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Happy Beginnings | Lynsey Beros and Austin Warehime Earn Graduate Degrees in Nashville

Austin Warehime and Lynsey Beros, portrait with Nashville skylineEditor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. These are exciting times for Lynsey Beros and Austin Warehime. The two accomplished Ohio University alumni are slated to earn their terminal degrees in May in […]

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Posted on 05/11/2020

Happy Beginnings | Love of Advocacy Led Tharp to M.A. in Law, Justice & Culture, Law School

Gabrielle Tharp, portraitThe Happy Beginnings series features College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school, and service. Gabrielle Tharp graduates with an M.A. in Law, Justice & Culture in Spring 2020 and will begin law school at The University of Colorado Law School in the fall. […]

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Posted on 04/27/2020

Alumni News | Marchbanks Talks about Truckers, Travelers at COVID News Conference

Jack Marchbanks, portraitWTOL Ch. 11 reported on Ohio University alumnus Jack Marchbanks’ role in Ohio’s daily COVID-19 news conference Jack Marchbanks, the director of the Ohio Department of Transportation, said his department is working to keep rest areas open and clean for truck drivers, who he thanked for being vital to the […]

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Posted on 04/06/2020

Marietta History Week | The Economy of Preservation: How to Capitalize on Historic Structures Symposium, March 27

Come visit the first settlement in the Northwest Territory for Marietta History Week, coordinated by the Ohio History Service Corps presents Marietta History Week, March 27 to April 5 in Marietta, Ohio. The event is organized by Ohio University alum Tanner Ogle, who earned a B.A. in History in 2016 […]

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Posted on 03/02/2020

Settling Ohio: Waterways, Apples, Power & Class

William Kerrigan with John Chapman sketch“The settling of Ohio is all about the rivers—what the settlers called the Western waters,” said Dr. Kim Gruenwald at the Settling Ohio: First Nations and Beyond conference held Feb. 21-22 at Ohio University. She went on to describe trade bounded by the movement of goods when river conditions were […]

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Posted on 02/24/2020

Alumni News | Sebastian Hurtado-Torres Publishes ‘The Gathering Storm’

book cover for The Gathering STorm: Eduardo Frei's Revolution in Liberty and Chile's Cold WarOhio University alumnus Dr. Sebastian Hurtado Torres authored a new book, The Gathering Storm: Eduardo Frei’s Revolution in Liberty and Chile’s Cold War, with Cornell University Press. Hurtado-Torres earned a Ph.D. in History  in 2017 from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University. He also earned a Contemporary History Certificate, which […]

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Posted on 02/12/2020

Schoen, Anderson Develop Settling Ohio: First Nations and Beyond Conference, Feb. 21, 22

Graphic for Settling Ohio ConferenceFrom Ohio University News Ohio University hosts “Settling Ohio: First Nations and Beyond,” a conference highlighting the events and actions that shaped the State of Ohio, on Friday, Feb. 21, and Saturday, Feb. 22, at Baker University Center on the Athens campus. The conference includes presentations by historians and scholars, […]

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Posted on 02/02/2020

Happy Beginnings | Bennett Enjoys Thesis Work Contributing to Chinese Heritage Exhibit

Jordan Bennett, portraitEditor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. Ohio University alum Jordan Bennett ’16 is in her first year in the Anthropology master’s program at University of Denver with a specialization in Museum and […]

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Posted on 01/24/2020

Career Week | OHIO Prepared Basalla for Innocence Fellowship, Big Firm Summer Associate Position

Katie Basalla, portraitEditor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. Ohio University alum Katie Basalla ’18 is expanding upon her undergraduate experiences to propel her through exciting fellowships, internships, and opportunities in law school. At OHIO, […]

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Posted on 01/14/2020

Alumni News | Lois Whealey Recognized for Excellence in Activism

Lois Deimel Whealey, portrait, noting her as a citizen activist in Athens, Ohio.Ohio University alumna Lois Deimel Whealey was recognized for excellence in activism in a Marquis Who’s Who news release. Whealey earned an M.A. in Government in 1975 and a Master of Social Sciences in 2007 from the College of Arts & Sciences at OHIO. ATHENS, Ohio, Jan. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ […]

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Posted on 01/12/2020