Compass Archives

Sep 1, 2015
Black Farm fest salutes Chillicothe Campus partnership
Upcoming event captures the clout of collaboration

Constitution Day: 'Citizens United/Citizens Divided,' Sept. 10
Ohio University's Constitution Day 2015 lecture features Dr. Carol Greenhouse discussing "Citizens United/Citizens Divided" on Thursday, Sept. 10, at 5 p.m. in Baker Theater.

Costa Lecture: Black Power movement in age of Obama and #BlackLivesMatter, Sept. 10
Dr. Peniel Joseph, Professor of History at Tufts University, delivers the 38th Annual Costa Lecture in History on Thursday, Sept. 10, at 7:30 p.m., in the Galbreath Chapel.

Emergency communication systems to be tested Friday
Ohio University's Athens campus will test several of its emergency communication systems around noon on Friday, Sept. 4.

Food Studies Theme kicks off fall 2015 at Paw Paw Festival
Join the Food Studies theme at the 17th annual Paw Paw Festival, Sept. 11-13 to celebrate local foods and the vibrant food heritage of Athens, OH. Visit their tent and tune in for appearances by Dr. Paul Patton and Dr. Eric Lemay.

Food Studies theme book club reads 'Fresh: A Perishable History,' Sept. 10
The Food Studies theme Book Club holds its first meeting on Fall 2015 on Thursday, Sept. 10, from 5-6 p.m. in Alden 301U in the third-floor Faculty Commons. The club is reading Fresh: A Perishable History by Susanne Freidberg

Heritage College, Dublin, program lets high school students try health care on for size
A new program offered at the Heritage College, Dublin, gives promising high school students a chance to see what it's like to work in a wide range of health professions.

Ohio University Mock Trial Team holding tryouts; register by Sept. 9
The Ohio University Mock Trial Team is holding tryouts on Wednesday, Sept. 16, beginning at 6 p.m. In order to tryout, interested students must sign up with Mock Trial Recruitment Director Sierra Causey no later than Sept. 9, 2015, at 5 p.m.

Researchers study how former inmates start a new life in Southeast Ohio
Ohio University faculty members Solveig Spjeldnes and Lesli Johnson studied the impact of the Ohio Rural Recidivism Reduction Project.

University to close for Labor Day
Ohio University will be closed Monday, September 7, in observance of the national Labor Day holiday. The closure impacts all campuses and the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine. Administrative offices will be closed and classes will not meet.

Wealth & Poverty theme begins with 'Focus on Africa' in September
The Wealth & Poverty theme begins with a special series focused on inequalities in sub-Saharan Africa from Sept. 17-24.

What Does the Future Hold? film series kicks off in September
The Knowing the Future theme goes to the movies with the "What Does the Future Hold?" film series on four Tuesdays this fall.

Writers Harvest: Local authors and food drive, Sept. 15
Three renowned local writers read from their work at Writers Harvest, a benefit reading hosted by Ohio University’s Creative Writing program, on Tuesday, Sept. 15, in the Walter Hall Rotunda, with a reception following in the lobby outside the theater.

Sep 2, 2015
10 reasons to become a Business Bobcat (told by real students)
10 reasons to become a Business Bobcat (told by real students)

Ohio University celebrates summer sustainability accomplishments
As Ohio University students, faculty and staff settle back into the rhythm of a new academic year, University officials are celebrating many sustainability-related accomplishments that took place in the past four months.

There’s a new major in town: Business Analytics
Do you like statistics? Does predicting trends using data excite you? Are you looking to develop critical business skills? If so, check out the new Business Analytics co-major.

Sep 3, 2015
Administrators answer questions about new preferred names policy at brown bag
Ohio University hosted a lunchtime brown bag on Tuesday to answer questions about its new policy titled, "12.021: Student Names." The new policy allows students to choose a preferred name and/or gender pronoun for self-identification.

Free screening of “Creative Abundance” to be held on Sept. 10
There will be a free public screening of the documentary film “Creative Abundance” on Thursday, September 10 at 7:00 p.m. in Schoonover Auditorium.

Multicultural Student Expo continues to flourish in second year
he second annual Multicultural Expo was held on Aug. 27 in the Baker University Center Ballroom. It brought nearly 800 students and more than 40 organizations together.

Ohio University Southern recognizes retiring faculty and staff
On Aug. 31, colleagues and family members gathered to honor retiring Ohio University Southern staff in the Vern G. Riffe Mains Rotunda.