|100 Missouri and North Carolina Bobcats gather for spring alumni events|
Two cities. One hundred guests. Countless memories. On May 17, 52 alumni and friends gathered in St. Louis, Mo., for a special event at the historic Algonquin Golf Club. Then, on June 1, 48 Bobcats boarded the Catawba Queen in Mooresville, N.C., for a Charlotte Alumni Dinner Cruise. The Ohio University Alumni Association hosted both events, which were made possible by the efforts of alumni volunteers in both regions.
|Annual Baker Fund Awards $32,083 to three outstanding research projects|
The Baker Fund awards for the 2013 spring cycle have been announced and $32,083 will fund three projects that will assist OHIO faculty in completing active research projects. Awardees are Associate Professor of Music Therapy Kamile Geist in the College of Fine Arts; Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine Associate Professor Bonita Biegalke in the Department of Biomedical Sciences; and Associate Professor Harvey Ballard in the College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Environmental and Plant Biology. The proposals were chosen from nine entries.
|Athletic trainers work to protect young athletes from injury|
To better understand the risks of youth (or "peewee") football, Ohio University's Division of Athletic Training has partnered with USA Football and the Datalys Center on a nationwide study.
|Open forums announced for vice provost and associate provost searches|
These are the open forums for the second and third finalists for the Vice Provost for Global Affairs search and for all of the finalists in the Vice Provost for Diversity and Inclusion search and Associate Provost for Faculty and Academic Planning search.
|Pitcher Brett Barber selected in 37th round of baseball draft|
On Saturday, Brett Barber became the latest Bobcat to get selected in the Major League Baseball Draft.
|Storytelling class takes 19 students to Disney World for field experience|
Nineteen students enrolled in "Storytelling in Public Attractions" ended the spring semester with a seven-day trip to Walt Disney World.
|University to participate in mock disaster exercise|
Emergency response agencies from the city of Athens, Athens County and Ohio University will be participating in a mock disaster scenario Tuesday.
|Air Travel Support Program offers free travel to Washington D.C. June 20|
Ohio University faculty and staff who have meetings with potential sponsors or collaborators can take advantage of free flights on the University's King Air plane to the Washington D.C. area.
|Athletics posts strong marks in NCAA Academic Progress Report|
The Ohio University Athletics Department posted a number of all-time program bests in the latest Academic Progress Rate.
|Athletics releases 2012-13 Annual Report|
The Athletics Department released its 2012-13 Annual Report on Wednesday. The 14-page booklet recaps last season's athletic, academic, compliance, marketing, sponsorship, ticket sales and media accomplishments.
|Burke named dean of OU-HCOM's new central Ohio campus|
The Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine announced the appointment of William J. Burke, D.O., FACOFP, as dean of the college's new central Ohio campus in Dublin. He will start July 22.
|Lancaster Campus assistant professor's article on history of covered bridge published in magazine|
An article on the history of a more than 100-year old covered bridge located on the Ohio University Lancaster Campus, written by OUL Assistant Professor of History Mark Nevin, has been published in Fairfield Heritage Quarterly. The spring edition of the magazine, produced by the Fairfield Heritage Association, features the article, "A Bridge Through Time," and a picture of the John Bright #2 Covered Bridge on its cover.
|Priority parking changes to begin July 1|
Beginning at midnight on July 1, faculty/staff on the Athens campus will have the option to request parking within a priority lot.
|Robert Glidden returns to Ohio University [VIDEO]|
Ohio University President Emeritus Robert Glidden return to the Athens campus as a guest professor and conductor in April 2013. In this video, he discusses his life after Ohio University, his views about the state of higher education and his best university moments.
|ARL executive director speaks at Alden Library|
Elliot Shore, the new executive director of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), will speak at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 25 in Alden Library room 319, the Friends of the Libraries Room.
|Arts & Entertainment Year-in-Review magazine available|
Each year the Campus Involvement Center (CIC) student staff writes and designs our Arts & Entertainment Year-in-Review magazine. It is now available online.
|Faculty invited to assist with sustainability course identification|
The Ecology and Energy Conservation Committee is conducting a very brief survey to gather data regarding the number of courses at Ohio University that focus on, or even touch upon, the subject of sustainability.
|Family of early Lancaster Campus student encourages scholarship donation after her death|
Frances Ilene Oatney's oldest son said one of his mother's proudest accomplishments was graduating from Ohio University. She was one of the first students to enroll at the Ohio University Lancaster Campus when it opened in 1956. That's why he decided to feature her time at OUL prominently in her obituary. Oatney, 87, passed away in May.
|Graduation coming for latest class of Southern Ohio Police Training Institute cadets|
A graduation ceremony will be held on Sunday, June 23 for Academy Class BAS 13-022 from Ohio University-Chillicothe’s Southern Ohio Police Training Institute Academy.
|Nation's first sport-specific master's coaching program kicks off|
The inaugural cohort for the first-of-kind Master's of Science in Recreation and Sport Sciences with a Concentration in Soccer Coaching met on the Athens campus June 12 through June 16 for an intensive opening residency.
|Ohio Football finalizes game times for 2013 season|
The Ohio University football team finalized its kickoff times for the 2013 season on Tuesday as the Mid-American Conference completed its regular season schedule.
|President McDavis and Athens Mayor Paul Wiehl announce National Guard Artillery at July 3 Under the Elms concert|
President McDavis and Athens Mayor Paul Wiehl announce the National Guard Artillery will support the Under the Elms concert July 3 with a battery of artillery and artillerymen.
|VisCom's Susannah Kay wins Hearst Photojournalism Championship|
Susannah Kay, a senior in the School of Visual Communication at Ohio University, won the 2013 Photojournalism division of the William Randolph Hearst Foundation's Journalism Awards Program.
|Alumni Association Board of Directors hosts special event with “Virtue”|
On June 13, the Ohio University Alumni Association’s (OUAA) Board of Directors hosted 83 alumni and friends in Alexandria, Va., for a special reception at historic Virtue Feed & Grain. Seventeen OUAA board members traveled from across the country for the Board’s summer business meeting and to provide opportunities to engage with the local chapter.
|Atlas Language: You have to learn Arabic to get off this island|
In Voyage, a new game developed by Ohio University students, players will have to learn Arabic to get off the island.
|D.J. Cooper and the NBA Draft process|
D.J. Cooper has worked out for the Golden State Warriors, Portland Trailblazers, Washington Wizards and Orlando Magic so far on his path to the NBA Draft, and the feedback Cooper has received is encouraging.
|Great job Chris Bailey-Brown|
Meet the May Classified Employee of the Month Chris Bailey Brown.
|Highlighting the Green: June 2013 [SLIDESHOW]|
This installment of "Highlighting the Green" showcased the achievements of the faculty and staff at OHIO in the spring semester.
|Paul Abraham named dean of Ohio University Eastern|
Executive Vice President and Provost Pam Benoit and Interim Executive Dean for Regional Higher Education James Fonseca have named Paul Abraham as dean of Ohio University Eastern.
|Razor Dynamics: A richer answer to ‘Where am I?’|
Students Gary Grant and Christian “Rico” Sagardia have formed a startup company to improve existing navigation for mobile devices.
|Russ College weaves “create for good” into new Web site launch|
Following last fall’s rollout of its new creative identity, “create for good,” the Fritz J. and Dolores H. Russ Engineering and Technology has extended this messaging online with a complete redesign of its Web site, www.ohio.edu/engineering.
|Students learn to be ‘Loud and Proud’ in Malaysia|
Katie Schmittauer, a 2013 Ohio University graduate, studied five languages at Ohio University. She shares her experience in Malaysia in this story.
|Weckman Prize honors Associate Professor Emeritus while recognizing outstanding world religion students|
In 1968, George Weckman became an assistant professor in Ohio University’s Department of Philosophy. This spring semester, some 45 years later, two undergraduate students were recognized with a special prize that honors Weckman’s years of teaching in the College of Arts and Sciences.
|Willan and Evans receive new Regional Higher Education appointments|
Executive Vice President and Provost Pam Benoit announced two Regional Higher Education appointments on June 21.
|Women in Philanthropy (WIP) members meet to share OHIO memories, celebrate the arts [Photo Essay]|
Thirty Cleveland-area alumnae came together on Thurs., June 13, for a Women in Philanthropy (WIP) of Ohio University networking reception. Hosted by alumna Michelle Paris, a 1975 graduate, and her husband David, the event offered attendees the opportunity to reminisce and reconnect with other Ohio University alumnae, alumni and even a current student.