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Stigall Publishes a Hierarchical Framework for Species Invasions

Dr. Alycia Stigall

Not all invasions are equal. Dr. Alycia Stigall proposes a new framework to understand species invasions using the fossil record in a new review, “The Invasion Hierarchy: Ecological and Evolutionary Consequences of Invasion in the Fossil Record” published in the Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics. Stigall is Professor of Geological Sciences […]

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November 8, 2019 at 4:47 pmResearch

Career Corner | STEM Graduates Can Earn Tuition-Free Master’s in Education & Teaching Fellowships

ALLY for STEM NOYCE Teaching Fellows Program

Students graduating with STEM majors and interested in teaching STEM in a K-12 setting are invited to apply for fully-funded opportunities to earn a master’s degree in Education, gain classroom experience, and become a licensed teacher. The RALLY for STEM NOYCE Teaching Fellows Program at Ohio University offers the following opportunities; […]

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November 7, 2019 at 11:42 amAnnouncements News

Hembree Publication Investigates Centipede Behavior in Modern and Ancient Ecosystems

Cover image of the PALAIOS issue showing the burrowing activity and resulting structures of centipedes in the experimental study.

Dr. Daniel Hembree, Professor of Geological Sciences at Ohio University, recently published “Burrows and ichnofabric produced by centipedes: modern and ancient examples” in the journal PALAIOS, published by the Society for Sedimentary Geology. Images from his study were featured on the issue’s cover. The paper details Hembree’s investigation of the […]

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November 1, 2019 at 10:18 amResearch

Milam Quoted, Gives Lecture on Serpent Mound and Asteroid Impact

Milam Quoted, Gives Lecture on Serpent Mound and Asteroid Impact

Dr. Keith Milam, Associate Professor of Geological Sciences at Ohio University, was quoted in the Exponent in a story headlined “Lecture to discuss Serpent Mound impact crater in southern Ohio.” The lecture, named “The Serpent Mound and the Asteroid Impact”, will be presented by Dr. Keith Milam, the assistant professor […]

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October 27, 2019 at 10:49 amFaculty in the News In the News

Nance Publishes Guide to World Heritage Site in Mid-Cornwall

DR. R. Damian Nance

A new book by Dr. Damian Nance, “A Complete Guide to the Engine Houses of Mid-Cornwall,” documents the history of an unlikely UNESCO World Heritage Site in the U.K., the Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape. Nance is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Geological Sciences at Ohio University. Visitors to the […]

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October 25, 2019 at 5:03 pmResearch

Notable Alumni | Eric Bikis Knows How Water Works—for the Future & in the Past

Eric Bikis

— 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. Eric Bikis ’76 Mathematics, ’78 M.S. Geology Eric Bikis started in petroleum but then gravitated […]

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October 19, 2019 at 2:30 pmAlumni News

Nance Honored by Geological Association of Canada With Two-Day Symposium

DR. R. Damian Nance

Dr. Damian Nance, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Geological Sciences at Ohio University, was honored for his 45-year research career on the formation and breakup of Earth’s supercontinents by the Geological Association of Canada at its annual meeting in Quebec City. The event, entitled “Pannotia to Pangea: Paleozoic orogenic cycles in […]

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October 9, 2019 at 4:47 pmNews