|Athletics releases 2011-12 Annual Report|
The Ohio University Athletics department released its 2011-12 Annual Report on Monday. The nine-page booklet recaps last season's athletic, academic, compliance, marketing, sponsorship, ticket sales and media accomplishments.
|September Alumni Association Newsletter now available|
The September issue of the Ohio University Alumni Association’s newsletter, "OHIO Alumni," is now available to view online.
|Five faculty projects awarded through the Baker Fund|
Five OHIO faculty members have received $49,899 in funding as recipients of the 2012 Baker Fund Awards.
|Interfaith Peace Walk to demonstrate 'We Are Better Together' on Sept. 11|
For the second year in a row, the Athens community will host an Interfaith Peace Walk on Sept. 11 at 7 p.m. The walk will begin at the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd and end at the Islamic Center.
|Emergency communication systems to be tested Friday|
Ohio University's Athens campus will test its emergency communication systems around noon on Friday, Sept. 7. The University will test its text messaging, emergency page, outdoor notification and CATVision emergency notification systems.
|EthicsPoint available for fraud reporting|
If you have a concern about possible fraud, waste, abuse of University assets, or other compliance or regulatory issues, the Ethics Hotline is available and can be reached by calling EthicsPoint® toll-free at (866) 294-9591.
|Hillel to host Rosh Hashanah dinner Sept. 16|
On Sunday Sept. 16, Hillel at Ohio University will host its annual celebratory Rosh Hashanah dinner in the Baker University Center Ballroom. The dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. and will be followed by holiday services in the multipurpose room.
|How well does that bar code work? Engineers put data capture technologies to the test|
Bar codes, and increasingly radio frequency identification tags, appear on everything from supermarket apples and hospital patient bracelets to toll booth passes and international shipping containers. But how well do these codes and tags actually work? Since 1988, Ohio University’s Automatic Identification and Data Capture Lab, the nation’s first university-based test laboratory in the field, has been answering that question for industry.
|Two Ohio Fellows alumni still learning lessons|
There are as many definitions of success as there are people. Many Ohio University Ohio Fellows Program (OFP) alumni describe how the program opened doors and helped them secure successful and rewarding careers. Not Kerry and Lynne McCalla. Instead, they describe how it opened doors to their hearts and minds.
|Navajo exhibits are more than meets the eye|
With more than 700 pieces, the Navajo Collection is Kennedy Museum of Art’s largest exhibit that circulates through with pieces ranging from the 1800s to the late 20th century.
|Global Consulting Program a resounding success|
More than 100 College of Business students took advantage of our Global Consulting Program (GCP) this summer and traveled to Brazil, China, France and many other locations around the world.
|Diversity Essentials Program has open slots|
The Office for Diversity and Inclusion, which will collaborate with University Human Resources Leadership and Staff Development to host the Diversity Essentials program for the second consecutive year, is looking for participants.
|Career Fair gives students real world test|
On Tuesday, Sept. 25, the Career and Leadership Development Center will host the Fall Career and Internship Fair, an experience designed to help students gain an edge in the job market by networking with employers.
|A Q&A with the former director of the LGBT Center|
After more than 11 years in the Ohio University Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Center, director Mickey Hart left in August to become director of residence life at Columbus College of Art and Design. Compass recently gathered his final thoughts on the move, his proudest accomplishments, and the current state of the LGBT Center.
|Monday’s Costa lecture analyzes democratizing movements of the Middle East|
On Monday, Ohio University’s Department of History will host the 35th annual Costa Lecture featuring Middle East historian Juan Cole, the Richard P. Mitchell Collegiate Professor of History at the University of Michigan.
|Tehama Lopez to discuss immigration for Hispanic Heritage Month|
Tehama Lopez, an assistant professor in the Ohio University Department of Political Science, will speak at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, in the Baker University Center Theatre as part of the University's celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs Sept. 15 to Oct. 15.
|Parents coming to campus this weekend|
Beginning Friday, Sept. 21, Fall Parents Weekend encourages parents to discover what being a Bobcat is all about.
|Therapeutic riding program serves those who served|
Ohio University Southern Ohio Horse Park Center for Therapeutic Riding offers unique, planned equine assisted opportunities for individuals with disabilities.
|Art Trese to discuss alternative agriculture at Wednesday Science Cafe|
Art Trese, associate professor of environmental and plant biology, will present "Sustainability: Alternative Agriculture," an analysis of our current agricultural system and how we can all work to improve it at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19, in the Baker University Center Front Room.
|Postdoc profiles: M.J. Conaway uses math models to understand muscle weakness|
Biomedical engineer M.J. (Matt) Conaway and Ohio University physiologist Brian Clark were awarded a grant from the National Institutes of Health last year that allows the researchers to combine their areas of expertise to study muscle weakness.
|To Athens with love, from the Big Apple|
Having grown up in New York City, Carlotta (Cary) Eisen decided to switch her daily scenery in a big way when making the decision about where to go to college. During her first visit to Athens, she fell in love with Ohio University's campus and the quaint brick streets of this small but vibrant college town.
|Logo contest for Women in Philanthropy of Ohio University|
Women in Philanthropy of Ohio University (WIP) is conducting a logo design contest.
|OHIO celebrates Constitution Week this week|
History buffs rejoice; this week is the annual celebration of the Constitution.
|Parents Weekend parking and lot closures|
Parents planning to attend Parents Weekend Friday, Sept. 21 - Sunday, Sept. 23 should be aware of the following parking restrictions during this weekend.
|University mourns death of freshman history major|
Ohio University mourns the death of freshman student Terrence J. Ambro, 18, who was found deceased in his residence hall room in Washington Hall on Sunday evening. Foul play is not suspected.
|Quad Rugby Tournament raises $4,000 for semi-pro quadriplegic rugby team|
Ohio University physical therapy students hosted the sixth annual Fourplay! Quad Rugby Tournament on Saturday, and raised $4,000 for Ohio’s semi-pro quadriplegic rugby team, the Ohio Buckeye Blitz.
|Pioneering health care course teaches the value of teamwork|
A unique collaboration between a local nursing care center and two Ohio University colleges is training a group of students in the team-based approach they will need to succeed in their health care careers.
|African Studies honors the life and work of a distinguished publisher|
The Ohio University African Studies Program will sponsor a symposium, "Concerning the Horn," in honor of Kassahun Checole of the Africa World Press, a well-known publisher across African Studies’ fields, Sept. 28-29.
|Postdoc profile: Chris Barker pursues teaching, research on political philosophy|
Postdoc profile: Chris Barker pursues teaching, research on political philosophy
|Study Abroad Fair helps students achieve travel dreams|
On Monday, Sept. 17, the Ohio University Office of Education Abroad held its annual Study Abroad Fair in Baker Ballroom. The event showcased hundreds of study abroad opportunities, allowing students to investigate opportunities from Fiji to Finland.
|Appalachian Health Summit provides inspiration for healthy living|
When Kira Slepchenko attended the Appalachian Health Summit Live Healthy Workshop last spring, she gained much more than tips. The workshop empowered her to pursue a healthier lifestyle.
|Lancaster students work with Fairfield County Job and Family Services|
Officials at Fairfield County Job and Family Services say work done by students in the Ohio University Lancaster Bachelor's of Science in Applied Management program is changing the lives of children throughout the county.
|Ready for action: New solar arrays and compost facility braced for fall launch|
Ohio University recently put the finishing touches on its latest energy efficiency projects.
|Compass email to get new look on Monday|
After considering faculty, staff and student feedback in the recent months, the University Communications and Marketing staff decided to give the Compass email a fresh look for fall 2012. The email, which was redesigned with the readers' feedback in mind, will have a new look beginning Sept. 24.
|University to host African American Symposium Oct. 4|
The African American Research and Service Institute (AARSI) and the Department of African American Studies
will host a symposium titled "African American Activism and Creativity in Ohio" from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, in the Multicultural Center Multipurpose Room located in Baker University Center.
|Plans for Winter Break Closure announced|
In April, President Roderick J. McDavis announced that Ohio University would implement a Winter Break Closure from Dec. 25 through Jan. 1.
|Today Show features Marching 110 going 'Gangnam Style'|
Ohio University’s band, the Marching 110, is receiving national attention thanks to a YouTube video of the band's most recent half-time performance and could be on their way to New York City soon.
|Athletic trainers: The MVPs who never play a down|
Ohio University’s Athletic Training program, housed in the College of Health Sciences and Professions, has a deep bench of AT alumni filling key positions in the NFL, as well college and high school sports.
|Alumni Association's Homecoming 2012 events announced|
The Ohio University Alumni Association will sponsor the best-ever activities for alumni of all ages during this year’s Homecoming weekend Oct.12-14.
|Jennifer Neubauer chosen to lead Ohio University Alumni Association|
Jennifer Lewis Neubauer of Pittsburgh, Penn., has been named assistant vice president of alumni relations and executive director of the Ohio University Alumni Association (OUAA).
|First Konneker Fund for Learning and Discovery Award recipients announced|
Ohio University’s new Konneker Fund for Learning and Discovery recently made its first awards, totaling $100,000, to two innovative programs designed to advance undergraduate learning, research and graduate education.
|OHIO awarded 'Military Friendly Schools' designation|
For the second straight time in as many years, Ohio University was presented with G.I. Jobs' 2013 Military Friendly Schools designation, according to a press release from the magazine. The award annually recognizes the top 15 percent of post-secondary institutions working to ensure educational success for America's military and veteran students.
|NASA scientist from Athens will provide Golos Lecture Oct. 5|
Ellery Golos Lecturer and NASA Project Scientist Lori Ploutz-Snyder will present, "A Human Mission to Mars? Physiologic Barriers to Long Duration Space Flight," at 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, in the Honors Tutorial College's Common Room at 35 Park Place.
|Seventh annual Scripps Day at Ohio University to focus on innovation|
The seventh annual Scripps Day, hosted by the Scripps Howard Foundation and the Scripps College of Communication, will take place on the Ohio University campus Oct. 2, 2012.
|OHIO to save an estimated $38 million through energy performance contract|
Ohio University and Constellation announced a guaranteed energy performance contract (EPC) for more than $38 million in water and energy cost savings over a 15-year period.
|OHIO’s Marching 110 goes viral again with 'Gangnam Style'|
With more than 5.1 million YouTube views prior to its removal and reposting, “The Most Exciting Band in the Land” is making headlines again as people from around the world watch Ohio University’s Marching 110 perform Korean rapper Psy’s viral hit “Gangnam Style.”
|Discovery Day programs bring prospective students to campus|
Campus tours might seem a little larger than usual this Saturday, Sept. 29 as Undergraduate Admissions welcomes prospective students and their families to OHIO Discovery Day. Discovery Day is a one-day event hosted for high school seniors and their families interested in learning more about what OHIO has to offer.
|Volunteers needed for Homecoming parade|
Ohio University needs volunteers for this year's Oct. 13 Homecoming parade, themed "Better than the Best Ever," in honor of the late Ron Socciarelli, the beloved conductor of the Marching 110 for nearly 20 years.
|Governor appoints David Scholl to Ohio University Board of Trustees|
Gov. John Kasich announced the appointment of David Scholl of Athens to the Ohio University Board of Trustees. Scholl will serve a nine-year term, beginning this month through May 2021.
|Witnessing violence on campus is the topic of Wednesday's Science Cafe|
Christine Gidycz, professor of psychology, will discuss bystander behavior when she hosts a Science Café discussion at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3.