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Alumni News | KBO Quotes Lovelace on ‘Bridge too Far’ Catchphrase

Alexander Lovelace, Ph.D. candidate

KBO Ch. 4 carried an AP story which quotes Ohio University alumnus Alexander Lovelace, Ph.D. in History,  in a story headlined “‘A bridge too far’: Coronavirus catchphrase taken from WWII.” “Who knew?” said Alexander Lovelace, who just earned his doctorate in American military history at Ohio University after defending his […]

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May 18, 2020 at 8:41 amAlumni in the News In the News

Alumni News | Marchbanks Talks about Truckers, Travelers at COVID News Conference

Jack Marchbanks

WTOL Ch. 11 reported on Ohio University alumnus Jack Marchbanks’ role in Ohio’s daily COVID-19 news conference Jack Marchbanks, the director of the Ohio Department of Transportation, said his department is working to keep rest areas open and clean for truck drivers, who he thanked for being vital to the […]

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April 6, 2020 at 4:34 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

CANCELED | Reporting World War II: American Correspondents at the Front-Lines, April 23-24

Photo of war correspondent, journalist, editor and author Cornelius Ryan from the Cornelius Ryan Collection at the Ohio University's Alden Library.

NOTE: This event has been canceled. The Contemporary History Institute (Ohio University), The Institute on World War II and the Human Experience (Florida State University), and Stars and Stripes are pleased to announce a symposium on “Reporting World War II: American Correspondents at the Front-Lines” at the Intrepid Sea, Air […]

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March 2, 2020 at 10:45 amEvents

Contemporary History | Moving Men: Labor Mobilizations To and From Africa During World War I, March 5

Dr. Michelle R. Moyd

The Contemporary History Institute welcomes Dr. Michelle R. Moyd discussing “Moving Men: Labor Mobilizations To and From Africa During World War I” on March 5 in Bentley 124 at 4:30 p.m. The talk is free and open to the public. Moyd is an Associate Professor in the Department of History; […]

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March 1, 2020 at 11:00 pmEvents

Alumni News | Sebastian Hurtado-Torres Publishes ‘The Gathering Storm’

Alumni News | Sebastian Hurtado-Torres Publishes ‘The Gathering Storm’

Ohio University alumnus Dr. Sebastian Hurtado Torres authored a new book, The Gathering Storm: Eduardo Frei’s Revolution in Liberty and Chile’s Cold War, with Cornell University Press. Hurtado-Torres earned a Ph.D. in History  in 2017 from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University. He also earned a Contemporary History Certificate, which […]

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February 12, 2020 at 7:11 pmAlumni

Bentley Interns at U.S. Embassy in the Philippines

Caitlin Bentley

During the summer of 2019, graduate student Caitlin Bentley assumed the responsibilities of a political officer in the U.S. Embassy in the Philippines. Working as an intern officer for the Political-Military and External Affairs desks at Embassy Manila provided Bentley with a daily glimpse at American diplomacy and military cooperation […]

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February 11, 2020 at 3:47 pmNews

Sandal Talks about Baker Peace Conference Theme of Religion & Peace

Sandal Talks about Baker Peace Conference Theme of Religion & Peace

The annual Baker Peace Conference is Feb. 20-21 at Ohio University. This year’s focus is on “Religion and Peace: Global Perspectives and Possibilities.” See speakers, times, and more information (including the keynote by Dr. Peter Mandaville). This year’s conference, sponsored by the Contemporary History Institute, has been co-organized by Dr. […]

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February 11, 2020 at 3:17 pmNews