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News from OHIO's Campuses

May 25
Members of OHIO Soccer Coaching Program visit Madrid, Spain
Members of the Ohio University Soccer Coaching Program recently returned from a once-in-a-lifetime coaching education visit to Madrid, Spain.

Kids in College Registration Underway at Ohio University Lancaster
Kids in College at Ohio University Lancaster is currently accepting registrations. Now in its 37th year, the program provides an opportunity for 4th to 9th grade students to reinforce the knowledge and instruction they received in school.

University closed May 30 in observance of Memorial Day holiday
Most Ohio University offices and departments will be closed Monday, May 30, in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. Some campus operations will remain open while others will function under restricted hours.

Chillicothe Campus connects with College Credit Plus students
Events aimed at current, prospective high school and college students plus other campus news

May 24
Free summer law program for high school students; apply now
High school students can apply now for a free Summer Law & Trial Institute offered at Ohio University from July 10-22, 2016.

May 22
Compass emails to take Memorial Day hiatus
In observance of Memorial Day, Compass emails will not be distributed on Monday, May 30.

Physicists hosting international meetings May 22-27 at OHIO
More than 80 scientists from 12 countries and 14 U.S. states will address topics that include X-ray bursts and neutron stars.

May 19
OHIO’s Tun Abdul Razak Chair hosts seminar focusing on national security in Malaysia
Ohio University’s Tun Abdul Razak Chair, Professor Jayum Jawan, recently hosted a half-day seminar on campus focusing on Malaysia’s National Security and the Prevention of Terrorism Act.

May 18
Four Ohio University teams selected for I-Corps@Ohio 2016 cohort
Four Ohio University research teams have been selected for the second I-Corps@Ohio cohort. For seven weeks beginning on May 13, the OHIO teams will join 20 teams representing universities from across the state to validate the market potential of their own proposed technologies and to learn about launching startup companies.

May 16
David A. Wolfort elected chair of Ohio University Board of Trustees for 2016-2017
Trustee David A. Wolfort has been elected chair of the Ohio University Board of Trustees for 2016-2017, succeeding Sandra J. Anderson, whose term ended May 13.

May 13
Ohio University Lancaster Women’s Softball Team Wins Championship
The Ohio University Lancaster women’s softball won the 2016 Ohio Regional Campus tournament.

Ohio University’s Cambridge and Pickerington Centers announce changes for summer 2016 and beyond
Ohio University’s Cambridge and Pickerington Centers announce changes for summer 2016 and beyond

May 12
Alumnus honored for outstanding public service at OHIO State Government Alumni Luncheon
More than 130 Ohio University alumni in Ohio public service gathered at the Athletic Club of Columbus to honor OHIO alumnus Matt Evans for his outstanding service to the state at the 33rd Annual State Government Alumni Luncheon on May 3.

May 11
Pickerington Center to reduce operational hours during summer 2016
Ohio University’s Pickerington Center will be reducing its 2016 summer session operational hours due to low summer enrollment numbers.

May 10
Chillicothe Campus salutes graduates
Latest OU-C students join ranks of Ohio University alumni, education student partnership and other news from Chillicothe Campus

May 9
Appalachian Ohio State of the Region conference explores regional business ecosystem
Statewide public officials, regional economic development personnel and representatives from other businesses and organizations have an opportunity to learn about, “Exploring our Business Ecosystem,” at the Fifth Annual Appalachian Ohio State of the Region Conference at Ohio University Baker Center in Athens, Ohio on May 17, 2016 from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.

May 6
Ohio University Southern recognizes graduates, inaugural BSN class
More than 300 Ohio University Southern diplomas were granted at the 2016 Graduation Recognition Ceremony – and 18 of these were to students who were recognized as the first graduates of the campus’ bachelor of science in nursing program.

New rates & payment policies at Bobcat Depot
Depot to stop allowing students to charge ID replacements & clicker purchases to their university bills.

May 5
Ohio University to host international human-powered vehicle design competition May 13-15
Ohio University’s Russ College of Engineering and Technology will welcome more than 300 student competitors from more than 35 institutions around the world to Athens, Ohio, for the American Society of Mechanical Engineers’ (ASME) 2016 Human Powered Vehicle Challenge (HPVC) East competition from May 13-15.

Apr 30
Ohio University’s Eastern Campus honors 2016 graduating class
Ohio University’s Eastern Campus honored graduates, scholarship recipients, student leaders and special guests at the Honors and Recognition Convocation Friday evening at the Health and Physical Education Center in St. Clairsville.

Apr 27
Bikeway patrons asked to use caution May 11 and 12 during painting of new mile markers
New mile markers will be painted on the Hockhocking Adena Bikeway on May 11 and 12. Bikeway patrons are being asked to exercise increased caution on these days.

2016 Earth Day Celebration celebrates accomplishments and looks to the future
Participants of Ohio University’s 2016 Earth Day Celebration applauded each other’s’ efforts, shared their visions for the future and challenged one another to continue to aggressively move forward with sustainability efforts.

Perseverance pays off for Chillicothe Campus graduating student
Lineup set for Recognition of Graduation event

Apr 26
Nursing students at Southern Campus gain valuable experience during critical care simulation
On April 20, junior and senior bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) students at Ohio University Southern participated in a critical care simulation.

Ohio University Southern multidisciplinary 3-D printing team wins at Expo, brings grant project full-circle
Eleven Ohio University Southern students were selected and recognized for their collaboration and hard work in the Nursing and Regional Campus categories at Ohio University’s annual Student Research and Creative Activity Expo.

Apr 22
Preparing for Spring Commencement 2016
Helpful tips and instructions for graduates, parents and guests

Ohio University envisions zero waste possibilities through RecycleMania achievements
In the ten weeks spanning from early February into April, more than 200 colleges and universities competed in a nationwide recycling tournament, RecycleMania, all actively changing the way their school disposes of waste.

Ohio University Eastern Honors Convocation set for April 29
The Ohio University Eastern Campus Honors Convocation will take place on Friday, April 29, at 7 p.m. in the Health and Physical Education Center.

Apr 21
Heritage College earns plaudits from legislators, governor for 40 years of service
Ohio University's Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine was recognized for four decades of service to the state, with resolutions presented on the floors of both the Ohio House and Senate and a proclamation from from Gov. John Kasich.

Japan Consul General discusses U.S.-Japan relations during OHIO visit
Japan Consul General Mistushiro Wada visited Ohio University on Tuesday, April 19, to visit with faculty, staff and students and to deliver a short lecture.

Apr 20
Sixth annual Ohio University Southern Women’s Conference inspires, empowers
The Ohio University Southern Women’s Conference, hosted at the Ohio University Proctorville Center, gave more than 100 area residents an opportunity to hear from some top-notch speakers and learn from each other Friday.

College of Business ranked 15th-best public undergraduate business school
College of Business was ranked the 38th-best undergraduate business school and 15th amongst public schools in Bloomberg Businessweek’s 2016 review of the “Best Undergraduate Business Schools.”

Ohio University Lancaster Career Fair Matches Area Employers with Students & Alumni
Nearly fifty employers will be on hand for Ohio University Lancaster’s Spring Career Fair, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m., Friday, April 22 in the Brasee Hall Gymnasium.

Cutler Scholars Program hosts Senior Mentor Dinner
Ohio University faculty and staff gathered to honor the four soon-to-graduate Cutler Scholars and their mentors at the 2016 Mentor Dinner on March 28.

Apr 19
International Street Fair celebrates global diversity, united community (PHOTOS)
Members of the Ohio University and Athens community took to the city’s streets on Saturday, April 16, for the culminating event of OHIO’s annual International Week – the International Street Fair.

OUPD to remove abandoned bikes in June
The Ohio University Police Department will remove all abandoned bikes on the Athens campus in late May to early June.

Internships prepare OU-C students for careers
Students gain valuable 'soft skills, graduation student speaker announced and other news

Apr 18
Holocaust survivor John Koenigsberg speaks so future generations might remember
On April 14, a large crowd gathered in the Baker University Center Ballroom to hear John Koenigsberg, a childhood survivor of the Holocaust, speak about his experiences and share his personal artifacts from the time period.

OHIO alum, founder of social movement delivers International Week keynote
Members of the Ohio University and local communities packed the Baker University Center Theatre on April 13 to hear from Alex Sheen, a 2007 graduate whose social movement and nonprofit "Because I Said I Would" has touched the lives of millions worldwide.

Apr 17
High-Paying Project-Based Internships Available at Ohio University Lancaster
Ohio University Lancaster is hosting an internship information meeting, Friday, April 29, 2016 from 9 – 10 a.m. in Brasee Hall 411 for students interested in high-paying internship opportunities.

Apr 15
Ohio University’s Eastern Campus to host LGBT workshops April 18
Ohio University’s Eastern Campus will host two LGBT workshops on Monday, April 18, in Shannon Hall. The workshops are free and are sponsored by the Wallflower Alliance student group at the Eastern Campus.

Apr 14
International Street Fair to be held Saturday from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. in Athens
The International Street Fair, a highlight of spring in Athens, will take over part of Court Street this Saturday, April 16.

Japan Consul General to speak on ‘U.S.-Japan Relations and Ohio’ on April 19
Japan Consul General Mitsuhiro Wada from the Japan Consulate Office of Michigan and Ohio will visit Ohio University on Tuesday, April 19, and will give a short lecture that will be open to the public.

Women’s Center finishing up busy year
As the school year winds down, the Ohio University Women’s Center looks back on a breakthrough year of programming and involvement.

Apr 13
Women of Appalachia Project’s ‘Women Speak’ raising funds for My Sister’s Place with special guests ‘Women On the Line’
The 7th annual Women of Appalachia Project “Women Speak” performance is a juried presentation of poetry, story and song, featuring women artists from throughout Ohio, West Virginia and Kentucky.

Chillicothe Campus faculty member Tony Vinci deliers paper at conference
Faculty achievement, graduation speaker named and more news from Chillicothe Campus

Southern Campus students assist with Balancing Rock Trail project, learn leadership lessons
Wayne National Forest’s Balancing Rock Trail was dedicated and officially opened due to the countless hours volunteers, including students in Ohio University Southern's equine studies program, invested in the effort.

Apr 12
University announces extension to formal revision process of Sustainability Plan and Climate Action Plan
After receiving significant feedback about the revision process to the Sustainability Plan and Climate Action Plan, the University has decided to extend the public comment period for a full year.

CHSP student scores multiple research awards
Laura Chapman, CHSP doctoral candidate in communication sciences and disorders, attracts three major research grants.

Apr 11
Ohio University Southern EMPixx awards honor high school standouts
More than 270 high school students from 15 schools gathered in the Riffe Center’s rotunda at Ohio University Southern Friday morning to kick off the EMPixx awards.