|Film screening shows off the work of film students|
First-year film students experience an extensive process during their inaugural year in the film program at Ohio University. A way to test the students’ passion and drive for movie making, this process is often referred to as the film production boot camp. Eleven students will be presenting the results of this hard work during the First-Year Screening at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 9 at the Athena Cinema.
|Annual International Dinner brings new food to the table this Saturday|
Ohio University’s annual International Dinner will be held this Saturday at 6 p.m. in Nelson Banquet Hall. The event is themed “Taste Global, Eat Local”, encouraging individuals to taste a variety of international dishes that they might never have had a chance to otherwise.
|Beatrice Mary Selotlegeng: Leveraging international understanding|
So just how does a former president find his way to the heart of Appalachian Ohio? That story lies with one of OHIO’s own, Academic Advisor Beatrice Mary Selotlegeng. Selotlegeng recently took time to speak with Compass about her penchant for leveraging her connections to the benefit of the Ohio University community.
|Celebrating 75 years of Vision: Monica Burdick reflects|
Monica Burdick feels she found a special place at the Fritz J. and Dolores H. Russ College of Engineering and Technology at Ohio University, saying the “leadership, faculty, staff and students” are the best part of her job.
|Homecoming week kicks off Monday|
This year’s Homecoming Week, titled "Homecoming 2010: Let the Games
Begin," offers something for everyone.
|OHIO Director of Compliance qualifies for U.S. Olympics marathon trials|
Craig Leon, Ohio’s Director of Compliance and a former Bobcat student-athlete, finished 10th at Sunday’s United States Marathon Championship in Minneapolis. He finished in 2:18:29 to qualify for the U.S. Olympic Trials in January 2012.
|Opening reception for Multicultural Center art exhibit is Friday|
The opening reception for the Ohio University Multicultural Center's exhibit, "Transitions: The Culture from Within," will take place from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Friday, Oct. 8, at the Multicultural Center Art Gallery.
|Piercy coaches residents on college adjustment|
When surveying freshmen at Perkins Hall, adjusting to college life was noted as a concern among many. And what better person to talk to first-year students about this adjustment than Judy Piercy, associate director of Residential Housing?
|Tubas provide the soundtrack to October with annual Octubafest|
School of Music concerts throughout the month of October provide an opportunity for students, faculty and community members to enjoy performances by musical ensembles that are not typically showcased.
|Appalachia rising: Fueling renewable energy|
With support from Ohio University's Innovation Center, alumni Geoff and Michelle Greenfield are eliminating energy bills for clients across the state through the installation of clean energy systems.
|Creative Writing Program welcomes fiction writer for reading|
The Creative Writing Program within the Department of English will present a reading by visiting fiction writer Rob Roberge at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 21 at Galbreath Chapel with a reception following. The event is free and open to the public.
|Dean touts triumphs, promises ‘unbelievable’ future|
Despite uncertainty about state funding, the future of the Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine promises dramatic changes and advancements, Dean Jack Brose, D.O., said during his annual State of the College address.
|Diversity Matters: Faculty and staff can become more involved|
Every month is significant in the celebration of diversity. October holds resonance because it is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, October 11 is National Coming Out Day, and the first half of the month is Hispanic Heritage Month.
|Forum to air concerns about Blackboard 9|
In response to faculty concerns about the usability of Blackboard 9, the Office of Information Technology has scheduled an open forum on October 20, 2010 in Baker Center 240.
|How to use advanced search|
Searches on the Ohio University website with no results happen to everyone, and they can be frustrating. However, to the right of the search bar is a link that reads “Advanced Search,” and that link can be a big help.
|OHIO to compete in Game Day Challenge|
The stakes have been raised for this Saturday’s Homecoming football game.
Not only will fans cheer on the Bobcats, they also will be taking part in Game Day Challenge, a national competition for colleges and universities to promote waste reduction at their football games.
|School of Theater presents first production of the year|
The School of Theater will launch into its mainstage series with the comedic production of “Well” by Lisa Kron.
|Slots available for emotional intelligence workshop|
A professional development workshop on emotional intelligence will take place from 8:30 a.m. to noon, Friday, Oct. 22, in the Human Resources Training Center 154.
|WOUB Matters: October is a full month for the station|
WOUB Matters: October is a full month for the station
|Fun fall activities abound|
Between academics, extracurricular activities and social activities, it can seem hard to balance. However, pull your hand out of the Halloween candy bowl, because Ohio University provides dozens of activities that are perfect for the fall weather and will keep you healthy.
|Spooky, silly Halloween fun|
While some may enjoy the crowds and costumes, other people may opt for a tamer Halloween. OHIO has a solution, with activities celebrating Halloween all week.
|Branching Out: Ohio University Police Department protects and serves|
This Branching Out video takes a closer look at the role of the Ohio University Police Department on campus.
|Dean of Students addresses student's probable case of bacterial meningitis|
Junior Lindsay Harris is under observation for a probable case of bacterial meningitis. After being treated at O'Bleness Memorial Hospital on Saturday, she was transferred to a hospital in Columbus where she remains in stable condition.
|Grant expands OU-COM research on Chagas disease|
A five-year, $750,000 National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant will significantly expand research efforts by the Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine (OU-COM) into the transmission, diagnosis and treatment of Chagas disease in Ecuador.
|Individuals can sink their teeth into vampire discussion at Chillicothe Library|
Individuals from the campus and area community can explore the vampire phenomenon during the salon discussion series from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 28 in the Quinn Library, located in the Stevenson Center, at Ohio University-Chillicothe. Students and faculty will present sociological, literary and fanatical perspectives on the topic to begin the conversation.
|International honorees reflect on shattered stereotypes|
Friday's annual Sponsored Student Reception was punctuated by lively debate on how international exchange helps break down stereotypes.
|NIH grant to fund research at OU-COM into possible causes, prevention of type 1 diabetes|
Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine (OU-COM) announced today it was awarded a $221,250 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study molecules related to the onset of type 1 diabetes and evaluate the effectiveness of a potentially novel new drug for the treatment and prevention of the disease.
|OHIO awarded UNICEF contract to develop communication for development courses|
Ohio University’s Communication and Development Studies Program has been awarded a two-year, $940,000 contract to create a blended learning course for 200 of UNICEF’s country and regional officers working in Communication for Development (C4D) related programs and activities in Africa, Asia and Latin America.
|OHIO students weigh in on the flu vaccine|
To vaccinate or not to vaccinate? That is the question. Here, OHIO students sound off regarding their vaccination decisions.
|Playwright Charles Smith uses historical lens to explore race|
James Cameron and the events that led to the 1930 public lynching of his friends are the subjects of Charles Smith’s new play, The Gospel According to James.
|University community assembles to support LGBT community|
Last Wednesday , Ohio University students gathered on College Green to participate in a candlelight vigil to honor the memories of the young members of the LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) community who have taken their own lives in recent months because of harassment and bullying.
|Ceramics professor to host talk at Kennedy Museum of Art|
Ohio University Assistant Professor of Ceramics Tom Bartel will discuss the style influences on his sculptures at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4, at the Kennedy Museum of Art in The Ridges.
|Anatomy of a tornado|
The Ohio University Scalia Laboratory for Atmospheric Analysis and the Department of Geography will co-host a discussion on the recent tornado activity in southeast Ohio at 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29, in Walter Hall 135.
|Copeland Cares to send care packages to soldiers|
The Copeland Cares campaign is looking for the names and military addresses of Bobcats currently serving in the armed forces overseas in order to send them care packages in December.
|Elementary school students' artwork to be auctioned at McCracken|
The fourth annual Art Extravaganza and Silent Auction will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 1, in the McCracken Hall Gallery.
|Foil the flu: OHIO launches health alert on seasonal flu|
Ohio University recently launched a new website dedicated to educating students, faculty and staff about influenza. The site features updates on H1N1 and flu vaccination information for the OHIO community.
|Howard Lipman leaving University for Florida|
Ohio University President Roderick J. McDavis announced in an e-mail to faculty and staff today that Howard Lipman, vice president for advancement and president and CEO of the Ohio University Foundation, would be leaving the University.
|One man, 60 miles for the cure|
Like many people, Kevin Smith has been touched by breast cancer. Not content with wearing pink or donating money, Smith has decided to show his support in a bigger way. Nov. 19-21, he will participate in the Susan G. Komen 3-Day for a Cure in San Diego to raise money for breast cancer research.
|Psychology professor receives APA award|
The American Psychological Association (APA) recently announced G. Daniel Lassiter, professor of psychology at Ohio University, as the recipient of the 2010 Award for Distinguished Contributions to Research and Public Policy.