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Chemistry lab students predict spread of COVID-19 with kinetics models

Students in the spring kinetics lab predicted daily cases for the 2022-23 academic year.

From Ohio University News Chemist Jixin Chen looked at the rapid spread of COVID-19 early in the pandemic and saw a novel opportunity for his kinetics lab, where they study the rates of reactions. The first time he ran the lab in spring 2021, undergraduate students concluded that social regulations […]

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August 10, 2022 at 3:12 pmIn Class News

25 Arts & Sciences Faculty Promoted, 15 Granted Tenure

25 Arts & Sciences Faculty Promoted, 15 Granted Tenure

From Ohio University News The Ohio University Board of Trustees voted in June to award promotion to 25 College of Arts & Sciences faculty members, with seven named full professor, 15 promoted to associate professor with tenure, and three named associate professor of instruction. “Tenure-track assistant professors generally apply for […]

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June 29, 2022 at 4:56 pmNews

22 Arts & Sciences professors awarded faculty fellowship during 2022-23

22 Arts & Sciences professors awarded faculty fellowship during 2022-23

From Ohio University News The Ohio University Board of Trustees approved 22 College of Arts & Sciences faculty members for faculty fellowship leave during the 2022-23. “Faculty fellowship leaves provide invaluable opportunities for faculty to devote substantial time to scholarship,” said Florenz Plassmann, Dean of the College of Arts & […]

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June 21, 2022 at 9:58 amAnnouncements News

Engineers, scientists and entrepreneurs recognized for new patents, Konneker Medals

Steve Bergmeier and Xiaozhuo Chen were honored by Provost Elizabeth Sayrs for receiving several patents over the past two years at the 2022 Inventors Dinner.

From Ohio University News Faculty, students and staff who took steps to move their discoveries to commercialized outcomes for the benefit of society were recognized at Ohio University’s annual Inventor’s Dinner. Alumni and faculty selected for the prestigious Konneker Medal for Commercialization and Entrepreneurship also were recognized by the university […]

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May 19, 2022 at 12:13 pmNews Research

Chemistry Seminar | Alumna, Honorary Degree Recipient Jue Chen, April 29 

Jue Chen

From the Ohio University Calendar Ohio University alumna Jue Chen will present a Chemistry & Biochemistry seminar, discussing “CFTR, the Odd ABC Transporter Responsible for Cystic Fibrosis,” on Friday, April 29, from 4:10 to 5:05 p.m. in Walter 245. Chen, named an Ohio University Honorary Degree recipient in 2020, will […]

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April 7, 2022 at 12:13 pmAlumni Events

Colleagues mourn loss of graduate student Bernardo David Bastidas Mayorga

Bernardo David Bastidas Mayorga

From Ohio University News The College of Arts & Sciences mourns the loss of Bernardo David Bastidas Mayorga, a third-year doctoral student in the Chemistry and Biochemistry Department who passed away on Saturday, March 26, following a brief illness. “Bernardo was a great colleague and close friend with many other […]

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March 30, 2022 at 1:47 pmNews

Student Enhancement Awards provide $134,433 in funding to 24 students in spring 2022

Julia Joos in the foreground, tortoise in the background.

From Ohio University News The Ohio University Student Enhancement Awards program provided 24 students this spring with a total of $134,433 in funding for their original research, scholarship and creative work. The Student Enhancement Awards are funded by the Office of the Vice President for Research and Creative Activity and […]

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March 23, 2022 at 5:03 pmResearch