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Political Science Alum Appointed to Shawnee State Board

Governor John Kasich has appointed Ohio University alum Scott R. Williams ’92 and ’95MPA, to the Shawnee State University Board of Trustees for a nine-year term. Williams is from Dublin, OH. Community Common reports: Williams is director of governmental affairs with the Ohio Association of Realtors, a position he has […]

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June 24, 2013 at 3:48 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Student Voice: A New Plan B: Relocate American Cities

“A new plan B: Relocate American cities” in response to climate change, writes Alex Slaymaker, an Ohio University student majoring in Environmental Planning and policy with a minor in Geography, in the June 19 Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists’ Voices of Tomorrow series. “The time will come when many Americans, […]

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June 24, 2013 at 3:20 pmIn the News Students in the News

Interview: Alum ‘Joe Bonomo on sex, spirit & implication’

Interview: Alum ‘Joe Bonomo on sex, spirit & implication’

“Memoir is made of memories, by definition; some theorists assert memoir must be about memory. Yet it’s notable how much Joe Bonomo explores memory and takes it as his subject. His new collection of essays, This Must Be Where My Obsession with Infinity Began, summons and examines a wide range of memories, […]

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June 24, 2013 at 12:40 pmAlumni Alumni in the News

Sociology Alum to Head West Virginia Association for Justice

Bernie Layne ’94MA, who earned a master’s in Sociology from Ohio University, has been named President of the West Virginia Association for Justice. An AP story on the Seattle Post Intelligencer site reports, the Charleston attorney will head the plaintiffs’ group. The organization announced Bernie Layne’s election Friday. Layne is […]

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June 24, 2013 at 9:33 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Toledo Blade: Vedder Testifies on Proposed Ohio Tax Overhaul

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor of Economics at Ohio University, testified before the Ohio House Ways and Means Committee on a proposed major tax overhaul, as reporter by Jim Provance in the Toledo Blade on June 22. Supporters of the plan, however, argued before the House Ways and Means Committee […]

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June 24, 2013 at 9:18 amFaculty in the News In the News

English Alum Named to ACE Ohio Women’s Network Executive Board

Ohio University Alum Denise McCory, Dean of Students at Cuyahoga Community College’s Metropolitan Campus, has been named to the ACE Ohio Women’s Network Executive Board, the Cleveland Jewish News reported on June 21. McCory has worked at Tri-C for more than 12 years in positions including assistant dean of students, […]

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June 24, 2013 at 8:56 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Moore Named Final Judge for Indiana Review 1/2K Prize

Moore Named Final Judge for Indiana Review 1/2K Prize

  Dinty W. Moore, Professor and Director of Creative Writing, has been named the Final Judge for the Indiana Review’s 2013 1/2K Prize. Blogger Paul McVeigh notes: “Dinty W. Moore is author of The Mindful Writer: Noble Truths of the Writing Life, as well as the memoir Between Panic & […]

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June 20, 2013 at 8:54 amFaculty in the News In the News