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Alumni News | Virin Vedder ‘Knighted’ by France for Language Programming

Virin Vedder

Ohio University alum Dr. Virin Vedder ’94 was “knighted” by France in December for his work in developing French language programs in a Georgia school system. Vedder earned two OHIO degrees, a B.S. in Geography and a B.A. in French from the College of Arts & Sciences, and was inducted […]

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December 27, 2017 at 5:11 pmAlumni

Alumni News | Plant Biology’s Robert Specker Passes Away

Ohio University alum Robert Specker ’87, who earned a B.S. in Plant Biology from the College of Arts & Sciences, passed away on Dec. 12, according to the Legacy.com obituary: ATHENS – Robert W. Specker, Jr., 62, of Athens died late Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017 at The Laurels of Athens […]

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December 27, 2017 at 3:35 pmAlumni

Alumni News | Seth Jasovsky Passes Away at 44

Seth Jasovsky

Ohio University alum Seth Jasovsky ’00, who earned a B.A. in Political Science and a Women’s Studies Certificate from the College of Arts & Sciences, passed away Nov. 25, according to a Legacy.com obituary: ATHENS – Surrounded by his loving family, Seth Aaron Jasovsky, 44, passed away on Nov. 25, […]

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December 27, 2017 at 3:22 pmAlumni

Happy Beginnings | Kim Kraus Broadens Grad School Plans to Include Medicine and Research

Kim Kraus and her research mentor Dr. Robert Colvin during a recent visit to the Athens campus.

  Editor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. Recently Kim Kraus ’16 HTC returned to Ohio University to visit her research mentor in Biological Sciences, Dr. Robert Colvin. Kraus’ interest in research and […]

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December 18, 2017 at 2:18 pmAlumni News

Alumni News | Genna Auteri Enjoys Project on How Childcare Decisions Affect Women’s Work

Genna Auteri

Genna Auteri ’09 ’11M works at Thoughtwell leading a project for the Columbus Women’s Commission that focuses on the intersection of job growth and childcare. Through a series of focus groups, her project looks at how women make decisions based on the childcare that is available to them and how […]

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December 18, 2017 at 8:24 amAlumni

Alumni News | Postolovski Sees GIS Careers Evolving with Technology, Urgent Nationwide Needs

Department chair, Dr. Dorothy Sack on right, presents Ray Postolovski with a plaque commemorating the naming of Bloemer Berg near Athens.

Geography alum Ray Postolovski recently returned to campus to commemorate the contributions of late Geography professor Hugh Bloemer to the Geography Department and the Ohio University community. Postolovski led the effort to designate the summit near Athens as Bloemer Berg. This naming was approved by the U.S. Geological Survey and […]

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December 15, 2017 at 3:55 pmAlumni

Alumni News | Knoblauch Discusses New Book, Teaching at Finlandia University

William Knoblauch

  Ohio University alum Dr. William “Bill” Knoblauch enjoys creating and teaching history courses at Finlandia University and authored his first book last spring. Knoblauch earned a Ph.D. in History in 2012 from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University along with a Certificate in Contemporary History from […]

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December 12, 2017 at 2:26 pmAlumni