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Damian Nance book provides new chapters on history of Earth

Damian Nance (right) with colleagues (left to right) Brendan Murphy (Canada), Rob Strachan (U.K.) and Cecilio Quesada (Spain) in 2005 examining an outcrop in the Ural Mountains of Russia that shows almost identical relationships to those in the northern Appalachians, the U.K., and western Europe.

  From Ohio University News Twenty-five years ago, a book by two geology professors described an amazing history of the world, a cycle of mountains rising and continents colliding. Now Damian Nance and Margaret Thompson bring together scientists from around the world in a new book—with new scientific insights that […]

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August 12, 2022 at 12:44 pmNews Research

Moran and Bell research British tearooms, where a hunger for rural past meant opportunities for women

David Bell and Theresa Moran at conference

From Ohio University News At conferences in Ireland and Italy this summer, Theresa Moran and David Bell presented two views of the 1930s British pastime of rambling about the countryside — one from the perspective of nostalgic and hungry day hikers, and the other from the entrepreneurial women who responded […]

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August 1, 2022 at 11:14 amNews Research

Yeong Kim studies Japan’s bid to host the 2030 Olympics, spends summer at Chubu

Yeong Kim studies Japan’s bid to host the 2030 Olympics, spends summer at Chubu

From Ohio University News As Japan awaits a decision on whether its city of Sapporo will get to host the 2030 Winter Olympics, Yeong-Hyun Kim spent the summer in Japan researching both the lure and the urban impact of being an Olympic venue. “After the pandemic-marred Tokyo 2020, you would assume […]

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July 28, 2022 at 2:21 pmNews Research

Carey Snyder’s take on ‘Ann Veronica’ by H.G. Wells provides window to discuss women’s lives today

Dr. Carey Snyder

From Ohio University News If today’s social issues are but a moment in time on the trajectory of human development, then literature is not just a window to the past, but also a way to discuss the present. Ohio University Professor Carey Snyder, Ph.D., teaches “modern” literature, mostly from the […]

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July 28, 2022 at 12:45 pmResearch

Emilia Alonso-Sameño takes international look at Spanish-speaking communities in the Americas

A poster advertises the seminar on the campus of Aligarh Muslim University.

From Ohio University News As immigration politics abound in the United States, Dr. Emilia Alonso-Sameño organized a global seminar to talk about Spanish-speaking communities in the Americas from a global perspective. Language, culture and identity are entwined for Alonso-Sameño, professor of Spanish in the College of Arts & Sciences’ Modern […]

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June 29, 2022 at 3:04 pmNews Research

James Petrik named editor of History of Philosophy Quarterly

Dr. James Petrik

From Ohio University News James Petrik, Ph.D., professor and chair of Philosophy at Ohio University, is the new editor of the History of Philosophy Quarterly, a peer-reviewed journal. “I am excited to continue the History of Philosophy Quarterly’s rich tradition of publishing scholarship that brings the history of philosophy to […]

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June 17, 2022 at 1:30 pmResearch

Can they make graphite from coal? OHIO researchers start by finding new carbon solid

(left side of table, front to back) Distinguished Professor of Physics David Drabold, Russ Professor of Engineering Jason Trembly; (right side of table, front to back) doctoral students Rajendra Thapa, Kishor Nepal, Chinonso Ugwumadu

 From Ohio University News As the world’s appetite for carbon-based materials like graphite increases, Ohio University researchers presented evidence this week for a new carbon solid they named “amorphous graphite.” Physicist David Drabold and engineer Jason Trembly started with the question, “Can we make graphite from coal?” “Graphite is […]

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June 10, 2022 at 12:20 pmResearch