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Happy Beginnings | Sue Ryu Goes Right to Work on Societal Issues

Sue Ryu

Editor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. Sue Ryu ’20 hit her stride her senior year at Ohio University. Now she’s putting her economics degree to use with some D.C. think tanks—and taking […]

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March 5, 2021 at 2:20 pmAlumni News

Alumni News | Eliot Shearer Talks about His Research on Pediatric Hearing Loss

Dr. Shearer performing his first molecular work in Dr. Morris' lab!! Sequencing mitochondria control region, discovering haplotypes used to identify evolutionary relationships among populations of X. birchmanni

Ohio University alumnus Dr. Aiden Eliot Shearer made a virtual stop at his alma mater recently, talking about his research on the genetics of pediatric hearing loss with faculty and students at a Biological Sciences/Biomedical Science Seminar. Evaluation of children for hearing loss has changed dramatically over the past 15 […]

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March 3, 2021 at 5:22 pmAlumni Research

Physics Colloquium | Energy-Information Prescription for Synapses, March 12

The Physics & Astronomy Colloquium Series presents alumnus Suhita Nadkarni of Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Pune, India on “Energy-Information Prescription for Synapses” on Friday, March 12, at 4:10 p.m. at an Online Departmental Colloquium. Abstract: Synapses are hotspots for learning and memory and can be extremely […]

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March 2, 2021 at 9:15 pmAlumni Events

Alumni News | Mike Rattanasengchanh Helps Students Connect Past and Present

Alumni News | Mike Rattanasengchanh Helps Students Connect Past and Present

Ohio University alumnus Mike Rattanasengchanh, who earned a Ph.D. in History and a Contemporary History Certificate in May 2019, accepted a position as Assistant Professor of History at Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, Texas, just weeks before the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in closures across the nation. Despite the unprecedented […]

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March 1, 2021 at 8:32 pmAlumni

Alumni News | John Woods’s Debut Novel Named One of the Best Crime Novels of 2020

John Woods

Ohio University alumnus John Woods’s debut novel, Lady Chevy, was named one of the 10 Best Crime Novels of 2020 by The New York Times. Published by Pegasus Books and Simon and Schuster, it also will be translated and released in Italy and France. Woods majored in English with an […]

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February 10, 2021 at 9:15 amAlumni

Alumni News | Lance McBrayer Featured in Smithsonian Magazine for Tegu Lizard Project

Dr. Lance McBrayer with his students on the tegu lizard project. Photo by Jonathan Chick, Georgia Southern University

by Hannah Cordes Ohio University alumnus Dr. Lance McBrayer was featured in Smithsonian Magazine for his recent research on invasive Tegu lizards in Georgia See the Smithsonian article, These Four-Foot Lizards Will Eat Anything—and They’re Invading the Southeastern U.S. McBrayer earned a Biological Sciences Ph.D. in 2002 from the College of Arts […]

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February 9, 2021 at 2:37 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Alumni News | Jesus Toapanta ‘Learned to be Home Away from Home’ in Athens

Jesus Toapanta on his way from Gordy to Alden Library in the winter of 2006-07.

For Ohio University alumnus Jesus Tuarez Toapanata, there are so many things that bring back “breathtaking” memories of his time at Ohio University. “My first winter with snow, the river path, the farmer’s market, the amazing colorful trees in autumn, the movie rentals on E. State Street, Gordy Hall, my […]

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February 4, 2021 at 5:13 pmAlumni