|Heritage College programs raise awareness about infant mortality|
During an Ohio Department of Health (ODH) Town Hall Meeting last summer, ODH Director Ted Wymyslo, M.D., highlighted a grim statistic: Ohio ranks 48th in the country in the rate of infant mortality. Several programs at the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine aim to help prevent infant deaths, thus improving the state’s ranking.
|An update on the Affordable Care Act and Ohio University|
The following message was sent to the University community by Executive Vice President and Provost Pam Benoit and Vice President for Finance and Administration Stephen Golding with regards to the University's compliance with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
|Patton College Art Extravaganza Auction is Nov. 4|
The Gladys W. and David H. Patton College of Education's eighth Annual Art Extravaganza will be held in McCracken Hall Gallery at 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 4.
The auction will sell the artwork of Meigs Middle School students from grades 6 through 8.
|The Sugar Bush Foundation Calls for 2014 Letters of Inquiry|
Sugar Bush currently is accepting letters of inquiry for the 2014 funding cycle. The deadline for submission is Nov. 29, 2013 at midnight. Letters of Inquiry submitted after November 29th at midnight will not be accepted for review in the current award cycle. All gifts awarded are administered by the University college, school, department or program that is involved in the development of and benefit from the project.
|Faculty and Staff Resource Fair provides OHIO employees a wealth of information|
More than 40 vendors offered Ohio University faculty and staff information, advice and free giveaways during the 2013 Faculty and Staff Resource Fair.
|Food for Thought: Revival of local, diversified agriculture, Oct. 23|
The Food for Thought Speaker Series presents Dr. Art Trese on “Revival of local, diversified agriculture” on Wednesday, Oct. 23, at 5 p.m. in Ellis 113.
|Hicks: Get ready for ‘taikonauts’ landing on the moon|
“How will you feel when Chinese taikonauts are walking around on the moon? Is this just one more example of the United States ceding its technological superiority? How you feel might depend on what happens to the U.S. space program over the next decade,” writes Dr. Kenneth Hicks, Professor of Physics and Astronomy.
|Psychology Colloquium: Hypocrisy within a group, the black sheep effect, Oct. 18|
The Psychology Department Colloquium series presents Dr. Jamie Barden, Associate Professor of Psychology at Howard University, currently on sabbatical at Ohio State University. His talk is on “Order of Actions Mitigates Hypocrisy Judgments but Differentially for Ingroup and Outgroup Members” on Friday, Oct. 18, at 11:50 a.m. in Porter 102.