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The Enduring Hope of Conservation: An Interview With Dr. Alex Dehgan

By Jack Knudson Conservationist Alex Dehgan set out for Afghanistan in 2006 with an ambitious goal: to help establish what would eventually become the country’s first national park, Band-e Amir National Park. During his time there, Dehgan discovered a rich history, stunning environments and a host of animal species worth saving.  Before traveling to Afghanistan, Dehgan questioned why certain species go extinct while others survive … Continue reading The Enduring Hope of Conservation: An Interview With Dr. Alex Dehgan

COVID-19 and Ohio University

The number of COVID-19 cases across Ohio and the United States are surging, and hospital admissions are spiking. However, Dr. Gillian Ice —Ohio University’s Special Assistant to the President for Public Health Operations—reported in her Nov. 3 weekly public health update that Ohio University campuses “continue to have relatively low numbers of positive COVID-19 test results from students and employees. [Also,] the rates in Athens County have come down from the high a couple of weeks ago.” Continue reading COVID-19 and Ohio University

Voinovich Associate Dean Speaks about Climate – Fall 2020 Science Cafe

By Morgan Spehar Geoff Dabelko, professor and associate dean of the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs, presented at the virtual Nov. 16 Science Cafe on the intersection between climate change and resiliency. Dabelko holds a doctorate in government and politics from the University of Maryland. He worked as the director of the Environmental Change and Security Program at the Woodrow Wilson Center in … Continue reading Voinovich Associate Dean Speaks about Climate – Fall 2020 Science Cafe