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Jun 24
Take a closer look at 2016 Bobcat Student Orientation [PHOTOS]
Bobcat Student Orientation attracted more than 10,000 incoming students and their family members to the Athens Campus between May 31 and June 25.

Jun 23
Ohio University’s College of Business receives second honor from SportBusiness International
Professional Master of Sports Administration program ranked #1 online postgraduate sports program.

Master of Business Administration students learn more than accounting from Dr. Kirch
Dr. Kirch’s lectures inspire students to become honorable professionals

Jun 22
A message to students regarding cleanup efforts around OHIO’s Graffiti Walls
As Ohio University prepares to embark on a major cleanup effort to remove graffiti and paint overspray from the sidewalk and the textured vertical surfaces surrounding its Graffiti Walls, students are reminded about the parameters of the Graffiti Walls.

Jun 21
WOUB’s 'Gridiron Glory' recognized by Ohio Valley Regional NATAS
This honor marks the eighth student production award in the show’s 17-year history.

Jun 20
Pennsylvania high schoolers find STEM fuel at Russ College workshops
Russ College of Engineering and Technology welcomed more than 30 Pennsylvania high school students to campus on Friday for a series of hands-on workshops as part of the Upward Bound Math and Science program.<br />

Jun 13
Bentornati! Welcome back MBA students
Master of Business Administration students return from Italy with international consulting experience.

Ohio University’s Master of Sports Administration program again ranked #1 in the world
OHIO’s MSA program earns top spot in SportBusiness International ranking for fourth time

Jun 10
Southern Campus Equine Studies students earn PATH certification
Five Ohio University Southern Equine Studies students received certification from the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International on June 4

A comparison of the cicada and Business Bobcat lifecycles
Athens can’t stop buzzin’ about the cicadas. Watch how the cicada lifecycle compares with the Business Bobcat lifecycle, and learn more about our buggy friends

Jun 9
Eastern Campus students make Ohio University Dean’s List
Ohio University Eastern announces its spring semester Dean's List.

University's online bachelor’s degree in applied communication program ranked first by online publication
Nonprofit Colleges Online listed Ohio University's online bachelor’s degree completion program in applied communication first in its “2015-16 Best Online Bachelor’s in Communication and Public Relations: Students Before Profits Award” rankings.

Jun 8
WOUB, its staff, & Storytelling Institute garner seven regional Emmy nominations
Evan Shaw of WOUB Public Media and the Barbara Geralds Institute for Storytelling and Social Impact garnered seven different Emmy nominations today by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Ohio Valley Chapter.<br />Dr. Lynn Harter, the co-director of the Institute received two nominations and a Scripps College of Communication student Brett Maszczak was named in one category.

Meet local College of Business alumni at upcoming city celebrations
Hosted by the OHIO College of Business Society of Alumni & Friends, the event will take place in eight cities Thurs., June 9, from 5 to 7 p.m.

Jun 7
On- and Off-Campus Student Move Out Recycling and Reuse Efforts a Huge Success
This year’s Ohio University Move Out provided students with more opportunities to recycle and donate unwanted items than ever before.  For four months leading up to graduation weekend, a planning committee convened with the goal of improving the Move Out process.

University announces spring semester 2016 Dean's List
More than 4,500 students qualified for the spring semester 2016 Dean’s List at Ohio University’s Athens campus. The students represented every region of the United States and numerous countries.

Jun 6
Scripps students, director travel to Cambodia with Global Leadership Center
In May, the Ohio University Global Leadership Center sent a group of 20 first-year students to Cambodia for two weeks to complete their semester-long projects.

Jun 3
OHIO announces 2016-17 Family Weekends
Ohio University will host four Family Weekends during the 2016-17 academic year.

First Heritage College Rural and Urban Scholars Pathways students receive D.O. degrees
When the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine launched its Rural and Urban Scholars Pathways program in 2013, the purpose was simple: to prepare future physicians to practice in medically underserved communities. In just three years, the program – which was made possible through funding from the Osteopathic Heritage Foundation – is well on its way.

Jun 2
Ohio University mourns the untimely death of junior Cody Hamblin
An Ohio University junior majoring in geography-urban planning and sustainability, Cody Hamblin died Sunday, May 29.

Jun 1
OHIO faculty, staff open hearts, homes to Boyd Scholars
Ohio University's Margaret Boyd Scholars stepped out of the classroom spring semester and into the homes of the program’s Faculty Advisory Board to engage in six book discussions.

May 31
Engineering students awarded top scholarships from professional organization
Two industrial and systems engineering students have received prestigious scholarships from the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE) after being nominated for the awards by Russ College faculty.

May 26
Marching 110 kicks off summer with its own ‘Tour de France’ (PHOTOS)
Ohio University’s Marching 110 took its distinguished sound and style to France earlier this month, spending May 1-10 entertaining crowds in some of the country’s most notable locations while also taking time to explore some of Europe’s most famous landmarks.

May 20
Revisiting the best College of Business tweets of 2016
Here’s a look at our most popular Twitter content of 2016. Talk about a #tbt!

VIDEO: how the Certificate in Entrepreneurship helped these 4 startups
Starring students Noha Al-Khalqi, Alex Geiser, Praveen Gopallawa, and John Zinno

May 19
Undergrads, high schoolers invited to participate in tuition-free Swahili program
This summer, Ohio University’s Center for International Studies and the Department of Linguistics will be hosting a tuition-free intensive elementary Swahili program, which is accepting applications until June 1 from undergraduates at any institution as well as high school students from the surrounding school districts.

May 16
Consumer Research Center Fellows wow Kellogg’s with consumer insight presentations
Snap, crackle, pop! Kellogg’s continues to explore and expand partnership with Consumer Research Center after being impressed by student insights.

OHIO Reach Scholars Program highlighted during conference for Southeastern Ohio foster care youth
Ohio University’s OHIO Reach Scholars Program played a major role in the inaugural Reaching for Success Conference for Southeastern Ohio foster care youth hosted by Foster ACTION Ohio on May 14. The event welcomed 20 foster care youth from southern Ohio to campus.

May 13
Health careers summer camp for high schoolers offered in Dublin
As the demand for health professionals continues to increase nationwide, Ohio University’s College of Health Sciences and Professions is encouraging high school students to start exploring health careers prior to college.

OHIO wins NACUFS award for Boyd Market
Ohio University has won the National Association of College and University Food Services’ Silver Medal award for the recently renovated Boyd Market.

May 12
3 unique assignments of College of Business professors
These assignments are so innovative that you’ll wish they were given to you (whether or not you’re a student).

More than 10,000 incoming Bobcats, family members to attend BSO May 31-June 25 (VIDEO)
Ohio University's annual Bobcat Student Orientation (BSO) kicks off on May 31 and runs through June 25 and will bring more than 10,000 incoming students and family members to the Athens Campus.

May 11
Student Sara Sand awarded Udall Scholarship
Engineering physics major Sara Sand will be taking her passions for the environment to pursue research in the environmental community.

Student Caroline Kincer awarded the DAAD RISE Scholarship
Sophomore biological sciences major Caroline Kincer will be taking her talents to Justus-Liebig-Universitat, Giessen, Germany this summer to do research on mass spectrometry of bone cells and bone fragments.

Student Alena Klimas is awarded the Critical Language Scholarship
Global studies and political science major Alena Klimas will be taking her talents to Meknes, Morocco this summer to enhance her skills in Arabic.

Four students awarded the Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Clare Lyons, Grace Pauley and Cheyenne Weaver will be pursuing English Teaching Assistantships throughout different parts of the world and Austin Miles will be pursuing research in marine protected areas.

Fifteen high school scholars chosen for Ohio University Cutler Scholars Program
Ohio University’s Cutler Scholars Program for service-minded academic leaders has chosen 15 students for its program to begin in the fall of 2016.

May 10
Junior Executive Business Program celebrates senior success
Last Friday, seven Junior Executive Business Program (JEBP) seniors were celebrated with songs, words of wisdom, and more than a few tears.

May 9
NASA psychiatrist alum tells Heritage College graduates, “Plan to change”
At the Heritage College's 37th annual Commencement ceremony, the college's largest graduating class in history heard a message from a member of its first incoming class, 1980 graduate and now NASA psychiatrist and flight surgeon Ronald C. Moomaw, D.O.

May 3
Scenes from OHIO’s 2016 Undergraduate Commencement (PHOTOS)
Nearly 3,000 graduates participated in two Undergraduate Commencement ceremonies held Saturday, April 30, at the Convocation Center on Ohio University's Athens Campus.

May 2
Alumnus shares 10 rules for success at Kushinda/Ritos de Pasaje Graduation Celebration
This year's Kushinda/Ritos de Pasaje Graduation Celebration keynote speaker Jerome W. Williams, a 2009 graduate of Ohio University, shared his 10 rules for success with about 90 multicultural graduates.

#BusinessBobcat Buzz Episode 7: Go forth with honor
Sometimes, we all need a little inspiration. That's why this episode features the commencement speech of Dr. David Kirch, professor of accounting in the College of Business. His speech was originally delivered at the 2016 residential MBA graduation.

Apr 30
Take a closer look at 2016 Graduate Commencement [PICS]
Ohio University conferred more than 750 graduate degrees during its 2016 Graduate Commencement ceremony on Friday morning. Take a look at a few of the best moments.

Class of 2016 celebrated at Undergraduate Commencement, welcomed into alumni family
Surrounded by some of the same members of the Ohio University community who welcomed them into the Bobcat family as first-year students, as well as those who supported them along the way, the Class of 2016 marked the pinnacle moment in their OHIO experience during Undergraduate Commencement ceremonies held April 30 in the Convocation Center.

Apr 29
Faculty and alumna receive prestigious awards at Graduate Commencement
Ohio University conferred more than 750 graduate degrees during its 2016 Graduate Commencement ceremony Friday morning in the Convocation Center on the Athens Campus.

Sales management students develop business plans to help IGS Energy connect with millennial consumers
Sales management students develop business plans to help IGS Energy connect with millennial consumers

Apr 27
ELIP class lets students get their hands dirty working with Rural Action
Ask students what motivates them to attend class, do their work, and learn, and for many having the opportunity to apply their academic skills to a real-world experience is on the top of their list. International Ohio University students got to do just that in their freshmen comp requirement Business & Professional English class overseen by the English Language Improvement Program (ENG 1610: Business section).

Sophomore studies language and law to help immigrants
Mara Diaz '18 knows what she wants to do and is on the road to achieve it. A sophomore with an interest in immigration issues, Diaz has taken advantage of everything Ohio University has to offer in order to prepare herself.

Senior takes top prize at OHIO physics conference
Max Camp ’16 B.S., a senior in Physics & Astronomy received the "Best Presentation" award at the 2016 Society of Physics research conference for his presentation on particle physics and the search for a pentaquark, a new kind of sub-atomic particle.

Ping Center to close for annual maintenance, April 30-May 8
The Ohio University Charles J. Ping Student Recreation Center will be closed April 30 to May 8 for its annual spring maintenance. The closure allows the building to be thoroughly cleaned and the fitness equipment to be serviced or replaced.