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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

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

Alumni News | Stone Explores Street Art in Baltimore as Catalyst for Change

"The Thoughts in my Head” by Megan Lewis

By George Shea Ohio University alum Meredith Stone ’17M analyzed the breathtaking murals in Baltimore, seeing not just images that transcend political and social boundaries but also a catalyst for change. Stone’s paper exploring race and place— “Street Art in Baltimore: A Catalyst for Change“—was accepted in the journal Focus […]

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April 28, 2019 at 3:42 pmAlumni Research

Alumni News | Zontini Starts at 1 a.m. to Get Dayton Ready to Go

Kirstie Zontini

Ohio University alum Kirstie Zontini ’11 usually gets to work around 1 or 2 a.m. She has weather forecasts, stories and graphics done long before most people’s alarms go off. And as coffee pots start to brew, folks can rely on her forecasts to help plan their days. She has […]

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April 28, 2019 at 1:56 pmAlumni

Alumni News | Lewis’ Forecasts Help Pilots, Forest Firefighters, Communities

Simone Lewis. left, at a Meteorological Symposium.

Ohio University meteorology alum Simone Lewis ’03 is a meteorologist for the National Weather Service, and her weather forecasts help pilots at multiple airports across the country make flying decisions. Lewis earned a degree in Geography-Meteorology, along with minors in Physics and Mathematics, from the College of Arts & Sciences. […]

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April 28, 2019 at 1:00 pmAlumni