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Heather Salazar, portraitHeather Salazar, doctoral student in the History Department, recently completed a research trip covering four different sites to access archival documents and oral histories. Her dissertation, provisionally titled “Grenada: From British Colony to Americas Cold War Pawn,”examines the 1983 U.S. invasion of Grenada (Operation URGENT FURY) within the global context […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Jul 11

by Regina Yoong Peter Vanden Bosch, a Meteorology major at OHIO, saved lives the night tornadoes hit Dayton on May 27, 2019. Vanden Bosch cautioned friends and family prior to the tornadoes hitting town. He explains, “by using the rotational track observed on radar, I was able to get an […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Jul 10

Gregory Springer, portrait in caveDr. Gregory S . Springer , Associate Professor and Chair of Geological Sciences at Ohio University, co-authored an article on Eastern North American climate in phase with fall insolation throughout the last three glacial-interglacial cycles in Earth and Planetary Science Letters. His co-authors are Hai Cheng and R. Lawrence Edwards […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Jul 10

Ohio University’s Forensic Chemistry 2019 graduating class took the American Board of Criminalistics Forensic Sciences Aptitude Test as part of the program evaluation. The aptitude test is a broad test of forensic science and not specific to forensic chemistry. The department paid for the examination, and 12 out of 13 […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Jul 05

Dr. Matt Rosen, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Ohio University, authored an article on “Reading Nearby: Literary Ethnography in a Postsocialist City” in the journal Anthropology and Humanism. Summary: The solitary reader, sitting quietly surrounded by her thoughts, is a powerful image. But reading is also a deeply social practice. […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Jul 05

Dr. Zhihua Hua, portraitWith the significant improvement of DNA sequencing technologies, more and more genome sequencing data are made available to the public. However, to understand these genome sequences is not easy because they seem to be randomly and repetitively written by four letters, A, T, C, and G, which are called nucleotides, […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Jul 05

Jack Marchbanks, portraitThe Columbus Dispatch writes about Ohio University alum Jack Marchbanks in a feature article headlined “ODOT director Jack Marchbanks knowledge, passion drive jazz radio program.” Marchbanks, who earned a Ph.D. in History (with a Certificate in Contemporary History) in 2018 from the College of Arts & Sciences, was named the […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Jul 05

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