|Athletics releases 2011-12 Annual Report|
The Ohio University Athletics department released its 2011-12 Annual Report on Monday. The nine-page booklet recaps last season's athletic, academic, compliance, marketing, sponsorship, ticket sales and media accomplishments.
|Emergency communication systems to be tested Friday|
Ohio University's Athens campus will test its emergency communication systems around noon on Friday, Sept. 7. The University will test its text messaging, emergency page, outdoor notification and CATVision emergency notification systems.
|EthicsPoint available for fraud reporting|
If you have a concern about possible fraud, waste, abuse of University assets, or other compliance or regulatory issues, the Ethics Hotline is available and can be reached by calling EthicsPoint® toll-free at (866) 294-9591.
|Five faculty projects awarded through the Baker Fund|
Five OHIO faculty members have received $49,899 in funding as recipients of the 2012 Baker Fund Awards.
|Interfaith Peace Walk to demonstrate 'We Are Better Together' on Sept. 11|
For the second year in a row, the Athens community will host an Interfaith Peace Walk on Sept. 11 at 7 p.m. The walk will begin at the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd and end at the Islamic Center.
|September Alumni Association Newsletter now available|
The September issue of the Ohio University Alumni Association’s newsletter, "OHIO Alumni," is now available to view online.
|Hillel to host Rosh Hashanah dinner Sept. 16|
On Sunday Sept. 16, Hillel at Ohio University will host its annual celebratory Rosh Hashanah dinner in the Baker University Center Ballroom. The dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. and will be followed by holiday services in the multipurpose room.
|Career Fair gives students real world test|
On Tuesday, Sept. 25, the Career and Leadership Development Center will host the Fall Career and Internship Fair, an experience designed to help students gain an edge in the job market by networking with employers.
|Diversity Essentials Program has open slots|
The Office for Diversity and Inclusion, which will collaborate with University Human Resources Leadership and Staff Development to host the Diversity Essentials program for the second consecutive year, is looking for participants.
|Global Consulting Program a resounding success|
More than 100 College of Business students took advantage of our Global Consulting Program (GCP) this summer and traveled to Brazil, China, France and many other locations around the world.
|How well does that bar code work? Engineers put data capture technologies to the test|
Bar codes, and increasingly radio frequency identification tags, appear on everything from supermarket apples and hospital patient bracelets to toll booth passes and international shipping containers. But how well do these codes and tags actually work? Since 1988, Ohio University’s Automatic Identification and Data Capture Lab, the nation’s first university-based test laboratory in the field, has been answering that question for industry.
|Navajo exhibits are more than meets the eye|
With more than 700 pieces, the Navajo Collection is Kennedy Museum of Art’s largest exhibit that circulates through with pieces ranging from the 1800s to the late 20th century.
|Two Ohio Fellows alumni still learning lessons|
There are as many definitions of success as there are people. Many Ohio University Ohio Fellows Program (OFP) alumni describe how the program opened doors and helped them secure successful and rewarding careers. Not Kerry and Lynne McCalla. Instead, they describe how it opened doors to their hearts and minds.
|A Q&A with the former director of the LGBT Center|
After more than 11 years in the Ohio University Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Center, director Mickey Hart left in August to become director of residence life at Columbus College of Art and Design. Compass recently gathered his final thoughts on the move, his proudest accomplishments, and the current state of the LGBT Center.
|Monday’s Costa lecture analyzes democratizing movements of the Middle East|
On Monday, Ohio University’s Department of History will host the 35th annual Costa Lecture featuring Middle East historian Juan Cole, the Richard P. Mitchell Collegiate Professor of History at the University of Michigan.
|Tehama Lopez to discuss immigration for Hispanic Heritage Month|
Tehama Lopez, an assistant professor in the Ohio University Department of Political Science, will speak at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, in the Baker University Center Theatre as part of the University's celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs Sept. 15 to Oct. 15.
|Art Trese to discuss alternative agriculture at Wednesday Science Cafe|
Art Trese, associate professor of environmental and plant biology, will present "Sustainability: Alternative Agriculture," an analysis of our current agricultural system and how we can all work to improve it at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19, in the Baker University Center Front Room.
|Logo contest for Women in Philanthropy of Ohio University|
Women in Philanthropy of Ohio University (WIP) is conducting a logo design contest.
|OHIO celebrates Constitution Week this week|
History buffs rejoice; this week is the annual celebration of the Constitution.
|Parents Weekend parking and lot closures|
Parents planning to attend Parents Weekend Friday, Sept. 21 - Sunday, Sept. 23 should be aware of the following parking restrictions during this weekend.
|Parents coming to campus this weekend|
Beginning Friday, Sept. 21, Fall Parents Weekend encourages parents to discover what being a Bobcat is all about.
|Pioneering health care course teaches the value of teamwork|
A unique collaboration between a local nursing care center and two Ohio University colleges is training a group of students in the team-based approach they will need to succeed in their health care careers.
|Postdoc profiles: M.J. Conaway uses math models to understand muscle weakness|
Biomedical engineer M.J. (Matt) Conaway and Ohio University physiologist Brian Clark were awarded a grant from the National Institutes of Health last year that allows the researchers to combine their areas of expertise to study muscle weakness.
|Quad Rugby Tournament raises $4,000 for semi-pro quadriplegic rugby team|
Ohio University physical therapy students hosted the sixth annual Fourplay! Quad Rugby Tournament on Saturday, and raised $4,000 for Ohio’s semi-pro quadriplegic rugby team, the Ohio Buckeye Blitz.
|Therapeutic riding program serves those who served|
Ohio University Southern Ohio Horse Park Center for Therapeutic Riding offers unique, planned equine assisted opportunities for individuals with disabilities.
|To Athens with love, from the Big Apple|
Having grown up in New York City, Carlotta (Cary) Eisen decided to switch her daily scenery in a big way when making the decision about where to go to college. During her first visit to Athens, she fell in love with Ohio University's campus and the quaint brick streets of this small but vibrant college town.
|University mourns death of freshman history major|
Ohio University mourns the death of freshman student Terrence J. Ambro, 18, who was found deceased in his residence hall room in Washington Hall on Sunday evening. Foul play is not suspected.
|African Studies honors the life and work of a distinguished publisher|
The Ohio University African Studies Program will sponsor a symposium, "Concerning the Horn," in honor of Kassahun Checole of the Africa World Press, a well-known publisher across African Studies’ fields, Sept. 28-29.
|Appalachian Health Summit provides inspiration for healthy living|
When Kira Slepchenko attended the Appalachian Health Summit Live Healthy Workshop last spring, she gained much more than tips. The workshop empowered her to pursue a healthier lifestyle.
|Compass email to get new look on Monday|
After considering faculty, staff and student feedback in the recent months, the University Communications and Marketing staff decided to give the Compass email a fresh look for fall 2012. The email, which was redesigned with the readers' feedback in mind, will have a new look beginning Sept. 24.
|Lancaster students work with Fairfield County Job and Family Services|
Officials at Fairfield County Job and Family Services say work done by students in the Ohio University Lancaster Bachelor's of Science in Applied Management program is changing the lives of children throughout the county.
|Postdoc profile: Chris Barker pursues teaching, research on political philosophy|
Postdoc profile: Chris Barker pursues teaching, research on political philosophy
|Ready for action: New solar arrays and compost facility braced for fall launch|
Ohio University recently put the finishing touches on its latest energy efficiency projects.
|Study Abroad Fair helps students achieve travel dreams|
On Monday, Sept. 17, the Ohio University Office of Education Abroad held its annual Study Abroad Fair in Baker Ballroom. The event showcased hundreds of study abroad opportunities, allowing students to investigate opportunities from Fiji to Finland.
|University to host African American Symposium Oct. 4|
The African American Research and Service Institute (AARSI) and the Department of African American Studies
will host a symposium titled "African American Activism and Creativity in Ohio" from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, in the Multicultural Center Multipurpose Room located in Baker University Center.