|Upcoming event to celebrate notable OHIO alumna’s book release|
In celebration of Ohio University alumna Beverly Jones’ new book, “Think Like an Entrepreneur, Act Like a CEO,” the campus and community are invited to a book release party from 4:30 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 10 at The Ridges, Building 21, hosted by the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs, Scripps College of Communication and ohiowomen.
|OHIO’s Washington Policy Forum connects and engages alumni in presidential election discussion|
Around 60 Ohio University alumni attended a Washington Policy Forum kickoff event in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, Jan. 28 in the Capitol Visitor’s Center. Organized by the College of Arts and Sciences, the Scripps College of Communication, the Ohio University Alumni Association and the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs, the forums, held quarterly, aim to reconnect alumni in the nation’s capital to Ohio University.
|Graduates make sure Food Matters for next crop of students|
Food Matters, the campus student organization focused on food, was founded by recent graduates Anna Chleboun and Janice Brewer in Spring 2014 to enhance student and community experiences with the Food Studies theme at Ohio University.
|CLJC alum ¦ Stember practices labor & employment litigation, teaches law|
A native of Brooklyn, NY, John Stember was a Cutler Fellow when he was an Honors student at Ohio University. He was in the last class of Cutler College, a 1960’s era program for self-designed majors.
|Ohio University Lancaster taking student proposals for tenth annual Celebrate Women Conference|
Ohio University’s Lancaster Campus is encouraging undergraduate and graduate students to submit their research papers and posters to be included in the 10th annual Celebrate Women event. This year’s event is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, March 18, in Brasee Hall on the Lancaster Campus.
|Cast your vote for the Homecoming 2016 theme|
The OHIO Alumni Association and the Division of Student Affairs need your input regarding this year’s Homecoming theme selection! Cast your vote and help determine the look and feel of all 2016 Homecoming endeavors.
|Students prepare to dance through the decades at second annual BobcaThon|
On Feb. 13, students and members of the Ohio University community will dance until they drop at the second annual BobcaThon, a 12-hour dance marathon that supports the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Ohio.
|Say it best when you say nothing at all|
Finding the perfect Valentine’s Day gift is a lot of pressure. How do you declare your love to your significant Bobcat? No matter what stage in your relationship, The Bobcat Store has the right gifts to tell your sweetheart how you feel. Now through Feb. 14, save 14 percent on all orders of OHIO champagne flutes, Keith Chapman jewelry, and Loralie’s Minis OHIO Brownies by using promo code “LOVE2016,” so you can treat yourself to a sweet deal as well!
|Pride Society of Alumni and Friends presents Broadway in Columbus: 'The Sound of Music.'|
Warm up those singing voices and join the Ohio University Pride Society of Alumni and Friends on Jan. 26 for an evening of theatrics, sing-alongs and fun at a Broadway event featuring “The Sound of Music.”
|Author, VisCom alumna Alysia Burton Steele awarded 2016 Humanities Award|
Alysia Burton Steele, MA ’10, an Ohio University School of Visual Communication graduate and author of Delta Jewels: In Search of My Grandmother's Wisdom, received the 2016 Mississippi Humanities Council Public Humanities Preserver of Mississippi Culture Award for her work to document and save the culture of the state.
|Pioneer and champion of women at OHIO establishes scholarship|
Ohio University’s first female dean of University College Patricia Bayer Richard has been passionate about providing new opportunities for women and students throughout her career on OHIO’s Athens campus. This passion led the retired professor of political science to establish the Patricia Bayer Richard Scholarship, which will benefit undergraduate students enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences who demonstrate financial need.
|Become an OHIO Legacy Scholar|
Ohio University is currently accepting applications for the 2016-17 OHIO Alumni Association Legacy Scholarship, a distinctive award for all children and grandchildren of Bobcat alumni. Listen to an interview with this year’s Legacy Scholars here.
|OHIO Alumni Association claims 4 CASE V district awards|
To say the OHIO Alumni Association is having a banner year would be an understatement. Not only has the OHIO affinity champion hosted more successful signature and chapter events throughout the country than ever before, OHIO Alumni initiatives are among those leading the district in best practices. This fall, the Association has been recognized with four CASE V district awards, bringing the final tally for 2015 industry nods to seven.
|Registration opens for 2016 international MDIA High School Media Workshop|
The School of Media Arts & Studies has launched registration for its 2016 High School Media Workshop which offers high school students the opportunity to interact with MDIA faculty while learning the latest techniques in audio, video, games & animation, storytelling/producing, and social media, as well as specializations in many additional academic areas. The workshop is slated to take place in Athens from July 13-16, 2016 and interested students are encouraged to register today as space is limited!
|Late VisCom Director Emeritus Chuck Scott given Congressional recognition|
Ohio University Scripps College of Communication Visual Communication Director Emeritus Chuck Scott, who passed away Nov. 20, 2015, was recognized by Hon. Steve Stivers of the Ohio House of Representatives on Dec. 2.
|History alum named CEO of AccessData Group|
Ohio University history alum Keith James '94 has been named Chief Executive Office of AccessData Group.
|Physics alum assumes presidency of London's Royal Society|
Ohio University alum Venkatraman ‘Venki’ Ramakrishnan started his five-year term as President of the Royal Society in London on Dec. 1.
|Alum's law firm does business litigation, criminal defense|
Center for Law, Justice & Culture’s alum Yousef Faroniya is the founder and CEO of YMF Inc., the Law Office of Yousef M. Faroniya, where he serves client’s interests in business litigation, criminal defense, landlord-tenant law, and other matters.
|A “milestone” Ohio Today for fall|
A Nobel Prize-winning Bobcat. An OHIO team with 62 national titles and 108 state championships in the last decade. A fundraising campaign that resulted in $500 million in generosity for the University. A beloved OHIO movie theater’s centennial. The first legal same-sex marriage in Athens County.
|Translational Medicine Helps To Better Prepare Med Students For Career|
Dr. Sonsoles De Lacalle, director of the Ohio University’s Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine’s (HCOM) Office of Advanced Studies, sat down with WOUB Public Media “Conversations from Studio B” host Kelee Riesbeck to unpack HCOM’s dual degree program and explain how it represents a sea change in how students are trained to become clinician-scientists. She also discusses the importance of communicating scientific discovery to the public, especially to K-12 students.
|Gifts for every Bobcat at The Bobcat Store|
The holiday season is said to be the most wonderful time of the year, but busy stores and shopping lists can also make it the most stressful time. This season, avoid fighting the crowds for the perfect gifts. Finding gifts for each Bobcat on your list is as easy as one stop at The Bobcat Store and the elves at the store have compiled gifts for even the most hard-to-buy-for Bobcat.
|Instructions for Year-End Gift Processing|
Ohio University will be closed from Friday, Dec. 25, 2015, through Friday, Jan. 1, 2016, and will re-open on Monday, Jan. 4, 2016. During this period, the Division of Advancement is working to ensure that all donors are able to transact gifts to The Ohio University Foundation.
|Gawande Lecture Series delves into ancient Indian texts|
On Nov. 12, Stephanie Jamison presented “Adulterous Woman to Be Eaten by Dogs: Women and Law in Ancient India,” a lecture about ancient Indian sources pertaining to women and law. The event took place in Ellis Hall as a part of the biannual Ohio University Gawande Lecture Series.
|Upcoming events to celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week with two renowned speakers|
Ohio University will host two events on campus, on Monday, Nov. 16 and Thursday, Nov. 19 from 5:30 - 7 p.m. in the Baker University Center Theater, featuring renowned speakers on entrepreneurship in celebration of the eight annual Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW).
|Finals Week Survival Bags now available|
The Student Alumni Board’s Finals Week Survival Bags are back! These survival bags help OHIO students during the tough week of Finals Week to study harder and making their grueling week less stressful. This semester’s bags include a stainless steel mug, a stress ball, vanilla chapstick, gum, great study tools (post-it notes, highlighters, etc.) snacks/candy and more!
|Sheila and Larry McHale receive John C. Baker Founder's Award|
On Thursday, November 12, The Ohio University Foundation bestowed its greatest honor upon alumna Sheila McHale and her husband Lawrence “Larry” McHale, The John C. Baker Founder’s Award. The award recognizes individuals who have provided exemplary service to The Foundation. The inaugural Baker Awards were presented in 1995 during a special dual celebration in the life of Ohio University: the 50th anniversary of The Foundation and the 100th birthday of its founder, the late President Emeritus John C. Baker