|Associate professor makes connections between past and modern world|
Time is a circular entity. The past, present and future create loops and arches that eventually turn to recognizable patterns repeating throughout time. And for Alycia Stigall, associate professor of geological studies, it's not just another fact of life, but part of her job.
|First class of medical students graduates with college’s new name|
The 33rd Commencement of the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine signals a new era for the prestigious medical school.
|Lancaster student self-publishes two books|
For 35-year-old Adam Farley, the journey to getting his Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice at Ohio University Lancaster spanned 15 years and included a few trips off the beaten path.
|Mandatory supervisor training available online|
On Monday, Ohio University President Roderick J. McDavis sent an email to all faculty and staff informing them that mandatory supervisor training was available online.
|Ohio University announces first recipient of Crowl Professorship|
Dean Howard Dewald of the College of Arts and Sciences at Ohio University, and the department of English, today announced Marsha Dutton as the first recipient of the Samuel and Susan Crowl Professorship in English Literature.
|Provost and VPFA offer Printer/Copier Initiative guidance|
On Monday Executive Vice President and Provost Pam Benoit and Vice President for Finance and administration Stephen Golding sent an email to all Ohio University employees offering Printer/Copier Initiative guidance.
|University mourns loss of junior business major|
Ohio University mourns the loss of junior student Stephen Rung Meno, 21, who was found deceased in his Palmer Street residence on Sunday evening.
|Alleged LinkedIn hack highlights importance of password protection|
Earlier today, Internet security firm Sophos released a news item about a possible LinkedIn hack that may have exposed as many as 6 million LinkedIn user passwords. Anyone with a LinkedIn profile should change their password as soon as possible. <br />
|Bobcats celebrate 2011-12 year at the Catspys|
The Ohio University Student-Athlete Advisory committee held the first Catspy Awards Sunday evening inside Baker Center. More than 400 student-athletes, coaches, administrators and staff members attended the ceremony, which celebrated the 2011-12 Ohio Athletic season.
|CO2 remediation, unmanned aerial vehicle research at Ohio University gets boost from Ohio Third Frontier Commission|
Two projects at Ohio University’s Fritz J. and Dolores H. Russ College of Engineering and Technology recently received start-up funding from the Ohio Third Frontier Commission – and one project will be licensed. <br />
|Chillicothe Campus theater to present comedy double header|
The Ohio University-Chillicothe theater program will present a doubleheader of comic entertainment with scenes from Hat Tricks and the one-act play Art at 8 p.m. on June 8 and June 9 in the Bennett Hall auditorium.
|Civil engineering chair lends advice in Thailand|
Leading engineers in Thailand heard from an expert all the way from Appalachian Ohio during the 17th National Convention on Civil Engineering in May. Neil D. Thomas Professor Gayle Mitchell, chair of the Department of Civil Engineering at Ohio University, was a distinguished guest during the annual convention in Udon Thani.<br />
|Double major awarded Fulbright to Jordan|
The daughter of Lebanese immigrants, Nadine Ajaka, a senior broadcast journalism and global studies double major, will spend the next year teaching English in Jordan with her most recent accolade: a Fulbright U.S. Student Program Teaching Assistantship.
|Non-traditional student succeeds in reinventing himself|
After working in construction for 25 years, Rich Wolfe did not fit the typical mold of a college student chasing a bachelor's degree. He will receive his degree in computer science with a bioinformatics certificate and math minor on Saturday.
|Senior Ashanti Murdock excited to join Teach for America after graduation|
Teach for America wasn't Ashanti Murdock's first post-graduation career choice. This summer she will begin training for a job in Indianapolis with the national education program.
|Senior electrical engineering students display final designs|
Eight teams of electrical engineering seniors at Ohio University’s Fritz J. and Dolores H. Russ College of Engineering and Technology displayed their final capstone design projects May 23-24 in the Academic & Research Center living room atrium.<br /><br />
|Seth Streich selected in the sixth round of the MLB Draft|
Ohio University right-hander Seth Streich was selected in the sixth round of the 2012 Major League Baseball first-year player draft on Tuesday.
|University community to demonstrate energy reduction capability June 13|
Ohio University has enrolled in a Demand Response program with Energy Connect, a nationwide company that will pay the University for the ability to reduce power during the summer. The power reduction test is scheduled for June 13.
|VPFA offers mainframe retirement information|
On Wednesday, Vice President for Finance and Administration Stephen Golding sent an email to all Ohio University faculty and staff about the mainframe retirement.
|WOUB wins Ohio AP Broadcasters awards|
The WOUB Center for Public Media has won two second-place awards in the Ohio Associated Press Broadcasters radio and television contest.
|Weaver sisters earn Academic All-MAC Honors|
Ohio's Megan Weaver and Meryl Weaver were named to the 2012 Women's Golf Academic All-MAC Team, the Mid-American Conference announced Wednesday. Also recognized were Kara Brinkmann, Kristen Helmsdoerfer and Sarah Tranelli, who each earned Honorable Mention nods.
|Women's Basketball summer camps approaching|
With summer just around the corner, Ohio Women’s Basketball prepares to host its annual camp series at the Convocation Center. The action begins with individual day camps running from June 12-14 and ends on June 16 with the Bobcat Team Shoot-Out. Registration is available on the “Camps” page of OhioBobcats.com.
|$100,000 gift will help recruit high-achieving graduate students to the College of Health Sciences and Professions|
Former Ohio University Dean Gary Neiman and his wife, Margalit, have committed $100,000 to establish an endowed scholarship that will help recruit high-performing graduate students to the Communication Sciences and Disorders program in the College of Health Sciences and Professions (CHSP).
|Alumni College and Class of 1962 Golden Reunion July 19-22|
The Ohio University Alumni Association’s Alumni College and the Class of 1962 Golden Reunion Weekend is July 19-22, 2012.
|Benefits office offers health care flexible spending accounts update|
On Tuesday, the Benefits Office sent an email to all faculty and staff about health care flexible spending accounts.
|Boren winner heads to Turkey|
Even though he doesn’t know a word of Turkish, senior biological sciences major J.J. Reagh will spend the next year in Turkey studying biodefense. Reagh won a National Security Education Program Boren Scholarship, which provides up to $20,000 of support.
|First responder training to take place at Wolfe Street Apartments June 28-29|
The Ohio University Police Department, along with Athens City police and fire departments, will be conducting first responder training June 28-29 at the Wolfe Street apartment complex on the Athens campus.
|Fulbrights awarded for Malaysia, Germany and Spain|
Senior Katie Schmittauer is a self-described "language geek," who has studied five languages during her time at Ohio University. The linguistics major’s goal is to know one language per continent, except for Antarctica. Her devotion to languages helped her to earn a Fulbright U.S. Student Program award to teach English in Malaysia.
|OIT announces planned PeopleSoft and related services outage|
On Wednesday, the Office of Information Technology (OIT) sent an email to all faculty and staff about a planned outage of PeopleSoft and related services.
|Ohio University Lancaster - Pickerington holds Promise Lives Campaign kick-off event|
Ohio University President Roderick J. McDavis believes Ohio University Lancaster - Pickerington can exceed its $3.5 million fundraising goal by June 2015.
|Protecting OHIO’s brand through identity|
Identity, which represents the visual aspects that help shape the overall brand, usually starts with a logo. The logo is an important part of the brand in its role to identify the organization. There are a number of logotypes, including word marks, emblems, pictorial, abstract, and symbolic marks. Ohio University’s logo is a combination of a word mark and an emblem.
|Atlanta-area Bobcats join OUAA Board for successful alumni event|
The Ohio University Alumni Association (OUAA) Board of Directors conducted its annual summer meeting June 14-16 in Atlanta, Ga.
|Frank Solich chosen for Nebraska National Football Foundation Hall of Fame|
OHIO football head coach Frank Solich is the recipient of The Nebraska Chapter of the National Football Foundation Hall of Fame Coaching Award for his 29 years on the Nebraska coaching staff. Solich is the first person to achieve Hall of Fame status both as a player (1962-65) and head coach (1998-2003).
|Historian takes new look at the Old South, Civil War|
In two recent books, Ohio University historian Brian Schoen examines the impact of the Southern cotton trade on the global economy, as well as how Southern planters factored global markets into their decision to secede from the Union.
|Inside Higher Ed article on presentation by OU-C faculty member|
A session that Ohio University-Chillicothe faculty member Lisa Wallace and a colleague led at the recent annual conference of the American Association of University Professors is featured in a recent edition of Inside Higher Ed.
|Keynote speaker Justice McGee Brown urges graduates to pursue lives of significance to others|
The Chillicothe Campus saluted its most recent alumni as members of the class of 2012 prepared to make their mark on the world during the recent Recognition of Graduation event in the Shoemaker Center.
|Lancaster production of Chicago one of only 23 in nation|
The Ohio University Lancaster Theatre Department is doing one of only 23 licensed productions of Chicago in the United States this year. The actors and dancers are primarily from Fairfield, Hocking and Franklin Counties. It's a rare opportunity for aspiring actors and actresses in the region to do such a famous musical.
|OHIO's Meg Roussos wins Hearst National Photojournalism Championship|
Meg Roussos, a senior in the School of Visual Communication at Ohio University, recently won the Hearst National Photojournalism Championship and earned a $5,000 scholarship.
|Schoonover Professorship makes Lynn Harter's work 'Possible'|
Schoonover Professor of Health Communication Lynn Harter, her students and her co-workers are able to create "The Art of the Possible," a documentary about families struggling with pediatric cancer, thanks to the endowment that supports her professorship.
|Seven new members to join the OUAA Board of Directors|
The Ohio University Alumni Association (OUAA) Board of Directors elected its seven newest members, as five other members conclude their terms.
|Swimmer Lauren Funk to compete at Olympic Trials|
Senior swimmer Lauren Funk will represent the Bobcats on Sunday in the 50 freestyle at the USA Swimming Olympic Trials in Omaha, Neb.