Grad Student Preps for Space Flight in Apartment-Turned-Lab

Falcon lift off shot by Dr. Sarah Wyatt in 2020/

  It’s easy for the tiny seeds to practice social distancing on their flight up to the International Space Station. They’re on an unmanned SpaceX rocket. But making sure they don’t germinate too early is a problem that has to be solved back on Earth, where Ohio University has asked […]

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March 25, 2020 at 10:51 amUncategorized

Khorashad and Govorov Author Article on ‘Hot’ Electrons and Chiral-Growth Mechanism

Larousse Khosravi Khorashad

Ohio University alum Larousse Khosravi Khorashad and Dr. Alexander Govorov co-authored an article on “Hot Electrons Generated in Chiral Plasmonic Nanocrystals as a Mechanism for Surface Photochemistry and Chiral Growth” in the Journal of the American Chemical Society. Khorashad earned a Ph.D. in Physics from the College of Arts & […]

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February 20, 2020 at 1:47 pmUncategorized

RWSA Calls for Cookbook Submissions

Call for Submissions Backstories: The Kitchen Table Talk Cookbook Cynthia Prescott and Maureen Thompson, editors Food brings people to the table and dialogue ensues. While sharing food we exchange information and ideas, but also elements of our personal lives. We nourish each other with sustenance and knowledge. Food consumption is […]

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November 8, 2019 at 11:05 amUncategorized

Handshake, Career Closet, then the Career and Internship Fair

Mercina Shaut

by Alex Paoletti ’20 The Fall 2019 Career and Internship Fair at Ohio University took place Sept. 25 from 1 to 5 p.m. in Baker Center Ballroom. The fair was open to all majors. I spoke with the people at the Career and Leadership Development Center, who gave me the […]

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October 11, 2019 at 9:10 amUncategorized

University Community Remembers Dr. Bruce Ergood, Professor Emeritus of Sociology

Dr, Bruce Ergood

Dr. Bruce Ergood, Professor Emeritus of Sociology, passed away on Sept. 5 at the age of 88. he died in Rochester, N.Y., while returning from Silver Bay, a YMCA Conference Center in the Adirondacks and his summer home, according to his obituary in the Athens Messenger. Ergood arrived at Ohio […]

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September 13, 2019 at 9:41 amNews Uncategorized

RWSA Meeting at EURHO Conference

The Rural Women’s Studies Association (RWSA) will be holding a planning meeting at the upcoming European Rural History Organisation (EURHO) conference in Paris, September 10-13, 2019. The RWSA meeting will be held Tuesday, September 10, from 9 to 10:30 a.m. (Check the EURHO conference program for location.) RWSA members and […]

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August 27, 2019 at 3:46 pmUncategorized

Dean’s Message | Leading a College that Provides Great Education, World Class Research

Dean Florenz Plassmann

As the new Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, I am delighted to present you with our summer issue of the college’s alumni newsletter Engage.  It is very exciting to lead a college with such an illustrious history, with outstanding students and alumni, and with highly dedicated faculty […]

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July 23, 2019 at 5:30 pmUncategorized