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OHIO Mock Trial Team Competes in Columbus; 3 Receive Awards

OHIO Mock Trial Team Competes in Columbus; 3 Receive Awards

The Ohio University Mock Trial team sent two teams to the American Mock Trial Association Regional Competition in Columbus the weekend of Feb. 10-11, with three students recognized for outstanding performance at the regional. The competition took place in the Franklin County Court of Common Pleas. The 17 students were […]

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February 13, 2018 at 1:10 pmNews

Alumni News | John Werkman Promoted to Assistant Chief of OHIO Business Services Division

John Werkman

The Ohio Development Services Agency promoted Ohio University alum John Werkman ’06 to Assistant Chief of the Business Services Division, according to a news release. Werkman will oversee the agency’s tax incentive, grant and loan programs. Prior to joining the agency in 2014 as Tax Incentives Manager, he was an […]

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January 10, 2018 at 11:35 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Economics Students Give Good Works a $10,000 Boost

From left, Benjamin Beaty, Alex Armstrong, Dominic Detwiler, Keith Wasserman, Michael McTernan, and Madison Stanley

by Kristin Distel Students in Dr. Julia Paxton’s fall Economics of Altruism class presented a $10,000 check to Good Works, a local nonprofit founded and directed by Ohio University alum Keith Wasserman ’81. The students — Alex Armstrong, Michael McTernan, Madison Stanley, Benjamin Beaty, and Dominic Detwiler — gave a […]

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January 5, 2018 at 12:00 pmAlumni In Class News

Alumni News | Economics’ Greg Landsman Sworn in to Cincinnati City Council

Greg Landsman

Ohio University alum Greg Landsman ’99 was sworn in Jan. 2 along with Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley and eight other members of city council, reports Cincinnati.com. Connect with Landsman on LinkedIn. Landsman earned a B.A. in Economics from the College of Arts & Sciences. Prior to the election Landsman, 41, […]

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January 3, 2018 at 4:48 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Yale News Quotes Vedder on Taxing University Endowments

Dr. Richard Vedder

Yale News quoted Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University and Director of the Center for College Affordability and Productivity, in a Nov. 1 story headlined “Experts debate endowment.” As Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives weigh the final details of a tax cut plan, some […]

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November 2, 2017 at 8:29 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Alum Ed Chow Brings His Expertise Back to Athens as Glidden Visiting Professor

Ed Chow

By Julie Ciotola From Compass Since 1988, the Robert and Rene Glidden Visiting Professorship has introduced the Ohio University community to a diverse series of notable visitors, but for Ohio University alum Edward Chow, the position has given him the chance to return to the campus where his distinguished career […]

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November 2, 2017 at 4:44 pmAlumni News

Notable Alumni | 60 Countries Later, Economics Alum Returns to Athens as Glidden Professor

Ed Chow

Editor’s Note: The College of Arts & Sciences launches the Notable Alumni Awards, honoring 37 Notable Alumni in 2017 for broad accomplishments in their careers, a commitment to community service, and valuable contributions to Ohio University, the College of Arts & Sciences, and its students. Ed Chow ’71 Economics, ’72M […]

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October 25, 2017 at 3:58 pmAlumni News