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Brobst, 3 Students Present at Britain and the World Annual Conference

Three Ohio University History students presented at the Britain and the World Annual Conference in 2013. Dr. John Brobst, Associate Professor of History & Director of Graduate Studies at Ohio University, chaired the panel on “Britain’s Adaptable Empire in Twentieth Century Asia and the Middle East.” Peter Wickman presented “Partners in […]

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July 30, 2013 at 1:32 pmResearch

History Student Presents at Thai Studies Annual Meeting

Ohio University History graduate student P. Mike Rattanasengchanh presented “Selling an Image: U.S.-Thai Propaganda during the Cold War” on a panel of the Council on Thai Studies Annual Meeting at Northern Illinois University in 2013.

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July 30, 2013 at 12:49 pmResearch

Kittle Thesis: Gentle Warriors: U.S. Marines and Humanitarian Action during the Vietnam War

Ohio University History graduate student Lindsay Kittle published her master’s thesis on “Gentle Warriors: U.S. Marines and Humanitarian Action during the Vietnam War” on OhioLINK. Abstract: Although largely ignored in secondary literature, benevolent and humanitarian actions were an important part of the Marines’ experience during the Vietnam War. From the […]

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July 30, 2013 at 11:51 amResearch

Griffith Thesis: Weighing Capabilities and Intentions: George Kennan and Paul Nitze Confront the Bomb

History graduate student Luke Griffith published his master’s thesis on “Weighing Capabilities and Intentions: George Kennan and Paul Nitze Confront the Bomb” on OhioLINK. Abstract: While countless historians have studied George Kennan and Paul Nitze, there has yet to be a comprehensive account of Kennan and Nitze’s views on nuclear […]

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July 30, 2013 at 11:26 amResearch

Frantz Catches a Glimpse of New State of Matter with NSF Grant

Frantz Catches a Glimpse of New State of Matter with NSF Grant

As matter “cooks” to 4 trillion degrees Celsius—250,000 times hotter than the center of the sun—protons and neutrons melt into a liquid plasma of quarks and gluons. This liquid may have been present at the start of the universe for a few microseconds. But Dr. Justin Frantz has an even […]

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July 23, 2013 at 8:14 pmNews Research

Geography Student’s Wind Turbine Mapping Even Accounts for Migratory Birds

Geography Student’s Wind Turbine Mapping Even Accounts for Migratory Birds

By Jennifer Doyle As someone who spent her childhood sailing the coast of Lake County, Geography graduate student Jessica Kelley is very familiar with Lake Erie’s knack for serving up a good gust of wind. But upon viewing Lincoln Electric’s installation of a massive wind turbine near the shoreline of […]

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July 22, 2013 at 1:32 pmResearch

NBC News: Roosenburg Gives Turtles Headstart in Maryland Classrooms

NBC News: Roosenburg Gives Turtles Headstart in Maryland Classrooms

NBC News reporter Wynne Anderson reports from Chesapeake Bay–where Ohio University’s Dr. Willem Roosenburg is researching diamondback terrapins, including whether using area schoolchildren as turtle babysitters for eight months helps Roosenburg has been collecting baby terrapins from the Bay for eight years and giving them to school classrooms to raise. […]

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July 16, 2013 at 10:26 amFaculty in the News In the News Research