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Developing Copper Photosensitizers for A Greener Future

Ohio University chemist Travis White became an NQPI member in 2019.

By Ling Xin NQPI Editorial Intern Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute Spring 2020 Newsletter A team led by Ohio University chemist and NQPI member Travis White is working to advance our understanding of the basic processes involving copper photosensitizers to drive chemical reactions, which can shed light on efficient, economic, […]

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June 24, 2020 at 10:24 amNews Research

Cimatu Studies Materials for Cornea Replacement

Katherine Cimatu

By Kate Nichols NQPI Editorial Intern Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute 2020 Spring Newsletter Physical Chemist and NQPI member Katherine Cimatu and her group focus on investigating the surface and interfacial properties of soft polymers. Polymers are substances made up of a chain of repeated monomers. Creating a multifunctional polymeric […]

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June 24, 2020 at 10:21 amNews Research

Chemistry Researchers Return to Labs to Probe COVID-19

Dr. Shiyong Wu meets with students in 2019.

Excerpted from Ohio University News Several Ohio University researchers have received permission for an early return to their labs to conduct research on potential treatments for COVID-19. Three research labs in the Chemistry & Biochemistry Department in the College of Arts and Sciences are using other funding sources and the […]

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May 28, 2020 at 10:56 amResearch

Harrington Co-Authors Two Articles on Antioxidant Proanthocyanidins

Dr. Peter de B. Harrington

Dr. Peter de B. Harrington, Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Ohio University, recently co-authored two publications on antioxidant proanthocyanidins in Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, along with lead author Yifei Wang, a Research Assistant Professor working for him at the USDA Agricultural Research Service. Proanthocyanidins are polyphenols that are found in […]

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May 15, 2020 at 10:58 amResearch

Ellie Morrison Gets Surprise Proposal at Virtual Graduation

Ellie Morrison, a senior who majored in Forensic Chemistry at Ohio University, received an extra surprise when her family hosted a virtual graduation for her — a marriage proposal from fellow Bobcat Doug Wait. And WBNS TV 10 News at 11 shared their story online: COLUMBUS, Ohio (10TV) – In […]

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May 11, 2020 at 3:31 pmIn the News Students in the News

Three Arts & Sciences Faculty on Coronavirus Experts Livestream, May 1

Three Arts & Sciences Faculty on Coronavirus Experts Livestream, May 1

 Three College of Arts & Sciences faculty are featured as Ohio University hosts its first Ask the Experts livestream on YouTube, Twitter and Facebook at 1:30 p.m., Friday, May 1. These faculty will discuss coronavirus and the economic and human impacts of this global pandemic: Dr. Winfried Just, Professor […]

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April 30, 2020 at 5:11 pmEvents

Happy Beginnings | Demi Reed Chose Option 3: Mozambique with the Peace Corps

Happy Beginnings | Demi Reed Chose Option 3: Mozambique with the Peace Corps

Editor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. By Demi Reed ’20 Ohio University – Forensic Chemistry Major As a graduating senior, I had several options available to me after graduation: 1) I could […]

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April 25, 2020 at 10:30 amNews