Archive for November, 2015

Dayton Officers Talk to Sociology-Criminology Club about 100 Openings

Bentley Annex, home of the History Department at Ohio University

Dayton Patrol Officers Danielle Cash and Sarah Moody addressed the Sociology-Criminology Club on October 28th in Bentley 304. The two officers gave a 45-minute presentation about the Dayton Police Department. They explained what their job entails, the mission of the police department and their demographics. Their department is currently recruiting […]

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November 13, 2015 at 8:40 amNews

Graduate Student Dives Into Mysteries of Human Behavior

Jiuqing "Joe" Cheng

By Juliana Scheiderer ’16 Human behavior can be complex, confusing, and difficult to explain. But for sixth-year psychology Ph.D. student Jiuqing “Joe” Cheng this sense of mystery is why he chose to study human behavior in the first place. “I’ve been studying psychology for 15 years,” he said. “I chose this area […]

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November 12, 2015 at 11:41 amNews

History Alum Named CEO of AccessData Group

Keith James

Ohio University alum Keith James ’94 has been named Chief Executive Office of AccessData Group, according to a news release. James earned a History Pre-Law degree from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University. LINDON, UT — (Marketwired) — 11/11/15 — AccessData Group, a leading provider of integrated […]

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November 11, 2015 at 6:33 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Psychology Alum Who Became Well-Known Feminist Scholar Dies

An Ohio University alum who became a well-known feminist scholar died at the age of 83, reports the Bartlesville (OK)  Examine-Enterprise. Helen Astin earned an M.S. in Psychology in 1954 from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University. LOS ANGELES — Helen “Lena” Astin, a feminist scholar and […]

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November 11, 2015 at 6:17 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Political Science Alum Named Marketing VP at 30 Lines

Kristi Fickert

Ohio University alum Kristi Fickert ’99 has been named vice president of marketing & training by 30 Lines. Fickert majored in Public Administration/Political Science at Ohio University. In this newly created position, she will drive all sales, marketing and training initiatives, and she will act as the agency’s brand ambassador, […]

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November 11, 2015 at 5:52 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

CMSS and NQPI Hold Joint Poster Session

On Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015, the Condensed Matter and Surface Science program and the Nanoscale and Quantum Phenomena Institute partnered to host a joint poster session in Clippinger Hall. The poster session showcased the outstanding, high-impact research being done by faculty and their students. There were a total of 36 […]

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November 11, 2015 at 1:38 pmNews

Mda’s Book Nominated for World’s Richest Literary Prize

Dr. Zakes Mda

Dr. Zakes Mda, Professor of English at Ohio University, is one of three South African writers nominated for the International Dublin Literary Award, called the world’s richest literary prize since the winning author receives €100,000. His book nomination is Rachel’s Blue, in which Mda sets his scene very close to […]

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November 10, 2015 at 8:07 pmNews