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TriBeta Research Fair Showcases Undergraduate Research Opportunities

From left: Frances Kokos (vice president), Baily Menefee (PR and social chair), Hannah West (secretary), Jenna Shroyer (president), Gillian Null (community service chair), Rebecca Fouts (treasurer).

Once again, the hallway of the Life Sciences Building was abuzz with research conversations on Oct. 17 as Biological Sciences and Biomedical Sciences faculty members and students presented posters based on their research to students in the department. This annual research fair, hosted by Ohio University’s TriBeta (Beta Beta Beta) chapter, […]

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November 6, 2018 at 4:38 pmIn Class News

Researchers Get 1804 Funding for Freshwater Research Facility

Biological Sciences undergraduate researchers collect data on larval amphibians raised under experimental drought regimes. (photo: Viorel Popescu)

Ohio University researchers were awarded close to $50,000 through the Ohio University 1804 Fund to set up a freshwater research facility that will enable graduate and undergraduate research and experiential learning. Humans and fish and wildlife alike depend on clean freshwater. Southeastern Ohio is not particularly famous for clean, healthy […]

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August 27, 2018 at 9:11 amNews Research

OHIO Researchers Called Upon to Solve Midge Fly Infestation in Ohio Waste Water Treatment Plants

Honors Tutorial College student Mitch Duffner with bioassaying flashing LED lights, mimicking midge wingbeat frequencies at Alum Creek Water Reclamation Facility.

Ever wonder what happens to the water when it goes down the drain or toilet? Eventually, it ends up at a water reclamation facility, where it is filtered, cleansed and converted back into water that can be used for other purposes, such as agricultural irrigation, replenishing surface and ground water, […]

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August 26, 2018 at 5:29 pmNews Research

Internship | Engineering Physics Major Gains Experience in Oncology Research

Brandon Niese with the iconic LOVE sculpture in Philadelphia

By Brandon Niese ’19 B.S. Engineering Physics, Honors Tutorial College Living in Philadelphia for the summer in 2017 and working in a biophysics lab at a major cancer research center has been a life changing experience. Not only did I learn from scientists who are at the forefront of cancer […]

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March 20, 2018 at 1:40 pmNews

Tatarek, Alumni Present on Understanding Historical Death Records in Athens County

Dr. Nancy Tatarek

Dr. Nancy Tatarek, Associate Professor of Anthropology, presented a paper she co-authored with Ohio University alumni Alison Harper ’19, Abigail Guerra ’18 and Dorothy E. Dean titled “Understanding Historical Death Records: A Case Study from Ohio” at the November meeting of the Social Science History Association. She also served on […]

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January 30, 2018 at 10:00 amAlumni Research

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 “Engineered silica nanoparticles interact differently with lipid monolayers compared to lipid bilayers” that appeared on the cover of Environmental Science: Nano. Kruse is a Chemistry undergraduate student in the Honors Tutorial College, and Cimatu is Assistant Professor of Chemistry and […]

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January 14, 2018 at 4:28 pmResearch

Geography Senior Maps Risk on Buckeye Trail, Prepares to Deploy with Air National Guard

Carolyn Kinzel with her capstone research poster
on "Mapping Risk: Forecasting Future Land Use Risk and Multi-Use Trail Conflict: A Case Study of the Buckeye Trail."

  Carolyn Kinzel ’18 will graduate this spring with a Geographic Information Science major, but instead of hitting the job market she will be joining her fellow Air National Guards on a deployment. In addition to being an accomplished geography major with a promising future, Kinzel is a Senior Airman […]

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December 15, 2017 at 3:30 pmNews Research