Alumni News | Psychology’s Conover Is New Executive Director at Athens Village

Barbara Conover

Ohio University alum Barbara Conover ’87 is the new executive director of the Athens Village, a group of Athens-area seniors committed to their own independent living, reports the Athens Messenger. Connect with Conover on LinkedIn. Conover earned a B.A. in Psychology from the College of Arts & Sciences at OHIO. […]

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January 9, 2018 at 11:41 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Notable Alumni | David Wolfort Is President of Olympic Steel

David A. Wolfort

Editor’s Note: The College of Arts & Sciences launches the Notable Alumni Awards, honoring 37 Notable Alumni in 2017 for broad accomplishments in their careers, a commitment to community service at Ohio University, and valuable contributions to Ohio University, the College of Arts & Sciences, and its students. David A. […]

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January 8, 2018 at 12:05 pmAlumni

Geography Alum a ‘One-Person GIS Team’ at Volkswagen

Kenny Ling

by Kristin Distel Kenny Ling ’09M has landed a dream job for geography alums. He is a GIS Site Planning and Research Specialist at Electrify America, a subsidiary of Volkswagen. GIS, or Geographic Information Systems, is an increasingly important area for sustainability research, as well as a career interest for […]

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January 7, 2018 at 5:27 pmAlumni

Alumni News | Sociology’s Kuckuck Writes on Millennials, Flexible Work Environments

Phalen Kuckuck

Ohio University alum Phalen Kuckuck authored an article headlined “Why millennials thrive in flexible work environments” in the Washington Examiner. Connect with Kuckuck on LinkedIn. Kuckuck, who currently works in West Virginia Politics, earned a B.A. in Sociology–Criminology and a Law, Justice & Culture Certificate from the College of Arts […]

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January 7, 2018 at 11:01 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Happy Beginnings | Alumni Back to Explore Acid Mine Drainage in Appalachian Watershed

Rebecca Steinberg

Editor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. Two Ohio University alumni are back as grad students, helping an interdisciplinary team—Ohio University’s Appalachian Watershed Research Group—assess data collected from regional mining operations in a […]

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January 5, 2018 at 2:57 pmAlumni News

Economics Students Give Good Works a $10,000 Boost

From left, Benjamin Beaty, Alex Armstrong, Dominic Detwiler, Keith Wasserman, Michael McTernan, and Madison Stanley

by Kristin Distel Students in Dr. Julia Paxton’s fall Economics of Altruism class presented a $10,000 check to Good Works, a local nonprofit founded and directed by Ohio University alum Keith Wasserman ’81. The students — Alex Armstrong, Michael McTernan, Madison Stanley, Benjamin Beaty, and Dominic Detwiler — gave a […]

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January 5, 2018 at 12:00 pmAlumni In Class News

Alumni News | Sociology’s Chris Hedges Gets Top Award among Master Woodworkers

Ohio University alum Chris Hedges ’99, ’02M recently won best of show at a Master Woodworkers event, according an Athens News article headlined “Local woodworker deemed ‘Master’ in major show.” Connect with Hedges on LinkedIn. Hedgesis the owner of AedanWorks. He earned a BSS at OHIO, followed by an M.A. […]

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January 4, 2018 at 4:53 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News