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Happy Beginnings | Cones Awarded NSF Fellowship, Plans for Ph.D.

Seth Cones

  Editor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. Biological Sciences alum Seth Cones ’18 was recently awarded a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Cones earned a Biological Sciences – Marine, Freshwater […]

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April 17, 2019 at 2:06 pmAlumni

National Geographic Photojournalist Featured at GIS Open House, Nov. 18

Award-winning National Geographic photojournalist Dennis Dimick leads the celebration of International GIS Day and Geography Awareness Week at Ohio University during the second annual GIS Open House on Wednesday, Nov. 18, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Steven L. Schoonover Center for Communication Lower Level Atrium. This event […]

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November 1, 2015 at 8:15 pmEvents

From the Rain Forest to the Prairie: Student Tracks Conservation Efforts

Geography graduate student Steven Richardson. Photo credit: Jean Andrews/Ohio University.

By Jean Andrews From Ohio University Research Communications Working in the dense rain forest of the Congo one summer and the humid semi-arid North Dakota grasslands the next, Steven Richardson assisted national and international groups with their land conservation efforts. Analyzing Deforestation in the African Congo Richardson, an Ohio University […]

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October 27, 2015 at 11:41 amResearch

Foster Care Student: ‘Felt I Could Make a Home Here’

Michael Outrich goes to Washington to help foster care students.

By Cecilia Ellis ’17 There were no parents carrying Michael Outrich’s bags to his freshman dorm. He came to Ohio University alone, emancipated from the foster care system. He says he chose Ohio University because of the welcoming atmosphere. “I felt I could make a home here.” Now the senior Geography major […]

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August 22, 2015 at 1:39 pmNews

GIS Open House Features Experts in GIS Research and Mapping, Nov. 19

By Taylor Smith From Compass On Nov. 19, Ohio University will join the worldwide celebration of International GIS Day and Global Entrepreneurship Week with the“Where in the World is OU? GIS Open House.” Geographic Information Systems, or GIS, is more than its best-known application — mapping — and has a vast range of […]

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November 19, 2014 at 6:30 pmEvents

Lein: How Data Can Drive Decision Making on Sustainability, Hydrofracturing

Lein: How Data Can Drive Decision Making on Sustainability, Hydrofracturing

Dr. James Lein, Professor of Geography, presents at two upcoming conferences, discussing how remote sensing data can be used to drive sustainability decision making and how earthquake modeling inform hydrofracturing analysis. Lein discusses “Implementing a Remote Sensing Monitoring System to Support Sustainable Development: The OhioMAP Concept”  at the 2013 Ohio […]

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September 13, 2013 at 11:25 amResearch