pediatric Hearing Loss

Dr. Shearer performing his first molecular work in Dr. Morris' lab!! Sequencing mitochondria control region, discovering haplotypes used to identify evolutionary relationships among populations of X. birchmanni

Ohio University alumnus Dr. Aiden Eliot Shearer made a virtual stop at his alma mater recently, talking about his research on the genetics of pediatric hearing loss with faculty and students at a Biological Sciences/Biomedical Science Seminar. Evaluation of children for hearing loss has changed dramatically over the past 15 […]

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March 3, 2021 at 5:22 pmAlumni Research

Award Recognizes Moody’s Work Studying Snakes, Salamanders and Frogs in Ohio

Scott Moody and a sandhill crane

 Dr. Scott Moody, Professor Emeritus of Biological Sciences at Ohio University, received the 2021 Herbert Osborn Award from the Ohio Biological Survey on Feb. 27. The Ohio Biological Survey is a consortium of colleges, universities, museums, agencies, metro parks, arboreta, zoos, other organizations, and individuals. OBS established the Herbert […]

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March 3, 2021 at 2:06 pmNews Research

Chemistry Students Gain Experience Researching New Ways to Battle COVID

Graduate student Emily Fairchild works in Dr. Jennifer Hines' Lab.

From Ohio University News When six Ohio University students began their educational careers, none of them thought that before entering the workforce they would be faced with one of the world’s biggest challenges – a global pandemic. As in-person learning turned virtual, experiential learning in labs seemed to be a […]

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March 2, 2021 at 7:30 pmNews Research

Hanisch Investigates the Value of Equality – Theoretically and Practically

Dr. Christoph Hanisch

“Most people living in democratic societies agree that they are committed to the moral and political value of ‘equality.’ However, when we ask them what this commitment exactly amounts to, and what political and social implications they endorse based on it, we get radically divergent and sometimes even incompatible answers,” […]

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February 26, 2021 at 1:51 pmResearch

Ask the Experts: Houston Talks about Hip Hop, Activism

Dr, Akil Houston

 From Ohio University News In honor of Black History Month, Ohio University professors discussed the origins of Hip-Hop and how over the last 50 years it has influenced black culture, activism and education in the latest Ask the Experts livestream. The experts emphasized how Hip-Hop is made of several […]

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February 24, 2021 at 10:46 amNews Research