|Campus organizations join together to create Earth Day Every Day initiative|
The Ohio University Office of Sustainability, Graduate Student Senate, OHIO Zero Waste Program and International Student Union have joined together to create the Earth Day Every Day initiative. Earth Day Every Day is designed to help develop a more sustainable culture at Ohio University and expand the concepts of Earth Day beyond just a single day celebrated in April.
|Ohio University LGBT Center’s SpeakOUt Rally embraces all roads leading home|
The Ohio University Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Center kicked off LGBT History Month with its annual National Coming Out Day SpeakOUt Rally on Friday, Oct 11. Students, faculty, staff and community members gathered at West Portico outside of Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium on OHIO’s College Green to share their stories and offer support to one another.
|Class Gateway renovations add accessibility features to iconic campus entrance|
Members of the Ohio University community, including alumni, gathered on Saturday, Oct. 8, for the grand reopening of one of the most iconic OHIO symbols: the Class Gateway, which is located off of East Union Street at the entrance to College Green on the Athens Campus.
|A Mile Together Week aims to end power-based personal violence|
A Mile Together is a week of programming that seeks to engage the OHIO community in a conversation about power-based violence on campus and in Athens.
|Ohio University competes to retain title in the GameDay Recycling Challenge waste reduction competition|
Last year, Ohio University was declared the diversion rate champion, with a rate of 95 percent of all material rescued from the landfill, and intends to hold its title this year at the Saturday, Oct. 15, home football game.
|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.
|Bobcat Battalion’s Oct. 15 Heroes Day to honor those who have served|
Ohio University’s Army ROTC Program will host its annual Heroes Day, recognizing those who have served our nation, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, outside of the Walter Hall Rotunda on the Athens Campus.
|ARHI returns with a clear vision for the future|
Ohio University’s Appalachian Rural Health Institute – an initiative administratively supported by the College of Health Sciences and Professions – has recently relaunched with a strong commitment to increasing the quality of life and well-being of individuals in the Appalachian region through community-engaged research.
|School of Nursing seniors rally for the cure|
The College of Health Sciences and Professions’ School of Nursing seniors are once again partnering with Susan G. Komen Columbus for the Komen Athens Race for the Cure. The Race will take place on Sunday, Oct. 23.
|Thomas brings serious game to research|
You would never guess that James Thomas, a man quite serious about his work, would make a game out of studying patterns of movement in patients with chronic low back pain. But that is exactly what this professor, prominent researcher, and 2016 Ohio University Presidential Research Scholar has done in a $470,000 research study funded by the National Institutes of Health.
|Bill Clinton campaign visit FAQ for Athens Campus|
On Tuesday, Oct. 4, the Ohio University chapter of the College Democrats will host a Presidential Campaign event with special guest former President Bill Clinton.
|Virtual debate watch promotes civic engagement at Ohio University Lancaster ¦ Pickerington|
Students, faculty, staff and members of the community engaged in a recent Virtual Debate Watch, the first of four such events scheduled to coincide with the nationally-televised Presidential and Vice-Presidential debates.
|Second Komen Athens Race for the Cure is Oct. 23|
The second annual Susan G. Komen Athens Race for the Cure will take place on Sunday, Oct. 23. The event is a 5K run/walk and family fun walk through the Athens Campus.
|Ohio University to celebrate LGBT History Month|
October marks LGBT History Month, and Ohio University’s LGBT Center has several events planned to celebrate the occasion and to recognize the past, present and future achievements that comprise the history of the LGBT and gay rights movement.
|Electric vehicle infrastructure and resources are increasing at OHIO and in Athens County|
To complement the rising interest in electric cars and other vehicles (also known as EVs), communities are acting fast to get ahead of the growing industry. Ohio University’s Athens Campus is already home to 10 charging stations in five locations, with several Leaf and Volt vehicles added to Ohio University's Office of Transportation and Parking Services fleet.
|Ohio University Press at a glance|
Take a look at the latest news from the Ohio University Press.
|Zane Traces Literary Journal provides experiential learning for students (VIDEO)|
The Zane Traces Literary Journal is a compilation of fiction, non-fiction, poetry and art contributed by Ohio University Zanesville students, faculty and staff.
|Former Detroit NAACP executive director will host ’90 Minutes’ conversation Sept. 28|
Heaster Wheeler has spent most of his adult life in the forefront of civil rights and has fought injustice in a city where injustice against African Americans has been one of its cornerstones.
|Third annual International Education Week Photo Contest now accepting entries|
Ohio University students, faculty, staff and alumni are invited to submit entries in the International Education Week Photo Contest now through Oct. 16.
|2016-17 Frontiers in Science lecture series begins Oct. 4|
Ohio University’s 2016-17 Frontiers in Science lecture series begins Tuesday, Oct. 4, when OHIO welcomes American anthropologist and paleontologist Nina Jablonski to the Athens Campus.
|First Campus Conversation of the year to explore free speech, hate speech|
“Campus Conversation: Free Speech or Hate Speech #GraffitiWall” will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4, in the Walter Hall Rotunda and will provide a forum for members of the OHIO and Athens communities to discuss recent events that have occurred on the Athens Campus.
|New AHSW director finds university a perfect fit|
When asked what first attracted him to Ohio University, Dhiraj Vattem, new director of the School of Applied Health Sciences and Wellness, answered without hesitation: “The culture of the university. It puts a great deal of emphasis on innovation and interdisciplinary collaboration, working with industry, and reaching out to the community.”