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Students News

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.

CLDC sees success at first-ever Grad School Fair
More than 170 students attended the Career and Leadership Development Center's first-ever Grad School Fair.

University Program Council to host ‘Stranger Things’-themed event
Ohio University’s University Program Council (UPC) will be hosting a “Stranger Things”-themed event on Tuesday, Oct. 25, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. on the third floor of Baker University Center.

Students invited to tailgate and network with Ohio University alum
Ohio University’s Career and Leadership Development Center will be holding a Tailgate Networking Night for OHIO students and alumni from 5 to 6 p.m. Nov. 3 in the Bobcat Student Lounge.

Oct 20
Ohio University Speaking Bobcats place 3rd at Berea College Invitational
The Speaking Bobcats of Ohio University worked hard to advance 9 entries to final rounds to earn 3rd Place in Sweepstakes at the John G. Fee Invitational Speech and Debate Tournament at Berea College, October 14-15, 2016.

Oct 19
Saturday Symposium to provide students opportunity for professional development
The second annual Saturday Professional Development Symposium, October 22 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., offers students an immersive and focused opportunity to listen to peers and professors share their two cents on topics ranging from developing an elevator pitch to negotiating a salary. This year’s free event will be co-hosted by the George Voinovich School Alumni Society and the African Studies Alumni and Friends Network.

Two students, professors join sixth year of Tsunami Volunteer Project in Japan
Ben Piper '17 and Nick Farris '19 participated in year six of the OHIO – Iwate Prefectural University Tsunami Volunteer Project in Japan on Sept. 24 and 25.

Oct 18
Scripps PRSSA students prepare for presentation at national conference
Four students will represent the Hugh M. Culbertson Chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America by hosting a Chapter Development Session at PRSSA National Conference.

Coca-Cola Company media professional to keynote Ohio University event Nov. 4
The Hugh M. Culbertson Chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) and the Scripps College of Communication will welcome Kent Landers, group director - media relations at The Coca-Cola Company, for a campus event on Friday, November 4.

Oct 17
‘A Mile Together’ week raises awareness about power-based violence
Ohio University’s inaugural “A Mile Together” week brought attention to the issue of power-based violence through several workshops and events.

90 Minutes Series: a conversation with Charlie Savage
Charlie Savage is a Washington correspondent for The New York Times. Attend Savage’s talk as part of the 90 Minutes Series on Wednesday, Oct. 19 at 8:00 p.m. in Morton Hall, Room 201 moderated by Connor Perrett.

Success continues for CLDC’s Work That Matters: Nonprofit and Service Fair
More than 250 Ohio University students participated in the Career and Leadership Development Center's Oct. 12 Work That Matters: Nonprofit and Service Fair.

iCUE Spotlight: Oct. 17-23
Here are a few highlights of what's in the CUE for the week of Oct. 17-23. The CUE is the best and most accessible way to find out and let people know what's happening on campus.

Physics NOAA Intern Takes Home Top Honor at Boulder Laboratories Symposium
Ohio University Honors Tutorial College Engineering Physics undergraduate Sara Sand received an Outstanding Presentation Award recently for her presentation “Evaluation of the Wind Flow Variability Using Scanning Doppler Lidar Measurements," with co-authors Dr. Yelena Pichugina and Alan Brewer at the recent Boulder Laboratories Postdoctoral Poster Symposium.

Oct 14
Prizes, free food and opportunity to save lives at blood drive
The College of Health Sciences and Professions School of Nursing senior class is collaborating with the American Red Cross to host a blood drive on Oct. 27 from 1-7 p.m. in Baker Center Ballroom.

Oct 13
OHIO fraternity recognized for partnership with local nonprofit
Ohio University's chapter of Lambda Chi Alpha landed in the pages of Cross and Crescent, the national organization’s monthly publication, this past summer in a feature article touting the group’s work with a local non-profit organization that also happens to be its next door neighbor.

Career and Leadership Development Center to host Grad School Fair for all students
Ohio University’s Career and Leadership Development Center is set to host its first-ever Grad School Fair on Wednesday, Oct. 19, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Baker University Center 240/242.

Students partner with WOUB, call attention to LGBTQ issues
This fall, students in Dr. Loran Marsan’s LGBTQ Media Action course are creating WOUB radio broadcasts that examine how queer-identifying people of color experience life in Athens. The students recently released their first broadcast, an analysis of homophobia and racism on Ohio University’s campus

Oct 12
Scripps Day showcases innovation, future of media
The 11th annual Scripps Day took place at Ohio University on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016. This annual celebration of the partnership between the Scripps Howard Foundation and the Scripps College of Communication gave students the opportunity to network and learn from communication professionals in the E.W. Scripps Company. 

Farfel Prize-winning BuzzFeed reporter speaks to journalism students
Aram Roston, an investigative reporter for BuzzFeed News, visited Ohio University Oct. 4, as a visiting professional and as one of the winners of the 2015 Farfel Prize for Excellence in Investigative Reporting.

‘Clubs across Campus’ shines a spotlight on the Magician’s Association (VIDEO)
University Communications and Marketing’s second installment in the “Clubs across Campus” video series features the Ohio University Magician’s Association, designed for magicians and magic enthusiasts alike.

Students to host Oct. 22 fundraiser for high school student battling Hodgkin’s lymphoma
An Ohio University meeting and conference planning class will host “Harvesting Hope for Amanda” on Saturday, Oct. 22 to raise funds for Amanda Lasure’s cancer treatment expenses.

Oct 11
Multicultural Leadership Ambassadors available to share their stories
The 2016-17 Ohio University Multicultural Leadership Ambassadors are in their third year and ready to expand their diversity speaking engagements. Their mission is to eliminate stereotypes while building inclusive, understanding communities through interactive presentations.

Breaking the Law class 'opens your eyes'
Eighty freshmen and sophomores met for a regular day of class in Schoonover 450. But this regular day of class on Sept. 29 was an unusual experience for undergraduate students at Ohio University.<br />CAS 2500: Breaking the Law is an innovative team-taught course that offers interdisciplinary approaches to the challenges of law and justice in the 21st century.

Mock Trial Team prepares for invitational
The Ohio University Mock Trial teams have each been preparing a case for trial in anticipation of the OSU Scarlet & Gray Invitational at the Franklin County Court of Common Pleas in Columbus, Ohio on Oct. 15-16.

Oct 10
iCUE Spotlight
iCUE Spotlight highlights what's in the University's official Calendar of University Events. This week: headshots, food trucks, and immigration.

90 Minutes Series: a conversation with Lemon Andersen
Lemon Andersen is an acclaimed artist with a rap sheet. Attend Andersen’s talk as part of the 90 Minutes Series on Wednesday, Oct. 12 at 8:00 p.m. in Morton Hall, Room 201.<br />

Stand out on your resume with Leadership Certificates
Ohio University’s Career and Leadership Development Center (CLDC) offers two certificate programs that enhance student skills and support career readiness.

Social Media Studies Certificate holds information session on Oct. 10
The Social Media Studies Certificate in the School of Media Arts & Studies is a program that focuses on the role that social media plays in shaping everyday life.

Annual Scripps Day planned for Oct. 11
The eleventh annual Scripps Day at Ohio University will take place Tuesday, Oct. 11. This is an annual celebration of the partnership between the Scripps Howard Foundation and the Scripps College of Communication.

Oct 9
ONCA hosting info sessions for the prestigious Hollings Scholarship
Ohio University’s Office of Nationally Competitive Awards (ONCA) will host information sessions on the prestigious Hollings Scholarship at 6 p.m. Oct. 17 and 18 in Baker University Center 236.

Oct 7
Phi Beta Kappa hosts lecture on dramatic event in history: The Cambrian Explosion, Oct. 11
Phi Beta Kappa’s 2016-17 Visiting Scholar is Professor Shuhai Xiao, who gives a special lecture on the “Cambrian Explosion” on Tuesday, Oct. 11, at 4:30 p.m. in Walter 145.

University Program Council to host annual ‘Fall Festival’ event
Ohio University’s University Program Council (UPC) will be hosting its annual “Fall Festival” event from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12, on South Beach.

Oct 5
Margaret Boyd Scholars make the most of summer 'break'
Through internships at JPMorgan, CBS News and the International Peace Park Association, among others, Margaret Boyd Scholars extended their leadership into the professional world.

Dean of Students launches Golf Cart Karaoke series
Inspired by the "Late Late Show" with James Corden, Dean of Students Jenny Hall-Jones initiated her own version of Carpool Karaoke this month with help from OHIO students.

More than 1,100 Bobcats participate in CLDC’s Career and Internship Fair
During the Career and Leadership Development Center’s Fall 2016 Career and Internship Fair, 117 employers from across the country met with 1,128 Bobcats seeking internship and job opportunities.

Oct 4
Deadline for first-year students to apply for women’s scholars program is Oct. 17
First-year students interested in becoming a part of Ohio University’s first and only women’s scholars program have until Monday, Oct. 17, to apply for the program.

CLDC’s Work That Matters: Non-Profit and Service Fair to be held Oct. 12
Scheduled for 1 to 5 p.m. Oct. 12 in the Bobcat Student Lounge, the Career and Leadership Development Center's Work That Matters: Non-Profit and Service Fair is designed to connect Ohio University students with career, internship and volunteer opportunities at non-profit and government service organizations.

Oct 3
The Ralph and Luci Schey Sales Centre kicks off fall semester by setting new records
The Schey Sales Centre welcomes 138 new hires and hosts largest career fair to date.

New Venture Planning teaches graduate students what it takes to start a business
The One-Year MBA cohort visits local businesses on entrepreneurship learning journey.

Business Bobcat Q&A: Sheri Sheffel
Business Bobcat Q&A: Sheri Sheffel

OHIO announces 2016 Homecoming Court; king, queen voting begins today
Ohio University has selected its 2016 Homecoming Court, and all students are encouraged to vote for Homecoming king and queen now through Oct. 7.

Kickoff for new French and Francophone Studies Certificates is Oct. 4
To kick-off the arrival of the brand new French and Francophone Studies Certificates, faculty are holding an inaugural “salon” on Oct. 4 at 4 p.m. in the Friends of the Library room at Alden Library.

Sep 30
UPC to host ‘Yell Like Hell Pre-Party’ Homecoming event
Ohio University’s University Program Council (UPC) will be hosting a “Yell Like Hell Pre-Party” event from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, in the Baker University Center parking lot.

Sep 29
New Heritage College student group seeks the humanist inside the white coat
A newly formed student group, Humanism in Medicine, is promoting humanism and creativity among faculty and students.

New video series explores OHIO student orgs, clubs (VIDEO)
A new video series from Ohio University Communications and Marketing explores some of the nearly 500 annually recognized student organizations and clubs available on the Athens Campus, starting with the Ohio University Hammock Club.

Homecoming Week activities include opportunity to give back
Ohio University's Homecoming Week 2016 festivities will include a weeklong canned food drive and a Pack the Pantry event on Oct. 4, all to benefit the Athens County Food Pantry.

Sep 28
University to host inaugural student diversity conference Oct. 22
Ohio University will host its inaugural student diversity conference on Saturday, Oct. 22. Titled “Diversity in the Midst of Change,” it will address many of the important issues facing college students today.

Templeton Scholar uses trip to Morocco as springboard for great senior year
Ohio University senior Mica Smith lived and studied in Morocco this past summer as part of her Critical Languages Scholarship.

Sep 26
Marty Baron receives Carr Van Anda Award
On Tuesday, Sept. 20 the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism welcomed Marty Baron, editor of The Washington Post, to Ohio University. Baron spent the day visiting and talking to classes, including the introductory class for freshman in the journalism school. That same evening he spoke at an assembly where students, faculty and staff gathered to see him receive the Carr Van Anda Award for excellence in journalism.