OHIO professor and alumna team up to study fringe religious groups and ‘cult films’

Jodi Wille

From Ohio University News An Ohio University alumna filmmaker and a religious studies professor teamed up to edit a special journal issue on “cult films,” as told through interviews with scholars and filmmakers. Jodi Wille and Brian Collins met at the Athens International Film and Video Festival in 2018. Now they […]

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February 16, 2022 at 4:51 pmAlumni News Research

Citing OHIO student’s work, historic Black Baltimore golf club commemorates the desegregation of city’s golf courses with monument

On Feb. 1, the Pitch & Putt Golf Club unveiled a monument dedicated to the desegregation of Carroll Park in Baltimore. Image courtesy of the Pitch & Putt Golf Club

From Ohio University News To commence Black History Month, a historic Baltimore golf club unveiled a monument celebrating a little-known part of the city’s history. The monument, which was unveiled on Feb. 1, tells the story of a group of Black golfers who litigiously fought for access to play golf […]

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February 16, 2022 at 8:32 amAlumni News

OHIO Mock Trial students win awards heading into regional tournament with guidance of lawyers, alumni

Alumnus Ryan Crowley (top row, center) judges a team scrimmage.

From Ohio University News The Ohio University Mock Trial Team worked throughout the holiday break to prepare for a rigorous tournament schedule this semester. Over break, the 20 students on two teams met weekly to work on case materials, prepare for scrimmage trials, and adjust to case changes in this […]

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February 8, 2022 at 4:39 pmAlumni News

Matthew Ward studies law and justice, puts degree to work as an OHIO Civil Rights Investigator

Matthew Ward

From Ohio University News Ohio University alumnus Matthew Ward was drawn to the M.A. in Law, Justice & Culture program as a way to learn more about social justice issues following the murder of George Floyd. “In the Summer of 2020, I, like many others, was moved by the civil […]

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February 8, 2022 at 2:48 pmAlumni News

Alumni News | Matthew Seymour still a top recruit – in international trade law

Matthew Seymour in New York

From Ohio University News One of Canada’s top high school football players, Ohio University alumnus Matthew Seymour came to Athens in 2016 from Vancouver to study pre-law and play college football. Three years later he was headed to New York City for law school, and he’s still a top recruit—having […]

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January 31, 2022 at 11:22 amAlumni News

Alumni News | Steven Wills discusses naval strategy, role in deterrence and combat in Eurasia

Steven Wills, Ph.D.

From Ohio University News A new book by Ohio University alumnus Steven Wills, Ph.D., Strategy Shelved: The Collapse of Cold War Naval Strategic Planning (U.S. Naval Institute Press, 2021), examines the development of U.S. naval strategy during the Cold War and the immediate post-Cold War period. In a Q&A below, […]

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January 30, 2022 at 1:24 pmAlumni News

Alumni News | Robert Venosa publishes two articles on liberal internationalism

Robert Venosa, Ph.D.

From Ohio University News Ohio University alumnus Robert Venosa, Ph.D., recently authored two articles exploring the emergence of liberal internationalist ideas as a method for governing international relations in the 1930s and 1950s. Venosa, who earned a Ph.D. in History and a Contemporary History Certificate in 2020 from the College of […]

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January 24, 2022 at 3:53 pmAlumni News