|OHIO launches meningitis awareness campaign|
Ohio University recently launched an informational campaign aimed at educating students about bacterial meningitis. With its focus on prevention and symptom recognition, the campaign seeks to decrease meningitis occurrences on campus by 50 percent.
|International offices find new home|
This week, Ohio University’s Office of Education Abroad (OEA) and International Student and Faculty Services (ISFS) will begin moving into the Walter International Education Center. The newly renovated building at 15 Park Place will serve as a one-stop shop for OHIO’s international and internationally-bound students.
|Ohio University Wind Ensemble presents "European Union"|
The Ohio University School of Music’s Wind Ensemble will present their fourth concert of the season, “European Union” at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, March 11 at Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium.
|Tax preparation services offered for international students|
Student volunteers from Beta Alpha Psi and the School of Accountancy will be assisting international students with their federal and state income tax returns.
|University mourns death of Distinguished Professor|
Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Chemistry William D. Huntsman died March 4, in Columbus, Ohio.
|University mourns death of former trustee|
Former Ohio University trustee, donor and alumnus B. Tad Grover, Jr. died on Saturday, March 5, at Riverside Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. He was 84 years old.
|Diversity Luncheon addresses respect, collaboration in the work place|
CONNECT and the Student Alumni Board of the College of Business hosted the second annual Diversity Luncheon on Saturday.
|Provost and VPFA discuss Ohio University's vision|
On Monday, Ohio University Executive Vice President and Provost Pam Benoit and Vice President for Finance and Administration Stephen Golding sent an e-mail to the entire University community about OHIO's vision.
|Ohio basketball team plays at Marshall on Tuesday in CollegeInsider.com Tourney|
The Ohio University men's basketball team will participate in the 2011 CollegeInsider.com Tournament. The Bobcats will play at Marshall University on Tuesday at 7 p.m.
|OHIO leads MAC in RecycleMania competition|
After four weeks of RecycleMania competition, Ohio University remains on top of the Mid-American Conference and is pulling further ahead.
|Ohio University gains out-of-state community college partnership|
On March 4, OHIO signed a memorandum of understanding with their new community college partner, Mountwest Community and Technical College in West Virginia. This is the first ever out- of- state partnership of this type for Ohio University.
|University mourns death of Hugh Bloemer|
Associate Professor Emeritus of Geography Hubertus L. "Hugh" Bloemer died on March 10 at the age of 71 after a lengthy battle with cancer.
|Ohio University Alumni Journals become newest addition to the Libraries' digital initiatives|
The newest digitized collection from the University Libraries, the Ohio University Alumni Journals, is now linked directly from the Libraries updated digital initiatives launch page.
|Singing Men of OHIO start multi-state tour|
This Friday, the Singing Men of OHIO (SMO) will launch a multi-state tour covering Virginia, Pennsylvania and Ohio.
|Yao Ceremonial Artifacts Collection featured in national journal|
A scroll from the Yao Ceremonial Artifacts Collection, housed at the Ohio University Libraries, recently appeared on the cover of the Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) publication.
|Student Expo registration deadline: Monday, March 28|
OHIO students must register for the Student Research and Creative Activity Expo by March 28. The annual event, to be held on May 13, attracts about 600 student participants.
|Flood Watch: OHIO's Internet connection overflows|
The university’s Internet pipeline is overflowing with media downloads, with the lion’s share coming from services like Netflix. As a result, the university has instituted a temporary 5 Mbps per user limit on residence hall download traffic.
|Governor's Town Hall meeting to air on WOUB-TV|
After rolling out the state budget to the legislature at 1 p.m., (Tuesday 3/15), Governor Kasich will hold a Town Hall meeting beginning at 6 p.m. to review the budget and answer questions. The town hall meeting will be aired on WOUB-TV 20.1/44.1 starting at 6 p.m.
|WOUB; OU students selected to receive Region 4 Mark of Excellence awards|
Ohio University students have been selected to receive Region 4 Mark of Excellence awards from the Society of Professional Journalists. Awards will be given at the Society of Professional Journalists annual conference April 1 – 2 in Erlanger, Ky.
|Airport receives FAA repair station certification|
Ohio University's Gordon K. Bush Airport recently became a Federal Aviation Administration certified aircraft repair station.
|McDavis responds to proposed state budget|
On Tuesday, Ohio Governor John Kasich released his proposed biennial budget. Ohio University President Roderick J. McDavis sent an official response to the budget to the entire OHIO community shortly afterward.
|Boys of the Hock ready for busy St. Patrick's Day|
March is Irish American Heritage Month and that's a good thing for local band, Boys of the Hock.
|Ohio University junior to compete at IHSA Nationals|
This year one of Ohio University’s own, junior Sara Dziegielewski, will be among the 36 finalists in the IHSA Nationals for the Cacchione Cup competition.
|Tropical Disease Institute co-hosts international meeting|
The Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine’s (OU-COM) Tropical Disease Institute (TDI) and its partner, the Center for Infectious Disease Research at the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador (Catholic University of Ecuador) in Quito, Ecuador, will join forces to host the first National Meeting on Research into Chagas Disease on March 18.
|Roger Finlay was University's first nuclear physicist|
Distinguished Professor of Physics Roger W. Finlay died suddenly on Sunday, March 13, while hospitalized near his home in South Carolina.
|Network change improves performance for faculty, students|
Recent changes to the university's network configuration appear to have addressed the slowdown faculty, staff and students experienced leading into finals week.
|Compass e-mails to take hiatus during Spring Break|
During Spring Break week, which is March 21-25, Ohio University Compass e-mails will take a hiatus.
|Field Hockey earns NFHCA Academic Team Award|
Ohio Field Hockey received a 2010 National Academic Team Award and placed six student-athletes on the 2010 National Field Hockey Coaches Association Division One National Academic Squad. Juniors Brooke Edwards, Jenna Green and Jen McGill were joined by sophomore Laura Mastro and freshmen Katherine Fenzel and Jessica Vaeth.
|OHIO feature premieres at major film festival|
Ohio University filmmaker Annie Howell debuted her feature Small, Beautifully Moving Parts to a sold-out audience at the prestigious SXSW Film Festival Monday. The film, about a pregnant tech geek who takes a road trip to reconnect with her estranged mother, was one of only 8 narrative competition features selected from an original pool of 984 submissions.
|Branding OHIO through consistency in web design|
Successful brands show consistency across all channels. Consistency in print and web design demonstrates reliability, makes a site easier to navigate, and builds greater brand awareness.
|Earth Month to focus on human power|
Through DIY workshops, speakers, dialogues, films and festivals, Earth Month will encourage examination and celebration of humans' ability to change their ecological footprints and the health of the planet.
|Move out and spring break parking restrictions|
Parking Services reminds everyone that there will be no open parking areas during finals week or spring break week. Parking Services will allow vehicles to park up to 30-minutes in areas outside residence halls for loading and unloading purposes.
|Indiana University theater group to perform one-act plays in Spanish|
Indiana University's premiere Spanish theatre group, Grupo de Teatro VIDA, will perform four one-act plays in Spanish titled Relaciones (Relationships) at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 2, in Baker University Center Theatre.
|Statewide tornado drill Wednesday|
With spring comes thunderstorms and the start of tornado season in Ohio. To help Ohioans prepare for possible severe weather, there will be a statewide tornado drill at 9:50 a.m. Wednesday, March 23.
|Experimental Chinese-American sound project arrives in Athens|
With open arms and open ears, the Ohio University community is poised to welcome "Sonorous Presence: China-U.S. Experimental Music Collaborative," an intercultural, interdisciplinary sound project which debuts on campus this week.
|Former white supremacist to speak on Thursday|
Tom Martinez, a former white supremacist and FBI informant, will present "Inside the Brotherhood of Hate," at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 31, in Baker University Center Theatre.
|Crime alert issued for sexual imposition on Sunday|
The Ohio University Police Department issued a crime alert over the weekend after a man allegedly sexually assaulted a female student on Sunday morning on the Athens campus.
|PROJECT Trio to perform free concert April 2|
Self described as performers of "high-octane chamber music," PROJECT Trio will present workshops, clinics, and concerts during a three-day residency at Ohio University, March 31-April 2.