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News from OHIO's Campuses

Oct 23
Safety tips and guidelines for Halloween 2017
Safety tips and guidelines for Halloween 2017

Reflections on the Investiture of Dr. M. Duane Nellis as Ohio University’s 21st President (VIDEO)
This video features reflections on the Oct. 18 Investiture of Ohio University's 21st President, Dr. M. Duane Nellis, from members of the OHIO community.

Ohio University among 800 colleges to urge Congressional support of Dreamers
Ohio University among 800 colleges to urge Congressional support of Dreamers

LGBT Center enjoying busy semester
October is the official LGBT History Month, and after celebrating National Coming Out Day during Homecoming weekend, Ohio University’s LGBT Center isn’t done hosting events this semester.

Former Ohio governor talks politics, the media at OHIO SPJ meeting
Ohio University’s chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) welcomed former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland to its Oct. 10 meeting where he spoke on politics today, the future of journalism and his return to Athens.

Oct 20
An update on the search for OHIO's new Vice President for University Advancement and President and CEO of The Ohio University Foundation
Update on the search for our new Vice President for University Advancement and President and CEO of The Ohio University Foundation

Southern Campus celebrates Go Pink Week for breast cancer awareness
Ohio University Southern recently celebrated Go Pink Week as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

New IT Accessibility Policy evaluates accessibility standards of technology purchased by the University
New IT Accessibility Policy evaluates accessibility standards of technology purchased by the University

OHIO Trustees approve capital improvement projects, receive IT strategic update during October meeting
The Ohio University Board of Trustees approved several capital improvement projects and received OHIO’s Information Technology (IT) strategic update during its meeting Oct. 20 in Walter Hall.

Glidden Foundation Visiting Professor to visit Eastern Campus
Orman Hall, a highly recognized state expert on alcohol and drug abuse, has been selected as a Glidden Foundation Visiting Professor at Ohio University during the fall semester and will be visiting and presenting at three of OHIO's campuses.

Interested in playing Tracer baseball?
Coach Pollock invites students to join Tracer Baseball team

Oct 19
Free bicycle valet parking available near Peden Stadium during October 21 OHIO Football game
The community is encouraged to ride their bicycles to Peden Stadium for the 2 p.m. OHIO football game against Kent State; OHIO's free Bobcat Bike Valet service will take care of your bikes during the game.

Ohio EPA issues 2017 Encouraging Environmental Excellence Award to Ohio University
Ohio University President M. Duane Nellis announced today that OHIO has received the Ohio EPA’s 2017 Encouraging Environmental Excellence (E3) Award.

Oct 18
OUL's Minar selected to write poem for inauguration of Ohio University’s 21st President
OUL's Minar selected to write poem for inauguration of Ohio University’s 21st President

OHIO researchers awarded $2.8 million grant for VIGOR study
Dr. James Thomas, Professor of Physical Therapy in Ohio University’s College of Health Sciences and Professions’ School of Rehabilitation and Communication Sciences, and Dr. Christopher France, Distinguished Professor of Psychology, have received a grant from the National Institutes of Health to expand on their previous research seeking to help patients suffering from chronic back pain find relief through virtual reality video games.

IT Security advisory: What you need to know about WiFi KRACK
WiFi users should take these basic steps to protect against the recently announced KRACK vulnerability.

Oct 17
Fossil discovery from Tanzania reveals ancient bobcat-sized carnivore
Fossil discovery from Tanzania reveals ancient bobcat-sized carnivore

Oct 16
Getting to know Coach Zack Pollock
Q& A with New Zanesville Campus Tracer Coach

Longtime coach passes the bat to a new generation
34-year coach turns reigns over to the next generation

Oct 14
Packed crowd hears Grover Lecturer Sam Quinones recount rise of the nation's opioid epidemic
The overprescribing of pills. An opportunistic, if not sinister, group from a small town in Mexico. The destruction of a pool...Sam Quinones, renowned author of the “Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic,” took part in Ohio University’s College of Health Sciences and Professions’ Grover Lecture Series on Wednesday, Oct. 11 where he told the tale of how the opioid epidemic took hold of the country.

Oct 13
Lots 83, 84 and 122 to be closed Oct. 18 for Presidential Investiture Ceremony
Lots 83, 84 and 122 to be closed Oct. 18 for Presidential Investiture Ceremony

Parking Services releases Halloween 2017 parking regulations
Halloween parking regulations on the Athens Campus are effective beginning Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017 at 8 p.m. through Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017 at 6 a.m.

Third annual Faculty Newsmakers Gala celebrates 381 newsmakers (PHOTOS)
Members of the Ohio University community gathered the evening of Oct. 12 for the third annual OHIO Faculty Newsmakers Gala, celebrating a record-breaking 381 faculty members who were featured in media reports during the 2016 calendar year.

Oct 12
Ohio University and University of Toledo partner to improve Ohioans' health
A partnership between Ohio University’s College of Health Sciences and Professions and the University of Toledo’s College of Health and Human Services has the goal of creating community-specific ways to fix health problems in the state of Ohio with each partner contributing its unique strengths and research capabilities. The collaboration also includes joint academic offerings for students. OHIO President M. Duane Nellis and University of Toledo President Sharon Gaber were on hand at the Ohio Department of Higher Education to offer their support and signatures to formalize the agreement.

Women’s Center set to host Monument Quilt and ‘Love Yourself Week’ events
With a mission of promoting awareness, education and advocacy about women, gender and diversity among the Ohio University community, the Women’s Center is poised for a great fall semester of events.

Oct 11
Investiture ceremony keynote speaker Dr. Kamlesh Lulla shares personal, professional reflections of President Nellis
On Wednesday, Oct. 18, the Ohio University community will listen as its newly invested 21st president, Dr. M. Duane Nellis, shares his vision and plans for OHIO’s future in his inaugural address. Another speaker during the ceremony will give the University community some insight into its new president.

Ohio University Southern to offer allied health education certificate programs
Ohio University Southern is offering a variety of allied health training and education certificate programs, in partnership with Condensed Curriculum International, to help meet the need for qualified applicants in in-demand careers.

President Nellis discusses fostering a safe, supportive University community
President M. Duane Nellis discusses recent and upcoming University initiatives focused on sexual misconduct prevention and support at Ohio University.

Cyber security: Can you catch a phish?
Try your hand at identifying a scam email that was sent to some OHIO users earlier this year.

‘Media Seeds’ project in Southeast Ohio seeks to create dialogue, communication tools in media deserts
Journalism That Matters has received a $150,000 grant to work with residents in regions of Southeast Ohio that lack access to daily, local news and information to design systems for communicating that support inclusive conversations and community-based decision-making.

CLDC to host Grad School Fair Oct. 17
CLDC to host Grad School Fair

Oct 9
Public reception, signing ceremony with Chubu University to be held Oct. 17
A public reception to welcome the President of Japan’s Chubu University, along with other officials from the university, will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 17, at Ohio University.

Presidential Panel Discussion ‘Intentionally Global: Leveraging OHIO’s past and excellence to build our future,’ set for Oct. 16
The Presidential Panel Discussion “Intentionally Global: Leveraging OHIO’s Past and Excellence to Build our Future,” will be held on Monday, Oct. 16, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in the Baker University Center Theatre.

Alden Library inauguration exhibit features regalia, traditions from the past
"OHIO Presidential Inaugurations: Past and Present," a new exhibit on the fourth floor of Alden Library, showcases items from the University's Archives related to past presidential inaugurations at OHIO.

Oct 8
Fourth Annual Conference on Diversity and Inclusion challenges perceptions, participants
Ohio University Southern students, faculty and staff participated in the Fourth Annual Conference on Diversity and Inclusion on Sept. 22 at Shawnee State University.

Oct 6
Netflix star coming to spread message of kindness
Leon Logothetis, author and star of the hit Netflix series, "The Kindness Diaries," will speak at Ohio University for a special event sponsored by WOUB Public Media called “Finding Kindness.” The new podcast is being launched by Nicole Phillips and WOUB.

President Nellis shares his inaugural First Fridays message
In his inaugural First Friday letter, President Nellis shares his excitement for the upcoming investiture ceremony and what it means for the University community.

Third-annual Susan G. Komen Athens Race for the Cure takes place Oct. 15
Third-annual Athens Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure takes place Oct. 15

October Board of Trustees agenda available, meetings to be streamed
The Ohio University Board of Trustees October meetings in Margaret M. Walter Hall on the Athens Campus will be streamed live providing the entire OHIO community with the opportunity to take part in the sessions.

Oct 5
Appalachian photographer Roger May visits OHIO as part of Wealth and Poverty Theme lecture series
Appalachian photographer Roger May visits OHIO as part of Wealth and Poverty Theme lecture series

Live streams of OHIO’s Homecoming Parade to include 360-degree video
Ohio University's annual Homecoming Parade kicks off at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, and for the first time ever will be live streamed through immersive 360-degree video.

Brick by brick, demolished residence halls are up for sale
Bricks from several recently demolished residence halls on Ohio University's South Green are available for purchase through The Bobcat Store.

Inauguration addresses of OHIO’s presidents speak to past, future, and changing role of higher education
Ohio University’s presidents have led the institution through the challenges of a changing society, responding to the evolving needs of students and reaffirming the important role of public higher education in the United States. As each presidential transition has brought new promise and hope for OHIO’s future, the men taking on the role took great comfort and guidance in reflecting on those who came before.

Oct 4
Ohio University to host The Monument Quilt, a public healing space for survivors of sexual assault, on Oct. 13
Ohio University will host the Monument Quilt on Friday, Oct. 13, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. in Peden Stadium. It will be the first time the quilt is displayed in its entirety in a university football stadium.

Oct 3
Free bicycle valet parking available near Peden Stadium during Oct. 7 football game
This Saturday, Oct. 7, members of the community are encouraged to ride their bicycles to Peden Stadium for the 2 p.m. OHIO Homecoming football game against Central Michigan; OHIO’s free Bobcat Bike Valet service will take care of your bikes during the game.

University Libraries joins in Homecoming weekend fun
Each year, the Libraries hosts an annual Homecoming exhibit featuring 19 tables full of OHIO’s original and primary historic materials, all of which, tells the 213-year-old story of the University. The display is on the fourth floor of Alden Library.

Oct 2
President M. Duane Nellis announces process for 2018 Distinguished Professor Award nominations
President M. Duane Nellis announces process for 2018 Distinguished Professor Award nominations

CLDC to host third-annual service and non-profit fair
CLDC to host third-annual service and non-profit fair

Ohio University will celebrate history, tradition with inauguration of 21st president
A presidential inauguration is a rare and historic time in an institution’s history; the ceremony, formally called the investiture, is rich with tradition and symbolism – the hallmarks of officially installing a university’s new leader.

Campus Rec to host first-ever Homecoming 5K and Fun Run/Walk
Ohio University’s Department of Campus Recreation is hosting its first-ever OHIO Homecoming 5K and Fun Run/Walk, beginning at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, on the Athens Campus.