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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

New major in broadcast meteorology pairs science courses with studio forecasting experience and journalism courses

OHIO graduate student Kyle Clem explains data colleced at the West State Street Weather Station | Photo by Ben Siegel

From Ohio University News The new B.S. in Broadcast Meteorology major at Ohio University pairs the coursework and training of a traditional meteorology degree with the most robust and broad journalism curriculum in the nation for students looking to become on-camera meteorologists and science journalists. Students will take all of […]

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August 10, 2021 at 3:34 pmNews

Two A&S Students Commissioned as Second Lieutenants in Air Force

Mark Vorndran

Excerpted from Ohio University News Ohio University’s Air Force ROTC Detachment 650 commissioned six cadets – two of them from the College of Arts & Sciences – as second lieutenants in the U.S. Air Force on May 1. Carter Fee, from Cincinnati, Ohio, earned his bachelor’s degree in history and […]

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May 19, 2021 at 3:38 pmNews

Buckley Receives Baker Award to Examine How National Geographic Society Helped Grow America’s National Parks

Dr. Geoffrey Buckley

Dr. Geoffrey Buckley, professor of Geography, was one of five Ohio University faculty receiving John C. Baker Fund awards for research, scholarship and creative work during spring semester 2021. Endowed in 1961 by a gift of more than $612,000 from 1926 College of Arts & Sciences graduate Edwin L. Kennedy […]

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May 10, 2021 at 2:36 pmNews

Houser Wants to Observe Tornados as They Cross the Landscape, BBC Wants to Film It

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

From Ohio University News Dr. Jana Houser heads to Oklahoma this month in search of more answers about how tornados behave. Usually, Houser takes some Ohio University students with her to do fieldwork in Tornado Alley. But this year it will just be her, the University of Oklahoma radar team […]

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May 4, 2021 at 1:55 pmNews Research

Lynch Gets Faculty Sustainability Award

Dr. Amy Lynch

From Ohio University News Dr. Amy Lynch, assistant professor of Geography, received the 2021 Faculty Sustainability Award from Ohio University’s Office of Sustainability. Lynch is an urban planner with a conservation and environmental management background whose research is focused on green infrastructure and sustainability community monitoring. She was nominated for […]

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April 28, 2021 at 5:31 pmNews

10 Arts & Sciences, 2 HTC Students Get OHIO Leadership Awards

Majed Zailaee

Ten Arts & Sciences students and two from the Honors Tutorial College were among 39 honored at Ohio University’s annual leadership awards celebration on April 14. These students “went above and beyond the call of duty to serve their communities, mentor fellow students, and lead with passion and compassion,” said […]

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April 15, 2021 at 8:40 amNews