Wednesday, Apr 01, 2015

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News Headlines

Mar 31
CEO advises student leaders on corporate culture change, growth Mar 31
Ohio University alumnus Howard Ice, CEO of Ice Industries, recently met with College of Business Select Leaders. Read what he had to say.

Campus conversation, guided tour to launch ‘Little Cities as a Classroom Learning Community’ Mar 31
The Ohio University community is set to explore its relationship with the surrounding boom-to-bust coal mining lands known as the Little Cities of Black Diamonds/Little Cities of the Forest microregion. An on-campus conversation is set for the Walter Hall Rotunda on Friday, April 10, from 9 a.m. to noon, followed by a guided tour of the region on Saturday, April 11.

Lancaster Campus APO becomes first regional campus chapter to be nationally chartered Mar 31
Ohio University Lancaster’s Chapter of Alpha Phi Omega is the first regional campus chapter to be awarded a charter by APO Nationals. The group was notified last week that its application for chartering was approved by the National Membership & Extension Committee, chapters in its section and the National Board of Directors.

Longtime director of Athens International Film + Video Festival to step down (AUDIO) Mar 31
This year marks the 42nd anniversary of the Athens International Film + Video Festival and Ruth Bradley's final year as director of the event, a position she's held for 28 years.

Meteorology program hosting storm spotter training Mar 31
The Ohio University meteorology program is hosting a National Weather Service Storm Spotter Training Session on Monday, April 6, in Walter Hall Room 235.

Moms Weekend 2015 packed with fun things to do Mar 31
Moms Weekend is April 10-12 and there are plenty of activities for everyone to enjoy.

OHIO’s Innovation Center reports job, labor income impact on Athens County Mar 31
Business incubator reports highest economic contributions in a decade

OHIO’s Proctorville Center lends helping hands in annual cleanup effort Mar 31
Students from the Ohio University Proctorville Center recently joined area residents, business professionals and others in the annual Operation TLC (Tidy-Up Lawrence County) cleanup effort.

Ohio University announces three candidates for Chief Information Officer Mar 31
The three candidates for the position of Chief Information Officer will have an opportunity to speak with the University community in a series of open forums.

Students brave cold to learn field methods over spring break Mar 31
Jen Bowman, a senior environmental project manager at the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs, offered a class over spring break on gathering and assessing environmental data from the field. She planned the class to be outdoors. However, with an unexpected level 3 snow emergency, she had to adapt.

Zane Traces to launch latest issue with an evening of poetry, stories Mar 31
Zane Traces, Ohio University Zanesville's literary journal, will celebrate the launching of its seventh issue on Tuesday, April 7, from 6 to 7 p.m. at Ohio University Zanesville’s Elson Auditorium.

‘Bare on the Bricks’ event rescheduled for April 16 Mar 31
Ohio University students will shed some clothing and run around College Green – all in the name of charity – for the rescheduled sixth annual “Bare on the Bricks” which will be held April 16.

Mar 30
A message from OHIO Human Resources regarding benefits enrollment Mar 30
The annual benefits enrollment period will begin on April 1, 2015.

All-campus survey being conducted in advance of tobacco-free policy Mar 30
Ohio University students, faculty and staff on the Athens Campus are being asked to participate in a survey on how to best implement the tobacco-free policy.

Alumna shares advice on job-hunting at CHSP’s Professional Success Week Mar 30
OHIO's CHSP hosted its first annual Professional Success Week last week and an alumna visited Athens for the first time since her 1976 graduation to participate.

Civil engineering students prove designs seaworthy at regional conference Mar 30
Russ College of Engineering and Technology civil engineering students’ design skills carried them across chilly waters at the 2015 American Society of Civil Engineers Ohio Valley Student Conference last week.

ESPN reporter tackles sports, race and religion during visit Mar 30
Showcasing his engaging personality during a visit to Ohio University’s Walter Hall on Thursday evening, ESPN NBA reporter Chris Broussard explained how he overcame the odds to become a nationally known television sports reporter.

Gierlowski-Kordesch to discuss Jurassic landscape April 1 Mar 30
Elizabeth Gierlowski-Kordesch, a professor of geological sciences, will talk about how sedimentology can reconstruct ancient environments during her Science Café discussion at 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 1.

Lancaster Campus Imagine Your Possibilities: South Central Power Communications Specialist Cole Willis Mar 30
It’s been nearly a year since Cole Willis of Canal Winchester walked across the stage to get his degree at Ohio University Lancaster.  Now Willis is using the skills and knowledge he acquired at OUL to help a local company tell its story to its employees and the community. Willis works at South Central Power as a Communications Specialist.

Mechanical engineering seniors demonstrate their capstone designs  Mar 30
As part of the culmination of the “Designing to Make Difference” senior capstone course, a record 14 mechanical engineering teams displayed their designs in the Stocker Center lobby and the Academic & Research Center project hangar and gave research presentations on their work.

OHIO’s ohiowomen launches to praise and excitement Mar 30
To kick off the launch of ohiowomen, an extension of the Women in Philanthropy (WIP) program, women from all over Central Ohio gathered with students, alumnae, faculty and friends to celebrate all of Ohio University’s alumnae at the historic Worthington Inn in Worthington, Ohio.

Professor explores female executions in the media Mar 30
Professor Emerita Anne Cooper-Chen explored media coverage of women executed for murder on Thursday during the Women’s Center’s weekly Brown Bag Lunch and Learn series.

Professor of food and nutrition to bust myths about obesity at Alumni College in May Mar 30
Dr. Darlene Berryman, a professor of food and nutrition at Ohio University, hopes to inspire alumni’s interest in the obesity epidemic the same way the epidemic inspired her career.

Ridges Advisory Committee to meet April 2 Mar 30
The Ohio University Ridges Advisory Committee will hold a meeting on Thursday, April 2 from 3-5 p.m. in room 503 in Baker University Center on the Athens Campus.

Mar 29
Next ‘Campus Conversations: Racial Dynamics and Inequality’ event to feature film screening Mar 29
The next “Campus Conversations: Racial Dynamics and Inequality” event will include two showings of the award-winning film “Dear White People” from 3 to 5 p.m. on April 6 and 7 in the Baker University Center Theatre followed by roundtable discussions that will begin at 5 p.m. on April 7.

Mar 27
'First Generation' film to show in Baker Center Theatre April 9 Mar 27
The Allen Student Advising Center, in collaboration with student organization We Are First, will host a free screening of the documentary, "First Generation," on Thursday, April 9.

Athens International Film and Video Festival begins April 3 Mar 27
The Athens International Film and Video Festival opens its 42nd edition on April 3, and runs through April 9. With more than 300 films screened throughout the week, the Festival’s program represents a global smorgasboard of works from around the world.

Patton College of Education to relocate to Tupper and Lindley Halls Mar 27
In May, Patton College of Education occupants will relocate to Tupper and Lindley Halls, as a complete renovation of McCracken Hall is slated to begin in June.

Southern Campus recognizes achievement among nursing faculty Mar 27
Ohio University Southern celebrated Certified Nurses Day by recognizing several faculty members and welcomed potential nursing students to campus for a program preview day.

The Athena Cinema to screen award-winning documentary 'Actress' Mar 27
The movie "Actress" been praised by critics and has a special connection for the Athens and Ohio University communities. The Athena will offer three screenings, Tuesday, March 31-Thursday, April 2.

Mar 26
Student Enhancement Awards provide $128,058 in funding this spring Mar 26
Ohio University Student Enhancement Awards provide $128,058 in funding during spring 2015

Business Forum scheduled for March 31 Mar 26
Ohio University Finance and Administration will conduct their next Business Forum on Tuesday, March 31, from 3 to 5 p.m. in Morton Hall 237.

Lancaster Campus guitar club members teach elementary students to play Mar 26
Students in the Ohio University Lancaster STRUM Club are spreading their love of the guitar to the next generation.  Each week, they are teaching students at Lancaster’s Tarhe Elementary School how to play.

Mar. 28 network maintenance will affect Blackboard, VoIP & other major online services Mar 26
Most online services including Internet, Blackboard & VoIP phones will be unavailable for up to an hour between 2am & 4am on Mar 28.

OHIO alumni establish scholarship to honor daughter’s legacy and love of athletics Mar 26
Rebecca “Becky” Schultz died of cancer in 2012. To honor her enthusiasm for athletics, Michael and Ellen Sostarich established the Rebecca Sostarich Schultz Memorial Scholarship, which supports female athletes graduating from Athens High School who are enrolling at OHIO.

OU-C student to pursue doctoral degree at Northwestern Mar 26
Chillicothe Campus prepares students for post-graduate success and more news from OU-C

Southern Campus’ students instrumental in success of Red Cross fundraiser Mar 26
Ohio University Southern electronic media students provided production support for a Red Cross fundraiser, “Dancing with Our Stars,” in Portsmouth, Ohio, last weekend.

Mar 25
$25K awarded at Scripps Innovation Challenge Pitch Day at OHIO Mar 25
Seven student teams at Ohio University walked away with $25,000 in prizes at Monday’s “Pitch Day” finale of the third annual Scripps Innovation Challenge.

Finals week survival bags back for spring semester, available now Mar 25
During finals week, a pick-me-up is a welcome gift for stressed students writing papers, finishing projects, and studying for final exams. Thanks to the Ohio University Alumni Association and the Student Alumni Board (SAB), Finals Week Survival Bags provide that much-needed study-time support.

OHIO to celebrate outstanding students, organizations at Leadership Awards Gala Mar 25
Ohio University’s 32nd annual Leadership Awards Gala, celebrating the theme “Inspire,” will be held Wednesday, April 1, in the Baker University Center Ballroom with a reception slated for 6 p.m. and the awards ceremony beginning at 7 p.m.

Ohio University Alumni Association offers free professional headshots to Lancaster Campus students Mar 25
It’s almost graduation time and students are starting to send their information out to companies in hopes of getting hired.  The Ohio University Alumni Association wants to help soon-to-be alumni during this process and give them some tools to land their dream job.

Scripps alumnus, stalwart supporter inducted into Ohio Communication Hall of Fame Mar 25
Ohio University alumnus Michel du Cille and Mike Philipps, a longtime supporter, partner and friend of the Scripps College of Communication, were officially inducted into the Ohio Communication Hall of Fame during a March 23 ceremony.

Wealth and Poverty theme week to examine challenges, developments in Appalachia Mar 25
Ohio University’s College of Arts and Sciences is hosting a week-long series of events on wealth and poverty in Appalachia Monday, April 6, through Friday, April 10, at various locations on the Athens Campus.

Mar 24
Lancaster Campus Deaf Studies program to host Deaf Awareness Days at COSI Mar 24
The Ohio University Lancaster Deaf Studies and Interpreting program is working with Center of Science and Industry (COSI) to hold Deaf Awareness Days next month.  They will be April 17 and 18.

Ohio University receives "Silver" rating on first STARS report Mar 24
Ohio University’s Office of Sustainability is proud to announce that the University has received a “Silver” rating on its first Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System report.

Registration opens for Campus Recreation’s summer day camp Mar 24
Ohio University’s Department of Campus Recreation is currently accepting registration for its one-week summer day camps, being offered June 15-July 24 for children ages 6-12.

View the 2014 President's Report online Mar 24
The 2014 President's Report provides a small glimpse of OHIO's remarkable progress during the past calendar year.

Women's Basketball historic season ends with NCAA Tournament loss Mar 24
The Ohio women's basketball team completed its best season in school history, falling to Arizona State in the opening round on Saturday.

Mar 23
Athens community invited to RecycleMania Community Day at Athens County Fairgrounds March 28 Mar 23
Community members in Athens and the surrounding area will have the opportunity to bring recyclable items and donations to the RecycleMania Community Recycling Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 28, at the Athens County Fairgrounds.

Baker Peace Conference to look at Vietnam War 50 years later Mar 23
The Ohio University Contemporary History Institute will sponsor the annual Baker Peace Conference on Thursday, March 26, and Friday, March 27. The theme is, "The Vietnam War: A Fifty-Year Retrospective."