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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

Phillips Co-Edits Book on Approaches to Lifespan Writing Research

Dr. Talinn Phillips

Approaches to Lifespan Writing Research: Generating an Actionable Coherence was co-edited by Talinn Phillips (Associate Professor of English at Ohio University) and Ryan Dippre of the University of Maine and published by the WAC Clearinghouse/University Press of Colorado. This edited collection represents the work of the Writing Through the Lifespan Collaboration, […]

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February 4, 2021 at 12:47 pmResearch

University Mourns Retired English Professor James Davis

Dr. James Davis

The Ohio University community mourns Dr. James E. Davis, retired professor and chair of English, who passed away on Jan. 8, according to his obituary. Professor Davis received B.A. and M.A. degrees from Morehead State University and taught English at MSU and in high school for eleven years. He did […]

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January 31, 2021 at 5:01 pmNews

CLJC Faculty, Co-Curricular Experiences Guide Gemarro to Law School

CLJC Faculty, Co-Curricular Experiences Guide Gemarro to Law School

While looking at colleges her senior year of high school, OHIO senior Olivia Gemarro stumbled upon OU and fell in love with what it had to offer. “I wanted a more personable academic experience with a relatively small student-to-faculty ratios, I immediately fell in love with OU and haven’t looked […]

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January 19, 2021 at 9:43 amNews

University Mourns English Professor Emeritus Harold Swardson

Dr. Harold Swardson

Dr. Harold Roland Swardson, a professor of English at Ohio University for 47 years, died on Dec. 22, according to his obituary. “Generations of students were treated to his courses on the Bible as Literature, 17th-Century Poetry and Great Books. Long after he could have taken it easy with graduate […]

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January 15, 2021 at 10:13 amNews

Negash Sheds Light on the Current Conflict in the Horn of Africa

Dr. Ghirmai Negash

The Awate Team published a review of an interview with Dr. Ghirmai Negash on the situation in the Horn of Africa. Negash is Professor of English and Director of the African Studies program at Ohio University. As far as we are concerned, as Professor Ghirmai clearly explained, the key issues […]

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January 14, 2021 at 9:43 amFaculty in the News In the News

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