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Notable Alumni | Aaron Schwarz Advancing Digital Platforms for American Airlines

Aaron Schwarz. Photo by Hannah Ruhoff

Editor’s Note: The College of Arts & Sciences Notable Alumni Awards honor alumni for broad career accomplishments, commitment to community service, and valuable contributions to Ohio University and the College of Arts & Sciences. Aaron Schwarz ’11 English Aaron Schwarz manages digital platforms for American Airlines as a Senior Analyst […]

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October 19, 2019 at 4:13 pmAlumni News

Gradin, Alumni Edit Book on ‘Storytelling in Queer Appalachia’

Gradin, Alumni Edit Book on ‘Storytelling in Queer Appalachia’

Ohio University alumni and faculty Dr. Hillery Glasby, Dr. Sherrie Gradin and Dr. Rachael Ryerson edited the book Storytelling in Queer Appalachia: Imagining and Writing the Unspeakable Other, published by the West Virginia University Press. Listen to Gradin and Ryerson in a podcast with Athens High School students. Gradin is […]

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October 4, 2019 at 2:00 pmResearch

Alumni News | Jack Kolkmeyer, from Peace Corp to Poetry

Jack Kolkmeyer’s poetry and writings have appeared  in  Sphere, Gulcher, Mothering Magazine, The Beat, The Santa Fe Reporter, The Writers Place, Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival, Liberian Studies Journal, Crosswinds, Practicing Planner and The Liberian Literary Magazine.

Ohio University alum Jack Kolkmeyer’s fourth book of poetry, Deeper Soul, is about to be published. Kolkmeyer ’68 studied English Literature/Creative Writing at Ohio University in the 1960s, where he developed a special interest in the Romantic, Imagist and Beat poets. He was the Editor of  Sphere, the Ohio University […]

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September 27, 2019 at 4:20 pmAlumni

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

Contemporary History Institute Announces Fellows for 2019-20

Amanda Nichols, Ph.D. candidate

The Contemporary History Institute is pleased to announce the 2019-20 winners of the Klinder PhD Fellowship and the Baker Peace Fellowship. Klinder PhD Fellows Alex Lovelace and Samantha Peko have received Klinder PhD Fellowships for the 2019-20 academic year. The Klinder’s endowment was established in the 1990s to fund a […]

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April 25, 2019 at 3:44 pmUncategorized

Mazakis Publishes Several Poems, Named Finalist in Book Prize

Angie Mazakis

English graduate student Angie Mazakis’s manuscript, I Was Waiting to See What You Would Do First, was selected as one of two finalists by Indiana Review’s Blue Light Books Prize. Mazakis, an Ohio University alum, also has one poem each in new issues of The Iowa Review, Columbia Journal, and […]

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April 25, 2019 at 10:52 amAlumni Research