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Vanessa Obenewaa Antwi Doe studies effect of second-hand clothing market on Ghanaian seamstresses

Vanessa Obenewaa Antwi Doe studies effect of second-hand clothing market on Ghanaian seamstresses

From Ohio University News Getting Ready for Expo Vanessa Obenewaa Antwi Doe spent seven years living in Ghana, enjoying the custom-made clothing created by local seamstresses, but she and her friends also wore fast fashion second-hand clothing that arrived from afar into the nation’s ports. Now a master’s student at […]

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April 6, 2022 at 3:35 pmNews Research

Texas’ KXAN interviews Houser on ‘shifting’ Tornado Alley

Dr. Jana Houser with the University of Oklahoma’s Rapid-scan, X-band, polarimetric mobile radar (RaXPol).

NBC channel KXAN interviewed Jana Houser, Ph.D., for a segment headlined “Why do scientists believe ‘tornado alley’ is shifting?” Researchers are still trying to figure out how climate change plays a role in small-scale disasters. At Ohio University in Athens Ohio, Jana Houser believes tornadoes correlate with the hydrologic cycle, […]

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March 23, 2022 at 5:14 pmFaculty in the News In the News

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

Washington Post quotes Ryan Fogt on Antarctica sea ice

Dr. Ryan Fogt

The Washington Post quoted Dr. Ryan Fogt in an article headlined “Sea ice over Antarctica just shrank to its smallest on record.” “It’s the first time on satellite record that we’ve had sea ice extent fall below 2 million square kilometers. It’s a record and by quite a bit,” said […]

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March 18, 2022 at 4:09 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Citing OHIO student’s work, historic Black Baltimore golf club commemorates the desegregation of city’s golf courses with monument

On Feb. 1, the Pitch & Putt Golf Club unveiled a monument dedicated to the desegregation of Carroll Park in Baltimore. Image courtesy of the Pitch & Putt Golf Club

From Ohio University News To commence Black History Month, a historic Baltimore golf club unveiled a monument celebrating a little-known part of the city’s history. The monument, which was unveiled on Feb. 1, tells the story of a group of Black golfers who litigiously fought for access to play golf […]

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February 16, 2022 at 8:32 amAlumni News

OHIO study finds recent growth and sudden declines in Antarctic sea ice to be unique changes since early 20th century

OHIO study finds recent growth and sudden declines in Antarctic sea ice to be unique changes since early 20th century

From Ohio University News A study led by Ohio University researchers shows that the increase of sea ice surrounding Antarctica since 1979 is a unique feature of Antarctic climate since 1905 — an observation that paints a dramatic first-ever picture for weather and climate implications on the world’s southernmost continent. […]

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January 10, 2022 at 11:39 amNews Research

WCPO quotes Houser on relief efforts for Haiti, weather complications

Dr. Jana Houser

WCPO TV 9 quotes Dr. Jana Houser in a story headlined Matthew 25: Ministries extending relief efforts for Haiti’s recovery after massive earthquake. Houser is associate professor of Geography at Ohio University. “That has the equivalent of about 20 billion kilograms of dynamite, so that is a lot of energy,” […]

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August 18, 2021 at 2:12 pmFaculty in the News In the News