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Anton Op-Ed Probes Impact of Prison Releases on Families

Victoria Anton, portraitOhio University alumna Victoria Anton ’20, now pursuing an M.A. in Sociology at OHIO, authored an op-ed in the Athens News headlined What can happen behind closed doors and how to fix it for justice-involved families. With the onset of the COVID-19 global health pandemic, prison populations have been a […]

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Posted on 12/30/2020

Hendrix Pens Op-Ed on COVID Relief for Thousands Released from Prison

Wilson Hall, photo taken from college greenOhio University alumna Clara Hendrix ’20, now pursuing an M.A. in Sociology at OHIO, authored an op-ed in the Athens News headlined There is no COVID-19 relief for thousands being released from U.S. prisons. As the devastating effects of COVID-19 continue to ravage the country, there have been endless calls […]

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Posted on 12/30/2020

2020 Graduate | Groene Sets Her Sights on Career in Genetic Counseling

Madison Groene, portraitMadison Groene says her college career isn’t defined by where she started. It’s all about where she’s going. And her next step is graduating from Ohio University in December, then on to a future she never envisioned when she was a high school student choosing a college major. She’s still […]

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Posted on 12/01/2020

2020 Graduate | Hawthorn Powers through Work, Motherhood and Online Degree

Carrie Hawthorn , portraitCarrie Hawthorn ’20 is graduating in December with a bachelor’s degree—an accomplishment made possible by her tenacity and passion and Ohio University’s online psychology degree. “It feels like it has been a long journey to get to this point, but I am so excited that I will, at least, have […]

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Posted on 12/01/2020

González Vallejo Study Reveals Humans Are Impatient, Even Down to Seconds

Claudia González Vallejo, portraitOhio University News featured a study by Dr. Claudia González Vallejo and Ohio University alumna Dr. Ping Xu that reveals that humans are impatient, even down to seconds—and González Vallejo notes that the findings can be applicable to behaviors during the Covid-19 pandemic. An Ohio University study seeking to understand […]

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Posted on 07/24/2020

Alumni News | Seebald Working to Contain COVID-19, Address Healthcare Disparities

Laura Seebald, portraitOhio University alumna Laura Seebald’s passion for social justice and public health have led her to the frontlines of the battle against COVID-19 in Kirland, Wash., where she works as a social worker providing discharge planning and mental health services. She performs multiple roles in this position: connecting patients to […]

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Posted on 05/01/2020

Alumni News | Rawson Talks about Strategies for Coping with Pandemic

The News Herald (Morganton, NC) featured Ohio University alumna Dr. Jane Rawson in a story headlined “Coping with Crisis: Psychologist shares strategies for coping with pandemic.” Dr. Jane Rawson, clinical coordinator of the Mimosa Christian Counseling Center in Morganton, shared what people may be feeling during these uncertain, scary times […]

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Posted on 03/21/2020

Happy Beginnings | Whitlock Enjoys Working with Supportive Team in Children’s Services

Editor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. By Aissatou Boye, ’20 Sierra Whitlock ’16 ’18M is a children’s services worker with Hamilton County Children Services, an organization that helps families and those in […]

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Posted on 02/27/2020

Alumni News | Fissel Enjoys Research and Teaching at University of Central Florida

Erica FisselOhio University alum Erica Fissel ’13 is an assistant professor in the Criminal Justice Department at the University of Central Florida. She is also involved with the Violence Against Women Faculty Research Cluster. Fissel earned her B.A. in Sociology-Criminology with a minor in Psychology from the College of Arts & […]

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Posted on 02/05/2020

Alumni News | Richards Recruits Talent for DuBois Chemicals

Jenna Richardsby Alex Paoletti ’20 Following graduation, Jenna Richards ’14 ’15M worked as an assistant manager at Sherwin-Williams Paints. Afterwards, she worked as a corporate recruiter for Kroger. She earned her B.A. in Psychology and Sociology with a Certificate in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies from the College of Arts and […]

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Posted on 01/28/2020