Archive for January, 2019

Russell Publishes Essay, ‘The Only Black Man in Medina, North Dakota’

Russell Publishes Essay, ‘The Only Black Man in Medina, North Dakota’

by Kristin Distel An essay by Creative Writing alum Phillip Russell (’18) has been published in Entropy. The essay, titled “The Only Black Man in Medina, North Dakota,” formed the basis of Russell’s OHIO master’s degree thesis. “The Only Black Man in Medina, North Dakota” describes Russell’s deeply frightening experience […]

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January 20, 2019 at 6:13 pmAlumni Alumni in the News

CHI Congratulates 2 New History Ph.D. Alumni, 3 Master’s Graduates

Dr. Lance Poston

The Contemporary History Institute congratulates two newly minted History Ph.D. alumni of the institute, along with three master’s students who graduated in December. Two Defend Doctoral Dissertations Dr. Lance Poston defended his doctoral dissertation “Deconstructing Sodom and Gommorah: An Intervention in the Mythology of Black Homophobia” in September under the […]

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January 20, 2019 at 5:04 pmNews

Alumni News | Magazine Profiles Novotny Mulrooney, Special Counsel at FedEx Groung

The Pittsburgh Magazine profiled Ohio University alum Jennifer Novotny Mulrooney in its Women & Business feature, “Jennifer Novotny Mulrooney is Senior Counsel, Business Transactions at FedEx Ground and Member and Secretary of the Governing Board of Directors at Pressley Ridge.” Mulrooney earned two OHIO degrees, a B.A. in Political Science-Pre-Law and […]

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January 20, 2019 at 10:52 amAlumni in the News In the News

Gilbert Wins Best Paper from Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology

Anthony Gilbert

Biological Sciences graduate student Anthony Gilbert was awarded the Division of Ecology and Evolution Raymond B. Huey Best Student Paper Award at the international Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology conference in Tampa, held Jan. 3-7. Gilbert was selected from more than 70 applicants to present his talk in a session at […]

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January 20, 2019 at 9:10 amResearch

Nevin Op-ed | To Make College Affordable Increase State Funding

Dr. Mark Nevin, Associate Professor of History at Ohio University-Lancaster, wrote an op-ed in the Lancaster Eagle Gazette headlined “To make college affordable increase state funding.” The inauguration of Mike DeWine as Ohio Governor offers the opportunity for the state to chart a new course in the area of higher education. […]

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January 20, 2019 at 8:25 amFaculty in the News In the News

Apply by Feb. 15 for On Campus Master’s in Law, Justice & Culture

Apply by Feb. 15 for On Campus Master’s in Law, Justice & Culture

The M.A. in Law, Justice & Culture—which focuses on critical analysis of law in relation to society, culture, politics and power—is accepting applications through Feb. 15 for those interested in starting the on campus program in Fall 2019. The program is offered on campus and online. Information Sessions Wednesday, Jan. […]

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January 18, 2019 at 8:45 amNews

Smucker Gets Ohio University Research Committee Funding

Dr. Thomas Smucker

From Research Communications The Ohio University Research Committee has selected four faculty proposals, including Dr. Thomas Smucker, for funding during its fall 2018 cycle. In total, the committee awarded $26,462. Smucker, Associate Professor of Geography, received $7,905 for his project on “Foundations for Convergence: Bridges and Barriers between Disaster Risk […]

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January 17, 2019 at 1:25 pmResearch