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Jun 28
Joseph Carter Corbin historical marker unveiled at OUC Jun 28
An Ohio historical marker unveiling honoring Joseph Carter Corbin was held June 28, 2017 on the OUC campus.<br /><br />

Meet June Classified Employee of the Month Teresa Tyson-Drummer Jun 28
Meet Teresa Tyson-Drummer, an administrative coordinator in Communication Sciences and Disorders. She likes Jeep Cherokees, Australia and Ellen DeGeneres. Find out more about her here.

Authors @Alden: Living Letters with Karmen Beecroft and Stacey Lavender is July 11 Jun 28
The Ohio University Libraries presents “Living Letters: A Special Delivery from Ohio’s Frontiers and Front lines” from 3 to 4 p.m. Thursday, July 11. It's the second installment of the Authors @Alden Summer Series.

Copperheads selling half-season passes for $40 Jun 28
The passes are selling for $40 from June 29-July 10 and include every home game from June 29 to the end of the season, 11 home games, at a cost of less than $4 per game.

Copperheads’ second fireworks show of the season is July 29 Jun 28
The Copperheads are hosting their second Fireworks night of the season on Thursday, July 29 at Bob Wren Stadium. Come out for an exciting night of baseball, great food, good company and a phenomenal firework display.

Copperheads to celebrate Independence Day with game, food and fireworks Jun 28
The Southern Ohio Copperheads will host an Independence Day game with the Richmond Jazz at 1:30 pm. Enjoy a hot dog courtesy of Mike’s Dog Shack, drinks, baseball and finish the night with a ‘Thunder in the Valley’ fireworks show after the game.

Jun 27
Bobcat Depot offers fingerprint and background checks Jun 27
Bobcat Depot offers fingerprint & background checks for Ohio University and the surrounding community. The process takes approximately 10-15 minutes to complete per customer.

Third annual Lobster Fest commemorates OHIO founding father with food, historical tours Jun 27
Feast on New England's prized crustacean while celebrating Manasseh Cutler and the founding of OHIO in Massachusetts.

Transportation and Parking Services to begin master plan Jun 27
Along with University Planning, Ohio University’s Transportation and Parking Services department will soon launch a Parking Master Plan effort to better understand and utilize parking on the Athens Campus and prepare for future changes in response to University needs.

Jun 26
Online parking renewal launches for faculty and staff Jun 26
Ohio University faculty and staff whose parking permits are set to expire in June 2017 began receiving notifications via their OHIO email account about their option to renew their parking permits online without the need to visit the Transportation and Parking Services office on the Athens Campus.

Students learn about the media industry at annual High School Media Workshop Jun 26
The School of Media Arts & Studies’ fourth annual High School Media Workshop, which took place June 20-24, introduced students to the media arts industry with specialized classes taught by Ohio University professors. Students learned some of the latest techniques in audio, music, video, animation, social media and other academic areas.

Jun 23
Athens Area Mediation Service offers free 15-hour mediator training sessions Jun 23
The Athens Area Mediation Service is sponsoring free 15-hour mediator training sessions in Athens and Nelsonville, Ohio. Participants who attend the sessions will gain valuable skills to help lead difficult conversations in productive ways.

Ohio Valley Summer Theater to perform Hairspray at Ohio University Jun 23
Ohio Valley Summer Theater will perform the hit musical Hairspray, July 20-23, July 27-30, and Aug. 3-6 in the Forum Theater on the Ohio University Athens Campus.

A redesigned Ohio Today hits mailboxes Jun 23
Summer issue is packed with stories about the issue’s theme: “creativity”

OHIO grad working in Cambodia reflects on students’ latest trip to the country (VIDEO) Jun 23
Danielle Keeton-Olsen, a 2016 alumna of Ohio University’s Scripps School of Journalism who now works for the Cambodia Daily, spent some time this summer with students in the country as part of OHIO's Global Leadership Center.

OHIO Trustees approve FY18 budget, FY19-24 Capital Improvement Plan, and Utility Master Plan during June meeting Jun 23
The Ohio University Board of Trustees approved OHIO’s FY18 Operating Budget, its six-year Capital Improvement Plan and Utilities Master Plan, along with revisions to the OHIO Student Code of Conduct, during its meeting June 23 at the Zanesville Campus.

Jun 22
Zanesville faculty and student inducted into Sigma Theta Tau Jun 22
Schaumleffel and Debevoise honored for service to nursing education and service

Jun 21
Heritage College, Dublin, student selected for NIH research rotation Jun 21
Joshua Dyer, An Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine student who recently completed his third year of medical school has been accepted into a prestigious research rotation with the National Institute of Mental Health, one of the National Institutes of Health.

MDIA’s games & animation program ranked second in Ohio, rises in national Animation Career Review rankings Jun 21
Animation Career Review released their 2017 Game Design School Rankings and Ohio University’s School of Media Arts & Studies’ games & animation program was ranked second in Ohio. The OHIO program rose from being ranked 13th in 2016 to sixth in the Midwest this year, and went up from 18th to 15th nationally among public schools and colleges with the top 30% of schools being considered. It was also ranked 42nd nationally with the top 30% of schools being considered.

Ohio University civil engineer helping mitigate Amish buggy damage to state roadways Jun 21
The four million tourists who visit the heart of Ohio’s Amish community, Holmes County, each year will soon enjoy a smoother, safer ride thanks to an Ohio University civil engineering researcher.

Patton alumna puts fashion first Jun 21
Ellen Goldsberry scholarship and professorship to make a difference in retail merchandising program

Ohio University Funds Upward Bound Program to Continue Through Summer Jun 21
Ohio University will directly fund the Upward Bound Summer Enrichment Program for the summer of 2017 while it appeals the University’s loss of federal funding for the highly-successful program.

Jun 20
Alumni College event returns to Ohio University Lancaster July 26th Jun 20
The event is open to all Ohio University alumni and friends in Brasee Hall, July 26 from 4 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Admission is free but RSVPs are required. Register online: http://bit.ly/2rWdHp7

Jun 19
President M. Duane Nellis wraps up a busy first week at OHIO Jun 19
A new era began at Ohio University on June 12, as the OHIO community welcomed its 21st president, M. Duane Nellis, Ph.D., on his first day. Monday kicked off a busy week for President Nellis, who took the opportunity to interact with new Bobcats and their parents during Bobcat Student Orientation, as well as explore other activities happening on the Athens Campus with students, faculty and staff.

Tantrum Theater to stage musical ‘Caroline, or Change’ Jun 19
Tantrum Theater continues its second season with the moving Tony Award-nominated musical “Caroline, or Change,” running July 5–July 22. Professional theater artists from across the country, including multiple Broadway and national tour veterans, will bring to life playwright Tony Kushner’s (“Angels in America”) enthralling story and composer Jeanine Tesori’s (“Fun Home”) powerful score at the Abbey Theater in Dublin.

Half-scale replica of Vietnam Veterans Memorial to visit Athens Campus Jun 19
Ohio University’s Athens Campus is one of more than 40 communities on the 2017 national tour of “The Wall That Heals,” a half-scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial that will be open to the public 24 hours a day Sept. 14-17 at OHIO’s Bicentennial Park.

VisCom student selected as photojournalism finalist in the 2017 Hearst National Journalism Awards Championship Jun 19
Ohio University School of Visual Communication student Alex Driehaus was one of six finalists selected for the photojournalism competition of the 57th annual Hearst National Journalism Awards Championship. The competition included 29 finalists from across the country competing in five categories including writing, photojournalism, radio, television and multimedia.

iCUE Spotlight: June19-25, 2017 Jun 19
The iCUE Spotlight highlights what's happening this week at Ohio University, taken from the official OHIO Calendar of University Events. This week, high school algebra teachers and media students take on the OHIO campus and your chance to beat the heat with family-friendly movies!

Jun 16
Heritage College student elected chair of national student government group Jun 16
Dan Krajcik, a student in the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine who's pursuing a dual D.O./M.B.A. degree, has been named national chair of the Council of Osteopathic Student Government Presidents.

Expanded Kennedy Museum of Art membership supports exhibitions and programs Jun 16
The Kennedy Museum of Art and Friends of Kennedy Museum have announced a membership campaign to enhance community support for the educational and artistic mission of the Museum. This new campaign offers special benefits, access to exclusive programs and exhibition invitations, available in a range of membership levels starting July 1 and continuing through June 30, 2018.

Jun 15
Mini-Health Professions Academy exposes high schoolers to healthcare careers Jun 15
Ohio University’s College of Health Sciences and Professions and Columbus State Community College are hosting a summer health professions mini-camp for Central Ohio high school students. The Mini-Health Professions Academy is a two-day camp in June for 9–10 graders. The camp seeks to expose younger high school students to the exciting varieties of healthcare professions and the different pathways for study.

Take OHIO on a road trip with new summer Bobcat Store gear Jun 15
The Bobcat Store has what you need for your summer road trip, so you can travel across the country with ease, all while supporting your favorite university.

Classified Senate to host June 20 Safety Day event Jun 15
Classified Senate will host Safety Day for classified employees on Tuesday, June 20 in Walter Hall Rotunda. The free event will include lunch.

Founding member of OHIO rugby club inducted into Hall of Fame Jun 15
The United States Rugby Foundation Hall of Fame honors Steve Finkel, founding member of Ohio University Men’s Rugby Club in the ‘70s, for his contributions to the sport as a player and coach.

Jun 14
OHIO wins Deshpande Symposium’s 2017 Excellence in Student Engagement in Entrepreneurship award Jun 14
The Center for Entrepreneurship at Ohio University, a partnership between the College of Business and Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs, was named the winner of the 2017 Deshpande Symposium Award for Excellence in Student Engagement in Entrepreneurship.

Summer Dance Institute presents David Dorfman Dance Company Jun 14
The Dance Division presents guest artists David Dorfman Dance company, as part of the Summer Dance Institute, performing “Aroundtown,” a low-tech, high impact performance, their latest work-in-progress, Saturday June 24 in Putnam Hall.

President Nellis shares his first impressions in a message to OHIO community Jun 14
After his first day, President M. Duane Nellis shares his first impressions of Ohio University and excitement for the future.

Jun 13
June Board of Trustees agenda available, meetings to be streamed Jun 13
The Ohio University Board of Trustees June meetings in the Campus Center Building on the Zanesville Campus will be streamed live providing the entire OHIO community with the opportunity to take part in the sessions.

OHIO Hockey unveils 60th season anniversary logo Jun 13
OHIO Hockey has unveiled a special logo that will be used to celebrate its 60th season.

Highlights from the Libraries’ film collection Jun 13
Searching The Criterion Collection is a great starting point if you want to watch the best of classic and contemporary film.

Recent acquisitions to the Rare Book Collection Jun 13
Alden Library’s Mahn Center for Archives and Special Collections acquires books that diversify and broaden the scope of the Rare Book Collection.

Financial System Enhancements- HR Dashboard and training planned Jun 13
Financial System Enhancements- HR Dashboard and training planned

Jun 12
Photos capture memorable moments from President Nellis’ first day Jun 12
From obtaining his University ID to greeting students and parents attending Bobcat Student Orientation, Ohio University's 21st president, Dr. M. Duane Nellis, marked the beginning of his OHIO journey on Monday, June 12.

First Day as Ohio University President for Dr. M. Duane Nellis Jun 12
A native of the Pacific Northwest, Dr. Nellis has a progressive and broad career in higher education He has served as president at Texas Tech University and the University of Idaho as well as provost at Kansas State and dean at West Virginia University. Dr. Nellis and his wife, Ruthie, look forward to a year of firsts as they settle in to make Athens their home and celebrate the successes of Ohio University.

President Nellis names David Descutner Interim Executive Vice President and Provost at Ohio University Jun 12
President M. Duane Nellis has appointed Dr. David Descutner as Interim Provost of Ohio University, effective July 1st. Acting as interim provost will allow Descutner an opportunity to advance the University’s academic mission while assisting Dr. Nellis with his transition as the University’s 21st President.

Ohio University joins national climate change initiative Jun 12
Ohio University President M. Duane Nellis has signed a commitment to the international community to endorse actions being taken at local and state levels to address climate change in support of the Paris Agreement.

Board of Trustees agenda for June 22-23 meetings released, University highlights key topics for discussion, consideration Jun 12
The Ohio University Board of Trustees will convene, and welcome Dr. M. Duane Nellis to his first official Board engagement as OHIO’s 21st president, Thursday, June 22-23 at the Zanesville Campus.

Scripps College of Communication holds Steven L. Schoonover Center for Communication celebration Jun 12
As part of its summer meeting, the Ohio University Foundation Board of Trustees gathered for a celebration of the state-of-the-art Steven L. Schoonover Center for Communication on Thursday, June 8.

Trube to present at international conference on mentoring in London Jun 12
Dr. Barbara Trube will be presenting at the 7th International Mentoring and Coaching Research Conference at Greenwich University in London, United Kingdom June 14-15, 2017.

Gates Foundation Scholars announced for 2017 Jun 12
The Gates Foundation - Ross County Scholars has announced its 2017 cohort of scholarship recipients.