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Jun 22
Ohio University joins community partners and SONY Corporation for inaugural international juried photography exhibition Jun 22
The inaugural WideOpen photo exhibition, which celebrates all forms of photography, is a collaboration between the SONY Corporation, Ohio University’s School of Visual Communication, Ohio University’s College of Fine Arts, and the Dairy Barn Arts Center.

Ohio Fellows Return to Campus [PHOTOS] Jun 22
The Libraries and University College welcomed back the original Ohio Fellows, June 1-3, by hosting an Ohio Fellows Reunion. The primary goal of the reunion was to record their personal stories.

Ohio University Board of Trustees approve FY19 budget, review Capital Improvement Plan Jun 22
Ohio University’s Board of Trustees approved the University’s Fiscal Year 2019 budget during its meeting June 22 on the Chillicothe Campus.

OPERS Board election for four seats to be held Aug. 21 to Sept. 28 Jun 22
University Human Resources recently alerted all employees that elections for four seats on the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System Board will be held Aug. 21 through Sept. 28. Those elected will serve four-year terms beginning in January 2019.

Meet June Classified Employee of the Month Helen Kasler Jun 22
This month’s winner is Helen Kasler, an administrative services associate in the School of Music. She likes watching mystery movies on the Hallmark Channel, visiting Hawaii and driving Buick cars. Find out more about her here.

Women’s Leadership Symposium brings inspiration to all Jun 22
The Ohio University and The Ohio State University alumni associations joined forces this past weekend to host the first Women’s Leadership Symposium at The Ohio Union in Columbus. Rightfully titled, “A Day To Inspire,” the event drew more than 400 women.

From Tokyo to Athens, former student revisits Bobcat past Jun 22
Retracing an Ohio University connection that has spanned 65 years and more than 6,000 miles, Bunya Tsujita and his wife, Hiroko, visited the Athens Campus last week for the first time since the 1950s.

Bobcats get moving with Stroll Patrol Jun 22
Whether the sun is shining, or rain is pouring down, OUPD Community Relations Officer John Stabler is out helping the OHIO community get moving while building connections on campus and in the community through the Stroll Patrol program. Stabler started Stroll Patrol this fall and has continued to lead groups of OHIO employees and community members on brisk walks around campus every Tuesday and Thursday at noon.

Jun 21
Two Physics and Astronomy faculty receive prestigious DOE Early Career Awards Jun 21
Two Ohio University Physics and Astronomy faculty members have received prestigious U.S. Department of Energy Early Career Awards.

iCUE Spotlight: June 22-28, 2018 Jun 21
Take a look at the upcoming events on the official OHIO Calendar of University Events. The upcoming week features art, health care and cooking events on the Athens Campus.

Jun 20
Board of Trustees meeting in Chillicothe to be streamed Friday Jun 20
The June 21-22 Ohio University Board of Trustees meeting at the Chillicothe Campus will be live streamed at 10:45 a.m.

New M.A. in Law, Justice & Culture offered on campus, online Jun 20
Ohio University's College of Arts and Sciences announces the new M.A. in Law, Justice & Culture focusing on critical analysis of law in relation to society, culture, politics and power, in the United States as well as other western and non-western legal traditions.

Online graduate certificate offered in Gender, Sexualities and Health Jun 20
A new three-course online graduate certificate in Gender, Sexualities and Health can help those in health care, social work, education and other professions better address the needs of women, LGBTQ persons, survivors of violence.

Meteorology students chase storms in Tornado Alley, featured in U.S. News Jun 20
Eighteen meteorology students from Ohio University packed their bags and headed west to the Central and Southern Plains' Tornado Alley.

Lancaster Campus history graduate continues studies in London, England Jun 20
Lancaster Campus history graduate continues studies in London, England

OHIO Lancaster Theatre’s “HELLO, DOLLY!” to open July 22 Jun 20
OHIO Lancaster Theatre’s “HELLO, DOLLY!” to open July 22

OHIO Provost Sayrs column highlights how behavioral nudging can support completion and persistence Jun 20
Ohio University Interim Executive Vice President and Provost Elizabeth Sayrs wrote a column for the Association of Public & Land-Grant Universities (APLU) that focuses on OHIO’s use of behavioral science research to help students stay in college and earn their degrees.

Jun 19
Employee Appreciation Event is June 27 before Under the Elms Concert Jun 19
Ohio University will host a free employee appreciation event from 6:15 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 27 on College Green prior to the Under the Elms Concert. It will feature lemonade, popcorn and watermelon.

Study shows knowledge of STI has little effect on risky sexual behavior Jun 19
Eighty-five percent of a sample of college students report engaging in risky sexual behavior and the knowledge of the risk of sexually transmitted infections seemed to have little to no effect on the behavior, according to a study by Ohio University’s Reproductive and Sexual Health Initiative.

Descendant of Athens Asylum designer to speak on preservation Jun 19
Architect Robert Kirkbride, a descendent of Philadelphia physician Thomas Kirkbride, whose design for mental asylums was used to build the Athens Asylum on The Ridges, will speak in The Ridges Auditorium on Saturday, the Southeast Ohio History Center announced.

OHIO Innovation Center reports unprecedented job growth, new economic impact for 2017 Jun 19
OHIO Innovation Center reports unprecedented job growth, new economic impact for 2017

School of Music to host celebrated international pianist Joyce Yang Jun 19
The Ohio University College of Fine Arts and the School of Music welcome acclaimed pianist Joyce Yang, for a performance in Glidden Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 22, as part of the school’s annual Piano Pedagogy Seminar. Open to the public, there is a suggested donation of $10 per person for this evening recital.

OHIO professor spearheads efforts to expand the use of place-based pedagogy Jun 19
Supported by the Academic Innovation Accelerator, Jerry Miller has increased awareness about the benefits of place-based learning at Ohio University.

Jun 18
2018-19 commuter parking permits available for online order beginning July 9 Jun 18
OHIO commuter students will no longer be required to purchase commuter parking permits in person. Ohio University Transportation and Parking Services (TPS) will open online commuter permit sales for the 2018-19 academic year beginning July 9, 2018. All students enrolled in Fall Semester 2018 classes will be eligible to make their online purchase.

Jun 15
Upgrade to make Event Services’ space reservation system unavailable June 19-25 Jun 15
Ohio University Event Services will be unable to accept reservations for any of the spaces it manages on the Athens Campus from 5 p.m. Tuesday, June 19, through 9 a.m. Monday, June 25, due to a digital upgrade designed to improve the user experience.

OHIO delegation to visit Botswana, Ghana, Senegal and The Gambia Jun 15
Ohio University representatives will be visiting four countries in Africa in June and July to take part in a series of special events, including an international theater production, educational conferences, alumni gatherings, and activities featuring OHIO students involved in study away programs.

Come see the stars June 15, 16, 27 at the Ohio University Observatory Jun 15
Telescope Nights allow visitors to see Lunar craters, Saturn's rings, Jupiter, Mars, star clusters, or distant galaxies, depending on the time of year and sky conditions. The next ones will be held June 15, 16 and 27 at the Ohio University Observatory at The Ridges and are free and open to the public.

‘Jeans for Food’ stocks University's food pantry Jun 15
A food collection program launched by Ohio University's Office of the Bursar has benefited staff and Baker University Center Food Pantry patrons alike.

Mentoring matters: Event Services takes student development to a new level Jun 15
Ohio University Event Services has moved beyond employing more than 130 students annually, crafting a mentorship program that it piloted this past academic year.

Feedback sought on Human Resources website Jun 15
Feedback sought on Human Resources website

Jun 14
Opioid overdose responsible for over 500,000 years of life lost in Ohio Jun 14
More than 500,000 years of life expectancy were lost in Ohio during a seven-year period, according to a study conducted by The Ohio Alliance for Innovation in Population Health.

Gary R. Lockwood named Lancaster Campus Alumni Leadership award recipient Jun 14
Gary R. Lockwood named Lancaster Campus Alumni Leadership award recipient

Jun 13
iCUE Spotlight: June 15-21, 2018 Jun 13
As June reaches its halfway point, check out these upcoming events.

OHIO receives national award for career services excellence Jun 13
OHIO receives national award for career services excellence

Jun 12
Board of Trustees agenda for June 21-22 meetings released, University highlights key topics for discussion, consideration Jun 12
The Ohio University Board of Trustees will convene June 21-22 for meetings on the Chillicothe Campus.

Ohio University adds $2.9 billion annually to Ohio’s economy Jun 12
An economic impact study recently conducted for Ohio University indicates that Ohio University, its students and statewide alumni added $2.9 billion in income to the state economy in 2016-17. That represents 0.5 percent of Ohio’s total Gross State Product. OHIO’s $2.9 billion of economic impact supported 40,021 jobs, which means that one of every 174 jobs in the State of Ohio is supported by the activities of OHIO and its students.

A look back at President Nellis' first year at OHIO [VIDEO] Jun 12
On June 12, 2017, Dr. M. Duane Nellis officially joined Ohio University as its 21st president. We invite you to take a look back at some of our favorite memories and key accomplishments in this one-year anniversary video.

Jun 11
Take a closer look at the 2018 Athens Pride Fest Parade and Rally [PHOTOS] Jun 11
Athens Pride Fest 2018 was a weeklong event produced by Ohio University’s LGBT Center and the Southeastern LGBTQ Center & Coalition. It was a celebration of solidarity, education, fun and activism aimed to promote love, acceptance and camaraderie.

Britni Fisher named Bobcats Diving Coach Jun 11
OHIO Women's Swimming and Diving Head Coach Mason Norman recently hired Britni Fisher as the program's new diving coach. She comes to OHIO after two years as the graduate assistant at Bryant University.

Kids & Cops Day event on the Lancaster Campus attracts 1700 attendees Jun 11
Kids & Cops Day event on the Lancaster Campus attracts 1700 attendees

Steven Miner to be featured on WATH 970 talk show June 19 Jun 11
Steven Miner to be featured on WATH 970 talk show June 19

Jun 8
University Planning, Transportation and Parking Services to hold open house for Parking Master Plan on June 19 Jun 8
University Planning, Transportation and Parking Services to hold open house for Parking Master Plan on June 19

Women Leading OHIO professional development program receiving applications for third year Jun 8
The Ohio University Women’s Center will host Women Leading OHIO, a professional development program for faculty and staff, for the third consecutive year. The program is open to 15 participants who will engage in networking, discussion and education focused on women’s roles in the workplace and in higher education.

Grad turned ‘Grill Dad’ attributes success to failure Jun 8
Everyone has lots of advice for the OHIO class of 2018, so here’s Ryan Fey’s: “Come out of college ready to rock ‘n’ roll fail.”

Discover OHIO’s New England history during Lobster Fest 2018 Jun 8
Join fellow Ohio University alumni in Rockport, Massachusetts, on Cape Ann for the fourth annual Lobster Fest on June 23, celebrating the University’s historic ties to the Massachusetts area with local activities, educational tours and, of course, delicious lobster.

Alumni aviators reflect on their OHIO experience Jun 8
Four aviation professionals recalled their OHIO experience, and how it has impacted their professional and personal lives since graduation.

Committees to put Division of Student Affairs' strategic plan into motion Jun 8
Three committees have been established to advance the aims and aspirations outlined in the Division of Student Affairs 2018 Strategic Plan.

Boyd Scholar leads, inspires peers in Grayson Highlands Jun 8
Ohio University junior Lou Duloisy experienced an Outdoor Pursuits freshman orientation trip when she was an incoming Bobcat in 2016. The following year, she became a trip leader, guiding a pack of her peers through the Appalachian mountains of Grayson Highlands.

Jun 7
Heritage College receives funding to replicate Family Navigator program in four counties Jun 7
The Ohio Department of Health has awarded $627,773 to the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine to replicate its Family Navigator program to help reduce infant mortality in Pike, Scioto, Jackson and Morgan counties.

OHIO President Nellis meets with Chillicothe-area business, industry leaders Jun 7
OHIO President Nellis meets with Chillicothe-area business, industry leaders