|Physics alum, professor explore optical constraints of semiconductor zinc oxide for first time|
"Recently, an extraordinary effort has been directed toward group II–VI semiconductors such as zinc oxide (ZnO) material ... because of its potential applications in the fields of electronic and optoelectronics," including solar cells and renewable energy storage, write an Ohio University alum and Physics & Astronomy professor who co-authored an Applied Surface Science journal article on "Multiple oscillator models for the optical constants of polycrystalline zinc oxide thin films over a wide wavelength range."
|'Morgan are you there? The monkeys are here'|
"Morgan, Morgan, Morgan — are you there?" My radio's staticky transmission cuts the serenity of the forest like a buzzsaw, startling me out of a meditative hike as I search for my troop. It's been around seven hours since I set out, and fatigue is starting to wear on me in a holistic kind of way: in my muscles, in my mind. "Yes, I'm here," I respond.
|Alumni survey project underway|
Ohio University's Office of Institutional Research is conducting an online survey of alumni who graduated fall 2012 to summer 2013 or earned undergraduate degrees in summer 2007 to spring 2009 in order to gain a better understanding about job placement, average salary, graduate school attendance, satisfaction and more.
|Emeriti continually offer significant service to Ohio University|
The Ohio University Emeriti Association is a non-profit association consisting of faculty and administrative presidential appointees who have completed a period of meritorious service to the University, and have been awarded Emeritus or Emerita status by the Ohio University Board of Trustees.
|Communications grad gives back to beloved alma mater|
Melissa Wervey Arnold, a 1999 Public Relations graduate, and her husband Kevin have established the Wervey Arnold Family Scholarship to benefit students in the Scripps College of Communication. The Wervey Arnold Family Scholarship is open to undergraduate students enrolled in Scripps College who demonstrate financial need and academic merit.
|Alumna pledges scholarship to Appalachian students|
When Peggy Viehweger attended Ohio University in the late 1960s, life was different. With the civil rights movement in full swing, the Vietnam War dominating headlines and the Beatles dominating airwaves, it was a far cry from our world today. But according to Viehweger, there is one thing that hasn’t changed—the struggle for students to afford to go to college.
|OUAA takes “A Night in Athens” event to the Big Apple|
The Ohio University Alumni Association welcomed more than 400 alumni and friends living in the Big Apple to “A Night in Athens…in New York!” a themed event that recreated the feel of Athens’-original sights, sounds and tastes.
|Keep Calm and Green On|
More than 425 alumni and friends participated in a variety of events offered by the Ohio University Alumni Association during the University’s inaugural “On the Green Weekend”, May 29 through June 1, 2014.
|Cruise In at the Convo raises funds, welcomes classic cars|
The OHIO Alumni Varsity Band joined forces with regional vintage automobile enthusiasts last Saturday at the fourth annual Cruise In at the Convo, where over $1500 was raised to support various Ohio University Marching Band Society and Friends initiatives.
|All-Emeriti Reception during 'On the Green Weekend'|
The Ohio University Alumni Association welcomes past, present and future members of the OHIO family to the All-Emeriti Reception on May 31 as part of “On the Green Weekend.” Sponsored by the Ohio University Emeriti Association, the reception is a chance for members of the Association and the public to mingle with honored members.
|Register now for 'On the Green' Weekend|
The Ohio University Alumni Association's all-alumni reunion weekend is just around the corner. The OUAA is bringing alumni to Athens for a "Spring Homecoming" featuring academics and the arts May 30 through June 1.
|Sweet Science: Unearthing chocolate’s ancient history|
How sweet it is: The Spring 2014 issue of Ohio Today dishes up two stories about alumni working in the chocolate industry. One of them, W. Jeffrey Hurst, a 1969 alumnus of the College of Arts and Sciences, has built a career analyzing the chemical properties of cocoa —in both its ancient (dating back to 1100 BC) and modern forms.