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Trustees approve Emeriti status for 9 Arts & Sciences faculty

Trustees approve Emeriti status for 9 Arts & Sciences faculty

Nine College of Arts & Sciences faculty have been granted emeritus status this spring by the Ohio University Board of Trustees. This honor recognizes retired individuals who have rendered dedicated and outstanding service to Ohio University and have been recommended by their colleagues and supervisors. June 2021 Mark Alicke, 30 […]

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July 2, 2021 at 3:54 pmNews

WIRED interviews Johnson on Protecting Bats from COVID during research

Dr. Joseph Johnson

WIRED interviewed Dr. Joseph Johnson for a story headlined “Biologists Mask Up to Protect Bats (Yes, Bats) From Covid-19.” Johnson is assistant professor of Biological Sciences at Ohio University. While Feller’s team in Maryland is not handling bats at all, in Ohio researchers are allowed to handle them if needed, […]

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July 1, 2021 at 5:51 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Samuel Gutherz Awarded Graduate College Fellowship

Samuel Gutherz

From Ohio University News This year five named fellowships were funded through the Graduate College, in the amount of $2,000 per semester for academic year 2021-22. This is in addition to a student’s existing appointment. The Graduate College Fellowship goes to Samuel Gutherz, who is pursuing a Ph.D. in Biological Sciences […]

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May 4, 2021 at 12:07 pmNews

Kira Slepchenko Awarded Donald Clippinger Fellowship

Kira Slepchenko

From Ohio University News This year five named fellowships were funded through the Graduate College, in the amount of $2,000 per semester for academic year 2021-22. This is in addition to a student’s existing appointment. The Donald Clippinger Fellowship goes to Kira Slepchenko, a doctoral student in the Molecular and […]

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May 4, 2021 at 12:04 pmNews

Class of 2021 | Suzy Aftabizadeh Wants to Continue Work on Women’s Healthcare in Puerto Rico

Suzy Aftabizadeh

Suzy Aftabizadeh credits her faculty members, especially Dr. Betsy Partyka, for providing a positive pathway through the pandemic and encouraging her passion for her research on women’s healthcare in Puerto Rico. Aftabizadeh pursued two majors at Ohio University, Spanish through the Honors Tutorial College and biological sciences through the College […]

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April 30, 2021 at 8:19 amNews

Nicole Hess Looks at Genetic Mutations to Learn More about Hearing Loss

2021 Goldwater Scholar Nicole Hess works in the lab. Photo by Rich-Joseph Facun/Ohio University

Excerpted from Ohio University News When Nicole Hess was a freshman at Ohio University, she was looking for a research project that was more human-focused. After discussing with her adviser, Dr. Soichi Tanda, he invited her to join his lab to conduct research on hearing loss. Hess, a Honors Tutorial […]

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April 28, 2021 at 6:11 pmResearch

Emily Marino Infects Culture Cells to Look at Severity of Staph Infections

Emily Marino

From Ohio University News Emily Marino would tell you that growing up she was a germaphobe and always interested in the microbiology of germs; how they worked, the different types of bacteria, and how it affected a person’s body. Today, she’s taken that interest into her studies and career, researching […]

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April 28, 2021 at 5:19 pmResearch