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Talk About Being Popular: Twin Brothers Write the Book

Talk About Being Popular: Twin Brothers Write the Book

Twin brothers came to Ohio University. One majored in Psychology. The other in History. What are they doing now? David and Jonathan Bennett are working on being popular—and helping others be successful  and popular. They decided to study the science behind popularity, test the theories—and write a practical book to […]

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May 13, 2013 at 8:38 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Political Science Alum Named Ohio Board of Regents Chancellor

Ohio Gov. John Kasich named alum John Carey ’81 chancellor of the Ohio Board of Regents. A former Ohio state representative, Carey earned a bachelor’s degree in Political Science at Ohio University’s College of Arts & Sciences. “Chancellor Carey has been a key mover in Ohio’s higher education and K-12 education reform […]

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May 10, 2013 at 1:26 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

WOUB: Oestrick to Expand Jackie O’s Brews to Grocery Stores

WOUB TV Newswatch reports that Ohio University alum Art Oestrick is expanding Jackie O’s, bringing its signature brews to grocery stores across the state. Oestrick is an alum of the Linguistics Department in the College of Arts & Sciences. “Jackie O’s brews are well-known in bars, but the real business […]

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May 8, 2013 at 9:06 amAlumni in the News In the News

Alum Puts Law Degree to Use on Ohio’s Wrongful Conviction Project

Joanna Feigenbaum ’08, who majored in psychology and sociology at Ohio University’s College of Arts & Sciences, earned her law degree from Ohio State University in 2011. Her fellowship with Wrongful Conviction Project gives her real-world experience in a program run by the Office of the Ohio Public Defender. OSU’s […]

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May 7, 2013 at 4:06 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Alum in Alaska Legislature Fights Genetically Modified ‘Frankenfish’

Alaska State Rep. Geran Tarr (D-Anchorage) reports that she “met with a dozen Federal Drug Administration staff to express Alaskans’ concerns with an application to allow the sale of genetically modified salmon, dubbed ‘Frankenfish,’ in the United States.” Tarr earned a bachelor’s degree in Botany, Environmental Studies and Women’s Studies […]

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May 6, 2013 at 1:06 amAlumni Alumni in the News

Economics Alum Named to Ohio Hospital Association VP Post

Columbus Business First reported April 18 that the Ohio Hospital Association has hired Ohio Assistant Secretary of State Scott Borgemenke, an Ohio University alum who earned a bachelor’s in economics, to a newly created role as senior vice president of advocacy. That means the longtime Republican Party strategist, who was […]

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