|Climate for growth|
While world leaders try to hash out an agreement that will encourage developed and developing nations to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, economists such as Ariaster Chimeli all over the globe inform the debate through their research.
|Lancaster dean appointed|
Executive Vice President and Provost Pam Benoit announced the appointment of James M. Smith as the new dean of Ohio University -Lancaster effective Aug. 16.
|Kids on Campus focuses on Athens youth|
Throughout the end of June and all of July, the University community may be noticing an increase in the number of children on campus. That increase is due to Kids on Campus, a rural partnership that empowers children and their families in the realization of their full potential through educational, nutritional and recreational opportunities.
|Ohio University offers new Professional Master of Sports Administration program|
Ohio University’s College of Business and Department of Sports Administration will introduce a new Professional Master of Sports Administration (MSA) program in the fall of 2010. The online format of the Professional MSA program will bring sports business executives from around the world together with a meaningful curriculum.
|University reminds everyone to conserve energy|
The first two weeks of July have brought the hottest temperatures of the year to Athens and the toll has been significant on Ohio University's chillers, which provide cold water to air cooling systems on campus.
|OU Press launches 'wayward comic artist' into spotlight|
A new book, "The World of a Wayward Comic Book Artist," celebrates the talents and creative processes of Sandy Plunkett, an accomplished local artist whose reputation among comic book collectors and illustrators is highly regarded.
|Janet Becker named PTK Professor of the Year|
Janet Becker was both a traditional and a nontraditional student. From her perspective in the classroom, it’s another opportunity to say, “I’ve been there,” and one of the reasons students named her 2010 PTK Professor of the Year.
|Chillicothe summer theater program offers a stage for summer entertainment|
Daniel Jalbuena plays the role of John Barrymore and K. Aldridge plays the role of the prompter/manager in this summer’s theater production at Ohio University-Chillicothe. The OU-C theater program will present Barrymore, a play about the great stage and film actor, at 8 p.m. on July 16 & July 17 and Aug. 13 & 14 in the Bennett Hall auditorium.
|EMT-Paramedic Training Class scores 100 percent pass rate on National Registry exams|
The most recent group of students to complete Emergency Medical Technician -Paramedic Training Academy at Ohio University Lancaster can claim that distinction as the entire class passed the written and practical National Registry Exam Cognitive Battery on their first attempt. Students represented fire and medic departments and units in Fairfield and surrounding counties.
|Performing Arts Series announces 2010-11 season|
The Office of University Events has recently released the Performing Arts Series schedule for the 2010-11 season. Season tickets are currently available, and individual ticket sales will begin Sept. 9.
|City smoke testing begins July 12|
The City of Athens Engineering and Public Works Department will be conducting a sewer investigation in the area of N. Court St., W. State St., N. Congress St., Fern Alley and Rose Alley in the City of Athens, Ohio, July 12-16. The intent is to find sanitary sewer connections in an old city storm sewer along Court Street, in order to remove these connections during a future construction project.
|Japan in the Heartland|
In her new book, Japanese War Brides in America: An Oral History (Praeger Publishers), Ohio University scholar Miki Ward Crawford details the courtship and eventual marriage of her parents, Fumiko Tomita and Louis Ward.
|Intersection expected to be operational by July 23|
According to recent estimates by the City of Athens, the Richland Avenue/ SR 682 Improvement Project, commonly called the roundabout, is delayed. Previous projections had the intersection opening July 11. The road closures on Richland Avenue and SR 682 are part of the second phase. Richland Avenue is expected to re-open to traffic on July 16, and SR 682, west of the intersection, is expected to re-open to traffic on July 23.
|Researchers hope to bring algae biofuels to market|
Ohio-based Univenture/Algaeventure Systems received a $5.9 million grant from the Advanced Research Projects Agency—Energy (ARPA-E) for advanced research on harvesting, dewatering and drying algae.
|Fresh look, quality work|
University Communications and Marketing (UCM) met and exceeded the challenges presented by OHIO’s busy spring quarter. UCM’s commitment to continuous improvement in written, graphic and visual communication not only resulted in a well-informed OHIO community, but a new face for university news, Ohio University Compass.
|Women's golf recognized by NGCA for team GPA|
The Ohio University women’s golf team has been recognized as one of the top academic programs in the nation. The National Golf Coaches Association notices the 25 women's golf squads that collect the highest collective average team GPA which includes all of the team’s student-athletes for the 09-10 season.
|Copperheads offer unique student learning experience|
Every summer, baseball players from across the country hone their craft through the Southern Ohio Copperheads, one of 11 teams in the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League.
The same could also be said about the more than 80 Ohio University students who help run the organization as staff members.