Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016

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Aug 22
Professor wins prestigious scientific award for cardiovascular research Aug 22
Tadeusz Malinski, Ohio University’s Marvin White Chair and Distinguished Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry, won the Albrecht Fleckenstein Memorial Award which honors distinguished work in the field of basic research.

Bobcat spirit on display at Class of 2020 photo shoot Aug 22
Ohio University's Class of 2020 took the field at Peden Stadium the evening of Aug. 20 for a group photo marking the start of their OHIO journey and only the second year for this new Bobcat rite of passage.

Zanesville Campus celebrates 50 years of athletics Aug 22
Check out photos from Ohio University Zanesville's celebration of 50 years of athletics.

Now's the time to use the OHIO CUE Aug 22
The OHIO Calendar of University Events (CUE) is ready to help you publicize your OHIO events. Here are the five CUE W's - what, when, where, why, and how.

Executive Vice President and Provost Pam Benoit helps students connect with OIT Aug 22
Executive Vice President and Provost Pam Benoit sent the following message to students on Ohio University's Athens Campus on Friday, August 19.

LINKS Pre-Matriculation program welcomes multicultural students to campus Aug 22
About 495 first-year students and a record 95 peer mentors participated in the annual LINKS Pre-Matriculation program, which was hosted by The Office for Multicultural Student Access and Retention, Aug. 18-19.

LeRoy recognized by worldwide leaders in healthcare Aug 22
Judean LeRoy, lecturer of nursing, was recognized by the world Lladers in healthcare for her commitment to the nursing profession and professional development in the field of health care.

Ohio Reach Scholars Program offering free training for foster care youth and alumni Aug 22
Ohio University will host a free one-day training for campus professionals who provide post-secondary educational services related to foster care students and alumni.

OHIO students learn from, work with industry leaders on study-away programs in the U.S. Aug 22
Ohio University students preparing for careers in the music industry are not limited to just learning in the classroom; they also have the opportunity to interact one-on-one with industry leaders during study-away programs held in the United States.

From concerts to farmer’s markets to recreation, fall semester is packed with student activities Aug 22
The departments within Ohio University's Division of Student Affairs are offering a wide variety of activities to Bobcats during fall semester.

Aug 21
Class of 2020 inducted into Bobcat family at President McDavis’ final first-year convocation Aug 21
August 21 marked a day of firsts on Ohio University’s Athens Campus as members of the Class of 2020 took the first steps on their academic journey at OHIO – and a day of lasts as President Roderick J. McDavis presided over his 13th and final President’s Convocation for First-Year Students.

Multicultural Student Expo 2016 is Aug. 25 Aug 21
The Multicultural Student Expo will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25. The event allows multicultural students to meet new friends, network with faculty and staff and learn more about the university's many academic and social offerings.

Aug 19
Athens Area Mediation Service offers free training sessions Aug 19
The Athens Area Mediation Service is sponsoring an intensive training in mediation skills, 9 a.m. to noon on Fridays, Sept. 23, 30, and Oct. 7, 14, 21.

Presidential Search Committee to meet Aug. 30 Aug 19
The Ohio University Presidential Search Committee will hold an organizational meeting from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 30 to begin the presidential search process.

Procure to Pay Services invites faculty and staff to supplier fair Aug 19
Procure to Pay Services will host their first annual Supplier Fair on Wednesday, September 7, 2016 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Come meet many of the University’s preferred suppliers and learn about the advantages and valuable solutions these businesses offer Ohio University.

‘Empowering Women: Experiences from Malaysia’ seminar to be held Aug. 23 Aug 19
Ohio University will host a special seminar, “Empowering Women: Experiences from Malaysia,” on Tuesday, Aug. 23, beginning at 10 a.m. in the Yamada International House.

August Board of Trustees meetings to be streamed Aug 19
The Ohio University Board of Trustees August meetings on the Dublin Extension Campus will be streamed live providing the entire OHIO community with the opportunity to take part in the sessions.

Future Educators of Ohio University Zanesville (FEOUZ) volunteer Aug 19
Education majors reflect on course content through volunteerism

Aug 18
Alumna travels world to benefit others Aug 18
Reagan, a 1978 graduate of the Scripps College of Communication, trekked the 500-mile El Camino de Santiago in Sept. 2012. The journey is a network of mountainous routes across Spain and Europe that leads to the tomb of the apostle St. James in northwestern Spain. As she prepares to repeat the trek in Sept. 2016, she reflects on her first journey, which raised funds and awareness of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia-related conditions.

Presidential search committee chair requests local feedback Aug 18
As the search for Ohio University’s next president enters its second phase, search committee chair David Wolfort requests the public’s help. The Board of Trustees will be holding an Open Forum Tuesday, Aug. 30 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Baker University Center Theater.

Ohio University Lancaster professor takes play to New York City Aug 18
"Instaurito," a play by Ohio University Lancaster adjunct professor Robert Cooperman has been selected by the New York New Works Festival 2016 in New York City.

Aug 17
Zanesville Campus welcomes new students at Bobcat Blitz Aug 17
More than 230 new Bobcats are prepared to start classes with confidence thanks to an interactive orientation program

Multicultural Greek organizations celebrate milestones, reflect on legacy Aug 17
Three Ohio University multicultural greek organizations celebrated milestone anniversaries during the 2015-16 academic year. Alpha Kappa Alpha, Alpha Psi Lambda and Kappa Alpha Psi commemorated landmark years with alumni-filled events. Current and former Greek members reflected on their chapters’ milestones and the legacies they leave behind.

Global perspective faculty workshop offered during fall semester Aug 17
The Office of Instructional Innovation is working on a project in partnership with the Office of Global Affairs and the College of Arts and Sciences to create a campus climate that promotes a global perspective for all students.

OHIO Hockey announces ticket prices, promotions for 2016-17 season Aug 17
The OHIO Hockey Team announces tickets prices and special events for its 2016-17 season.

Faculty, staff invited to attend 2016 convocation Aug 17
In honor of the start of the 2016-2017 academic year, Ohio University President Roderick J. McDavis invites all University faculty and staff to attend the annual Faculty and Staff Convocation.

Aug 16
Customer Service Training registration available Aug 16
Customer Service Training registration available

Aug 15
OHIO Bobcat returns home to lead Manasseh Cutler Scholars Program Aug 15
Ohio University alumna Margaux Cowden is the new director of the Manasseh Cutler Scholars Program.

Tom Davis appointed interim dean of Ohio University Zanesville Aug 15
Tom Davis has been appointed as Interim Dean of Ohio University Zanesville. As interim dean, Davis will be responsible for all aspects of campus operations, including academic programming, student services, facilities and budget. According to Executive Dean Bill Willan, the search for a permanent dean will be conducted during the fall semester.

Nominations open for 2016 Konneker Medal for Commercialization and Entrepreneurship Aug 15
The Ohio University Foundation established the award to recognize current and former faculty members, students and alumni who have demonstrated excellence in innovation, invention, commercialization and entrepreneurship.

OU Press authors in Washington Post, Morning Edition, Rudy Maxa’s World Aug 15
July saw some high profile media outlets cover Ohio University Press authors and books.

Schoonover Center for Communication receives University’s first LEED Gold certification Aug 15
The recently completed Phase II construction and renovation work at Ohio University’s Schoonover Center for Communication, which houses the five schools of the Scripps College of Communication, has been awarded LEED Gold certification. The project is OHIO’s first LEED Gold certified.

Executive Vice President and Provost Pam Benoit welcomes students back to campus Aug 15
The following message was sent by Executive Vice President and Provost Pam Benoit to Ohio University students welcoming them back to campus for a new academic year.

Jefferson Hall renovation in full swing; temporary market to open Aug. 18 (PHOTOS) Aug 15
Construction on an approximately $40 million project to renovate both the dining and residential areas of Ohio University's Jefferson Hall kicked off in May, and members of the Bobcat community will be able to experience just a taste of what’s to come at that building when a temporary Jefferson Market opens on Aug. 18.

OHIO releases Health Alert on Zika virus Aug 15
Ohio University recently released information about the Zika virus on its Health Alerts website, a resource providing the University community with knowledge to address the critical health and safety issues facing today's college students, faculty and staff.

Aug 14
Academic leaders choose Ohio University Eastern Aug 14
The incoming first-year class at Ohio University Eastern includes several valedictorians and salutatorians from area high schools.

Aug 12
Bobcat lands an Olympic scheduling feat Aug 12
If you’re one of the 5 billion people around the world estimated to be watching the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, chances are you’ve watched a broadcast transmission scheduled thanks, in part, to Ohio University alumnus Jamie Stutz.

Aug 11
Trauma program helps teachers address behavioral challenges in Appalachian classrooms Aug 11
A joint study between Hopewell Health Centers and the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine shows that embedding mental health consultants in schools can improve the ability of preschool teachers to cope with and change challenging behaviors in the classroom.

Recycling and zero waste efforts kick off during move-in weekend Aug 11
As students return to campus for the fall semester, there are many opportunities to help in Ohio University’s recycling and sustainability efforts – an important goal for the University for the benefit of all Bobcats.

Paperless faxing now available for all employees Aug 11
Employees can send and receive faxes via web or email.

Aug 10
Ohio University Lancaster's The Wizard of Oz finishes run with sold-out standing room only crowd Aug 10
The Ohio University Lancaster theatre program’s final performance of its run of The Wizard of Oz filled the newly- renovated Wagner Theatre to capacity with a thrilled audience of all ages.

Aug 9
Heritage College takes research to the next level with $17 million endowed research strategy Aug 9
The Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine has developed a $17 million research endowment strategy designed to expand and strengthen the college’s research platform. The endowment strategy, made possible by the Vision 2020 Gift from the Osteopathic Heritage Foundation, includes funding for three named endowed chairs, as well as a named endowment for professorships and fellowships.

Aug 8
Writing Camp Encourages Creativity Aug 8
Students experience fiction, creative non-fiction & poetry during summer camp

OHIO wireless network offers easier guest access Aug 8
On Aug 6, 2016, the "OHIO University Guest" network switched to an open access policy.

Aug 5
Langhorne Slim and the Law with Aubrie Sellers to perform at Ohio University Lancaster Aug 5
Admission for Ohio University students is free with a valid, current OHIO (student) ID.

CDC hosts annual Garden Party (PHOTOS) Aug 5
Amidst cloudy skies, the sound of children laughing, playing and excitedly yelling filled the air as family, friends, educators and community members gathered for the Ohio University Child Development Center’s (CDC) annual Garden Party on July 29.

Aug 4
#BusinessBobcat Buzz podcast: The Green Scene Aug 4
Colin Gabler, assistant professor of marketing and Freeman Fellow has conducted extensive research on the overlap between sustainability and business strategy. Listen as he describes challenges in the field and shares how he incorporates marketing sustainability into the classroom.

Frequently asked questions (and answers) for new #BusinessBobcats Aug 4
Being a freshman brings up so many questions. We’re giving you the answers to the ones our student success advisers hear most.

5 ways department chairs can help students in the College of Business Aug 4
Hidden resources. Advocates. Problem-solvers.

What students and parents need to know about move-in weekend Aug 4
Ohio University’s newest Bobcats and their parents will transition from home life to college life in Athens during the University’s move-in weekend starting on Thursday, Aug. 18.