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Alumni News | Andrew R. Touhy wrangles the voices in ‘Designs for a Magician’s Top Hat’

Andrew R. Touhy  Photo by Rose Haynes Touhy

From Ohio University News Ohio University alumnus Andrew R. Touhy won Yemassee’s inaugural fiction chapbook prize for his recently released Designs for a Magician’s Top Hat, a book that he says emerged from listening to voices like Italo Calvino, Jorge Luis Borges, and Franz Kafka—and notwithstanding all the other voices […]

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January 7, 2022 at 10:37 amAlumni News

Alumni News | Nicole Willson Dubs Her Debut Novel ‘Historical Cosmic Horror’

Nicole Willson

Ohio University alumna Nicole Willson came to the plate six times — book in hand — before she finally hit a home run. She did it her way — with a dark and scary novel she describes as “historical cosmic horror.” And she has some advice for OHIO writers getting […]

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May 11, 2021 at 3:02 pmAlumni

University Community Mourns Edwin Curmie Price Jr., Alumnus and OHIO’s First Black Faculty Member

Edwin Curmie Price Jr.

From Ohio University News Edwin Curmie Price Jr., an Ohio University alumnus and the University’s first Black faculty member, passed away on April 23. The history and status of Black Americans at Ohio University, published in 1974, notes “the hiring of O.U.’s first black faculty member, E. Curmie Price, in […]

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May 7, 2021 at 1:59 pmAlumni News

Alumni News | Ferne Ziglar and Mimi Bogard Reflect on Class of 1971

Ferne Ziglar, AB ’71, is pictured aboard the William G. Mather Steamship in Cleveland, where she has lived since graduating from Ohio University. Her career has included teaching, sales, journalism, public relations and communications. In the mid-1980s, she launched her own company, the Ferneway Company. Photo courtesy of Ferne Ziglar

College of Arts & Sciences alumni Ferne Ziglar, a Spanish major, and Mimi Bogard, an English major, were among those interviewed for an Ohio University News story headlined “OHIO’s Class of 1971 reflects on campus, life experiences 50 years after graduation.” What was life like on campus while they were students? […]

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April 28, 2021 at 6:51 pmAlumni

Alumni News | Remembering Harriett (Stine) Craven ’48

Harriett (Stine) Craven

Ohio University alumna Harriett (Stine) Craven, AB 1948,  died on March 16 at the age of 96 at Helen Porter Rehabilitation and Nursing in Middlebury, Vt., according to her obituary. …After working and attending secretarial school in Pittsburgh, she enrolled at Ohio University, graduating in 1948 with a B.A. in […]

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April 6, 2021 at 1:24 pmAlumni

Alumni News | John Woods’s Debut Novel Named One of the Best Crime Novels of 2020

John Woods

Ohio University alumnus John Woods’s debut novel, Lady Chevy, was named one of the 10 Best Crime Novels of 2020 by The New York Times. Published by Pegasus Books and Simon and Schuster, it also will be translated and released in Italy and France. Woods majored in English with an […]

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February 10, 2021 at 9:15 amAlumni

Alumni News | Remembering Leslie Silver, Peace Corp Volunteer, Educator

The Cleveland Jewish News reports that Ohio University alumnus Leslie Silver ’71 passed away on Dec. 21, 2020. Leslie graduated Shaker Heights High School in 1967 and then attended Ohio University. He was a charter member of the Marching 110 and played trombone. Leslie graduated from O.U. with his Bachelor’s […]

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December 30, 2020 at 2:57 pmAlumni