Post Tagged with: "History Alumni"

Henry Tribe writes about history’s heroes—like OHIO’s own Top Gun pilot and the coach who fought segregation

Left to right: Lt. Henry A. Potter, navigator; Lt. Col. James H. Doolittle, pilot; Staff Sgt. Fred A. Braemer, bombardier; Lt. Richard E. Cole, co-pilot; and Staff Sgt. Paul J. Leonard, engineer-gunner. With Dick Cole as his co-pilot, Jimmy Doolittle commanded the bomber mission to Japan on April 18, 1942. Photo courtesy United States Air Force.

From Ohio University News In the archives of Alden Library lies a World War II-era story that sounds a lot like the plot from the summer blockbuster Top Gun: Maverick. Following the devastating attack on the fleet at Pearl Harbor, Lt. Col. Jimmy Doolittle was given the task of designing […]

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June 15, 2022 at 12:18 pmAlumni News

Alumni News | Aaron Brown writes, ‘Afghanistan’s Lesson: Plan for What Happens After Russia Leaves Ukraine’

Dr. Aaron Brown

Ohio University alumnus Aaron Brown authored an article on “Afghanistan’s Lesson: Plan for What Happens After Russia Leaves Ukraine” on March 20 on the History News Network. “As Russia continues its assault on Ukraine, foreign policy experts in the US and Europe are preparing for the real possibility of a […]

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March 22, 2022 at 1:40 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Alumna gives advice on legal careers in federal government, March 1

Leah Wolfe

From Ohio University News Ohio University alumna and attorney Leah Wolfe gives advice on legal careers in the federal government on Tuesday, March 1, at 7 p.m. in Bentley Hall 136. Wolfe, who earned a B.A. in History from the Honors Tutorial College in 2007, serves as Senior Litigation Counsel […]

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February 17, 2022 at 2:28 pmAlumni Events

Matthew Ward studies law and justice, puts degree to work as an OHIO Civil Rights Investigator

Matthew Ward

From Ohio University News Ohio University alumnus Matthew Ward was drawn to the M.A. in Law, Justice & Culture program as a way to learn more about social justice issues following the murder of George Floyd. “In the Summer of 2020, I, like many others, was moved by the civil […]

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February 8, 2022 at 2:48 pmAlumni News

Alumni News | Matthew Seymour still a top recruit – in international trade law

Matthew Seymour in New York

From Ohio University News One of Canada’s top high school football players, Ohio University alumnus Matthew Seymour came to Athens in 2016 from Vancouver to study pre-law and play college football. Three years later he was headed to New York City for law school, and he’s still a top recruit—having […]

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January 31, 2022 at 11:22 amAlumni News

Alumni News | Steven Wills discusses naval strategy, role in deterrence and combat in Eurasia

Steven Wills, Ph.D.

From Ohio University News A new book by Ohio University alumnus Steven Wills, Ph.D., Strategy Shelved: The Collapse of Cold War Naval Strategic Planning (U.S. Naval Institute Press, 2021), examines the development of U.S. naval strategy during the Cold War and the immediate post-Cold War period. In a Q&A below, […]

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January 30, 2022 at 1:24 pmAlumni News

Alumni News | Robert Venosa publishes two articles on liberal internationalism

Robert Venosa, Ph.D.

From Ohio University News Ohio University alumnus Robert Venosa, Ph.D., recently authored two articles exploring the emergence of liberal internationalist ideas as a method for governing international relations in the 1930s and 1950s. Venosa, who earned a Ph.D. in History and a Contemporary History Certificate in 2020 from the College of […]

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January 24, 2022 at 3:53 pmAlumni News