|"Visit Days" begin this week at Ohio University Lancaster ¦ Pickerington|
Ohio University Lancaster ¦ Pickerington has grown by about 1,000 students since 2007. Now, future students have the opportunity to see why the campus is growing in numbers. The first visit days of the 2014/2015 school year at Ohio University Lancaster ¦ Pickerington will be held on Thursday and Friday.
|Branding OHIO through a mobile app|
Developed primarily with prospective students in mind, OHIO you provides a fun and easy way for individuals to picture themselves at Ohio University.
|Cathy Waller celebrates 120-pound weight loss and improved health on Halloween|
With the help of Ohio University WellWorks and too many friends and colleagues to name, administrator Cathy Waller has reclaimed her happiness and health by losing 120 pounds.
|E.W. Scripps School of Journalism's Tom Suddes inducted into Journalism Hall of Fame|
The Press Club of Cleveland’s Hall of Fame will honor Tom Suddes, an assistant professor in E.W Scripps School of Journalism, on Nov. 7.
|First marketing symposium unites University communicators|
The event, hosted by the Marketing Advisory Council and University Communications and Marketing (UCM), aimed to foster collaboration and partnership between marketers and communicators in their roles as advocates for OHIO.
|Heritage College unveils artwork at Cleveland campus|
As preparations accelerate for its new campus in Cleveland, the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine unveiled symbolic artwork that will greet visitors to its new site during an Oct. 21 reception at Cleveland’s Museum of Contemporary Art.
|Josep Rota to discuss bilingual book of poems Nov. 6|
Josep Rota, professor emeritus of communication and associate provost emeritus for international studies, will present "Origins and Destinations - a Bilingual Book of Poems" on Thursday, Nov. 6.
|Last date for The OHIO Guarantee Passport event coming up Nov. 12|
The event is open to all members of the University community – faculty, staff and students.
|NIH funds Heritage College study examining Chagas disease transmission routes|
The Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine has received a $407,558 grant from the National Institutes of Health to study the geographic transmission patterns of the parasite that causes Chagas, a potentially fatal disease infecting about 11 million people in Mexico, Central America and South America. Mario Grijalva, Ph.D., professor of microbiology and director of the Tropical Disease Institute, is working with a collection of universities around the world to better understand how this deadly disease is disseminated in southern Ecuador and northern Peru.
|Nov. 6 Campus Conversation to address free speech, civility, difficult dialogues|
“Campus Conversations: Free Speech, Civility and Difficult Dialogues” will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, in the Walter Hall Rotunda on Ohio University's Athens Campus.
|Ohio Senator talks leadership and alternative energies with engineering and tech students|
Ohio State Senator Lou Gentile gave Ohio University engineering and technology students a challenge Thursday as part of the Robe Leadership Institute seminar. He asked for their help creating alternative energies.
|Peter Kornbluh to deliver annual Latin American Studies lecture Nov. 6|
Peter Kornbluh will deliver this year's Latin American Studies annual lecture at 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6 in Baker University Center 240. He is a senior analyst with the National Security Archives and director of the Archive's Cuba and Chile Documentation Projects.
|Russ College embraces diversity through Brazilian study abroad program|
This year, 35 Brazilian students joined the Russ College of Engineering and Technology by taking part in the Brazil Scientific Mobility Program. BSMP is a one-year, non-degree scholarship program for Brazilian students in the STEM fields.
|Cardboard Camelot postponed|
Ohio University’s world-record breaking attempt at creating the largest cardboard structure ever constructed has been temporarily postponed.
|Celebrate Veterans Day Nov. 11|
American citizens celebrate Veterans Day each year on Nov. 11 to honor our veterans for their patriotism, love of country and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good. Ohio University will be closed to commemorate the national holiday.
|Community service awards honor current, former students|
Heritage Day celebrates impact of campus-community ties
|Family of Bobcats creates scholarship for Scripps students|
Family of Bobcats creates scholarship for Scripps students. The Weiss-Mulgrew Family Scholarship uses The OHIO Match to make their gift go further.
|Geology rocks the GSA in Vancouver|
Faculty, alumni, graduate students, and undergraduate students from Geological Sciences made a splash in Vancouver, British Columbia, at the annual meeting of the Geological Society of America's annual conference in October.
|How to get funding from OURC, Baker awards programs: Nov. 13 and 14|
The Office of the Vice President for Research and Creativity Activity will host two workshops this month to help Ohio University faculty and staff learn how to access funding from the Ohio University Research Committee (OURC) and Baker Fund Awards Committee internal awards programs.
|International Education Week on Lancaster Campus to focus on refugees|
November is a month where many remember to be thankful for what they have. During International Education Week, Lancaster Campus students, faculty and staff will have an opportunity to hear from refugees in central Ohio who are very thankful to be living here.
|Kanawha Project on climate change literacy seeks faculty participants|
Kanawha Project on climate change literacy seeks faculty participants
|Meet Susie Abbott, the October Classified Employee of the Month|
Meet Susie Abbott, the October Classified Employee of the Month.
|Ohio University co-hosts third international conference on perpetual pavement|
Pavement experts from around the world convened in Columbus, Ohio, last week at the third International Conference on Perpetual Pavement, hosted by Ohio University’s Ohio Research Institute for Transportation and the Environment, part of the Russ College of Engineering and Technology, and the Ohio Department of Transportation.
|Ohio University mechanical engineering student consults on water systems during service trip to Ecuador|
Eric Hamman spent part of his final months as a mechanical engineering student at Ohio University’s Russ College of Engineering and Technology not in Athens but in Ecuador, creating for good by assessing water systems as part of a Tropical Disease Institute (TDI) program.
|Rota to read from 'Origins and Destinations – A Bilingual Book of Poems,' Nov. 6|
The Contemporary History Institute is pleased to welcome Dr. Josep Rota on Thursday, Nov. 6, at 4:30 pm in Baker 242 for a reading from his latest work, "Origins and Destinations—A Bilingual Book of Poems."
|Science teamwork is like dancing a tango, alum says|
In a new YouTube movie, alum Jairo Sinova explains more about spintronics and ways in which a “scientific tango” could be a new way of doing science.
|Student helps law firm determine mineral rights during summer internship|
Because of the recent drilling boom, property owners may find it important to understand the status of their own interests in the minerals beneath their homes. Ohio University student Alena Klimas recently had the opportunity to work with a law firm that seeks to determine historical lines of ownership in order to ease law suits related to mineral rights.
|Students invited to Ohio University Pre-Law Day, Nov. 13-14|
On Thursday, Nov. 13, and Friday, Nov. 14, Ohio University hosts its annual Pre-Law Day in Baker University Center. The program features 25 OHIO alumni working as legal professionals in a variety of fields.
|Anna and the Annadroids Come to Ohio University for Nov. 6 Performance|
Anna Sullivan, 2003 alumna, will be coming to campus with her San Francisco based multi-media dance theater company, Anna and the Annadroids, who will be presenting their new touring work Man(u)fractured.
|Fall Senior Dance Concert is Nov. 13-15|
Ohio University Division of Dance in the School of Dance, Film and Theater will present its annual Fall Senior Dance Concert, , the culmination project for BFA dance majors.
|Learn how to control diabetes with technology|
Anyone studying or interested in learning more about technology used to help control diabetes can find out about new bolus wizards, pattern analysis meters and an artificial intelligence program from 6 to 7 p.m., Nov. 6, in Grover Center W115.
|Males to strap on high heels for Walk a Mile in Her Shoes|
Ohio University's seventh annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes steps is Nov. 8. The walk features men wearing women's high heels as a way to prevent sexual assault.
|OHIO delegation celebrates Chubu University’s 50-year legacy and 40-year partnership|
Celebrations abound in Kasugai City, Japan this week, marking the 50th anniversary of Chubu University, one of Ohio University’s three international partners.
|Remembering D-Day: The 70th Anniversary Edition of 'The Longest Day'|
“The Longest Day,” which was originally published in 1959, delivers the narrative of D-Day from the perspective of those who experienced it.
|Second Year Film Screening to Take Place Sat., Nov. 8|
Current MFA thesis students will screen short films made during their second year in the program. Screening will take place on Sat., Nov. 8 at 7 pm at The Athena Cinema. Tickets are free.
|Word on the Street - Morning Routines [VIDEO]|
Students told us what their morning routines were like and what essentials they needed to keep them going.
|eLearning OHIO launches redesigned eCampus website|
The redesigned eCampus website, available at www.ohio.edu/ecampus, was launched Monday, November 3. eCampus is a virtual campus of information and services for online and distance students, many of whom never come to one of Ohio University’s bricks-and-mortar campuses.
|Alumni Association gears up for On The Green Weekend 2015|
Last spring the Ohio University Alumni Association hosted the inaugural On The Green (OTG) Weekend on the Athens campus; it was such a tremendous success that plans for OTG 2015 have begun even before the dust from fall Homecoming has settled.
|Author to talk on cultural differences at Ohio University Eastern|
Lisa Kirchner, author of “Hello American Lady Creature: What I Learned as a Woman in Qatar,” will give speak Thursday, Nov. 20, at 2:30 p.m. in the Ohio University Eastern Campus theater as part of International Education Week.
|Former teacher leaves legacy of reading with gift of books to Southern Campus|
One of former Ironton resident Pat Shields' final wishes was that family and friends donate books in her memory. Her daughter recently delivered more than 600 children's books to Ohio University's Southern Campus.
|Geoff Dabelko to discuss link between environmental issues and security Nov. 12|
What is the connection between the environment and security? Geoff Dabelko, professor and director of environmental studies in the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs, will answer that question Nov. 12 at the next Ohio University Café Conversations event.
|Ohio University Eastern education students volunteer to help community|
Under the direction of Jacqueline Yahn, middle childhood education coordinator/lecturer at Ohio University Eastern, OUE education majors are tutoring middle school students, offering small lesson plans and assisting the teachers of the East Central Ohio Educational Service Center with the 21st Century Grant After School Achievement Program.
|Proctorville Center hosts 22nd annual 'Bobcat Bash' volleyball tourney|
More than 200 people braved the near-freezing temperatures for the 22nd annual Bobcat Bash volleyball tournament Nov. 1 at Ohio University's Proctorville Center.
|Residential Housing received the Biomedical Achievement Award from the Red Cross|
Enrique Hermosilla, David Lawrence and Micah McCarey – representing East Green, South Green, and West Green respectively – received the Biomedical Achievement Award on Oct. 23, for their contributions to the blood drives.
|Anton Treuer to discuss insensitive American Indian sports mascots Nov. 13|
Anton Treuer, executive director of the American Indian Resource Center, will serve as the Ohio University American Indian Heritage Month speaker at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13.
|College partners go all out for Diabetes Awareness Month|
This story offers a survey of events planned in connection with Diabetes Awareness Month, and some background on the Diabetes Institute.
|Common goals for baccalaureate programs at OHIO|
Common goals for baccalaureate programs at OHIO
|General Education Task Force provides update to faculty, staff|
The following letter from the General Education Task Force was emailed to Ohio University faculty and staff on Friday, Nov. 7.
|Jane Martin’s play 'Anton in Show Business' runs Nov. 11-15|
The Ohio University Division of Theater will present Jane Martin’s “Anton in Show Business” from Nov. 11-15 in the Forum Theater.
|Lancaster Campus hosts explosive detection dog training|
Police officers from college campuses across Ohio helped their new explosive detection K-9 dogs learn the ropes last week on the Ohio University Lancaster Campus by encouraging them to put their nose to the ground and get to work.
|Males strap on high heels to raise awareness about gender-based violence|
More than 140 members of the Ohio University community spent part of their Saturday afternoon raising awareness about the role men play in preventing sexual assault in a rather unconventional way – by strapping on women’s high heels.
|OHIO alumnus speaks to sociology class about career in criminal justice|
Ohio University alumnus Marc Houk recently spoke to sociology class, “Punishment and Society,” under the instruction of professor Nicole Kaufman in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology.
|OHIO celebrates significant gains in student enrollment|
University-wide efforts to attract and retain students have resulted in gains in both Ohio University enrollment and measures of student success.
|OHIO to kick off International Education Week Nov. 15|
Ohio University will celebrate International Education Week and the 50th anniversary of the Ohio University Center for International Studies with a wide array of speakers, performances, workshops, enrichment seminars and special events that will be held Nov. 15-20.
|Patton College to host Art Extravaganza auction Nov. 17|
The Patton College of Education will auction off the artwork of 35 Coolville Elementary students at 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 17 during the annual Art Extravaganza.
|SPSS now free for university-owned computers|
Researchers and lab managers are encouraged to upgrade to the latest version of the popular statistics analysis package.
|Seniors present new work at the Senior Dance Concert Nov. 13-15|
The Ohio University Division of Dance will be presenting their annual Senior Dance Concert from Nov. 13-15 in Putnam Hall’s own Shirley Wimmer Dance Theater.
|Task force studies general education requirements|
A task force established by Ohio University Executive Vice President and Provost Pam Benoit will facilitate conversations this academic year to study the role of general education at the University.
|A&S TV: 'All coupled climate models are wrong, some are useful'|
Dr. Ryan Fogt, said “All Coupled Climate Models Are Wrong, Some are Useful” in his Fall 2014 Science Café talk.
|Isle of Eigg: A stop they had to make|
The Isle of Eigg wasn't on the schedule. But students took advantage of a free weekend to add a journey to the small island off the coast of Scotland. It turned into an adventure.
|Maymester in Italy info session, Nov. 18|
Learn more about Ohio University's Maymester in Italy at an Info Session on Tuesday, Nov. 18, at 7 p.m. in Ellis 103. The Maymester in Italy called "Food in Sicily" runs May 10 through 27 in Summer 2015.
|Veterans Story: 'I didn't have to go into the military to get shot at'|
"I didn't have to go into the military to get shot at," says Chris Derr, a veteran telling his story to help other veterans.
|Zanesville Campus to celebrate International Education Week with speaker series|
The Global Voices Speaker Series, being held Nov. 17-19 at Ohio University Zanesville in honor of International Education Week, features lectures and presentations on 17 different countries by faculty, staff and students.
|At University Libraries, student employment is a win-win|
The thousands of students who have worked at Ohio University Libraries have gained skills and knowledge that have helped them succeed both at the University and in their professional careers while contributing to a 200-year legacy of enabling OHIO’s students, faculty and staff to achieve excellence.
|Free yearbook photos for graduating seniors to be taken Nov. 18-20|
All Ohio University students who are graduating during the 2014-15 academic year are invited to have their senior portrait taken for free from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 18, through Thursday, Nov. 20, in the Honors Collegium on the fourth floor of Baker University Center.
|Hallowpalooza brings fine arts to local children|
The Ohio University student orchestra celebrated its seventh annual Hallowpalooza with its largest audience on Oct. 31. The hour-long concert included more than 150 performers.
|Holiday dinner safety tips in November Safe-T-Gram|
The November 2014 issue of Safe-T-Gram gives readers a list of food safety tips to follow during the holiday season.
|New bachelor’s degree programs on Lancaster Campus focus on health and wellness in our community [VIDEO]|
Graduates of two new bachelor’s degree programs at Ohio University Lancaster ¦ Pickerington will make an impact on our community. Bachelor’s degrees in Social Work and Human Biology started on the Lancaster Campus at the beginning of Fall Semester.
|Ohio University Eastern Theater presents ‘The Miss Firecracker Contest’|
The Theater Department of Ohio University Eastern will present Beth Henley’s hilarious comedy “The Miss Firecracker Contest” November 13-15, and Nov. 20-22 in the Shannon Hall Theater.
|Ohio University Foundation welcomes 5 new board trustees|
The Ohio University Foundation Board of Trustees proudly welcomes five new Trustees to the Bobcat family this fall. Yvette McGee Brown, BSJ ’82; Janis E. Jones, BS ’79; Richard Dickerson, BSCE ’80; Ronald Teplitzky, AB ’84; and Richard Vincent, were elected during the June Foundation Board meeting in New York City.
|Patton College Instructional Technology Program receives iNACOL Innovator Award|
The Patton College IT program has received the 2014 iNACOL Innovator Award for Innovative Research in Blended and Online Learning.
|2014-15 Kennedy Lecture Series kicks off Nov. 19|
Ohio University is preparing to launch its 2014-15 Kennedy Lecture Series with four widely recognized speakers.
|Alumni from around the globe invited back for OHIO’s International Alumni Reunion|
Ohio University boasts graduates from almost 100 different countries, an honor they will be celebrating with many of those ¬alumni during OHIO’s International Alumni Reunion April 15 – 18, 2015.
|Dina Lopez to discuss pesticides and health at Nov. 19 Science Café|
The faculty member will present “Reflection of use of Agrochemicals: Illness vs. Food Supply,” at 5 p.m. on Wed., Nov. 19, in the Baker Center Front Room.
|Email upgrade: Mobile device setup|
When faculty and staff are migrated to Catmail, mobile users will need to adjust settings on to connect to the new system.
|Generation workforce: Regional campus impact involves business leaders|
When business and industry leaders from the manufacturing, logistics and distribution, and healthcare sectors gathered at Ohio University’s Southern Campus recently, it was the first in a series of talks to take place at each regional campus with Ohio University administrators. The purpose: identify the workforce needs of local employers and align those needs with academic program offerings and student preparedness.
|Guest lecturer to highlight history of fore-edge painted books|
Author Jeff Weber, preeminent authority on the history of fore-edge painting, will give a lecture, “A History of Fore-edge Painting Today,” on the fourth floor of Alden Library on Wednesday, Nov. 19, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.
|Heritage College faculty member named top mentor to D.O. students|
Timothy Law, D.O., M.B.A., was named 2014 Mentor of the Year by the American Osteopathic Association during the group’s annual OMED Osteopathic Medical Conference and Exposition, which took place Oct. 25-29 in Seattle.
|Libraries exhibit offers glimpse into collection of fore-edge books|
“Hidden Treasures on the Edge: Fore-edge Painted Books from the Jeffery D. Chaddock Collection” provides a glimpse into the collection of fore-edge books owned by Ohio University alumnus Jeff Chaddock.
|Marketing Class Moves Beyond Memorization|
Marketing Class Moves Beyond Memorization
|Native American author, educator says offensive sports mascots need to go|
Anton Treuer, executive director of the American Indian Resource Center at Bemidji State University, told his audience that Native American sports mascots need to go away.
|OHIO faculty, students can get free memberships to Ohio Academy of Science|
Ohio University now has an institutional membership with The Ohio Academy of Science, which allows faculty and students to join at no cost.
|OIT security analyst available to train OHIO departments, units to keep information safe|
Staying up-to-date on the latest security threats and viruses that have the potential to harm laptops, tablets, smart phones, and other devices is a challenging task.
|Over 70 Reunite at Music Therapy Reception at National Conference|
Music Therapy Program at American Music Therapy Association's (AMTA) national conference on Friday, Nov. 7 in Louisville, KY.
|Shively Court to increase operational hours during Boyd Dining renovations|
Shively Court to increase operational hours during Boyd Dining renovations
|Testing facility moves to Bromley Hall|
Computer-based educational tests, including the GRE, Praxis, and TOEFL, will now be available in the OHIO Testing Services facility, located in the Lower Level of Bromley Hall through the doors on West Union Street.
|Today’s International Education Week activities focus on African Studies|
This year’s IEW festivities were developed in celebration of the 50th anniversary of OHIO’s Center for International Studies, and today’s activities are focused on the program that led to the creation of the center -- the African Studies Program.
|Cash and carry event and Native American Jewelry Sale at Kennedy Museum of Art|
The Kennedy Museum of Art will host the cash and carry event from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 4. The event offers the opportunity for attendees to own an original letterpress poster by printer Amos Paul Kennedy Jr.
|Lancaster Campus student to compete in qualifer for U.S. Figure Skating Championship|
An Ohio University Lancaster ¦ Pickerington student is getting ready to perform in the most important competition of her young life. Alexie Mieskoski, a 19-year-old from Reynoldsburg, will compete this week at the 2015 Midwestern Sectional Figure Skating Championships in Chicago, Illinois which is a qualifying event for the 2015 U.S. Figure Skating Championships. The figure skating national championship event is the most prestigious figure skating competition in the United States.
|OHIO scientists contribute to analysis of new fossil mammal found in Madagascar|
Ohio University scientist Patrick O'Connor and graduate fellow Waymon Holloway are part of a research team that described the skull and neuroanatomy of a new species of fossil mammal found in Madagascar. The finding was published in the journal Nature earlier this month and received international media coverage in publications such as The New York Times.
|President McDavis thanks community in aftermath of West Union Street fire|
Ohio University President Roderick J. McDavis sent the following email about the community's response to the West Union Street fire to all faculty, staff, and students on Monday, Nov. 17.
|Schey Sales Centre Chair finds success, skills through Toastmasters|
Schey Sales Centre Chair finds success, skills through Toastmasters
|Today’s IEW activities focused on Asian Studies Program|
Asian Studies faculty and students are participating in this year’s International Education Week, which is being held now through Nov. 20. The faculty and students are heavily involved in today’s (Tuesday, Nov. 18) activities, which will be focused on Asian Studies.
|Medical guidance doctors visit Athens Campus Dec. 1|
Personalized Medical Guidance doctors will be on Ohio University's Athens Campus on Dec. 1 for a lunch and learn session in Baker University Center’s Multipurpose Room 242.
|OUL Theatre presents "It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play" Dec. 3 - 7|
The holiday season is getting into full swing at Ohio University Lancaster. That's because "It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play" officially opens on Wednesday, December 3. This is the third year OUL Theatre has done the show.
|Parent, friend, philanthropist, remembered with the establishment of two scholarships|
Friends and family of Charles Wickert speak openly and often about his generosity, integrity and warmth. Wickert, who passed away in April 2014, was a long-time employee of the Motorists Insurance Group (Motorists), a Columbus-based insurance company. To honor his legacy, the company established two scholarships that benefit OHIO students.
|Southern Campus’ International Education Awareness Fair celebrates culture|
In celebration of International Education Week, Ohio University’s Southern Campus hosted its Second Annual International Education Awareness Fair that brought together more than 150 faculty, students and staff to explore some faraway cultures and raise awareness about the importance of being globally connected.
|TechGROWTH Ohio calls for nominations for third annual Innovation Awards|
TechGROWTH Ohio is seeking nominations for its third annual Innovation Awards, which celebrate innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship in Southeast Ohio. Nominations must be made by Dec. 31.
|Today’s IEW activities to focus on Latin American Studies|
Latin American Studies will be participating in International Education Week (IEW), which is being celebrated at OHIO now through Nov. 20. Today’s (Wednesday, Nov. 19) IEW activities will focus on the Latin American Studies master’s program.
|Columbus-Athens Albert Schweitzer Fellowship Program celebrates volunteerism|
The famed Albert Schweitzer Fellowship Program which was designed to address and improve health issues, including the conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work and age, recently celebrated the work of graduate and professional students from Ohio University and Ohio State University with a special event in Grover Center.
|Communication, Development Studies program brings the world to OHIO|
Communication and Development Studies faculty and students are participating in this year’s International Education Week. Some of today’s activities are focused on the Communication and Development Studies master’s program.
|Culinary Services to provide mini Grab N Go location; Boyd Market to remain open during Boyd renovation|
Culinary Services to provide mini Grab N Go location; Boyd Market to remain open during Boyd renovation
|Hacking the person instead of the computer|
Hackers don't always need high tech tools. Sometimes a phone call is all it takes to compromise your data.
|Human Resources hosts Benefits Open Forums|
Ohio University faculty and staff are invited to attend one of the upcoming Benefits Open Forum sessions to learn about the impact of the Affordable Care Act and have questions answered about the recently conducted benefits survey.
|Instructions for Year-End Gift Processing|
Ohio University will be closed from Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014, through Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015, and will re-open on Friday, Jan. 2, 2015. During this period, the Division of Advancement is working to ensure that all donors who wish to do so are able to transact gifts to The Ohio University Foundation. If you have any questions about making a year-end gift, please visit ohio.edu/yearendgift, call 740-593-2636 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
|International Development Studies program tailored to students’ interests|
Ohio University is celebrating International Education Week, with some of today's activities focused on the International Development Studies Program.
|International dinner kicks off IEW with lively performances, diverse dishes|
The International Student Union kicked off Ohio University’s International Education Week festivities with its annual International Dinner on Saturday, Nov. 15.
|Start Smart workshop teaches women wage negotiations|
College women built their negotiation skills, research skills and confidence this week thanks to a Start Smart workshop sponsored by the Ohio University Graduate College and the Ohio University Women’s Center.
|University begins Comprehensive Master Plan process|
Ohio University has started a 15-month endeavor to complete Comprehensive Master Plan 2016, which includes the strategic and physical development of the Athens and Dublin campuses.
|What you need to know about the new tobacco free policy|
Beginning in fall 2015, Ohio University’s Athens Campus will become tobacco free, in accordance with a resolution made by the Ohio Board of Regents in July 2012.
|Why OHIO students should think about summer research internships now|
How do students find out about these internships and apply? The Office of the Vice President for Research and Creative Activity is sponsoring two workshops Dec. 2 and 3 to guide students through the process.
|Athena Cinema, Ohio University to host special family movies for charity|
Starting Nov. 29 and running through Dec. 20, the Athena Cinema will be showing afternoon screenings of popular family films every Saturday at 1 and 3 p.m. The price of admission to these screenings will be a minimum donation of one canned food per ticket.
|Chemical engineering student receives elite Malaysian honor|
An Ohio University chemical engineering doctoral candidate has been named one of 30 students in the nation to receive an outstanding student award from the Embassy of Malaysia and Education Malaysia U.S.A.
|Chillicothe Campus alum explores life in Alaska|
Olivia Muntz lands an adventurous first job and more news from the state's first regional campus
|Discovery of twisted spins in nanoscale flatland merits accelerated publish date|
Diego Mastrogiuseppe, a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Physics & Astronomy, and faculty members Dr. Nancy Sandler and Dr. Sergio Ulloa, have discovered a new way to control the interaction of magnetic impurities at the nanoscale level.
|In a fix with Netflix|
The university has quadrupled the available daytime bandwidth for Netflix.
|International Thanksgiving Lunch hosted by College of Health Sciences and Professions|
The College of Health Sciences and Professions is hosting a free International Thanksgiving Lunch for its international students and their families from 11:15 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 25, at the Atrium Café in Grover Center.
|OHIO concludes IEW with Awards for Excellence in Global Engagement|
Ohio University concluded its International Education Week festivities with the Awards for Excellence in Global Engagement ceremony, an annual event that recognizes three particularly outstanding members of the OHIO community who have gone above and beyond in their contributions to international education and cultural understanding.
|Ohio University Names Executive Director for Constituency Development|
Ohio University has named Scott Koskoski, CFRE, executive director of constituency development in University Advancement effective Dec. 1, 2014. He brings with him nearly 15 years of fundraising leadership within higher education and the non-profit sector.
|Organization started by Lancaster Campus students selected for Fairfield Leadership|
Organization started by former Lancaster Campus students selected for Fairfield Leadership
|Public workshops will collect input for Comprehensive Master Plan 2016|
Ayers-Saint Gross, the architectural and planning firm chosen to create a road map and long-term vision for Ohio University, will hold a series of workshops on the Athens Campus from Dec. 1 to 5.
|Storyteller, musician Madafo to perform for Dec. 3 Pre-Kwanzaa Celebration|
Ohio University will host a Pre-Kwanzaa Celebration at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 3 in Baker University Center Ballroom A. Madafo, a storyteller and musician, will perform during the celebration.
|University mourns death of emeritus music professor|
The Ohio University is mourning the loss of Emeritus Professor of Music Richard D. Syracuse, 80, who died on Friday, Nov. 21.
|Director of E.W. Scripps School of Journalism to receive Medal of Honor|
Robert Stewart will be awarded the Medal of Honor from Leipzig University in Germany during its Founder's Day celebration on Dec. 2.
|Global health concerns prompt public health task force formation|
Ohio University’s efforts to proactively plan and prepare for potential threats to public health have been stepped up in recent weeks due to the outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa, and a newly formed public health task force is just another example of OHIO’s efforts.
|Lancaster Campus theatre students nominated for Kennedy Center festival for second consecutive year|
Three students from the Ohio University Lancaster Theatre production of “The Elephant Man” have been nominated for the Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship and another OUL student was nominated to compete in the Design Category at the 27th annual Kennedy Center American College Theater Regional Festival this January in Cleveland, Ohio.
|OHIO Health Headlines Nov. 2014|
OHIO Health Headlines Nov. 2014
|OHIO takes top honors at national orientation, transition, retention conference|
Ohio University has much to celebrate after taking top honors in several categories at the Association for Orientation, Transition and Retention in Higher Education’s national conference, held earlier this month in Orlando.
|Ohio University Eastern trio named All-ORCC|
The Ohio Regional Campus Conference released its All-Conference Team recently, and Ohio University Eastern was well represented by middle blocker Kayley Stephens, setter Melissa Stimpert and right side hitter Kelsey Douglass.
|Palestinian medical doctor advocates for peace as part of International Education Week|
“I shall not hate,” were the first four words spoken by Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish as he walked onto the stage at Ohio University’s Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium on Wednesday, Nov. 19.
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|Speaking Bobcats enjoying another successful season|
Ohio University Forensics Team, also known as the Speaking Bobcats, continue to impress as they head toward nationals with an excellent record.
|Campus Involvement Center to host team of ice carvers Dec. 3|
The Campus Involvement Center will be hosting a team of professional ice carvers who will be creating ice sculptures at three locations on the Athens Campus on Wednesday, Dec. 3.
|Executive Vice President and Provost Pam Benoit announces two candidates for Senior Vice Provost for Instructional Innovation|
Ohio University Executive Vice President and Provost Pam Benoit has announced that two candidates for the position of Senior Vice Provost for Instructional Innovation will present in Baker University Center on Dec. 3 and 4.
|Human Resources announces retirement of longtime payroll staff member|
Longtime payroll staff member Marti Crabtree is retiring Nov. 26 after 22 years of service at Ohio University.
|International Space University leaders hold SSP15 planning session at Ohio University|
Nearly 20 space professionals from around the world convened in Athens, Ohio, last week to coordinate International Space University’s (ISU) 2015 Space Studies Program (SSP15), which will be hosted by Ohio University June 8–Aug. 7.
|International students celebrate Thanksgiving at Atrium Cafe|
On Tuesday, Nov. 25, a steady stream of students at Atrium Cafe in Grover Center experienced a taste of a traditional Thanksgiving meal, complete with turkey, stuffing, gravy, green bean casserole, mashed potatoes, carrots and dessert, all prepared and served buffet style by faculty, staff, and students.
|JSchool alum Wes Lowery Skypes from Ferguson with Scripps students|
On Nov. 25, students in the entry-level journalism class recently took part in a Skype session with alumnus Wesley Lowery. He was in Ferguson, Mo., to cover the aftermath of the grand jury’s decision in the Michael Brown case.
|Lancaster Campus Imagine Your Possibilities Series: Fairfield County Job and Family Services Director Aundrea Cordle|
When Aundrea Cordle was a little girl, she wasn’t sure if a college education would be in her future. She was one of three children, living with her single mother in Lancaster, and money was tight.
|Students asked to participate in survey on hunger, food insecurity|
OHIO's Counseling and Psychological Services is asking students on the Athens Campus to participate in an online survey about hunger and food insecurity, the results of which will help determine the need for developing a food pantry on the Athens Campus.
|Thanksgiving Break in Athens|
Ohio University’s Thanksgiving Break begins for all students on Wednesday, Nov. 26 (no classes) and the entire University will be closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 27-28. <br />For the OHIO students who remain on campus, it will be quieter than usual, but there are a few things happening to help bridge the long holiday weekend.
|University commits funding to repair Hockhocking-Adena Bike Path|
Ohio University has committed funding and engineering expertise to repair the Hockhocking-Adena Bike Path.