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Students News

Aug 18
OHIO looks to break world record with cardboard castle
This year, OHIO Recycling & Refuse with the help of Events, Campus Recreation and a handful of passionate community members, is hoping to prove bigger is indeed better by collecting 15,000 cardboard boxes to create the world’s biggest cardboard castle ever made — and all Bobcats are asked to help by turning in their boxes during move-in.

Aug 15
What you need to know about move-in weekend
The largest on-campus residential student population since 1972 is moving to Ohio University this month, and more than 8,000 students and their parents will transition from home life to college life in Athens starting on Thursday, Aug. 21.

Aug 14
Campus construction continues fall semester
Several construction projects which started this summer have been completed, but others will continue well into fall semester after students return. Motorists should use caution when navigating campus and be sure to follow posted detour signs to help ensure a smooth traffic pattern.

Go Green Week packed with events to welcome, prepare new, returning Bobcats
Ohio University’s Go Green Week kicks off Monday, Aug. 18, and continues through Sunday, Aug. 24. A variety of activities – from welcoming and orientation programs to social events – will be offered.

Aug 11
Ohio University junior wins #BobcatExperience Contest
Meg Omecene, a student in Ohio University’s Scripps College of Communication, has been named the winner of the “#BobcatExperience Contest,” earning the honor of delivering the official student welcome at the President’s Convocation for First-Year Students.

Aug 10
Residential Housing video outlines what OHIO students shouldn’t bring to campus
The latest video in Residential Housing’s “OHIO 101” web series notes some key items that new and returning Bobcats should not bring to campus with them.

Aug 6
Residential Housing web series explores how to set up your room (VIDEO)
Residential Housing debuts the second in its “OHIO 101” series of web videos designed to prepare the Class of 2018 as it prepares to be welcomed into Bobcat Nation.

Aug 4
Homecoming Court nominations sought; parade packets available
Nominations are being sought for this year’s Homecoming Court, and guidelines and entry forms for the annual Homecoming Parade are available. Ohio University will celebrate Homecoming Oct. 6-11.

Residential Housing launches web series to prepare first-year students
Ohio University Residential Housing has launched a web series designed to prepare first-year students for their upcoming arrival on campus.

Student's research spans ozone levels to quantum dots
<br /><br />From observing ozone phenomena to building micro-scale devices, senior Helen Cothrel ’15 HTC Physics, explores her environment to the extreme. This summer she is working at the David Skaggs Research Center in Boulder, CO, to study the Earth’s ozone layer.

Top graduating history major heads to Georgetown University Law Center
Jackson Lavelle '14, who was named the Top Graduating History Major and received an Eckes Prize in History, started graduate school at the Georgetown University Law Center. He earned a B.A. and double majored in History and Political Science in the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University.

Jul 30
CATVision is going digital in August
The staff at CATVision are happy to announce that the campus cable television system will be upgraded to a digital high-definition (HD) format during the month of August.

Jul 28
Ohio University welcomes largest class of medical students in its history
The Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine welcomed the largest incoming class in its 39-year history Saturday, as 190 new medical students took part in a convocation ceremony and received their white coats.

Jul 17
High school students eager to learn at Junior Executive Business Program for Diverse Students
Twenty-seven high school students from the biggest cities across Ohio, and one student from California, eagerly listened to presentations delivered to them in Copeland Hall earlier this week to showcase what Ohio University and the College of Business has to offer as part of the 10th annual Junior Executive Business Program for Diverse Students.

Ohio University adds undergraduate energy engineering program
Ohio University has added a new bachelor of science degree program in energy engineering (EnE) to begin in fall 2014. Applications are currently being accepted.

Ohio University mechanical engineering seniors win fourth national assistive design competition
For the fourth time in six years, an Ohio University mechanical engineering senior design team has won first prize in the Ability One Design Challenge, a competition to design devices or systems to increase employment opportunities for workers with disabilities. The win brings total prize winnings by mechanical engineering design teams in recent years to more than $100,000.

Ping Center’s old weight equipment finding new homes in area school districts
The old weight equipment at the Ping Center is finding new homes at school districts throughout the area in order to make way for an expanded weight facility and new equipment at the University's recreation center.

Jul 16
Nelson Court closing July 19, Shively Court opening July 20
Nelson Court will close after dinner on Saturday, July 19 to allow for planned utility upgrades. Shively Court will open for lunch on Sunday, July 20.

Jul 11
Student Affairs holding #BobcatExperience Contest
The Division of Student Affairs is hosting the “#BobcatExperience Contest.” The Bobcat who submits the winning entry will speak at the President’s Convocation for First-Year Students.

Jul 9
Science Cafe and Cafe Conversations 2014-15 dates announced
Ohio University has announced the dates for the 2014-15 Science Cafe and Cafe Conversations series. Science Cafés and Cafe' Conversations are venues for students interested in informally sharing their interests during a conversational exchange with faculty, staff and the community in a friendly setting.

Jun 26
ParkMobile parking changes take effect
Ohio University has soft launched the new meter system on part of the Athens Campus this week, and drivers can pay for parking at some meters with their smart phones using the ParkMobile app. The meters will continue going online next week and should be fully implemented by July 1.

Jun 25
OHIO implementing online sexual assault prevention program for incoming students
Ohio University is introducing and implementing Not Anymore, an interactive online program designed to prevent sexual assault and other interpersonal violence on campus, for first-year students.

The OHIO Guarantee and graduation video released
The next installment of a video series intended to educate prospective Ohio University students and their parents, as well as the University community, about a new, innovative tuition and fee structure is now available on The OHIO Guarantee website.

Jun 24
Ohio University launches new translational biomedical sciences doctoral program
Portion of $2 million Kopchick gift will support affiliated students, faculty

Jun 20
Campus Involvement Center awarded grant to assist students in recovery
The Ohio University Campus Involvement Center has been awarded $2,500 grant to assist students in recovery from substance use disorders and other addictive behaviors.

Jun 18
Five students on research externships in Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Five Ohio University undergraduate students are in Cambodia this summer in a student-faculty collaborative “externship” project call “Imagining International Justice in Post-Genocide Cambodia.”

Scripps students covering World Cup from various cities
An exclusive partnership with the U.S. Soccer Federation and a separate partnership with the National Soccer Coaches Association of America has 18 E.W. Scripps School of Journalism students interning in Brazil and throughout Europe to cover the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

WOUB, OHIO students recognized by regional National Academy of Television Arts And Sciences
The Ohio Valley Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences has recognized two WOUB productions and a School of Media Arts and Studies production with student production awards.

Jun 17
ParkMobile parking changes take effect
Ohio University has soft launched the new meter system on part of the Athens Campus this week, and drivers can pay for parking at some meters with their smart phones using the ParkMobile app. The meters will continue going online next week and should be fully implemented by July 1.

Jun 8
Student at Eastern Campus finds internship success with local hospital
Derek Deal, a bachelor of science in applied management major at Ohio University Eastern, secured an internship with the Barnesville Hospital and assisted in organizing the Employee Capital Campaign.

Jun 2
Biology intern fell in love with the wolves
High in the Rocky Mountains, John Buffington '15 fell in love with the wolves. Now the Wildlife and Conservation Biology major is sharing his passion through a comic book that he wrote and illustrated called Keyni—The First Walk.

OHIO students deliver books to Botswana, study healthcare
Students and faculty from Ohio University’s School of Nursing are helping students in Botswana by delivering dozens of books to the library where nursing students from the Institute of Health Sciences in Gaborone, Botswana often study.

May 28
Bobcat Student Orientation kicks off June 4
Orientation sessions begin June 4 and end June 26 for incoming first-year and transfer students.

OHIO grad one of 30 women accepted into leadership program
Sarah Chadwell, who earned her bachelor of arts degree in global studies from OHIO’s Center for International Studies, will participate in the NEW Leadership Ohio program at Ohio State University June 2-6.

May 22
Competition to award winning team overseas travel
The Ohio University Global Health Case Competition is an opportunity for OHIO graduate and undergraduate students to research global health issues and develop innovative solutions to some of today’s global health challenges. The winning team will be awarded sponsored travel to participate in an overseas global health activity in which they will implement their solution.

May 21
Move-out weekend yields 23 tons of reusable goods
Ohio University Refuse and Recycling Manager Andrew Ladd reported that 23.5 pounds of furniture, clothes and other reusable goods were collected during move-out weekend earlier this month.

May 15
OHIO Spring and Summer Showcases welcome prospective students to campus
As spring gets into full swing, Undergraduate Admissions, academic colleges and departments, and other student services prepare to welcome high school students to Athens for OHIO's Spring Showcase on Friday, May 16.

May 14
UCM unveils new OHIO Guarantee video
In a effort to educate prospective Ohio University students and their parents, as well as the University community, about the new, innovative tuition and fee structure named The OHIO Guarantee, University Communications and Marketing (UCM) is announcing the second video launched as part of a series designed to answer basic questions.

VisCom’s Sara Lewkowicz wins Sony’s WPA Photographer of the Year, $25K
Sara Lewkowicz, a graduate student in OHIO's School of Visual Communication, has been named the Sony World Photography Awards Photographer of the Year and is one of seven students nationwide selected for a $2,000 scholarship through the National Press Photographers Association.

May 12
Top D.O. urges Heritage College grads to embrace change, tradition
Robert S. Juhasz, D.O., addressed the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine's 112 new osteopathic physicians during Saturday's Commencement.

May 9
Graduate student discusses her research on health in Ecuador [SLIDESHOW]
Second-year doctoral student Diana Marvel conducted research in rural Ecuador during summer 2013. She was the program assistant for the Service-Learning in Ecuador program.

May 7
OHIO creates diverse influence in community
When Athens native Teresa Montle moved from the country and into the city of Athens three years ago, it was so her young daughter Annamarie could attend East Elementary and experience a more diverse student population. The diverse environment is created largely in part by Ohio University, she believes.

May 6
Ohio University Eastern honors 2014 graduating class
Ohio University’s Eastern Campus honored graduates, scholarship recipients and student leaders at the Honors and Recognition Convocation Friday evening at the Health and Physical Education Center in St. Clairsville.

May 1
Determination not excuses leads to Zanesville student’s success
Ohio University Zanesville student Breana Massie overcame the challenges of Spina Bifida and starting a family to earn her degree.

Heritage College counting down to May 10 Commencement
Ohio University's Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine will hold its Commencement at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 10, in Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium. Its awards ceremony will be held from 12:30 to 3 p.m. Friday, May 9, at TailGreat Park.

Mechanical engineering student’s big idea earns him national innovation fellowship
When it comes to big ideas, Ohio University mechanical engineering student John Herbert is full of them – and the energy to take them on.

Russ College students plan summer break full of learning experiences
When Ohio University’s spring semester ends next week, some students will head for the comforts of home. But many Russ College students will use the break from classes to get hands on with their engineering and technology learning studies.

Student employee summer workload limits released
As spring semester draws to an end, departments are reminded that the 28 hour per week limit for student employees applies to the upcoming summer break.

University announces new bachelor’s program in technical operations management
Ohio University has added a new bachelor of science program in technical operations management to begin in fall 2014. Applications will be accepted starting in May.<br />

Video series launches explaining The OHIO Guarantee
University Communications and Marketing (UCM) is rolling out a series of short videos designed to answer basic questions about The OHIO Guarantee.