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Talk About Being Popular: Twin Brothers Write the Book

Talk About Being Popular: Twin Brothers Write the Book

Twin brothers came to Ohio University. One majored in Psychology. The other in History. What are they doing now? David and Jonathan Bennett are working on being popular—and helping others be successful  and popular. They decided to study the science behind popularity, test the theories—and write a practical book to […]

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May 13, 2013 at 8:38 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

New York Writer Discovers She’s the Subject of Class

What happens when a writer discovers that she’s being written about? Author M.J. Iuppa noticed a surge in online interest in her essay “Daylight Savings Time,” and then she discovered that her essay was assigned reading for a creative nonfiction class at Ohio University—and the students were publishing reviews of her […]

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May 13, 2013 at 8:35 pmIn the News Students in the News

Political Science Alum Named Ohio Board of Regents Chancellor

Ohio Gov. John Kasich named alum John Carey ’81 chancellor of the Ohio Board of Regents. A former Ohio state representative, Carey earned a bachelor’s degree in Political Science at Ohio University’s College of Arts & Sciences. “Chancellor Carey has been a key mover in Ohio’s higher education and K-12 education reform […]

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May 10, 2013 at 1:26 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Kessler Invited to Give Keynote at Global Conferences on Language Teaching

Dr. Greg Kessler, Director of the Language Resource Center in the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University, has been invited to be the keynote speaker at the first International Conference on English Language Teaching and Globalization Nov. 15, 2013, at Tunghai University in Taichung, Taiwan. Kessler an alum of Ohio University who […]

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May 8, 2013 at 2:01 pmFaculty in the News

Alum Puts Law Degree to Use on Ohio’s Wrongful Conviction Project

Joanna Feigenbaum ’08, who majored in psychology and sociology at Ohio University’s College of Arts & Sciences, earned her law degree from Ohio State University in 2011. Her fellowship with Wrongful Conviction Project gives her real-world experience in a program run by the Office of the Ohio Public Defender. OSU’s […]

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May 7, 2013 at 4:06 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

English Alum: ‘A Black and White Feminist Working It Out’

“I’m complicated,” says Heidi R. Lewis ’05M in an article on the Feminist Wire about “the ways in which gender, race, socioeconomic status, and age intersect and shape our experiences.” After earning an M.A. in English Literature from Ohio University in 2005, Lewis earned a Ph.D. in American Studies from […]

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May 7, 2013 at 12:19 pmAlumni

Alum in Alaska Legislature Fights Genetically Modified ‘Frankenfish’

Alaska State Rep. Geran Tarr (D-Anchorage) reports that she “met with a dozen Federal Drug Administration staff to express Alaskans’ concerns with an application to allow the sale of genetically modified salmon, dubbed ‘Frankenfish,’ in the United States.” Tarr earned a bachelor’s degree in Botany, Environmental Studies and Women’s Studies […]

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May 6, 2013 at 1:06 amAlumni Alumni in the News