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Compiled by Natalie Smith

Here's a look at recent accomplishments of Ohio University faculty and staff.


Donna Webb

Donna Webb

DONNA WEBB, information technology, was honored at the Classified Senate's Oct. 16 meeting as Ohio University's Classified Employee of the Month for October 2003. WEBB has been employed with Ohio University for seven years and is an administrative assistant in information technology, campus services.

LOREEN GIESE, English, has been nominated and elected to serve a four-year term on the Lord Mayor of London's Record Society Council.


DE NYAGO TAFEN and DAVID DRABOLD, physics and astronomy, co-wrote "Realistic Models of Binary Glasses from Models of Tetrahedral Amorphous Semiconductors" in Physical Review B, Vol. 68 in October 2003.

DANIEL RIFFE, journalism, wrote "Public Opinion about News Coverage of Leaders' Private Lives" in Journal of Mass Media Ethics, Vol. 18:2.


COLIN DONOHUE, Rural Action, and BRIAN C. MCCARTHY, environmental and plant biology, presented a paper, "An Integrated Support System for Non-timber Forest Products Producers in Appalachia," at the XII World Forestry Congress in Quebec City, Canada in September 2003.

Jack Bantle

Jack Bantle

DAVID WIGHT, Edison Biotechnology Institute, JACK BANTLE, vice president for research, and Fred Baughman, Athens Area Chamber of Commerce, spoke at BioOhio 2003: Staking Claim on Ohio's Third Frontier, sponsored by Omeris, Ohio's bioscience association, Oct. 23-24 at the Hilton Columbus at Easton Town Center.

TERRY HOGAN, dean of students, chaired a panel on "Campus Alcohol Advertising: What's happening in Ohio" at the Power of the Press: Focus on Advertising Conference. The event took place in Columbus, Ohio, in October and was hosted by the Ohio Department of Alcohol and Drug Addiction Services, Ohio Parents for Drug Free Youth, Ohio State University, the Center for Alcohol Marketing and Youth and the Network Addressing Collegiate Alcohol and Other Drug Issues.

LINDA CLARK, Innovation Center, presented a half-day workshop on gaining Economic Development Administration funding for construction projects to the National Business Incubation Association in Long Island, N.Y., in October 2003.

DAFINA LAZARUS STEWART, counseling and higher education, presented "The Power of Story/The Power of Myth: The Influence of College Narratives" to the American Council on Education Educating All of One Nation Conference in Atlanta, Ga., from Oct. 23-25 2003.

GARY NEIMAN, College of Health and Human Services, presented "Effecting Structural Change to Enhance the Culture for Research and Extramural Funding" to the Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions in Toronto, Canada, in October 2003.

Natalie Smith is a student writer with University Communications and Marketing.
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