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Alumni News | Philosophy Alum Featured in Ohio Today

Brandon Thompson ’03 graduated with his B.A. in Philosophy from the College of Arts and Sciences and B.S.C. in Audio Production from the Scripps College of Communication at Ohio University. He is the executive director of Ohio Brew Week and local DJ B-Funk Thompson is featured in the current issue […]

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Alumni News | Writer Barbara Fifer Passes

Barbara C. Fifer

Barbara C. Fifer ’69 passed away in June 2018, “having 70 revolutions around the sun,” says her obituary in the Missoulian. Fifer earned a bachelor’s degree in Creative Writing from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University. She “became known as a writer on Lewis and Clark, Montana […]

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Alumni News | ‘Curmudgeonly’ Cleveland Columnist Dick Feagler Dies

Richard Feagler (Busch Funeral Home)

The Cleveland Plain Dealer reported on the death of Ohio University alum Richard “Dick” Feagler ’60, a syndicated columnist and TV host, in story headlined “Columnist Dick Feagler, voice of Clevelanders for five decades, dead at 79.” Feagler earned a bachelor’s degree in English from the College of Arts & […]

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Alumni News | Sangiampongsa Appointed Thailand’s Ambassador to Canada

His Excellency Maris Sangiampongsa, Thailand's Ambassador to Canada

Ohio University alum Maris Sangiampongsa ’84M is the new Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Thailand to Canada, reports Canada’s Diplomat Magazine in a post headlined “New Arrivals – Summer 2018.” Sangiampongsa earned a M.A. in Political Science from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University. He joined Thailand’s […]

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Alumni News | NY Times Hires Griffith to Cover Silicon Valley Startups

The New York Times announced Ohio University alum Erin Griffith ’05 will be its new startup and venture capital reporter, to be based in San Francisco. Connect with Griffith on LinkedIn. While earning her journalism degree at OHIO, Griffith also earned a Women’s Studies Certificate from the College of Arts […]

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Alumni News | Sports Columnist: Blind Baseball? C’mon, How’s That Possible?

Dr. David Wanczyk

Sports columnist Chip Ainsworth of the Greenfield Recorder reviewed a new book on beep baseball by Ohio University alum and English faculty member Dr. David Wanczyk in a story headlined “Keeping Score: An outta sight sport.” Wanczyk authored the first book about blind baseball, Beep: Inside the Unseen World of […]

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Alumni News | Psychologist Inducted into Ohio Senior Citizens Hall of Fame

Gail J. Rymer, Ohio Senior Citizens Hall of Fame

The Parkersburg News and Sentinel reports that Ohio University alum Gail Rymer was inducted into the Ohio Senior Citizens Hall of Fame. Rymer earned a B.S. in Biological Sciences from the College of Arts & Sciences, followed by an M.Ed. in Community Agency Counseling and a Ph.D. in School Counseling […]

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