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Linguistics Alum Goes From Bobcat to Diplomat

Linguistics alum Victoria Augustine contributes much of her success to her time and experiences at OHIO.

By Dr. Liang Tao Associate Professor of Linguistics and Chinese Language Program Coordinator After earning undergraduate and graduate degrees at Ohio University, alum Victoria Augustine moved a bit further from Athens than the average student (nearly 8,000 miles further), and she hasn’t stopped traveling since. Augustine earned an M.A. in […]

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October 26, 2017 at 4:54 pmAlumni Alumni in the News

Alumni News | Languages’ Maffei Featured in Cover Story on How Halal Food Is Adapting to America

Yvonne Maffei

Ohio University alum Yvonne Maffei ’97, ’00M is The Kitchn cover story in an article headlined “This Wildly Popular Blogger Shows How Halal Food Is Adapting to America.” Connect with her on LinkedIn. Maffei, who lives in greater Chicago, is the author of the popular blog-turned cookbook, My Halal Hitchen. […]

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September 30, 2017 at 9:37 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

History Alumni Publishes in New York Times, Teaches History at Community College

Ohio University alum Gerald Goodwin ’14Ph.D. recently published “Black and White in Vietnam” in the New York Times. The opinion piece draws on his ongoing research, part of which was completed as his 2014 doctoral dissertation, “Race in the Crucible of War: African American Soldiers and Race Relations in the […]

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September 12, 2017 at 10:26 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

History Alum Called ‘Perfect Person to Help Put Us on Map for Reducing Poverty’

Vashti Rutledge

“Here’s why she’s the perfect person to help put us on the map for reducing poverty,” says the headline on a column by Lucy May at WCPO Cincinnati. May is writing about Ohio University alum Vashti Rutledge ’00. Rutledge earned a B.A. in History from the College of Arts & […]

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Senate Confirms Alum at U.S. Attorney for Northern Ohio

Justin E. Herdman

Ohio University alum Justin E. Herdman ’96, who earned a B.A. in Global Studies Europe from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University, was confirmed by the U.S. Senate Aug. 3 as the new U.S. Attorney for northern Ohio, reports He’ll be the top federal prosecutor for […]

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August 4, 2017 at 8:25 amAlumni in the News In the News

Biology Alum Sending Rodent Research Project to International Space Station

Jeffrey Willey

Ohio University alum Dr. Jeffrey Willey ’99, ’01M is part of NASA’s Rodent Research-9 mission that will be sending a science payload to the International Space Station on a SpaceX Rocket scheduled for August 10. Willey, who earned both a B.S. and M.S. in Biological Sciences from the College of […]

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Chemistry Alum’s Company Attacks ‘BioFilm’ Problem

Dr. Joseph Kittle

Tech Ohio writes about ProclaRx, an Innovation Center client based in Athens, Ohio, and with an Ohio University alum as its CEO in an article headlined “ProclaRx Breaks Down Walls to Beat Bacteria.” Dr. Joseph D. Kittle, CEO of ProclaRx, earned a B.S. in Chemistry through the Honors Tutorial College. Chances […]

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