Marietta College is a co-educational liberal arts private college in historic Marietta, Ohio, USA, which was the first permanent settlement of the Northwest Territory. The school offers 44 majors along with a large number of minors, all of which are grounded in a strong liberal arts foundation. The school encompasses approximately three city blocks next to downtown Marietta and enrolls 1,417 full-time students. Wikipedia.
News Article | November 3, 2016
IRVING, TX--(Marketwired - Nov 3, 2016) - Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation ("Magnum Hunter" or the "Company") today announced that the Company has appointed Matthew H. Rucker as Vice President of Resource Development and Planning, effective November 7, 2016, and Chris J. Hutchison as Manager of Marketing and Midstream, effective October 24, 2016. Mr. Rucker, age 31, has more than ten years of experience in the oil and gas industry. "I am thrilled to join such a motivated team at Magnum Hunter," said Mr. Rucker. "The Company has tremendous opportunities given its acreage position and strategic midstream ownership, and I look forward to working with the team to unlock the value and potential of the Company's assets." Prior to joining Magnum Hunter, Mr. Rucker served as a Production Superintendent overseeing Chesapeake Energy's Utica Shale production. As a member of Chesapeake Energy's Eastern Division leadership team, Mr. Rucker focused on the safe and efficient optimization of production in the Utica Shale and led an operating team of over 45 employees. During his service at Chesapeake Energy, Mr. Rucker held several engineering positions with the Marcellus and Utica Shale Asset Teams, primarily focused on strategic joint ventures, divestitures, acquisitions and resource development planning. Mr. Rucker holds a bachelor's degree in Petroleum Engineering from Marietta College, where he continues to serve on the Marietta College Industry Advisory Council. Mr. Rucker is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers. Mr. Hutchison, age 31, has more than seven years of experience in various areas of energy marketing, including contract administration, gas scheduling and strategic commercial and financial evaluation. "This is a very unique and exciting opportunity for me," said Mr. Hutchison. "The Company is strategically aligned for success, and I am thrilled to join such a dynamic team that has extensive experience with and knowledge of the Marcellus and Utica Shale Plays." Prior to joining Magnum Hunter, Mr. Hutchison served as a lead marketing representative at Chesapeake Energy, with specific focus on the Utica Shale. Prior to his service as a lead marketing representative, Mr. Hutchison was responsible for Chesapeake Energy's commercial efforts in the Haynesville Shale and Barnett Shale. Mr. Hutchison holds a bachelor's degree in Psychology from Oklahoma State University and a master's degree in business administration from the University of Central Oklahoma. John Reinhart, President and Chief Executive Officer of Magnum Hunter, commented: "We are excited to add Matthew and Chris to our leadership team. The basin-specific experience and professional expertise that each of these leaders bring will significantly bolster the Company's planning, execution and value realization capabilities." Magnum Hunter and subsidiaries are an Irving, Texas based independent exploration and production company engaged in the acquisition, development and production of natural gas, natural gas liquids and crude oil, primarily in the states of West Virginia and Ohio. The Company is presently active in two of the most prolific unconventional shale resource plays in North America, the Marcellus Shale and Utica Shale located in Northwest West Virginia and Southeast Ohio.
News Article | November 17, 2016
There is no "best university" to attend if one is interested in becoming an astronaut. Just looking at the current corps of astronauts, we can see that ninety-six different universities/colleges/ins titutions of learning are represented. Being an astronaut is a second career. So, if you're trying to determine what university to attend, you should attend one that will set you up well for your first career, whatever that might be. The two schools most represented in the current astronaut corps are the U.S. Air Force Academy and the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. Both institutions are represented by eight degrees in the current astronaut corps. Those two institutions are well represented because about half of NASA's astronauts come from the military services. But, and this is a big and important but, most of the current NASA astronauts that have come from the military services did not attend either of those two institutions. The quality of education doesn't vary that much among accredited universities. Send three identical engineering majors to M.I.T., Stanford, and Texas A&M, and they will come out the other end in four or five years with just about the same level of engineering skills. Where school choice makes a difference is networking and perceptions. If you want to get into a particular law firm, going to the same university as the partners of that firm creates a networking connection and can increase your chances. I have never observed such networking playing a significant role in hiring at NASA. Where that networking can make a difference at NASA is that having contacts at an organization can give one an advantage in knowing about open positions. In that case, if you wanted to have that connection to the Johnson Space Center, you would select either Texas A&M or the University of Texas. Those two schools are very well represented at JSC. Looking through the list of represented schools , we should not mistake correlation for causation. We see that M.I.T. and Stanford are well represented by the astronaut corps at seven each. But we shouldn't make the assumption that means that going to those two schools increases your chances. Other considerations contribute to that number. Those schools may appeal to people that want to be astronauts. If those who wish to be astronauts think that going to M.I.T. might help them, then they will be more likely to attend M.I.T., and thus the number of astronaut candidate applications from M.I.T. will be inflated. There isn't a smarter astronaut than Story Musgrave. He isn't included in the counts for the current astronaut corps because he is retired, but he has degrees from Syracuse University, the University of California at Los Angeles, Marietta College, Columbia University, the University of Kentucky, and the University of Houston. He didn't need any particular school to fly on the Space Shuttle six times.  Robert Frost's answer to Is it necessary to graduate from MIT or another "high level" institution if you'd like to be an astronaut or work at NASA?
News Article | October 28, 2016
News Article | December 9, 2016
Too much of the advice provided to millennials is the same message, recycled. They need to follow their passion, do what they love, travel the world, and live in the moment. Not surprisingly, many of these same millennials end up let down by normal jobs. They dream of a fantasy life, rather than learning how to make the most of reality. To help solve this problem Kate Athmer and Rob Johnson, two Philadelphia-based millennial executives, have put together the tools, tips, and tricks to bridge the communication gaps between different generational workplace mentalities in their new book, Millennial Reboot: Our Generation's Playbook for Professional Growth. For millennials looking to balance their ideals with the demands of corporate culture, Millennial Reboot provides a guide to: Several business leaders have commented on the benefit of reading and applying the knowledge conveyed in Millennial Reboot. Scott Vaughan, the CMO at Integrate, described the book: "A new generation of professionals are entering the workforce and our communities with a very different view of the world. Kate and Rob - who have walked in their shoes - bring their real-world guidance and a playbook for the Millennial generation who will soon comprise the large majority of our workforce.” It is also being acclaimed by the academic world. A message from Neil Sullivan, University of Dayton’s athletic director: “Millennials: Read this book!” Millennial Reboot, published by Lioncrest Publishing, is available on Amazon in Kindle and paperback versions. Kate Athmer runs demand marketing for a software start-up, advocating regularly for technology to enable advanced strategies. As a cofounder of GreenLit Consulting, she also provides career and brand advice for peers, recent graduates, and anyone looking to advance. A graduate of the University of Dayton with an MBA from the University of Tennessee, Kate credits a combination of strong mentors, diverse educational and athletic opportunities, tenacity, and strategic content consumption for her success in the workplace. Rob Johnson has experience as a sports and entertainment executive, collegiate rowing coach, and adjunct professor. He is driven by creativity and innovation, which he puts to practice as a cofounder of GreenLit Consulting. Rob has grown his career in part by bridging the technology divide and committing to the professional development of others. A native of Margate, New Jersey, graduate of Marietta College and avid rower, Rob began his professional career as the Marketing Coordinator for the Jacksonville Jaguars (NFL). While in Jacksonville, he earned his MBA from the Davis College of Business at Jacksonville University.
Rees-Miller J.,Marietta College
Journal of Pragmatics | Year: 2011
Pioneering work on compliments based on corpora collected almost 30 years ago examined the formulaic and gendered nature of compliments. However, the passage of time and questions about collection methods justify a new data collection and analysis. This article is based on two corpora of compliments among status equals collected on a small Midwestern campus in the US in 2008 and 2010. Analysis of the corpora reveals the importance of distinguishing between compliments given in unstructured versus goal-oriented settings. In unstructured settings, appearance compliments between women on apparel and hairstyle predominated and served as phatic communication that reinforced the norm of effortful attention to daily appearance. In goal-oriented settings, however, men and women gave and received compliments on an almost equal basis, with men giving and receiving slightly more compliments than women. For both men and women, compliments on performance far outnumbered all other topics in goal-oriented settings. Men's use of performance compliments on sports in unstructured settings, however, suggests that men used these types of compliments to each other to reinforce values of heterosexual masculinity. Through the types of compliments they gave, men and women revealed gendered values. © 2011 Elsevier B.V.
Begum F.,Texas Tech University |
Sarker R.H.,Marietta College |
Simon S.L.,Texas Tech University
Journal of Physical Chemistry B | Year: 2013
The effect of nanoconfinement on the thermodynamics of free radical polymerization of sulfur is examined. We extend Tobolsky and Eisenberg's model of bulk sulfur polymerization to nanopores accounting for the confinement entropy of the chains and ring using scaling reported in literature. The model quantitatively captures literature data from Yannopoulos and co-workers for the extent of polymerization versus temperature for bulk sulfur polymerization and for polymerization in 20, 7.5, and 2.5 nm diameter Gelsil nanopores, assuming that the change of entropy of nanoconfined chains scales with molecular size to the second power and with nanopore diameter to either the -3.0 or -3.8 power, the former of which fits slightly better. The scaling, which is valid for strong confinement in spherical pores, predicts that the propagation equilibrium constant will depend on both nanopore size and chain length, such that the average chain length decreases significantly upon confinement. © 2013 American Chemical Society.
Rutherfoord R.H.,Southern Polytechnic State University |
Rutherfoord J.K.,Marietta College
SIGITE 2013 - Proceedings of the 2013 ACM SIGITE Annual Conference on Information Technology Education | Year: 2013
Technology is being used to enhance all types of educational experiences. Several new pedagogical methods have been developed that use technology to assist students in learning. This paper will discuss one of these methods - the flipped classroom. The flipped classroom is not necessarily a new idea, in fact, it developed from such things as hybrid or blended classrooms. But flipping the classroom does have different pedagogical implications for student learning. The paper will describe the history of the flipped classroom, mechanisms of flipping the classroom, pros and cons for this method, give examples of how this has worked, and discuss how to get started creating a flipped classroom environment. © 2013 ACM.
Gautam T.P.,Marietta College |
Shakoor A.,Kent State University
Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering | Year: 2016
The objective of this study was to compare the laboratory slaking behavior of common clay-bearing rocks to their slaking behavior under natural climatic conditions observed during a 1-year experimental study. Five-cycle slake durability tests were performed in the laboratory on five claystones, five mudstones, five siltstones, and five shales. Twelve replicate specimens of each of these 20 rocks were also exposed to natural climatic conditions for 12 months. After each month of exposure, one replicate specimen of each rock was removed from natural exposure and its grain size distribution was determined. The results of laboratory tests and field experiment were compared in terms of 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th cycle slake durability indices (Id1, Id2, Id3, Id4, Id5), grain size distribution of slaked material, and disintegration ratio (DR), where DR is the ratio of the area under the grain size distribution curve of slaked material for a given specimen to the total area encompassing all grain size distribution curves of the specimens tested. Correlations of Id1, Id2, Id3, Id4, and Id5 with DR values for laboratory specimens exhibit R2 values of 0.87, 0.88, 0.83, 0.75, and 0.70, respectively. However, the relationship between Id2 and DR, determined after 1, 3, 6, and 12 months of natural exposure, becomes weaker with increasing time of exposure, with R2 values of 0.65, 0.63, 0.63, and 0.25, respectively. The fifth-cycle slake durability index (Id5) for laboratory tested specimens shows a better correlation with DR values for naturally exposed specimens (R2 up to 0.80). A comparison of grain size distribution curves of slaked material for laboratory specimens, after the 2nd cycle slake durability test, with those of specimens exposed to natural climatic conditions shows that the laboratory test underestimates the field durability for claystones, and overestimates it for siltstones. © 2015, Springer-Verlag Wien.
Sarap A.N.,Marietta College
JAAPA : official journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants | Year: 2010
Early recognition and appropriate treatment of bowel ischemia is imperative to reduce morbidity and mortality in any situation, including in conjunction with enteral tube feeding. GI intolerance can manifest as increased nasogastric tube output, unexplained abdominal pain/distension, and pneumatosis intestinalis in critically ill patients who are on tube feedings and may be experiencing periods of splanchnic hypotension. Recommendations are to immediately cease tube feedings when these signs and symptoms are recognized, and total parenteral nutrition should be considered. Surgical exploration during the early stages should be considered to prevent the usual and fatal catastrophic cascade of widespread bowl infarction.
Rosenthal D.P.,Marietta College |
Sanger M.J.,Middle Tennessee State University
Chemistry Education Research and Practice | Year: 2012
A group of 55 students were shown unnarrated versions of two different particulate-level computer animations of varying complexity depicting the oxidation-reduction reaction of aqueous silver nitrate and solid copper metal. These students were asked to explain their understanding of the chemical reaction based on their interpretations of these animations. This study describes the common errors made by these students in their explanations, and includes both student misinterpretations and misconceptions from the animations. These errors included confusing the depicted water molecules as nitrate ions, seeing neutral ion-pair "molecules" in the solution, predicting incorrect ion charges, viewing incorrect silver:nitrate ion ratios and silver:copper reacting ratios, not recognizing that a transfer of electrons changes the charges and sizes of the metal atoms or ions, misidentifying the source of the blue colour in solution, and conflating macroscopic and particulate properties in the reaction. This study also discusses possible sources of these errors, the limitations of this study, suggestions for animators, and future directions for research based on the results reported. This journal is © The Royal Society of Chemistry.