|Kennedy Museum plans upgrades, improvements to Ridges building|
The Kennedy Museum received $2.7 million for upgrades to its roof, HVAC system and fire alarm system. This work is funded by state capital appropriations allocated in the spring at the recommendation of the Ohio Higher Education Funding Commission.
|Pickerington Center adjunct instructor selected as Gabr Fellow|
Ohio University Pickerington Center Adjunct Art Instructor Liz Trapp was one of 10 Americans selected for the Gabr Fellowship. The Gabr Fellowship is for emerging leaders in the areas of art, science, media, law and both social and business entrepreneurship. 10 Americans and 10 Egyptians were selected for the 2014 program.
|President McDavis announces sustained contribution to the City of Athens Fire Protection capital needs|
President Roderick J. McDavis announces an additional 5-year contribution to Athens City’s Fire Department for capital purchase of new apparatus.
|The Heritage College launches new Dublin campus|
On July 9, the first class of medical students sat down to classes on the new Dublin campus of Ohio University’s Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine.
|Volunteers start training to support sexual assault survivors|
Nine people of diverse backgrounds attended a session of the Ohio University Survivor Advocacy Outreach Program in Baker University Center last week, the first of multiple sessions designed to educate volunteers about how to adequately respond and support victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, stalking, rape culture, and intimate partner violence in Athens, Meigs and Perry counties.
|Allison Hunter to head WOUB News|
Veteran award-winning journalist Allison Hunter will head WOUB’s news operation as editor-in-chief beginning Aug. 11.
|Chemical engineering professor named fellow of electrochemical society|
Ohio University’s Russ Professor of Chemical Engineering Gerardine Botte has been named a fellow of The Electrochemical Society, the society for solid-state and electrochemical science and technology.
|Data center improvements: Down time July 19, 12:01 am - 9:00 am|
OIT has scheduled down time for most major OHIO online services from 12:01 am through 9:00 am on Saturday, July 19.
|Email upgrade: Graduate students under way, employees scheduled for October|
The university's faculty, staff, graduate student and emeriti email upgrade continues to move forward, but with a slightly modified timeline.
|Employees urged to set secret questions for their OHIO password|
In the coming months, employees will need to have secret questions associated with their OHIO password when accessing core systems.
|High school students eager to learn at Junior Executive Business Program for Diverse Students|
Twenty-seven high school students from the biggest cities across Ohio, and one student from California, eagerly listened to presentations delivered to them in Copeland Hall earlier this week to showcase what Ohio University and the College of Business has to offer as part of the 10th annual Junior Executive Business Program for Diverse Students.
|OHIO schedules upgrade of financial systems|
The University will upgrade the Oracle e-Business (financial and human resources) system to a new release level (R12), and the e-Business suite (eBiz) will be offline from noon on July 29 until 8 a.m. on Aug. 7.
|Ohio University adds undergraduate energy engineering program|
Ohio University has added a new bachelor of science degree program in energy engineering (EnE) to begin in fall 2014. Applications are currently being accepted.
|Ohio University electrochemical engineering research center receives $379,000 NIST grant|
The Center for Electrochemical Engineering Research (CEER) at Ohio University has been granted $378,928 by the U.S. Department of Commerce and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to establish a consortium to support, sustain, and enhance U.S. manufacturing capacity in the nation's chemical industry and allied sectors through innovative electrochemical processes.
|Ohio University mechanical engineering seniors win fourth national assistive design competition|
For the fourth time in six years, an Ohio University mechanical engineering senior design team has won first prize in the Ability One Design Challenge, a competition to design devices or systems to increase employment opportunities for workers with disabilities. The win brings total prize winnings by mechanical engineering design teams in recent years to more than $100,000.
|Ping Center’s old weight equipment finding new homes in area school districts|
The old weight equipment at the Ping Center is finding new homes at school districts throughout the area in order to make way for an expanded weight facility and new equipment at the University's recreation center.
|President blogs about national spotlight on OHIO triumphs|
President blogs about national spotlight on OHIO triumphs