|Crossing the River tour features African American story in Southeastern Ohio, Aug. 8-9 Jul 26|
Crossing the River, a two-day guided bus tour featuring the storied history of African Americans in southeastern Ohio, is Aug. 8 and 9, beginning and ending each day at Burr Oak State Park Lodge in Morgan County near Glouster and traversing four counties in Ohio’s Hill Country Heritage Area. The College of Arts & Sciences is co-sponsoring this event, and there is an Ohio University discount for the two-day tour (without lodging)
|Bus trip to Tantrum Theater in Dublin is Aug. 6 Jul 26|
Ohio University is arranging a chartered bus trip on Saturday, Aug. 6 to its new Tantrum Theater show, "Dancing at Lughnasa." The bus will depart at 1 p.m. from Kantner Hall and return to Athens after the show.
|Live Healthy Appalachia and Ohio University to host ‘Food is Medicine’ lecture Jul 26|
Live Healthy Appalachia and Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine will host a talk by Dr. Salvatore Lacagnina at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18, at the Ohio University Inn Ballroom.
|E.W. Scripps School of Journalism welcomed 123 students for annual High School Journalism Workshop Jul 26|
igh school students from across the United States, interested in majoring in journalism, visited the Athens campus to attend an intensive four-day curriculum during the Ohio University E.W. Scripps School of Journalism’s 2016 High School Journalism Workshop.
|National Space Society names OHIO ‘Center of Excellence’ Jul 26|
Ohio University was named a “Center of Excellence in Space Solar Power and Power Beaming” by the National Space Society (NSS) at its annual International Space Development Conference held in Puerto Rico May 18-21, 2016.
|University Human Resources releases holiday and Winter Break Closure dates Jul 26|
Ohio University Human Resources annually issues an official list of holiday observance dates. The following is a schedule of holidays and Winter Break Closure dates for the years 2016 through 2018.
|University and City of Athens officials participate in inaugural Town and Gown Summit Jul 25|
Ohio University President Roderick J. McDavis and City of Athens Mayor Steve Patterson were among the more than 115 people who participated in the inaugural Town and Gown Summit on July 20. The event fostered discussions on important topics related to community and university relations.
|Swimmming and Diving announces 2016-17 meet schedule Jul 25|
Five home meets against Youngstown State, Eastern Michigan, Denison, Duquesne and Xavier and Toledo highlight the Ohio swimming and diving team’s 2016-17 schedule, third-year head coach Rachel Komisarz-Baugh announced today.
|Latest ‘Spectrum” podcast on WOUB addresses Fear, Hate and Racism in America Jul 25|
In the July 21 episode of “Spectrum,” host Tom Hodson tackles the subject of fear, hate and racism in America by interviewing an African-American female judge with a teenage son, a Muslim immigrant and a gay Nepalese man.
|National medical education leader advises new med students to remember human connection Jul 25|
Stephen Shannon spoke Saturday at the 41st Heritage College Convocation and White Coat Ceremony, where incoming medical students were presented with a short white coat symbolic of their status as student doctors.
|#AlumniTakeover: Austin Jenkins Jul 25|
Alumnus Austin Jenkins, '16 told us about life after Athens and his new gig at TIAA on our Instagram (@OHIOCollegeofBusiness) Thurs., July 21.
|How the College is expanding its student success initiatives Jul 25|
Last year, the College of Business celebrated several milestones when it came to student success—but there’s more to come.
|Thompson participates in Tsunami Relief Forum in Japan Jul 14|
Dr. Christopher S. Thompson, Associate Professor and Chair of Linguistics, has been invited by Iwate Prefectural University in Morioka, Japan, to participate in a Tsunami Relief Forum on July 16-17.
|Presidential Advisory Council on Sexual Misconduct to review state data from spring benchmark survey Jul 14|
Ohio University received results on Tuesday from a benchmark survey by the Ohio Department of Higher Education that was voluntarily distributed across campus this past spring. While only 1,033 students (just 2.6%) of our student population responded, we will ask the Presidential Advisory Council on Sexual Misconduct to review the data and make any necessary recommendations.
|Singh's new book examines far-reaching impact of India's partition Jul 14|
Professor Amritjit Singh is the co-editor of the recently released book, Revisiting India’s Partition: New Essays on Memory, Culture, and Politics (Lexington Books). The book’s publication anticipates the 70th anniversary next year of British India’s partition in 1947.
|Biology student goes 'fishing' in Antarctica, tin can to the rescue Jul 14|
Graduate student Amanda Biederman, undergraduate Elizabeth Evans '16, and Dr. Lisa Crockett spent April through June 2015 at Antarctica’s Palmer Station, where they studied the dominant fishes of the area and physiological and biochemical processes that limit their capacity to tolerate a warming climate. Their journey to collect specimens near the Antarctic Peninsula took place during the colder months down under, and as icebergs blocked their way, a "tin can" saved the day.
|OU-C orientation sessions set tone for success Jul 14|
Student-focused approach in orientations and student success center pays dividends