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Ohio Third Frontier awards Ohio University $50,000 Apr 10
Ohio University has received $50,000 from the Ohio Third Frontier Commission to develop 3-D visualization software that will improve the development and design of new aircraft. Read More
National conference to attract rural medical education leaders to Athens, Ohio Apr 9
Approximately 70 medical educators from across the country will gather at the Ohio University Inn in Athens, Ohio, April 16-18 for the 2014 Rural Training Tracks Conclave, sponsored by the RTT Collaborative and the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine. Read More
Ohio University talks economic development and job creation with JobsOhio Apr 7
According to John Minor, president and chief investment officer of JobsOhio, Ohio University’s integrated efforts toward economic development align well with the approach of JobsOhio. Read More
National Science Foundation creates industry electrochemical research center at Ohio University Apr 3
The Center for Electrochemical Engineering at Ohio University’s Russ College of Engineering and Technology has received a National Science Foundation (NSF) award to establish a new industry university cooperative research center in Athens, Ohio, with partner site Washington University-St. Louis. Read More
OHIO Guarantee tuition program receives chancellor’s approval Apr 3
Chancellor John Carey of the Ohio Board of Regents has approved Ohio University’s new undergraduate tuition and fee guarantee program – The OHIO Guarantee – setting in motion plans for a transparent and predictable tuition structure to begin with the 2015-16 academic year. Read More
Communication Week 2014 planned for March 24-28 Mar 24
The Scripps College of Communication will celebrate Communication Week 2014 this week, March 24-28. Events kick off Monday afternoon with Visual Communication Day speakers and continue in the evening with the induction of 1969 alumnus and Pulitzer Prize winner Clarence E. Page, into the Ohio Communication Hall of Fame. Events are free and open to the public. Read More
Media Alert Shale Survey Mar 18
The Consortium for Energy, Economics & the Environment (CE3) at the Ohio University Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs will host an informational webinar for the media Monday, Feb. 24 at 12:30 p.m. Read More
Media Alert Mar 18
The media are invited to an interview opportunity with a delegation from the Republic of Botswana visiting Ohio University to: affirm the University’s relationship with Botswana, expand reciprocal education opportunities for students and to discuss new collaborations. Read More
OHIO faculty member, two students named as panelists for Feb. 20 Soledad O’Brien event Mar 18
Dr. Arthur Cromwell, an associate professor in the School of Media Arts and Studies and director of the Honors Tutorial Program in that area at Ohio University, along with Seaira Christian-Daniels and Tessa Scott, both seniors at Ohio University, have been named panelists in the “Soledad O’Brien Presents Black in America” event slated for 5 p.m. on Thurs., Feb. 20. Read More
Ohio University hosts “Soledad O’Brien Presents Black in America” Mar 18
Award-winning journalist Soledad O’Brien will be visiting Ohio University this month as part of a multi-city speaking tour. Read More
Ohio University Distinguished Professor Lecture Feb. 24 Mar 18
As an Ohio University Classics and World Religions professor, Tom Carpenter lectures on his field of study often, but on Feb. 24, his audience will not be made up of undergraduate students, but rather colleagues and admirers from across the University honoring him as the recipient of the 2013 Distinguished Professor award. Read More
Ohio University is to close Monday, January 27 at 5 p.m. for expected inclement weather Mar 18
Ohio University will close effective at 5 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 27. Read More
Russ Prize winner Wynne to lecture on breakthrough discovery behind LASIK surgery Mar 17
Dr. James J. Wynne, recipient of the 2013 Russ Prize, will discuss his role in developing the pulsed ultraviolet excimer laser, the technology behind LASIK and PRK vision correction surgeries, on Thurs., Feb. 20, at 3:15 p.m. in Ohio University’s Baker University Center Theatre. Read More
International Women’s Day Festival to be held March 16 Mar 17
The Ohio University and surrounding community is invited to celebrate Women’s History Month at the University’s sixth annual International Women’s Day Festival. Read More
Noted alumnus, e-security entrepreneur Chuck Stuckey to serve as Ohio University undergraduate commencement speaker Mar 17
Ohio University today announced that alumnus Charles “Chuck” R. Stuckey Jr., chairman emeritus of computer security giant RSA Security and a stalwart supporter of the University, will serve as its 2014 Undergraduate Commencement speaker. Read More
Public forums on South Green Drive extension plan Mar 17
The public is invited to give feedback regarding plans to extend South Green Drive on the Ohio University campus from its current end point near the New Life Assembly church, to connect with Mill Street. Read More
Press Conference with Soledad O’Brien Mar 17
The media are invited to attend a press conference with award-winning journalist Soledad O’Brien, Thurs., Feb. 20 at 3 p.m. Read More
Athens Mayor and Ohio University President issue joint statement in advance of spring semester weekend activities Mar 17
“The City of Athens and Ohio University encourage our residents to have a safe and responsible spring semester. Our goals are to ensure safety, encourage civility, and promote intelligent decision making at all times. Read More
Ohio University plans to launch physician assistant program in 2015 Mar 17
Responding to a shortage of healthcare professionals, especially in rural areas, Ohio University plans to launch a master’s-level physician assistant program in May 2015 on an extension campus that the university is developing near Columbus. Read More
Ohio University Press celebrates 50 years of publishing Mar 17
During the week of February 16–22, Ohio University Press, nonprofit publisher of books for both academic and popular audiences, celebrates its 50th year as publishing house. Read More
OHIO trustees review strategic planning process, FY2015 budget Mar 17
The Ohio University Board of Trustees engaged in conversations about key factors shaping the fiscal year 2015 budget and an array of transformational initiatives at meetings on the Athens campus. Read More
OHIO Libraries kick off bicentennial with Founders Day Symposium Mar 17
Ohio University Libraries is preparing to officially kick off its bicentennial celebration at the Founders Day Symposium, March 25 from 1:30 to 4 p.m. The symposium will be held on the fourth floor of Alden Library. Read More
The Interlink Alliance to hold third faculty development conference at Virginia State University Mar 17
Presidents from The Interlink Alliance institutions will be attending "From Pencils to Pixels: Pedagogy in the 21st Century" during the third faculty development conference March 7 and 8 at Virginia State University (VSU) in Petersburg, Va. Read More
New report from Ohio University’s Voinovich School highlights local impact of shale activity Mar 17
On Mon., Feb. 24, the Ohio University Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs will release the findings of its much anticipated Ohio Shale Development Community Impact Survey. Read More
Ohio University to break ground on Dublin Integrated Education Center Mar 17
Ground will be broken this month on an 86,000-square-foot facility at Ohio University’s Dublin Campus that will house the university’s new Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant Practice. Read More
Ohio University, Heritage College launch Early Assurance Program Jan 23
Building on its nearly 40-year history of educating physicians committed to practicing in the state, the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine (HCOM) has launched a new program that allows outstanding high school seniors to apply for medical school admission prior to starting their undergraduate coursework. Read More
Ohio University named a top U.S. Fulbright Scholarship producer Nov 27
The Chronicle of Higher Education ranks Ohio University as one of the “Top Producers of U.S. Fulbright Scholars by Type of Institution in 2013-14” in its November issue. With five Fulbright recipients from the University this year, OHIO is ranked alongside research institutions such as Boston University, Texas Tech University and New York University. Read More
Ohio University green engineering expert inducted into Engineering and Science Hall of Fame Nov 18
An eminent scholar at Ohio University was inducted Thursday to the Engineering and Science Hall of Fame at the Engineers Club of Dayton for his inventions of alternative fuels and supercritical fluid technologies. Read More
OHIO Board of Trustees approve capital improvement plan Nov 1
The Ohio University Board of Trustees discussed long-term planning efforts and approved a $970 million, six-year capital improvement plan (CIP) at meetings yesterday and today. Read More
Ohio University Researcher Part of Groundbreaking Study of Voting Rights Act Oct 11
An Ohio University researcher is co-author of a groundbreaking new study that suggests that the Voting Rights Act has played a key role in increasing minority representation on city councils nationwide. Read More
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