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Happy Beginnings | First Stop Boulder, Next Stop a Start-up or Asia

Ben Vizy

Editor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. Ben Vizy ’17 is heading to Boulder, CO, to work for the I Have a Dream Foundation of Boulder County, an Americorps program that focuses on […]

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August 4, 2017 at 4:30 pmIn the News News Students in the News

Yahoo News Interviews Khaledi on International Students and Travel Ban

Ali Khaledi-Nasab

Yahoo News recently interviewed Ohio University graduate student Ali Khaledi Nasab in a story on “School’s out, but universities are still fighting for their international students in wake of travel bans.” Khaledi is a graduate student in the Physics & Astronomy Department. The Yahoo News story dealt with the “thousands […]

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June 29, 2017 at 12:06 pmIn the News Students in the News

Martin Authors ‘Iraq War Veteran Reads about the Iraq War’

English graduate student Hugh Martin of Ohio University authored “Some Notes: an Iraq War Veteran Reads about the Iraq War” at Mixed Sign. In Night Draws Near, Anthony Shadid, the Lebanese-American journalist, documents his time from March 2003-June 2004 living with and among Iraqis. His accounts overlap, somewhat, with my […]

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May 30, 2017 at 9:11 pmIn the News Students in the News

Little Writes: Nonfiction as Autopsy: In Defense of Self-Interest

Jacob Little

Ohio University graduate student Jacob Little, a doctoral candidate in English, penned an article in Brevity titled “Nonfiction as Autopsy: In Defense of Self-Interest.” I have several friends from various parts of the literary world who joke (with varying degrees of sincerity) about how nonfiction writers are “narcissists” or “navel-gazers” […]

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May 16, 2017 at 8:07 pmIn the News Students in the News

World Religion, Biology Major Awarded Medical Center Scholarship

The Stein-Firelands Regional Medical Center’s Medical Staff Scholarship program awarded “a $2,000 scholarship to a child or spouse of two Firelands Regional Medical Center, Medical Staff employees. This scholarship program was developed in 2009 and is given on behalf of and in honor of the many contributions the Medical Staff […]

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January 2, 2017 at 11:29 amIn the News Students in the News

Graduate Student Finds Success Covering Columbus Blue Jackets, Earns NHL Credentials

Graduate student Sean Merz has found success as a writer for Last Word on Sports

by Kristin M. Distel Master of Arts student Sean Merz, who is studying English literature at Ohio University, has found a way to combine his love for language and his passion for hockey. Since April, Merz has been working as a writer and editor for Last Word on Sports, a […]

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November 29, 2016 at 4:49 pmNews Students in the News

Graduate Student’s Debut Novel Receives Rave Reviews

Michelle Pretorius, creative writing doctoral student

by Kristin M. Distel Doctoral student Michelle Pretorius’ novel, The Monster’s Daughter, has received many glowing reviews from domestic and international outlets. The novel, Pretorius’s first, was published in July 2016 by Melville House and Audible. The Monster’s Daughter takes as one of its two main characters Alet Berg, a […]

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November 28, 2016 at 7:00 pmIn the News Research Students in the News