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By Morgan Chaney ’10 Anthropology alum studying capuchin monkeys in Costa Rica “Morgan, Morgan, Morgan — are you there?” My radio’s staticky transmission cuts the serenity of the forest like a buzzsaw, startling me out of a meditative hike as I search for my troop. It’s been around seven hours since […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » Alumni Jul 10

Ohio University alum Dr. Venkatraman Ramakrishnan ’76PhD, who won a Nobel Prize in 2009, will give the Eugene P. Wigner Distinguished Lecture at Oak Ridge National Laboratories on July 28. Ramakrishnan earned a Ph.D. in Physics from Ohio University. Dr. Ramakrishnan is the joint head of the structural studies division […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » Alumni Jul 10

Four Ohio University recent graduates—three of them from the College of Arts & Sciences—have been named 2014 Woodrow Wilson Ohio Teaching Fellows. The Woodrow Wilson Ohio Teaching Fellowship seeks to attract talented, committed individuals with backgrounds in the STEM fields—science, technology, engineering, and mathematics—into teaching in high-need Ohio secondary schools. […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » Alumni Jul 01

A Ohio University alum Mary Kay Slesinger Rich ’58, ’62M authored a new book on You’re It: How to enjoy a successful life through creative attitudes. She also has a movie in production, My Dream Beside Me. She earned a bachelor’s in Sociology from the College of Arts &  Sciences […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » Alumni Jun 25

The Davidson County, NC,  Dispatch reports that Ohio University alum Matthew Rusnak ’03 has been named Vice President, Director of Compensation at the Bank of North Carolina. Rusnak minored in Economics in the College of Arts & Sciences. In his role, he will have responsibility for leading the evaluation, design […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » Alumni Jun 19

Ohio University alum David Wilhelm ’77 has been appointed as member of the Foundation for a World in Transition’s International Advisory Board, according to a June 12 foundation news release. Wilhelm earned a bachelor’s degree in Government from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University. David Wilhelm is […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » Alumni Jun 18

Woodworking Network notes that a product produced by Ohio University alum Josh Morgan’s company has been nominated for a Challengers Award, with the winners to be announced in August. Morgan is co-founder and partner of Earth Anatomy, a global supplier of sustainable building products. Morgan, who earned B.A. in Economics from […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » Alumni Jun 18

Ohio University alum Kathryn Potraz ’13 is interning with the Sierra Club’s Green Life Blog and the Sierra Club magazine. Potraz earned two degrees from Ohio University, a B.A. in English from the College of Arts & Sciences and a B.S.J. in Journalism. Her recent story on “Largest Mule Deer […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » Alumni Jun 17

“Is that want you want to do with your life?” Sell vintage T-shirts from your parents’ basement? It was a great start, actually, for a Spanish major with a passion for storytelling—through clothing. Ryan Vesler ’05 now has two retail stores called Homage, the newest in Easton Town Center in […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » Alumni Jun 13

Ohio University alum Ryan Vesler ’05 gave the Bexley High School graduation address, reported the Bexley News. Vesler is the founder of vintage-style apparel company Homage. He earned a B.A. in Spanish from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University. Vesler, a 2001 graduate of the Columbus Academy, […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » Alumni Jun 13

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