Compass Archives

Sep 4, 2018
Students reminded to take advantage of OHIO’s new online career network
Handshake is an online career network that is more user-friendly, results-driven and designed to increase students,’ alumni’s and the University’s access and exposure to employers. Thousands of Bobcats have begun using the career network and thousands more employers are connecting with OHIO students and alumni through it.

Bobcat Battalion invites community to 9/11 Stair Challenge Memorial
Bobcat Battalion invites community to 9/11 Stair Challenge Memorial

Beyond the Plate: Demo dining experience will teach participants how to transform local garden items into a five-course meal
The first Chef’s Table event of Fall 2018 will begin at 6 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 7, in Jefferson Marketplace. The demonstration will teach attendees how to use produce from their garden or local farmers market to create a light, delicious meal.

Ohio University Eastern faculty member Pamela June making a difference
Dr. Pamela June, assistant professor of English at Ohio University Eastern, has made quite an impression at the St. Clairsville-based campus since arriving from Paine College in 2013. For the past two years, June has met twice a month with small groups of Wheeling’s homeless population to assist with job skills.  The group meetings are typically geared towards resume writing and preparing for job interviews.

Bobcat, Buckeye open their divided home for 30th annual picnic
Bobcats and Buckeyes from across the country gathered at the home of William and Sherry Rakatansky on Aug. 11 for the 30th annual OSU-OHIO Picnic at Lake Norman.

Athens Campus emergency communication systems to be tested Friday, Sept. 7
The Athens Campus will test its emergency communication systems around noon on Friday, Sept. 7. The University will test its emergency communication through text messaging, outdoor notification system, CatVision, Alertus, digital signage and email.

A joint message from OUPD Chief Andrew Powers and Athens Police Chief Tom Pyle about sexual assault
A joint message from OUPD Chief Andrew Powers and Athens Police Chief Tom Pyle about sexual assault

Sep 5, 2018
A message in support of a caring campus community
A message in support of a caring campus community

Memorial service for Patton College professor is Sept. 13
A memorial service will be held for Dr. Milton Ploghoft, Sr., on Sept. 13. He served as a professor for approxi-mately 40 years and founded the African Educational Research Network. He died April 3 at 94.

Scott Moody to discuss local natural history at Sept. 19 Science Café
Event to be held in Baker Center Front Room.

Ohio University Lancaster Theatre unveils new season
Ohio University Lancaster Theatre is proud to announce the 2018-2019 slate of productions for the upcoming season.

Magician, comedians and sports highlight busy Parents Weekend
It is time for worlds to collide. Ohio University’s Annual Parents Weekend will start Friday, Sept. 28, and will continue through Sunday, Sept. 30. Parents Weekend is the first of four family weekends that will take place during the 2018-2019 academic year.

New Patton program, College Bound, serves Southeast Ohio high schoolers
When The Patton College of Education learned it would lose federal funding for Upward Bound, it didn’t panic. The result was College Bound, which provides skills and support services to high school students.

Sep 6, 2018
Women in Politics ‘90 Minutes’ conversation is Sept. 12
During the talk, student moderator Katie Pittman will lead four professional women in a discussion about the obstacles that have prevented them and their peers from taking their rightful places in the halls of politics.

Ohio Today’s summer issue is all about grit
Ohio Today's summer issue, arriving in mailboxes and inboxes soon, is themed "grit," a simple word that sums up the Bobcat spirit.

University mourns Linda Daniels, longtime director of Multicultural Programs
Former Director of Multicultural Programs Linda R. Daniels died on Aug. 23. During her nearly 18 years on the Athens Campus, she became known as a strong advocate for multicultural students.

Heritage College researcher wins top endocrinology award
John J. Kopchick, faculty researcher with the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, has been honored by the Endocrine Society with one of its 2019 Laureate Awards.

iCUE Spotlight: Sept. 7-13, 2018
This week's calendar includes walks for a good cause, the Farmer's Market, theater performances, important deadlines and more. Find out more info on the CUE!

Eighth Annual 9/11 Interfaith Peace Walk
At 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11, Better Together at Ohio University and United Campus Ministry will hold the eighth annual 9/11 Interfaith Peace Walk. It is held to engage people of all faith traditions and philosophical and ethical orientations in action for the common good.

2018 Multicultural Student Expo welcomes first-year students to campus [VIDEO]
The annual event is held to allow multicultural students to meet new friends, network with faculty and staff and learn more about academic and social offerings. Check out the highlights.

'What Were You Wearing?' Art Installation tells stories of sexual assault survivors [VIDEO]
Ohio University kicked off the fall semester with the “What Were You Wearing?” Survivor Art Installation, which is designed to share stories of sexual assault and survival while challenging the victim-blaming behavior that often accompanies these incidents of violence. Watch the video above to find out more about this powerful art exhibit.

An update on recent reports of sexual assault
An update on recent reports of sexual assault

Sep 7, 2018
Volunteer to become an OHIO "Green Jacket" for Halloween 2018
In an effort to keep Ohio University and surrounding areas safe, the University utilizes a program known as "Green Jackets." This program was created to provide an additional presence on and around campus during this celebration. If interested, please contact Jill Harris at no later than Friday, Oct. 5.

Ohio University welcomes international students to campus
Ohio University welcomed nearly 250 new international students to its campus for the start of the fall semester. In addition, the university has been taking steps to make it easier for international students to apply and enroll at OHIO, especially in instances where they may need to transfer due to unexpected circumstances.

President M. Duane Nellis' First Fridays: Sept. 7, 2018
In his first "First Fridays" letter of the 2018-2019 academic year, Ohio University President M. Duane Nellis shares some exciting news regarding a recent award and lauds the importance of town and gown relationships.

Ohio University Eastern nationally recognized for affordability
When Ohio University Eastern was established in 1957, its mission was to provide residents of the Ohio Valley with access to an affordable and high quality public university education. There have been many changes over the last 61 years, but the mission of access to an affordable Ohio University education has remained the same.

City of Athens and Ohio University Receive International Award for Outstanding Town and Gown Relations
Athens Mayor Steve Patterson and Ohio University President M. Duane Nellis announced that Ohio University and the City of Athens have received the Larry Abernathy Award from the International Town and Gown Association (ITGA) for their joint efforts to foster stronger relationships and communications on and off-campus.

Classified Service Awards Ceremony honors 107 staffers
During the annual ceremony, employees were recognized for 10, 15, 20, 25, 30 and 35 years of service. Honorees received a special gift according to their years of service and President Dr. M. Duane Nellis thanked the employees for their outstanding service.

Join our community in ending sexual violence
Sexual violence occurs all too often on college campuses and Ohio University is no exception. The resources listed on this page includes ways that we are working to eradicate rape culture on our campus, safety measures currently in place, and resources for support.

President Nellis shares his concern for our community; actions the University is taking to increase safety
President Nellis shared the following message with his Athens Campus colleagues regarding the recent reports of sexual violence that have occurred on campus since classes resumed.

Sep 10, 2018
Opportunity to learn about departmental printers
Q&A sessions with a Departmental Managed Printing vendor support rep will be available on all campuses and centers.

OHIO on the web: Replacing with
To support the University’s decision to brand itself exclusively as “OHIO," OIT will retire the internet domain in favor of on Dec. 21, 2018.

OHIO employees encouraged to participate in Healthy OHIO
Available to Ohio University employees enrolled in the medical plan and their benefits-participating spouses/partners, Healthy OHIO is intended to give participants customizable tools and resources for a variety of wellness goals, while earning financial rewards for engaging. Sign up for a screening now.

Alumnus gives big to create better lives
The Daniel E. Innis and Douglas J. Palardy Scholarship will benefit incoming first-year students enrolled in the College of Business who demonstrate a financial need and academic merit.

Ohio University Foundation Board of Trustees welcomes new trustees
The Ohio University Foundation Board of Trustees is proud to announce and welcome eight new trustees and a new OHIO Alumni Association Board of Directors representative.

Career and Leadership Development Center Industry Panel will allow students, alumni to explore careers in government and public affairs on Sept. 20
The panel will allow students to learn more about the government and public affairs industry and the career paths of experienced professionals in that industry. They also will gain insight about how they can apply their majors to a future career.

Sep 11, 2018
Nominations being accepted for 2018 Homecoming Court
Nominations for this year’s Ohio University Homecoming Court are being accepted now through Sept. 21.

Campus Involvement Center launches StressLess website to provide students with an abundance of stress and anxiety resources
Last year, students and representatives from various University departments formed the Stress and Anxiety Reduction Committee. The group developed the StressLess website with resources to help students manage stress and anxiety.

Women’s scholars program accepting applications from first-year female students
The Margaret Boyd Scholars Program is accepting online applications now through 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19. Named after OHIO’s first female graduate, the program is open to all first-year undergraduate women on the Athens Campus and seeks to inspire its participants to become engaged, confident and connected leaders at Ohio University and beyond.

OHIO's football's game against Virginia moved to Nashville due to Hurricane Florence
Saturday's OHIO football game against Virginia has been relocated to Nashville, Tennessee. The change was made due to the threat of severe weather. Admission to the 4:30 p.m. game will be free.

Sep 12, 2018
Owen Diehl: First recipient of Hilltoppers for Hope Scholarship
Meet Owen Diehl - the recipient of the first annual Hilltoppers for Hope Scholarship. Owen is an Ohio University Chillicothe student who, at age ten, was diagnosed with Burkitt's lymphoma. Read about Owen’s story here.

Student Services restructures orientation process to address student needs
Orientation has always been an important part in the transition to college. Therefore, to provide better service to students, Student Services has restructured orientation to better utilize new technologies and resources and enhance its appeal.

CLDC to host ‘Career and Internship Fair Pre-Conference’ in advance of Sept. 26 Career and Internship Fair
The Career and Leadership Development Center will hold a one-day preparation event for its biannual Career and Internship Fair. The Pre-Conference will take place from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at the Living Learning Center. The CLDC’s fall Career and Internship Fair is on Wednesday, Sept. 26.

Physical therapy aids in recovery as alternative to opioid use
Physical therapy as an alternative to opioid use in pain management has gained national attention as more light shines on addiction, overdose and death due to opioids.

Required notice regarding your prescription drug coverage and Medicare
This notice has information about your current prescription drug coverage and about your options under Medicare’s prescription drug coverage. This information can help you decide whether or not you want to join a Medicare drug plan.

Voluntary internship experience enriches educational journey
“Work towards things you are passionate about,” remarked Christina Reiter, a Middle Childhood Education major, who began a voluntary internship at Hopewell Culture National Historical Park this summer. Read about her experience here.

Ohio University Eastern debuts new Lactation Room
Ohio University Eastern debuted a new campus Lactation Room for students and staff recently. The Lactation Rom, which was funded in part by the Women’s Center on the Athens Campus, is located in Office Suite 302B of Shannon Hall. It features a comfortable, private setting and is outfitted with a breast pump, a glider rocker, and some informational literature. The Lactation Room is open for students and employees throughout each school day.

Sep 13, 2018
See what's in the iCUE Spotlight this week: Sept. 14-20, 2018
This week's iCUE Spotlight features the Farmer's Market, a film screening and concert and a women's self defense class. Find out more about upcoming events on the University's Calendar of Events.

Annual Global Opportunities Fair is scheduled for Sept. 24
The fair gives students the chance to learn more about domestic and international study away opportunities. Students will be able to speak with program directors, third-party providers and returned students about their experiences. There will also be information about financial aid, scholarships and passports.

CATS Late Night Shuttle Service to begin piloting Sunday evening service hours
Ohio University’s CATS Light Night Shuttle Service, a free transportation option offered to students, faculty and staff, is piloting the expansion of its service hours to include pickup options on Sunday evenings between 10 p.m. and 3 a.m.

President Nellis, officials tour former prison amid effort to convert it
Ohio University President M. Duane Nellis continued his recent community outreach efforts with tours of several locations in Athens and Hocking counties on Friday, Aug. 31.

Sep 14, 2018
September is National Emergency Preparedness Month
The Ohio University Emergency Programs Office offers support for emergency planning through the creation of a Business Continuity Plan (BCP) to address: Reduction in staff, loss of space and loss of technology/internet. It also offers monthly brown bag lunch training sessions and conducts active shooter training. Contact Emergency Programs for more information.

School of Music presents celebrated visiting pianist, Rachel Kudo, for free public performance
The Ohio University School of Music presents a concert performance by the celebrated pianist, Rachel Kudo, on Sunday, Sept. 23. Admission to this concert is free and open to the public.

Faculty and Staff Multicultural Mix and Mingle is Sept. 20
Join new and returning OHIO faculty, staff and graduate students to celebrate the start of a new academic year and meet other colleagues on Thursday, Sept. 20. RSVP by Sept. 18.

1804 Fund invests over $393K in education and research
The Trustees of The Ohio University Foundation have awarded more than $393,000 of the 1804 Fund to 14 undergraduate learning, faculty research and graduate studies proposals.

2018 Alumni Awards recipients announced; Glenn Corlett named Alumnus of the Year
The OHIO Alumni Association will kick off Homecoming Weekend 2018 with its 78th annual Alumni Awards Gala, during which Glenn Corlett, BBA ’65, will be honored as this year’s Ohio University Alumnus of the Year.

Ohio University wins 2018 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity award
Ohio University has received top honors from INSIGHT Into Diversity with the 2018 INSIGHT Into Diversity Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award.

Sep 17, 2018
Laeeq Khan to discuss “Competing with Data Analytics in a Social World” at Sept. 26 Café Conversations event
Laeeq Khan to discuss “Competing with Data Analytics in a Social World” at Sept. 26 Café Conversations event

OHIO Football's game at Cincinnati to be nationally televised on ESPNU
The OHIO football team's contest at in-state foe Cincinnati at noon, Saturday, Sept. 22, will be nationally televised on ESPNU. Mike Corey and Rene Ingoglia will be on the call.

Photography + Integrated Media Announces Call for Entries for International Biennial Juried Photography Exhibition
The School of Art + Design announces "2,3,4: Dimensional Photographies,” a call for photographic work that considers the object-ness of the photographic image, for exhibition in the Ohio University Art Gallery, Jan. 22- March 2, 2019. Submissions will be accepted through Sept. 28.

Fall Concert features the Ohio Wind Symphony and Symphonic Band in Memorial Auditorium
The Ohio University School of Music is pleased to announce a concert featuring the Wind Symphony and Symphonic Band on Thursday, Sept. 27, in the Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium.

New Education Public Policy Leadership Certificate is an interdisciplinary effort
The certificate will expose participants to real-world theoretical and practical instruction, as well as experiences in education public policy leadership studies. The graduate-level program will run January-to-December and culminate in a three-day networking residency in Washington, D.C.

Ohio University’s freshman class reflects increased diversity, more first-generation and international students
Ohio University’s incoming freshman class includes the University’s highest-ever percentage of students from diverse backgrounds, and more than a quarter of those freshmen are first-generation students.

Bobcats' Sept. 29 football game against UMass set for 2 p.m.
The OHIO football team's Sept. 29 game against UMass will will be streamed live on ESPN3. The matchup will take place on Parents Weekend, so get your tickets now.

University Program to host Parents Brunch
Kick back, relax, and enjoy an unlimited all-you-can-eat buffet at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 29. Tickets are $15 and includes a raffle ticket to win some amazing baskets.

Sep 18, 2018
Let the countdown begin: Homecoming 2018 kicks off Oct. 15
Bobcats past, present and future are invited to kick back with friends, family and fellow alumni for an Ohio University celebration that kicks off Oct. 15 and culminates in the annual Homecoming Parade and football game on Oct. 20.

Heritage College professor’s book explains why U.S. has so many cesareans
In her new book, Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine professor Jacqueline H. Wolf explains how the U.S. cesarean section rate got so high.

Nominate a faculty member for a teaching excellence award by Sept. 24
Students, faculty and alumni are encouraged to nominate excellent teachers from any OHIO campus for consideration for two prestigious teaching awards. The Provost’s Award for Excellence in Teaching recognizes exemplary full-time Group II faculty and the Presidential Teacher Award recognizes exemplary full-time tenured Group I faculty.

Ohio University provides initial response to Ohio Inspector General investigation issued today
Ohio University has been cooperating with the Ohio Inspector General’s (OIG) review of our business practices for over three years. This morning, the resulting report was released.

Sep 19, 2018
Students urged to stand up to power-based violence with 'A Mile Together'
Ohio University students will have the opportunity to take a stand against power-based violence.

Seats still available for October Emergency Programs training sessions
The Emergency Programs Office and Ohio University Police Department still have seats available at three upcoming active shooter training sessions. Register now.

OHIO Innovation Center awarded Rural Business Development Grant from the USDA
OHIO Innovation Center awarded Rural Business Development Grant from the USDA

Emancipation Day Celebration in Rendville, Ohio, is Sept. 22
The celebration will include live music, living history, speakers, a video of Rendville, activities for children, student presentations, dance and song entertainment, and a dedication of the Richard L. Davis Ohio Historical Marker at 12:30 p.m.

OHIO partners with HAPCAP to provide transportation services to University community
Last year, Ohio University partnered with the Hocking Athens Perry Community Action program on various training activities and events including, Ride with Rufus and Ohio Loves Transit Week. HAPCAP also administers OHIO’s Go Bus and Bobcat Pass Program to the University.

OHIO visit to Botswana, Ghana, The Gambia and Senegal [PHOTOS]
Ohio University representatives traveled to Botswana, Ghana, The Gambia and Senegal in June and July and took part in a wide range of events with OHIO students, faculty, alumni and partner institutions.

OHIO representatives meet with alumni, partners in four African countries
Ohio University representatives traveled to four African countries in June and July and met with enthusiastic alumni, visited with inspiring students taking part in summer programs, and held meetings with important partner universities and institutions. The trip included visits to Botswana, Ghana, The Gambia and Senegal.

President Nellis shares summary of his 2018 State of the University Address
During our Faculty and Staff Convocation yesterday, I praised and thanked colleagues in my first State of the University address as Ohio University’s 21st President. During that address, I shared the progress we have made relative to our strategic pathways and priorities, highlighted some of the more notable achievements that have propelled us forward this past academic year and began to lay the groundwork for the year to come.

TEDx speaker Stephanie Lampkin to deliver OHIO Leadership Summit keynote speech Oct. 3
Stephanie Lampkin, TEDx speaker and former downhill ski racer, will deliver, “Control Your Identity, Control Your Destiny,” Wednesday, Oct. 3. She will also participate in a roundtable discussion of diversity and leadership on Thursday, Oct. 4.

Patton College Literacy Center to host book fair during Adult Education and Family Literacy Week
The Patton College of Education’s Stevens Literacy Center will host a Scholastic Book Fair in conjunction with Adult Education and Family Literacy Week and Ohio University’s Parents Weekend. The Fair will be held Sept. 27-30 in McCracken Hall 218.

Classified Senate updates its nomination process for non-bargaining Classified Employee of the Month
Classified Senate updated the Employee of the Month nomination process by adding four questions that will enable the award’s selection committee to more thoroughly evaluate the nominees.

University working hard to reduce use of plastic bags
Ohio University has created small initiatives to reduce the need for plastic. Estimates have concluded that removing plastic bags would save the University around $15,500.

Sep 20, 2018
Campus Recreation to Host Second Annual Homecoming 5k Run and Walk
Current and former Bobcats, along with Athens community members, are invited to kick off their OHIO Homecoming celebration with the Campus Recreation’s second annual Homecoming 5K Fun Run and Walk.

iCUE Spotlight: Sept. 21-27, 2018
This week's schedule includes active shooter training, a panel discussion and the welcome convocation for the newest medical students. Read about other upcoming OHIO events on the CUE.

OHIO Honors Course Enhancement Workshops now open for faculty registration
In support of the OHIO Honors Program, six Course Enhancement Workshops will be offered to faculty between September and January. These workshops are designed to help faculty build OHIO Honors components into courses they are already teaching.

OHIO Hockey to host free Green vs. White Game Sept. 21
The OHIO Bobcats hockey team will be play its Green and White game at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21. The game is free and will not require a ticket.

President Nellis highlights the far-reaching impact of OHIO during first State of the University address
President Dr. M. Duane Nellis shared the many ways that the University is impacting the community, region, state and nation during his first State of the University Address in the Walter Hall Rotunda on Sept. 18. Read the highlights here.

University is pleased to present CoLab, new space to open publicly this month
A new space, designed as a physical hub for many of the student innovation and entrepreneurship activities taking place across campus, is set to open to students, faculty and staff on the third floor of the Ohio University Libraries in late September.

State of the Arts, Celebrating High School Art Teachers
The Ohio University School of Art + Design presents a juried selection of art from visual art educators across the state in Ohio University’s sixth annual “State of the Arts” exhibition, on view Sept. 18– Oct. 8.

Faculty and Staff Resource Fair is Oct. 3
Registration is available for the annual OHIO Faculty and Staff Resource Fair. The event will feature immunizations, breakout sessions, a multitude of exhibitors and refreshments. 

IEW 2018 to feature conference on Sustainable Development Goals
This fall’s International Education Week (IEW) will feature a wide range of events and activities, including a conference focused on the United Nations’ 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

GradConnect event on Tuesday Sept 25
GradConnect event will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 25

Sep 21, 2018
University paving project complete
A campus roadway milling and paving project has been completed. This year Ohio University partnered with the City of Athens for the first time on the city’s annual paving project.

Former White House photographer to be honored with OHIO’s federal government alumni award
Former White House photographer to be honored with OHIO’s federal government alumni award

Longtime Faculty Artist Presents a Multitude of Forms Inspired by Jazz, on Exhibition in the Trisolini Gallery, Baker Center
Celebrating the work of longtime faculty painter Robert E. Peppers, Ohio University’s School of Art + Design presents a retrospective exhibit, “Robert Peppers: Collage Improvisations,” on view in the Trisolini Gallery at Baker Center.

Clarence White Jr. Fund for Photography Lecture Series brings alumna back to OHIO
Award-winning photographer Jo Ann Walters, MFA ’83, returned to the Athens Campus for an artist talk and roundtable discussion as part of the Clarence White Jr. Fund for Photography Lecture Series.

Hollywood Bowl event brings together Bobcat alumni, students and leadership
The Greater Los Angeles Chapter’s Sept. 8 OHIO Alumni Night at the Hollywood Bowl brought together past and present Bobcats as well as Ohio University leadership for an evening of fun, food and fellowship under the L.A. stars.

Theater Division presents “The Wolves,” by Sarah Delappe
The Ohio University Theater Division in the School of Dance, Film and Theater is proud to present the first production of the 2018–19 season, “The Wolves,” by Sarah DeLappe, directed by David Haugen and presented in the Forum Theater, Oct. 4 through 6 and 9 through 13.

Sep 23, 2018
Wealth & Poverty ¦ Action on Inequality Week, Sept. 21-28
The Wealth and Poverty theme at Ohio University presents six speakers for “Action on Inequality Week" from Sept. 21-28.<br /><br />Going beyond teaching, learning, and advocating for equality, many are taking positive, important actions against inequalities in income, health, education, and well-being in local communities. The Wealth and Poverty Week on Action on Inequality brings the OHIO community together to discuss various actions to combat the growing inequalities in our society and advance the common good.

Constitution Day Lecture ¦ Free Speech on Campus, Sept. 27
The Ohio University Constitution Day Lecture features Dr. Sigal Ben-Porath discussing "Free Speech on Campus" on Thursday, Sept. 27, at 5 p.m. at the Athena Cinema on Court Street.

NIH funds faculty research into extending lifespan
A new federally funded research project at the Ohio University Edison Biotechnology Institute and Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine could lead to treatments that extend human lifespan and allow people to enjoy better health in their old age.

Sep 24, 2018
Middle school students debate the future of our world within the universe
The Universalization Student Debate was hosted by the NSS at its annual conference and focused on the question of ‘whether universalization can promote global peace through cooperation’. During the course of the debate, the student teams, ages 12 to 14, discussed the future of space governance, the sustainability of humanity through cooperation, and the nature of space as the next frontier.

Health care changes require doctors to rethink roles, speaker tells medical students
OhioHealth executive Bruce Vanderhoff spoke at the 43rd Annual Convocation and White Coat Ceremony of the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, where 266 students received white coats signifying their status as physicians in training.

Women’s Center fall semester schedule full of fun and educational events
The Women’s Center offers people a diverse look into the needs and concerns of women. Check out the many exciting events planned for fall semester.

OHIO has many majors inspired by health and fitness
Groups across the country will participate in health and fitness events Wednesday, Sept. 26, in honor of Women’s Health & Fitness Day. Ohio University offers several exercise majors for students interested in fitness, dance, dance performance and choreography, sport and lifestyle studies, sports management, sports coaching and exercise physiology.

Sep 25, 2018
Student-alumni networking tees off at annual golf scramble
The unseasonably hot and muggy September weather broke this weekend – just in time for Ohio University’s student chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineering to host alumni, faculty, staff and students for the organization’s annual golf scramble Saturday morning at the OHIO golf cou

Ohio University’s engineering and technology dean kicks off key NASA event
Dennis Irwin, dean of Ohio University’s Russ College of Engineering and Technology, last week addressed leading industry and academic experts in aerospace at a NASA event showcasing the brightest young engineers and scientists at NASA Glenn Research Center.

Russ College students prepare for the world of work
Donning professional attire, Russ College students stormed Stocker Center and the Academic & Research Center with resumes in hand last week for the college’s annual early fall career fair.

Esteemed biomedical researcher delivers third Russ Prize lecture
Physicist Christoph K. Hitzenberger, one of five recipients of the National Academy of Engineering’s 2017 Fritz J. and Dolores H. Russ Prize, gave a Stocker Lecture at Ohio University last week about his role in developing optical coherence tomography (OCT), a revolutionary medical imaging technology that enables diagnosis and treatment of eye diseases and other medical conditions.

Scientist Ronan Carroll to discuss vaccines at Oct. 3 Science Café
Event to be held at Baker Center Front Room.

Sep 26, 2018
Town, gown gearing up for Homecoming Week 2018
Homecoming Week 2018 begins Monday, Oct. 15, with this year’s theme, “Athens State of Mind,” serving as a reminder of Bobcats’ forever home away from home.

Fourth-annual Faculty Newsmakers Gala celebrates 378 newsmakers [PHOTOS]
Members of the Ohio University community gathered Sept. 20 to celebrate OHIO’s faculty – not for what they do inside their classrooms or research facilities, but rather for the above-and-beyond work they do to promote the University and its excellence.

CHSP honors scholarship winners
Nearly 100 of the top students in the College of Health Sciences and Professions were recognized for their achievements during the 39th Annual Scholarship Awards Reception held inside Ohio University’s Grover Center on Friday, Sept. 7.

Scripps Partnership Celebration honors Scripps Howard Foundation commitment to OHIO
<br />The celebration was prompted by the fulfillment of a $15 million pledge made by the Scripps Howard Foundation to the Scripps College of Communication. The funding has provided support for professional and student development, scholarships, internships, innovation programs and visiting professional programs in the college, among other things.

Patton College hosts inaugural technology institute to benefit P-12 educators and their students
This summer, The Patton College of Education hosted its first Summer Technology Institute: “Educators Implementing Innovative and Practical Technology in the Classroom.” The event provided technology training and professional development for P-12 teachers, teacher educators, and teacher candidates.

Sep 27, 2018
October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month
At Ohio University, cyber security is everyone's responsibility.

iCUE Spotlight: Sept. 28-Oct. 4, 2018
This week's calendar features Parents Weekend activities, theater shows and the OUPD Stroll Patrol.

Roll into battle for a good cause
Some of the most fun you can have on two wheels is back in the form of Quad Rugby 2018. The fundraiser is held for the Buckeye Blitz, a semi-professional quad rugby team based in Columbus, and is being hosted by the Ohio University physical therapy division on Oct. 13 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in OHIO’s Ping Center.

Duo Unprepared Performs Live Music Set to Charlie Chaplin’s Classic, “Modern Times” for OHIO Parent’s Weekend
The Ohio University Performing Arts Series will present a special live-music cinema event, “The Re-Imagined Score: ‘Modern Times’ By Duo Unprepared,” Saturday, Sept. 29 and Sunday, Sept. 30 at the Athena Cinema in Athens.

President M. Duane Nellis announces new internship program in Washington D.C.
President M. Duane Nellis has announced the creation of the new Ohio University Capital Internship Program. The program will be based in Washington, D.C. starting in the spring.

Opioid response training presented at Ohio University Southern
As the region works to overcome the effects of the opioid crisis, Ohio University Southern is working to provide new strategies in the community. One step toward that goal involved a training session on Sept. 21, on the topic of Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment.

New Online Platform Drives Innovation by Connecting Ohio’s Research Universities with Industry
A new online research portal will more efficiently deliver research and innovation opportunities to both industry and Ohio’s academic institutions, facilitating partnerships, expanding workforce and funding opportunities, and fostering economic development throughout the region.

Student Resource Commons hosts book launch for Dr. Hayley Mitchell Haugen
The first full-length collection of poetry written by Hayley Mitchell Haugen, Ph.D., was released this month by Main Street Rag Publishing Company. The Southern Campus Student Resource Commons recently hosted a book launch event for Haugen, who shared readings of selected works from the new book.

K9 officers contribute to campus community
Ohio University’s police officers patrol campus by cruiser, bike, or on foot, but two officers patrol on four paws. K9 officers Brody and Alex work diligently alongside their human handlers, Officers Mike Harlow and Tim Woodyard, to help provide security at campus events.

Dean of Heritage College, Dublin, picked to chair global osteopathic organization
William J. Burke, D.O., dean of the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine at Dublin, has been elected chair of the Osteopathic International Alliance.

Ohio University Professor Emeritus Pete Souza Receives Federal Government Alumnus Award
Ohio University President M. Duane Nellis, today, honored Pete Souza with the Outstanding Federal Government Alumnus Award at OHIO’s Seventh Annual Federal Government Alumni Luncheon.

Sep 28, 2018
Faculty and staff encouraged to network at Multicultural Mix and Mingle
The Mix and Mingle was designed as an inclusive and fun way for the University community to drop in and network with each other at the end of the work day.

Southern Campus alumnus is Highway Patrol post commander
Sergeant Nicholas A. Lunsford graduated in 2000 with an Associate of Applied Science degree in Law Enforcement Technologies. He said the education he received at Ohio University Southern provided a background for him to explore during his studies.

Purchasing Department invites faculty and staff to third annual Supplier Fair
Come Rock around the Clock with Ohio University purchasing staff and preferred suppliers at the third annual Supplier Fair on Wednesday, October 10 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. in the Baker University Center Ballroom. The “Fabulous 50s” themed event will offer giveaways, refreshments and drawings, and appearances by Rufus the Bobcat and The King himself.

Meet + Greet: Anahita Sanandaji, Instructor, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
Anahita Sanandaji didn’t know a thing about computers growing up, but she was intrigued when her father brought one home for the family. From that day forward, she knew she wanted to pursue engineering.

Russ College faculty recognized at fourth annual Faculty Newsmakers Gala
Twenty-one faculty members of the Russ College of Engineering and Technology were honored Thurs., Sept. 20, at the fourth annual OHIO Newsmakers Gala.

ZipIt.News launches in 20 Southeast Ohio counties
Building on the work of the Media Deserts Project of Ohio University, the Zip-It News online community and news site (ZipIt.News) has launched in 20 Southeast Ohio counties, providing a news and information channel for local communities and villages lacking peer-to-peer and government dialogue.