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Oct 2, 2017
Four steps to staying secure online
Stop, think, connect: Learn about four basic steps you can take to protect yourself online, regardless of what technology you are using or where you are using it.

Ideation Event RSVPs due October 11
The Office of Instructional Innovation (OII) is hosting the 2017 Ideation Event on Friday, October 20, from 2–5 p.m. in Baker University Center 240/242 Multipurpose Room on the Athens Campus. Attendees should RSVP by October 11.

OHIO announces 2017 Homecoming Court; king, queen voting begins today
Ohio University announces its 2017 Homecoming Court. Students are encouraged to cast votes for Homecoming King and Queen now through 11:59 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6.

Campus Rec to host first-ever Homecoming 5K and Fun Run/Walk
Ohio University’s Department of Campus Recreation is hosting its first-ever OHIO Homecoming 5K and Fun Run/Walk, beginning at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, on the Athens Campus.

University unveils new sexual misconduct education module for faculty and staff
Recognizing the need for greater faculty and staff education about sexual misconduct and relationship violence, the University acquired an online education module that will help achieve that common understanding.

Classified Service Awards Ceremony honors 107 staffers
Ohio University thanked 107 employees for their dedicated service on Thursday during the 49th annual Classified Service Awards Ceremony. Employees were recognized for completing 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35 and 40 years of service.

“Becoming an Ally: Tutoring Multilingual Writers” to debut Oct. 11
Student programs develop new training film.

Ohio University will celebrate history, tradition with inauguration of 21st president
A presidential inauguration is a rare and historic time in an institution’s history; the ceremony, formally called the investiture, is rich with tradition and symbolism – the hallmarks of officially installing a university’s new leader.

CLDC to host third-annual service and non-profit fair
CLDC to host third-annual service and non-profit fair

President M. Duane Nellis announces process for 2018 Distinguished Professor Award nominations
President M. Duane Nellis announces process for 2018 Distinguished Professor Award nominations

Oct 3, 2017
University Libraries joins in Homecoming weekend fun
Each year, the Libraries hosts an annual Homecoming exhibit featuring 19 tables full of OHIO’s original and primary historic materials, all of which, tells the 213-year-old story of the University. The display is on the fourth floor of Alden Library.

Free bicycle valet parking available near Peden Stadium during Oct. 7 football game
This Saturday, Oct. 7, members of the community are encouraged to ride their bicycles to Peden Stadium for the 2 p.m. OHIO Homecoming football game against Central Michigan; OHIO’s free Bobcat Bike Valet service will take care of your bikes during the game.

Oct 4, 2017
Julie Suhr to discuss health impacts of sleep deprivation at Oct. 11 Science Café
Psychology professor to speak at Baker Center Front Room.

Ohio University to host The Monument Quilt, a public healing space for survivors of sexual assault, on Oct. 13
Ohio University will host the Monument Quilt on Friday, Oct. 13, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. in Peden Stadium. It will be the first time the quilt is displayed in its entirety in a university football stadium.

Oct 5, 2017
How to create a cyber secure home
Here are some fundamental steps you should always take to help protect yourself and your family.

CLDC assessment affirms effectiveness of leadership coaching
Since its inception in 2015, the Career and Leadership Development Center's leadership coaching has served more than 2,200 Ohio University students.

Inauguration addresses of OHIO’s presidents speak to past, future, and changing role of higher education
Ohio University’s presidents have led the institution through the challenges of a changing society, responding to the evolving needs of students and reaffirming the important role of public higher education in the United States. As each presidential transition has brought new promise and hope for OHIO’s future, the men taking on the role took great comfort and guidance in reflecting on those who came before.

Brick by brick, demolished residence halls are up for sale
Bricks from several recently demolished residence halls on Ohio University's South Green are available for purchase through The Bobcat Store.

Scripps online applied communication bachelor’s degree ranked first in most affordable online college list by OnlineU
OnlineU has ranked Ohio University Scripps College of Communication’s online bachelor’s degree completion program in applied communication first in its “2018 Most Affordable Online Colleges for Public Relations Degrees” rankings.

15th annual Paint the Town Green winners bask in Homecoming 2017 theme
15th annual Paint the Town Green winners bask in Homecoming 2017 theme

‘90 Minutes’ conversation with Senior VP for CBS News Ingrid Ciprian-Matthews Oct. 11
The E.W. Scripps School of Journalism will host a “90 Minutes Series” candid conversation with Senior VP for CBS News Ingrid Ciprian-Matthews at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11 in Schoonover 145. The talk is free and open to the public.

Live streams of OHIO’s Homecoming Parade to include 360-degree video
Ohio University's annual Homecoming Parade kicks off at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, and for the first time ever will be live streamed through immersive 360-degree video.

Appalachian photographer Roger May visits OHIO as part of Wealth and Poverty Theme lecture series
Appalachian photographer Roger May visits OHIO as part of Wealth and Poverty Theme lecture series

Ohio University sends disaster relief supplies to Puerto Rico
An Ohio University airplane took publicly-donated supplies from the Athens Campus, as well as from Florida, to Hurricane Maria-stricken Puerto Rico on Wednesday, and plans to bring eight survivors back to the United States.

Ohio University reinstates Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
The reinstatement falls on the 54th anniversary of the organization’s founding at Ohio University, marking yet another milestone in the social sorority’s history.

Kennedy Museum of Art ‘House Proud’ exhibit explores homeownership
On Sept. 30, the Kennedy Museum of Art held its opening reception for the “House Proud, Portraits of the American Home” exhibit, which will be on display through Dec. 17.

Oct 6, 2017
Board of Trustees agenda for Oct. 19-20 meetings released, University highlights key topics for discussion, consideration
The Ohio University Board of Trustees will convene Oct. 19-20 for meetings on the Athens Campus. The meetings begin the day after the investiture of OHIO’s 21st President, Dr. M. Duane Nellis, in a ceremony to be held at 2 p.m. on Oct. 18.

Event to celebrate faculty recipients of research and teaching excellence awards
Ohio University will spotlight awards on Oct. 26.

October Board of Trustees agenda available, meetings to be streamed
The Ohio University Board of Trustees October meetings in Margaret M. Walter Hall on the Athens Campus will be streamed live providing the entire OHIO community with the opportunity to take part in the sessions.

Third-annual Susan G. Komen Athens Race for the Cure takes place Oct. 15
Third-annual Athens Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure takes place Oct. 15

Community invited to celebrate Ohio University Eastern’s 60th anniversary
To mark its 60th anniversary, Ohio University Eastern raised nearly $300,000 in scholarship funds and hosts a gala

WOUB’s Atish Baidya named chief diversity officer for college, diversity committee
On Sept. 25, Atish Baidya, digital content editor at WOUB and master’s candidate in the School of Visual Communication, was named the new Chief Diversity Officer for the Scripps College of Communication Diversity Committee (SCCDC) and the college.

President Nellis shares his inaugural First Fridays message
In his inaugural First Friday letter, President Nellis shares his excitement for the upcoming investiture ceremony and what it means for the University community.

Andie Walla sees positive effects of service learning
In her video productions course, students remember more and maximize the experience when there is service learning involved.

No classes on Reading Day, Tuesday, Oct. 10
Ohio University students will have a one-day hiatus from attending classes on Reading Day 2017, which is Tuesday, Oct. 10. Campus and administrative offices will remain open.

Netflix star coming to spread message of kindness
Leon Logothetis, author and star of the hit Netflix series, "The Kindness Diaries," will speak at Ohio University for a special event sponsored by WOUB Public Media called “Finding Kindness.” The new podcast is being launched by Nicole Phillips and WOUB.

Oct 8, 2017
New faculty/staff online sexual misconduct education module to launch Oct. 13
On Friday, Oct. 13, Ohio University will debut “Bridges: Building a Supportive Community,” an online education module that will be delivered via email to all OHIO faculty and staff (with the exception of AFSCME bargaining unit staff, who will receive it at a later date).

Fourth Annual Conference on Diversity and Inclusion challenges perceptions, participants
Ohio University Southern students, faculty and staff participated in the Fourth Annual Conference on Diversity and Inclusion on Sept. 22 at Shawnee State University.

Oct 9, 2017
Laptops for Harvey: OHIO IT helps University of Houston Downtown students get back online
OIT recently coordinated a shipment of spare laptops to the University of Houston Downtown for hurricane relief.

Cyber security: How to spot phishing scam emails
Lear to recognize these 3 red flags to avoid getting scammed over email.

Web accessibility: Descriptive links
Make your web links accessible to everyone by using descriptive words and phrases.

Homecoming 2017: Bobcats come back home to revel in OHIO's musical history
Homecoming 2017: Bobcats come back home to revel in OHIO's musical history

OHIO Symphony Orchestra presents a presidential inauguration concert
The Ohio University School of Music presents a special concert by the OHIO Symphony Orchestra at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18, in Templeton-Blackburn Memorial Auditorium, celebrating the inauguration of the 21st president, Dr. M. Duane Nellis, and the School of Music’s 100th anniversary. The orchestra will feature compositions written specifically for OHIO by two faculty emeriti, and perform selections from significant years in the University’s history.

Alden Library inauguration exhibit features regalia, traditions from the past
"OHIO Presidential Inaugurations: Past and Present," a new exhibit on the fourth floor of Alden Library, showcases items from the University's Archives related to past presidential inaugurations at OHIO.

Alumni, friends gather at Scripps Homecoming reception
Before the Ohio University Homecoming Parade on Saturday, Oct. 7, Scripps College of Communication alumni and friends gathered with students, faculty and staff to celebrate the Bobcat spirit.

iCUE Spotlight: Oct. 9-15, 2017
iCUE Spotlight highlights what's happening this week at Ohio University, taken from the official OHIO Calendar of University Events. This week, prospective students Experience OHIO, celebrates OHIO's faculty newsmakers, and the Monument Quilt makes a statement about rape culture.

Presidential Panel Discussion ‘Intentionally Global: Leveraging OHIO’s past and excellence to build our future,’ set for Oct. 16
The Presidential Panel Discussion “Intentionally Global: Leveraging OHIO’s Past and Excellence to Build our Future,” will be held on Monday, Oct. 16, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in the Baker University Center Theatre.

Public reception, signing ceremony with Chubu University to be held Oct. 17
A public reception to welcome the President of Japan’s Chubu University, along with other officials from the university, will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 17, at Ohio University.

Annual Alumni Gala recognizes 14 outstanding alumni and friends
Annual Alumni Gala recognizes 14 outstanding alumni and friends

Ohio University journalism professor wins top Online News Association awards
The Online News Association awarded $35,000 through its Challenge Fund for Innovation in Journalism Education to the Rural Remote Reporting Project at Ohio University.

Using vlogging and blogging for advocacy: The Patton College offers free summit
The Patton College of Education's 7th Annual Advocacy & Leadership Summit will be held Sunday, Oct. 22 in McCracken Hall 105. The theme is "Speak Up & Speak Out! Advocacy through Vlogging and Blogging."

Diversity and Inclusion hosts third Multicultural Junior Faculty Mentoring Program Welcome Luncheon
The Office for Diversity and Inclusion hosted the third annual Multicultural Junior Faculty Mentoring Program Welcome Luncheon on Oct. 5 in the Multicultural Center in Baker University Center. The program offers junior faculty members support and assistance by assigning them a mentor.

Oct 10, 2017
‘A Mile Together’ creates awareness, educates on power-based personal violence
Better Bystanders hosted “A Mile Together,” a week-long series of programs designed to draw awareness to and help prevent power-based personal violence through bystander intervention techniques, Sept. 26-29 on Ohio University’s Athens Campus.

Russ College now houses micro-rheometer thanks to 1804 Fund
Ohio University’s 1804 Fund provides grants to further OHIO’s ability to produce in-house research. Thus far, the foundation has awarded more than $383,000 to fund research for the 2017-2018 academic year.

‘Clubs across Campus’ shines a spotlight on BobcaThon (VIDEO)
Ohio University Communications and Marketing’s latest “Clubs across Campus” video shines the spotlight on BobcaThon,a yearlong fundraising effort that benefits the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Ohio and that culminates in a 12-hour dance marathon.

Meet August Classified Employee of the Month Leanna Ater
Meet Leanna Ater, a Chillicothe Campus records management specialist in the Financial Aid office. She likes Nashville, hanging out with her dogs and her lime green Jeep Renegade. Find out more about her here.

Oct 11, 2017
Liberty Mobility Now’s growth, funding poised to receive boost via RISE OF THE REST competition
Liberty Mobility Now, a startup company supported by the Ohio University Innovation Center and TechGROWTH Ohio, a program of the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs, will soon compete for national recognition and added funding; it’s among eight companies that will compete next month for a $100,000 investment through the RISE OF THE REST pitch competition.

Campus Recycling announces Battle of the Greens winners
The time has finally arrived to announce the fall 2017 Battle of the Greens winners! The residence halls to recycle the highest percentage of their waste streams are: Armbruster/Atkinson for South Green; Scott Quad for East Green; and Wilson for West Green. Congratulations to not only the winners, but to all the residence halls for participating and recycling a total of 82,143 pounds throughout the month of September!

CLDC to host Grad School Fair Oct. 17
CLDC to host Grad School Fair

School of Media Arts & Studies hosts 2017 Global Fusion Conference Oct. 13-15
The Ohio University School of Media Arts & Studies will host the 2017 Global Fusion Conference Oct. 13-15 at the main campus in Athens. The Global Fusion Conference began in 2000 and promotes academic excellence in global media and international communication studies.

‘Media Seeds’ project in Southeast Ohio seeks to create dialogue, communication tools in media deserts
Journalism That Matters has received a $150,000 grant to work with residents in regions of Southeast Ohio that lack access to daily, local news and information to design systems for communicating that support inclusive conversations and community-based decision-making.

President Nellis discusses fostering a safe, supportive University community
President M. Duane Nellis discusses recent and upcoming University initiatives focused on sexual misconduct prevention and support at Ohio University.

Ohio University Southern to offer allied health education certificate programs
Ohio University Southern is offering a variety of allied health training and education certificate programs, in partnership with Condensed Curriculum International, to help meet the need for qualified applicants in in-demand careers.

Investiture ceremony keynote speaker Dr. Kamlesh Lulla shares personal, professional reflections of President Nellis
On Wednesday, Oct. 18, the Ohio University community will listen as its newly invested 21st president, Dr. M. Duane Nellis, shares his vision and plans for OHIO’s future in his inaugural address. Another speaker during the ceremony will give the University community some insight into its new president.

WOUB welcomes Netflix star to launch new kindness podcast Oct. 17
On Oct. 17, WOUB Public Media will celebrate Nicole’s podcast with a special appearance by Leon Logothetis in the Ohio University’s Baker University Center’s room 240. The event kicks off at 7:30 p.m., and attendance is free to the public.

School of Communication Studies hosts 2017 Organizational Communication Mini Conference Oct. 13-15
The Ohio University School of Communication Studies will host the 2017 Organizational Communication Mini Conference Oct. 13-15 at the main campus in Athens. The purpose of the Organizational Communication Mini Conference is to feature and support graduate students pursuing organizational communication research.

Oct 12, 2017
Cyber security: Can you catch a phish?
Try your hand at identifying a scam email that was sent to some OHIO users earlier this year.

Women’s Center set to host Monument Quilt and ‘Love Yourself Week’ events
With a mission of promoting awareness, education and advocacy about women, gender and diversity among the Ohio University community, the Women’s Center is poised for a great fall semester of events.

Distinguished professor’s legacy inspires alumni, students
Distinguished professor’s legacy inspires alumni, students

Bobcats come home: Relive Homecoming 2017
Homecoming 2017, themed 'Back in the Mix, Back on the Bricks," called Bobcats home for a celebration of its musical heritage

Ohio University and University of Toledo partner to improve Ohioans' health
A partnership between Ohio University’s College of Health Sciences and Professions and the University of Toledo’s College of Health and Human Services has the goal of creating community-specific ways to fix health problems in the state of Ohio with each partner contributing its unique strengths and research capabilities. The collaboration also includes joint academic offerings for students. OHIO President M. Duane Nellis and University of Toledo President Sharon Gaber were on hand at the Ohio Department of Higher Education to offer their support and signatures to formalize the agreement.

Paul Patton to present “Harvest the Past, Feed the Future” at Oct. 18 Science Café
Anthropology faculty member to discuss regional agriculture.

Ohio University delivers 1,500 pounds of supplies from Athens to Puerto Rico
If there were any doubts about what condition Puerto Rico would be in two weeks after Hurricane Maria, they were erased the moment Ohio University’s airplane touched down in San Juan.

Faculty recital ‘Birth of the Cool: A Tribute to Miles Davis’ coming Oct. 22
The Ohio University School of Music presents “Birth of the Cool: A Tribute to Miles Davis,” a Faculty Chamber Music Recital, at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 22, at ARTS/West.

Oct 13, 2017
Third annual Faculty Newsmakers Gala celebrates 381 newsmakers (PHOTOS)
Members of the Ohio University community gathered the evening of Oct. 12 for the third annual OHIO Faculty Newsmakers Gala, celebrating a record-breaking 381 faculty members who were featured in media reports during the 2016 calendar year.

Parking Services releases Halloween 2017 parking regulations
Halloween parking regulations on the Athens Campus are effective beginning Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017 at 8 p.m. through Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017 at 6 a.m.

Boom Without the Bust: 'Shale Innovation Project' Researches Sustainable Natural Gas Development
A three-year interdisciplinary program supported by the Ohio University Research Division combines faculty, staff and student researchers from across Ohio University to address the complex economic, social, environmental and technical questions associated with shale development in Ohio, while also addressing impacts from the pending shale industry bust.

Voinovich School’s impact featured in photo exhibition celebrating the School’s tenth anniversary
To mark the tenth anniversary of the founding of Ohio University’s Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs, the Voinovich School has partnered with the Kennedy Museum of Art and OHIO’s Scripps College of Communication School of Visual Communications to host a photography exhibition entitled, “Sighting Progress,” which tells the story of the Voinovich School’s impact on the organizations, communities and individuals of the region, state and nation.

Student makes the most of his experience at CLDC, lands internship with McDonald’s
Zach Hadley talks about working with Ohio University's Career and Leadership Development Center on his resume and cover letter and applying for internships.

Lots 83, 84 and 122 to be closed Oct. 18 for Presidential Investiture Ceremony
Lots 83, 84 and 122 to be closed Oct. 18 for Presidential Investiture Ceremony

Oct 14, 2017
Packed crowd hears Grover Lecturer Sam Quinones recount rise of the nation's opioid epidemic
The overprescribing of pills. An opportunistic, if not sinister, group from a small town in Mexico. The destruction of a pool...Sam Quinones, renowned author of the “Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic,” took part in Ohio University’s College of Health Sciences and Professions’ Grover Lecture Series on Wednesday, Oct. 11 where he told the tale of how the opioid epidemic took hold of the country.

Oct 16, 2017
Securing the Internet of Things
Your home router, your thermostat, or even your car could be targets for hackers. Learn how to protect your WiFi-enabled devices.

Check out the latest news from Ohio University Press
Derek R. Peterson was named a 2017 MacArthur Foundation Fellow and Joanna Mishtal won the 2017 Adele E. Clarke Book Award from ReproNetwork. Find out more here.

Intramural sports to include wheelchair basketball – open to all ability levels
Ohio University’s Department of Campus Recreation is preparing to launch its Fall II Intramural Sports Season, which, for the first time ever, will include wheelchair basketball, a program open to students of all ability levels.

Exhibition reception, lecture, panel discussion and community-sponsored Confederate flag hanging performance by artist John Sims
Ohio University presents visiting artist John Sims, in conjunction with the Kennedy Museum of Art’s exhibition “Expression and Repression: Contemporary Art Censorship in America” on view Oct. 27–Dec. 22, for an artist lecture, a panel discussion and an exhibition reception, Oct. 25–27, on the Athens campus. There will also be a community-sponsored performance of “Confederate Flag: A Public Hanging” as part of his visit.

Meet Rusty Thomas, September Classified Employee of the Month
Meet Rusty Thomas, senior buyer in the Purchasing Department. He likes contemporary Christian music, vacationing in Myrtle Beach and flipping houses. Find out more about him here.

iCUE Spotlight: Oct. 16-22, 2017
The iCUE Spotlight highlights what's happening this week at Ohio University. All information is taken from the official OHIO Calendar of University Events at calendar.ohio.edu. This week, Dr. M. Duane Nellis is officially invested as OHIO's 21st president!

Local artists featured in exhibition of plant-inspired art
The Ohio University Multicultural Center Art Gallery on the second floor of Baker University Center will host a reception for the exhibition, “Verdant: An Exhibition of Plant-Inspired Art,” from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20.

OHIO astrophysicist contributes to discovery of neutron star merger
Ohio University astrophysicist Ryan Chornock is part of a large international team of scientists that reported a major new discovery about the cosmos today.

Newmark Foundation grant to enable research by IWMF and TrollBusters on online harassment of female journalists in U.S.
The International Women’s Media Foundation has just received a grant from the Craig Newmark Foundation to conduct research in the United States on online harassment of women journalists. Ohio University Associate Professor Dr. Michelle Ferrier, founder of TrollBusters, will be the principal investigator on the project.

Longtime coach passes the bat to a new generation
34-year coach turns reigns over to the next generation

Getting to know Coach Zack Pollock
Q& A with New Zanesville Campus Tracer Coach

Registration open for “How to Write a Competitive NSF Grant” workshop Dec. 13
Faculty, staff and graduate students must RSVP by Nov. 15.

Oct 17, 2017
1804 Fund grant to support Russ College nanotech research
Nanotechnology researchers have received an Ohio University 1804 Fund grant that will support nanotechnology research. Made possible with a $49,371 grant, the Zetasizer measures both the size and surface charge of small particles by scattering light through them.

Fossil discovery from Tanzania reveals ancient bobcat-sized carnivore
Fossil discovery from Tanzania reveals ancient bobcat-sized carnivore

Michael R. Deis appointed director of Avionics Engineering Center
Michael “Mike” R. Deis has been appointed Stocker Visiting Professor/director of the Avionics Engineering Center, effective Fri., Oct. 27. He will succeed Mike DiBenedetto who will serve until Nov. 10 and will continue as a senior research engineer.

Russ College to host student civil engineering regional conference, competitions April 5-7
Next spring, the Russ College will welcome aspiring civil engineers from around Ohio, Kentucky and western Pennsylvania to create for good at the American Society of Civil Engineers’ 2018 Ohio Valley Student Conference.

School of Visual Communication welcomes National Geographic artist Fernando Baptista Oct. 18
The Ohio University School of Visual Communication and the School of Art + Design welcome internationally-renowned National Geographic artist Fernando Baptista on Thursday, Oct. 19 at 7 p.m. in Schoonover 145.

OHIO, Leipzig, Hong Kong Baptist students map out future message for OHIO to international students
It took Marie Schuster all of five days to feel perfectly at home at Ohio University. That’s why she and a group of students from Germany’s Leipzig University and Hong Kong Baptist University believe OHIO should work to sell itself as a quintessential American experience when recruiting international students, rather than focusing on factual information about the university.

Hla authors Nature article on graphene nanoribbons, well-suited semiconductors for electronics, optoelectronics
Dr. Saw-Wai Hla, Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University, authored a journal article about atomically precise semiconducting graphene nanoribbons—which could be better suited than graphene for applications ranging from electronic and optoelectronic devices and could be synthesized using basic chemical ingredients—in Nature Communications.

Free screening of ‘Realistically Ever After: A Turn it Gold Movement’ to be held Oct. 22
There will be a free screening of “Realistically Ever After: A Turn it Gold Movement” on Sunday, Oct. 22 at 3 p.m. at the Athena Cinema on 20 S. Court St.

Oct 18, 2017
San Francisco alumni run to fund blood cancer research
San Francisco alumni run to fund blood cancer research

OHIO researchers awarded $2.8 million grant for VIGOR study
Dr. James Thomas, Professor of Physical Therapy in Ohio University’s College of Health Sciences and Professions’ School of Rehabilitation and Communication Sciences, and Dr. Christopher France, Distinguished Professor of Psychology, have received a grant from the National Institutes of Health to expand on their previous research seeking to help patients suffering from chronic back pain find relief through virtual reality video games.

‘Realistically Ever After: A Turn it Gold Movement’ film will premiere Sunday
The premiere showing of a new documentary “Realistically Ever After: A Turn it Gold Movement,” focusing on childhood cancer and its aftermath will be shown to the public on Sunday, Oct. 22 at the Athena Cinema on Court St. in Athens, Ohio at 3 p.m.

OUL's Minar selected to write poem for inauguration of Ohio University’s 21st President
OUL's Minar selected to write poem for inauguration of Ohio University’s 21st President

Ohio University Presents the 2017-2018 Presidential Leaders at Inauguration
During his investiture speech in the Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium, Ohio University President M. Duane Nellis spoke about 26 students who will be the inaugural members of the Presidential Leadership Society - a volunteer organization of student representatives who will host alumni and donors at presidential and University events.

Oct 19, 2017
IT Security advisory: What you need to know about WiFi KRACK
WiFi users should take these basic steps to protect against the recently announced KRACK vulnerability.

OHIO’s Combat Veterans Club helps put elementary students on a path to academic success
One of the Ohio University Combat Veterans Club’s latest community outreach efforts involved partnering with the Athens County Children Services’ School Outreach Program and local businesses to help ensure a successful start to the academic year for students in one local elementary school.

Ohio EPA issues 2017 Encouraging Environmental Excellence Award to Ohio University
Ohio University President M. Duane Nellis announced today that OHIO has received the Ohio EPA’s 2017 Encouraging Environmental Excellence (E3) Award.

Free bicycle valet parking available near Peden Stadium during October 21 OHIO Football game
The community is encouraged to ride their bicycles to Peden Stadium for the 2 p.m. OHIO football game against Kent State; OHIO's free Bobcat Bike Valet service will take care of your bikes during the game.

President Nellis announces strategic pathways for Ohio University’s future during investiture address
The Ohio University Board of Trustees welcomed delegates from higher education institutions around the world Wednesday afternoon as students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends of Ohio University gathered to install Dr. M. Duane Nellis as its 21st President.

Oct 20, 2017
Interested in playing Tracer baseball?
Coach Pollock invites students to join Tracer Baseball team

Glidden Foundation Visiting Professor to visit Eastern Campus
Orman Hall, a highly recognized state expert on alcohol and drug abuse, has been selected as a Glidden Foundation Visiting Professor at Ohio University during the fall semester and will be visiting and presenting at three of OHIO's campuses.

Meet Tracy Crabtree, September Classified Employee of the Month
Meet Tracy Crabtree, an administrative specialist in Housing and Residence Life. She likes George Strait, "Big Bang Theory," and hanging out on the beach. Find out more about her here.

OHIO Trustees approve capital improvement projects, receive IT strategic update during October meeting
The Ohio University Board of Trustees approved several capital improvement projects and received OHIO’s Information Technology (IT) strategic update during its meeting Oct. 20 in Walter Hall.

New IT Accessibility Policy evaluates accessibility standards of technology purchased by the University
New IT Accessibility Policy evaluates accessibility standards of technology purchased by the University

Southern Campus celebrates Go Pink Week for breast cancer awareness
Ohio University Southern recently celebrated Go Pink Week as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

“Novem,” new work from second-year MFA artists, to be exhibited Oct. 24-Nov. 11
The Ohio University School of Art + Design presents “Novem,” an exhibition of new work by second-year graduate students in the M.F.A. studio program at Ohio University, on view Oct. 24 to Nov. 11 in the Ohio University Art Gallery on the fifth floor of Seigfred Hall. The exhibition and opening reception, scheduled for 5 p.m. Oct. 24, is free and open to the public.

An update on the search for OHIO's new Vice President for University Advancement and President and CEO of The Ohio University Foundation
Update on the search for our new Vice President for University Advancement and President and CEO of The Ohio University Foundation

Oct 23, 2017
School of Media Arts & Studies retirement celebration for Vibert Cambridge Nov. 3
Please join the Ohio University School of Media Arts & Studies to celebrate the career and retirement of Professor Vibert Cambridge on Friday, Nov. 3 from 3-6 p.m. in the Maggie Davis Room on the first floor in Baker Center 120. Light refreshments, cake and beverages will be served.

Former Ohio governor talks politics, the media at OHIO SPJ meeting
Ohio University’s chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) welcomed former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland to its Oct. 10 meeting where he spoke on politics today, the future of journalism and his return to Athens.

Campus Rec hosting Halloween-themed fitness events
Ohio University students have three opportunities to channel their inner goblins and ghouls with the Department of Campus Recreation’s three upcoming Halloween-themed fitness events.

CLDC’s next industry panel to explore careers in event management
For Ohio University students who are interested in working in event management, the Career and Leadership Development Center will be hosting its second industry panel, focused on aspects of the event management industry, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, in Baker University Center 503.

LGBT Center enjoying busy semester
October is the official LGBT History Month, and after celebrating National Coming Out Day during Homecoming weekend, Ohio University’s LGBT Center isn’t done hosting events this semester.

iCUE Spotlight: Oct. 23-29, 2017
The iCUE Spotlight highlights what's happening this week at Ohio University. All information is taken from the official OHIO Calendar of University Events at calendar.ohio.edu. This week features a biweekly stroll, Halloween high jinks and recognizing excellence in teaching and research!

Turn It Gold documentary premiered to large crowd on Sunday
On Oct. 22, the Athena Cinema premiered the latest documentary from the Scripps College of Communication’s Barbara Geralds Institute for Storytelling and Social Impact with support from the WOUB Public Media Center. The film, “Realistically Ever After: A Turn It Gold Movement,” focuses on the impact of childhood cancer and its lasting effects.

Lecturer Josh Antonuccio to run NYC Marathon in memory of the late Haden DeRoberts
During his life, those who knew Haden DeRoberts knew him as a music lover. DeRoberts came to Ohio University in 2011 and created his own specialized studies degree in event planning and nonprofit management. Along the way, DeRoberts met his academic advisor, and eventual mentor, Josh Antonuccio, a lecturer in the School of Media Arts & Studies.

Ohio University among 800 colleges to urge Congressional support of Dreamers
Ohio University among 800 colleges to urge Congressional support of Dreamers

National Geographic’s Fernando Baptista shared visual storytelling approach with students
National Geographic Senior Graphics Editor Fernando Baptista presented his approach to visual storytelling to a packed auditorium on Thursday, Oct. 19, in Schoonover Center.

Reflections on the Investiture of Dr. M. Duane Nellis as Ohio University’s 21st President (VIDEO)
This video features reflections on the Oct. 18 Investiture of Ohio University's 21st President, Dr. M. Duane Nellis, from members of the OHIO community.

Safety tips and guidelines for Halloween 2017
Safety tips and guidelines for Halloween 2017

Halloween in Athens 2017: Safety Information
Halloween in Athens 2017: Safety Tips

Oct 24, 2017
OHIO Theater Division presents 'Top Girls,' by Caryl Churchill
The Theater Division in Ohio University’s School of Dance, Film and Theater is proud to present the second production of the 2017–2018 season, “Top Girls,” by Caryl Churchill, directed by MFA candidate Allison Epperson and presented in the Elizabeth Evans Baker Theater, Kantner Hall, Nov. 2–4 and 8–11.

OHIO students remove 2,000 pounds of waste from Wayne National Forest
A group of Ohio University students and community members came together to celebrate National Public Lands Day by cleaning up illegally dumped waste in Ohio's only national forest.

Free senior yearbook photos scheduled for Nov. 1-2
All Ohio University students who are graduating in the 2017-18 academic year are invited to have their senior portrait taken for free, and to be included in the Athena Yearbook, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1, and Thursday, Nov. 2, on the fifth floor of Baker University Center.

Training available for new Project Initiation Form and Project Approval Request
Ohio University will implement new processes and forms for facility project requests and approvals on November 13. All units, departments, colleges, divisions, and individuals who wish to initiate a capital project at OHIO will begin utilizing a comprehensive, online Project Initiation Form (PIF) and process.

Scientist Ronan Carroll will be guest on WATH 970 talk show Thursday
Scientist Ronan Carroll will be guest on WATH 970 talk show Thursday

Oct 25, 2017
Ohio University Lancaster Theatre’s "Moon Over Buffalo" opens November 1
Ohio University Lancaster Theatre’s "Moon Over Buffalo" opens November 1

Speech and debate alumni keep a 206-year-old tradition alive
The University's alumni are part of the success of the Speaking Bobcats

Ohio University Emeritus Professor selected for Lifetime Teaching Excellence award
Ohio University Emeritus Professor selected for Lifetime Teaching Excellence award

Ohio University Eastern celebrates 60 years of educating the Upper Ohio Valley (VIDEO)
Scores of people who studied, worked and grew at Ohio University Eastern gathered on Saturday, Oct. 14, to celebrate the school’s 60th anniversary and learned that fundraising efforts conducted this year will make an education at the Eastern Campus possible for even more local students.

Ideation Event inspires ideas for teaching and learning at OHIO
The 2017 Ideation Event launched the second cycle of the Academic Innovation Accelerator (AIA). Proposal submissions for the AIA are due Friday, November 3.

OHIO faculty discuss open textbooks [PHOTOS]
On Oct. 17, OHIO faculty attended a workshop hosted by the University Libraries, which earlier this fall joined the Open Textbook Network, to address increasing textbook costs.

Documentary features Ohio University Lancaster interim associate dean Dr. Bob Klein
Documentary features Ohio University Lancaster interim associate dean Dr. Bob Klein

Fall Exhibition at Ohio University Lancaster showcases work of local artist
Fall Exhibition at Ohio University Lancaster showcases work of local artist

Physicist Zach Meisel to discuss stellar explosions at Nov. 1 Science Cafe
Researcher explores how various elements were made in the universe.

Southern Campus Resource Fair provides information, resources to students
Numerous local organizations, campus programs and student clubs were available to answer questions and provide overviews of their services at Ohio University Southern's annual Resource Fair.

CHSP researcher finds healthy eating reduces risk of premature death
A recent study has shown for the first time that a small, simple improvement in diet over the long-term – such as replacing one sugary beverage with a serving of nuts each day -- may significantly reduce the risk of premature death.

Oct 26, 2017
‘90 Minutes’ conversation with Richie Plass Nov. 1
The E.W. Scripps School of Journalism will host a “90 Minutes Series” candid conversation with Richie Plass, an advocate for Native American rights, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1 in Schoonover 145. The talk is free and open to the public.

BobcaThon to host all-you-can-eat Dads Weekend Pancake Breakfast
The annual breakfast will benefit the Ronald McDonald House of Central Ohio

OHIO Hockey teams up with ‘You Can Play’ for weekend series (VIDEO)
OHIO Hockey has teamed up with the “You Can Play” organization and the Ohio University LGBT Center for the Jackie O’s Weekend Hockey series on Nov. 3 and 4 against Davenport University.

Mental Health Fair brings awareness, information to Southern Campus
The Southern Campus hosted its 11th annual Mental Health Fair in Mains Rotunda on Wednesday, Oct. 25.

Oct 27, 2017
Annual Libraries mini-golf planned for Dads Weekend
During Dads Weekend, the University Libraries hosts nine-hole and 18-hole games of mini golf, spanning three floors of Alden Library and including one hole built on the stairway.

Fall Kitchen Table Discussion to highlight Global citizenship
The University Libraries will host three speakers for a Kitchen Table Conversation titled “The Global in the Local” on Nov. 2 on the fourth floor of Alden Library.

Ohio University-Eastern Campus faculty member recognized nationally for doctoral research
Ohio University-Eastern Campus faculty member recognized nationally for doctoral research

Former Ohio Governor Ted Strickland to present at Ohio University on Oct. 30
Former Ohio Governor Ted Strickland to present at Ohio University on Oct. 30

AIA supports microcredentialing pilot project at OHIO
Staff in the Division of Student Affairs share their process of implementing a new program at OHIO, which was possible from the support they received from the 2016 Academic Innovation Accelerator.

University ready to celebrate Dads Weekend, Nov. 3-5
Whether it’s a freshman’s first or a senior’s last, 2017 Dads Weekend is set to kick off Friday, Nov. 3 and run through Sunday, Nov. 5. Bobcats will have the opportunity to bond with their dads at more than a dozen University-hosted events.

OHIO honors excellence in faculty research and teaching at recognition ceremony
The event celebrated the 2017 Presidential Research Scholars and the winners and finalists of the Presidential Teacher Award and the Provost’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Oct 29, 2017
Studying in Spain provides incredible learning opportunities for OHIO students
Ohio University students who participate in the Spring Semester in Toledo, Spain Program immerse themselves in learning the language while also increasing their cultural understanding, learning important lessons about living in new places and taking part in once-in-a-lifetime experiences.

Men's Basketball's Carter, Dartis named to 2017-18 Preseason All-MAC East Division Team
Junior guard Jordan Dartis and sophomore forward Jason Carter represented the Ohio men's basketball team on the 2017-18 Preseason All-Mid-American Conference East Division.

Oct 30, 2017
Study provides first evidence of natural selection on thermal preference, climate change
Biological Sciences graduate student Anthony L. Gilbert and Dr. Donald Miles published an article that provides a critical study for those interested in climate change and the effects of climate change on species and ecosystems across the globe.

Mock trial team kicks off with Scarlet & Grey Tournament
The Ohio University Mock Trial Team sent one team to the Franklin County Courthouse to compete in the OSU Scarlet and Gray Invitational, winning five of the eight ballots, with several attorneys and witnesses who performed extremely well in the early-season tournament.

International Education Week speakers, performances, presentations to highlight the importance of a global education
Ohio University will celebrate International Education Week (IEW) 2017 on Nov. 13-17 with a lecture from a best-selling author, a Thai theater performance, a symposium featuring international experts including the president of Leipzig University, and a wide range of events focused on the importance of a global education.

Ohio University’s Women’s Club of Greater Cleveland supports OHIO women with annual fall brunch
Ohio University’s Women’s Club of Greater Cleveland will host their annual fall auction and brunch to raise funds for their Freshman Scholarship

iCUE Spotlight: Oct. 30-Nov.5, 2017
iCUE Spotlight highlights what's happening this week at Ohio University. All information is taken from the official OHIO Calendar of University Events. This week, music, theater and welcoming OHIO Dads!

Cybersecurity: Where to learn more
National Cybersecurity Awareness Month may be winding down, but the practices and habits of safe computing should be a year-round affair.

Ohio University and Top Hat partner to reduce textbook costs for students
Ohio University and Top Hat partner to reduce textbook costs for students

University of Maryland School of Public Policy wins Innovation Challenge honoring legacy of Senator Voinovich
After Sen. George Voinovich died last year, Ohio University’s Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs began searching for ways to honor his legacy. It was in that spirit that the School announced the Senator George Voinovich Public Innovation Challenge in partnership with the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs and Administration, an international association of nearly 300 universities with public affairs programs.

Ohio University leads national dialogue on "Teaching, Learning and Reporting about Science in Times of Public Mistrust"
Ohio University Leads National Dialogue on Teaching, Learning and Reporting about Science in Times of Public Mistrust