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Bastock, Jacobs Receive Graduate Associate Outstanding Teaching Awards

Logan Jacobs, portraitFrom Ohio University News Two College of Arts & Sciences students were among four Ohio University students who received Ohio University’s 2020 Graduate Associate Outstanding Teaching Award. The program was established in 1987 to recognize excellent teaching by graduate teaching assistants at the university. Each recipient receives a $500 stipend […]

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Posted on 04/21/2020

Raeven Bastock Awarded Graduate College Fellowship

Raeven Bastock, portrait in laboratory  Raeven Bastock was awarded this year’s Graduate College Fellowship, one of just five named fellowships awarded to Ohio University graduate students on a competitive nomination basis. See the 2020-21 Named Fellowship recipients. The award provides a fellowship of $15,000, plus a full-tuition scholarship for fall and spring semesters, for […]

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Posted on 04/05/2020

Grad Student Preps for Space Flight in Apartment-Turned-Lab

Falcon lift off shot by Sarah Wyatt  It’s easy for the tiny seeds to practice social distancing on their flight up to the International Space Station. They’re on an unmanned SpaceX rocket. But making sure they don’t germinate too early is a problem that has to be solved back on Earth, where Ohio University has asked […]

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Posted on 03/25/2020

Professors Find New Compound with Therapeutic Potential

Ohio University professors (Left to Right) Douglas Goetz, Stephen C. Bergmeier and Kelly McCall led team discovery of a new compound with therapeutic potential.From Ohio University news Imagine discovering a compound that has the potential to create therapeutic opportunities for a plethora of diseases. Ohio University professors from three different colleges, along with the support of many students, faculty members and staff, may have just done that. Dr. Douglas Goetz, Dr. Kelly McCall, […]

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Posted on 02/10/2020

NIH Grant Helps Carroll Examine How to Combat MRSA Infections

From left, Dr. Ronan Carroll talks with Ph.D. student Rachel Zapf in his lab in the Life Sciences Building on the Athens campus.From Ohio University News Ohio University microbiologist Dr. Ronan Carroll was awarded a $2.1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health this fall to study how scientists can combat a common bacterial infection that is becoming resistant to antibiotics. The funding builds on the discovery by Carroll and a […]

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Posted on 12/17/2019

Meet the 2019-20 NQPI Graduate Student Fellowship Awardees

Talha Furkan CananBy Kate NicholsNQPI Editorial Intern Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute 2019 Fall Newsletter Up to six graduate students receive a one-semester stipend which is bestowed annually on a competitive basis by the Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute. Talha Furkan Canan Electrical Engineering Faculty Adviser: Dr. Savas Kaya Canan uses engineered Schottky […]

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Posted on 12/04/2019

4 Plant Biology Graduate Students Earn $1,000 Research Grants from Arts & Sciences

Allison Paolucci, portraitFour Ohio University graduate students from the Environmental & Plant Biology Department received $1,000 grants from the College of Arts & Sciences Fall 2019 Graduate Student Research Fund. One of the students also is associated with the Molecular and Cellular Biology program and the Nanoscale Quantum Phenomena Institute (NQPI). Anne Sternberger, […]

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Posted on 12/03/2019

Malinski, Hua Research Shows ‘Bad Cholesterol’ Is Only as Unhealthy as its Composition

Dr. Tadeusz Malinski, portraitFrom Ohio University News New research at Ohio University shows that a particular subclass of low-density lipoproteins (LDL), also known as “bad cholesterol,” is a much better predictor of potential heart attacks than the mere presence of LDL, which is incorrect more often than not. The presence of LDL is […]

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Posted on 11/21/2019

White and Pordel Use NMR, Infrared Spectroscopy to Study Impact of Ligand Set During Light-Activated CO Release

Dr. Jessica White, portrait in officeDr. Jessica White and third-year Ph.D. student Shabnam Pordel recently published an article titled “Impact of Mn(I) photoCORM ligand set on photochemical intermediate formation during visible light-activated CO release” in Inorganica Chimica Acta. White is Assistant Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Ohio University. She is also a member of the […]

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Posted on 11/12/2019

Careers & Entrepreneurship in the Sciences: Drugs, Devices, and Diagnostics, Nov. 19

Careers and Entrepreneurship in the Sciences: Drugs, Devices and DiagnosticsOhio University students are invited to Careers & Entrepreneurship in the Sciences: Drugs, Devices, and Diagnostics on Nov. 19, from 4 to  8:15 p.m. in the Walter Hall Rotunda. RSVP on Handshake. This event brings together students, educators, scientists, and industry executives and entrepreneurs from around the globe who are […]

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Posted on 11/02/2019