|University community mourns Elizabeth Gierlowski Kordesch May 20|
Dr. Elizabeth Gierlowski Kordesch, age 59 of The Plains, died unexpectedly Tuesday evening, May 17, 2016, at Ohio Health O’Bleness Hospital, Athens.
|Revisiting the best College of Business tweets of 2016 May 20|
Here’s a look at our most popular Twitter content of 2016. Talk about a #tbt!
|VIDEO: how the Certificate in Entrepreneurship helped these 4 startups May 20|
Starring students Noha Al-Khalqi, Alex Geiser, Praveen Gopallawa, and John Zinno
|Meet Barbara Wright, the May Classified Employee of the Month May 20|
Patton College of Education Administrative Specialist Barbara Wright loves working with students, reading the Bible, vacationing at the beach and the Pittsburgh Steelers. Find out more about her here.
|School of Music mourns the death of Lisa Foerster May 19|
The School of Music mourns the passing of faculty member Lisa Foerster, assistant professor of voice, who died Wednesday in an automobile accident, on Route 56 in northern Vinton County, along with her two children, Emma C. Hamel, 19, and Thomas J. Hamel, 18, and her sister Lorraine E. Alsterberg, 57, of Oregon.
|OHIO’s Tun Abdul Razak Chair hosts seminar focusing on national security in Malaysia May 19|
Ohio University’s Tun Abdul Razak Chair, Professor Jayum Jawan, recently hosted a half-day seminar on campus focusing on Malaysia’s National Security and the Prevention of Terrorism Act.
|Undergrads, high schoolers invited to participate in tuition-free Swahili program May 19|
This summer, Ohio University’s Center for International Studies and the Department of Linguistics will be hosting a tuition-free intensive elementary Swahili program, which is accepting applications until June 1 from undergraduates at any institution as well as high school students from the surrounding school districts.
|John S. Mattox receives Austin C. Furbee Award May 19|
An award dinner was held May 18 in honor of John S. Mattox who the Eastern Ohio Alumni Chapter named as the 2016 Austin C. Furbee Award honoree in recognition of his dedication and contribution to Ohio University and the community.
|COMS alumnus receives Sharjah Award for dissertation May 18|
Adil Al-Busaidi, MA ’12 and PhD ’14, received the prestigious Sharjah Award for the Best Doctoral Dissertation in Administrative Science in the Arab Region for his doctoral dissertation.
|COMS Professor Judith Yaross Lee named 2016 Distinguished Professor May 18|
On Friday, April 29, during Graduate Commencement, Ohio University Executive Vice President and Provost Pam Benoit announced that Dr. Judith Yaross Lee, professor of communication studies and director of Honors Tutorial Studies in the Scripps College of Communication, was one of two faculty awarded a 2016 Distinguished Professor Award.
|University paleontologists discover new species of horned dinosaur May 18|
An international team of scientists, including a graduate student lead author from Ohio University, have identified a new species of centrosaurine, a member of the large-bodied ceratopsians that diversified in North America and Asia during the final stages of the age of dinosaurs.
|New OHIO spirit award calls for video submissions, winner to be Homecoming 2016 guest of honor May 18|
The OHIO Alumni Association is giving alumni the chance to show off their OHIO spirit by competing in an all-new Homecoming 2016 video contest.
|Four Ohio University teams selected for I-Corps@Ohio 2016 cohort May 18|
Four Ohio University research teams have been selected for the second I-Corps@Ohio cohort. For seven weeks beginning on May 13, the OHIO teams will join 20 teams representing universities from across the state to validate the market potential of their own proposed technologies and to learn about launching startup companies.
|Consumer Research Center Fellows wow Kellogg’s with consumer insight presentations May 16|
Snap, crackle, pop! Kellogg’s continues to explore and expand partnership with Consumer Research Center after being impressed by student insights.
|Emma Ryan named First-Team All-MAC Track & Field May 16|
<br />Ohio sophomore Emma Ryan has been named First-Team All-Mid-American Conference for her performance at the 2016 MAC Outdoor Track & Field Championships. She won the javelin title with a career-best throw of 150-10.
|OHIO Reach Scholars Program highlighted during conference for Southeastern Ohio foster care youth May 16|
Ohio University’s OHIO Reach Scholars Program played a major role in the inaugural Reaching for Success Conference for Southeastern Ohio foster care youth hosted by Foster ACTION Ohio on May 14. The event welcomed 20 foster care youth from southern Ohio to campus.
|Spring Homecoming will celebrate academics and the arts May 16|
The long-awaited spring Homecoming, On The Green Weekend kicks off Wednesday, May 18, and it’s not the only thing that has Athens County and the entire OHIO community abuzz. After 17 years below ground, the brood V cicadas are due to emerge just in time for the festivities.
|David A. Wolfort elected chair of Ohio University Board of Trustees for 2016-2017 May 16|
Trustee David A. Wolfort has been elected chair of the Ohio University Board of Trustees for 2016-2017, succeeding Sandra J. Anderson, whose term ended May 13.
|Technical writing made easier through university collaboration May 16|
At Ohio University, working together can take many forms. One way is through ongoing partnerships across campus, such as the collaboration between the Linguistics Department through the English Language Improvement Program (ELIP) in the College of Arts & Sciences, and the Russ College of Engineering and Technology.
|Authors@Alden with Hwa-Wei Lee and interviewer Charles Ping May 10|
On Thursday, May 19, Ohio University Libraries will host the Authors@Alden series featuring Hwa-Wei Lee, dean emeritus of Ohio University Libraries, and interviewer Charles J. Ping, president emeritus of Ohio University, for a conversation about Lee’s life and journey as an international Chinese American librarian.
|Chillicothe Campus salutes graduates May 10|
Latest OU-C students join ranks of Ohio University alumni, education student partnership and other news from Chillicothe Campus
|ResearchMatch kiosk at Ohio University May 10|
In an effort to bring attention to the importance of research participation, the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Clinical & Translational Research Unit and the Ohio University Office of Research Compliance are hosting a kiosk for ResearchMatch. ResearchMatch is a free and secure registry that connects interested individuals with researchers who are recruiting volunteers for health studies.
|Junior Executive Business Program celebrates senior success May 10|
Last Friday, seven Junior Executive Business Program (JEBP) seniors were celebrated with songs, words of wisdom, and more than a few tears.
|Scientists develop synchronized molecular motors May 10|
The team, led by physicist Saw-Wai Hla of Ohio University, published an Advanced Online Publication today in the journal Nature Nanotechnology demonstrating that scientists can control the coordinated motions of tiny machines at the nanoscale.
|Appalachian Ohio State of the Region conference explores regional business ecosystem May 9|
Statewide public officials, regional economic development personnel and representatives from other businesses and organizations have an opportunity to learn about, “Exploring our Business Ecosystem,” at the Fifth Annual Appalachian Ohio State of the Region Conference at Ohio University Baker Center in Athens, Ohio on May 17, 2016 from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.
|John S. Mattox to receive Austin C. Furbee award May 9|
The Eastern Ohio Alumni Chapter of Ohio University has chosen John S. Mattox as the 2016 Austin C. Furbee Award honoree, in recognition of his dedication and contribution to Ohio University and the community.
|NASA psychiatrist alum tells Heritage College graduates, “Plan to change” May 9|
At the Heritage College's 37th annual Commencement ceremony, the college's largest graduating class in history heard a message from a member of its first incoming class, 1980 graduate and now NASA psychiatrist and flight surgeon Ronald C. Moomaw, D.O.
|Ombudsperson provides support, guidance and resources to Ohio University community May 9|
Students, parents, alumni, faculty and staff can sometimes face unique challenges as they navigate through a large university’s policies, procedures and personnel. It’s the responsibility of one person to provide confidential support and resources for Bobcats as they move through their educational and professional journeys at Ohio University – and it belongs to the University’s ombudsperson.