Post Tagged with: "geography alumni"

Alumni News | Geography’s Painter Awarded 2017 Konneker Medal for Commercialization, Entrepreneurship

At the Konneker Medal for Commercialization and Entrepreneurship ceremony, from left, Dorothy Sack, Rob Painter, Bob Frank, James Lein

From Office of Research Communications Rob Painter ’93 is one of two alumni awarded the 2017 Konneker Medal for Commercialization and Entrepreneurship for their innovations in technology development and successes in entrepreneurship. Painter, who earned a bachelor’s degree in Geography and computer science, and David Pidwell, an alumnus of the […]

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February 6, 2018 at 1:20 pmAlumni News

Alumni News | Geography’s Ley Is Antiterrorism Officer & Intelligence Coordinator with Marines

Ohio University alum Michael Ley ’82 is the the Antiterrorism Officer and Intelligence Coordinator with the U.S. Marine Corps Support Facility at Blount Island in Jacksonville, Fla. Ley earned a B.A. in Geography from the College of Arts & Sciences at OHIO. Connect with Ley on LinkedIn. Ley served in […]

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February 2, 2018 at 9:46 amAlumni

Happy Beginnings | Pre-Law Senior Heading to Top-Ranked Vermont Law School

Jacob Pullar

Editor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. For most students applying to law school, the period between submitting their law school applications and finally deciding where to attend is filled with anticipation, uncertainty, […]

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January 22, 2018 at 5:04 pmNews

Alum News | Ling’s a ‘One-Person GIS Team’ at Volkswagen

Kenny Ling

by Kristin Distel Kenny Ling ’09M has landed a dream job for geography alums. He is a GIS Site Planning and Research Specialist at Electrify America, a subsidiary of Volkswagen. GIS, or Geographic Information Systems, is an increasingly important area for sustainability research, as well as a career interest for […]

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January 7, 2018 at 5:27 pmAlumni

Career Corner | Learn about Building a Career in the Healthcare Industry, Jan. 25

Career Corner | Learn about Building a Career in the Healthcare Industry, Jan. 25

Interested in a career in healthcare? A group of professionals—including two College of Arts & Sciences alumni—from the healthcare industry are coming to Ohio University to share their career stories on a Building a Career in the Healthcare Industry panel on Jan. 25, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in Baker […]

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January 2, 2018 at 6:00 pmAlumni Events

Geography Colloquium | Building a Temple, Constructing a Nation: Sacred Space and Cultural Memory in Iron Age Jerusalem. Feb. 9

Cory Crawford

The Geography Colloquium Series presents Dr. Cory Crawford on “Building a Temple, Constructing a Nation: Sacred Space and Cultural Memory in Iron Age Jerusalem” on Friday, Feb. 9, at 3:05 p.m. in Clippinger 119. Crawford is Assistant Professor of Classics & World Religions at Ohio University, where he teaches biblical […]

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January 2, 2018 at 2:15 pmEvents

Alumni News | Virin Vedder ‘Knighted’ by France for Language Programming

Virin Vedder

Ohio University alum Dr. Virin Vedder ’94 was “knighted” by France in December for his work in developing French language programs in a Georgia school system. Vedder earned two OHIO degrees, a B.S. in Geography and a B.A. in French from the College of Arts & Sciences, and was inducted […]

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December 27, 2017 at 5:11 pmAlumni