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News from OHIO's Campuses

Apr 30
Ohio University’s Eastern Campus honors 2016 graduating class
Ohio University’s Eastern Campus honored graduates, scholarship recipients, student leaders and special guests at the Honors and Recognition Convocation Friday evening at the Health and Physical Education Center in St. Clairsville.

Apr 27
Bikeway patrons asked to use caution May 11 and 12 during painting of new mile markers
New mile markers will be painted on the Hockhocking Adena Bikeway on May 11 and 12. Bikeway patrons are being asked to exercise increased caution on these days.

2016 Earth Day Celebration celebrates accomplishments and looks to the future
Participants of Ohio University’s 2016 Earth Day Celebration applauded each other’s’ efforts, shared their visions for the future and challenged one another to continue to aggressively move forward with sustainability efforts.

Perseverance pays off for Chillicothe Campus graduating student
Lineup set for Recognition of Graduation event

Apr 26
Nursing students at Southern Campus gain valuable experience during critical care simulation
On April 20, junior and senior bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) students at Ohio University Southern participated in a critical care simulation.

Ohio University Southern multidisciplinary 3-D printing team wins at Expo, brings grant project full-circle
Eleven Ohio University Southern students were selected and recognized for their collaboration and hard work in the Nursing and Regional Campus categories at Ohio University’s annual Student Research and Creative Activity Expo.

Apr 22
Preparing for Spring Commencement 2016
Helpful tips and instructions for graduates, parents and guests

Ohio University envisions zero waste possibilities through RecycleMania achievements
In the ten weeks spanning from early February into April, more than 200 colleges and universities competed in a nationwide recycling tournament, RecycleMania, all actively changing the way their school disposes of waste.

Ohio University Eastern Honors Convocation set for April 29
The Ohio University Eastern Campus Honors Convocation will take place on Friday, April 29, at 7 p.m. in the Health and Physical Education Center.

Apr 21
Heritage College earns plaudits from legislators, governor for 40 years of service
Ohio University's Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine was recognized for four decades of service to the state, with resolutions presented on the floors of both the Ohio House and Senate and a proclamation from from Gov. John Kasich.

Japan Consul General discusses U.S.-Japan relations during OHIO visit
Japan Consul General Mistushiro Wada visited Ohio University on Tuesday, April 19, to visit with faculty, staff and students and to deliver a short lecture.

Apr 20
Sixth annual Ohio University Southern Women’s Conference inspires, empowers
The Ohio University Southern Women’s Conference, hosted at the Ohio University Proctorville Center, gave more than 100 area residents an opportunity to hear from some top-notch speakers and learn from each other Friday.

College of Business ranked 15th-best public undergraduate business school
College of Business was ranked the 38th-best undergraduate business school and 15th amongst public schools in Bloomberg Businessweek’s 2016 review of the “Best Undergraduate Business Schools.”

Ohio University Lancaster Career Fair Matches Area Employers with Students & Alumni
Nearly fifty employers will be on hand for Ohio University Lancaster’s Spring Career Fair, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m., Friday, April 22 in the Brasee Hall Gymnasium.

Cutler Scholars Program hosts Senior Mentor Dinner
Ohio University faculty and staff gathered to honor the four soon-to-graduate Cutler Scholars and their mentors at the 2016 Mentor Dinner on March 28.

Apr 19
International Street Fair celebrates global diversity, united community (PHOTOS)
Members of the Ohio University and Athens community took to the city’s streets on Saturday, April 16, for the culminating event of OHIO’s annual International Week – the International Street Fair.

OUPD to remove abandoned bikes in June
The Ohio University Police Department will remove all abandoned bikes on the Athens campus in late May to early June.

Internships prepare OU-C students for careers
Students gain valuable 'soft skills, graduation student speaker announced and other news

Apr 18
Holocaust survivor John Koenigsberg speaks so future generations might remember
On April 14, a large crowd gathered in the Baker University Center Ballroom to hear John Koenigsberg, a childhood survivor of the Holocaust, speak about his experiences and share his personal artifacts from the time period.

OHIO alum, founder of social movement delivers International Week keynote
Members of the Ohio University and local communities packed the Baker University Center Theatre on April 13 to hear from Alex Sheen, a 2007 graduate whose social movement and nonprofit "Because I Said I Would" has touched the lives of millions worldwide.

Apr 17
High-Paying Project-Based Internships Available at Ohio University Lancaster
Ohio University Lancaster is hosting an internship information meeting, Friday, April 29, 2016 from 9 – 10 a.m. in Brasee Hall 411 for students interested in high-paying internship opportunities.

Apr 15
Ohio University’s Eastern Campus to host LGBT workshops April 18
Ohio University’s Eastern Campus will host two LGBT workshops on Monday, April 18, in Shannon Hall. The workshops are free and are sponsored by the Wallflower Alliance student group at the Eastern Campus.

Apr 14
International Street Fair to be held Saturday from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. in Athens
The International Street Fair, a highlight of spring in Athens, will take over part of Court Street this Saturday, April 16.

Japan Consul General to speak on ‘U.S.-Japan Relations and Ohio’ on April 19
Japan Consul General Mitsuhiro Wada from the Japan Consulate Office of Michigan and Ohio will visit Ohio University on Tuesday, April 19, and will give a short lecture that will be open to the public.

Women’s Center finishing up busy year
As the school year winds down, the Ohio University Women’s Center looks back on a breakthrough year of programming and involvement.

Apr 13
Women of Appalachia Project’s ‘Women Speak’ raising funds for My Sister’s Place with special guests ‘Women On the Line’
The 7th annual Women of Appalachia Project “Women Speak” performance is a juried presentation of poetry, story and song, featuring women artists from throughout Ohio, West Virginia and Kentucky.

Chillicothe Campus faculty member Tony Vinci deliers paper at conference
Faculty achievement, graduation speaker named and more news from Chillicothe Campus

Southern Campus students assist with Balancing Rock Trail project, learn leadership lessons
Wayne National Forest’s Balancing Rock Trail was dedicated and officially opened due to the countless hours volunteers, including students in Ohio University Southern's equine studies program, invested in the effort.

Apr 12
University announces extension to formal revision process of Sustainability Plan and Climate Action Plan
After receiving significant feedback about the revision process to the Sustainability Plan and Climate Action Plan, the University has decided to extend the public comment period for a full year.

CHSP student scores multiple research awards
Laura Chapman, CHSP doctoral candidate in communication sciences and disorders, attracts three major research grants.

Apr 11
Ohio University Southern EMPixx awards honor high school standouts
More than 270 high school students from 15 schools gathered in the Riffe Center’s rotunda at Ohio University Southern Friday morning to kick off the EMPixx awards.

Apr 10
LGBT Center reflects on a year of collaboration and inclusion
LGBT Center to host several more events to close the year.

The Athena Award to be presented on April 14 as part of ‘Disability Speaks’ event
The Athena Award was created in 2014 by the City of Athens Disability Commission. It is presented annually to an honoree for improving the quality of life for those with disabilities.

'Challenged by Choice' and 'Disabilities Speak' is April 14
For the seventh year, the Athens City Commission on Disabilities will sponsor, “Challenged by Choice” and “Disabilities Speak” on Thursday, April 14.

Steam outage May 8-20 will affect Athens Campus
A steam outage scheduled for May 8-20 will affect domestic hot water, heat and some cooling services in all buildings that utilize steam systems on the Athens Campus.

Apr 8
As Kids on Campus celebrates 20 years, annual report highlights growth and opportunity
As the College of Health Sciences and Professions’ Kids on Campus program (KoC) enters its second decade of service to underserved local children, its presence is more vital to the region than ever before.

Apr 7
Athena Cinema to show ‘Cambodian Son’ during OHIO’s International Week
The Athena Cinema is offering a free screening of the award-winning documentary, "Cambodian Son," at 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 12, as part of Ohio University's International Week. The film's director will be attending and will answer questions following the screening.

Ohio University Proctorville Center to host Sixth Annual Women’s Conference
Plans are underway for the Sixth Annual Women’s Conference— scheduled for Friday, April 15, at the Ohio University Proctorville Center.

Apr 6
Ohio University Lancaster’s Spring Fest Kicks Off
Ohio University Lancaster’s Spring Fest kicks off its weeklong celebration with a full slate of events and activities

OHIO will celebrate Earth Day April 20
Ohio University will host an Earth Day Celebration from 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 20 in Walter Hall Rotunda. Hosted by the Office of Sustainability, the Earth Day Celebration is free and open to the public.

Apr 5
James Caldwell named Bebee leadership award recipient
Civic, business leader will be recognized at Chillicothe Campus graduation event

Authors@Alden: A Conversation with Ronald Calinger
On April 12, Ohio University Libraries will host the Authors@Alden series featuring Ronald Calinger, alumnus and professor emeritus of history at the Catholic University of America, who will speak on the life, work and contributions of Swiss-born mathematician, physicist and theoretical astronomer Leonhard Euler.

Apr 4
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ESPN broadcaster speaks about the need for diversity in the newsroom
On Saturday, ESPN personality Jemele Hill spoke to a packed Schoonover Auditorium about her experiences as a black woman in sports journalism and the importance of diversity in the newsroom as a whole.

2016 International Week to feature food, speakers, music, special events and annual Street Fair
An Ohio University tradition dating back to the 1960s, this year's International Week kicks off on Sunday, April 10, and concludes Saturday, April 16, with the International Street Fair.

Free Movie Showing in Athens and Dublin for National Nurses Week
. In honor of National Nurses Week, Ohio University’s School of Nursing is showing their appreciation for these front-line health professionals by hosting free showings of the movie, “The American Nurse, Healing America.”

OHIO’s Spring Literary Festival marks its 31st year
Ohio University's annual three-day Spring Literary Festival kicks off Wednesday, April 6, on the Athens Campus, continuing a legacy that began in 1986 of providing the University and local community exposure and access to some of the world’s best writers.

Apr 1
Voinovich School to host 2016 national CUPSO conference
Representatives of university-based institutes and centers from around the United States will converge in Athens on April 6–8 for the 2016 Consortium of University Public Service Organizations (CUPSO) annual conference.

Second annual Recovery Showcase to be held April 8
Ohio University’s second annual Recovery Showcase, a celebration of addiction recovery by people in recovery and those who support recovery, is planned for Friday, April 8, from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Baker University Center Atrium and Theatre.

Mar 30
Patton College to co-host bus tour through Appalachia
The Patton College of Education and the Little Cities of Black Diamonds Council are hosting a spring bus tour on Saturday, April 9. The tour will explore the microregion along Ohio’s Appalachian winding roads from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.