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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

Daily Tribune: Alum Opens Organic Pizza Restaurant in Pomeroy

Ohio University alum Moe Hajivandi ’87 and his wife, Anita, have opened a new organic pizza restaurant in Pomeroy, reports the Gallipolis Daily Tribune on July 21. He graduated from the College of Arts & Sciences with a major in Computer Science. POMEROY — There’s a new pizza place in […]

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July 22, 2013 at 10:25 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Messenger: Foster Achieved in 2012 the Hard Way

Messenger: Foster Achieved in 2012 the Hard Way

“Something strange happened to Donte Foster last season. For the first time in his life, sports didn’t come easy,” writes Jason Arkley in the Athens Messenger. But now Forster, a Sociology-Criminology major in the College of Arts & Sciences, goes into his last semester at Ohio University healthy. And his […]

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July 16, 2013 at 11:27 amIn the News Students in the News

NBC News: Roosenburg Gives Turtles Headstart in Maryland Classrooms

NBC News: Roosenburg Gives Turtles Headstart in Maryland Classrooms

NBC News reporter Wynne Anderson reports from Chesapeake Bay–where Ohio University’s Dr. Willem Roosenburg is researching diamondback terrapins, including whether using area schoolchildren as turtle babysitters for eight months helps Roosenburg has been collecting baby terrapins from the Bay for eight years and giving them to school classrooms to raise. […]

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July 16, 2013 at 10:26 amFaculty in the News In the News Research

Daily Times: ‘A Leap of Faith from the Blind Side’ for Prior

Daily Times: ‘A Leap of Faith from the Blind Side’ for Prior

“Scioto County residents will want to pay attention to the 2013 edition (of Phil Steele’s preseason report) as former Portsmouth gridiron great John Prior ’14, currently a redshirt senior offensive lineman at Ohio University, is among the numerous football players to grab Steele’s attention enough for recognition in his magazine,” […]

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July 16, 2013 at 9:34 amIn the News Students in the News

Plant Biology, Women’s and Gender Studies Alum Guest Blogs for Hocking Hills

Courtney Denning ’10, who double majored in Plant Biology-Applied Ecology and Women’s and Gender Studies at Ohio University, now works as the Experience Designer at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens in Columbus, OH. She guest blogs for Hocking Hills Tourism Association on July 10, evoking memories of family, friends, […]

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July 15, 2013 at 4:33 pmAlumni Alumni in the News