Archive for October, 2014

Political Science Alum Named to U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Political Science Alum Named to U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Ohio University alum Jeff Baran was sworn in as a commissioner for the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission on Oct. 14. Baran majored in Political Science and graduated from the Ohio University Honors Tutorial College. He also earned an M.A. in Political Science from the College of Arts & Sciences at […]

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October 30, 2014 at 8:32 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Messenger Interviews Kim Little About Athens

Kim Little

Athens Messenger reporter Susan Tebben interviewed Dr. Kim Little, Associate Director of Ohio University’s Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies program. She is a Tennessee native who came to Athens County in 1997. She is proud to say, “I Am Athens County.” What brought you to the area? I came to […]

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Geography Alum to Lead ENSCO Rail Division

Jeffrey Stevens

ENSCO has named Ohio University alum Jeffrey Stevens to lead its rail division. Stevens was named Division Manager of ENSCO’s Applied Technology and Engineering Division, effective Oct. 1. He will also serve as Director of ENSCO Rail and ENSCO Rail Australia Pty Ltd, wholly owned subsidiaries of ENSCO, according to […]

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October 29, 2014 at 11:09 pmAlumni in the News In the News

Denver Post Op-Ed Quotes Lassiter ‘Camera Perspective Bias’

Dr. G. Daniel Lassiter

Denver Post reporter Zachary Fine quoted a study by Dr. G. Daniel Lassiter, Professor of Psychology, for an Oct. 18 opinion piece on “Police cameras and privacy concerns.” In recent weeks, body-mounted cameras have taken police departments by storm. More than a dozen cities, from Forth Worth to Chicago, have […]

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October 29, 2014 at 10:43 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Townhall Asks Gallaway about ‘Bogus Study’ on Minimum Wage

Dr. Lowell Gallaway

Townhall.com’s Larry Elder interviewed Dr. Lowell Gallaway, Ohio University Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics, in a story on “If Minimum Wage Is So Great, Why Cite Bogus Study?” The head of a Los Angeles-based nonprofit “sustainable economy” association calls for a higher minimum wage. No surprise there. But he cites a […]

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October 29, 2014 at 10:21 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Jarvis to Become Executive Director of Language Learning

Dr. Scott Jarvis

After serving as Associate Editor for Language Learning for several years, Dr. Scott Jarvis, Professor of Linguistics, was elected to the journal’s Board of Directors in April 2011. Since then, he has been serving as the Associate Executive Director for the journal, and is set to become the new Executive […]

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October 29, 2014 at 8:58 amNews

Political Science Alum Named Legal Elite in Alabama

David Wolff

Barnes Alford announced that five attorneys, including Ohio University alum David G. Wolff, have been selected by Greater Columbia (AL) Business Monthly as Midlands Legal Elites, reports WFSA 12. The magazine selected the top Columbia-area attorneys in 20 practice areas. The selections were published in the magazines October 2014 issue […]

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October 29, 2014 at 8:28 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News