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Newsmakers Gala Touts 112 A&S Faculty Researchers

Newsmakers Gala Touts 112 A&S Faculty Researchers

Applied research relevant to 21st century issues was on stage as College of Arts & Sciences faculty were recognized at Ohio University’s 2019 newsmakers gala. Members of the Ohio University community gathered Oct. 3 to celebrate the hundreds of OHIO faculty who promote the research, expertise and overall excellence of […]

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October 4, 2019 at 12:35 pmNews

Stigall Quoted about Discovery of Spaceship-Shaped Cambrian Arthropod

Dr. Alycia Stigall

Dr. Alycia L. Stigall, Professor of Geological Sciences at Ohio University, was quoted in a PBS NOVA story headlined “Meet Cambroraster falcatus, the sediment-sifting ‘Roomba’ of the Cambrian: This crustacean-like critter stalked the seas half a billion years ago.” …One of the first features Moysiuk took notice of was Cambroraster’s […]

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August 13, 2019 at 3:24 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Stigall Takes a Much Closer Look at Species Evolution

Building block model of the earth system that produced the Great Ordovician Biodiversificaiton Event.  Figure from Stigall et al., 2019. Credit: Christian Rasmussen

Stigall Publishes Landmark Review of the Great Ordovician Biodiversification Event When Earth’s species were rapidly diversifying nearly 500 million years ago, that evolution was driven by complex factors including global cooling, more oxygen in the atmosphere, and more nutrients in the oceans. But it took a combination of many global […]

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July 23, 2019 at 4:53 pmFaculty in the News In the News Research

Geological Sciences Announces 2019 Department Award Winners

Dr. Greg Nadon presents the Maurice and Betty Warner scholarship to Abigail Gentry

Geological Sciences announces its 2019 Departmental Awards recipients: Department Faculty Awards Outstanding Teaching Award: Gregory Nadon Outstanding Research Award:  Alycia Stigall Outstanding Service Award:  Alycia Stigall Undergraduate Student Awards Outstanding Graduating Senior Award: Emily Simpson Sigma Gamma Epsilon W.A. Tarr Award: Jamie Halman Sigma Gamma Epsilon Field Camp Scholarship: Brady […]

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April 29, 2019 at 4:02 pmNews

Alumni News | Lam Tells Nature that Stigall Helped Her Grow as Scientist

Adriane Lam

Ohio University alum Adriane Lam (M.S. 2015) was profiled this week in Nature in a story headlined “Meet the supervisors who helped to shape four scientists’ careers.” Lam, who is now a Ph.D. candidate in geosciences at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, discussed the positive impact of the advising she […]

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December 6, 2018 at 2:24 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Alumni, Faculty Publish on Six New Invertebrate Species in Tanzania

Y. Ranjeev Epa examines the Cenozoic gastropods of the Nsungwe Formation

Ohio University faculty and alumni published an article about the discovery of six new species of invertebrates found during a paleontological exploration of rift deposits in southwestern Tanzania. After analyzing invertebrate fossils that were alive 24 to 26 million years ago in the Rukwa Rift Basin, OHIO paleontologists published the […]

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October 31, 2018 at 9:20 amResearch

Perera and Stigall Publish Study Detailing Ecological Structure of Local Fossil-Rich Limestone

Nilmani Perera MS '17 examines the outcrop of the Ames Limestone on Witches Hill, Athens, Ohio

Generations of geology students at Ohio University have studied the Ames Limestone, the most fossiliferous rock layer in the Athens area, for class field trips and projects. This unit preserves skeletal remains of marine animals—corals, snails, brachiopods, trilobites, sharks— that inhabited a shallow sea that covered Athens about 300 million […]

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August 31, 2018 at 3:55 pmAlumni Research