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Mercury News: Brownies Help Collins’ Fund Library in Indonesia

The San Jose (CA) Mercury News reported July 10 on an Indonesian village library project begun by Dr. Elizabeth Collins, Professor of World Religions at Ohio University’s College of Arts & Sciences. OAKLAND — Elizabeth Collins visited Girl Scout Troop 32103 on the morning of June 22 to thank the […]

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July 11, 2013 at 4:56 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Fogt Discusses Today’s Extreme Weather Conditions with WOUB

Fogt Discusses Today’s Extreme Weather Conditions with WOUB

Weather conditions today could bring a line of severe weather similar to the damaging high winds of last summer known as a derecho. Dr. Ryan Fogt, Assistant Professor of Geography and Director of the Scalia Laboratory for Atmospheric Analysis in the Ohio University Department of Geography, describes the conditions in […]

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June 12, 2013 at 9:09 amFaculty in the News In the News News

Hicks: Why is the Earth’s Core So Hot?

Hicks: Why is the Earth’s Core So Hot?

“In Jules Verne’s classic novel Journey to the Center of the Earth, explorers find a hidden tunnel that takes them to a forgotten land filled with wild beasts and other wonders,” writes Dr. Kenneth Hicks, Professor of Physics and Astronomy, on Sunday, June 2, in the Columbus Dispatch. Hicks writes […]

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June 4, 2013 at 5:58 pmNews

Study Suggests Second Life for Possible Spintronic Materials

Study Suggests Second Life for Possible Spintronic Materials

Ohio University research merges manganese, gallium nitride in uniform layer Ten years ago, scientists were convinced that a combination of manganese and gallium nitride could be a key material to create spintronics, the next generation of electronic devices that operate on properties found at the nanoscale. But researchers grew discouraged […]

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Chronicle: The Long Odds of the Faculty Job Search

Chronicle: The Long Odds of the Faculty Job Search

The May 19 Chronicle of Higher Education article “The Long Odds of the Faculty Job Search” featured a review of an Ohio University faculty search in the Department of English Language and Literature in the College of Arts & Sciences. The creative writing position was filled by Patrick O’Keeffe, whose […]

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May 21, 2013 at 4:11 pmFaculty in the News In the News News

Vedder in New York Times: ‘Academic Merit Is Most Important’

Dr. Richard Vedder, Director of the Center for College Affordability and Productivity and Professor of Economics at Ohio University’s College of Arts & Sciences, published an opinion column in the New York Times’ Room for Debate on “Academic Merit is Most Important.” He writes: I think good will likely come […]

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May 14, 2013 at 5:44 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Medill: Showalter Says NC State Work Provides ‘Roadmap’ to Alter Plants

Medill News Service reporter Leslie Schichtel interviewed Dr. Allan Showalter, Professor of Environmental and Plant Biology, to discuss a report from North Carolina about “Groundbreaking study: Farmers could alter plant glucose levels.” Allan Showalter, an environmental and plant biologist at Ohio University in Athens, learned about Haigler’s research last summer […]

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May 7, 2013 at 4:06 pmIn the News