Thursday, Nov 26, 2015

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News from OHIO's Campuses

Nov 25
Office of the President announces changes to office hours
In an effort to better accommodate the scheduling needs of students, faculty and staff, the Office of the President will be expanding opportunities for Presidential engagement.

Ohio University Eastern Social Work Club collecting donations for freeze shelter
The Student Social Work Association (SSWA) at Ohio University Eastern Campus is collecting donations of hats, gloves and socks to benefit the Youth Services System Winter Freeze Shelter.

Ohio University wraps up third annual International Education Week
Ohio University’s International Education Week 2015 ran from Sunday, Nov. 15, to Friday, Nov. 20, and this year’s week was focused around health and wellness.

Nov 24
LGBT Center looks forward to spring after a busy fall semester
The Ohio University LGBT Center is wrapping up a busy fall semester of events that have informed and entertained the community. The Center's mission is to promote diversity and acceptance of people of all orientations, genders and identities.

Nov 23
Comprehensive Master Plan 2016 open houses scheduled for Dec. 1 and 2
Students, faculty, staff and members of the Athens community are invited to participate in three interactive open house sessions to review draft ideas for Ohio University’s Comprehensive Master Plan 2016, which is in its final phase.

International Women's Day Festival is March 13
Each year, more than 600 people to celebrate International Women's Day at Ohio University. This year's event will take place from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, March 13 in the Baker University Center Ballroom.

LGBT Center to host Rainbow Thanksgiving
On Thursday, Nov.26, the LGBT Center (with support from Residential Living) will host its first Rainbow Thanksgiving in Carr Hall.

OHIO faculty, staff, alumni, students honored at global engagement awards ceremony (PHOTOS)
Ohio University ushered in the end of its third annual International Education Week (IEW) with a ceremony celebrating members of the Bobcat Family who embody the spirit of the week and who have contributed to OHIO’s rich history of providing students a global education and establishing global partnerships.

Nov 20
A message from the Office of Equity and Civil Rights Compliance
The following message was sent to the University community on Wednesday, Nov. 18.

Global events spark gratitude for the Bobcat family
The following message was sent by Ohio University President Roderick J. McDavis to the OHIO community on Friday, Nov. 20.

Learning communities support student engagement
Chillicothe Campus endeavor tailored to regional campus experience

Ohio University Southern students explore the world from Mains Rotunda
Colorful flags lined the walls and the scent of unfamiliar, wonderful foods filled the air as Ohio University Southern’s Mains Rotunda was transformed Thursday for the International Education Awareness Fair.

Nov 19
University selected to host regional human-powered vehicle student competition
<br />The American Society of Mechanical Engineers has chosen the Russ College of Engineering and Technology as host for its 2016 Human Powered Vehicle Challenge East Competition, to be held May 13-15.

Nov 18
A message from OUPD Chief Andrew Powers
On Wednesday, Nov. 18, Ohio University Police Chief Andrew Powers sent the following message to the OHIO community.

Getting physical with Parkinson’s disease
Physical therapy students lead exercise program to help manage Parkinson’s symptoms

Public forum to explore OHIO’s Global Strategy
Ohio University’s Office of Global Affairs and International Studies is holding a public forum on OHIO’s Global Strategy from 9 to 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 20, in Baker University Center 231.

Nov 17
Culinary Services, OHIO students observe Veterans Day (PHOTOS)
Ohio University Culinary Services embarked on a new holiday tradition as its Nelson Court hosted a Veterans Day Remembrance to celebrate and honor individuals who have served in the United States armed forces.

Nov 16
OHIO Scholars Day brings high-achieving high school students to Athens Campus
OHIO Scholars Day is an invitation-only event hosted by Undergraduate Admissions. It gives high-achieving high school seniors an up-close and personal look into what Ohio University has to offer. This year, OHIO Scholars Day will be held on Thursday, Nov. 19.

OHIO launches new global affairs, international studies website
Ohio University now has a new website designed to highlight global educational programs across campus, provide information for students and faculty hoping to study or research abroad, and serve as a resource with data on the University’s international history and partnerships.

Upcoming events to celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week with two renowned speakers
Ohio University will host two events on campus, on Monday, Nov. 16 and Thursday, Nov. 19 from 5:30 - 7 p.m. in the Baker University Center Theater, featuring renowned speakers on entrepreneurship in celebration of the eight annual Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW).

Nov 15
Dr. Ijaz to participate in International Education Week at Zanesville Campus
Dr. M. Tufail Ijaz, endocrinologist with Genesis Healthcare Systems, will present “Doctors without Borders: A Journey to the U.S.” as part of Ohio University Zanesville’s International Education Week celebration and Third Thursday event series.

IEW keynote speaker to discuss experiences with Doctors Without Borders
Dr. Michael Newman, a field worker and former Doctors Without Borders board member, will deliver the keynote address for Ohio University's International Education Week at 7 p.m. Nov. 18 in the Baker University Center Ballroom.

Southern Campus community unites at 23rd annual Bobcat Bash
In its 23rd year, the Ohio University Southern Bobcat Bash brought students, alumni, staff, donors and their families to the Proctorville Center on Nov. 7.

Nov 12
CHSP plans Thanksgiving feast for its international students
College's international students will get a taste of all-American holiday while far from home

National Geographic environmental photojournalist featured at GIS Open House
Award-winning National Geographic photojournalist Dennis Dimick will lead the celebration of International GIS Day and Geography Awareness Week at Ohio University during the second annual GIS Open House from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Nov. 18, 2015, in the lower level atrium of the Steven L. Schoonover Center for Communication.

Nov 11
OHIO celebrating International Education Week Nov. 15-19
Ohio University will celebrate International Education Week (IEW) Nov. 15-19.

Ohio University Eastern Theatre presents ‘Foxfire’
The Ohio University Eastern Campus' Department of Theater will present “Foxfire” Nov. 12- 14 and 19-21 in the Shannon Hall Theater.

Veteran Nicole Dawson excelling at Ohio University Eastern
Eight-year Army veteran Nicole Dawson is pursuing a bachelor's degree in social work at Ohio University Eastern.

Zanesville Campus associate professor to discuss eradicating River Blindness in Africa as part of IEW
Tarig Higazi, associate professor of biological sciences at Ohio University Zanesville, will share a story of success in the heart of Africa as part of the campus’ International Education Week (IEW) celebration.

Nov 10
ADA25 Celebration Series keynote highlights history of accessibility and inclusion in America
Ohio University’s Athens Campus community concluded its celebration of the 25th anniversary of the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act Oct. 27 with a keynote address from L. Scott Lissner that provided an overview of the past, present and future of the ADA.

Corporation for Public Broadcasting awards journalism grant to WOUB Public Media
Seven public media stations in Kentucky, Ohio, and West Virginia, led by Louisville Public Media, have been awarded a $445,000 grant from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) to establish an Ohio River regional journalism collaboration.

International delegation featured at environmental studies and ecotourism seminar
“Creating National Parks in a Biodiversity Hotspot” will be the focus of a public session featuring an international delegation of national park directors and non-governmental organization experts from Kosovo at the Friends of the Library Room on the third floor of Alden Library from 2 to 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13.

OHIO to celebrate Zero Waste Week with series of campus events
Ohio University will join thousands of local organizers to celebrate America Recycles Day, a national initiative of Keep America Beautiful, with a Zero Waste Week of events from November 14 – 20, 2015, to raise awareness about recycling and waste on campus.

Two Ohio University alumni appointed as national trustees
The Ohio University Board of Trustees has chosen two OHIO alumni, Laura A. Brege and David W. Pidwell, to serve on the Board as national trustees. Resolutions announcing Brege’s and Pidwell’s appointments were approved at the Board's October meeting.

WOUB one of seven outlets to receive CPB grant to establish journalism collaboration
WOUB Public Media is among seven public media stations in Kentucky, Ohio and West Virginia to have been awarded a $445,000 grant from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting to establish an Ohio River regional journalism collaboration.

Zanesville Veterans Services hosts Living with Pressure Seminar
Student Veterans Services Representatives invited six speakers to campus for a two-hour program

Nov 9
University community asked to provide feedback on Tobacco Free Initiative
The tobacco-free task force invites the Ohio University community to participate in a survey to provide feedback on the implementation of the tobacco-free policy on the Athens Campus.

Nov 6
Ohio University Southern pays tribute to veterans
Ohio University Southern and the local community paid tribute to military veterans at the Ninth Annual Honorable Frank J. McCown Lecture Series.

Ohio University establishes relationships with Cuba
Zanesville Dean and the Director of Global Opportunities attend first CubaTies event

Password managers help ensure online security
Using a password manager makes it easy to use a strong, unique password for each of your online accounts.

Nov 5
ADA25 Lunch and Learn features accessibility planning efforts from International Space University’s 2015 Space Studies Program
As part of Ohio University’s ADA25 Celebration Series in October, the Russ College of Engineering and Technology hosted a Lunch and Learn panel discussion that gave an in-depth look at the accessibility planning efforts surrounding International Space University’s 2015 Space Studies Program, which was hosted on the Athens Campus over the summer.

Ohio University makes accessibility planning a priority in design of newest residential complex
With the newest addition to South Green, Ohio University is going above and beyond the regulations outlined in the Americans with Disabilities Act to ensure those with disabilities can take part in the various aspects of residential life on the Athens Campus.

Nov 4
Chillicothe Campus student makes impact through research
Endeavors focus on college readiness and other news from OU-C

Southern Campus Equestrian Team wins national grant, competes in international competition
The Ohio University Southern Equestrian Team recently competed in the Western Dressage Association of America (WDAA) World Championships and was awarded a grant to help fund the team's travel.

Nov 3
2015-2016 COIL Fellows selected
Five regional campus faculty selected for new COIL initiative to enhance global learning strategy

Nov 2
ADA25 Academic Panel discusses ways in which students, faculty are making a difference
“As a community of learners, we are in a unique environment where we can use our research and curriculum to equip our students with the tools to understand what it means to live with a disability,” said Provost Pam Benoit as she kicked off the ADA25 Celebration Series Academic Panel Tuesday, Oct. 13.

Southern Campus awarded RAPIDS grant for environmental health, safety education
Ohio University Southern has been awarded $394,959 as part of the Regionally Aligned Priorities in Delivering Skills (RAPIDS) grant

Nov 1
OHIO to welcome Dads on Nov. 6-8
Dads Weekend is right around the corner. This year's activities will take place Nov. 6-8.

Oct 29
Board of Trustees gives unanimous approval to Ridges Framework Plan
During its October meeting, Ohio University’s Board of Trustees voted unanimously to approve the Ridges Framework Plan, which details the key findings of the historic buildings and surrounding land on the Athens Campus that was formerly the Athens Mental Asylum.

Dingus honored for service to Ohio University Southern, community
Former Ohio University Southern Dean Bill Dingus was recognized for his dedication and service to the campus during the Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Banquet.