Archive for December, 2016

Sociology-Criminology Alum now Quality Manager at JPMorgan Chase

Sociology-Criminology Alum now Quality Manager at JPMorgan Chase

Julie (Musick) Conrad ’04 never thought she could find herself in something like quality assurance, much less as a manager, without a business degree and for a while she regretted the major she picked and direction she went in college. “If someone had told me this is where I would […]

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December 5, 2016 at 2:47 pmAlumni News

Ten Students, Faculty Receive Funding from 2016 Kopchick Awards

Front row: Student award recipients Yanyang Cao and Lydia Richardson.  Back row: Char Kopchick, assistant dean of students; student award recipients Sarah Benner, Nikki Meyer, Nathan Arnett and Austin Stevens; Distinguished Professor John Kopchick; student award recipients Samuel Kirkeng and Benjamin Colvin; faculty award recipient Amir Farnoud.  Photo by: Kaitlin Owens/Ohio Univeristy.

From Research staff reports Nov. 29, 2016 Seven undergraduate students, three graduate students and one Ohio University faculty member received funding for their health and medical research from the 2016 John J. Kopchick Awards. The program provided a total of $54,863 in grants and fellowships to advance research on topics […]

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December 5, 2016 at 1:15 pmNews

Castellano Promos Video on Veterans Treatment Courts

Resources for Justice-Involved Veterans Training  at Hocking College.

Dr. Ursula Castellano, Associate Professor of Sociology at Ohio University, presented on Veterans Treatment Courts at a training session for justice system professionals on Nov. 30. Hocking College hosted the training session to provide an in-depth understanding of the resources and services available in the justice system for both civil […]

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December 3, 2016 at 10:34 amNews

ELIP Course Helps Make Athens ‘Home’ for International Bobcats

Lydia Bambeck works with fellow classmates and instructor Art Oestrike.

By Andrea Wurm Ohio University is home to more than 20,000 students who share two common bonds—a love for Athens, Ohio, and a passion to pursue the degree of their choice. It is also a place that represents 1,740 international students from all walks of life. But what does it […]

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December 3, 2016 at 10:05 amIn Class News

Psychology Alum Earns Woman-Owned Business Certification

Jodey Altier

Ohio University alum Jodey Altier ’96 received her Woman-Owned Business Certification, reports the State Journal. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the College of Arts & Sciences. VIENNA, WV – Local businesswoman Jodey Altier, president and managing partner of Perry & Associates Certified Public Accountants A.C., received her […]

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December 3, 2016 at 9:44 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Inside Sources Quotes Vedder on Long-Term Joblessness

Dr. Richard Vedder

Inside Sources quoted Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor of Economics Emeritus at Ohio University and Director of the Center for College Affordability and Productivity, in an article on “Economy Gains 178K Additional Jobs.” The U.S. economy continued its upwards climb by adding an additional 178,000 new jobs during the month of […]

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December 3, 2016 at 9:29 amFaculty in the News In the News

Alum Writes: ‘Defeat the Electoral College, a Broken Institution’

Ohio University alum Samuel Blankenship ’15 wrote a guest column for on “Defeat the Electoral College, a broken institution.” Blankenship double majored in Political Science and History in the College of Arts & Sciences. STRONGSVILLE, Ohio — What if I told you that your vote, at least in the […]

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December 3, 2016 at 9:14 amAlumni in the News In the News