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Scripps College Alum Wins Konneker Medal for Commercialization and Entrepreneurship

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Scripps College alumnus (1993) Winston Breeden III won this year’s Konneker Medal for Commercialization and Entrepreneurship. This is an award given by Ohio University to recognize current and former faculty and students who have demonstrated excellence in innovation, invention, commercialization and entrepreneurship. The award is named for Wilfred Konneker, a noted Ohio University alumnus who… Read More

Jon Hoche and Raymond Lee star in South Coast Repertory's 2015 world premiere of “Vietgone” by Qui Nguyen. (Debora Robinson/SCR)

OU Alumnus Playwright Shortlisted for Kennedy Prize


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Ohio University Theater Division alumnus Qui Nguyen (M.F.A. 02’) recently made the 2016 shortlist for the Edward M. Kennedy Prize for Drama Inspired by American History, recognizing his 2015 play Vietgone. Nguyen was recognized alongside five other playwrights including Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Paula Vogel and Lynn Nottage. Vietgone is written as a loose interpretation… Read More

Brown, Kasich Issue Statements on Scalia’s Passing


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Two of Ohio’s political leaders have issued statements after the passing of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. Ohio Governor and Republican presidential candidate John Kasich saluted Scalia as “an essential, principled force for conservative thought.” Kasich also added that Scalia’s “dedication to the Constitution and love for and service to our country will be deeply… Read More