|Annual Scripps Celebration honors alumni, faculty, staff|
The Scripps College of Communication at Ohio University recognized outstanding faculty and staff and inducted an alumnus and a foundation into the Ohio Communication Hall of Fame on Sunday, April 29, at the Scripps College Celebration in Baker Center on the Ohio University campus.
|College of Fine Arts celebrates 75 years|
On April 13-15, Ohio University’s College of Fine Arts welcomed alumni and friends from as far away as Texas and California to celebrate the College of Fine Arts 75 years of inspiring lives.
|Genomics Facility celebrates five years of biological research advances|
Located on the top floor of Porter Hall, the Genomics Facility may be unfamiliar to some Ohio University faculty and students, but for those who conduct research on genetic issues—from plant biology and human pathogens to the biological roots of social anxiety—the facility has made a big impact on their work since its launch five years ago.
|Innovation Engine program seeks digital media startups for summer boot camp|
Entrepreneurs can access up to $20,000 in seed funding, expert coaching
|Ohio University Multimedia Society networks in D.C.|
Students in the Ohio University Multimedia Society (OUMS), most of whom study in the School of Visual Communication, traveled to the nation’s capital April 19-22 for networking opportunities and tours of companies that utilize multimedia.
|University named the world’s best postgraduate sports course provider|
Ohio was the sole course provider to get 100 per cent of its 2009 graduates full-time jobs within the sports industry just 12 weeks after graduating and its MBA and Master of Sports Administration also achieved the highest total satisfaction percentage.
|Insurance requirements for consultants and non-consultants initiated|
Ohio University has recently initiated insurance requirements for non-consultants and consultants as they relate to non-construction projects.
|Lancaster campus baseball team wins first division championship|
The Ohio University Lancaster baseball team has won its first division championship.
|May 7 event looks at upcoming IT improvements and changes|
New wireless, an updated Blackboard, web collaboration tools, a possible replacement for McAfee Virus Scan/Virex, and security topics like network registration, NESSUS scans, and personal encryption software all are on the agenda for the OIT's spring NextGen Information Session.
|May Alumni Association newsletter now available|
The May issue of the Ohio University Alumni Association’s newsletter, "OHIO Alumni," is available now to view online.
|OUAA offers Senior Gift packages through the Bobcat Store|
The Ohio University Alumni Association (OUAA) is helping send off seniors with special offers for Senior Gifts at the online Bobcat Store.
|Pain, Death & Healing photo exhibit on display|
An exhibit of renowned photojournalist Lynn Johnson's work is on display on the fourth floor of Alden Library.
|President and Mayor address unacceptable behavior|
On Thursday, Ohio University President Roderick J. McDavis and City of Athens Mayor Paul Wiehl sent an email to the entire OHIO community regarding behavior at fests.
|Sign up for emergency text messages is quick, easy|
With spring and summer comes the threat of severe weather. The Department of Risk Management and Safety wants to ensure that all Ohio University faculty and staff receive any emergency text messages.
|Spring Dance Concert is May 18 and 19|
The Ohio University School of Dance will present its annual Spring Concert on May 18 and 19 at 7:30 p.m. in the Shirley Wimmer Dance Theater in Putnam Hall.
|Sustainability Council seeks feedback from regional campuses|
The Presidential Advisory Council for Sustainability Planning (PACSP) has been working alongside more than 60 students, faculty, staff and community members for the past few months in an effort to develop the first draft of the Ohio University Climate Action Plan (CAP).
|Vice president of student affairs leaves a legacy|
Nearly two dozen students gathered in the lobby of Perkins Hall on East Green Tuesday night for a farewell gathering featuring Kent Smith, vice president of student affairs at Ohio University.
|2012 graduates need to purchase cap and gown|
If you are interested in participating in the Commencement ceremony, and have not yet purchased your cap and gown visit https://commerce.cashnet.com/ohiocapgown.
|A look back at Earth Month 2012|
This April, community and University organizations collaborated to bring nearly 90 sustainability-themed events to campus as part of Ohio University's annual Earth Month celebration.
|Alumni and Friends establish fund for Galbreath Memorial Chapel|
An annual giving program that aims to benefit The Helen Mauck Galbreath Memorial Chapel Building (commonly known as Galbreath Chapel) has been established by a group of Ohio University alumni and friends to support and enhance the revered space located on the University's College Green in Athens.
|Annual International Week begins May 13|
The 2012 International Week, "Bobcat Tales: Celebrating Ohio's International History," will host a series of cultural events from May 13 until May 20. This annual celebration will offer music, food, crafts and speakers from over 100 countries.
|OHIO's summer programs offer go-getters early college experiences|
This summer, students are once again being offered an opportunity to engage in the college experience ahead of time, through Ohio University’s Early Start and Honors Academy programs.
|School of Music students thankful for past OHIO president's philanthropy|
Robert Glidden, OHIO's 19th President, and his wife, Rene, established the Robert and Rene Glidden Endowed Music Scholarship to help ensure music majors can get have access to a college degree. The newest recipients have been announced.
|Sexual Assault Prevention Campaign launches informational website|
Ohio University recently added an online component to an ongoing communications campaign aimed at preventing sexual assault.
|Three OU-HCOM students selected as Albert Schweitzer Fellow|
The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship (ASF) announced that three students at the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine (OU-HCOM) are among the next class of 16 Columbus-Athens Schweitzer Fellows.
|University bans use of 15-passenger vans|
A new vehicle policy signed by President Roderick J. McDavis will ban the use of 15-passenger vans at the University effective July 1. This letter from Associate Vice President for Risk Management and Safety Joe Adams explains why the decision was made.
|Ben Wallace to be second speaker in Alden Library Graduate Student Research Series|
Ohio University Libraries and the Graduate Student Senate (GSS), will be hosting Ben Wallace as the second speaker in the Graduate Student Research Series @ Alden.
|Engineering students design to make a difference for local businesses|
This Saturday, Ohio University's senior mechanical engineering majors will showcase their capstone design projects – the culmination of an entire academic year's worth of research, planning and development. But their final student contribution will far outlast their days at Russ College.
|OHIO celebrates 27th Spring Literary Festival May 9-11|
May 9 through May 11, the Program in Creative Writing at Ohio University will present the 27th Spring Literary Festival, featuring the prestigious writers Denise Duhamel, Terrance Hayes, Amy Hempel, Richard Rodriguez and Susan Orlean.
|OHIO paints the town purple in preparation for Friday's Relay for Life|
Ohio University is painting the town purple to raise awareness for its 10th annual Relay for Life event on Friday, May 11.
|OHIO renews call for Green Team volunteers|
On Wednesday, Executive Vice President and Provost Pam Benoit and Vice President for Finance and Administration Stephen Golding reissued their request that Athens campus faculty and staff volunteer as Green Team members.
|Professor to address American war on Tuesday|
Brian McAllister Linn will present, "The American Way of War: Creating a Vision of Conflict," at 4:10 p.m. Tuesday, May 15, at Baker University Center 231. The talk is sponsored by the Ohio University Contemporary History Institute.
|Professor to speak about male reproduction during the Cold War|
Carolyn Herbst Lewis, assistant professor of history at Louisiana State University, will present "Showing Men the Love: Male Reproductive Health and Sexual Citizenship in Cold War America," at 4:10 p.m. Thursday, May 10 in Baker University Center 231. The talk is sponsored by the Contemporary History Institute.
|Successful collaboration celebrated by Scripps College and Guyana officials|
On Tuesday, May 1, Dr. Paloma Mohamed joined Scripps College of Communication staff and Guyana’s Ambassador to the United States Barney Karran, in celebrating a recent collaborative project between the University of Guyana and the Scripps College of Communication.
|Youngest Hiroshima bomb survivor to give keynote address at International Week|
Koko Kondo, the youngest survivor of the World War II nuclear bomb attack in Hiroshima, will serve as the keynote speaker for the 2012 International Week.
She will present, "Sixty-Seven Years After the A-Bomb: Personal Thoughts and Reflections on Hiroshima," at 7 p.m. Monday, May 14, in the Baker University Center Ballroom.
|Chemical engineering graduate student wins National Science Foundation fellowship|
A chemical engineering doctoral candidate has won a prestigious national fellowship from the National Science Foundation and the East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes.
|Consul-general of Japan to speak on campus Monday|
Kuninori Matsuda, consul-general of Japan in Detroit, will speak about the importance of learning Japanese in America at 2:15 p.m. Monday, May 14, in Alden Library 319.
|Industrial and systems engineering alumna named Aerospace Pioneer of the Year|
Toni (Smith) Brown, a 1980 industrial and systems engineering graduate of Ohio University's Fritz J. and Dolores H. Russ College of Engineering and Technology, recently received top honors from the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) for her work in aerospace assembly and automation technology.
|Mike Schmidt named to the 2012 MAC Hall of Fame class|
Former Ohio University Baseball All-American Mike Schmidt was named to the 2012 Mid-American Conference Hall of Fame Induction Class today. Schmidt will be inducted into the MAC Hall of Fame on Thursday, May 17, at the Cleveland Renaissance Hotel.
|New scholarship honors advocacy of OU-HCOM dean|
Jack Brose, D.O., the departing executive dean for health affairs at Ohio University and dean of the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine (OU-HCOM), has a new scholarship for medical students who want to become primary care physicians named in his honor.
|OU-HCOM physiology professor named educator of the year|
Richard Klabunde, Ph.D., associate professor of physiology at the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine (OU-HCOM), received the 2012 Arthur C. Guyton Physiology Educator of the Year award from the American Physiological Society (APS).
|YouTube physics and astronomy mini-movies highlight commitment to local community|
The Department of Physics and Astronomy has launched a new mini-movies series about activities, tours and demonstrations from the department’s recent open house event.
|Administrative Service Awards Ceremony is May 16|
The annual Administrative Service Awards Ceremony and the Outstanding Administrator awards will be held at 3 p.m. May 16 in the Baker Center Ballroom. The event recognizes administrators employed for 10 years or more for their service to the institution, and recognizes retiring administrators.
|Challenged by Choice and Disabilities Speak event is May 17|
The Athens City Commission on Disabilities is sponsoring the third annual Challenged by Choice and Disabilities Speak from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 17, at the Athens Community Center on East State Street in Athens, Ohio.
|Sustainably growing a common experience|
Picture a campus where students from every major are introduced to sustainability issues and concepts - plant biology students engaged in service learning help at the Athens Farmer’s Market, business students provide entrepreneurial advice to facilitate the success of local green businesses, and student publications provide in-depth coverage on everything from the local slow food movement to advances made by engineering professors in green technology.
|Three sisters create endowed scholarship in honor of their father’s legacy|
The Mann family proves that Bobcat pride runs deep. Sisters Julie Mann, Lisa Mann McCormick and Caroline Mann all attended Ohio University, following in the footsteps of their father, Hanly Mann.
|VisCom student’s project featured on New York Times’ Lens blog|
When School of Visual Communications (VisCom) student Ian Bates first stumbled on Cameron Bosser and J.R. Harrison making a carrot canon in Bosser’s yard last October, he was simply looking for something to photograph. Six months later those same photographs graced The New York Times’ Lens blog.
|A Sense of Success: Alden’s Lynn Shostack Adaptive Technology Room|
Senior Matt Burger’s relationship with his senses is a complicated one. He has been blind since age four. Despite this "disability," Burger is able to accomplish goals many said he just couldn’t do.
|Campus visit provides Vinton County middle schoolers with a healthy vision of their futures|
Last week, a few dozen Vinton County middle schoolers spent a few hours in Grover Center getting a taste of what college life would be like if they choose to become a Bobcat.
|Educational Benefits Forms available|
If your spouse, child and /or domestic partner plan to attend Ohio University in the fall of 2012, please submit an Educational Benefit Request Form, Qualified Dependents 2012-2013.
|FOX News' Roger Ailes to speak at Ohio University|
FOX News Chairman and CEO Roger Ailes will present "FOX News: Past, Present and Future," during a public lecture May 21 at Ohio University.
|International Street Fair celebrates 30th anniversary Saturday|
More than 30 student organizations and community groups will collaborate Saturday to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Ohio University International Street Fair.
|John Wesley Lowery to speak about FERPA|
John Wesley Lowery, professor of higher education at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, will speak at 8:15 a.m. Tuesday, May 22, in Baker University Center Theatre.
|Koko Kondo tells story of growing up in Hiroshima after atomic bomb|
Koko Kondo, the youngest survivor of the World War II nuclear bomb attack in Hiroshima, Japan, brought a message of peace and love on Monday night during her keynote speech that kicked off Ohio University's 2012 International Week celebration.
|OHIO names 2012 University Professors|
Ohio University has named Associate Professor Hala Annabi, Associate Professor Samuel Girton, Associate Professor Jeffrey Rack and Associate Professor Thomas Vander Ven the 2012-2013 University Professors.
|OU-HCOM assistant dean receives national lifetime achievement award|
Peter Bell, D.O., MBA, an assistant dean at the Ohio University Hertiage College of Osteopathic Medicine received a lifetime achievement award for his contributions to emergency medicine.
|Ohio University Lancaster student first to register for semester classes|
An Ohio University Lancaster campus student transitioning to Athens was the first student to register for classes under the new semester system. Zachary Riffle, of Circleville, said it was a simple process and went off without a hitch.
|Ohio University Multimedia Society takes Washington D.C. trip [VIDEO]|
Ohio University Multimedia Society took a trip to DC over the weekend. They visited various places and talked to alumni working in the field. Sites included NPR, PBS Kids, The White House, National Geographics, and nclud.
|Open enrollment conducted online now through May 23|
The open enrollment period will close at 11:59 PM Wednesday May 23, 2012. Any enrollment decisions you make will be effective July 1, 2012.
|President invites OHIO to take survey on University brand and ads|
On Wednesday, Ohio University President Roderick J. McDavis sent an email to all OHIO faculty, staff and students inviting them to participate in a survey to help determine the future direction of Ohio University brand messaging and advertisements.
|Purchasing warns of fraudulent PCard charges|
On Tuesday, Laura Nowicki, director of procurement services, sent an email to all OHIO faculty and staff about possible fraudulent charged on PCards.
|RSVP deadline for Men's Basketball Sweet 16 celebration is Friday|
The Ohio men's basketball team will be honored with a special celebration on Monday, May 21 at the Convocation Center. The dessert-themed "sweet" celebration will begin at 7:30 pm with the price of admission set at $15.
|University to hold next RCM Open Forums May 22|
The University community is invited to attend Responsibility Center Management (RCM) Open Forums in Bentley Hall, room 124, on Tuesday, May 22 at noon and 4 p.m.