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Apr 2, 2012
$5 million federal grant awarded to Ohio University nursing program
Ohio University’s School of Nursing has been awarded a nearly $5 million federal grant to train unemployed nurses and those seeking to increase their credentials.

April Alumni Association newsletter now available
"OHIO Alumni," the Ohio University Alumni Association’s monthly newsletter, is now available to view online.

Bobcats provide opportunities for local youth to play soccer
Players on the Ohio Soccer program have set aside time to volunteer in their community. Created in 2011, the Bobcat Soccer Club is an organization which student-athletes effectively use as a way of giving back to Athens and Southeast Ohio.

Entrepreneur events to help launch student, local businesses
Companies can access up to $20,000 in funding opportunities, expert coaching

Former police chief says crime prevention is the goal
Baker Peace Conference speaker William Bratton, former police chief in New York City and Los Angeles, said the ultimate goal in police work is crime prevention.

Honors Tutorial College celebrates 40 years of academic excellence
Alumni, friends, faculty mentors and former deans will join Dean Jeremy Webster and the Honors Tutorial College (HTC) staff to celebrate the college’s 40th anniversary at the HTC Alumni Reunion on April 13 and 14.

Lancaster students put on egg hunt
The Easter Bunny was able to come a little early for dozens of children who are part of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Fairfield County, thanks to a little help from members of Phi Theta Kappa on the Ohio University Lancaster campus.

Online tutoring now available to all Ohio University Lancaster students 24/7
Tutoring help is now available at a student’s fingertips 24 hours a day for all Ohio University Lancaster students and could soon be available for students on the Ohio University Zanesville campus.

Senegalese basketball player to speak at Sports in Africa Conference
Renowned female Senegalese basketball player Astou Ndiaye-Diatta will discuss the intersection of gender, community and sports at the eighth annual Ohio University Sports in Africa Conference on Friday.

Apr 3, 2012
Author of new President Obama book to speak April 13
Mark P. Orbe, author of "Communication Realities in a 'Post-Racial' Society" will speak at Ohio University at 1 p.m. Friday, April 13, in the Scripps Hall Anderson Auditorium, room 111.

Great job Susan Hopkins!
Susan Hopkins is the November Classified Employee of the Month.

Kopchick receives Ohio Patent Impact Award
Ohio University scientist John Kopchick will receive the Ohio Patent Impact Award for his contributions to the development of a drug that treats acromegaly, a growth hormone disorder related to gigantism that affects thousands of people worldwide.

Ohio University Research Committee announces winter funding recipients
The Ohio University Research Committee (OURC) awarded $73,969 during its fall cycle of funding to ten faculty research, scholarship and creative activity projects.

Apr 4, 2012
Children's Holocaust art exhibit displayed in Baker Center
"Art of the Holocaust: From the Children, About the Children, For the Children," a traveling art museum, will be on display at Ohio University on April 1-30. It is located in the Multicultural Center Art Gallery in Baker University Center.

Jim Christian named head men's basketball coach
Ohio University Director of Athletics Jim Schaus has named Jim Christian the new men's basketball head coach. He becomes the 17th head coach in school history.

NIH appoints González-Vallejo to national psychology research review board
NIH appoints González-Vallejo to national psychology research review board

Apr 5, 2012
College of Fine Arts 75th Anniversary Celebration Performance is April 14
Ohio University’s College of Fine Arts is celebrating their 75th Anniversary this year and we want the OHIO community and their legions of alumni to be a part of it!

Men's basketball finishes in Top 25 for first time
Ohio Men's Basketball finished No. 25 in the ESPN/USA Today Coaches Poll, marking the first time the Bobcats have been ranked to end a season.

OPERS ERIP deadline is April 30
I would like to remind you about an important deadline regarding the Ohio Public Employees Retirement (OPERS) early retirement incentive plan (ERIP). The last day for enrolling in the plan is Monday, April 30, 2012. The ERIP will not be extended.

Ohio University, Ohio State team up to address gap in early-stage capital goal to provide venture funding for emerging technologies
The Ohio State University and Ohio University today announced that they are partnering to create a new commercialization and funding model. As part of that partnership, they have committed $35 million to the formation of a venture capital fund designed to meet the need for early-stage funding of innovative technology ventures.

Our Day is April 12
Calling all OHIO alumni: Celebrate Our Day with Ohio University on April 12!

Patton College of Education named top 100 graduate education program
The Patton College of Education has been ranked in the top 100 graduate education programs in the country according to the U.S. News and World Report.

President announces new partnership with The Ohio State University
On Thursday, Ohio University President Roderick J. McDavis sent an email to the entire University community informing them of a new partnership with The Ohio State University.

President to make economic announcement today at noon
Today at noon, Ohio University President Roderick J. McDavis and Ohio State University President Gordon Gee will share information with the media about a new economic development initiative the two institutions are undertaking together.

Professor's new book sheds light on intercollegiate athletics
Ohio University Associate Professor of Sports Administration B. David Ridpath will speak about his new book, "Tainted Glory: Marshall University, the NCAA, and One Man's Fight for Justice," from 3-5 p.m. at Little Professor Bookstore (65 S. Court Street) on Wednesday, April 11.

Apr 6, 2012
Graduate student's feature film explores religious dogma
In his upcoming debut feature film, Lavender Rocks, Ohio University graduate student Bilal Sami uses a post-apocalyptic cult as a tool to explore religious extremism, family conflicts, and rituals at large.

NextGen Wireless pilot begins April 11
Individuals who work in the Computer Services Center (CSC) and the West Union Street Office Complex (WUSOC - formerly known as the HDL Center) will be the first to sample the much-anticipated NextGen Wireless upgrade when the Office of Information Technology begins piloting the new service on April 11.

Professor and feminist Nancy Naples to discuss gender in politics
Professor of sociology and women's studies at the University of Connecticut Nancy Naples will speak at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 12, in Walter Hall 135.