|University community invited to "Your Passport to The OHIO Guarantee" event|
Ohio University is preparing to switch to an innovative tuition and fee structure beginning in fall 2015 and as part of those preparations, the University community is invited to an interactive workshop designed to answer basic questions about this new structure, named The OHIO Guarantee.
|Lancaster Campus offers new weekly workshops for future teachers|
Education professors and the Ohio Student Education Association at OUL are working to make sure that teacher candidates on campus are prepared for the real world upon graduation. That is why they are holding a weekly professional development workshop for education majors called “So You Think You Can Teach?”
|Welcome back event to feature food, fun and a mechanical surfboard|
New and returning Bobcats are invited to celebrate the start of another great year at Ohio University at “Welcome Back to Paradise,” which will be held Thursday, Sept. 4, from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at South Beach on South Green.
|Limited edition Koller “Winter at Ohio University” prints now available|
Koller’s tribute to Appalachia and her honorary alma mater Ohio University takes form in “Winter at Ohio University,” the second installment in a four-part series, with each painting depicting a season on the College Green. Limited edition prints of the work are now available to the public for purchase at The Bobcat Store. All proceeds from the sales will support the Appalachian Scholars program, a merit and need-based scholarship program for graduates of Appalachian Ohio high schools.
|First Multicultural Student Expo a hit|
the first Ohio University Multicultural Student Expo took place on Thursday, Aug. 28. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion event attracted more than 700 multicultural students, faculty and staff.
|OHIO partners with Zipcar to offer car sharing|
Today Ohio University is launching a new partnership with Zipcar, Inc., the world’s leading car sharing network, to offer a Zipcar car sharing program for the University community.
|Ribbon-cutting set for OU-C emergency training center|
Project is true campus-community partnership and other news from the Chillicothe Campus
|Former Lancaster Campus student honored with Fairfield County Emerging Athena award|
A former Ohio University Lancaster ¦ Pickerington student has been recognized for her work helping those with developmental disabilities in the region. Rachel Berens was honored with the Emerging Athena award at a Lancaster-Fairfield County Chamber of Commerce dinner last week.
|Hands-on course gives Heritage College students a head start in clinical training|
When it comes to suturing a cut, performing a spinal tap or filling out an electronic health record, a medical student can learn only so much from reading and observation. That’s why all physicians-in-training entering their third year at the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine must complete an intensive, hands-on course that engages them in more than a dozen common clinical procedures, from scrubbing for surgery to splinting a limb.
|OUPD receives funding for K-9|
The Ohio University Police Department will soon have its first K-9 that’s trained to detect explosives, and will be available should the need for a bomb detection dog arise throughout the region.
|Park Place closed Sept. 4-5|
Park Place will be closed on Sept. 4 and 5 for construction purposes in support of the Ohio University Lindley Hall project
|Zanesville Campus to celebrate Constitution Day with speaker from Chillicothe Campus|
In honor of Constitution Day, John O’Keefe, assistant professor of history from Ohio University’s Chillicothe Campus, will speak Thursday, Sept. 18, at 7 p.m. in the Elson Hall Auditorium on the Zanesville Campus.
|Emergency communication systems to be tested Friday|
Ohio University's Athens Campus will test several of its emergency communication systems around noon on Friday, Sept. 5. The University will test emergency communication through text messaging, outdoor notification system, CATVision, email and a new emergency notification tool, Alertus Desktop.
|Ensure event-planning success with helpful tips|
The start of a new academic year often signals a flurry of activities and events on Ohio University’s Athens Campus. To ensure events you may plan for your unit, organization or group go off without a hitch, OHIO Event Services has prepared a handy checklist with step-by-step instructions and important contact information to ensure success for your gatherings.
|Faculty, staff meal plan options now available for 2014-2015|
Ohio University faculty and staff can purchase a meal plan for the upcoming school year.
|International Education Week competition to award winning team overseas travel|
Ohio University is gearing up for International Education Week, which this year will include a Global Health Case Competition that will award the winning team an overseas trip to participate in a global health experience.
|Center to host leadership series for first-year students|
Ohio University’s Career and Leadership Development Center encourages all first-year students to engage in leadership development by participating in its Foundations Leadership Experience Program.
|Email upgrade: Five Catmail features you should know about|
OIT will resume the faculty and staff email upgrade on Sept 20. Here are five important features of the new system you won't want to miss.
|Healthy OHIO program celebrates seven years with Fitbit giveaway|
Ohio University’s WellWorks is celebrating 7 years of the popular Healthy OHIO screening program again this year, and will reward participants with a Fitbit device to track their activity and wellness.
|Lancaster Campus Testing Center earns national recognition|
The Testing Center at the Ohio University Lancaster Campus was recently awarded Test Center Certification by the National College Testing Association (NCTA). The OUL Testing Center is one of the few test centers in the U.S. and Canada to have completed this intensive certification process.
|University Communications and Marketing earns more national awards|
Ohio University Communications and Marketing continues to be internationally recognized for its outstanding work. In the past two years, UCM staffers have won at least 10 national industry awards from professional organizations in the communications field.
|Cardboard collection well underway for world record-breaking Cardboard Castle event|
As thousands of students moved into Ohio University residence halls during Move-In Weekend Aug. 21 to 24, an estimated 26 tons of cardboard were collected around campus.
|OHIO response to Marzec ALS video|
Ohio University has issued the following statement regarding the Student Senate president’s response to President Roderick J. McDavis’ ALS Ice Bucket Challenge:
|Greenfield Memorial scheduled for September 21|
As the Greenfield family awaits confirmation from the Arlington National Cemetery for a formal burial date with full honors, they have organized a memorial tribute to Arlene Greenfield’s life and legacy on Sunday Sept. 21, 2014—a date that would have been her 65th birthday.
|OU Fifth Annual World Music and Dance Festival Slated for Oct. 6-11|
This year the World Music and Dance Festival and Global Excursions Concert switches from the Spring Semester to Fall Semester and will focus on the theme of "Celebrating Diversity at OU”.
|A Review of Brick Monkey Theatre Ensemble’s “Grounded”|
The Brick Monkey Theatre Ensemble is proud to present “Grounded”, a new play by Cleveland-based playwright George Brant that tackles the overwhelming disparity between love and war.
|Engineering dean named president elect of the Ohio Society of Professional Engineers|
Dennis Irwin, dean of the Fritz J. and Dolores H. Russ College of Engineering and Technology at Ohio University, has been named president elect of the Ohio Society of Professional Engineers.
|How to find fellowships, grants and internships with Pivot, Sept. 10 and 11|
How to find fellowships, grants and internships with Pivot, Sept. 10 and 11
|Bobcat Depot features tech gurus, apparel, online textbook ordering|
The newly designed and renovated Bobcat Depot located on the ground floor of Baker University Center offers faculty, staff and students a new way to meet all their technology, book, and apparel needs this fall.
|Presidential Teacher Award nominations accepted through Sept. 8|
Students, faculty, and alumni from all Ohio University campuses are welcome to nominate a tenured, full-time faculty member from any campus for the prestigious Presidential Teacher Award.
|President McDavis calls for civility following video|
In a message sent to the University community Thursday, Sept. 4, Ohio University President Roderick J. McDavis called for civility in conversations following a video released by the OHIO Student Senate president.
|Bobcat Depot now taking pre-orders for Adobe Creative Cloud|
The university has reached an agreement with Adobe to provide Creative Cloud to employees and graduate appointees at a discounted rate. The Bobcat Depot currently is accepting pre-orders for the service.
|Lancaster Campus websites now optimized for mobile|
Ohio University Lancaster ¦ Pickerington’s websites are now optimized for mobile use on your smartphone or tablet. The mobile-friendly site will help students, faculty, and staff who use their mobile devices to complete work navigate the site more easily.
|Printing Services to host exclusive Promotional Products Showcase|
Ohio University Printing Services will highlight many of its on-campus promotional options during a Promotional Products Showcase event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16.
|Spring Schedule of Classes now available|
The Schedule of Classes, which includes course offerings, is now available for spring semester and can be found on the Office of the University Registrar website.
|Monica Burdick kicks off 2014-15 Science Café series with stem cell discussion|
Monica Burdick kicks off 2014-15 Science Café series with stem cell discussion
|Black Student Business Caucus offers all students networking, entrepreneurial activities|
The first workshop in a series designed to foster professional relationships and create networking opportunities for students, entrepreneurs and business consultants is meeting 7 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 10, in Baker University Center’s Maggie Davis room.
|Majors Fair 2014 is Sept. 17|
Current and prospective students can get help with this decision by attending the annual Majors Fair, which will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 17.
|Sunday Family Art Encounters begin Sept. 14|
Sunday Family Art Encounters is a new drop-in program for children and adults to engage in shared creative activities. They are free and open to the public.
|OHIO Promotional Items Now Available Through BobcatBUY|
ASW Global Promotional items are now available online through BobcatBUY.
|OHIO paleontologists discover new species of titanosaurian dinosaur in Tanzania|
Graduate student Eric Gorscak is lead author on a study describing the rare find of a sauropod dinosaur skeleton from Africa
|Students say 'Thank You' for Walter Fieldhouse donor support|
Student representatives from Intercollegiate Athletics, Campus Recreation, Academics, Army ROTC and others gathered to say “Thank You” to donors during the dedication of Walter Fieldhouse on Aug. 25.
|Heritage College has major presence at historic AOA assembly|
Several physicians and educators connected to the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine were named to leadership positions within the American Osteopathic Association during an annual meeting of AOA’s House of Delegates in Chicago. As one of the appointments made by incoming AOA president Robert S. Juhasz, D.O., Heritage College Executive Dean Kenneth H. Johnson, D.O., was named to a two-year term as chair of AOA’s Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA), the accrediting agency for osteopathic medical schools.
|Two OUPD officers join criminal investigation unit|
Two officers at the Ohio University Police Department have joined the criminal investigation unit, which is tasked with solving complex crimes that range from theft, burglary, sexual assault, illegal drugs, Internet crimes, and crimes involving analysis of financial records.
|Mda's New Novel Begins at Athens Farmers Market|
Rachel's Blue, a new novel by Dr. Zakes Mda, Professor of Professor of Creative Writing: Fiction and Ohio University alum, was released in August. This time Mda sets his scene very close to home—at the Farmer's Market in Athens and in nearby Rome Township.
|Singh on a Fulbright-Nehru Award to India|
Dr. Amritjit Singh, Langston Hughes Professor of English at Ohio University, is on a Fulbright-Nehru Award at the University of Delhi in India this academic year.
|'Challenges in Teaching' Faculty Learning Community seeks applicants|
The "Challenges in Teaching" Faculty Learning Community is open to tenure-track, recently-tenured, and Group II faculty. Applications are due by Oct. 1.
|Critical Resistance to Mass Incarceration Series begins with Ferguson, Sept. 11|
The first Critical Resistance event of the year will be a Students for Law, Justice & Culture-coordinated faculty panel discussion on the recent Ferguson protests on Thursday, Sept. 11, at 6 p.m. in Athena 212.
|Wealth & Poverty: 'A New Social Theory of Poverty,' Sept. 12|
The 2014-15 Wealth & Poverty Speaker Series presents Dr. Lakshman Yapa on "A New Social Theory of Poverty" on Friday, Sept. 12, at 3:30 p.m., followed by Q&A, in Baker Theater.
|Chillicothe Campus sets strategic plans|
OU-C focuses on student success, Constitution Day event features local news professionals and more news
|Lancaster Campus to mark Patriot Day and Constitution Day|
Ohio University Lancaster ¦ Pickerington will mark Patriot Day and Constitution Day with events on campus. Patriot Day is September 11 and marks the anniversary of the day terrorists hi-jacked several airplanes and crashed them into the World Trade Center in New York City and at the Pentagon in Washington D.C. Constitution Day is a federal observance that recognizes the adoption of the United States Constitution and those who have become U.S. citizens. It is observed on September 17, the day the U.S. Constitutional Convention signed the Constitution in 1787 in Philadelphia.
|OHIO rises in recent US News & World Report ranking|
Ohio University’s standing among national universities, as ranked by U.S. News & World Report, has increased from last year, moving from 135th overall to 129th.
|Kennedy Art Museum parking changes underway|
Parking Lots 200 and 201 across from The Kennedy Museum of Art at The Ridges will soon be converted to multiple-use parking for faculty, staff, and students, with additional spaces available for visitors during the day.
|'Barbie Falls on Hard Times' set for Ohio University Womens Center|
The Ohio University Women's Center will host the exhibit "Barbie Falls on Hard Times, The Sequel," from Sept. 13 to Oct. 10.
|Nominations for 2015 Distinguished Professor underway|
Nominations for 2015 Distinguished Professor underway
|Faculty panel discussion to address Ferguson, Mo. protests|
Ohio University's Students for Law, Justice & Culture have coordinated a faculty panel discussion on the recent Ferguson, Mo. protests, which will be held at 6 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 11, in Athena 212.
|Ohio University Women's Club kicks off fun Sept. 17|
The Ohio University Women's Club will open its 2014-15 season next week with fun, camaraderie and the opportunity to make new connections in the University and local community.
The OUWC Fall Kick-Off will take place from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17
|First Cultural Conversation event is Sept. 16|
Ohio University's Office for Diversity and Inclusion will host the inaugural Cultural Conversation from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16, in the Baker University Center Ballroom. The importance of diversity is the topic.
|Center providing students career development programs all semester|
The Career and Leadership Development Center is hosting the Fall Career and Internship Fair on Sept. 23-24, "Prepare for the Fair" workshops beginning Sept. 15, and other programs throughout fall semester.
|Discover opportunities to explore the world at Monday’s Study Abroad Fair|
This Monday, Sept. 15, the Office of Education Abroad will be hosting its annual Study Abroad Fair from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Baker University Center Ballroom.
|Paschal Younge launches 2014-15 Café Conversations with African music presentation|
Younge will launch the 2014-15 Café Conversation series with "African Music, A Big Bowl of Salad: The Interdisciplinarity of the Musical Art of Ghana" at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 17 in the Ohio University Baker Center Front Room.
|Emerald Ash Borer hits Lancaster Campus|
About 20 ash trees will be removed from the Ohio University Lancaster North Parking Lot on Friday and Saturday. The trees need to be removed because they have been affected by the Emerald Ash Borer.
|Word on the Street: Goals|
Fall semester at Ohio University is underway and students are determined to succeed more than ever before. By taking advantage of tutoring assistance at the library, attending classes every day, and staying on top of their assigned work, Bobcats are already laying the foundation for an outstanding 2014–2015 school year.
|Email upgrade: Work begins Sep 20 to make free/busy calendar times visible across both systems|
On Sep 20, OIT will enable a hybrid Exchange/Catmail server that will allow users of both systems to see each other's free/busy calendar times.
|University Human Resources issues official list of holiday observance dates|
As indicated in Ohio University’s Policy and Procedure 41.125, University Human Resources annually issues an official list of holiday observance dates.
|Zanesville Campus Chaplin expert instrumental in celebrating 100 years of Chaplin|
Lisa Stein-Haven, associate professor of English at Ohio University Zanesville, has been selected as the keynote speaker at three-day Charlie Chaplin celebration held in Bologna, Italy
|Athena Cinema Receives $8,500 Science on Screen Grant|
The Athena Cinema announced this week that they have been awarded an $8,500 Science on Screen grant to produce four Science on Screen events for the 2014-15 year.
|Postdoc Spotlight: Meet Omar Movil of the Center for Electrochemical Engineering Research|
In honor of National Postdoc Appreciation Week Sept. 15-19, the Office of Research Communications is spotlighting Ohio University postdoctoral fellows across campus.
|A statement from members of Student Senate and Alpha Epsilon Pi|
A statement from members of Student Senate and Alpha Epsilon Pi
|Delegation from Ridges Master Planning Committee travels to Traverse City|
Select members of The Ridges Master Plan Committee traveled to Michigan to visit a revitalized former Kirkbride facility similar to The Ridges.
|Eastern Campus spikers ready to defend crown|
The Ohio University Eastern Lady Panthers captured the school's initial Ohio Regional Campus state volleyball title in 2013 and are looking to do so again this year.
|OHIO faculty, staff transform into student personas for OHIO Guarantee learning event|
Faculty and staff who often serve as the cornerstone of student learning at Ohio University took full advantage of an opportunity to further educate their students about the new OHIO Guarantee by participating in a creative event designed to be as unique as each of the students they advise.
|Ninth annual Scripps Day to offer new internship funding opportunity|
Scripps Day will take place Oct. 14 and will feature a new opportunity for Scripps College of Communication students to compete to become Scripps’ Next Top Intern, a designation that carries a $3,500 stipend. Applications are due Sept. 19.
|Food and nutrition sciences celebrates 100th anniversary|
In honor of the 100th anniversary of the first graduating class of food and nutrition sciences, Ohio University’s College of Health Sciences and Professions is hosting keynote speaker Lori Sigrist, who will lead an interactive workshop that will explore leadership and ethics on a personal level.
|Open forums for central calendar upgrade announced|
The Ohio University community is invited to attend two open forums to evaluate calendar solutions for the OHIO Calendar of University Events. The open forums will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 23 and Wednesday, Sept. 24.
|OHIO Sustainability Summit starts Sept. 16|
Ohio University will be at the forefront of sustainability initiatives next week as it hosts an innovative Sustainability Summit on the Athens campus, featuring twelve different colleges and universities across Ohio in an effort to educate, collaborate and learn from each other about different sustainability efforts underway across the state.
|University employees should update demographic information|
Ohio University is required to update employee demographic reporting related to both disability and veteran status.
|Postdoc Spotlight: Meet Vasily Eremenko of the Department of Physics and Astronomy|
In honor of National Postdoc Appreciation Week Sept. 15-19, the Office of Research Communications is spotlighting Ohio University postdoctoral fellows across campus.
|OUPD conversation about Ferguson, Mo. rescheduled|
The Ohio University Police Department's scheduled conversation with student organizations to discuss recent events in Ferguson, Mo. has been rescheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 2.
|Students gather at Athena for discussion about Ferguson, Mo.|
Ohio University students filled the Athena theater on Thursday, Sept. 11 to hear faculty members from the Center for Law, Justice and Culture talk about recent events in Ferguson, Mo.
|Study Abroad Info Sessions September 18 on Lancaster Campus|
Students at Ohio University Lancaster are getting the opportunity to learn about how to make their dreams of studying abroad a reality. Education Abroad and Competitive Awards Info Sessions are being held throughout the day on Thursday, September 18 in Brasee Hall on the Lancaster Campus. The sessions are sponsored by Ohio University’s Office of Nationally Competitive Awards, Office of Education Abroad, Global Health Initiatives, and Information and Educational Technology. Representatives from the Athens Campus will be on hand to answer questions.
|Heritage College leads the way in teaching primary care|
Last year, the Heritage College launched its “Introduction to Primary Care” course for first-year students, and college researchers have completed a soon-to-be-published study on its impact.
|How to opt-in for text messages [VIDEO]|
In a few short steps, you can opt-in to receive text notifications from the Ohio University Libraries. If you decide that you no longer want them, you can opt-out at any time.
|Red foxes finding homes in Bobcat Nation|
Since the beginning of the year, three female red foxes and their kits have been spotted on and around the Athens Campus.
|Frontiers of Science to host philosopher Arthur Fine on Sept. 22|
Ohio University's Frontiers of Science series will host Arthur Fine, a philosopher of science who specializes in Albert Einstein, at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 22.
|Heritage College dean named to chair national accreditation commission|
Several physicians and educators connected to the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine haven been named to leadership positions within the American Osteopathic Association.
|Libraries’ bicentennial book wins international award|
University Libraries’ book, “200 Years of Shared Discovery: The Bicentennial of Ohio University Libraries,” was recently named a silver award winner in the Council for Advancement and Support of Education's 2014 Circle of Excellence Awards Program In-house Print Publication category.
|Patton College holding ‘Why is Public Education Important?’ video contest|
The Gladys W. and David H. Patton College of Education is sponsoring a “Why is Public Education Important?" video contest that is open to all current Ohio University students.
|Interfaith Peace Walk celebrates similarities instead of differences|
The Better Together organization within United Campus Ministries at Ohio University hosted its fourth annual Interfaith Peace Walk on Thursday, Sept. 11 in an effort to spread the message of peace among all faiths.
|Sook family lays groundwork for new academic center|
Ohio University announced today a fundraising campaign for a new state-of-the-art academic center, which will be located in the north end zone of Peden Stadium. The Ohio University Foundation received a lead gift commitment of $2.25 million from Perry and Sandy Sook in support of this project.
|Popular science movie 'Particle Fever' returns to Athena Sept. 23|
The Athena Cinema will host an encore screening of the popular science film "Particle Fever" at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 23. Nuclear physicists David Ingram and Justin Frantz will introduce the film and conduct a short Q&A following the screening.
|Instructional innovation survey continues through September 22|
Faculty members have until September 22 to complete an instructional innovation survey that was sent by email on Sunday, September 7.
|Constitution Day: 'Some Notes on the Constitution and Sexual Violence' on Sept. 24|
The Center for Law, Justice & Culture welcomes Ohio University Constitution Day speaker Marc Spindelman on "Some Notes on the Constitution and Sexual Violence" on Weds., Sept. 24, at 2 p.m. in Baker Theater.
|Joan Mace receives Award of Achievement for Contribution to Aviation|
Joan Mace, former and first woman chair of the Department of Aviation, was recently presented the Award of Achievement for Contribution to Aviation from the Ninety-Nines, an international organization of women pilots.
|Annual Fall Fest at West 82 Sept. 24|
Culinary Services will host a special Fall Fest event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 24 at West 82 Food Court in Baker University Center.
|University adds undergraduate energy engineering program|
Ohio University has added a new bachelor of science degree program in energy engineering to begin in fall 2014. Applications are being accepted.
|OHIO welcomes parents to campus Sept. 26-28|
Ohio University's Parents Weekend kicks off Friday, Sept. 26, and continues through Sunday, Sept. 28, with many activities planned.
|Cranes at Alden Library necessary to replace air handlers|
The University is replacing two air handling units in Alden Library, which will result in interruptions and closures to pedestrian traffic at various times.
|Ohio University Eastern receives 1804 grant to support sciences|
Ohio University's Eastern Campus has been awarded an 1804 grant to support the purchase of new equipment for its organic chemistry lab.
|Alumni honor father and distinguished professor with gift to OHIO|
Dwight “Chip” and Carol Mutchler, who both graduated in 1958 with degrees in economics and fine arts, respectively, have donated his parents’ former home to Ohio University through the Ohio University Foundation in honor of Chip Mutchler’s late father.
|Circus, zoo coming to Athens Campus|
“Cirque de OHIO” will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24, on South Green’s South Beach. The event is free and open to all OHIO students.
|University issues non-discrimination policy reminder|
As part of a regular outreach effort, the Office for Institutional Equity would like to remind the campus community that it has a variety of resources to address questions or concerns about discrimination or harassment.
|Majors Fair draws more than 1,000 students to Baker Ballroom|
The 12th annual Ohio University Majors Fair attracted more than 1,000 Ohio University and high schools students to Baker University Center Ballroom on Wednesday, Sept. 17.
|Lancaster Campus hosts college fair this week|
It feels like school just started, but it’s already time for high school students to start thinking about the next step. The Lancaster City/Fairfield County College Fair will be held September 25 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Brasee Hall Gym at OUL.
|Macbook thefts on rise: How to protect yours|
Your Mac may be the Apple of someone else’s eye. These simple steps can help keep your Macbook where it belongs.
|LGBT Center schedules a full slate of events this fall|
Ohio University's center for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender has a schedule full of speakers, parties and informal discussion panels to allow students and faculty to get involved this semester.
|Science Café presents a climate change conversation with Ryan Fogt Sept. 24|
During the café, Fogt will discuss the differences between climate modeling and weather forecasting, the human influence on the climate and how climate models are wrong but still useful.
|Multicultural Center Art Gallery kicks off exhibition series with iPhone photography|
The Multicultural Center Art Gallery has begun its 2014-15 exhibition presentations beginning with a solo exhibit titled "ORDINARY LIFE." It features the photography of artist Kari Gunter-Seymour.
|Writers Harvest to benefit Ohio Food Banks|
Ohio University's Creative Writing Program will present Writers Harvest, a benefit for hunger relief, on Tuesday, Sept. 23.
|Women's Center seeks to educate and empower women through fall programs|
The Ohio University Women's Center offers females on campus and in the community diverse programming each week to address specific needs and concerns. Their international women's coffee hours and brown bag lunch and learns allow women the opportunity for campus involvement.
|The Ohio University Foundation 1804 Fund awards 2014 recipients|
This year, the Grants and Funding Committee of The Ohio University Foundation has awarded $359,415 from the 1804 Fund to invest in 6 new graduate/faculty research initiatives and 12 undergraduate learning proposals.
|OHIO hosts first Sustainability Summit|
Ohio University hosted an innovative two-day Sustainability Summit on the Athens Campus on Sept. 16 and 17 that allowed 12 different colleges and universities across Ohio to collaborate and learn about each other’s sustainability efforts and challenges across the state.
|NASA leader imparts leadership advice to Russ College students|
NASA’s John Connolly spoke to a group of engineering and technology students Thursday about the obstacles engineers must face to see their ideas become reality.
|Mary Beth Tinker, student free-speech advocate, to visit Athens|
Mary Beth Tinker, one of the plaintiffs in the precedential lawsuit Tinker v. Des Moines, will speak about the lawsuit that established free-speech rights for students in schools on Sept. 25.
|Emerita professor combats negative stereotypes of singles|
Bojinka Bishop, an OHIO associate professor emerita of public relations, has a new mission in life – to combat the negative image of singles. More than half of the adult population in the U.S. is single.
|Ridges Advisory Committee meeting, public forum scheduled for Oct. 1|
Two separate events scheduled for Oct. 1 will each focus on future uses of the buildings and land located at The Ridges at Ohio University.
|Lancaster Campus student lounge undergoing renovation|
Students may notice a few changes going on in The Zone this week. The changes mark the beginning of a renovation project to offer more dining options to our students.
|Archaeologist to speak on Lancaster Campus about climate change research|
Scientists and researchers all over the world are talking about climate change and how it will impact our lives. An environmental archaeologist who grew up in Lancaster and will be speaking at Ohio University Lancaster next month believes she knows one thing we need to do to deal with climate change because she is studying how another culture dealt with the same issue.
|Security tips: Using the cloud securely|
Keep these tips in mind when you consider using a cloud provider to store your personal files and data.
|Program at Ping Center offers parents a day off, night out|
For the first time ever, the Ping Employee Relations Club is offering a program designed to lend a helping hand to busy parents while raising funds for the club. The Parents’ Night Out program is being held from 6 to 10 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 26, while the Parents’ Day Off program is being offered from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 28.
|Printer Amos Paul Kennedy Jr. addresses civil rights in new exhibition|
Printer Amos Paul Kennedy Jr. engaged his Ohio University Kennedy Museum of Art audience by taking them behind the curtain of his "Lyrics of My People" exhibition.
|Word on the Street - Favorites [VIDEO]|
Despite bringing schoolwork and cooler temperatures, students welcome the fall season as it means coming back to Athens and seeing old friends.
|OHIO named Military Friendly School® for fourth consecutive year|
Ohio University has been named a 2015 Military Friendly School® for the fourth consecutive year by Victory Media, a veteran-owned company and publisher of G.I. Jobs magazine.
|Innovation Center announces fall open house dates for 3D printer|
OHIO students, faculty and staff, as well as community members, can learn about how to use the 3D printer for research, creative work and entrepreneurial activities.
|Proctorville Center welcomes crowd for community education seminar|
More than 100 people attended a community education seminar on the benefits of the Paleo Diet, presented by Dr. Jane Kurucz, at Ohio University's Proctorville Center.
|Faculty receive Presidential Teacher Awards|
Ten faculty members were honored Wednesday afternoon as recipients of the Presidential Teacher Award, which recognizes full-time tenured faculty who consistently inspire students and colleagues through academic excellence inside and outside the classroom.
|Post-secondary student gains research experience in physics|
Gabriela Popa, assistant professor of physics at Ohio University’s Zanesville Campus, encourages her students to take the classroom experience and build on the knowledge gained through research opportunities at the students’ comfort level.
|Employees to receive letters, emails about COMP 2014 Project|
Letters will be provided to 1,900 classified non-bargaining unit and administrative employees in the next few days that contain detailed information about the Compensation 2014 Project and how it will directly affect them. Hard copy letters will be distributed within the planning units, followed by an email version on Oct. 2.
|Alumni in federal government gather at Washington D.C. event to honor outstanding service to the U.S.|
Ohio University alumni gathered at The National Press Club in Washington D.C. September 18 to reconnect with each other and OU officials and to honor one of their own for outstanding service to the nation.<br /><br />The annual Federal Government Alumni Luncheon brings together Bobcats who hold positions serving the U.S. government. The event, which is in its third year, includes the presentation of the Outstanding Federal Government Alumni Award. This year’s honor went to 1990 alumna Lt. Col. Gretchen Dietrich.<br />
|Panel discussion on Ebola epidemic set for Sept. 26|
A panel discussion that focuses on the Ebola epidemic will be held at 4 p.m., Friday, Sept. 26 in Bentley Hall Room 124.
|Inside/Outside talk with artist Peter Heidtmann is Oct. 2|
The Ohio University Kennedy Museum of Art will host a Inside/Outside talk by artist Peter Heidtmann at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 2.
|Passport to The OHIO Guarantee event to be held Oct. 7|
The second event in a three-date offering to help educate the Ohio University community about the new tuition and fee structure, The OHIO Guarantee, will be held Tuesday, Oct. 7 from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the Walter Hall rotunda. The event is open to all members of the University community – faculty, staff and students.
|Lancaster Campus Imagine Your Possibilities Series: Lancaster Economic Development Director R. Michael Pettit|
R. Michael Pettit took the road less traveled when he graduated from Sheridan High School in Somerset in 1974. He didn’t go straight to college, he signed up for the U.S. Marine Corps. After his service, Pettit got married, started a family and then started taking classes at Ohio University Lancaster. It’s funny how life works sometimes because Pettit’s trip down the road less traveled led him to a career where a road was named after him.
|Mechanical Engineering seniors win fourth national assistive design competition|
For the fourth time in six years, an Ohio University mechanical engineering senior design team has won first prize in the Ability One Design Challenge, a competition to design devices or systems to increase employment opportunities for workers with disabilities.
|OHIO offices to show Homecoming spirit with decorating contest|
In an effort to get Ohio University students, faculty and staff in the spirit of Homecoming, the Campus Involvement Center and the Alumni Association are encouraging all University offices to decorate their space as part of the 2014 “Paint the Office Green” decorating contest.
|Classified employees to be honored for service on Oct. 2|
Ohio University's Classified Senate will host its annual Service Awards event from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 2 in the Baker University Center Ballroom.
|OUPD hosts active shooter training sessions for community|
The Ohio University Police Department is hosting two active shooter training sessions for community members
|Community BBQ with law enforcement set for Sept. 30|
The Athens Police Department and Ohio University Police Department, with the help of the Joint Police Advisory Council, are sponsoring a community barbecue on Sept. 30 at the intersection of South Court Street and Park Place.
|Induction of new Emeriti Association members|
Thirty-two members of the OHIO community were granted emeritus or emerita status by the Ohio University Board of Trustees at its June meeting, and 13 of these attended the Emeriti Association’s September 18 meeting for the formal induction program.
|Culinary Services’ Steam Station Café now open in the West Union Street Office Center|
Grabbing a fresh coffee, snack, sandwich or salad just became a little easier for Ohio University employees and students near the West Union Street Office Center.
|WATH 970 AM to host University leaders on morning radio show|
Various Ohio University officials, including President Roderick J. McDavis, will discuss the latest happenings at the University on Athens radio station WATH 970 AM throughout the 2014-15 academic year.
|Last chance to help shape the CUE|
All members of the University community are invited to complete a survey and share their opinions on which vendor should be used for the OHIO Calendar of University Events upgrade.
|Quad Rugby fundraising event set for Saturday, Oct. 4|
Wheelchairs and rugby might not be an obvious connection to many sports fans, but for members of the Buckeye Blitz quad rugby team, it is a part of daily life.
|No classes on Reading Day on Oct. 3|
Ohio University students can count on Reading Day on Friday, Oct. 3 to give them a break from classes and a chance to prepare for mid-term assessments and assignments.
|OHIO Discovery Day gets underway Saturday|
Campus tours will seem larger than usual this Saturday, Oct. 4, as Undergraduate Admissions welcomes prospective students and their families to this fall’s first OHIO Discovery Day.
|Latest campus crime statistics available online|
The annual security compliance document is available on the Ohio University Police Department website.
|Dabelko, Conca create fifth edition of Green Planet Blues|
International environmental politics are constantly changing, and even experts sometimes struggle to keep up with the latest developments. Since its first publication in 1995, however, "Green Planet Blues: Critical Perspectives on Global Environmental Politics" has been a foundational resource for understanding the scope of environmental issues.
|Constitution Day speaker lectures on sexual violence and law|
The OHIO Center for Law, Justice & Culture recently hosted Marc Spindelman, the Isadore and Ida Topper Professor of Law at Ohio State University, for a public lecture in recognition of Constitution Day.
|NIH awards more than $3 million to fund Heritage College health research|
In the past two months, the National Institutes of Health have awarded more than $3 million to researchers at the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine. The funding will support the health-related studies of five college scientists.