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22 Arts & Sciences professors awarded faculty fellowship during 2022-23

1 week ago

Wilson Hall on College GreenFrom Ohio University News The Ohio University Board of Trustees approved 22 College of Arts & Sciences faculty members for faculty fellowship leave during the 2022-23. “Faculty fellowship leaves provide invaluable opportunities for faculty to devote substantial time to scholarship,” said Florenz Plassmann, Dean of the College of Arts & […]

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Can they make graphite from coal? OHIO researchers start by finding new carbon solid

2 weeks 4 days ago

(left side of table, front to back) Distinguished Professor of Physics David Drabold, Russ Professor of Engineering Jason Trembly; (right side of table, front to back) doctoral students Rajendra Thapa, Kishor Nepal, Chinonso Ugwumadu From Ohio University News As the world’s appetite for carbon-based materials like graphite increases, Ohio University researchers presented evidence this week for a new carbon solid they named “amorphous graphite.” Physicist David Drabold and engineer Jason Trembly started with the question, “Can we make graphite from coal?” “Graphite is […]

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Spring 2022 Public Telescope Nights set for March, April and May

3 months 3 weeks ago

Photo of the Ohio University ObservatoryFrom Ohio University News The Ohio University Observatory is reopening with a series of Spring 2022 Public Telescope Nights set for the following dates: March 4 and 5 — 7 to 9 p.m. April 8 and 9 — 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. May 6 and 7 — 9 to 11 p.m. Public Telescope Night […]

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