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Barr-Melej Spotlighted in Chilean Rock-Music Magazine

Patrick Barr-Melej

Dr. Patrick Barr-Melej, Professor of History and Interim Executive Director of the Center for International Studies, was interviewed by the Chilean music magazine Rockaxis for a recent special edition on rock music and Chilean musical icon Víctor Jara. Jara, who was murdered by the emergent military regime of Gen. Augusto […]

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Class of 2021 | Eli Wanner Topped Off His OHIO Bucket List Despite COVID

Eli Wanner

Eli Wanner, who is headed to Duke Divinity School after a gap year, graduates this spring with a bucket full of memories and a true sense of accomplishment, along with a healthy dose of how to manage his time and wellbeing. Wanner is earning an Honors Tutorial College History degree […]

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April 9, 2021 at 3:22 pmNews

Class of 2021 | Katy Campbell Finished Strong with Thesis, Work and an Internship

Katy Campbell and her cat, Zimmie

For Katy Campbell, the onslaught of COVID-19 was almost like putting the brakes on, but then she hit the accelerator and powered through. She spent her final semester with 16 credit hours, working eight hours a day each weekend, babysitting during the week, going to an internship, and writing her […]

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April 8, 2021 at 5:26 pmNews

Class of 2021 | Miranda Christy Gets Creative in Face of COVID Closures

Miranda Christy

After Miranda Christy graduates from Ohio University this spring, she heads to Virginia Tech to start her M.A. in history. Christy double majored in History and Classical Civilizations in the College of Arts & Sciences at OHIO. She says COVID restrictions tried to get in her way, but she powered past […]

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April 8, 2021 at 3:07 pmNews

Class of 2021 | Carter Fee Prepared for Air Force by Studying History, Geopolitics

Carter Fee

Carter Fee took advantage of a wide menu of history and geopolitics programs at Ohio University as he prepared for a career in the Air Force. In addition to Air Force ROTC and work, Fee majored in History, with two minors: Political Science and Aerospace Studies. He also tackled four certificates: […]

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March 29, 2021 at 10:10 amNews

Class of 2021 | Tyler Brown Wins History’s Eckes Prize

Tyler Brown. Photo by Adrianna Varner

Tyler Brown ’21 was awarded the 2021 Eckes Prize by the History Department at Ohio University, and he has high praise for the Zanesville campus faculty who got him interested in majoring in history. The Eckes Prize is given annually to the graduating senior with the highest grade point average […]

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March 26, 2021 at 11:26 amNews

Winning Student Essays Explore Wide Range of History Topics

2021 prize winners and history majors (clockwise from top left) Holly Thompson, Eli Wanner, Justin Boyle, and Miranda Christy.

The Ohio University History Department awarded four undergraduate essays with this year’s Randolph Stone Prize. Each Randolph Stone Prize winner receives a cash award as well as recognition at the Annual Undergraduate History Conference. Justin Boyle originally wrote “New Mexican and Hawaiian Statehood: National Identity in Twentieth-Century America” as his […]

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March 25, 2021 at 4:20 pmIn Class News