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Alumni News | Magazine Profiles Novotny Mulrooney, Special Counsel at FedEx Groung

The Pittsburgh Magazine profiled Ohio University alum Jennifer Novotny Mulrooney in its Women & Business feature, “Jennifer Novotny Mulrooney is Senior Counsel, Business Transactions at FedEx Ground and Member and Secretary of the Governing Board of Directors at Pressley Ridge.” Mulrooney earned two OHIO degrees, a B.A. in Political Science-Pre-Law and […]

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January 20, 2019 at 10:52 amAlumni in the News In the News

Nevin Op-ed | To Make College Affordable Increase State Funding

Dr. Mark Nevin, Associate Professor of History at Ohio University-Lancaster, wrote an op-ed in the Lancaster Eagle Gazette headlined “To make college affordable increase state funding.” The inauguration of Mike DeWine as Ohio Governor offers the opportunity for the state to chart a new course in the area of higher education. […]

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January 20, 2019 at 8:25 amFaculty in the News In the News

Alumni News | Longfellow Was Internationally Known Speaker

Dr. Layne A. Longfellow

Ohio University alum Dr. Layne A. Longfellow ’59 “educator, writer, humorist, musician, composer and world traveler, died peacefully after a lengthy illness at his home in Prescott, Arizona, on Jan. 12, 2019,” according to his obituary. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the College of Arts & Sciences […]

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January 17, 2019 at 8:43 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Vedder Quoted in WSJ Column, ‘Think College Is Expensive? Wait Until It’s Free’

Dr. Richard Vedder

Jason Riley quotes Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, in a Washington Street Journal column headlined “Think College Is Expensive? Wait Until It’s Free.” …The more college graduates, the better, right? And if the college-educated make our society more prosperous in the long run, what’s wrong with […]

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January 17, 2019 at 8:13 amFaculty in the News In the News

Alumni News | Barber Named to Ohio Arts Council

David B. Barber

Ohio Gov. John Kasich announced the appointment of Ohio University alum David B. Barber ’92, creative services consultant for Nationwide in Columbus, to the Ohio Arts Council in a Dec. 14 news release. Connect with Barber on LinkedIn. His term began Dec. 14, 2018, and ends July 1, 2020. The […]

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January 12, 2019 at 11:47 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Chornock Quoted on ‘Birth of a Black Hole’ Observation

Dr. Ryan Chornock. Photo by Rob Hardin

Dr. Ryan Chornock, Assistant Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University, was quoted in a Space.com article headlined “Mysterious ‘Cow’ Blast in Space May Reveal Birth of a Black Hole” about research announced Jan. 10 at the 233rd meeting of the American Astronomical Society in Seattle. A weirdly bright […]

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January 11, 2019 at 12:20 pmFaculty in the News In the News Research

Alumni News | Marchbanks Named to DeWine Cabinet, Will Head ODOT

Jack Marchbanks

Ohio University alum Jack Marchbanks was named to Ohio Governor-elect Mike DeWine’s cabinet, nominated at Director of the Department of Transportation. Connect with Marchbanks on LinkedIn. Marchbanks earned a Ph.D. in History (with a Certificate in Contemporary History) in 2018 from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University. He […]

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January 11, 2019 at 11:32 amAlumni in the News In the News News