Post Tagged with: "physics and astronomy alumni"

NASA Grant Helps Alum’s Search for Microbial Life

Ohio University alum Kyle Uckert ’10, an Honors Tutorial College graduate who majored in Astrophysics, “is working on the development of instrumentation to help identify signs of life on bodies of the solar system,” reports the Silver City Sun News. Now a graduate student at New Mexico State University, Uckert […]

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October 28, 2013 at 4:53 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Nominations for Konneker Medal for Commercialization and Entrepreneurship Due Oct. 31

The Vice President for Research and Creative Activity is soliciting nominations for the 2013 Konneker Medal for Commercialization and Entrepreneurship. The Ohio University Foundation established the new award to recognize current and former faculty members, students and alumni who have demonstrated excellence in innovation, invention, commercialization and entrepreneurship. Nominations should […]

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October 11, 2013 at 9:26 amAnnouncements

From China to Athens to Prestigious Post-Doc in Germany

From China to Athens to Prestigious Post-Doc in Germany

By Jean Andrews Physics & Astronomy Physics and Astronomy doctoral student Yinyun Li ’13PhD, current holder of the department’s Y.-C. Chang Graduate Fellowship, has accepted a post-doctoral position beginning this fall in Germany, at the Georg-August-University Gӧttingen. “Yinyun has an outstanding record of academic achievement in our Ph.D. program, with […]

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September 9, 2013 at 11:25 amAlumni Research

Humble Beginning: From Selling Golf Balls to Making Breakthroughs in Science

Humble Beginning: From Selling Golf Balls to Making Breakthroughs in Science

By Jean Andrews Physics & Astronomy Dr. Lawrence Crum ‘63BS, ‘65MS, ‘67PhD remembers collecting stray golf balls along the Hocking River to help support himself and his young family. An Ohio University physics graduate student under Professor Emeritus Burt Stumpf’s tutelage in the late 1960s, Crum was on his way […]

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August 25, 2013 at 2:28 pmAlumni

Hawkins Shares Passion for Science, Prepares for Cambridge

Photo by Rob Hardin

By Jean Andrews Physics & Astronomy What happens to stars at the galactic center of the universe? Just how many planets exist in the Milky Way? How do stars behave around black holes? These are the kinds of questions astrophysics major Keith Hawkins pondered as he prepared to graduate from […]

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June 5, 2013 at 7:18 pmNews

Arts & Sciences Alum Passes at Age of 100

The Athens News reported June 3 that Robert Colyer Wickham, an alum of Ohio University’s College of Arts &Sciences, passed away May 30, at the age of 100. After graduating high school in Salt Lake City, Utah, he came to Athens to attend Ohio University where he graduated in 1937 […]

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June 4, 2013 at 5:02 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News