|Vision in Action: Listening to the signs|
Many are surprised to learn that American Sign Language (ASL) is the fourth most common language in the United States. But this little-known fact is common knowledge for students in Ohio University’s Deaf Studies Interpreting (DSI) program on the Lancaster campus.
|Emeritus professor dies at 92|
Richard V. Walker, Ohio University professor emeritus of zoological and biomedical sciences, died in Marietta on Dec. 9 at the age of 92.
|OHIO sees success in the media|
The External Relations team in University Communications and Marketing (UCM) has had another successful quarter getting Ohio University's name in the media.
|What you missed over winter|
Though the weather outside was, at times, frightful, Ohio University kept busy during winter intersession. Through the slush and chill there were still many newsworthy events. Below are a few highlights.
|Leroy Hood wins 2011 Russ Prize|
Ohio University and the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) announce that the bioengineering profession's highest honor, the Fritz J. and Dolores H. Russ Prize, has been awarded to Leroy Hood of Seattle, for his discoveries related to the
sequencing of the human genome.
|Author Stephen Dubner to talk Freakonomics|
Stephen Dubner, co-author of international bestsellers "Freakonomics" and "Superfreakonomics" will speak at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 12, in Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium. The lecture is free and open to the public.
|Executive Vice President and Provost Benoit welcomes OHIO back|
Executive Vice President and Provost Benoit welcomes OHIO faculty, staff and students back to all of the University's campuses from winter intercession.
|Human Resources matters: Stopping stress|
Chief Human Resource Officer Linda Lonsinger reminds OHIO employees about the University-sponsored stress reducing options that are available.
|Branding OHIO: Using e-mail to reinforce our identity|
E-mail is quick and easy to use and has become a necessary form of business communication. It is important to remember that despite its alacrity, e-mail should follow the same guidelines as any written communication.
|2010 MAC Championship Banner to be Unveiled vs. Miami|
Ohio Athletics will honor the 2009-10 MAC Championship team at this Sunday's home game versus Miami at 2 p.m. on Champions Day. The 2010 MAC Championship banner will be dropped from the rafters at approximately 1:45 p.m.
|Ohio Volleyball Places Three on MAC All-Academic Team|
Ohio Volleyball had three student-athletes, Sue Jacobi, Michelle Jantsch and Katie Post, named to the 2010 MAC All-Academic team on Monday. The Bobcats, along with Western Michigan, had the most players on the squad.
|Ohio University Research Committee funds five faculty research projects|
The Ohio University Research Committee (OURC) awarded $39,000 during its fall cycle of funding to five faculty research, scholarship and creative activity projects.
|Viscom senior scores winning design for OU Press series|
Last fall, Ohio University Press challenged 22 OHIO design students to come up with a cover design for its Continental Thought series. For senior Elissa Roberts, the assignment will soon result in two published book covers.
|Students challenged to "Watt it up!" at Ping|
Ohio University students are being challenged to “Watt it Up!” this winter, generating electricity through 20 elliptical machines connected to the ReCardio system at the Ping Center.
|OU-COM to host AOA President Karen J. Nichols, D.O.|
The Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine proudly hosts Karen J. Nichols, D.O., the first woman president of the American Osteopathic Association, during a visit to campus
Jan. 10 and 11.
|Ohio Musculoskeletal and Neurological Institute, OU-COM awarded grant for research on rare balance disorder|
Brian C. Clark, assistant professor of physiology in the Department of Biomedical Sciences and the director of the Ohio Musculoskeletal and Neurological Institute at the of Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine, has received a $20,000 grant from the Mal de Debarquement Syndrome (MdDS) Balance Disorder Foundation to conduct a research study on MdDS, a rare balance disorder.
|‘Cat Counsel: Getting involved|
Grace Austin, a senior and University Communications and Marketing intern, shares her experiences getting involved on campus and why she took the leap.
|Stephanie Alleyne fights diabetes with online play|
When it comes to diabetes research, Barbados native Stephanie Alleyne is all work and a lot of play.
|University to close Monday for MLK Day|
Ohio University will be closed Monday, Jan. 17, in observance of the national Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday.
|Street Corner Symphony to open Ben Folds concert|
Street Corner Symphony, the season two runner-up in NBC's talent competition "The Sing Off", will be the opening act at the Jan. 26, Ben Folds concert in Athens, Ohio.
|Study finds that some school social workers don’t feel prepared to manage cyberbullying|
A new Ohio University-led survey of 399 members of the 11-state Midwest School Social Work Council found that while nearly all agreed that cyberbullying can cause psychological harm, just more than half felt empowered to deal with the issue.
|Alumnus allows "The Promise Lives" campaign to reach Maryland|
Alumnus Perry Sook recently donated commercial time valued at more than $11,500 on his Hagerstown, Md., NBC-affiliate station, WHAG-TV. From Dec. 13 to Dec. 30, four "The Promise Lives" commercials ran 98 times.
|Grammy winner honors late professor with trip to Ohio University|
The recent passing of Howard Beebe, professor emeritus of, sent a wave of sadness through the music world. The professor, who passed away in early January after a long battle with cancer, taught a multitude of talented students throughout his career.
|Ben Folds to perform on campus Wednesday|
Recording artist Ben Folds will perform at Ohio University at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 26, at Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium.
|Branching Out: Front Room employee Christy Illius|
Meet Christy Illius, Front Room employee! One day she might be serving your morning cup of java, the next she's on the water sailing!
|MLK Celebration of the Arts|
A brief look at the Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration of the Arts held in Baker University Center Theater on January 19, 2011.
|'Exile in Poverty' exhibit features globetrotting artist|
At the age of 12, Abdala Faye had his first art showing in Paris and successfully sold all his paintings. And last week, his lifelong journey as an artist brought him to Ohio University.
|Engineering Profs Receive NSF CAREER Grants for Nanotechnology Research|
Two professors in Ohio University’s Russ College of Engineering and Technology have won National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) grants to advance their work in nanotechnology and to support student research opportunities.
|Longtime WOUB director, general manager retires; interim named|
Carolyn Bailey Lewis, director and general manager of the WOUB Center for Public Media since 1997, has retired, effective Jan. 24. Tom Hodson, former director of the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism, has been appointed interim director of the center.
|Jeff Kallet to show artwork at Ohio University Eastern Campus gallery|
Jeff Kallet, marketing associate for Ohio University Press and artist, will be exhibiting his work at the Ohio University Eastern Campus’ art gallery Jan. 27 through Feb. 24. The exhibit, "Collected, Cut and Composed," will display his talents in collage.
|Vision in Action: Transformative teachers|
Extraordinary teaching occurs each day across Ohio University’s six campuses. But transformative teaching – teaching that deeply impacts the lives of students and the local community – requires an extra measure of passion and dedication. A small cross-section of these transformative faculty members are highlighted here.