Alumni

Arts & Sciences Alum Passes at Age of 100

The Athens News reported June 3 that Robert Colyer Wickham, an alum of Ohio University’s College of Arts &Sciences, passed away May 30, at the age of 100. After graduating high school in Salt Lake City, Utah, he came to Athens to attend Ohio University where he graduated in 1937 […]

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June 4, 2013 at 5:02 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

New York Times Announces Wedding of Geography Pre-Law Alum

On April 21, the New York Times announced the marriage of Michael Hartman ’98, an Ohio University Geography-Pre-Law major who is now of counsel at a New York law firm: Dr. Lincy Ann Cherian and Michael Patrick Hartman were married Saturday in the Palm House at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. […]

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May 29, 2013 at 2:08 pmAlumni

Economics Alum ‘Gives the Gift of a Happy Childhood’

Economics Alum ‘Gives the Gift of a Happy Childhood’

“Srivyal Vuyyuri was 28 when he returned from Ohio University with a degree in M.A. Economics. He could have had the stereotypical life of comfort, but he went ahead and took the responsibility of educating many underprivileged children instead.” Writer Kanchan Agarwal describes Vuyyuri as the man behind Sphoorti, an organization […]

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May 29, 2013 at 12:46 pmAlumni

Two Alumni: A Search through 50 Years, Two Countries

Two Alumni: A Search through 50 Years, Two Countries

50 Years Ago In the fall of 1960, 18-year-old Les LeFevre, from the small town of Madeira, OH, went off to Ohio University in the rural hills of southeastern Ohio. He was assigned to Lincoln Hall, the newest dormitory on the East Green. Not long after, he met and became friends […]

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May 29, 2013 at 12:31 pmAlumni

Spanish Alum Gets Kentucky Teacher Award

Justin List ’04, ho teaches third though 12th grade Spanish at the Augusta Independent School System, was among the Kentucky teachers honored by Campbellsville University on May 11, as reported by the Ledger Independent on May 21. Campbellsville University began the Excellence in Teaching Awards Program in 1987 to recognize the […]

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May 23, 2013 at 3:57 pmAlumni Alumni in the News

D.C. Alumni Talk Cyber Security at Washington Forum

D.C. Alumni Talk Cyber Security at Washington Forum

By Amista Lipot More than 60 Ohio University alumni attended the Washington Policy Forum in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, May 14 at the Capitol Visitor Center. The event, focusing on cyber security and homeland defense, was the second in a series aimed at reconnecting alumni in the nation’s capital to […]

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May 21, 2013 at 4:44 pmAlumni News

History Alum Writes About Sequestration, Nation-Building

Ohio University alum Jeremi Suri ’96M is the Mack Brown Distinguished Chair for Leadership in Global Affairs at the Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law at the University of Texas at Austin.  He earned an M.A. in History with a thesis on “Cold War Legitimacy in Crisis: An International History of Détente,” […]

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