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Known for Supercontinent Cycle, Nance Receives Distinguished Scientist Award

Dr. R. Damian Nance

Dr Damian Nance, widely renowned for his supercontinent cycle research, was awarded the Atlantic Geoscience Society’s 2019 Distinguished Scientist Award, the Gesner Medal, at the society’s annual banquet Feb. 9. Nance is Distinguished Professor of Geological Sciences at Ohio University. The Gesner Medal is presented to “a person who has, […]

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February 15, 2019 at 2:44 pmNews Research

Williams Monitors Contamination in Bald Eagle Nestlings in Upper Midwest

Bald eagle nestlings (Photo by Jeff Hays)

Ohio University biologist Dr. Kelly Williams teamed up with scientists from Raptor Environmental, the U.S. National Park Service Great Lakes Inventory and Monitoring Network, and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to analyze trends in chemical contamination in bald eagle nestlings at six study areas in the upper Midwest from […]

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February 13, 2019 at 10:43 amResearch

Tatarek Presents on Women’s Health and Mortality in Ohio’s Coal Mine Towns

Dr. Nancy Tatarek

By Aissatou Boye ’20 Dr. Nancy Tatarek, Associate Professor of Anthropology, presented a paper on “Nevertheless She Persisted: Women’s Health, Mortality and Lifecourse in Ohio’s Coal Mine Towns 1867-1950,” at the Social Science History Association conference in Phoenix in November. The theme for this year’s conference was “Histories of Disadvantage: […]

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February 12, 2019 at 4:15 pmResearch

Alicke Gets Lifetime Career Award, Rios Gets Early Career Award

Dr. Mark Alicke

Dr. Mark Alicke received the 2018 Distinguished Lifetime Career Award from the International Society for Self and Identity, while Dr. Kimberly Rios received the 2018 Outstanding Early Career Award. “The Department of Psychology is extremely fortunate to count among its faculty the recipients of both the Distinguished Lifetime Career Award […]

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February 7, 2019 at 12:47 pmNews Research

Zoccola Awarded $10,129 from Baker Fund

Dr. Peggy Zoccola

From Ohio Today Dr. Peggy Zoccola, Associate Professor of Psychology, received $10,129 from the Ohio University Baker Fund. Her project is “Biopsychosocial Outcomes of a Lifestyle Intervention for Individuals with Chronic Pain Post-Intervention and at 1-Year Follow-up.” The John C. Baker Fund awarded a total of $49,253 to faculty proposals for […]

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February 6, 2019 at 2:09 pmResearch

Zapf Co-Authors Paper on Regulation of Toxin Production in Staphylococcus

Rachel Zapf

Members of the Carroll lab authored a paper in the journal mBio on the regulation of toxin production in Staphylococcus aureus by a small regulatory RNA (called Teg41). Two Biological Sciences graduate students and five undergrads were co-authors on the paper, “The Small RNA Teg41 Regulates Expression of the Alpha […]

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February 6, 2019 at 11:41 amResearch

Post Interviews Jeffries about History of African Americans in Athens

Dr. Bayyinah Jeffries

The Post interviewed Dr. Bayyinah Jeffries, Assistant Professor of African American Studies,  in a story headlined “A glimpse into the turbulent history of African Americans in Athens.” Bayyinah Jeffries has recently started exploring the university archives to learn more about Ohio University’s and Athens’ histories in regard to race relations. […]

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February 3, 2019 at 2:14 pmFaculty in the News In the News Research