ELIP Faculty Contribute to TESOL Encyclopedia of English Language Teaching

ELIP Faculty Contribute to TESOL Encyclopedia of English Language Teaching

English Language Improvement Program faculty contributed to The TESOL Encyclopedia of English Language Teaching, published by Wiley-Blackwell. The contributors include Dr. Dawn Bikowski, ELIP Director; Dr. Joseph Lee, Assistant Director of ELIP; Dr. Lara Wallace, and Dr. Edna Lima. In Technology for Teaching Grammar, Bikowski discusses how grammar instruction for second language […]

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January 31, 2018 at 12:12 pmResearch

Miller Presents on Class, Race, and Depression

Dr. Paula Miller

Dr. Paula Miller, Assistant Professor of Sociology, presents with Dr. Bridget E. Weller, Associate Professor at Western Michigan University School of Social Work, on “Using Bourdieu ’s Theory of Capital to Develop Profiles of Class: An Application to Race and Depression” at the Eastern Sociological Society in February. The purpose […]

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January 30, 2018 at 2:10 pmResearch

Tatarek, Alumni Present on Understanding Historical Death Records in Athens County

Dr. Nancy Tatarek

Dr. Nancy Tatarek, Associate Professor of Anthropology, presented a paper she co-authored with Ohio University alumni Alison Harper ’19, Abigail Guerra ’18 and Dorothy E. Dean titled “Understanding Historical Death Records: A Case Study from Ohio” at the November meeting of the Social Science History Association. She also served on […]

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January 30, 2018 at 10:00 amAlumni Research

Bernstein Writes on MLK, ‘Civil Disobedience: Towards a Kantian Conception’

Dr.  Alyssa Bernstein

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is a focus of the discussion in Dr. Alyssa Bernstein’s forthcoming article, “Civil Disobedience: Towards a Kantian Conception.” The article’s publication in March 2018 will coincide with the 50th anniversary of King’s assassination on April 4th, 1968. Bernstein’s article will be published in an anthology about Kant’s […]

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January 30, 2018 at 8:44 amResearch

OHIO’s Small Seed Project Blossoms into International Partnership

Ms. M. Teresa C. Cacuango, community member in Pichinga Province, Ecuador

By Dawn Bikowski Director of the English Language Improvement Program Ohio University faculty traveled to Ecuador in December as part of a research and community capacity-building project involving local agro-biodiversity and food sovereignty in two regions—Southeastern Ohio and the Andes outside of Quito. The project, “Facilitating & Sharing International Community-Based […]

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January 29, 2018 at 11:11 amNews Research

Stender Publishes on Properties of a Composite Polymer under Changing Temperatures

Dr. Anthony Stender

A new research article appearing in Materials Today includes a contribution from Dr. Anthony Stender titled “High stiffness polymer composite with tunable transparency.” The paper characterizes the properties of a composite polymer under changing temperature conditions, and the work was for a project led by Pulickel Ajayan and Chandra Sekhar […]

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January 29, 2018 at 11:07 amResearch

Hines Uses Ohio Supercomputer in Research Revolutionizing Drug Discovery with RNA

Jennifer Hines, Ph.D., professor of chemistry and biochemistry at Ohio University, is studying RNA riboswitches as a possible new approach to kiling harmful bacteria.

By Audrey Carson From Ohio Supercomputer Center The rise of antibiotic resistance among common infectious bacteria is a worrisome health threat that has many scientists looking for a solution. Dr. Jennifer Hines, Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Ohio University, is one of the few looking to ribonucleic acid (RNA) […]

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January 25, 2018 at 8:42 amResearch