|A message regarding employee reappointment processes for fiscal year 2015-16 Apr 23|
A message from the Executive Vice President and Provost and the Vice President for Finance and Administration.
|Blackboard upgrade: Student Preview mode Apr 23|
The new version of Blackboard lets instructors view and interact with their courses from a student perspective.
|Bobcat Battalion cadets participate in Mom’s Walk (PHOTOS) Apr 23|
For the second consecutive year, Ohio University’s Bobcat Battalion assisted in raising money at the Mom’s Walk for a Cure on April 11.
|Charles Jarrett featured in ‘Profiles in Faculty Achievement’ video series Apr 23|
An associate professor of sociology at Ohio University’s Southern Campus, Charles Jarrett has spent more than 15 years researching the Gullah/Geechee population and its culture – efforts he has used to challenge his students to explore cultures outside of their own.
|Expert’s visit, seminars to address OHIO’s international recruitment, retention strategy Apr 23|
International education expert Dr. Daniel Guhr will visit Ohio University on Wednesday, April 29, and Thursday, April 30, and will hold several public seminars related to OHIO’s recruitment and retention strategy for international students.
|Expo Spotlight: Music students create compositions with innovative instruments Apr 23|
Tired of the limitations of conventional instruments, Turner Matthews and Jake Schlaerth began creating their own. At the 2015 Student Expo, the duo debuted three novel instruments: a motor controlled harp, propane-tank drums and an interactive ceramic tile instrument.
|Faculty and Staff support a tobacco-free campus Apr 23|
Ohio University supports a tobacco-free policy as a major wellness initiative for all members of the OHIO community.
|Innovation Strategy Letters of Intent due May 11 Apr 23|
Ohio University faculty and staff interested in accessing funding from the Innovation Strategy must submit a letter of intent by Monday, May 11, 2015 to the Research Division’s LEO system.
|Joseph Slade retirement party is April 27 Apr 23|
The Ohio University School of Media Arts & Studies will host a retirement reception Monday, April 27 for longtime professor Joseph Slade.
|Lancaster Campus Honors Convocation will celebrate 364 graduates Apr 23|
Lancaster Campus Honors Convocation will celebrate 364 graduates
|Sales Education Foundation names Ohio University’s Schey Sales Centre on 2015 “Top Universities for Professional Sales Education” List Apr 23|
Ohio University’s Ralph and Luci Schey Sales Centre announces their recognition as a “Top Universities for Professional Sales Education” program.
|U.S. assistant secretary of commerce to deliver keynote at Appalachian Ohio State of the Region Apr 23|
Jay Williams, U.S. assistant secretary of commerce for economic development, will address, “Manufacturing Workforce: Building Capacity,” in his keynote presentation at the Fourth Annual Appalachian Ohio State of the Region Conference at Ohio University May 12, 2015 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., provided by the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs.
|Retirement party for Joe Adams is April 27 Apr 22|
A retirement reception for Joe S. Adams, Ohio University associate vice president of risk management and safety, will take place at 2 p.m., Monday April 27.
|A tale of two Bobcats & the criminal justice system Apr 22|
Two Ohio University alumni and close friends—Marc Houk and Mike Swiger—talked about their careers in the criminal justice system to students in Dr. Nicole Kaufman’s Criminology and Criminal Justice classes in April.
|CCCE leading efforts to engage faculty in community engagement Apr 22|
Since the the Center for Campus and Community Engagement’s founding in the fall of 2013, more than 120 OHIO faculty members from several campuses have participated in introductory service learning training, with 16 of those individuals recently completing an eight-week intensive training. These efforts have been spearheaded by two faculty members who are serving as OHIO’s service learning experts – Pete Mather from the Patton College of Education and Julie Paxton from the College of Arts and Sciences.
|Expo Spotlight: Kareem El Damanhoury compares international media coverage Apr 22|
Graduate student analyzes Al Jazeera America (AJA) and CNN’s domestic coverage of the 2014 Gaza War.
|Five OHIO acapella groups to perform at 2015 Acapella Invitational Apr 22|
The Singing Men of Ohio are presenting the 13th annual Acapella Invitational this Saturday, April 25, at 7:30 p.m. in Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium.
|High school counselors visit campus, exchange information Apr 22|
Ohio University Undergraduate Admissions is hosting high school counselors on campus April 22-23 in an effort to continue and enhance relations between OHIO and the professionals who play a key role in the college admissions process.
|How can students use Wikipedia in the classroom? Apr 22|
OHIO's Claude Kantner Fellow Matthew Vetter examines how educators can teach writing and research skills through the free, online encyclopedia.
|Human Resources provides guidelines for summer hours Apr 22|
To further support the work/life balance of Ohio University staff members, the University encourages departments to offer staff members flexibility in their hours of work during the summer term.
|In preparation for commencement ceremonies Apr 22|
More than 3,200 students are participating in the graduate and undergraduate commencement ceremonies Friday, May 1 and Saturday, May 2.
|Meet Sheree Lucas, April Classified Employee of the Month Apr 22|
Meet April Classified Employee of the Month Sheree Lucas. She said she likes Alaska, riding motorcycles and Mustangs. Read more about her here.
|Members of OHIO, Athens communities brave the rain for Beautification Day (PHOTOS) Apr 22|
Hundreds of Ohio University and Athens community members didn’t let a little bit of rain stop them from volunteering to spruce up their collective home during the 11th annual Athens Beautification Day.
|Multicultural, Women’s and LGBT Centers to host commencement events Apr 22|
The Office of Diversity and Inclusion invites the community to attend three pre-commencement events hosted by the Multicultural Center, the Women’s Center and the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Transgender Center.
|NIH expert offers lessons on successful team-based science Apr 22|
Research teams are most effective when they spur the “productive collisions” of scientific ideas while containing individual conflicts in the collaborative process, according to a federal expert on interdisciplinary research.
|OHIO students earn Fulbright Awards to teach abroad Apr 22|
Four Ohio University students have earned 2015-16 Fulbright U.S. Student Program English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) awards, bringing the current tally of OHIO student Fulbright recipients to seven.
|Political science graduate accepted to 11 law schools Apr 22|
What would you do if you were accepted to all 11 law schools to which you applied? How would you decide where to go? For Olayemi "Yemi" Olurin, it all came down to the visit (and the scholarships).
|Southern Campus hosts first ‘Lunch with 12 Strangers’ event Apr 22|
Ohio University’s Southern Campus hosted its first “Lunch with 12 Strangers” event this week.
|Women's Basketball awarded NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Shooting Award Apr 22|
On April 4, during the Women's Final Four, the OHIO women's basketball team was awarded the NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Shooting Award for most improved field-goal percentage for the 2014-15 season.