Alumni

History & Political Science Alum Speaks at Civil War Roundtable

The Zanesville Times Recorder reports that Ohio University alum Robert W. Sidwell “will discuss the Cheat Mountain Campaign of September 1861 in western Virginia, the first offensive movement of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee,” at the Sept. 22 meeting of the Zanesville Civil War Roundtable. Sidwell is a native of […]

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September 17, 2014 at 10:12 pmAlumni In the News

Chemistry Alum Named Society for Applied Spectroscopy Fellow

Ohio University alum James Rydzak ‘78M.S.will be named a Society for Applied Spectroscopy Fellow at the SCIX 2014 national meeting for the Society for Applied Spectroscopy. The award recognizes individual members for their outstanding service to the field of spectroscopy. Jim is a Senior Investigator who was responsible for the formation […]

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September 17, 2014 at 8:40 pmAlumni

Grad Student Discovers New Species of Titanosaurian Dinosaur

An artistic rendering of a deceased Rukwatitan bisepultus individual in the initial floodplain depositional setting from which the holotypic skeleton was recovered. Image credit: Mark Witton, University of Portsmouth.

Eric Gorscak ’09, a doctoral student in Biological Sciences, is the lead author on the discovery of a new species of titanosaurian dinosaur in Tanzania. The study describes a rare find—a sauropod dinosaur skeleton from Africa. Ohio University paleontologists have identified the new species of titanosaurian, a member of the […]

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September 9, 2014 at 7:37 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News Research

Denhart at Forbes: ‘Revenge of the Nerds: Athletic Scholarships for Video Gamers’

Ohio University alum Christopher Denhart ’14 wrote a Sept. 2 blog at Forbes about the “Revenge of the Nerds: Athletic Scholarships for Video Gamers.” Denhart is administrative director of the Center for College Affordability and Productivity. He earned a B.S. in Economics from the College of Arts & Sciences at […]

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September 5, 2014 at 9:21 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Physics Alum Named Assistant Principal at Hampton High School

Physics Alum Named Assistant Principal at Hampton High School

Ohio University alum Steve Pellathy ’94 is the new assistant principal at Hampton High School, reports the Pittsburgh Tribune. Pellathy, who earned a B.S. in Physics from the Honors Tutorial College at Ohio University, brings a strong science background to the administrative team at Hampton. “I really do look forward […]

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September 2, 2014 at 9:12 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Psychology Alum Named Executive Director of Dallas Rehab Program

Psychology Alum Named Executive Director of Dallas Rehab Program

Ohio University alum Jeffrey Turiczek ’89 is the new executive director at Right Step’s drub rehabilitation program in Dallas/Fort Worth. Right Step is a Texas network of substance abuse treatment centers. Turiczek earned a B.A. in Psychology from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University. In his new […]

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September 2, 2014 at 8:49 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Alison Stine Dreamed Her Story a Long Time Ago

Alison Stine Dreamed Her Story a Long Time Ago

Alison Stine dreamed the story on a train ride a long time ago. At the Harper Voyager offices in England, the publishers must have been doing a little dreaming, too. Wondering what would happen if they bypassed all the agents hawking this author and that one—and went on a talent […]

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August 26, 2014 at 9:23 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News