Students in the News

History Student Writes on ‘Cuts’ to Littoral Combat Ship

Steven Wills

History graduate student Steven Wills authored “Secretary Carter’s Memo and the LCS” Dec. 23 at Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter’s recent memo to Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus detailed cuts to the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) in order to pay for a collection of new and legacy platforms […]

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December 23, 2015 at 2:29 pmIn the News Students in the News

Chemistry Student Launches ‘Stop. Think. Science!’ Podcasts

Ian Armstrong

Chemistry doctoral student Ian Armstrong was featured in a story at on “Allegheny grad launches science podcast.” His podcasts are available at In addition they can be found in the iTunes store for free, and downloaded to any iPhone through the Podcasts app. Android requires the user to […]

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July 27, 2015 at 12:32 pmIn the News Students in the News

McCrary Reviews Sarah Manguso’s ‘Ongoingness: The End of a Diary’

Micah McCrary

Creative Writing graduate student Micah McCrary wrote “Review of Sarah Manguso’s Ongoingness: The End of a Diary” in Brevity’s Nonfiction Blog. McCrary is a doctoral student in the Creative Writing program at Ohio University. I tried to keep my first diary during junior high, a diary which I began under […]

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May 28, 2015 at 9:53 amIn the News Students in the News

Class of 2019 | Scholarship Recipient Plans to Study Psychology

The Piqua Daily reports that one of the Miami East High School students awarded scholarships in honor of former a church organist “continues to pass on her her gift of music to local students in the community.” Noah Tucker plans to study Psychology at Ohio University, the paper says. The […]

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May 11, 2015 at 8:30 pmIn the News Students in the News

History Grad Publishes in Prestigious Diplomatic History

Ohio University alum David Prentice authored an article on “Choosing ‘the Long Road’: Henry Kissinger, Melvin Laird, Vietnamization, and the War over Nixon’s Vietnam Strategy” in the March 2015 edition of Diplomatic History. Prentice earned an M.A. in 2009 and a Ph.D. in History in 2013, along with a Contemporary […]

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Messitt: In Defense of the Low-Res MFA

Maggie Messitt

  “I am an MFA dropout,” writes Maggie Messitt, a doctoral student in Ohio University’s Creative Writing non-fiction program. Her column “In Defense of the Low-Res MFA” appears on the Brevity blog. …Still, I was convinced that graduate school was my next step. I wanted to tell true stories. After […]

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March 10, 2015 at 9:00 amIn the News Students in the News

Brown: ‘We Need a Fresh Start in Mexico’

Aaron Brown, a doctoral student in History and a fellow with the Contemporary History Institute, published an article on “Along with a Fresh Start in Cuba, We Need a Fresh Start in Mexico” at the History News Network. American leaders have long understood the United States’ southern neighbor to be […]

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February 25, 2015 at 10:07 amIn the News Students in the News