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Dr. Geoff Buckley, Professor of Geography, delivered the Richard H. Foster lecture on Feb. 1 at the 48th annual Frank Church Symposium at Idaho State University. The theme of this year’s symposium was“The Best and Worstof Us: Confronting Injustices in the World.” Buckley’s paper was titled “Environmental Justice: Pattern, Process, […]

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Geography news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Feb 03

The Post talked to Dr. Yeong Kim, Associate Professor of Geography and coordinator of the Wealth & Poverty theme, in a story headlined “Week on Immigrants speakers to discuss immigration at national and local levels.” At a time when discussions on immigration are especially heated, Ohio University is providing students […]

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Geography news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Feb 03

Utah Public Radio interviewed Dr. Jana Houser, Assistant Professor of Geography at Ohio University, for a piece headlined “UnDisciplined: The Atmospheric Scientist And The Environmental Economist.” This week on UnDisciplined, we’re talking about climate, but at two very different scales. First, we’ll talk to Jana Houser, a researcher who has […]

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Geography news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Feb 03

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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Geography news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Jan 17

The Carson City News reports on Ohio University alum Michelle Roberts‘ new role in a story headlined “Nevada Historical Society welcomes Michelle Roberts as new Education Curator.” Connect with Roberts on LinkedIn. Roberts earned an M.A. in Geography from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University in 2004. […]

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Geography news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Jan 06

Ohio University alum Jon Oldham ’99 was featured in an Akronist.com story headlined “Judge Jon Oldham named 2019 presiding judge for Akron Municipal Court.” Connect with Oldham on LinkedIn. Oldham earned a B.S. in Geography from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University. Judge Jon Oldham will serve […]

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Geography news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Jan 06

Research by Dr. Jana Houser showing tornadoes forming from the ground up, with implications for tornado predictions, was featured in several prestigious news outlets. Houser presented new research at the American Geophysical Unions conference that showed the commonly-held theory that tornadoes spawn from the clouds down is likely incorrect. In […]

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Geography news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Jan 05

Research Demonstrates Existing Hypothesis of Top-Down Tornado Formation Is Incorrect From Compass Weather forecasters may be looking in the wrong place when working to issue tornado warnings, new research led by Ohio University’s Dr. Jana Houser has demonstrated. Historically, there have been a wide number of conflicting theories about how […]

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Geography news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Jan 04

Editor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. Ohio University alum Chris Arbino ’17 joined WNWO NBC 24 in Toledo as a meteorologist in November. Arbino earned a B.S. in Geography – Meteorology from […]

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Geography news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Dec 11

The Herald News (Fall River, MA) writes about a book by Dr.James W. Fonseca in a story headlined “Book penned by New Bedford native paints vivid portrait of Portuguese-Americans in Southeastern New England.” Fonseca is Dean Emeritus and former Professor of Geography at Ohio University Zanesville. His book is Making […]

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Geography news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Dec 03

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