|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.
|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
|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.
|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.
|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.
|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.
|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
|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.
|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.
|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