|OIT security warning: Update or disable Java plug-ins ASAP|
To reduce security risks associated with Java, a web browser plug-in used by Blackboard, individuals should update to the latest version of Java as soon as possible.
|Police investigating arson fire on historic covered bridge at Lancaster campus|
Lancaster police and fire officials are investigating a fire on the historic John Bright Number 2 Covered Bridge at Ohio University Lancaster as arson.
|Alden Library to have special hours on MLK Day|
Ohio University will be closed on Monday, Jan. 21 in observance of Martin Luther King Day, however, Alden Library will be open with special hours.
|Ohio University Press shares latest news|
Check out the latest news from the Ohio University Press, which had a busy fall semester.
|Workers' Compensation is highlighted in latest Safe-T-Gram|
The January 2013 issue of Safe-T-Gram takes a look at the Workers' Compensation self-insurance plan.
|CPR course offered|
The Ohio University Airport, in conjunction with the American Red Cross, will be holding CPR/AED courses for all interested university employees.
|University to close Monday for MLK Day|
Ohio University will be closed Monday, Jan. 21, in observance of the national Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday.
|Major Planned Gift to Women in Philanthropy Endowment|
When Mary Frances Bryja’s parents encouraged her to attend college as a first-generation student, they had no way of knowing how far her educational path would take her—and how many other paths it would help pave.
But the lessons her late parents Joe, a coal miner, and Hedy, a factory cutter and trimmer, imparted regarding the value of higher education were deeply ingrained in her. Her appreciation for higher education, and Ohio University in particular, have inspired her to give a $1 million bequest to Ohio University’s Women in Philanthropy (WIP) Endowment. It is the largest gift to date received by WIP.
|OHIO meets $50K United Appeal goal|
Campaign surpasses last year's giving total by more than $5K.
|Housing Development Plan unveiled|
The Division of Student Affairs is set to unveil its Housing Development Plan to the University community over the next several weeks. The first of these presentations will be an open forum from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, in Baker University Center’s Atrium Lounge on the third floor.
|President McDavis will be guest on WATH 970 Jan. 24|
President Roderick J. McDavis will discuss the latest happenings at Ohio University on local radio station WATH's "The Party Line" at 9 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 24.
|Martin Luther King Jr. celebration starts Saturday|
The 2013 Ohio University's annual Martin Luther King celebration begins Saturday with community service events and ends Tuesday evening with a showcase of talent.
|Herman and Scott named to Texas vs. The Nation All-Star Game|
Ohio University football seniors Eric Herman and Tremayne Scott have been selected to play in the 2013 Texas vs. The Nation All-Star game on Feb. 2. The game will be aired live on Fox Sports Southwest.
|Artist's work on display in the Harris Fine Arts Library’s gallery space|
The work of a local talent has filled the display cases in the Frederick and Kazuko Harris Fine Arts Library’s gallery space on Alden’s third floor. The exhibit presents the work of Sandy Plunkett, a well-known comic illustrator, cartoonist and artist.
|Jared DeForest to host Wednesday Science Café on climate change|
Jared DeForest, Ohio University associate professor of environmental and plant biology, will host the first Science Cafe, "Chemical Climate Change and Sustainability," at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23 in the Baker University Center Front Room.
|Students perform community service in honor of MLK Jr.|
Campus and community participants gathered in Walter Hall to reflect on their day's work after performing service projects in Athens County on Saturday. The work kicked off the University's celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.
|Basheer Jones brings powerful message to Martin Luther King Jr. Brunch|
Basheer Jones, the keynote speaker at the 13th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Brunch on Monday, captivated his large audience immediately with powerful spoken word pieces and tales from his childhood in Cleveland.
|OHIO’s Washington Policy Forum connects alumni, university|
Nearly 100 Ohio University alumni attended a Washington Policy Forum kickoff event in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, Jan. 16. The event was the first in a quarterly series aimed at reconnecting alumni in the nation’s capital to Ohio University.
Dr. James Stoller, a Cleveland Clinic pulmonary/critical care physician, will speak on Monday, Feb. 18, at 1 p.m. in W115 Grover Center as part of the Grover Lecture Series. His presentation is titled “Preparing the Healthcare Leaders of Tomorrow” and is free and open to the public. A reception with refreshments will follow.
|OHIO Athletics social media directory keeps fans updated|
The OHIO Athletics social media directory is a sure way to stay updated on the latest news about the Bobcats.
|Kennedy-Dygas named dean of the College of Fine Arts|
Executive Vice President and Provost Pam Benoit has named Margaret “Peg” Kennedy-Dygas as the dean of the College of Fine Arts. Kennedy-Dygas is currently the associate dean of the College of Arts at the University of Louisiana at Layfayette. She was selected as the new dean of fine arts during the course of a national search. Her term of appointment will begin on May 20.
|World Music and Dance Festival to begin Jan. 28|
Italy, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, China and Africa are a few of the numerous regions whose art forms
and cultures will come to life during the third annual World Music and Dance Festival, which begins Jan. 28.
|University provides BobcatBuy update|
Executive Vice President and Provost Pam Benoit and Vice President for Finance and Administration Stephen Golding recently addressed the BobcatBuy initiative.
|Candidates for LGBT Center director to visit campus|
The Office of Diversity and Inclusion will host two of the final candidates for the director of the LGBT Center position beginning Monday, Jan. 28.
|John Sabraw to host Café Conversation on fluid potential|
Join Associate Professor of Art John Sabraw for his Café Conversations, "Fluid Potential: Why Scientists and Artists Should Get Together," at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30 in the Baker University Center Front Room.
|Aviation department offers air service to faculty, staff, visitors|
Ohio University faculty, staff and official visitors can now fly regional with a new alternative for short-haul air travel – the Russ College Air Transport Service.
|Fall cycle Baker Fund recipients announced|
During the 2012 fall funding cycle, OHIO President Roderick J. McDavis approved $56,919 in support of six ongoing faculty projects ranging from research on second language acquisition to the production of a film titled “Japanese War Brides in America: An Oral History.”
|College Spotlight--Honors Tutorial College|
The Honors Tutorial College brings to Athens a little slice of Oxford—not Ohio, but Great Britain—where the venerable university educates students in the classical manner of small-group or individual tutorials. In addition to its hands-on approach to learning, HTC emphasizes scholarly research and creative activity. HTC graduates have attended some of world’s most prestigious graduate schools and won numerous nationally competitive awards for specialized or international study. Among the ranks of HTC alumni are Pulitzer, Emmy, Clio and Grammy award winners.
|OHIO administrator and Honors Tutorial College alumna supports nontraditional students|
Patricia Davidson, OHIO’s assistant director of summer sessions, works with diverse students in the University’s eLearning program. A nontraditional student herself, Davidson graduated from the Honors Tutorial College (HTC) with a communications studies degree in 1987. To support high-achieving students from varied backgrounds, she donates regularly to the HTC Community Enhancement Fund.
|Professor to provide evidence of climate change on Wednesday|
Hogan Sherrow, Ohio University assistant professor of anthropology, will lead the discussion on climate change in the Friends of the Library room of Alden Library at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30.
|Pickerington Center gets online television channel|
The Ohio University Pickerington Center has its own television channel. The station is online. The Pickerington Center is part of a community website called "Pickerington TV."
|Engineering students three-peat at snowplow competition|
Electrical engineering students brought home the winning snow globe trophy for the third year running from the Institute of Navigation’s (ION) third annual autonomous snowplow competition.
|History professor to discuss Vietnam War on Thursday|
Lien-Hang T. Nguyen will present "The Vietnam War from Hanoi’s Perspective" at 4:30 p.m. in Baker University Center 231.
|Mobile apps, educational software take top prizes at Startup Weekend Athens competition|
Three teams of aspiring entrepreneurs who created mobile apps and software for education, entertainment and marketing purposes took the top prizes at the second annual Startup Weekend Athens competition Sunday. Two dozen participants, including current and former students of Ohio University and other regional educational institutions, organized into six teams over the weekend to develop new business products and companies.