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Students News

Dec 2
Proposals sought for 'Perfecting Pedagogical Practices' conference
The English Department announces a call for papers for the Second Annual Graduate Student Pedagogy Conference at Ohio University: Perfecting Pedagogical Practices.

Graduate student finds success covering Columbus Blue Jackets, earns NHL credentials
Master of Arts student Sean Merz, who is studying English literature at Ohio University, has found a way to combine his love for language and his passion for hockey.

Service Awards given to outstanding OUC students impacting local community
OUC students honored during Heritage Day celebration for service to community.

Mock Trial Team headed to regional competition in February
The Ohio University Mock Trial Team  has been assigned to compete in a regional tournament of the American Mock Trial Association in Columbus, Ohio, on Feb. 11-12, 2017.

Dec 1
Student ambassador opportunity with the CLDC
Right now, the CLDC is seeking OHIO students to join the 2017-2018 Student Ambassador team.

Bobcats invited to join together for holiday video shoot celebrating peace, fellowship
Ohio University students are invited to come together on Thursday, Dec. 1, at 4:30 p.m. in front of Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium on College Green for a holiday video shoot celebrating peace, fellowship and the spirit that unites Bobcats of different backgrounds and beliefs into one family – the Bobcat family.

Nov 30
Soon-to-be graduates being celebrated during Senior Week
This week-long Ohio University tradition is designed to celebrate and prepare OHIO’s seniors in advance of Fall Commencement.

Nov 29
University Program to host “Treat Yo Self,” a pre-finals relaxation event
University Program Council will host a free pre-finals relaxation event titled, “Treat Yo Self,” from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1.

Nov 28
2017-18 student financial aid cycle brings new deadlines for Ohio University students
Ohio University students and their families should be aware of changes in deadlines for the 2017-18 student financial aid cycle.

Nov 23
Gaining international experience from the comfort of Athens
The Ohio International Consulting Program provides hands-on international business experience for students on campus.

Nov 21
OUC's OTEC program offers students valuable, personal internship experiences
Students at OUC are gaining valuable experiences through internships in the community.

Students discuss violence prevention at Changing Campus Culture Summit
The Nov. 3 summit provided an opportunity for students to interact and engage in a free-exchange of ideas from people across the state who are doing violence prevention work.

iCUE Spotlight: Nov. 21-27
iCUE Spotlight highlights what's happening this week at Ohio University, taken from the official OHIO Calendar of University Events. This week: football's battle for the MAC East, Thanksgiving Break Activities for students and weekend basketball.

Nov 18
Preparing for Fall Commencement 2016
Approximately 800 students are expected to participate in the Fall Commencement ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 10. Read on for need-to-know information for graduates, parents and guests.

Nov 17
Thanksgiving food, fellowship offered to Bobcats staying on campus
Ohio University students staying on campus for Thanksgiving Break have opportunities to celebrate the occasion with their Bobcat Family, thanks to activities being sponsored by the Department of Housing and Residence Life in partnership with Culinary Services.

Ohio University Southern nursing students visit exhibit, gain invaluable experience
Junior and senior nursing students from Ohio University Southern recently had the opportunity to attend the Bodies Revealed Exhibit on display at the Bossard Memorial Library in Gallipolis, Ohio.

Nov 15
Ohio University Southern student organization raises funds for hurricane victims in Haiti
On Oct. 24, members of the Ohio University Southern Student Nurses Association (SNA) hosted a bake sale to raise funds to help support victims in Haiti affected by Hurricane Matthew.

Student work hour limit increases
Student work hour limit increases

Nov 14
LGBT Center to host Trans Empowerment Week, Rainbow Thanksgiving before finals
Despite the fall semester coming to a close, the LGBT Center will host several more exciting events before finals week.

90 Minutes Series: a conversation with Russell Contreras
Russell Contreras is a law enforcement and immigration reporter/photographer/videographer at The Associated Press in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Attend talk with Contreras as part of the 90 Minutes Series on Wednesday, Nov. 16 at 8:00 p.m. in Morton Hall, Room 201.

UPC to host ‘Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life’-themed event
Ohio University’s University Program Council (UPC) will be hosting a “Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life”-themed event on Wednesday, Nov. 16, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Bobcat Student Lounge on the first floor of Baker University Center.

Nov 10
How to make your post-interview thank you stand out with employers
College of Business Associate Director of Alumni Engagement Holly Seckinger shares six ways your thank you note can leave a lasting impression on employers.

Business Bobcat Q&A: Matthew Benson
Matthew Benson started his own business three months ago and it's already growing fast.

Nov 9
Graduate students help elementary students extract strawberry DNA
The Plant Biology Graduate Student Association participated in family science night at the Coolville Elementary School, teaching students about basic biology concepts, including DNA extraction and how the Venus Flytrap "eats."

Student hopes class Tumblr spreads Ecofeminism awareness
“Ecofeminism is an issue worth knowing about, and we want to reach the public, not just fellow academics,” says junior Bethany Bella.

Take a look at Dads Weekend 2016 in pictures [PHOTOS]
Ohio University’s Dads Weekend took place Friday, Nov. 4 through Sunday, Nov. 6. It included a number of events, games and shows throughout the weekend.

Local businesses to talk about “Rising from the Ashes” of Union Street Fire
Local businesses affected by the 2014 Union Street fire in Athens will talk about “Rising from the Ashes” at a public event hosted by the Ohio University Center for Entrepreneurship on November 14 from 4 – 6 p.m. at Jackie O’s Public House.

Nov 8
‘Clubs across Campus’ explores OHIO’s Bobcats of the Shelter Dogs (VIDEO)
All paws on deck as University Communications and Marketing’s latest installment in the “Clubs across Campus” video series takes a look at the Ohio University Bobcats of the Shelter Dogs club.

Outdoors writer to discuss politics of invasive species in America Nov. 15
Join Matt Markey, outdoors editor at The Toledo Blade, as he discusses the complex politics involved with the Asian carp issue and why the political element has stalled any real action. Asian carp are displacing native fish species in many American waterways. Outdoors writing is about the environment, habitat, conservation and wildlife.

Nov 7
iCUE Spotlight: Nov. 7-13
iCUE Spotlight highlights what's happening this week at Ohio University, taken from the official OHIO Calendar of University Events. This week: the CLDC Professional Leadership Certificate, Veterans Day Military Fitness Testing, and AAUW's Elect Her.

President and first lady host final Urban and Appalachian Scholars Reception [VIDEO]
On Wednesday, Nov. 2, Ohio University President Roderick J. McDavis and first lady Deborah McDavis hosted their final Urban and Appalachian Scholars Reception. The annual event gives the scholars an opportunity to visit with the University's first family.

Donatos founder joins Ohio University’s Women in Entrepreneurship Day
The Center for Entrepreneurship will host Jane Grote Abell, Chairwoman of the Board for Donatos Pizza, on Tuesday, November 15 from 5 – 6 p.m. in honor of Women in Entrepreneurship Day.  Students and the public are invited to attend her lecture in Baker 240/242 on “The Missing Piece: Doing Business the Donatos Way” and are encouraged to stay for the free pizza reception.

Scripps Innovation Challenge hosts first hackathon for interested students
With $18,000 in prizes at stake, students began fine-tuning their ideas this past week at the inaugural hackathon for competitors in this year’s Scripps Innovation Challenge. Second hackathon slated for Nov. 10.

Graduate student Sonia Ivancic wins prestigious Donald P. Cushman Memorial Award from the National Communication Association
Sonia Ivancic, a School of Communication Studies doctoral student, has won the 2016 National Communication Association (NCA) Donald P. Cushman Memorial Award for her paper, “Biopower and Disciplining Bodies in the Wake of an ‘Obesity Epidemic’: A Poststructural Feminist Analysis of the Soda Ban.”

Nov 4
Thirteen seniors will perform in OHIO’s 2016 Fall Senior Dance Concert
Ohio University Division of Dance in the School of Dance, Film, and Theatre presents the annual Fall Senior Dance Concert, the culminating project for B.F.A. dance majors.

Nov 1
The man of many lessons resides in Copeland 409A
Tucked away in Copeland 409A, Paul Mass sits amid the business-deal “tombstones” lining the shelves and cabinets around the room, which showcase more than Mass’s numerous accomplishments. Each one holds a memory, and the new entrepreneur-in-residence and associate director of the Center for Entrepreneurship excitedly reminisces. He can point to any one of them and recall the entire story of that business deal.

Ohio University students team up to raise money for local teen battling cancer
On Saturday, Oct. 22, Ohio University students teamed up with Athens community members to raise money for Amanda Lasure, a 14-year old Athens High School student diagnosed with Stage IV Hodgkin's Lymphoma, at an autumn-themed family fun event.

Brie Boothby reflects on experiences as a ‘Maggie B’
Margaret Boyd Scholar has helped raise awareness about the dangers of concussions among student athletes.

Oct 31
Multicultural student conference enjoys successful first year
“Diversity in the Midst of Change” was held to broaden students’ perspectives on multicultural issues and teach them how leadership skills can lead to a more inclusive campus.

iCUE Spotlight: Oct. 31-Nov. 6
iCUE Spotlight highlights what's happening this week at Ohio University, taken from the official OHIO Calendar of University Events. This week: Volkswagen scandal, how to improve your research and sustainability in Athens.

Oct 28
Nov. 3 Tailgate Networking Night cancelled
Ohio University’s Career and Leadership Development Center has cancelled the Nov. 3 Tailgate Networking Night due to low registration numbers.

Oct 27
Dads coming to town to enjoy fun weekend of activities
It’s another time in the year when students’ family members visit campus to take in the OHIO experience. Ohio University’s Dad’s Weekend is Friday, Nov. 4, through Sunday, Nov. 6.

Oct 26
‘Clubs across Campus’ takes a look at OHIO’s Jitterbug Club (VIDEO)
University Communications and Marketing’s latest installment in the “Clubs across Campus” video series takes a look at the Ohio University Jitterbug Club.

Dean of Students emails include voter address verification letter for students living on campus
In an effort to ensure that Ohio University students living on the Athens Campus have the information and documentation they need to vote in the Nov. 8 election, OHIO’s Division of Student Affairs has sent several emails to students living in the University’s residence halls.

Students involved in Collegiate Recovery Community awarded scholarships
Ohio University’s Campus Involvement Center has awarded scholarships to three students involved in OHIO’s Collegiate Recovery Community, R.I.S.E. (Recovery to Inspire, Share, and Empower).

Oct 25
Advising changes for students with multiple majors take effect this fall
Starting this fall semester (for spring semester 2016-17 advising), the Faculty and Advising Center will enforce the ADC’s recommendation that undergraduate students must have advising holds cleared for all of their majors before registering for classes.

Oct 24
iCUE Spotlight: Oct. 29-30
Here a few events from OHIO's official calendar, the central Calendar of University Events that are happening this week.

Student innovation competition tackles local, environmental challenges
The Scripps Innovation Challenge, a competition asking students for innovative solutions to real-world problems, announced it is seeking solutions for local issues and an environmental concern. The SIC will also host their first hackathon on Wed., Oct. 26 for students to receive feedback on their ideas.

Career courses jumpstart opportunities for students
Ohio University's Career and Leadership Development Center is offering several career courses during spring semester.

Oct 21
Ohio’s Public Universities Continue Efforts to Enhance Efficiency, Affordability and Degree Attainment
Recognizing the urgent need to quickly and substantially increase the number of Ohioans with postsecondary education credentials, Ohio University and Ohio’s other public four-year universities have launched a wide range of initiatives designed to increase efficiency, affordability and degree attainment.