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From China to Athens to Prestigious Post-Doc in Germany

From China to Athens to Prestigious Post-Doc in Germany

By Jean Andrews Physics & Astronomy Physics and Astronomy doctoral student Yinyun Li ’13PhD, current holder of the department’s Y.-C. Chang Graduate Fellowship, has accepted a post-doctoral position beginning this fall in Germany, at the Georg-August-University Gӧttingen. “Yinyun has an outstanding record of academic achievement in our Ph.D. program, with […]

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September 9, 2013 at 11:25 amAlumni Research

Humble Beginning: From Selling Golf Balls to Making Breakthroughs in Science

Humble Beginning: From Selling Golf Balls to Making Breakthroughs in Science

By Jean Andrews Physics & Astronomy Dr. Lawrence Crum ‘63BS, ‘65MS, ‘67PhD remembers collecting stray golf balls along the Hocking River to help support himself and his young family. An Ohio University physics graduate student under Professor Emeritus Burt Stumpf’s tutelage in the late 1960s, Crum was on his way […]

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August 25, 2013 at 2:28 pmAlumni

Pike County News: English Alum Earns Master’s in Library Science

The Pike Country News Watchman reported July 30 that Ohio University alum Jennifer Slone ’10 earned a master’s degree in Library and Information Science from Kent State University. Slone graduated from the College of Arts & Sciences in 2010, majoring in English. Jennifer is currently employed as the Administrative Assistant […]

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August 2, 2013 at 9:48 amAlumni Alumni in the News

Eagle: Sociology Alum Expands Business Ties as Wichita State President

“Wichita State President John Bardo is making change happen,” according to a Wichita Eagle story on June 29. An Ohio University alum, John Bardo ’71M has been president of Wichita State for a year, and he’s working quickly toward a new business and technology park. He earned a master’s in […]

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July 22, 2013 at 4:44 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Circleville Herald: Ohio University Alum Surveyed Niagara Falls for Bridge

Circleville Herald reporter Steven Collins delves into the life of an early Ohio University alum in a July 12 story, “William Sooy Smith: Engineer of bridges, buildings and battle.” Collins writes that the historical marker in Tarlton heralds  Smith as a Civil War veteran, but his accomplishments included some engineering […]

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July 22, 2013 at 4:10 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Charlotte Observer: Ohio University Friends for 42 Years

College of Arts & Sciences alum Cynthia Krebs ’75, a Sociology major, is among a group of 11 Ohio University alumni whose friendship started 42 years ago. They reunited recently to celebrate their 60th birthdays, and their story is recounted in the Charlotte Observer. In 1971, 11 women moved onto […]

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July 22, 2013 at 3:29 pmAlumni Alumni in the News

Philosophy Alum is CEO of Mixed Martial Arts Brand, Live on Spike TV

Philosophy Alum is CEO of Mixed Martial Arts Brand, Live on Spike TV

At Ohio University, Bjorn Rebney ’89 was a running back on the Bobcats football team and a Philosophy major in the College of Arts & Sciences. Today, he is founder and CEO of Bellator MMA, a mixed martial arts company, according to a story July 21 in the Columbus Dispatch. […]

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July 22, 2013 at 11:27 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News