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Alumni News | Nicole Willson Dubs Her Debut Novel ‘Historical Cosmic Horror’

Nicole Willson

Ohio University alumna Nicole Willson came to the plate six times — book in hand — before she finally hit a home run. She did it her way — with a dark and scary novel she describes as “historical cosmic horror.” And she has some advice for OHIO writers getting […]

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May 11, 2021 at 3:02 pmAlumni

University Community Mourns Edwin Curmie Price Jr., Alumnus and OHIO’s First Black Faculty Member

Edwin Curmie Price Jr.

From Ohio University News Edwin Curmie Price Jr., an Ohio University alumnus and the University’s first Black faculty member, passed away on April 23. The history and status of Black Americans at Ohio University, published in 1974, notes “the hiring of O.U.’s first black faculty member, E. Curmie Price, in […]

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May 7, 2021 at 1:59 pmAlumni News

Alumni News | Anna Harvey named President and CEO of the Social Science Research Council

Dr. Anna Harvey

From Ohio University News Ohio University Trustee and 1988 Honors Tutorial College alumna Anna Harvey was named the 15th President and CEO of the Social Science Research Council (SSRC), an independent and international research nonprofit organization. “I am deeply honored to have been asked to lead the SSRC as it […]

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May 6, 2021 at 1:49 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Geological Sciences Alumni Symposium Connects Alumni, Students and Faculty in Online Forum

Geological Sciences Alumni Symposium Connects Alumni, Students and Faculty in Online Forum

The Geological Sciences Alumni Advisory Board hosts a symposium every other spring to reconnect alumni with the department and build an ever-expanding network with current students and support their career development. This year the goals were the same, but the forum moved online. “We are so very grateful for the […]

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May 4, 2021 at 2:41 pmAlumni

Alumni News | Ferne Ziglar and Mimi Bogard Reflect on Class of 1971

Ferne Ziglar, AB ’71, is pictured aboard the William G. Mather Steamship in Cleveland, where she has lived since graduating from Ohio University. Her career has included teaching, sales, journalism, public relations and communications. In the mid-1980s, she launched her own company, the Ferneway Company. Photo courtesy of Ferne Ziglar

College of Arts & Sciences alumni Ferne Ziglar, a Spanish major, and Mimi Bogard, an English major, were among those interviewed for an Ohio University News story headlined “OHIO’s Class of 1971 reflects on campus, life experiences 50 years after graduation.” What was life like on campus while they were students? […]

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April 28, 2021 at 6:51 pmAlumni

Alumni News | Detwiler Takes Passion for LGBTQ+ Rights, Community Organizing to Law School

Dominic Detwiler

Dominic Detwiler is a 2020 graduate of Ohio University who has continued to serve the Athens community, as well as the state of Ohio, in his work as a public policy strategist for Equality Ohio. His dedication to advocacy, service, and equality was at the forefront of his academic pursuits […]

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April 28, 2021 at 11:23 amAlumni

Alumni News | Chris Albers Denhart: ‘It. Don’t Miss It. College. Life. Experiences.’

Chris Albers Denhart (Photo with permission from Hira Mashkoor @thehirandthenow)

Ohio University left its mark on Chris Albers Denhart ’14, but the Economics Department faculty might say he left his mark here, too. Professors got his wheels turning by using economics as a way to look at what was happening in the world around him. But they might not have anticipated […]

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April 20, 2021 at 2:16 pmAlumni News