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University Mourns Math Associate Professor Emeritus Munukutla Sastry

University Mourns Math Associate Professor Emeritus Munukutla Sastry

Dr. Munukutla Sastry, Associate Professor Emeritus of Mathematics at Ohio University, passed away on May 28 at the age of 84, according to his obituary in the Athens Messenger: Sastry, as he was known to all, was born on July 24, 1935 in Chodavaram, India. Sastry came to the U.S. […]

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July 17, 2020 at 1:14 pmNews

Three Arts & Sciences Faculty on Coronavirus Experts Livestream, May 1

Three Arts & Sciences Faculty on Coronavirus Experts Livestream, May 1

 Three College of Arts & Sciences faculty are featured as Ohio University hosts its first Ask the Experts livestream on YouTube, Twitter and Facebook at 1:30 p.m., Friday, May 1. These faculty will discuss coronavirus and the economic and human impacts of this global pandemic: Dr. Winfried Just, Professor […]

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April 30, 2020 at 5:11 pmEvents

The Coronavirus Number to Watch is R-Zero, Says Math Expert

Dr. Winfried Just

 When Ohio University multimedia Journalism student Taylor Bruck interviewed experts from different disciplines across campus to find out more about the topic of the novel coronavirus in today’s headlines, Dr. Winfried Just was there to look at how mathematical modeling helps provide an analytical tool for assessing prevention strategies […]

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March 4, 2020 at 4:04 pmNews Research

Kennedy Museum Exhibit Immerses Visitors in Indigenous Math Circles

From left, Jeff Carr, Sally Fowler, Bob Klein and Henry Fowler examine a weaving in the Edwin L. and Ruth E. Kennedy Southwest Native American Collection.

From Ohio University News Ohio University’s Kennedy Museum of Art opened “Pattern & Disruption: Diné Lifeways and Embedded Mathematics” on Feb. 1 with an opening reception, traditional weaving demonstration and curator walk and talk. The exhibit draws from the Edwin L. and Ruth E. Kennedy Southwest Native American Collection and […]

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February 2, 2020 at 10:48 amNews

Bischoff Authors ‘Spontaneous Symmetry Breaking from Anyon Condensation’

Dr. Marcel Bischoff

Dr. Marcel Bischoff co-authored “Spontaneous symmetry breaking from anyon condensation” in the Journal of High Energy Physics. Bischoff is Assistant Professor of Mathematics at Ohio University. Abstract: In a physical system undergoing a continuous quantum phase transition, spontaneous symmetry breaking occurs when certain symmetries of the Hamiltonian fail to be preserved […]

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December 12, 2019 at 11:45 amResearch

Report: Many Rural Students Face Dire Inequity, Need Immediate Action from State, Federal Leaders

Report: Many Rural Students Face Dire Inequity, Need Immediate Action from State, Federal Leaders

  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Despite greater attention to rural America after the 2016 presidential election and bold promises from many state-level and national leaders, many children and families in rural America still don’t have the educational resources and opportunities they deserve, says report authored by Dr. Robert Klein and three […]

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November 14, 2019 at 9:24 amNews

Chronicle of Higher Ed Reports on Rural School Report by Klein, 3 OHIO Alumni

Dr. Robert Klein

Chronicle of Higher Education reporter Goldie Blumenstyk writes about a report on the state of rural education by Dr. Robert Klein and three Ohio University alumni in a story headlined “How to Get More Rural Students Ready for College? Start With Broadband.” A report on the state of rural education […]

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