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History Alumni Publishes in New York Times, Teaches History at Community College

Ohio University alum Gerald Goodwin ’14Ph.D. recently published “Black and White in Vietnam” in the New York Times. The opinion piece draws on his ongoing research, part of which was completed as his 2014 doctoral dissertation, “Race in the Crucible of War: African American Soldiers and Race Relations in the […]

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September 12, 2017 at 10:26 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

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

Marshall Legacy Series | Alum Talks about How Marshall Chose His Generals

Dr. Steve Taaffe

Ohio University alum Dr. Steve Taaffe discussed “Marshall & His Generals” as part of the George C. Marshall Foundation’s Marshall Legacy Series on the World Wars. Taaffe earned a Ph.D. in History and a Certificate in Contemporary History in 1995 from the College of Arts & Sciences, as well as […]

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July 28, 2017 at 1:48 pmAlumni

Living Through 1970 Closure, Campus Riots and Protests

Living Through 1970 Closure, Campus Riots and Protests

by Dave Gibson ’73 Bio: Dave Gibson graduated from Ohio University in 1973 and became a high school history teacher. For most of his career, he worked as an administrator for SOITA Learning Technologies in Oxford, Ohio. He received a master’s degree from Wright State University in 1981 and was […]

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July 26, 2017 at 10:08 amAlumni

Trump Announces OHIO Alum as U.S. Attorney Candidate Nominee

Justin E. Herdman

“President Donald J. Trump today announced his first wave of United States Attorney candidates,” says a June 12 White House news release. And both Ohio senators applauded the nomination. Among the eight nominees is Ohio University alum Justin E. Herdman ’96, who earned a B.A. in Global Studies Europe from […]

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June 13, 2017 at 3:31 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News News

History Alum David Crane Receives Honorary Doctorate of Letters

OHIO alum David Crane speaks at gradatue commencement after receiving an honorary doctorate degree from Interim President David Descutner. Photo by Ben Siegel

From Compass Ohio University alum David Crane, who earned a bachelor’s degree in History in 1972 and a master’s in African Studies in 1973, was presented an Honorary Doctorate of Letters Degree at the Graduate Commencement on April 28. He earned a J.D. from Syracuse University in 1980 and is now one of the […]

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May 2, 2017 at 4:59 pmNews

History Undergraduates Headed to Grad Schools, Successful Job Placements

History Undergraduates Headed to Grad Schools, Successful Job Placements

The History Department at Ohio University recently marked the end of the 2016-17 academic year by recognizing the graduating class of history majors. On Friday, April 21, 2017, the History Department convened its annual reception for graduating undergraduate seniors. Professor and Department Chair, Dr. Katherine Jellison, recognized and congratulated the graduating […]

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April 28, 2017 at 9:42 amNews