Vanessa Obenewaa Antwi Doe studies effect of second-hand clothing market on Ghanaian seamstresses

Vanessa Obenewaa Antwi Doe studies effect of second-hand clothing market on Ghanaian seamstresses

From Ohio University News Getting Ready for Expo Vanessa Obenewaa Antwi Doe spent seven years living in Ghana, enjoying the custom-made clothing created by local seamstresses, but she and her friends also wore fast fashion second-hand clothing that arrived from afar into the nation’s ports. Now a master’s student at […]

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April 6, 2022 at 3:35 pmNews Research

Students search for linguistic answers in Southern Ohio Language Project

Lynden Caldwell

From Ohio University News Getting Ready for Expo For Skyla Matteson, the big question is about “but.” For Will Mullen, “ing” is a variable worth studying. Noah Mcgeorge is on the hunt for intergenerational language variations. Lynden Caldwell is studying a vowel to see if people “sound” as Appalachian as they […]

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April 6, 2022 at 3:25 pmNews Research

Riley Sombathy studies rings in dinosaur legs to see how they grew

Riley Sombathy in the lab with Allosaurus samples

From Ohio University News Getting Ready for Expo Riley Sombathy says nothing is more exciting than when he looks into the microscope and the rings appear on the slice of ancient Allosaurus bone. He’s using those rings—akin to tree rings—to learn more about how the dinosaurs that lived 150 million […]

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April 4, 2022 at 8:51 amNews Research

Alexis Karolin is documenting Asian American and Pacific Islanders’ history as it happens

Alexis Karolin at the Mahn Center in Alden Library

Getting ready for Expo From Ohio University News When historians look back upon societal stress and tumult during the pandemic, they will find plenty of information about the national increase in hate crimes against Asian American and Pacific Islanders and how the Ohio University community came together to create support […]

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April 4, 2022 at 8:29 amNews Research

Student Enhancement Awards provide $134,433 in funding to 24 students in spring 2022

Julia Joos in the foreground, tortoise in the background.

From Ohio University News The Ohio University Student Enhancement Awards program provided 24 students this spring with a total of $134,433 in funding for their original research, scholarship and creative work. The Student Enhancement Awards are funded by the Office of the Vice President for Research and Creative Activity and […]

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March 23, 2022 at 5:03 pmResearch

OHIO professor and alumna team up to study fringe religious groups and ‘cult films’

Jodi Wille

From Ohio University News An Ohio University alumna filmmaker and a religious studies professor teamed up to edit a special journal issue on “cult films,” as told through interviews with scholars and filmmakers. Jodi Wille and Brian Collins met at the Athens International Film and Video Festival in 2018. Now they […]

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February 16, 2022 at 4:51 pmAlumni News Research

Zach Meisel anticipates new answers on how the elements of the universe were made

Dr. Zachary Meisel

From Ohio University News Astrophysicist Zach Meisel, Ph.D., is part of an international team of pioneers whose research is delving into the mysteries of the center of the sun and other nuclear infernos that produce the building blocks of the universe. Their goal is to solve some of the mysteries […]

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January 28, 2022 at 11:40 amNews Research