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Sep 23
Photographer Rick Guidotti Positive Exposure exhibition, public lecture Sep 23
Join the college as we host fashion photographer and founder of Positive Exposure, Rick Guidotti, for a public lecture on Thursday, Sept. 29 at 5:15 p.m. in Schoonover Center, Room 145 with a reception immediately following. The exhibition runs from Sept. 26 - Oct. 1.

Freedom Sings band to play the music they didn’t want you to hear Sep 23
Authorities tried to stop the music and the First Amendment, but the effort only made both stronger. Freedom Sings will share censored and banned music from America’s history at the Baker Center Theater on Thursday, Sept. 29 at 7:00 p.m. The free, interactive concert is open to the public.

Ohio University Lancaster graduate named Emerging Athena Sep 23
Ohio University Lancaster ¦ Pickerington graduate Kathleen Uhl was selected as the Emerging Athena by the Lancaster-Fairfield County Chamber of Commerce.

Ohio University Lancaster volleyball team starts season strong Sep 23
The Ohio University Lancaster 2016-2017 Volleyball team began their season with a win and have just kept winning.<br />

Sep 22
Media Arts and Studies Professor David Mould to present “Publish and (maybe) Perish: The Dangers of Journalism in Shady Regimes” at Sept. 28 Café Conversation Sep 22
Event to be held at 5 p.m. in the Baker Center Front Room.

Ohio University welcomes its third largest first-year class, announces numerous enrollment records Sep 22
Ohio University welcomes its third largest first-year class, announces numerous enrollment records

Meet Brenda Dorst, the July Classified Employee of the Month Sep 22
Brenda Dorst, a records management senior specialist, likes vacationing at the beach, ghost hunting and watching "Everybody Loves Raymond." Find out more about her here.

Global Health Case Competition country revealed Sep 22
The country of focus for this year's Global Health Case Competition is Paraguay! There is still time to register a team, with registrations due Oct. 3. <br /><br />Winners will further research and implement their solution to a given global health challenge.

OHIO Auxiliaries to offer climate-controlled warehouse storage space and docking services Sep 22
OHIO Auxiliaries to offer climate-controlled warehouse storage space and docking services

Sep 21
Diversity and Inclusion staff to recruit diverse staff members at national event Sep 21
Office for Diversity and Inclusion will send a three-person team to the annual Institute on Teaching and Mentoring to recruit faculty and staff from underrepresented groups for teaching, research and administrative positions.

The Ohio University Theater Division Presents: “The Library,” By Scott Z. Burns Sep 21
The Ohio University Theater Division in the School of Dance, Film and Theater is proud to present the first production of the 2016–2017 season, “The Library,” by Scott Z. Burns.

Safety measures to change football game day traffic flow Sep 21
Ohio University football fans traveling to the Saturday, Sept. 24 footballl game against Gardner–Webb University at Peden Stadium should be aware of new traffic pattern changes to heighten fan safety on game day.

Ideation Event sparks interest in Academic Innovation Accelerator Sep 21
On Friday, September 16, the Ideation Event kicked off the Office of Instructional Innovation’s Academic Innovation Accelerator. Around 100 attendees gathered at the event to discuss their ideas regarding the future of teaching and learning at OHIO.

Black Bobcats represent and are “Straight Outta Athens” Sep 21
The OHIO Alumni Association checked in more than 1,000 alumni and friends who registered to attend one or more of the 32 events that took place between Thursday, Sept. 15 and Sunday, Sept. 18. Add students, faculty and staff attending the events, and the total guest count made #OHIOBAR2016 the largest on record.

In the studio with alumni artists Sep 21
The inspiration and process behind artwork from The Bobcat Store.

Roger Braun, director of percussion, receives the 2016 Presidential Teacher Award Sep 21
The School of Music, and the College of Fine Arts celebrate Roger Braun, professor and director of percussion studies, on his recent recognition as a 2017 Presidential Teacher.

University Human Resources issues drug-free workplace reminder Sep 21
In compliance with the US Department of Education Drug Free Schools and Communities Act, the university must notify faculty and staff annually of its drug and alcohol policies and resources available to those seeking assistance for drug or alcohol issues.

Political analyst and alumnus to visit for Authors@Alden Sep 21
Author Kyle Kondik will be speak at Alden Library on Sept. 27 for the Authors@Alden series. He is the director of communications at the University of Virginia Center for Politics.

CLDC’s Sept. 26-27 Career and Internship Fair to include Night of Networking Sep 21
Ohio University's Career and Leadership Development Center will hold its bi-annual Career and Internship Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 26 and 27, and this semester's event has been expanded to include a Night of Networking with OHIO alumni who are also employers.

Esteemed science writer Dava Sobel to kick off OHIO’s 2016-17 Kennedy Lecture Series Sep 21
Former New York Times science reporter Dava Sobel will kick off Ohio University's 2016-17 Kennedy Lecture Series at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 26, in Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium.

Sep 20
New Critical Resistance Series announced: 'Struggles for Access to Justice' Sep 20
The Center for Law, Justice & Culture announces its Critical Resistance event series for 2016-17: Struggles for Access to Justice. This Critical Resistance series considers how social inequalities of race, class, and gender create a “justice gap” of differential access to legal processes and justice institutions, for juveniles and adults.

Langhorne Slim and the Law with Aubrie Sellers to perform Saturday at Ohio University Lancaster Sep 20
Admission for Ohio University students is free with a valid, current OHIO (Student) ID. All seating is General Admission.

Athens High School and Ohio University organize “Go Gold” initiative for childhood cancer Sep 20
This weekend, Ohio University and Athens High School are partnering with the Go Gold Fund to unite families and communities affected by childhood cancer, inspire businesses and individuals to take bold action, and elevate the funding of childhood cancer research.

An important notice regarding the Samsung Galaxy Note7 recall Sep 20
An important notice regarding the Samsung Galaxy Note7 recall

OHIO celebrates faculty achievements during Faculty and Research Award Recognition Ceremony Sep 20
Ohio University celebrated outstanding faculty on Tuesday, Sept. 6, during the Faculty and Research Award Recognition Ceremony in Baker University Center. Faculty members were honored with the Provost’s Award for Excellence in Teaching and the Presidential Teacher Award, and OHIO’s 2016 Presidential Research Scholars were also honored.

Scripps College of Communication hosts Black Alumni Reunion reception, panel Sep 20
On Friday, Sept. 16 the Scripps College of Communication welcomed Black Alumni Reunion attendees to the college for a reception and hosted a panel entitled “Black in Athens”. Alumni from all colleges were in attendance and were able to socialize in the Schoonover lobby before the panel began.

Sep 19
Art + Design faculty exhibition includes regional campus faculty art for first time Sep 19
The Ohio University Kennedy Museum of Art hosted its 2016 Fall Exhibition Opening Reception on Friday. The newest exhibition is a diverse collection of works from the School of Art + Design faculty.

New UCM animated commercial highlights best of University Sep 19
Ohio University Communications and Marketing has produced a new commercial called the Dream Spot! The commercial highlights the best of the University in an entertaining and informative way.

Research Division to host open house Sept. 26 Sep 19
The open house will provide an opportunity for OHIO faculty, staff and students to meet employees.

Heritage College Executive Dean repeats as COCA chair Sep 19
Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine Executive Dean Kenneth Johnson, D.O., was recently re-appointed as chair of the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation. This commission is the accrediting agency for osteopathic medical colleges. Johnson was also elected president of the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine’s Assembly of Presidents.

Cadets in Bobcat Battalion to rappel off Lindley Hall on Sept. 21 Sep 19
Cadets in Ohio University’s Army ROTC Program will be rappelling off of Lindley Hall throughout the day on Wednesday, Sept. 21, and members of the OHIO community will have an opportunity to get in on the action.

Author, researcher Michael Tellinger to give Ubuntu Contributionism lecture on Thursday Sep 19
Michael Tellinger, the founder of the Ubuntu Party of South Africa and developer of Contributionism, will deliver his talk, “Ubuntu: A New and Ancient Story,” from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22.

Financial System Enhancements to launch Fall 2017 Sep 19
In response to campus feedback, the project launch date of the Financial System Enhancements (FSE) project will be moved to Fall 2017. The FSE project, which encompasses the Chart of Accounts Redesign, the new Oracle Grants Accounting Module, and an updated Financial Approvers tool, was originally planned to launch in the Spring of 2017.

Sep 16
Job fair at Ohio University Lancaster September 30th Sep 16
Nearly 90 area employers will be at Ohio University Lancaster on Friday, September 30th.  Fairfield County Job and Family Services and Ohio University Lancaster will be holding a Job Fair from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

OUPD Chief shares the department's current goals and initiatives Sep 16
With the start of the 2016-17 academic year, Ohio University Police Chief Andrew Powers took a few moments to share his thoughts on some important topics in Compass.

Marty Baron visits Ohio University to receive JOUR Carr Van Anda award Sept. 20 Sep 16
Marty Baron, editor of The Washington Post, will come to Ohio University on Tuesday, Sept. 20 at 7:30 p.m. in Schoonover Center 145 to receive the Carr Van Anda award from the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism for his journalistic contributions and persistence.

Registration deadline for Multicultural New Faculty and Staff Welcome Luncheon is Sept. 22 Sep 16
The second annual Multicultural New Faculty and Staff Welcome Luncheon will take place on Sept. 28. It serves as a welcome event and learning opportunity for new multicultural faculty and staff.

Ohio University Campus Recycling will attempt to break Guinness World Record at 18th annual Pawpaw Festival Sep 16
Ohio University Campus Recycling will attempt to break Guinness World Record at 18th annual Pawpaw Festival

Prepare for kickoff – the Global Health Case Competition is here Sep 16
Students interested in registering for the third annual Global Health Case Competition will soon be provided with exciting information and opportunities prior to the start of the competition.<br />Winners of this year’s competition will be awarded a sponsored trip to a South American country. A kickoff scheduled for Sept. 21, 2016, at 5:30 p.m. in Baker University Center 239 will reveal the name of the country.

Ohio University Eastern announces College Credit Plus Information Night Sep 16
Ohio University’s Eastern Campus will host an information night about College Credit Plus, a unique opportunity for students in grades 7-12 to earn college credits prior to their graduation from high school, at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, in the Shannon Hall Theater.

Alumnus gives $5 million to support departments of Chemistry and Physics Sep 16
Alumnus gives $5 million to support departments of Chemistry and Physics

Sep 15
Communication alumni: Join us for a Homecoming reception! Sep 15
The Ohio University Scripps College of Communication once again invites alumni, students, faculty, staff and friends to visit the Steven L. Schoonover Center for Communication during Ohio University’s Homecoming celebration on Saturday, Oct. 8, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Faculty art featured in Kennedy Museum of Art’s fall exhibition opening Sep 15
The Ohio University Kennedy Museum of Art will host an opening reception for the “Art + Design Faculty Biennial Exhibition” from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16.

Scripps dean holds open office hours during fall semester Sep 15
The Scripps College of Communication invites students, faculty and staff to attend a series of Dean’s Open Office hours this fall semester in Schoonover Lobby.

Climate and Energy Task Force to propose Sustainability Plan updates Sep 15
Ohio University’s Office of Sustainability will help facilitate the first Climate and Energy Task Force, which will help develop recommendations for climate and energy-related updates to Ohio University’s Sustainability Plan and Climate Action Plan.

Ohio University Lancaster professor's play advances to New York festival semi-final round Sep 15
Instaurito," a play by Ohio University Lancaster adjunct professor Robert Cooperman was selected by the New York New Works Festival 2016 in New York City and has advanced to the semi-final round.

Parents Weekend is Sept. 23-25 Sep 15
Ohio University will host its annual Parents Weekend Sept. 23-25, offering Bobcats and their families activities that range from athletics to comedy to adventure.

Ohio University Southern hosts Donor, Alumni Reception Sep 15
Good food, good music and a room full of fellow Bobcats drew more than 50 alumni and donors together Sept. 9 for the annual Ohio University Southern Donor and Alumni Reception.

Preparedness at OHIO: Southern Campus overcomes staffing challenge with the help of its continuity plan Sep 15
This article is second in a series highlighting preparedness efforts at Ohio University in observance of National Preparedness Month.

Sep 14
Biofuels entrepreneur Lyle Estill to speak about sustainable energy at Ohio University and local PawPaw Festival Sep 14
Lyle Estill, president and co-founder of Piedmont Biofuels, will speak about sustainable energy at two separate events next week as part of a collaboration between Albany, Ohio’s annual PawPaw Festival and the Sustainability Studies theme at Ohio University.