Compass Archives

Nov 1, 2017
Human Resources to launch Dependent Eligibility Verification Program
Ohio University works hard to preserve the benefits we offer to you and your dependents under our healthcare plans. In order to continue to do this, in November 2017, we will begin a Dependent Eligibility Verification Program conducted by HMS, an independent verification firm. All Ohio University employees who have a dependent enrolled in our medical, dental, or vision plans will be required to participate.

Series explores new student org dedicated to immersive media, technology (VIDEO)
The “Clubs Across Campus” video series explores the Ohio University Immersive Media Association, dedicated to educating Bobcats on how to create media projects using technologies that include virtual reality, augmented reality, 360 video and audio, motion capture and light field cameras.

Ohio Section of MAA meets at Ohio University’s Eastern Campus
The Ohio Section of the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) recently held its 102nd meeting at Ohio University’s Eastern Campus.

OHIO faculty and staff launch Basic Needs OHIO Initiative to address needs of students, community
As the winter holidays approach, a broad-based group of Ohio University faculty, staff and administrators has launched a new initiative to assess the University’s efforts to meet the basic needs of students experiencing food, shelter or financial insecurity.

Alumnus’ career comes full circle as Glidden Visiting Professor
Alumnus’ career comes full circle as Glidden Visiting Professor

All-Conference selections feature six Ohio University Lancaster students
All-Conference selections feature six Ohio University Lancaster students

Athens Area Mediation Service offers free 15-hour mediator training sessions Nov. 11-12
Participants who attend the sessions will learn tools for communication and conflict resolution skills that can be applied in personal, business and professional settings.

Physics & Astronomy Open House, fun with lasers and more, Nov. 4
See what colorful lasers can do! Catch a sound wave! Beat back gravity! It’s all there to explore at the Ohio University Department of Physics and Astronomy Open House on Saturday, Nov. 4, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Clippinger Laboratories on the Athens campus. The event is free and open to the public. Families are especially encouraged to attend.

Nov 2, 2017
Student Affairs celebrates contributions of indigenous peoples
Ohio University's Division of Student Affairs expressed appreciation for indigenous cultures on Oct. 9 (Columbus Day) on social media and through digital displays in Baker University Center, the student health center and residence halls across campus.

Dug the therapy dog brings smiles to students’ faces
Dug, the new therapy dog at Ohio University's Counseling and Psychological Services (CPS), just received his official certification as a therapy animal.

Culinary Services forges ahead, making OHIO one of the best fed campuses
Serving up 4.1 million meals each year, Ohio University Culinary Services' unwavering commitment to fresh, quality food, exceptional service and sustainability has earned the department a reputation for excellence within the food service industry.

Volunteers needed for OHIO's 2017 Fall Commencement
The Division of Student Affairs is seeking volunteers from the Ohio University community to assist with the 2017 Fall Commencement Ceremony, which will be held Saturday, Dec. 16, in the Convocation Center.

OHIO students welcome area children into their residence halls for tRAC-or-Treat (PHOTOS)
The Residents’ Action Council (tRAC) hosted its annual tRAC-or-Treat the evenings of Oct. 23-25, allowing area children an opportunity to practice their trick-or-treating skills before the big day and experience a little bit of residence life on Ohio University's Athens Campus.

KMA Noon Talk with student Erica Spilger is Friday
Ohio University Art History Senior Erica Spilger will host a Noon Talk on Friday, Nov. 3 in the Kennedy Museum of Art. She will discuss the artists' experiences with censorship.

Ohio University Lancaster 'Professor of the Year' Kaylor named finalist for teaching award
Ohio University Lancaster 'Professor of the Year' Kaylor named finalist for teaching award

Nov 3, 2017
School of Media Arts & Studies retirement celebration for Roger Good Dec. 1
Please join the Ohio University School of Media Arts & Studies to celebrate the career and retirement of Associate Professor Roger Good on Friday, Dec. 1 from 3-6 p.m. in the 1804 room on the fifth floor in Baker Center. Light refreshments, cake and beverages will be served.

Join BobcaThon’s Ronald McDonald House Charities Awareness Week activities
BobcaThon’s Ronald McDonald House Charities Awareness Week kicks off today with a series of activities

Three Ohio University Faculty to participate in Mid-American Conference’s inaugural Academic Leadership Development Program
Three faculty and administrators from Ohio University have been selected as 2017-2018 Mid-American Conference (MAC) Academic Leadership Development Program (ALDP) fellows.

Journalism professor speaks at United Nations on online abuse of women journalists
Speaking before the member state and nongovernmental organization representatives at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City yesterday, Dr. Michelle Ferrier, associate professor in the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism and founder of TrollBusters, urged the representatives to create coordinated, global and local strategies to address violence against women journalists.

Southern Campus reception honors faculty, staff retirees
Colleagues – both current and former – and family gathered Oct. 27 in the Vern G. Riffe Mains Rotunda to honor retiring Southern Campus faculty and staff.

OHIO Alumni Association, alumni magazines win numerous prestigious awards
The OHIO Alumni Association and the University's alumni magazines have been recognized by two professional organizations.

Russ College aviation students take first place in SkyHack competition challenge
Student aviators won first place in one of the contests at the regional SkyHack competition, held Oct. 13-15 at Kent State University, beating out teams from Case Western, Miami University of Ohio, Michigan State, Ohio State University, MIT and others.

Molecular research gets boost via 1804 Fund grant for new equipment
Ohio University’s 1804 Fund has provided seven faculty researchers from the Russ College, the College of Arts and Sciences and the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine with a $64,000 grant to purchase two instruments that will facilitate molecular research.

Russ College students take first place at Startup Weekend
A pair of Russ College students found themselves at the intersection of creation, innovation and ideation at the annual Techstars Startup Weekend Oct. 13-15, landing on the first-place team and winning $1,000.

The cycle of learning: students teach students in senior design project thanks to 1804 Fund
With a boost from Ohio University’s 1804 Fund, a senior design project is showcasing just how students can create a reciprocal learning cycle, as upperclassmen in the mechanical engineering Designing to Make a Difference capstone course are creating hands-on classroom instruments for underclassmen in the program’s strength of materials course.

Nov 5, 2017
Proctorville Center Park offers new recreation space for Ohio University, community
On Saturday, Nov. 4, dignitaries and the campus community gathered at the Ohio University Proctorville Center for a ribbon cutting and dedication of the recently completed Proctorville Center Park, which is now available to the community.

Nov 6, 2017
University Mourns Russian Professor Vera Belousova
Ohio University mourns faculty member Dr. Vera Belousova, 59, who passed away Nov. 2 at the Kobacker House, a hospice care center in Columbus. Belousova was a Senior Lecturer in Russian in the Modern Languages Department.

Latest 'ohiowomen' features alumnae coast to coast
The 2017 issue of 'ohiowomen,' arriving in mailboxes soon, explores what alumnae are doing that’s unique — as well as what connects them to one another.

New workshop, Seeking Safety, supports survivors of sexual assault
Delivered by OHIO’s Survivor Advocacy Program and Counseling and Psychological Services, the five-part Seeking Safety series will take place Mondays from 3:05 p.m. to 4 p.m., beginning on Nov. 13 and running through Dec. 11.

New Horizons Music coming to Athens for people 50 and over; no experience necessary
The Ohio University School of Music announced a new community program of adult music education for those 50 years and older, with interest in learning to play instrumental music; no experience is necessary. The New Horizons Band will host a free and public informational meeting at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 16 in Robert Glidden Hall Room 550.

Lessons From Abroad Conference provides opportunities for OHIO students, faculty, staff
Ohio University students, faculty and staff took part in the inaugural Lessons From Abroad Conference on Oct. 21, where they were able to discuss their study away programs with students from other universities and learn more about how to best use their global experiences when talking with potential employers.

University closed Friday in observance of Veterans Day
In observance of Veterans Day, Friday, Nov. 10, most University offices will be closed, however, some campus facilities will be open.

Best-selling author, journalist to provide International Education Week keynote
Best-selling author and award-winning journalist Eric Weiner will deliver this year’s International Education Week keynote speech at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, in the Baker University Center Ballroom.

iCUE Spotlight: Nov. 6-12, 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, the Patton College welcomes The New York Times and your last chance to see OHIO football at home this year.

University to host welcome reception for Leipzig University as part of OHIO-Leipzig Symposium
Ohio University will welcome the president of Leipzig University, along with several representatives of the German institution who are visiting the campus to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the partnership between the two institutions and to take part in the OHIO-Leipzig Symposium, with a special reception on Thursday, Nov. 16.

Report of final grades and final examinations instructions for fall semester
The Office of the Registrar sent out the instructions for reporting final grades and scheduling final examinations this fall semester.

Nov 7, 2017
University Program Council to host ‘Game of Thrones’-themed event
Ohio University’s University Program Council (UPC) will be hosting a “Game of Thrones”-themed event from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, in the Baker University Center Theatre Lounge.

Glidden Foundation Visiting Professor to speak at Eastern, Chillicothe campuses
Orman Hall, a highly recognized state expert on alcohol and drug abuse and the current Glidden Foundation Visiting Professor at Ohio University, will deliver a public address at OHIO's Chillicothe Campus on Nov. 15 and at the Eastern Campus on Nov. 16.

Linguistics alum goes from Bobcat to diplomat
Victoria Augustine contributes much of her success to her time and experiences at OHIO. After earning two degrees, she moved a bit further from Athens than the average student and hasn’t stopped traveling since.

A HealthAlerts message about meningitis from Jenny Hall-Jones
The following message about a probable case of viral meningitis was sent by Senior Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students Jenny Hall-Jones to the campus community on Tuesday, Nov. 7.

OHIO lecturer to discuss new book documenting team’s triumph, disability rights
Josh Birnbaum, a lecturer in the School of Visual Communication, is hosting a lecture on his new book, “Dream Shot: The Journey to a Wheelchair Basketball National Championship,” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, in Schoonover Center 145.

Nov 8, 2017
Webinar + Conversation: Advising Students with Depression
Join University College's Advising & Student Services for a NACADA-produced webinar and post-viewing conversation on Nov. 27

Professor Thomas H. Carpenter named 2017 Fall Commencement speaker
Ohio University today announced that Charles J. Ping Professor of Humanities and Distinguished Professor of Classics Thomas H. Carpenter, Ph.D. will serve as the University’s 2017 Fall Commencement speaker.

Diabetes Institute to be featured on WATH 970 talk show Nov. 15
Diabetes Institute to be featured on WATH 970 talk show Nov. 15

This week's #TBT features Army ROTC in honor of Veterans Day
As we commemorate Veterans Day this November, here is a look back at images from Army ROTC training at OHIO in 2014.

OHIO Percussion ensemble, School of Music to present concert of music by acclaimed female composers
The School of Music and the Ohio University Percussion Ensemble will present a concert of music for percussion, featuring women composers, in the Glidden Recital Hall at Ohio University at 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16. Directed by Professor Roger Braun and graduate teaching assistants Forrest Yankey and Ryan Swanson, the concert will feature a diverse program of new and classic works.

Ohio University Proctorville Center’s Bobcat Bash serving family fun for 25 years
Described as a hometown, backyard barbeque, the Bobcat Bash volleyball tournament has become much more since it was first hosted by the Ohio University Proctorville Center 25 years ago – it’s become a tradition.

Nov 9, 2017
Instructional Innovation, Globalizing the Curriculum at OHIO event slated for Nov. 15
Instructional Innovation and Globalizing the Curriculum at Ohio University will be the focus of a special International Education Week event on Wednesday, Nov. 15, from 1:30 to 4 p.m. in the Baker University Center Multicultural Center Multipurpose Room.

Industry tours allow students to explore careers, network with professionals
Ohio University’s Career and Leadership Development Center (CLDC), in partnership with the Patton College of Education’s Department of Human and Consumer Sciences, recently sponsored two industry tours for students to explore retail and hospitality career and internship options.

Ohio University named a Bronze Level Bicycle Friendly University by the League of American Bicyclists
Ohio University named a Bronze Level Bicycle Friendly University by the League of American Bicyclists

Undergraduates invited to “How to Find and Apply for Summer Research Internships”
November workshops to highlight student opportunities.

‘Getting a Job: The Global Professional in Today’s World’ to be held Nov. 17
“Getting a Job: The Global Professional in Today’s World” will be held on Friday, Nov. 17, beginning at noon in Baker University Center Ballroom A.

Help a Bobcat through exams with a Finals Week Survival Box
Finals Week Survival Boxes are available from The Bobcat Store through the end of the month.

Columbus Museum of Art curator Drew Sawyer to provide lecture
The Ohio University School of Art + Design presents a lecture by visiting curator Drew Sawyer at 5:15 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, in Mitchell Auditorium, Seigfred Hall. The lecture is free and open to the public.

11th Annual Veterans Tribute at Southern Campus honors all who served
Crystal Savard is a wife, mother and nursing student at Ohio University Southern. Her classmates may not know that she is also a sergeant in the West Virginia National Guard. She has served for nearly ten years as a heavy equipment operator – running everything from a skid steer to a bulldozer.

Real estate development entrepreneur to share secrets of making it in real estate
John McNellis, a successful real estate developer from northern California, set out to write a book with one goal: to make advice about real estate development readily available to those looking to enter the field. Aspiring developers can get advice in person when McNellis visits Ohio University Nov. 29 from 5 – 7 p.m. in Baker University Center Rm. 240/242 as part of the Center for Entrepreneurship’s guest lecturer series.

Srdjan Nesic to discuss research on infrastructure corrosion at Nov. 15 Science Café
Srdjan Nesic to discuss research on infrastructure corrosion at Nov. 15 Science Café

Nov 12, 2017
Sarah Fleenor to show artwork at Ohio University Eastern gallery
“Recessional: Twilight in Middle America,” an exhibit featuring the work of Dayton artist Sarah Fleenor, will be on display at the Ohio University Eastern Campus Art Gallery through Dec. 7 with an artist's reception and lecture scheduled for Nov. 15.

Student Affairs committee raises awareness about hunger, homelessness
From Nov. 11-19, Ohio University’s Division of Student Affairs is joining advocates around the country to draw attention to food insecurity and homelessness as part of National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week.

High demand safeguards Baker Center Food Pantry’s permanence
What began as a way to get rid of leftover canned good donations has evolved into a permanent Ohio University fixture that is helping to alleviate regional hunger.

CHSP to host its annual Thanksgiving feast for international students (VIDEO)
In the spirit of family gatherings, cultural exchange and giving thanks, staff at Ohio University’s College of Health Sciences and Professions are busy planning the feast and festivities for this year’s International Student Thanksgiving Dinner, scheduled for 5 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 21, in Grover Center’s Atrium Café.

Nov 13, 2017
Two grad students earn Excellence in Teaching Award
Modern Languages graduate students Genoveva Di Maggio and Angela Romero earned the Excellence in Teaching Award after completing the College of Arts & Sciences’ Advanced Graduate Teaching Certificate program with high distinctions.

Ecohouse hosts sustainable Thanksgiving dinner with veggies from Learning Garden
Ohio University's Ecohouse was filled with students and faculty, a variety of dishes, and meaningful conversations as Ecohouse hosted its second annual Thanksgiving Dinner on Nov. 9.

Students reflect on World Food Day food drive
The Wealth and Poverty theme hosted a food drive in October to help fight hunger in the Athens community, and two students describe how they encouraged their friends to donate.

Dance Division to present new choreography in fall senior concert
The Ohio University Dance Division in the School of Dance, Film, and Theater presents the annual “Fall Senior Dance Concert,” the culminating project for B.F.A. dance majors, to be presented Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 16-18, at 7 and 9 p.m. each evening in the Shirley Wimmer Dance Theater, located in Putnam Hall at Ohio University.

Dr. Andreas Ströhl to give lecture on philosopher, media theorist Vilém Flusser Nov. 14
Please join Dr. Andreas Ströhl, director of the German Goethe Institutes in North America and the former director of the Munich Film Festival, as he lectures on philosopher and media theorist Vilém Flusser on Tues., Nov. 14 from 7:30-9 p.m. in Schoonover 380.

iCUE Spotlight: Nov. 13-19
iCUE Spotlight highlights what's happening this week at Ohio University. All information is taken from the official OHIO Calendar of University Events.

Keeping performing Artists in SHAPe
On their way to the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, the Marching 110 will have back up in the form of athletic trainers who specifically cater to the needs of performing artists.

Deadline for faculty, staff to complete ‘Bridges’ sexual misconduct module is Nov. 17
Ohio University President M. Duane Nellis has set a goal of 100 percent completion of the online “Bridges: Building a Supportive Community” training module for all faculty and staff by Nov. 17.

Ohio University Lancaster students, faculty and staff honor fallen soldiers at National Roll Call Event
Ohio University Lancaster students, faculty and staff honor fallen soldiers at National Roll Call Event

Lancaster campus faculty member Young to present at national music education conference
Lancaster campus' Dr. Paul Young to present at music education conference

Provost’s Undergraduate Research Fund provides $46,035 for 2017-18 student projects
The program supported 37 Ohio University students.

University investment in interdisciplinary projects pays off
Outcomes from the Innovation Strategy planning grant program.

President Nellis addresses updates regarding Federal Tax Reform
President M. Duane Nellis discusses his response to recent updates regarding Federal Tax Reform and their impact on the University community.

Nov 14, 2017
OHIO community kicks off national dialogue on ‘Teaching, Learning and Reporting about Science in Times of Public Mistrust’
Members of the Ohio University and local communities packed the Baker University Center Theatre Nov. 7 to engage in an interactive forum that brought together a New York Times reporter, subjects of her series on climate change and OHIO experts to discuss one of the issues dividing our country.

Update on the progress of the University Teaching, Learning & Assessment Committee
Last February, the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost requested that Deans, Department Chairs/School Directors, and assessment coordinators from all units work with the Teaching, Learning and Assessment Committee to create annual summaries of assessment-related activities within units for inclusion into the Assessment Clearinghouse.

New look Women's Basketball Team ready for new challenges
Entering his fifth year on the job, Head Coach Bob Bolden has taken the Bobcats women's basketball program to a Mid-American Conference Tournament championship, a berth in the NCAA Tournament and two trips to the WNIT. But this season, he'll enter the season without the centerpieces of those accomplishes.

Ohio's Poling and Zervos named MAC East Players of the Week
Ohio senior linebacker Quentin Poling and sophomore kicker Louie Zervos have been named MAC East Defensive and Special Teams players of the week, respectively, following their play against Toledo last week.

Ohio Football can capture East Division crown at Akron tonight
Ohio is coming off a 38-10 win over Toledo and has won its last four-straight games. Ohio leads the all-time series against Akron 19-13-1 and has won the last nine meetings between the two schools.

TrollBusters founder part of AI panel at WVU Hackathon
Women at the West Virginia University Reed Media Innovation Center tackled gender, racial, and religious biases during a hackathon this past weekend focused on diversifying artificial intelligence.

Nursing students will host Purple Gala to raise opioid crisis awareness
Nursing students from Ohio University’s College of Health Sciences and Professions are making a push to bring awareness to opioid abuse, an epidemic that took almost 3500 lives in Ohio last year.

Nov 15, 2017
Alumnus tees up scholarship honoring Athens golf legend
Alumnus tees up scholarship honoring Athens golf legend

Minutes and information from the Nov. 14 Presidential Policy Advisory Group meeting
Appointed by President Nellis on Oct. 30, the Policy Advisory Group convened for its first meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 14.

John J. Kopchick Awards support 14 student and faculty research projects
John J. Kopchick Awards support 14 student and faculty research projects

Multiple lactation rooms available to parents
Parents who breastfeed their infants should know that Ohio University has added several new lactation rooms on the Athens Campus, as well as rooms on both the Eastern and Southern regional campuses.

Nov 16, 2017
Proposals released for second cycle of Academic Innovation Accelerator
The Office of Instructional Innovation’s (OII) Ideation Event sparked new ideas for teaching and learning at OHIO. OII will work with each project lead to determine how to move forward with each idea.

OHIO alumni and friends share legal insight at Pre-Law Days
Twenty-one alumni and friends returned to Ohio University on Nov. 2-3 to share their law-related experiences and knowledge with current students at Ohio University’s 2017 Pre-Law Days.

OHIO hosts Herpetology Symposium, featuring student researchers
Seven years ago, then-graduate student Vincent Farallo organized a symposium composed of Ohio University and John Carroll University undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty. The aim of the symposium was to bring together everyone interested in the biology of amphibians and reptiles, a field of biology known as “herpetology.”

Law Center announces 2017 Law, Justice & Culture Certificate cohort of students
The Center for Law, Justice & Culture presents this year’s cohort of students in the Law, Justice & Culture Certificate program.

Biologists monitor nearby eastern timber rattlesnakes
Biology professor Willem Roosenberg and his graduate assistants Alayna Tokash and David Jenkins have been locating and recording the health of these snakes periodically over the past few months in order to better understand their behavior and biology

Scripps College of Communication retirement celebration for Sandy Rawlins Nov. 29
Please join the Ohio University Scripps College of Communication to celebrate the career and retirement of Student Services Specialist Sandy Rawlins on Wednesday, Nov. 29 from 3-5 p.m. in the Schoonover Center Lobby. Light refreshments will be served.

Ohio University Marching 110 gearing up for appearance in 2017 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade®
Ohio University Marching 110 gearing up for appearance in 2017 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade®

Shop The Bobcat Store for unbeatable Black Friday deals
Shop The Bobcat Store for unbeatable Black Friday deals

Ohio University professor leads open textbook project on media innovation & entrepreneurship
Ohio University professor leads open textbook project on media innovation & entrepreneurship

Nov 17, 2017
‘A Beautiful Remedy’ documentary wins a national award at NCA Convention
“A Beautiful Remedy,” a documentary co-produced by the Barbara Geralds Institute for Storytelling and Social Impact and WOUB Public Media, has been named the top award winner for Best Aural Visual Project in the 2017 Ethnography Division for the National Communication Association (NCA).<br />

Journalism student talks about interning at ideastream, studying abroad in Spain
Mary Puzder shares her experiences working with a public media company in Cleveland and spending a semester in Toledo, Spain.

Kids on Campus and SSWA to present Thanksgiving meal to Trimble Local Schools
Kids on Campus and SSWA will cook and serve a Thanksgiving meal for hundreds of students and family of Trimble Local Schools on Monday.

A message reaffirming OHIO's values as an inclusive community
A message reaffirming OHIO's values as an inclusive community

Ohio University Small Business Development Center receives top state award for Overall High Performance by a Center
Following an enormously successful fiscal year, the Ohio University Small Business Development Center (Ohio University SBDC) was honored with the statewide Small Business Development Center award for Overall High Performance by a Center at a ceremony on Nov. 8, 2017.

The Kennedy Lecture Series presents Gloria Steinem Nov. 21
An Evening with Gloria Steinem will take place on Tuesday November 21, 2017 at 7:30pm at the Templeton Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium.

OHIO recruiting students to join Governor's Opioid Technology Challenge
OHIO recruiting students to join Governor's Opioid Technology Challenge

Nov 20, 2017
Free food, fellowship available to students staying on campus for Thanksgiving Break
Ohio University’s Department of Housing and Residence Life invites all students staying on campus for the Thanksgiving Break to celebrate the holiday with their Bobcat Family.

iCUE Spotlight: Nov. 20-26, 2017
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, a living legend speaks on campus and we get a break for Thanksgiving!

Christine Sheets set to retire after 32 years of service
The assistant vice president for OHIO’s Division of Student Affairs, Sheets’ last day at Ohio University will be Thursday, Nov. 30. A celebration of her retirement is planned for 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 29, in the Bromley Hall Lounge.

OHIO, Leipzig partners talk past, future collaborations at reception, panel discussion
Ohio University joined academic institutions around the world in observing International Education Week, Nov. 13-17, and embraced the occasion to celebrate the 25th anniversary of one of its strategic international partnerships.

Gala celebrates OHIO’s global story, includes first-ever Lifetime Achievement Awards
Ohio University’s global story was on full display at this year’s Global Engagement Awards Gala where faculty, staff and alumni were honored for their commitment to international education and cross-cultural learning and the International Education Week Committee presented its first-ever Lifetime Achievement Awards to two individuals among OHIO’s most-notable global champions.

Ohio University Marching 110 to appear on NBC's TODAY show Wednesday morning
Ohio University Marching 110 to appear on NBC's TODAY show Wednesday morning

University to close for Thanksgiving break
Ohio University will be closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 23-24, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. In addition, there will be no academic classes for students Wednesday through Sunday, Nov. 22-26.

Campus, local community gather to view Monument Quilt at Peden Stadium
Campus, local community gather to view Monument Quilt at Peden Stadium

Higazi mentors PhD Candidate
Higazi reputed for his contributions to the eradication of River Blindness mentors an entomologist as he selects his PhD project

New organization aims to connect engineers, promote the profession via food
Eats with Engineers aims to promote engineering through food and conversation, and show the creative side of engineers, by bringing them together to discuss cooking, cravings or the chemistry behind food.

Nov 21, 2017
Colin Gabler to be featured on WATH 970 talk show Nov. 29
Colin Gabler to be featured on WATH 970 talk show Nov. 29

Athena Cinema announces sixth annual Holiday Movie Series
The holidays are here and that means it’s time for the Athena Cinema to announce its lineup of classic holiday films for the sixth annual Holiday Film Series. Beginning on Thursday, Nov. 30, the series offers free admission to holiday movies in exchange for food or cash donations for the local food pantry.

OHIO’s Architecture, Design and Construction office receives accolade for McCracken Hall expansion
OHIO’s Architecture, Design and Construction office receives accolade for McCracken Hall expansion

Nov 22, 2017
Pepsi Scholar is motivated by his family
Simon Wang is majoring in finance, has already launched an online business and is working to bring his family still living in Thailand to the United States.

Ohio University Eastern Theatre presents ‘A Christmas Carol’
The Theatre Department of Ohio University Eastern will present Charles Dickens’ heartwarming classic “A Christmas Carol” Nov. 30, Dec. 1-3 and Dec. 7-9 in the Shannon Hall Theater.

#FinalsByAlden begins Nov. 30
Each semester, the Libraries offer a series of events we call #FinalsByAlden. It will have a button-maker and host a Long Night Against Procrastination, a therapy dog visit and extended hours.

Retirement reception for Melanie Glassmire to be held Dec. 7
A retirement reception for Melanie Glassmire will be held from 2 to 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 7, in the 1804 Lounge in Baker University Center.

Zanesville Campus Students attend Propel 2017
Four Zanesville Campus students and the Student Senate advisor attend the Propel 2017 Collegiate Leadership Summit

Gloria Steinem inspires generations of feminists through Kennedy Lecture
Gloria Steinem, who laid the foundation for the second wave of feminism in the United States, returned to her home state on Nov. 21 to further her cause as part of Ohio University’s Kennedy Lecture Series.

Zanesville Campus 2017 IEW Highlights
A photo essay highlighting the activities that took place during #iew2017

Nov 26, 2017
Savage Composition Premiered at Southern Campus
Savage's Windswept composition for flutist premiered

Employee professional development opportunities coming in 2018-19
Earlier this year, Human Resources’ Office of Organizational and Talent Development spearheaded an effort to develop OHIO’s Competency Training Framework (CTF) to document knowledge, skills, and behaviors required for success in several types of positions throughout the University.

Nov 27, 2017
LIGHTS program supports Appalachian entrepreneurs during first year of operations
LIGHTS program supports Appalachian entrepreneurs during first year of operations

‘Tis the season to shop The Bobcat Store
‘Tis the season to shop The Bobcat Store

The Patton College’s Stevens Literacy Center Dedication, Nov. 30, brings Mrs. McDavis back to OHIO for honorary award
In January, The Patton College hired a new director for the Stevens Literacy Center and made a commitment to reinvigorate the Center’s work in reading education, community outreach, and literacy across the lifespan. To celebrate, The Patton College will host a Dedication Ceremony, in honor of Dr. Edward Stevens, Jr.

The century of universalization: Ohio University experts join international scholars on groundbreaking study on outer space governance
The century of universalization: Ohio University experts join international scholars on groundbreaking study on outer space governance

iCUE Spotlight: Nov. 27-Dec. 3, 2017
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, celebrating innovation, a new play and a chance to learn about study abroad and scholarships!

Nov 28, 2017
Ohio University Lancaster Theatre’s "A Christmas Carol: A Live Radio Play" opens December 7
Junior Alexandra Downour encourages all ages to attend the performance of the holiday classic.

Ohio University’s online programs receive numerous top rankings
Ohio University has been named one of the top online colleges in America in the latest rankings from SR Education Group.

OHIO recognized for engaging students through learning communities, faculty relationships
A new national study shows that greater learning and engagement stemmed from inclusive practices on college campuses – an area of strength for Ohio University.

"Students of the Month" named at Ohio University Lancaster
Ohio University Lancaster students Joshua Oliveri and Emma Caldwell have been selected as students of the month.

Ohio University’s Stroll Patrol: Community building meets fitness [VIDEO]
John Stabler, community relations officer with the Ohio University Police Department, gives an overview of Stroll Patrol, a new community-building and fitness initiative.

Nov 29, 2017
OHIO researchers to discuss “Before Lions Were King: Discovering Africa’s First Meat-eaters,” at December Science Café
OHIO researchers to discuss “Before Lions Were King: Discovering Africa’s First Meat-eaters,” at December Science Café

Need-to-know information for Fall Commencement 2017
Need-to-know Fall Commencement information for graduates, parents and visitors attending the ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 16 at 2 p.m. on the Athens Campus.

University Program Council to host ‘De-stress Fest’
Ohio University’s University Program Council (UPC) will be hosting a “De-stress Fest” in Baker University Center on Tuesday, Dec. 5, from 5 to 7 p.m.; Wednesday, Dec. 6, from noon to 1 p.m.; and Thursday, Dec. 7, from 5 to 7 p.m.

Second half season tickets available for OHIO Hockey
The Ohio University Bobcat Hockey Team is offering second half season tickets for a fraction of the price of a full season ticket.

OHIO Hockey to host fourth annual 'Teddy Bear Toss' at Dec. 2 game
The No. 4 ranked OHIO Hockey Team will host its fourth annual “Teddy Bear Toss” during the Saturday, Dec. 2, game against No. 5 Robert Morris University-Illinois.

Spring 2018 Faculty Learning Community explores teaching with a global perspective
A Faculty Learning Community will focus on creating classroom environments and learning experiences with a global perspective. Apply by January 5.

Ohio University Art Galleries presents a video art screening, panel discussion for World AIDS Day
The Ohio University School of Art + Design hosts a World AIDS Day screening and discussion event, “Alternate Endings, Radical Beginnings,” from 3 to 5 p.m. Dec. 1 in Mitchell Auditorium, followed by a gallery intervention and reception from 5-7 p.m. in the Ohio University Art Gallery, Seigfred Hall. Both are free and open to the public.

CLJC gets Ohio State Bar Foundation grant for Summer Law & Trial Institute
Larry Hayman, Pre-Law Advisor and Specialist for the Center for Law, Justice & Culture, was awarded a grant from the Ohio State Bar Foundation for the center's annual Summer Law & Trial Institute.

New faculty Amanda Cox specializes in criminal justice
Dr. Amanda Cox is a new Sociology lecturer at Ohio University this fall—and a Center for Law Justice & Culture affiliate. She is teaching Introduction to Sociology and a Sociology Capstone titled “The Death Penalty in the United States.”

Arts & Sciences celebrates 37 Notable Alumni
The College of Arts & Sciences launched the Notable Alumni Awards on Oct. 27, honoring 37 alumni for broad accomplishments in their careers, a commitment to community service, and valuable contributions to Ohio University, the College of Arts & Sciences, and its stude

IEW keynote speaker, best-selling author talks genius as it relates to place
In Ohio University's annual International Education Week (IEW) keynote address, best-selling author and award-winning journalist Eric Weiner focused on the importance of place as it relates to the growth of good, innovative ideas.

Ohio University Marching 110 rock 2017 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, experience New York City
The Ohio University Marching 110 reflect on Macy's Parade, visit to New York City.

Faculty and staff invited to complete UCM Perception Survey by Dec. 1
Earlier in November, OHIO faculty and staff were invited by University Communications and Marketing (UCM) to complete a Perception Survey to help the department gauge the impact of its services and discover ways in which it can improve to meet the changing needs of individuals and units across the University.