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Tuesday, Jun 27, 2017

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News from OHIO's Campuses

Jun 27
Transportation and Parking Services to begin master plan
Along with University Planning, Ohio University’s Transportation and Parking Services department will soon launch a Parking Master Plan effort to better understand and utilize parking on the Athens Campus and prepare for future changes in response to University needs.

Jun 23
OHIO grad working in Cambodia reflects on students’ latest trip to the country (VIDEO)
Danielle Keeton-Olsen, a 2016 alumna of Ohio University’s Scripps School of Journalism who now works for the Cambodia Daily, spent some time this summer with students in the country as part of OHIO's Global Leadership Center.

OHIO Trustees approve FY18 budget, FY19-24 Capital Improvement Plan, and Utility Master Plan during June meeting
The Ohio University Board of Trustees approved OHIO’s FY18 Operating Budget, its six-year Capital Improvement Plan and Utilities Master Plan, along with revisions to the OHIO Student Code of Conduct, during its meeting June 23 at the Zanesville Campus.

Jun 22
Zanesville faculty and student inducted into Sigma Theta Tau
Schaumleffel and Debevoise honored for service to nursing education and service

Jun 20
Alumni College event returns to Ohio University Lancaster July 26th
The event is open to all Ohio University alumni and friends in Brasee Hall, July 26 from 4 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Admission is free but RSVPs are required. Register online: http://bit.ly/2rWdHp7

Jun 19
President M. Duane Nellis wraps up a busy first week at OHIO
A new era began at Ohio University on June 12, as the OHIO community welcomed its 21st president, M. Duane Nellis, Ph.D., on his first day. Monday kicked off a busy week for President Nellis, who took the opportunity to interact with new Bobcats and their parents during Bobcat Student Orientation, as well as explore other activities happening on the Athens Campus with students, faculty and staff.

Half-scale replica of Vietnam Veterans Memorial to visit Athens Campus
Ohio University’s Athens Campus is one of more than 40 communities on the 2017 national tour of “The Wall That Heals,” a half-scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial that will be open to the public 24 hours a day Sept. 14-17 at OHIO’s Bicentennial Park.

Jun 15
Mini-Health Professions Academy exposes high schoolers to healthcare careers
Ohio University’s College of Health Sciences and Professions and Columbus State Community College are hosting a summer health professions mini-camp for Central Ohio high school students. The Mini-Health Professions Academy is a two-day camp in June for 9–10 graders. The camp seeks to expose younger high school students to the exciting varieties of healthcare professions and the different pathways for study.

Jun 14
President Nellis shares his first impressions in a message to OHIO community
After his first day, President M. Duane Nellis shares his first impressions of Ohio University and excitement for the future.

Jun 13
June Board of Trustees agenda available, meetings to be streamed
The Ohio University Board of Trustees June meetings in the Campus Center Building on the Zanesville Campus will be streamed live providing the entire OHIO community with the opportunity to take part in the sessions.

Jun 12
Photos capture memorable moments from President Nellis’ first day
From obtaining his University ID to greeting students and parents attending Bobcat Student Orientation, Ohio University's 21st president, Dr. M. Duane Nellis, marked the beginning of his OHIO journey on Monday, June 12.

First Day as Ohio University President for Dr. M. Duane Nellis
A native of the Pacific Northwest, Dr. Nellis has a progressive and broad career in higher education He has served as president at Texas Tech University and the University of Idaho as well as provost at Kansas State and dean at West Virginia University. Dr. Nellis and his wife, Ruthie, look forward to a year of firsts as they settle in to make Athens their home and celebrate the successes of Ohio University.

Board of Trustees agenda for June 22-23 meetings released, University highlights key topics for discussion, consideration
The Ohio University Board of Trustees will convene, and welcome Dr. M. Duane Nellis to his first official Board engagement as OHIO’s 21st president, Thursday, June 22-23 at the Zanesville Campus.

Trube to present at international conference on mentoring in London
Dr. Barbara Trube will be presenting at the 7th International Mentoring and Coaching Research Conference at Greenwich University in London, United Kingdom June 14-15, 2017.

Gates Foundation Scholars announced for 2017
The Gates Foundation - Ross County Scholars has announced its 2017 cohort of scholarship recipients.

Jun 9
OU Press dominates Washington Post African politics summer reading list
The Washington Post’s political science blog, The Monkey Cage, announced its selections for the 4th annual African Summer Reading Spectacular.

President M. Duane Nellis shares gratitude, anticipation for first day
In advance of his first day as 21st president of Ohio University, Dr. M. Duane Nellis shares his gratitude for Interim President David Descutner and excitement for his new role to begin.

Students, faculty and staff invited to celebrate National Dump the Pump Day on June 15
On Thursday, June 15, Ohio University students, faculty and staff are invited to celebrate National Dump the Pump Day by using their Bobcat Pass to ride Athens Public Transit free of charge.

Namaste the Copperheads Way free yoga session
CHSP's WellWorks fitness center invites the community to a free outdoor yoga session at Bob Wren Stadium on June 14 at 12 p.m. Participants will also receive a free ticket to the evening’s Copperheads game.

Interim President David Descutner sends final message to University community
In his final message to the OHIO community as interim president, David Descutner shares his excitement for the transition to the University's 21st president, Duane Nellis.

Jun 8
CHSP alumni magazine now available any time online
Read all about it, then forward the Connect link to your friends! CHSP people are making a difference at home and around the world.

Jun 7
Southern Campus Student Nursing Association participates in Red Nose Day
For the second year in a row the Ohio University Southern Student Nurses Association participated in the Red Nose Day for America campaign.

Researching America's popular culture archives
Dr. Tony Vinci was one of a few scholars selected to attend BGSU's Popular Culture Research Institute in May.<br /><br />

Ohio University Chillicothe to receive historical marker honoring Joseph Carter Corbin
An Ohio historical marker unveiling commemorating Chillicothe native Joseph Carter Corbin will take place June 28, 2017 at 11 a.m. on the grounds of the Ohio University Chillicothe campus.

Jun 6
Father’s Day-themed StoryWalk held June 10 at Ohio University Lancaster
What Daddies Like, written by Judy Carey Nevin, director of the Hannah V. McCauley Library, will be featured in a special Father’s Day weekend StoryWalk that’s complete with a book reading and a craft.

Jun 5
Authors @Alden: A Conversation with Ian Adams and Randall Schieber
On Thursday, June 15, the Libraries begins its Authors @Alden Summer Series featuring the work of Ian Adams and Randall Schieber, well-known Ohio environmental and commercial photographers, talking about their recent publication, “Ohio in Photograph: A Portrait of the Buckeye State."

Jun 2
Dean’s List announced for Ohio University Lancaster ¦ Pickerington
140 students qualified for the Dean’s List at Ohio University’s Lancaster Campus and Pickerington Center. The students represented cities and towns from all over Ohio.

Athens Pride Fest is June 9-11
The Athens community will celebrate Pride Fest 2017 at various locations, June 9-11. The celebration is held in honor of Pride Month and is an opportunity to come together as a rainbow community.

Jun 1
WOUB Golf Tournament is July 18
Tee off on July 18 at the Athens Country Club for the WOUB Golf Tournament. Don’t miss out on a day of golf, great food, raffles and much more in support of programming for WOUB Public Media.

May 31
The District renovation named Facility Design Project of the Year
The District on West Green took top honors at the Foodservice Equipment and Supplies’ annual Dealer of the Year and Industry Awards Gala in Chicago.

Survivor Advocacy Program reflects on first year under DOSA umbrella
For Ohio University’s Survivor Advocacy Program (SAP) staff Kim Castor and Kristin “KC” Waltz, the silver linings of the program’s first year under the Division of Student Affairs reaffirmed their commitment to this intense line of work and the survivors that they serve.

May 30
Neill and Ward named 'Students of the Month' at Ohio University Lancaster
Ohio University Lancaster students Chaz Neill and Sydney Ward have been selected as Spring Semester students of the month.

May 26
Zanesville Campus’ Popa encourages best practices in physics teaching
Gabriela Popa, associate professor of physics at Ohio University’s Zanesville Campus, attended the annual spring meeting of the American Physical Society (APS) Ohio Region Section recently along with her student Elloria Shaw.

STEM Learning Ecosystems selects Upper Ohio Valley STEM Cooperative to join national initiative
The newly-formed Upper Ohio Valley STEM Cooperative has just been selected as a “STEM Community of Practice” to join the STEM Learning Ecosystems national initiative to make a significant impact on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) education and workforce development.

May 25
Homeschooled student chose OUL to pursue writing career
Sarah Shy chose to attend Ohio University Lancaster because it was close to home, and ended up changing her major so she could remain at the regional campus.

Front Room Coffeehouse and Latitude 39 closed for summer renovations
Visitors to the Baker University Center this summer will notice that the Front Room Coffeehouse and the Latitude 39 restaurant are closed as part of a $1 million renovation project.

May 23
Heritage College program takes diabetes management to school
A program sponsored by the Diabetes Institute at the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, and the college’s Community Health Programs, offers a service not widely available around the country - in-school support for children managing their diabetes.

May 22
SIDE diversity education training takes on added importance in eighth year
The Ohio University Summer Institute for Diversity Education was held last week for 26 people. Due to the growing racial tension and unresolved social justice issues in the nation, diversity education has become more important.

Ohio University Press follow-up to bestselling native plants guide gets garden experts’ attention
Garden writers for both the Columbus Dispatch and Cleveland.com recently highlighted a new Ohio University Press book, "Midwestern Native Shrubs and Trees: Gardening Alternatives to Nonnative Species."

Impact of faculty-secured research funding can be found throughout Ohio University and beyond
The benefits of Ohio University faculty and staff efforts to secure research funding ripple throughout OHIO’s campuses and into the communities they serve and the world as a whole, providing an academic environment that feeds the passions of both faculty and staff, that cultivates the next generation of scientists and great thinkers, and that promotes the University both at home and abroad.

Seventh-grade students explore careers at Southern Campus
Ohio University's Southern Campus hosted hundreds of Lawrence County, Ohio, middle schoolers for Career Awareness Day, which included emergency management careers, veterinary science, education and more.

Southern Campus represented at Nurses Day at the Statehouse
Sixteen faculty members and graduating BSN students traveled to Ohio’s capital on March 22 to represent the Southern Campus at Nurses Day at the Statehouse.

May 19
Changes announced to International Student and Faculty Services office
The following message was sent by Vice Provost for Global Affairs and International Studies LJ Edmonds to the OHIO community on Friday, May 19.

You Are Welcome Here at Ohio University [VIDEO]
Members of the Ohio University and Athens communities want our international students, friends and colleagues to know that #YouAreWelcomeHere.

May 18
“Women In Technology and Science” day brings 300 area middle school students to Ohio University Lancaster
Women in Technology and Science (WITS) day celebrated its 25th anniversary at Ohio University Lancaster.

May 17
Zanesville Faculty member recognized for teaching, scholarship and service
Haven recognized as Regional Higher Education Outstanding Professor

May 16
OHIO People search gets easier for humans, harder for bots
The people search results page now has a cleaner layout and includes anti-bot protection.

Ohio University Lancaster student-athletes selected to all-academic teams
The Ohio Regional Campus Athletic Conference (ORCC) has selected 31 area students from Ohio University Lancaster to the All-Academic Teams for Spring Semester.

Ironton residents attend town forum at Ohio University Southern
More than 70 people participated in a town forum on the campus of Ohio University Southern to discuss the state of the city.

May 12
Bobcat Student Orientation kicks off May 30
The Athens Campus will welcome nearly 10,000 of Ohio University’s newest Bobcats and their families as they begin the transition to college during Bobcat Student Orientation, which runs May 30 through June 24.