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Alumni News | Khan, Vice Chancellor of University of Karachi, Passes Away

Dr. Muhammad Ajmal Khan

Ohio University alum Dr. Muhammad Ajmal Khan, a renowned botanist, passed away in May 2019 in Pakistan at the age of 67, according to a Dunya News report. He was the University of Karachi’s vice chancellor. Khan earned a Ph.D. in Botany from the College of Arts & Sciences in […]

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May 13, 2019 at 1:56 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Alumni News | Johnson Op-ed: ‘Unitarian Leftist: Socialism Is Not Ethically Superior To Capitalism’

The Rev. Ben Johnson, portrait

Ohio University alum the Rev. Ben Johnson ’97 wrote an op-ed headlined in Eurasia Review headlined “Unitarian Leftist: Socialism Is Not Ethically Superior To Capitalism.” Socialism has made a resurgence in this generation, not least because of its deceptive moral appeal. Secular Millennials join liberal priests, pastors, and rabbis in saying […]

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May 8, 2019 at 3:57 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

WGN Interviews Vedder on College Admissions Scandal

Dr. Richard Vedder

Chicago’s WGN interviewed Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, via Facetime in a segment headlined “Author Richard Vedder on the college admissions scandal.” There have been scandals like this for years. Wealthy people have been sort of buying their way into college for a long […]

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May 5, 2019 at 11:42 amFaculty in the News In the News

Vedder in Post-Gazette | Reform Must Begin with Information, Incentives Innovation

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, authored an op-ed in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette headlined “The three deficiencies of higher education: Reform must begin with information, incentives and innovation.” The recent Varsity Blues college admissions scandal shows affluent Americans will pay large sums to get their […]

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May 5, 2019 at 11:30 amFaculty in the News In the News

Fox Business Interviews Vedder on Rising Tuition, Student Load Debt

Fox Business Interviews Vedder on Rising Tuition, Student Load Debt

Fox Business host Stuart Varney interviewed Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, in a segment headlined “Government largely to blame for surging college tuition?” Varney asked Vedder about the impact of the government on the rising cost of a college education and about his new […]

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May 5, 2019 at 10:59 amFaculty in the News In the News

Alumni News | Householder Honored at State Government Alumni Luncheon

(L to R) Celebrating the State Government Alumni Awards: Previous award winner and Ohio University alumnus Matt Evans, Ohio University President M. Duane Nellis, State Government Alumni Award Recipient Ohio House Speaker Rep. Larry Householder, State Rep.

More than 130 Ohio University alumni and friends gathered on April 10 at the Columbus Athletic Club for OHIO’s 36th Annual State Government Alumni Luncheon to recognize Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder ’82 for his outstanding contributions to public service with the 2019 Ohio University Outstanding State Government Alumni Award, […]

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May 1, 2019 at 11:26 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News