Tuesday, Sep 27, 2016

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Sep 26
Ohio University Press at a glance Sep 26
Take a look at the latest news from the Ohio University Press.

Zane Traces Literary Journal provides experiential learning for students (VIDEO) Sep 26
The Zane Traces Literary Journal is a compilation of fiction, non-fiction, poetry and art contributed by Ohio University Zanesville students, faculty and staff.

Former Detroit NAACP executive director will host ’90 Minutes’ conversation Sept. 28 Sep 26
Heaster Wheeler has spent most of his adult life in the forefront of civil rights and has fought injustice in a city where injustice against African Americans has been one of its cornerstones.

Third annual International Education Week Photo Contest now accepting entries Sep 26
Ohio University students, faculty, staff and alumni are invited to submit entries in the International Education Week Photo Contest now through Oct. 16.

2016-17 Frontiers in Science lecture series begins Oct. 4 Sep 26
Ohio University’s 2016-17 Frontiers in Science lecture series begins Tuesday, Oct. 4, when OHIO welcomes American anthropologist and paleontologist Nina Jablonski to the Athens Campus.

Marty Baron receives Carr Van Anda Award Sep 26
On Tuesday, Sept. 20 the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism welcomed Marty Baron, editor of The Washington Post, to Ohio University. Baron spent the day visiting and talking to classes, including the introductory class for freshman in the journalism school. That same evening he spoke at an assembly where students, faculty and staff gathered to see him receive the Carr Van Anda Award for excellence in journalism.

Wealth and Poverty's Global Challenges Week is Sept. 26-30 Sep 26
The Wealth & Poverty theme announces a Wealth & Poverty week on Global Challenges. Most of the events can be viewed live or following the event on A&S TV.

15th Annual Lonsbury Memorial Scholarship Golf Classic raises funds for ITS students Sep 26
The 2016 Lonsbury Memorial Scholarship Golf Classic was held on Thursday, Sept. 22 at the Athens Country Club. The event has raised nearly $200,000 to date to use for student scholarships.<br />

George Voinovich honored with tribute at Federal Government Alumni Luncheon Sep 26
Ohio University alumni came together at the National Press Club in Washington D.C. on Sept. 22 to reconnect with the University and honor one of their own for outstanding service to the nation, Senator George V. Voinovich.

First Campus Conversation of the year to explore free speech, hate speech Sep 26
“Campus Conversation: Free Speech or Hate Speech #GraffitiWall” will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4, in the Walter Hall Rotunda and will provide a forum for members of the OHIO and Athens communities to discuss recent events that have occurred on the Athens Campus.

A message regarding the personal observance of religious holidays Sep 26
The following message was sent by Executive Vice President and Provost Pam Benoit to the Ohio University community on Monday, Sept. 26, 2016.

Unique program brings Saudi Arabian faculty to campus for research academy Sep 26
An innovative summer program at Ohio University is now leading to new areas of research and collaboration for OHIO faculty members with a partner university in Saudi Arabia.

Ohio University named SPJ’s Outstanding Campus Chapter Sep 26
The Society of Professional Journalists is pleased to honor Ohio University SPJ for its commitment to SPJ’s mission and the profession of journalism. Ohio University has been named the 2016 Outstanding Campus Chapter thanks to its dedication to offering members educational opportunities.

Sep 25
New AHSW director finds university a perfect fit Sep 25
When asked what first attracted him to Ohio University, Dhiraj Vattem, new director of the School of Applied Health Sciences and Wellness, answered without hesitation: “The culture of the university. It puts a great deal of emphasis on innovation and interdisciplinary collaboration, working with industry, and reaching out to the community.”

Sep 23
Dressing up rocks: Gawande Lecture addresses relationships with nonhuman world Sep 23
Dressing up rocks: Gawande Lecture addresses relationships with nonhuman world

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.

Homecoming 2016 promises to Paint the Town Green Sep 23
Homecoming 2016 promises to Paint the Town Green

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
Support our troops and #BleedGreen for Bobcat Heroes Day Sep 22
Support our troops and #BleedGreen for Bobcat Heroes Day

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.

First-Gen? Me Too! Sep 22
Information about the "First-Gen? Me Too!" initiative from OHIO First Scholars

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.