Wednesday, Oct 07, 2015

A Few Clouds, 70 °F


News from OHIO's Campuses

Oct 7
Albert Schweitzer Fellows Encourage Health and Hope
What does health mean to you? That question was addressed by the Columbus-Athens chapter of the Albert Schweitzer Fellowship at a recent dinner event in Grover Center.

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

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

Oct 5
Homecoming 2015 with Ohio University Libraries
During Homecoming Weekend, Ohio University Libraries is inviting students, faculty and alumni to check out the longstanding legacy of Ohio University by visiting the Libraries’ sixth annual Archives Homecoming Display and the second annual Homecoming Selfie Project.

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

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

Oct 2
Diane Fitch to show artwork at Ohio University Eastern gallery
Vermont artist Diane Fitch will be exhibiting her artwork at the Ohio University Eastern Campus Art Gallery, Oct. 5 through Oct. 22.

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

Oct 1
Culinary Services debuts OHIO’s newest dining destination
The West Green Market District, a state-of-the-art dining venue housing five micro-restaurants and other amenities unique to its location, opened to the OHIO community on Aug. 22.

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

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

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

Writer in residence: poet William Olsen, Oct. 8
The Ohio University Creative Writing program announces its three Writers in Residence for 2015-16, leading off with William Olsen on Thursday, Oct. 8, at 7:30 p.m. in Walter Hall Rotunda.

Sep 30
Anatomy of a network outage: Aug 20 - Sep 4, 2015
Detailed description of the challenges IT staff faced during the fall opening network outage.

Annual report of University crime and fire statistics available
Annual report of University crime and fire statistics available

Eastburn speaks about perseverance at Southern Campus
Brett Eastburn, an author, inspirational speaker and stand-up comedian who was born without arms and legs, recently spoke about perseverance at Ohio University Southern.

International Education Week photo contest now accepting entries
The Office of Global Opportunities and the Ohio University Alumni Association paired up to bring the International Education Week Photo Contest back to campus this fall. The competition is open to all OHIO students, faculty, alumni and staff.

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

NASA researcher to present at Zanesville Campus’ Third Thursday event
Bryan Palaszewski, researcher at NASA’s Glenn Research Center, will present “People and Robots in Space Exploration” on Thursday, Oct. 15, at 7 p.m. in the Elson Hall Auditorium at Ohio University Zanesville.

October Trustees meeting to be streamed
The Oct. 16 Board meeting agenda is available on the Ohio University Board of Trustees website. The meeting will be streamed live from the Athens Campus.

Sep 29
Libraries hosted Institute for Chinese Academic Leaders
Ohio University Libraries hosted the Institute for Chinese Academic Leaders: Valuing the Best of Tradition While Strategically Managing Change from July 26 through Aug. 7.

No classes on Reading Day on Oct. 2
Ohio University students can count on Reading Day on Friday, Oct. 2 to give them a break from classes and a chance to prepare for mid-term assessments and assignments.

Ohio University Task Force on Affordability and Efficiency seeks input from OHIO community
Ohio University’s Task Force on Affordability and Efficiency is seeking suggestions and feedback from the OHIO community relating to opportunities for the University to operate more efficiently.

Ribbon-cutting event slated for Shoemaker bridge
Upcoming event, ongoing programs underscore OU-C's community commitment

Sep 28
NYAM health innovation director to speak on diabetes issues
A lecture on the business case for diabetes programs will be presented on Oct. 16 by Director of the Center for Health Innovation, New York Academy of Medicine

Sep 25
Board of Trustees Audit Committee to meet Oct. 8
The Ohio University Board of Trustees Audit Committee will hold a special meeting from 10 a.m. to noon, Thursday, Oct. 8 in Columbus, Ohio.

Campus Rec’s W.O.W. Hour offers modest women-only fitness class
Ohio University's Department of Campus Recreation offers a women-only fitness class every Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at the Ping Center.

Sep 24
OHIO Discovery Day returns to campus this fall semester
On Saturday, Oct. 3, the Athens Campus might seem even more dynamic than usual as Undergraduate Admissions welcomes prospective students to Ohio University for the first of three OHIO Discovery Days.

University to celebrate 25th anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act with series of events in October
Ohio University will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act with a month-long series of events in October designed to raise awareness and educate the University and Athens communities about disability and accessibility.

Sep 23
Brown bag seminar to address Malaysian politics
Ohio University’s Center for International Studies will host a brown bag seminar on "Understanding Malaysian Politics," on Wednesday, Sept. 30, beginning at noon in Room 009 in the Yamada International House.

German diplomat to visit OHIO for ‘25 Years of German Unity’ event
German government senior diplomat Herbert Quelle will visit Ohio University on Wednesday, Sept. 30, to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the reunification of Germany and discuss the current refugee crisis in Europe.

OHIO Hockey hosting Emergency Services Weekend
OHIO Hockey is offering local police, fire, EMS and hospital workers free tickets to its Sept. 25 and Sept. 26 games versus Eastern Michigan University.

Ohio University Fall Commencement 2015: Your Questions Answered.
For the first time ever, Ohio University will be offering a commencement ceremony at the end of the 2015 Fall Semester; this ceremony will be in addition to the traditional spring ceremony held at the end of each Spring Semester.

Ohio University is one of the nation’s fastest-growing institutions
Ohio University, the first higher education institution in both the Northwest Territory and the state of Ohio, was recently named the 18th fastest growing college in the United States by the Chronicle of Higher Education. Their rankings were based on a comparison of student enrollment growth between 2003 and 2013.

Scholarship recipients express gratitude at inaugural Donor/Recipient Reception
Ohio University Southern recently hosted its first Scholarship Donor/Recipient Reception, connecting students who have received scholarships with the individuals who donated to support their educational endeavors.

Second annual JPAC Police-Community BBQ is Sept. 30
The Joint Police Advisory Council (JPAC) will host the second annual Police-Community BBQ from 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 30 at the intersection of Park Place and S. Court Street.

Southern Campus’ Equestrian Team raises funds for Western Dressage World Show
The Ohio University Southern Equestrian Team raised $1,100 at its barbecue, arena challenge and silent auction, hosted at Elkins Creek Horsecamp, on Sept. 12.

Sep 22
Chillicothe Campus faculty members help with county initiative
OU-C members put community engagement into action

Heritage College dean honored for training Chinese physicians
William Burke, D.O., dean of the Heritage College, Dublin, has received an award from a province in China for his work there to improve the training of primary care physicians.

Sep 21
Campus Conversation to focus on sexual misconduct on college campuses
Ohio University will host "Campus Conversation: Taking Sexual Misconduct Seriously" on Tuesday. This event is being held in response to the screening of the film “The Hunting Ground."

Campus Recreation to host first-ever ‘Glow Golf Tournament’
Ohio University Campus Recreation will be holding its first-ever “Glow Golf Tournament” on Saturday, Sept. 26, on the University’s golf course.

Sep 20
LGBT Center in midst of exciting semester
The Ohio University Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Center is ready and excited for a fun and informative fall semester.

Sep 18
Brett Eastburn to speak at Southern Campus about overcoming adversity
Brett Eastburn, who was born without arms or legs, will present "No Boundaries," at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24, in Ohio University Southern's Bowman Auditorium.

Guest artist to perform with OUL Theatre in November
Guest artist to perform with OUL Theatre in November

Ohio University Eastern announces OHIO Discovery Day programs
High school juniors, seniors and parents are invited to attend several upcoming OHIO Discovery Day programs at Ohio University’s Eastern Campus.

Ridges stabilization work is nearing completion
Roof and masonry repair work at the Ridges is underway and nearing completion. The projects, which began earlier this summer, are part of the stabilization effort to prevent damage or loss while the University develops implementation strategies for the forthcoming recommendations for future use of the site by the master planning efforts.

Sep 17
Southern Campus partners with peers for Tri-State Diversity Conference
Ohio University Southern co-sponsored “Beyond Diversity,” the Second Annual Tri-State Conference on Diversity and Inclusion, with other area colleges, universities and partners.

Sep 16
Bobcat Battalion hosting free tailgate prior to Sept. 19 football game
Ohio University’s Army ROTC Program, also known as the Bobcat Battalion, invites all OHIO students, faculty and staff to a special tailgate gathering that will be held prior to the kickoff of the Bobcats’ football game on Sept. 19.

Campus Rec announces extended hours at Ping Center
Ohio University's Ping Center is now open from 6 a.m. to midnight Monday through Friday and from 9 a.m. to midnight on Saturday.

Campus Rec launching low-cost fitness programs with personalized instruction
Ohio University Campus Recreation is offering two brand-new fitness programs that offer hands-on and individualized instruction that utilizes all areas of the Ping Recreation Center.