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NBC: 450 Million Years Ago, Rising Peaks Let Invasive Species In

“The rise of the forerunners of the Appalachian Mountains may have opened the gates for invasive species to storm the lost continent that gave rise to North America, new research suggests,” writes NBC News’ Science blogger Charles Q. Choi on Sept. 3 Such research could shed light on how to […]

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September 4, 2013 at 10:59 pmFaculty in the News In the News

WSJ: Vedder on Obama College Costs Proposal

Wall Street Journal writer Allysia Finley interviewed Dr. Richard Vedder, Director of the Center for College Affordability and Productivity and Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University’s College of Arts & Sciences, on “how subsidies fuel rising prices and why there’s a ‘bubble’ in student loans and college enrollment.” College […]

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August 24, 2013 at 12:21 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Circleville Herald: Ohio University Alum Surveyed Niagara Falls for Bridge

Circleville Herald reporter Steven Collins delves into the life of an early Ohio University alum in a July 12 story, “William Sooy Smith: Engineer of bridges, buildings and battle.” Collins writes that the historical marker in Tarlton heralds  Smith as a Civil War veteran, but his accomplishments included some engineering […]

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July 22, 2013 at 4:10 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Messenger: Foster Achieved in 2012 the Hard Way

Messenger: Foster Achieved in 2012 the Hard Way

“Something strange happened to Donte Foster last season. For the first time in his life, sports didn’t come easy,” writes Jason Arkley in the Athens Messenger. But now Forster, a Sociology-Criminology major in the College of Arts & Sciences, goes into his last semester at Ohio University healthy. And his […]

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July 16, 2013 at 11:27 amIn the News Students in the News

NBC News: Roosenburg Gives Turtles Headstart in Maryland Classrooms

NBC News: Roosenburg Gives Turtles Headstart in Maryland Classrooms

NBC News reporter Wynne Anderson reports from Chesapeake Bay–where Ohio University’s Dr. Willem Roosenburg is researching diamondback terrapins, including whether using area schoolchildren as turtle babysitters for eight months helps Roosenburg has been collecting baby terrapins from the Bay for eight years and giving them to school classrooms to raise. […]

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July 16, 2013 at 10:26 amFaculty in the News In the News Research

Daily Times: ‘A Leap of Faith from the Blind Side’ for Prior

Daily Times: ‘A Leap of Faith from the Blind Side’ for Prior

“Scioto County residents will want to pay attention to the 2013 edition (of Phil Steele’s preseason report) as former Portsmouth gridiron great John Prior ’14, currently a redshirt senior offensive lineman at Ohio University, is among the numerous football players to grab Steele’s attention enough for recognition in his magazine,” […]

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July 16, 2013 at 9:34 amIn the News Students in the News

Daily Press: Psychology Alum Helps Case Western Swimming and Diving Programs

The Daily Press featured Ohio University alum Emily Wylam ’08, who majored in Psychology in the College of Arts & Sciences, in its Star Track series on July 5: Emily Wylam, a Grafton High graduate, has spent three seasons as an assistant coach for the swimming and diving program at […]

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July 9, 2013 at 2:30 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News