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Monday, Aug 20, 2018

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News from OHIO's Campuses

Aug 20
Kids on Campus awarded nearly $5M in 21st Century grants
Thanks to 21st Century Community Learning Center grants administered by the Ohio Department of Education, Kids on Campus will continue to offer its services to school districts in Southeast Ohio for the foreseeable future.

Healthy OHIO health screening dates announced for Athens campus
Healthy OHIO is an umbrella wellness program that houses two rewards programs: an online/mobile wellness platform called Virgin Pulse and the previously mentioned biometric health screenings.

Regional Campus Employees Encouraged to Participate in Healthy OHIO
Benefits-participating employees at OHIO’s Regional Campuses (and their benefits-participating spouses/partners) are encouraged to take advantage of the various benefits of the Healthy OHIO program this fall, in advance of their spring biometric health screenings.

Aug 17
Athens City Comprehensive Plan online surveys available
The City of Athens has launched a series of online surveys to collect additional public feedback and input for the city’s comprehensive plan.

Aug 16
iCUE Spotlight: Aug. 17-23, 2018
This week's schedule features Public Telescope Nights in The Ridges, orientation for transfer students and Bobcat Welcome Week events. Check out this week's calendar here.

Aug 14
President Nellis visits Eastern Campus, meets with St. Clairsville business and industry leaders
Ohio University President M. Duane Nellis met with area business leaders to discuss local economic development, education and opportunities for improving community relationships during an August 13 roundtable luncheon on Ohio University’s Eastern Campus.

OHIO President Nellis meets with Ironton, Proctorville business and industry leaders
Ohio University President M. Duane Nellis met with local business leaders to discuss industry, education, healthcare and more during an August 10 roundtable luncheon on Ohio University’s Southern Campus.

Aug 13
University community notified of temporary closure to portion of East State St. and alternate travel routes
University community notified of temporary closure to portion of East State St., alternate routes

Aug 9
Paul Abraham returns as associate dean at Ohio University Lancaster ¦ Pickerington
Paul Abraham returns as associate dean at Ohio University Lancaster ¦ Pickerington

Aug 8
OUPD to conduct active shooter training Aug. 13-17 at Lasher Hall
The training is being held to ensure officers know the latest techniques and have an opportunity to practice and fine tune their skills when responding to a report of an active shooter.

iCUE Spotlight: August 9-16, 2018
This week's schedule features free health clinics and a Title IX session for incoming international graduate students.

Board of Trustees agenda for Aug. 21 meetings released
The Ohio University Board of Trustees will convene Aug. 21 for meetings on the Dublin Campus. The board will remain on the Dublin campus for a retreat on Aug. 22.

Aug 7
The latest news from Ohio University Press
The Ohio University Press announced that it recently hosted its annual scholarly publishing forum, had a book reviewed by "Kirkus Reviews" and one of its authors was interviewed on BBC radio.

Ohio University featured in August 2018 edition of 'Delta Sky' magazine
Ohio University featured in August 2018 edition of Delta Sky magazine

Aug 3
Scholars from Egypt creating research collaborations at OHIO
It’s been a whirlwind of excitement and educational opportunities for six public health scholars visiting Ohio University from Egypt this summer.

Aug 2
Southern Campus Horse Lovers Camp teaches kids more than just riding [VIDEO]
The weeklong day camp is for children in grades 1-6 and teaches a varied curriculum. Participants learn animal care, proper horse grooming, riding and personal development concepts like communication and resilience.

Aug 1
iCUE Spotlight: Aug 2-9, 2018
This week's events feature a business forum and free health clinics. Check out the Calendar of University Events for more information.

Jul 31
Ohio University welcomes new Executive Vice President and Provost Dr. Chaden Djalali
Ohio University welcomes new Executive Vice President and Provost Dr. Chaden Djalali

Lancaster Campus history professor's latest research focuses on the Chinese Navy
Lancaster Campus history professor's latest research focuses on the Chinese Navy

Jul 30
Breastfeeding benefits mom and baby both in the short- and long-term
Breastfeeding has benefits for both infants and mothers, both in the short-term and the long-term alike, according to Ohio University’s Ilana Chertok, who added that the World Health Organization recommends exclusive breastfeeding for babies up to six months of age and continued breastfeeding (along with appropriate complimentary meals) for up to two years or beyond.

Heritage College curriculum project one of nation’s most innovative
While other medical schools are investigating single curriculum changes meant to fill specific gaps in health care, the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine will soon launch a sweeping new streamlined approach to medical education for a group of eight incoming students at the Heritage College, Cleveland.

Jul 27
University affirms commitment to free speech, adopts new policies on campus expressive activity
The University has announced three new policies that affirm its commitment to free expression and outline the permissible use of indoor and outdoor space for free expression.

Jul 26
Unique team of interdisciplinary professionals celebrates 10 years of helping children and families
The SEO-IAT is a group of professionals interested in improving services to young children with developmental concerns and began seeing children in July 2008 with the goal of providing interdisciplinary assessment in southeast Ohio for children from birth to eight years of age who display multiple areas of delay. Prior to the formation of the SEO-IAT, children traveled to Columbus or Cincinnati to receive these types of evaluations.

iCUE Spotlight: July 26-Aug. 2, 2018
This week's schedule includes a Public Telescope Night in The Ridges and several health screenings. Check out the details.

Jul 25
Annual High School Journalism and Media workshops allow students to experience college [PHOTOS]
Two of the University’s most anticipated annual high school workshops took place, July 11-14, on the Athens Campus. The E.W. Scripps School of Journalism hosted its High School Journalism Workshop, while the School of Media Arts & Studies concurrently held its High School Media Workshop.

Former state cabinet member Tracy Plouck joins Ohio University
The former director of the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services is joining Ohio University’s College of Health Sciences and Professions (CHSP) in the role of Population Health Executive in Residence.

Jul 24
Reaffirming OHIO's values as an inclusive community
Reaffirming OHIO's values as an inclusive community

Southern Campus hosts the Academy of Excellence for local children [VIDEO]
Dozens of local youngsters spent five days on the Ironton Campus of Ohio University Southern, July 16-20, as part of the 2018 Academy of Excellence. The Academy offered sessions in electronic media activities, mock crime scene investigation, biology, human health and nutrition.

Jul 23
Ohio University helps National Theatre of Ghana get artists in SHAPe
Performing artists can experience a wide range of injuries while practicing their craft and they require significant specialized healthcare just as other athletes do. In 2013, Ohio University began to address this need via the SHAPe (Science and Health in Artistic Performance) Clinic. Now the clinic is being replicated internationally.

Jul 20
University to host Aug. 1 public information session for chilled water plant construction
A public information session will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 1, to discuss construction of a new chilled water plant on the Athens Campus. The $26.2 million project was approved by the Ohio University Board of Trustees in March 2017.

OHIO's MHA program ranked one of the best and most affordable
Ohio University’s online Master of Health Administration (MHA) program has been named one of the best and most affordable in the country, according to College Choice.

Jul 19
Kids on Campus has 'best summer ever'
For much of June, Ohio University’s Grover Center was transformed into an amazing campground for more than 200 students from area school districts.

Jul 18
iCUE Spotlight: July 19-July 26, 2018
Take a look at the upcoming events on the official OHIO Calendar of University Events. This week's schedule involves a free medical clinics, a family movie and Microsoft Teams training.

Kids in College wraps up another successful program year on the Lancaster Campus
Kids in College wraps up another successful program year on the Lancaster Campus

Jul 16
Save 10 percent with the early planning discount during Homecoming
OHIO Catering is offering a 10 percent discount on food and non-alcoholic beverages for Homecoming events to reward advanced planning. Book your event no later than 4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 30 to receive the discount.

Summer food tips to improve heart and overall health
Looking to add some healthy variety to your diet this summer? Look no further! Ohio University’s College of Health Sciences and Professions (CHSP) offers six nutritious tips all yours for the tasting.

AEP Ohio gift helps fund peer-led STEM workshops in Athens County
Ohio University peer leaders will take STEM workshops throughout Athens County in cooperation with the Ohio Valley Museum of Discovery, thanks to a gift from AEP Ohio.

Jul 13
Zanesville Dean Webster named one of three Society for College and University Planning Fellows
Ohio University Zanesville Dean Dr. Jeremy Webster has been named one of the Society for College and University Planning’s three Fellows by the organization at its annual conference.

Jul 12
Event Services unveils new online reservation system, assumes management of spaces inside Multicultural Center
Ohio University Event Services is pleased to unveil an upgraded and more user-friendly online reservation system – complete with a new name and a new URL – and to announce that it will be managing additional reservable space inside Baker University Center.

Heritage College prepares to roll out major curriculum makeover
With its newest cohort of students set to begin classes in August, the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine is launching a new curriculum to train physicians for the rapidly changing world of modern health care.

Jul 10
iCUE Spotlight: July 12-July 19, 2018
This week's featured events include active shooter training, the Tour De Cause occurring at Ohio University Lancaster, and some academic deadlines.

Jul 9
University funds new College Bound program this summer
College Bound will provide high school students who are low income and/or potential first-generation college students with skills and support services that cultivate resilience, confidence and preparation for a successful transition to college. It runs July 23-27.

Jul 6
Southern Campus’ electronic media students bring live video to Summer Motion festival (PHOTOS)
For the past 20 years, students enrolled in Ohio University Southern's Electronic Media Program have gained valuable hands-on, live production experience, streaming video at Summer Motion, a four-day festival held on the banks of the Ohio River at Ashland, Kentucky.

Jul 5
Series exploring Appalachian Ohio’s economic future shines a spotlight on OHIO
A series of articles written by a Yale University publication explores the economic future of Appalachian Ohio and highlights a number of Ohio University people, programs and University-community partnerships that are elevating the region.

Jul 3
Dr. Paul Young retires from Ohio University Lancaster
After more than 35 years serving as an adjunct professor of music at Ohio University Lancaster, Paul Young is retiring.

iCUE Spotlight: July 6-12, 2018
Check out what's going on at Ohio University by visiting the CUE.

Jun 29
New OHIO Honors Program will pilot in the 2018-19 academic year
New OHIO Honors Program will pilot in the 2018-19 academic year

Lancaster Campus dean’s list announced
Lancaster Campus dean’s list announced

Jun 27
Chesapeake High School student earns 47 college credits at Southern Campus
Anna Kimball will enter college as a junior this fall, after earning 47 credits at Ohio University Southern while still in high school.

Ohio University reaffirms its commitment to diversity and community following recent Supreme Court ruling
Ohio University President M. Duane Nellis, Interim Executive Vice President and Provost Elizabeth Sayrs, Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion Gigi Secuban, Vice President for Student Affairs Jason Pina and Vice Provost of Global Affairs and International Studies Lorna Jean Edmonds shared the following message earlier today regarding OHIO’s commitment to the continued support of its University community, including and especially those from countries where federal actions at the border or elsewhere may leave them feeling as though the United States is not a welcoming place.