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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

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