Saturday, Oct 10, 2015

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Oct 9
Atom-r brings theater of augmented reality to Athens Oct 9
The School of Interdisciplinary Arts presents the Anatomical Theatres of Mixed Reality, a Chicago based group bringing their unique blend of technological performance to Arts/West, for a public event at 7 p.m. Monday Oct. 26.

CHSP’s clinic is “hear” to help! Oct 9
According to the Hearing Loss Association of America, about 20 percent of Americans report some degree of hearing loss. The Hearing, Speech and Language Clinic offers free hearing screenings for students and community members.

College Achievement Program awarded $315,141 competitive grant Oct 9
Ohio University’s College Achievement Program, a U.S. Department of Education-funded TRIO Student Support Services project, was recently awarded a major renewal grant.

Emanuel Xavier to deliver Hispanic Heritage Month and LGBT History Month talk Oct 9
Emanuel Xavier, who is a poet, spoken word artist, novelist, editor, and activist, will speak about his life in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month and LGBT History Month at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 14.

HERS Summer Institute preliminary applications due Oct. 19 Oct 9
The application process for the prestigious Higher Education Resource Services Summer Institutes is now open. HERS Institutes are intensive residential professional development experiences for women in mid- and senior-level positions.

Ohio University Inn celebrates major renovation Oct 9
The Ohio University Inn recently celebrated the completion of its recent renovation with a ribbon cutting event.

Rural/Urban Collaborative prepares teacher candidates for diverse student bodies Oct 9
Imagine a world in which teacher candidates observed schools only in rural settings with predominantly white student bodies. Until recently, that was the reality for The Patton College of Education’s teacher candidates.

Service-learning workshops to be held Oct. 28 and 29 Oct 9
Ohio University’s Center for Campus and Community Engagement (CCCE) is offering faculty, instructors and administrators an opportunity to explore service learning at two upcoming workshops.

Oct 8
ADA25 Celebration Series kicks off with inaugural event Oct 8
Ohio University President Roderick J. McDavis, Athens Mayor Paul Wiehl and several special guest speakers gathered Tuesday to kick off the ADA25 Celebration Series, which features events throughout October designed to educate and promote awareness of the 25th anniversary of the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Baseball receives MAC Tournament championship rings [VIDEO] Oct 8
Members of the 2015 Ohio baseball team received their Mid-American Conference tournament championship rings last Saturday during a ceremony in Walter Fieldhouse.

Business Bobcat Q&A: Elisabeth Rosenfeld Oct 8
Full-Time MBA student Elisabeth Rosenfeld shares her love of Athens, the Macgyver bagel, and why the MBA program is right for you!

Celebrate Throwback Thursday with vintage Homecoming videos Oct 8
University Communications and Marketing reached into the archives to create four short Throwback Thursday Series videos from the 1960 Homecoming celebration and a slideshow featuring other Bobcat Homecomings.

Inaugural Executive SIDE provides diversity training to busy leaders Oct 8
The first Ohio University Executive Senior Institute for Diversity Education was held on Oct. 2 for top University administrators who have had trouble breaking free from their busy schedules to enroll in the annual 30-hour, four-day Summer Institute for Diversity Education.

Kasich role in Ohio Medicaid expansion examined Oct 8
An article recently published online in the Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law takes a closer look at the contentious political maneuverings involved in the expansion of Medicaid in Ohio, including Gov. John Kasich’s role. The article’s author, Daniel Skinner, Ph.D., an assistant professor of health policy in the Department of Social Medicine at the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, explores the complicated politics in Ohio following the 2012 U.S. Supreme Court ruling in the National Federation of Independent Businesses v. Sebelius case that made it optional for states to expand Medicaid as authorized by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. <br />

Nancy Sandler to present “Physics of New Materials: From Lasagna to Pancakes and Back” at Oct. 21 Science Café Oct 8
Sandler, associate professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, will discuss new materials such as graphene.

Shirts carry messages of hope, empowerment for domestic violence victims Oct 8
October is National Domestic Violence Prevention Month, which Ohio University Southern is observing with the Clothesline Project and a series of events.

Southern Campus program earns Intergenerational Educator of the Year Award Oct 8
The bachelor of social work program at Ohio University Southern was one of nine programs from local colleges and universities awarded the Intergenerational Educator of the Year Award at the Area Agency on Aging District 7 (AAA7) annual Appreciation Brunch.

The importance of backups: Keep your data safe and secure Oct 8
Learn the best ways to protect your data and files.

University Program Council hosting ‘Fall Festival’ event Oct 8
Ohio University’s University Program Council (UPC) will be hosting its annual “Fall Festival” event from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15, on South Green’s South Beach.

Oct 7
Albert Schweitzer Fellows Encourage Health and Hope Oct 7
What does health mean to you? That question was addressed by the Columbus-Athens chapter of the Albert Schweitzer Fellowship at a recent dinner event in Grover Center.

Erin McCloskey awarded Albert Schweitzer Fellowship Oct 7
Erin McCloskey, a second-year master’s student within The Patton College’s Counselor Education Program, has been named an Albert Schweitzer Fellow and is using yoga and meditation to help women and children who have been victims of domestic abuse.

Homecoming 2015 with Ohio University Libraries Oct 7
During Homecoming Weekend, Ohio University Libraries is inviting students, faculty and alumni to check out the longstanding legacy of Ohio University by visiting the Libraries’ sixth annual Archives Homecoming Display and the second annual Homecoming Selfie Project.

Homecoming parade, WOUB’s live stream kicks off at 10 a.m. Oct. 10 Oct 7
Ohio University's annual Homecoming parade kicks off at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 10, and will be streamed live by WOUB.

OHIO First Scholars Program helps first-generation students adapt to college Oct 7
Over the past several years, Ohio University's Allen Student Advising Center has gone above and beyond to make sure the University’s sizable population of first-generation students successfully adapt to college and graduate. This fall, these students have the use of a first-generation students only residential house for the first time.

Oct. 13 seminar to explore contemporary development in Malaysian politics Oct 7
Ohio University’s Center for International Studies will be hosting a seminar on “Contemporary Development in Malaysian Politics” beginning at noon on Tuesday, Oct. 13, in Yamada International House 009.

Ohio University participates in Campus Sustainability Month Oct 7
Eight colleges and universities in Ohio are working together to celebrate National Campus Sustainability Month via social media during the month of October.

Paint the Town Green 2015 office-decorating winners revealed Oct 7
Over 30 Ohio University departments competed in this year’s Paint the Town Green event, a Homecoming-themed decorating contest sponsored by the Student Alumni Board and the Campus Involvement Center.

Rededication of restored Eldridge mural at Seigfred Hall is Oct. 9 Oct 7
The Ohio University School of Art + Design will host an alumni reunion and mural re-dedication event at 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 9 to celebrate the recently restored Aethelred Eldridge mural seen by generations as a cultural landmark.

Oct 6
Chillicothe faculty member presents at conference Oct 6
Heritage Day community service nominations and campus cuts ribbon on pedestrian bridge

Faculty and Staff Resource Fair is Oct. 21 Oct 6
The Faculty and Staff Resource Fair, hosted by Ohio University Human Resources, will take place Wednesday, Oct. 21 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Nelson Commons. Several representatives will be on hand from various Ohio University departments and approved Retirement providers.

eLearning selects director of student and academic services Oct 6
eLearning OHIO announces that Joe Carver has accepted the position of director of student and academic services. He will be responsible for overseeing the overall day-to-day operations of eLearning’s student services staff, forming and continuing partnerships with units across the University, and contributing to the planning of eLearning’s strategic growth.

Oct 5
2015 Homecoming Court announced; king, queen voting begins today Oct 5
Online voting for Ohio University's 2015 Homecoming king and queen began at 8 a.m. Monday, Oct. 5, and continues through 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 9.

Anatomy of a network outage: Aug 20 - Sep 4, 2015 Oct 5
Detailed description of the challenges IT staff faced during the fall opening network outage.

Campus Climate Task Force issues final report, recommendations Oct 5
Members of Ohio University’s Campus Climate Task Force issued their report and are recommending the formation of committees to focus on three key areas identified in the Modern Think 2014 Great Colleges Survey.

Diversity and Inclusion introduces Multicultural Junior Faculty Mentoring Program Oct 5
Junior faculty at Ohio University will now find many opportunities for support and assistance in their careers thanks to a new mentoring program in the Office for Diversity and Inclusion.

Homecoming Week provides students opportunity to give back to community Oct 5
Ohio University's Student Alumni Board is continuing a Homecoming tradition of giving back to the local community with its second annual Pack the Pantry, providing students and organizations the opportunity to donate food and cash to the Athens County Food Pantry.

OHIO alumni share success from experiences abroad Oct 5
With Homecoming just around the corner, the Office of Global Opportunities reached out to a few alumni who had one or more global experiences during their undergraduate studies.

SOUL discusses reduction of emissions Oct 5
Reduction of greenhouse gas emissions will be the topic for upcoming Sustainable Ohio University Leaders meetings.

Oct 2
Business Bobcat Q&A: Elisabeth Rosenfeld Oct 2
Business Bobcat Q&A: Elisabeth Rosenfeld

Diane Fitch to show artwork at Ohio University Eastern gallery Oct 2
Vermont artist Diane Fitch will be exhibiting her artwork at the Ohio University Eastern Campus Art Gallery, Oct. 5 through Oct. 22.

Looking to gain experience outside the classroom and outside the country? Consider Ohio's Global Consulting Program! Oct 2
The Global Consulting Program (GCP) prepares students for the global business community they will enter post graduation. As the workplace becomes increasingly diverse, this program provides students the opportunity to gain personal and professional cultural experience--not to mention the chance to visit a new country! Watch as Amanda & Olivia share their experiences. Learn more about the program.

Men of Appalachia art exhibition showing at Multicultural Center Oct 2
The Men of Appalachia invite people of all backgrounds, ages and experiences to attend the art exhibition, “Men of Appalachia: 10 Artists, 10 Perspectives.”

Molecular biologist Sarah Wyatt presents “Anatomy of a Spaceflight” at Oct. 7 Science Café Oct 2
Wyatt, a professor in the Department of Environmental and Plant Biology, will lead a Science Café discussion on seedlings in space at 5 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 7 in Baker Center Front Room.

National Guard to hold training exercise at Brough House on October 7 Oct 2
The Ohio National Guard’s 52nd Civil Support Team and the Athens County Emergency Management Agency will be conducting a training exercise Wednesday, October 7 at Brough House on Ohio University’s Athens Campus.

Oct 1
Alumnus exhibition showcases historic photographs of OHIO campus riots from 1970 Oct 1
collection of black and white photographs taken by Ohio University alumnus Ken Steinhoff, BFA ’70, is on display at the Athens County Historical Society and Museum exhibit entitled “The Sky Has Fallen - Troops, Turmoil and Teargas."

Culinary Services debuts OHIO’s newest dining destination Oct 1
The West Green Market District, a state-of-the-art dining venue housing five micro-restaurants and other amenities unique to its location, opened to the OHIO community on Aug. 22.

Golf outing connects civil engineering students, alumni Oct 1
Russ College civil engineering students hit the links with alumni to raise money and network during the 9th annual American Society of Civil Engineers golf outing.

Healthcare partnership favors collegiality over competition Oct 1
The Dublin Integrated Education Center celebrates the partnership between Ohio University and Columbus State Community College.

MSES student awarded Graduate Student Senate travel grant Oct 1
Karie Whitman knew her professional development in Madagascar last summer was too fruitful to not return.  However, she also knew she would need to find significant financial support for future research. Thanks to a Graduate Student Senate travel grant, she is one step closer to that goal.

Mac OS update could cause problems for Outlook 2011 users Oct 1
OIT recommends switching to Office 2016 before upgrading your Mac OS.