|Institutional Equity explains new focus|
For over three decades, the Office for Institutional Equity has served as Ohio University’s civil rights compliance office. There have been a number of changes recently at the Office for Institutional Equity with the arrival of two new staff members, Darrell Purdy and Inya Baiye, but our commitment to making Ohio University an accessible, inclusive, equal opportunity educational and employment environment remains the same.
|Bridges on WATH Party Line Feb. 9|
Vice Provost for Diversity, Access and Equity Brian Bridges will appear on local radio station WATH's "The Party Line" on Feb. 9 at 9 a.m.
|New Print Responsibly website keeps users updated|
Ohio University's Office of Procurement is proud to announce the launch of the new Print Responsibly website. The website will serve as a resource to keep all users updated on the latest news on the implementation of the Copier Management program.
|College of Business sees success in ComDocs pilot test|
Ohio University's College of Business has already saved paper and funds through the ComDoc pilot test.
|February Alumni Association newsletter available|
The February Alumni Association newsletter is now available.
|New partnership to provide hotel discounts|
Ohio University alumni can now receive reduced pricing on hotel accommodations when visiting Athens.
|Black History Month schedule begins Friday|
Black History Month events begin Friday with a noon Brown Bag discussion hosted by Miss Black Ohio in the Women's Center.
|Black History Month schedule|
Black History calendar 2012
|OHIO eDirectory now connected to PeopleSoft SIS|
The people search at the top of OHIO's web site may look familiar, but under the hood, it has a new engine. <br /><br />That engine bases its results on data stored in the PeopleSoft SIS, so searches return up-to-date information about all students, including those who joined the university in summer 2011 or later.<br />
|Signing Day is exciting for football program and fans|
On Feb. 1, college football's National Signing Day, the atmosphere in Peden Stadium was a mixture of excitement, anxiousness and enthusiasm. Football coaches and administrators sat faithfully by their phones in hopes of the long-awaited response, "I'm going to be a Bobcat."
|Communication Studies professor to discuss student-teacher relationships|
Natalie Shubert, Ohio University visiting assistant professor of communication studies, will discuss how to enhance student learning with better communication strategies at 12:10 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, in the Friends of the Library Room located in Alden Library 319.
|Professor to present quantum dots as wave of the future|
Speaking at Ohio University's next Science Cafe discussion at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8, in the Baker University Center Front Room, Gregory Van Patten will explain how these small particles have become a big deal.
|Advisers step students through curricular change in preparation for Q2S conversion|
University departments have fine-tuned and, in some cases, overhauled their curricula as the University converts to a semester calendar. Here, <i>Compass</i> looks at a few of the changes under way and how advisers are helping students along the way.
|African Heroes Night to honor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng|
Renowned physician Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng will be honored at this year's African Heroes Night from 5 to 9 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 12, in the Baker University Center Ballroom.
|Ohio University mourns the loss of distinguished alumnus Donald Voelker|
Mechanical engineering alumnus Donald Voelker, a Cleveland native, passed away on Monday. Voelker served for two years in the United States Navy before attending Ohio University, graduating in 1952.
|Laura Ingalls Wilder enthusiast will kick off Graduate Research Series|
Kelly Kathleen Ferguson, a Ph.D. candidate in creative writing, will speak in Alden Library about her research for her recently published book "My Life as Laura" at 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17.
|Advisers address top student Q2S concerns [video]|
Students are voicing their Q2S concerns through Facebook, Twitter, emails and in person. Here, some of OHIO's top advisers address the most popular concerns on camera.
|All six OHIO campuses compete for RecycleMania titles|
After two weeks of pre-season trials, RecycleMania officially began Sunday, Feb. 5. For the first time, all six Ohio University campuses are participating in the competition, which runs through March 31.
|Scholarship endowment memorializes OHIO alumnus|
Iris Cooper founded the William “Pablo” Davis Memorial Scholarship in honor of her late fiancé, William “Pablo” Davis, who graduated in 1988 with a bachelor’s in business administration.
|Special performance of Bill Bowers' 'It Goes Without Saying' on Feb. 20|
The Ohio University School of Theater will present Visiting Professor Bill Bowers in his one-man show, "It Goes Without Saying," at 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 20 at the Baker University Center Theater.
|Journalism alumni return to provide insight, reassurance to graduating seniors|
On Saturday, Jan. 28, more than 65 E.W. Scripps School of Journalism students gathered in the Scripps Auditorium for the tenth annual Senior Saturday event, which aims to give graduating seniors advice on entering the workplace and tools to handle the stress of a job search.
|United Appeal hosting raffle|
Throughout the month of March, United Appeal for Athens County will host the “Spring Fling Raffle.” Twice a day, every day, they will raffle off some amazing prices.
|New writing certificate can help students polish their skills|
Ohio University English Professor Jennie Nelson has created a new certificate program that will give students of all majors the opportunity to showcase and hone their writing abilities.
|Ohio University Lancaster student recognized as American Red Cross Youth Hero|
For Ohio University Lancaster campus student Cody Sarensen, helping out others in the community has always been a part of his life.
|Grandma with HIV promotes safe sex and testing|
On Tuesday evening, HIV/AIDS activist Anna Fowlkes brought her humor and wit to Ohio University to spread her message … practice safe sex and get tested!
|HCOM assistant dean elected to national testing board|
Wayne Carlsen, D.O., F.A.C.O.I., assistant dean for clinical education at the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine (OU-HCOM), has been elected vice chair of the board of directors of the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners (NBOME).
|Cold War expert to discuss past and present of Hiroshima Feb. 16|
Tsuyoshi Hasegawa, professor of history at the University of California at Santa Barbara, will present his lecture "Lessons of Hiroshima, Past and Present" at 4:10 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, in Baker University Center 240.
|Steel drums festival highlights African culture [video]|
Ohio University students are learning more about steel drums and African culture, thanks to the World Music and Dance Festival.
|OHIO students present at international research symposium [video]|
Walter Rotunda, on the campus of Ohio University, was filled with graduate and a few undergraduate students as they prepared to present original research at the International Research Symposium Friday.
|Resident’s Action Council recognized for outstanding members|
In January, the Residents’ Action Council (tRAC) attended the regional “No Frills Conference” hosted by the Central Atlantic Affiliate of College and University Residence Halls (CAACURH).
|Panel to discuss Tuskegee Airmen and 'Red Tails' movie|
The Ohio University Department of African American Studies will host a panel discussion about the role the Tuskegee Airmen played in World War II and their
depiction in the movie "Red Tails."
|Miss Black Ohio seeks to inspire young women throughout Ohio|
After being chosen Miss Black Ohio last summer, student Kayla Hardimon has spent the last few months visiting schools, churches and other state organizations.
|Alicke to discuss the practice of placing blame on Feb. 20|
Mark Alicke, professor of psychology at Ohio University, will be discussing his research on the practice of placing blame from noon to 1 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 20, in Alden Library 319.
|Winter Culture Showcase Series is Feb. 20|
The Ohio University Libraries' Diversity Committee will host the Winter Culture
Showcase Series at 2 p.m. Monday Feb. 20, in Alden Library. The theme is "Athens Alternatives: Locovores, Work Exchange and Organic Farming."
|Alumnus David Brightbill to speak on importance of giving for Patton Lecture Series|
Ohio University trustee David Brightbill will present "The Importance of Giving" on Thursday, Feb. 23, in McCracken Hall from noon to 2 p.m. The talk is part of the Patton Lecture Series.
|Science Cafe speaker to discuss the impact of stress on health|
Peggy Zoccola, assistant professor of psychology, will address the impact of stress on the body at the next Science Cafe Discussion, at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22 in the Baker University Center Front Room.
|A visual recap of the 2012 Polar Plunge [VIDEO]|
More than 200 plungers lined the shore of Lake Snowden in Albany to participate in Ohio University's fifth annual Polar Plunge for Special Olympics Ohio. The event raised more than $26,000.
|President updates OHIO on capital budget distribution recommendations|
On Wednesday, Ohio University President Roderick J. McDavis sent an email to the entire OHIO community about the capital budget distribution recommendations.
|Search committee chosen for vice president for student affairs position|
Ohio University President Roderick J. McDavis has appointed a search committee to replace outgoing Vice President for Student Affairs Kent J. Smith.
|Branding OHIO through the Capital Campaign|
Having a chance to position the institution with alumni, donors and prospects through a Capital Campaign is a unique opportunity to balance campaign goals with the institution’s existing strategic plan. Not only does a campaign help it become stronger through capacity building but it also helps the institution become better able to fulfill its mission.
|RCM open forums Monday and Wednesday|
Executive Vice President and Provost Pam Benoit and Vice President for Finance and Administration Stephen Golding are sponsoring two open forums to update the campus on progress developing a Responsibility Centered Management (RCM) budgeting model.
|Exhibit opening reintroduces Barbie to Appalachia|
Last Friday, the citizens of Athens were invited to have a conversation with photographer and Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine Communication Designer Kari Gunter-Seymour at the opening of her exhibit "Barbie Falls on Hard Times" in the Women’s Center.
|Edwards Accelerator Lab upgrades equipment|
Edwards Accelerator Lab upgrades equipment
|Foundation Board of Trustees approves measures to enhance Ohio University’s fundraising efforts|
At its February meeting, the Ohio University Foundation Board of Trustees reviewed a new endowment naming policy, awarded grants and enacted a measure to fund its operations and The Promise Lives Campaign.
|Charlotte Networking Week Feb. 23 and 24|
The Ohio University Alumni Association’s Greater Charlotte Chapter Network is hosting the ninth Annual Charlotte Networking Week (CNW) on Feb. 23 and 24. This program, set in Charlotte, N.C., is open to both current students and alumni.
|Winners chosen in annual 48-Hour Shootout|
More than 500 students made up 25 teams that scrambled to finish scripting, shooting and editing a short film during the 10th annual 48-Hour Shootout Film Project, Feb. 10-12, on the Ohio University Athens campus.
|Siblings travel to spend weekend in Athens|
Ohio University’s annual Sibs Weekend will be Feb. 17-19. In preparation for the weekend, two alumni chapters in Ohio have organized transportation for siblings to safely travel to Athens.
|OHIO cost-saving initiatives update for fall quarter|
Across all Ohio University campuses, efficiency is increasing and costs are going down thanks to a number of non-personnel cost-saving initiatives.
|OHIO celebrates Founders Day with an interactive website|
This year, Ohio University’s annual Founders Day recognition moves online. Founders Day traditionally marks the passage on Feb. 18, 1804 of an act establishing Ohio University by the newly formed state of Ohio.
|That's in the University archives?|
Ever wonder what is tucked away behind Alden Library's fifth floor glass doors?
|Off the Beaten Path: find unique destinations|
Explore non-traditional study abroad destinations at "Off the Beaten Path," 3-5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, in Baker University Center 240.
|Annual event celebrates cultural diversity at medical school|
The Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine invites the university community to share in a celebration of the college’s cultural diversity during the annual Multicultural Extravaganza on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 11:45 a.m., Irvine Hall 194.
|Quarterly food drive reaps rewards for Beta Alpha Psi and community|
On Feb. 11, members of the Beta Alpha Psi, the College of Business accounting fraternity collected 240 bags with more than 1,000 (still counting) pounds of food, diapers and toilet paper for the poor.
|Informal workshop on the Harris Collection to be held Feb. 29|
On Wednesday, February 29, 2011 Ohio University Libraries will host “Interpreting Visual Objects in the Harris Collection: Studio Practice, Art History, Linguistics, Ethnography,” a casual workshop on the Frederick Harris Collection.
|Provost and VPFA update OHIO on faculty pay modifications|
On Wednesday, Executive Vice President and Provost Pam Benoit and Vice President for Finance and Administration Stephen Golding sent an email to all Ohio University faculty about faculty pay modifications.
|University's vehicle policy updated|
Revisions were recently approved for the Ohio University policy that governs the safety, procurement, operation, maintenance and disposition of University vehicles.
|University institutes new chalking policy|
A new policy that outlines guidelines for using chalk on campus as a means of promotion and expression was approved on Feb. 8.
|Graduate student combats malnutrition in Ethiopia through gardening|
Nearly every student aims to make their mark on the world. But Jessica Bilecki, a graduate student in Ohio University's Masters of Science in Environmental Studies program, is among the select few who are already doing so.
|OHIO students help donate 16k servings of cereal to local food bank|
Thanks to OHIO students enjoying Kellogg’s cereal from Jan. 9 through Feb. 13, Kellogg’s will be donating 16,136 servings of cereal, or 104 cases, to the Southeastern Ohio Food Bank.
|Students offer tips on Q2S prep [video]|
This top-10 list offers tips to students heading into their Q2S advising sessions.
|Grant funded summer salary update|
On Friday, Executive Vice President and Provost Pam Benoit, Vice President for Finance and Administration Stephen Golding and Vice President for Research and Creative Activity and Dean of the Graduate College Joseph Shields sent an email to all faculty about grand-funded summer salaries.
|RCM open forums update University on transition progress|
On Monday and Wednesday of last week, Ohio University hosted two winter quarter forums designed to provide an overview of work that has been done to date on a Responsibility Centered Management (RCM) budgeting model.
|Meet Distinguished Professor Mark Halliday|
On March 1, Ohio University will honor Mark Halliday during the Distinguished Professor Reception and Lecture. The event will begin with a reception at 7 p.m. in the Margaret M. Walter Hall Rotunda; followed by the Distinguished Professor Portrait Unveiling at 7: 30 p.m.; and concluding with Halliday's lecture, "The Personal Appeal of the Short Poem," at 8 p.m.
|Human Genome Project pioneer visits Ohio University|
During his lecture on Thursday, Russ Prize winner Leroy Hood predicted that in a decade, individuals will be able to have their genomes sequenced for $100 in order to understand if they are predisposed to diseases such as diabetes and cancer.
|A conversation with Jim Dine|
The latest issue of Ohio Today Online features a behind-the-scenes video pairing images from the summer installation for the exhibition and commentary from Jim Dine’s Nov. 3 campus visit.
|Bobcat transcends barriers to school Chinese audiences in American slang|
Jessica Beinecke, who graduated in 2008, is one cultural ambassador willing to translate distinctly American phrases for Mandarin speakers.
|Pavement engineering facilities hosts congressman|
Ohio University's Accelerated Pavement Load Facility (APLF) and National Asphalt
Laboratory (NAL) welcomed a special guest on Wednesday – Congressman Steve Stivers of Ohio's 15th Congressional District.
|Mich Hein helps fund research apprenticeships|
Recently, Mich Hein made a donation to help fund the HTC Research Apprenticeship program. He wanted to ensure that current students have the chance to build faculty relationships and engage in research and creative projects.
|WOUB to air live call-in show on fracking|
Hydraulic fracturing (known as fracking) is a water-intensive industrial process that drillers use to collect the natural gas held in shale formations and it’s the topic of “Newswatch In-Depth: Fracking Frenzy” airing Tuesday, Feb. 28 at 8 p.m.
|Diabetes project uses smartphones for research|
Ohio University's College of Engineering and Osteopathic Medicine Professor Cindy Marling is leading a project aimed at predicting blood glucose levels for patients with type one diabetes.
|Saturday Night Live star entertains Athens and OHIO crowd|
Comedian Seth Meyers performed stand-up to a packed house at Ohio University’s Templeton Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium last night. The show was part of the Ohio University Performing Arts Concert Series.
|Men's basketball: In demolition, OHIO crushed Akron|
The OHIO Bobcats said goodbye to the Convocation Center for the season as they took down the Akron Zips 85-61 Sunday night.
|Bobcats Speech and Debate teams take top honors|
The Debating Bobcats of Ohio University were crowned national champions of the College Public Forum National Debate Tournament at Butler University in Indianapolis, Ind., on Saturday.
|Annual President's Report highlights University's recent accomplishments|
The most recent outstanding accomplishments by Ohio University faculty, staff, students and alumni are highlighted in the 2011 annual President's Report, which is available online to reduce printing costs.
|Chen receives NSF CAREER grant for analytical chemistry research, student engagement|
Hao Chen, an assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry, has received a National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) grant to develop a device that will advance analytical chemistry research. The award also will support student research opportunities.