Compass Archives

Feb 1, 2015
Jazz Ambassadors to perform free concert at Ohio University Eastern
The internationally acclaimed Jazz Ambassadors of Washington, D.C., will hold a free concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 1, in the Health and Physical Education Center on the campus of Ohio University Eastern.

NPR’s Ira Flatow to speak Feb. 3 as part of Kennedy Lecture Series
National Public Radio’s Ira Flatow will present “Communicating Science to a Science Challenged World” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 3, in Templeton Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium as part of Ohio University’s annual Kennedy Lecture Series.

Feb 2, 2015
Call for proposals: Tech Ability workshop on accessibility and IT
Submit your presentation proposals for OHIO's Tech Ability workshop by Feb. 16.

Cornelius Jones to serve as Black History Month/Black HIV Awareness Month speaker
Cornelius Jones Jr., an LGBT activist and HIV survivor, will deliver the keynote speech for the Ohio University celebration of both Black History Month and Black HIV Awareness Month on Feb. 4.

Gift from OHIO alumna supports documentary about art transforming pediatric cancer patients
Gift from OHIO alumna supports documentary about art transforming pediatric cancer patients

Ohio University Eastern’s Kelsey Holloway has a weekend to remember
Ohio University Eastern's Kelsey Holloway received her letter of acceptance to attend graduate school on Friday and then scored 51 points during a basketball game on Saturday.

Ohio University Wins Coveted Award for Excellence in Entrepreneurship Education
Ohio University Wins Coveted Award for Excellence in Entrepreneurship Education

Rapper Waka Flocka Flame headlines Sibs Weekend concert
The Ohio University Black Student Cultural Programming Board and the Ohio University Student Activities Committee will host a concert by rappers Waka Flocka Flame and Shy Glizzy at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7.

Student hopes to save girl's life with bone marrow donation
Senior Traci Schreibman recently found out she is the perfect bone marrow match for a 9-year-old girl with leukemia. Her bone marrow donation will be one of more than 25 donations from the 10,000-student Bobcat registry in the course of the past six years.

The Charles J. Ping International Student Leadership Award application available
Ohio University International Student and Faculty Services created The Charles J. Ping International Student Leadership Award in 2010 to recognize outstanding leadership by an international student. Applications are currently available.

University hires seven new student success advisors
First- and second-year students now have more options in academic advising. Ohio University recently hired seven new student success advisors to serve them.

Feb 3, 2015
Campus Rec hosting several Sibs Weekend events
Ohio University's Sibs Weekend is Feb. 6-8, and Campus Recreation is hosting several events, including Fieldhouse Fest, a Wallyball Tournament and three Outdoor Pursuits adventures.

Campus Rec, Fitness launch OHIO Fit Club
Ohio University Campus Recreation and Fitness has developed the OHIO Fit Club, a 12-week workout program that includes pre- and post-fitness assessments, a custom workout binder and weekly meetings with a personal trainer.

Lancaster Campus hosting College Goal Sunday this weekend
Ohio University Lancaster is serving as a College Goal Sunday site for the third year in a row.  College Goal Sunday is a free, state-wide event presented by the Ohio Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (OASFAA) and endorsed by the Ohio Board of Regents. There are locations in every county in the state for the event.  It is held once a year so students and their families can receive assistance completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

OHIO hosting Employee Appreciation Tailgate Feb. 21
Ohio University is showing its appreciation for all OHIO employees by hosting a pre-game tailgate beginning at noon Saturday, Feb. 21, for employees and their families. Each OHIO employee is also eligible for one free admission to the OHIO vs. Kent State men’s basketball game that begins at 2 p.m. that day.

Startup Weekend Athens returns to Ohio University March 13-15
Innovation Center seeks prospective entrepreneurs for event

Feb 4, 2015
Branding OHIO through its principles: Part 2
Whether it’s the letterhead used to communicate with a prospective student or the language used to reach out to an alumnus, each of us plays an important role in shaping OHIO’s brand.

Chillicothe Campus, Adena Health System celebrate partnership
Organizations with shared vision epitomize spirit of the regional campus mission

Event to explore opportunities, experiences in international development
The Offices of the Vice President for Research and Creative Activity and the Vice Provost for Global Affairs and International Studies are hosting a presentation and reception on the topic of “Opportunities and Experiences in International Development" from 5 to 7 p.m. Feb. 10 in Baker University Center Ballroom A.

Finalists announced for southeastern Ohio’s 3rd annual Innovation Awards
March 31 gala to celebrate regional entrepreneurs, innovators

India: Gender, Culture, and Development; Application deadline Feb. 16
This summer, join Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies and Classics & World Religions for an amazing program experience at Gawande College in Unmarkhed, Maharashtra, India.

Korean engineering students study English with OPIE
The Ohio Program of Intensive English is hosting 10 students from the Korean University of Technology and Education in Chungcheongnam-do, a province in western South Korea.

Lancaster Campus OSEA conducts mid-year supply drive for local elementary school students
Ohio University Lancaster’s chapter of the Ohio Student Education Association is doing its part to help local elementary school students succeed in the classroom. The organization is conducting a mid-year supply drive on campus from Monday, February 9 through Saturday, February 14.

Nearly 200 OHIO administrators to be celebrated at awards ceremony
Nearly 200 Ohio University administrators will be recognized for their exceptional and dedicated service to the University during the 2015 Outstanding Administrator and Administrative Service Awards Ceremony, scheduled for 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 17, in the Baker University Center Ballroom.

Workshops to help students prep for Feb. 17-18 Career, Internship Fair
Ohio University’s Career and Leadership Development Center is hosting the Spring Career and Internship Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 17 and 18 in Baker University Center and is offering several "Prepare for the Fair" workshops Feb. 9-13.

Feb 5, 2015
Alumna’s Documentary to be Featured During OHIO International Reunion
Alumna’s Documentary to be Featured During OHIO International Reunion

Benefits director issues statement on Anthem data breach
Greg Fialko, director of benefits at Ohio University, issued a message this morning to the University's faculty and staff regarding a data security breach at Anthem.

Graduating seniors have one more opportunity for free yearbook photos
The Athena yearbook staff will be hosting senior portrait days from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 10 and 11 in the Honors Collegium on the fourth floor of Baker University Center. All OHIO students who are graduating during the 2014-15 academic year are eligible to have their senior portrait taken for free.

OIT hosts second round of Catmail preview sessions Feb. 9-13
Employees and retirees who would like to learn more about how the  email upgrade will affect them are encouraged to attend.

Ohio University Lancaster men’s basketball team wins second straight conference title
The Ohio University Lancaster’s men’s basketball team clinched their second straight Ohio Regional Campus Conference East Division title after defeating Ohio University Eastern 94-70 last Saturday.

Survey now available for Homecoming 2015 theme
Survey now available for Homecoming 2015 theme

Watch out for scams in wake of Anthem breach
If you receive an unsolicited email or phone call that asks you to provide personal information or directs you to log into a website to protect or verify your account, do not respond.

Feb 6, 2015
2014 W-2s available online
Ohio University has released W2s for calendar year 2014. While the W-2s were mailed to employees’ homes, electronic versions of the W-2s are available online through the My Personal Information web portal.

Bobcats can celebrate Valentine’s Day the Campus Recreation way
Activities planned for Feb. 14 include climbing competition, love boat at the Aquatic Center, and a recreational skate.

Feb. 11 Campus Conversation to include ‘processing,’ ‘action’ tables
Members of the OHIO and Athens communities are invited to “Campus Conversations: Racial Dynamics and Inequality” from 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 11, in the Walter Hall Rotunda. For the first time, the event will offer participants an opportunity to engage in both “processing” and “action” conversations.

Football welcomes 24 newcomers on National Signing Day
Ohio Football Head Coach Frank Solich announced Wednesday the addition of 24 newcomers as part of National Signing Day.

Journalist Charlayne Hunter-Gault to serve as Black History Month keynote speaker
Award-winning multimedia journalist Charlayne Hunter-Gault will serve as Ohio University’s Black History Month keynote speaker Feb. 18 at 7:30 p.m. in the Baker University Center Ballroom. She will also be presented the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism's Carr Van Anda Award.

Let "Super Lawyer" Harry Greenfield Tell You How to Plan for Your Financial Future
Let "Super Lawyer" Harry Greenfield Tell You How to Plan for Your Financial Future

OHIO graduate student wins national Campus Transformer Award
Shelby Delp, an Ohio University graduate student, was recently awarded Transforming Youth Recovery’s first-ever Campus Transformer Award for Outstanding Graduate Student for her work with OHIO’s Collegiate Recovery Community.

Pach to discuss Madonna and Reagan in Feb. 11 Café Conversations
Pop singer Madonna and U.S. President Ronald Reagan have next to nothing in common it seems, except for one thing -- their influence on the 1980s. Ohio University Associate Professor of History Chester Pach will discuss how these two historical figures defined this time period on Feb. 11.

Q&A with Kyle O’Keefe of Appalachian Zero Waste Initiative, a Sugar Bush Foundation initiative
Q&A with Kyle O’Keefe of Appalachian Zero Waste Initiative, a Sugar Bush Foundation initiative

Feb 8, 2015
Founders Day display to celebrate first OHIO graduates
This year marks the 200th anniversary of the first graduates to receive degrees from Ohio University, and in honor of that milestone, this year’s Founders Day will commemorate the pioneering spirit of those first graduates with a display on the 5th floor of Alden Library.

The Great Recovery: Coming to a dumpster near you
A new event for RecycleMania 2015 is coming on Thursday, Feb. 12, and it may give students living in the residence halls a surprise.

Feb 9, 2015
Are you missing critical research materials?
The OHIO Libraries is now accepting proposals for the Arts and Humanities Junior Faculty Endowment Fund, available to tenure-track faculty, and the 1804 Special Library Fund, available to faculty and graduate students.

College of Business names new COO
OHIO alumnus Phillip Taylor III brings diverse background to new role.

Feb. 11 Relaxation Station to offer an afternoon of pampering
Ohio University’s Campus Involvement Center is offering a Relaxation Station from noon to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 11, on the fourth floor of Baker University Center. It will include aqua massage beds, chair massagers, foot/leg massagers and pillow massagers.

Heritage College faculty authors tell researchers how to survive, thrive in foreign lands
An engaging new book by two Heritage College faculty members tells researchers how to avoid and cope with fieldwork disasters when working internationally.

History professor, author to speak on campus sexual assaults, policies
KC Johnson, an American history professor at Brooklyn College and the City University of New York Graduate Center, will deliver a public lecture on “Abandoning Due Process: Campus Sexual Assault and Presumptions of Guilt” at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 16 in Baker University Center 240/242.

OUPD detective demonstrates ease of gathering stalking information at brown bag session
An Ohio University detective demonstrated the ease a person can collect stalking information by using technology during a brown bag lunch and learn at the Ohio University Women’s Center.

Sibs Weekend 2015 in pictures [PHOTO ESSAY]
Sibs Weekend, which took place Feb. 6-8, was Ohio University's first family weekend in 2015 and many events were scheduled to entertain the young visitors. Here are some of the pictures captured over the weekend.

Student art highlights Kennedy Museum's spring exhibit opening
The Ohio University Kennedy Museum of Art hosted its Spring 2015 Exhibition Opening Reception on Friday, Feb. 6, and student art was the focus.

Word on the Street - Valentine's Day [VIDEO]
In this edition," Makenzie Piatt asks students what their thoughts and plans are for Valentine's Day.

Feb 10, 2015
A reminder from UHR about leave usage policies
In an effort to recruit and retain talented faculty and staff, Ohio University provides several ways to help individuals manage their professional responsibilities along with their personal commitments.

A reminder from UHR about performance evaluations
Annual performance evaluations are required for all A&P and classified staff. For the A&P staff, the deadline for completion of the performance evaluations is March 16.

Contemporary History: Dependency and the Demobilization from WWII, Feb. 12
The Contemporary History Institute speakers series will host Laura McEnaney on “The Problem of Caring: Dependency and the Demobilization from World War II” on Thursday, Feb. 12.

Lancaster Campus women's basketball team wins ORCC East Division for 5th straight year
The Ohio University Lancaster Women’s Basketball team clinched their fifth straight Ohio Regional Campus Conference East Division title Saturday afternoon after defeating OSU Mansfield 63-43.

Meet Distinguished Professor Christopher France
From his undeniable love for teaching to his intense desire to make the perfect bagel, Christopher France is nothing short of passionate.

Ridges Advisory committee receives project update
Members serving on Ohio University’s Ridges Advisory committee met Tuesday. Feb. 3, to hear next steps as presented by The Ridges Master Plan committee. The advisory committee meets quarterly to review progress and provide feedback about the project, which is designed to update the planning document for the lands and buildings at The Ridges.

Scripps Professor Judith Yaross Lee receives Fulbright Award
Judith Yaross Lee, a communication studies professor in the Ohio University Scripps College of Communication, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant to lecture and conduct research as Senior Professor of American Culture at Leiden University in The Netherlands during the 2015-16 academic year.

Staff named to manage OHIO’s College Credit Plus implementation
Two people familiar with Ohio University’s mission and vision will be taking on new roles soon to help the University implement the new College Credit Plus program, which replaces all post-secondary education and dual enrollment programs in the state.

Feb 11, 2015
Innovation Center announces graduation of Ecolibrium Solar to new Athens location
The Innovation Center, Ohio University's technology business incubator, announces the graduation of Ecolibrium Solar. The company has moved to new headquarters at 260 W. Union St. in Athens, Ohio. Ecolibrium Solar, which manufactures mounting products for the PV solar industry, has been an Innovation Center client since 2011.

Ohio University Zanesville features alumni for Third Thursday
Ohio University Zanesville’s Third Thursday event in February will feature alumni Levi Funk and Kyle Jones for an evening of music and entertainment Feb. 19 at 7 p.m. in the Elson Hall Auditorium.

Scripps PRSSA to host #OHIOU Social Media Summit Feb. 21
Ohio University’s Scripps Public Relations Student Society of America chapter will host the #OHIOU Social Media Summit on Saturday, Feb. 21

Speaker delivers thought-provoking talk on Chillicothe Campus
Black History Month speaker addresses campus, Hilltoppers enter state tourney play and more news

University mourns death of National Trustee J. Patrick Campbell
The Ohio University community is mourning the death of National Trustee J. Patrick Campbell, 65, who died unexpectedly on Wednesday, Feb. 4, in Walloon Lake, Mich.

‘Bare on the Bricks’ event to raise money for local charities
Ohio University students will shed some clothing and run down Court Street – all in the name of charity – for the sixth annual “Bare on the Bricks” on Saturday, Feb. 21.

“Why Public Education is Important?” Video Contest winners announced
The Ohio University Patton College of Education has announced the winners of its “Why Public Education is Important” video contest.

Feb 12, 2015
Ira Flatow Discusses Science in Popular Culture During Kennedy Lecture
Ira Flatow Discusses Science in Popular Culture During Kennedy Lecture

Lancaster Campus lecturer nominated for International Women's Day award
Ohio University Lancaster Lecturer of Communication Studies Dr. Pamela Kaylor has been nominated for an International Women’s Day Recognition Award for the 2015 International Women’s Day Columbus Celebration. Kaylor was nominated in the education category.

Survivor Advocacy Outreach Program hosts weekly student activities
During February, March and April, the Survivor Advocacy Program at Ohio University will offer bi-weekly events on Fridays from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at the Women’s Center.

University community reminded of emergency closure policy
As a follow up to information distributed to the Ohio University community in December regarding emergency closings, Ohio University Human Resources would like to remind the University community about the University's policy on emergency closings.

University shares update on Anthem data breach
Ohio University Human Resources is sharing updated information from health and dental insurance company Anthem, following an announcement last week the company had experienced a data security breach that could affect Ohio University employees.

Feb 13, 2015
CLDC offering career planning course this semester
CAS 1130: Career Planning in the Liberal Arts is open to any student exploring major or career options and is designed help students discover their interests and skills, build an intentional network, and create professional tools they can use right away.

Gierlowski-Kordesch to discuss Jurassic landscape April 1
Elizabeth Gierlowski-Kordesch, a professor of geological sciences, will talk about how sedimentology can reconstruct ancient environments during her Science Café discussion at 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 1.

OHIO alumna encourages students with her experiences
As one of only six African American women in the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA), Ohio University alumna Renee Powell is often asked, “What do you think your legacy will be?” Her journey to discover her answer was part of the speech she shared with a crowd of about 50 people on Wednesday, Feb. 4.

OHIO’s Office of Global Opportunities helps students explore the U.S.
Ohio University's Office of Global Opportunities is offering several domestic programs in the coming months.

Feb 15, 2015
A reminder from University Human Resources about I-9 compliance
This message contains an annual reminder about the University's I-9 compliance.

Polar Plunge raises more than $21,000 for Special Olympics Ohio
The eighth annual Ohio University Polar Bear Plunge, which was hosted by the Ohio University Police Department, attracted more than 125 plungers to Lake Snowden and raised more than $21,000 for Special Olympics Ohio.

Feb 16, 2015
2014 UCM Communications Report
The annual report recapping University Communications and Marketing's Internal and External Communications outcomes.

An important announcement about final exams and final grades
This message from the University registrar contains important information about final grades and final examinations.

Black History Month event to address role of the black press in America on Feb. 19
In celebration of Black History Month, Ohio University will host a panel discussion titled, "Telling our stories: The Black Press," at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 19.

Eastern Campus to hold College Credit Plus enrollment meeting Feb. 24
Ohio University Eastern will be holding an informational session about the College Credit Plus program for all area Ohio students entering grades 7-12 and their parents on Tuesday, Feb. 24, at 6 p.m. in Shannon Hall.

Faculty and staff give back to own departments, programs
Every year, many dedicated staff and faculty like Overby invest in their own departments monetarily at OHIO in an effort to keep their programs alive and prosperous, all while encouraging growth and development.

Spring Career and Internship Fair to be held Feb. 17-18
The Spring Career and Internship Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 17, and Wednesday, Feb. 18, in Baker University Center. This free event will feature numerous employers from a variety of fields in both the public and private sector.

UCM releases annual communication report via video
Each year, Ohio University Communications and Marketing recounts the department’s communications initiatives and efforts in the form of an annual report. But this year, the University community can view the report in a new format – an infographic video – to learn about UCM’s work to elevate the University’s national profile.

University named a top producer of U.S. Fulbright Students
Ohio University has been recognized by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs as a top producer of 2014-2015 Fulbright U.S. Students.

Women’s Center seeking participants for 2015 International Women’s Day Festival
Ohio University’s Women’s Center is seeking participants for its annual International Women’s Day Festival, which will be held Sunday, March 15, on the Athens Campus.

Feb 17, 2015
Both Lancaster Campus basketball teams advance to final four
The Ohio University Lancaster Men’s and Women’s basketball are headed to the final four.  Both teams earned their spots in the Ohio Regional Campus State Tournament Final Four by playing extremely well last weekend.

Lancaster Campus instructional librarian awarded scholarship to attend national library conference
Ohio University Lancaster Instructional Librarian/Instructional Designer Paul Campbell is headed to the Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) national conference in March after receiving a conference scholarship.

Feb 18, 2015
Bobcats paddle their way through Campus Rec’s Valentine’s Day ‘Love Boat’
Held Feb. 14 at the Ohio University Aquatic Center, Campus Recreation's “Love Boat” event offered couples the opportunity to take a candle-lit “cruise” around the center’s Olympic-size pool.

Homecoming 2015 theme announced, call for logo submissions
Homecoming 2015 theme announced, call for logo submissions

Konneker Fund for Learning and Discovery supports program with potential for positive University-wide effect
The Trustees of the Ohio University Foundation Board approved $61,800 from the Konneker Fund for Learning and Discovery to support a project that benefits OHIO students, faculty, and staff on the Athens campus at their February 2015 meeting.

New beginnings for Southern Campus interim associate dean
Recently appointed as interim associate dean for Ohio University’s Southern Campus, it is clear that Miki Crawford is quite adept at shifting gears to get things done in a way that is equal parts efficient and competent.

OHIO faculty and staff to share their talents at annual benefit pageant
The sixth annual Ava Nichols’ Faculty Pageant, hosted by Ohio University’s chapter of the Alpha Phi Omega service fraternity, will kick off at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 25, in the Baker University Center Ballroom and will feature eight University employees.

OUPD partners with D.P. Dough for Drunk Driving Awareness Campaign
A Drunk Driving Awareness Campaign designed to educate students and the community about the costs associated with drinking and driving launches today, and flyers designed by OHIO’s University Communications and Marketing office will be distributed by D.P. Dough of Athens throughout the week.

Ohio University’s Bobcat Family Reunion takes Cleveland
It’s a Bobcat Family Reunion: The first 2015 Ohio University Homecoming-themed celebration on the road is scheduled for April 9, 2015 at the Windows on the River in Cleveland, Ohio.

Opt-in and be the first to see latest Bobcat Store products, specials
Opt-in and be the first to see latest Bobcat Store products, specials

Singing Men of Ohio travel to the Midwest for annual tour
Singing Men of Ohio travel to the Midwest for annual tour

State authorization workshop set for Feb. 24
eLearning OHIO is sponsoring a two-part workshop tailored to the Ohio University community’s specific state authorization questions. The discussion will focus on offering distance education and on-the-ground field experiences, recruiting and marketing to students, and employing faculty and staff members who perform work in other states.

Sustainability plants the seeds for alumni group
The Office of Sustainability is working with OHIO’s Alumni Association to contact interested alumni. So far, the office has more than 2,000 people on their alumni contact list. The people they’re contacting graduated with some sustainability interest or were in sustainability-related fields.

Winter Dance Concert 2015
Winter Dance Concert 2015

Feb 19, 2015
Branding OHIO this spring
A few of the ways UCM is working to achieve that mission this spring are outlined in these initiatives.

OHIO’s Bobcat Battalion hosts testing for foreign awards badge (PHOTOS)
Ohio University’s Bobcat Battalion hosted the German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge testing for the fifth consecutive year on Feb. 13 and 14.

Work Center serves as starting point for all of OHIO’s Facilities needs
The responsibility of maintaining the grounds and more than 200 buildings on Ohio University's approximately 1,800-acre Athens Campus falls on the roughly 400 individuals employed in the University’s Facilities Department, including the nine staff members who operate the Facilities Work Center.

Feb 20, 2015
Big Brothers Big Sisters to host annual Bowl for Kids' Sake Campaign
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Athens’ programs will host the 29th annual Bowl for Kids’ Sake campaign. The fundraising campaign culminates in a family-friendly bowling event on April 12.

Celebration of Black History: Live Museum is Feb. 24
The Ohio University Black Graduate Student Association along with the assistance of faculty, staff and students, will host its inaugural Black History Month: Live Museum on Tuesday, Feb. 24.

Lancaster Campus welcomes new mental health counselor
Ohio University Lancaster ¦ Pickerington has a new mental health counselor on campus.  Alan Warner began in his new role on campus this semester after former OUL Counselor Michael Ashton was hired as Lecturer of Human Services Technology. Warner is working on campus through a partnership with New Horizons Mental Health Services.

OHIO community invited to Feb. 26 ‘Baker Bash: Vegas Night’
The Campus Involvement Center will be hosting “Baker Bash: Vegas Night” at Ohio University’s Baker University Center from 6 to 10 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 26.

OUPD to offer Rape Aggression Defense class
Ohio University Police will offer a free six-week Rape Aggression Defense class (R.A.D) beginning in mid-March.

Several OU-C students pursue community service opportunities
Connecting with region adds to college experience; campus engages in retention efforts and more news

Feb 23, 2015
Black History Month keynote speaker takes audience on journey from Jim Crow to the end of apartheid
An American multimedia journalist, author and former foreign correspondent who has written extensively about civil rights and women’s issues, Charlayne Hunter-Gault took those who attended Ohio University's Black History Month keynote on a journey through the two revolutions that fueled her path both personally and professionally – the American civil rights movement and the end of apartheid in South Africa.

Faculty tackle comparing myths, monsters and metaphors across cultures, March 12
The Gawande Speaker Series and the Becoming Human Theme Present "Epic Fail?: Comparing Myths, Monsters, and Metaphors Across Cultures," an interdisciplinary roundtable discussion with Dr. Shubha Pathak of American University, on Thursday, March 12, at 7 p.m. in Ellis 111.

Information from Human Resources about Personalized Medical Guidance
Learn more about PMG and what it can offer you and your family members.

Lancaster Campus Lunch with 12 Strangers connects students and alumni
Students and Alumni who share the Ohio University connection often form a bond that is difficult to break.  Several students from Ohio University Lancaster ¦ Pickerington now have a new Bobcat bond with a member of the Lancaster business community.

Ohio University’s College of Business exceeds Promise Lives Campaign goal, supports students, programs, and applied experiences
Ohio University’s College of Business exceeds Promise Lives Campaign goal, supports students, programs, and applied experiences

Preview of May 2015 Blackboard upgrade now available
Instructors are encouraged to log into the preview server and try Blackboard's new features.

Registration for 2015 Student Expo to close Friday, Feb. 27
Registration for 2015 Student Expo to close Friday, Feb. 27

Veterans Center naming honors OHIO alumni
Ohio University is moving forward with plans to pay tribute to two esteemed veterans with deep OHIO connections by naming the current Veterans and Military Student Service Center in their honor.

Feb 24, 2015
Authors@Alden: “The Forgotten Angel of Bastogne” to be shown at Alden Library
On Feb. 26, “The Forgotten Angel of Bastogne,” a documentary film about a World War II nurse who volunteered at the U.S. Army’s medical aid station during the Siege of Bastogne, will be shown in the 1951 Lounge.

Lancaster Campus Imagine Your Possibilities: Columbus CEO Magazine Assistant Editor Kitty McConnell
In 1995, Kitty McConnell was in high school at Bloom Carroll and had dreams of being an actress.  McConnell started taking theatre classes at OUL while in high school through the Post Secondary Options Program and quickly learned that she loved being on stage.  She ended up taking classes at OUL for a couple of years after high school and remained a part of OUL Theatre.

Swimming and diving team ready for MAC Championships
The Ohio women's swimming and diving team looks to earn its 12th Mid-American Conference title this weekend.

Feb 25, 2015
OHIO fleet turns over a new leaf
Ohio University faculty, staff and students looking to rent a vehicle from the University’s motor pool now have one more green option at their fingertips, thanks to the recent purchase of a Nissan Leaf.

OUPD celebrates accomplishments with badge pinning ceremony
The OHIO Police Department (OUPD) held their annual badge pinning ceremony on Monday, Feb. 9, where many employees, including both K9 units, were recognized for a number of different achievements, such as retirement, years of service, and employee of the year

Paperwork for retiring administrators needed by March 1 to be recognized at ceremony
Ohio University administrators who are considering retiring prior to July 1 are reminded that their retirement paperwork must be submitted to University Human Resources by March 1 in order to be recognized at this year’s Outstanding Administrator and Administrative Service Awards Ceremony.

Teaching assistant uses contra dance to bring math lesson to life (PHOTOS)
Ohio University teaching assistant Javier Ronquillo Rivera recently transformed his classroom in Morton Hall into a dance hall where he used contra dance to illustrate a lesson in his mathematics for elementary educators class.

What you need to know about the measles
Ohio University committed to the health and wellbeing of its faculty, staff, students and visitors to the Athens Campus. Recently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued an advisory regarding the multi-state measles outbreak which began in California in December. It is important to note that at this time Ohio is NOT one of the states involved in the current outbreak.

Feb 26, 2015
Catmail tip: Finding folders in OWA
Follow these three steps to display your inbox folders in the web version of Catmail.

Cochlear implant developers receive 2015 Russ Prize
On Feb. 24, the National Academy of Engineering and Ohio University presented five recipients with the 2015 Russ Prize, the top bioengineering prize in the world.

Donations being accepted for Sisterhood of the Traveling Dresses
Led by a group of local women and Ohio University sororities, the Sisterhood of the Traveling Dresses asks area residents and OHIO students to donate prom and graduation dresses, shoes and accessories that are then made available to area high school students at no charge.

Film students implement Hollywood green standards
Students from the OHIO School of Film are implementing the green filmmaking standards supported by major Hollywood studios.

How to avoid being a victim of crime during spring break
Ohio University Police Chief Andrew Powers offers tips to help the University community avoid being the victim of theft during breaks in the academic year.

Konneker Medals awarded to OHIO alumni innovators in biotechnology, computer technology
Rick Hawkins (BS '74) and Hua-Thye Chua (BSEE '59) will be recognized for their outstanding achievements at the 3rd annual Innovation Awards, to be held March 31.

Lancaster Campus associate professor believes today's FCC net neutrality vote has big implications
The Federal Communications Commission is set to vote today on an issue that impacts everyone -- net neutrality.

New political science faculty researches Muslims and legal identity in France
The faculty affiliated with the Center for Law, Justice & Culture are all interested in connections between law and cultural, political, and social life. Exploring those connections often falls under law and society studies. For Dr. Jennifer Fredette, Assistant Professor of Political Science and one of the newest faculty members of the CLJC, law and society studies are “about going beyond texts themselves.”

Ohio University Zanesville Dean Jenifer Cushman named president of AIEA
Ohio University Dean Jenifer Cushman was named the president of the Association of International Education Administrators (AIEA) during the 2015 AIEA annual conference in Washington, D.C., Feb. 15-18.

On The Green Weekend to feature “through the decades” film festival
During On The Green Weekend May 27-30, 2015 you can enjoy a fun-filled, jam-packed weekend in Athens, including some of the most memorable flicks of your youth.

Public invited to symposium on tornadoes, hurricanes, weather forecasting
Tornadoes, hurricanes, and long-range weather forecasting are on the agenda at Ohio University's sixth annual Meteorological Symposium on Saturday, March 21, from noon to 5 p.m. in Walter 235.

Seedlings germinated on Space Station arrive in Athens
Neither rain, nor snow, nor sleet, nor cold—nothing stopped the special FedEx delivery from Kennedy Space Center to Ohio University this morning, Feb. 18.

Student wins first place at international research symposium
Katie Conlon, a junior majoring in HTC History, was awarded first place in the Creative Arts and Humanities category at the International Student Union’s International Research Symposium on February 20.

Students choose local service projects during spring break
Next week a group of students will spend their spring break engaged in local community service projects that will teach them about environmental issues.

Undergrad helps unearth answers to how Native Americans lived nearby
Senior Anthropology and Geology student Lauren Johnson has unearthed some ideas about how Native Americans might have lived—just down the road from where Ohio University now sits.

Winter 2015 Ohio Today Online explores Bobcat hobbies and professions
Winter 2015 Ohio Today Online explores Bobcat hobbies and professions