Research

Ryu to Discuss Ohio’s Revolving Loan Systems for Transportation Projects

Dr. Jay Ryu

Dr. Jay E. Ryu, Associate Professor of Political Science in the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University, will present a paper at the Transit Planning and Finance Issues session of the 25th annual conference of the Association for Budgeting and Financial Management (ABFM) 25th Annual Conference Oct. 3-5 […]

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August 26, 2013 at 12:18 pmResearch

What the Brachiopods from Cincinnati Say About Tectonic Shift

What the Brachiopods from Cincinnati Say About Tectonic Shift

Did you know that North America was part of an ancient continent called Laurentia that sat near the equator and had a tropical climate? Or that the forerunner to the Appalachian Mountains—called the Taconic Mountains—were forced up about 450 million years ago through tectonic plate movement? As the Taconic Mountains […]

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August 26, 2013 at 9:21 amResearch

‘A Toe into the Sea of Knowledge That Churns Before Me’

‘A Toe into the Sea of Knowledge That Churns Before Me’

By Helen Cothrel ’15 Honors Tutorial College and Physics Major, Ohio University Experimental physics has proven to be a fickle beast, but perseverance in the face of its vicissitudes is rewarding. In the lab this summer, first I had to master the tools, but then I learned the joy of […]

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August 24, 2013 at 3:49 pmIn Class News Research

McCarthy Named A&S Associate Dean for Faculty, Graduate Studies and Research

Dr. Robert A. Frank, Dean of the Ohio University College of Arts & Sciences, announces Dr. Brian C. McCarthy ’84MS as Associate Dean for Faculty, Graduate Studies and Research, effective Sept. 1. McCarthy, Professor of Forest Ecology, has served as Chair of the Department of Environmental and Plant Biology since […]

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August 23, 2013 at 10:32 amResearch

Geography Professors Contribute to Climate Adaptation Workshop, Tanzania Research

By Austin Stahl Climate change typically isn’t mentioned in the same sentence as security, but experts and policy makers are beginning to make the connection more frequently. Three Geography faculty members—Associate Professor Dr. Edna Wangui and Assistant Professors Dr. Thomas Smucker and Dr. Gaurav Sinha—are contributing to this growing body of […]

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August 9, 2013 at 7:01 pmResearch

Burmeister Presents Paper on ‘Californication of the Korean Rice Market?’

Dr. Larry L. Burmeister, Professor of Sociology at Ohio University, presented “Californication of the Korean Rice Market?” at the 2013 American Sociological Association meeting. His paper was part of a session on Development, Colonialism and Asia. Abstract: Agricultural trade disputes between the U.S. and South Korea over the opening of […]

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August 3, 2013 at 3:43 pmResearch

Wills Thesis: Navy and Marine Corps Opposition to the Goldwater Nichols Act of 1986

Ohio University graduate History student Steven Wills published his master’s thesis on “Navy and Marine Corps Opposition to the Goldwater Nichols Act of 1986” on OhioLINK. Abstract: The Goldwater Nichols Act of 1986 was the most comprehensive defense reorganization legislation in a generation. It has governed the way the United […]

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July 30, 2013 at 1:54 pmResearch