Friday, Jun 23, 2017

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Jun 22
Zanesville faculty and student inducted into Sigma Theta Tau Jun 22
Schaumleffel and Debevoise honored for service to nursing education and service

Jun 21
Heritage College, Dublin, student selected for NIH research rotation Jun 21
Joshua Dyer, An Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine student who recently completed his third year of medical school has been accepted into a prestigious research rotation with the National Institute of Mental Health, one of the National Institutes of Health.

MDIA’s games & animation program ranked second in Ohio, rises in national Animation Career Review rankings Jun 21
Animation Career Review released their 2017 Game Design School Rankings and Ohio University’s School of Media Arts & Studies’ games & animation program was ranked second in Ohio. The OHIO program rose from being ranked 13th in 2016 to sixth in the Midwest this year, and went up from 18th to 15th nationally among public schools and colleges with the top 30% of schools being considered. It was also ranked 42nd nationally with the top 30% of schools being considered.

Ohio University civil engineer helping mitigate Amish buggy damage to state roadways Jun 21
The four million tourists who visit the heart of Ohio’s Amish community, Holmes County, each year will soon enjoy a smoother, safer ride thanks to an Ohio University civil engineering researcher.

Patton alumna puts fashion first Jun 21
Ellen Goldsberry scholarship and professorship to make a difference in retail merchandising program

Ohio University Funds Upward Bound Program to Continue Through Summer Jun 21
Ohio University will directly fund the Upward Bound Summer Enrichment Program for the summer of 2017 while it appeals the University’s loss of federal funding for the highly-successful program.

Jun 20
Alumni College event returns to Ohio University Lancaster July 26th Jun 20
The event is open to all Ohio University alumni and friends in Brasee Hall, July 26 from 4 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Admission is free but RSVPs are required. Register online: http://bit.ly/2rWdHp7

Jun 19
President M. Duane Nellis wraps up a busy first week at OHIO Jun 19
A new era began at Ohio University on June 12, as the OHIO community welcomed its 21st president, M. Duane Nellis, Ph.D., on his first day. Monday kicked off a busy week for President Nellis, who took the opportunity to interact with new Bobcats and their parents during Bobcat Student Orientation, as well as explore other activities happening on the Athens Campus with students, faculty and staff.

Tantrum Theater to stage musical ‘Caroline, or Change’ Jun 19
Tantrum Theater continues its second season with the moving Tony Award-nominated musical “Caroline, or Change,” running July 5–July 22. Professional theater artists from across the country, including multiple Broadway and national tour veterans, will bring to life playwright Tony Kushner’s (“Angels in America”) enthralling story and composer Jeanine Tesori’s (“Fun Home”) powerful score at the Abbey Theater in Dublin.

Half-scale replica of Vietnam Veterans Memorial to visit Athens Campus Jun 19
Ohio University’s Athens Campus is one of more than 40 communities on the 2017 national tour of “The Wall That Heals,” a half-scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial that will be open to the public 24 hours a day Sept. 14-17 at OHIO’s Bicentennial Park.

VisCom student selected as photojournalism finalist in the 2017 Hearst National Journalism Awards Championship Jun 19
Ohio University School of Visual Communication student Alex Driehaus was one of six finalists selected for the photojournalism competition of the 57th annual Hearst National Journalism Awards Championship. The competition included 29 finalists from across the country competing in five categories including writing, photojournalism, radio, television and multimedia.

iCUE Spotlight: June19-25, 2017 Jun 19
The iCUE Spotlight highlights what's happening this week at Ohio University, taken from the official OHIO Calendar of University Events. This week, high school algebra teachers and media students take on the OHIO campus and your chance to beat the heat with family-friendly movies!

Jun 16
Heritage College student elected chair of national student government group Jun 16
Dan Krajcik, a student in the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine who's pursuing a dual D.O./M.B.A. degree, has been named national chair of the Council of Osteopathic Student Government Presidents.

Expanded Kennedy Museum of Art membership supports exhibitions and programs Jun 16
The Kennedy Museum of Art and Friends of Kennedy Museum have announced a membership campaign to enhance community support for the educational and artistic mission of the Museum. This new campaign offers special benefits, access to exclusive programs and exhibition invitations, available in a range of membership levels starting July 1 and continuing through June 30, 2018.

Jun 15
Mini-Health Professions Academy exposes high schoolers to healthcare careers Jun 15
Ohio University’s College of Health Sciences and Professions and Columbus State Community College are hosting a summer health professions mini-camp for Central Ohio high school students. The Mini-Health Professions Academy is a two-day camp in June for 9–10 graders. The camp seeks to expose younger high school students to the exciting varieties of healthcare professions and the different pathways for study.

Take OHIO on a road trip with new summer Bobcat Store gear Jun 15
The Bobcat Store has what you need for your summer road trip, so you can travel across the country with ease, all while supporting your favorite university.

Classified Senate to host June 20 Safety Day event Jun 15
Classified Senate will host Safety Day for classified employees on Tuesday, June 20 in Walter Hall Rotunda. The free event will include lunch.

Founding member of OHIO rugby club inducted into Hall of Fame Jun 15
The United States Rugby Foundation Hall of Fame honors Steve Finkel, founding member of Ohio University Men’s Rugby Club in the ‘70s, for his contributions to the sport as a player and coach.

Jun 14
OHIO wins Deshpande Symposium’s 2017 Excellence in Student Engagement in Entrepreneurship award Jun 14
The Center for Entrepreneurship at Ohio University, a partnership between the College of Business and Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs, was named the winner of the 2017 Deshpande Symposium Award for Excellence in Student Engagement in Entrepreneurship.

Summer Dance Institute presents David Dorfman Dance Company Jun 14
The Dance Division presents guest artists David Dorfman Dance company, as part of the Summer Dance Institute, performing “Aroundtown,” a low-tech, high impact performance, their latest work-in-progress, Saturday June 24 in Putnam Hall.

President Nellis shares his first impressions in a message to OHIO community Jun 14
After his first day, President M. Duane Nellis shares his first impressions of Ohio University and excitement for the future.

Jun 13
June Board of Trustees agenda available, meetings to be streamed Jun 13
The Ohio University Board of Trustees June meetings in the Campus Center Building on the Zanesville Campus will be streamed live providing the entire OHIO community with the opportunity to take part in the sessions.

OHIO Hockey unveils 60th season anniversary logo Jun 13
OHIO Hockey has unveiled a special logo that will be used to celebrate its 60th season.

Highlights from the Libraries’ film collection Jun 13
Searching The Criterion Collection is a great starting point if you want to watch the best of classic and contemporary film.

Recent acquisitions to the Rare Book Collection Jun 13
Alden Library’s Mahn Center for Archives and Special Collections acquires books that diversify and broaden the scope of the Rare Book Collection.

Financial System Enhancements- HR Dashboard and training planned Jun 13
Financial System Enhancements- HR Dashboard and training planned

Jun 12
Photos capture memorable moments from President Nellis’ first day Jun 12
From obtaining his University ID to greeting students and parents attending Bobcat Student Orientation, Ohio University's 21st president, Dr. M. Duane Nellis, marked the beginning of his OHIO journey on Monday, June 12.

First Day as Ohio University President for Dr. M. Duane Nellis Jun 12
A native of the Pacific Northwest, Dr. Nellis has a progressive and broad career in higher education He has served as president at Texas Tech University and the University of Idaho as well as provost at Kansas State and dean at West Virginia University. Dr. Nellis and his wife, Ruthie, look forward to a year of firsts as they settle in to make Athens their home and celebrate the successes of Ohio University.

President Nellis names David Descutner Interim Executive Vice President and Provost at Ohio University Jun 12
President M. Duane Nellis has appointed Dr. David Descutner as Interim Provost of Ohio University, effective July 1st. Acting as interim provost will allow Descutner an opportunity to advance the University’s academic mission while assisting Dr. Nellis with his transition as the University’s 21st President.

Ohio University joins national climate change initiative Jun 12
Ohio University President M. Duane Nellis has signed a commitment to the international community to endorse actions being taken at local and state levels to address climate change in support of the Paris Agreement.

Board of Trustees agenda for June 22-23 meetings released, University highlights key topics for discussion, consideration Jun 12
The Ohio University Board of Trustees will convene, and welcome Dr. M. Duane Nellis to his first official Board engagement as OHIO’s 21st president, Thursday, June 22-23 at the Zanesville Campus.

Scripps College of Communication holds Steven L. Schoonover Center for Communication celebration Jun 12
As part of its summer meeting, the Ohio University Foundation Board of Trustees gathered for a celebration of the state-of-the-art Steven L. Schoonover Center for Communication on Thursday, June 8.

Trube to present at international conference on mentoring in London Jun 12
Dr. Barbara Trube will be presenting at the 7th International Mentoring and Coaching Research Conference at Greenwich University in London, United Kingdom June 14-15, 2017.

Gates Foundation Scholars announced for 2017 Jun 12
The Gates Foundation - Ross County Scholars has announced its 2017 cohort of scholarship recipients.

iCUE Spotlight: June 12-18,2017 Jun 12
iCUE Spotlight highlights what's happening this week at Ohio University, taken from the official OHIO Calendar of University Events. This week, bidding farewell to EVPP Benoit and lots of music!

Sugar Bush Foundation promotes environmental sustainability by funding five projects for 2017-2018 Jun 12
The Sugar Bush Foundation’s yearly projects foster sustainable environmental and socioeconomic development and encourage community engagement.

Jun 10
Tom Davis named Interim Vice President of Advancement and Interim President/CEO of The Ohio University Foundation Jun 10
Ohio University has named Dr. Tom Davis the University’s Interim Vice President of Advancement and Interim President/CEO of The Ohio University Foundation. Dr. Davis, who has more than three decades of experience in higher education, will officially join the Advancement team on Friday, July 7.

Jun 9
OU Press dominates Washington Post African politics summer reading list Jun 9
The Washington Post’s political science blog, The Monkey Cage, announced its selections for the 4th annual African Summer Reading Spectacular.

President M. Duane Nellis shares gratitude, anticipation for first day Jun 9
In advance of his first day as 21st president of Ohio University, Dr. M. Duane Nellis shares his gratitude for Interim President David Descutner and excitement for his new role to begin.

Students, faculty and staff invited to celebrate National Dump the Pump Day on June 15 Jun 9
On Thursday, June 15, Ohio University students, faculty and staff are invited to celebrate National Dump the Pump Day by using their Bobcat Pass to ride Athens Public Transit free of charge.

Namaste the Copperheads Way free yoga session Jun 9
CHSP's WellWorks fitness center invites the community to a free outdoor yoga session at Bob Wren Stadium on June 14 at 12 p.m. Participants will also receive a free ticket to the evening’s Copperheads game.

Interim President David Descutner sends final message to University community Jun 9
In his final message to the OHIO community as interim president, David Descutner shares his excitement for the transition to the University's 21st president, Duane Nellis.

Jun 8
CHSP alumni magazine now available any time online Jun 8
Read all about it, then forward the Connect link to your friends! CHSP people are making a difference at home and around the world.

Volleyball's 2017 recruiting class earns high honorable mention Jun 8
The Ohio volleyball program's 2017 recruiting recently received High Honorable Mention from PrepVolleyball.com.

WOUB’s SPECTRUM celebrates one-year as a podcast on the national stage Jun 8
WOUB Public Media is thrilled that its SPECTRUM podcast is celebrating its one-year anniversary on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, NPR One, and SoundCloud.

Student website wins national journalism award Jun 8
Ohio University’s independent student news website The New Political received a Society of Professional Journalists’ Mark of Excellence national award.

Journalism school’s election coverage shares in national journalism award Jun 8
Students and staff at the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism who participated in a national effort to monitor polling irregularities during November’s general election are part of a national journalism award for non-deadline reporting.

OHIO community invited to farewell reception for Pam Benoit on June 14 Jun 8
All students, faculty and staff are invited to a farewell reception for Executive Vice President and Provost Pam Benoit as she departs Ohio University.

Jun 7
Janice Haynes, retiring OHIO Accessibility Liaison, leaves her mark on accessibility Jun 7
Accessibility Liaison Janice Haynes will retire from OHIO this summer after over twenty years of service to the University. Haynes currently serves as an office coordinator in the Dean of Students Office and Division of Student Affairs. Haynes has also served the University through various positions and involvement on Classified Senate and several other committees, including the Accessibility Liaisons.

Southern Campus Student Nursing Association participates in Red Nose Day Jun 7
For the second year in a row the Ohio University Southern Student Nurses Association participated in the Red Nose Day for America campaign.