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Apr 28
Outstanding Graduate Faculty Award and Honorary Degree presented at Graduate Commencement Apr 28
Ohio University conferred about 780 graduate degrees during its 2017 Graduate Commencement ceremony on Friday, April 28, in the Convocation Center on the Athens Campus.

Ohio University Press author Kyle Kondik has won the Bowling Green Center for Archival Collections’ Local History Publication Award Apr 28
Kondik, a 2006 Scripps alumnus and a widely cited expert on American elections, digs deep into Ohio’s political history to identify which places in Ohio have had the most influence on the statewide result.

OHIO Accessibility Liaisons: Meet Kim Dominguez Apr 28
Kim Dominguez, a third year student at OHIO studying forensic chemistry, biology and Spanish, is anything but your ordinary college student. Dominguez, an Accessibility Liaison from Elgin, Illinois, seeks to make the Ohio University and Athens communities a better place through involvement in and out of the classroom.

Reminder regarding end of fiscal year reconciliation of leave usage Apr 28
As the end of the fiscal year (FY 2017) approaches, University faculty and staff are reminded to make sure all planned and/or confirmed absences through June 30, 2017 are recorded in Absence Management using My Personal Information (MPI). This will ensure that leave balances are appropriately reflected and carried over into the new fiscal year (FY 2018).

Six Ohio University students receive the nationally competitive Fulbright Award Apr 28
Ohio University seniors Sasha Estrella-Jones, Taylor Potts, Sara Sand, Claire Seid and Austin Stevens and recent master’s graduate Paige Walters were selected as recipients for the prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Program Award.

Two students receive honorable mentions for Goldwater Scholarship Apr 28
Ohio University sophomore Addy Kruse and junior Bertrand Neyhouse received an honorable mention for the nationally competitive Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation.

OHIO Hockey names captains for 2017-18 season Apr 28
Senior forward Mike Palasics and junior defenseman Grant Hazel were named assistant captains for OHIO Hockey’s next season while senior defenseman Jacob Faiella was selected captain.

Apr 27
Steam outage May 7-19 will affect Athens Campus Apr 27
A steam outage scheduled for May 7-19 will affect domestic hot water, heat and some cooling services in all buildings that utilize steam systems on the Athens Campus. Cold water, including drinking fountains and toilets, will not be affected.

Summer construction projects to affect traffic, parking on Athens Campus Apr 27
Several construction projects on the Athens Campus are slated to begin Monday, May 1, after Commencement ceremonies and Move Out activities have made way for the quieter summer months.

iCUE Spotlight: April 27-May 3, 2017 Apr 27
iCUE Spotlight highlights what's happening at Ohio University in the week ahead, taken from the official OHIO Calendar of University Events. This week's focus is Commencement and move out 2017.

OHIO student receives full scholarship through TEAN to study abroad in South Korea Apr 27
Ohio University student Allison Paxton has been awarded a full scholarship to pay for her summer abroad program in South Korea through The Education Abroad Network (TEAN).

Apr 26
International Student Union welcomes new president following Pashtun’s successful leadership Apr 26
After more than two years of serving as president of Ohio University’s International Student Union, Hashim Pashtun has turned the organization’s reins over to a new student leader, Carla Triana.

Alumni go back to school and polish business skills at On The Green Weekend Apr 26
Alumni College and Young Professionals Conference upgrade alumni's academic and business knowledge.

O’Bleness Hospital, Sports Administration invites Bobcats to Race for a Reason Apr 26
Bobcats race in Athens and remotely around the globe for their favorite charities.

OHIO’s Speaking Bobcats honored on Ohio Senate floor Apr 26
OHIO’s Speaking Bobcats honored on Ohio Senate floor

Honorary alumnus David McCullough releases book that features his 2004 speech at OHIO Apr 26
Renowned historian and author David McCullough, who received an honorary doctor of humane letters after addressing graduates during Ohio University’s Undergraduate Commencement ceremonies in 2004, recently released a book, “The American Spirit: Who We Are and What We Stand For,” which features his speech from that day.

Copperheads crown 2017 Wifflemania Champions Apr 26
The Southern Ohio Copperheads hosted their annual Wifflemania tournament on Sunday, April 23. The tournament consisted of eight teams fighting for the championship.

Copperheads fill all directors jobs with undergraduates for first time Apr 26
In early April, Ohio University graduate students and faculty gathered for GradFest, a day full of activities for graduate students to further their career development.

CHSP to welcome new AT faculty member Apr 26
The College of Health Sciences and Professions has announced the hire of Michele Kabay, Ph.D., as director of clinical education and assistant clinical professor of athletic training.<br /><br />

GradFest offers career development services and advice to students Apr 26
In early April, Ohio University graduate students and faculty gathered for GradFest, a day full of activities for graduate students to further their career development.

COMS seniors hold historical virtual, walking tours of campus Apr 26
At the beginning of the semester, School of Communication Studies’ Professor Roger Aden’s senior capstone course started a major project. With the help of the Ohio University Alumni Association the students began to reach out to alumni for personal stories from their time at Ohio University.

Kaylor and Mexican colleague expand Culture and Society courses Apr 26
COIL Fellow enhances Culture and Society Course

Science classes from Zanesville and Mexico share experiences Apr 26
COIL Fellow expands student experiences

Regional campuses' new COIL fellows participate in training Apr 26
10 faculty join COIL initiative

Apr 25
OHIO Club Golf team qualifies for national championship for first time Apr 25
For the first time, the Ohio University Club Golf team has qualified for the Spring 2017 National Collegiate Club Golf Association (NCCGA) National Tournament.

OHIO Hockey’s Jacob Houston named finalist for ACHA Rookie of the Year Apr 25
OHIO Hockey freshman defenseman Jacob Houston was named a finalist for the American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) National Rookie of the Year Award.

Diekroger, Everson to receive Rich Bebee Leadership Award Apr 25
The Rich Bebee Leadership Award for 2017 has been bestowed upon two former distinguished Ohio University Chillicothe students, Dr. Diane Diekroger and Jack Everson.

Chillicothe Mayor Luke Feeney, Danielle Ball to deliver speeches at OUC Graduation Recognition Apr 25
The City of Chillicothe Mayor Luke Feeney and Ohio University Chillicothe’s graduating senior Danielle Ball will deliver remarks at this year’s Graduation Recognition Ceremony on April 28, 2017.

Dr. Dywayne Nicely receives Editor’s Choice Award for research on supplemental instruction strategies in mathematics Apr 25
OUC's Dr. Dywayne Nicely recently received the 2017 Association for University Regional Campuses of Ohio (AURCO) Journal Editor’s Choice award for his paper on Supplemental Instruction.

OHIO Hockey hosts 2017 Senior Banquet, names player awards Apr 25
OHIO Hockey hosted the annual end-of-season Senior Banquet Sunday afternoon and named the 2016-17 player awards.

Zane Traces Literary Journal launch event held in Zanesville Apr 25
The launch for Zane Traces IX, a publication designed to promote creative expression and to provide a venue for student work to be recognized, was held recently at the Zanesville Campus.

Scripps alumna Yvette McGee Brown inducted into Ohio Communication Hall of Fame Apr 25
At the annual E.W. Scripps School of Journalism Awards Banquet Yvette McGee Brown, BSJ ’82, was inducted into the 2017 Ohio Communication Hall of Fame on Thursday, April 20 at the Ohio University Athens campus.

Pleasant wins Ohio University Accessibility Ally Award Apr 25
Robert Pleasant, who coordinates diversity and inclusion at Ohio University's Southern Campus, was awarded the 2017 Accessibility Ally Award at the 2017 University College Honors Ceremony hosted by the Athena Cinema in Athens on April 19.

Southern Campus’ family friendly initiative continues with space at Proctorville Center Apr 25
Efforts to make all Ohio University Southern locations family friendly, an initiative which started last year, continued with the recent opening a new, dedicated Lactation Room at the Ohio University Proctorville Center.

Apr 24
Changing Campus Culture Survey deadline is May 5 Apr 24
Please help Ohio University change campus culture regarding sexual misconduct by taking the short, 14-question Changing Campus Culture Survey before you leave for summer. The survey will take you about 5 minutes.

CHSP organizes task force to fight opioid epidemic Apr 24
Athens HOPE, (Halting Opioid abuse through Prevention and Education) seeks to educate young people, their parents and the community-at-large about the dangers of opioids as well as reduce the stigma surrounding addiction.

Cutler Scholars Program recognizes outstanding mentors Apr 24
Ten OHIO staff and faculty members were recognized as outstanding mentors at the Cutler Scholars Program’s Mentor Dinner on April 12.

South Green Drive traffic configuration will change during work this summer Apr 24
This summer, Ohio University will replace the failed culvert under South Green Drive with a new concrete culvert designed to improve the performance and longevity of this system.

OHIO Phonathon teaches students life, marketing skills Apr 24
Working at the call center hones students' interpersonal skills, needed for their future careers.

Apr 23
OHIO Hockey named finalist for ACHA National Community Service Award Apr 23
OHIO Hockey was one of three finalists for the American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) National Community Service Award, which the team won in 2015.

2107 International Education Week to be held Nov. 13-17; keynote speaker announced Apr 23
Ohio University’s International Education Week (IEW) Committee has announced its keynote speaker for the November 2017 celebration and has now made it easier for campus organizations to submit their events for the week.

Ohio University Eastern Honors Convocation set for April 28 Apr 23
The Ohio University Eastern Campus Honors Convocation will take place on Friday, April 28, at 7 p.m. in the Health and Physical Education Center.

Six Southern Campus students inducted into nursing honor society Apr 23
Six Ohio University Southern undergraduate nursing students were recently inducted into nursing’s honor society, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI).

Recipient credits scholarship with allowing him to stay close to home while pursuing his dreams Apr 23
Jesse Grubbs, a first-generation, non-traditional Ohio University Southern student and father of three, is the recipient of the Clarence and Grace Feil Scholarship.

Apr 22
Students take a look 'Temperance & Taverns' in Southeastern Ohio's history Apr 22
Delving into the region's Appalachian history for a presentation topic, Stevie Putnam '18 chose to present a poster on the "Social Role of Drinking in Appalachia" as her class participated at the 22nd Annual Little Cities of Black Diamonds Day.

Terman and students use local mining towns as classroom Apr 22
Dr. Rachel Terman, John Winnenberg, and Ohio University students Toshia Edge and Wes Gilkey '18 spoke about service learning, local organizations partnering with the university, and the Little Cities of Black Diamonds micro-region—a series of remnant local mining towns in Southeastern Ohio—as a classroom.

Ohio University Observatory opening set for May 6 Apr 22
The Ohio University Physics & Astronomy Department and the Astrophysical Institute host a formal opening of the new Ohio University Observatory on Saturday, May 6, at 7:30 p.m. at The Ridges Auditorium. Public viewing of celestial bodies using the department’s refurbished Fecker telescope and portable telescopes will be possible, weather permitting.

Apr 21
Exhibit “Gibas Aeronautics” on view at Ohio University Art Gallery April 25-29 Apr 21
The School of Art + Design presents “Gibas Aeronautics,” a graduate thesis exhibition by Amy Gibas, April 25-29 at the Ohio University Art Gallery. An artist lecture will take place on Thursday, April 27.

'Packing Psyche' sculptures and mixed media by MFA thesis student Tina Vu Apr 21
The School of Art + Design proudly presents “Packing Psyche,” a collection of sculptures and mixed media by graduate student Tina Vu at the Ohio University Trisolini Gallery, April 25–29.

Dietetics students present healthy food demos to community Apr 21
CHSP’s School of Applied Health Sciences and Wellness and the Atrium Café celebrated National Nutrition Month by helping community members put their best forks forward during the entire month of March.