Research Communications

Autumn/Winter 2009 Perspectives 


News briefs:

Fighting Depression: Exercise, talk therapy program treats people with diabetes (Dec. 15, 2009)

Perfect Pitch: Software may improve hearing implants (Dec. 15, 2009)

Reel World Experience: Ruth Bradley sifts through 1,000 movies to present the annual Athens Film Festival (Dec. 15, 2009)

Gift Exchange: Scholars explore the history and evolution of gift giving (Nov. 4, 2009)

Days of Malaise: Historian takes a second look at President Carter's infamous energy speech (October 14, 2009)

Tuneful Treatment: Students use music to soothe hospital patients and visitors (September 29, 2009)

The Dirt on Climate Change: Burrowing critters shed light on environmental trends (September 10, 2009)

Feature stories:

Muses of Movement: Paschal Younge and Zelma Badu-Younge use African music and dance to foster cultural awareness.

The Big Dig: The amount of data involved in analyzing the human, animal, and plant genomes can boggle the mind. The field of bioinformatics marries super computers with molecular biology to solve some of the biggest problems in medicine and science.

Trailer Tales: The film had buzz for months. The night of the premiere screening, 1,800 people packed the auditorium. It wasn't star power or big-budget special effects that drew them, but the promise of watching Ohio University undergraduate students pull off something many outside of Hollywood wouldn't dare attempt: the making of a full length feature film.

Where are they now?: Former Ohio University undergraduates involved in research, scholarship, and creative activity talk about how the experience paved the way for engaging careers in medicine, science, engineering, and the arts.


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