|October Alumni Association Newsletter now available|
The October issue of the Ohio University Alumni Association’s newsletter, “OHIO Alumni,” is now available to view online.
|Alumni Awards Gala is Oct. 12|
The Ohio University Alumni Association will present its most prestigious awards to
11 individuals on Friday, Oct. 12, at 6:30 p.m. in the Baker University Center Ballroom.
|New Office of the President website is live|
The Office of the President has a redesigned and renovated website.
|Risk Management and Safety issues first Safe-T-Gram|
Ohio University Risk Management and Safety has published its first version of Safe-T-Gram this fall.
|Football kicker named NFF Campbell Trophy semifinalist|
Ohio University senior kicker Matt Weller is one of 147 candidates for the 2012 NFF National Scholar-Athlete Awards, presented by Fidelity Investments.
|Ohio researchers receive NIH grant to study treatments for lower back pain|
In a step towards finding more effective treatments for lower back pain, two Ohio University researchers, James S. Thomas, P.T., Ph.D., and Brian C. Clark, Ph.D., recently received a five year, $2.1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
|Artists celebrate Malinski's nanomedicine work in Paris exhibit|
After Ohio University scientist Tadeusz Malinski gave a talk in Paris last year about his pioneering research in nanomedicine, the Roi Doré Gallery decided to host an art competition inspired by his work. They challenged artists around the globe to submit new pieces based on Malinski's scientific discoveries. The result was the exhibit "10⁹ Nano Art," held in Paris in early June.
|Campus crime statistics stay consistent during past year|
The Ohio University Police Department has released the 2011 campus crime statistics and In comparison to last year's statistics, there are few changes in numbers.
|Ronald Socciarelli Memorial Concert is Oct. 12|
The Ohio University School of Music’s Wind Symphony and Symphonic Band will present a special concert to commemorate the life and legacy of Ronald Socciarelli, director of bands from 1973 to 1992, on Oct. 12, at 8 p.m. in Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium.
|Fall Patton Lecture Series features retired colonel and alumna|
Ohio University alumna Arlene Greenfield will deliver an address titled "An OU Degree and an Army Career" on Monday, Oct. 15 at 11:45 a.m. in the Curriculum and Technology Center at McCracken Hall.
|Budget Hero game will allow public to debate federal budget|
Everyone is invited to come see how long it takes for your budget to go bust during the "serious game" Budget Hero: Election Edition from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11 in Bentley Hall 227.
|Volunteer Street Fair and Majors Fair inhabit Baker University Center|
On Oct. 2, Baker University Center was the site of the annual Majors Fair and the Volunteer Street Fair. The events took place between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.
|Wednesday's Science Cafe rescheduled for Dec. 5|
Martin Kordesch, professor of physics and astronomy, will present "The Physics of Music," in his Science Café discussion at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, in the Baker University Center Front Room.
|Ohio University Halloween 2012 parking restrictions|
Halloween parking regulations are effective Friday, Oct. 26, at 3 p.m. through Sunday, Oct. 28, at 7 a.m.
|Sociology professor to discuss the social aspect of college drinking in Science Cafe|
Thomas Vander Ven, Ohio University professor of sociology, will present "Why Students Drink Too Much and Party So Hard," at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24 in the Baker University Center Front Room.
|Items confiscated at Obama rally available in Baker Center|
Personal items that were confiscated at the security gates of the President Barack Obama campaign rally on Wednesday can be picked up at the Baker University Center.
|From black hole breakthroughs to holiday parties, possibilities abound through faculty-supported endowment|
More than half of faculty in the Department of Physics and Astronomy have donated more than $1,000 through payroll deduction to support a cherished department endowment.
|DuPont sponsors Ohio University chemical engineering student team|
Chemical and biomolecular engineering students at Ohio University's Fritz J. and Dolores H. Russ College of Engineering and Technology have received a $5,000 sponsorship from DuPont Washington Works.
|Leaps and light years: Keith Hawkins wastes no time finding his academic niche in black hole research|
As early as his sophomore year of high school, Keith Hawkins was researching alongside Ohio University astronomers. Today as a senior astrophysics major in OHIO's Honors Tutorial College, that record of excellence continues, thanks to the support of dedicated faculty in the Department of Physics and Astronomy.
|The College of Arts and Sciences: A world of opportunity|
With 18 departments, 67 majors and nearly 5,000 students, the College of Arts and Sciences is Ohio University's largest college, facilitating one third of all majors on the Athens campus.
|Senior shares tips on how to have a safe Halloween weekend|
Senior Holly Coletta shares tips on how to have a safe Halloween weekend. Staying close to friends is one of her tactics.
|Classified Service Awards recognize employees for years of service|
Classified Senate hosted the 43rd annual Classified Service Awards Reception on Wednesday in the Baker Center Ballroom. The ceremony honored more than 150 employees who recently celebrated 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, and 35 years of service to Ohio University.
|Registrar sends out fall grades and examinations deadlines|
On Tuesday, Ohio University Registrar Debra Benton sent an email to all faculty and staff about final grades and examinations for fall semester.
|A flu shot for your computer: OIT chooses Sophos as new anti-virus provider|
OIT has signed a contract with Sophos to provide virus and malware protection for all faculty, staff, and students. Sophos will replace the university’s current McAfee Virus Scan and Virex for Mac offerings.
|Provost updates faculty on spring advising|
On Friday, Executive Vice President and Provost Pam Benoit provided faculty with an update on spring advising.
|New energy performance contract discussed in University Facilities conference call|
Ohio University's new state-approved 15-year, $28.3 million energy performance contract (EPC) with Constellation New Energy, a leading retail supplier of power, natural gas and energy products and services, was the top story to come out of a recent Facilities Conference Call.
|Culinary Services, PersonnelPlus partnership strengthens lives|
The Culinary Services and PersonnelPlus collaboration was celebrated Thursday, Oct. 18, at the agency's biennial Employer/Employee Recognition Banquet, where PersonnelPlus recognized the area employers they partner with as well as the individuals with disabilities who make a difference.
|Take a closer look at the Obama campaign visit [PHOTOS]|
With just 20 days remaining before the 2012 Presidential Election, President Barack Obama's campaign stopped at Ohio University's College Gate. Check out the pictures from the historic Oct. 17 event.
|Chris Moberg to discuss flipping the classroom|
Chris Moberg, professor and chair of marketing in the College of Business, will be discussing the flipped classroom model from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30, in the Friends of the Library Room (Alden Library 319).
|Meteorologists explore the weather systems that impact Antarctic climate change|
Scientists have been puzzled by the uneven climate change observed in Antarctica over the last few decades. Ryan Fogt, an assistant professor of geography, is trying to unlock the mystery behind this phenomenon.
|TechGROWTH Ohio wins new Third Frontier funding|
Ohio University announced that its Third Frontier initiative, TechGROWTH Ohio, was awarded a new round of funding in a competitive state-wide process. The new award totals $3 million and will be matched with private dollars.
|Portion of Hockhocking Adena Bikeway to close for paving on Monday|
Ohio University Facilities has announced that a small portion of the Hockhocking Adena Bikeway will be closed for paving from Oct. 29 through Nov. 2.
|United 2 Give, United 2 Help: Annual fundraising campaign kicks off Thursday|
United Appeal’s "United 2 Give, United 2 Help" fundraising campaign runs Nov. 1 through Dec. 24.
|Comm Dev celebrates 25th anniversary|
Ohio University’s Communication and Development Studies (Comm Dev) program at the Center for International Studies is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a daylong event on Friday, Oct. 26 at Baker University Center.
|President McDavis will be guest on WATH 970 Nov. 1|
Ohio University President Roderick J. McDavis will discuss the latest happenings at Ohio University on local radio station WATH's "The Party Line" at 9 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 1.
|A look back at Athens inaugural Run Like Hell 5K|
Organized by Associate Professor of Family Medicine Daryn Straley and his wife Kathy, the inaugural Run Like Hell 5K raised more than $4,000 for cystic fibrosis research.
|Bobcat Blackout features discount for faculty, staff|
OHIO faculty and staff can purchase their Bobcat Blackout promotional package for $12, which includes
a commemorative long-sleeve T-shirt, a complementary round of golf at the Ohio University Golf and Tennis Center and a chance to win an authentic OHIO black football jersey.
|Sculptor David Hostetler unveils public artwork in New York City|
A new 13-foot bronze artwork by Ohio University School of Art Professor Emeritus David Hostetler, titled IKON, was unveiled on Oct. 17 at a private ceremony in the plaza across from The Sheffield condominiums in New York City.
|Lancaster students to honor Stephanie Adams at Domestic Violence Walk|
Ohio University Lancaster students plan to take part in Thursday's domestic violence walk on the Lancaster Campus in Stephanie Adams' honor. They plan to carry pictures of her during the two-mile walk along the Lancaster bike path near Ohio University Lancaster at 2 p.m.
|Natalie Kruse to discuss mine reclamation in Oct. 31 Science Cafe|
Natalie Kruse, environmental studies professor in the Voinovich School, will present "Sustainability: Mining and Mine Reclamation," at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31 in the Baker University Center Front Room in a Science Café discussion.
|Gift to Child Development Center encourages community growth|
The Child Development Center in the Gladys W. and David H. Patton College of Education recently received a $145,000 gift from alumna Elizabeth Farmer. The gift is being used to establish the Elizabeth Farmer, Lynda Jones, Kimberly Parish Farmer Family Endowment for the Child Development Center (CDC).
|Annual Hallowpalooza Concert is Oct. 31|
The School of Music will present "Hallowpalooza V—Something Wicked This Way Hums" at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31, in Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium.
|Miriam Nelson works to extend the life of Ohio University's Libraries|
It is true that maintaining a library requires knowledgeable librarians, systematic organization, accessibility for patrons, and of course, a custodial staff. But what about caring for the books themselves? The answer for Ohio University is Head of Preservation Miriam Nelson.
|Women in Philanthropy logo contest calls for entries|
Women in Philanthropy of Ohio University (WIP) is conducting a logo design contest and has extended the deadline to Thursday, Nov. 15.
|Graduate student will use grant to study foster children in college|
Jacob Okumu, Ohio University resident director for Biddle Hall and resident counselor at the Ohio University Office of Multicultural Student Access and Retention (OMSAR), was presented with the Paul P. Fidler Research Grant on Oct. 13 to study foster children's transition to college.
|The Promise Lives Campaign hits the road|
As part of The Promise Lives Campaign, Ohio University is inviting alumni and friends from around the state of Ohio to attend two special events in celebration of the transformational learning experience that is OHIO’s hallmark.
|Inside the Cleveland-area special event: Bobcats Up Close|
Nearly 100 Cleveland-area Ohio University alumni explored the Cleveland Museum of Natural History on Friday, Oct. 19 during “Bobcats Up Close.”