|Alden Library to have extended hours finals week|
Alden Library to have extended hours during finals week, Nov. 14-20.
|Ambassador of Botswana to visit Ohio University|
Her Excellency Tebelelo Seretse, ambassador of Botswana to the United States, will visit Ohio University and renew the book depository agreement between the University and Botswana.
|Engineer’s invention could improve road conditions|
The old joke goes like this: There are two seasons in Ohio—winter and road repair. Of course it’s that first season, winter, that begets the second. Sub-freezing temperatures put a heavy strain on roadway asphalt, creating cracks. Once water enters these cracks, freezes, and expands, the result is that all-too-familiar bumpy highway dotted with orange construction barrels.
|Faculty member aids labor history collection of libraries|
Robin Muhammad, professor of African American Studies, is a labor and urban historian who applied for grants to help expand the Libraries’ collections to fit her needs.
|Interim directors leading two Scripps College schools|
On July 1, 2011, interim directors were appointed to lead two of the five schools in the Scripps College of Communication. Jerry Miller has been appointed in the School of Communication for a one-year term, and Eric Williams has taken the helm in the School of Media Arts and Studies for a two-year term.
|Interviews announced for vice president for research and creative activity|
On Wednesday, Ohio University sent an email out to all faculty, staff and students about interviews for candidates for the position of vice president for research and creative activity and dean of the graduate college.
|Klabunde pens 2nd edition of cardiovascular|
The world was just waking up to the possibilities of the World Wide Web in 1998 when Richard E. Klabunde, Ph.D., began putting course materials online for his students. Those initial postings turned into www.cvphysiology.com, a unique, 300-page teaching website designed and launched by Klabunde himself the next year. The site was so successful that publisher Lippincott Williams and Wilkins approached him about writing a textbook based on it. The book, Cardiovascular Physiology Concepts, published in 2004, was officially integrated into the curricula of 23 institutions and sold more than 12,000 copies and a second edition is now being published.
|Word on the Street - Students talk about switch to semesters|
The last fall quarter is almost over in Athens, Ohio. Next year, we'll be making the switch from quarters to semesters. Join journalism major Kendra Wagoner to discover what OHIO students have to say about the switch to semesters.
|'Ping 101"' program launches Monday|
Ohio University Campus Recreation will introduce its newest program, "Ping 101," on Monday, Nov. 7. The program offers Ohio University faculty and students an opportunity to build relationships outside of the classroom through a bring-your-class-to-Ping event.
|Academic & Research Center artist Alyson Shotz to lecture Nov. 9|
Alyson Shotz, the New York City-based artist whose work is featured in the Academic & Research Center (ARC), will lecture at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9, in Irvine Auditorium.
|Annual end of quarter food collection has begun|
As students are packing up their residence hall room or apartment in anticipation for the upcoming winter break, they may notice a few extra packages of Ramen or a sweater that just does not fit anymore. Why not get in the holiday spirit early this year by donating to those in need?
|Patton College professor presents new way to learn mathematics|
Patton College of Education assistant professor of mathematics Tim McKeny presented findings from his “Better Mathematics Through Literacy” program on Oct. 28.
|University dedicates fluid power lab in honor of engineering technology alumnus|
Ohio University dedicated a new fluid power lab this week at the Fritz J. and Dolores H. Russ College of Engineering and Technology, in honor of 1973 alumnus Jack Myslenski.
|University mourns loss of psychology major|
The Ohio University community mourns the loss of student Yaara Mashmoor, 21, who died Thursday morning around 4 a.m.
|Love of writing directs OU-C faculty member to filmmaking|
As a three-time participant in the New York Television Festival (NYTVF), Ohio University-Chillicothe faculty member Stephen Morrow is no novice to the field of independent filmmaking.
|New internship connects OHIO students with economic development leaders|
Thanks to a $25,000 gift to The Ohio University Foundation from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC), a new internship program at Ohio University will offer undergraduate and graduate students affiliated with the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs with the opportunity to intern at the IEDC and gain practical, hands-on experience in local economic development issues and trends.
|OHIO has another milestone enrollment year|
Ohio University saw another record-breaking enrollment year with preliminary headcount enrollments of over 35,700 students across the entire system.
|Open forums for first dean and VPRCA/graduate dean candidates|
On Nov. 7 and Nov. 8, the first candidates for the positions of dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, dean of the Scripps College of Communication, and vice president for research and creative activity and dean of the Graduate College will interview.
|University closed Friday for Veterans Day|
Ohio University will be closed Friday, Nov. 11, in observance of the national Veterans Day holiday. All University offices will be closed and classes will not be in session. The closure includes all five regional campuses and the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine.
|Botswana ambassador gives new perspectives about Africa to students|
Tebelelo Seretse, Botswana ambassador to the United States, visited Ohio University on Monday to renew the book depository agreement between the University and Botswana.
|OHIO mourns the death of graduate student|
Terrie Jean Hitchings, a 50-year-old Ohio University graduate student, died unexpectedly at her home in The Plains on Monday evening.
|Open forums for second set of dean and VPRCA/graduate dean candidates|
The second set of candidates for the positions of dean of the College of arts and sciences, dean of the scripps college of communication, and vice president for research and creative activity and dean of the graduate college will interview on Nov. 9 and Nov. 10.
|Patton College Art Auction raises $1,460 for Crooksville art programs and artists|
The Patton College Art Auction raised nearly $1,500 that will be split between Crooksville Schools and the student artists.
|University sets guidelines for holiday expenditures|
Julie Allison, Ohio University controller, released information regarding faculty and staff expenditures during the upcoming holiday season.
|Child life students ready to assist children's hospital in South Africa|
On Sunday, a team of 11 Ohio University Child Life undergraduates will travel to Cape Town, South Africa, for four weeks of volunteer work at Red Cross Children's Hospital.
|Free Press advocate visits campus|
Craig Aaron, president and CEO of the largest media reform organization in the United States, Free Press, spoke to Ohio University students about the changing media climate last week.
|OHIO research project enables local American chestnut tree planting|
On Nov. 10, sixty-seven American chestnut trees were planted at a Raccoon Creek Partnership water treatment site in the Raccoon Creek Watershed thanks to a gift by Ohio University researchers.
|Provost’s Undergraduate Research Fund supports student research and creative activity|
Fifty-three students received funding for their research and creative activity from the Provost’s Undergraduate Research Fund (PURF). A faculty selection committee distributed $50,000 worth of awards.
|University seeks applicants for prestigious STEM teaching fellowship|
Ohio University, in conjunction with the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, is seeking applications for the next cohort of Woodrow Wilson Ohio Teaching Fellows who will change the world, one student at a time.
|Winter weather emergency procedures|
Winter weather emergency procedures for Ohio University employees.
|"Why I Give" -- Kevin Smith [Video]|
Hear Kevin Smith, interim assistant director of leadership and community service for the Campus Involvement Center, tell you why he has given back to the community through United Appeal for Athens County.
|Alden Library adjusts hours over the winter break|
Alden Library has changed its hours over winter break.
|Archivist Bill Kimok brings a sense of community to freshmen|
University Libraries Archivist Bill Kimok's University Experience class (UC 115) is designed to help freshmen learn the skills to succeed in college.
|Baker University Center winter hours|
Last week, Sujit Chemburkar, executive director of event services, sent an email to Ohio University detailing Baker University Center's winter hours.
|Bobcats to play Northern Illinois Friday in MAC Football Championship Game|
The Bobcats will play Northern Illinois on Friday in the MAC Football Championship Game at 7 p.m. in Detroit, Mich. The game will be televised on ESPN2.
|Health campaigns combat African river blindness, study finds|
A native of Sudan, Tarig Higazi has seen the impact of river blindness up close. The tropical disease, transmitted by black flies that breed on the banks of fast-flowing rivers and streams, infects people with a parasite that can live in the body for 15 to 20 years. In the southern part of the country where the disease is more virulent, those afflicted may lose vision by age 40.
|Job posting suspended during the holidays|
University Human Resources will again suspend university-wide and public job postings during the holidays.
|Native American Jewelry Show and Sale Dec. 1-4|
Ohio University's Kennedy Museum of Art will host its annual Native American Jewelry Show and Sale Dec. 1-4.
|Stephen Golding to speak on WATH Dec. 8|
Ohio University's Vice President for Finance and Administration Stephen Golding will be a guest on WATH's hour-long radio talk show "The Party Line" at 9 a.m. on Dec. 8 to talk about the latest happenings at OHIO.