Daily Monitor Interviews Geology Alum, Chairman of Hared Petroleum

Ohio University Geological Sciences alum Yusuf Musa Bashir, Chairman and Managing Director of Hared Petroleum in Uganda, was recently interviewed by Ismail Musa Ladu about his business plans and achievements in a Daily Monitor story on “Bashir has no regrets for moving on.” Yusuf Musa Bashir is a meticulous businessman, […]

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June 12, 2015 at 8:59 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Economics Alum Kimenyi, Africa Growth Initiative Scholar, Dies

Mwangi Samson Kimenyi (Brookings Institution)

Ohio University Economics alum and renowned Kenyan scholar and economist Mwangi Samson Kimenyi died June 6 in Maryland. Kimenyi earned an M.A. in Economics in 1982 from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University. “Dr. Kimenyi was a former director and senior research fellow at the Africa Growth […]

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June 12, 2015 at 8:40 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News News

Alum Published First Novel in HarperCollins Contest

Alison Stine

Ohio University alum Alison Stine ’13Ph.D. won a HarperCollins writing contest and had her first novel published in April, with paperback planned in October, reports WTSP Ch. 10 news in Tampa Bay. Stine earned a Ph.D. in English from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University. Alison Stine […]

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June 11, 2015 at 11:16 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

MCB Alum Studies Human Grown Hormone and Eye Disease

Juan Ding '09Ph.D.

Dr. Juan Ding, a 2009 alum of the interdisciplinary Ph.D. program in Molecular and Cellular Biology, continues to follow a translational path of “bench to bedside” and the philosophy of her Ph.D. adviser and mentor Dr. John Kopchick, Goll Ohio Eminent Scholar. Kopchick, known for promoting a culture in his […]

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May 27, 2015 at 10:49 amAlumni Research

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