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Feb 1, 2019
President Nellis appointed to APLU’s Commission on Economic and Community Engagement
Ohio University President M. Duane Nellis has been appointed to a three-year term on the Association of Public & Land Grant Universities’ (APLU) inaugural Commission on Economic and Community Engagement (CECE).

President M. Duane Nellis shares exciting news in Feb. 1 'First Fridays' letter
Ohio University research has led to ground-breaking, life-altering breakthroughs that have improved our human experience, and the evidence can be found all around us.

MaryKathyrine Tran named Women's Center assistant director
Tran, who previously worked at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, will be responsible for creating a professional and leadership development program geared towards women of color and overseeing the Young Women Leaders Program.

Feb 4, 2019
Kiplinger Program in Public Affairs Journalism officially moves to E.W. Scripps School of Journalism
The prestigious fellowship program was established in 1972 at The Ohio State University, with grants from The Kiplinger Foundation, in honor of W. M. Kiplinger, who founded the prominent Washington publisher of business forecasts and personal-finance periodicals. The program has equipped nearly 10,000 journalists with the latest tools and strategies for success.

OHIO VP for Student Affairs Jason Pina recognized with statewide mentor award
The award recognizes an individual who serves as a mentor and role model to graduate or undergraduate students, is known as a supportive and educational administrator, and has made significant contributions to the ideals of the student affairs profession.

Ohio University recognized as a Healthy Worksite by the Healthy Business Council of Ohio
Ohio University was recognized as a Healthy Worksite during a recent Healthy Business Council of Ohio (HBCO) Healthy Worksite awards presentation.

1968-69 OHIO Men's Basketball Team began 50 years of Convo magic
Led by 20th-year head coach Jim Snyder, the 1968-69 Ohio men's basketball team opened the Convo in style and kicked off five decades of memorable games, fantastic finishes, championship celebrations and colorful personalities that have given life to the Roundhouse On Richland.

Airport Service Awards held to honor longtime employees
Scott praised the honorees and airport staff for representing Ohio University in such a fine fashion.

‘90 Minutes Series’ talk on Feb. 6 to feature Pulitzer Prize winning storytelling coach Amy Wilson
The first “90 Minutes Series” event of 2019 will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, in Schoonover 145 when Amy Wilson, the storytelling coach at The Cincinnati Enquirer, visits campus. She played a key role when the newspaper won a Pulitzer Prize in 2018 for its narrative on heroin abuse in Southwest Ohio.

Feb 5, 2019
First-year Studio Art M.F.A. candidates in the School of Art + Design present new work in “First of All,” exhibit
Ohio University’s School of Art + Design presents an exhibition curated by first-year Master of Fine Arts candidates in ceramics, sculpture, printmaking, painting, photography and graphic design.

Professor of Psychology Julie Owens to discuss community-engaged research and why it matters at Café Conversation
Event will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 13

OHIO, GoBus, Athens Public Transit partner to celebrate Ohio Loves Transit Day
Ohio University, GoBus and Athens Public Transit (APT) will all team up to celebrate Ohio Loves Transit Day, a statewide initiative that celebrates transit in Ohio on Feb. 14 – Valentine’s Day.

Free tickets available to Feb. 7 screening of ‘Anita: Speaking Truth to Power’ documentary
Against a backdrop of sex, politics and race, the documentary reveals the story of Anita Hill, a woman who has empowered millions to stand up for equality and justice in regards to sexual harassment in the workplace.

CLDC to host spring Career and Internship Fair with Pre-Conference and Bobcat Breakfast
The bi-annual event takes place both fall and spring semesters and is free for students and alumni to attend.

Study ranks performance of each state’s economy over the past decade
A nationwide study on economic distress was recently released by the Ohio Alliance for Innovation in Population Health ranking the economic performance of all 50 states in the country from 2009 to 2019. While the economy in New Hampshire has remained the healthiest in the United States over the past decade and Mississippi has continued to be the most economically distressed state over that same time span, that doesn’t tell the whole story.

Feb 6, 2019
OHIO earns 2018 Climate Innovation Award
Ohio University has earned an “Honorable Mention” for Climate Innovation in the 2018 Climate Leadership Awards’ four-year institution category by Second Nature.

Alumna’s legacy, generosity lives on in OHIO’s Frontiers in Science lecture series
The 2019 Frontiers in Science lecture, featuring a live performance of the “Gastropod” podcast, will be held at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 11 in the Baker University Center Ballroom.

Scholarship honors Sports Administration Program’s visionary, baseball pioneer
Alumnus Dean Taylor is honoring the legacy of Walter O'Malley through a scholarship benefitting graduate students in Ohio University’s Sports Administration Program.

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iCUE Spotlight: Feb. 8-14, 2019
This week's schedule includes a public telescope night, a late night theater performance and a thesis competition. Find out more on the CUE.

Cardio with Cupid event offers members a chance to exercise with a seasonal twist
The event, which includes a series of group fitness classes taught by Ping instructors, provides students the opportunity to try out a number of cardio fitness staples in a more relaxed environment.

Engineering student duo named semi-finalists in Simio simulation competition
Russ College students Clive Chirume and Madison Fiehrer landed in the top 14 of 300 teams that comprised a total of 1,064 students from across the world. Competing as team “MC Solutions,” Fiehrer and Chirume were tasked with simulating a corn seed production facility to show seed processing from harvest to delivery.

Feb 7, 2019
OHIO’s first ‘Challenging Dialogues’ lecture focuses on civility, engages campus community
“The message is, we don’t have to be enemies when we’re on the opposite side of something,” said Dr. Lukensmeyer. “We just have to learn to see each other as human beings.”

Ohio University Libraries Celebrates Founders Day with Exhibit
Ohio University Libraries will commemmorate Founders Day with an exhibit titled “Making OHIO Home: History of Housing and Residence Life from the 1800s to the Present,” opening Feb. 18.

Meet January 2019 Classified Employee of the Month Tammy Andrews
Tammy Andrews, the January 2019 Classified Employee of the Month, likes warm beaches, Ellen DeGeneres, "This is Us," and Fleetwood Mac. Find out more about her here.

Changes to the Department of Conference Services including new summer intern housing
For the past twelve years, the Department of Conference Services has been moving between the Departments of Housing and Residence Life and Event Services. But now, the little-known department has a permanent home at Event Services, which began rebranding in this past July to become Conference and Event Services.

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 2019-2020 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.

Feb 8, 2019
Registration underway for 2019 Celebrate Women conference
The 13th annual Celebrate Women conference will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, March 22, on Ohio University’s Lancaster Campus and will revolve around the theme “Challenge. Lead. Succeed!”

OBI reporting fundamentals course available
This faculty and staff course reviews the dashboard pages contained on the Finance dashboard. Topics include: a review of the prompts available for selecting data; segment value hierarchies utilized in the dashboard prompts; understanding available drilldown options;  <br />purpose of each dashboard page and how to use the various pages most effectively; and <br />tips for identifying which page gets you to your information most efficiently.

Libraries awarded $20,000 to foster the development of open educational resources
The Libraries was awarded $20,000 from the Ohio University Foundation as part of the 1804 Fund for undergraduate learning to begin a project that will foster the development of open educational resources at OHIO. The two-year project supports the development of open textbook projects by faculty members.

New travel provider fee structure announced
Ohio University has partnered with Christopherson Business Travel (CBT), to implement a comprehensive travel program with goals of implementing user-friendly processes, improving service to the traveler, and providing access to discounts that save the University money. This program will launch on April 1, and will include an updated travel policy and procedures, and options of paying for travel.

Ohio University Research Moment - Michael Lincoln [VIDEO]
Michael Lincoln has more than 35 years of experience working as a professional lighting designer in theater, opera and dance — from regional productions to Broadway and international venues. Find out more about his work in this video.

Feb 11, 2019
Faculty share course improvements made through OHIO Honors workshops
Professors offer concrete examples of the innovative learning experiences they will create for undergraduates from all majors.

Campus rec offering variety of activities this spring
From backpacking at the Red River Gorge to doing the luau on ice, Ohio University’s Campus Recreation has something for everyone this spring semester. The department promotes the physical, emotional and social growth of students by engaging them in recreational facilities and programs.

First Sustainable Administration Hub Seminar featuring Dr. Ryan Fogt is Feb. 19
Dr. Ryan Fogt, the Office of Sustainability’s new Sustainable Administration Hub coordinator, will discuss his Hub initiatives on Feb. 19. The Sustainability Hubs Seminar Series will be held the third Tuesday of February, March and April at 5 p.m.

Life on Death Row conversation on Feb. 13 is next ’90 Minutes Series’ conversation
The next “90 Minutes Series” conversation will highlight the story of former death row inmate Joe D’Ambrosio. He spent more than 20 years in prison before he was exonerated. He will share how he’s rebuilding his life at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13.

United Soccer Coaches elects Patton College professor to board
Dr. David Carr, Recreation and Sports Pedagogy associate pro-fessor, has been elected to the United Soccer Coaches Board of Directors to serve a six-year term.

Alden Library features three-floor interactive exhibit
Ohio University’s Libraries will feature an exhibit titled “Beasts of the Interior by Sarah Minor: Creative Writing off the Page” that will open on the third, fourth and fifth floors of Alden Library on Feb. 18 and will close at the end of the spring semester.

New West 82 station puts a tasty, and healthy, spin on a college staple
The Let's Get Ramen station at West 82 allows students to choose from a variety of options to create their own unique dish, ranging between chicken, tofu and beef as protein choices to a number of garnishes and flavoring options, including water chestnuts, sweet corn and miso.

Feb 12, 2019
Ohio University Dance Team wins University World Cup Championships
For the first time in Bobcat history, the Ohio University Dance Team traveled to Orlando, Florida to compete at the 2019 UCA and UDA College Cheerleading and Dance Team National Championships.

Wellworks joins partnership on eating disorders prevention and treatment
In advance of National Eating Disorders Awareness (NEDA) Week in February, WellWorks Nutrition Counselor and Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Selena Baker is urging students, faculty, staff and community members to learn how to serve as an advocate for themselves and others.

2019 Black History Month celebration underway
Ohio University has numerous Black History Month events scheduled in February. This year’s national theme is "Black Migrations." The theme focuses on "the movement of African Americans to new destinations and new social realities."

Cutler Scholars Program hosts the 2018 Scholar Summit
Forty high-promise scholars from other universities met at OHIO in the fall for the 2018 Scholar Summit hosted by the Cutler Scholars Program. The event integrated a diverse array of workshops, panels, speeches and roundtable discussions focused on helping scholars maximize the opportunities offered by the merit scholarship programs.

Feb 13, 2019
World-renowned plastic surgeon and alumnus shares expertise with OHIO medical students
Dr. Frank Papay advised students in the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine on the necessity of mentorship, best practices for mitigating risk, and the importance of being a “Tigger in a field of Eeyores.”

Russ Research Center to support $195 million U.S. Air Force consortium project
Ohio University’s Russ Research Center will be home to a new consortium focused on some of the U.S. Air Force’s most crucial research priorities, including autonomy, precision navigation and timing, and cyber-physical systems security. The Air Force Autonomy Research Network Consortium will be administered by SP Global Institute.

Awards recognize outstanding contributions to sustainability
The awards recognize staff, faculty, students, departments, community members and organizations for their outstanding contributions to sustainability at the University or in the local community. The nomination deadline is March 14.

New dinosaur with heart-shaped tail provides evolutionary clues for African continent
A new dinosaur that wears its “heart” on its tail provides new clues to how ecosystems evolved on the African continent during the Cretaceous period according to researchers at Ohio University.

Open OHIO interactive art and science installation continues dialogues
As a way to advance the conversation of past Open OHIO meetings, art exhibits will tour the University and surrounding community.

iCUE Spotlight: Feb. 15-21, 2019
This week's calendar features a Greek Week event, a female survivors workshop and the start of the new School of Theater play about a pregnant teenager. Find out more on the CUE.

Read 'The History of Housing and Residence Life from the 1800s to the Present"
Living on campus has been a defining experience for generations of OHIO students. Today more than 7,300 students live and learn in 39 residence halls and the housing and residence life experience is woven into the fabric of campus life.

Ohio University Founders Day is Feb. 18
In celebration of Ohio University’s Founders Day, the Student Alumni Board has partnered with Student Senate, Black Student Cultural Programming Board, International Student Union, University Program Council, and Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity to host a birthday party on Feb. 21.

Feb 14, 2019
Susan Burgess to be honored Feb. 25 at Distinguished Professor Portrait Unveiling and Lecture
The event begins with a reception followed by the Distinguished Professor introduction and portrait unveiling at 7 p.m. Following the unveiling, Dr. Burgess will present her lecture, titled “LGBT Inclusion in American Life: Pop Culture, Legal Transformation, and Critical Civil Rights.”

OHIO sending student leaders to annual MBLGTACC conference
Fifteen OHIO student leaders are traveling to Wichita, Kansas, for the 2019 Midwest Bisexual Lesbian Gay Transgender Asexual College Conference.

Dr. Ann Bainbridge Frymier named new director of School of Communication Studies
Frymier brings more than 25 years of experience to this role, joining OHIO from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, where she is a professor in the Department of Media, Journalism and Film, and a former associate dean of the graduate school.

2018 alumnus finds success with social networking app
It was the sense of community Logan Koshenka found at Ohio University that served as a driving force behind Skyway, the social networking app he founded.

OHIO’s Theater Division presents ‘Holly Down in Heaven,’ by Kara Lee Corthron
Ohio University’s Theater Division in the School of Dance, Film and Theater is proud to present the fourth production of the 2018–19 season, “Holly Down in Heaven,” by Kara Lee Corthron, directed by Brian Evans.

Ohio University theater students sweep Ohio Valley USITT Peggy Ezekiel Awards
Ohio University students in the Theater Division’s Production, Design and Technology (PD&T) program swept the Ohio Valley Section (OVS) United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT) Peggy Ezekiel Awards during the Oct. 2018 regional conference, leading them to represent OHIO in the national USITT conference held in Louisville from March 20 to 23.

Office of the Registrar announces class permission slips are going paperless
Beginning Monday, Feb. 18, the class permission (“green slip”) process is available online for all students. Summer semester 2019 is the first semester students will be able to initiate a permission request online through their My OHIO Student Center.

Special Science Café will explore the OHIO Museum Complex
Event will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 20.

Feb 15, 2019
Ohio University’s Dance Division presents the 2019 Winter Dance Concert
Celebrating 50 years of artistic inquiry and creative excellence, OHIO’s Dance Division presents the annual Winter Dance Concert for two nights only.

Workshop lets health professions students practice respectful teamwork
In January, the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine hosted a workshop to help health professions students learn to better care for patients in ways that are mutually respectful, unrestricted by stereotypes and genuinely curious.

Ohio University Libraries Offers Documentary Film Screening
Ohio University Libraries is screening the documentary film, "Paywall: The Business of Scholarship," from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, in Alden Library (319).

AccessibleOHIO week aims to dismantle campus stigmas surrounding accessibility, disability
AccessibleOHIO week aims to dismantle campus stigmas surrounding accessibility, disability

Feb 16, 2019
Known for supercontinent cycle, Nance receives Distinguished Scientist Award
Dr Damian Nance, widely renowned for his supercontinent cycle research, was awarded the Atlantic Geoscience Society’s 2019 Distinguished Scientist Award, the Gesner Medal.

Alicke gets Lifetime Career Award, Rios gets Early Career Award
Dr. Mark Alicke received the 2018 Distinguished Lifetime Career Award from the International Society for Self and Identity, while Dr. Kimberly Rios received the 2018 Outstanding Early Career Award.

Free Vietnam War film screening, veterans conversation, March 2
CHI will screen episode five of the Burns and Novick series, titled 'This Is What We Do' (July 1967-December 1967). A discussion follows, led by a Vietnam War veteran and an Iraq and Afghanistan War veteran.

Feb 18, 2019
Lazaroff lecture on 'Jewish Women, Conversion, and Apostasy in Late Medieval Spain' on Feb. 27
The 2019 Lazaroff Lecture features Dr. Alexandra Guerson and Dr. Dana Wessell Lightfoot discussing "When Astruga Became Blanca: Understanding Jewish Women, Conversion, and Apostasy in Late Medieval Spain" on Wednesday, Feb. 27 at 7:30 p.m. in Baker Center Ballroom A.

Students reflect on life changing trip to Spain
“I went into the program expecting to learn a little, enjoy the culture, and come back to Athens pretty similar to how I left. But this program, without sounding too cliché, changed my life. In just four weeks, I constantly pushed myself out of my comfort zone, made lifetime friends and learned so much,” Emily Barbus said.

Lancaster campus Dean’s list announced
160 students qualified for the Dean’s List at Ohio University’s Lancaster Campus and Pickerington Center.

Communications major took a gap year before choosing OHIO's Lancaster Campus
Communications major took a gap year before choosing OHIO's Lancaster Campus

Open forums announced for Russ College of Engineering and Technology dean search finalists
Four finalists for the position of Dean of the Russ College of Engineering and Technology will interview on Athens Campus, Feb. 26-March 1, in Stocker Hall 103. There will be separate forums for faculty. All of the forums will be live streamed.

Ohio University mourns loss of dedicated alumna
Marilyn Allen, BSED ’58, a dedicated Bobcat educator, passed away the morning of Feb. 6 with family at her side. She was 82.

Feb 19, 2019
Heroes of Heroin(e) documentary visit Athens, Nelsonville
“I’m trying.” A woman struggling with addiction and the challenges that accompany the disease, spoke those words during the documentary Heroin(e).

Bob Moran Symposium speaker Greg Lee to discuss race in American media Feb. 20
Lee, the keynote speaker for the annual OHIO Bob Moran Symposium, will discuss race in the American media. He has enjoyed a celebrated career as a sports journalist and has served as a senior editor at The Boston Globe, South Florida Sun Sentinel, The Washington Post and NBA.com.

Athletics participates in 2019 MAC Mental Health Awareness Week
The Ohio Student-Athlete Advisory Committee wrapped up "Mental Health Awareness Week" as part of the Mid-American Conference Council of Student-Athletes' yearly initiative last week. The Ohio SAAC committee members hosted tabling events, workshops and were active on social media.

Football announces 2019 Spring Football practice schedule
The Bobcats will hold 15 practices over the span of 41 days. Spring practice will begin on Monday, March 4, inside Walter Fieldhouse and will conclude on Saturday, April 13, at Peden Stadium.

Ohio University Chillicothe Dean Marty Tuck announces retirement plans
Marty Tuck, who has served as Dean of the Chillicothe Campus since 2011, has announced his intention to retire, effective June 30, 2019.

Feb 20, 2019
Facilities Management and Safety launches Employee of the Month program
Want to show your appreciation for the Ohio University staff who keep the heat on, sidewalks cleared, trash emptied, water running, and more? Ohio University Facilities Management and Safety (FMS) launched an Employee of the Month program in February to recognize exceptional performance by their employees. All OHIO employees are invited to nominate FMS employees for this award using the nomination form on the FMS website. Nominations will be accepted at any time during the year.

Holocaust survivor Sami Steigmann to share his story at Ohio University on Feb. 20
Holocaust survivor Sami Steigmann will provide a message of life, faith and hope, Feb. 20 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Chabad Jewish student center at Ohio University located at 33 N. Court St.

Faculty encouraged to utilize student success tool; student progress survey now available
Ohio University faculty are encouraged to participate in the midterm progress survey within the MyOHIO Success Network that will provide insight to individual students taking their courses between Feb. 20 and March 6.

Free summer law program for Southeastern Ohio high school students
Students from Southeastern Ohio can apply now for the Summer Law & Trial Institute offered at Ohio University from July 7-19, 2019.

Information for students on progress surveys beginning submitted this week
Progress surveys provide you with feedback about your course performance via email. Most instructors will be asked to provide feedback.

Renée A. Middleton elected to the executive committee of the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards
Renée A. Middleton, dean of The Patton College of Education, was named to the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) executive committee for a two-year term.

Education leaders from China's Hubei Province visit Ohio University
Education officials from China’s Hubei Province visited Ohio University in January to discuss potential areas of collaboration with university faculty and staff.

Counseling and Higher Education works with Teacher Education in a new study about students impacted by trauma and how teachers can help
In recent years, there has been a growing concern regarding the prevalence of traumatic experiences among students and how these experiences affect learn-ing and behavior in the classroom. A new study by Patton College of Education faculty is helping teachers recognize the signs of trauma and facilitate learning and growth.

Environmental Studies Sustainability Film Series continues Feb. 20 with ‘Saving Sea Turtles’
The Environmental Studies Sustainability Film Series continues this spring with the showing of “Saving Sea Turtles: Preventing Extinction,” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, at the Athena Cinema in uptown Athens.

OHIO SAAC hosts Bobcat/Bulldog Indoor Field Day
The third annual Bobcat/Bulldog Indoor Field Day is noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, inside Walter Fieldhouse. The event will feature eight stations facilitated by Ohio University student-athletes and Athens High School students, designed to engage the children in physical activity.

Feb 21, 2019
Alumnus’ Bobcat experience inspires giving through The OHIO Match
Wayne and Carol Pletcher’s longtime support of OHIO continues with a scholarship devoted to students studying the natural sciences and created in partnership with the University, which has pledged up to $25 million to strengthen its endowed scholarship program.

Ohio University named 2018 Tree Campus USA
Ohio University has once again been designated as a “Tree Campus USA” location by the Arbor Day Foundation.

iCUE Spotlight: Feb. 22-28, 2019
This week's iCUE schedule includes a Winter Dance Concert, Americorps and diversity panel discussions and a couple of history lectures.

College Bound participant receives full ride to Vassar College
Vinton County High School senior Tyler Harber received a full scholarship to Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York, where he will enroll this fall. Harber participated in Ohio University’s Patton College of Education Upward Bound and College Bound programs as a high school freshman and senior, respectively. College Bound, which replaced Upward Bound, provides potential first-generation college students with skills and support services that cultivate resilience, confidence, and preparation for a healthy and successful transition to a postsecondary institution upon high school graduation.

New Master of Science in Athletic Training program accepting applications
As Bachelor of Athletic Training programs phase out across the nation in favor of a graduate degree program, Ohio University is ahead of the curve and is currently accepting students to the new Master of Science in Athletic Training program in the College of Health Sciences and Professions (CHSP).

National Academy of Engineering and Ohio University award 2019 Russ Prize
OHIO President M. Duane Nellis and NAE President C.D. Mote, Jr., honored the creators of percutaneous coronary intervention, the non-surgical procedure formerly known as angioplasty with a stent on Wednesday in Washington, D.C. The biennial Russ Prize recognizes an international bioengineering achievement that has vastly improved the human condition.

President Nellis invites students to apply for upcoming Presidential Leadership Society cohort
President Nellis invites students to apply for upcoming Presidential Leadership Society cohort

Feb 22, 2019
TechGROWTH client iReconCars® acquired by international auto corporation
TechGROWTH Ohio supported startup iReconCars®, a used car reconditioning management platform that automates the auto reconditioning process, has been acquired by Cox Automotive™’s vAuto®.

Provost Djalali announces Russ College dean finalists
Provost Djalali announces Russ College dean finalists

OHIO’s 2019 Black Alumni Reunion to be held Sept. 12-15
The Black Alumni Reunion, OHIO’s largest alumni reunion outside of Homecoming, is held every three years and open to all alumni and friends.

Event Services to begin taking space reservations for 2019-20 academic year on March 20
Opening Day kicks off promptly at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, March 20, and allows OHIO student organizations and departments as well as external customers to make reservations for Aug. 11, 2019, through Aug. 9, 2020.

Ohio University Research Moment - Sarah Wyatt [VIDEO]
In “Research Moment,” Professor Sarah Wyatt explains how her lab studies how gravity—or the lack of it—influences the growth patterns of plants. She has also sent seedlings to the International Space Station.

Feb 24, 2019
Jan Huebenthal named LGBT Center assistant director
Huebenthal will help to further the LGBT Center’s mission by providing support to its administrative, communications and outreach efforts. He will also assist with the continuing development, implementation and assessment of OHIO’s LGBT programs and efforts, both on and off campus. His start date is March 18.

Feb 25, 2019
Creation, analysis, of statewide data lake could change the fight against opioid addiction
A study of a unique collection of data could help to determine the variables that contribute to substance abuse disorder, according to Ohio University officials.

Ohio University recognizes the faculty, staff and student inventors of 2018
Event also honors recipient of Konneker Medal.

Diversity in communications panel discussion is Feb. 26
Four speakers will discuss the lack of diversity and inclusion in the communications industry on Tuesday, Feb. 26 at 7 p.m. in Schoonover 145. As part of the “make it DIVERSE.” campaign, the panel will discuss the challenges communications professionals from diverse backgrounds face every day.

Ohio University sets top 20 goal during RecycleMania 2019 competition
OHIO Campus Recycling has established its goals for this year’s RecycleMania competition. Among them is a top 20 finish in the nation and to place higher than all of the other Mid-American Conference schools. It also wants to beat Ohio State in four target categories.

Feb 26, 2019
Catching up with OHIO’s Cutler Scholars Program alumni
Five Cutler Scholars alumni reflect on favorite memories of the program and how it has contributed to their personal and professional success.

Ryan Chornock to discuss “Black Holes: Fact and Fiction” at Science Café
Ryan Chornock to discuss “Black Holes: Fact and Fiction” at Science Café

Ohio University students help inform progress related to diversity and inclusion
Ohio University has recently released the results of a campus climate survey, which was implemented in 2018 to develop a better understanding of students’ perception of diversity and inclusion at the University.

Feb 27, 2019
Alumnus James Joye awarded 2018 Konneker Medal for Commercialization and Entrepreneurship
Alumnus James Joye awarded 2018 Konneker Medal for Commercialization and Entrepreneurship.

OHIO among nation’s leaders in producing Fulbright Award winners
OHIO among nation’s leaders in producing Fulbright Award winners

CLDC’s March 20 JobFest to highlight part-time, on-campus opportunities
Ohio University students and alumni interested in exploring summer and on-campus work opportunities are invited to the Career and Leadership Development Center’s annual JobFest.

CLDC’s next industry panel to explore careers in sustainability
The panel will allow students to learn more about the field of sustainability and the career paths of more experienced professionals in that industry as well as gain insight about how they can apply their majors to a future career.

Patton College’s Chris Kennedy receives Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award
Chris Kennedy, associate lecturer in The Patton College of Education, received the Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award from the National Association for Professional Development Schools. He recently earned his Ed.D. from The Patton College with a dissertation entitled, “Teacher Perceptions of Reading Interventions Conducted by Teacher Candidates in a PDS Partnership.”