|Financial System Enhancements to launch Fall 2017|
In response to campus feedback, the project launch date of the Financial System Enhancements (FSE) project will be moved to Fall 2017. The FSE project, which encompasses the Chart of Accounts Redesign, the new Oracle Grants Accounting Module, and an updated Financial Approvers tool, was originally planned to launch in the Spring of 2017.
|Two NUAGE systems and 30-seat lab ready for OHIO U’s new school year|
Preparing audio engineers and content creators is key to the curriculum at Ohio University's Scripps College of Communication, School of Media Arts & Studies. The school now houses a 32-fader NUAGE DAW advanced audio post-production system in their Steven L. Schoonover Post-Production and Critical Listening Lab with a companion classroom containing 30-plus seats of Nuendo 7.1. The college also boasts a second 16-fader NUAGE system in their Immersive Media Initiative facilities.
|A virtual reality experience: Courtney Barnett at NMF ’16|
On June 2, Ohio University’s Immersive Media Initiative (IMI) faculty and students recorded a virtual reality video experience of Australian rocker Courtney Barnett’s 2016 Nelsonville Music Festival set. When viewed with a 360-degree enabled browser or commercial VR headsets, a viewer can watch Barnett and her band at all angles – including shots taken from directly behind the band.
|Ohio Energy, Ecology, Culture: A Humanities Roundtable is Sept. 30|
The community is invited to the Ohio Energy, Ecology, Culture: A Humanities Roundtable on Friday, Sept. 30, from 4:30–6:30 p.m. in Baker Center Theater.
|Morris elected fellow of Animal Behavior Society|
Dr. Molly Morris, Professor of Biological Sciences, was elected fellow of the Animal Behavior Society this summer. She also is an editor for the journal Animal Behaviour.
|Campus support activities planned for Financial System Enhancements|
Redesigning the University’s financial chart of accounts is the first building block, one of several initiatives, to improve financial systems across the institution.
|STRS employee contribution rates increase|
This is a reminder for faculty on nine-month contracts about the STRS employee contribution rate increase. As communicated to impacted faculty and staff on June 9 via email and the Faculty Contributions article in Compass, the State Teachers Retirement System of Ohio (STRS) announced a one percent increase to employee retirement contributions for work performed on or after July 1, 2016.
|Vice Provost Edmonds serves as invited speaker for 2016 International Research Conference|
Ohio University Vice Provost for Global Affairs and International Studies Lorna Jean Edmonds was an invited speaker at the 2016 International Research Conference at the Rutgers Centers for Global Advancement and International Affairs on Wednesday, July 21.