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History Alum Called ‘Perfect Person to Help Put Us on Map for Reducing Poverty’

Vashti Rutledge

“Here’s why she’s the perfect person to help put us on the map for reducing poverty,” says the headline on a column by Lucy May at WCPO Cincinnati. May is writing about Ohio University alum Vashti Rutledge ’00. Rutledge earned a B.A. in History from the College of Arts & […]

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August 15, 2017 at 7:03 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Career Corner | Biology Alum Kevin King to Network with STEMstart Freshmen

Kevin King

Ohio University alum Dr. Kevin King ’92, whose biology career has included detecting biowarfare pathogens and infectious diseases, will meet with freshman biology and chemistry students during STEMstart on Aug. 23. Connect with him on LinkedIn. King joined Ohio University in May 2016 as the university’s first Director of Industry […]

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August 15, 2017 at 2:31 pmAlumni

Working on the Wayne | Snazzy Snakes

Photo Credit: Wayne National Forest – Ohio University Wildlife Intern Kyle Brooks

By Kyle Brooks ’17 Wildlife and Conservation Biology major   I want to talk about snakes. As one of the two wildlife interns for Wayne National Forest, I’ve seen many a scaly serpent this summer. And I love it. I’m a huge fan of snakes, and I regularly go out […]

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August 13, 2017 at 5:33 pmNews

Career Corner | Plant Biology Alum to Network with STEMstart Freshmen

Nanda Filkin

Editor’s Note: Ohio University alum Nanda Filkin will meet with freshman biology and chemistry students during STEMstart on Aug. 23. By Nanda Filkin ’03M.S. Research Associate in Research and Development at Quidel I have always loved biology and always wanted to be a scientist. It never mattered to me what […]

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August 9, 2017 at 11:21 amAlumni

Brune, Alum Co-Author Paper on Probing Star-Like Conditions at National Ignition Facility

Despite staggering differences in mass and scale -- the sun (left) is approximately 10^38 times more massive and 10^13 times larger -- NIF implosions (right) are being used to recreate the conditions found in the deep interiors of stars so that they may be better understood.

“Stars are giant thermonuclear plasma furnaces that slowly fuse the lighter elements in the universe into heavier elements, releasing energy, and generating the pressure required to prevent collapse. To understand stars, we must rely on nuclear reaction rate data obtained, up to now, under conditions very different from those of […]

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August 8, 2017 at 3:08 pmFaculty in the News In the News Research

Dispatch Reviews Wanczyk’s Book on Baseball for the Blind

Dr. David Wanczyk

Joe Blundo of the Columbus Dispatch reviews a new book on beep baseball by Ohio University alum and English faculty member Dr. David Wanczyk. Wanczyk authored the first book about blind baseball, Beep: Inside the Unseen World of Baseball for the Blind (Ohio University Press, 224 pages, due Oct. 15). […]

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August 8, 2017 at 9:45 amFaculty in the News In the News

Happy Beginnings | Psychology-Anthropology Alum Explains Work as Emergency Services Representative

Megan Cales

Editor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. Ohio University alum Megan Cales ’16 says that being an Emergency Services Representative involves three positions: intake, registration, and team coordinator. Cales double majored in Psychology […]

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August 7, 2017 at 11:46 amAlumni