New shoes at Cutler Hall
Until OHIO’s 20th president is succeeded by its 21st on July 1, 2017, the job of running the University and providing a smooth transition falls to Interim President David Descutner. Read here for more about Descutner and here for more about OHIO’s 21st President Duane Nellis, selected by the University’s Board of Trustees on Feb. 22 to be the next leader of the Bobcat Nation.
Jobs: better to create than to get one, says Konneker Medal recipient
Russ College alumnus Jake Sigal launched two successful startup companies grounded in digital connectivity for consumers. His success plus this talent for entrepreneurial forward-thinking earned him OHIO’s 2016 Konneker Medal for Commercialization and Entrepreneurship, named after an OHIO legend.
OHIO photography legend, once noted as 'the extreme opposite of the paparazzi,' dies
Chuck Stewart, BFA ’49, died on January 20. He was 89. He specialized in photographing jazz legends. Following graduation, he became the assistant to his fellow student and photography giant, Herman Leonard, BFA ’47, at Leonard’s studio in Manhattan. The New York Times obituary can be read here.