|Alumnus recalls launching engineering career with historic Gemini project|
<br />Decades before Ohio University hosted International Space University’s 28th Space Studies Program (SSP15), the Russ College of Engineering and Technology welcomed one student who had already learned how to create for good by helping design one of the first American spacecraft.
|Alumnus recognized by Kappa Delta Pi: Lifetime membership in Eleanor Roosevelt Honor Chapter|
Ohio University alumnus Art Stellar has been selected to lifetime membership in the honorary chapter of Kappa Delta Pi.
|Cleared for liftoff: Space studies participants to launch rockets at OHIO Airport|
For one of its final public event of the summer, International Space University’s 28th Space Studies Program invites the public to the OHIO Airport near Albany to witness participants launch their mid-powered rocket designs on Saturday, July 18.
|From prisoner to physicist: Alumnus stays positive in life after lockup|
Sean Bearden started taking print-based classes through Ohio University's Correctional Education while he was incarcerated. Education transformed his life, and it put him on the path to redemption.
|Incoming medical students are welcomed with a gift to be held close to the heart|
In what has become a tradition of the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, the Society of Alumni and Friends sponsored a Student Welcome Dinner July 6, at which members of the incoming class of 2019 each received a stethoscope as a gift.
|Meet Paula Carpenter, June 2015 Classified Employee of the Month|
Paula Carpenter, administrative coordinator in the Scripps College of Communication, is the June 2015 Classified Employee of the Month. Find out more about her here.
|Optics and photonics society honors Ohio University electrical engineering professor with senior status|
<br />The visiting Stocker Professor for Ohio University’s Russ College School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science has been recognized as a senior member of The Optical Society.
|Russ College dean named president of Ohio Society of Professional Engineers|
Dennis Irwin, dean of the Fritz J. and Dolores H. Russ College of Engineering and Technology at Ohio University, has been named president of the Ohio Society of Professional Engineers.
|School of Media Arts & Studies hosts 62 students for High School Media Workshop|
School of Media Arts & Studies hosts 62 students for High School Media Workshop
|Space studies program staffer travels unconventional path to space industry|
Participants, faculty and staff of International Space University’s 28th Space Studies Program took a break from family, friends and careers to travel to Ohio University this summer for nine weeks of intense space education.
|University and medical school launch new campus in Cleveland|
In a day that Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine leaders are calling a major milestone for the 40-year-old college, 51 new medical students arrived for their first classes on Wednesday, July 8, at the new Ohio University campus in the Cleveland area.
|Update from Human Resources regarding change for missed premiums|
Human Resources recently updated the benefits module of the Oracle HRIS system. Included in the update is a change to how missed premiums for benefits will be handled.
|David Colagiovanni named director of Athens Film Festival|
David Colagiovanni has been named director of the Athens Center for Film and Video, a role that includes running the annual festival, a weeklong event that started in 1974.
|MIS professor presents findings to Canadian Information Processing Society|
Recently, Nadège Levallet, a management information systems professor in the College of Business, was invited to present her thesis findings to the Canadian Information Processing Society. Her research centered on the role that information technology and systems play in helping leadership seize unexpected business opportunities.
|Ohio University Press had five books place on Library Journal’s African studies bestseller list|
Ohio University Press had five books place on Library Journal’s recent African studies bestseller list, more than any other press, including Oxford, Cambridge, Harvard, and Yale university presses.
|Patrick Roden named student trustee|
Ohio Gov. John Kasich appointed rising junior Patrick J. Roden as a student trustee to the Ohio University Board of Trustees on June 11. His term runs June 11, 2015 to May 13, 2017.
|Southern Campus’ art students showcase experiences, achievements|
Tom Suter, senior lecturer of art and campus program liaison at Ohio University Southern, along with two of his students, Kelsey Dillow and Valerie Windhorst, had the opportunity to spotlight the associate in arts degree program during the Ohio University Board of Trustees meeting held on the University’s Southern Campus.
|“Hidden mother” portraits reveal a historic moment in American photography|
Laura Larson curates exhibit of late 19th century images of children.
|Coveted photo by alumnus now available on the Bobcat Store|
Coveted photo by alumnus now available on the Bobcat Store
|Ebony Bobcat Network to hold 5th Annual Breakfast Meeting and Dance in Euclid, Ohio|
Ohio University’s Ebony Bobcat Network (EBN) will host their Annual Breakfast Meeting and Dance on August 14-15 at The Manor of Euclid in Euclid, Ohio. This year’s weekend will mark the fifth anniversary of the anticipated event, and will include activities for students, alumni and friends.
|Fundraiser planned for Russ College administrative specialist|
A fundraiser for Tammy Jordan, an administrative specialist in the Russ College of Engineering and Technology who is battling cancer, will be held Aug. 2.
|President’s Advisory Council on Disability and Accessibility Planning discusses upcoming projects with Athens City Commission on Disabilities|
The President’s Advisory Council on Disability and Accessibility Planning (PACDAP) met with the Athens City Commission on Disabilities July 15 to initiate their collaboration under the memorandum of understanding (MOU) that was signed by Athens Mayor Paul Wiehl and Ohio University President Roderick J. McDavis in 2014.
|Southern Campus’ Academy of Excellence celebrates 35th year|
From July 20-24, children in grades 1-6 are participating in an array of hands-on classes at Ohio University Southern.
|Victim advocacy training to be held on Lancaster Campus July 31|
The Ohio University Lancaster Campus and community organizations are coming together to make sure the needs of crime victims in our region are met. The Gender Equality Solidarity Society, an Ohio University Lancaster student group, The Lighthouse Domestic Violence Shelter, and the Justice League of Ohio are organizing a Victim Advocacy Training for Friday, July 31, 2015, from 8:30 a.m. – noon at Ohio University Lancaster in Brasee Hall, Room 414.
|Eastern Campus announces several changes in student services|
Changes include the promotions of Diann Nickerson, manager of enrollment services, and Jennifer Kellner-Muscar, manager of advising and retention, and the announcement of three new team members, Lisa Jeffries, recruitment coordinator; Lori Poch, records management associate; and Nicole Dawson, veteran’s affairs work study.
|Former federal health leader prescribes ‘intentional kindness’ for record-setting medical school class|
This past weekend, the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine welcomed its class of 2019 – the first in its history to represent its three campuses in Athens, Dublin and Cleveland.
|Lancaster Campus professor returns for leading first Chautauqua Writers' Festival songwriting workshop|
Ohio University Lancaster Professor of English Scott Minar’s first experience teaching songwriting at the Chautauqua Writers' Festival is one he says he’ll never forget. The festival was held in Lake Chautauqua, New York, June 18 through June 21.
|Maurice Ndour signs with Dallas Mavericks|
Former Ohio men's basketball forward Maurice Ndour has signed with the NBA's Dallas Mavericks, the organization announced on July 21.
|Ten Bobcats named MAC Distinguished Scholar Athletes|
The Mid-American Conference announced today the Distinguished Scholar Athletes from 16 winter and spring sports during this 2014-15 academic season as 359 student-athletes were voted by faculty athletic representatives at MAC institutions representing the ‘best of the best’ from each sports Academic All-MAC Teams.
|Libraries digitize The Post|
The Ohio University Libraries is pleased to announce the completion of a new digitization project that brings issues of The Post dated from June 17, 1999 through June 3, 2011 online.
|Ohio University announces new director of Utilities|
Steve Wood, executive director for Facilities Management, announced that Joel Baetens has been appointed as the director of Utilities in the department of Facilities Management.
|Rathindra Bose memorial service is Aug. 11 in Houston|
The University of Houston will host a memorial service on Tuesday, Aug. 11, for former Ohio University Vice President for Research and Creative Activity and Dean of the Graduate College Rathindra N. Bose, who died on July 10 after a short illness.
|Southern Campus preparing for tobacco-free initiative|
Effective Aug. 1, 2015, Ohio University Southern will implement its tobacco-free initiative, which will be enforceable on all property owned, leased or shared by the campus.
|University adopts new student preferred names policy|
In an attempt to meet the changing needs of its students, faculty and staff, Ohio University recently adopted a new policy that will allow students to choose a preferred name and/or gender pronoun for self-identification.