Compass Archives

Jul 1, 2015
A message from President McDavis regarding the passage of Ohio's state budget
The following message was sent by Ohio University President Roderick J. McDavis to OHIO students, faculty and staff on July 1, 2015.

CREATE Space receives 1804 Fund grant money for upgrade
The CREATE_space, an interdisciplinary research facility at Ohio University, soon will be getting an upgrade, thanks to a recently approved grant for undergraduate research.

New offices formed through Institutional Equity reorganization
Two new offices have been established in place of the former Office for Institutional Equity as part of a proactive approach to best serve the needs of the Ohio University community with increased focus and support. OHIO Executive Vice President and Provost Pam Benoit explained this is the result of a reorganization effort that responds to current and future needs with regards to accessibility, equity, and civil rights compliance.

Project restores famed Seigfred mural
A restoration project has been underway this summer to preserve a storied mural on the Ohio University campus. Printmaking students Barry O’Keefe and Amanda Morris took on the task of restoring the mural outside of Seigfred Hall.

The Promise Lives Campaign exceeds goal by $50 million
The following message was sent by President McDavis at the conclusion of Ohio University's The Promise Lives Campaign.

Jul 2, 2015
A message regarding fiscal year 2015-16 raise pools
The following message was sent to Ohio University faculty and staff on July 2, 2015.

Athletics announces partnership with Spectra
Athletics has announced an upgrade to its online ticketing and donation systems that begins July 1.

CREATE_space connects space studies participants, OHIO Fine Arts for exploration of space humanities
Doing their part to make a place for the Arts in STEM, a group of International Space University’s (ISU) 28th Space Studies Program (SSP15) participants gathered at Ohio University’s CREATE_space on Monday for the program’s space humanities departmental activities.

Eduroam WiFi access now available on all OHIO campuses
Easy access to OHIO WiFi now available for visitors from other eduroam.org member schools.

Emotional space studies panel humanizes Space Shuttle Columbia disaster
On Tuesday, two ISU faculty members shared their experiences as NASA employees who served on the 2003 Space Shuttle Columbia accident response team.

Governor appoints Athens native Peggy Viehweger to board of trustees
Peggy J. Viehweger was recently appointed to a nine-year term to the Ohio University Board of Trustees by Ohio Gov. John Kasich.

Grant awarded for new theater projectors
The Theater Division at Ohio University will receive new theatrical projectors—plus a state-of-the-art software package—as part of a successful 1804 Fund grant proposal.

International space policy leaders discuss humanity’s future exploration of space
Space policy leaders tackled tough questions on Monday at a distinguished panel titled “The Future of Human Spaceflight.”

Ohio University Zanesville Dean Jenifer Cushman is featured speaker at the British Columbia Council for International Education Summer Seminar
Campus Dean and Associate Professor of German at Ohio University Zanesville Dr. Jenifer Cushman delivered the luncheon plenary address and served on the Global Experts panel at the BCCIE 2015 Summer Seminar in Whistler, Canada.

Two students participate in elite summer leadership program
Two students were selected for an elite national summer leadership program designed to address the underrepresentation of women in American politics.

Jul 5, 2015
Institute of Chinese Academic Leaders held at Athens Campus
From July 26 through August 7, 2015, Ohio University Libraries is hosting the first Institute for Chinese Academic Leaders: Valuing the Best of Tradition While Strategically Managing Change.

Jul 6, 2015
Lancaster Campus American Sign Language Club offers Kids in College scholarship
Lancaster Campus American Sign Language Club offers Kids in College scholarship