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Geography Students in Ohio, Kenya Probe Global Environmental Change

Courtesy of Global COIL Initiative 
Ohio University students Benjamin Bryan and William Bloomfield, at right, collaborate with Kenyatta University students Gentrix Gathoni and Margaret Maina, at left, on a project focused on global environmental change.

From Ohio University News Geography students in Ohio and Kenya are learning skills of international collaboration to address pressing issues of global environmental change within different regional contexts. Supported by OHIO’s Global COIL Initiative, students from Ohio University and Kenyatta University worked in small groups to identify regional drivers, impacts […]

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October 9, 2020 at 9:06 amNews

Alumnus, Faculty Put COVID Communications Plan into Action for Kenyans

Alumnus Aggrey Otieno addresses a crowd in Korogocho, Kenya.

Not everybody in the world has easy access to hand washing and social distancing as their top two ways to stop the spread of COVID-19. So two Ohio University professors and an alumnus are partnering with community groups to create locally tailored COVID-19 communication products in hopes of reaching 40,000 […]

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August 20, 2020 at 11:34 amAlumni News

Smucker Gets Ohio University Research Committee Funding

Dr. Thomas Smucker

From Research Communications The Ohio University Research Committee has selected four faculty proposals, including Dr. Thomas Smucker, for funding during its fall 2018 cycle. In total, the committee awarded $26,462. Smucker, Associate Professor of Geography, received $7,905 for his project on “Foundations for Convergence: Bridges and Barriers between Disaster Risk […]

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January 17, 2019 at 1:25 pmResearch

21 Arts & Sciences Faculty Earn Promotions

21 Arts & Sciences Faculty Earn Promotions

The Provost’s Office recently announced the promotion and tenure decisions, including 21 College of Arts & Sciences promotions that will take effect in August 2017. “Each year, I have the pleasure of reading the promotion dossiers of the faculty,” says Dr. Robert A. Frank, Dean of the College of Arts […]

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July 5, 2017 at 1:51 pmNews

Geography Professors Contribute to Climate Adaptation Workshop, Tanzania Research

By Austin Stahl Climate change typically isn’t mentioned in the same sentence as security, but experts and policy makers are beginning to make the connection more frequently. Three Geography faculty members—Associate Professor Dr. Edna Wangui and Assistant Professors Dr. Thomas Smucker and Dr. Gaurav Sinha—are contributing to this growing body of […]

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August 9, 2013 at 7:01 pmResearch