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Class of 2021 | David Cottrill Defends His Dissertation, Then His Country

David Cottrill

Just as David Cottrill was finishing his dissertation and getting ready to defend it, along came the Army National Guard with call-up orders. The race was on. But Cottrill has successfully added Dr. to his salutation, in addition to his officer rank of Capt. He completed his Ph.D. in Biological […]

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April 20, 2021 at 10:59 amAlumni News

Alumni News | Shannon Hamelund Doesn’t Let Moves Get in the Way of her MPA

Shannon Hamelund

The Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs writes about Ohio University alum Shannon Hamelund ’14 in a story headlined “Executive MPA graduate’s experience marked by accomplishments through transitions.” Hamelund earned a B.A. in Political Sciences from the College of Arts & Sciences at OHIO. Shannon Hamelund’s experience in the […]

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April 20, 2021 at 10:34 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Alumni News | Michaela Trawick Starts Her Career Climb at JPMorgan Chase

Michaela Trawick at Maria Alm in Austria

Ohio University alumna Michaela Trawick ’20 arrived in Athens as a first-generation college student from out of state. She says it took a semester to get her feet under her, and now she’s off to the races with a great start to her career. At OHIO, she earned a B.A. […]

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April 16, 2021 at 3:47 pmAlumni

Alumni Panel Focuses on Civil Liberties, Leadership, and Law School

Lydia Wendel

The ACLU of Ohio University hosted a virtual alumni panel that featured four previous executive board members—three of them currently in law school, and one headed to law school in the fall. The March 30 panel featured Nick Concilla, a 2L at Florida State University College of Law; Kristin Kelley, […]

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April 13, 2021 at 10:19 amAlumni News

Alumni News | Shoemaker DeMio, Alumni Develop Inclusive U.S. History Curriculum

Paige Shoemaker DeMio, P.U.U.S.H Founder

An extraordinary aspect of being a Bobcat is that even when Bobcats leave Athens, they take countless pieces of their Ohio University education with them. This is certainly the case for Paige Shoemaker DeMio, who graduated in 2017 double majoring in Political Science Pre-Law and Sociology-Criminology with a certificate in […]

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April 12, 2021 at 5:23 pmAlumni

Alumni News | Casey O’Brien Joins Geological Sciences Alumni Advisory Board

Casey O’Brien

Ohio University alumna Casey O’Brien ’14 has joined the Geological Sciences Alumni Board. She earned a B.S. Geology ’14 from the College of Arts & Sciences at OHIO, followed by an M.S. Geology  in 2016 at the University of Texas at Austin. “I grew up in Stark County, Ohio, about […]

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April 12, 2021 at 8:50 amAlumni

Alumni News | Schwiebert Continues Tradition, Edits DIY Book on Analytic Functions

Ryan Schwiebert sent a few copies of his new book to OHIO.

Ohio University alumnus Ryan Schwiebert is one of three generations of mathematicians continuing the tradition of inquiry-based teaching. With OHIO Emeritus Professor Gene Kaufman, he edited a revised edition of An introduction to Analytic Functions. The original book was published in 1959, and Kaufman was the last Ph.D. student of […]

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April 7, 2021 at 12:29 pmAlumni