Post Tagged with: "Geological Sciences news"

Damian Nance book provides new chapters on history of Earth

Damian Nance (right) with colleagues (left to right) Brendan Murphy (Canada), Rob Strachan (U.K.) and Cecilio Quesada (Spain) in 2005 examining an outcrop in the Ural Mountains of Russia that shows almost identical relationships to those in the northern Appalachians, the U.K., and western Europe.

  From Ohio University News Twenty-five years ago, a book by two geology professors described an amazing history of the world, a cycle of mountains rising and continents colliding. Now Damian Nance and Margaret Thompson bring together scientists from around the world in a new book—with new scientific insights that […]

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August 12, 2022 at 12:44 pmNews Research

Alumnus Ganapathy Shanmugam admonishes scientists against deep-sea groupthink, provides roadmap for researchers

Ganapathy Shanmugam, Ph.D.

From Ohio University News The science of deep-sea sediment is not settled, and adhering to popular models could have negative economic consequences, said Ohio University alumnus Ganapathy Shanmugam. Shanmugam arrived in Athens in 1970 to study geology. He capped a 50-year career spanning industry and academia by challenging 10,000 scientists […]

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June 8, 2022 at 4:59 pmAlumni News Research

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

Provost Undergraduate Research Fund offers awards to 28 OHIO students

Mallory Stowe and Caleb Sunderhaus, two awardees from the Painting + Drawing program in the School of Art + Design. Photos provided by the artists.

From Ohio University News The Ohio University Provost Undergraduate Research Fund (PURF) awards program has provided 28 students with a total of $34,764 in funding for their original research, scholarship and creative work this fall. The Provost Undergraduate Research Fund awards are administered by the Research Division. The program received 52 proposals […]

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November 23, 2021 at 2:20 pmNews

Geology students, faculty showcase their work on paleontology and environmental issues

Ian Forsythe with fossils collected in the field displayed back in the lab in Clippinger.

From Ohio University News Six graduate students and four faculty members from the Ohio University Geological Sciences Department shared their research at the recent Geological Society of America annual meeting Oct. 10-13. Five of the graduate students traveled to Portland, Arizona, to present their research in person, while another student […]

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October 19, 2021 at 1:22 pmNews Research

Trustees approve Emeriti status for 9 Arts & Sciences faculty

Trustees approve Emeriti status for 9 Arts & Sciences faculty

Nine College of Arts & Sciences faculty have been granted emeritus status this spring by the Ohio University Board of Trustees. This honor recognizes retired individuals who have rendered dedicated and outstanding service to Ohio University and have been recommended by their colleagues and supervisors. June 2021 Mark Alicke, 30 […]

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July 2, 2021 at 3:54 pmNews

Stigall Chosen for MAC’s Academic Leadership Development Program

Dr. Stigall with ordovician rocks, containing brachiopods, at the Oslo Fjord, Norway

From Ohio University News Dr. Alycia Stigall is one of four Ohio University faculty members chosen as the 2021-22 Mid-American Conference Academic Leadership Development Program Fellows. Stigall is Professor and Chair of Geological Sciences in the College of Arts & Sciences at OHIO. The other three faculty members are: Mick Andzulis, […]

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May 24, 2021 at 2:49 pmNews