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Inaugural TEDxOhioUniversity event postponed due to coronavirus outbreak

ATHENS, OHIO (MARCH 11, 2020) – TEDxOhioUniversity has announced that the inaugural TEDxOhioUniversity event has been postponed due to the global coronavirus outbreak. The event was planned for March 23 in Ohio University’s Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium. The University is working to secure a new date as well as information regarding refunds for those who…

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Speaker Announcement – Heritage College of Medicine Professor Dr. Mario J. Grijalva

Heritage College of Medicine Professor Dr. Mario J. Grijalva, Director of the Infectious and Tropical Disease Institute at Ohio University, will present at #TEDxOhioUniversity. Based on more than two decades of focused research and field work, Grijalva is an internationally recognized expert on the spread of infectious disease and is perhaps the world’s premier expert…

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Speaker Announcement – Doctor of Optometry Shane Foster

Dr. Shane Foster owns Athens Eye Care, a three-doctor optometry practice in Athens, Ohio, where he provides comprehensive eye care to residents of Southeastern Ohio and West Virginia. He has a special interest in children’s vision issues and specialty contact lenses. He is passionate about increasing access to eye care for rural Ohioans and educating…

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Speaker Announcement – Colleen Carow, Senior Director of Communications and Identity Management at the Russ College of Engineering and Technology

A 30-year resident of Athens, Colleen Carow is a communications professional, singer-songwriter, actor, foster parent, proud Ohio University alumna, and mother of three. She has led the Russ College of Engineering and Technology’s Office of Communications since 2002. Prior roles include the first director of development communications at Ohio University, where she wrote the proposal…

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Speaker Announcement – President of the Sugar Bush Foundation, Hylie Voss

President of the Sugar Bush Foundation, Hylie Voss, will be joining us at #TEDXOhioUniversity on March 23! Hylie is the president of the Sugar Bush Foundation at Ohio University. The daughter of Sugar Bush founders, Don and Mary Anne Flournoy, she also serves as the Managing Director for Sugarbush Valley Impact Investments, a company that…

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