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Tuesday, Sep 27, 2016

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News from OHIO's Campuses

Sep 26
Zane Traces Literary Journal provides experiential learning for students (VIDEO)
The Zane Traces Literary Journal is a compilation of fiction, non-fiction, poetry and art contributed by Ohio University Zanesville students, faculty and staff.

Former Detroit NAACP executive director will host ’90 Minutes’ conversation Sept. 28
Heaster Wheeler has spent most of his adult life in the forefront of civil rights and has fought injustice in a city where injustice against African Americans has been one of its cornerstones.

Third annual International Education Week Photo Contest now accepting entries
Ohio University students, faculty, staff and alumni are invited to submit entries in the International Education Week Photo Contest now through Oct. 16.

2016-17 Frontiers in Science lecture series begins Oct. 4
Ohio University’s 2016-17 Frontiers in Science lecture series begins Tuesday, Oct. 4, when OHIO welcomes American anthropologist and paleontologist Nina Jablonski to the Athens Campus.

First Campus Conversation of the year to explore free speech, hate speech
“Campus Conversation: Free Speech or Hate Speech #GraffitiWall” will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4, in the Walter Hall Rotunda and will provide a forum for members of the OHIO and Athens communities to discuss recent events that have occurred on the Athens Campus.

Sep 25
New AHSW director finds university a perfect fit
When asked what first attracted him to Ohio University, Dhiraj Vattem, new director of the School of Applied Health Sciences and Wellness, answered without hesitation: “The culture of the university. It puts a great deal of emphasis on innovation and interdisciplinary collaboration, working with industry, and reaching out to the community.”

Sep 23
Ohio University Lancaster graduate named Emerging Athena
Ohio University Lancaster ¦ Pickerington graduate Kathleen Uhl was selected as the Emerging Athena by the Lancaster-Fairfield County Chamber of Commerce.

Sep 22
Ohio University welcomes its third largest first-year class, announces numerous enrollment records
Ohio University welcomes its third largest first-year class, announces numerous enrollment records

Global Health Case Competition country revealed
The country of focus for this year's Global Health Case Competition is Paraguay! There is still time to register a team, with registrations due Oct. 3. <br /><br />Winners will further research and implement their solution to a given global health challenge.

Sep 21
Ideation Event sparks interest in Academic Innovation Accelerator
On Friday, September 16, the Ideation Event kicked off the Office of Instructional Innovation’s Academic Innovation Accelerator. Around 100 attendees gathered at the event to discuss their ideas regarding the future of teaching and learning at OHIO.

Political analyst and alumnus to visit for Authors@Alden
Author Kyle Kondik will be speak at Alden Library on Sept. 27 for the Authors@Alden series. He is the director of communications at the University of Virginia Center for Politics.

Esteemed science writer Dava Sobel to kick off OHIO’s 2016-17 Kennedy Lecture Series
Former New York Times science reporter Dava Sobel will kick off Ohio University's 2016-17 Kennedy Lecture Series at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 26, in Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium.

Sep 20
Langhorne Slim and the Law with Aubrie Sellers to perform Saturday at Ohio University Lancaster
Admission for Ohio University students is free with a valid, current OHIO (Student) ID. All seating is General Admission.

An important notice regarding the Samsung Galaxy Note7 recall
An important notice regarding the Samsung Galaxy Note7 recall

Sep 19
New UCM animated commercial highlights best of University
Ohio University Communications and Marketing has produced a new commercial called the Dream Spot! The commercial highlights the best of the University in an entertaining and informative way.

Heritage College Executive Dean repeats as COCA chair
Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine Executive Dean Kenneth Johnson, D.O., was recently re-appointed as chair of the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation. This commission is the accrediting agency for osteopathic medical colleges. Johnson was also elected president of the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine’s Assembly of Presidents.

Cadets in Bobcat Battalion to rappel off Lindley Hall on Sept. 21
Cadets in Ohio University’s Army ROTC Program will be rappelling off of Lindley Hall throughout the day on Wednesday, Sept. 21, and members of the OHIO community will have an opportunity to get in on the action.

Author, researcher Michael Tellinger to give Ubuntu Contributionism lecture on Thursday
Michael Tellinger, the founder of the Ubuntu Party of South Africa and developer of Contributionism, will deliver his talk, “Ubuntu: A New and Ancient Story,” from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22.

Sep 16
Job fair at Ohio University Lancaster September 30th
Nearly 90 area employers will be at Ohio University Lancaster on Friday, September 30th.  Fairfield County Job and Family Services and Ohio University Lancaster will be holding a Job Fair from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Ohio University Campus Recycling will attempt to break Guinness World Record at 18th annual Pawpaw Festival
Ohio University Campus Recycling will attempt to break Guinness World Record at 18th annual Pawpaw Festival

Ohio University Eastern announces College Credit Plus Information Night
Ohio University’s Eastern Campus will host an information night about College Credit Plus, a unique opportunity for students in grades 7-12 to earn college credits prior to their graduation from high school, at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, in the Shannon Hall Theater.

Sep 15
Climate and Energy Task Force to propose Sustainability Plan updates
Ohio University’s Office of Sustainability will help facilitate the first Climate and Energy Task Force, which will help develop recommendations for climate and energy-related updates to Ohio University’s Sustainability Plan and Climate Action Plan.

Ohio University Lancaster professor's play advances to New York festival semi-final round
Instaurito," a play by Ohio University Lancaster adjunct professor Robert Cooperman was selected by the New York New Works Festival 2016 in New York City and has advanced to the semi-final round.

Sep 14
Bobcat Battalion brings community together to observe 15th anniversary of 9/11 (VIDEO)
Members of the Ohio University and local communities joined forces with OHIO’s Bobcat Battalion for the second annual 9/11 Challenge and memorial ceremony, paying tribute to the lives lost and the heroism displayed by first responders following the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.

Southern Campus participates in Third Annual Conference on Diversity and Inclusion at ACTC
Ohio University Southern students and employees participated in the Third Annual Conference on Diversity and Inclusion, held Sept. 9 at Ashland Technical and Community College.

Sep 13
President McDavis removes name from WOUB newsroom, returns gift
President Roderick J. McDavis releases an announcement regarding the name of the WOUB newsroom on the Athens Campus.

Ohio University Lancaster ¦ Pickerington dean’s list announced
Ohio University Lancaster ¦ Pickerington has announced its dean’s list recipients for Summer Semester.

Sep 12
It's time for Fourplay! quad rugby
CHSP's annual Fourplay! Buckeye Blitz Quad Rugby Tournament will take place Saturday, Sept. 17, from 10 a.m.– 6 p.m. at the Ping Student Recreation Center.

Ohio University, FAA pen $7.5M agreement for avionics research
The Russ College of Engineering and Technology’s Avionics Research Center has signed a five-year, $7.5 million research agreement with the Federal Aviation Administration Navigation Programs to provide technical support to the analysis, testing and development of numerous navigation systems in the National Airspace System.<br />

Community activist Yvonne Pointer ’90 Minutes’ conversation is Sept. 14
The Ohio University Association of Black Journalists, the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism and The Residents’ Action Council will host a candid discussion with community activist Yvonne Pointer at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14.

Bobcat Battalion to host German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge competition
The Bobcat Battalion, Ohio University’s Army ROTC Program, will be hosting the German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge competition for the fifth consecutive year on Friday, Sept. 16, and Saturday, Sept. 17.

Sep 10
Sept. 22 Writers Harvest to feature local authors, include food drive
Ohio University’s Creative Writing program will host four writers with ties to the Athens community at its Writers Harvest. The annual event, which benefits hunger relief efforts, takes place Thursday, Sept. 22, at 7:30 p.m. in the Walter Hall Rotunda.

Sep 9
Voinovich School Welcomes Students to a New Academic Year
Students, faculty, and staff from all areas of the Voinovich School community had the rare opportunity to come together as they celebrated the beginning of a new academic year during a welcome reception held in the Ridges Auditorium on August 26, 2016.

CHSP celebrates connection and diversity as OHIO’s largest college
The College of Health Sciences and Professions, the largest college at Ohio University, again graduated the highest number of OHIO students last year. Despite the large number of students in CHSP, there is still a familial feeling that welcomes and comforts both students and graduates.

Sep 8
Study reveals student HIV risk perception attitudes
More than 81 percent of students who completed a survey offered by the OHIO-based Reproductive and Sexual Health Initiative indicated they did not believe they were at risk of being infected with HIV.

Graduate Colloquium on Malaysian Studies kicks off Sept. 14
Ohio University will host a three-day Graduate Colloquium on Malaysian Studies on Sept. 14-17.

LGBT Center kicks off fall semester with several key events
The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Center is gearing up for an informative yet busy fall semester. The Center’s mission is to help create inclusive spaces for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students, faculty and staff.

Sep 7
OHIO’s Bobcat Battalion to host 9/11 Stair Challenge, memorial
In observation of the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, Ohio University’s Army ROTC Program will be hosting its second annual 9/11 Stair Challenge and memorial ceremony, beginning at 8 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 11, at Peden Stadium.

OHIO Women’s Center and LGBT Center to co-host National Eating Disorders Awareness Walk on Sept. 10
Ohio University Women’s Center and LGBT Center are partnering with the National Eating Disorders Association to host the National Eating Disorders Awareness Walk on Saturday, Sept. 10, at West State Street Park in Athens.

Sep 6
Sixth annual Interfaith Peace Walk is Sunday
Fifteen years ago, a horrific act of violence changed the world for all of us. This year on Sept. 11, the sixth annual 9/11 Interfaith Peace Walk will remind us again that the world is still changing, and we can all take steps to ensure that it changes for the better.

University recognized as one of the nation’s 'Best Colleges for Food'
The Daily Meal has named Ohio University to their annual list highlighting the best colleges for food. Coming in at #80 on the national list, OHIO was given high marks for its sustainability efforts, nutrition and renovation efforts.

Sep 5
Southern Campus welcomes new students and recognizes scholarship recipients
New students, scholarship recipients and their families helped to kick off the academic year at Ohio University Southern for the Dean’s Welcome and Scholarship Recognition on the Ironton campus Aug. 19.

Sep 2
Transportation and Parking Services to host second annual Roadshow
Transportation and Parking Services to host second annual Roadshow

Sep 1
Exhibition at Ohio University Lancaster showcases work of local artist
An art exhibition featuring the work of local artist Diane Ackers is on display in the Raymond S. Wilkes Gallery for the Visual Arts beginning September 13th.

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.

Campus Recycling and Go-Green partnership makes move-in weekend a sustainable success
Move-in at Ohio University is an exciting time brimming with new experiences, new friends and new beginnings. For Campus Recycling and the Housing and Residence Life Go Green volunteers, move-in also presents an opportunity to welcome thousands of new students into the ever-growing culture of recycling at Ohio University.

Aug 31
Journalist Stephen Henderson to host '90 Minutes' conversation on Sept. 7
The Ohio University Association of Black Journalists, the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism and The Residents’ Action Council will host a candid discussion with Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Stephen Henderson at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7.

Women’s Center uses student feedback to make fall schedule
This semester, the Ohio University Women’s Center has a full calendar of events that represent a broad range of interests and community members, which Director M. Geneva Murray said is the result of increased attention to student feedback.

No Compass email on Labor Day
In observance of Labor Day, the Ohio University Compass email will not be sent out on Monday, Sept. 5. Instead, the bi-weekly email will be distributed on Tuesday, Sept. 6.

Campus Rec staffer develops program aimed at making OHIO women strong(her)
Under Joe Schillero’s leadership, the fitness staff at Ohio University's Ping Center launched Bobcat BarBelles, a strength training program that is empowering women throughout the Athens Campus.