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English Alum Helping Athens Library with Digital Literacy Pilot

Ohio University alum Shaila Meeker ’14 is an AmeriCorps member helping Athens County Public Libraries in a pilot program called Guiding Ohio Online, reports the Athens News. Guiding Ohio Online places AmeriCorps members in rural Ohio libraries to deliver digital literacy training through computer classes, one-on-one computer assistance, and outreach. […]

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November 10, 2014 at 6:14 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Lachman Reviews ‘My Life as a Foreign Country’ for Brevity

Becca J.R. Lachman

Ohio University poetry alum Becca J.R. Lachman ’07MA reviewed Brian Turner’s My Life as a Foreign Country for Brevity. “Of all the issues that can tear a family down the middle over time, deciding how to define and live out service has shaped–and divided–the people I love most. Both sides […]

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October 9, 2014 at 10:23 pmAlumni News

Oweidat Tackles Cross-Cultural Encounters Between West and Muslim World

Oweidat Tackles Cross-Cultural Encounters Between West and Muslim World

In honor of National Postdoc Appreciation Week Sept. 15-19, the Office of Research Communications is spotlighting Ohio University postdoctoral fellows across campus. Dr. Lana Oweidat is a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of English who also teaches in the Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program. She works with faculty member […]

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September 12, 2014 at 1:56 pmNews

Mda’s New Novel Begins at Athens Farmers Market

Mda’s New Novel Begins at Athens Farmers Market

Rachel’s Blue, a new novel by Dr. Zakes Mda, Professor of Professor of Creative Writing: Fiction and Ohio University alum, was released in August. This time Mda sets his scene very close to home—at the Farmer’s Market in Athens and in nearby Rome Township. Mda is Ohio University alum, having […]

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September 1, 2014 at 4:13 pmResearch

Alison Stine Dreamed Her Story a Long Time Ago

Alison Stine Dreamed Her Story a Long Time Ago

Alison Stine dreamed the story on a train ride a long time ago. At the Harper Voyager offices in England, the publishers must have been doing a little dreaming, too. Wondering what would happen if they bypassed all the agents hawking this author and that one—and went on a talent […]

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August 26, 2014 at 9:23 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Creative Writing Alum to Speak at Glendale Community College

Creative Writing Alum to Speak at Glendale Community College

Creative Writing Alum Sara Dobie Bauer reads from her work at Glendale (CA )Community College in August. “Sara Dobie Bauer is a writer, blogger, and prison volunteer,” reports the Glendale Star. “She has an honor’s degree in creative writing from Ohio University, and she is a certificate student at GCC. […]

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August 9, 2014 at 1:17 pmAlumni in the News In the News

English Alum Writes About Plastic in the Geologic Record

Kathryn Potraz ’13, an editorial intern at Sierra, writes about “Plastic Permanence: Our litter is now part of the geologic record.” Potraz earned two degrees from Ohio University, a B.A. in English from the College of Arts & Sciences and a B.S.J. in Journalism. She is a also a graphic designer […]

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July 27, 2014 at 4:05 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News