|Akron-area alumni and friends celebrate OHIO’s history – and Tudor Revival architecture|
More than 60 Akron-area Ohio University alumni explored Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens on Thursday, March 21 during “Bobcats at the Manor House.” Developed by the Akron Regional The Promise Lives Campaign Committee, the event was hosted by the Ohio University Alumni Association (OUAA).
|April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month|
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and Ohio University is committed to creating an environment free from the threat of sexual assault, while actively responding to the needs of those affected by sexual assault.
|Earth Month full of activities|
Every April, people around the world celebrate the environment with a variety of events. This worldwide celebration comes to Ohio University through the Office of Sustainability. OHIO’s annual Earth Month celebration begins with a film on April 3, kicking off a month of lectures, workshops, films, speakers and festivals. These events aim to educate and engage the OHIO community about various environmental subjects, encouraging individuals to change their habits for the benefit of the environment.
|Faculty gift continues more than half a century of historical costume preservation and study at Ohio Universit|
Assistant Professor of Human and Consumer Sciences Schuyler “Sky” Cone has spent her career preserving the garments and textiles of the past and preparing those passionate about it to take up her mantle in the future. Cone, who will retire in June after 23 years with the University, will continue to nurture her passions long after she has left with her $60,000 gift to the Gladys W. and David H. Patton College of Education.
|How Southeast Ohio is becoming a hotspot for technology commercialization and entrepreneurs|
Over the past decade, with a boost from the state of Ohio’s Third Frontier program, longtime university programs that support faculty research, technology commercialization, and business startups have partnered with government entities and private venture capital firms to create a pipeline for new high-tech companies in the region.
|Jim Christian named NABC District 14 Coach of the Year|
Ohio University men’s basketball head coach Jim Christian has been named the NABC Division I District 14 Coach of the Year, the National Association of Basketball Coaches announced Friday.
|Nuit Blanche Athens All-Night Arts Festival|
Nuit Blanche (meaning White Night, in French) is an annual all-night arts festival which is currently active annually in nearly 120 cities from around the world. The festival will be from 5:03 p.m. on Saturday, April 6 to 3:05 a.m. on Sunday, April 7.
|Nuit Blanche Athens Schedule 2013|
Nuit Blanche Athens Schedule 2013
|Renowned engineering historian challenges public's awareness|
Are science and engineering more alike than different? Such is one of the many questions posed by nationally renowned engineering historian Henry Petroski, Aleksander S. Vesic Professor of Civil Engineering and professor of history at Duke University, in his Stocker Lecture last week.
|Science Cafe to discuss urban sustainability issues April 3|
Professor of Geography Geoff Buckley will host a Science Café discussion at 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 3. He will present "Urban Sustainability: Challenges and Opportunities for the 21st century," in the Baker University Center Front Room.
|Student Social Work Association raises money for uninsured woman through Race for a Reason|
The Student Social Work Association is using the O’Bleness Health System Race For A Reason as a platform for which to raise funds for the sister-in-law of an alumna who is facing more than $50,000 in medical bills after an accident.
|Students to present research at International Space Conference|
At the end of May Don Flournoy's class will present animations to a professional audience at the annual International Space Development Conference in San Diego. The class has spent the semester exploring the idea of space solar power.
|The Patton College of Education|
Teacher education has a long and distinguished history at Ohio University; the state’s first public teacher preparation program was launched here in 1886. Today’s Patton College of Education not only trains teachers, but also counselors, administrators, and human services professionals.
|Voinovich School hosts Scholars Forum at historic estate in Ft. Myers, Florida|
Leaders and scholars from three Ohio University units met at the historic Edison & Ford Winter Estates in Ft. Myers, Florida, for the Voinovich School of Leadership & Public Affairs’ Scholars Forum, an event that focused on the convergence of technology, entrepreneurship and innovation at Ohio University.
|African Women in Sports Association co-founder headlines Sports in Africa Symposium|
Carol Garoes, co-founder and secretary general of the African Women in Sports Association (AWISA) will speak at the ninth annual Sports in Africa Symposium at 4 p.m. Friday, April 12.
|Alumnus Wilfred Konneker talks about entrepreneurship at Ohio University [VIDEO]|
Alumnus Wilfred Konneker talks about his role in the creation of the Innovation Center and entrepreneurship at Ohio University.
|D.J. Cooper named Associated Press All-America Honorable Mention|
Ohio University senior guard D.J. Cooper was named an Associated Press All-America Honorable Mention Monday.
|D.J. Cooper to play In college basketball all-star game Friday|
Ohio University senior guard D.J. Cooper has been selected to play in the 2013 Reese's Division I College All-Star Game. The game will be played Friday, April 5 at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta.
|Dean's scratch-and-sniff test in NIH Toolkit will help patients, neurological researchers|
Doctors and researchers now have new standardized tools to measure neurologic and behavioral function—including a 5-minute scratch-and-sniff smell test co-authored by College of Arts and Sciences Dean Robert Frank.
|Go behind the scenes of the Student Research and Creative Activity Expo|
The 2013 Student Research and Creative Activity Expo will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, April 11 at the Convocation Center.
|Lancaster student is first on regional campus to be selected for COST|
Lancaster student will be the first regional campus student to participate in the Consortium for Overseas Student Teaching. Senior Nick Ramsey will be teaching ninth grade science in Perth, Australia next fall.
|President invites everyone to attend the Student Research and Creative Activity Expo|
The Student Research and Creative Activity Expo will be held Thursday, April 11th, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Convocation Center.
|Teaching with Technology: Mobile App Development, iTunes U, and iBooks|
Join Jeff Kuznekoff, Greg Kessler, and university IT mobile app developers for a Teaching with Technology triple play on the morning of April 16 in Alden 319 on the Athens campus.
|Administrative Service Awards is April 16|
Dedicated administrators at Ohio University will be honored on Tuesday, April 16, at the annual Outstanding Administrator and Administrative Service Awards Ceremony.
|Alumna to discuss effects of estrogen for Golos Lecture Series|
Dr. Debra Skafar, associate professor of cellular and endocrine physiology at Wayne State University, will present “From Molecular Modeling to the Placenta: Multifaceted Estrogen and Its Receptor” at 3 p.m. Friday, April 12, in the Honors Tutorial College’s Common Room at 35 Park Place. Part of the Ellery Golos Lecture series, the event is free and open to the public.
|Annual Athens Film Festival Celebrates 40th Anniversary|
The Athens International Film and Video Festival will celebrate it’s 40th anniversary this year and will run from April 12-18.
|Athens Beautification Day ventures beyond city limits|
More than 1,000 Ohio University students and Athens residents are expected to participate in the ninth annual Athens Beautification Day on April 14.
|CHSP faculty honor retired colleague by creating an annual faculty award|
When Lee Cibrowski, former associate dean of the College of Health Sciences and Professions, decided to retire after nearly 20 years of service to Ohio University, CHSP faculty came together and created an annual faculty award in her honor.
|Campus Red Cross fundraises with Race for a Reason|
Ohio University Campus Red Cross is excited to partner with O’Bleness Health System Race for a Reason this year. Campus Red Cross's 15 student volunteers serve as ambassadors for Red Cross.
|Fire Survivors: How do forest management strategies impact tree growth?|
Alexander Anning, a doctoral student in environmental and plant biology, examines the health of trees in forests where thinning or controlled burns have been used to control wildfires.
|Nuit Blanche festival showcases artistic and cultural diversity|
Dance, theater, music, visual art and a variety of different cultures came together for the first Nuit Blanche arts festival in Athens.
|Ohio University computer scientist developing next generation of supercomputers|
With the huge amounts of data being processed for modern research into everything from climate modeling to genomics, the development of supercomputers of a significantly higher scale are a priority for today’s computer scientists and engineers, including Avinash Kodi, associate professor of computer science at Ohio University's Fritz J. and Dolores H. Russ College of Engineering and Technology.
|School of Music the 2013 Athens Jazz Festival|
The Ohio University School of Music is pleased to announce the 2013 Athens Jazz Festival. The festival, which will take place on April 12th, 13th, and 14th.
|The College of Health Sciences and Professions|
The College of Health Sciences and Professions (CHSP), with more than 8,000 students enrolled in its online and Athens and regional campus programs, is home to Ohio University’s fastest-growing academic programs.
|Two OHIO administrators create an "on-ramp" to higher education for Appalachian students|
Faculty and staff at Ohio University have been called to give back to OHIO’s The Promise Within Faculty and Staff Campaign. In answer to that call, two long-time OHIO employees have joined forces to establish a way to give back for a lifetime.
|What's new in OIT - Spring 2013|
Join OIT on April 10, 9 am - noon in Baker 240 to learn what changes are in store for spring, summer, and beyond.
|David Nagel to discuss the nation's energy outlook|
David Nagel, executive vice president, BP America Inc., will present "U.S. Energy Outlook, In the Context of Global Interdependencies" at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 11.
|Ellen Hamrick raises awareness about the first genocide of the 20th century|
Ellen Hamrick, an undergraduate anthropology major in the Honors Tutorial College, researches the Herero and Namaqua genocide that occurred in present-day Namibia and the ongoing fight by the victims’ ancestors for reparations.
|Holocaust survivor Fay Malkin to speak on Thursday|
Holocaust survivor Fay Malkin will speak at Ohio University at on Thursday, April 11 at 7 p.m. in Baker University Center Ballroom. Her story is included in the dramatic award-winning movie "No. 4 Street of Our Lady."
|Katherine Ziff to discuss her book 'Asylum on the Hill' April 16|
Ohio University Libraries will host a conversation with local author Katherine Ziff, as part of the Authors @ Alden series on Tuesday, April 16 at 7 p.m.
|Neuroscience student to give talk on biology of disorders April 17|
It's common for drugs for neurological disorders to have serious side effects. Reetobrata Basu, a doctoral student in biological sciences, is determined to design a safer and more specific drug for individuals with these disorders.
|Air Force ROTC cadets show the right stuff at Military Ball|
Ohio University’s Air Force ROTC held its annual Military Ball April 5 in the Convocation Center.
|Alumna Nancy Cartwright to Skype with audience at documentary screening|
"Nancy Cartwright: The Voice of Success," a documentary directed by Andie Walla, assistant video producer at Ohio University Communications and Marketing(UCM), was selected to screen at the Athens International Film Festival.
|Cultural Connections to bring families to campus this weekend|
In an effort to continue to increase diversity and serve students from a variety of cultural and ethnic backgrounds, Undergraduate Admissions is hosting Cultural Connections this weekend.
|Lara Householder explores how the quality of fat tissue in the body may harm health|
In the last two decades, scientists have learned that fat isn't simply a passive storage system for excess energy, but that fat tissue can become dysfunctional when people are obese, explains Lara Householder, a graduate student in nutrition.
|OUAA offers Finals Week Survival Bags through the Bobcat Store|
Back by popular demand, the Ohio University Alumni Association (OUAA) is partnering with the Student Alumni Board (SAB) to sell Finals Week Survival Bags on the online Bobcat Store. Bags can be purchased for $15 and include several late night study essentials, such as: an OHIO coffee mug, Court Street Coffee vouchers, snack items and Bobcat water.
|Staying safe at 11 Fest|
11 Fest is an all-day musical festival for Ohio University students and the Athens public. It is meant to be a fun event, but it is important to remember important safety tips before attending 11 Fest!
|Alessandro Brogi to discuss America's confrontation with the eurocommunists|
Author Alessandro Brogi will present "The Power of Dissent: America's Confrontation with the Eurocommunists" at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 18, at Walter Hall 135.
|Energy efficiency for the home session is April 30|
The Ecology and Energy Conservation Committee of Ohio University will host an educational session for employees and students addressing cost effective home upgrades resulting in decreased utility bills on April 30.
|Noted physician and Civil Rights leader to address OU-HCOM graduates|
Distinguished osteopathic physician, surgeon, educator and historic civil rights leader William G. Anderson, D.O., will deliver the keynote address at the 34th Commencement at the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine (OU-HCOM).
|OHIO Eminent Scholar creates scholarship for outstanding history seniors|
Professor Emeritus of History and Eminent Research Professor of Contemporary History from 1990-2011 Alfred Eckes, Jr. has established an award for outstanding rising seniors majoring in history who display a high level of achievement at OHIO. Called the Eckes Prize in History, the $5,000 award will be given annually for 10 years and recognizes these well-rounded students who have the highest overall grade point average in all courses taken at Ohio University.
|Queer Studies Graduate Student Conference is April 18-19|
The Ohio University LGBT Center will host the first Queer Studies Graduate Student Conference, April 18-19, in Baker University Center.
|Scripps Innovation Challenge winners announced|
Six Ohio University students shared the $10,000 grand prize of the inaugural Scripps Innovation Challenge on April 11 after presenting their idea for a mobile alarm clock app get more young people to consume news.<br />
|University Professor Award ceremony honors great teaching|
Ohio University honored the recipients of the University Professor Award in a reception on Thursday. The recipients are Youngsun Kim, Nancy Manring, Art Trese and Ken Walsh.
|Campus leaders to discuss impact of construction projects|
This summer, Ohio University will experience multiple construction projects on the southwest side of the Athens campus. These projects will transform the university landscape and address much-needed infrastructure repairs and improvements. But the process of transformation—building for the future—comes with challenges, so University leaders are collaborating to anticipate and mitigate problems.
|Civil engineering students make child’s play of crib upcycling project|
Civil engineering students at Ohio University's Fritz J. and Dolores H. Russ College of Engineering and Technology recently joined forces with the Ohio University Child Development Center (CDC) to repurpose baby cribs that were headed to a landfill.
|D.J. Cooper impresses at Portsmouth Invitational|
Ohio University senior guard D.J. Cooper continued his string of impressive performances in preparation for the NBA Draft at the prestigious Portsmouth Invitational.
|Don’t Miss “Senior Week” Events|
This Fri., April 19, the Ohio University Alumni Association will be hosting two “Senior Week” events – don’t miss the chance to connect with yOUr Alumni Association and grab some free food and OHIO swag while you’re there!
|History organizations bring awareness to University and community through journals and lectures|
Flip through the content of The Ohio University Undergraduate Journal of History (OUUJOH) and one quickly discovers this isn’t a standard undergraduate journal. Featuring articles covering topics from attitudes toward malaria in the US-occupied Philippines, 1916 Ireland and the Hungarian Revolution, it's not exactly light, Sunday morning reading.
|Lancaster Campus' past and future on display at arts fundraising event|
The sounds of Section 8, a men’s a cappella group from Ohio University, filled the Wagner Theatre on the Lancaster Campus Saturday to mark the end of an evening where the past and present came together. A special fundraising event for the arts was held on Sat., April 13. The event was called “Ohio University Lancaster Celebrates the Arts: A Reflection and A Glimpse.”
|PassionWorks to join Race for a Reason for the first time|
Passion Works, an Athens-based organization that supports collaborations between artists with and without developmental disabilities, will debut in the O’Bleness Health System Race for a Reason this year in an effort to raise money for the local art studio.
|Restoration Ecology students transform landscape of Radar Hill|
Students in Jared DeForest’s Restoration Ecology course (PBIO 3/5330) have spent spring semester working on a biodiversity project on Radar Hill, a site on The Ridges. Instead of having a lecture each class, the students apply class principles in the field on Mondays, gaining real-world experience in restoration ecology methods.
|Sound design plays an integral role in progressive theater|
Doctoral student Dan Dennis is part of a small but growing field of scholars examining the art of sound design-music cues or sound effects, such as the slam of a car door or a clap of thunder-for the stage.
|Spotlight on the Russ College of Engineering and Technology|
With the largest endowment of any college at Ohio University, the Russ College is home to innovative and forward-thinking meta-engineers and technologists. Faculty, staff and students are leaders who have a far-reaching impact on the world around them and apply their technical expertise to the entire life cycle of a design. Whether in computing, technology management, aviation, or chemical, civil, biomedical, electrical, industrial and systems, or mechanical engineering, the Russ College and its faculty produce world-class research and applications — and the engineers and technologists of tomorrow.
|Vision in Action: For the love of arts and sciences|
When productions of the Broadway classic A Chorus Line and modern musical RAIN: The Beatles Experience arrived at Templeton-Blackburn Memorial Auditorium this year, the shows drew at least one longtime arts fan from the university’s oldest technical discipline.
|Zanesville Campus accepting applications for nursing program|
Ohio University Zanesville is accepting students into bachelor of nursing degree program. The program offers a four-year traditional BSN.
|A big Beautification Day for Athens|
Athens was covered in a sea of blue on Sunday as volunteers participated in the largest Athens Beautification Day to date. Over 1,400 participants combined to form more than 70 groups that worked on projects on the Ohio University campus, in city neighborhoods and sites across the county.
|Libraries' resources stimulate Student Research and Creative Activity Expo|
Ohio University recently held its annual Student Research and Creative Activity Expo supported by the Vernon R. and Marion Alden endowment fund. Each year, the Libraries’ presented its own awards to participants.
|OHIO proves importance of recycling in RecycleMania|
Ohio University's Athens campus finished first among Mid-American Conference (MAC) schools in four categories, according to final RecycleMania results, released Monday.
|OHIO ranked in Top 100 Most Social Media Friendly Libraries|
The Ohio University Libraries are being ranked #33 on LibraryScienceList.coms 100 Most Social Media Friendly College & University Libraries for 2013.
|Siblings create winning design for new medal that celebrates innovation|
When siblings Jayne and Gregory Seymour heard about the design competition for Ohio University’s new Konneker Medal for Commercialization and Entrepreneurship, they couldn’t resist taking on the challenge.
|Student Expo 2013: A look back in photos|
More than 650 students presented at the Ohio University Student Research and Creative Activity Expo on April 11, 2013 at the Convocation Center. The winners of each judging category are now available online at www.ohio.edu/studentexpo.
|Toni Blackman talks hip-hop for International Week|
Toni Blackman, hip-hop artist, author, and cultural specialist, delivered the keynote speech for Ohio University's annual International Week.
|University honors three outstanding administrators in annual ceremony|
Ohio University recognized three of its best administrators on Tuesday at the Outstanding Administrator Awards and Recognition of Administrators' Years of Service ceremony in Baker University Center Ballroom.
|Athens Refresh: Students needed to clean up Palmer Street|
Ohio University students are making a great effort to refresh the streets of Athens by implementing a community cleanup after the annual fests. Their next target is Palmer Fest.
|Basketball legend Gary Trent to enter MAC Hall of Fame|
Former Ohio University forward Gary Trent is one of seven athletes set to be inducted into the Mid-American Conference Hall of Fame, the league office announced Thursday.
|Coaching Education program to host free symposium Saturday|
The Ohio University coaching education graduate program is hosting its annual symposium on Saturday, April 20 in Athens. The day-long event is free to those interested in pursuing a career in coaching.
|Farewell to Scripps is April 26|
On Friday, April 26, a “Farewell to Scripps Hall” will be held to join students, faculty and alumni in saying goodbye to what has been the home of the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism for 27 years.
|STEM Day brings prospective students to campus|
On Thursday, April 18, Ohio University welcomes more than 200 prospective scientists, engineers, mathematicians, medical specialists, and technology experts to campus as high school students and their families attend STEM Day.
|Student Enhancement Awards announce spring 2013 recipients|
The Ohio University Student Enhancement Awards have provided 21 students with a total of $116,125 in funding for their original research, scholarship and creative work this spring.
|Summer 2013 Flipped Classroom Studio for faculty: Apply by April 26|
This summer, the Office of Information Technology’s Academic Technologies (AT) will facilitate a Flipped Classroom Studio for faculty.
|Blackboard update/outage planned: May 9-10, 2013|
OIT has scheduled maintenance for Blackboard from 12:01 am on Thursday, May 9 through 5:00 pm on Friday, May 10 to apply Service Pack 9 and to enable Blackboard’s built-in blog, wiki, and journal tools. During this time window, Blackboard will be unavailable.
|Ceremony honors Graduate Associate Outstanding Teaching Award winners|
This year's Graduate Associate Outstanding Teaching Award recipients are Jennifer Bauer, Alex Lunka, Kevin Hales and Meryl Weaver.
|Faculty encouraged to apply by April 30 for OIT executive director position|
Faculty interested in determining the future direction of academic technologies at Ohio University are encouraged to apply for OIT's new Executive Director for Instructional Technology & Research position.
|Lancaster student doesn’t let anything stand in her way|
Ohio University Lancaster April Student of the Month Mystique Hicks is a few classes away from finishing her bachelor's degree despite having Attention Deficit Disorder and being dyslexic.
|Problem Solved: How math literacy can improve quality of life|
Before studying math education at Ohio University, Daniel Showalter spent five years teaching and backpacking all over the world. On one trip, he witnessed something that sparked his passion for using math to help people.
|University trustees discuss investments, guaranteed tuition|
The Ohio University Board of Trustees discussed immediate and long-term strategies to support and enhance the core mission of the University during two days of meetings on the Athens campus.
|Athens County Food Pantry partners with O'Bleness Health System Race for a Reason to feed the hungry|
Athens County has one of the highest poverty levels in Ohio, putting many families at risk of hunger. The Athens County Food Pantry has partnered with the O’Bleness Health System Race for a Reason to help feed the Athens Community and raise awareness of the local need.
|Delfin Bautista to direct LGBT Center|
The LGBT center has hired a new director. Delfin Bautista will begin on June 1.
|Finance scholarship honors the memory of a dedicated teacher|
Roger Shelor played many roles in his life: restaurant manager, military intelligence officer, scholar of finance; husband, father, devout Christian. But at Ohio University, he is best remembered as a dedicated teacher. Even after being diagnosed with terminal cancer in winter 2012, he continued to teach—even into fall semester, with online lectures that he videotaped in advance. So when Shelor’s colleagues in the College of Business wanted to find a way to honor his memory, establishing a scholarship seemed the most fitting choice.
|Former Templeton Scholar and Harvard Law graduate to speak at Kushinda|
Shaylyn Cochran, an Ohio University and Harvard Law School graduate, will deliver the keynote address at Ohio University's annual Kushinda and Ritos De Pasaje Graduation Celebration at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 3, in the Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium.
|Freshman chemical engineering students get a taste of design|
Freshmen in the introductory chemical engineering course at Ohio University’s Fritz J. and Dolores H. Russ College of Engineering and Technology are learning more than just the principles of applied chemistry – they’re learning to work as a team on their freshman design projects.
|International Street Fair brings the world to Court Street|
2013’s International Week at Ohio University culminated Saturday, April 20, with the International Street Fair.
|Lancaster Communication Studies students spread the word to end the word|
Students in Shianne Swinehart's Communication Studies 1010: Fundamentals of Human Communication class want to raise awareness for individuals with developmental disabilities and stop the use of the word "retarded" through a series of events and activities.
|OHIO alumnus supports Eastern Campus students through scholarship|
After speaking with OHIO’s Eastern Campus Dean Richard Greenlee, alumnus Thomas Costello, Jr. began to understand the unique challenges and needs of Ohio’s Appalachian students. In support of this often forgotten population, Costello established the Costello Scholarship for Appalachian Students, a fund that specifically benefits students enrolled at the Eastern Campus.
|Ohio University Research Committee selects eight proposals for spring funding|
The Ohio University Research Committee has selected eight faculty proposals for funding during its spring 2013 cycle. In total, the committee awarded $62,832 to projects on topics such as identifying the genetic traits of individuals with social anxiety disorder and studying the historic journals of European nuns.
|Ohio University engineering student wins national Institute of Industrial Engineers scholarship|
An industrial and systems engineering student at Ohio University's Fritz J. and Dolores H. Russ College of Engineering and Technology has received the nationally competitive President’s Scholarship from the Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE)
|President McDavis comments on University budget|
President Roderick J. McDavis sent his thoughts about the University's budget in an email to campus on Monday.
|Spotlight on: The College of Business|
The Ohio University College of Business is committed to providing a transformational professional business education that redefines the traditional educational experience.
|Students present research in The Interlink Alliance African American Males forum|
Three Honors Tutorial College students from Ohio University had the unique opportunity to participate in a The Interlink Alliance policy planning session.
|Summer hour guidelines released|
To further support the work/life balance for Ohio University staff members, the University encourages departments to offer staff members flexibility in their hours of work during the summer term.
|UCM releases 'teaser' trailer for new OHIO marketing campaign|
University Communications and Marketing has produced a teaser trailer announcing a new marketing campaign for Ohio University slated to debut in the fall.
|Your OHIO Film Festival winners announced|
Students, alumni and friends recently took up their cameras and submitted videos for the first Your OHIO Film Festival. Now, it’s up to the fans of Ohio University to pick a People's Choice from the category winners.
|Alumni recruiting high school students via The Postcard Project|
Ohio University alumni from across the nation are reaching out to newly admitted students to encourage them to attend their alma mater through The Postcard Project.
|Associate dean Laurie Hatch to focus on student success|
Laurie Russell Hatch will become associate dean for Students, Instruction and Curriculum in the College of Arts & Sciences on July 1, Dean Robert Frank announced.
|Jenny Hall-Jones named dean of students|
Vice President for Student Affairs Ryan Lombardi announced that Jenny Hall-Jones will become the permanent associate vice president for student affairs and dean of students on May 1.
|Jordan Williams overcomes struggles to enter college|
Jordan Williams' journey to Ohio University was not easy, though he is nothing if not positive. On recalling the past, he says, "I am a big believer that everything happens for a reason."
|OU-HCOM Schweitzer Fellow aims to reduce addiction in southeastern Ohio|
The Ohio Department of Alcohol and Drug Addiction Services reports that during the last two decades, the number of Ohioans seeking treatment for opiate addiction has more than tripled. Between 2004 and 2008, Athens County witnessed a higher number of deaths than the state average per 100,000 residents.<br />Moved by this alarming statistic, Bridget Schoeny, a medical student and Family Medicine primary care associate at the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine (OU-HCOM), set out to positively impact the degree to which drug addiction was affecting her southeastern Ohio neighborhood.<br />
|Senior SAB members select winner of Faculty Excellence Award|
When the Ohio University Alumni Association’s Student Alumni Board (SAB) holds its annual ceremony to induct new members, they always take time to recognize one of the things that sets OHIO apart: the excellent instruction OHIO students receive from the University’s faculty.
|Spring 2013 issue of Ohio Today now available|
Think you know everything about your colleagues on campus? Well, have you heard of the aquatic ape? Do you know which professor can build a whale puppet in one night? And who has a plant with a brain – or at least, once claimed to have one? Read about these unique moments in the classroom and more in the feature story “The Dean Came to Visit … And I Lectured on the Aquatic Ape” in the Spring 2013 issue of Ohio Today.
|The Heart of the Matter: Adam Jara balances heart research with clinical training in unique program|
Torn between earning a Ph.D. or a medical degree, Adam Jara soon learned that at Ohio University, he could do both. The Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine offers a dual degree program that allows participants to pursue an intensive research program in addition to medical school education.
|Tips on handling suspicious packages or letters|
Here are some tips on handling suspicious packages from Ohio University Department Risk Management and Safety
|What faculty & staff need to know about May 18 Catmail upgrade|
The Microsoft upgrade on May 18, 2013 will improve Catmail access by synchronizing students' Catmail & OHIO passwords.
|2013 benefits open enrollment ends May 17|
The annual benefits open enrollment period has now begun. This year's benefits open enrollment will be conducted online. All employees are asked to participate in the open enrollment process.
|2013 summer construction projects|
Here’s what’s happening on the Ohio University Athens campus this summer:
|Columbus-area students get sustainability lessons on campus|
Ohio University welcomed 55 ninth-grade students on April 19 for an event focused on fun and sustainability.
|Communications officers essential to OUPD success|
A police department communications officer is responsible for answering and responding to all 911 calls that come into the police station on a daily basis. It is the job of a PCO to decide how to handle each individual situation, in addition to manage the station’s desk and general public. The Ohio University Police Department is fortunate to have a wonderful staff of communications officers, including Stephanie Egan and Dianna Fisher.
|End-of-year tips ensure smooth moves and no tickets|
As move-out and commencement approach, Ohio University students, friends and family members are encouraged to plan ahead and take note of parking regulations and move-out procedures.
|Flipping at class? Flip the prep, too...|
Guest blogger Sam Girton talks about why it's worth investing time up front to flip a classroom session.
|Football player Eric Herman selected in NFL Draft|
Offensive lineman Eric Herman was selected by the New York Giants in the 2013 NFL Draft.
|Human Resources to use program to gauge customer satisfaction|
Human Resources to use program to gauge customer satisfaction
|Mission Possible: Conference explores the changing landscape of volunteerism in Appalachia|
More than 80 attendees of the Mission Possible conference last week at the Athens Community Center learned about effective strategies for recruiting, training and evaluating volunteers for Appalachian community organizations.
|President Emeritus Robert Glidden returns to Athens campus [VIDEO]|
In April, President Emeritus Robert Glidden returned to Ohio University as a guest professor and conductor with the School of Music.
|Senior named top student university food service employee in the U.S.|
Jesse Adams, centralized student employment hiring coordinator for Ohio University Culinary Services, has been recognized as the 2012–13 NACUFS National Student Employee of the Year.
|Video highlights triumphs of College of Business|
A new video released by Ohio University's College of Business highlights numerous points of pride, including its recent ranking among the top 50 undergraduate business programs in the country.
|Word on the Street - Need a Laugh? [VIDEO]|
Rachel Bailey talks to Ohio University Bobcats about what they do when they need a laugh, and shares some of her "Word on the Street" bloopers.
|Your OHIO Film Festival People's Choice winner announced|
Megan Dzurec's video took the People's Choice prize in the Your OHIO Film Festival. The weeklong contest ended on Friday at 5 p.m.