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Wyatt Lab Gets Another Ride to Space Station as NASA Preps for Moon Mission

From left, OHIO grad student Alex Meyers, OHIO Professor of Environmental and Plant Biology Sarah Wyatt, technician Nathan Madonich, and Ohio Wesleyan Professor Chris Wolverton.

NASA announced on Aug. 7 that Dr. Sarah Wyatt received an award for plant biology studies, with another spaceflight to the International Space Station in her lab’s future as the United States prepares for  missions to the Moon and Mars. Wyatt’s was one of 15 grants “for new space biology […]

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August 18, 2019 at 9:47 amNews Research

Forney Probes Whether Friends Tend to be More Similar in Body Image, Eating Disorder Symptoms

Dr.  K. Jean Forney

Dr. K. Jean Forney, Assistant Professor of Psychology at Ohio University, co-authored a journal article on “Examining similarities in eating pathology, negative affect, and perfectionism among peers: A social network analysis” in Appetite. Abstract: Friends tend to be more similar than non-friends (i.e., exhibit homophily) in body image concerns and […]

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August 10, 2019 at 12:57 pmResearch

Peters Co-Authors ‘Does Expressing Emotions Enhance Perceptual Accuracy of Negative Emotions during Relationship Interactions?’

Dr. Brett Peters

Dr. Brett Peters, Assistant Professor of Psychology at Ohio University, co-authored a journal article on “Does expressing emotions enhance perceptual accuracy of negative emotions during relationship interactions?” in Emotion. Abstract: Partners’ negative emotions communicate social information necessary for individuals to respond appropriately to important relational events. Yet, there is inconsistent […]

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August 9, 2019 at 1:23 pmResearch

Tytko Presents on Language Learner Engagement with Technology at the SLA Symposium

Tetiana Tytko Presents on Language Learner Engagement with Technology at the SLA Student Symposium at the University of Wisconsin–Madison

Graduate student Tetiana Tytko describes her decision to come from Ukraine to study in the M.A. in Applied Linguistics program at OHIO University as “life-changing.” Tytko already earned an M.A. in English Philology in her home country, but she regretted never presenting the results of her thesis—recognized by her professors […]

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August 7, 2019 at 4:02 pmIn Class Research

Jeffries Authors ‘Black Religion and Black Power: The Nation of Islam’s Internationalism’

Dr. Bayyinah Jeffries

Dr. Bayyinah S. Jeffries authored an article on “Black Religion and Black Power: The Nation of Islam’s Internationalism” in Genealogy. Jeffries is Associate Professor of African American Studies at Ohio University. Abstract: The Nation of Islam’s influence has extended beyond the United States. This Black American Muslim movement has used […]

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August 5, 2019 at 11:36 amResearch

Smith Gets Grant for ‘Spin-Polarized Scanning Tunneling Microscopy Studies of Nanoscale Magnetic and Spintronic Nitride Systems’

Dr. Arthur Smith

Dr. Arthur Smith, Professor of Physics & Astronomy, recently was awarded a grant for a project titled: “Spin-Polarized Scanning Tunneling Microscopy Studies of Nanoscale Magnetic and Spintronic Nitride Systems.” Smith is also a member of the Nanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute at Ohio University. Sponsor: US Department of Energy NQPI […]

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July 29, 2019 at 2:03 pmResearch

Ulloa Publishes ‘Minimal Geometry for Valley Filtering in Graphene’

Dr. Sergio Ulloa

Dr. Sergio E. Ulloa. Professor of Physics & Astronomy, coauthored “Minimal geometry for valley filtering in graphene.” Authors: Asmar, MM; Ulloa, SE Source: PHYSICAL REVIEW B, Volume 96, Issue 20; DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.96.201407 Published: November 2017 Abstract: The possibility to effect valley splitting of an electronic current in graphene represents the […]

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July 29, 2019 at 1:55 pmResearch