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Go beyond the typical college search process by immersing yourself in the OHIO experience through playlists and podcasts! Curious about what current Bobcats are listening to on campus? Take a listen to the Bobcat Beats playlist. Need some additional information about the application and enrollment process, or an in-depth discussion about specific academic programs? Tune in to the Why OHIO? podcast. So pop in those earbuds and learn more about the students, faculty, staff and music that make up the Forever OHIO experience!

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Why OHIO? An Official Ohio University Podcast

Throughout the series, we explore the essential topics students and their families need to know about as they navigate the college search process. We also share the OHIO experience from the perspectives of current faculty, staff, students and alumni from our academic programs.

Season 1

Episodes from the first season of Why OHIO?

  • What is Why OHIO? - Mini Teaser Episode

    Host Jayden McAdams explains the format and mission of the Why Ohio? podcast in this short opening teaser episode.

  • Bobcat Basics: FAFSA

    Jayden McAdams talks with Melissa Van Meter, OHIO's senior associate director of operations in the Office of Student Financial Aid & Scholarships about the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). You'll learn all about what the FAFSA is, why it's important and get answers to many of the most common (and tricky) questions students have about financial aid!

  • Academic Insider: Finance & Business Analytics

    Join our host Jayden McAdams as he sits down with College of Business faculty member Dr. William Young and current students Reece McLanahan-Schluep and Jack Hueter as they discuss what it's like to be involved in business analytics and finance programs at OHIO.

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  • Bobcat Basics: Housing and the Housing Contract

    In this episode, Jayden McAdams sits down with Johnna Matulja, director of business operations with the Department of Housing & Residence Life at Ohio University to talk about all things housing! Learn how living on campus at OHIO can be a rewarding experience as well as how to navigate the housing contract process, picking a roommate and choosing which residence hall and green might be right for you!

  • Academic Insider: Industrial and Systems Engineering

    Industrial and systems engineers are everywhere — including this podcast! This Academic Insider episode features Industrial and Systems Engineering students from OHIO's Russ College of Engineering and Technology discussing the ways in which industrial and systems engineers are affecting processes and environments throughout the world. From Lego projects to group study sessions, hear from a student perspective on what it’s like to be an Engineering Bobcat.

  • Academic Insider: Geological Sciences

    Tune in to learn why Ohio University's geological sciences program rocks (pun very much intended)! Students Sydney Hansen and Ethan Bohyer, along with faculty member Dr. Greg Springer, sit down with Assistant Director for Communication Kenna Reynolds Warren for a discussion on the awesome hands-on field experiences available to undergraduate geological sciences majors and why OHIO's program stands out from the rest.

Bobcat Beats: An OHIO Playlist

Immerse yourself into the OHIO experience from anywhere. Songs for Bobcats by Bobcats made just for you!

*The Bobcat Beats playlist is not an endorsement of any artist or their content/lyrics/images/videos.