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News from OHIO's Campuses

Feb 22
Provost Djalali announces Russ College dean finalists
Provost Djalali announces Russ College dean finalists

Feb 21
President Nellis invites students to apply for upcoming Presidential Leadership Society cohort
President Nellis invites students to apply for upcoming Presidential Leadership Society cohort

New Master of Science in Athletic Training program accepting applications
As Bachelor of Athletic Training programs phase out across the nation in favor of a graduate degree program, Ohio University is ahead of the curve and is currently accepting students to the new Master of Science in Athletic Training program in the College of Health Sciences and Professions (CHSP).

Ohio University named 2018 Tree Campus USA
Ohio University has once again been designated as a “Tree Campus USA” location by the Arbor Day Foundation.

Feb 20
Environmental Studies Sustainability Film Series continues Feb. 20 with ‘Saving Sea Turtles’
The Environmental Studies Sustainability Film Series continues this spring with the showing of “Saving Sea Turtles: Preventing Extinction,” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, at the Athena Cinema in uptown Athens.

Faculty encouraged to utilize student success tool; student progress survey now available
Ohio University faculty are encouraged to participate in the midterm progress survey within the MyOHIO Success Network that will provide insight to individual students taking their courses between Feb. 20 and March 6.

Holocaust survivor Sami Steigmann to share his story at Ohio University on Feb. 20
Holocaust survivor Sami Steigmann will provide a message of life, faith and hope, Feb. 20 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Chabad Jewish student center at Ohio University located at 33 N. Court St.

Feb 19
Heroes of Heroin(e) documentary visit Athens, Nelsonville
“I’m trying.” A woman struggling with addiction and the challenges that accompany the disease, spoke those words during the documentary Heroin(e).

Feb 18
Communications major took a gap year before choosing OHIO's Lancaster Campus
Communications major took a gap year before choosing OHIO's Lancaster Campus

Lancaster campus Dean’s list announced
160 students qualified for the Dean’s List at Ohio University’s Lancaster Campus and Pickerington Center.

Feb 15
AccessibleOHIO week aims to dismantle campus stigmas surrounding accessibility, disability
AccessibleOHIO week aims to dismantle campus stigmas surrounding accessibility, disability

Ohio University Libraries Offers Documentary Film Screening
Ohio University Libraries is screening the documentary film, "Paywall: The Business of Scholarship," from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, in Alden Library (319).

Workshop lets health professions students practice respectful teamwork
In January, the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine hosted a workshop to help health professions students learn to better care for patients in ways that are mutually respectful, unrestricted by stereotypes and genuinely curious.

Feb 13
Ohio University Founders Day is Feb. 18
In celebration of Ohio University’s Founders Day, the Student Alumni Board has partnered with Student Senate, Black Student Cultural Programming Board, International Student Union, University Program Council, and Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity to host a birthday party on Feb. 21.

iCUE Spotlight: Feb. 15-21, 2019
This week's calendar features a Greek Week event, a female survivors workshop and the start of the new School of Theater play about a pregnant teenager. Find out more on the CUE.

Open OHIO interactive art and science installation continues dialogues
As a way to advance the conversation of past Open OHIO meetings, art exhibits will tour the University and surrounding community.

Awards recognize outstanding contributions to sustainability
The awards recognize staff, faculty, students, departments, community members and organizations for their outstanding contributions to sustainability at the University or in the local community. The nomination deadline is March 14.

Feb 12
2019 Black History Month celebration underway
Ohio University has numerous Black History Month events scheduled in February. This year’s national theme is "Black Migrations." The theme focuses on "the movement of African Americans to new destinations and new social realities."

Wellworks joins partnership on eating disorders prevention and treatment
In advance of National Eating Disorders Awareness (NEDA) Week in February, WellWorks Nutrition Counselor and Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Selena Baker is urging students, faculty, staff and community members to learn how to serve as an advocate for themselves and others.

Feb 11
Alden Library features three-floor interactive exhibit
Ohio University’s Libraries will feature an exhibit titled “Beasts of the Interior by Sarah Minor: Creative Writing off the Page” that will open on the third, fourth and fifth floors of Alden Library on Feb. 18 and will close at the end of the spring semester.

First Sustainable Administration Hub Seminar featuring Dr. Ryan Fogt is Feb. 19
Dr. Ryan Fogt, the Office of Sustainability’s new Sustainable Administration Hub coordinator, will discuss his Hub initiatives on Feb. 19. The Sustainability Hubs Seminar Series will be held the third Tuesday of February, March and April at 5 p.m.

Feb 7
Changes to the Department of Conference Services including new summer intern housing
For the past twelve years, the Department of Conference Services has been moving between the Departments of Housing and Residence Life and Event Services. But now, the little-known department has a permanent home at Event Services, which began rebranding in this past July to become Conference and Event Services.

Ohio University Libraries Celebrates Founders Day with Exhibit
Ohio University Libraries will commemmorate Founders Day with an exhibit titled “Making OHIO Home: History of Housing and Residence Life from the 1800s to the Present,” opening Feb. 18.

OHIO’s first ‘Challenging Dialogues’ lecture focuses on civility, engages campus community
“The message is, we don’t have to be enemies when we’re on the opposite side of something,” said Dr. Lukensmeyer. “We just have to learn to see each other as human beings.”

Feb 6
OHIO earns 2018 Climate Innovation Award
Ohio University has earned an “Honorable Mention” for Climate Innovation in the 2018 Climate Leadership Awards’ four-year institution category by Second Nature.

Feb 5
Free tickets available to Feb. 7 screening of ‘Anita: Speaking Truth to Power’ documentary
Against a backdrop of sex, politics and race, the documentary reveals the story of Anita Hill, a woman who has empowered millions to stand up for equality and justice in regards to sexual harassment in the workplace.

OHIO, GoBus, Athens Public Transit partner to celebrate Ohio Loves Transit Day
Ohio University, GoBus and Athens Public Transit (APT) will all team up to celebrate Ohio Loves Transit Day, a statewide initiative that celebrates transit in Ohio on Feb. 14 – Valentine’s Day.

Feb 4
Ohio University recognized as a Healthy Worksite by the Healthy Business Council of Ohio
Ohio University was recognized as a Healthy Worksite during a recent Healthy Business Council of Ohio (HBCO) Healthy Worksite awards presentation.

Feb 1
President M. Duane Nellis shares exciting news in Feb. 1 'First Fridays' letter
Ohio University research has led to ground-breaking, life-altering breakthroughs that have improved our human experience, and the evidence can be found all around us.

President Nellis appointed to APLU’s Commission on Economic and Community Engagement
Ohio University President M. Duane Nellis has been appointed to a three-year term on the Association of Public & Land Grant Universities’ (APLU) inaugural Commission on Economic and Community Engagement (CECE).

Jan 31
Ohio University to unveil redesigned homepage next week
Ohio University to unveil redesigned homepage next week

iCUE Spotlight: Feb. 1-7, 2019
This week's iCUE Spotlight features a superhero ice skating party, theater and music performances and a business forum to catch you up on the University's latest financial news.

Jan 30
Second Annual Business of Games Summit brings renowned gaming experts to Ohio University Feb. 22
For the second year, national gaming and eSports leaders and entrepreneurs will convene in Athens to talk about the state of the gaming and eSports industries and emerging digital trends at the Ohio University Business of Games Summit on Friday, Feb. 22, 2019 at Baker University Center on the Athens campus.

Athens Community Center acting as area warming station
The Athens Community Center will be open as a warming station today and overnight as the temperatures continue to drop. Plans are to accommodate people until Thursday morning.

MLK Jr. Brunch speaker tells audience to tear down walls, not build them [PHOTOS]
The 2019 Ohio University Martin Luther King Jr. weeklong celebration was kicked off for the 10th consecutive year by the Silent March and Brunch on Monday. The events lasted through Saturday. Check out the pictures.

Jan 29
OHIO shares details regarding approaching winter weather
OHIO shares details regarding approaching winter weather

Ohio University named one of top military-friendly schools in U.S.
Ohio University Is proud to announce it has once again been named one of the nation’s top military-friendly schools for 2019-2020 by Viqtory Media, a veteran-owned company and publisher of G.I. Jobs magazine.

Economically distressed Appalachian Ohio showing some improvement
If the Appalachian counties of Ohio were combined into a separate state, it would be the second-most economically distressed state in the country. However, that fact doesn’t tell the whole story.

Ohio University makes access to higher education easier than ever before
Ohio University has unveiled a new, online resource that provides easy access to information about OHIO’s high-quality, affordable college education, available anytime, anyplace.

Improving Wi-Fi: Replacing "OHIO University" wi-fi with eduroam
Connect your laptops, phones and tablets to eduroam wi-fi before May 12.

Jan 25
Ellis Hall renovation celebrated, memories shared at ribbon cutting
Following public remarks, the speakers and other stakeholders made their way to the front of the room to take part in the ribbon cutting ceremony. Each was given a pair of scissors and together they officially reopened Ellis Hall by cutting a green banner that read, “So enter that daily thou mayest grow in knowledge wisdom and love.”

Jan 24
OHIO Trustees release funding for new medical education facility
The OHIO Board of Trustees approved release of the balance of funding for a new $65 million Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine facility in Athens. The board had previously approved about $9 million toward the project; Friday’s action released the remaining $56 million.

Jan 23
Highlighting the Green: Fall 2018 semester recap [VIDEO]
A few of this edition’s highlights include the openings of both Alden Library’s CoLab and the Sandy and Perry Sook Academic Center, OHIO faculty earning Regional Emmy Awards, and OHIO’s Patton College being awarded a $2.3 million grant from the National Science Foundation.

Jan 22
Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion Gigi Secuban announces search committee for director of Ohio University’s LGBT Center
Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion Gigi Secuban announces search committee for director of Ohio University’s LGBT Center

Athens Campus emergency communication systems to be tested Friday, Jan. 25
Athens Campus emergency communication systems to be tested Friday, Jan. 25

Jan 18
Board of Trustees approves new construction, tuition and fee increases
The Ohio University Board of Trustees approved construction of a new building for the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, as well as expected tuition and fee changes for incoming students for the Fall of 2019, during its meeting Friday.

Professor Scott Minar Performs "Leaves from Aleppo"
Dr. Minar, along with Dr. Terman, presented “Leaves from Aleppo” at Pittsburg’s City of Asylum, and at Clarion University.

Lactation room now available to parents at Ohio University Lancaster
Ohio University Lancaster has added a new lactation room available to all parent students, faculty, staff and visitors.

Jan 17
OHIO’s new ‘Challenging Dialogues’ lecture series begins Jan. 24
Series to provide outlet for campus-wide discussions of varied issues sparking national, international debate

My College Roomie goes live for 2019-20 admits
According to Johnna Matulja, associate director of marketing and business operations for Housing and Residence Life, OHIO is a trailblazer among colleges when it comes to using online social platforms to connect college roommates.