Compass Archives

Oct 1, 2015
Mac OS update could cause problems for Outlook 2011 users
OIT recommends switching to Office 2016 before upgrading your Mac OS.

The 'real Jerry Maguire' shares expertise with students
Famed sports agent Leigh Steinberg shared his knowledge and expertise with Ohio University students on Sept. 17 as a guest speaker for the College of Business.

OHIO’s Ferrier speaks at ONA15 keynote panel in Los Angeles
During the keynote panel Dr. Michelle Ferrier,was one of the four panelists sharing TrollBusters – a project she founded that is designed to fight online harassment with positive messaging.

Culinary Services debuts OHIO’s newest dining destination
The West Green Market District, a state-of-the-art dining venue housing five micro-restaurants and other amenities unique to its location, opened to the OHIO community on Aug. 22.

Russ College-hosted workshop brings region’s student leaders together for skill-building, inspiration
The Russ College’s student Engineering Ambassadors recently hosted the Engineering Ambassadors Network, composed of fellow Ambassadors from universities across the region.

Golf outing connects civil engineering students, alumni
Russ College civil engineering students hit the links with alumni to raise money and network during the 9th annual American Society of Civil Engineers golf outing.

Mechanical engineering professor shares the wonders of 3D printing at Science Cafe
About 50 people got a hands-on look at the future of manufacturing from a Russ College assistant professor of mechanical engineering and 3D printing expert during Wednesday’s Science Café.

OHIO celebrates inaugural Faculty Newsmakers Gala
Members of the Ohio University community gathered in the Baker University Center Ballroom the evening of Sept. 29 to celebrate the inaugural OHIO Faculty Newsmakers Gala, shining a spotlight on faculty who go above and beyond in promoting the University through the media.

Scripps College to host Social Media Boot Camp for alumni, others
hio University alumni, faculty and staff will have the opportunity to sharpen and hone social media skills on Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015, when the Ohio University Scripps College of Communication and the School of Media Arts & Studies host a Social Media Boot Camp.

Alumnus exhibition showcases historic photographs of OHIO campus riots from 1970
collection of black and white photographs taken by Ohio University alumnus Ken Steinhoff, BFA ’70, is on display at the Athens County Historical Society and Museum exhibit entitled “The Sky Has Fallen - Troops, Turmoil and Teargas."

Healthcare partnership favors collegiality over competition
The Dublin Integrated Education Center celebrates the partnership between Ohio University and Columbus State Community College.

Preview the transformation of food waste to fuel at bioenergy open house
Explore the new facility that houses pilot research converting dining hall food waste into fuel and fertilizer during the “Waste to Fuel: Bioenergy Open House” from 2 - 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 7 at the Ohio University Compost Facility, 7876 Blackburn Rd., Athens, hosted by the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs Environmental Studies program.

MSES student awarded Graduate Student Senate travel grant
Karie Whitman knew her professional development in Madagascar last summer was too fruitful to not return.  However, she also knew she would need to find significant financial support for future research. Thanks to a Graduate Student Senate travel grant, she is one step closer to that goal.

Oct 2, 2015
Looking to gain experience outside the classroom and outside the country? Consider Ohio's Global Consulting Program!
The Global Consulting Program (GCP) prepares students for the global business community they will enter post graduation. As the workplace becomes increasingly diverse, this program provides students the opportunity to gain personal and professional cultural experience--not to mention the chance to visit a new country! Watch as Amanda & Olivia share their experiences. Learn more about the program.

Business Bobcat Q&A: Elisabeth Rosenfeld
Business Bobcat Q&A: Elisabeth Rosenfeld

Molecular biologist Sarah Wyatt presents “Anatomy of a Spaceflight” at Oct. 7 Science Café
Wyatt, a professor in the Department of Environmental and Plant Biology, will lead a Science Café discussion on seedlings in space at 5 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 7 in Baker Center Front Room.

National Guard to hold training exercise at Brough House on October 7
The Ohio National Guard’s 52nd Civil Support Team and the Athens County Emergency Management Agency will be conducting a training exercise Wednesday, October 7 at Brough House on Ohio University’s Athens Campus.

Diane Fitch to show artwork at Ohio University Eastern gallery
Vermont artist Diane Fitch will be exhibiting her artwork at the Ohio University Eastern Campus Art Gallery, Oct. 5 through Oct. 22.

Men of Appalachia art exhibition showing at Multicultural Center
The Men of Appalachia invite people of all backgrounds, ages and experiences to attend the art exhibition, “Men of Appalachia: 10 Artists, 10 Perspectives.”

Oct 5, 2015
Anatomy of a network outage: Aug 20 - Sep 4, 2015
Detailed description of the challenges IT staff faced during the fall opening network outage.

SOUL discusses reduction of emissions
Reduction of greenhouse gas emissions will be the topic for upcoming Sustainable Ohio University Leaders meetings.

2015 Homecoming Court announced; king, queen voting begins today
Online voting for Ohio University's 2015 Homecoming king and queen began at 8 a.m. Monday, Oct. 5, and continues through 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 9.

Homecoming Week provides students opportunity to give back to community
Ohio University's Student Alumni Board is continuing a Homecoming tradition of giving back to the local community with its second annual Pack the Pantry, providing students and organizations the opportunity to donate food and cash to the Athens County Food Pantry.

OHIO alumni share success from experiences abroad
With Homecoming just around the corner, the Office of Global Opportunities reached out to a few alumni who had one or more global experiences during their undergraduate studies.

Diversity and Inclusion introduces Multicultural Junior Faculty Mentoring Program
Junior faculty at Ohio University will now find many opportunities for support and assistance in their careers thanks to a new mentoring program in the Office for Diversity and Inclusion.

Campus Climate Task Force issues final report, recommendations
Members of Ohio University’s Campus Climate Task Force issued their report and are recommending the formation of committees to focus on three key areas identified in the Modern Think 2014 Great Colleges Survey.

Campus Climate Task Force final report
The final report from the Campus Climate Task Force.

Campus Climate Task Force fact sheet
A fact sheet about the Campus Climate Task Force survey analysis.

Oct 6, 2015
Chillicothe faculty member presents at conference
Heritage Day community service nominations and campus cuts ribbon on pedestrian bridge

eLearning selects director of student and academic services
eLearning OHIO announces that Joe Carver has accepted the position of director of student and academic services. He will be responsible for overseeing the overall day-to-day operations of eLearning’s student services staff, forming and continuing partnerships with units across the University, and contributing to the planning of eLearning’s strategic growth.

Faculty and Staff Resource Fair is Oct. 21
The Faculty and Staff Resource Fair, hosted by Ohio University Human Resources, will take place Wednesday, Oct. 21 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Nelson Commons. Several representatives will be on hand from various Ohio University departments and approved Retirement providers.

Oct 7, 2015
Homecoming 2015 with Ohio University Libraries
During Homecoming Weekend, Ohio University Libraries is inviting students, faculty and alumni to check out the longstanding legacy of Ohio University by visiting the Libraries’ sixth annual Archives Homecoming Display and the second annual Homecoming Selfie Project.

Oct. 13 seminar to explore contemporary development in Malaysian politics
Ohio University’s Center for International Studies will be hosting a seminar on “Contemporary Development in Malaysian Politics” beginning at noon on Tuesday, Oct. 13, in Yamada International House 009.

Albert Schweitzer Fellows Encourage Health and Hope
What does health mean to you? That question was addressed by the Columbus-Athens chapter of the Albert Schweitzer Fellowship at a recent dinner event in Grover Center.

Rededication of restored Eldridge mural at Seigfred Hall is Oct. 9
The Ohio University School of Art + Design will host an alumni reunion and mural re-dedication event at 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 9 to celebrate the recently restored Aethelred Eldridge mural seen by generations as a cultural landmark.

Paint the Town Green 2015 office-decorating winners revealed
Over 30 Ohio University departments competed in this year’s Paint the Town Green event, a Homecoming-themed decorating contest sponsored by the Student Alumni Board and the Campus Involvement Center.

Homecoming parade, WOUB’s live stream kicks off at 10 a.m. Oct. 10
Ohio University's annual Homecoming parade kicks off at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 10, and will be streamed live by WOUB.

Ohio University participates in Campus Sustainability Month
Eight colleges and universities in Ohio are working together to celebrate National Campus Sustainability Month via social media during the month of October.

OHIO First Scholars Program helps first-generation students adapt to college
Over the past several years, Ohio University's Allen Student Advising Center has gone above and beyond to make sure the University’s sizable population of first-generation students successfully adapt to college and graduate. This fall, these students have the use of a first-generation students only residential house for the first time.

Erin McCloskey awarded Albert Schweitzer Fellowship
Erin McCloskey, a second-year master’s student within The Patton College’s Counselor Education Program, has been named an Albert Schweitzer Fellow and is using yoga and meditation to help women and children who have been victims of domestic abuse.

Oct 8, 2015
The importance of backups: Keep your data safe and secure
Learn the best ways to protect your data and files.

Business Bobcat Q&A: Elisabeth Rosenfeld
Full-Time MBA student Elisabeth Rosenfeld shares her love of Athens, the Macgyver bagel, and why the MBA program is right for you!

Baseball receives MAC Tournament championship rings [VIDEO]
Members of the 2015 Ohio baseball team received their Mid-American Conference tournament championship rings last Saturday during a ceremony in Walter Fieldhouse.

Celebrate Throwback Thursday with vintage Homecoming videos
University Communications and Marketing reached into the archives to create four short Throwback Thursday Series videos from the 1960 Homecoming celebration and a slideshow featuring other Bobcat Homecomings.

Kasich role in Ohio Medicaid expansion examined
An article recently published online in the Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law takes a closer look at the contentious political maneuverings involved in the expansion of Medicaid in Ohio, including Gov. John Kasich’s role. The article’s author, Daniel Skinner, Ph.D., an assistant professor of health policy in the Department of Social Medicine at the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, explores the complicated politics in Ohio following the 2012 U.S. Supreme Court ruling in the National Federation of Independent Businesses v. Sebelius case that made it optional for states to expand Medicaid as authorized by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. <br />

Southern Campus program earns Intergenerational Educator of the Year Award
The bachelor of social work program at Ohio University Southern was one of nine programs from local colleges and universities awarded the Intergenerational Educator of the Year Award at the Area Agency on Aging District 7 (AAA7) annual Appreciation Brunch.

Shirts carry messages of hope, empowerment for domestic violence victims
October is National Domestic Violence Prevention Month, which Ohio University Southern is observing with the Clothesline Project and a series of events.

ADA25 Celebration Series kicks off with inaugural event
Ohio University President Roderick J. McDavis, Athens Mayor Paul Wiehl and several special guest speakers gathered Tuesday to kick off the ADA25 Celebration Series, which features events throughout October designed to educate and promote awareness of the 25th anniversary of the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Inaugural Executive SIDE provides diversity training to busy leaders
The first Ohio University Executive Senior Institute for Diversity Education was held on Oct. 2 for top University administrators who have had trouble breaking free from their busy schedules to enroll in the annual 30-hour, four-day Summer Institute for Diversity Education.

Nancy Sandler to present “Physics of New Materials: From Lasagna to Pancakes and Back” at Oct. 21 Science Café
Sandler, associate professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, will discuss new materials such as graphene.

University Program Council hosting ‘Fall Festival’ event
Ohio University’s University Program Council (UPC) will be hosting its annual “Fall Festival” event from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15, on South Green’s South Beach.

Oct 9, 2015
Service-learning workshops to be held Oct. 28 and 29
Ohio University’s Center for Campus and Community Engagement (CCCE) is offering faculty, instructors and administrators an opportunity to explore service learning at two upcoming workshops.

Ohio University Inn celebrates major renovation
The Ohio University Inn recently celebrated the completion of its recent renovation with a ribbon cutting event.

CHSP’s clinic is “hear” to help!
According to the Hearing Loss Association of America, about 20 percent of Americans report some degree of hearing loss. The Hearing, Speech and Language Clinic offers free hearing screenings for students and community members.

Atom-r brings theater of augmented reality to Athens
The School of Interdisciplinary Arts presents the Anatomical Theatres of Mixed Reality, a Chicago based group bringing their unique blend of technological performance to Arts/West, for a public event at 7 p.m. Monday Oct. 26.

HERS Summer Institute preliminary applications due Oct. 19
The application process for the prestigious Higher Education Resource Services Summer Institutes is now open. HERS Institutes are intensive residential professional development experiences for women in mid- and senior-level positions.

College Achievement Program awarded $315,141 competitive grant
Ohio University’s College Achievement Program, a U.S. Department of Education-funded TRIO Student Support Services project, was recently awarded a major renewal grant.

Rural/Urban Collaborative prepares teacher candidates for diverse student bodies
Imagine a world in which teacher candidates observed schools only in rural settings with predominantly white student bodies. Until recently, that was the reality for The Patton College of Education’s teacher candidates.

Emanuel Xavier to deliver Hispanic Heritage Month and LGBT History Month talk
Emanuel Xavier, who is a poet, spoken word artist, novelist, editor, and activist, will speak about his life in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month and LGBT History Month at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 14.

Oct 12, 2015
Bobcat Depot takes over background checks for OUPD
Fingerprinting & background checks will be available at the Depot M-F from 8 am - 4 pm.

George Washington Forum  presents 'On Being a Conservative Today,' Oct. 19
The George Washington Forum on American Ideas, Politics and Institutions presents Roger Scruton discussing “On Being a Conservative Today” on Monday, Oct. 19, at 7:30 p.m. in Galbreath Chapel.

Southern Campus partners with St. Mary’s for free community health fair
St. Mary’s The Total Woman program recently hosted a health fair at Ohio University Southern, offering students and the public a variety of screenings and information about health-related topics.

OHIO to host screening of documentary “Tested” and its filmmaker
Ohio University’s Patton College of Education and Office for Diversity and Inclusion will be welcoming filmmaker Curtis Chin to the Athens Campus for a screening of his new documentary, “Tested,” on Oct. 15.

Alumni Awards Gala celebrates 75 years, honors 13 outstanding Bobcats
Alumni Awards Gala celebrates 75 years, honors 13 outstanding Bobcats

Ohio University to compete in GameDay Recycling Challenge Oct. 17
Ohio University will compete against colleges and universities across the nation, including MAC schools Kent State University, University of Akron, University of Toledo and Central Michigan University, in this year’s GameDay Recycling Challenge, a waste reduction and recycling competition.

Board of Trustees chair, vice chair address OHIO’s Faculty Senate
Ohio University Board of Trustees Chair Sandra Anderson and Vice Chair David Wolfort fielded questions during the Oct. 5 Faculty Senate meeting.

Dancing Wheels to commemorate Americans with Disabilities Act 25th anniversary
The Dancing Wheels Company is making a stop in Athens as it celebrates its 35th anniversary season. The group will perform at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13, in the Baker University Center Theatre.

Making the digital world more accessible
Free seminars on closed captioning, web & Word accessibility.

State of the Arts, celebrating high school art teachers
The School of Art + Design presents a juried selection of art from visual art educators across the state in Ohio University’s third annual “State of the Arts” exhibition, on view Oct. 12-31

Homecoming 2015 Highlights
Homecoming 2015 Highlights

‘Little Cities as a classroom’ symposium
This semester, the Ohio University community continues to explore its relationship with the surrounding boom-to-bust coal mining microregion known as the Little Cities of Black Diamonds/Little Cities of the Forest, highlighted by an on-campus symposium at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 19 in Baker 231.

Tenth annual Scripps Day planned for Oct. 13
This annual celebration of the partnership between the Scripps Howard Foundation and the Scripps College of Communication features an Opening Session focusing on innovation, the naming of the Scripps Next Top Intern, which carries with it a $3,500 internship stipend, and a closing Reception.

OHIO Hockey hosting Military Appreciation Weekend
No. 2-ranked OHIO Hockey is hosting a special Military Appreciation Weekend during its Oct. 16 and 17 series against No. 4-ranked Lindenwood.

Dr. Ferrier appointed president of Journalism That Matters
The Journalism That Matters (JTM) board elected Dr. Michelle Ferrier, associate dean for innovation, research/creative activity and graduate studies at the Scripps College of Communication at Ohio University, as president of the organization on Oct. 4.

Oct 13, 2015
Zanesville nursing students, faculty help with flu shot clinic (PHOTOS)
Nursing students and faculty from Ohio University Zanesville lent some helping hands during the Zanesville Muskingum County Health Department's recent flu shot clinic.

Traffic citations to be issued for Bobcat Lane violations
The Ohio University Police Department is reminding drivers of the traffic pattern at the newly opened Bobcat Lane, which prohibits left turns both into and out of Bobcat Lane at Richland Avenue.

Zanesville Campus hosts Majors Fair for students
More than 100 students visited various tables to learn about the majors, minors and certificate programs offered at Ohio University’s Zanesville Campus.

Southern Campus professor selected as 2015-16 COIL Fellow
Ohio University Southern Assistant Professor of Communication Studies Purba Das was recently selected as one of only five Ohio University Regional Higher Education faculty members to be a Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) Fellow for the 2015-16 academic year.

Negro Leagues Baseball Museum president to speak on campus Oct. 21
Bob Kendrick, president of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City, will present," How Negro Leagues Baseball Shaped Civil Rights in America," at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 21 at the Schoonover Center Auditorium.

Symposium offered by CHSP and Heritage College explores the promise of health care teamwor
IPE Symposium gathers CHSP and Heritage College health educators to explore interprofessional education strategies.

Oct 14, 2015
OHIO undergrads selected for leadership program hosted by U.S. senator
Eight Ohio University undergraduates have been selected to attend the Propel Ohio Collegiate Leadership Summit hosted by U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown.

Deadline for Konneker Fund for Learning and Discovery is Nov. 16
The proposal deadline for the Konneker Fund for Learning and Discovery is quickly approaching. Proposals must be submitted by at 5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 16.

Graduate College invites students to participate in 3 Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition
How do you summarize an 80,000-word thesis in three minutes—for a general audience? Ohio University graduate students will have a chance to test their public speaking skills during the upcoming 3 Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition.

Ohio University graduate students contribute to state online research center
A student’s thesis recently helped the state of Ohio hit a new milestone.

Same Bricks, Different Stories: OHIO Homecoming 2015
Homecoming 2015 recap video.

Chillicothe Campus connects with community
Campus hosts workshop for local jobs program, upcoming exhibit features mosaics and other campus news

Russ College alumni sweep Recent Graduate Awards for service, entrepreneurship
Two Russ College grads who are transforming the world around them received the Charles J. and Claire O. Ping Recent Graduate Award during Homecoming.

Word On the Street - Clubs and Organizations [VIDEO]
Makenzie Piatt asks students what clubs and organizations they are involved with in this edition of "Word on the Street."

Scripps Day 2015 celebrates partnership, awards Scripps Next Top Intern
This annual celebration of the partnership between the Scripps Howard Foundation and the Scripps College of Communication gave students the opportunity to network and learn from communication professionals in the E.W. Scripps Company. 

CHSP School of Nursing leads OHIO in bringing the Race for the Cure to Athens
Honorary Chair Nicole Phillips, cancer survivor and wife of OHIO men’s basketball head coach Saul Phillips, talks candidly with nursing students

Oct 15, 2015
'Belonging and Creating an Inclusive Campus Culture' with Terrell Strayhorn
Ohio State University Professor Terrell Strayhorn will host three different talks on campus on Thursday, Oct. 15. All of them are free and open to the public.

Chart of Accounts Redesign - The Results Are In
With the completion of the user survey sent in September, the project team has completed the assessment phase of current usage, challenges and the needs of the University community.

Renowned choreographer Kyle Abraham to headline festival
American choreographer and recent MacArthur Fellow Kyle Abraham will bring his company Abraham.In.Motion to Ohio University for this year’s statewide OhioDance Fall Festival and Conference, Oct. 23-25.

NSF awards more than $1 million to Heritage College anatomists
The National Science Foundation has awarded more than $1 million to researchers at the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine. The funding will support the studies of three anatomists - Susan Williams, Ph.D., Patrick O’Connor, Ph.D., and Lawrence M. Witmer, Ph.D. - in the college’s Department of Biomedical Sciences.

Theater Delta to offer interactive presentations on graduate student issues Nov. 2 and 3
Ohio University invites graduate students to attend two events designed to spark discussion about student/faculty mentor relationships and research ethics and integrity.

Oct 16, 2015
Historian Martin King to discuss documentary filmmaking
On Friday, Oct. 23, Ohio University Libraries will welcome Martin King, a military historian and an authority on the Battle of the Bulge, for a presentation titled, “The Role of the Historian in Documentary Filmmaking.”

Ohio University Voinovich School, APEG partner on $2.5M SBA award
On Oct. 15, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Deputy Administrator Douglas Kramer held a news conference in Athens to announce a new $2.5 award for the creation of the Appalachian Ohio Wood Products Cluster, which will be administered by the APEG in partnership with the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs.

OHIO trustees discuss affordability, capital improvement
The Ohio University Board of Trustees discussed institutional priorities with an emphasis on affordability initiatives and capital improvement strategies at meetings on the Athens Campus Oct. 15 and 16.

Siblings move from South Korea
Siblings move from South Korea

Scholarship honoring alumna Barbara Strom Thompson
Scholarship honoring alumna Barbara Strom Thompson

CHSP Dean Randy Leite receives $1.5 million grant to support young fathers
A grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will help young fathers become more effective and nurturing parents.

Oct 19, 2015
Korean alumni use golf to remember the good times
The Seoul, South Korea chapter’s golf club gives alumni the chance to play while they reflect on their time in Athens.

Ohio University releases annual financial statements in accordance with new financial reporting guidelines
Ohio University’s Board of Trustees approved audited financial statements Thursday with a clean, unqualified opinion with no material audit findings. This is the highest level opinion an institution can receive.

CLDC’s courses allow students to earn credit while exploring career options
Ohio University’s Career and Leadership Development Center offers "career courses" that allow students to earn academic credit while simultaneously preparing for their futures.

Three undergrads travel to Japan to help study immigration
In 1998, Dr. Charlie Morgan, Assistant Professor of Sociology, made his first sojourn to Joetsu Niigata, Japan, to study and interview international couples. This summer, three Ohio University undergrads went along—in part to help interview the couple's teenage children.

‘Profiles in Faculty Achievement’ video spotlights College of Fine Arts’ Shelley Delaney
An associate professor of theater in Ohio University’s College of Fine Arts, Shelley Delaney is the latest faculty member to be featured in University Communications and Marketing’s “Profiles in Faculty Achievement” video series.

OHIO Promotional Products Fair coming to campus
Stand out from the crowd! Receive a first-hand look at the latest promotional items that will help your department or student organization connect with your target audience in unique and creative ways.

Food for Thought ¦ Weckman on 'Fasts and Feasts,' Oct. 22
The Food for Thought Speaker Series presents "Fasts and Feasts" with Dr. George Weckman on Thursday, Oct. 22, at 5:30 p.m. in the Friends of the Library Room, Alden Library.

APLU names Ohio University a finalist for 2015 Economic Prosperity University Awards
The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) has named Ohio University one of six finalists for its third annual Innovation & Economic Prosperity (IEP) University Awards.

President McDavis appointed to serve on multiple state-focused initiatives
Ohio University President Roderick J. McDavis was recently appointed to the Third Frontier Advisory Board by Ohio Governor John R. Kasich and to the Graduate Medical Education Study Committee by Ohio House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger.

Business Bobcat Q&A: Taylor Tatman
College of Business senior Taylor Tatman shares her thoughts on her four years in Athens and why she always knew she'd be a Bobcat.

A Sense of Place: The Contemporary and the Vernacular - Artworks made in Hungary and Romania
The School of Art + Design presents an exhibition co-curated by MFA candidates, Seana Higgins and Steph Wadman on view Oct. 20 – Nov. 16, in Ohio University’s Trisolini Gallery.

Oct 20, 2015
Photographer Stan Alost to present “’Nobody wants to see that’—Images that disturb and our freedom to know,” at Oct. 28 Café Conversation
Alost, an Ohio University professor of visual communication, will talk about the ethics and politics of photojournalism at his Baker Center Front Room presentation.

Ohio University ranks first in state for university research licensing revenue for fiscal year 2014
Institution is nationally competitive for research return on investment.

A message regarding the Survivor Advocacy Program at Ohio University
The following message was sent to the Ohio University community on October 19, 2015.

Ohio University Zanesville IT professional shares social network marketing tips
Joseph Murphy, IT systems analyst at Ohio University Zanesville, is reaching beyond the walls of the Zanesville Campus to provide expert tips to business and industry.

OU-C improves student dining experience
Changes reflect students' tastes, social work program is lauded and other news from the Chillicothe Campus

Dancing Wheels Company performs as part of ADA25 Celebration Series
The Dancing Wheels Company & School visited Ohio University's Athens Campus for a performance on Tuesday, Oct. 13, as part of the University's ADA25 Celebration Series.

President McDavis announces aggressive carbon mitigation plans
President Roderick J. McDavis today announced that Ohio University will purchase 50 percent of its electricity from renewable sources beginning in December 2015.

Oct 21, 2015
Want to be a networking rockstar? Check out our brand new #BusinessBobcat Buzz episode
Networking is not easy -- and it's not always intuitive, either. It is critical for professional success. <br />In this episode, America's top-rated career speaker Jaymin Patel teaches #BusinessBobcats how to network like rockstars. Learn more about Jaymin on his website, www.jayminspeaks.com.<br />Don't have time to listen to the full episode? Download this episode's cheat sheet.

Last OHIO employee tobacco cessation class begins Oct. 23
The last employee tobacco cessation class during the fall semester will meet Fridays at noon in Baker Center 236 beginning Oct. 23.

Scholarship awards allow chemical engineering student to research oil and gas pipeline corrosion
Kody Wolfe, an undergraduate chemical engineering student in the Russ College of Engineering and Technology, has received two scholarship awards from NACE International.

Ohio University awarded $448,478 Career Ready Internship Grant from Great Lakes
Ohio University Lancaster has been awarded a three-year, $448,478 Career Ready Internship Grant from Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation. An anticipated 195 new paid internships will be created during the 2015-2018 academic years.

State senator tours Ohio University Southern, meets with students
State Sen. Joe Uecker recently spent the afternoon at Ohio University Southern and the Ohio Horse Park.

Ohio University Southern to host Halloween Health Fair
The Ohio University Southern Center for Nursing will host a Halloween Health Fair on Thursday, Oct. 29, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Riffe Center.

Oct 22, 2015
IT security seminar looks at recovering from disasters, big and small
Free mini-conference on how to secure your data.

Marketing Symposium 2015 to explore visual communication in a digital world
Ohio University’s “Marketing Symposium 2015: Visual Communication in a Digital World” will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 4, in Schoonover Center 450.

New Scripps College Ambassador program is a helpful addition to Schoonover Center
This semester 15 students joined the Scripps College Ambassador Program, which adapted a traditional receptionist position to include the responsibility to give tours, assist during special events, and promote the college’s new brand.

Zanesville Campus invites the community to participate in International Education Week
A lineup of more than 20 activities scheduled at the Zanesville Campus for IEW

Arnold Hirshon lectures on “Alice in Wonderland” Illustrations
Ohio University Libraries will welcome Arnold Hirshon, associate provost and university librarian at Case Western Reserve University, for a lecture titled, “Much of a Muchness: 150 Years of Lewis Carroll’s Artistic Visions,” at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 26.

Libraries exhibit spotlights photographer Edward S. Curtis
Ohio University Libraries will highlight renowned 20th century photographer and ethnographer Edward S. Curtis’ photographic series The North American Indian, a 20-volume collection of 1,500 photographs and accompanying text, with an exhibit titled, “Through Edward S. Curtis’ Lens: Selections from The North American Indian.”

Oct 23, 2015
Ohio University’s Center for Sports Administration Students Partner with Major League Soccer’s Columbus Crew
Ohio University’s Center for Sports Administration Students Partner with Major League Soccer’s Columbus Crew

Grateful art student gives back to Ohio University Zanesville
Evans donates art work

OUAA seeks nominations for 2016 Alumni Awards
Every year, the Ohio University Alumni Association gives the OHIO family the opportunity to nominate alumni for the prestigious Alumni Awards. Submit a nomination form for the 2016 Alumni Awards by Feb. 1, 2016 to recommend a nominee for Alumna/Alumnus of the Year, the Medal of Merit Award, the Distinguished Service Award, the Charles J. and Claire O. Ping Recent Graduate Award and Honorary Alumnus/Alumna.

Four ways to protect your intellectual property
Aspiring entrepreneurs received expert advice on protecting their intellectual property from two national experts on the subject at the most recent Venture Café co-sponsored by the Center for Entrepreneurship and the Ohio University Technology Transfer Office.

An update on the Survivor Advocacy Program
Shari Clarke, vice provost for Diversity and Inclusion, shared this open letter with the University community on Friday, Oct. 23.

Lab Day yields fun with a lesson
Zanesville and Lancaster students participate in Recreation and Leisure in Society course

Oct 25, 2015
Campus Rec offering Halloween-themed fitness classes
Ohio University's Department of Campus Recreation is offering free Halloween-themed fitness classes Oct. 28-31 at the Ping Center.

University Program Council to host ‘Hypnotic Halloween’ event
Ohio University’s University Program Council (UPC) will be hosting a “Hypnotic Halloween” on Tuesday, Oct. 27, from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Walter Hall Rotunda.

Oct 26, 2015
ADA25 Celebration Series keynote will feature past, present and future of ADA
To provide an inclusive perspective of ADA at the culmination of Ohio University’s ADA25 Celebration Series, L. Scott Lissner will present an historical overview of disability rights within the context, “From Exclusion to Universal Design: The ADA’s Past, Present and Future,” on Tuesday, Oct. 27 at noon in Nelson Commons.

Representatives from Higher Learning Commission to visit Ohio University Nov. 2-4
Ohio University will welcome a team from the Higher Learning Commission Nov. 2-4 as it undergoes periodic reaffirmation of accreditation. They will visit the Athens, Chillicothe, Southern, and Zanesville Campuses.

Safety tips and guidelines for Halloween 2015
On Saturday, Oct. 31, an annual Halloween celebration will take over the Uptown area in Athens. The city of Athens will close off Court Street from Saturday, Oct. 31 starting at 2 p.m. until 2:15 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 1.

OPIE summer programs offer opportunities to all
Summer 2015 was a busy one for the Ohio Program of Intensive English (OPIE). It prepares students around the world for academic study in the United States by teaching culture with an emphasis on speaking and writing in English.

Risky Business Week is Nov. 2-6
“Risky Business Week” or the University Risk and Insurance Management Association’s (URMIA) "Risky Business: A Week Focusing on Risk Management’s Contributions to Higher Education" will take place Nov. 2-6. The goal is to build awareness of how risk management can provide innovative and effective solutions to the challenges facing institutions of higher education.

African American Male Initiative to host informative Barber Shop Talks
The African American Male Initiative is hosting a series of Barber Shop Talks this year. The Barber Shop talks aim to educate and foster a community for African American males at Ohio University.

Athens Race for the Cure raises $100,000 for the cause
The inaugural Komen Athens Race for the Cure® attracted 1,650 participants and raised more than $100,000

Physiologist Anne Loucks presents “Fitness, Fatness, Fractures, Fertility and Food” at Nov. 4 Science Café
Loucks, professor of biological sciences, will discuss reproductive and skeletal health issues associated with women athletes.

Negro Leagues Baseball Museum president shares legendary stories about its greatest players
Bob Kendrick, president of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, captivated an audience of more than 200 people on Wednesday with his stories about the Negro baseball leagues and its players.

Oct 27, 2015
Q&A with Yazmin Ahmad Rusli: Understanding how children comprehend spoken language
The graduate student recipient of an Ohio University Student Enhancement Award talks about her communication sciences research.

Scholar talks Art and Climate Chaos: Changing Emotions
On Nov. 5, the College of Fine Arts Consortium for Historical and Critical Studies in the Arts presents visiting scholar Una Chaudhuri, who will explore art that encourages us to "take the climate personally.”

WATH 970 AM to host President McDavis on Oct. 28
President Roderick J. McDavis will discuss the latest happenings at Ohio University on Athens radio station WATH 970 AM on Wednesday, Oct. 28.

Ohio University Eastern waiving application fee in November
During the month of November, Ohio University Eastern is waiving its application fee in recognition of Ohio College Application Month.

Oct 28, 2015
Student volunteerism makes impact on Chillicothe Campus
Upcoming service awards capture spirit of community-minded endeavors

Alt-Textbooks: A student cost-savings initiative from the University Libraries
In celebration of Open Access Week, University Libraries is launching a pilot program encouraging instructors to move away from costly textbooks.

Gawande Lecture Series explores women and law in ancient India
Ohio University’s biannual Gawande Lecture Series presents, “Adulterous Woman to Be Eaten by Dogs: Women and Law in Ancient India,” presented by Stephanie Jamison on Nov. 12.

Psychology sophomore says it started with George Carlin
Although only a sophomore, Brad Osuna is diving into his passion for psychology. With fieldwork, research experience, and a graduate-level course under his belt, Osuna is committed to getting all he can from the psychology program at Ohio University.

Morales sparks Psychology Club, wants others to experience undergrad research
The driving force behind the club's success so far is Nicole Morales, a senior Psychology and Sociology-Criminology double major with minors in Spanish and Busine

Chemistry researchers team with Merck, observe long-sought Palladium Reaction Intermediates
Ohio University researchers and co-authors from Merck Research Laboratories authored a just-released article on "Capture of Reactive Monophosphine Ligated Palladium(0) Intermediates by Mass Spectrometry" in the Journal of the American Chemical Society.

Quarter ton of food collected in first two weeks of drive
The Wealth and Poverty theme collected a quarter ton of donations in a campus-wide food drive launched two weeks ago in celebration of World Food Day.

Spring courses examine geography, politics and sociology of Appalachia
The Ohio: Sense of Place theme is featuring several Spring 2016 courses focused on Appalachia.

Psychology offers one-stop shop for academic, career & graduate school advising
Psychology now offers students seeking academic, career, or graduate school advising a "one-stop shop" in the revamped Psychology Advising and Resource Center in Porter 206.

OHIO community successfully rallies for GameDay Recycling Challenge
On Oct. 17, Ohio University competed against colleges and universities across the nation in the 2015 GameDay Recycling Challenge, a waste reduction and recycling competition. More than 22,000 football game attendees recycled and composted 7,225 pounds of materials for a 96 percent diversion rate from landfills. That’s almost a third of the weight of the entire Bobcat football team.

Anton Treuer to speak for American Indian Heritage Month Nov. 3
Anton Treuer, the executive director of American Indian Resource Center, will lead a discussion based on his book, "Everything You Wanted to Know About Indians But Were Afraid to Ask," at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 3, in Baker University Center Theatre.

'Exit Wounds: Life After War-Soldiers Stories' exhibition begins Nov. 2
The War and Peace Theme in the College of Arts and Sciences, the Veteran and Military Student Services Center and the Multicultural Center Art Gallery will host an art exhibition, Monday, Nov. 2 thru Tuesday, Nov. 10.

Business world round up: 5 business trends you should know about
From new sources of energy to robots taking over, here are five things trending in the business world that you need to know about as a growing business professional

Alumnus Bob Paxton's 4 top tips to become a leader
Alumnus Bob Paxton returns to Athens for Leadership Speaker Series and shares tips

Alden Open mini golf to be held during Dads Weekend
In honor of Dads Weekend, Ohio University Libraries will host the third Alden Open, a mini golf event held inside Alden Library,from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7.

Risk Management and Safety fall newsletter available
The latest Risk Management and Safety newsletter has safety information about fire, Halloween, microwaves, pot luck, Christmas trees and winter driving.

COMP 2014 Equity Adjustment Moves Forward
UHR Compensation developed and the Total Compensation Committee approved a Compa Ratio based equity adjustment methodology based on the length of time an employee is in a job (job entry date). Compa Ratio represents the position of employee pay in reference to pay grade midpoint. It is a standard practice to use Compa Ratio when evaluating employee compensation. Our goal is to focus on employees with a Compa Ratio less than 1.0 and who have a lower than expected Compa Ratio based upon the number of years in their current job.

Faculty and staff can apply for research and creative project funding through OURC, Baker programs
The Research Division is hosting two workshops in November to help faculty and staff learn how to submit proposals to the Ohio University Research Committee and Baker Fund. 

Internships take graduate student from Kinshasa to the prairies of South Dakota
Steven Richardson assisted national and international groups with their land conservation efforts.

Oct 29, 2015
18th Annual Schey Sales Symposium on Nov. 12 to focus on relationship excellence
The Ralph and Luci Schey Sales Centre will host its 18th annual Schey Sales Symposium on Thurs., Nov. 12, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m in Baker Ballroom. This year’s theme will be Relationship Excellence on the Front Line, with speakers in Athens, Ohio focusing on how to work effectively with the Millennial Generation. Dr. Adam Rapp, intergenerational engagement expert, will present research from thousands of millennials and managers to present breakthrough insights on leading, recruiting, training, and motivating millennial hires.

Business Bobcat Q&A: Noha Al-Khalqi
Business Bobcat Q&A: Noha Al-Khalqi

Dingus honored for service to Ohio University Southern, community
Former Ohio University Southern Dean Bill Dingus was recognized for his dedication and service to the campus during the Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Banquet.

Nov. 3 Campus Conversation to focus on racial dynamics, inequality
Ohio University’s next Campus Conversation will be held Tuesday, Nov. 3, from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Multicultural Center’s Multipurpose Room on the second floor of Baker University Center.

Southern Campus Resource Fair allows students to learn about programs, clubs
More than 60 organizations, programs and clubs were available to answer questions and provide overviews of their services during Ohio University Southern's annual Resource Fair on Oct. 22.

Nominations for Outstanding Administrator Award being accepted through Nov. 16
Any member of the Ohio University community can now nominate an OHIO administrator for the Outstanding Administrator Award, given each year to three administrators for their outstanding contributions to Ohio University.

Associate Professor Craig Davis selected as 2015-16 University Professor Award Recipient
Craig Davis, associate professor in the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism, was nominated this past spring as a 2015-16 University Professor Award Recipient.

Board of Trustees gives unanimous approval to Ridges Framework Plan
During its October meeting, Ohio University’s Board of Trustees voted unanimously to approve the Ridges Framework Plan, which details the key findings of the historic buildings and surrounding land on the Athens Campus that was formerly the Athens Mental Asylum.

Oct 30, 2015
Alden Open Mini Golf to be held during Dads Weekend
On Saturday, Nov. 7, Ohio University Libraries will host the third Alden Open, a fun-filled mini golf event held during Dads Weekend, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Athens campus asked to complete Zero Waste survey
Check your inbox, as an email with a link to a Zero Waste survey is being sent to all Athens campus faculty, staff and students to help assess recycling patterns and identify ways to improve waste efficiency on campus.