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Biology Alum Named OHIO Men’s Basketball Coach

From left, OHIO President M. Duane Nellis, Coach Jeff Boals, and Director of Athletics Jim Schaus.

Former OHIO team captain Jeff Boals ’95 was named the 19th head coach in the history of the Ohio University men’s basketball program, Director of Athletics Jim Schaus announced in a March 17 news release. “I am incredibly grateful and honored to return home to my alma mater as the […]

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Alumni News | Jonathon Hogue Dies Hiking at Island in the Sky

Jonathon Hogue

  The Ohio University Geography Department mourns the loss of alumnus Jonathon Hogue ’18M was found dead March 15 in Island in the Sky at Canyonlands National Pike, reports the Gazette (Iowa). “The entire Department of Geography is shocked and saddened by the news of Jonathon’s tragic passing. He just […]

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Alumni News | Bardo, Wichita State President, Passes Away

Dr. John Bardo

Ohio University alum Dr. John William Bardo, president of Wichita State University, died March 12, 2019, at the age of 70, reports the KSAL. Bardo earned an M.A. in Sociology from the College of Arts & Sciences in 1971. Dr. Bardo was an innovator, nationally recognized scholar and deep believer in […]

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Alumni News | Taylor Joins Oncology Institute of Hope and Innovation

Dr. Jimmy D Taylor

Ohio University alum Dr. Jimmy D. Taylor ’88 is a board-certified medical oncologist who brings more than 30 years of medical experience to the Oncology Institute of Hope and Innovation, according to a news release in Medical Health News. Taylor began his undergraduate education at Ohio University, where he earned […]

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Alumni News | NYIT Profiles Bourke on Dinosaurs, Dream Career

Dr. Jason Bourke

The Box, New York Institute of Technology’s blog, features Ohio University alum Dr. Jason Bourke and his “dream career” in a faculty feature headlined “Dinosaur Anatomy Through the Nose.” Bourke earned a Ph.D. in Biological Science from the College of Arts & Sciences at OHIO in 2015. Assistant Professor Jason […]

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Alumni News | Johnson Writes on ‘Prime Minister Warns Bernie Sanders About Socialism’

The Rev. Ben Johnson

Ohio University alum the Rev. Ben Johnson ’97 wrote an op-ed headlined “Fmr. Swedish Prime Minister Warns Bernie Sanders About Socialism-OpEd” in Eurasia Review. After video footage surfaced of Senator Bernie Sanders extolling the Soviet Union’s cultural and youth programs, the former prime minister of Sweden threw cold water on […]

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Alumni News | Frese Wins Lee Smith Novel Prize

Heather Frese

Ohio University alum Heather Frese was awarded Blair’s Lee Smith Novel Prize for her upcoming book The Baddest Girl on the Planet. Frese earned an M.A. in English from the College of Arts & Sciences in 2008. “My time in the Masters program at OHIO was vital to my growth […]

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