november 2018

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OHIO Beacons of Excellence

Souls shot

Ohio Today’s latest “Behind the Images” installment looks at “Souls Shot: Portraits of Victims of Gun Violence,” a traveling exhibition curated by OHIO alumna Laura Madeleine. Experience some of the exhibit’s powerful images and hear from the artists at ohiotoday.org.

Take in the sights and sounds of Homecoming 2018.

Bobcat Nation welcomes new executive director of OHIO Alumni Association

OHIO unveils a fully redesigned Bobcat Store 

The Bobcat Store, inviting OHIO alumni to “relive the bricks,” has undergone a complete makeover, including a new URL, logo and tagline, as well as fresh photographs and product descriptions on the 500-plus items available for purchase. 

Registration underway for Homecoming Parade

Bobcats revel in their ‘Athens State of Mind’ for Homecoming 2018

Take a walk down Homecoming 2018 memory lane, and check out the video, photos and interviews with Bobcats who returned to the bricks for this annual tradition celebrating all things OHIO.

Bobcat Nation welcomes new executive director of OHIO Alumni Association

Distinguished alumni, friends celebrated at Alumni Awards Gala

The OHIO Alumni Association’s 78th annual Alumni Awards Gala honored 14 of OHIO’s alumni and friends who have exhibited distinguished service to the University, in their fields and beyond.

LA Bobcats are gearing up for the annual Hollywood Bowl

That extra mile

Through resourcefulness, perseverance and a helping hand from International Student and Faculty Services, OHIO’s international students are thriving. Read about two international Bobcats and their journeys to and success at Ohio University.

Bobcat Nation welcomes new executive director of OHIO Alumni Association

Join the OHIO community in ending sexual violence 

There is a growing movement across the Ohio University community to raise awareness of sexual violence on campus and to support survivors. To learn more about these efforts and ways you can support the movement, click here.

Registration underway for Homecoming Parade

Rooted in place 

Glouster, Ohio native and Ohio University alumnus JD Kittle’s return to Athens County finds him leading two biotech companies and reconnecting with Southeast Ohio. Read about this small-town son turned biotech innovator.

What's your Bobcat personality?

OHIO debuts new national commercial 

Check out Ohio University’s new national commercial, which showcases the University’s more than 250 academic programs and its diverse student population.


Q: Ohio University’s Athens Campus features many picturesque places and spaces. In the spring of 2015, the University installed another of those features — a brick relief sculpture, constructed along with four new residence halls and the Living Learning Center, that spotlights iconic images and symbols of OHIO. How many bricks were used in constructing the relief sculpture?

A. 1,750
B. 1,804
C. 1,550
D. 2,200

Think you know the answer? Click here to find out.

Black Alumni Reunion planned for September 2019

OHIO wins 2018 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award 

Ohio University is one of 96 U.S. institutions to receive the award and will be featured in November’s issue of INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. 

ohiotoday radio

Souza receives OHIO’s Federal Government Alumnus Award 

The former chief White House photographer and professor emeritus of visual communication was the keynote speaker and honoree at this year’s Federal Government Alumni Luncheon.

OHIO alumnus opens nation’s largest indoor adventure park 

Last word with Amir Farnoud 

Ohio Today goes behind the scenes with the assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering who recently created a podcast about nanotechnology.

OHIO alumnus opens nation’s largest indoor adventure park 

Crowl Professorship recognizes outstanding OHIO English faculty

This endowed professorship has allowed faculty to more fully pursue their research and engage their students — while carrying on the legacies of two OHIO educators. 

Celtic Lands

OHIO offices, Athens businesses take top Paint the Town Green honors

Gawande Speaker Series examines the role of robots in ancient Indian tales 

OHIO community bands together to support Baker Food Pantry

Patient advocacy fund founder honored 

Middle Tennessee Bobcats pay it forward at Hands On Nashville Day

upcoming events


Nov. 1
Denver Chapter: OHIO vs. Western Michigan Game Watchn
5 – 8 p.m.
Denver, CO

Nov. 1
Central Ohio Alumni Chapter: 2018 Annual Fall Dinner

6 – 9 p.m.
Columbus, OH

Nov. 3
Ohio University Women’s Club of Greater Cleveland: Annual Fall Brunch and Holiday Auction

10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Cleveland, OH

Nov. 4
BobcaThon: Dads Weekend Pancake Breakfast
10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Athens, OH

Nov. 7
Denver Chapter: OHIO vs. Miami Game Watch
Denver, CO

Nov. 7
Austin Chapter: Battle of the Bricks Fall Game Watch & Cookout
5:30 – 10 p.m.
Austin, TX

Nov. 7
Ebony Bobcat Network Columbus: Admissions Night at Africentric Early College High School

5:30 – 9 p.m.
Columbus, OH

Nov. 7
Middle Tennessee Chapter: Battle of the Bricks Football Watch Party

6 – 9 p.m.
Nashville, TN

Nov. 8
Cleveland Bobcats: Movers and Shakers

7 – 9 p.m.
Cleveland, OH

Nov. 10
Akron Association of Ohio University Women: Hidden Treasures Auction 2018

11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Silver Lake, OH

Nov. 10
Greater Los Angeles Chapter: 13th Annual OHIO Alumni Pub Tour

Noon – 6 p.m.
Hermosa Beach, CA

Nov. 15
Pittsburgh Chapter: 6th Annual Holiday Party

6 – 9 p.m.
Pittsburgh, PA

Nov. 28
Oregon Chapter: OMSI After Dark: Mysteries of Egypt

7 – 10 p.m.
Portland, OR

Nov. 30
African Studies Alumni & Friends Network: Meet Up at High Velocity

4 – 6 p.m.
Atlanta, GA

Contact Us:

Ohio University Alumni Association
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Phone: 740-593-4300 | Fax: 740-593-0970
Email: alumni@ohio.edu

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