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Nov 14
iCUE Spotlight: Nov. 16-22, 2018 Nov 14
This week's CUE features the Fall Dance Concert, late-night theater, musical performances and a unique Thanksgiving dinner.

Pillars of CHSP changed the landscape of health sciences in MLB Nov 14
Athletes today are bigger, leaner, faster and stronger than ever before. In Major League Baseball, that may not have been the case if it weren’t for three icons of Ohio University’s College of Health Sciences and Professions.

The Bobcat Store debuts 2018 holiday merchandise, specials Nov 14
’Tis the season of giving, and if you have an Ohio University Bobcat on your shopping list, The Bobcat Store has you covered, offering one-of-a-kind OHIO merchandise and holiday specials.

Pursuing passions, breaking barriers Nov 14
Women are continuing to forge new identities in the world of male-dominated sports. Meet three incredible female graduates of Ohio University's College of Health Sciences and Professions, each of whom have made significant impacts in the field of athletics. They monitor the health and well-being of elite athletes, lead quality and capable teams of professionals and overcome daily obstacles. They do all of this and more and they do it at the highest levels.

Nov 13
‘A Month of Ubuntu’ to highlight importance of a socially just community Nov 13
The Office for Multicultural Student Access and Retention is hosting a monthlong program about community and humanism titled, “A Month of Ubuntu.” A day trip to the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center in Cincinnati is Nov. 16.

Meet Mac Stricklen, Ohio University Ombudsperson [VIDEO] Nov 13
In this video, Mac Stricklen explains his role as Ohio University ombudsperson. He lets you know what he does, who he works for and more. For more about the Office of the Ombudsperson, please visit https://www.ohio.edu/ombuds.

Game day traffic patterns announced for the OHIO Bobcats’ Wednesday night football game Nov 13
Faculty, staff, students and OHIO Bobcat football fans arriving to campus on Wednesday, Nov. 14 should be aware of the following traffic patterns that will affect game day traffic. Various event set-up activities could also affect area parking and traffic flow throughout the day.

Ohio University Lancaster Theatre performs The Drowsy Chaperone Nov 13
Ohio University Lancaster Theatre will perform its fall production, the five-time, Tony Award-winning musical The Drowsy Chaperone, in the Wagner Theatre.

The Patton College of Education’s RHT Program to host sustainable events for Thanksgiving Nov 13
The Restaurant, Hotel and Tourism program will host three Thanksgiving-related events over the next week. Two of the events are part of The Sustainable Food Series, a series of events to promote a healthy and waste-free lifestyle. “Making Healthy Thanksgiving Alternatives” will take place Wednesday, Nov. 14, in McCracken Hall’s Demonstration Kitchen from 4-6 p.m. The Ecohouse Thanksgiving Dinner will be Thursday, Nov. 15, from 6-8 p.m. at the Ohio University Ecohouse on Dairy Lane. And the “Home Away From Home Lunch,” which will take place on Nov. 19 from 11:20 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. in McCracken Hall’s Demonstration Kitchen.

John J. Kopchick Awards support 15 student and faculty research projects Nov 13
John J. Kopchick Awards support 15 student and faculty research projects

OHIO Ready Staff gears up for third year Nov 13
OHIO Ready Staff welcomed two new employees in October. Maritta Walker and Jared Jeffers are the newest members of the program, run by the Finance and Administration Business Service Center, which provides temporary office and accounting staffing assistance to departments across campus.

December Blackboard Learn upgrade: Faster feature releases, fewer outages Nov 13
This will be the last multi-day Blackboard Learn upgrade outage. Future updates will happen on the fly.

Nov 12
Ways to use Top Hat in the classroom and beyond Nov 12
Discover ways to engage students, event participants, conference attendees, and more.

Nov 11
Faculty and staff to receive free tickets to Wednesday football game Nov 11
The Bobcats will host the Mid-American Conference East Division first-place Bulls at 7 p.m. in Peden Stadium. To receive four free tickets, faculty and staff must present their employee ID.

Nov 9
Sign up for upcoming fall Athens Campus trainings Nov 9
Faculty, staff and students can sign up for these upcoming fall semester trainings. Email Bev Wyatt (wyatt@ohio.edu) to register.

Nov 8
Ohio Southern conduct simulated Fentanyl release as workforce training exercise [PHOTOS] Nov 8
Ohio University Southern Campus recently hosted a simulated fentanyl release as part of a workforce training effort in Southeast Ohio. The event involved a multi-disciplinary response team composed of students from Ohio Southern and Collins Career Technical Center.

Five students win opportunity to ‘Go Global’ via social media raffle Nov 8
The Office of Global Opportunities awarded study away scholarships to five lucky students who participated in a social media raffle at the annual Global Opportunities Fair in September. The Global Opportunities Fair gives students the chance to explore the various domestic and international study away programs offered by OHIO and its affiliate providers.

Faculty research into obesity-stopping protein receives funding from NIH Nov 8
Research by a professor from the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, into whether a protein produced in the body can help prevent obesity and diabetes, has been funded by the National Institutes of Health.

Ohio University professor develops life-saving technology with Cranfield University, Gates Foundation Nov 8
A small electrochemical sensor developed by an Ohio University distinguished professor has big potential to reduce – or even eliminate – the number of E.coli-related deaths and illnesses around the world.

UCM Quarterly Dashboard highlights past quarter successes Nov 8
Ohio University Communications and Marketing (UCM) has released its quarterly dashboard, which highlights achievement metrics, projects and initiatives completed during the last quarter.

iCUE Spotlight, Nov. 9-15, 2018 Nov 8
This week's calendar includes concerts, lectures, a photo contest and a weekday football game.

BobcatBUY Fundamentals Course available Nov 8
Professional Development Pathways (PDP) provides tools, guidance, and learning opportunities for employees and supervisors who want to invest in talent development and career growth. This course provides an overview of the standard purchasing process, navigation of the BobcatBUY e-procurement system, and basic functionality for the various roles.

Additional training dates available for COA and Grants Accounting Nov 8
Professional Development Pathways (PDP) provides tools, guidance, and learning opportunities for employees and supervisors who want to invest in talent development and career growth. New training sessions are now available.

Nov 7
OHIO administrators to share 'The Future History of The Ridges' on Nov. 15 Nov 7
University administrators and Ridges Master Plan co-chairs Shawna Bolin and Joe Shields will present “The Future History of The Ridges” at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 15 at the Southeast Ohio History Center. The event is free and open to the public.

'Covering sexual assault in Indian Country and beyond' talk and panel discussion is Nov. 14 Nov 7
Mary Annette Pember, a Cincinnati-based award-winning journalist and citizen of the Red Cliff Band of Wisconsin Ojibwe, will host a free discussion about sexual assault and how it is covered in the media in Schoonover Center 145. She is an expert on covering sexual assault, trauma, policy, health and the environment.

Ohio choirs and Symphonic Band to pay tribute to veterans in free concert on Nov. 12 Nov 7
Ohio University’s School of Music celebrates United States veterans with a concert, “A Tribute to Veterans,” featuring the Ohio University Symphonic Band, The Singing Men of Ohio and The Ohio Women’s Ensemble in the Templeton Blackburn Memorial Auditorium at 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12. Admission is free and open to the public.

President shares Regional Higher Education Study Committee's final report Nov 7
The Committee benchmarked the University's regional higher education system, researched and identified other national models, analyzed internal trend cycles and developed principles and recommendations for achieving an engaged, inclusive academic and resource model for the University.

International Education Week to be celebrated Nov. 11-18 Nov 7
Ohio University will celebrate International Education Week (IEW) during the week of Nov. 11-18 with a series of special events on the Athens and regional campuses, including a conference focused on the United Nations’ 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

2018 Academic Innovation Accelerator proposals due November 19 Nov 7
The 2018 Ideation Event kicked off the third cycle of the Academic Innovation Accelerator (AIA). Proposal submissions for the AIA are due Monday, November 19.

Nov 6
Facilitating Career Development Faculty Learning Community accepting applications Nov 6
A spring 2019 Faculty Learning Community will help faculty and staff actively engage students in career development conversations. Applications are due Friday, November 16.

Russ College students, alumnus helped create new space for innovation at OHIO Nov 6
Ohio University students studying across disciplines now have a new physical hub for innovation and entrepreneurship on the Athens campus, thanks in part to the tireless efforts of two Russ College students.

Student aviators serve up chili cook-off for OHIO Dad’s Weekend Nov 6
The Ohio University student chapter of Women in Aviation International (WAI) warmed visiting parents Saturday for the group’s annual Dad’s Weekend chili-cook off, held at the OHIO Airport (UNI).

Wealth & Poverty ¦ Reparations for Slavery and the Slave Trade, Nov. 19 Nov 6
Dr. Ana Lucia Araujo, a history professor at Howard University, will present, “Slavery and Its Legacies: Comparative Approaches in Memory and Reparations,” on Monday, Nov. 19, in Walter Hall Rotunda.<br />

Former resident assistants reflect on experiences, benefits of serving students Nov 6
Ohio Today news recently caught up with four OHIO alumni who held Housing and Residence Life positions during their time as students to discuss their experiences and how their positions impacted their post-graduation personal and professional lives.

Nov 5
OHIO honors excellence in faculty research and teaching at recognition ceremony [PHOTOS] Nov 5
Eight faculty were honored for their accomplishments in research and teaching during a recognition ceremony Oct. 31. The event celebrated the 2018 recipients of the Presidential Research Scholars Award, Presidential Teacher Award and Provost’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Legacy Scholarship recipients continue proud Bobcat tradition Nov 5
As children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren of OHIO alumni, Ohio University Legacy Scholarship recipients are outstanding undergraduate students who continue the Bobcat tradition within their families and carry with them a deep appreciation for the University.

OHIO alumna surprised with $25,000 Milken Educator Award Nov 5
Milken Educator Awards Senior Vice President Dr. Jane Foley made the surprise announcement in front of a schoolwide assembly of faculty, students and visiting dignitaries.

Football's Nov. 14 game against Buffalo to kick at 7 p.m. on ESPN2 Nov 5
The OHIO vs. Buffalo football game at Peden Stadium will be Faculty and Staff Night, with Ohio University faculty and staff members receiving free admission.

Provost Chaden Djalali announces search committee for director of Ohio University Press Nov 5
In the coming months, the University will conduct a nationwide search to begin actively recruiting qualified applicants. Early next semester, the search committee will assist EVPP Djalali with selecting a final pool of candidates to bring to campus for interviews.

Heritage College updates mobile clinic fleet to better serve region Nov 5
Over 100 guests were on hand in Nelsonville Nov. 1 as the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Community Health Programs introduced its newest mobile clinic unit.

Nov 2
President M. Duane Nellis shares his career path in November 'First Fridays' letter Nov 2
In his November 2018 "First Fridays" letter, Ohio University President M. Duane Nellis talks about his personal career path and how he benefited from a liberal arts education. He also shares some of the University's highlights from October.

Five Bobcats earn All-MAC Soccer honors Nov 2
Bobcats Alivia Milesky, Maria Collica and Mandy Arnzen were named to the All-MAC Second Team, while Abby Townsend and Olivia Sensky were named to the All-Freshman Team. It is the first time since 2016 multiple Bobcats were named to the All-MAC Teams and the first time since 2007 that three Bobcats have earned the honor in the same year. 

Study: Fear leads people to think donating blood will make others faint Nov 2
A new study by Ohio University faculty members showed that people who are afraid to have their blood drawn believe more people faint or have other symptoms than what statistics show actually occurs.

Public Invited to Encounter Refugee Experience in Exhibitions at OHIO’s Kennedy Museum of Art and Trisolini Gallery Nov 2
Ohio University’s School of Art + Design presents the one-on-one performance by Tania El Khoury, “As Far As My Fingertips Take Me,” in Trisolini Gallery.

Global Cooling, Inc., a TechGROWTH Ohio portfolio company, named a finalist for state award Nov 2
Global Cooling, Inc., a TechGROWTH Ohio portfolio company, named a finalist for state award

Nov 1
‘90 Minutes Series’ talks continue in November Nov 1
The Ohio University “90 Minutes Series,” hosts speakers that address racism, sexism, politics and other global topics. The November talks are: Kwame Ajamu will present “Tales from Death Row,” on Nov. 7, and writer/filmmaker Branson Wright will present “The Blur” on Nov. 14.

University employee’s spouse encourages participation in Healthy OHIO Nov 1
When Kaylee Wilkof participated in Healthy OHIO as a University spouse several years ago, she received test results that both saved and changed her life. As a result of her Healthy OHIO blood work results, her doctor was able to quickly diagnose her with Type 1 Diabetes and support her on a new wellness journey.

Patton College doctoral student researches glaciology in Arctic Nov 1
Nina Adanin, a first-year doctoral student in Instructional Technology with a focus in distance-learning in extreme environments, and a team of researchers spent two weeks in the Arctic researching glaciology for a project.

CARE Program plans 30th anniversary celebration Nov 1
The Patton College of Education’s Creative, Active, and Reflective Educators (CARE) program will celebrate the 30th anniversary of its partnership with Federal Hocking Local School District on June 14-15, 2019, at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. Current and former CARE teacher candidates, mentor teachers, faculty, principals, and superintendents are invited to attend.

Ohio University study aims to help military regain full strength Nov 1
A study proposed to better help military personnel fully recovery from knee injuries has been awarded a research grant of $750,000 from the United States Department of Defense.