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Ramakrishnan Receives Honorary Degree from OHIO

Honorary degree recipient Venkatraman "Venki" Ramakdrishnan speaks at gradute commencement. Photo by Ben Siegel

Ohio University President M. Duane Nellis conferred an OHIO Honorary Doctor of Science upon Nobel Prize laureate and OHIO alumnus Dr. Venki Ramakrishnan. “A graduate of Ohio University, Venki Ramakrishnan is President of the Royal Society and Group Leader at the Medical Research Council Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge, […]

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May 4, 2019 at 4:39 pmAlumni News

Nobel Laureate Decodes Answers about Life’s Beginning, Medicine’s Future

Nobel Laureate Decodes Answers about Life’s Beginning, Medicine’s Future

By Lori Bauer As Nobel laureate and Ohio University alumnus Venki Ramakrishnan painted the big picture of his journey from graduate school in Athens to a molecular lab in Britain, he also showed the tiniest picture of life. It’s a discovery that won a Nobel prize, helps solve the riddle […]

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May 4, 2019 at 3:59 pmAlumni News

Nobel Laureate Ramakrishnan Implores Students to Follow Their Own Path

Nobel Laureate Ramakrishnan Implores Students to Follow Their Own Path

By Amanda Biederman NQPI editorial intern Venkatraman “Venki” Ramakrishnan was 19 years old when he left his home in Baroda, India to join the Ohio University community in 1971. A first-year graduate student in physics, he had never dreamed that he would one day earn the Nobel Prize in Chemistry […]

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May 4, 2019 at 3:22 pmAlumni Research

Alumni News | Householder Honored at State Government Alumni Luncheon

(L to R) Celebrating the State Government Alumni Awards: Previous award winner and Ohio University alumnus Matt Evans, Ohio University President M. Duane Nellis, State Government Alumni Award Recipient Ohio House Speaker Rep. Larry Householder, State Rep.

More than 130 Ohio University alumni and friends gathered on April 10 at the Columbus Athletic Club for OHIO’s 36th Annual State Government Alumni Luncheon to recognize Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder ’82 for his outstanding contributions to public service with the 2019 Ohio University Outstanding State Government Alumni Award, […]

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May 1, 2019 at 11:26 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

WOUB Spectrum Interviews Nobel Laureate About His Career

Dr. Venki Ramakrishnan. Photo by Max Alexander  at emax@maxalexander.com.

WOUB Digital’s Spectrum interviewed Nobel Prize laureate and Ohio University alumnus Dr. Venki Ramakrishnan in a story headlined “Royal Society President Explains Ribosomes & Charts His Career for Podcast.” Dr. Venki Ramakrishnan, a molecular biologist, is president of the Royal Society in Great Britain, the same organization formerly headed by Sir […]

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May 1, 2019 at 8:00 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Alumni News | Reporter Writes Ode to Poet Owens

Scott Owens

Ohio University alum Scott Owens ’84 was featured in a Hickory Daily Record story by Mary Canrobert headlined “Like poetry, shop soothes, nourishes and inspires.” He earned an A.B. in English from the Honors Tutorial College at OHIO. Had I been gifted with the skills of a poet, I’d write […]

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April 29, 2019 at 12:17 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Alumni News | Hayes’ First Book Wins Nancy Dasher Award

Dr. Amanda Hayes

Ohio University alum Dr. Amanda Hayes published her first book, The Politics of Appalachian Rhetoric, with West Virginia University Press. The book won the 2019 Nancy Dasher Award, a prize that is presented by the College English Association of Ohio and “recognizes outstanding publications by faculty members from a CEAO-member […]

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April 28, 2019 at 3:49 pmAlumni