Compass Archives

Oct 1, 2015
Alumnus exhibition showcases historic photographs of OHIO campus riots from 1970
collection of black and white photographs taken by Ohio University alumnus Ken Steinhoff, BFA ’70, is on display at the Athens County Historical Society and Museum exhibit entitled “The Sky Has Fallen - Troops, Turmoil and Teargas."

Culinary Services debuts OHIO’s newest dining destination
The West Green Market District, a state-of-the-art dining venue housing five micro-restaurants and other amenities unique to its location, opened to the OHIO community on Aug. 22.

Golf outing connects civil engineering students, alumni
Russ College civil engineering students hit the links with alumni to raise money and network during the 9th annual American Society of Civil Engineers golf outing.

Healthcare partnership favors collegiality over competition
The Dublin Integrated Education Center celebrates the partnership between Ohio University and Columbus State Community College.

MSES student awarded Graduate Student Senate travel grant
Karie Whitman knew her professional development in Madagascar last summer was too fruitful to not return.  However, she also knew she would need to find significant financial support for future research. Thanks to a Graduate Student Senate travel grant, she is one step closer to that goal.

Mac OS update could cause problems for Outlook 2011 users
OIT recommends switching to Office 2016 before upgrading your Mac OS.

Mechanical engineering professor shares the wonders of 3D printing at Science Cafe
About 50 people got a hands-on look at the future of manufacturing from a Russ College assistant professor of mechanical engineering and 3D printing expert during Wednesday’s Science Café.

OHIO celebrates inaugural Faculty Newsmakers Gala
Members of the Ohio University community gathered in the Baker University Center Ballroom the evening of Sept. 29 to celebrate the inaugural OHIO Faculty Newsmakers Gala, shining a spotlight on faculty who go above and beyond in promoting the University through the media.

OHIO’s Ferrier speaks at ONA15 keynote panel in Los Angeles
During the keynote panel Dr. Michelle Ferrier,was one of the four panelists sharing TrollBusters – a project she founded that is designed to fight online harassment with positive messaging.

Preview the transformation of food waste to fuel at bioenergy open house
Explore the new facility that houses pilot research converting dining hall food waste into fuel and fertilizer during the “Waste to Fuel: Bioenergy Open House” from 2 - 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 7 at the Ohio University Compost Facility, 7876 Blackburn Rd., Athens, hosted by the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs Environmental Studies program.

Russ College-hosted workshop brings region’s student leaders together for skill-building, inspiration
The Russ College’s student Engineering Ambassadors recently hosted the Engineering Ambassadors Network, composed of fellow Ambassadors from universities across the region.

Scripps College to host Social Media Boot Camp for alumni, others
hio University alumni, faculty and staff will have the opportunity to sharpen and hone social media skills on Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015, when the Ohio University Scripps College of Communication and the School of Media Arts & Studies host a Social Media Boot Camp.

The 'real Jerry Maguire' shares expertise with students
Famed sports agent Leigh Steinberg shared his knowledge and expertise with Ohio University students on Sept. 17 as a guest speaker for the College of Business.

Oct 2, 2015
Business Bobcat Q&A: Elisabeth Rosenfeld
Business Bobcat Q&A: Elisabeth Rosenfeld

Diane Fitch to show artwork at Ohio University Eastern gallery
Vermont artist Diane Fitch will be exhibiting her artwork at the Ohio University Eastern Campus Art Gallery, Oct. 5 through Oct. 22.

Looking to gain experience outside the classroom and outside the country? Consider Ohio's Global Consulting Program!
The Global Consulting Program (GCP) prepares students for the global business community they will enter post graduation. As the workplace becomes increasingly diverse, this program provides students the opportunity to gain personal and professional cultural experience--not to mention the chance to visit a new country! Watch as Amanda & Olivia share their experiences. Learn more about the program.

Men of Appalachia art exhibition showing at Multicultural Center
The Men of Appalachia invite people of all backgrounds, ages and experiences to attend the art exhibition, “Men of Appalachia: 10 Artists, 10 Perspectives.”

Molecular biologist Sarah Wyatt presents “Anatomy of a Spaceflight” at Oct. 7 Science Café
Wyatt, a professor in the Department of Environmental and Plant Biology, will lead a Science Café discussion on seedlings in space at 5 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 7 in Baker Center Front Room.

National Guard to hold training exercise at Brough House on October 7
The Ohio National Guard’s 52nd Civil Support Team and the Athens County Emergency Management Agency will be conducting a training exercise Wednesday, October 7 at Brough House on Ohio University’s Athens Campus.

Oct 5, 2015
2015 Homecoming Court announced; king, queen voting begins today
Online voting for Ohio University's 2015 Homecoming king and queen began at 8 a.m. Monday, Oct. 5, and continues through 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 9.

Anatomy of a network outage: Aug 20 - Sep 4, 2015
Detailed description of the challenges IT staff faced during the fall opening network outage.

Campus Climate Task Force fact sheet
A fact sheet about the Campus Climate Task Force survey analysis.

Campus Climate Task Force final report
The final report from the Campus Climate Task Force.

Campus Climate Task Force issues final report, recommendations
Members of Ohio University’s Campus Climate Task Force issued their report and are recommending the formation of committees to focus on three key areas identified in the Modern Think 2014 Great Colleges Survey.

Diversity and Inclusion introduces Multicultural Junior Faculty Mentoring Program
Junior faculty at Ohio University will now find many opportunities for support and assistance in their careers thanks to a new mentoring program in the Office for Diversity and Inclusion.

Homecoming Week provides students opportunity to give back to community
Ohio University's Student Alumni Board is continuing a Homecoming tradition of giving back to the local community with its second annual Pack the Pantry, providing students and organizations the opportunity to donate food and cash to the Athens County Food Pantry.

OHIO alumni share success from experiences abroad
With Homecoming just around the corner, the Office of Global Opportunities reached out to a few alumni who had one or more global experiences during their undergraduate studies.

SOUL discusses reduction of emissions
Reduction of greenhouse gas emissions will be the topic for upcoming Sustainable Ohio University Leaders meetings.

Oct 6, 2015
Chillicothe faculty member presents at conference
Heritage Day community service nominations and campus cuts ribbon on pedestrian bridge

Faculty and Staff Resource Fair is Oct. 21
The Faculty and Staff Resource Fair, hosted by Ohio University Human Resources, will take place Wednesday, Oct. 21 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Nelson Commons. Several representatives will be on hand from various Ohio University departments and approved Retirement providers.

eLearning selects director of student and academic services
eLearning OHIO announces that Joe Carver has accepted the position of director of student and academic services. He will be responsible for overseeing the overall day-to-day operations of eLearning’s student services staff, forming and continuing partnerships with units across the University, and contributing to the planning of eLearning’s strategic growth.

Oct 7, 2015
Albert Schweitzer Fellows Encourage Health and Hope
What does health mean to you? That question was addressed by the Columbus-Athens chapter of the Albert Schweitzer Fellowship at a recent dinner event in Grover Center.

Erin McCloskey awarded Albert Schweitzer Fellowship
Erin McCloskey, a second-year master’s student within The Patton College’s Counselor Education Program, has been named an Albert Schweitzer Fellow and is using yoga and meditation to help women and children who have been victims of domestic abuse.

Homecoming 2015 with Ohio University Libraries
During Homecoming Weekend, Ohio University Libraries is inviting students, faculty and alumni to check out the longstanding legacy of Ohio University by visiting the Libraries’ sixth annual Archives Homecoming Display and the second annual Homecoming Selfie Project.

Homecoming parade, WOUB’s live stream kicks off at 10 a.m. Oct. 10
Ohio University's annual Homecoming parade kicks off at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 10, and will be streamed live by WOUB.

OHIO First Scholars Program helps first-generation students adapt to college
Over the past several years, Ohio University's Allen Student Advising Center has gone above and beyond to make sure the University’s sizable population of first-generation students successfully adapt to college and graduate. This fall, these students have the use of a first-generation students only residential house for the first time.

Oct. 13 seminar to explore contemporary development in Malaysian politics
Ohio University’s Center for International Studies will be hosting a seminar on “Contemporary Development in Malaysian Politics” beginning at noon on Tuesday, Oct. 13, in Yamada International House 009.

Ohio University participates in Campus Sustainability Month
Eight colleges and universities in Ohio are working together to celebrate National Campus Sustainability Month via social media during the month of October.

Paint the Town Green 2015 office-decorating winners revealed
Over 30 Ohio University departments competed in this year’s Paint the Town Green event, a Homecoming-themed decorating contest sponsored by the Student Alumni Board and the Campus Involvement Center.

Rededication of restored Eldridge mural at Seigfred Hall is Oct. 9
The Ohio University School of Art + Design will host an alumni reunion and mural re-dedication event at 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 9 to celebrate the recently restored Aethelred Eldridge mural seen by generations as a cultural landmark.

Oct 8, 2015
ADA25 Celebration Series kicks off with inaugural event
Ohio University President Roderick J. McDavis, Athens Mayor Paul Wiehl and several special guest speakers gathered Tuesday to kick off the ADA25 Celebration Series, which features events throughout October designed to educate and promote awareness of the 25th anniversary of the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Baseball receives MAC Tournament championship rings [VIDEO]
Members of the 2015 Ohio baseball team received their Mid-American Conference tournament championship rings last Saturday during a ceremony in Walter Fieldhouse.

Business Bobcat Q&A: Elisabeth Rosenfeld
Full-Time MBA student Elisabeth Rosenfeld shares her love of Athens, the Macgyver bagel, and why the MBA program is right for you!

Celebrate Throwback Thursday with vintage Homecoming videos
University Communications and Marketing reached into the archives to create four short Throwback Thursday Series videos from the 1960 Homecoming celebration and a slideshow featuring other Bobcat Homecomings.

Inaugural Executive SIDE provides diversity training to busy leaders
The first Ohio University Executive Senior Institute for Diversity Education was held on Oct. 2 for top University administrators who have had trouble breaking free from their busy schedules to enroll in the annual 30-hour, four-day Summer Institute for Diversity Education.

Kasich role in Ohio Medicaid expansion examined
An article recently published online in the Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law takes a closer look at the contentious political maneuverings involved in the expansion of Medicaid in Ohio, including Gov. John Kasich’s role. The article’s author, Daniel Skinner, Ph.D., an assistant professor of health policy in the Department of Social Medicine at the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, explores the complicated politics in Ohio following the 2012 U.S. Supreme Court ruling in the National Federation of Independent Businesses v. Sebelius case that made it optional for states to expand Medicaid as authorized by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. <br />

Nancy Sandler to present “Physics of New Materials: From Lasagna to Pancakes and Back” at Oct. 21 Science Café
Sandler, associate professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, will discuss new materials such as graphene.

Shirts carry messages of hope, empowerment for domestic violence victims
October is National Domestic Violence Prevention Month, which Ohio University Southern is observing with the Clothesline Project and a series of events.

Southern Campus program earns Intergenerational Educator of the Year Award
The bachelor of social work program at Ohio University Southern was one of nine programs from local colleges and universities awarded the Intergenerational Educator of the Year Award at the Area Agency on Aging District 7 (AAA7) annual Appreciation Brunch.

The importance of backups: Keep your data safe and secure
Learn the best ways to protect your data and files.

University Program Council hosting ‘Fall Festival’ event
Ohio University’s University Program Council (UPC) will be hosting its annual “Fall Festival” event from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15, on South Green’s South Beach.

Oct 9, 2015
Atom-r brings theater of augmented reality to Athens
The School of Interdisciplinary Arts presents the Anatomical Theatres of Mixed Reality, a Chicago based group bringing their unique blend of technological performance to Arts/West, for a public event at 7 p.m. Monday Oct. 26.

CHSP’s clinic is “hear” to help!
According to the Hearing Loss Association of America, about 20 percent of Americans report some degree of hearing loss. The Hearing, Speech and Language Clinic offers free hearing screenings for students and community members.

College Achievement Program awarded $315,141 competitive grant
Ohio University’s College Achievement Program, a U.S. Department of Education-funded TRIO Student Support Services project, was recently awarded a major renewal grant.

Emanuel Xavier to deliver Hispanic Heritage Month and LGBT History Month talk
Emanuel Xavier, who is a poet, spoken word artist, novelist, editor, and activist, will speak about his life in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month and LGBT History Month at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 14.

HERS Summer Institute preliminary applications due Oct. 19
The application process for the prestigious Higher Education Resource Services Summer Institutes is now open. HERS Institutes are intensive residential professional development experiences for women in mid- and senior-level positions.

Ohio University Inn celebrates major renovation
The Ohio University Inn recently celebrated the completion of its recent renovation with a ribbon cutting event.

Rural/Urban Collaborative prepares teacher candidates for diverse student bodies
Imagine a world in which teacher candidates observed schools only in rural settings with predominantly white student bodies. Until recently, that was the reality for The Patton College of Education’s teacher candidates.

Service-learning workshops to be held Oct. 28 and 29
Ohio University’s Center for Campus and Community Engagement (CCCE) is offering faculty, instructors and administrators an opportunity to explore service learning at two upcoming workshops.