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Graduate Student Wins Outstanding Poster in Low-Energy Nuclear Science

Graduate Student Wins Outstanding Poster in Low-Energy Nuclear Science

Physics graduate students Sushil Dhakal won Outstanding Poster for “Measurement of Neutrons from DD Reaction and Neutron Transmission from Iron Sphere” at the 2014 Stewardship Science Academic Programs (SSAP) Annual Review Symposium in Washington, D.C. Drs. Carl Brune and Steven Grimes Professors of Physics & Astronomy, and physics graduate students […]

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March 1, 2014 at 5:00 pmResearch

Vis Names Newly Discovered Red Algae After California Professor

Vis Names Newly Discovered Red Algae After California Professor

  From California State University San Marcos News Center Researchers at Ohio University in collaboration with European colleagues have named a new group of red algae Sheathia after CSUSM professor Dr. Bob Sheath, an aquatic biologist and one of the preeminent experts on North American freshwater algae. The newly identified […]

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February 28, 2014 at 8:39 pmNews Research

Hassett Co-Authors Paper Assessing Global Warming Impact on Tiny Atlantic Crustaceans

Hassett Co-Authors Paper Assessing Global Warming Impact on Tiny Atlantic Crustaceans

Where have all the codfish gone? Dr. R. Patrick Hassett, Associate Professor of Biological Sciences, is a co-author on a paper assessing the impact of global warming on the North Atlantic food chain. The researchers are using a new technique to acquire data on a tiny crustacean that is a […]

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February 26, 2014 at 11:37 amResearch

Stephen’s New Book Focuses on Historic African American Resort Town

Stephen’s New Book Focuses on Historic African American Resort Town

By Natalia Radic Perspectives During two periods in the 20th century, a small Michigan town called Idlewild was a popular resort community for the black middle class. It attracted intellectuals such as Dr. W. E. B. Du Bois during the 1920s, and top black entertainers, from Jackie Wilson and the […]

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February 22, 2014 at 8:33 amResearch

How Can Students with ADHD Succeed in School?

Julie Owens and Steven Evans, Ohio University (Photo by Robb DeCamp)

By Corinne Colbert From Perspectives She was a classic case of a child with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder: A first-grader who impulsively pinched, shoved, and even bit her classmates. She failed to follow her teacher’s instructions and rarely completed her work. Luckily, her teacher was part of a research project run […]

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February 21, 2014 at 3:18 pmResearch

Executive Power: From the Politics of Hope to the Politics of Frustration

Executive Power: From the Politics of Hope to the Politics of Frustration

Months before debate erupted over the concept of the “imperial presidency” and “executive orders,” Dr. Kevin Mattson was at the Roosevelt Institute in Ireland detailing a view that the power asserted by FDR and used by LBJ was undermined by the Vietnam War—and that liberals are unlikely to sustain its […]

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February 16, 2014 at 4:16 pmNews Research

History Student Explores U.S. Looting of German Civilian Possessions in WWII

History Student Explores U.S. Looting of German Civilian Possessions in WWII

While the Monuments Men movie depicts German looting of Europe’s cultural treasures, History Ph.D. student Seth Givens writes about U.S. looting of German civilian possessions. Givens, a Ph.D. candidate in the History Department, published “Liberating the Germans: The US Army and Looting in Germany during the Second World War,” in […]

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February 7, 2014 at 9:29 amResearch