Compass Archives

Jan 1, 2018
University provides update to employees regarding recent tax changes
On Dec. 20, 2017, Congress passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that draws from separate measures passed by the House and Senate. It was signed into law on Dec. 22, 2017. The Act contains several key provisions that may impact Ohio University employees.

Jan 2, 2018
Classified Senate to host Nicole J. Phillips “Created for Kindness” talk Jan. 10
Classified Senate will host Nicole J. Phillips’ “Created for Kindness” presentation on Jan. 10. The wife of Head Men’s Basketball Coach Saul Phillips said she uses kindness to overcome all of life’s difficulties, including her battle with breast cancer.

Two OHIO faculty members featured in Ohio Magazine’s ‘Excellence in Education’ issue
Jodie Foster, an associate lecturer in the College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Biological Sciences, and Brittany Peterson, an associate professor in the School of Communication Studies and the director of e-learning for the Scripps College of Communication, are among the educators being featured in Ohio Magazine’s annual “Excellence in Education” issue.

Jan 3, 2018
Appalachian Watershed Research Group mines data in unique study to protect water quality in southeast Ohio
Tapping into its water-quality expertise, Ohio University's Appalachian Watershed Research Group (AWRG) is assessing data collected from regional mining operations in a first-of-its-kind study, to better predict how groundwater levels will respond to mining.

New mission, vision, themes advance Division of Student Affairs' strategic planning
Following months of information gathering, the Division of Student Affairs Strategic Planning Work Group has released a draft division mission, vision, values and themes, marking yet another milestone in the division’s strategic planning process.

Academic enrichment programs strengthen Margaret Boyd Scholars Program
The new programmatic focus was suggested by students and gives scholars an opportunity to discuss current events, news and topics of interest.

WellTrack app enables Bobcats to better manage stress, anxiety and depression
Bobcats looking to better manage stress in 2018 have an abundance of new tools at their disposal thanks to WellTrack, an on-demand, online therapy that is free to all Ohio University students.

Culinary Services to pilot reusable to-go boxes in select dining halls
Each program participant will receive a reusable to-go box in place of a disposable box at Shively Court, Nelson Court or The District on West Green.

Jan 5, 2018
Elizabeth Sayrs named interim Executive Vice President and Provost at Ohio University
Ohio University has named Dr. Elizabeth Sayrs the University's new interim Executive Vice President and Provost (EVPP). She will begin her new role on Tuesday, Jan. 16.

Last mandatory RA recruitment information sessions to be held Jan. 16
Ohio University’s Department of Housing and Residence Life is recruiting resident assistants (RAs) for the 2018-19 academic year and will be holding its last mandatory information sessions for students interested in this employment and leadership opportunity on Tuesday, Jan. 16.

Pilot program improves accurate math placement
Dr. Bob Klein discusses the advantages of a pilot program that’s offering a thorough way to assess first-year students’ placement in math courses at OHIO.

OHIO employees invited to become sustainability ambassadors
Ohio University’s Office of Sustainability invites all University employees to learn about the Sustainability Tracking and Evaluation Program (STEP) on Tuesday, Jan. 23, from noon to 1 p.m. in Baker University Center 239.

Jan 7, 2018
Meet Cindy Oliver, November Classified Employee of the Month
Cindy Oliver, an IT specialist on the Zanesville Campus, likes the holiday season, the beach and interacting with students. Find out more about her here.

Jan 8, 2018
Economics students give Good Works a $10,000 boost
Students in Dr. Julia Paxton’s fall Economics of Altruism class presented a $10,000 check to Good Works, a local nonprofit founded and directed by Ohio University alum Keith Wasserman '81.

Geography senior maps risk on Buckeye Trail, prepares to deploy with Air National Guard
Carolyn Kinzel '18 will graduate this spring with a Geographic Information Science major, but instead of hitting the job market she will be joining her fellow Air National Guards on a deployment.

Species named in honor of Professor Emeritus, Dr. Jim Braselton
Dr. James Braselton, Professor Emeritus in Environmental & Plant Biology, was recognized for accomplishments in the field of Plasmodiophorids with the naming of a new species of plant parasite, Maullinia braseltonii sp. nov.

MCB graduate students host Appalachian Regional Cell Conference
Nearly 100 students from Marshall University, the University of West Virginia, Ohio University and Vanderbilt University attended the sixth annual Appalachian Regional Cell Conference Dec. 2 at Ohio University.

iCUE Spotlight: Jan. 8-15, 2018
It's the last week of winter intersession, so get ready for spring semester! iCUE Spotlight highlights what's happening this week at Ohio University. All information is taken from the official OHIO Calendar of University Events (CUE).

Board of Trustees agenda for Jan. 18-19 meetings released, University highlights key topics for discussion, consideration
The Ohio University Board of Trustees will convene Jan. 18-19 for meetings on the Athens Campus.

New Master of Global Health degree debuts
From one great college comes two great opportunities to earn valuable master’s degrees — one a tried and true program in the Master of Public Health and the other a new Master of Global Health degree.

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

Broadway production, award-winning musicians, Stage Door performance on tap for Performing Arts, Concert Series
The bricks of Ohio University’s Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium will be swinging this spring semester as OHIO’s Performing Arts and Concert Series is poised to host a Tony-winning Broadway production, numerous award-winning musicians and another Stage Door Series performance.

Jan 9, 2018
Several Ohio University online programs earn high national rankings
Ohio University’s growing online programs have joined the nation’s best in U.S. News and World Report’s “2018 Best Online Programs rankings.”

Tantrum Theater announces 2018 summer season
Tantrum Theater will return to the Abbey Theater in Dublin, Ohio, for a third season in the summer of 2018. The season will feature two productions, with a total of 37 performances between June 6 and July 29.

Jan 10, 2018
OHIO student collaboration helps children 'stand' for health in Botswana
A recent collaboration between Ohio University’s College of Health Sciences and Professions’ physical therapy students and a group of OHIO engineering students is helping children in Botswana, Africa, stand up for their health — literally.

Aspiring writer leaves legacy at Ohio University Lancaster
Ohio University Lancaster has seen many talented individuals pass through its halls and one student, Tim Smith, is leaving his imprint here.

Jan 11, 2018
Women in Graduate School Day Conference is Feb. 10, early registration ends Jan. 31
Throughout the day, co-occurring presentations and workshops will cover topics as far ranging as Graduate School Mapping with Beyoncé as our guide (not in person), panel discussions on going into male dominated careers, an AAUW Start Smart Salary Negotiation workshop, making the most of mentors and responding to difficult advisors, framing research with a gendered lens, and more.

Volleyball announces 2018 summer camps
The Ohio volleyball program is set to host several camps in July for various ages and skill levels. The Bobcats' summer lineup features Team Camp (July 9-11), Elite Camp (July 12-13), Intro Skills Clinic (July 14) and Bobcat Camp (July 16-18).<br />

OHIO Libraries announces renewal of faculty program, ‘Reimagining the Research Assignment’
Ohio University Libraries is currently accepting faculty applications for participation in the fourth round of the “Reimagining the Research Assignment” program, a faculty-librarian collaboration for student success. Applications are due by Feb. 2.

Opening reception for '50-Year Journey: Ron Kroutel Paintings' is Friday, Jan. 19
The Ohio University Kennedy Museum of Art will host the exhibit, '50-Year Journey: Ron Kroutel Paintings,' from Jan. 20 to March 25. A Walk and Talk and opening reception will take place Friday, Jan. 19.

UCM Quarterly Dashboard highlights past quarter successes
The quarterly dashboard highlights achievement metrics, projects and initiatives completed during the last quarter. It also provides a sampling of recent progress in UCM’s mission to raise the national profile of the University, its programs and the OHIO brand.

Jan 12, 2018
Women of Appalachia Project hosting open call for nominations for 'Appalachian Advocate Award'
The Women of Appalachia Project (WOAP) will award an Appalachian woman who is dedicated to enhancing the wellbeing of Appalachian culture, Appalachian women's health, Appalachian families or Appalachian land issues.

Procure to Pay Travel Workgroup requests feedback
The Procure to Pay (P2P) Travel Work Group continues to provide University leadership with travel recommendations for faculty and staff, with an eye on affordability and efficiency that will benefit the University.

Ohio University Lancaster ¦ Pickerington Dean’s list announced
124 students qualified for the Dean’s List representing cities and towns from all over Ohio.

Students, alumni invited to explore career options in healthcare at Jan. 25 event
In an effort to help Ohio University students majoring in various academic areas discover potential career opportunities in the growing healthcare profession, OHIO’s Career and Leadership Development Center is hosting its first Healthcare Industry Panel from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 25, in the Amanda J. Cunningham Leadership Center on the third floor of Baker University Center.

Annual All Greek Expo to be held Jan. 24
Students interested in learning more about sorority and fraternity life at Ohio University are invited to attend the upcoming All Greek Expo scheduled for 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24, in the Baker University Center Ballroom.

Registration for OHIO’s Spring I intramural sports season runs Jan. 16-25
Registration for the first of two spring Intramural Sports seasons being offered by Ohio University's Department of Campus Recreation will be held Jan. 16-25.

Two VisCom students selected as finalists for semi-final Hearst National Photojournalism Championship
Ohio University School of Visual Communication recent graduates Patrick Connolly and Alex Driehaus were selected as finalists for the semi-final round of the 2017-2018 Hearst National Photojournalism Championship. The top six winners in the Photojournalism News and Features competition were selected from 130 entries submitted from 72 schools nationwide.

OHIO's Alumni College heads to Florida this February
Topics range from life after retirement to the benefits of sleep

Journalism professor honored on inaugural EducationShift20 list
Dr. Michelle Ferrier was one of 20 journalism educators nationwide honored among journalism educators at colleges, high schools and within nonprofit organizations. She was honored because of a textbook published with Elizabeth Mays titled, “Media Innovation and Entrepreneurship.”

Ohio University Research Committee awards $38,852 during fall 2017 funding cycle
Ohio University Research Committee awards $38,852 during fall 2017 funding cycle

Nominations being accepted for the March 21 Women's Achievement Dinner
The dinner highlights the successes of women in a variety of roles, and recognize those doing work in areas that may go unrecognized as "women's work" or more feminized labor. All nominees should be employed at the University.

Jan 16, 2018
Start of spring semester coinciding with active flu season
As spring semester begins, the Ohio University community should be mindful that students and employees are returning to campus in the midst of what the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is calling a very active flu season.

New certificate focuses on study of Appalachia
Students who fall in love with Athens during their time at Ohio University are in the majority, and many find themselves wanting to stay in the area or someplace similar in Appalachia to begin their careers. To that end, the College of Health Sciences and Professions now offers an Appalachian Studies Certificate.

iCUE Spotlight: Jan. 16-21, 2018
iCUE Spotlight shines a light on events taken from the OFFICIAL Ohio University Calendar of University Events. Find the calendar at https://calendar.ohio.edu.

Nicole J. Phillips shares kindness tips during Classified Senate talk
Phillips, the wife of Ohio University Head Men’s Basketball Coach Saul Phillips, said she has learned to use kindness to positively change her life. She said one of the keys to being kind to others is avoiding negative thoughts.

Carey Busch named acting dean of University College
Ohio University President M. Duane Nellis has named Carey Busch, Ph.D., as the acting dean of University College effective Jan. 16, 2018.

Ohio University C-Suite closer to becoming a reality in the heart of campus thanks to numerous collaborations
Ohio University C-Suite closer to becoming a reality in the heart of campus thanks to numerous collaborations

Four projects receive Baker Fund support during fall 2017 cycle
Four projects receive Baker Fund support during fall 2017 cycle

OHIO entrepreneurship professor Pittaway earns national educator of the year award
Ohio University Professor and entrepreneurial leader Dr. Luke Pittaway has been named the Entrepreneurship Educator of the Year by the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship. The award is considered a lifetime achievement award.

CHSP students looking to make an ‘impact’
Building off their success in the 2017 Global Health Case Competition, two CHSP students look to continue an idea to benefit underserved populations.

Class of 2018 Kiplinger Fellows announced
Seventeen journalists from around the globe will gather in central Ohio this April to make up the 2018 Class of the Kiplinger Fellowship. The Fellows will divide their time between Columbus and Athens, Ohio where they will be immersed in digital and social media training.

Jan 17, 2018
Ohio University welcomes its newest international students
Ohio University welcomed its newest international students to campus during the week of Jan. 6-13, 2018 with a series of orientation activities and special events.

Cary Roberts Frith to serve extended appointment as interim dean of the Honors Tutorial College
Ohio University President M. Duane Nellis has announced the extended appointment of Cary Roberts Frith as interim dean of the Honors Tutorial College through June 30, 2019.

Deadline of March 12 set for Libraries’ 1804 and junior faculty applications
Students and faculty can apply for the 1804 Special Library Endowment Fund, while tenure-track faculty can apply for the Arts and Humanities Junior Faculty Endowment Fund. The endowments provide recipients with funds to purchase rare or specialized resources.

2018 Sustainability Film Series on review
Ohio University Libraries, Environmental Studies, Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs and the Athena Cinema celebrate their fifth year of sponsoring the popular Sustainability Film Series, an eclectic and diverse series of documentaries in the fields of environmental studies and sustainability.

Faculty member uses paint and plates to cope with grief after death of her sister
The overwhelming feeling of loss was what Lori Esposito said led her to take a special walk to honor the memory of her late sister, Renee Esposito. That day was the birth of the Evaporation Walks, a performance piece that makes a painting while you walk.

Latitude 39 celebrates Customer Appreciation Week
Ohio University's Latitude 39 in Baker University Center is celebrating Customer Appreciation Week Jan. 16-20 with contests and specials.

Ohio University professor recognized with international award for leadership in environmental peacebuilding
Ohio University professor recognized with international award for leadership in environmental peacebuilding

Amir Farnoud to be featured on WATH 970 talk show Jan. 24
Amir Farnoud to be featured on WATH 970 talk show Jan. 24

Jan 18, 2018
Ohio University Board of Trustees discusses investment and protection of The Ridges
The Ohio University Board of Trustees, today, discussed execution of elements outlined within The Ridges Framework Plan, a joint vision of the University and the community for the highest and best use as well as protection of historic buildings on The Ridges.

Distel publishes chapter in new Toni Morrison volume
Kristin Distel, doctoral candidate of English literature, published a chapter in a new volume on Toni Morrison. Her chapter, titled “‘Are you sure she was your sister?’: Sororal Love and Maternal Failure in Toni Morrison’s Paradise,” considers the ways in which sisters serve as mother figures in Morrison’s 1997 novel.

Networking is key for O'Connell, working for Savannah Bananas
Ohio University alumni Daniel Mackerty '13 and fiancée, Lizzy O’Connell ’14 live in Savannah, Ga., where they work for the Savannah Bananas, a baseball team in the Coastal Plain League.

1804 Fund supports writing retreats to boost graduate students’ skills, confidence
1804 Fund supports writing retreats to boost graduate students’ skills, confidence

Viorel Popescu to discuss the challenges of conserving biodiversity at Jan. 24 Science Café
Event to be held at Baker Center Front Room.

Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration kicks off with Silent March and Brunch
The 2018 Ohio University Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration, which carried the theme "MLK 50 Forward: Together We Win with Love for Humanity," kicked off on Jan. 15 with the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity-sponsored Silent March and Brunch.

Jan 19, 2018
President Nellis announces Parental Paid Leave program for graduate students
President Nellis announces Parental Paid Leave program for graduate students

Students prepare for 16th annual 48-hour Shootout Competition
For the past 15 years, the School of Media Arts & Studies’ 48-hour Shootout has allowed students to challenge themselves to create a film from start to finish in under 48 hours. This will be the first year that Andie Walla, a lecturer of video production, will serve as the faculty adviser.

School of Art + Design to open ‘Temporal and Corporeal,’ a broad scope of contemporary performance art
The Ohio University School of Art + Design proudly presents an exhibition of contemporary performance art, “Temporal and Corporeal: A Broad Scope of Performance Art,” at Ohio University Art Gallery in Athens, Jan. 23–March 3. There will be live performance events featuring visiting artists during the first week of events, and a reception opening from 6 to 9 p.m. Jan. 25.

Ohio University Board of Trustees discusses FY19 budget, approves guaranteed tuition model for regional campuses
Ohio University’s Board of Trustees approved the creation of a Guarantee program for regional campus students, as well as tuition and fee changes and a series of capital improvements during its meeting Jan. 19 in Walter Hall.

Ohio University Pride Society donates meals to Ronald McDonald House families
Ohio University Pride Society donates meals to Ronald McDonald House families

Athens Campus 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. 26.

Administrators to be recognized for service at April 25 ceremony
Dedicated administrators at Ohio University will be honored on Wednesday, April 25, at the annual Outstanding Administrator and Administrative Service Awards Ceremony.

Registration open for 2018 Student Research and Creative Activity Expo
Registration for the 2018 Ohio University Student Research and Creative Activity Expo is now open. Registration closes Wednesday, Feb. 28, and will be capped at 850 presenters.

Ohio University Lancaster's Bobcat Bistro re-opens with new daily specials and features OHIO apparel and other branded items
The Bobcat Bistro, Ohio University Lancaster’s dining hall and student lounge opened this week with an expanded menu featuring all-new options and affordable daily specials available for students, faculty, staff and the community.

Jan 21, 2018
Meet October Classified Employee of the Month Nancy Vandeman
Nancy Vandeman, an account support specialist in the English Department, is the October Classified Employee of the Month. She likes reading, quilting and Australia. Find out more here.

90 Minutes Series conversation with former FBI agent Tyrone Powers is Wednesday
As a special agent with the FBI, Tyrone Powers has seen first-hand the role justice has played in the lives of people of color.

Jan 22, 2018
OHIO Mock Trial Team to compete in Columbus, Toledo regional competitions in February
The Ohio University Mock Trial Team will send almost 30 students to compete in regional tournaments in Columbus and Toledo in February.

Grad students present Biology in Your World at Athens Library
The Biological Sciences Graduate Society has coordinated a series of biology talks for the public at the Athens Public Library. The "Biology in Your World" series if free and open to the public. Agriculture in Africa & America is Saturday, Jan. 27, at 2 p.m.

Spring Student Involvement Fair to be held Jan. 24
Students interested in learning more about some of Ohio University’s student organizations, opportunities to get involved and ways to explore both the OHIO and Athens communities are invited to the Spring Student Involvement Center from noon to 2 p.m. Jan. 24 on the second floor of Baker University Center.

OHIO, Athens community donations assist local food shelter during the 2017 holiday season
OHIO, Athens community donations assist local food shelter during the 2017 holiday season

Check out the latest news from Ohio University Press
An Ohio University Press novel receives coveted Publishers Weekly star and two Ohio University Press books named Outstanding Academic Titles by Choice. Find out more here.

iCUE Spotlight: Jan. 22-28, 2018
It's the second week of spring and iCUE Spotlight highlights what's happening this week at Ohio University. All information is taken from the official OHIO Calendar of University Events, calendar.ohio.edu.

President Nellis announces candidates, open forum dates for VP for Advancement, President and CEO of The Ohio University Foundation role
President Nellis announces candidates, open forum dates for VP for Advancement, President and CEO of The Ohio University Foundation role

Jan 23, 2018
Ohio University students lead interdisciplinary innovations
Winter Wilson and Faith Voinovich have big ideas for how they can change things for the better at Ohio University and beyond, and they’re spending plenty of time learning how to make those changes happen.

OPIE earns five-year initial accreditation, selected to host Brazilian training program
Ohio University’s Ohio Program of Intensive English (OPIE) ended its 50th anniversary year on an especially high note, receiving the highest degree of initial accreditation from the nation’s leading accrediting body for intensive English programs and being one of 17 institutions nationwide selected to host a Brazilian teacher-training program.

University hosts Women of Appalachia Project showcasing female artists
The Ohio University Multicultural Center will host the Women of Appalachia Project Fine Art Exhibition and “Women Speak” performance featuring female artists. A fine art opening reception will be held on Feb. 2 and a spoken word performance is scheduled for April 21.

Jan 24, 2018
Jefferson Marketplace to accept SNAP benefits
Jefferson Marketplace to accept SNAP benefits

Bart Miller set to join Bobcats football staff
Ohio Head Football Coach Frank Solich announced the addition of Bart Miller as an assistant coach. Miller will coach the offensive line after spending last season at Air Force.

College of Arts & Sciences mourns the loss of Todd Dunbebin
The College of Arts & Sciences mourns the loss of coworker and alum Todd Dunbebin '92, who passed away on Jan. 18.

Opening reception for art works of Professor Emeritus Ron Kroutel draws large crowd [PHOTOS]
A large crowd gathered at the Kennedy Museum of Art on Jan. 19 for the opening of the “50-Year Journey: Ron Kroutel Paintings” exhibit, which runs through March 25. The retrospective exhibition traces the artist's personal journey since 1966.

Ohio University’s annual Sibs Weekend is Feb. 2-4
Big and little siblings, cousins and other family members are welcome to visit Ohio University's Athens Campus and get a taste of college life as an OHIO Bobcat during Sibs Weekend 2018, scheduled for Feb. 2-4.

Ohio University mourns the loss of professor emeritus of chemical engineering
The Russ College of Engineering and Technology and Ohio University are mourning the loss of celebrated Professor Emeritus Nicholas Dinos,

Vaping less harmful to lung fluids than smoking, Ohio University engineering study shows
A new Ohio University engineering study shows that e-cigarettes, while still toxic, are less harmful than conventional cigarettes.

Ohio University, Rural Action develop Perry County acid mine drainage facility to create art from waste
Ohio University faculty and students, and the surrounding community, broke ground in Perry County in December on an acid mine drainage remediation pilot-scale plant.

Ebony Bobcat Network to host annual theater fundraiser to benefit Ohio University's Urban Scholars Program
Ebony Bobcat Network to host annual theater fundraiser to benefit Ohio University's Urban Scholars Program

Jan 25, 2018
Lancaster named to 3-year post at American Academy in Rome
Archaeologist, architectural historian, and educator Dr. Lynne C. Lancaster (2002 Fellow) has been selected as the next Andrew W. Mellon Professor-in-Charge of the Humanities at the American Academy in Rome.

Hines uses Ohio Supercomputer in research revolutionizing drug discovery with RNA
The rise of antibiotic resistance among common infectious bacteria is a worrisome health threat that has many scientists looking for a solution. Dr. Jennifer Hines, Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Ohio University, is one of the few looking to ribonucleic acid (RNA) structures for new drug discovery.

Student’s perspective on Vernon Alden’s successes [Video]
On May 11, 1962, Vernon R. Alden was inaugurated as the 15th president of Ohio University. The newly appointed president soon went on to create progressive changes that are still felt today for the University. His successes are what attracted eight students from MDIA 4904 to pursue Dr. Alden’s story as a classroom video project.

Jeff Russell to discuss specialized health care for performing artists at Jan. 31 Café Conversation
Jeff Russell to discuss specialized health care for performing artists at Jan. 31 Café Conversation

Branding OHIO through communication, collaboration and creativity
Through communication, collaboration and creativity, University Communications and Marketing (UCM) will work with Ohio University's units to help move the brand forward in ways that are consistent and that will resonate with OHIO's various audiences and goals.

Ohio Fellows Program accepting applications from first-year students
The Ohio Fellows Program, an individually tailored, interactive educational encounter that unlocks and advances the inherent potential in students, is now accepting applications from first-year students.

Faculty Expert Series: Problems affecting leadership in today’s workplace
Dr. Greg Obi, assistant professor and coordinator of the Business Management Technology Program at Ohio University Chillicothe, has written and published “Sydney Brian-Peters: A Case Study in Gender and Leadership Issues” about a mid-level executive who faces challenges related to bias as her need to fill a position in her unit is questioned.

Ohio University’s Calendar of Events hosting Twitter photo contest
From Jan. 19 to Feb. 2, Ohio University's Calendar of University Events (CUE) is running an online photo contest for a chance to win Bobcat Cash or swag.

Campus Recreation invites OHIO community to participate in free Spring Wellness Series
Ohio University’s Department of Campus Recreation invites all members of the OHIO community to participate in its free Spring Wellness Series that kicks off on Wednesday, Feb. 7.

Ohio University students selected to compete in international global health and innovation competition
Ohio University students selected to compete in international global health and innovation competition

2018 Scripps Innovation Challenge kickoff is Jan. 31
The Scripps Innovation Challenge is designed for teams to work collaboratively across academic programs to develop and pitch innovative solutions to real-world “challenges” posed by media and communication organizations, with the winners selected by a panel of industry professionals.

Call for nominations: Celebrate Women Conference Jane Johnsen Women of Vision award
Call for nominations: Celebrate Women Conference Jane Johnsen Women of Vision award

Professor Paul Young to present at music education conference
Professor Paul Young to present at music education conference

Jan 26, 2018
Call for presenters for 2018 Spotlight on Learning Conference
Applications to present at the 2018 Spotlight on Learning Conference are being accepted. This year's theme is "Teaching in Challenging Times." Apply by February 9.

First-year students to begin second-year room selection process
Any current Ohio University student who would like to live on the Athens Campus next year must complete the online housing contract by 4 p.m. on Friday, March 2, in order to be a part of the room selection process for the next academic year.

CLDC to host ‘Prepare for the Fair’ workshops in advance of Feb. 14 Career and Internship Fair
Ohio University's Career and Leadership Development Center (CLDC) is offering several programs Feb. 5-8 to prepare students and alumni for the Feb. 14 Career and Internship Fair.

With a $3,000 prize pot, annual Scripps Innovation Challenge kicks off Jan. 31
The kickoff for the 6th annual Scripps Innovation Challenge will be held Wednesday, Jan. 31 at 5 p.m. in Schoonover 145 with students invited to compete for a prize pot of $3,000.

Calling all Bobcats: We want your Homecoming 2018 theme ideas
Calling all Bobcats: We want your Homecoming 2018 theme ideas

Ohio University ranked as one of the nation's most military-friendly schools for 2018
Ohio University ranked as one of the nation's most military-friendly schools for 2018

Women Pioneer Series to feature first of four films on Tuesday
Ohio University’s Women Pioneer Series kicks off at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 30 with the showing of the film, Dolores, at the Athena Cinema. It is the first of four films in the series that is free and open to the public.

Jan 28, 2018
University honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with week of events [PHOTOS]
The Ohio University MLK Jr. Celebration Planning Committee, which is sponsored by the Office for Diversity and Inclusion, hosted a week of activities between Jan. 15-19 to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Check out the pics.

Former Trump adviser to discuss politics during ‘90 Minutes’ conversation Jan. 31
The E.W. Scripps School of Journalism will host a “90 Minutes Series” candid conversation with national U.S. policy expert Kevin Kellems, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 31. In 2016, he served as a adviser for then-presidential candidate Donald J. Trump.

Jan 29, 2018
Your career: From college to financial success, Jan. 30
Don't want to live in the parents' basement? Find out how to plan for financial independence at Your Career: From College to Financial Success on Tuesday, Jan. 30, from 6 to 7:15 p.m. in the Walter Hall Rotunda. This event is co-sponsored with Ohio University's Wealth and Poverty theme.

Donuts with Deans: Maximizing your Arts & Sciences degree, Jan. 29
Get tips for translating a liberal arts degree into the skills and attributes that employers are looking for at Donuts with Deans: Maximizing Your Arts & Sciences Degree on Monday, Jan. 29, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Amanda J Cunningham Leadership Center, Baker 366. Dean Robert Frank and Imants Jaunarajs, Assistant Dean of Students for the Career and Leadership Development Center, discuss how to leverage Arts & Sciences degrees into awesome careers.

Wealth & Poverty week on 'Identities and Inequalities,' Feb. 5-9
The Wealth and Poverty Theme presents a week in February dealing with identities and inequalities. Wealth & Poverty Week on Identities and Inequalities is Feb. 5-9.

Southern Campus student part of Ohio University team entering Opioid Technology Challenge
Ohio University Southern student, Marlee Gilmore, is one of many of the individuals in our state who has lost a loved one to this epidemic, and she is determined to help find a solution.

Planning Underway for Ohio Southern’s Academy of Excellence for Youth
Despite the Tri-State’s recent snap of cold weather, planning is already underway for this summer’s Academy of Excellence.

UPC celebrating Sibs Weekend with free ‘wipeOUt Extravaganza’
The University Program Council (UPC) will be celebrating Ohio University’s annual Sibs Weekend by hosting a “wipeOUt Extravaganza” from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 3, at the Ping Recreation Center.

New Egyptian dinosaur reveals ancient link between Africa and Europe
In the Sahara Desert of Egypt, scientists have discovered a new species of dinosaur named Mansourasaurus shahinae. It is a school-bus-length, long-necked plant-eater with bony plates embedded in its skin.

iCUE Spotlight: Jan. 29-Feb. 4, 2018
iCUE Spotlight shines a spotlight on unique and high-profile events and important deadlines taken from OHIO's official online Calendar of University Events.

Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering to celebrate 50 years with anniversary event
The Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering will celebrate its 50th anniversary with a homecoming celebration on July 14.

Engineering and Technology Management assistant professor named faculty advisor of year by professional organization
Russ College Assistant Professor of Engineering and Technology Management Neil Littell has received a 2017 Distinguished Faculty Advisor Award.

Margaret Boyd Scholars Program connects, supports Russ College women
Two first-year Russ College women have been inducted into the Ohio University Margaret Boyd Scholars Program, bringing its total membership, including program graduates, to 100.

Ohio University study shows Vitamin D3 could help heal or prevent cardiovascular damage
A new study conducted by Ohio University scientists suggests that a little more sunlight might help restore damage to your cardiovascular system.

Jan 30, 2018
Successful coat and boot drive helps hundreds
The bitter cold experienced in January may have been a bit more tolerable for hundreds of children in the area thanks to the efforts of Kids on Campus within OHIO’s College of Health Sciences and Professions and the generosity of others.

Undergraduates invited to apply for paid Research Scholar positions to gain valuable applied experiences
The Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs is offering Undergraduate Research Scholar funded positions for the­ 2018-2019 academic year. ­ Highly motivated students from any school or department are encouraged to apply for these competitive positions. To be eligible, students should have at least a 3.5 GPA.

Love is in the air … and at The Bobcat Store
Love is in the air … and at The Bobcat Store

Late start courses offer flexibility for Lancaster campus students
Late start courses offer flexibility for Lancaster campus students

Upcoming events to focus on global careers, leadership
Ohio University students have the opportunity to learn professional development tips and gain information on starting a career as a global professional through a series of workshops and special events that will be held during the spring semester.

Workshop series supporting survivors of sexual assault resumes Feb. 5
Ohio University's Survivor Advocacy Program (SAP) and Counseling and Psychological Services (CPS) are offering a five-part skills/support workshop for student survivors of sexual assault, dating/domestic violence and stalking beginning Monday, Feb. 5.

Inaugural OHIO Communication Conference for business, scripps students a success
The first OHIO Communication Conference, which was held Jan. 25-26, ushered in a new era of collaboration between Ohio University’s College of Business and the Scripps College of Communication. The conference featured three events, all aimed at preparing students to find jobs in creative, marketing, media and public relations positions and to hear from successful industry professionals.

MDIA students study screenwriting, documentary storytelling in Spain
Five students from the School of Media Arts & Studies, along with four students from the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism, spent their winter break in Spain studying Screenwriting and Documentary Storytelling.

Konneker Medals awarded to OHIO alumni for technology innovations, entrepreneurial successes
David Pidwell and Rob Painter to be honored Feb. 7.