|OHIO releases projected enrollment numbers for spring semester 2017|
Overall enrollment at Ohio University stands at 34,587, according to preliminary spring semester 2017 figures released by the Office of Institutional Research.
|Libraries kicks off Alt-Textbook II Workshops|
On Feb. 10, University Libraries will offer “Open Education Resources,” the first of six one-hour workshops offered to instructors to implement alternate resources to replace costly textbooks.
|Athena Cinema asks area residents to submit films to “Drop Your Shorts” event|
The Athena Cinema announces the return of “Drop Your Shorts,” an event showcasing community submitted work on the big screen. The event will take place on Sunday, February 19 at 7:00 p.m.
|Hall-Jones receives the Gerald L. Saddlemire Mentor Award|
The award recognizes supportive, educational student affairs professionals who have made significant contributions to the ideals of the student affairs profession.
|Margaret Boyd Scholars Program announces new class|
The new crop of scholars comprise students from Virginia, Georgia and 13 Ohio counties and represent 17 majors, from forensic chemistry to environmental pre-law.
|New intervention program receives Innovation Award|
The Challenge Course Alcohol Intervention program proves that collaboration between departments can yield award-winning results.
|Proposal selected to receive Academic Innovation Accelerator support|
The selection process of proposals created from September's Ideation Event has been finalized, and a proposal has been chosen to advance to implementation.
|Call for presenters for Spotlight on Learning Conference|
Applications to present at the 2017 Spotlight on Learning Conference are being accepted until February 15. This all-day event will take place on April 25, showcasing best practices from across OHIO.
|Students of the month named at Ohio University Lancaster ¦ Pickerington|
Ohio University Lancaster ¦ Pickerington students Maci Sollie and Chip Spangler have been selected as Fall Semester students of the month.
|Alumni honor legacy of Distinguished Professor Emeritus Norman S. Cohn with fellowship|
Alumni honor legacy of Distinguished Professor Emeritus Norman S. Cohn with fellowship
|Chicago Networking Week calls students to connect with alumni, explore career paths|
Students can connect with alumni in the Chicago area to learn about life after graduation.
|Ebony Bobcat Network presents 'Radio Golf' at annual theater fundraiser|
Ebony Bobcat Network presents 'Radio Golf' at annual theater fundraiser held in Cleveland.
|Ohio University Police Department to host Department Recognition Ceremony Feb. 7|
The Ohio University community is invited to attend the fourth annual Ohio University Police Department Recognition Ceremony on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017, at 7 p.m. in Baker University Center Ballroom B.
|New residence halls compete in ENERGY STAR® 2016 National Building Competition|
From Sept. 1 through Nov. 30, 2016, Ohio University’s most recent energy conservation initiative took place, enrolling the Athens Campus’ four newest residence halls in the ENERGY STAR ® 2016 National Building Competition.
|Southern Campus addresses accessibility at Second Annual MLK Luncheon for faculty, staff|
On Jan. 20, Ohio University Southern faculty and staff participated in the Second Annual MLK Luncheon, which focused on creating a culture of inclusion for students with disabilities.
|90 Minutes Series: a conversation with Cody Stavenhagen|
Cody Stavenhagen, a ’16 graduate of Oklahoma State University, is the poster child for how to break into the sports writing business today. Stavenhagen, who now covers the Oklahoma Sooners for The Tusla World, has a resume that looks like a travelogue. He’s held internships at major websites like MLB.com (two) and daily newspapers like The Minneapolis Star Tribune.
|iCUE Spotlight: February 2-8, 2017|
iCUE Spotlight highlights what's happening this week at Ohio University, taken from the official OHIO Calendar of University Events. This week: 48-Hour Shootout, So You Think You're Famous, and bidding farewell to President and First Lady McDavis.
|Input sought on Finance website redesign|
As we embark on a project to redesign the website for Ohio University’s Department of Finance we seek input to help inform our efforts to design a customer-friendly website that meets the needs of users.
|Drupal to replace CommonSpot|
Drupal will be the new web content management system for the OHIO website and many departmental sites.
|Physicists demonstrate new characteristics of carbon|
Dr. David Drabold, Ohio University Distinguished Professor of Physics, and Bishal Bhattarai, a doctoral student in Physics & Astronomy, have published a seminal paper predicting the structure of amorphous “glassy” carbon at very low densities. Their paper provides the cornerstone of theoretical understanding of this form of matter, and is the first to accurately specify the atomic structure.
|Engineering professor lands NSF grant to support biologists’ research|
A Russ College mechanical engineering professor has received a $150,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to develop technology that will enable biologists to monitor thousands of small bird species wirelessly for the first time.
|Graduate students to showcase communication skills during 3 Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition Feb. 15|
Graduate students to showcase communication skills during 3 Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition Feb. 15
|Russ College students’ simulation gains global recognition, solves logistical problem|
A team of industrial and systems engineering students applied their skills beyond the classroom, placing in the top 16 of 250 teams in the recent international Simio student competition.
|Professor Pablo Mitchell to speak on Latino history Feb. 8|
Dr. Pablo Mitchell, Oberlin College professor of history and comparative American studies and associate dean of arts and sciences, will present, "Drawing Together in Latina/os U.S. History" at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8
|Office for Diversity and Inclusion creates Multicultural Faculty in Residence Program|
In order to attract diverse faculty members to the Athens Campus, the Ohio University Office for Diversity and Inclusion, in partnership with the Office of Housing and Residence Life, has created the Multicultural Faculty in Residence Program.
|Multicultural Leadership Ambassadors now holding office hours in residence halls|
The new Multicultural Leadership Ambassadors in Residence Program, a collaboration between Housing and Residence Life and Diversity and Inclusion, will give residence hall students another contact point for diversity questions or conversations.
|Julie Elman’s talk about her Fear Project book is Feb. 7|
Julie Elman will host an artist talk about her illustrated book, “Fear, Illustrated,” and art work at 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in Schoonover Hall 145.
|Dr. Renée A. Middleton to receive 2017 Pomeroy Award from the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education|
Dr. Renée A. Middleton, professor and dean of The Gladys W. and David H. Patton College of Education, has been selected to receive the “Edward C. Pomeroy Award for Outstanding Contributions to Teacher Education” by the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education.
|John Bowditch to present “Disrupting Reality: Immersive Media at Ohio University” at Feb. 15 Science Café|
John Bowditch to present “Disrupting Reality: Immersive Media at Ohio University” at Feb. 15 Science Café
|Board Chair David A. Wolfort issues message on next step in presidential search|
In a message to the OHIO community, Board of Trustees Chair David A. Wolfort announced a Feb. 22 board meeting to vote on the appointment of Ohio University’s 21st President.
|First-of-its-kind meditation room to open at OHIO’s Alden Library|
The United Meditation Room, the first-of-its-kind space on the Athens Campus, will open to the Ohio University and surrounding communities at 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, on the fifth floor of Alden Library.
|Shootout competition challenges students to create films in two days|
This past weekend, Friday, Feb. 3 to Sunday, Feb. 5, student teams could be seen working throughout the Ohio University campus and surrounding area to produce a short film in 48 hours.
|Laboratory and Radiation Safety will offer training courses through Blackboard|
The Department of Laboratory and Radiation Safety is updating training programs and migrating them to Blackboard to better serve students, faculty and staff who teach, work and study in laboratory environments across campus.
|Wrestling's Kelly, track & field's Atkinson are Scholar-Athletes of the Week|
As part of the mission of Intercollegiate Athletics to celebrate the achievements of our students both in the classroom and on the field of play, OhioBobcats.com will honor the successes of both a male and female student-athlete.
|OHIO community, area residents invited to participate in ‘Unity Walk’|
Ohio University’s International Student Union is inviting members of the OHIO and surrounding communities to participate in the second annual Unity Walk, an event celebrating the diversity and unity of the Bobcat family. The event will be held at 4 p.m. Feb. 16 beginning at Wolfe Garden on the Athens Campus.
|Paperwork needed from retiring administrators|
Paperwork needed from retiring administrators
|Valentine's for Timmy drive seeks to meet 1,000 donation goal|
An OUC student's 5-year-old son is battling cancer and the community has rallied around the family to bring joy to Timmy for Valentine's Day.
|Paul Laurence Dunbar documentary to be broadcast nationally on PBS stations|
The Ohio University Scripps College of Communication is proud to announce that the “Paul Laurence Dunbar: Beyond the Mask” documentary, a collaborative project between School of Media Arts & Studies faculty and the Central Region Humanities Center at Ohio University, has been accepted by PBS for broadcast by individual stations during Black History Month (February) and National Poetry Month (April).
|Jessica Storm receives Albert Schweitzer Fellowship and works as an advocate for women bettering their lives|
Jessica Storm, a doctoral student studying Higher Education in The Patton College of Education, received an Albert Schweitzer Fellowship. ASF prepares professionals to serve and empower vulnerable people to live healthier lives.
|OHIO competes to win RecycleMania title with education, creativity and community events|
Coming off back-to-back championships in the GameDay Recycling Challenge, Ohio University Campus Recycling and Zero Waste has already jumped into OHIO’s next competition: RecycleMania.
|Cast your vote for the 2017 Homecoming theme|
Vote on this year's Homecoming theme.
|Bush family lessens students’ financial burdens|
Howard and Angie Bush established The Bush Green and White Award, which provides scholarships for full-time OHIO undergraduates who are experiencing extreme financial hardships.
|Feb. 10 panel discussion to explore ‘Student Rights in a Changing America’|
Ohio University’s Center for International Studies will host a "Need to Know: Student Rights in a Changing America" panel discussion from 3 to 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10, in Walter Hall 235.
|Registration now open to compete for cash prizes in the 2017 Expo Pitch Competition|
Undergraduate and graduate students from any program across campus are invited to compete for cash prizes in the 2017 Expo Pitch Competition on April 6, 2017.
|Campus Rec celebrating Valentine’s Day with ‘Cardio with Cupid’|
The Group Fitness staff in Ohio University's Department of Campus Recreation will be hosting “Cardio with Cupid” from 4:35 to 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14, in the Group Fitness Room at the Charles J. Ping Recreation Center.
|OHIO Professor William Condee to conduct research, teach in Japan|
Ohio University Professor William Condee is spending six weeks this spring semester researching and lecturing at Chubu University in Japan as the 41st Kohei Miura Visiting Professor.
|Campus, community input sought on Park Place Planning Strategy|
Ohio University’s Park Place Planning Strategy Work Group is seeking campus and community input that will be used to chart the future of this historic area at the heart of the Athens Campus.
|Museum Studies Certificate Program taking applications for 2017-18|
The Museum Studies Certificate Program in the School of Art + Design is taking applications for its 2017-18 cohort. The interdisciplinary and competitive program is open to undergraduates and graduates.
|University Human Resources to host employee appreciation event Feb. 18|
Ohio University is hosting a pre-game tailgate on
Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017 beginning at 11:30 a.m. for all University employees and their families. The tailgate will take place in the Ping Center and will include kid-friendly activities, food and drinks. There is no cost to attend this event.
|Project Hindsight: Alvin Talks MLK and Homework Stress|
Alvin Chaney talks about OHIO's Martin Luther King, Jr. celebrations and how he's dealing with the onset of spring semester's rising academic expectations. (Hang in there, AJ!)
|Incentives announced for departmental accessibility self-assessments|
Ohio University’s Presidentially Appointed Committee on Disability and Accessibility Promotion (PACDAP) Leadership Implementation Team has announced incentives for departments to complete self-assessments by Thursday, Feb. 23.
|Registration open for 2017 Summer Institute for Diversity Education|
The Office for Diversity and Inclusion will hold the eighth annual Summer Institute for Diversity Education May 16–19. SIDE is a 30-hour curriculum session that uses intercultural communication techniques to promote cross-cultural learning.
|90 Minutes Series a conversation: ‘The Escape of Jane’|
“The Escape of Jane,” a one-woman play, is the tale of a woman’s escape from slavery through the Underground Railroad. Attend a 90 Minutes Series performance and discussion with Patricia Thomas, moderated by Jasmyn Pearl, on Wednesday, Feb. 15 at 7:30 p.m. in Morton Hall 201.
|Student interns at Poplar Island, gets up-close with Diamondback Terrapins|
“I can apply these skills to other areas in my field, whether I go on to earn a Ph.D. or to work in other research positions,” says Alayna Tokash, now a master’s student in ecology and evolutionary biology. Tokash, also an Ohio University undergraduate alumna of wildlife and conservation biology (2016), spent a summer as an undergraduate completing a competitive internship on Poplar Island in Chesapeake Bay. While there, she studied diamondback terrapins and gained valuable fieldwork experience
|‘Beyond the Mask:’ OHIO faculty come together to honor Dayton poet|
"Beyond the Mask: Paul Laurence Dunbar" is a recently completed documentary film that explores the life of Paul Laurence Dunbar, a Black poet known mostly for his dialect poems published in the late 1800s.
|History of Ohio University’s regional campus system highlighted in Alden Library Founders Day Exhibit|
In his own words, Bill Kimok, University archivist and records manager, tells the story of OHIO’s regional campuses and the role they have played in providing opportunities to access higher education for many Southeast Ohioans.
|Paul Laurence Dunbar documentary hits public television airwaves nationally|
The documentary will air on WOUB HD at 8 p.m. Feb. 14.
|Ohio University Eastern to host Admitted Day on March 23|
High school seniors are invited to a spring visitation event called Admitted Day at the Ohio University Eastern Campus on Thursday, March 23, at 3 p.m. The event will end with a $500 scholarship drawing.
|Meet 2016 Distinguished Professor of Physics Alexander Govorov|
On Monday, Feb. 20, Ohio University will honor Dr. Govorov during the Distinguished Professor Portrait Unveiling and Lecture. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. with a reception in the Baker University Center Ballroom, followed by the Distinguished Professor introduction and portrait unveiling at 7 p.m.
|Ohio University unveils new website to provide updates on federal immigration executive orders and actions OHIO is taking to support students, faculty, staff|
In response to increasing questions about immigration executive orders and how Ohio University is assisting its international community, the Office of Global Affairs and International Studies has created a new website as a single point of reference for easy access to information with regard to these issues.
|Meet 2016 Distinguished Professor of Communication Studies Judith Yaross Lee|
On Monday, Feb. 20, Ohio University will honor Dr. Lee’s achievements with the Distinguished Professor Award Reception and Lecture. The reception will begin at 6:30 p.m. Immediately following at 7 p.m., Dr. Lee will deliver her lecture, “Sociable Sam: Mark Twain among Friends,” with which she hopes to deliver insight and intrigue on the people with whom Twain acquainted himself, including friends, family, editors and others.
|OHIO Foundation Board honors McDavis’ lasting legacy|
OHIO Foundation Board honored President Roderick J. McDavis’ legacy with an Urban Scholarship endowment last weekend.
|Panel discussion addresses executive orders affecting international students|
Ohio University’s Center for International Studies hosted a panel discussion on Friday, Feb. 10, in order to provide information and answer questions related to the recent executive orders affecting international students.
|University, community donations assist local food shelter during the holiday season|
The Holiday Film Series, an annual staple within uptown Athens and one of its many ongoing partnerships with Ohio University, has donated approximately 4,300 pounds of food and more than $700 in cash to the local community since the seasonal event began over a half-decade ago.
|Visiting Author ¦ fiction writer Rachel B. Glaser, Feb. 16|
Ohio University's Creative Writing program hosts Visiting Fiction Writer Rachel B. Glaser On Thursday, Feb. 16, for a 7:30 p.m. reading at Walter Hall Rotunda.
|Healthy OHIO returns with enhancements|
The College of Health Sciences and Professions and WellWorks are excited to present the return and enhancement of Healthy OHIO, a wellness screening event for Ohio University employees. The annual program will bring holistic wellness, community connection and rewards to university employees.
|Foundation Trustees view unveiling of portraits of president and first lady [PHOTOS]|
Ohio University's Foundation Board of Trustees witnessed the unveiling of the official portraits of President Roderick J. McDavis and first lady Deborah McDavis during a private reception on Thursday, Feb. 9 in McCracken Hall.
|NPR’s Bob Boilen, John Paul White, My Bubba, Adam Torres to visit OHIO for interview, free music showcase April 14|
The Ohio University Scripps College of Communication, in partnership with the School of Media Arts & Studies, the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism, WOUB Public Media, and Arts for OHIO, will welcome NPR Music’s Bob Boilen to OHIO on Friday, April 14.
|Athens community invited to WellWorks open house|
Ohio University’s College of Health Sciences and Professions and the University’s wellness center, WellWorks, invite the public to a free open house celebrating WellWorks’ fitness center expansion on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 from 5–7 p.m. in Grover Center E124.
|OHIO Up Close visit programs begin this month|
Ohio University’s Athens Campus will be hosting admitted freshman and transfer students on select days throughout spring term at OHIO Up Close. The open houses will give each student a chance to see the campus, meet the faculty and learn more about their academic program before making their final college decisions.
|OHIO community invited to Muslim Student Association Night on Feb. 19|
The Muslim Student Association Night will be held from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 19, in the Baker University Center Ballroom.
|Ohio University recognizes the faculty, staff and student inventors of 2016|
Annual Inventors Dinner honored 75 innovators.
|A reminder from Human Resources about annual evaluations|
University Human Resources (UHR) reminds supervisors of upcoming deadlines for annual performance evaluations for administrative and professional (A&P), and classified staff.
|Lazaroff Lecture ¦ Portugal, ‘Forced Paradise’: The Daily Lives and Feelings of Jewish Refugees in Nazi Europe, Feb. 27|
The 2017 Lazaroff Lecture features Dr. Marion Kaplan discussing “Portugal, 'Forced Paradise': The Daily Lives and Feelings of Jewish Refugees in Occupied Europe” on Monday, Feb. 27 at 7 p.m. in Baker Center 240/24
|Undergraduate searches for key to Emerald Ash Borer resistance|
The forest pest Emerald ash borer, which kills Ash trees, has been an issue in the United States since it was first detected in 2002, but Jeremy Held thinks there may be hope for the endemic trees.
|Mathematics doctoral students teach young scholars at summer camps|
Erik Hieta-aho and Javier Ronquillo Rivera, doctoral students in the Mathematics Department, spent part of their summer teaching mathematics to middle school students. Hieta-aho, who studies algebra and coding theory, worked at Loyola Marymount University as part of the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth. Ronquillo Rivera, whose research focuses on topological groups, worked with children at a camp called Bridge to Enter Advanced Mathematics in New Y
|Curran and team awarded NSF funds to continue Pleistocene research in Romania|
Last summer Dr. Sabrina Curran, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, traveled to Romania to continue her research involving the geographical movement of the Homo erectus species, an ancestor of modern humans, during the early Pleistocene.
|Project Hindsight: KeAysia on finding inspiration through dance|
In her latest Project Hindsight blog, KeAysia talks about her experience and upcoming shows with the School of Dance, as well as finding inspiration and motivation through exploring art.
|Arbeit: "Oh, the places you'll go!"|
In her career as a speech-language pathologist, Holley Arbeit has traveled from Buffalo, N.Y., to San Francisco, Calif., and toured the world from England to Ecuador to South Africa.
|Runners and walkers invited to lace up for Bobcat Dash|
Lace up your sneakers for the annual Bobcat Dash 5k as part of On The Green Weekend 2017.
|Center for International Studies alumni, including U.S. State Department official, to speak on Athens Campus|
On Friday, Feb. 17, the Center for International Studies will host “The International Studies Professional in Today’s World” from 1 to 5 p.m. in Baker University Center.
|Third annual BobcaThon raises nearly $75,000 for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Ohio|
The yearlong fundraiser BobcaThon ended with a 12-hour marathon raising nearly $75,000
|Athens Campus closed due to water main break|
A water main break in the City of Athens has resulted in the closing of Ohio University’s Athens Campus as of 7:45 this morning.
|Feb. 21 Campus Conversation to discuss bystander intervention, sexual assault, interpersonal violence|
“Campus Conversation: Power-Based Violence and Bystander Intervention and Empathetic Response” will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21, in Baker University Center Ballroom A.
|Jefferson Marketplace grand opening festivities to be held Feb. 20-25|
Ohio University Culinary Services will be hosting a week’s worth of grand opening festivities at the new Jefferson Marketplace Monday, Feb. 20, through Saturday, Feb. 25.
|Ohio University sends farewell wishes to President and First Lady|
The Ohio University community sends its best wishes to President Roderick J. McDavis and First Lady Deborah McDavis as they embark on a new journey after 13 years at OHIO. Their last weeks on campus have included several events to express gratitude and celebrate their legacy at the University.
|Ohio University provides resources to students affected by water main break|
Ohio University updates the Athens Campus about resources available as a result of a water main break that has closed the campus.
|Athens Campus to open at 8 p.m. Feb. 16; normal operations to resume Feb. 17|
Ohio University's Athens Campus will open on Thursday, Feb. 16, at 8 p.m. and begin to resume normal operations. The only exceptions are Ping Center (6 a.m.), Alden Library (7:30 a.m.) and Baker University Center (7 a.m.), which will resume normal operations on the morning of Friday, Feb. 17.