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When Peggy Viehweger attended Ohio University in the late 1960s, life was different. With the civil rights movement in full swing, the Vietnam War dominating headlines and the Beatles dominating airwaves, it was a far cry from our world today. But according to Viehweger, there is one thing that hasn’t changed—the struggle for students to afford to go to college. Read More

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Veteran award-winning journalist Allison Hunter will head WOUB’s news operation as editor-in-chief beginning August 11. She will take charge of television, radio and digital news as former WOUB News Director Tim Sharp joins the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism faculty as a full-time member this fall. Read More

For many students, four years at Ohio University just isn’t enough. The great food, better people and signature brick streets become a home to them. And while most leave the campus behind after graduation, some can’t seem to shake the Bobcat bug. Read More

Arguably the most decorated student-athlete to ever don the Green & White, Ohio University senior cross country/track & field student-athlete Juli Accurso was recognized for her outstanding efforts on the track and in the classroom Thursday, becoming the first Capital One Academic All-America selection at Ohio in 21 years. Read More

When Peggy Viehweger attended Ohio University in the late 1960s, life was different. With the civil rights movement in full swing, the Vietnam War dominating headlines and the Beatles dominating airwaves, it was a far cry from our world today. But according to Viehweger, there is one thing that hasn’t changed—the struggle for students to afford to go to college. Read More

Using locations in Athens County and West Virginia, filmmaker Pearl Gluck will begin shooting a drama about sex trafficking in early July. "The Turn Out," directed and co-written by Gluck, an Ohio University visiting assistant professor of film, is a fictional story based on her extensive research on the problem of children and teens being used in the sex trade. Read More

Taijuan Moorman is a sophomore journalism major and Urban Scholar from Columbus. During her last two years of high school she attended a program at DeVry University in Columbus, which allowed for her to simultaneously earn her high school degree and an associate’s degree. During the program her focus was on graphic design, which she hopes will aid her in her pursuit of a career in music journalism. Read More

Women in Philanthropy of Ohio University (WIP) welcomed OHIO alumnae and friends back to OHIO’s Athens campus Nov. 6 - 8 to commemorate their 10-year anniversary with three packed events…and to present an enlightened vision of what it means to be a “philanthropist.” Read More

Athens native, WIP member and Ohio University alumna Peggy Viehweger remembers when times were tough growing up in a house on Kurtz Street. She and her three sisters were raised by their mother, Ann Peden Urbach, who passed away in March of this year, and remembers well how her mom, a full-time professional in social work, used her creativity and resourceful nature to make ends meet. Read More

The July 18, 2013 business meeting was held in the Cleveland Public Library's Louis Stokes wing. Twenty-two people attended to learn about WIP's activity during the past fiscal year: July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013. Charlotte Eufinger, Vice-Chair, and Sheila McHale, Treasurer, gave updates on WIP Bylaws and Finances. Read More

SCORE Grants are designed to assist eligible Ohio University student organizations with the cost of implementing volunteer service projects to benefit students, the university community and/or the greater Athens community. Student organizations must be a Registered Student Organization (RSO) and have an advisor. Read More