Post Tagged with: "Geography news"

OHIO News Quotes Buckley on ‘Vibrant College Town’

Dr. Geoffrey Buckley

Ohio University News quotes Dr. Geoff Buckley, Professor of Geography, in an article headlined “OHIO experts explain the benefits of going to school in a vibrant college town.” A consistent theme on why Athens is the best college town around, according to OHIO faculty experts, centers around the excellent opportunities for ecotourism […]

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October 27, 2019 at 12:27 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Notable Alumni | NBC Meteorologist Ryan Phillips Helps Miami Prepare for Hurricanes

Ryan Phillips

Editor’s Note: The College of Arts & Sciences Notable Alumni Awards honor alumni for broad career accomplishments, commitment to community service, and valuable contributions to Ohio University and the College of Arts & Sciences. Ryan Phillips ’00 Geography-Meteorology A broadcast meteorologist for NBC 6/WTVJ in Miami, Ryan Phillips has been […]

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October 20, 2019 at 11:30 amAlumni News

Ohio University Mock Trial Team Announces 2019-20 Team Members

Ohio University Mock Trial Team Announces 2019-20 Team Members

The Ohio University Mock Trial Team selected 20 students to compete during the 2019-20 academic year. Tryouts occurred on Sept. 11 and 12. In order to tryout, students were required to prepare and deliver a three-minute speech on a selected topic. At the conclusion of their prepared remarks, students were […]

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September 16, 2019 at 3:00 pmNews

Sinha Gets Affiliate Faculty Status at USGS Research Center

Dr. Gaurav Sinha

Dr. Gaurav Sinha, Associate Professor of Geography, was recently assigned as an affiliate faculty researcher with the National Terrain Mapping research group at the USGS Center of Excellence for Geospatial Information Science. Earlier, Sinha was awarded a CEGIS grant to fund his sabbatical research in 2017-18. This funded projected resulted […]

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August 25, 2019 at 6:03 pmResearch

Whitson Gets Faculty Research and Creative Activity Award

Dr. Risa Whitson

Dr. Risa Whitson, Associate Professor of Geography, received the Center for International Studies Faculty Research and Creative Activity Award to fund her project titled “Embodied memories of displacement: Using participatory art and mapping for understanding and reconciliation in Colombia.” This project focuses on the migration experiences of internally displaced women […]

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August 25, 2019 at 5:57 pmResearch

Fogt Using NSF Grant to Explore Contemporary Variability in Antarctic sea ice

Dr. Ryan Fogt

Dr. Ryan Fogt, Associate Professor of Geography and Scalia Lab Director, was awarded his third National Science Foundation grant from the NSF Office of Polar Programs. His grant is titled Collaborative research: Understanding contemporary variability in Antarctic sea ice: Ensemble reconstruction of sea ice extent and concentration for the 20th […]

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August 25, 2019 at 5:45 pmResearch

Chair’s Message | Geography to Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Dr. Dorothy Sack

The Ohio University Geography Department has much to celebrate. Not only was the department nominated for the American Association of Geographers 2019 program excellence award, we were selected as one of three finalists for that honor. Although our department did not receive the award, we are very proud to have […]

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August 25, 2019 at 5:23 pmAlumni