Tuesday, Feb 09, 2016

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News from OHIO's Campuses

Feb 5
Zanesville Campus nursing students celebrate American Heart Month with free screenings
Students enrolled in Ohio University Zanesville’s nursing program will be providing free health screenings on Feb. 10 in honor of American Heart Month.

Feb 4
Journalist Darrell Dawsey to deliver Black History Month talk Feb. 11
Darrell Dawsey, a veteran journalist and multimedia content creator, will deliver the Black History Month keynote talk at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11 in Baker University Center Ballroom.

Meet the OUPD Officer: Ofc. Michael Harlow
Meet the Officer is an opportunity for the OHIO community to get to know new Ohio University Police Department officers. In this edition, we learn about OUPD’s newest officer, Ofc. Michael Harlow.

Ohio University Police Department to host Badge Pinning and Employee Recognition Ceremony Feb. 8
The Ohio University community is invited to attend the third annual Ohio University Police Department Badge Pinning and Employee Recognition Ceremony on Monday, Feb. 8 at 7 p.m. in Baker University Center Ballroom B.

Feb 3
EPA recognizes Ohio University among nation’s leading green power users
Ohio University appears as No. 14 on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA's) Top 30 College & University list of the largest green power users from the Green Power Partnership.

Southern Campus opens lactation room for mothers, makes other family-friendly changes
Ohio University Southern recently opened a new, dedicated lactation room and added baby-changing stations to some of its men's restrooms in an effort to make the campus more family-friendly.

Freedom Rider shares her experiences as part of Southern Campus’ MLK celebration
Ohio University Southern held its 24th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration on Jan. 28.

Feb 2
Contemporary History ¦ Russia and the Eastern Front, Feb. 4
On Thursday, Feb. 4 at 4:30 p.m. in Baker 242, Professor David R. Stone presents a talk on "Russia and the Eastern Front, 1914-1917" as part of the Contemporary History Institute lecture series.

Award nominations are now open for OHIO’s 2016 Earth Day Celebration
Nominate someone in your life who is an advocate for sustainability. Award nominations are now open! Award recipients will be announced at Ohio University’s Earth Day Celebration on April 20, 2016.

Carvel Simmons to deliver Black History Month talk at Chillicothe
Pioneering business professional to share insights

Feb 1
First #SayHerName event draws a big crowd
#SayHerName is a movement that aims to shed light on black women’s experiences of police violence in an effort to support a gender-inclusive approach to racial justice that centers on all black lives equally.

Jan 31
Joe Freeman Band kicks off spring semester artists series
The Joe Freeman Band kicked off Ohio University Southern's spring semester Brown Bag Series.

Jan 29
A message from OUPD Chief Andrew Powers about connected sexual assaults
On Thursday, Jan. 28, Ohio University Police Chief Andrew Powers issued a message to the OHIO community regarding three separate sexual assaults, connected by DNA evidence, that occurred off campus between June 2006 and December 2015.

Jan 28
Take a closer look at the Martin Luther King Jr. celebration [PHOTOS]
Ohio University celebrated the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. over two weeks in January. Take a look at some of the pics.

OHIO’s Bobcat Battalion to host Military Appreciation Day, Branching Ceremony
Ohio University’s Bobcat Battalion ROTC, in conjunction with the Ohio University Athletic Department, will conduct Military Appreciation Day at the 1400 Basketball Game, which begins at 2 p.m. on Feb. 6 at the Convocation Center. The Bobcat Battalion will also be hosting a Branching Ceremony for the graduating seniors at 11 a.m. Feb. 6 in the Walter Hall Rotunda.

Jan 27
Inaugural mock trial team headed to Pittsburgh for competition
The Ohio University Mock Trial Team competes in the regional American Mock Trial Association contest at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in Pennsylvania on Feb. 26-28.

Wealth and Poverty Week to explore society, inequality Feb. 10-18
Ohio University's Wealth and Poverty Week on Society and Inequality will examine six central aspects of inequality.

Jan 26
Emergency communication systems to be tested Friday
Ohio University's Athens campus will test several of its emergency communication systems around noon on Friday, Jan. 29.

Session helps Chillicothe area students complete FAFSA forms
College Goal Sunday supports campus' mission of opening higher education pathways

Jan 25
Printing Services celebrating International Graphic Communication Week, Jan. 25-29
Everyone is invited to join Ohio University Printing Services in its celebration of International Graphic Communication Week, Jan. 25-29.

Microgrid opportunities in Southeast Ohio to take place on Thursday
A Microgrid Opportunities in Southeast Ohio discussion will take place from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28 at Walter Hall 145.

Campus Rec offering series of free learn-to fitness workshops
Ohio University's Department of Campus Recreation is offering five free learn-to fitness workshops Feb. 3 through April 6.

‘Highlighting the Green’ showcases fall semester achievements (SLIDESHOW)
This installment of "Highlighting the Green" showcases the achievements of the faculty, staff and students at Ohio University in the fall 2015 semester.

Jan 24
OHIO CUE training sessions scheduled
Faculty, staff, and students are invited to participate in a hands-on training session on how to use the features of the upgraded central OHIO Calendar of University Events (CUE). Register now for the Wednesday, Jan. 27 training.

Jan 22
OHIO Trustees review master plan, FY2017 budget
The Ohio University Board of Trustees discussed the fiscal year 2017 budget and reviewed a draft of the University’s Comprehensive Master Plan at meetings on the Athens Campus, Jan. 21-22.

Jan 21
A message from President McDavis about OHIO's tobacco-free commitment
The following message was sent by President Roderick J. McDavis to Ohio University students, faculty and staff on the Athens Campus on January 20, 2016.

New Southernmost Café serves Southern Campus students variety, convenience
The Southernmost Café, which officially opened in the Ohio University Southern Collins Center on Tuesday, offers patrons a wide selection of dining options.

Jan 20
Deadlines approaching to participate in OHIO’s International Women’s Day Festival
Ohio University's Women's Center will host its eighth annual International Women's Day Festival on March 13 and is calling for participation from members of the OHIO and surrounding communities.

Publication fosters sense of learning community at OU-C
Turning the page literally, non-traditional students find footing and other news from the Chillicothe Campus

Health conference addresses immigrant/migrant care
March health conference in Dublin addresses immigrant/migrant issues.

Jan 19
MLK Jr. brunch speaker connects MLK Jr. to Black Lives Matter movement
More than 250 people gathered on Monday, Jan. 18, to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during the annual Ohio University MLK Jr. Celebratory Brunch.

Zanesville Campus program to feature OHIO alum, focus on victims of abuse, trauma
Amanda Lanning Welsh, an Ohio University alumna and Miss Ohio State Pure American, will present “Transforming Victims of Abuse and Trauma into Survivors” at 7 p.m. Jan. 21 in the Elson Hall Auditorium at the Zanesville Campus.

Jan 15
OHIO Women Leaders nomination deadline is Jan. 20
The Women's Center, Bobcat Athletics, and the Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies program will host the sixth annual celebration of OHIO Women Leaders. Past celebrations have included more than 200 women leaders across campus.

Jan 14
Resolving to embrace a diverse OHIO in 2016
This editorial is part of the Compass series Diversity 101, which is authored by members of the Office for Diversity and Inclusion and focuses on transforming and inspiring community at OHIO.

OHIO deans address diversity in message to University Community
This message was sent on Jan. 14, 2016.

Jan. 19 and 26 Campus Conversations to explore #BlackLivesMatter, ‘Selma,’ racial inequalities
Ohio University is hosting “Campus Conversation: Responding to #BlackLivesMatter” on Jan. 19 and “Campus Conversation: Selma and Racial Inequalities” on Jan. 26. Both events will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Baker University Center Ballroom.

Jan 13
OHIO’s IMI enters its first 360-degree narrative story into nation’s premier film festivals
Ohio University faculty and students involved in the GRID Lab's Immersive Media Initiative have entered their first 360-degree narrative story into some of the nation's top film festivals.

University closed Monday in oberservance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day
In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Monday, Jan. 18, most offices and departments at Ohio University will be closed.

Ohio University is named a national winner of 2015 GameDay Recycling Challenge
Ohio University was recently named a national winner of the 2015 GameDay Recycling Challenge, which engages hundreds of thousands of collegiate football fans in a waste reduction and recycling competition every fall.

Southern Campus student’s photos highlighted by peer journal
Ohio University Southern student Bill Tussey recently had a collection of his photographs published in Liminalities, a national, open-access peer-reviewed journal for performance studies, theory and praxis.

January Board of Trustees meetings to be streamed
The Ohio University Board of Trustees January meetings on the Athens Campus will be streamed live providing the entire OHIO community with the opportunity to take part in the sessions.

Jan 12
Chillicothe education students pursue community service
Pursuits help engage campus with community

Jan 11
President McDavis welcomes students, faculty and staff to new year, new semester
The following message was sent to Ohio University students, faculty and staff by President Roderick J. McDavis on Monday, Jan. 11.

University mourns Professor Emeritus of Health Sciences Clifford Houk
Professor Emeritus of Health Sciences Clifford C. Houk, Ph.D., passed away in Columbus, Ohio on Wednesday, Dec. 30. Professor Houk was the founder of CHSP’s Industrial Hygiene Program (now the Occupational Hygiene and Safety Program).

Free Financial Aid 101 workshop coming to Ohio University Eastern
The Ohio University Eastern Student Services Office will be holding a free Financial Aid 101 workshop on Tuesday, Jan. 19, at 6:30 p.m. in Shannon Hall.

Second half of Performing Arts, Concert Series kicks off Jan. 25
Ohio University’s 2015-16 Performing Arts and Concert Series resumes spring semester with a plethora of musical performances, a Broadway hit and a visit from one of America’s great public radio personalities.

Jan 7
Campus Recycling partners with school outreach programs to host successful winter food drive
In the weeks leading up to winter break, Ohio University’s Campus Recycling partnered with Alexander Schools’ Outreach Program to collect food for families in need during the holiday season.

Tobacco-Free Task Force shares results of survey on impact of Tobacco-Free Policy
The first post-implementation survey on the impact of the Tobacco-Free Policy was conducted within the Ohio University community in November 2015 and the Tobacco Free Task Force is pleased to share the results of this survey.

Hoverboards prohibited in Ohio University buildings
Due to growing concerns from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission over the safety of hoverboards, smart boards and balance boards, Ohio University will now prohibit the use and storage of the devices in all University buildings.

OUPD reminds University and Athens communities that hunting is prohibited at the Ridges
With deer hunting season in full swing in Ohio, the Ohio University Police Department would like to remind the University and Athens communities that hunting on University property, which includes the Ridges, is prohibited by law.