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Apr 23
Russ College mechanical engineering seniors demonstrate capstone projects that create for good Apr 23
Ohio University’s mechanical engineering seniors showcased their year of creativity, innovation and community service at the 18th annual Mechanical Engineering Demo Day this weekend in Stocker Center and the Academic & Research Center.

Russ College faculty and staff are celebrated at annual spring awards event Apr 23
Russ College faculty and staff joined for the College’s annual spring awards Friday night in a festive evening that recognized outstanding teaching, research and contributions, and was host to Ohio University President M. Duane Nellis, and First Lady Ruthie Nellis, for special remarks. Executive Vice President and Provost Elisabeth Sayrs also attended.

Mechanical engineering students take third place for third year at human powered vehicle competition Apr 23
Ohio University’s team proved good things come in threes at the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) 2018 Human Powered Vehicle Challenge (HPVC) East Competition earlier this month, with a third-place finish for the third consecutive year and a win for sportsmanship.

29 Park Place to serve as heart of OHIO’s academic engagement efforts Apr 23
The former presidential residence at 29 Park Place will be repurposed into a communal space designed to raise the profile of academic engagement across Ohio University’s campus and in the community.

University Program Council to host ‘Zoo to yOU’ Apr 23
Ohio University’s University Program Council (UPC) will be hosting “Zoo to yOU,” featuring a free mini petting zoo and camel rides, from 1 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, on OHIO’s South Beach.

President Nellis announces finalists for OHIO's first-ever Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion Apr 23
Ohio University announces finalists for its first-ever Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion

Ohio University Art Gallery presents the work of graduate students Sam Briegel, Cassidy Brauner Apr 23
The Ohio University School of Art + Design presents an exhibition of two M.F.A. candidates, Sam Briegel and Cassidy Brauner, on view May 1–May 9, in the Ohio University Art Gallery on the fifth floor in Seigfred Hall, with an opening reception Thursday May 3, from 5 to 7 p.m. This is a free, public event, and refreshments will be provided.

Apr 22
Dennis Irwin to retire as dean of Russ College of Engineering and Technology Apr 22
Interim Ohio University Executive Vice President and Provost Elizabeth Sayrs has announced that Dennis Irwin will be retiring as dean of the Fritz J. and Dolores H. Russ College of Engineering and Technology, effective June 30, 2019.

Apr 20
Lancaster campus hosting "Community Disposal Day and Drug Drop Off" event April 28 Apr 20
Lancaster campus hosting "Community Disposal Day and Drug Drop Off" event April 28

Scott Seaman to retire as dean of Ohio University Libraries Apr 20
Interim Executive Vice President and Provost Elizabeth Sayrs has announced the retirement of Ohio University Libraries Dean Scott Seaman, effective Dec. 31, 2018.

Ohio University team demonstrates reversing overdose with NARCAN Apr 20
With the goal of creating awareness and increasing public knowledge of the potential lifesaving effects of naloxone, Ohio University’s College of Health Sciences and Professions debuted a unique NARCAN simulation on Monday, April 16.

Graduate College names interim associate dean Apr 20
Graduate College names interim associate dean

Campus Climate Task Force subcommittee shares strategy to improve employee compensation Apr 20
Over the past four years, the University has made significant investments in the compensation of faculty and staff. Read about them here.

High school students invited to apply for free Summer Law Institute Apr 20
High school students will visit the Supreme Court of Ohio in Columbus and conduct a mock trial in the Athens County Courthouse. They will meet with non-governmental organizations Ohio University alumni to discuss careers as attorneys, judges and advocates.

Brewing Science Short Course for alumni, community, July 9-13 Apr 20
Amateur beer enthusiasts will get a working knowledge of the brewing science fundamentals, practical brewing experiences, and local brewery tours.

Ten things you may not know about Alden Library but should (PHOTOS) Apr 20
There are some things about Ohio University's Alden Library, a popular destination for studying and research, even its most-frequent visitors may not know but should check out.

Apr 19
OHIO sophomore Austin McClain appointed as student trustee by Gov. Kasich Apr 19
Ohio University sophomore Austin McClain appointed as student trustee by Gov. Kasich

Outstanding administrators to be recognized April 25 Apr 19
The annual Administrative Service Awards Ceremony and the Outstanding Administrator awards will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, in the Walter Hall Rotunda. A reception will follow.

OHIO community invited for input on new tagline Apr 19
University Communications and Marketing (UCM) is leading the process to create the new tagline for Ohio University and is inviting members of the OHIO community to provide feedback on four potential taglines from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday, April 26, at the third-floor Atrium Lounge in Baker University Center.

Global Engagement Award nominations now being accepted Apr 19
The awards recognize current and former faculty and staff, as well as alumni for their outstanding contributions to international education, global competency, cultural understanding and/or international programs at Ohio University or in their fields or disciplines.

President Nellis announces assembly of Regional Higher Education Study Committee Apr 19
President Nellis announces assembly of Regional Higher Education Study Committee

Spring Football Game and Athletics Equipment Sale to take place Saturday Apr 19
The Ohio Bobcats football spring practice slate will culminate Saturday, April 21, with the annual Spring Game Day. Peden Stadium will open at noon with free admission for all fans. The annual Athletics Equipment Sale will begin at noon inside Gate 2.

CHSP students honored for saving wrestler’s life Apr 19
In a situation no athletic trainer wants to face, Chelsey Meyers and Kelly Hockenberger were grateful they had the necessary training to help Austin Reese on Feb. 11. That was the day Reese suffered cardiac arrest during a wrestling match.

98 invited to join Phi Beta Kappa, President's Office pays initiation fees Apr 19
Ninety-eight highly accomplished juniors and seniors are invited to join Ohio University's chapter of Phi Beta Kappa this spring. Underscoring the university’s commitment to academic excellence, the President's Office has offered to pay the initiation fee for those students who accept the invitation.

Men’s Basketball announces addition of transfer Connor Murrell to 2018-19 signing class Apr 19
Connor Murrell spent last season at Indian Hills Community College in Ottumwa, Iowa, where he helped lead the Warriors to a perfect 33-0 regular season, a No. 1 ranking in National Junior College Athletic Association Division I and a NJCAA National Tournament berth.

Lancaster campus guitar club will present end of semester concert Apr 19
Lancaster campus guitar club will present end of semester concert

iCUE Spotlight: April 19-25, 2018 Apr 19
iCUE Spotlight features the best and brightest of what's happening at Ohio University. All information is taken from the official OHIO Calendar of University Events at calendar.ohio.edu!

Apr 18
University harvests more than 820,000 pounds of materials during RecycleMania 2018 Apr 18
OHIO finished first in the nation in the Basketball Game Day-Diversion Challenge and finished the national competition with an overall diversion rate of 54.8 percent, best in the MAC and 26th in the nation.

Executive dean for Regional Higher Education to retire in June 2019 Apr 18
Interim Ohio University Executive Vice President and Provost Elizabeth Sayrs has announced that William “Bill” Willan will be retiring as executive dean for Regional Higher Education, effective June 30, 2019.

Cutler Scholars Program recognizes six outstanding mentors Apr 18
The Outstanding Mentor Dinner, created and sponsored by the Cutler Scholars Program, is meant to express appreciation to the faculty and staff that have proven most influential in their mentees’ lives.

Class of 2018 anticipates graduation and celebrates Senior Week Apr 18
Senior Week kicks off on Monday, April 23, to celebrate graduating seniors’ final days in Athens. As these students transition into successful alumni, they can reminisce on the last four years’ accomplishments and soak up everything Athens has to offer.

Hip-Hop mogul Master P to discuss entrepreneurship and mentorship April 22 Apr 18
Hip-hop mogul Percy Robert Miller, aka Master P, will serve as the keynote speaker for the 2018 Ohio University Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Men of Black Excellence Awards Celebration at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 22, in the Baker University Center Ballroom.

Patton College Early Childhood PDS candidates plan an event that was Out of this World! Apr 18
Learning about rockets and outer space typically falls within the “cool” category for many children. With that in mind, The Patton College and Morrison-Gordon Elementary partnered to host “Space Night” on March 27.

Southern Campus offers workforce training in robotics, coding basics Apr 18
Business owners and entrepreneurs can learn about robotics and coding basics in upcoming workshops at Ohio University Southern.

London trip pushes student out of her comfort zone and into adventure Apr 18
Strolling down old city streets, sipping afternoon tea and perusing art collections at prestigious museums sounds more like a vacation than a college class. For students like Stacy Griffing, though, these experiences are one and the same.

Ohio University Southern welcomes Ernie Hall as electronic media production assistant Apr 18
Ohio University Southern welcomes alumnus Ernest (Ernie) Hall to the position of Electronic Media production assistant.

Local youth compete in 19th Annual EMPIxx Awards at Southern Campus Apr 18
On April 13, Ohio University Southern hosted nearly 200 high school students from 10 area high schools for the annual EMPixx Awards.

Learn more about OHIO's Spring Commencement 2018 events, activities Apr 18
Learn more about OHIO's Spring Commencement 2018 events, activities

Apr 17
Lancaster campus students selected for research conference Apr 17
Lancaster campus students selected for research conference

Multicultural Leadership Ambassadors strengthens brand and cohesiveness in fourth year Apr 17
Now in its fourth year, Ohio University’s Multicultural Leadership Ambassadors have focused their efforts on building a stronger brand and becoming a more cohesive team. These changes were made in an effort to strengthen the team and grow the program into a well-known entity throughout the OHIO and Athens communities.

School of Information and Telecommunication Systems retirement celebration for Andy Snow April 19 Apr 17
Please join the Ohio University J. Warren McClure School of Information and Telecommunication Systems to celebrate the career and retirement of Professor Dr. Andy Snow on Thursday, April 19, from 3:30-5:00 p.m. in the Schoonover Center Lower Level Atrium.

Apr 16
Ohio University Percussion Ensemble presents music from around the world Apr 16
The School of Music and the Ohio University Percussion Ensemble will present a free concert of music for percussion from around the world at 7:30 p.m. Glidden Recital Hall at Ohio University on Thursday, April 19.

Civil engineering students host, compete in regional conference that draws hundreds Apr 16
A few April showers didn’t stop civil engineering students from competing in the American Society of Civil Engineers’ 2018 Ohio Valley Student Conference, an event they also hosted, from Thurs.-Sat., April 12-14.

Shale experts convene for second Ohio University Shale Policy and Technology Symposium Apr 16
Shale policy and technology experts, many from Ohio University’s Russ College of Engineering and Technology, assembled for the second annual Ohio Shale Policy and Technology Symposium April 4-5 at OHIO’s Dublin campus to discuss ongoing research related to shale development across the state and the Marcellus and Utica shale plays.

Mechanical, electrical engineering students earn Goldwater Scholar honor, honorable mention Apr 16
A junior mechanical engineering student has been named as a national 2018 Barry M. Goldwater Scholar, with a sophomore electrical engineering student earning an honorable mention.

Students show off 3D designs, share dinner at fourth annual RamenFest Apr 16
Dozens of Ohio University students, faculty and staff gathered in the Academic & Research Center on Thursday to snack, socialize and see engineering and technology students’ 3D printed designs at the Russ College’s fourth annual RamenFest.

Mechanical engineering students to demonstrate capstone projects designed to make a difference Apr 16
Mechanical engineering students will present their senior capstone projects at Ohio University’s 18th annual Mechanical Engineering Demo Day on Sat., April 21, from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the Academic & Research Center and Stocker Center. Teams, which partner with local businesses or community members for the projects, will give presentations in Stocker Center Room 103.

Engineering and technology management faculty member named University Professor Apr 16
Zaki Kuruppalil, an associate professor of engineering and technology management at Ohio University’s Russ College of Engineering and Technology, has received one of four prestigious University Professor awards.

2018 University Professor award ceremony honors four faculty Apr 16
On Thursday, April 12, four faculty members received the University Professor award during the 47th annual awards ceremony. The award recognizes outstanding teaching at the University.

University hosting competition to rename ‘C-Suite,’ submission deadline is April 27 Apr 16
Ohio University is hosting a “Name that Space” competition to rename the space now referred to as C-Suite. Entries from students, faculty and staff must be submitted by Friday, April 27, and will be judged by a panel of students with the winner announced in early May.