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Alumni News | Dispatch Features Marchbanks’ Passion for Jazz, Radio

Jack Marchbanks

The Columbus Dispatch writes about Ohio University alum Jack Marchbanks in a feature article headlined “ODOT director Jack Marchbanks’ knowledge, passion drive jazz radio program.” Marchbanks, who earned a Ph.D. in History (with a Certificate in Contemporary History) in 2018 from the College of Arts & Sciences, was named the […]

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July 5, 2019 at 10:47 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

History Announces 2018-19 Scholarship, Grants, and Essay Competition Winners

History Announces 2018-19 Scholarship, Grants, and Essay Competition Winners

The History Department announces the 2018-19 winners of the department’s scholarship, research grant, and essay competitions. While many of these awards are designated for History majors, several of them are available to all OHIO undergraduate students. The department offers an array of annual scholarships and grants that range in amount from […]

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July 5, 2019 at 10:36 amAnnouncements Research

Pach Quoted on Eisenhower’s View of Military Parades

Dr. Chester Pach

Dr. Chester Pach, Associate Professor of History at Ohio University, was quoted in a PolitiFact story headlined “Did Eisenhower say a military parade would make U.S. look weak? Not in so many words.” As President Donald Trump was preparing a July 4 celebration in Washington, with tanks and other armaments […]

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July 5, 2019 at 7:49 amFaculty in the News In the News

Six OHIO Students Selected as Fulbright Students

Max Annable at West Point Academy

Six Ohio University students have been selected as recipients for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program and will spend eight to 12 months working to promote international education and cultural exchange in host countries across Asia, Europe and South America, according to an Ohio University news release. The Fulbright U.S. Student […]

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June 6, 2019 at 1:22 pmNews

Graduate Student, History Center Research 1881 Lynching in Athens

South Bridge (now the Richland Avenue Bridge)

In 1881, Christopher Davis, a biracial man and resident of Athens, was lynched near what is now the Richland Avenue Bridge. Davis, who had a wife, a daughter, and an infant son, had been accused of the rape and attempted murder of Lucinda Luckey, a white woman. In the years […]

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June 3, 2019 at 1:18 pmIn Class News

Alumni News | Haslam Named VP of Human Resources at Karma Automotive

Doug Haslam

Ohio University alum Doug Haslam was named Vice President of Human Resources at Karma Automotive, according to a news release. Connect with Haslam on LinkedIn. Haslam earned a bachelor’s degree in history and political science from the College of Arts & Sciences at OHIO. IRVINE, Calif., May 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ […]

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May 11, 2019 at 2:50 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

New York Times Quotes Jellison on Melania Trump Superlatives

Dr. Katherine Jellison, portrait

The New York Times quotes Dr. Katherine Jellison, Professor & Chair of History at Ohio University, in a story headlined “Melania Trump Celebrates, With Superlatives, ‘Be Best’ Campaign.” You know, God is smart,” Eric Bolling, a host for the Sinclair Broadcast Group who teams up with “Be Best” on anti-opioids […]

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May 8, 2019 at 10:36 amFaculty in the News In the News