|Alumni will get reacquainted with Athens during the 2015 International Alumni Reunion|
International alumni will get to revisit Ohio University during this year’s International Alumni Reunion, April 15-18.
|Division of Student Affairs exceeds Promise Lives Campaign goal, supports transformational student experiences|
The Division of Student Affairs set out to raise $2 million during The Promise Lives Campaign. Thanks to the generosity of more than 10,650 donors, the division has far exceeded that goal, securing $2.9 million in gifts and commitments.
|March Board of Trustees meeting to be streamed|
The Ohio University Board of Trustees March meeting will be streamed live. Committee meetings will take place on Thursday, March 12 with the full board meeting scheduled for Friday, March 13.
|OHIO mourns the untimely death of junior Jasmine Cosby|
Jasmine M. Cosby, a 20-year-old Ohio University junior sociology and pre-law major, died unexpectedly on Monday, March 2. Her homegoing services are Saturday in Columbus.
|Southern Campus’ Western Team earns awards at show|
An Ohio University Southern equestrian team recently competed in the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association's Western show and earned several awards.
|Weihes' Legacy of Support Continues With Academic Center Gift|
Ohio University Director of Athletics Jim Schaus announced a leadership gift of $500,000 from alumni Tom and Gwen Weihe as part of Ohio Athletics' Campaign for Academic Excellence.
|Faculty Team-Teach Introduction to Sustainability Course|
The Sustainability Studies theme is offering a new Introduction to Sustainability course that is team-taught by Dr. Nancy Manring in Political Science, Dr. Kelly Johnson in Biological Sciences, Dr. Dina Lopez in Geological Sciences, and Dr. Edna Wangui in Geography.
|Haven’s expertise helps students make history connections|
Lisa Haven, associate professor of English at Ohio University Zanesville, is an expert in all things Charlie Chaplin, which has spurred numerous interviews from school students from around the country who are participating in a contest as part of National History Day.
|Ndour and Willis represent Bobcats on 2015 All-MAC Men's Basketball Teams|
Ohio men's basketball seniors Maurice Ndour and Javarez "Bean" Willis recently garnered All-MAC Honorable Mention honors.
|Ohio University President and Executive Vice President and Provost provide update on AQIP|
President Roderick J. McDavis and Executive Vice President and Provost Pam Benoit update faculty on Higher Learning Commission reaffirmation and AQIP.
|Online RN to BSN ranked fifth in nation by Best College Reviews|
According to Best College Reviews, the OHIO College of Health Sciences and Professions’ RN to BSN program is not only online, it's on target. The organization recently ranked the program fifth in the nation on its 2015 listing of the best online RN to BSN programs.
|Running: Why Are Men Faster than Women?|
When it comes to running, there's a gender gap between men and women that even elite training doesn't erase. Expert Chris Schwirian, a Biological Sciences lecturer at Ohio University, explains the differences in body composition and function between men and women.
|2015 International Women’s Day Festival to be held March 15|
In celebration of Women’s History Month, Ohio University will hold its seventh annual International Women’s Day Festival from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, March 15, in the Baker University Center Ballroom.
|Alumnus discusses his turn as visiting professor on the Athens Campus|
Ohio University alumnus and Robert and Rene' Glidden Visiting Professor Harry Greenfield visits WOUB AM-1340, part of the WOUB Center for Public Media, and talks about alternative careers for accountants, financial literacy for college students, and what it’s like to teach to millennials.
|Aquatic Center plans upgrades, improvements to ADA Accessibility|
By next school year, the Ohio University Aquatic Center will have undergone improvements throughout the building making it an accessible facility for people with disabilities.
|College of Business professor to give alumni a new purpose for social media|
Dr. Raj Agnihotri, the College of Business's Freeman Professor of Sales Leadership & Chair, is gearing up to teach alumni about the power social media marketing has on sales as part of Alumni College during the Ohio University Alumni Association’s 2015 On The Green Weekend event in May.
|Lancaster Campus Communication Studies lecturer wins International Women's Day Recoginition Award|
Congratulations to Ohio University Lancaster Lecturer of Communication Studies Dr. Pamela Kaylor. Kaylor was selected to receive an International Women’s Day Recognition Award during the 2015 International Women’s Day Columbus Celebration. Kaylor was nominated in the education category.
|March 19 event to celebrate official launch of ohiowomen|
Standing on the shoulders of Women in Philanthropy, ohiowomen aims to engage and support women of the Ohio University community. The official launch of the initiative will take place during a kickoff event to be held March 19, 2015 at The Worthington Inn in Worthington, Ohio from 6 to 8:30 p.m.
|Nursing student Mariah Byard is a leader on and off the court|
College of Health Sciences and Professions’ student Mariah Byard has a lot of balls in the air right now - both literally and figuratively. In addition to being a starting guard for the OHIO women’s basketball team - winners of the regular season MAC title - she is also an honors nursing student doing clinical rotations at OhioHealth O’Bleness Hospital and is planning an August wedding.
|Ohio University Zanesville to host free jazz concert|
The Mark Lomax Trio will take the stage at Ohio University Zanesville’s Elson Hall Auditorium on March 12 at 7 p.m.
|On Tour with the Singing Men of Ohio|
The Singing Men of Ohio (SMO) spent their spring break captivating and entertaining alumni, friends and fans across the Midwest.
|Women of Appalachia Project returns to Multicultural Center Art Gallery|
Women from throughout Appalachian Ohio, West Virginia and Kentucky, will come together to participate in the sixth annual Women of Appalachia Project. The opening reception is Friday, March 13.
|A message from OHIO Human Resources regarding benefits changes|
OHIO Human Resources announces benefits changes for spring open enrollment season.
|Alumna creates meaningful artwork with students and community|
Hillel, a Jewish student organization, is hosting Honey for the Home. The event offers Ohio University students and residents of Athens a chance to join together and create art while creating a sense of community.
|Branching Out: OHIO Residence Hall Coordinator Heather Thomas|
Meet Heather Thomas, the residential coordinator of Read and Johnson Halls at Ohio University. Heather tells us how she decided to become an RC, explains her duties, and tells us more about how she interacts with her residents.
|Christopher France to discuss blood donation on Wednesday|
Christopher France, Ohio University Distinguished Professor of Psychology, has been studying blood donor recruitment and retention for 25 years and has developed simple strategies that help make the donation experience less intimidating.
|Harley-Davidson CEO and Shakespeare scholar named undergraduate commencement speakers|
Ohio University has announced that Keith Wandell and Samuel Crowl will serve as the 2015 undergraduate commencement speakers.
|Keynote speaker announced for International Week|
Derreck Kayongo, founder of The Global Soap Project, will speak at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 15, in Templeton Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium.
|Lancaster Campus OSEA Nominated for Ohio University Leadership Award|
The Ohio University Lancaster Campus Chapter of the Ohio Student Education Association has been selected as a finalist for an Outstanding Programming Award at Ohio University. The recipients of this award will be announced during the 32nd Annual Leadership Awards Gala in Athens.
|Ohio joins SARA, eases the University’s state authorization process|
Ohio recently became the 20th state to join the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). As the state takes this important step forward with state authorization, Ohio University soon will apply to the Ohio Board of Regents to be allowed to operate under SARA.
|Psychology student volunteering to serve local children in the courtroom|
The Athens Court Appointed Special Advocate/Guardian Ad Litem Program has welcomed Ohio University junior Alyssa Nicol as Athens County’s newest Court Appointed Special Advocate.
|Science on Screen "American Hustle" viewing and discussion tonight|
College of Business professor Faizul Huq will discuss how many of the difficult-to-shoot scenes in the hit movie, "American Hustle," were shot during a Science on Screen event that begins at 7 p.m. Monday, March 16, at the Athena Cinema.
|Second episode of WOUB's 'Our Town' series features Pomeroy|
Created to showcase towns and cities in the WOUB Public Media viewing area, the episode on Pomeroy will air on WOUB-TV at 8 p.m. March 23. It will premiere at a free public screening at 7:30 p.m. March 21 at Meigs Local High School.
|University mourns death of David Underwood|
Ohio University mourns the death of David B. Underwood, coordinator of the College of Business' Professional MBA program.
|Word on the Street - Scheduling and Advising [VIDEO]|
In this segment of "Word on the Street," Bianca Hillier asks OHIO students about scheduling classes.
|Alum wins Einstein fellowship, studies black holes|
Ohio University alum Dr. Jack Steiner (B.S. HTC Astrophysics, B.S. Applied Mathematics, 2006) has been named an Einstein Postdoctoral Fellow.
|Arizona Republic wins 2015 Farfel Prize for Excellence in Investigative Reporting|
The award, which honors the best work in the news industry and journalism education, is co-sponsored by Ohio University's Scripps College of Communication and the Scripps Howard Foundation.
|Baker Peace Conference: The Vietnam War: A 50-Year Retrospective|
Save the Date for the 2015 Baker Peace Conference "The Vietnam War: A Fifty-Year Retrospective" on March 26 and 27. The keynote speaker is Dr. Fredrik Logevall, who opens the conference on Thursday, March 26, at 7:30 pm in Baker 240/242.
|Baker Peace Keynote ¦ Embers of War: The Meaning of the Vietnam War, March 26|
The 2015 Baker Peace Conference will take place March 26-27 and carries the theme, "The Vietnam War: A Fifty-Year Retrospective.” The keynote speaker is Cornell University Professor of History Fredrik Logevall will deliver his talk titled, “Embers of War: The Meaning of the Vietnam War," on Thursday, March 26.<br />
|History and Philosophy of Science lecture on Observational Science and Big Data, March 20|
Ohio University Lectures in the History and Philosophy of Science series presents Clark Glymour on “The Causal Revolution, Observational Science and Big Data” Friday, March 20, at 4 p.m. in Scripps Hall, 111.
|Jefferson County native gives back to Appalachian Scholars|
Jefferson County native gives back to Appalachian Scholars.
|Lit Fest 2015 features essayists, novelist, poets, March 25-27|
The 2015 Lit Fest welcomes essayists Dorothy Allison and Brian Doyle, novelist Charles Johnson, and poets Marie Howe and Robert Pinsky. The Ohio University Spring Literary Festival is March 25-27.
|NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament tickets available|
Tickets for Ohio Women's Basketball's NCAA Tournament First Round game are now on sale. No. 14 seed Ohio will face No. 3 seed Arizona State on Saturday, March 21, at 6:30 p.m. EDT.
|Next stop for Ohio University’s Bobcat Family Reunion: Cincinnati|
Ohio University’s Bobcat Family Reunion is back at it with this year’s second homecoming-themed celebration scheduled for May 6, 2015 at the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza in Cincinnati, Ohio.
|OHIO alumnus Clarence Page presides over annual Gridiron Club dinner|
More than 650 journalists, media executives, diplomats, Cabinet secretaries, White House officials, and leaders of the Congress and the military came together for a night of satirical musical skits and biting political humor.
|Plaintiffs in Supreme Court Marriage Equality Case on Panel, March 31|
The plaintiffs of a prominent upcoming U.S. Supreme Court case Obergefell v. Hodges come to Ohio University for a panel on marriage equality on Tuesday, March 31, from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Athena Cinema.
|Southern Campus welcomes education majors for Rural Urban Collaborative Symposium|
More than 150 students majoring in education, along with faculty and administrators representing all five regional campuses of Ohio University, convened at the Southern Campus to attend the 14th Annual Rural Urban Collaborative Symposium.
|The Promise Within 2015: Annual Faculty & Staff Campaign kicks off third year, in support of OHIO|
Ohio University has re-launched The Promise Within Faculty & Staff Campaign, once again, to great success and support from OHIO’s faculty and staff.
|Wealth and Poverty in Appalachia events, March 28-April 10|
The Wealth and Poverty theme hosts a two-week series of event on "Wealth and Poverty in Appalachia" from March 28 through April 10. The events are designed to provide a better understanding of both progress and challenges surrounding socioeconomic, educational and health issues in Appalachian communities.
|From Athens to Africa: Connect Camps provide tools to affect community change|
For Faith Knutsen and Dr. Judith Millesen, March brought a nearly 8,000-mile journey to East Africa.<br /><br />Millesen, associate professor for the Voinovich School, and Knutsen, the associate director for TechGROWTH Ohio, traveled to Tanzania to co-facilitate workshops for the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI). These Connect Camps, which will take place in four different countries over the course of 2015, provide tools for those looking to make a change in their communities.<br />
|Lancaster Campus political science associate professor meets with federal lawmakers about research funding|
Ohio University Lancaster Associate Professor of Political Science, Dr. Linda Trautman was on Capitol Hill last week talking to lawmakers and their staff members about the importance of federal funding for social and behavioral science research. Trautman and other educators from Ohio spoke with staffers from the offices of Senator Rob Portman, and Representative Joyce Beatty. They also personally spoke with Senator Sherrod Brown.
|Startup Weekend Athens awards business memberships and services to local entrepreneurs|
Entrepreneurs who developed the concept for a new website that connects subleasers to apartments and homes for rent won first place during Startup Weekend Athens March 13-15. The team was awarded a prize package worth $3,635 in Innovation Center and Athens Area Chamber of Commerce memberships as well as other business consulting services.<br />
|University to welcome high school students for OHIO STEM Day April 2|
Ohio University is excited to welcome more than 75 families to campus Thursday, April 2, for OHIO STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, and Medicine) Day, which gives high school sophomores and juniors the opportunity to explore Ohio University’s STEM-related academic programs.
|Branding OHIO through its principles: Part 5|
In “Keep OHIO’s Tradition Shining Brightly,” one of UCM’s employees, Video Editor Todd, shows one way to ensure OHIO’s brand continues to shine.
|Cadets from OHIO’s Bobcat Battalion compete in Xavier Best Ranger Competition (PHOTOS)|
Four teams from Ohio University’s Army ROTC Bobcat Battalion competed in the annual Xavier Best Ranger Competition (XBR) the weekend of March 14.
|Journalists to converge on Athens campus for professional development|
More than 150 journalists from across the country will meet this weekend (March 20-21) on Ohio University’s campus to improve their skills.
|New media action heroes bring expertise to annual Schuneman Symposium|
The E.W. Scripps School of Journalism and the School of Visual Communication called the best new media entrepreneurs in North America for the annual Schuneman Symposium on Photojournalism and New Media.
|OHIO Scripps College of Communication, Libraries host regional spelling bees|
The Scripps College of Communication and Ohio University Libraries hosted a pair of regional spelling bees on March 14, resulting in the selection of two champions to represent Southeastern and Central Ohio at the Scripps National Spelling Bee May 26-28, 2015.
|OHIO hosts annual International Women’s Day Festival (PHOTOS)|
The seventh annual International Women’s Day Festival was held from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, March 15, in the Baker University Center Ballroom and featured individuals from the Ohio University and Athens communities.
|President Residence Q and A|
President Residence Q and A
|Students offered opportunity for cultural immersion with the Navajo Nation|
This summer, the Office of Global Opportunities is partnering with Amizade Global Service Learning, a non-profit provider of service-learning programs, to provide students with the opportunity to spend two weeks on the Navajo Nation Reservation in Tuba City, Ariz.
|Ten digit dialing takes effect for 740 area code on Mar. 21|
Learn how the new dialing requirement will affect University wired telephone lines.
|Third installment of Campus Conversations opens discussion on race, racial identity|
Ohio University invited members of the OHIO and local community to express their thoughts and expand their perspectives on race and racial identity during its third installment of “Campus Conversations: Racial Dynamics and Inequality,” held March 11 in the Baker University Center Ballroom.
|Transnational education and Learning Society Inc. accepting conference submissions|
Transnational education and Learning Society Inc., announced today its 2nd annual conference and is now accepting submissions. The deadline is March 31.
|University Foundation acquires property for presidential residence|
The Ohio University Foundation today announced it has entered into a lease agreement for a home and surrounding property, which will serve as the Ohio University presidential residence. The agreement includes a purchase option, which could be exercised contingent on approval from the Foundation Board of Trustees.
|University mourns loss of Professor Emeritus Donald Roberts|
Ohio University is mourning the death of Professor Emeritus of Art Donald Roberts who died on March 16 at his home in Athens. He served as a professor of art in the Ohio University School of Art from 1953 to 1991.
|Administrators celebrate accomplishments, milestones at Outstanding Administrator and Administrative Services Awards Ceremony|
Colleagues, family and members of the Ohio University community gathered to celebrate the accomplishments of nearly 180 administrators during the 2015 Outstanding Administrator and Administrative Services Awards Ceremony March 17.
|First-ever Bobcat Dash 5k will feature obstacles, special guest|
An exciting new On The Green Weekend event, the Bobcat Dash, is a springtime 5k run and walk full of color and obstacles, scheduled for 8 a.m. on Saturday, May 30 at Pepsi Tailgreat Park.
|Social Bobcats Reconnect Alumni With OHIO|
Social Bobcats Reconnect Alumni With OHIO
|Student design selected for Homecoming 2015 logo|
The theme for Homecoming 2015, scheduled for Oct. 5-10, is “Same Bricks, Different Stories.” The logo that was selected to illustrate the theme was submitted by junior music production major, Nathan Bodiker.
|William Phillis named Hicks Executive in Residence awardee|
The Coalition of Rural and Appalachian Schools announced William L. Phillis as the 2014-15 recipient of the Hicks Executive in Residence at The Patton College of Education at Ohio University.
|Athens community invited to RecycleMania Community Day at Athens County Fairgrounds March 28|
Community members in Athens and the surrounding area will have the opportunity to bring recyclable items and donations to the RecycleMania Community Recycling Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 28, at the Athens County Fairgrounds.
|Baker Peace Conference to look at Vietnam War 50 years later|
The Ohio University Contemporary History Institute will sponsor the annual Baker Peace Conference on Thursday, March 26, and Friday, March 27. The theme is, "The Vietnam War: A Fifty-Year Retrospective."
|Lancaster Campus Celebrate Women Speaker Naomi Tutu inspires others to make a difference|
Race and Gender Activist Naomi Tutu challenged about 350 women in the Ohio University Lancaster Wagner Theatre to make a difference in the world. Tutu, the daughter of Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Nomalizo Leah Tutu, was the keynote speaker at Ohio University Lancaster’s 9th Annual Celebrate Women conference. Tutu drew on her experience of growing up black and female in apartheid South Africa and told stories of everyday women who did something to make a difference.
|Meet the February Classified Employee of the Month|
Find out more about Barb Thomas, the February 2015 Classified Employee of the Month. The administrative associate in the Academic Advancement Center likes Elvis, the Hallmark Channel and her 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee and can't wait for retirement.
|OHIO Collaborative on Aging will unite researchers, educators and students|
Ohio University has launched a new Collaborative on Aging to bring together researchers, educators, service providers and students with aging-related interests.
|OhioHealth O’Bleness Hospital Race for a Reason fundraiser is April 25|
The Ohio University Center for Sports Administration and Athletes in Action will host the fourth annual OhioHealth O’Bleness Hospital Race for a Reason on Saturday, April 25.
|Registrar updates faculty and staff on spring semester final grades and exams|
The following information was provided by University Registrar Debra Benton to OHIO faculty and staff as a reminder about final grades and final examinations.
|$25K awarded at Scripps Innovation Challenge Pitch Day at OHIO|
Seven student teams at Ohio University walked away with $25,000 in prizes at Monday’s “Pitch Day” finale of the third annual Scripps Innovation Challenge.
|Finals week survival bags back for spring semester, available now|
During finals week, a pick-me-up is a welcome gift for stressed students writing papers, finishing projects, and studying for final exams. Thanks to the Ohio University Alumni Association and the Student Alumni Board (SAB), Finals Week Survival Bags provide that much-needed study-time support.
|OHIO to celebrate outstanding students, organizations at Leadership Awards Gala|
Ohio University’s 32nd annual Leadership Awards Gala, celebrating the theme “Inspire,” will be held Wednesday, April 1, in the Baker University Center Ballroom with a reception slated for 6 p.m. and the awards ceremony beginning at 7 p.m.
|Ohio University Alumni Association offers free professional headshots to Lancaster Campus students|
It’s almost graduation time and students are starting to send their information out to companies in hopes of getting hired. The Ohio University Alumni Association wants to help soon-to-be alumni during this process and give them some tools to land their dream job.
|Scripps alumnus, stalwart supporter inducted into Ohio Communication Hall of Fame|
Ohio University alumnus Michel du Cille and Mike Philipps, a longtime supporter, partner and friend of the Scripps College of Communication, were officially inducted into the Ohio Communication Hall of Fame during a March 23 ceremony.
|Wealth and Poverty theme week to examine challenges, developments in Appalachia|
Ohio University’s College of Arts and Sciences is hosting a week-long series of events on wealth and poverty in Appalachia Monday, April 6, through Friday, April 10, at various locations on the Athens Campus.
|Student Enhancement Awards provide $128,058 in funding this spring|
Ohio University Student Enhancement Awards provide $128,058 in funding during spring 2015
|Business Forum scheduled for March 31|
Ohio University Finance and Administration will conduct their next Business Forum on Tuesday, March 31, from 3 to 5 p.m. in Morton Hall 237.
|Lancaster Campus guitar club members teach elementary students to play|
Students in the Ohio University Lancaster STRUM Club are spreading their love of the guitar to the next generation. Each week, they are teaching students at Lancaster’s Tarhe Elementary School how to play.
|Mar. 28 network maintenance will affect Blackboard, VoIP & other major online services|
Most online services including Internet, Blackboard & VoIP phones will be unavailable for up to an hour between 2am & 4am on Mar 28.
|OHIO alumni establish scholarship to honor daughter’s legacy and love of athletics|
Rebecca “Becky” Schultz died of cancer in 2012. To honor her enthusiasm for athletics, Michael and Ellen Sostarich established the Rebecca Sostarich Schultz Memorial Scholarship, which supports female athletes graduating from Athens High School who are enrolling at OHIO.
|OU-C student to pursue doctoral degree at Northwestern|
Chillicothe Campus prepares students for post-graduate success and more news from OU-C
|Southern Campus’ students instrumental in success of Red Cross fundraiser|
Ohio University Southern electronic media students provided production support for a Red Cross fundraiser, “Dancing with Our Stars,” in Portsmouth, Ohio, last weekend.
|'First Generation' film to show in Baker Center Theatre April 9|
The Allen Student Advising Center, in collaboration with student organization We Are First, will host a free screening of the documentary, "First Generation," on Thursday, April 9.
|Athens International Film and Video Festival begins April 3|
The Athens International Film and Video Festival opens its 42nd edition on April 3, and runs through April 9. With more than 300 films screened throughout the week, the Festival’s program represents a global smorgasboard of works from around the world.
|Patton College of Education to relocate to Tupper and Lindley Halls|
In May, Patton College of Education occupants will relocate to Tupper and Lindley Halls, as a complete renovation of McCracken Hall is slated to begin in June.
|Southern Campus recognizes achievement among nursing faculty|
Ohio University Southern celebrated Certified Nurses Day by recognizing several faculty members and welcomed potential nursing students to campus for a program preview day.
|The Athena Cinema to screen award-winning documentary 'Actress'|
The movie "Actress" been praised by critics and has a special connection for the Athens and Ohio University communities. The Athena will offer three screenings, Tuesday, March 31-Thursday, April 2.