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Weather Channel Features Houser’s Experience Living in Tornado Alley

Dr. Jana Houser, portraitDr. Jana Houser, Associate Professor of Geography, was recently interviewed by the Weather Channel in a feature story headlined “A Storm Chaser Shares Her Experience of Living in Tornado Alley.” In the interview, Houser shares her personal experience of coping with the extreme weather that she has encountered in the […]

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Posted on 07/16/2020

OHIO News | Fogt, Clem Publish on Record South Pole Warming

Dr. Ryan Fogt at the Geographic South PoleThe South Pole has been warming at more than three times the global average over the past 30 years, according to research led by Dr. Ryan Fogt, professor of Geography, and OHIO alumnus Kyle Clem,” Ohio University News reports in a story headlined “Ohio University professor Ryan Fogt, alum Kyle […]

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Posted on 07/13/2020

Alumni News | Seebald Working to Contain COVID-19, Address Healthcare Disparities

Laura Seebald, portraitOhio University alumna Laura Seebald’s passion for social justice and public health have led her to the frontlines of the battle against COVID-19 in Kirland, Wash., where she works as a social worker providing discharge planning and mental health services. She performs multiple roles in this position: connecting patients to […]

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Posted on 05/01/2020

Uhl Awarded Hubert and Constance Wilhelm Scholarship

Hunter Uhl, portraitHunter Uhl was awarded the Hubert and Constance Wilhelm Scholarship by the Geography Department at Ohio University. Uhl is majoring in Geography. About the Hubert and Constance Wilhelm Geography Scholarship The Hubert and Constance Wilhelm Scholarship was endowed by their son, David Wilhelm, as well as a number of other […]

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Posted on 04/24/2020

Four Geography Students Awarded Scholarships Honoring Bloemers

Sean Hollowell, portraitThree students were awarded scholarships honoring the late Dr. Hugh Bloemer and his family by the Geography Department at Ohio University. Elle Dickerman, an Honors Tutorial College student, was awarded the Bloemer Geography Scholarship. Sean Hollowell was awarded the Bloemer Geography Scholarship. He is a junior majoring in Environmental Studies […]

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Posted on 04/24/2020

10 Geography Students Named Outstanding Graduating Seniors

Khalid Alblooshi, portraitTen Ohio University students were named Outstanding Graduating Seniors by the Geography Department. Khalid Alblooshi majored in Urban Planning & Sustainability. Jolie Brochin majored in Geography in the Honors Tutorial College. Jacob Collins majored in Urban Planning & Sustainability. Charlotte Connolly, a Geography major in the Honors Tutorial College, also […]

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Posted on 04/24/2020

Thigpen Awarded David Keirns Public Service Award in Meteorology

Matthew Thigpen, portraitMatthew Thigpen was awarded the David Keirns Public Service Award in Meteorology by the Geography Department at Ohio University. Thigpen is a senior majoring in Geography – Meteorology. He also served as a Scalia Lab general forecaster an an OUCAMS and WOUB weather anchor.  

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Posted on 04/24/2020

Six Geography Students Awarded Olive Emler Ross Scholarships

Alyssa Lanier, portraitSix Ohio University students were awarded Olive Emler Ross Scholarships by the Geography Department at Ohio University. Alyssa Lanier is a senior majoring in Geography – Meteorology. Nicole Gilliam is a junior majoring in Environmental Geography. Isabel Gregorek is a junior majoring in Geography – Meteorology. Andrew Lyons is a […]

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Posted on 04/24/2020

Van Hook Awarded Elizabeth Llewellyn Robe Scholarship by Geography

Caroline VanHook, portraitElizabeth Llewellyn Robe Scholarship Caroline Van Hook was awarded the Elizabeth Llewellyn Robe Scholarship by the Geography Department at Ohio University. VanHook is a junior majoring in Geography Environmental Pre-Law. About the Elizabeth Llewellyn Robe Memorial Scholarship The Elizabeth Llewellyn Robe Scholarship was established by Dr. T. Richard and Eleanora […]

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Posted on 04/24/2020

Two Geography Students Awarded Joe Ferguson Memorial Scholarship

Sam Smith, portraitTwo Ohio University students were awarded the Joe Ferguson Memorial Scholarship by the Geography Department. Allison Shryock is majoring in Geography in the Honors Tutorial College. Sam Smith is majoring in Geography in the Honors Tutorial College. About the Joe Ferguson Memorial Scholarship The scholarship commemorates the contribution of Joe […]

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Posted on 04/24/2020