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Economics’ ‘Connect with Alumni’ series kicks off with Rosewood COO John Purcell on Oct. 6

Economics’ ‘Connect with Alumni’ series kicks off with Rosewood COO John Purcell on Oct. 6

From Ohio University News The Economics Department starts a new speaker series called “Connect with Distinguished Ohio Economics Alumni” with a webinar featuring John Purcell on Wednesday, Oct. 6, at 7 p.m. Students must register for this webinar. “We want our students to be able to connect with OHIO alumni […]

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September 28, 2021 at 6:10 pmAlumni News

University Mourns Retired Economics Professor David Klingaman

Dr. David Klingaman

From Ohio University News The Ohio University community mourns the loss of Dr. David Klingaman, retired professor of Economics, who passed away on Aug. 22, notes his obituary. He earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Kent State University and went onto the University of Virginia where he earned his […]

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September 15, 2021 at 12:06 pmNews

University mourns retired Economics Professor Emeritus Ismail Ghazalah

Dr. Ismail Ghazalah

From Ohio University News The Ohio University community mourns the loss of Dr. Ismail Ghazalah, Economics professor emeritus, who passed away on Aug. 27. He was born in Lebanon and moved to the United States in the late-1950s to pursue his graduate studies in economics. He earned his Ph.D. in […]

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September 15, 2021 at 12:04 pmNews

Vedder in Forbes | A Discourse on Hyper-Specialization vs. General Education

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, wrote a column at Forbes headlined Publish Or Perish Can Become Publish AND Perish. Going back several hundred years, the great contributors to advancing our civilization tended to dabble in many disciplines and were not ultra-specialized. Leonardo Da Vinci, […]

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May 10, 2021 at 8:42 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Alumnus Clarence Page Credits Vedder in Story on Removing Systemic Barriers in Hiring Practices

Dr. Richard Vedder

Ohio University alumnus Clarence Page BSJ’69, aa syndicated columnist and a member of the Chicago Tribune editorial board, credits one of his former professors, Dr. Richard Vedder, in a column he wrote about removing systemic barriers in hiring practices. Page notes that employers often require a college degree for positions […]

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Alumni News | Chris Albers Denhart: ‘It. Don’t Miss It. College. Life. Experiences.’

Chris Albers Denhart (Photo with permission from Hira Mashkoor @thehirandthenow)

Ohio University left its mark on Chris Albers Denhart ’14, but the Economics Department faculty might say he left his mark here, too. Professors got his wheels turning by using economics as a way to look at what was happening in the world around him. But they might not have anticipated […]

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April 20, 2021 at 2:16 pmAlumni News

Alumni News | Michaela Trawick Starts Her Career Climb at JPMorgan Chase

Michaela Trawick at Maria Alm in Austria

Ohio University alumna Michaela Trawick ’20 arrived in Athens as a first-generation college student from out of state. She says it took a semester to get her feet under her, and now she’s off to the races with a great start to her career. At OHIO, she earned a B.A. […]

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April 16, 2021 at 3:47 pmAlumni