|Kids on Campus leaves mark on OHIO sophomore|
The annual six-week Kids on Campus program that offered 250 school-age children from six local school districts an opportunity to visit campus and participate in fun learning activities wrapped up earlier this month, and at least one assistant team leader who helped lead the program called it a unique experience that gave her a chance to help local kids.
|A Playable Essay: The Tetris Effect|
Welcome to the Tetris Effect, a "playable essay" in Dr. Eric LeMay new book In Praise of Nothing: Essays, Memoir, and Experiments.
|Hicks: Even Galileo struggled with revolutionary ideas|
Dr. Kenneth Hicks, Ohio University Professor of Physics, recently traveled to the University of Padua in Italy, where Galileo Galilei taught almost 400 years ago.
|Malinski earns Doctor Honoris Causa award in Poland|
Dr. Tadeusz Malinski receives a fourth Doctor Honoris Causa award in Poland.<br /><br />Contributions to the biomedical analysis of neurodegenerative and cardiovascular diseases and the development of nanomedicine have earned Dr. Tadeusz Malinski a fourth Doctor Honoris Causa award.
|Meet the May 2014 Classified Employee of the Month|
Find out more about Jody Van Bibber, the May 2014 Classified Employee of the Month. The Diabetes Institute employee provides a glimpse into her life.
|Rothwell elected Fellow of Paleontological Society|
Dr. Gar Rothwell, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Environmental & Plant Biology has been elected a Fellow of the Paleontological Society.
|St. Louis reporter captures Mattson and family at Ferguson protest|
St. Louis Public Radio reporter Jason Rosenbaum found Ohio University's Dr. Kevin Mattson and his family taking part in the protests over the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO.
|Steve Evans named Fellow of APA Clinical Child Psychology Division|
Dr. Steven W. Evans, Professor of Psychology at Ohio University, was named a Fellow for Division 53 (Society of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology) of the American Psychological Association on Aug. 7.
|Gearhart elected vice chair of WCET steering committee|
Deb Gearhart, vice provost for eLearning and Strategic Partnerships at Ohio University, was elected vice chair of the WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies (WCET) 2014-2015 steering committee.
|President McDavis accepts ALS ice bucket challenge|
Ohio University President Roderick McDavis has accepted an icy challenge from Kent State President Beverly Warren. With help from Rufus and the OHIO football team, McDavis will join the thousands of others across the country in the Ice Bucket Challenge in support of the ALS Association in Peden Stadium, Thursday, Aug. 21 at 5:30 p.m.
|Athens arts community mourns Bob Winters|
Professor Emeritus Robert Winters, who died Aug. 12, made an impact on thousands of students, friends and colleagues as an educator, artist, administrator, theater director, mentor and tireless advocate for the arts.
|New storage service offered this fall|
A new free online storage service offered to students, faculty and staff this year is designed to be a collaboration tool for class projects that reduces the reliance on external hardware devices and paid storage services
|OUPD to conduct Active Shooter Training at The Ridges|
The Ohio University Police Department is conducting annual Active Shooter Response Training for its police officers on campus Thursday and Friday and the campus community is encouraged to avoid Piggery Lane at The Ridges and the western section of Southside Park in the City of Athens.
|Asteroid named in honor of Professor Thomas Statler|
It’s not every day you learn an asteroid bears your name. This month, Dr. Thomas Statler, Professor of Physics & Astronomy, attended the triennial "Asteroids, Comets, Meteors" conference in Helsinki, Finland, the leading international gathering in the field of small Solar System bodies, where it's a tradition to announce new asteroid names at the conference banquet. Statler was surprised and delighted to receive this professional honor, along with a few dozen other planetary scientists in attendance.
|Hla chairs international conference on nanotechnology|
An Ohio University physics professor is organizing the 8th International Workshop on Nanoscale Spectroscopy and Nanotechnology (NSS-8), which will be held at the Gleacher Center in Chicago from July 28-31. NSS-8 is a biennial meeting series that shares the latest research advances of science and technology in the nanometer regime.
|Nance named fellow by Geological Society of America|
Dr. R. Damian Nance, Distinguished Professor of Geological Sciences at Ohio University, has been named a Geological Society of America Fellow.
|OHIO online courses to adapt to new Quality Matters rubric|
Ohio University faculty who are in the process of obtaining Quality Matters recognition for a course taught online will need to ensure their courses meet the new Quality Matters Higher Education Rubric that will be released Aug. 1.
|Ohio University’s hidden gem home to wildlife, research|
Situated on the southern side of the Ohio University campus is one of Athens hidden gems, a place where students can experience research about nature through a mix of wildlife, sweeping prairie grasslands, rolling hills, forested land, valleys and ravines.
|Visitor parking change underway for Baker University Center surface lot|
A recommendation by the Ohio University Visitor Parking Committee, which convened in fall 2013 to create meaningful changes to accommodate visitors, guests, and prospective students across campus, is being implemented with the conversion of the Baker University Center surface parking lot to pay parking.
|Zanesville Campus’ Shirvani presents at international conference|
Sheida Shirvani, professor of communication studies and Academic Division coordinator at Ohio University Zanesville, recently presented her academic work in Hyderabad, India, at the International Association for Media and Communication Research conference.
|Board of Trustees approves faculty compensation plan|
At the most recent meeting in June, Ohio University’s Board of Trustees followed recommendations of the Faculty Total Compensation Task Force and set aside $2.04 million as one step in a multi-year plan to move faculty compensation levels to third among four-year public universities in Ohio.