Compass Archives

Mar 1, 2017
Culinary Services names Student Employee of the Year
Culinary Services has named Maggie Shaver, quality control coordinator for Campus Cafés, as its 2017 Student Employee of the Year.

OHIO community celebrates Distinguished Professor Alexander Govorov
Members of the Ohio University community gathered in the Baker University Center Ballroom the evening of Feb. 20 to honor two faculty members whose outstanding scholarly and creative accomplishments have earned them the esteemed title of Distinguished Professor.

CSD graduate links musical training and pitch perception
Two childhood experiences helped to determine Aurora Weaver’s career path: her mother’s single sided deafness (SSD) and a church choir mate who possessed a beautiful singing voice and the gift of absolute pitch—the rare ability to recognize a tone’s pitch by ear.

OHIO Zero Waste Initiative supports Culinary Services’ coffee refill program
Save money and the environment by bringing your own mug to campus cafes through Culinary Services’ new coffee refill program, supported by the OHIO Zero Waste Initiative at the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs.

Tantrum Theater revives performance art scene
OHIO alumni and Dublin residents give to Tantrum Theater Support Fund, filling a performance art gap in the Central Ohio city.

OHIO Alumni Association wins 10 CASE District V awards
The Association's total CASE district and international awards climbs to 20 within last 24 months

Voinovich School and Ohio Department of Natural Resources survey public outdoor recreation participation
Ohio University’s Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs has partnered with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Office of Real Estate to survey Ohio households about their use of public land for outdoor recreation activity now through March 8 at

Battle of the Greens, a friendly recycling competition between residence halls, starts March 1
Battle of the Greens will be a competition between all OHIO residence halls to divert the most waste from the landfill. The event will span the entire month of March and is part of a much larger nationwide competition, RecycleMania, in which Ohio University is competing.

Interim President Descutner addresses recent student protests
The following message was sent to the Ohio University by Interim President David Descutner on Wednesday, March 1.

Stand out on your resume with Leadership Certificates from the CLDC
Ohio University’s Career and Leadership Development Center (CLDC) offers two certificate programs that enhance student skills, support career readiness and make students stand out to any employer.

Mar 2, 2017
My Personal Information to require multi-factor authentication from on-campus on Mar. 15, 2017
Employees will need to enroll in multi-factor authentication to access their W2s after Mar. 15.

New scholarship benefits students employed by the Division of Student Affairs
Supported by generous gifts from division employees and other friends of Ohio University, the student employee scholarship recognizes the important role that students play in the work of OHIO’s student affairs professionals.

OHIO Late Nights ramp up for spring semester 2017
The weekly event, which is held in the Living Learning Center every Saturday from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., serves as a consistent social event, providing a space for students to come together for games, food and a variety of activities.

Graduate Assistant Nathan Lawless gains All-American recognition
For the third year in a row, Nathan Lawless, a graduate assistant for competitive sports in Campus Recreation, has been recognized as an All-American Flag Football Official.

iCUE Spotlight: March 2-8, 2017
iCUE Spotlight highlights what's happening this week at Ohio University, taken from the official OHIO Calendar of University Events. This week, immigration, getting Up Close and an amazing portfolio.

OHIO faculty, staff showcase talents at annual pageant (PHOTOS)
John McCarthy, associate professor of communication sciences and disorders and associate director in the College of Health Sciences and Professions, was crowned the winner of the eighth annual Ava Nichols' Faculty Pageant, hosted by Ohio University's chapter of the Alpha Phi Omega service fraternity.

Registration continues for OUL's Celebrate Women 2017 conference featuring "Orange is the New Black" author
Registration continues for Ohio University Lancaster's Celebrate Women 2017 featuring "Orange is the New Black" author as keynote speaker.

Second annual Unity Walk brings students and community together to celebrate diversity
Tuesday, Feb. 28 marked the second annual Unity Walk at Ohio University hosted by the International Student Union (ISU). Despite the rain, participants gathered at Wolfe Garden and walked together through College Green to Baker University Center in celebration of diversity at OHIO.

University Program Council to host ‘St. Paddy’s Day with UPC’
Ohio University’s University Program Council (UPC) will be hosting “St. Paddy’s Day with UPC” from 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, March 14, in the third-floor atrium of Baker University Center.

Mar 3, 2017
Southern Campus honors high school students at annual juried art exhibition
Ohio University Southern honored some of the area’s most talented high school artists Feb. 23 at the award ceremony for the Seventh Annual Tri-State High School Juried Art Exhibition.

Turntablist and anthropologist to visit University March 16-17
Turntablist Maria Chávez and anthropologist Shane Greene will give a joint lecture on Friday, March 17 in 401 Seigfred Hall from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Later that evening, Chávez will perform at ARTS/West from 7 to 9 p.m. (with opening band Yak).

Encouraging critical thinking via a prediction tournament: the Ohio University experience
“Critical thinking” is a hard skill to define and perhaps an even harder one to teach.  Yet developing “critical thinking” is a stated goal in programs of study across a vast range of post-secondary academic institutions and a diverse spectrum of college majors.

High School Journalism Workshop participants to work with faculty, industry professionals this summer
Each summer, since 1946, the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism hosts their annual High School Journalism Workshop. The three-day workshop, July 12-15, consists of sessions in seven different tracks.

MDIA to introduce students to media industry at 2017 High School Media Workshop
This summer, the School of Media Arts & Studies will host its fourth annual High School Media Workshop June 20-24. The workshop is for high school students who are considering pursuing an education and career in the media arts and studies.

University community invited to welcome reception for incoming President and First Lady
The Ohio University community is invited to a welcome reception for incoming President Duane Nellis and incoming First Lady Ruthie Nellis on Friday, March 17, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the Margaret M. Walter Hall Rotunda on the Athens Campus.

Mar 6, 2017
Women's Basketball set to host first round game against Eastern Michigan
The fifth-seeded Ohio women’s basketball team will begin its 2017 Mid-American Conference Tournament run at 6 p.m. Monday, March 6 by hosting 12th-seeded Eastern Michigan in the Convocation Center.

Shakur Laney takes 125-title at 2017 MAC Wrestling Championships
Sophomore Shakur Laney took the Mid-American Conference Championship Sunday in the 125-class in Cedar Falls, Iowa, and earned an automatic qualifying spot to the NCAA Championships.

OHIO research calls attention to concussions in theater personnel
Students working in theater, including set builders, soundboard technicians, actors and stagehands, frequently visited the clinic complaining of concussion symptoms. The people working behind-the-scenes of a production have to move quickly through dark, crowded spaces with a lot of moving props, which creates additional hazards.

Heritage College, Cleveland, program introduces high schoolers to careers in health and science
A new pre-college pipeline program at the Heritage College, Cleveland aims to increase the school's under-represented minority enrollment.

Heritage College program helps those with diabetes help each other
A recently launched program program matches people in southeast Ohio who have diabetes with trained peer supporters who help them manage their disease.

OUC Theater program celebrates 20th anniversary with show and reception   
Ohio University Chillicothe will celebrate the theater program's 20th anniversary with a special performance and gathering on March 15th.

AACTE welcomes Renée A. Middleton as new Board Chair
Renée A. Middleton, Ph.D., dean of the Gladys W. and David H. Patton College of Education at Ohio University, became chair of the Board of Directors of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE). During her one-year term, Middleton will lead the Board in appointing a new president and chief executive officer and developing new strategies and programming for the Association.

March Board of Trustees agenda available, meetings to be streamed
The Ohio University Board of Trustees March 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.

The Power of Connection
The College of Health Sciences and Professions’ conference, “The Power of Connection: Education Through Research in the Health Sciences,” held in Grover Center on Friday, February 24, traded the traditional academic lecture format for a more interactive, immersive approach to exploring the role of interprofessional collaboration in research and education.

Mar 7, 2017
Registration open for Business Continuity Planning brown bag sessions
The Office of Emergency Programs is announcing two brown bag lunch sessions for Business Continuity Planners. Register to attend one or both of the lunchtime training exercises designed to be educational and informative as you continue to develop business continuity plans.

Ohio University’s Sports Administration program prepares sports professionals in India
OHIO’s Department of Sports Administration impacts India’s sports management professional landscape by expanding their global educational offering

Mar 8, 2017
Deadline to participate in Park Place Planning Strategy survey is March 15
Members of the Ohio University community and Athens-area residents have through Wednesday, March 15, to participate in a short online survey that will be used to help develop recommendations for the highest and best use of space along the Park Place corridor.

Women business owners to be celebrated at Ohio University Eastern
Ohio University’s Eastern Campus invites the community to attend “Women in Business,” an open forum featuring local female entrepreneurs, on Tuesday, March 21, at 6:30 p.m. in the McTeague Lounge in Shannon Hall.

WOUB reporter recognized by chancellor for story about terminally ill high schooler
On Feb. 22, alumnus John Carey, chancellor of the Ohio Department of Higher Education, presented junior Erik Threet with the inaugural “Chancellor’s Excellence in Student Journalism” commendation.

Vice Provost for Diversity and Inclusion Shari Clarke receives Empowering Women Award
Ohio University Vice Provost for Diversity and Inclusion Dr. Shari J. Clarke recently received the “Empowering Women Award” from the Ohio University Celebrating Women: Leaders On and Off the Court Program. It is given to women who improve the lives of other women.

Mar 9, 2017
Branding OHIO through a decade of partnerships and support
For the past 10 years, Undergraduate Admissions and University Communications and Marketing (UCM) have been primary partners in a University-wide initiative to elevate the OHIO brand.

Project Hindsight: KeAysia on spring break plans
In her latest Project Hindsight blog, KeAysia talks about a recent dance performance and her plans for spring break. (Hint: They include some major relaxation and Netflix binge watching!)

iCUE Spotlight: March 9-15, 2017
iCUE Spotlight highlights what's happening this week at Ohio University, taken from the official OHIO Calendar of University Events. This week, presidential photography, social media tips and a distinguished scientist's take on sustainability in manufacturing.

Third annual Professional Success Week will help CHSP students prepare for the future
Professional Success Week returns for its third year to help students understand the process of pursuing their desired careers. From exploring and undecided freshmen to graduate students, this event is sure to give students a leg up in their career readiness.

Past meets present as three friends revisit OHIO
Before June 2015, the last time friends Shelley Lloyd, Patricia Brown and Susan Sarapata had been together was March 17, 1973… the day they graduated from Ohio University. It was new beginnings for the three friends as they started their lives toward successful careers that they credit to the education and support they received from OHIO.

Atlanta Journal-Constitution wins 2016 Farfel Prize for Excellence in Investigative Journalism
The Scripps College of Communication and the Scripps Howard Foundation announced that the Atlanta Journal-Constitution won this year’s Farfel for their investigation into tolerance of sexual abuse by physicians nationwide.

Mar 10, 2017
Exhibition at Ohio University Lancaster showcases work of local artists
An art exhibition featuring the work of several local artists is on display with an artists’ reception to be held Friday, March 17th from 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Space limited for "Orange is the New Black" book discussion with author, Piper Kerman
Alumni and friends are urged to reserve a spot for an exclusive book discussion and breakfast: Orange is the New Black with special guest appearance by the author, Piper Kerman

PURF funds student trip to national flute convention
With assistance from the PURF award, student Sarah Solecki attended the National Flute Association Convention in Washington, gaining an invaluable music experience.

Ohio University students head to Austin,TX for 2017 OHIO MDIA SXSW trip
Next week, School of Media Arts & Studies Instructor Josh Antonuccio will be leading 26 Ohio University students to Austin, TX for a week-long trip to South by Southwest (SXSW), as a part of the MDIA Global Opportunities program at Ohio University.

90 Minutes Series: a conversation with Jim Schaefer
Jim Schaefer covers crime in Detroit for The Detroit Free Press, plus he fills in on a variety of TV and radio programs in Metro Detroit. Attend a 90 Minutes Series conversation with Jim Schaefer, moderated by Marilyn Icsman, on Tuesday, March 14 at 7:30 p.m. in Scripps Hall 111.

90 Minutes Series: a conversation with Daisy Hernández
Daisy Hernández will visit campus to discuss being a feminist journalist and educator as part of the 90 Minutes Series. Hernández is an author and the former editor of ColorLines magazine, she has written for The Atlantic, The New York Times, and NPR’s All Things Considered and CodeSwitch.

Athens community invited to WellWorks open house
Ohio University’s College of Health Sciences and Professions and the University’s wellness center, WellWorks, invite the public to a free open house celebrating WellWorks’ fitness center expansion on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 from 5–7 p.m. in Grover Center E124. Free parking for the event will be available beginning at 5 p.m. in purple and green University lots.

CDC master teachers present at the Ohio Voices for Learning Forum
Seven Ohio University Child Development Center members recently attended OVL’s professional development conference, the Inspired Teachers Institute in Columbus.

New Video About OHIO's Learning Environments
The Office of Instructional Innovation has released a new video to bring focus and visibility to the innovations in learning space design that are emerging on our campuses.

2017 Grover Lecture to address Ohio health challenges
Ohioans are living less healthy lives and spending more on healthcare than people in most other states, according to the Health Policy Institute of Ohio’s 2017 Health Value Dashboard. There also are significant disparities in health outcomes based on race, geography and income levels. The 2017 Grover Lecture, presented by Director of the Ohio Department of Health Richard Hodges, will explore what the state is doing to address the social determinants of health as well as improve health outcomes and eliminate health disparities.

Mar 12, 2017
Event Services to begin taking space reservations for 2017-18 academic year on March 15
Ohio University Event Services will open its reservation books for the 2017-18 academic year at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, March 15.

Volunteers needed for Spring Commencement
The Division of Student Affairs is seeking volunteers from the Ohio University community to assist with the 2017 Spring Commencement Ceremonies.

Ninth annual International Women’s Day Festival to be held March 19
Ohio University will be observing Women’s History Month with an annual tradition of celebration, reflection, education and an opportunity to showcase the diverse talents of the OHIO and Athens communities.

Healthcare leadership series available online!
The Leadership Success Series, offered through OHIO’s College of Health Sciences and Professions starting in June 2017, will prepare nurses, pharmacists, physician assistants, physical therapists and other healthcare professionals for leadership roles in their organization or institution.

Mar 13, 2017
Free events designed to connect OHIO’s international, domestic students
Ohio University's Global Connections Series was created two years ago as a means of both helping international students with academic and social adjustment on campus and in the community and providing a platform that allows domestic students to interact with their international peers.

Take a look inside the new Jefferson Marketplace (VIDEO)
Ohio University students, faculty and staff who have yet to visit the new Jefferson Marketplace – and alumni who have left the bricks of Athens but still keep an eye on their home away from home – can take a virtual peek inside the venue.

Energy innovation for a stronger community roundtable discussion is Tuesday
Energy Innovation for a Stronger Community roundtable discussion will take place, March 14, 6:30-8:30 pm in Alden Library room 319.

Alumna Christa Preston Agiro discusses her white privilege during 2017 Najee Muhammad Memorial Lecture
White privilege was the topic of choice for Ohio University alumna Christa Preston Agiro at the second Najee E. Muhammad Memorial Lecture on Wednesday, March 1, in Galbreath Chapel.

Russ College alum brings Iron Man innovation to BMW
An automotive assembly line can demand great physical effort from workers who must lift heavy tools above their heads, and one Russ College graduate has proposed an innovative solution straight out of a comic book: exoskeletons.

Keeping time: Engineering undergrad’s research improves timing accuracy
For most of his life, computer engineering junior Kevin Croissant has loved taking things apart. Now, through his undergraduate research at the Russ College, he’s doing just that – while creating a positive impact on almost every sector of society.<br />

Campus Recycling to host RecycleMania Community Take-Back Day on March 18
Ohio University Campus Recycling and Power 105.5 are sponsoring the 2017 RecycleMania Community Take-Back Day for area residents to bring their difficult-to-recycle items and gently-used donations. The event will take place on Saturday, March 18, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Athens County Fairgrounds.

Kids on Campus and Beacon School partner to offer integrated summer camp
Kids on Campus, a College of Health Sciences and Professions initiative, is proud to announce a new partnership with the Beacon School to provide a joint summer camp program for children in Athens and Perry counties for summer 2017.

Professor publishes new book about song, poetry and politics in Sri Lanka
Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology/Musicology Garrett Field’s forthcoming book is titled “Modernizing Composition: Sinhala Song, Poetry, and Politics in Twentieth-Century Sri Lanka.”

Ohio University Eastern to host Second Annual OUE Shark Challenge
Ohio University Eastern Campus will be hosting the OUE Shark Challenge, an event focused on creating innovative ideas in the Ohio Valley, on Tuesday, March 28, at 6 p.m.

Mar 14, 2017
“to continue to be,” an M.F.A. thesis exhibition of new works by Danette Pratt is on display
The School of Art + Design presents “to continue to be,” an MFA Thesis Exhibit by Danette Pratt, on view March 14–18 in Ohio University’s Trisolini Gallery in Baker University Center. Pratt is a candidate in painting + drawing.

'Anxious Architectures,' a thesis exhibition of new works by Patricia McDonald
The M.F.A. thesis exhibition “Anxious Architectures,” created by Patricia McDonald, Sculpture + Expanded Practice M.F.A., will display March 14–18, in the Ohio University Art Gallery in Seigfred Hall. An opening reception isThursday, March 16 from 5 to 7 p.m.

Mar 15, 2017
Ohio University National TRIO Week Celebration
Ohio University National TRIO Week Celebration

Nominations being accepted for Awards for Excellence in Global Engagement
The Awards for Excellence in Global Engagement recognize faculty, staff and alumni (including former students, faculty members and staff) for their outstanding contributions to international education, global competency, cultural understanding and/or international programs at Ohio University or in their fields or disciplines.

Ohio University Women’s Club to host Spring Fling event March 22
The Ohio University Women’s Club is hosting a Spring Fling event for current members and interested women at Pleasant Hill Vineyards on Wednesday, March 22, at 5:30 p.m.

Candidates for dean of the College of Fine Arts to visit Athens Campus
Three candidates for the position of dean of the College of Fine Arts will interview on the Athens Campus beginning next week. As part of the interview process, the candidates will have an opportunity to address the Ohio University community during open forums where they will discuss their vision for fine arts education at OHIO and answer questions from students, faculty and staff.

Celebrate OHIO performing arts at On The Green Weekend
On The Green Weekend events highlight OHIO's performing arts with live jazz and theater.

Teaching the arts online
New story from the Office of Instructional Innovation highlights faculty in OHIO’s College of Fine Arts that have pushed the boundaries of their online courses and found great success.

Journalist Andrew Alexander to discuss “President Trump and the Battle for a Free Press” at Café Conversation
Event to be held March 22 in the Baker Center Front Room.

Ohio University Lancaster Theatre’s "The Fantasticks" to open March 29th
Ohio University Lancaster Theatre announces its spring production The Fantasticks in the Wagner Theatre. The show runs March 29 - April 2, 2017 with tickets available now.

Coaching students gain valuable experience at clinic
Ohio University Southern coaching students led by Steve Call, instructor of recreation and sports sciences, attended the Ohio High School Football Association annual coaching clinic Feb. 2-5.

Mar 16, 2017
iCUE Spotlight: March 16-22, 2017
iCUE Spotlight highlights what's happening this week at Ohio University, taken from the official OHIO Calendar of University Events. This week, welcoming OHIO's incoming president, learning about America's pastime, celebrating women and finding a summer job!

OUC teacher candidates share experiences in instructional strategies at NAPDS conference
OUC Students Emily Richards & Drew Brown attended the national conference to share their experiences at Chillicothe High School.

Students’ band is one of five finalists to perform at Firefly Music Festival
A local band comprised of four Ohio University students is a finalist in the 2017 Firefly Music Festival’s Big Break Global Competition and needs your votes to earn an opportunity to perform at the four-day music experience this summer.

Football team begins spring camp [VIDEO]
The Ohio football team under head coach Frank Solich, who is entering his 13th season at the helm of the Bobcats program, began spring practice Monday morning at Walter Fieldhouse.

University’s Latinx writers and poets to perform March 22
A few of Ohio University’s Latinx writers and poets will share their works from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 22, in the Multicultural Center’s Multipurpose Room in Baker University Center.

Mar 17, 2017
Graduate College announces 2017-18 Named Fellows
Graduate College announces 2017-18 Named Fellows

Konneker Fund supports two new University-wide initiatives
Konneker Fund supports two new University-wide initiatives, one entails a museum complex and the other focuses on supporting first-generation college students.

Story features faculty teaching the arts online
The Office of Instructional Innovation highlights multiple faculty in the College of Fine Arts that have pushed the boundaries of their online courses and found great success.

Trustees approve Dublin Campus development plan, discuss updates on tuition, fee changes and capital improvement plan
The Ohio University Board of Trustees discussed a Dublin Campus development plan, tuition and fee changes on regional campuses and in the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, Park Place and Small House Planning and an updated capital improvement plan on Friday.

CHSP Master of Science in Nursing program ranked among best in the nation
The CHSP Master of Science in Nursing program has been ranked among the best in the nation according to the U.S. News & World Report 2018 edition of America’s Best Graduate Schools.

Patton College of Education students named NNSTOY Teacher Candidate Fellows
Three Early Childhood students within The Patton College of Education – Taylor Bowling, Abigail Morgan, and Erica Shover – were named National Network of State Teachers of the Year Teacher Candidate Fellows for the 2016-17 academic year.

Ohio University Student Senate Alumni Society to hold Fourth Annual Advocacy Event
The Ohio University Student Senate Alumni Society will hold their Fourth Annual Advocacy Event, sponsored by the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs, on Wednesday, March 29 from 5:30 – 7:30 at the Ohio Capital Atrium in the Ohio Statehouse. This free event offers an opportunity for Ohio University alumni to meet and mentor current students, as well as discuss effective advocacy in a new age of politics.

Voinovich School announces Spring Open House
Explore the Master of Public Administration (MPA) and Environmental Studies master's program at the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs Spring Open House for prospective students on March 24, 2017 from 1:30 – 4:30 p.m. in Building 21 of The Ridges.

Seventh World Music and Dance Festival, and the Global Excursions Concert, Celebrates Diversity and International Life at OHIO
The School of Music and the Division of Dance present the 2017 World Music and Dance Festival scheduled for the last week of March, and culminating in the Global Excursions Concert on Moms Weekend, March 31, 7:30 p.m. at Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium

Mar 19, 2017
Southern Campus student nurses continue tradition of service to community
A canned food drive held earlier this semester by the Ohio University Southern Student Nursing Association benefited the River Cities Harvest in Ashland, Kentucky.

Malaysia and The World Conference to be held at OHIO March 24-26
Ohio University will host the Malaysia and The World Conference on March 24-26, bringing together leading scholars from around the globe.

Campus Rec to host first-ever Spring Fling on March 24
With spring officially here this week, the Department of Campus Recreation invites the Ohio University community to its inaugural Spring Fling event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, March 24, at the Charles J. Ping Recreation Center.

April 5 Leadership Awards Gala to honor exceptional students, organizations
The 34th annual Leadership Awards Gala will take place Wednesday, April 5, in the Baker University Center Ballroom.

Mar 20, 2017
OHIO again named to Phi Theta Kappa’s Transfer Honor Roll
For the second year in a row, Ohio University was named to Phi Theta Kappa’s Transfer Honor Roll, recognizing it as a university with dynamic pathways for students transferring from community colleges.

A message regarding Student Senate candidates, debates, election
M. Hashim Pashtun, chief justice of Ohio University’s Student Senate, announced the 2017-18 Student Senate Election candidates and debate schedule.

Scripps College welcomed 80 high school juniors for Experience Scripps Day
On Saturday, March 18, 80 high school juniors came to Ohio University for Experience Scripps Day. The inaugural event was a chance for students and their families to visit the Scripps College of Communication and get a better idea of what the college is all about.

Students participating in Scripps Innovation Challenge develop close partnership with faculty mentors
With $13,000 in prize money at stake, four teams are frantically prepping for the fast-approaching “Pitch Day” finale of this year’s Scripps Innovation Challenge with an assist from faculty mentors who are helping boost their chances of winning.

Obama’s official photographer Pete Souza to present during CommWeek17
American photojournalist Pete Souza, formerly chief official white house photographer for President Barack Obama and the director of the White House photography office, will give a public lecture on Tuesday, March 28 during Ohio University’s Communication Week, March 27-31.

New president and first lady officially greet faculty, staff and students
Hundreds of faculty, staff and students filled the Walter Hall Rotunda on Friday to greet new president Dr. Duane Nellis and his wife Ruthie. The first couple will begin their official duties on June 12.

Mar 21, 2017
Three students receive prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships
Three Ohio University students have been named recipients of the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program award, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs to study abroad.

View the 2016 President's Report
The 2016 President’s Report provides a small glimpse of OHIO’s remarkable progress during the past calendar year.

OHIO alumnus returns to campus to showcase panoramic photography
On March 30, Alden Library will open its latest exhibit, titled “Viewing Libraries: The Panoramic Photographs of Thomas R. Schiff,” and host an Authors@Alden conversation with the OHIO alumnus behind the exhibit.

Students of the month named at Ohio University Lancaster ¦ Pickerington
Ohio University Lancaster ¦ Pickerington students Bruce Robinson and Angie Hensler have been selected as the January students of the month.

Music with Meaning presents benefit concert in support of Dominic Alexander
Music with Meaning, a performing arts groups featuring a collection of alumni and current students at Ohio University’s Eastern Campus, will present a benefit concert on March 31 in support of Dominick Alexander who has been diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma.

OHIO graduate students receive accolades at 3 Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition
OHIO graduate students receive accolades at 3 Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition

Town, gown celebrate International Women’s Day during annual festival (PHOTOS)
Members of the Ohio University and greater Athens communities came together March 19 to celebrate OHIO’s signature Women’s History Month event, the ninth annual International Women’s Day Festival.

Ohio University Campus Recycling collects more than 31 tons of recyclable materials at RecycleMania Community Take-Back Day
On Saturday, March 18, Ohio University Campus Recycling and Power 105.5 sponsored the 2017 RecycleMania Community Take-Back Day for area residents to bring their difficult-to-recycle items and gently-used donations. With the help of various partners, more than 31 tons of recyclable items were collected within five hours.

Paul Laurence Dunbar documentary viewing is March 30
Ohio University’s Central Region Humanities Center will present a showing of "Paul Laurence Dunbar: Beyond the Mask," a documentary by Media Arts professors Frederick Lewis and Joseph Slade.

Newest episode of WOUB's 'Our Town,' featuring Jackson, premieres March 26 and 27
Produced by WOUB Public Media, the documentary series visits towns large and small to uncover their histories, highlight their unique contributions to the region and explore their futures.

Mar 22, 2017
Athletics announces multiyear partnership with adidas
The Ohio University Athletics Department has agreed to a multi-year exclusive partnership with adidas beginning in July of 2017 announced Ohio Director of Athletics Jim Schaus.

Ohio University Speaking Bobcats win five national championship titles
The Speaking Bobcats of Ohio University excelled at the Public Communication Speech & Debate League National Tournament, bringing home more than 20 awards, including five national titles.

Administrative Service Awards to be held March 30
Dedicated administrators at Ohio University will be honored on Thursday, March 30, at the annual Outstanding Administrator and Administrative Service Awards Ceremony. This year's ceremony will be in Walter Hall Rotunda.

2017 Administrative Service Awards honorees
2017 Administrative Service Awards honorees

Rev up for the 7th annual Cruise-In At The Convo
Cruise-In At The Convo returns to On The Green Weekend. Automobile aficionados are invited to bring their favorite vintage or modern wheels.

Registration open for Spotlight on Learning Conference
Registration for the 2017 Spotlight on Learning Conference is now open. The event will take place on Tuesday, April 25, from 9 a.m.–5 p.m. in Alden Library. Multiple concurrent sessions are centered around the theme "What are students learning?"

'Equal Means Equal' film shines light on women's issues
“Equal Means Equal,” was screened at Ohio University Chillicothe March 21 with special guest, filmmaker and director Kamala Lopez.

OUC students take on activism with consent, sexual assault and sex education event
Ohio University Chillicothe students Morgan Bivens, Tessa Byers, Vanessa Chandler and Leah Hollis organized a campus event centered around the issues of consent, sexual harassment and the importance of comprehensive sex education March 22, 2017.

Mar 23, 2017
Latest ‘Clubs across Campus’ video explores ASCE’s concrete canoe project (VIDEO)
University Communications and Marketing’s latest installment in the “Clubs across Campus” video series explores OHIO’s chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and the concrete canoe competition this professional student organization takes part in.

Celebrate Women conference embraces advocacy and wellness
This year’s conference theme, The Power of YOU: Advocating for Women, Wellness and Work, encouraged visitors to reflect on the power each person has to change their life and influence the lives of others.

Southern Campus’ Center for Therapeutic Horsemanship and Safe Harbor partnership to help area children
The Weyerhaeuser Family Foundation recently approved a grant underwriting a new partnership between the Ohio University Southern Center for Therapeutic Horsemanship and Safe Harbor of Northeast Kentucky.

Registration underway for Campus Rec’s summer youth camps
Registration is underway for the Department of Campus Recreation's annual CAMPus REC Summer Camp and its Teen Adventure Camp.

Ohio University scientists to study therapeutic properties of natural products, including cannabis
Edison Biotechnology Institute launches five-year study.

OHIO Men’s Hockey team seeks ways to engage and educate team members on bystander intervention
On Feb. 27, the OHIO Men’s Hockey team gathered in Bird Area with members of the Campus Involvement Center to participate in Power-Based Personal Violence and Bystander Intervention training. The team engaged in an interactive session to explore factors that prevent people from being better bystanders and learn how to combat these issues through pro-social behavior.

Project Hindsight: Ally Goes on a Road Trip
Ally Campbell is taking full advantage of OHIO's Spring Break! Join her, fellow Project Hindsight participant Raeann Ensworth, and a few more friends from Ohio University as they talk about traveling through New Hampshire, Boston, and other sites.

iCUE Spotlight: March 23-29, 2017
iCUE Spotlight highlights what's happening this week at Ohio University, taken from the official OHIO Calendar of University Events. This week, the Baker Peace Conference, opera for the rest of us, running for science and sustainability fun.

ITS students visit, learn about infrastructure at Nationwide Arena
A group of Ohio University students studying Information and Telecommunication Systems made a trip to Columbus to visit Nationwide Arena on Feb. 25. Students had the opportunity to tour the facility and learn about its networking operations. 

OHIO women celebrated at Women’s Achievement Dinner
On the evening of Thursday, March 2, Sigma Lambda Gamma National Sorority, Order of Omega and the Ohio University Women’s Center came together to host OHIO’s first Women’s Achievement Dinner. The event honored women faculty and staff in their various roles that aid in the success of Ohio University.

Mar 24, 2017
Healthy OHIO and WellWorks step up employee wellness programs
You fear your New Year’s health resolutions reached their expiration date when you opened that box of Valentine’s Day chocolates in February. Get back on track this spring by signing up for Healthy OHIO, Ohio University’s employee wellness initiative offered through CHSP’s WellWorks.

OHIO Reuse & Repair Fair partners with Patagonia’s Worn Wear college tour
Thanks to a partnership with Post-Landfill Action Network, Patagonia’s Worn Wear repair team will be in Athens to perform free repairs on any brand of clothing as part of Ohio University’s Reuse & Repair Fair on Wednesday, March 29 from 12 – 7 p.m. in Ping Recreation Center.

Campus Recycling combats the plastic bag with reusable alternatives
On the morning of Wednesday, March 22, Ohio University students, faculty and staff were immediately greeted by powerful artistic demonstration of plastic bag use at Baker University Center. As part of the educational outreach component of RecycleMania, OHIO Campus Recycling representatives stood before the demonstration handing out 500 reusable grocery bags to combat plastic bag use.

Moms Weekend is March 31 - April 2
Moms Weekend, which begins Friday, March 31, and continues through Sunday, April 2, is one of the best opportunities for students, friends and family to experience what the OHIO community has to offer.

U.S. Navy Band to perform in Athens April 6
The United States Navy Band from Washington, D.C., will present a free concert at 7:30 PM Thursday, April 6 in Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium.

Mar 26, 2017
‘Wonderful World of Skating 2017’ to transform Bird Arena into Magical Kingdom
Ohio University’s Bird Arena will be transformed into the Magical Kingdom for "The Wonderful World of Skating 2017" from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, April 1.

University Program Council to host ‘Spring Cleaning’ event
Ohio University’s University Program Council (UPC) will be hosting “Spring Cleaning with UPC” from 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 29, in the Walter Hall Rotunda.

Mar 27, 2017
Athens Beautification Day expands to include a week of community service
Sponsored by Ohio University's Community Service Leadership Council, the 13th annual Athens Beautification Day will be held Sunday, April 9, and will be preceded for the first time by a week filled with events designed to bring OHIO students and employees and Athens-area residents together to give back to the community they all call home.

Layla Sweet is University’s first female ROTC commander
Ohio University’s Reserve Officer Training Corps program is breaking new glass ceilings. Lt. Col. Layla Sweet recently became the University's first female ROTC commander for either the Air Force or Army.

Athens International Film and Video Festival begins April 3
The 2017 Athens International Film and Video Festival opens its 44th season April 3. The week-long festival features hundreds of productions in different genres from more than 45 countries.

Doctoral students share experience working on OHIO’s Department Self-Assessments for Inclusion and Accessibility, winners announced
In January, Ohio University’s Presidentially Appointed Committee on Disability and Accessibility Promotion (PACDAP) Leadership Implementation Team launched the Department Self-Assessment for Inclusion and Accessibility, a tool to help departments reflect on their efforts to incorporate accessibility planning into their day-to-day activities and identify resources needed to further those efforts.

Ohio University Press novel receives starred review from Library Journal
Library Journal gave a starred review to Jim Minick’s debut novel, “Fire Is Your Water," saying it “belongs at the top of every spring reading list.”

Club Managers Association of America chapter wins Chapter of the Year Award
Ohio University’s Club Managers Association of America chapter, which is comprised almost entirely of students from The Patton College, was named Student Chapter of the Year at a national conference in February.

Women of Appalachia Project’s 'Women Speak' raising funds for My Sister’s Place
The Multicultural Center and Women’s Center are pleased to announce the eighth annual Women of Appalachia Project “Women Speak” performance, a juried presentation of poetry, story and song, featuring women artists from throughout Ohio, West Virginia and Kentucky, and featuring special guest, poet Maggie Smith.

Office of Sustainability, Moving and Surplus announce ReBike Program
Are you an Ohio University student, or staff or faculty member who would like to purchase an affordable used bicycle? The University has a great new program to offer.

Holocaust Memorial Program — A World Erased: A grandson’s search for his family’s Holocaust secrets
Award-winning writer Noah Lederman will speak at Ohio University at 7 p.m. Thursday April 13, in Baker University Center Ballroom A. His poignant memoir, "A World Erased," transports readers from his grandparents’ kitchen table in Brooklyn to World War II Poland.

Graduate Student Senate to host 2017 GradFest March 31-April 1
Graduate Student Senate is hosting a day full of activities for graduate students and the local community on Saturday, April 1. It aims to bring the graduate student community together for a day of professional development and fun-filled activities.

Mar 28, 2017
Governor appoints Dell Robinson to Ohio University Board of Trustees
Dell Robinson, a former chair of the OHIO National Alumni Association, has been named to the University's Board of Trustees.

University mourns death of psychology professor
University mourns death of psychology professor: Harry Kotses was leader in asthma self-management field

“It’s All in the Mind, You Know:” New thesis exhibition by Amy DeSitter opens
Amy DeSitter maps the attributes of psychological topography in the form of abstruse landscapes rendered in varying washes of inks over microscope imagery, creating lush textures.

Libraries to host networking event on fake news and information literacy
This meeting will host a discussion on information literacy-related projects from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 4 on the 4th floor of Alden Library.

Essayist and poet  to speak at Alden Library during Literary Festival
On Friday, April 7, featured poet Tom Sleigh (11 a.m.) and essayist Gerald Early (noon) will read from their work and lecture on literary topics of general interest to the audience.

Spring 2017 Literary Festival to be held April 5-7
The 2017 Spring Literary Festival, held April 5, 6, 7, will feature authors Sarah Shun-Lien Bynum, Mary Cappello, Gerald Early, Tom Sleigh and Colm Tóibín.

Mar 29, 2017
George Washington Forum ¦ Freedom of Speech, 1550–1850, April 7-8
The George Washington Forum on American Ideas, Politics and Institutions hosts an international conference on Freedom of Speech, 1550–1850 on Friday–Saturday, April 7–8.

University Human Resources announces benefits changes for FY 2017-18
The recommendations include changes to premiums and cost sharing in the PPO plan, and changes regarding utilization management of certain prescriptions.

Expo to spotlight OHIO student research and creative work April 6
On Thursday, April 6, more than 800 students will fill the Convocation Center with presentations and exhibits of their original research, scholarship and creative work.

Collaborative alumnus-student design selected Homecoming 2017 logo
The logo for Homecoming 2017 symbolizes this year's theme and OHIO's musical heritage.

Students experience city life, connect with alumni during Chicago Networking Week
Chicago Networking Week gave students the opportunity to connect with noteworthy alumni in the Chicago area and get a taste of life after graduation.

Cherry trees lighting this week along the Hocking River
The University is lighting up the grove of Cherry Trees near the Hocking River and the Convocation Center this week. The lighting began on March 27 and will continue at least through April 2.

Patton College to host forum on substance abuse
Ohio University’s Patton College of Education will host a Regional Community Forum: New and Important Issues in Public Education from 6 to 7:30 p.m. April 4, at the Athens Community Center.

Environmental justice proponent Teresa Mills awarded 2017 Appalachian Advocate Award
The award is annually awarded by the Ohio University Multicultural Center and Women’s Center to a woman who has dedicated herself to enhancing the well being of Appalachian communities, Appalachian women’s health, Appalachian families and Appalachian land issues.

Mar 30, 2017
Southern Campus’ Envision Access conference addresses needs of students with disabilities
Ohio University Southern hosted more than 60 participants at the March 24 inaugural “Envision Access” conference, a program that featured speakers who focused on various aspects of supporting students with disabilities.

iCUE Spotlight: March 30-April 5, 2017
iCUE Spotlight highlights what's happening in week ahead at Ohio University, taken from the official OHIO Calendar of University Events. This week, honoring administrators, walking for a cure, celebrating grads and movies!

Center for International Studies welcomes alumni back to campus for special events
Ohio University’s Center for International Studies (CIS) welcomed several alumni back to campus recently to talk with students, share advice and answer questions about the work that they are doing.

CLDC to host Teacher Job Fair on April 10
Scheduled for 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, April 10, in the Baker University Center Ballroom, the Career and Leadership Development Center's Teacher Job Fair provides students interested in pursuing education as a career a chance to connect with potential employment opportunities.

Project Hindsight: KeAysia on traveling and summer plans
In her latest Project Hindsight blog, KeAysia talks about touring and performing as part of her dance program and her excitement for summer travel plans.

Wealth and Poverty ¦ 3 Get Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty Internships
Ohio University, the newest member of the Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty, awarded the first consortium summer internships to OHIO students. Angela Green (Social Work), Kees VandeStadt (Geography), and Chloe Wooster (Social Work) will join the SHECP internship program this summer.