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Oct 1, 2013
Professor lends expertise to UN on climate and security
Just this month, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) -- an initiative of the World Meteorological Organization and the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) -- released the first section of its 5th Assessment Report. It's the work of nearly 1,000 experts worldwide who sifted through six years' worth of scientific, technical and scholarly articles to aggregate and characterize everything we know about climate change, its potential impacts and its implications.

University Human Resources issues required insurance marketplace information
The Ohio University community received notification on Oct. 1 from University Human Resources about the existence of health insurance Marketplaces.

Senator George V. Voinovich Visits Ohio University
Retired U.S. Senator George Voinovich and OHIO Visiting Professor of Leadership and Public Affairs visited Ohio University Tuesday September 24th with hopes of giving students "insight into how things really are." Circled by plaques in honor of his contributions to the State of Ohio in the Alden Library Voinovich Seminar Room, the Senator exchanged handshakes with over thirty students and visitors to Dr. DeLysa Burnier's "Interest Groups in American Politics" class. Then, he dived into a pool of questions about the state of the American student and American society submitted by the students.

Physics Open House: What not to do with your microwave, and more
The Ohio University Department of Physics and Astronomy Open House is Saturday, Oct. 19, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Clippinger Laboratories on the Athens campus.

Vice Provost of Diversity and Inclusion candidates announced
The Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost has released the names of the three candidates identified as finalists.

Angeles Eames CV
The curricula vitae of Angeles Eames

Kirstein named dean of Heritage College’s new northeast Ohio medical school campus
Isaac J. Kirstein, D.O., FACOI, joins the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine as dean of its new campus in affiliation with the Cleveland Clinic on Oct. 1. <br /><br />“We welcome our first class of students to this campus in July 2015, and we are fortunate to have Dr. Kirstein lead our efforts in northeast Ohio as we endeavor to address the state’s most pressing health care needs,” said Kenneth H. Johnson, D.O., executive dean of the Heritage College.<br />

Engineering alum returns to campus as published poet
While former OHIO students reconnected with each other and campus at Black Alumni Reunion this weekend, an engineering alumnus was connecting with a whole new audience at his poetry book signing. Jesse Owens II, BSIT ’89, appeared Saturday at The Little Professor bookstore on Court Street to sign copies of his book, Chronicle of a Different State of Mind: Parallels of Life thru Poetry.

Black Alumni Reunion hosts new networking event
For the first time in the event’s more than 30-year history, the Black Alumni Reunion, held this past weekend, included a Black Owned Business Owner Networking Reception.

OIT identifies cause of Sep 18 Internet outage, makes changes to prevent recurrence
In the wake of a 3 hour Internet outage on Sep 18, OIT has made changes to the university's Domain Name Service (DNS) to prevent a similar outage from happening again.

Oct 2, 2013
Roundtable on Banning Literary Texts by African American Authors, Oct. 3
A Roundtable Discussion on Banning Literary Texts by African American Authors is Thursday, Oct. 3, at 4 p.m. in the Faculty Commons, third floor of Alden Library.

Value of internships and other news from Chillicothe Campus
Internships bridge classroom and workplace, plus campus initiates community service awards as part of Heritage Day

John Bello-Ogunu CV(1)
John Bello-Ogunu CV

John Hopkins professor to speak at Costa Lecture
The Ohio University Department of History announces the 36th Costa Lecture, “Meeting Monsters in the Streets of Restoration London,” by Dr. Mary Fissel on Tuesday, Oct. 8, at 7:30 p.m. at the Walter Hall Rotunda.

AEP to work on power lines serving Athens Campus
The maintenance is part of a larger overall program that began Oct. 1 and continues through December to re-build one of the circuits serving the Athens area.

Black alumni celebrate the 2013 reunion at signature gala event
More than 300 black alumni and friends gathered at the 2013 Black Alumni Reunion Gala on Sept. 28, Celebrating Black Heritage at Ohio University Through the Decades.

Former program coordinator named 2014 recipient of Charles R. Higgins Distinguished Alumnus Award
Dr. Andrew Kreutzer honored for program leadership

University plays major role in Nelsonville Bypass opening
After 48 years of discussions, planning and construction, the $160 million, 8.5-mile U.S. 33 Nelsonville Bypass opened on Tuesday, Oct. 1, and Ohio University faculty, staff, students and alumni played a major role.

Kellogg and Willis named to preseason All-MAC basketball teams
Senior guard Nick Kellogg and junior guard Javarez Willis were named to the College Sports Madness Preseason All-MAC Teams.

Volleyball team climbs to No. 20 in AVCA poll
The Ohio University volleyball team (12-2, 2-0 MAC) checks in at No. 20 in the AVCA Division I Coaches Poll released Monday.

Open Forum: faculty tech director finalist Jeff Ahrendt, Oct 7
Jeff Ahrendt, finalist for OIT's new executive director for instructional technology and research position, will present at an open forum at 1pm in Alden 319 on Oct 7.

Clery Report reminds us to take precautions against crime
The 2013 Clery Report showed no alarming trends in campus safety, although there were a few noticeable changes compared to 2010 and 2011.

Nigerian Independence Day celebration is Saturday
On Oct. 1, 1960, Nigeria gained its independence from the United Kingdom. Now 53 years later, Ohio University students are bringing the celebration to Athens.

Clery Report provides latest campus crime statistics
The annual security compliance document, titled the Clery Report, is available on the Ohio University Police Department website.

Oct 3, 2013
Black Alumni Reunion brings memories and friends back to Athens [PHOTOS]
Ohio University’s black alumni returned to Athens Campus for the 2013 “Through the Decades”-themed triennial event Sept. 26-29. The Ohio University Alumni Association (OUAA) the Ohio University Ebony Bobcat Network (EBN) and other groups hosted events throughout the weekend, giving alumni myriad opportunities to celebrate their ties to the University and reconnected with one another. The much-anticipated triennial event is OHIO’s largest formal alumni reunion.

Ohio University Lancaster Theatre production of "To Kill a Mockingbird" brings new meaning to classic novel [VIDEO]
Two Ohio University Lancaster students who are part of the OUL Theatr''s production of "To Kill a Mockingbird" this fall say the play has deepened the meaning of the classic novel for them.

Scripps Day 2013 to focus on partnership opportunities, post-graduation success
The eighth annual Scripps Day will take place Tuesday, Oct. 8, on Ohio University's Athens Campus.

New Gordy ‘Holo-deck’ lab offers classroom of the future
One component of OHIO’s Language Resource Center, Gordy 015, dedicated to language learning, now includes what has been nicknamed the “Holo-deck.”

OHIO greetings, social media downloads available just in time for Homecoming
Ohio University Communications and Marketing is offering Bobcat Nation the opportunity to personalize their e-greetings and social media pages with OHIO-themed images.

Classics in a Pool, Classics Online, Classics’ Metamorphosis?
When classics faculty from around the state gather at Ohio University this weekend, their agenda melds some classical scholarly discussions with some modern techniques—a swimming pool, QR codes, online teaching, and undergraduate student research.

Scientists seek answers about Mal de Debarquement Syndrome, a rare condition that evokes a constant feeling of motion
Arianne Daume will never forget what happened on February 28, 2010. Immediately after stepping off a week-long Caribbean cruise, her head was spinning—and it hasn’t stopped since.

Oct 4, 2013
Zanesville Campus to begin offering Coaching Education minor
Ohio University Zanesville will offer a Coaching Education minor beginning spring semester.

Oct 6, 2013
Zanesville student has class assignment published in magazine
Laura Waggle, a junior at Ohio University Zanesville, has an essay she wrote for a creative non-fiction class featured in the recent issue of Under the Gum Tree.

Zanesville conference brings together those interested in promoting science careers in Appalachia
Ohio University’s Zanesville Campus will host the 2013 Women of Appalachia Conference Oct. 17-18. Registration for the conference closes on Oct. 10.

Oct 7, 2013
‘You’re Not Going to Break Bach… Experiment!’
For two weeks this summer in Arcata, California, Natalie Klco '15 shared a love for an instrument whose mere existence is unknown to most

From China to Athens to Prestigious Post-Doc in Germany
Physics and Astronomy doctoral student Yinyun Li ’13PhD, current holder of the department’s Y.-C. Chang Graduate Fellowship, has accepted a post-doctoral position beginning this fall in Germany, at the Georg-August-University Gӧttingen.

Russ College of Engineering and Technology welcomes new chief financial and administrative officer
The Fritz J. and Dolores H. Russ College of Engineering and Technology at Ohio University has welcomed Luanne Bowman as its new chief financial and administrative offer. The position, similar to those in other colleges, was created in response to the university’s transition to responsibility center management.

Annual Homecoming display at Alden Library this weekend
The proverbial memory lane begins at Alden Library's annual Homecoming display on Friday.

Voting for Homecoming king, queen begins today
The Ohio University Homecoming Court has been selected, and now it’s time for the OHIO student body to determine who will serve as this year’s Homecoming king and queen. Voting for OHIO’s Homecoming king and queen begins at 8 a.m. today (Oct. 7) – the first day of Homecoming Week – and ends at noon on Friday, Oct. 11. Each Ohio University student is eligible to vote but may only vote once.

Homecoming Week 2013 is in full swing
Ohio University is kicking off its 91st Homecoming celebration with the theme “OUr Past, OUr Present, OUr Future.”

Word on the Street - it's you video [VIDEO]
With the recent premiere of Ohio University's "it's you" campaign, Rachel Bailey asks students which comments in the commercials they connected with the most.

Walter Fieldhouse site offers learning opportunity to OHIO engineering students
The newest building on Ohio University’s Athens Campus doesn’t yet have walls or a roof, but Wednesday it played classroom to more than 80 students when a group from the Russ College of Engineering and Technology toured the Walter Fieldhouse site.

OHIO engineering students tour Walter Fieldhouse [PHOTO ESSAY]
More than 80 students got an up close look at the Walter Fieldhouse site.

Nanotechnology is topic of Wednesday Science Cafe
Savas Kaya, associate professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, will explore nanotechnology during his Science Café talk titled, "Nanoscale Science & Engineering: Hype or Opportunity?" at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9.

Author to discuss representations of feminism in the media
Janell Hobson, an associate professor of Women's Studies at the University at Albany, State University of New York, will present, "The Politics of Looking (And Not Looking) Like a Feminist" on Thursday, Oct. 10.

Oct 8, 2013
Lancaster Campus "Undecided Workshops" help students make MAJOR decision
About 450 students at Ohio University Lancaster are undecided, meaning they have not declared a major yet. Data shows that students who have a clear goal are more focused, stay motivated to go to class and earn the best possible grades. That's why Ohio University Lancaster ¦ Pickeirngton advisors are holding several workshops on how to pick a major.

Call for Green Jacket volunteers for Halloween 2013
The University is seeking the help of faculty and administrative staff to keep campus and the surrounding areas safe during Halloween.

Civil War: The Mythology of Sherman’s March, Oct. 9
Dr. Mark Grimsley, Associate Professor of History at Ohio State University, will discuss the many myths that have developed over the years about Sherman’s famous March to the Sea on Wednesday, Oct. 9, at 7 p.m. in Walter 145.

Oct 9, 2013
Sociologists explore the complex relationships we form in cyberspace
When one thinks “social network,” it’s easy to envision Facebook posts or LinkedIn connections. When Ted Welser thinks “social network,” he sees the Industrial Revolution.

Strategic approach supports strong enrollment on Chillicothe Campus
Fall enrollment numbers and other news from the Chillicothe Campus

A&S faculty bring curricular themes to life
College of Arts & Science faculty are tackling the challenges of the 21st century by building interdisciplinary and team-taught courses around a new set of curricular themes. This initiative seeks to provide students with a broad but integrated range of opportunities for building the critical skills and knowledge they need for successful careers, engaged citizenship and fulfilling lives.

Poets: Wednesday: Lemon Meringue; Thursday: Mud Pie
Measure two faculty from the College of Fine Arts, add one from English. Stir well. Bake lovingly by another English faculty. Enjoy.

Undergrad Seminar: The Math Behind the Bowl Championship Series, Oct. 9
Mathematics student Jason Crea will discuss “The Math Behind the Bowl Championship Series” on Wednesday, Oct. 9, at 4:10 p.m. in Morton 122 as part of the Undergraduate Mathematics Seminar series.

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes slated for Oct. 19
Ohio University’s sixth annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes will step off at noon Saturday, Oct. 19.

Record breaking Got Swabbed? campaign is Oct. 15 [VIDEO]
The Got Swabbed? donor drive will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, on the Baker University Center third floor atrium. The process can potentially save the life of someone affected by nonfunctioning bone marrow caused by leukemia, lymphoma, other cancers and genetic diseases.

National Coming Out Day is Oct. 11
The Ohio University Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community is celebrating LGBT History Month with a week of events to celebrate National Coming Out Day.

Oct 10, 2013
UCM seeks feedback to improve services
University Communications and Marketing (UCM) wants to know how it can better serve the Ohio University community and fulfill its mission to promote OHIO, and is asking for help from the people who matter most.

Employment Tax audit under way for University
Ohio University received notification from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) that it would be performing an Employment Tax audit, which began the end of last month.

Annual Sustainability and Climate Action Report published
Thanks to the hard work of a variety of campus constituents, the Fiscal Year 2013 Sustainability and Climate Action Report is now available for public viewing online.

WOUB, AVW to stream Homecoming parade
WOUB and AVW Productions will be broadcasting live from the 2013 Homecoming parade, which begins at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 12.

Scripps Day explores post-graduation success, highlights college’s initiatives
The eighth annual Scripps Day featured programs focused on students’ post-graduate success as well as opportunities made possible through the partnership between the Scripps Howard Foundation and the Scripps College of Communication.

Applications for OHIO’s first women’s scholars program due Oct. 25
Ohio University is accepting applications for its first women’s scholars program now through Oct. 25.

Oct 11, 2013
Golding announces Brice Bible taking job at Buffalo
In a message to University faculty and staff, Vice President for Finance and Administration Stephen Golding announced Chief Information Officer Brice Bible would be leaving in November for a new position at the University of Buffalo.

Indo-American Friendship Day Dinner tickets available
The Indo-American Friendship Day Dinner provides an evening of Indian cuisine and entertainment on Saturday, Oct. 19, at 5 p.m. in the Baker University Center Ballroom.

Chila named ‘Educator of the Year’ by American Osteopathic Foundation
Anthony Chila, D.O., professor emeritus in the Department of Family Medicine, received the American Osteopathic Foundation (AOF) 2013 Educator of the Year award on Sunday, Sept. 29.

Chila named ‘Educator of the Year’ by American Osteopathic Foundation
Anthony Chila, D.O., professor emeritus in the Department of Family Medicine, received the American Osteopathic Foundation (AOF) 2013 Educator of the Year award on Sunday, Sept. 29.

Free course aids health care providers who treat patients with chronic pain
The Area Health Education Center (AHEC) at the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, in collaboration with the Interstate Postgraduate Medical Association, will present a continuing education session for health care providers about opioid use for patient care on Wednesday, Oct. 23, from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Ohio University Inn and Conference Center.

Child Health Conference addresses behavior issues with Appalachian children
A conference for health care professionals who work with children in Appalachia features a renowned researcher whose work concentrates on how stress and early-life experiences affect long-term health.

University to offer peer-reviewed online course certifications
The university will begin implementing a peer reviewed quality assurance program in spring semester for online courses.

Oct 14, 2013
Fall 2013 issue of 'Ohio Today' now available
Open the pages of the Fall 2013 issue of Ohio Today and embark on a personal journey.

OHIO surpasses American Cancer Society expectations
The Ohio University Athens Campus community answered the call to participate in an American Cancer Society prevention study with overwhelming support.

Alumnus, former dean at OHIO receives award from Mortar Board Society
Mortar Board National College Senior Honor Society recently presented the Distinguished Lifetime Membership Award to William Butler, former Ohio University dean of students and two-time OHIO alumnus.

Zanesville Halloween Run/Walk to benefit United Way
Ohio University Zanesville is hosting a Halloween fun run and walk to benefit the United Way of Muskingum, Perry and Morgan Counties on Oct. 26.

Pre-Law Day on Oct. 18 to explore legal careers
On Friday, Oct. 18, Ohio University will host its annual Pre-Law Day, featuring 10 professionals from a variety of backgrounds in law, in Baker University Center.

Science Cafe to discuss fracking the opera house
An unlikely connection exists between fracking and opera houses. Coal companies used to restore opera houses in exchange for the use of the land for mining.

A post-racial electorate? Not quite
The Internet and media are abuzz about a new study — co-authored by an Ohio University researcher — that suggests that the Voting Rights Act has played a key role in increasing minority representation on city councils nationwide.<br /><br />The study, titled "Are We There Yet? The Voting Rights Act and Black Representation on City Councils, 1981–2006," has been featured on Al Jazeera America, The Atlantic, and The Talking Points Memo, among other media outlets over the past week. It will be published this fall in The Journal of Politics. <br />

Researcher to discuss conflict in Cuba
A researcher with strong personal and professional ties to Cuba will visit Ohio University to discuss the political conflicts in the country and Latin America. Charles McKelvey will present "Cuba, Latin America and the Global Conflicts of Our Time."

Bobcat Nation celebrates Homecoming 2013
See some of the highlights from Ohio University's 91st Homecoming, celebrating "OUr Past, OUr Present, OUr Future."

Lancaster Campus students to participate in Athens Campus physics and astronomy event
Students from Ohio University Lancaster ¦ Pickerington will head to Athens this weekend to help with the Ohio University Department of Physics and Astronomy Open House. The event is being held at Clippinger Laboratories on October 19 from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Outstanding alumni honored at annual Homecoming Awards Gala
Each year, Ohio University bestows its highest honors on alumni and friends whose professional accomplishments or service to the university are particularly distinguished. This year’s awardees were recognized at the black-tie Alumni Awards Gala on Friday, Oct. 11, during Homecoming.

Oct 15, 2013
Chillicothe Campus students study abroad
Students gain global perspective and other news from the Chillicothe Campus

Phase III of COMP 2014 aims to identify job commonalities, group positions in “job families”
The University Human Resources team tasked with reviewing and revising Ohio University’s compensation structure is on track to complete the Compensation (COMP) 2014 project by the December 1, 2014 deadline.

Oct 16, 2013
Alum gets prize for turtle conservation work in Colombian Amazon
Ohio University alum Dr. Vivian Páez ’95PhD received the Sabin Turtle Conservation Prize for her research and work to conserve Columbia’s endemic turtle species over the past 30 years.

Hicks: Get ready for ‘taikonauts’ landing on the moon
“How will you feel when Chinese taikonauts are walking around on the moon? Is this just one more example of the United States ceding its technological superiority? How you feel might depend on what happens to the U.S. space program over the next decade,” writes Dr. Kenneth Hicks, Professor of Physics and Astronomy.

Sasquatch DNA: A Red-Haired Sister to Humans?
DNA evidence has gotten felons off death row. Could it be about to get Sasquatch onto the list of newly discovered species? Dr. Scott Moody has been teaching and researching various topics of biology at Ohio University for 35 years. For the last 15 years or so, he’s been looking at Bigfoot evidence—from a scientific perspective.

All faculty invited to explore curricular themes on Nov. 5
Ohio University faculty are invited to attend the first annual “Themes Fest” on Nov. 5 from 2-4 p.m., in the Nelson Commons Reception Area. Themes Fest provides an update on the curricular themes initiative launched in the College of Arts & Sciences last spring.

‘Refuge,’ stories of Nazi persecution victims, Oct. 17
The Contemporary History Institute sponsors the airing of the documentary REFUGE: Stories of the Selfhelp Home, directed by Ethan Bensinger, on Thursday, Oct. 17, at 4:30 p.m., in the Baker Theater. Bensinger is available for questions after the film. This event is free and open to the public.

Psychology Colloquium: Hypocrisy within a group, the black sheep effect, Oct. 18
The Psychology Department Colloquium series presents Dr. Jamie Barden, Associate Professor of Psychology at Howard University, currently on sabbatical at Ohio State University. His talk is on “Order of Actions Mitigates Hypocrisy Judgments but Differentially for Ingroup and Outgroup Members” on Friday, Oct. 18, at 11:50 a.m. in Porter 102.

Physics Open House: Beating Back Gravity, and More, Oct. 19
Fun with liquid nitrogen? Beating back gravity? Sharks with lasers? It’s all there to explore at the Ohio University Department of Physics and Astronomy Open House on Saturday, Oct. 19, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Clippinger Laboratories on the Athens campus.

Food for Thought: Revival of local, diversified agriculture, Oct. 23
The Food for Thought Speaker Series presents Dr. Art Trese on “Revival of local, diversified agriculture” on Wednesday, Oct. 23, at 5 p.m. in Ellis 113.

McCarthy: Why amur honeysuckle threatens Midwestern hardwood forests
Dr. Brian McCarthy, College of Arts & Science Associate Dean for Faculty, Graduate Studies and Research and Professor of Forest Ecology, spoke on Amur honeysuckle, one of the top invading species in the United States, at the Invasive Ornamental Plant Symposium & Working Group” in Chicago last week.

Faculty and Staff Resource Fair provides OHIO employees a wealth of information
More than 40 vendors offered Ohio University faculty and staff information, advice and free giveaways during the 2013 Faculty and Staff Resource Fair.

Science Café talk to focus on cells and molecules tug of war
David Tees, associate director in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, will discuss the cells and molecules tug of war during his Science Café discussion on Oct. 23.

Consulting Fellows Visit Silicon Valley
Consulting Fellows learn, network, and brainstorm business solutions with executives from Apple and Google

Follow-up repair work causes Park Place closure
Motorists visiting Ohio University’s Athens Campus are advised that the west bound lane of Park Place will be closed Oct. 21 to Oct. 24 due to follow-up repair work.

OCTUBAFEST, Oktoboefest feature guest artists
Two instruments are getting extra attention during the month of October at Ohio University’s School of Music. The tuba and oboe are not often the recipients of solos and don’t receive the recognition that many other instruments do.

University enters MOU with Beijing university
Ohio University's academic reach around the world was extended on Oct. 15 when it entered into a new memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Beijing International Studies University (BISU) in China.

Libraries hosts preservation workshop
Participants recently gathered at the Library Annex for a preservation workshop that gave Ohio University Libraries the opportunity to collaborate with institutions across southeast Ohio.

Oct 17, 2013
Process to turn heat on to Athens Campus buildings begins
In the coming week, buildings across Ohio University’s Athens Campus will be warming up when crews with Facilities Management make the switch from cooling to heating the buildings. According to the local weather forecast, temperatures are expected to drop as a cold front moves through Southern Ohio.

'Speed-mentoring' offers faculty timely tips
The College of Arts and Sciences held a “speed-dating” type event Oct. 11 as a mentoring program between senior and junior faculty within the college.

FBI to talk cyber crime in Baker on Oct 22
Intellectual property, cyber crime, and the role of technology: Join OIT on Oct 22 and hear straight from the FBI what online trends you should be aware of in 2013.

Homecoming 2013 packed with memorable moments [PHOTO ESSAY]
This photo essay features some of the highlights of Ohio University's 2013 Homecoming celebration.

Board of Trustees chair, vice chair field questions at Faculty Senate
Ohio University Board of Trustees Chair Sandra Anderson and Vice Chair David Brightbill answered questions at the Oct. 14 Faculty Senate meeting.

3D printer offers university, community capacity for design and manufacturing projects
Ohio University has purchased a new 3D printer that will allow the university and regional community to design prototypes and manufacture products on demand.

Water shortages affecting East Green
The Facilities Work Center is working to address domestic hot and cold water shortages and reduced water pressure on Ohio University's East Green today.

Training offered for new BobcatBUY user interface
The below message has been sent to active BobcatBUY users, Financial Managers, and Chief Financial Administrative Officers to provide important information on the next BobcatBUY software update which occurs three times annually in Spring, Summer, and Fall.

Oct 18, 2013
Safety tips for Halloween 2013
Although not a school-sanctioned event, Ohio University recognizes that this is an event in which many students participate. The following information is aimed at keeping everyone as safe as possible.

University 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.

Women of Appalachia Events show the true face of the woman
The Multicultural Center and Women's Center is sponsoring the 2013 Women of Appalachia Project's art exhibit and "Women Speak" events, featuring the works of 18 visual and 22 spoken word artists throughout Ohio and West Virginia.

Oct 20, 2013
Student campaign combats Halloween costume stereotypes
An Ohio University student group dedicated to informing its peers and the Athens community about the dangers of racism has developed the 2013 posters for its annual Halloween costume campaign.

Vote for OHIO in 'Best Football Atmosphere' contest
Voting for the Enterprise Rent-A-Car "Best Under-the-Radar NCAA Football Atmosphere" ends Oct. 21. Seven schools were selected as finalists, with the winner to be completely fan-determined through Facebook voting.

Oct 21, 2013
OHIO to host higher education, disability conference
The Ohio Association of Higher Education and Disability conference will be held Oct. 25 in Ballroom B of Baker University Center. The deadline to register for the event is 8 a.m. Oct. 23.

Social media: What's your personal risk?
What's your personal risk from social media? Join IT security experts for a panel discussion at 11 am on Oct 22 in Baker Cetner.

Sarah Poggione studies how female legislators impact policy decisions
If you don’t think it matters whether women serve in legislatures, Poggione, an associate professor of political science, has a story for you.

OHIO men strap on high heels, ‘Walk a Mile in Her Shoes’ [PHOTO ESSAY]
Men from Ohio University and surrounding communities ditched their normal footwear on Saturday to don a pair of women’s high heels for the sixth annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes.

Alumnus establishes scholarship in honor of family and freshman roommate
Passionate about education and helping students get a degree in physical therapy, Stephen Trotta created The Trotta, Haste and Schulman Physical Therapy Scholarship. The gift benefits physical therapy graduate students enrolled in or accepted for admission to Ohio University who pursue a doctorate in physical therapy.

Student-to-student sexual misconduct procedure eases process
A sexual misconduct procedure enacted at the start of Ohio University's 2013-14 school year works to simplify the reporting, investigation and implementation of sanctions processes for student-on-student allegations.

University Human Resources updates memos
The University Human Resources department has posted updated versions of two memos to the UHR website.

Oct 22, 2013
University to host “Campus Conversation: Sexual Assault, Consent and Bystander Intervention”
The Ohio University community is invited to participate in an event designed to provide a safe place for people to ask questions, raise concerns, and educate themselves and others about sexual assault, consent and bystander intervention.

Zanesville Campus to host Halloween safety event
Ohio University Zanesville's Campus Public Safety Department and Zane State College are hosting a Halloween safety event at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, in the Campus Center conference rooms.

Clarke appointed vice provost for Diversity and Inclusion
Executive Vice President and Provost Pam Benoit sent the following message to the University Community on Tuesday, Oct. 22, regarding the appointment of a new vice provost for Diversity and Inclusion.

Authors@Alden: A Conversation with English professor Kevin Haworth
On Oct. 30, the Libraries presents “I’m Not Just Making This Up: Why Even Creative Writers Need the Library.” This conversation with Kevin Haworth, assistant professor of English, details how writers can optimize their creative processes with the Libraries’ resources.

Oct 23, 2013
Memorial dedication on Chillicothe Campus honors domestic violence victims
The latest news and events from the Chillicothe Campus

McDavis' Letter to The Post: "Future of Ohio University experience rests with students"
President Roderick J. McDavis addressed students in an Oct. 22 letter to The Post newspaper.

“Take Back the Night” Event to be Held at Ohio University Lancaster Campus
Ohio University Lancaster ¦ Pickerington's Gender Equality Solidarity Society is holding its "Take Back the Night" event in Lancaster this year for the first time. The annual rally has been held at the Pickerington Center for the last seven years.

President's address to Board of Trustees to be streamed
Ohio University President Roderick J. McDavis’ address to the Board of Trustees on Nov. 1 will be streamed live on the president’s website.

#SustainableOU: Greening game day
As Bobcats prepare to take on the Miami University Redhawks on Oct. 26, student tailgaters should be on the lookout for a giant globe “rolling” around launching the Call to Sustain Campaign.

#SustainableOU: Game day pledge
As Bobcats prepare to take on the Miami University Redhawks on Oct. 26, student tailgaters should be on the lookout for a giant globe “rolling” around launching the Call to Sustain Campaign.

OHIO Safe and Secure: CIRT upgrades facility to enhance responsiveness
Having the proper tools at hand during a critical incident can be crucial to the success of communicating with the Ohio University community during an emergency.

Student flight team earns fourth consecutive regional safety win
For the fourth year in a row, Ohio University's Flying Bobcats team has won the safety award at Region III National Intercollegiate Flying Association's (NIFA) Safety and Flight Evaluation Conference (SAFECON).

Repairs underway at Lasher and Haning halls, RTEC
There will not be any heat or domestic hot water in the buildings during this time.

OHIO leadership to hit the radio airwaves
Various Ohio University officials, including President Roderick McDavis, will discuss the latest happenings on Athens radio station WATH 970 AM throughout the 2013-14 academic year.

Oct 24, 2013
OHIO faculty and staff make the difference
UCM works with group of faculty and staff to establish a pathway toward a more consistent approach to communications with prospective and current employees through a brand position that is unique to the OHIO experience.

Mario Grijalva combats a disease that affects millions worldwide
It’s estimated that between 8 and 11 million people in Mexico, South America, and Central America are infected with the parasite that causes Chagas disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

University Human Resources aids advertisting efforts for open positions
Ohio University departments have a great resource in University Human Resources (UHR) when it comes to advertising open positions in the University.

LASIK surgery pioneer and Russ Prize recipient to lecture on breakthrough discovery
Rangaswamy Srinivasan, a recipient of the 2013 Russ Prize, will discuss his development of the pulsed ultraviolet excimer laser, the technology behind LASIK and PRK vision correction surgeries, on Tues., Oct. 29, at 3:30 p.m. in Ohio University’s Baker University Center Ballroom.

Young Scholars Ages 10-17 Learn with OHIO Professors
Young scholars from 12 states, Canada and Spain visited Ohio University recently to spend a few days with faculty members on topics from poetry to fuel cells. This was the third year Ohio University has hosted a Young Scholars OHIO program.

Separating Fact from Fiction in Nanotechnology
Don’t expect nanotechnology to produce tiny robots with artificial intelligence that devour cancer cells or ropes with Carbon nanotube strands that are strong enough to build a space elevator from Earth to the orbiting stations.

After the troubles: Revising the dominant narrative
Celia Burke's plane landed on the runway of the Dublin International Airport on June 26, exactly 50 years (give or take a few hours) after John F. Kennedy arrived in Dublin for his first, and only, presidential trip to Ireland.

Halloween parking restrictions take effect at 3 p.m. Friday
Halloween parking restrictions on Ohio University’s Athens Campus will take effect at 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25, and continue through 7 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 27.

Oct 25, 2013
‘Seahorse’ will help scientists advance medical research
A new piece of research equipment at Ohio University will help scientists study aging, cardiovascular disease, obesity, diabetes and metabolic disorders.

EthicsPoint available for fraud reporting
In February 2006, Ohio University demonstrated its commitment to promoting a culture of ethics and integrity by contracting with EthicsPoint® to manage the Ohio University Ethics Hotline.

Kanawha Project builds climate change literacy
An Ohio University program dedicated to increasing sustainability and ecological literacy across disciplines on campus is seeking a cohort of 15 faculty members and five undergraduate scholars to participate in its 2013-14 project.

Student leadership program reborn after 42-year hiatus
Ohio University in particular is a community built on leadership. Which is why, after a 42-year hiatus, the Ohio Fellows Program is returning to campus.

Military and Veteran Student Resource Fair is Oct. 29
On Tuesday, Oct. 29, Ohio University will be hosting a Military and Veteran Student Resource Fair from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the Baker University Center Theatre lounge.

B2B marketing students get firsthand logistics and sales experience
Students participate in day of application-based learning

Calendar of Events How To
A detailed description of how to submit events to the Calendar of University Events (CUE).

Apple releases workaround for OS 10.8 WiFi bug
If your Mac randomly loses its OHIO wireless connection, these steps will fix that problem.

Oct 28, 2013
OHIO community embraces Campus Conversation
“Campus Conversation: Sexual Assault, Consent, and Bystander Intervention” was held Thursday from noon to 4 p.m. in the Main Reception room near Nelson Court.

Register for Art Encounters kids workshops at Kennedy Museum
The Ohio University Kennedy Museum of Art will host Art Encounters workshops for children on Nov. 16 and Dec. 7 from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Ohio University Lancaster ¦ Pickerington International Week: “Conflict & Contact” [AUDIO]
Ohio University Lancaster ¦ Pickerington is celebrating International Week November 12 – 15. This is the first year the event is being held on the regional campuses of Ohio University. The Lancaster Campus and Pickerington Center theme is "Conflict & Contact."

OHIO to celebrate International Education Week Nov. 12-16
For the first time, Ohio University will be hosting International Education Week at an institutional level, with events on campus Nov. 12-16.

Structural inspection of Convocation Center set to begin Oct. 29
The inspection will last through Thursday and is dependent on weather. Due to residence hall restrictions the inspections will not begin until after 9 a.m.

First Family Pledges Funds for Tutoring Center at OUL
When Assistant Professor of Education Jane Johnsen passed away unexpectedly last January, retired Ohio University Lancaster Campus Assistant Professor of Health Technology Debra Smith and her husband, Lancaster Mayor Dave Smith, wanted to find the right way to honor her memory. After speaking to OUL Development Director Mandi Custer, the Smiths decided to pledge $25,000 to the fundraising effort for a new tutoring center on campus in hopes of naming it after Johnsen.

Disabilities conference discusses 'Action and Justice for All'
Representatives from institutions of higher education throughout the state gathered to swap information and network at the Athens campus Friday for the annual Ohio Association of Higher Education and Disability conference.

School of Music to present sixth annual Hallowpalooza
The Ohio University School of Music will proudly present “Hallowpalooza VI: An Arm and Allegro” on Oct. 30 at Templeton-Blackburn Memorial Auditorium.

Faculty member named for Gawande Chair in Indian Religion and Philosophy
Chair established by Doctors Ram and Sushila Gawande aims to increase knowledge, awareness of Indian culture, and collaboration between Ohio University and India

CE3 Workshop a Hub of Resources for Ohio Energy Businesses
On Friday, September 27, 2013, CE3 hosted "A Workshop for Efficiency, Emissions, and Energy Choices in Ohio," to help small, medium, and large businesses achieve their energy cost-savings and emissions goals. The workshop in Columbus, Ohio, convened nearly 100 businesses leaders, and was funded in part by a U.S. EPA grant that allows CE3 to provide educational programming to stakeholders in Ohio about compliance with the EPA's Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program.

Oct 29, 2013
Power restored to campus following heating plant fire
Electricity on Ohio University’s Athens Campus is fully operational following a system fault in the Lausche Heating Plant and small explosion within a chilled water pump in the plant at around 8:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 28.

Russ College student team plows through Miami logo at OHIO football game
The reigning national champion autonomous snowplow team from Ohio University’s Fritz J. and Dolores H. Russ College of Engineering and Technology plowed through a towering Miami University Redhawks logo in support of OHIO’s football matchup Saturday in Athens.

Gilleland, Pinson sweep MAC East volleyball weekly awards
The volleyball team swept MAC East Player of the Week honors Monday for the second time this season, as setter Abby Gilleland and middle blocker Alexis Pinson each garnered recognition from the league.

Risk Management Association launches week dedicated to promoting awareness of higher education risk management
The University Risk Management and Insurance Association will host "Risky Business: A Week Focusing on Risk Management's Contributions to Higher Education," a week dedicated to the value of risk management in higher education on Nov. 4-8.

Oct 30, 2013
Entertainment named for upcoming Heritage Day event
Latest news and events from the Chillicothe Campus

OHIO Communication Studies senior organizes End Slavery Week Nov. 4-7
Megan Gallagher recently launched the End Slavery Movement on Ohio University's Athens Campus to raise awareness about human trafficking and is organizing End Slavery Week Nov. 4-7.

Piscataway Indian Nation Singers and Dancers to perform Nov. 13
The Piscataway Indian Nation Singers and Dancers will perform at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13 in the Ohio University Baker University Center Theatre. The Native American Heritage Month event is free.