|Bobcats finish 2015 with second-most wins in a baseball season in program history|
OHIO finished the 2015 regular season with 36 victories -- the second-most in program history. The Bobcats captured the MAC tournament title and earned the league's automatic bid to the NCAA tournament for the first time since 1997.
|Bridge ambiance adds to Lancaster Campus concert site|
Texas rocker Ray Wylie Hubbard said the Covered Bridge Music Series outdoor location on the Herrold Hall Lawn was a beautiful spot for a concert and concert-goers agreed. The show was held May 23. The location was different than past series’ concerts that have been held outdoors because the concert stage was moved closer to the series’ namesake — the John Bright Number 2 Covered Bridge.
|Heritage College awarded $600,000 for diabetes management program in Southeast Ohio|
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded $600,000 to the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine to develop a collaborative program designed to improve health outcomes and lower health care costs for Type 2 diabetes patients in Southeast Ohio. The Rural Health Care Services Outreach Program has three components: legal assistance, patient navigation and a consumer research advisory group. The program’s coordinated team approach toward health care is intended to tackle the unique barriers that make it difficult for people who live in rural areas to manage diabetes.
|OHIO continues to see Academic Progress Rate numbers rise|
The OHIO athletic department continues to see strong postings as the NCAA released its latest Academic Progress Rate numbers.
|Playwriting alumnae work together on new Netflix series|
Two graduates of Ohio University’s Playwriting Program served as writers for a new Netflix show starring Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin.
|Summer youth programs on Athens Campus dedicated to golf, basketball, soccer|
Three Ohio University entities are gearing up for summer programs and camps designed to engage youth in fun while learning about and gaining skills in golf, basketball and soccer.
|University to host leading international space education program June 8-August 7|
The 28th Summer Space Studies Program (SSP15) of International Space University (ISU), the world's premier international space education institution, will begin on the Ohio University campus next week, with many events open to the public.
|“OH, I dO” ceremony allows alumni couples to renew their vows during On The Green Weekend|
On the morning of May 29, 18 couples settled into the pews of Helen Mauck Galbreath Memorial Chapel to renew their commitments to one another. The “OH, I dO” vow renewal ceremony celebrates couples that connected with their spouses through their experiences at Ohio University, and has become a beloved On The Green Weekend tradition.
|Ohio University, Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador expanding their partnership to benefit students, faculty|
Leaders from Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador and Ohio University recently signed an agreement providing opportunities for students and faculty from both institutions to expand collaborations focused on global health education and research.
|Patton College receives continuation of accreditation|
Ohio University’s Patton College of Education had a noteworthy month of May. On the heels of celebrating a historical groundbreaking for a major, $32.8 million renovation project, Patton College leaders learned that the Education Unit, which spans across The Patton College and includes all five regional campuses as well as programs in the Colleges of Arts & Sciences and Fine Arts received continued accreditation from the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), a rigorous evaluation process that requires outcome-based evidence.
|'Barbie Falls on Hard Times' Print Sale underway|
The Ohio University Multicultural Center Art Gallery on the second floor of the Baker University Center is hosting the "Barbie Falls on Hard Times" Print Sale through July 10.
|Chillicothe Campus students broaden their horizons|
Students to take part on international education experience, speak at San Fran conference and other news from the Chillicothe Campus
|Goss named City of Dublin director of development|
Donna Goss, who has served for the past four years as OHIO’s Director of Real Estate Development, Community Engagement and Economic Development, has been selected as the City of Dublin’s new Director of Development.
|Heritage College partners with Athens Photographic Project on PCORI-funded effort to support mental health recovery research|
The Athens Photographic Project and the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine will be working together to learn more about the mental health recovery choices made by clients and their families in Southeast Ohio. A $15,000 award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) will be used to build a partnership, called a patient-centered research community (PCRC), between clients, caregivers, researchers and mental health professionals. The Heritage College will assist with the development of the group, which aims to develop solutions that fill gaps in care and drive useful research.
|Jillian Descoteaux explores connections between athletic training and counseling in unique graduate program|
How one student is designing her own doctoral degree through Ohio University’s Individual Interdisciplinary Program (IIP).
|June Board of Trustees meetings to be streamed|
The Ohio University Board of Trustees June meetings on the Southern Campus will be streamed live providing the entire OHIO community with the opportunity to take part in the sessions.
|Professor awarded funding for movie project|
A professor from Ohio University’s School of Dance, Film, and Theater has received funding from the University to produce a feature film.
|Study: Many doctors feel unprepared to identify and treat military-related health conditions|
A study by an Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine researcher has found that many physicians feel uncomfortable or unfamiliar dealing with health-related exposures and risks that veterans might experience. They also want more training to understand and identify military-related health issues.
|Alumni Association ends its Bobcat Family Reunion tour in Columbus|
The Ohio University Alumni Association (OUAA) hosted its final Bobcat Family Reunion event on June 4, gathering 250 members of the OHIO community in the Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel. Throughout the spring and early summer, three 2014 Homecoming-themed reunions took place in Ohio’s three C’s: Cleveland, Cincinnati and Columbus. The events brought alumni together to celebrate their alma mater.
|Athens brewery taps space-themed brew in honor of OHIO-hosted space studies program|
Representatives from International Space University’s 2015 Space Studies Program, Ohio University and Jackie O’s Pub & Brewery tapped the first keg of a commemorative seasonal beer Monday night that the Athens brewery created in honor of SSP15.
|Farewell reception for Ryan Lombardi is June 19|
The Division of Student Affairs invites the OHIO community to a farewell reception in honor of Ryan Lombardi, the outgoing vice president for student affairs, from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday, June 19.
|Former NASA astronaut, Hubble Telescope ‘repairman’ inspires audience to look beyond the horizon|
Former NASA astronaut and astronomer Jeffrey Hoffman shared his experience as a “space telescope repairman” with a standing-room-only crowd Thursday night.
|International astronaut panel to headline space studies program’s public events series in Athens|
The public event series of International Space University’s 28th Space Studies Program continues next week with two major panel discussions.
|OHIO’s Terry Eiler receives ASMP’s Susan Carr Educator Prize|
The American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP), the premier trade association for professional still and motion photographers, has awarded the 3rd annual Susan Carr Educator Prize to Terrill (Terry) E. Eiler for his significant contributions to the education of photography students and professional photographers.
|Student Accessibility Services clears roadblocks on the path to academic success|
SAS exists to assist students with a range of physical and chronic conditions, from blindness to fibromyalgia to diabetes. However, SAS’s scope includes an even broader spectrum of student needs than one might preconceive.
|The Promise Lives Campaign changes the face of Ohio University’s Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine|
Thanks to the generosity of more than 1,800 alumni and friends, Ohio University’s Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine has exceeded its $123 million Promise Lives Campaign goal – ahead of schedule – and has grown from one campus to three. The Campaign, which continues though June 30, 2015, is securing an unprecedented level of financial support for the future of medical education in the state of Ohio.
|University tree tour is June 19|
Ohio University will host a one-hour Athens Campus tree tour with Ohio Department of Natural Resources Regional Urban Forester Ann Bonner at 12:10 p.m. Friday, June 19. The free tour will start in front of Cutler Hall on the College Green.
|Administrator and recent alumna gets healthy and inspires others|
Shelley Barton has been on a journey over the last few years. That journey has featured a shift to plant-based eating, many miles on the bike path, countless 5ks and more.
|OHIO’s Ferrier named panelist for Online News Association keynote presentation|
Dr. Michelle Ferrier, associate dean for graduate students, research and innovation in the Ohio University Scripps College of Communication, has been named to the Online News Association’s 2015 conference keynote panel, which will headline its conference and awards presentation Sept. 24 -26 in Los Angeles.
|Report details climate change threat to future stability|
The ultimate “threat multiplier,” climate change is increasing the challenges facing the U.S. development, diplomatic and security communities, according to a new report co-authored by Geoff Dabelko, Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs professor and director of the Environmental Studies program.
|Horse play: Kids learning through interaction at Southern Campus’ Horse Park|
Children from the 9th Street Park Youth Empowerment Activities program recently visited the Ohio University Southern Horse Park to learn all about horses.
|League of American Bicyclists names City of Athens Bicycle Friendly Community|
The League of American Bicyclists recently awarded the City of Athens the designation of Bicycle Friendly Community.
|New printing method coming June 29 for Libraries, College of Business, OU-HCOM & other locations|
Students will use Bobcat Cash to pay for printing in Libraries, COB and OU-HCOM.
|Ohio University Comprehensive Master Plan 2016 moves into fourth phase|
After two spring open house events designed to update the public and solicit feedback, Ohio University, along with consultant Ayers-Saint Gross, is moving forward with its Comprehensive Master Plan 2016 effort with precinct plan workshops scheduled in June, July and August.
|Ohio University to repair steam tunnels underneath Class Gateway as part of the iconic campus entrance’s update|
Ohio University will begin the process of repairing 180 feet of damaged steam tunnel underneath the Class Gateway on College Green, which was discovered during a planned inspection in May.
|Student productions recognized by Ohio Valley regional chapter of NATAS|
WOUB student productions have received three student production awards and several honorable mentions from the Ohio Valley regional chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
|University to host vigil in memory of Charleston shooting victims|
The Ohio University community will gather at noon on Monday, June 22 to remember the victims of last week's church shooting in Charleston, S.C.
|Voinovich School releases report on Ohio’s teacher and principal evaluation system|
A report recently released by Ohio University’s Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs, as part of the Ohio Education Research Center (OERC), examines the results of the first full year of implementation of Ohio’s new teacher and principal evaluation systems.
|Voinovich School to host statewide prevention and recovery conference|
Nearly 500 prevention and recovery professionals from throughout Ohio will soon visit Athens as the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs hosts the Ohio Promoting Wellness & Recovery (OPEC) Conference, sponsored by the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS), June 29 – July 2, 2015 at Ohio University Baker Center.
|Workshop for science teachers held on Lancaster Campus|
Workshop for science teachers held on Lancaster Campus
|CHSP students provide free health care at Ohio River Medical Mission event|
OHIO College of Health Sciences and Professions students turned out for the Ohio River Medical Mission’s effort to provide free health services to underserved communities in the Appalachian regions of Ohio, West Virginia and Kentucky.
|Engineering technology and management student receives elite ROTC award|
Senior Ethan Ida will receive a bronze medal with bronze key replica at a fall award ceremony. The award is given annually to outstanding ROTC junior and senior engineers in the top 25 percent of their engineering class and ROTC class. A maximum of 20 awards are given to the Army, Air Force and Navy each.
|International astronaut panel makes splash at OHIO-hosted event|
Hundreds of campus, community, and International Space University (ISU) 28th Space Studies Program (SSP15) participants got a taste of space Wednesday night at ISU’s annual International Astronaut Panel talk at Ohio University’s Baker University Center ballroom. Featuring four astronauts, the panel discussion addressed moon rocks, Mars landings and how international collaboration will take humankind to the furthest destinations yet.
|NASA Administrator, distinguished panelists fill space studies program’s public events next week|
The public event series of International Space University’s (ISU) 28th Space Studies Program (SSP15) continues next week at Ohio University with four public events in as many days, including a panel on the future of human spaceflight, a discussion about the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster and a lecture by NASA Administrator Charles Bolden.
|OHIO researcher and alum wins national award for improving aviation navigation tech|
A researcher at Ohio University’s Avionics Engineering Center and recent Ph.D. graduate has recently won the 2015 William E. Jackson Award from the Radio Technical Commission for Aeronautics (RTCA), marking the fifteenth win from OHIO in the 40-year history of the award.
|Space studies program participants to test miniature robotic rovers at OHIO competition|
Robots will take over Ohio University’s Academic & Research Center on Friday from 2:30-5:30 p.m. during International Space University’s (ISU) annual public robotics competition. As part of ISU’s 28th Space Studies Program (SSP15), which OHIO is hosting, participants will test the miniature, high-tech robots they constructed to simulate planetary exploration.
|‘New Space’ entrepreneurs inspire future commercial space leaders during public panel|
Participants in International Space University’s (ISU) 28th Space Studies Program (SSP15), Ohio University campus and community members gathered Tuesday night at Baker University Center Theatre to hear from four distinguished space entrepreneurs, each leading advances in the global space markets with new services, products and technologies.