|Engineering student wins best technical paper|
Steven Slover, a senior at Ohio University's Fritz J. and Dolores H. Russ College of Engineering and Technology, won best technical paper at the 2011 Regional Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE) Conference held at Ohio University, Feb. 25-26.
|New study: Birds inherited strong sense of smell from dinosaurs|
Birds are known more for their senses of vision and hearing than smell, but new Ohio University research suggests that millions of years ago, the winged critters also boasted a better sense for scents.
|City, University team up to keep community smart, civil, safe|
The city of Athens and Ohio University are working together on a public service campaign designed to help keep our community safe. The campaign debuts as warm weather activities kick into gear, but is designed to help all Athens residents and visitors understand and obey the laws year-round.
|Hicks honoree to visit Ohio University|
Rick Lewis, executive director of the Ohio School Boards Association, has been named as the Ohio University 2011 Samuel I. Hicks Executive-in-Residence, an honor that recognizes outstanding leaders in the field of education.
|Alden Library to celebrate Earth Month|
For the second year, the Alden Library Sustainability Group will host several Earth Month activities in support of the Ohio University Office of Sustainability's Earth
|University to host regional bioinformatics conference|
A major regional bioinformatics conference will be held May 2-4 on the Athens campus for those interested in bioscience applications – from students, faculty and researchers to representatives from government, medical and commercial bioscience organizations.
|Jeremy Phan: Saving endangered primates through ecotourism|
Graduate student Jeremy Phan is gearing up for summer research in Vietnam, where he will study the benefits of ecotourism for the Cat Ba langur, the most critically endangered primate in the world.
|Surfer, activist to give Earth Month address|
California surfer and educator Rob Caughlan has been crusading for environmental rights for more than 40 years. This Thursday, April 14, he will share stories about his activism with the Ohio University community in Walter Hall 235 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
|Alumni Association releases 2010 Annual Report|
The 2010 Ohio University Alumni Association Annual Report has been printed and distributed among its board and volunteers. It is also available online http://www.ohioalumni.org/annual-reports.
|2011 Alumni Award recipients announced|
The recipients for the 2011 Ohio University Alumni Association Awards were presented and approved at the recent annual meeting of the Ohio University Alumni Association Board of Directors. These awards will be presented during Homecoming weekend at the annual Alumni Awards Gala, to be held on Oct. 14.
|Four new members to join the OUAA Board of Directors|
The Ohio University Alumni Association (OUAA) Board of Directors elected its four newest members, as three other members conclude their terms. They will serve four-year terms beginning in July 2011.
|Alumni Matters: Alumni Awards, new board members and the 2010 Annual Report|
Executive Director of the Alumni Association Graham Stewart shares news about the Alumni Association's 2010 Annual Report and the association's new board members.
|OIT offers expanded support, assistance|
The Office of Information Technology (OIT) will be expanding services for the Athens campus’ technology needs. Students and employees can receive technology services anytime by calling, clicking or visiting wherever the new OITECH symbol is displayed.
|Forums seek to explain budget|
On Monday and Tuesday, Ohio University held two budget forums, hosted by Executive Vice President and Provost Pam Benoit and Vice President of Finance and Administration Stephen Golding.
|Athens Community Exercise Park dedication is April 20|
The new Athens Community Exercise Park, located at the West State Street Park, will be dedicated to military veterans past, present and future at 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 20.
|Branding OHIO through a consistent brand structure|
When I introduced this series in fall 2010, I began talking about what makes a good brand. A couple of examples that I shared included the symbol used by Apple and the script that distinguishes The Disney Company. Brand symbols leave a fingerprint on everything they touch. We have an opportunity at Ohio University to lift our brand through a consistent structure and leave an indelible mark on all of our audiences.
|Women in Philanthropy conference to honor women's contributions|
Women in Philanthropy of Ohio University (WIP) will host the "OHIO Women Making a Difference Conference," April 27-28, on Ohio University's Athens campus.
|Diversity Town Hall Meeting is Tuesday|
A special Town Hall Meeting titled "Diversity and Civility in Our Community," will take place at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 19, at the Athens Community Center at 701 E. State Street.
|Author Harriet Washington is Minority Health Month Speaker|
Award-winning author Harriet A. Washington will discuss medical issues presented in her book, "Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present," at 7 p.m. Monday, April 18, in the Baker University Center Ballroom.
|2011-2012 Dependent Educational Benefit forms due by May 6|
If your spouse, child and /or domestic partner plan to attend Ohio University in fall quarter of 2011, please submit an Educational Benefit Request Form, Qualified Dependents 2011-2012 by Friday May 6.
|Man wanted for rape|
On Monday, Ohio University Police said a woman had reported being raped on April 16 in the parking lot of Christ the King church.
|Friday block party to celebrate Earth Day and Athens|
The Community Assistants of the Ohio University Office of Off-Campus Living will host the second annual Earth Day Green Event (EDGE) on Friday, April 22, from 3-7 p.m. on Union Street, between Court and College streets.
|Students compete in international environmental design challenge|
Two teams of Ohio University students recently competed in the 21st International Environmental Design Contest at the Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum in Las Cruces, N.M.
|TechGROWTH invests in Ohio University medical device company|
TechGROWTH Ohio (TGO) recently announced a $337,000 venture capital investment in Sanuthera, Inc., an Ohio University company which is developing a medical device for the treatment of tinnitus using patient-customizable sound therapy.
|Students sing their way to the top of state competition|
Four OHIO students competing in the 2011 NATS (National Association Teachers of Singing) Buckeye statewide competition brought home awards earlier this month.
|School of Music presents ‘Ecstatic Waters’|
The Ohio University School of Music’s Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band will present their first concert of the spring, "Ecstatic Waters" at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 26 at Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium.
|OHIO tops MAC in RecycleMania 2011|
According to final RecycleMania results, released Friday, Ohio University's Athens campus finished first among the 10 Mid-American Conference schools participating in the inter-collegiate recycling competition.
|Zanesville professor encourages eco-efforts and education|
Mohannad Al-Saghir, assistant professor of botany at Ohio University’s Zanesville campus, is working to make sure that the green on his campus is not confined to spirit wear.
|Mining for Art: OHIO graduate student Jeff Lovett|
Jeff Lovett makes some of the most unsightly, tragic parts of Appalachia appear beautiful. A graduate student in sculpture and expanded practice, he spent last summer capturing images of acid mine drainage from abandoned coal mines, which can pollute regional watersheds.
|Town hall meeting provides open forum for community|
Tuesday's town hall meeting allowed the approximately 90 attendees an opportunity to share personal experiences, ideas and concerns on many issues not commonly discussed among strangers.
|Appalachia Rising: Drawing inspiration from the Appalachian woman|
The annual Women of Appalachia art exhibit is on display in the Multicultural Art Gallery in Baker University Center through June 14. "Women Speak," its verbal and performance art sister program, will be presented May 12. In its third year, the project celebrates all artistic expression of Appalachia women, with many pieces of art available for purchase.
|Culinary Services announces new staff appointments, Culinary Support Center|
Ohio University Culinary Services has announced new staff assignments in its operations as it gears up its Culinary Support Center set to open late fall 2011.
|OHIO seniors help local business green its practices|
As eco-friendly business owner of Athens Own, Constantine Faller needed a more sustainable power source to grind coffee and blend smoothies at the Athens Farmers Market. Thanks to a team of OHIO student engineers, he'll soon have a pedal-powered alternative.
|Word on the Street: How do you conserve energy and reuse resources?|
In honor of Earth Month, Caleigh Bourgeois asked students across campus how they conserve energy and reuse resources.
|'Sisterhood of the Traveling Dresses' reaches out to local high school girls|
On Saturday and Sunday, a previously vacant store at The Market on State was transformed into a formal dress shop for the first "Sisterhood of the Traveling Dresses" event, a project led by local women and Ohio University’s Women’s Panhellenic Association (WPA). The women worked together to collect prom and graduation dresses for high school girls in need.
|Environmental Health and Safety wants your feedback|
The Environmental Health & Safety Department (EHS) staff members are responsible for coordinating all aspects of environmental management, occupational health, safety on campus, and implementing safety regulations for the University. Please fill out this survey to let them know how well they are performing their duties.
|Patton College to host May 2 Art Extravaganza|
The Gladys W. and David H. Patton College of Education and Human Services'
McCracken Hall will host its fifth annual Art Extravaganza at 6 p.m. May 2, featuring the works of students from Crooksville Exempted Village Schools.
|How students should prepare for Q2S|
The change to semesters is over a year away, so is there really something to do right now?
|University announces class meeting times for semesters|
Athens campus students, faculty and staff can begin to envision what a semester schedule will look like following the announcement of the standard class meeting patterns.
|Processing project makes it easy to use Alden Library archives|
This article describes the use of an OhioLINK Finding Creation Tool in developing finding aids for archival collections in Alden Library.
|Golfer Megan Weaver secures top 10 finish in MAC Tournament|
Megan Weaver finished in the top 10 as Ohio closed play at the 2011 Mid-American Conference Championships from Longaberger Golf Club in Nashport, Ohio. The Bobcats finished in seventh place out of nine teams
|OU-COM opens new training facility, community clinic|
More than 60 people, including several members of the Ohio University Board of Trustees, attended the dedication of a new facility at the Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine (OU-COM) that expands both learning opportunities for medical students and medical services to southeastern Ohio residents with inadequate health care insurance.
|University and community remembers tsunami victims with vigil and ceremony|
The Ohio University and city of Athens communities came together to express their friendship, compassion, and hope for the Tsunami and earthquake victims of Japan on April 6.
|Poet, activist Amer Ahmed to address Islamophobia|
Amer Ahmed, a prominent spoken word poet, Hip Hop Activist and college administrator, will present, " Islam: Beyond the Myths, Breaking Down the Barriers," at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 10, in Baker University Center Ballroom.
|History grad student explores national identity in Africa|
Joe Venosa's research centers on Eritrea’s Muslim intellectual class and how their contributions from 1941 to 1961 inside and outside the African country created a nationalist identity.