|No Compass email on Labor Day|
In observance of Labor Day, the Ohio University Compass email will not be sent out on Monday, Sept. 5.
|Campus community members discuss strategic direction for the new academic year|
Members of the Chillicothe Campus community discussed the campus’ strategic direction during the campus’ recent annual planning session. Approximately 45 individuals participated in the session at the Christopher Inn.
|Wesley Ruth overcomes medical hardship to pursue degree|
OU-C student Wesley Ruth is especially looking forward to the first day of fall quarter on Sept. 6 when he can focus on his academics and not the diagnosis of cancer and the ensuing chemotherapy treatments.
|President welcomes new faculty|
Ohio University President Roderick J. McDavis and Executive Vice President and Provost Pam Benoit greeted new faculty to Ohio University at the New Faculty Welcome held Wednesday in the Faculty Commons in Alden Library.
|Handy interactive web resources provide 3D options for studying blood and bones|
Memorizing the name and location of the human hand’s 29 bones or understanding the arm’s intricate network of veins and arteries may now be a bit easier with a new, free resource that offers students an interactive way to study human anatomy.
|What you’re reading: Summer edition|
"What you’re reading" is a monthly feature highlighting the most-read articles on Ohio University Compass and in the Compass Points newsletter. University Communications and Marketing made these lists based on data collected from software that tracked page views and clicks.
|Faculty Staff Convocation is Sept. 8|
Ohio University will welcome its faculty and staff to the new academic year during the Faculty and Staff Convocation at 3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8, in the Walter Hall Rotunda.
|Ohio University trustees focus on tracking academic quality and long-term planning|
The Ohio University Board of Trustees discussed accreditation, assessment, institutional effectiveness and laying the foundation for major capital investments at its meetings today.
|University adds bandwidth for fall, but demand remains high|
Slow moving traffic on the streets of Athens is a given during fall move-in, but traffic on the Internet will be flowing a bit more smoothly, thanks to a recent bandwidth increase.
|Sept. 11 peace walk to demonstrate we are better together|
In an effort to make Ohio University and Athens a place where diversity is
celebrated, an interfaith peace walk will take place at 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11.
|Local artists' exhibit begins Tuesday|
Seven Athens area artists will soon have their work on display in "Connections," an art exhibit that includes fiber pieces, photography, ceramics, pressed flowers paintings, paper collage, and glass.
|LINKS welcomes newest multicultural students|
More than 240 first-year Ohio University multicultural students learned, laughed and networked with each other during the 2011 LINKS Pre-Matriculation program, Aug. 31-Sept. 2.
|President welcomes faculty, staff to new frontier|
Ohio University faculty and staff celebrated the opening of the new academic year with President Roderick J. McDavis on Thursday at the 2011 Faculty and Staff Convocation.
|Highlighting the Green: Faculty and Staff Convocation 2011|
University Communications and Marketing prepared a multimedia presentation for the 2011 Faculty and staff Convocation that showcased the many achievements at OHIO.
|Alumnus to deliver first CHI lecture series talk on Thursday|
Arsen Djatej, associate professor at Eastern Washington University, will present "Financing the Soviet War, 1941–1945" at 4:10 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, in Baker University Center 240.
|Baker Fund awards more than $41,000 to four faculty projects|
Ohio University has announced the recipients of the 2011 Baker Fund Awards.
|Alumnus organizes Monday gathering for late student|
Members of the Ohio University community who would like to pay their respects to late Ohio University student Gloria M. Dawes' family and friends will have that opportunity from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 12, in Galbreath Chapel on the Ohio University Athens Campus.
|President offers remembrance and reflection on Sept. 11|
On Friday, Ohio University President Roderick J. McDavis sent an email to the University memorializing Sept. 11 and sharing opportunities to honor those who died that day.
|Alden Library government documents celebrating 125 Years|
Ohio University's Alden Library will celebrate its 125th anniversary as a member of the Federal Library Depository Program (FLDP) on Friday, Sept. 16.
|9/11 documentary film to be shown Wednesday|
In observance of the 10-year anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the documentary film "9/12, From Chaos to Community" will be shown at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14, in Baker University Center Ballroom B.
|Ohio University Press enjoys busy and successful summer|
HOT, HOT, HOT accurately describes the kind of media attention Ohio University Press books and authors received from prominent state and national media outlets over the past few months.
|Sept. 11 peace walk honors victims, unites religions|
To honor the thousands of victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, the Athens community came together for an interfaith peace walk on Sunday evening.
|The Office of Nationally Competitive Awards reorganizes and welcomes new staff|
The Office of Nationally Competitive Awards (ONCA) has reorganized to include more international award programs. Beth Clodfelter, who served for two years as director of U.S. Fulbright Programs & Liaison for International Partnerships, has been named director of ONCA.
|Physics alumnus to deliver Golos lecture|
Philip Zecher, partner and chief risk officer at EQA Partners, will present "Research University, Inc." at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, at 35 Park Place on the Ohio University Athens campus.
|Emergency outdoor notification system to be tested Friday|
Ohio University's Athens campus will test its outdoor emergency notification system around noon on Friday, Sept. 16.
|Constitution Day lecture Sept. 19|
President of the Law and Society Association Michael McCann will deliver a lecture, "The U.S. Constitution and the Myth of Rights" in celebration of Constitution Day on Monday, Sept. 19. The address will take place at noon in Baker University Center Ballroom A.
|Gierlowski-Kordesch awarded the W.H. Bradley Medal|
Ohio University Professor Elizabeth Gierlowski-Kordesch received the W.H. Bradley Medal at the fifth International Limnogeology Congress in Constance, Germany, on Sept. 2.
|Creative writing program ranked third in nation|
Ohio University’s Creative Writing Ph.D. program was ranked third in the nation for 2012 by of Poets and Writers, a nationally distributed literary and educational magazine.
|Ohio University Eastern Campus to host fifth annual Community Fall Festival|
Kids and adults, crafters and car enthusiasts, local history buffs and vintage 1860s baseball enthusiasts are invited to the fifth annual Community Fall Festival at Ohio University's Eastern Campus Sunday, Sept. 18 from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Admission and parking is free.
|Career Week begins Sept. 26|
Career Services will host 2011 Career Week beginning Monday, Sept. 26. The week is designed to help students gain an edge in the increasingly competitive job market.
|Innovation Center releases 2010 economic impact report|
Innovation Center releases 2010 economic impact report
|Summer Institute equips biology faculty to implement innovative teaching methods|
This summer, three faculty members in the Department of Biology sought to transform their teaching by attending the National Academies Summer Institutes on Undergraduate Education in Biology.
|Crime Alert issued for rape|
On Sept. 15, a female student reported to Ohio University police that she was raped by an unknown male between 2:50 – 3:30 a.m. on Saturday, Sept.10, 2011.
|Ohio University’s Scripps College launches Statehouse News Bureau|
The Scripps College of Communication at Ohio University has established the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism Statehouse News Bureau, to be based in Columbus, Ohio’s capital city, to enhance the education its students receive in public affairs journalism.
|University mourns alumnus Ralph Schey|
Ralph E. Schey, Ohio University alumnus and friend, died in his home on Sept. 11.
|VP Research announces internal awards deadlines|
VP Research announces internal awards deadlines
|Titsworth to discuss PowerPoint design principles in next Faculty Showcase|
Scott Titsworth, interim dean of the Scripps College of Communication, will be discussing the topic of visual narratives from noon to 1 p.m. Monday, Sept. 26, in Alden Library 319.
|New partnership broadens study abroad options|
International Education Programs offers new affordable programs in more than 30 countries.
|Rev. Jesse Jackson Giving Speech At OU To Follow In Footsteps Of LBJ|
The Reverend Jesse Jackson is speaking at Ohio University on Monday where he will ask the White House to create a commission on poverty.
|WOUB director leads national conference|
Tom Hodson, WOUB's interim director and general manager, recently served as a primary facilitator at a national conference focusing on the use of new media and social media by court systems around the country.
|Board of Regents chancellor on Scripps statehouse news bureau launch|
The E.W. Scripps School of Journalism Statehouse News Bureau officially launched today in Columbus. The partnership between Ohio University's journalism school, the Scripps Howard Foundation and The Columbus Dispatch, offers OU students an internship opportunity covering the Ohio statehouse under the guidance of a Scripps School faculty member.
|WOUB commentator gets excited for football|
Grant Burkhardt, a WOUB commentator, shares why he is excited for football season, and why you should be too.
|Homecoming 2011 will go 'Beyond the Bricks'|
The Ohio University Alumni Association will sponsor a variety of activities for alumni of all ages during this year’s Homecoming weekend "Beyond the Bricks," Oct. 14-16.
|White House Interfaith Challenge unites community for a year of service|
Vice Provost for Diversity, Access and Equity Brian Bridges hailed students initiative to get involved within the community during his keynote address for the official kickoff event of the White House Interfaith Challenge on Monday night.
|Ron Luce talk part of library’s September Culture Showcase Series|
Ohio University Libraries will kick off its Fall 2011 Culture Showcase at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28. The theme for the series is "There is Power in a Union," a focus on labor and labor history.
|Erin Murphy to discuss good and bad bacteria at Wednesday Science Cafe|
Erin Murphy, assistant professor of biomedical science in the College of Osteopathic Medicine, will deliver her Science Cafe' Discussion, "Bacteria: The Good, the Bad and the Resistant," at 5 p.m. Wednesday.
|Lecture capture and web conferencing expo is Thursday|
The Office of Information Technology is hosting an expo for faculty and students on Thursday, September 29, 2011 to showcase two classroom technologies -- lecture capture and web conferencing.
|New Expert Directory showcases top faculty and researchers|
The new Ohio University Expert Directory showcases many of the university's top faculty and researchers from every college, with a wide spectrum of expertise from alternative fuel to cancer research to dinosaurs.
|Fall Parents Weekend starts Sept. 30|
Starting on Friday, Sept. 30, the first family weekend of the year offers a chance for parents to visit and tour their student's new home while sharing the college experience.
|Career Week kick off: Career Fair success stories|
For four Ohio University alumni, attending the Career and Internship Fairs pointed them in directions they never imagined they'd go, and solidified their future careers in the military, education and sales.
|University donates missing weapon from Civil War monument on College Green|
Ohio University donated the bronze light artillery saber replica, once belonging to the naval officer on the Civil War monument on College Green, to the Athens County Historical Society and Museum on Sept. 22.
|OHIO moves to improved emergency warning system for Athens campus|
On Monday, Ohio University Executive Vice President and Provost Pam Benoit and Vice President for Finance and Administration Stephen Golding sent an email to all faculty, staff and students on the Athens campus regarding the improved emergency warning system for the campus.
|New Student Senate leaders hold first press conference|
Ohio University's Student Senate hosted its first press conference Thursday night to discuss completed and upcoming tasks on campus.
|OHIO migrates to new emergency warning system|
On Sept. 26, Ohio University's Athens campus began implementation of Blackboard Connect, an enhanced emergency notification system. Tested in March, the Blackboard Connect system demonstrated significantly faster delivery times and delivery reliability than the University’s previous system.
|New biography reveals Syd Chaplin's role in early Hollywood|
He starred in box office hits, conceived the idea for the original United Artists, and brokered lucrative film deals that made Charlie Chaplin famous. Syd Chaplin may not be a household name today, but the brother of the high-profile actor made a notable mark during the golden era of Hollywood, according to a new book by Lisa Stein Haven, an assistant professor of English at Ohio University’s Zanesville campus.
|Parents Weekend parking and lot closures|
Parents planning to attend Parents Weekend Friday, Sept. 30 - Sunday, Oct. 2 should be aware of the following parking restrictions during this weekend.
|Five tips to make the most of Parent's Weekend|
Three members of Ohio University's Parent's Advisory Council (PAC) who are parents of current OHIO students, along with several current Ohio University students, offered their advice.
|African-American male discussion is Oct. 4|
James L. Moore III will present "African American Male: An American Imperative in Higher Education and Society At-Large," 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4, in the Baker University Center Theatre.
|Court Street partially closed Thursday|
According to a press release from the City of Athens, Court Street will be closed between Washington Street and West State Street on Thursday, Sept. 29 for a fire suppression tap installation.
|October is LGBT History Month|
LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) History Month kicks off Oct. 1, and the Ohio University LGBT Center and the student organization Open Doors have planned many events to create pride and awareness.
|October lectures bring future; fiction to OHIO|
October will be a busy, fascinating month at Ohio University. The Frontiers in Science and Kennedy Lecture Series both have featured lecturers coming to Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium.
|United Appeal invites OHIO to campaign kickoff|
Ohio University will host an event at the Scripps Amphitheater from noon to 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7, to kick off the University's participation in the United Appeal for Athens County's (UA) annual fund drive.
|OHIO cost-savings initiatives fall update|
In early 2011, the Office of the vice president for finance and administration launched several cost-savings initiatives designed to reduce Ohio University’s operating costs, increase program effectiveness, and improve customer service. This update is one in a quarterly series.
|Jesse Jackson solicits students' help in war against poverty|
Longtime civil rights activist Rev. Jesse Jackson visited Athens on Monday to solicit the area's help in a new national "war on poverty."
|OHIO reaffirms Title IX and Equal Employment for faculty and staff|
On Tuesday, Ohio University Chief Human Resource Officer Linda Lonsinger sent an email to all faculty and staff reaffirming the University's support of Title IX and Equal Employment and Educational Opportunity for all employees.