Alumni

WGSS Alum Ties Public Transportation and Feminist Theory

Emily Burns

By Chris Caldwell Ohio University alum Emily Burns ’13, a Women’s and Gender Studies major, is a high speed rail proponent who has focused her educational and feminist pursuits on exploring the intersection of social mobility and public transportation. Just as the concepts covered in her introductory WGSS courses resonated […]

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May 26, 2015 at 1:23 pmAlumni

Sociology Alum Says ‘All Good’ in First Year as Principal

The Tampa Tribune featured Ohio University alum Mary Freitas ’91, ’93M in a story on “It’s ‘all good’ at Lennard High during principal’s first year.” Freitas earned a bachelor’s in advertising from Scripps College of Communication and an M.A. in Sociology from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio […]

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May 21, 2015 at 9:49 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Youngstown Names Herbarium after Plant Biology Alum

Youngstown State University has named its herbarium in memory of Ohio University alum Carl F. Chuey ’69M.S., “a Youngstown State University biology professor who grew the university’s herbarium from about 200 plant specimens in 1967 to about 115,000,” reports the Vindicator. YSU dedicated the herbarium on May 8. He earned […]

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May 12, 2015 at 10:51 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

‘Four Reasons Why Four Years at Ohio University is Never Enough’

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Ohio University journalism alum Annie Beard ’15, who specialized in Sociology and Business, gives a must-read “Four Reasons Why Four Years at Ohio University is Never Enough.” “It’s that time of year again- another class of talented, enthusiastic and remarkably prepared students are ready (or mostly forced) to leave the nest […]

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May 12, 2015 at 10:25 amAlumni

Messenger: Athens County Resident Plans to Become Pediatrician

Amy (Smith) Maggard '11, '14D.O.

The Athens Messenger features a story about Ohio University alum Amy (Smith) Maggard ’11, ’14D.O., who grew up in Athens County and just graduated from the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine. Maggard earned a B.S. in Biological Sciences—Pre-Professional from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University. She told […]

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May 11, 2015 at 7:28 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Classics/English Alum Wins Award for Presbyterians Today

Patrick Heery

Ohio University alum Patrick Heery ’08, editor of Presbyterians Today, which won an Award of Excellence for the Best in Class Denominational Magazine by the Associated Church Press, the oldest and largest religious press association in North America. Heery also received the prestigious James Solheim Award for Editorial Courage. Heery […]

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May 8, 2015 at 3:38 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Alum Named WHIO’s New Morning Meteorologist

Kirstie Zontini

Ohio University alum Kirstie Zontini is the new morning meteorologist for WHIO TV and Radio, reports the Dayton Daily News. She is part of WHIO’s expanded Storm Center 7 team of “six fully-accredited meteorologists focusing on local weather.” WHIO is “expanding to provide 24/7 weather coverage on air, online, in […]

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May 8, 2015 at 2:43 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News