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Sep 4
Advocacy and Leadership Summit provides community with advocacy and leadership skills Sep 4
The Patton College of Education will host its annual Advocacy and Leadership Summit on Sunday, Sept. 20 at Nelson Commons 146.

African American Male Initiative ready to make a difference Sep 4
Ohio University has officially launched its African American Male Initiative this fall. The goal of this initiative is to improve the matriculation and graduation rates of African American male students.

Common Experience Project on Sustainability is ready for another year Sep 4
The Common Experience Project on Sustainability is beginning another year of outreach and engagement.

Interfaith Peace Walk will be held on Friday Sep 4
Better Together at Ohio University will gather people of all faith traditions and all ethical and philosophical orientations for the fifth annual 9/11 Interfaith Peace Walk.

‘Paint and sip’ to raise money for Dayton alumni chapter scholarship Sep 4
Alumni in the Dayton, OH area will gather for a special cherry blossom-themed “paint and sip” fundraiser from 1 to 3:30 p.m. on Sept. 26 at Centerville’s Raise Your Brush Studio, to support the Ohio University Alumni Association’s Greater Dayton Chapter Scholarship Fund.

Sep 3
Administrators answer questions about new preferred names policy at brown bag Sep 3
Ohio University hosted a lunchtime brown bag on Tuesday to answer questions about its new policy titled, "12.021: Student Names." The new policy allows students to choose a preferred name and/or gender pronoun for self-identification.

Free screening of “Creative Abundance” to be held on Sept. 10 Sep 3
There will be a free public screening of the documentary film “Creative Abundance” on Thursday, September 10 at 7:00 p.m. in Schoonover Auditorium.

Multicultural Student Expo continues to flourish in second year Sep 3
he second annual Multicultural Expo was held on Aug. 27 in the Baker University Center Ballroom. It brought nearly 800 students and more than 40 organizations together.

Ohio University Southern recognizes retiring faculty and staff Sep 3
On Aug. 31, colleagues and family members gathered to honor retiring Ohio University Southern staff in the Vern G. Riffe Mains Rotunda.

Sep 2
10 reasons to become a Business Bobcat (told by real students) Sep 2
10 reasons to become a Business Bobcat (told by real students)

Ohio University celebrates summer sustainability accomplishments Sep 2
As Ohio University students, faculty and staff settle back into the rhythm of a new academic year, University officials are celebrating many sustainability-related accomplishments that took place in the past four months.

There’s a new major in town: Business Analytics Sep 2
Do you like statistics? Does predicting trends using data excite you? Are you looking to develop critical business skills? If so, check out the new Business Analytics co-major.

Sep 1
Black Farm fest salutes Chillicothe Campus partnership Sep 1
Upcoming event captures the clout of collaboration

Emergency communication systems to be tested Friday Sep 1
Ohio University's Athens campus will test several of its emergency communication systems around noon on Friday, Sept. 4.

Food Studies Theme kicks off fall 2015 at Paw Paw Festival Sep 1
Join the Food Studies theme at the 17th annual Paw Paw Festival, Sept. 11-13 to celebrate local foods and the vibrant food heritage of Athens, OH. Visit their tent and tune in for appearances by Dr. Paul Patton and Dr. Eric Lemay.

Heritage College, Dublin, program lets high school students try health care on for size Sep 1
A new program offered at the Heritage College, Dublin, gives promising high school students a chance to see what it's like to work in a wide range of health professions.

University to close for Labor Day Sep 1
Ohio University will be closed Monday, September 7, in observance of the national Labor Day holiday. The closure impacts all campuses and the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine. Administrative offices will be closed and classes will not meet.

Wealth & Poverty theme begins with 'Focus on Africa' in September Sep 1
The Wealth & Poverty theme begins with a special series focused on inequalities in sub-Saharan Africa from Sept. 17-24.

What Does the Future Hold? film series kicks off in September Sep 1
The Knowing the Future theme goes to the movies with the "What Does the Future Hold?" film series on four Tuesdays this fall.

Aug 31
Bobcats – past and present, near and far – celebrate grand opening of new residential housing complex Aug 31
August 29 marked a historic day on Ohio University's Athens Campus as members of the Bobcat family near and far celebrated the completion of a $110 million project that has brought four new residence halls and a first-of-its-kind Living Learning Center to the campus.

Fall semester underway at Southern Campus Aug 31
Fall semester is in full swing at Ohio University Southern, as classes resumed on Aug. 24. Students had the opportunity to participate in an array of fun activities during Welcome Week.

Lancaster Campus student named Emerging Athena Aug 31
An Ohio University Lancaster ¦ Pickerington student has been recognized for her work helping those in our community. Alyssa Bateson is majoring in Social Work and plans to pursue a career helping women and children get their lives back on track after battling addiction.  Bateson was honored with the Emerging Athena award at a Lancaster-Fairfield County Chamber of Commerce dinner last week.

Ohio University Women’s Center accepting applications for eighth year of mentoring program Aug 31
The Ohio University Women’s Center will launch of the eighth year its Women’s Center Mentoring Program, which matches junior and senior women-identified students with a female mentor in their personal and professional fields of interest.

Sexual misconduct website reinforces University’s commitment to safe environment for OHIO community Aug 31
Students, faculty, staff, parents and campus visitors now have a comprehensive resource for information related to the University’s sexual misconduct policy, Title IX compliance, training and resources for victims in a new website, www.ohio.edu/sexual-misconduct.

Theater and Health Science students partner to save lives Aug 31
Students in rotation at the SHAPe Clinic, part of the School of Health Sciences and Wellness at Ohio University, performed extrication drills in the lighting grid of The Forum Theater.

Women's Center ready for busy fall semester Aug 31
The Ohio University Women’s Center will promote their mission this fall through a series of events designed to educate and entertain the University and local communities.

Aug 30
Southern Campus welcomes new faculty, staff Aug 30
Ohio University Southern faculty and staff gathered outside on the Collins Patio Friday afternoon for a froyo social and a chance to meet and greet new personnel members.

Aug 28
CLDC offering students leadership certificate opportunities Aug 28
Ohio University’s Career and Leadership Development Center is offering students the opportunity to pursue a Professional Leadership Certificate and a 21st Century Leadership Certificate.

Mathematician Todd Eisworth presents “To Infinity and Beyond!” at Science Café kickoff Sept. 9 Aug 28
Mathematician Todd Eisworth presents “To Infinity and Beyond!” at Science Café kickoff Sept. 9

Nationwide opens OHIO vs. Marshall photo contest to fans Aug 28
The 2015 football season kicks off with OHIO Bobcats vs. Marshall Thundering Herd on Sept. 12 at Peden Stadium. As you wait with other Bobcats in anticipation of the game, Nationwide is giving you a chance to score early for our team.

Renowned designer to bring exhibtion to Athens Aug 28
A month long exhibition and public presentation by renowned New York-based graphic designer and letterist Stefan Sagmeister is presented by Ohio University School of Art + Design.

Zimbabwe’s Thomas Mapfumo to debut new album at Ohio University Aug 28
Thomas Mapfumo and The Blacks Unlimited will perform at 7 p.m. Sept. 9 at Stuart’s Opera House in Nelsonville. On Sept. 10 at 1:30 p.m., OHIO will host a lecture and demonstration from Mapfumo in the Schoonover Center, room 450.

Aug 27
Dip In with New 1-Credit Themes in Action Courses Aug 27
Students looking for a 1-credit course this semester can dip into one of the university's themes with a CAS 1300x Themes in Action course.

Fall tobacco cessation classes will begin for OHIO employees and students Aug 27
Ohio University continues to show support for those interested in quitting their tobacco use with upcoming tobacco cessation classes this fall.

First Data Visualization Professional Development Day a success Aug 27
he first Data Visualization Professional Development Day was held on Friday, August 21 with a crowd of over 60 in attendance from departments across the University.

His Story Includes a Well-Stamped Passport Aug 27
James Gresock '15 came to Ohio University in the the fall of 2011 expecting to study athletic training. All it took was a few classes and trips around the world to entirely change his life plan.

Lancaster Campus blood drive will be held in honor of Merry Lee Walters Aug 27
Lancaster Campus blood drive will be held in honor of Merry Lee Walters

New features coming to Catmail on the web Aug 27
Microsoft will be introducing some improvements and adding some new features starting as soon as Sep. 1.

OHIO trustees hear updates on budget Aug 27
At meetings on the Ohio University Dublin Campus, University officials updated the OHIO Board of Trustees on the final state budget and how that will shape institution-wide planning efforts moving forward.

Ohio University celebrates new medical school campus in northeast Ohio Aug 27
Hundreds of friends, partners and supporters joined Ohio University and its Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine on Saturday, Aug. 22, to celebrate the college’s new campus in northeast Ohio.

Ohio University moves to single-stream recycling Aug 27
This year, the Ohio University community will find recycling on campus is easier than ever as OHIO moves to single-stream, mixed recycling processes.

Ohio Volleyball 2015 season preview Aug 27
The Mid-American Conference's preeminent program is ready to chase another championship in 2015. The Bobcats have qualified for the NCAA Championship nine of the past 12 years and have won a MAC title in 11 of the past 12 seasons.

President McDavis delivers State of the University Aug 27
On Wednesday, Ohio University President Roderick J. McDavis delivered his annual State of the University address to faculty and staff at the Margaret M. Walter Hall Rotunda. Below is a transcript of his remarks.

President McDavis reflects upon the Ohio University experience during annual Faculty and Staff Convocation Aug 27
Opening his remarks with a heartfelt letter from the parent of a prospective student, Ohio University President Roderick J. McDavis asked faculty and staff to reflect upon what makes OHIO a special place to be during the 2015 Faculty and Staff Convocation in Margaret M. Walter Hall Wednesday.

Aug 26
2015 Alumni Awards recipients announced Aug 26
2015 Alumni Awards recipients announced

HVAC improvements underway at Southern Campus Aug 26
Contractors have started in full force on improvements to the heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems in the Collins and Riffe Centers on Ohio University’s Southern Campus.

Information session to explore OHIO’s new student preferred name policy Aug 26
A brown bag information session designed to raise awareness about and answer questions related to Ohio University's new student preferred name policy will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 1, in Baker University Center 240/242.

Kiel joins Ohio University Zanesville leadership team Aug 26
An enrollment management, student affairs and student success expert, Gerald “Jerry” Kiel comes to Ohio University Zanesville with more than three decades of experience at public colleges and universities in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Georgia and North Carolina.

Largest class on record welcomed by College of Business at Freshman Convocation Aug 26
Faculty, staff, students, and an alumna speaker all the way from Chicago alike gathered at Nelson Commons to properly welcome the 614-person College of Business Class of 2019 this Saturday, August 22.

Multicultural Student Expo is Thursday Aug 26
The Ohio University Office for Diversity and Inclusion will host the Multicultural Student Expo at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 27.