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Smucker Gets Ohio University Research Committee Funding

Dr. Thomas Smucker

From Research Communications The Ohio University Research Committee has selected four faculty proposals, including Dr. Thomas Smucker, for funding during its fall 2018 cycle. In total, the committee awarded $26,462. Smucker, Associate Professor of Geography, received $7,905 for his project on “Foundations for Convergence: Bridges and Barriers between Disaster Risk […]

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January 17, 2019 at 1:25 pmResearch

Alumni News | Roberts Named Curator at Nevada Historical Society

Dr. Michelle Roberts

The Carson City News reports on Ohio University alum Michelle Roberts‘ new role in a story headlined “Nevada Historical Society welcomes Michelle Roberts as new Education Curator.” Connect with Roberts on LinkedIn. Roberts earned an M.A. in Geography from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University in 2004. […]

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January 6, 2019 at 9:23 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Alumni News | Oldham Named Presiding Judge for Akron Municipal Court

Judge Jon Oldham

Ohio University alum Jon Oldham ’99 was featured in an Akronist.com story headlined “Judge Jon Oldham named 2019 presiding judge for Akron Municipal Court.” Connect with Oldham on LinkedIn. Oldham earned a B.S. in Geography from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University. Judge Jon Oldham will serve […]

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January 6, 2019 at 8:41 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Washington Post, Science Outlets Report on Houser Tornado Discoveries

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

Research by Dr. Jana Houser showing tornadoes forming from the ground up, with implications for tornado predictions, was featured in several prestigious news outlets. Houser presented new research at the American Geophysical Union’s conference that showed the commonly-held theory that tornadoes spawn from the clouds down is likely incorrect. In […]

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January 5, 2019 at 9:39 amFaculty in the News In the News

Forecasters May Be Looking in Wrong Place When Predicting Tornadoes, Houser’s Research Shows

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

Research Demonstrates Existing Hypothesis of Top-Down Tornado Formation Is Incorrect From Compass Weather forecasters may be looking in the wrong place when working to issue tornado warnings, new research led by Ohio University’s Dr. Jana Houser has demonstrated. Historically, there have been a wide number of conflicting theories about how […]

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January 4, 2019 at 3:48 pmResearch

Happy Beginnings | Arbino Joins NBC 24 in Toledo as Meteorologist

Chris Arbino

Editor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. Ohio University alum Chris Arbino ’17 joined WNWO NBC 24 in Toledo as a meteorologist in November. Arbino earned a B.S. in Geography – Meteorology from […]

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December 11, 2018 at 8:00 amAlumni In the News Students in the News

Herald News Writes about Fonseca’s book on Portuguese-Americans in Southeastern New England

Dr. James Fonseca

The Herald News (Fall River, MA) writes about a book by Dr. James W. Fonseca in a story headlined “Book penned by New Bedford native paints vivid portrait of Portuguese-Americans in Southeastern New England.” Fonseca is Dean Emeritus and former Professor of Geography at Ohio University Zanesville. His book is Making […]

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December 3, 2018 at 8:31 amFaculty in the News In the News