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Alumni News | Roberta Milliken Named Dean of Chillicothe Campus

Roberta Milliken, portraitOhio University alumna Roberta Milliken BA ’85, MA ’87 was among four new deans named by Ohio University Regional Higher Education, according to an OHIO news release. Roberta Milliken, Ph.D., will join the Chillicothe Campus from Shawnee State University in Portsmouth, Ohio, where she has served as the dean of […]

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Posted on 10/19/2020

Negash Takes Helm of African Literature Association, Charts Course through COVID

Dr. Ghirmai Negash, portraitFrom Ohio University News Dr. Ghirmai Negash, professor of English at Ohio University, takes over as the new president of the African Literature Association determined to forge a new path to safeguard the association during the pandemic. In his acceptance address, “Forging a New Path Together,” he says that “as […]

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Posted on 10/14/2020

State Department Selects Phillips to Help Develop Nationwide Writing Network in Brazil

Dr. Talinn Phillips, portraitThe U.S. State Department announced the selection of Dr. Talinn Phillips of Ohio University for an English Language Specialist project focusing on developing a nationwide writing center network in Brazil at the Federal University of Paraná. Read more at OHIO News. Phillips is part of a select group, as her […]

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Posted on 10/05/2020

Alumni News | Alison Stine, ‘Changed Forever’ by Athens

Alison Stine, portraitOhio University alumna Alison Stine, PHD ’13 reflects on the 13 years she’s spent in Athens in an Ohio Today magazine column headlined “Our town family.” “Uniquely integrated, the small town of Athens and Ohio University exist together like the honeysuckle that climbs around and over so many trees in […]

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Posted on 10/01/2020

Alumni News | Phillip Russell Authors ‘Watching Myself Die’ in Unwinnable Monthly

Phillip Russell, portraitOhio University alum Phillip Russell, a writer based in Seattle, authored a cover story at Unwinnable Monthly headlined “Watching Myself Die.” Russell, who earned an M.A. in English in 2018, begins his story be recounting feeling represented in 2013; Barack Obama was in the White House, and Sam and Henry […]

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Posted on 09/22/2020

Alumni News | Stine’s New Book, Road out of Winter, Set in Appalachia Ravaged by Climate Change

Alison Stine, portraitOhio University alum Alison Stine’s new book, Road Out of Winter, is just out from MIRA Books (HarperCollins). Stine earned a Ph.D. in English in 2013 from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University. Set during an endless winter in an Appalachia ravaged by climate change, Road Out […]

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Posted on 09/16/2020

Tribune Review | Pollock’s Appalachian Noir Narrative Voice Flows Through ‘Devil All the Time’

The Devil All the Time book cover by Donald Ray PollockKatie Walsh of Tribune News Service reviews the movie The Devil All the Time, based on the novel by Ohio University alum Donald Ray Pollock, author of the book by the same name and the narrative voice of the new movie. Her review is headlined “Movies | ‘Devil All the […]

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Posted on 09/16/2020

Alumni News | Bryant Uses Law Degree For Service, Community Change

Fred Bryant, portraitGrowing up in in Louisville, Ky., Ohio University alumnus Ret. Col. Fred Bryant, Esq. didn’t have Ohio University on his radar until a friend came back from her first semester of undergraduate school and told him he should “check it out.” Then, on a road trip to West Virginia, he […]

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Posted on 09/14/2020

Ingram Illuminates Gift-Giving during 17th-Century Lord Mayor’s Shows in London

Jill P. Ingram, portraitDr. Jill Ingram, associate professor of English at Ohio University, contributed a chapter to a new book, Civic Performance: Pageantry and Entertainments in Early Modern London. Civic Performance brings together a group of essays from across multiple fields of study that examine the socio-cultural, political, economic, and aesthetic dimensions of pageantry in 16th- and […]

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Posted on 09/03/2020

Retirement | Dinty Moore Keeps on Writing, Leaves Undeniable Impact on Students

Dinty W. Moore, portraitBy Regina Yoong Dinty W. Moore may have retired from Ohio University in May, but keep an eye out for two more books forthcoming this year. That’s on top of five books and two co-edited collections he’s already published. Moore joined the Ohio University faculty in 2007 and a year […]

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Posted on 08/10/2020