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Jan 3, 2016
Quiera Lampkins' career day helps Bobcats rally past Western Michigan
Led by Quiera Lampkins' career-high 33 points, the women's basketball team used a strong second half to rally past Western Michigan, 73-63, in its Mid-American Conference opener.

Jan 4, 2016
Lee named National Academy of Inventors fellow for engineering innovations
Ohio University professor recognized for achievements in alternative energies and advanced materials research and technology commercialization.

Research Division launches new electronic service for human subjects research
The Ohio University Research Division has developed a new electronic administration service for faculty, staff and students who use human subjects in research.

Jan 5, 2016
OHIO Alumni College heads to Florida
Alumni in Fort Myers, FL will head back to the classroom on Jan. 30, as the OHIO Alumni Association takes its popular Alumni College event on the road.

Jan 6, 2016
COMP 2014 Equity Adjustment Update
University Human Resources has moved forward with reviewing employee equity. The COMP 2014 Project, covering classified non-bargaining employees and administrative/professional employees on all campuses, was successfully implemented in 2014. As a result, the voluntary resolution agreement between Ohio University and the Department of Education has closed.

ITS alumni family give back to new graduates in a unique way
A family of J. Warren McClure School of Information and Telecommunication Systems alumni are aiding graduate students who have completed the program in their job search process by providing them with a unique gift.

Five teams receive planning grants from Innovation Strategy program
This group is the first in a series of anticipated award recipients from the program, which has been allocated $5 million this year to advance innovation in research, teaching and institutional operations.

Kennedy Museum Exhibit: Encounters beyond borders
The Kennedy Museum of Art announces a new exhibition, Encounters Beyond Borders: Contemporary Artists From The Horn of Africa, on view Jan. 22 – May 29, bringing together eight contemporary artists from the Horn of Africa, now living in either North America or Europe.

Gridiron Glory tradition recognized by the Chronicle of Higher Education
A video produced by Ohio University senior Jordan Allen that spotlights WOUB's Gridiron Glory huddle tradition is being featured on the Chronicle of Higher Education’s website.

Jan 7, 2016
Absence Management Tool Available in March
Absence Management Tool Available in March. This will enable employees paid on a salaried semi-monthly basis to submit work absence-related information electronically in My Personal Information (MPI) and eliminate the need to complete a paper form for Paid Time Off (PTO).

Meet Jennifer Martin, the December Classified Employee of the Month
Jennifer Martin, the December Classified Employee of the Month, likes Channing Tatum, making candles and eating pistachios.

OUPD reminds University and Athens communities that hunting is prohibited at the Ridges
With deer hunting season in full swing in Ohio, the Ohio University Police Department would like to remind the University and Athens communities that hunting on University property, which includes the Ridges, is prohibited by law.

Hoverboards prohibited in Ohio University buildings
Due to growing concerns from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission over the safety of hoverboards, smart boards and balance boards, Ohio University will now prohibit the use and storage of the devices in all University buildings.

Tobacco cessation resources for Ohio University employees in 2016
Ohio University is committed to providing resources for its faculty and staff members and their families who resolve to quit tobacco use in 2016.

Tobacco-Free Task Force shares results of survey on impact of Tobacco-Free Policy
The first post-implementation survey on the impact of the Tobacco-Free Policy was conducted within the Ohio University community in November 2015 and the Tobacco Free Task Force is pleased to share the results of this survey.

Campus Recycling partners with school outreach programs to host successful winter food drive
In the weeks leading up to winter break, Ohio University’s Campus Recycling partnered with Alexander Schools’ Outreach Program to collect food for families in need during the holiday season.

Ten faculty members receive research funding from OURC and Baker award programs
Ten faculty members receive research funding from OURC and Baker award programs

Jan 8, 2016
Ohio University Art Gallery exhibits new Chicago painters
The School of Art + Design is pleased to present the next exhibition in the Ohio University Art Gallery, Chicago Paints, Jan. 19 – Feb. 20.

Winter 2016 research funding opportunities and workshops available for faculty, staff and students
Winter 2016 research funding opportunities and workshops available for faculty, staff and students.

UCM student-produced videos win DV Awards
Two student-produced videos have earned Ohio University Communications and Marketing (UCM) top honors in an international competition that celebrates outstanding creative and technical achievements in the field of digital video production.

Athens Area Mediation Service offers free training sessions
The Athens Area Mediation Service is sponsoring an intensive training in mediation skills, 1:30-4:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Feb. 10, 17, 24 and March 9, 16.

University mourns the loss of library administrator Anita Grant
Ohio University administrator Anita H. Grant, 54, died Dec. 21, in Columbus, Ohio, after a lengthy bout with cancer.

University Human Resources Widens Recruitment “Net”; Saves departments money
University Human Resources is pleased to announce two new partners in recruitment: HERC (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium) and

Jan 11, 2016
Start 2016 off right: Take the advice of these College of Business professors
#BusinessBobcat professors share words of wisdom about college, careers, and life

Second half of Performing Arts, Concert Series kicks off Jan. 25
Ohio University’s 2015-16 Performing Arts and Concert Series resumes spring semester with a plethora of musical performances, a Broadway hit and a visit from one of America’s great public radio personalities.

Scholl family aims to develop OHIO leaders with academic center and Cutler Scholars gift
The Ohio University Foundation has received a $600,000 commitment from Dave and Valerie Scholl and The Scholl Family Foundation (donor-advised fund through the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio) to support both OHIO Athletics’ Campaign for Academic Excellence and the Wilfred R. Konneker-Charles J. Ping General Endowment for the Cutler Scholars Program.

Free Financial Aid 101 workshop coming to Ohio University Eastern
The Ohio University Eastern Student Services Office will be holding a free Financial Aid 101 workshop on Tuesday, Jan. 19, at 6:30 p.m. in Shannon Hall.

University mourns Professor Emeritus of Health Sciences Clifford Houk
Professor Emeritus of Health Sciences Clifford C. Houk, Ph.D., passed away in Columbus, Ohio on Wednesday, Dec. 30. Professor Houk was the founder of CHSP’s Industrial Hygiene Program (now the Occupational Hygiene and Safety Program).

Winfried Just to discuss “Spread of Contagions: Diseases, Rumors & Mathematical Models” at Jan. 20 Science Café
Ohio University professor of mathematics kicks off first Café Series event of Spring Semester 2016.

President McDavis welcomes students, faculty and staff to new year, new semester
The following message was sent to Ohio University students, faculty and staff by President Roderick J. McDavis on Monday, Jan. 11.

MDIA student, alumnus selected for Disney Imaginations finalist team
In a few short weeks Courtney Irby, a senior in the School of Media Arts & Studies studying games and animation, and Media Arts & Studies alumnus Geoffrey Backstrom, BSC ’15, will be traveling to California to participate in the 2016 Walt Disney Imagineering Imaginations Design Competition.

Jan 12, 2016
Chillicothe education students pursue community service
Pursuits help engage campus with community

Jan 13, 2016
Registration for 2016 Student Expo now open
Registration for 2016 Student Expo now open

January Board of Trustees meetings to be streamed
The Ohio University Board of Trustees January meetings on the Athens Campus will be streamed live providing the entire OHIO community with the opportunity to take part in the sessions.

Southern Campus student’s photos highlighted by peer journal
Ohio University Southern student Bill Tussey recently had a collection of his photographs published in Liminalities, a national, open-access peer-reviewed journal for performance studies, theory and praxis.

Ohio University Eastern Theatre announces auditions for ‘The Tempest’
Ohio University Eastern will hold open auditions for William Shakespeare's "The Tempest" at 7 p.m. Jan. 20 and 21 in the Shannon Hall Theater.

University to host Martin Luther King Jr. celebration in January
Ohio University will celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in January. The list of events include a march and brunch, film screenings, an open mic session and talks about various social issues.

DC Networking Week invites students to network, connect with industry professionals
The Ohio University Alumni Association’s Nation’s Capital Chapter will host the first annual DC Networking Week on March 24-26. The program will provide an opportunity for students to network with alumni working in Washington, D.C. and explore the various career opportunities the nation’s capital has to offer.

Schedule announced for On The Green Weekend
The eagerly anticipated On The Green Weekend, OHIO Alumni Association’s spring Homecoming featuring academics and the arts, will host many of the usual programming suspects, with some exciting new events scheduled to join the fold.

University closed Monday in oberservance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day
In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Monday, Jan. 18, most offices and departments at Ohio University will be closed.

Ohio University is named a national winner of 2015 GameDay Recycling Challenge
Ohio University was recently named a national winner of the 2015 GameDay Recycling Challenge, which engages hundreds of thousands of collegiate football fans in a waste reduction and recycling competition every fall.

Paperwork for retiring administrators needed by March 1 to be recognized at ceremony
OHIO administrators who are considering retiring prior to July 1 are reminded that their retirement paperwork must be submitted to University Human Resources by March 1 in order to be recognized at this year’s ceremony.

Deadline approaching for many student leadership awards
Ohio University is gearing up for its 33rd annual Leadership Awards Gala, and the deadline to submit nominations for many of these awards celebrating OHIO students and their contributions to the University and greater community is just around the corner.

Student Involvement Fair slated for Jan. 19 at Living Learning Center
Ohio University's Campus Involvement Center will be hosting a Student Involvement Fair from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 19, in the new Living Learning Center on the Athens Campus’ South Green.

OHIO’s IMI enters its first 360-degree narrative story into nation’s premier film festivals
Ohio University faculty and students involved in the GRID Lab's Immersive Media Initiative have entered their first 360-degree narrative story into some of the nation's top film festivals.

Jan 14, 2016
New Year’s resolutions focus on furthering education
Forty-seven percent of this year’s New Year’s resolutions related to self-improvement or education, according to Statistic Brain Research Institute. Don't let your resolution slip away; learn about OHIO College of Business graduate programs today.

Business Bobcat Q&A: Jack Melick
Meet Jack Melick, who loves the Schey Sales Centre, finance, and Zoe!

Professor Dahlen’s “5 to Thrive”
Each semester, Marketing Professor and Director of the Consumer Research Center Dan Dahlen closes his last lecture with the same content: his “5 to thrive” tips for success.

Jan. 19 and 26 Campus Conversations to explore #BlackLivesMatter, ‘Selma,’ racial inequalities
Ohio University is hosting “Campus Conversation: Responding to #BlackLivesMatter” on Jan. 19 and “Campus Conversation: Selma and Racial Inequalities” on Jan. 26. Both events will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Baker University Center Ballroom.

Voinovich School accepting applications for Undergrad Research Scholars
The Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs is offering Undergraduate Research Scholar funded positions for the­ 2016-2017 academic year. Scholars will be assigned to work with Voinovich School faculty and professional staff, engaged in innovative research and work.

Ohio University mourns the death of Wilfred R. Konneker
Ohio University alumnus Wilfred (Will) Konneker died Thursday, Jan. 7, in St. Louis, Missouri, surrounded by his family.

OHIO deans address diversity in message to University Community
This message was sent on Jan. 14, 2016.

Resolving to embrace a diverse OHIO in 2016
This editorial is part of the Compass series Diversity 101, which is authored by members of the Office for Diversity and Inclusion and focuses on transforming and inspiring community at OHIO.

Jan 15, 2016
Ohio University offers new program to connect local volunteers to research studies
Ohio University has partnered with ResearchMatch, an online service that connects individuals to researchers seeking to recruit volunteers for their studies.

OHIO Women Leaders nomination deadline is Jan. 20
The Women's Center, Bobcat Athletics, and the Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies program will host the sixth annual celebration of OHIO Women Leaders. Past celebrations have included more than 200 women leaders across campus.

Multicultural Leadership Ambassadors ready to launch second year
The 2015-16 Ohio University Multicultural Leadership Ambassadors met for the first time on Jan. 10 and are prepared to launch into their second year of diversity speaking engagements.

Student Enhancement Award recipient explores efforts by world leaders to reduce nuclear missiles
OHIO graduate student Luke Griffith traveled to world-renowned libraries to conduct research.

Kennedy Museum to present Meigs High School photography
Kennedy Museum of Art presents Emerging Artists: Meigs High School Photography, a juried exhibition of new photographic works created by students, on view in the second floor gallery, Jan. 22 to March 20.

A celebration of life for Kyra Willner to be held Jan. 30
The university community, friends, faculty, staff and family are invited to attend a celebration of Kyra Willner’s life to be held on Saturday, Jan. 30 at Hillel at Ohio University.

Jan 19, 2016
Zanesville Campus program to feature OHIO alum, focus on victims of abuse, trauma
Amanda Lanning Welsh, an Ohio University alumna and Miss Ohio State Pure American, will present “Transforming Victims of Abuse and Trauma into Survivors” at 7 p.m. Jan. 21 in the Elson Hall Auditorium at the Zanesville Campus.

OHIO senior Will Drabold wins first place in William Randolph Hearst Foundation contest
Will Drabold, a senior in the Honors Tutorial College at Ohio University studying journalism, has won first place for enterprise reporting in the prestigious national competition sponsored by the William Randolph Hearst Foundation.

University Program Council to host ‘Ultimate Pizza Party’ event
Ohio University’s University Program Council (UPC) will be hosting an “Ultimate Pizza Party," featuring a pizza-eating contest, from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 25, in Baker University Center Ballroom A.

Entrepreneur Nauman Saeed reaches career goals with help from OHIO’s PMBA program
Entrepreneur Nauman Saeed reaches career goals with help from OHIO’s PMBA program

MLK Jr. brunch speaker connects MLK Jr. to Black Lives Matter movement
More than 250 people gathered on Monday, Jan. 18, to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during the annual Ohio University MLK Jr. Celebratory Brunch.

Alumna in Arizona promotes Ohio University to her third-grade class
In 1981, not long after graduating from The Patton College of Education, Deena Charnofsky moved to Arizona. Now a third-grade teacher in Mesa, Arizona, she is leading an Advancement Via Individual Determination program at Edison Elementary.

Jan 20, 2016
Health conference addresses immigrant/migrant care
March health conference in Dublin addresses immigrant/migrant issues.

Publication fosters sense of learning community at OU-C
Turning the page literally, non-traditional students find footing and other news from the Chillicothe Campus

Grant writing, development workshops for faculty to be held Feb. 8 and 9
Djenana Jalovcic, an international expert in grant writing and development, will be leading two half-day workshops for Ohio University faculty members on Monday, Feb. 8, and Tuesday, Feb. 9.

Deadlines approaching to participate in OHIO’s International Women’s Day Festival
Ohio University's Women's Center will host its eighth annual International Women's Day Festival on March 13 and is calling for participation from members of the OHIO and surrounding communities.

Author, VisCom alumna Alysia Burton Steele awarded 2016 Humanities Award
Alysia Burton Steele, MA ’10, an Ohio University School of Visual Communication graduate and author of Delta Jewels: In Search of My Grandmother's Wisdom, received the 2016 Mississippi Humanities Council Public Humanities Preserver of Mississippi Culture Award for her work to document and save the culture of the state.

Pride Society of Alumni and Friends presents Broadway in Columbus: 'The Sound of Music.'
Warm up those singing voices and join the Ohio University Pride Society of Alumni and Friends on Jan. 26 for an evening of theatrics, sing-alongs and fun at a Broadway event featuring “The Sound of Music.”

Say it best when you say nothing at all
Finding the perfect Valentine’s Day gift is a lot of pressure. How do you declare your love to your significant Bobcat? No matter what stage in your relationship, The Bobcat Store has the right gifts to tell your sweetheart how you feel. Now through Feb. 14, save 14 percent on all orders of OHIO champagne flutes, Keith Chapman jewelry, and Loralie’s Minis OHIO Brownies by using promo code “LOVE2016,” so you can treat yourself to a sweet deal as well!

Learn how to manage Paid Time Off electronically using Absence Management in MPI
A variety of training materials are available to ensure employees are prepared to use Absence Management on March 1.

Eleven graduate students to test public speaking skills during 3 Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition Feb. 3
Graduate College sponsors event to help students learn to effectively present their work to new audiences.

Natalie Kruse Daniels to discuss “The Mining Legacy of Southeast Ohio: Learning from Past Mistakes” at Feb. 3 Science Café
Environmental studies researcher will explore the history of mining and its regional impact.

Chart of Accounts redesign and the new Grants module
Beginning in mid-January, a concentrated effort will begin to coordinate the Grants Accounting module implementation and the Chart of Accounts (COA) Redesign Project from a communications and training perspective.

Jan 21, 2016
Southern Campus’ ‘Paperworks’ exhibit highlights regional artists
“Paperworks,” a multi-artist show, opened at Ohio University Southern Jan. 14. Works will be on display through Feb. 11 in the University’s Art Gallery, located in the Dingus Technology Center.

New Southernmost Café serves Southern Campus students variety, convenience
The Southernmost Café, which officially opened in the Ohio University Southern Collins Center on Tuesday, offers patrons a wide selection of dining options.

University Human Resources releases health insurance information related to tax filing
Each year the University provides employees with W2 tax forms for use in filing their tax return.<br />Information regarding health care is also needed in order to file your tax return.

A message from President McDavis about OHIO's tobacco-free commitment
The following message was sent by President Roderick J. McDavis to Ohio University students, faculty and staff on the Athens Campus on January 20, 2016.

OHIO Libraries rolls out Curriculum Builder
Faculty will breathe a sigh of relief with the introduction of EBSCO’s experimental Blackboard learning tool, Curriculum Builder. With this pilot program launched in January 2016, instructors will be able to easily integrate digital library content directly into the online learning environment, and, make it accessible on course pages.

Jan 22, 2016
Women of Appalachia Project returns to Multicutural Center Art Gallery
The Multicultural Art Gallery will host the Women of Appalachia Project exhibit Jan. 18 – April 22, with an opening reception on Feb. 12, 5-8 p.m.

OHIO Trustees review master plan, FY2017 budget
The Ohio University Board of Trustees discussed the fiscal year 2017 budget and reviewed a draft of the University’s Comprehensive Master Plan at meetings on the Athens Campus, Jan. 21-22.

A reminder about parking lots designated as Tier I snow/ice removal locations
Parking lots designated as Tier I snow/ice removal locations announced

Farewell reception for Airport Director Kenneth Carley is Jan. 28
A farewell reception for Ohio University Airport Director Kenneth Carley is scheduled for 2 to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, in the 1804 Lounge at Baker University Center. Refreshments will be available.

Jan 24, 2016
OHIO CUE training sessions scheduled
Faculty, staff, and students are invited to participate in a hands-on training session on how to use the features of the upgraded central OHIO Calendar of University Events (CUE). Register now for the Wednesday, Jan. 27 training.

Jan 25, 2016
‘Highlighting the Green’ showcases fall semester achievements (SLIDESHOW)
This installment of "Highlighting the Green" showcases the achievements of the faculty, staff and students at Ohio University in the fall 2015 semester.

Men's Basketball's contest at Buffalo picked Up By ESPNU.
The Ohio men's basketball team will face East Division rival Buffalo on Friday, Feb. 12, in a 7 p.m. ET nationally televised matchup on ESPNU.

Center for International Studies alumni recruit new students into the program
Alumni from Ohio University’s Center for International Studies are proud of their ties to OHIO, and many of them are encouraging future generations of students to also consider the University.

Patton College of Education students and faculty recognize the value of diversity
Several Patton College of Education students and faculty talk about the importance of diversity.

Campus Rec offering series of free learn-to fitness workshops
Ohio University's Department of Campus Recreation is offering five free learn-to fitness workshops Feb. 3 through April 6.

LGBT Center to host a bevy of spring events
A new year often brings thoughts of resolutions and personal improvement. For the Ohio University LGBT Center, this means reevaluating itself and providing more events and conversation issues not often discussed.

Women's Center to host many events this spring
In 2016, the Ohio University Women’s Center would like the community to know that it’s not just for women.

Microgrid opportunities in Southeast Ohio to take place on Thursday
A Microgrid Opportunities in Southeast Ohio discussion will take place from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28 at Walter Hall 145.

Bobcats Publish to host student publications roundtable in March
Bobcats Publish will sponsor a student publications roundtable and fair in the Friends of the Library Room (third floor of Alden) from 1 to 5 p.m. Thursday, March 24.

Printing Services celebrating International Graphic Communication Week, Jan. 25-29
Everyone is invited to join Ohio University Printing Services in its celebration of International Graphic Communication Week, Jan. 25-29.

Jan 26, 2016
Session helps Chillicothe area students complete FAFSA forms
College Goal Sunday supports campus' mission of opening higher education pathways

Tantrum Theater announces 2016 summer season
The newly minted Tantrum Theater announces the 2016 summer season, featuring three plays—57 separate performances in the Abbey Theater, Dublin, Ohio, between May 31 and Aug. 13.

Authors@Alden: A Conversation with Poet Stanley Plumly
On Tuesday, Feb. 2, alumnus Stanley Plumly, Maryland’s award-winning poet laureate and distinguished university professor at the University of Maryland, will read from his latest work titled, “The Immortal Evening: A Legendary Dinner with Keats, Wordsworth, and Lamb.”

Emergency communication systems to be tested Friday
Ohio University's Athens campus will test several of its emergency communication systems around noon on Friday, Jan. 29.

The Patton College rises in top online graduate education rankings
The Patton College of Education has been ranked 62nd on U.S. News & World Report’s list of best online graduate education programs for 2016, up six spots from last year.

Contemporary History ¦ Foreign Intervention in Africa, Jan. 28
The Contemporary History Institute presents Dr. Elizabeth Schmidt on“Foreign Intervention in Africa During the Cold War: The Struggle of East, West, and North for the Global South” on Thursday, Jan. 28.

Jan 27, 2016
Learning Community Programs recognizes outstanding students, instructors
Students and staff gathered on Sunday, Jan. 24, for the annual Learning Community Programs Awards Banquet. It was a time of celebration for the program’s successes, as fall 2015 was the most successful semester in the program’s history, with 237 Learning Community groups and 3,754 students enrolled.

Doctoral student receives AAUW fellowship to study the politics of gender in Aceh
Scholar discusses interest in women in leadership issues.

OHIO alumnus to discuss new cancer therapy technology at Feb. 10 colloquium
OHIO alumnus to discuss new cancer therapy technology at Feb. 10 colloquium

Wealth and Poverty Week to explore society, inequality Feb. 10-18
Ohio University's Wealth and Poverty Week on Society and Inequality will examine six central aspects of inequality.

Students prepare to dance through the decades at second annual BobcaThon
On Feb. 13, students and members of the Ohio University community will dance until they drop at the second annual BobcaThon, a 12-hour dance marathon that supports the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Ohio.

Cast your vote for the Homecoming 2016 theme
The OHIO Alumni Association and the Division of Student Affairs need your input regarding this year’s Homecoming theme selection! Cast your vote and help determine the look and feel of all 2016 Homecoming endeavors.

Ohio University Lancaster taking student proposals for tenth annual Celebrate Women Conference
Ohio University’s Lancaster Campus is encouraging undergraduate and graduate students to submit their research papers and posters to be included in the 10th annual Celebrate Women event. This year’s event is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, March 18, in Brasee Hall on the Lancaster Campus.

Student Finds Language, Culture Entwined in Oman
Jamie Moriarty '15 has always been interested in the Arabic language and culture. Over the summer, he took the initiative to travel to Muscat, Oman, to immerse himself in the language, make new friends, and broaden his cultural horizons.

Psychology student studies negative health effects of discrimination
Can discrimination have an effect on physical health? Wilson Figueroa, a graduate student in health psychology, thinks so. Through his research in the Psychology Department’s stress lab, Figueroa is tracking associations between discrimination and self-reports of poor health in the LGBT community.

Sociology-Criminology senior interns at the Athens Courthouse
After changing her major from biology to Sociology-Criminology, Alysha Funk decided to start preparing for law school and found an internship that would help her resume stand out from the rest.

Inaugural mock trial team headed to Pittsburgh for competition
The Ohio University Mock Trial Team competes in the regional American Mock Trial Association contest at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in Pennsylvania on Feb. 26-28.

CLJC alum ¦ Stember practices labor & employment litigation, teaches law
A native of Brooklyn, NY, John Stember was a Cutler Fellow when he was an Honors student at Ohio University. He was in the last class of Cutler College, a 1960’s era program for self-designed majors.

Graduates make sure Food Matters for next crop of students
Food Matters, the campus student organization focused on food, was founded by recent graduates Anna Chleboun and Janice Brewer in Spring 2014 to enhance student and community experiences with the Food Studies theme at Ohio University.

Masson, Hla debut 'Nanobobcat' for world's first nanocar race
Five teams from around the world—including one from Ohio University—rolled out their prototypes in France as the world awaits the first-ever international race of molecular cars.

Psychology student gets Elsie Ramos First Author Student Poster Award
Psychology graduate student Andrew McClintock received the Elsie Ramos First Author Student Poster Award at the annual conference of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT).

Food for Thought ¦ Food sovereignty: Language-labels-liberty, Jan. 28
The Food For Thought Speaker Series presents Warren Taylor of Snowville Creamery on "Food Sovereignty: Language-Labels-Liberty" on Jan. 28 at 5 p.m. in the Friends of the Library Room, Alden 319.

Fire to iPhone ¦ Pay Your Workers to Quit? Feb. 3 TEDx
The Fire to iPhone theme presents "Pay Your Workers to Quit?," a TEDx Ohio University event, on Wednesday, Feb. 3, from 7-9 p.m. at the Athena Theater's Bradley Theater.

Jan 28, 2016
Patton College requesting proposals for regional research projects
The Gladys W. and David H. Patton College of Education, partnering with members of the Southeast Ohio Teacher Development Collaborative, announce a request for proposals with a regional research approach.

OHIO’s Bobcat Battalion to host Military Appreciation Day, Branching Ceremony
Ohio University’s Bobcat Battalion ROTC, in conjunction with the Ohio University Athletic Department, will conduct Military Appreciation Day at the 1400 Basketball Game, which begins at 2 p.m. on Feb. 6 at the Convocation Center. The Bobcat Battalion will also be hosting a Branching Ceremony for the graduating seniors at 11 a.m. Feb. 6 in the Walter Hall Rotunda.

OHIO Libraries accepting faculty proposals for special library funds
The OHIO Libraries is now accepting proposals for the 1804 Special Library Endowment Fund and the Arts and Humanities Junior Faculty Endowment Fund.

Scripps College of Communication blood drive yields 30 units of blood
The American Red Cross held a blood drive in the Steven L. Schoonover Center for Communication on Wednesday, Jan. 27 to help satisfy an emergency need for blood. 

Registar's Office student awarded scholarship by state professional association
Abigail Barrett, a sophomore working in the Registrar’s Office, has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship from the Ohio Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers.

Students gear up for MDIA 14th annual 48-hour Shootout competition
The producers of student teams participating in the School of Media Arts & Studies 14th annual 48-hour Shootout will gather in Baker University Center, Room 347, at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 5 to mark the official start of the film competition.

OHIO’s Sibs Weekend to be held Feb. 5-7
Ohio University kicks off its first family weekend of the new year with Sibs Weekend, which will be held Feb. 5-7 on the Athens Campus.

Benton and bautista win state award for Preferred Name and Pronoun Policy
Ohio University Registrar Debra Benton and Director of the LGBT Center delfin bautista* were presented the Equity and Inclusion Award at the annual Ohio College Personnel Association Annual Conference on Jan. 22 in Worthington, Ohio, for their work on the recently implemented Preferred Name and Pronoun Policy.

Jan 29, 2016
Take a closer look at the Martin Luther King Jr. celebration [PHOTOS]
Ohio University celebrated the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. over two weeks in January. Take a look at some of the pics.

Workshops to help students prepare for Feb. 16 Career and Internship Fair
Ohio University's Career and Leadership Development Center will be hosting a Career and Internship Fair on Feb. 16 in the Baker University Center Ballroom and will be hosting several "Prepare for the Fair" workshops Feb. 8-11 on the Athens Campus.

A message from OUPD Chief Andrew Powers about connected sexual assaults
On Thursday, Jan. 28, Ohio University Police Chief Andrew Powers issued a message to the OHIO community regarding three separate sexual assaults, connected by DNA evidence, that occurred off campus between June 2006 and December 2015.

VisCom students excited to learn how to utilize new cyclorama wall
During winter break, the School of Visual Communication worked hard to complete their new cyclorama wall so it would be ready for students to use during spring semester.