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Vander Ven Presents on Reducing Sexual Victimization Risk on Campus

Dr. Thomas Vander Ven

Dr. Thomas Vander Ven presented a paper on “Making a Scene: Sociological Observations on the use of Dramaturgical Strategies to Reduce Sexual Victimization Risk on Campus” at the Southern Criminal Justice Association conference in New Orleans this fall. Vander Ven is Professor of Sociology at Ohio University. The Southern Criminal […]

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January 17, 2018 at 9:59 amResearch

Distel Publishes Chapter in New Toni Morrison Volume

Kristin Distel

Kristin Distel, doctoral candidate of English literature, published a chapter in a new volume on Toni Morrison. Her chapter, titled “‘Are you sure she was your sister?’: Sororal Love and Maternal Failure in Toni Morrison’s Paradise,” considers the ways in which sisters serve as mother figures in Morrison’s 1997 novel. […]

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January 16, 2018 at 8:15 amResearch

Holcomb Edits Collection on ‘Teaching Hemingway and Race’

Dr. Gary Holcomb

Dr. Gary Holcomb, Professor of African American Literature, edited pedagogical collection on Teaching Hemingway and Race. (Kent: Kent State University Press, 2018). Appearing in the Kent State University Press “Teaching Hemingway” series, the collection suggests ways for high school and college instructors to teach Hemingway’s writings apropos issues of racial, […]

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January 15, 2018 at 4:01 pmResearch

Abu-Rish Receives Baker Fund Support during Fall 2017 Cycle

Dr. Ziad Abu-Rish

  Dr. Ziad Abu-Rish, Assistant Professor of History, received Baker Fund support of $11,115 for his research on “Social Conflict and Institution Building in the Making of Post-Colonial Lebanon, 1943.” The John C. Baker Fund awarded a total of $43,022 to four faculty proposals for research, scholarship and creative work […]

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January 15, 2018 at 1:43 pmResearch

Cimatu and Student Contribute to Engineered Silica Nanoparticles Article

Dr. Katherine Cimatu in her lab in Clippinger Hall.

Adelaide Kruse and Dr. Katherine Cimatu contributed to an article titled “Engineered silica nanoparticles interact differently with lipid monolayers compared to lipid bilayers” in Environmental Science: Nano. Kruse is a Chemistry undergraduate student in the Honors Tutorial College, and Cimatu is Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Ohio University. […]

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January 14, 2018 at 4:28 pmResearch

Showalter, Popescu, Allan Receive Ohio University Research Committee Funding

Dr. Darcey Allan

The Ohio University Research Committee selected five faculty proposals, including three College of Arts & Sciences faculty, for funding during its fall 2017 cycle. In total, the committee awarded $38,852. The program, which is funded by the Vice President for Research and Creative Activity, provides seed money for new faculty […]

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January 13, 2018 at 8:59 amResearch

White Publishes Articles on Potentially Therapeutic Molecules

White Publishes Articles on Potentially Therapeutic Molecules

Dr. Jessica White, Assistant Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry, published several articles on her research in the photophysics and photochemistry of transition metal complexes with applications in photodynamic therapy and photochemotherapy. Both types of therapy provide less invasive and more localized treatment of diseases such as cancer and bacterial infections. […]

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January 12, 2018 at 3:17 pmResearch