|Noftz Retirement Reception 5/6/11|
The Human Resources Department invites all members of the university community to join in the celebration of the retirement of Brenda Noftz.
|Lot 40 closed May 5-8|
Lot 40 near Seigfred Hall will be closed for parking beginning at 11 p.m. on Thursday, May 5 to accommodate an event occurring in the area. The lot will remain closed through the end of the day on Sunday, May 8.
|Women of Appalachia Project presents 'Women Speak'|
On Thursday, May 12, at 6 p.m. the Women of Appalachia project (WOAP) will present "Women Speak," an evening of story, poetry, dance and song, in the Baker University Center Theater, on the Athens campus of Ohio University.
|Crime Alert issued for sexual imposition|
A Crime Alert has been issued for an incident of sexual imposition.
|Research, graduate college top administrator leaving for University of Houston|
Ohio University Vice President for Research and Creative Activity and Dean of the Graduate College Rathindra Bose has been named the vice chancellor for research and technology transfer for the University of Houston System and vice president for research and technology transfer for the University of Houston.
|Dan Evans to retire as executive dean of regional higher education|
Executive Vice President and Provost Pam Benoit announced today that Executive Dean of Regional Higher Education and Vice Provost of E-Learning Ohio and Strategic Initiatives Dan Evans will retire from his position as executive dean on June 30.
|Alden Library announces new mobile app|
The Alden app is now available in the Apple App Store and Android Market or by
accessing alden.boopsie.com directly from your smartphone.
|Earth Month wrap-up video|
Ohio University celebrated Earth Month during the month of April. Here's a look back at some of the many activities that OHIO's Office of Sustainability hosted.
|Top entrepreneur to speak May 3|
Donald Kuratko, the executive director of the Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers, will speak at 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 3, in the Ohio University Inn Ballroom.
|Fast treatment: Kayla Bober studies new way to manage type 2 diabetes|
Kayla Bober will be one of more than 600 students to present research at the Ohio University Student Research and Creative Activity Expo May 13.
|Andy Alexander, faculty, staff honored at Scripps celebration|
Veteran journalist and Scripps College of Communication alumnus Andrew Alexander, BSJ ’72, received the college’s highest honor Sunday, May 1, when he was inducted into the Ohio Communication Hall of Fame at the annual Scripps College Celebration.
|East Timor ambassador to speak Friday|
The Ohio University Center for International Studies and Southeast Asian Studies Program will host an International Studies Forum featuring East Timor Ambassador to the United States His Excellency Constancio da Conceição Pinto from 3 to 4:30 p.m. on Friday, May 6, in Bentley Hall 124.
|University joins national collaborative on high-risk drinking|
Ohio University has recently joined the Learning Collaborative on High Risk Drinking. The collaborative will use comprehensive evaluation and measurement techniques to confront this problem.
|State Government Alumni Luncheon to host Ohio Board of Regents Chancellor|
Ohio Board of Regents Chancellor James Petro will give the keynote address at the
28th Annual Ohio University State Government Alumni Luncheon at noon, Wednesday, May 4, at the Athletic Club in Columbus.
|President McDavis announces appointment of director of government relations|
On Tuesday, Ohio University President Roderick J. McDavis sent an e-mail to all University employees regarding the appointment of a new director for government relations.
|Student Research and Creative Activity Expo is May 13|
The Ohio University Student Research and Creative Activity Expo is open to the public from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Friday, May 13, 2011, at the Convocation Center.
|Two OU-COM students selected for Albert Schweitzer Fellowship|
The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship (ASF) announced the selection of its inaugural class of Columbus Schweitzer Fellows, two of whom are students at OU-COM.
|Holocaust survivor John Koenigsberg to speak on campus|
Holocaust survivor John Koenigsberg will speak at 7 p.m. Monday, May 9, in Baker University Center Theatre.
|Alumni Leaders Conference will be May 12-14|
Fifty alumni chapter and society leaders from across the country will be back on campus, going to educational sessions for alumni volunteers and sharing rooms in the residence halls during the annual Alumni Leaders Conference on May 12-14.
|Former OHIO hockey coach elected into Hall of Fame|
Former Ohio University Head Hockey Coach Craig McCarthy was elected into the ACHA Hall-of-Fame as the sole member of the 2011 class. He served as head coach of the Bobcats from 1993-2001.
|More than 600 Ohio University students to showcase research, creative work May 13|
Ohio University hosts the Student Research and Creative Activity Expo annually to demonstrate the results of its student research, scholarship and creative activity inside and outside of the classroom. About 600 undergraduates, graduate students, medical students and postdoctoral fellows will present 500 projects this year.
|Russ College professor receives National Science Foundation grant|
Professor Bob Williams received a two-year, $200,000 NSF grant to develop a computer program that employs a small mechanical arm to enable students to feel and interact with the physical forces they program in statics and dynamics courses.
|Soccer camp to train African coaches and teach area youth|
Early this summer, area youth will have a unique opportunity to learn soccer from an African perspective when about 40 youth soccer coaches from Ghana, South Africa and Senegal visit Athens.
|Professor's battle with leukemia enhances nursing curriculum|
When illness strikes, it can be unbearable and seem senseless. For Ohio University Zanesville nursing professor Sue Stoner, it became an opportunity to highlight the compassion required of the nursing profession.
|Then and Now: A history of flooding on the Athens campus|
This ‘Then & Now’ takes a look at some historical images of flooding on Ohio University’s Athens campus.
|President speaks in Alaska on Saturday|
President Roderick J. McDavis delivered his speech, "The Value of Education and Community," at the Brotherhood Inc.'s ninth annual scholarship dinner in Anchorage, Alaska, on Saturday.
|Swimmer Rachel Heim is Mid-Major All-American|
Ohio senior Rachel Heim was named a Women's First Team Mid-Major All-American by collegeswimming.com.
|Nutrition students develop menu solutions for chronic disease|
Ohio University nutrition students are designing a gluten-free menu for Thursday, May 12, for the Atrium Café in Grover Center.
|President invites OHIO to Student Research and Creative Activity Expo|
On Friday, Ohio University President Roderick J. McDavis sent a message out to the entire OHIO community to invite them to the Ohio University Student Research and Creative Activity Expo.
|Important advising information for fall priority registration|
On Friday, Ohio University Registrar Debra Benton sent a message to all OHIO faculty and staff regarding advising for fall.
|Fall advising and registration update|
Students and advisors alike will have new tools and new procedures to follow this month as they prepare for fall priority registration.
|Sophomore Keith Hawkins wins Goldwater Scholarship|
Ohio University sophomore Keith Hawkins won the prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, and two other sophomores, Ethan Cottrill and Sarah Wyss, received honorable mention status.
|Women in Philanthropy celebrate "Divas and Desserts"|
Women in Philanthropy of Ohio University (WIP) hosted "Divas and Desserts" April 27 at Walter Rotunda. This mixer was the first event of the "OHIO Women Making a Difference Conference."
|University invited to reception to celebrate transformational gift|
Ohio President Roderick J. McDavis and Executive Vice President and Provost Pam Benoit
invite OHIO to a reception to celebrate The Osteopathic Heritage Foundations' historic, transformational gift to the Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine (OU-COM).
|Two VisCom students snag four design awards|
Two School of Visual Communication students, Alyson Morris and Tristan Wyatt, won four awards for their entries in the 12th Annual Design Contest for College Students.
|Charles Smith's play set to open in Chicago|
Ohio University Distinguished Professor of Theater Charles Smith's newest play, "The Gospel According to James," runs May 14-June 12 at Victory Gardens Theater in Chicago.
|Chancellor addresses OHIO alumni at annual state government luncheon|
More than 150 Ohio University alumni were honored May 4 at the 28th Annual Ohio University State Government Alumni Luncheon at the Athletic Club of Columbus.
|Dewald appointed as interim dean of College of Arts and Sciences|
Executive Vice President and Provost Pam Benoit announced today the appointment of Howard Dewald as interim dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. Dewald is currently an associate dean in the college.
|Glidden Visiting Professor speech part of African Cultural Week|
2011 Robert and Rene' Glidden Visiting Professor Omofolabo Ajayi-Soyinka will deliver, "Fela...And His Politics Became Music," at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 11, in the Walter Hall Rotunda.
|OHIO continues budget discussion at latest forums|
OHIO's budget discussion continued during two open forums held last week.
|Semester course offerings schedule being created early to assure smooth transition|
With all curriculum now approved in semester format, the scheduling time patterns set, and the creation of a draft classroom and laboratory scheduling policy, the Q2S Transition Office will now turn to academic units for assistance in developing a prototype semester schedule of classes for fall 2012.
|African Cultural Week celebrates the power of transformational contributions|
Ohio University's 2011 celebration of African Cultural Week is set to emphasize
its theme, "Transformational Change," by honoring individuals who have made a
significant contribution to the development of the continent of Africa.
|Registrar updates OHIO on fall 2011-12 course offerings|
On Monday, Ohio University Registrar Debra Benton sent an e-mail to the entire Ohio University community regarding fall quarter course offerings.
|Word on the Street: Residence Halls|
With so many different types of residence halls at Ohio University, options are anything but limited. We asked students at the Baker University Center about their best moments living on campus.
|OHIO study: Immature skull led young tyrannosaurs to rely on speed, agility to catch prey|
While adult tyrannosaurs wielded power and size to kill large prey, youngsters used agility to hunt smaller game, said Ohio University paleontologist Lawrence Witmer.
|Supporting our Transformative Learning Community|
Since making their first gift to Ohio University in 1988, Alumni Robert D. and Margaret M. Walter have committed more than $17 million in support of OHIO and have left an indelible mark on the University.
|Research symposium to encourage students to redefine diversity|
Ohio University will host its second annual Student Research Symposium on
Diversity on Friday, May 20, at Brasee Hall on Ohio University's Lancaster Campus.
|Mechanical engineering students unveil assistive designs|
Senior mechanical engineering students from Ohio University's Fritz J. and Dolores
H. Russ College of Engineering and Technology presented their assistive design projects Saturday.
|Russ College honors faculty and staff|
Faculty and staff from Ohio University's Fritz J. and Dolores H. Russ College of
Engineering and Technology were awarded Friday for their achievements in teaching, research and service.
|Registrar shares important fall priority registration update|
On Wednesday, Ohio University Registrar Debra Benton sent the following e-mail to all OHIO students, faculty and staff.
|STEM Day is Friday|
Undergraduate Admissions is hosting STEM Day Friday for prospective students interested in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, or medical fields.
|Registrar shares important fall quarter advising information|
On Wednesday, Ohio University Registrar Debra Benton sent an e-mail to all faculty and staff updating them on resources and tools for advisors and instructors.
|Walter Center seeks to become OHIO's first LEED certified building|
The newly-opened Walter International Education Center is set to become the first Ohio University building to receive Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification, pending approval by the U.S. Green Building Council.
|International Points of Pride|
Between May 14 and 22, Ohio University will celebrate its global heritage during International Week 2011. Read on for highlights of OHIO's century-old tradition of international education, outreach and hospitality.
|OHIO community invited to grand opening of Walter International Education Center|
Read on for a recap of Compass coverage on the center, its benefactors and its planned contributions to international education at Ohio University.
|Arun Gandhi to deliver International Week keynote|
Arun Gandhi will deliver a message of peace on Monday, May 16, at 7 p.m. at Templeton Blackburn Memorial Auditorium. He is the keynote speaker for OHIO's International Week, which runs May 14 to May 22.
|Science inspiration at Piketon|
The Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs was one of the exhibitors at the first ever U.S. Department of Energy’s Science Alliance Day, an outreach program designed to showcase science research to students.
|Zanesville campus Electronic Media Club hosts film competition|
Ohio University Zanesville’s Electronic Media Club invites high school students to compete in the Electronic Media Amateur Video Shootout.
|Student Expo Announces Awards|
The Ohio University Student Research and Creative Activity Expo announced the winning presentations in 57 categories Friday.
|Four faculty earn University Professor honors|
Ohio University's Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) in Alden Library celebrated excellence in teaching with the annual naming of the University Professors for 2011-2012.
|Kennedy Museum of Art cafe to host grand opening May 24|
The Ridges Cafe at Kennedy Museum of Art will celebrate its grand opening from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, May 24 with live music, prizes and free samples of delicious signature breakfast and lunch items.
|Final Diversity Dialogue Brown Bag is Tuesday|
The fourth and final Diversity Dialogue Brown Bag of the quarter, "Marginalization and Privilege," will take place from noon to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 17, in Baker
University Center 240.
|Percussion Ensemble performs with visiting artists Percussion Group Cincinnati May 17|
The Ohio University Percussion Ensemble and Visiting Artists Percussion Group Cincinnati will present an exciting concert of music for percussion ensemble in Memorial Auditorium on Tuesday, May 17 at 7:30 p.m.
|End of year move out information for spring quarter|
If you have plans to clear out your office, storage area, old periodicals, retiring, or moving to a new location, Campus Recycling and Refuse can help you.
|Leadership Awards Gala is Wednesday|
Ohio University's most outstanding student leaders will be recognized during the 28th annual Leadership Awards Gala at 6 p.m. Wednesday, at the Baker University Center Ballroom.
|Students can win B.o.B. tickets by finding paper airplane|
A campus wide contest will give five lucky students a pair of tickets to the B.o.B. and Far East Movement concert this Friday, May 20, at the Convocation Center. The contest will begin Tuesday and last until the day of the concert.
|Summer parking permit policy revamped|
Ohio University Parking Services will implement a new, simplified parking permit policy for the summer quarter on the Athens campus.
|Shafer Street opens Tuesday|
Previously closed sections of Shafer Street opened to vehicle traffic Tuesday morning.
|Templeton Scholars to discuss poverty in Athens on Thursday|
Ohio University's Templeton Scholars will discuss poverty during their annual junior year research project at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 19, in Morton Hall room 127.
|University names vice president for university advancement|
Bryan Benchoff has been named vice president for university advancement for Ohio University effective July 15, 2011.
|OHIO joins Woodrow Wilson Ohio Teaching Fellowship program|
OHIO joined the Woodrow Wilson Ohio Teaching Fellowship program today. Fellowship recruits are accomplished career changers and outstanding recent college graduates in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (the STEM fields), who will prepare for math and science teaching positions in Ohio's urban and rural schools.
|Vote today for student senate elections|
Ohio University Student Senate and Graduate Student Senate elections continue online until 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 19. Students, vote at https://stusenate.admsrv.ohio.edu/<br>stusenate/.
|International Week keynote spreads message of nonviolence|
Arun Gandhi, grandson of Indian spiritual leader Mohandas Gandhi, came to Ohio University Monday bearing a message of nonviolence for the students, staff, faculty and community members in the audience.
|Flare Code Coming to WOUB|
Flare Code LLC, a student owned company that allows people to turn objects into mobile communities via QR codes, is pleased to announce their recent agreement to take on WOUB Center for Public Media as their first formal client.
|ITS alumni tap students’ creativity with Accenture Challenge|
The J. Warren McClure School of Information and Telecommunication Systems (ITS) is once again challenging their undergraduate and graduate students. The annual Accenture Challenge, a two-week competition, concluded on Thursday, May 12, during ITS Day.
|Russ College research assistant wins top national fellowship|
Lauren H. Logan, a 2010 graduate of Ohio University and current research
assistant, has received the top fellowship from Tau Beta Pi, the nation's second-
oldest honor society.
|Voinovich School partners discuss importance of innovation|
Tactics for boosting innovation in the public sector were discussed at the Voinovich School’s Strategic Partners Alliance meeting last Thursday.
|Baseball Coach Joe Carbone to retire after 2012 season|
Hall of Fame Head Baseball Coach Joe Carbone will retire after the 2012 season, his 24th at Ohio University.
|Sports broadcasting team wins another STAA award|
The efforts of Ohio seniors Brian Boesch and Caleb Troop were honored by STAA (Sportscasters Talent Agency of America) this weekend for the second straight year.
|Sustainability Plan to be presented on Monday|
Ohio University will present its Sustainability Plan and host a round table discussion from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Monday, May 23, in the Ridges Building 21.
|Cat Counsel: Make your passion a habit|
University Communications & Marketing intern Aaron Krumheuer discusses the importance of maintaining creative passions after getting established in school
|Student leaders honored at annual awards gala|
The Ohio University Division of Student Affairs hosted the 28th Annual Leadership Awards Gala on Wednesday, honoring the outstanding work and service of more than 50 individuals and student organizations.
|Russ College alum's website breaks into top 50|
Two years ago, Imgur.com (pronounced "image-er") was nothing more than a side project of Alan Schaaf, then a computer science major at Ohio University's Fritz J. and Dolores H. Russ College of Engineering and Technology. Today, the image-sharing Web site is one of the most popular sites on the Internet.
|Demand Response Reduction Initiative update|
As a follow up to the previous article regarding Ohio University’s participation in Energy Connect’s Demand Response Reduction Program, the Facilities Management Department in partnership with the Office of Sustainability would like to let the campus know the details of the program.
|Fortune Magazine ranks OHIO Professional MBA program third 'Best Value'|
A recent article in Fortune Magazine that listed executive MBA programs that are the best values in the nation has ranked Ohio University's Professional MBA Program third overall.
|Students get the executive treatment|
Students did a double take when they saw Ohio University President Roderick J. McDavis and Executive Vice President and Provost Pam Benoit serve them pancakes in Tiffin Hall.
|University names director of engagement and real estate management|
Ohio University has named Donna Goss the new director of engagement and real estate management effective July 11.
|Bryan Benchoff looks forward to new position|
On May 17, Ohio University President Roderick J. McDavis announced Bryan Benchoff as the new vice president for university advancement. On Monday, Benchoff, who will officially start in his position on July 15, came to the Athens campus to meet with the Advancement staff as well as members of the leadership team. He made time to sit down with Ohio University Compass and talk about the University, his vision and what he likes about advancement.
|Sustainability Plan unveiled|
More than 80 students, staff, faculty and community members crowded into Ridges Building 21 on Monday for the first public presentation of the Ohio University Sustainability Plan.
|Students take 'LEED' role in native landscaping plan for University's newest center|
Earlier this month, crowds gathered at the front of the Walter International Education Center (WIEC) for its grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony. But it's the building's backyard that is now garnering attention from the University's most ecologically-minded students.
|Ohio biomedical, energy, tech firms showcase work for investors, entrepreneurs|
New compounds that could fight deadly staph infections and an alternative system of growing algae for fuel and food are just two of the innovations under development by start-up biomedical, energy and technology firms in southeastern Ohio.
|Disease Detectives: Grad students examine global health problem|
Spread through water and food, Shigella dysenteriae is one of the most common causes of diarrheal diseases in the world. As the bacteria become increasingly antibiotic resistant, two molecular biology graduate students are studying the secrets of its function.
|New student feature film premieres June 5|
Students from the School of Media Arts and Studies will premiere their newest full-length feature film "The Passageway" at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 5, at Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium.
|Interdisciplinary Arts professor named NEH Summer Scholar|
Vladimir Marchenkov, associate professor of aesthetics and theory at the Ohio University School of Interdisciplinary Arts, has been selected as an NEH Summer Scholar.
|Athens Area Mediation Service to conduct training|
The Athens Area Mediation Service is sponsoring an intensive training in mediation skills, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., June 14-16. The location will be announced at a later date.
|Electrical engineering students to demonstrate capstone designs|
Seven teams of senior electrical engineering students from the Russ College of Engineering and Technology will reveal original capstone projects from their year-long senior design course. The presentations will take place on Tuesday, May 31, from 3 to 4 p.m., and Wednesday, June 1, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., in the Academic & Research Center Living Room.