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Thompson Receives Award, Coordinates Green Roof Project Outreach

Johnny Murray and John Corcella of the Renaissance Engineers help a child collect and measure water runoff from models of green and traditional rooftops. They build this system using an aquarium, rooftop shingles and the plant, Sedum.

Dr. Kim Thompson, Environmental & Plant Biology Lecturer, received a $10,000 Zero Impact Fund award from PepsiCo for her proposed project, Advancing Sustainability at Ohio University with a Green Roof. Thompson also reports that her Green Roof Project budget of $235,000 for the second phase of this project was approved […]

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April 14, 2019 at 12:51 pmNews

Chen Receives NIH Grant to Enhance Optical Mapping

Dr. Jixin Chen is utilizing a novel technique to
visualize genome sequences more effectively.

By Amanda Biederman NQPI editorial intern The Human Genome Project was declared complete in 2003, but the challenge to fully understand our DNA, the helical duplex that contains our genetic information, is far from finished. Researchers are now applying modern techniques to better understand this fundamental component of life and nature. […]

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December 7, 2018 at 4:44 pmNews

Contemporary History Institute Gets NEH Grant for Veterans Program

Contemporary History Institute Gets NEH Grant for Veterans Program

With an $80,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities initiative “Dialogues on the Experience of War,” Ohio University’s Contemporary History Institute will conduct a humanities-based program for veterans on campus and in the community in 2018-19. OHIO’s program—”Coming Home from War: Conversations for Veterans in Southern Ohio and […]

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May 2, 2018 at 7:55 amNews

Weyand Receives Federal Grant to Study Gonorrhea Infection

Dr. Nathan Weyand

Neisseria gonorrhoeae, a sexually transmitted bacterial pathogen, is a global threat to human health because of increased antimicrobial resistance. Dr. Nathan Weyand, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, and his lab are working to understand how N. gonorrhoeae persists in the human body and protects itself from immune defenses. A better understanding of this […]

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September 14, 2017 at 9:18 amResearch

Food Studies Theme Gets Sugar Bush Foundation Grant

Food Studies Theme Gets Sugar Bush Foundation Grant

From Compass A Food Studies theme project was among those announced by the Ohio University Foundation as receiving funding through the Sugar Bush Foundation. Sugar Bush is an organization that works with the university to improve quality of life in Appalachian Ohio. The foundation’s yearly projects foster sustainable environmental and […]

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June 13, 2017 at 12:25 pmNews

Vis Gets NSF OPUS Grant for Book on Freshwater Red Algae

Vis examining a freshwater red algae find

Dr. Morgan Vis, Professor and Chair of Environmental & Plant Biology, received an NSF Opportunities for Promoting Understanding through Synthesis (OPUS) award of $136,617 for her research on “OPUS: Synthesizing systematic research of freshwater red algae.”  Vis has been researching the systematics, biogeography and ecology of these algae for more […]

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May 16, 2017 at 9:14 amNews Research

Applications for Libraries’ 1804 and Arts & Humanities Junior Faculty Fund Due March 13

Students and faculty can both acquire resources needed for their research and help build the Libraries’ collections by applying for two funds that are currently seeking applicants. The 1804 Special Library Endowment Fund is open to students and faculty, and the Arts and Humanities Junior Faculty Fund is open to […]

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February 22, 2017 at 8:13 amAnnouncements