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Dec 2
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. poster contest ¦ entries due Jan. 11 Dec 2
All Ohio University students along with Athens middle and high school students are invited to enter the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. poster contest, "A Matter of Legacy: Creative Arts as Activism."

An update regarding budget planning for FY18 Dec 2
The purpose of this message is to provide an update to the University community about our budget planning efforts for fiscal year 2018 (FY18) to-date and what to expect from the process through the remainder of the FY17 fiscal year.

OUC’s Trube announced as Regional Campus Outstanding Professor Award Recipient for 2016 Dec 2
Dr. Barbara Trube has been announced as RHE's Outstanding Professor for 2016.

Service Awards given to outstanding OUC students impacting local community Dec 2
OUC students honored during Heritage Day celebration for service to community.

Could 'Doctor Who' Time Travel Really Work? Dec 2
Fans of the British science-fiction television program "Doctor Who" may wonder how time travel could possibly work. Dr. Zach Meisel, Assistant Professor of Physics & Astronomy, provides a physicist’s perspective on what would be necessary if the stuff of science fiction were possible. What conditions would be necessary to travel through space and time?

Dec 1
Student ambassador opportunity with the CLDC Dec 1
Right now, the CLDC is seeking OHIO students to join the 2017-2018 Student Ambassador team.

Virtual reality: an emerging game changer in healthcare Dec 1
The Scripps College of Communication Immersive Media Initiative (IMI) collaborated with academics and healthcare experts at Ohio University, Northern Arizona University, and OhioHealth, to create a virtual emergency room for teaching medical students.

Parking lots designated as Tier 1 snow/ice removal locations announced Dec 1
Parking lots designated as Tier 1 snow/ice removal locations announced

Volleyball all-conference selections feature three Ohio University Lancaster students Dec 1
The Ohio Regional Campus Athletic Conference (ORCC) has selected three area students from Ohio University Lancaster to the All-Conference Team.

Bobcats invited to join together for holiday video shoot celebrating peace, fellowship Dec 1
Ohio University students are invited to come together on Thursday, Dec. 1, at 4:30 p.m. in front of Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium on College Green for a holiday video shoot celebrating peace, fellowship and the spirit that unites Bobcats of different backgrounds and beliefs into one family – the Bobcat family.

Nov 30
Soon-to-be graduates being celebrated during Senior Week Nov 30
This week-long Ohio University tradition is designed to celebrate and prepare OHIO’s seniors in advance of Fall Commencement.

World AIDS Day is Thursday Nov 30
World AIDS Day in commemorated Thursday, Dec. 1 every year to raise awareness about HIV and AIDS. This year Ohio University is holding various activities.

Save energy with these tips for Winter Break Closure Nov 30
The upcoming Winter Break Closure provides an excellent opportunity to save energy, reduce environmental impacts and minimize costs during the time the University will be closed and classes will not be in session.

Nov 29
Ten OHIO students, faculty member receive research funding from 2016 John J. Kopchick Awards Nov 29
The program provided a total of $54,863 in grants and fellowships to advance health and medical research.

Athens AAUW building membership to make impact in community Nov 29
In an effort to boost its impact on the Athens campus and in the local community, the Athens Branch of the American Association of University Women are hosting membership drive events on the Ohio University Athens Campus.

Hockey to host third annual Teddy Bear Toss on Saturday Nov 29
The #2 ranked OHIO Hockey will host their third annual “Teddy Bear Toss,” this Saturday vs. #12 Lindenwood University. Fans are encouraged to bring a new, unwrapped, stuffed toy to throw on the ice.

University Program to host “Treat Yo Self,” a pre-finals relaxation event Nov 29
University Program Council will host a free pre-finals relaxation event titled, “Treat Yo Self,” from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1.

Nov 28
2017-18 student financial aid cycle brings new deadlines for Ohio University students Nov 28
Ohio University students and their families should be aware of changes in deadlines for the 2017-18 student financial aid cycle.

International Education Week 2016 highlighted by discussion on Islamophobia Nov 28
Part of the national celebration of international education, OHIO’s IEW events included speeches, art exhibits, films, workshops, student and faculty forums and international foods.

An update from UHR regarding FLSA overtime regulations Nov 28
University Human Resources provided an update for OHIO staff impacted by the new FLSA overtime regulations.

Panel discussion on Trump administration is Tuesday Nov 28
The Environmental Studies program in the Voinovich School for Leadership and Public Affairs will host a panel presentation titled, “Environmental Policy and Politics: What’s in Store with a Trump administration nationally and internationally?” from 7:15 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29.

Nov 23
Antonio Campbell named MAC East Division Player Of The Week Nov 23
OHIO senior Antonio Campbell has been named the Mid-American Conference East Division Player of the Week. The reigning MAC Player of the Year has garnered weekly conference honors three times in his career.

Athena Cinema and Ohio University host fifth year of holiday movies Nov 23
If you are looking for alternative entertainment in uptown Athens, the Athena Cinema has a great option. The fifth annual Holiday Film Series begins Saturday, November 26 and offers tickets to holiday movies in exchange for food or cash donations for the local food pantry that benefit area residents in need.

MAC Football Championship tickets now on sale for Dec. 2 game Nov 23
Ohio Football has clinched a spot in the 2016 Marathon MAC Football Championship Game, and fans are encouraged to follow the Bobcats to Detroit.

Holiday shopping made easy at The Bobcat Store Nov 23
No need to leave the house and face the crowds for holiday gifts your friends and family will love. Make it a “Happy Hol-OU-day” this year by shopping online at The Bobcat Store.

Bobcat Store artists combine passion and purpose in paintings Nov 23
Betsy Ross Koller, an Ohio University alumna, and Passion Works Studio, a local art studio in Athens, have produced a variety of artwork recognized by people all over the world. With every stroke of the brush, Koller and the artists at Passion Works raise awareness for more than just their art. With the help of The Bobcat Store, Koller and Passion Works have created exclusive collections to benefit personal causes.

The Jim and Katie Kahler Scholarship Fund ensures longevity of sports administration programs Nov 23
Jim Kahler lives by the notion that there are three important life decisions a person makes: to pursue an education, the occupation you choose and who you wed. For the past 35 years, Jim Kahler and his wife, Katie Kahler, have found meaning in each of those aspects through sports.

Storytelling in the classroom builds engagement, facilitates learning Nov 23
The Office of Instructional Innovation has released a new story featuring Dr. Lynn Harter discussing the rich benefits both student and teacher experience when using storytelling in the classroom.

Gaining international experience from the comfort of Athens Nov 23
The Ohio International Consulting Program provides hands-on international business experience for students on campus.

Employee appreciation event to take place Dec. 7 Nov 23
Ohio University employees are invited to join the President and First Lady for live music and hors d'oeuvres on Wednesday, Dec. 7, from 11:30 am to 1:30 p.m. in the Baker University Center Ballroom.

Nov 22
Presidential Search Committee to meet November 30 Nov 22
Presidential Search Committee to meet November 30

Ohio University Lancaster guitar club to perform free concert November 30 Nov 22
Ohio University Lancaster’s Guitar Club (STRUM) will present a free concert on Wednesday, November 30, 2016, from 2:15 p.m.-3:00 p.m. in the Raymond S. Wilkes Gallery for the Visual Arts.

Ohio University Southern welcomes Sarah Diamond Burroway as director of external relations Nov 22
On Nov. 14, Ohio University Southern welcomed Sarah Diamond Burroway as the new director of external relations.

Third annual Case Competition promotes interdisciplinary problem solving and friendship Nov 22
After many hours of preparing, researching and presenting, the winners of the 2016 Global Health Case Competition have been announced. The top three teams, Chicas por el Cambio, Qhali Kay and Tranquilo attended the International Education Week's Awards for Excellence in Global Engagement on Nov. 16, where they were awarded for their hard work and success in researching solutions to these health challenges in the target country.

Nov 21
Instructions for Year-End Gift Processing Nov 21
Ohio University will be closed from Monday, Dec. 26, 2016, through Monday, Jan. 2, 2017, and will re-open on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017. During this period, the Division of Advancement is working to ensure that all donors who wish to do so are able to transact gifts to The Ohio University Foundation.

Ohio University Lancaster theatre to perform an encore presentation of "A Charlie Brown Christmas" Nov 21
Ohio University Lancaster Theatre presents "A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS" December 1 - 4, 2016. The classic animated television special comes to life in this faithful stage adaptation where Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the other Peanuts grapple with the real meaning of Christmas.

Campus Recycling hosts annual food drive to benefit local families Nov 21
During the weeks leading up to winter break, from Monday, Nov. 28 to Sunday, Dec. 11, Ohio University Campus Recycling will host its annual winter food drive, collecting non-perishable food items for low-income families of Alexander School District.

CHSP and Heritage College face-off for the cure Nov 21
The time of year has come when people everywhere drop their razors and decide to “let it grow.” While the extra fur definitely keeps people warm during the blustery, cold month of November, a deeper sentiment is encouraging students and employees of the College of Health Sciences and Professions and the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine to ditch shaving this fall.

OUPD welcomes conversation, questions with Coffee with a Cop Nov 21
To encourage conversation and interaction with campus law enforcement in a casual atmosphere, the Ohio University Police Department hosts Coffee with a Cop events throughout the academic year.

Provost’s Undergraduate Research Fund provides $49,962 for student projects Nov 21
Ohio University students receive support for research, scholarship and creative work.

Community library initiative includes Ohio University Press Nov 21
Cbus Libraries, a grassroots initiative to promote central Ohio libraries, has created two community book exchanges that celebrate the Whitehall community in suburban Columbus.

Students discuss violence prevention at Changing Campus Culture Summit Nov 21
The Nov. 3 summit provided an opportunity for students to interact and engage in a free-exchange of ideas from people across the state who are doing violence prevention work.

Hundreds attend IEW keynote to hear from expert on Muslim-American experience Nov 21
Hundreds of people packed Ohio University’s Baker University Center Ballroom the evening of Nov. 17 to hear award-winning playwright and journalist Wajahat Ali present “Understanding Muslims: Islamophobia and Turning Villains into Heroes.”

Fall Senior Dance Concert brings audience on stage Nov 21
The Fall Senior Dance Concert performances in Putnam Hall’s Shirley Wimmer Dance Theatre included group pieces and solo acts that were performed by the choreographer.

Tantrum Theater announces 2017 summer season Nov 21
Tantrum Theater proudly announces its 2017 summer season, featuring three exceptional plays, 55 separate performances, and a slate of new play readings, in the Abbey Theater, Dublin, Ohio between May 30 and August 19.

Heritage College hosts statewide pre-medical education event in Athens Nov 21
More than 200 pre-medical students from around the state visited Ohio University last week for Ohio Medical Education Day, an annual workshop aimed at preparing students for careers in medicine.

Game day traffic flow changes, parking lot closures announced for the OHIO Bobcats’ Tuesday night home football game Nov 21
Faculty, staff, students and OHIO Bobcat football fans arriving to campus on Tuesday, November 22 should remain aware of game day traffic pattern changes. Various event set-up activities could also affect area parking and traffic flow throughout the day.

Athens City income tax to increase Nov 21
Athens City income tax to increase

iCUE Spotlight: Nov. 21-27 Nov 21
iCUE Spotlight highlights what's happening this week at Ohio University, taken from the official OHIO Calendar of University Events. This week: football's battle for the MAC East, Thanksgiving Break Activities for students and weekend basketball.

Gala celebrates OHIO’s international efforts, honors its global champions (PHOTOS) Nov 21
Members of the Ohio University community gathered last week to celebrate OHIO’s history of excellence in international education and global engagement and to recognize and thank those who have helped to pen that history.