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Damian Nance Deduced Cycle of Supercontinents, and Focused on Finding the Evidence

Damian with Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México colleague
Duncan Keppie explaining the Acatlán Complex on an International
Geoscience Programme fieldtrip in southern Mexico in 2012.

Geologic Community Honors Damian Nance When Distinguished Professor Emeritus Damian Nance took early retirement from the Ohio University Geological Sciences Department in 2018—after 38 years at Ohio University and an academic career spanning 44 years, colleagues from all over the world came together to mark the occasion and pay tribute […]

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February 22, 2021 at 2:49 pmNews Research

2 A&S Faculty Get Baker Fund Awards for Research

Dr. Nicholas Allan

From Ohio University News The John C. Baker Fund awarded $34,426 to three faculty proposals for research, scholarship and creative work during fall semester 2020, with two of the faculty from the College of Arts & Sciences. Endowed in 1961 by a gift of more than $612,000 from 1926 College […]

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January 25, 2021 at 8:51 amNews Research

Stigall Elected to Subcommission for Ordovician Stratigraphy

Dr. Alycia Stigall

Dr. Alycia Stigall, Professor of Geological Sciences, was elected to serve as a voting member of the Subcommisson on Ordovician Stratigraphy (SOS) for 2020-2024.  The subcommission is part of the International Commission on Stratigraphy an international body of geoscientists tasked with “setting global standards for the fundamental scale for expressing […]

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January 14, 2021 at 2:11 pmResearch

Nance Discusses Existence of Supercontinent Pannotia with Yale News

Dr. R. Damian Nance

Yale News covers the debate about the existence of supercontinent Pannotia, posited by R. Damian Nance, in an article headlined Pannotia: A supercontinent on trial. Nance, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Geology at Ohio University, is now a visiting fellow at Yale. In separate articles published recently by The Geological Society […]

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November 30, 2020 at 12:50 pmFaculty in the News In the News Research

Geology Graduate Students, Faculty Participate in Annual Geological Society of American Meeting

Geology Graduate Students, Faculty Participate in Annual Geological Society of American Meeting

The Geological Society of America annual meeting is one of the largest scientific gatherings of geologists each year, and the Ohio University Geological Sciences Department historically sends a large contingent of students and faculty to showcase their research. This year the GSA meeting is online from Oct. 26-30, but departmental […]

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October 27, 2020 at 12:30 pmResearch

Fornash Wins National Grant for Geochemistry Research

Dr. Katherine Fornash

Dr. Katherine Fornash is one of only 35 junior faculty recipients to receive a national highly competitive Oak Ridge Associated Universities research grant, reports Ohio University News. The Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Awards are intended to enrich the research and professional growth of young faculty. The award provides $10,000 […]

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October 19, 2020 at 8:17 pmResearch

Stigall Organizes Free Conference, Brings Together Researchers from Six Continents

Dr. Alycia Stigall hosts “The onset of the Great Ordovician Biodiversification Event.”

When the annual meeting of the UNESCO funded international geoscience project that she co-chairs was canceled, Dr. Alycia Stigall decided that scientific conferences are essential for building collaborations and advancing scientific knowledge, and so she found a way to host “The onset of the Great Ordovician Biodiversification Event” conference despite […]

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September 15, 2020 at 2:41 pmNews Research