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December 2009 Archives

Dec 2, 2009
Football earns school-record 12 spots on All-MAC teams [ohiobobcats.com]
The Ohio football team earned a school-record 12 citations on the 2009 Mid-American Conference First, Second and Third Teams, the league office announced Wednesday. OHIO seniors Chris Garrett and Lee Renfro were named to the All-MAC first team, as was redshirt freshman kicker Matt Weller. Full Story...
 
Dec 3, 2009
My Personal Information update
University Human Resources and the Payroll department will conduct open houses this month to educate employees about the newly implemented My Personal Information system. Full Story...
 
Rufus Initiative takes on identity management [OIT]
Before the Rufus Initiative can move toward its goals of improving university online services, some basic questions must be answered: Who are we serving, and how do we get them the access they need? Centralized identity management helps answer those questions. Full Story...
 
Dec 4, 2009
Scientists receive $2.6 million grant to develop novel drug for cancer, autoimmune disease [Research News]
The National Institutes of Health has awarded a $2.6 million grant to an Ohio University partnership to develop a new drug that potentially could treat pancreatic cancer and autoimmune diseases such as diabetes. Full Story...
 
Teaching communities 'The Art of the Possible'
Filmmakers from the Scripps College of Communication have combined visual diaries of young cancer patients and their families to create an innovative film about the day-to-day realities of living with cancer. Full Story...
 
Dec 7, 2009
Join a sustainability working group
Ohio University faculty, staff and students and local community members are invited to volunteer to serve on a sustainability working group. Full Story...
 
New academic journal explores childhood in Africa
Ohio University's Institute for the African Child recently launched a new online peer-reviewed journal titled "Childhood in Africa: An Interdisciplinary Journal." Full Story...
 
Professor transforms national publication [OU-COM]
Jay Shubrook took on the role of editor-in-chief of the <i>Osteopathic Family Physician</i>, the official publication of the ACOFP, in March 2009. During his first few months as editor, he oversaw the nine-year-old newsletter's transformation to a scholarly medical journal, a work begun by previous editor Joel Kase. Full Story...
 
Valiant efforts
OHIO football lost Friday's MAC championship game, but earned the chance to face Marshall in the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl on Dec. 26. OHIO volleyball finished its MAC championship season at the NCAA Tournament, defeating Notre Dame Friday but falling to Michigan on Saturday. Full Story...
 
Dec 8, 2009
University to hold H1N1 vaccine clinic
Ohio University will hold its second 2009 H1N1 vaccination clinic for priority group members of Ohio University students, faculty, staff and dependents on Friday, Dec. 11 and Saturday, Dec. 12. Full Story...
 
Dec 10, 2009
Cost savings input sought from university community
Executive President and Provost Pam Benoit urged faculty, staff and students to use a new Web site to share their ideas for cost savings and revenue generation. Full Story...
 
Crafty confections
The environmental studies team was one of 12 that took part in West 82's gingerbread house building competition on Dec. 9. Their entry, "Oh Christmas Tree," won first place. Full Story...
 
University mourns student death
The Ohio University community is mourning the loss of Daniel Gabel, a student who died Tuesday in his hometown of Tipp City, Ohio. Full Story...
 
Dec 11, 2009
Football's Weller named to Freshman All-America teams
OHIO kicker Matt Weller was named to two Freshman All-America squads this week. Weller was the first Bobcat player named to such a team since Chris Garrett's and Ernie Hodge's selections by <i>The Sporting News</i> in 2006. Full Story...
 
Dec 14, 2009
A time to share
Members of the OHIO community are reaching out this holiday season. Instead of a gift exchange, many offices are opting to pool their resources to help area charities and families. Full Story...
 
Regional campus faculty conference held in Chillicothe
About 100 regional campus faculty converged in Chillicothe on Dec. 3 and 4 for Ohio University's annual regional campus faculty conference. In its tenth year, the event provides an opportunity for faculty from all five regional campuses to attend workshops, network, share ideas and dialogue. Full Story...
 
Dec 15, 2009
Ohio University to hold H1N1 clinics
The university has received 7,000 doses of injectable 2009 H1N1 vaccine and will be holding clinics this week for all faculty, staff, students and dependents. Full Story...
 
Dec 16, 2009
New ornaments feature campus buildings
Ohio University Printing Services has released the 'Buildings of Campus' wooden ornament series. Full Story...
 
Dec 18, 2009
President shares state budget update
In a memo to the campus community on Friday, President Roderick J. McDavis detailed recent activity at the Statehouse and outlined the next steps in the process to develop the university’s fiscal year 2011 budget. Full Story...
 
Season's greetings
Happy holidays to Ohio University students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends. We thank you for reading <i>Outlook</i> and being a part of the continuing story of our academic community. We wish you the very best in 2010 as we continue adding new chapters to the OHIO legacy of excellence. Full Story...
 
University closed Friday, Jan. 1
Ohio University will be closed Friday, Jan. 1, in observance of the national New Year's Day holiday. Residence halls open at 9 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 3, and winter quarter classes begin Monday, Jan. 4. Full Story...
 
Dec 21, 2009
Academic restructuring decisions announced
On Dec. 17, Executive Vice President and Provost Pam Benoit announced decisions on most of the major elements of the proposed academic restructuring. Full Story...
 
Ice cream oasis
This past summer, Associate Professor of Sculpture Duane McDiarmid took his installation piece, "Trickster," to remote locations throughout the western United States. He shares his perspective on the interactive artwork with <i>Outlook</i>. Full Story...
 
Marching 110 ready for Rose Parade
Ohio University's Marching 110 will perform in the 121st Rose Parade on New Year's Day in Pasadena, Calif. The parade begins at 11 a.m. (EST) and will be nationally televised on the ABC and NBC networks, Hallmark Channel, Travel Channel, Univision and several local channels. Full Story...
 
University community mourns student death
The Ohio University community is mourning the loss of Alex Bibler, a student who died on Friday, Dec. 18 in his hometown of Cincinnati. Full Story...
 
Dec 22, 2009
ACRN founder dies at 87
Archie Greer, alumnus and professor emeritus of telecommunications, died Sunday. He was 87. Greer is credited with founding the All Campus Radio Network, or ACRN, in 1971. Full Story...
 
Dec 30, 2009
Getting off to a great start
Ohio University provides a vibrant atmosphere for learning communities. This program is a feature of the OHIO experience designed to allow groups of first-year students to take a cluster of common courses. Students, faculty and staff share their perspectives on learning communities in this video overview. Full Story...
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