Monday, Oct 24, 2016

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Oct 21
OHIO trustees hear updates on Housing Development Plan, Small House Planning Strategy and other initiatives Oct 21
OHIO trustees hear updates on Housing Development Plan, Small House Planning Strategy and other initiatives

Ecuador open forum and meet and greet to be held Oct. 31 Oct 21
Ohio University faculty and staff interested in developing international collaborations in the Americas, particularly in Ecuador, are encouraged to attend an upcoming special event with faculty and staff from a partner university.

The Ohio University Theater Division in the School of Dance, Film, and Theater Presents: “The Ladies Man,” by Charles Morey Oct 21
The Ohio University Theater Division in the School of Dance, Film, and Theater is proud to present the Second production of the 2016¬–2017 season, “The Ladies Man,” by Charles Morey, directed by Dennis Lee Delaney, head of the professional director training program.

Ohio’s Public Universities Continue Efforts to Enhance Efficiency, Affordability and Degree Attainment Oct 21
Recognizing the urgent need to quickly and substantially increase the number of Ohioans with postsecondary education credentials, Ohio University and Ohio’s other public four-year universities have launched a wide range of initiatives designed to increase efficiency, affordability and degree attainment.

CLDC sees success at first-ever Grad School Fair Oct 21
More than 170 students attended the Career and Leadership Development Center's first-ever Grad School Fair.

University Program Council to host ‘Stranger Things’-themed event Oct 21
Ohio University’s University Program Council (UPC) will be hosting a “Stranger Things”-themed event on Tuesday, Oct. 25, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. on the third floor of Baker University Center.

Students invited to tailgate and network with Ohio University alum Oct 21
Ohio University’s Career and Leadership Development Center will be holding a Tailgate Networking Night for OHIO students and alumni from 5 to 6 p.m. Nov. 3 in the Bobcat Student Lounge.

Oct 20
Faculty panel to discuss experiences with open access Oct 20
Four faculty from the departments of math, political science, media arts and studies, and geological sciences will speak at the “Open in action: the practicalities and pitfalls” panel presentation, on Oct. 26 in Alden 319.

University community invited to view Innovation Strategy letters of intent, join projects Oct 20
OHIO has accepted 31 letters of intent for Cycle 2 funding.

OHIO Alumni Association seeks nominations for 2017 Alumni Awards Oct 20
Every year, the Ohio University Alumni Association gives the OHIO family the opportunity to nominate alumni for the prestigious Alumni Awards.

Aimee Edmondson and John Grimwade to present “Inside the 2016 Election: Data Journalism” at Oct. 26 Café Conversation Oct 20
Scripps College faculty members will discuss the power of data visualization.

Ohio University Speaking Bobcats place 3rd at Berea College Invitational Oct 20
The Speaking Bobcats of Ohio University worked hard to advance 9 entries to final rounds to earn 3rd Place in Sweepstakes at the John G. Fee Invitational Speech and Debate Tournament at Berea College, October 14-15, 2016.

As Komen race returns to Athens, Heritage College celebrates 17-year partnership Oct 20
Though 2016 is only the second year the Komen Race for the Cure has been run in Athens, Komen's partnership with the Heritage College dates back to 2000.

Gala celebrates OHIO’s faculty newsmakers Oct 20
Members of the Ohio University community gathered in the Baker University Center Ballroom the evening of Oct. 18 for the second annual OHIO Faculty Newsmakers Gala, celebrating faculty who were featured in media reports during the 2015 calendar year.

OHIO Hockey head coach named head coach for U.S. National University Team Oct 20
Sean Hogan, head coach for OHIO Hockey, has been named the head coach of the U.S. Men’s National University Team that will compete in the 2017 Winter World University Games Jan. 28-Feb. 8 in Almaty, Kazakhstan, USA Hockey announced this week.

Longtime Ohio University professor named fall Commencement speaker Oct 20
Dr. Jenny Chabot, associate professor of child and family studies in the College of Health Sciences and Professions, will address graduates as Ohio University’s fall 2016 Commencement speaker on Saturday, Dec. 10, at 2 p.m. in the Convocation Center on the Athens Campus.

Meet Cyndi Parsons, August Classified Employee of the Month Oct 20
Meet Cyndi Parsons, an administrative assistant at WellWorks. She likes Bermuda, Def Leppard and Zumba. Find out more about her here.

Oct 19
Ohio University Compass Twitter account to close Oct. 28 Oct 19
In an effort to enhance content generation and engagement across Ohio University’s social media presence, University Communications and Marketing (UCM) will close the @OHIO_Compass Twitter account on Friday, Oct. 28.

Alumnus Playwright Qui Nguyen and Tantrum Theater Puppeteer Jon Hoche Bring “Vietgone” to New York City’s Manhattan Theater Club Oct 19
The Division of Theater celebrates the east coast premiere of alumnus (M.F.A. 2002) playwright Qui Nguyen’s award winning play “Vietgone,” at the Manhattan Theater Club, in New York City.

An update from University Human Resources regarding FLSA overtime regulations Oct 19
In response to changes regarding the updated Fair Labor Standards Act overtime regulations, University Human Resources will host two open forums for employees on Oct. 24 and 25.

Volunteers needed for OHIO's 2016 Fall Commencement Oct 19
The Division of Student Affairs is seeking volunteers from the Ohio University community to assist with the 2016 Fall Commencement Ceremony, scheduled for 2 on Saturday, Dec. 10.

The 1804 Fund supports more than $400,000 in education and research initiatives Oct 19
On June 15, the Grants and Funding Committee of the Ohio University Foundation awarded $402,384.53 from the 1804 Fund to invest in six new graduate/faculty proposals and nine undergraduate initiatives.

Saturday Symposium to provide students opportunity for professional development Oct 19
The second annual Saturday Professional Development Symposium, October 22 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., offers students an immersive and focused opportunity to listen to peers and professors share their two cents on topics ranging from developing an elevator pitch to negotiating a salary. This year’s free event will be co-hosted by the George Voinovich School Alumni Society and the African Studies Alumni and Friends Network.

OHIO musicians will improvise entire performance in free concerts October 21 and 22 Oct 19
Duo Unprepared, featuring Ohio University professors and musicians Roger Braun and Andre Gribou, will make rare appearances in Athens at 8 p.m. on October 21 and 22 for free performances of completely improvised music.

Costa Lecture ¦ How Arabs became Jews and Jews became Japanese: Immigration in Latin America, Oct. 20 Oct 19
The 39th Annual Endowed Costa Lecture features Dr. Jeffrey Lesser discussing "How Arabs became Jews and Jews became Japanese: Immigration and the Invention of National Identities in Latin America" on Thursday, Oct. 20, at 7:30 p.m. in Baker Center Ballroom

Ohio University joins Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty Oct 19
Ohio University has become the newest member of the Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty. With initial support from the College of Arts & Sciences and the College of Health Sciences and Professions, additional support has come in the form of an 1804 Fund Grant acquired by Dr. Stephen J. Scanlan (Sociology and Anthropology), Dr. Matthew Layton (Political Science), and Dr. Rachel Terman (Sociology and Anthropology) for the next two academic years.

Puppy Panel to feature OHIO’s working dogs and their handlers Oct. 26 Oct 19
Ohio University students, faculty, staff and community members will have an opportunity to meet OHIO’s working dogs and their handlers at Puppy Panel: Working Dogs at OHIO on Wednesday, Oct. 26, from 7-8 p.m. in Schoonover 450.

Oct 18
High-paying internships available for Ohio University Lancaster Students Oct 18
Ohio University Lancaster is hosting an internship information meeting, Friday, October 28, 2016 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. in Brasee Hall 411 for students interested in high-paying internship opportunities.

Scripps PRSSA students prepare for presentation at national conference Oct 18
Four students will represent the Hugh M. Culbertson Chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America by hosting a Chapter Development Session at PRSSA National Conference.

‘Managing Today’s Global Classroom’ workshop to be offered to faculty during IEW Oct 18
Faculty members interested in learning new strategies for teaching diverse populations in their classrooms are invited to take part in a special workshop that will be held as part of Ohio University’s International Education Week in November.

Coca-Cola Company media professional to keynote Ohio University event Nov. 4 Oct 18
The Hugh M. Culbertson Chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) and the Scripps College of Communication will welcome Kent Landers, group director - media relations at The Coca-Cola Company, for a campus event on Friday, November 4.

Oct 17
A message from President McDavis regarding the Bicentennial Celebration of Cutler Hall Oct 17
Ohio University will celebrate the Bicentennial Celebration of Cutler Hall on Friday, Oct. 21, 2016.

Van Horn pursues career with a human touch Oct 17
When she first enrolled at Ohio University, Paige Van Horn was interested in cancer research. She had attended Reynoldsburg High School’s eSTEM (Environmental Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) Academy, so an OHIO chemical engineering major seemed the logical choice for her to pursue her professional goal. But two factors played an important role in altering Paige’s career path

90 Minutes Series: a conversation with Charlie Savage Oct 17
Charlie Savage is a Washington correspondent for The New York Times. Attend Savage’s talk as part of the 90 Minutes Series on Wednesday, Oct. 19 at 8:00 p.m. in Morton Hall, Room 201 moderated by Connor Perrett.

‘A Mile Together’ week raises awareness about power-based violence Oct 17
Ohio University’s inaugural “A Mile Together” week brought attention to the issue of power-based violence through several workshops and events.

Ohio University Lancaster's 'Take Back the Night' rally speaks against violence Oct 17
Men, women, and children will rally against gendered violence on Tuesday, October 18 from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. for the 11th Annual Take Back the Night at Ohio University Lancaster.

Campus Conversation to explore individual role in creating racism-free campus, community Oct 17
“Campus Conversation: What’s My Role in Creating a Campus and Community Free of Racism” will be held from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26, in Baker University Center 240.

Performance provides intimate look at military life – before, during and after service Oct 17
The cast members of “BASETRACK Live” took the stage at Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium the evening of Oct. 12, providing members of the Ohio University and local communities a behind-the-scenes look at military service and the range of emotions, struggles and logistics that comes with that service.

Success continues for CLDC’s Work That Matters: Nonprofit and Service Fair Oct 17
More than 250 Ohio University students participated in the Career and Leadership Development Center's Oct. 12 Work That Matters: Nonprofit and Service Fair.

iCUE Spotlight: Oct. 17-23 Oct 17
Here are a few highlights of what's in the CUE for the week of Oct. 17-23. The CUE is the best and most accessible way to find out and let people know what's happening on campus.

Students see tornadoes on first day storm chasing Oct 17
Dr. Jana Houser, Assistant Professor of Geography, led a group of students on a rare and exciting adventure in May. She and her team of students spent a week in the Central Plains, where they chased supercell thunderstorms and tornadoes.

Oct 16
Fatima Azimova to show artwork at Ohio University Eastern gallery Oct 16
Multicultural artist and Ohio University Chillicothe faculty member Fatima Azimova will be exhibiting her artwork at the Ohio University Eastern Campus Art Gallery through Oct. 27.

Oct 14
“Campus feminist” creates long legacy at OHIO with work in advocacy Oct 14
When Beverly Jones, BSJ ’69 MBA ’75, began her college career at Ohio University years ago she didn’t realize the impact and legacy she would leave at her alma mater. Jones consistently broke down barriers and blazed her own trail, allowing women behind her to follow for decades.

Advocacy and Leadership Summit provides community with advocacy and leadership skills Oct 14
The Patton College of Education will host its annual Advocacy & Leadership Summit on Sunday, Oct. 23, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. It will feature keynote speaker Ohio senator Lou Gentile, who will discuss strategies for speaking to – and influencing – legislators and decision-makers and leaving a meaningful and impressionable message.

Spanish Club celebrates Hispanic Latino Heritage Month with dance night Oct 14
Ohio University’s Spanish Club celebrated Hispanic Latino Heritage Month by teaching two dances, the bachata and the merengue, to about 50 people on Oct. 10 in Gordy Hall.

OHIO First Scholars Advocates support Athens Campus's first-generation students Oct 14
Invitation for faculty and staff to participate in OHIO First Scholar's advocates program

Prizes, free food and opportunity to save lives at blood drive Oct 14
The College of Health Sciences and Professions School of Nursing senior class is collaborating with the American Red Cross to host a blood drive on Oct. 27 from 1-7 p.m. in Baker Center Ballroom.

Campus Rec to host Halloween-themed events for OHIO, local communities Oct 14
Ohio University’s Campus Recreation Department invites members of the OHIO and local communities to get a little spooky at three upcoming Halloween-themed events being held at the Ping Recreation Center.

LGBT Center to host free screenings of ‘Rocky Horror Picture Show’ movies Oct 14
The Ohio University Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Center will screen two versions of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” in October as a part of their Queer Hollywood series.

Oct 13
Campus organizations join together to create Earth Day Every Day initiative Oct 13
The Ohio University Office of Sustainability, Graduate Student Senate, OHIO Zero Waste Program and International Student Union have joined together to create the Earth Day Every Day initiative. Earth Day Every Day is designed to help develop a more sustainable culture at Ohio University and expand the concepts of Earth Day beyond just a single day celebrated in April.