Archive for June, 2017

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

Food Studies Theme Gets Sugar Bush Foundation Grant

Food Studies Theme Gets Sugar Bush Foundation Grant

From Compass A Food Studies theme project was among those announced by the Ohio University Foundation as receiving funding through the Sugar Bush Foundation. Sugar Bush is an organization that works with the university to improve quality of life in Appalachian Ohio. The foundation’s yearly projects foster sustainable environmental and […]

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June 13, 2017 at 12:25 pmNews

Psychology Majors Get ‘Fantastic’ Clinical Experience with Camp Boost

Throwing a pie in the face of a counselor is a favorite reward among campers. Kaylee Tomasek '17 shows off her whipped cream face.

by Kristin Distel Camp BOOST—a three-week summer camp experience—serves the community and provides invaluable training for Ohio University Psychology students, who serve as camp counselors. “Working at Camp Boost has been a beautiful experience of growing and learning,” says senior Megan Credit. “We can see how these kids have changed […]

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June 12, 2017 at 9:06 amNews

Halliday Speaks at Chadron State Writing Workshop

Dr. Mark Halliday

Dr. Mark Halliday, Professor of English, gives a public reading at Chadron State College on June 17, reports the college’s news site in a story headlined “Renowned poet, Halliday, to speak June 17.” CHADRON – Mark Halliday, a renowned American poet, professor and critic, will have a public reading during the […]

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June 11, 2017 at 11:08 amFaculty in the News In the News Research

Stokes Quoted in Story on Women Giving Birth 100 Years Ago

Dr. Patricia Stokes

Dr.Patty Stokes, Assistant Professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, was quoted in a story headlined “Here’s exactly what it was like to give birth 100 years ago.” A century ago, almost every Australian woman knew someone who had died during childbirth. Thus, when women fell pregnant, they were […]

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June 11, 2017 at 10:47 amFaculty in the News In the News

Economics Alumni Author Report on College Course Load and Law of Demand features a study by three Ohio University alumni in a story headlined “College students will take more courses if they don’t have to pay extra, will graduate sooner.” Samuel Kissinger ’16 earned a B.S. in Economics from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University. Robert Hammer ’17 earned […]

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June 11, 2017 at 10:21 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Political Science Alum Lands Job with Champaign Economic Partnership

Hannah Tukesbrey Kilbride

The Urbana Daily Citizen reports that Ohio University alum Hannah Tukesbrey Kilbride ’17 “has been hired to support local economic development as administrative assistant of the Champaign Economic Partnership (CEP).” Connect with Kilbride on LinkedIn. “My career aspiration is to make a difference in the world, and more specifically in […]

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June 11, 2017 at 9:56 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News