Thursday, Dec 08, 2016

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Dec 7
Bibbees commemorate daughter through Match scholarships Dec 7
Following his enlistment in the military, Shannon Bibbee, BA ’99, returned to Athens to begin a new job. That decision led him to his future wife and fellow Bobcat, Amanda, BSJ ’05, changing his life forever.

10th annual Gingerbread Contest to be held Dec. 14 Dec 7
Ohio University Catering’s 10th annual Gingerbread Contest is slated for Wednesday, Dec. 14, in the Maggie Davis and West 82 seating area on the first floor of Baker University Center.

Four OHIO Hockey players headed to 2017 Winter World University Games Dec 7
Four members of the Ohio University Hockey Team have been selected for the U.S. Men's National University Team that will compete in the 2017 Winter World University Games in Kazakhstan.

‘Clubs across Campus’ takes a look at OHIO’s Fencing Club (VIDEO) Dec 7
University Communications and Marketing’s (UCM) latest installment in the “Clubs across Campus” video series explores the Ohio University Fencing Club.

Dec 6
Bus packages offered to Dollar General Bowl Dec 6
Ohio Athletics is offering a bus trip for fans to attend the game and experience Alabama. The travel package is $50 for current students, and $150 for the general public.

Football's Tarell Basham accepts invite to Reese's Senior Bowl Dec 6
The Resse’s Senior Bowl announced Monday that Ohio University defensive end Tarell Basham accepted an invitation to compete at the event in 2017.

Hunger strikes a win at Startup Weekend Athens Dec 6
Hunger and hacked are not typically positive words, but for the winning team at Startup Weekend Athens host by the Ohio University Innovation Center, those words procured a brilliant startup idea.

Donatos gives a good pizza, and a good presentation Dec 6
Donatos Pizza exemplifies the meaning of their name—to give a good thing—not only through their food, but through their commitment to dignity and respect to their customers and communities, a founding family member told a group of Ohio University students recently.

Auditions for Ohio University Lancaster theatre’s "The Fantasticks" announced Dec 6
Ohio University Lancaster Theatre announces auditions for "The Fantasticks" in the Wagner Theatre on Monday, December 12, 2016 for the upcoming spring production.

The Future of Environmental Politics and Communication Dec 6
Since the results of the 2016 United States presidential election, many students at Ohio University are concerned about the direction of their future careers. Conversations in environmental studies classes in particular have left students "clamoring for more" -- more spaces and more opportunities to openly discuss what the future may hold for those pursuing a career in environmental services under a Trump Administration.

EDA awards Voinovich School $144K in funding to impact regional economic development Dec 6
The Economic Development Administration (EDA) recently awarded Ohio University’s Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs $144,000 to advance regional economic development, while identifying rising industries in Appalachia to retrain workers in declining industries — such as coal mining — to fill those jobs.

Ohio University Central Receiving to close Dec. 21 – Jan. 3 Dec 6
Ohio University's Central Receiving and Warehouse area will be closed from Dec. 21, 2016 through Jan. 3, 2017.

Dec 5
Brown bag event gives students helpful tips for self-care before finals Dec 5
As Finals Week approached, students, staff and community members packed tightly into the Ohio University Women’s Center on Dec. 1 for a Brown Bag Lunch and Learn on self-care.

Olympic gold medalist empowers business students to take on professional leadership roles Dec 5
OHIO Head Swimming and Diving Coach and 2004 Olympic gold medalist Rachel Komisarz-Baugh discusses empowerment techniques with Strategic Leadership and Management students.

OHIO’s Department of Sports Administration shares accolades and vision with University Board of Trustees Dec 5
Department of Sports Administration students meet with Ohio University's Board of Trustees at OU Inn luncheon

Business Bobcats seize the opportunity to learn from digital marketing leaders Dec 5
Digital Marketing and Sales Strategies students attend HubSpot’s INBOUND 2016 conference in Boston.

Alumni Answers: Ryan Ellis, Google Dec 5
From Copeland to Google, alumnus Ryan Ellis reconnected with us to reflect on his experience as a #BusinessBobcat

iCUE Spotlight: Dec. 5-11, 2016 Dec 5
iCUE Spotlight highlights what's happening this week at Ohio University, taken from the official OHIO Calendar of University Events. This week, #FinalsbyAlden events, the SMART Dialogue Series fall finale and Fall Commencement!

College of education, engineering and technology collaborate to teach kids STEM skills Dec 5
For the past two years, students in Sara Hartman’s EDEC 3500 course and students in Neil Littell’s ETM 3010 course collaborated to design a variety of interactive, hands-on learning exhibits meant for informal learning settings.

OHIO Hockey to host Appreciation Weekend on Dec. 9 and 10 Dec 5
OHIO Hockey will host an appreciation of police, fire, EMS, nurses and teachers during its Dec. 9 and 10 series against Robert Morris University-Illinois.

OUPD shares safety tips for winter break Dec 5
Whether you reside in one of our residence halls or in an off-campus house or apartment, as you are preparing to leave for winter break, please keep in mind crime prevention and safety for your residence while you're gone.

Fall Commencement cap and gown distribution set for Dec. 7-10 Dec 5
Ohio University’s Event Services will be coordinating cap and gown distribution for Fall Commencement Dec. 7-10 in the Amanda J. Cunningham Leadership Center on the third floor of Baker University Center.

Campus Rec launching new Spring Wellness Series Dec 5
The bi-monthly series, which begins in February, will focus on a different aspect of health in each workshop.

A Q&A with OHIO Hockey Coach Sean Hogan Dec 5
Hogan was recently named head coach of the U.S. Men’s National University Team.

Home grown giving: Dean of Students’ philanthropy had modest start Dec 5
Jenny Hall-Jones had humble beginnings at Ohio University, and so did her philanthropy.

Tanaka-OHIO Award winner Tadashi Shiozawa visits Athens Campus Dec 5
Chubu University Professor Tadashi Shiozawa returned to Ohio University in November to deliver a lecture on cross cultural communication, meet with students and be honored for his work in international education.

ISU panel discusses local efforts to match UN Sustainability Goals Dec 5
Ohio University’s International Student Union (ISU) celebrated United Nations Day on Oct. 24 by hosting a panel discussion on the UN’s newly developed Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Off campus access to MyHR returns; new login requirement will help thwart scammers Dec 5
Starting Dec. 7, employees can turn multi-factor authentication on for MyHR and access it from off-campus.

Dec 4
Football to face Troy in Dec. 23 Dollar General Bowl Dec 4
After a 10-year hiatus from Mobile, Alabama, the OHIO Football Team will travel there to face Troy in the 2016 Dollar General Bowl.

Dec 2
A gift to OHIO from an uncommon alumna Dec 2
A gift to OHIO from an uncommon alumna

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. poster contest ¦ entries due Jan. 11 Dec 2
All Ohio University students along with Athens middle and high school students are invited to enter the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. poster contest, "A Matter of Legacy: Creative Arts as Activism."

An update regarding budget planning for FY18 Dec 2
The purpose of this message is to provide an update to the University community about our budget planning efforts for fiscal year 2018 (FY18) to-date and what to expect from the process through the remainder of the FY17 fiscal year.

OUC’s Trube announced as Regional Campus Outstanding Professor Award Recipient for 2016 Dec 2
Dr. Barbara Trube has been announced as RHE's Outstanding Professor for 2016.

Service Awards given to outstanding OUC students impacting local community Dec 2
OUC students honored during Heritage Day celebration for service to community.

Mock Trial Team headed to regional competition in February Dec 2
The Ohio University Mock Trial Team  has been assigned to compete in a regional tournament of the American Mock Trial Association in Columbus, Ohio, on Feb. 11-12, 2017.

Could 'Doctor Who' Time Travel Really Work? Dec 2
Fans of the British science-fiction television program "Doctor Who" may wonder how time travel could possibly work. Dr. Zach Meisel, Assistant Professor of Physics & Astronomy, provides a physicist’s perspective on what would be necessary if the stuff of science fiction were possible. What conditions would be necessary to travel through space and time?

Dec 1
Student ambassador opportunity with the CLDC Dec 1
Right now, the CLDC is seeking OHIO students to join the 2017-2018 Student Ambassador team.

Virtual reality: an emerging game changer in healthcare Dec 1
The Scripps College of Communication Immersive Media Initiative (IMI) collaborated with academics and healthcare experts at Ohio University, Northern Arizona University, and OhioHealth, to create a virtual emergency room for teaching medical students.

Parking lots designated as Tier 1 snow/ice removal locations announced Dec 1
Parking lots designated as Tier 1 snow/ice removal locations announced

Volleyball all-conference selections feature three Ohio University Lancaster students Dec 1
The Ohio Regional Campus Athletic Conference (ORCC) has selected three area students from Ohio University Lancaster to the All-Conference Team.

Bobcats invited to join together for holiday video shoot celebrating peace, fellowship Dec 1
Ohio University students are invited to come together on Thursday, Dec. 1, at 4:30 p.m. in front of Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium on College Green for a holiday video shoot celebrating peace, fellowship and the spirit that unites Bobcats of different backgrounds and beliefs into one family – the Bobcat family.

Nov 30
Soon-to-be graduates being celebrated during Senior Week Nov 30
This week-long Ohio University tradition is designed to celebrate and prepare OHIO’s seniors in advance of Fall Commencement.

World AIDS Day is Thursday Nov 30
World AIDS Day in commemorated Thursday, Dec. 1 every year to raise awareness about HIV and AIDS. This year Ohio University is holding various activities.

Save energy with these tips for Winter Break Closure Nov 30
The upcoming Winter Break Closure provides an excellent opportunity to save energy, reduce environmental impacts and minimize costs during the time the University will be closed and classes will not be in session.

Nov 29
Ten OHIO students, faculty member receive research funding from 2016 John J. Kopchick Awards Nov 29
The program provided a total of $54,863 in grants and fellowships to advance health and medical research.

Athens AAUW building membership to make impact in community Nov 29
In an effort to boost its impact on the Athens campus and in the local community, the Athens Branch of the American Association of University Women are hosting membership drive events on the Ohio University Athens Campus.

Hockey to host third annual Teddy Bear Toss on Saturday Nov 29
The #2 ranked OHIO Hockey will host their third annual “Teddy Bear Toss,” this Saturday vs. #12 Lindenwood University. Fans are encouraged to bring a new, unwrapped, stuffed toy to throw on the ice.

University Program to host “Treat Yo Self,” a pre-finals relaxation event Nov 29
University Program Council will host a free pre-finals relaxation event titled, “Treat Yo Self,” from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1.

Nov 28
2017-18 student financial aid cycle brings new deadlines for Ohio University students Nov 28
Ohio University students and their families should be aware of changes in deadlines for the 2017-18 student financial aid cycle.

International Education Week 2016 highlighted by discussion on Islamophobia Nov 28
Part of the national celebration of international education, OHIO’s IEW events included speeches, art exhibits, films, workshops, student and faculty forums and international foods.