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WGSS Welcomes Alumni Home to OHIO at Reunion and Roundtables

WGSS Welcomes Alumni Home to OHIO at Reunion and Roundtables

by Kristin Distel At Homecoming 2018, the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies program welcomed home several of the program’s alumni as part of the fourth annual Reunion and Roundtables event. Reunion and Roundtables is, WGSS director Dr. Cindy Anderson states, the “brainchild of Dr. Julie White” and made possible by […]

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January 9, 2019 at 11:57 amAlumni News

WGSS Alumni Panel Discusses #MeToo, Lives of Marginalized People

From left: Caroline Nagy, Anika Holland, Madison Koenig, Liz Herron

by Kristin Distel The Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies program welcomed back several of its alumni for the annual Reunion and Roundtables event, which featured a keynote address, several discussion panels, and a reception. The final panel of the day, “Me Too—Moment or Movement: Women in Law Reflect,” featured four […]

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January 9, 2019 at 11:51 amAlumni News

WGSS Panel Discusses Reproductive Health, ‘Hard Questions’

From left: Jessica Ensley, Alyssa Ensminger, Anushka Gole, Dr. Patty Stokes

by Kristin Distel The Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies program welcomed back several of its alumni for the annual Reunion and Roundtables event, which featured a keynote address, several discussion panels, and a reception. The first panel of the day, titled “Reproductive Justice,” focused on a discussion of prenatal care, […]

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January 9, 2019 at 11:47 amAlumni News

Geologists Visit the Earth’s Mantle via Kimberlites from Kentucky

HTC Geological Sciences student Thomas Johns holds samples of kimberlite collected in Elliott County, Ky., which contain pieces of the Earth's mantle.

A small group of Ohio University students under the direction of Dr. Keith Milam, Associate Professor of Geological Sciences, visited eastern Kentucky in search of samples from the Earth’s mantle in October. As a part of Thomas Johns‘ Honors Tutorial College geology tutorial project, Johns, Milam, and graduate student Logan […]

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January 4, 2019 at 11:59 amIn Class News Research

Students Use Fruit Flies to Study Molecular Basis of Alzheimer’s Disease

Students Use Fruit Flies to Study Molecular Basis of Alzheimer’s Disease

By Amanda Biederman When facing complex problems, it’s often best to consider simplified perspectives. In the labs of Biological Sciences professors Dr. Daewoo Lee and Dr. Robert Colvin, student researchers are studying the pathology of Alzheimer’s disease using a comparatively simple animal model: the fruit fly. Sazan Ismael, a doctoral […]

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November 15, 2018 at 12:50 amResearch

HTC Neuroscience Student Studies Underlying Pathology of Rare Brain Condition

HTC Neuroscience student Samantha Selhorst with Neuroscience Program Director Dr. Daewoo Lee at Neuroscience Research Day (photo: Muhammad Fauzi)

By Amanda Biederman Rare diseases are often understudied, but Honors Tutorial College Neuroscience student Samantha Selhorst is working to characterize the pathology of arteriovenous malformation (AVM) under the direction of Biological Sciences professor Dr. Corinne Nielsen. Selhorst was recently awarded first prize for her thesis work in the undergraduate competition […]

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November 15, 2018 at 12:14 amResearch

Institute Gives High School Students Hands-On Look at Legal System

Institute Gives High School Students Hands-On Look at Legal System

by Kristin Distel More than 40 alumni and guest speakers brought high school students in the Summer Law & Trial Institute face-to-face with legal issues from today’s headlines—and even a mock trial. Twenty high school students from Ohio, Kentucky and West Virginia were selected from among a pool of almost […]

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August 17, 2018 at 10:12 amNews