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Five Students Win Poster Sessions at Neuroscience Research Day

Five Students Win Poster Sessions at Neuroscience Research Day

By Kaitlyn Lyons Researchers and students from various departments met at Lake Hope Lodge for the the third annual Ohio University Neuroscience Research Day on Nov. 2. This day, hosted by the Biological Sciences Department and the Neuroscience program, consisted of various speakers, undergraduate and graduate poster presentations, delicious food, […]

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January 7, 2020 at 4:00 pmEvents Research

Popescu Says Romania Doesn’t Know Actual Bear Population

Dr. Viorel Popescu

The Phnom Penh Post quotes Dr. Viorel Popescu in an AFP wire story headlined “In bear country Romania, cohabitation grows strenuous.” Popescu is Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences at Ohio University. Romania is thought to have more than 6,000 brown bears spread across about 30 per cent of the country […]

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January 2, 2020 at 8:04 amFaculty in the News In the News

OHIO Today: Zammataro Honored for Decades of Mentorship

Ohio University graduate Frank Zammataro, BS’63, speaks at the College of Business’ Select Leader Annual Alumni Day after being surprised with the first-ever Walter Leadership Center Leadership Legacy Award. Photo by Jenna Hyman/Robert D. Walter Center for Strategic Leadership

OHIO Today writes about Ohio University alumnus Frank Zammataro in a story headlined “Alumnus honored for decades of mentorship inspired by Alden, Rollins and Ohio Fellows.” In October, Zammataro received the first-ever Select Leaders Robert D. Walter Leadership Legacy Award from the Ohio University Business Fellows. Frank Zammataro, BS ’63, […]

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December 30, 2019 at 3:25 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

OHIO Today: Papay Learned ‘Servant Leadership’ from Rush Elliott

Dr. Frank Papay embraced servant leadership early in his career thanks to his relationship with his mentor, the late Professor Rush Elliott. Photo by Tim Harrison

An OHIO Today profile headlined “To serve & to heal” features Ohio University alumnus Dr. Frank Papay ’75 and the merits of servant leadership he learned through the teachings of revered Professor Rush Elliott. Papay earned a bachelor’s degree in Biological Science from the College of Arts & Sciences at OHIO. […]

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December 30, 2019 at 2:56 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Miles Article Models Animal Mating Evolution Like Rock, Paper, Scissors

Dr. Donald Miles

Dr. Donald Miles and researchers from France and California have a new explanation for why some animals are monogamous and others are promiscuous or polygamous, and their model for the evolution of mating systems plays out like a game of rock, paper, scissors. Miles is Professor of Biological Sciences at […]

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December 20, 2019 at 12:33 pmResearch

Miles Quoted on Heat Stress and Desert Birds

Dr. Donald Miles

Dr. Donald Miles was quoted in a South Africa Today story headlined “Heat stress is causing desert bird populations to collapse.” Miles is Professor of Biological Sciences at Ohio University. Birds cool themselves by panting or vibrating their throat muscles. Both of these actions consume water. Past research has suggested […]

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December 19, 2019 at 9:16 amFaculty in the News In the News

NIH Grant Helps Carroll Examine How to Combat MRSA Infections

From left, Dr. Ronan Carroll talks with Ph.D. student Rachel Zapf in his lab in the Life Sciences Building on the Athens campus. Photo by Ben Siegel

From Ohio University News Ohio University microbiologist Dr. Ronan Carroll was awarded a $2.1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health this fall to study how scientists can combat a common bacterial infection that is becoming resistant to antibiotics. The funding builds on the discovery by Carroll and a […]

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December 17, 2019 at 7:48 amResearch