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Asiyeh Rafieipour Presents on Algebraic Structures on the Set of Binary Operations at Four Conferences

Asiyeh Rafieipour

Asiyeh Rafieipour, a doctoral student in Mathematics at Ohio University, recently lectured at several virtual events. Rafieipour studies algebra and discrete mathematics with her adviser, Dr. Sergio Lopez-Permouth, Professor of Mathematics. At the 46th Annual New York State Regional Graduate Mathematics Conference on April 10, she presented a paper titled […]

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May 14, 2021 at 12:51 pmResearch

Rosen Receives Baker Fund Award for Work on Little-Known Literary Community in Albania

Dr. Matthew Rosen

Dr. Matt Rosen, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, was one of five Ohio University faculty receiving John C. Baker Fund awards for research, scholarship and creative work during spring semester 2021. Endowed in 1961 by a gift of more than $612,000 from 1926 College of Arts & Sciences graduate Edwin L. […]

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May 11, 2021 at 2:38 pmResearch

Haven’s New Book Spotlights Max Linder, Silent Film’s First Celebrity

Dr. Lisa Stein Haven

Dr. Lisa Stein Haven‘s fourth book on silent film comedy — this one titled The Rise & Fall of Max Linder: The First Cinema Celebrity — was just released. Haven is professor of English and teaches at Ohio University’s Zanesville campus. She collaborated on the book with Catherine Cormon, a head […]

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May 11, 2021 at 11:39 amResearch

Wyatt Receives Baker Award for ‘Plant Gravitropic Signaling: New Approaches to Old Questions’

Dr. Sarah Wyatt in the growth lab with a model of the Falcon rocket that will take their experiment to the International Space Station. Photo by Ben Siegel

Dr. Sarah Wyatt was one of five Ohio University faculty receiving John C. Baker Fund awards for research, scholarship and creative work during spring semester 2021. Wyatt is professor of Environmental & Plant Biology and director of the Molecular & Cellular Biology program. Endowed in 1961 by a gift of […]

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May 10, 2021 at 9:54 amResearch

Waterbury Awarded Fulbright to Study Hungary and Ethnic Identity in the European Neighborhood

D. Myra Waterbury (Photo by Robin Hecker)

From Ohio University News Dr. Myra Waterbury was recently named a Fulbright Scholar and will be headed to Budapest in the spring of 2022 to conduct research on Hungary’s disparate populations. Waterbury, professor of Political Science at Ohio University, says that “Hungary can be understood as existing in a state […]

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May 5, 2021 at 10:12 amNews Research

Houser Wants to Observe Tornados as They Cross the Landscape, BBC Wants to Film It

Dr. Jana Houser with the University of Oklahoma’s Rapid-scan, X-band, polarimetric mobile radar (RaXPol).

From Ohio University News Dr. Jana Houser heads to Oklahoma this month in search of more answers about how tornados behave. Usually, Houser takes some Ohio University students with her to do fieldwork in Tornado Alley. But this year it will just be her, the University of Oklahoma radar team […]

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May 4, 2021 at 1:55 pmNews Research

Nicole Hess Looks at Genetic Mutations to Learn More about Hearing Loss

2021 Goldwater Scholar Nicole Hess works in the lab. Photo by Rich-Joseph Facun/Ohio University

Excerpted from Ohio University News When Nicole Hess was a freshman at Ohio University, she was looking for a research project that was more human-focused. After discussing with her adviser, Dr. Soichi Tanda, he invited her to join his lab to conduct research on hearing loss. Hess, a Honors Tutorial […]

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April 28, 2021 at 6:11 pmResearch