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Chronicle: The Long Odds of the Faculty Job Search

Chronicle: The Long Odds of the Faculty Job Search

The May 19 Chronicle of Higher Education article “The Long Odds of the Faculty Job Search” featured a review of an Ohio University faculty search in the Department of English Language and Literature in the College of Arts & Sciences. The creative writing position was filled by Patrick O’Keeffe, whose […]

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May 21, 2013 at 4:11 pmFaculty in the News In the News News

Talk About Being Popular: Twin Brothers Write the Book

Talk About Being Popular: Twin Brothers Write the Book

Twin brothers came to Ohio University. One majored in Psychology. The other in History. What are they doing now? David and Jonathan Bennett are working on being popular—and helping others be successful  and popular. They decided to study the science behind popularity, test the theories—and write a practical book to […]

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May 13, 2013 at 8:38 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

New York Writer Discovers She’s the Subject of Class

What happens when a writer discovers that she’s being written about? Author M.J. Iuppa noticed a surge in online interest in her essay “Daylight Savings Time,” and then she discovered that her essay was assigned reading for a creative nonfiction class at Ohio University—and the students were publishing reviews of her […]

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May 13, 2013 at 8:35 pmIn the News Students in the News

Political Science Alum Named Ohio Board of Regents Chancellor

Ohio Gov. John Kasich named alum John Carey ’81 chancellor of the Ohio Board of Regents. A former Ohio state representative, Carey earned a bachelor’s degree in Political Science at Ohio University’s College of Arts & Sciences. “Chancellor Carey has been a key mover in Ohio’s higher education and K-12 education reform […]

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May 10, 2013 at 1:26 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

WOUB: Oestrick to Expand Jackie O’s Brews to Grocery Stores

WOUB TV Newswatch reports that Ohio University alum Art Oestrick is expanding Jackie O’s, bringing its signature brews to grocery stores across the state. Oestrick is an alum of the Linguistics Department in the College of Arts & Sciences. “Jackie O’s brews are well-known in bars, but the real business […]

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May 8, 2013 at 9:06 amAlumni in the News In the News

Medill: Showalter Says NC State Work Provides ‘Roadmap’ to Alter Plants

Medill News Service reporter Leslie Schichtel interviewed Dr. Allan Showalter, Professor of Environmental and Plant Biology, to discuss a report from North Carolina about “Groundbreaking study: Farmers could alter plant glucose levels.” Allan Showalter, an environmental and plant biologist at Ohio University in Athens, learned about Haigler’s research last summer […]

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May 7, 2013 at 4:06 pmIn the News

Athens News: Author Talks About Love in Terms of Writing, Language

The  Athens News wrote April 14 about Diane Ackerman’s dual roles: full-time author and full-time caregiver to her husband of 34 years—and their journey from a stroke that deprived him of language to the day he found the words to express his love and began 100 days of nicknames for her, […]

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May 5, 2013 at 4:06 pmIn the News