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Sep 1, 2012
Ohio defeats Penn State 24-14
The Ohio Bobcats defeated the Penn State Nittany Lions, 24-14, on Saturday. The Bobcats trailed 14-3 at halftime, but scored the final 21 points to secure the win.

Sep 4, 2012
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.

Sep 5, 2012
Ohio University ranks first in state for university research licensing revenue
Ohio University ranks first among Ohio institutions of higher education for research licensing revenue, with faculty inventions generating $8.6 million during fiscal year 2011. <br />

School of Music presents first piano recital of the semester
The Ohio University School of Music announced that Solungga Fang-Tzu Liu, assistant professor of piano at Bowling Green State University, would present a piano recital at 8 p.m. on Sept. 11. in the Glidden Recital Hall.

Athena Cinema hosts sustainability mini-festival
The Athena Cinema announced a special two-week "mini-festival" of films about sustainability.

Sep 6, 2012
President shares Board of Trustees Retreat discussion topics
On Thursday, Ohio University President Roderick J. McDavis sent an email to all faculty and staff sharing the topics to be discussed at the Board of Trustees Retreat.

Shots to smile about: Free immunization clinics deliver gift of health to community doorsteps
Free immunization clinics at the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine deliver gift of health to community doorsteps

President's address to Board of Trustees to be streamed live
The President's address to Board of Trustees will be streamed live.

Sep 7, 2012
Trustees discuss academic quality, capital planning goals
The Ohio University Board of Trustees assessed an array of institutional goals and priorities today at the University's Pickerington Center.

DMA form eliminated
Beginning in 2006, the State of Ohio required that all candidates for public employment complete a Declaration of Material Assistance/Nonassistance (DMA) form certifying that they have not provided "material assistance" to a terrorist organization.

Alumnus' fellowship gift boosts control systems research
A gift by a Fritz J. and Dolores H. Russ College of Engineering and Technology alumnus and prolific patent-holder will support graduate students in the research and development of control systems, electrical devices used to manage the behavior of other devices or systems.

Local organization plays matchmaker for students seeking volunteer opportunities in community
In August, the College of Health Sciences and Professions (CHSP) gained a new community partner in Athens Student Action, a local organization that matches students with volunteer opportunities.

New center focuses on helping children with behavioral disorders succeed in school
Ohio University is now home to one of the few research centers in the nation to focus on the science and practice of school-based interventions for children and adolescents with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and other emotional, behavioral and academic difficulties.

New website highlights recent University Communications and Marketing projects
Each year, University Communications and Marketing (UCM) collaborates with units across the institution to produce many projects that promote OHIO and its programs. The University community is invited to visit www.ohio.edu/ucm/partnerships for an overview highlighting some of UCM's recent efforts.

Ohio Department of Job and Family Services director visits Lancaster Campus
Ohio Department of Job and Family Services Director Michael Colbert visited the Ohio University Lancaster Campus Friday morning during a career fair hosted by Fairfield County JFS. The fair was being held in the Brasee Hall gymnasium.

Area artists art exhibit opens Sept. 10
Seven local artists will display their work at the "Connections 2" art exhibit at the Multicultural Center Art Gallery opening on Sept. 10. The exhibit runs through Dec. 7.

Sep 9, 2012
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.

Sep 10, 2012
Volleyball team wins Bobcat Invitational, coach earns 100th victory
Ryan Theis earned his 100th win at Ohio as the Bobcats swept through their own tournament with a straight-set victory over Montana State on Saturday.

Author Kelle James to Skype with audience at Southern Campus
The general public and junior and senior students in the Women and Writing course at Ohio University Southern and will have an opportunity to talk directly with author Kelle James via Skype technology at 2p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11.

University to host school counseling, admissions professionals
On Wednesday, Sept. 12, OHIO will welcome almost 350 college admissions advisers and high school counselors from across Central and Southeast Ohio to campus.

Sep 11, 2012
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.

Sep 12, 2012
University enrollment picture looks strong
While final enrollment numbers are still a few weeks away, preliminary estimates suggest that Ohio University has been successful in its efforts to recruit an incoming class on the Athens campus with strong academic credentials and to strategically grow overall university enrollment.

President and Provost report on budget, enrollment with Faculty Senate
On Monday, Ohio University President Roderick J. McDavis and Executive Vice President and Provost Pam Benoit provided the Faculty Senate with a number of University updates.

The 2012 recipients of 1804 Fund Awards
The 2012 recipients of 1804 Fund Awards

The Ohio University Foundation announces 1804 Fund awards
The Ohio University Foundation has awarded $300,141 to 21 new research and educational initiatives from OHIO’s 1804 Fund.

Branding OHIO through new marketing materials
Before the end of the academic year, the President invited the University community to participate in a survey to help determine the future direction of OHIO’s brand messaging and advertisements.

Sep 13, 2012
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.

Sep 14, 2012
Free mediation training offered to University community
The Athens Area Mediation Service is sponsoring five free mediation skills training sessions each Wednesday for Ohio University employees and students, Sept. 19 through Oct. 17.

Postdoc profiles: Beula Magimairaj studies causes of children’s language impairments
The sheer amount of work that a postdoctoral fellowship requires is not for the faint of heart, so a passion for the subject is practically a requirement. Luckily for Beula Magimairaj, she doesn’t have to worry about a lack of commitment to her research on children’s language impairments. Magimairaj describes the language sciences as close to her heart.

A pictorial look at the Sept. 11 Interfaith Peace Walk
For the second year in a row, the Athens community hosted an Interfaith Peace Walk on Sept. 11 in recognition of the Sept. 11, 2001, tragedy. Check out the photos.

Ohio University to host “Energy Choices for Ohio” workshop Sept. 18
Ohio University’s Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs will host a workshop on greenhouse gas emissions reporting regulations for Ohio businesses.

Study Abroad Fair offers a world of options
On Monday, Sept. 17, the Office of Education Abroad will host its annual Study Abroad Fair in Baker Ballroom.

College campuses asked to be vigilant after a series of threats
On Friday afternoon, Vice President for Finance and Administration Stephen Golding sent the following letter to the Ohio University community.

Sep 17, 2012
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.

Sep 18, 2012
Postdoc profiles: Channa De Silva explores materials for alternative energy applications
Channa De Silva holds up a glass container of fine wood shavings, a waste product of the furniture industry. In the other hand he shows the end result of the sawdust's trip through a piece of equipment called the fluidized bed reactor: a vial of dark brown liquid that he describes as a "bio oil."

Provost invites applications for interim associate provost for faculty and academic planning
On Tuesday, Executive Vice President and Provost Pam Benoit sent an email to all faculty and staff inviting them to apply for the position of interim associate provost for faculty and academic planning

Tettleton and Weller earn MAC East Player of the Week accolades
Junior quarterback Tyler Tettleton and senior kicker Matt Weller each received Mid-American Conference East Division Player of the Week honors on Monday after both played a key role in the Bobcats' come-from-behind win over Marshall this past Saturday.

Students say thank you to the donors who support them
Students express their pride and gratitude in this video that recognizes a few of OHIO’s many donors and thanks them for the support they provide to Ohio University.

First Krile Family Student Leadership Award given at Lancaster Campus
Todd McCullough of Lancaster is the first winner of the Ohio University Lancaster Krile Family Student Leadership Award.

Sep 19, 2012
Management Information Systems program ranked sixth in Bloomberg Businessweek Specialty rankings
The College of Business' Management Information Systems (MIS) program was ranked sixth nationwide in the 2012 Bloomberg Businessweek annual ranking of the "Best Undergraduate Business Programs by Specialty."

Athena Cinema to screen Monty Python and the Holy Grail Parents Weekend
Get ready to say meet the knights who say “Ni” and prepare to debate if a regular or African swallow can actually carry a coconut during the special screening of the cult-classic film "Monty Python and the Holy Grail" at the Athena Cinema during Fall Parents Weekend.

Postdoc profile: Shinhee Lee examines mechanisms behind cancer metastasis
Postdoc profile: Shinhee Lee examines mechanisms behind cancer metastasis

Students and faculty discuss future of LGBT Center at town hall meeting
The Office for Diversity and Inclusion hosted a lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender town hall meeting on Monday to better understand the campus community's vision for the LGBT Center.

Flu shot options for employees and their families
Last year Human Resources partnered with Anthem/Express Scripts to provide a more convenient and expanded free flu shot program.

OU-HCOM invites community to celebrate innovation
The 11th annual Research Day at the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine showcases the creativity and scholarship of its student researchers and faculty scientists. The event takes places as OU-HCOM experiences unprecedented growth in research funding and as the college expands research programs and research education.

Southern ADN grads receive high NCLEX pass rate
Graduates from the 2012 Ohio University Southern ADN program and their faculty continue to demonstrate excellence in education at the University. The graduates and first-time candidates experienced a 98 percent pass rate on the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX).

Adolescent male chimps in large community strive to be alphas
An Ohio University anthropologist reports the first observation of dominance relationships among adolescent male chimpanzees, which he attributes to the composition of their community.

Voinovich School welcomes incoming students
More than 150 students, faculty and professional staff from the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs gathered in the Walter Hall Rotunda on Sept. 10 for the school's annual welcome reception.

Inaugural Ohio University Federal Government Alumni Luncheon honors Kenneth J. Kies
Ohio University hosted the inaugural Federal Government Alumni Luncheon on Sept. 13 at the Capitol Visitor Center in Washington, D.C.

Waste to Wealth Summit brings national experts to Athens
The Waste to Wealth Summit, held Sept. 13-14, examined how to build and sustain rural wealth from resource recovery and recycling-based businesses.

Sep 20, 2012
Darlene Berryman to head new Diabetes Institute
Ohio University appointed Darlene Berryman, Ph.D., R.D., as director of The Diabetes Institute at Ohio University, the first initiative of the Ohio University Health Sciences Center. The Institute was created to bring together the many diabetes-related programs throughout the university in an effort to best address one of the most critical health-care issues facing Americans.

Catherine Brown to be inducted to NFHCA Hall of Fame
The National Field Hockey Coaches Association Office announced that former Ohio Head Coach Catherine Brown has been selected as a member of the Zag Field Hockey / NFHCA Hall of Fame Class of 2012.

Eastern Campus students partner with St.Clairsville Elementary playground effort
Ohio University Eastern students enrolled in the Communication and Campaign course were recently given the opportunity to participate in a grassroots effort to renovate the St. Clairsville Elementary School Playground.

Word on the Street: Student Involvement at Ohio University
Fall semester is a great time to get involved at Ohio University! There are many opportunities across campus and in the greater Athens community. Journalism major Lo Martinez asks students to share how they've chosen to get involved and why.

Postdoc profile: Dmitri Kotchetkov contributes to major nuclear physics experiment
Ohio University’s involvement with the PHENIX experiment, which investigates high-energy collisions of heavy ions and protons, attracted Dmitri Kotchetkov to a postdoctoral position in physics here three years ago.

Music professor Andre Gribou to present 'The History of Rock and Roll'
Ohio University Professor of Music Andre Gribou will present "The History of Rock & Roll" at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26 in the Baker University Center Front Room.

Sep 21, 2012
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.

Sep 24, 2012
University updates sexual misconduct policy
An updated policy on sexual misconduct was submitted this summer and signed by Ohio University President Roderick J. McDavis on Aug. 3. The policy became effective Sept. 3.

Artist John Sabraw makes a case for sustainable art in a new series of paintings that celebrate the natural world
If you want to get into John Sabraw's brain to understand the origins of Chroma, his new series of paintings inspired by the environment, the artist provides one piece that offers 625 visual clues.

President McDavis to appear on WATH radio show Sept. 27
Ohio University President Roderick J. McDavis will appear on local radio station WATH's "The Party Line" on Sept. 27 at 9 a.m.

Healthy Ohio offers health coaching, savings to employees and their spouses
The Healthy Ohio wellness initiative is conducting free health screenings for Ohio University faculty and staff and their spouses/partners from 7 to 9 a.m., Monday through Thursday until Nov. 1 at the Human Resources and Training Center on the Ohio University Athens Campus.

Ohio University alumni get Up Close at Cleveland Museum of Natural History
Cleveland-area Ohio University alumni will explore their natural curiosity at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History on Friday, Oct. 19, from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Take a closer look at Fall Parents Weekend [PHOTOS]
Fall Parents Weekend brought much excitement to the Ohio University Athens Campus once again. The weekend, Sept. 21-23, included many events for parents to enjoy with their children. Here is a pictorial look at a few of the events.

Presidential visit celebrates 20-year partnership between OHIO and Leipzig University
Institutions renew Memorandum of Understanding during anniversary celebration

Sep 25, 2012
Ohio University Libraries lends a hand to international colleagues
Gwyneth George, university librarian at the University of Guyana, visited the Athens campus and Ohio University Libraries, Sept. 10-13.  Following a long tradition of exchange between the two institutions, she met with OHIO faculty and staff to expand the professional communication that has existed in the past.

Memories written on the Graffiti Wall
In an excerpt from Ohio Today, alumni remember OHIO's Graffiti Wall.

Athena Cinema will screen 'BULLY' Oct. 1-4
The Athena Cinema will bring the widely acclaimed documentary, "BULLY," to Athens on Oct. 1-4. A special panel discussion will take place on Oct. 2.

Residential Learning Community builds creative connections
The College of Fine Arts (COFA) Residential Learning Community (RLC) continues to grow and welcomed almost 100 new students this fall.

George Washington Forum Oct. 4-7
Next week the George Washington Forum will host an international conference on God and the Enlightenment.

Sep 26, 2012
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.

Sep 27, 2012
Faculty and Staff Resource Fair is Oct. 9
Human Resources invites all faculty and staff to attend the Faculty & Staff Resource fair.

LGBT Center invites everyone to celebrate LGBT History Month
October marks the national LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) History Month and Ohio University's LGBT Center is bustling with a full month of events.

University to host annual Majors Fair Oct. 2
Students can get help in choosing a major by attending the annual Majors Fair, which will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, in the Baker University Center Ballroom.

Street fair to connect students with community service opportunities
Next Tuesday, students will be able to explore a wide range of volunteer opportunities from the student center's doorstep during Ohio University's third annual Community Service Street Fair.

Sep 28, 2012
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.