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Feb 12
Two OHIO alumni receive Konneker Medal for product development and cancer therapy innovations Feb 12
Winston Breeden III and Joseph Jachinowski were recognized for their accomplishments at the Ohio University Inventors Dinner on Feb. 10.

10 things everyone can learn from the @OhioUBusiness Super Bowl live tweet Feb 12
Think Super Bowl commercials are solely for entertainment? Think again. Sunday night, #BusinessBobcat professors Alexa Fox (-AF), ColinGabler (-CG), and Dan Dahlen tweeted their reactions to #SB50 commercials. Here’swhat they found:

#BusinessBobcats and La Universidad Americana partner with local Nicaraguan businesses Feb 12
23 #BusinessBobcats. 20 Nicaraguan students. 15 days. 8 local businesses. Many challenges, many more success stories.

Successful entrepreneurs, OHIO alumni inspire students, dole out advice Feb 12
This year’s two Konneker Medal recipients returned to campus last week to share equal parts inspiration and advice with students from the Center for Entrepreneurship, a partnership between OHIO’s College of Business and Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs, and the Russ College of Engineering and Technology.

#BusinessBobcat Buzz podcast episode: What's up in the world of business? Feb 12
Want to stay up-to-date on business trends? Take 5 minutes to listen to Linsey Sledge, assistant director, Employer Relations, as she talks about today's top three business trends.

Graduate College announces winners of inaugural 3 Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition Feb 12
Eight Ohio University graduate students showed off their research communication skills Feb. 3.

Outdoor Pursuits to host 17th Annual Rock Stars Climbing Competition Feb 12
Ohio University's Outdoor Pursuits will be hosting the 17th Annual Rock Stars Climbing Competition from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 20 in the Ping Recreation Center.

Scripps Innovation Challenge finalists announced Feb 12
Seven finalist teams were announced today for the 2016 Scripps Innovation Challenge, setting the stage for the teams to compete next month on Pitch Day for $25,000 in prizes.

Carvel Simmons shares insights during talk on Chillicothe Campus Feb 12
Black History Month talk is inspiring, campus takes steps to help veterans, others in career search

Feb 11
Zanesville Students hold Poets for Hire Fundraiser for United Way Feb 11
Zane Traces Literary Journal readers offer unique Valentines Day gift idea

Interdisciplinary Arts alumnus receives Creative Capital Performing Arts Award Feb 11
School of Interdisciplinary Arts alumnus Brian Harnetty recently received a 2016 Creative Capital grant, a highly competitive award supporting innovative and adventurous artist projects in development.

Immigrant sisters give gift of education through OHIO Match Feb 11
The Sretenovic Family Scholarship will provide awards to full-time undergraduate students with demonstrated academic merit who are enrolled in or have been accepted for admission at OHIO.

OUPD badge pinning ceremony honors late officer with Purple Heart Award Feb 11
President Roderick J. McDavis delivered the keynote address at the third annual Ohio University Police Department Badge Pinning and Employee Recognition Ceremony on Feb. 8 in the Baker University Center Ballroom.

Career and Internship Fair for OHIO students, alumni to be held Feb. 16 Feb 11
Ohio University’s Career and Leadership Development Center will hold its spring semester Career and Internship Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16, in the Baker University Center Ballroom.

OHIO Up Close kicks off this President’s Day Feb 11
Admitted freshman and prospective transfer students alike will have the opportunity to get all their questions answered before making their final college decisions.

Queer Studies Conference call for proposals deadline is Feb. 26 Feb 11
Ohio University’s LGBT Center invites all students to submit presentation proposals for the fourth Annual Queer Studies Conference to be held March 31-April 1.

Student organization raising awareness for veterans on campus Feb 11
A team of students from Scripps Public Relations Student Society of America is working to raise awareness of student veterans on Ohio University’s campus.

Senior lands summer internship at NIH Feb 11
OHIO senior Lucas Harrison was recently awarded a summer internship with the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland.

Feb 10
Sibs Weekend proves to be a blast for all [PHOTOS] Feb 10
Ohio University Sibs Weekend was held Feb. 5-7 on the Athens Campus. Check out some of the pictures from the weekend.

OHIO student organizations to host ‘Baker Birthday Bash’ event Feb 10
In honor of Founders Day, Ohio University’s University Program Council, Student Alumni Board, International Student Union, and the Black Student Cultural Programming Board will be hosting “Baker Birthday Bash” from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, in Baker University Center.

Russell Family Hope Fund to benefit Ohio University Southern therapeutic riding programs Feb 10
The Scioto Foundation recently announced the establishment of the Russell Family Hope Fund, created by Michael and Kimberly Russell, to benefit the therapeutic riding program at the Ohio University Southern Horse Park.

Ebony Bobcat Network to feature two plays at 6th Annual Scholarship Theater Fundraiser Feb 10
The Ohio University Ebony Bobcat Network (EBN) invites all OHIO alumni to join them for an afternoon at the Ensemble Theater in Cleveland Heights, Ohio for the 6th Annual EBN Scholarship Fundraiser on Sunday, Feb. 21. This year, EBN and the Ensemble Theater will feature two plays for attendees to select from.

Innovation Center hires Erin Rennich as client liaison Feb 10
OHIO alum supports success of regional technology business startups.

Southern Campus student artists honored following selection for juried exhibition Feb 10
Four Ohio University Southern student artists were selected to submit six pieces in the annual School of Art + Design Undergraduate Juried Exhibition in Athens.

OHIO mourns death of J. Norman Parmer, first director of Center for International Studies Feb 10
J. Norman Parmer, inaugural director of Ohio University's Center for International Studies, passed away Jan. 26, 2016. A memorial service will be held Feb. 13 in Athens.

Feb 9
WOUB to host afternoon tea inspired by ‘Downton Abbey’ Feb 9
WOUB Public Media is hosting an afternoon tea inspired by Masterpiece’s “Downton Abbey” from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, March 6, in Ohio University’s Baker University Center. The event will include a fashion program and a screening of the final “Downton Abbey” episode.

“Flat Webster” travels the world, connects HTC alumni Feb 9
From riding on a motorcycle taxi in Cotonou, Benin to teaching anatomy at Brown University, Dean of the Honors Tutorial College (HTC) Jeremy Webster tagged along with HTC alumni for many adventures and professional endeavors this year.

Feb 8
MDIA students go all out for 14th annual 48-hour Shootout competition Feb 8
Beginning at 5 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 5, the captains of each shootout team gathered in a Baker Center conference room to throw darts, exchange Valentine’s Day cards and toss ping-pong balls into cups of water. Each of these activities determined a prop, theme and line of dialogue students had to incorporate into their film.

Acclaimed singer/songwriter Sharon Van Etten to visit OHIO February 19 Feb 8
The Scripps College of Communication in partnership with the School of Media Arts & Studies and OU WIMI (Women in Music Industry) will host critically acclaimed singer-songwriter Sharon Van Etten on Friday, Feb. 19 from 10:30 a.m. to Noon in Glidden Music Hall. Van Etten will visit Ohio University as a part of the Scripps Visiting Artist Series, sitting down for an onstage and live-streaming interview about her widely-heralded career.

Annual Polar Plunge fundraiser at Lake Snowden is Feb. 13 Feb 8
On Saturday, Feb. 13, Phi Kappa Theta Fraternity will host its annual lake jump at Lake Snowden in Albany, Ohio, to raise money for Special Olympics Ohio.

Aquatic Center to host ‘Love Boat Valentine’s Cruise’ Feb 8
Ohio University’s Campus Recreation Department invites all Bobcats and members of the local community to its “Love Boat Valentine’s Cruise," which will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Feb. 14 at the Aquatic Center.

Wealth and Poverty Week to explore causes and implications of inequality Feb 8
Ohio University's College of Arts and Sciences will host its spring semester Wealth and Poverty Week Feb. 10-18. The week will focus on the theme of “Society and Inequality” and will feature presentations from Ohio University faculty, as well as a local business owner.

Off-Campus Housing Fair to feature landlords, rental companies, on-campus and community resources Feb 8
Designed to equip students with all the information and resources they need to transition to living off the Athens Campus, Ohio University's Office of Community Engagement will host an Off-Campus Housing Fair from 2 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10, in the third-floor atrium of Baker University Center.

Ohio University Eastern schedules College Credit Plus Information Nights Feb 8
Students currently in grades 6-11 and their parents are invited to attend College Credit Plus Information Nights at the Ohio University Eastern Campus on Thursday, Feb. 18, and Monday, Feb. 29.

Feb 5
Libraries to host memorial for administrator Anita Grant Feb 5
Ohio University Libraries will host a memorial service for electronic acquisitions librarian Anita Grant at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11 in Galbreath Chapel.

Division of Dance to host Winter Dance Concert Feb. 19-20 Feb 5
The Dance Division presents The Winter Dance Concert, at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 19-20 in the Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium.

Journalism student Bianca Hillier wins Scripps Howard Foundation collegiate reporting prize trip to Japan Feb 5
The Scripps Howard Foundation awarded a nine‐day journalism study trip to Japan to nine college journalists, winners of its annual Roy W. Howard National Collegiate Reporting Competition. Ohio University student, Bianca Hillier, a junior studying broadcast journalism in the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism with a specialization in diversity studies, was selected as one of the winners.

Center for Entrepreneurship hosts Commercialization and Entrepreneurship Luncheon with 2015 Konneker Medal recipients Feb 5
Reserve your spot immediately for the luncheon panel discussion on commercialization and entrepreneurship featuring the 2015 Konneker Medal for Commercialization and Entrepreneurship recipients, Winston Breeden III and Joe Jachinowski, at 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016 in Baker University Center 242.

Survey results for 2016 Homecoming theme, logo competition now open Feb 5
This fall, Homecoming will celebrate Ohio University for the home it has been for many generations of Bobcats. Between twitter and the online survey sent to alumni, faculty, staff and students, 2,236 votes were collected to decide this year’s theme; “All Roads Lead Home.”

Zanesville Campus nursing students celebrate American Heart Month with free screenings Feb 5
Students enrolled in Ohio University Zanesville’s nursing program will be providing free health screenings on Feb. 10 in honor of American Heart Month.

Feb 4
Upcoming event to celebrate notable OHIO alumna’s book release Feb 4
In celebration of Ohio University alumna Beverly Jones’ new book, “Think Like an Entrepreneur, Act Like a CEO,” the campus and community are invited to a book release party from 4:30 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 10 at The Ridges, Building 21, hosted by the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs, Scripps College of Communication and ohiowomen.

Ohio University Human Resources to host cardiac health Lunch & Learn Feb. 11 Feb 4
Ohio University Human Resources will host a Lunch & Learn session from noon to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 11 in Baker University Center Room 240 on the topic of cardiac health. The Lunch & Learn is co-hosted by IMPACT Solutions.

Ancient wildebeest-like animal shared “bizarre” feature with dinosaur Feb 4
Researchers have discovered that some little-known hoofed mammals had a very unusual, trumpet-like nasal passage similar only to the nasal crests of lambeosaurine hadrosaur dinosaurs.

Journalist Darrell Dawsey to deliver Black History Month talk Feb. 11 Feb 4
Darrell Dawsey, a veteran journalist and multimedia content creator, will deliver the Black History Month keynote talk at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11 in Baker University Center Ballroom.

Meet the OUPD Officer: Ofc. Michael Harlow Feb 4
Meet the Officer is an opportunity for the OHIO community to get to know new Ohio University Police Department officers. In this edition, we learn about OUPD’s newest officer, Ofc. Michael Harlow.

Football adds 25 recruits as part Of National Signing Day Feb 4
As a part of National Signing Day, head football coach Frank Solich announced the addition of 25 student-athletes that will join the Bobcats. The class includes 22 freshman, one redshirt-junior and two redshirt-seniors.

Ohio University Police Department to host Badge Pinning and Employee Recognition Ceremony Feb. 8 Feb 4
The Ohio University community is invited to attend the third annual Ohio University Police Department Badge Pinning and Employee Recognition Ceremony on Monday, Feb. 8 at 7 p.m. in Baker University Center Ballroom B.

Ohio University Game Developer Association competes in 48-hour Global Game Jam Feb 4
People from across the world participated in the Global Game Jam, an event where Global Game Jam Inc. encourages people to create video or non-digital games in two short days. This is the second 48-hour Global Game Jam that OUGDA has participated in.

Microbiologist Ronan Carroll to discuss “The Rise of the Superbugs” at Feb. 17 Science Café Feb 4
Ohio University scientist to discuss how highly resistant strains of bacteria are now outpacing the development of new forms of antibiotics.

Meet Carol Davis the January Classified Employee of the Month Feb 4
Meet Carol Davis, the January Classified Employee of the Month. She likes Alex Cross, animals and the mountains and avoids the Kardashians.