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Jun 23
OHIO Trustees approve FY18 budget, FY19-24 Capital Improvement Plan, and Utility Master Plan during June meeting
The Ohio University Board of Trustees approved OHIO’s FY18 Operating Budget, its six-year Capital Improvement Plan and Utilities Master Plan, along with revisions to the OHIO Student Code of Conduct, during its meeting June 23 at the Zanesville Campus.

Jun 21
Heritage College, Dublin, student selected for NIH research rotation
Joshua Dyer, An Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine student who recently completed his third year of medical school has been accepted into a prestigious research rotation with the National Institute of Mental Health, one of the National Institutes of Health.

MDIA’s games & animation program ranked second in Ohio, rises in national Animation Career Review rankings
Animation Career Review released their 2017 Game Design School Rankings and Ohio University’s School of Media Arts & Studies’ games & animation program was ranked second in Ohio. The OHIO program rose from being ranked 13th in 2016 to sixth in the Midwest this year, and went up from 18th to 15th nationally among public schools and colleges with the top 30% of schools being considered. It was also ranked 42nd nationally with the top 30% of schools being considered.

Ohio University Funds Upward Bound Program to Continue Through Summer
Ohio University will directly fund the Upward Bound Summer Enrichment Program for the summer of 2017 while it appeals the University’s loss of federal funding for the highly-successful program.

Jun 19
VisCom student selected as photojournalism finalist in the 2017 Hearst National Journalism Awards Championship
Ohio University School of Visual Communication student Alex Driehaus was one of six finalists selected for the photojournalism competition of the 57th annual Hearst National Journalism Awards Championship. The competition included 29 finalists from across the country competing in five categories including writing, photojournalism, radio, television and multimedia.

Jun 16
iCUE Spotlight: June19-25, 2017
The iCUE Spotlight highlights what's happening this week at Ohio University, taken from the official OHIO Calendar of University Events. This week, high school algebra teachers and media students take on the OHIO campus and your chance to beat the heat with family-friendly movies!

Heritage College student elected chair of national student government group
Dan Krajcik, a student in the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine who's pursuing a dual D.O./M.B.A. degree, has been named national chair of the Council of Osteopathic Student Government Presidents.

Jun 12
President Nellis names David Descutner Interim Executive Vice President and Provost at Ohio University
President M. Duane Nellis has appointed Dr. David Descutner as Interim Provost of Ohio University, effective July 1st. Acting as interim provost will allow Descutner an opportunity to advance the University’s academic mission while assisting Dr. Nellis with his transition as the University’s 21st President.

Ohio University joins national climate change initiative
Ohio University President M. Duane Nellis has signed a commitment to the international community to endorse actions being taken at local and state levels to address climate change in support of the Paris Agreement.

Gates Foundation Scholars announced for 2017
The Gates Foundation - Ross County Scholars has announced its 2017 cohort of scholarship recipients.

Jun 8
Student website wins national journalism award
Ohio University’s independent student news website The New Political received a Society of Professional Journalists’ Mark of Excellence national award.

Journalism school’s election coverage shares in national journalism award
Students and staff at the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism who participated in a national effort to monitor polling irregularities during November’s general election are part of a national journalism award for non-deadline reporting.

Jun 7
Ohio University Chillicothe to receive historical marker honoring Joseph Carter Corbin
An Ohio historical marker unveiling commemorating Chillicothe native Joseph Carter Corbin will take place June 28, 2017 at 11 a.m. on the grounds of the Ohio University Chillicothe campus.

Jun 5
Ohio University Summer Coding Camp introduces middle school girls to computer programming
The first Ohio University Summer Coding Camp, which took place May 31-June 4, hosted 21 students from across Ohio. The camp is a free program offered by the University to help introduce middle school aged girls to basic computer programming with the hope of helping them develop skills that can open pathways for them in this rapidly growing career field.

May 31
Free summer law program for high school students; Apply by June 3
Southeastern Ohio high school students can apply now for a free Summer Law & Trial Institute offered at Ohio University from July 9-21. The deadline for applications is June 3.

STEMstart ¦ Get ready to succeed in the sciences, solve 'CSI Athens'
As freshmen head to Bobcat Student Orientation, they also can start thinking about how to be successful in the sciences through STEMstart, a weeklong quick-start experience designed to help freshmen transition from high school to college-level biology, chemistry, and math courses.

Sidewalk Talk: Departing Bobcats share top college memories (VIDEO)
Student videographer Mary Stillman asked soon-to-be graduates to share unforgettable Bobcat experiences.

May 30
Heritage College D.O./Ph.D. student wins poster award at Endocrine Society’s annual meeting
A D.O./Ph.D. student at the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine who last year won a coveted research fellowship from the Endocrine Society has received an award for her research poster presentation at the Society’s 2017 annual meeting

May 19
Nelson Court Residential Dining to close in observance of Memorial Day
Nelson Court Residential Dining at Nelson Commons on South Green will be closed Monday, May 29 in observance of Memorial Day. Box lunches and/or dinners will be available on a preorder basis.

May 18
Heritage College student honored by D.O. family physician’s group
A student from the Heritage College, Dublin has been named Outstanding Osteopathic Student of the Year by the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians.

May 17
Zanesville Faculty member recognized for teaching, scholarship and service
Haven recognized as Regional Higher Education Outstanding Professor

May 16
Ridges Advisory Committee meeting scheduled for May 17
Ridges Advisory Committee meeting scheduled for May 17

May 9
Three LINKS students to attend law school together
Three former Ohio University Office for Multicultural Student Access and Retention students, Alexis Apparicio, Jasmine Lambert and Jarman Smith, will attend The Ohio State University’s Moritz College of Law together this fall. Much of their success is credited to the LINKS retention program.

May 8
Graduating D.O.s: Keep it caring and honest with their patients
Ohio University's Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine celebrated the 124 physicians and surgeons who graduated this spring during its 38th annual Commencement ceremony May 6 at Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium.

iCUE Spotlight: May 08-14, 2017
The iCUE Spotlight highlights what's happening this week at Ohio University, taken from the official OHIO Calendar of University Events. This week, learning to build a better search committee, research on defeating diabetes and welcoming prospective Bobcats to Athens Campus!

May 2
Cutler Scholars Program adds 18 new students for 2017-18 academic year
The incoming Scholars have been accepted into nine of Ohio University’s 11 colleges, with majors ranging from Studio Art and English to Finance and Biomechanical Engineering.

Scenes from Class of 2017's Undergraduate Commencement (PHOTOS)
Approximately 3,000 Ohio University students participated in Undergraduate Commencement ceremonies held Saturday, April 29, at the Convocation Center, celebrating the pinnacle moment of their OHIO undergrad experience.

First scholarship recipients reflect on Division of Student Affairs employment
OHIO's Division of Student Affairs awarded its first 10 student employee scholarships at the April 5 Leadership Awards Gala.

May 1
Take a closer look at 2017 Graduate Commencement [PHOTOS]
Ohio University said goodbye to nearly 800 graduate students at the Friday, April 28, Graduate Commencement ceremony in the Convocation Center. Take a look at some of the best pictures.

Apr 29
Class of 2017 celebrates end of undergraduate years, beginnings as Bobcat alumni
Members of the Ohio University Class of 2017 celebrated their final moments as OHIO undergraduates and their very first moments as Bobcat alumni during Undergraduate Commencement ceremonies held Saturday, April 29, on the Athens Campus.

OHIO student is one of 40 to receive national Udall Scholarship award
Sophomore Grace Fuchs is one of 40 students to receive the nationally competitive Udall Scholarship award, presented to college sophomores and juniors for leadership, public service and commitment to issues related to Native American nations or to the environment.

Apr 28
OHIO Accessibility Liaisons: Meet Kim Dominguez
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.

Six Ohio University students receive the nationally competitive Fulbright Award
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
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.

Apr 27
iCUE Spotlight: April 27-May 3, 2017
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
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
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.

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

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

GradFest offers career development services and advice to students
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
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
COIL Fellow enhances Culture and Society Course

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

Apr 25
Chillicothe Mayor Luke Feeney, Danielle Ball to deliver speeches at OUC Graduation Recognition
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.

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

Apr 23
Recipient credits scholarship with allowing him to stay close to home while pursuing his dreams
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
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
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.

Apr 20
University, community partnerships help to reuse and recycle during Move Out
Ohio University students will be moving out of their dorms and off-campus residences beginning Monday, April 24, and it has never been easier to donate, reuse, and recycle.

UPC closing out the year with ‘The Office’-themed event
Ohio University’s University Program Council (UPC) will be hosting a “The Office”-themed event from 3 to 5 p.m. Monday, April 24, in the Bobcat Student Lounge on the first floor of Baker University Center.