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Apr 20
Ten things you may not know about Alden Library but should (PHOTOS)
There are some things about Ohio University's Alden Library, a popular destination for studying and research, even its most-frequent visitors may not know but should check out.

Apr 18
Class of 2018 anticipates graduation and celebrates Senior Week
Senior Week kicks off on Monday, April 23, to celebrate graduating seniors’ final days in Athens. As these students transition into successful alumni, they can reminisce on the last four years’ accomplishments and soak up everything Athens has to offer.

Apr 17
Multicultural Leadership Ambassadors strengthens brand and cohesiveness in fourth year
Now in its fourth year, Ohio University’s Multicultural Leadership Ambassadors have focused their efforts on building a stronger brand and becoming a more cohesive team. These changes were made in an effort to strengthen the team and grow the program into a well-known entity throughout the OHIO and Athens communities.

Apr 16
Civil engineering students host, compete in regional conference that draws hundreds
A few April showers didn’t stop civil engineering students from competing in the American Society of Civil Engineers’ 2018 Ohio Valley Student Conference, an event they also hosted, from Thurs.-Sat., April 12-14.

Mechanical, electrical engineering students earn Goldwater Scholar honor, honorable mention
A junior mechanical engineering student has been named as a national 2018 Barry M. Goldwater Scholar, with a sophomore electrical engineering student earning an honorable mention.

Students show off 3D designs, share dinner at fourth annual RamenFest
Dozens of Ohio University students, faculty and staff gathered in the Academic & Research Center on Thursday to snack, socialize and see engineering and technology students’ 3D printed designs at the Russ College’s fourth annual RamenFest.

Mechanical engineering students to demonstrate capstone projects designed to make a difference
Mechanical engineering students will present their senior capstone projects at Ohio University’s 18th annual Mechanical Engineering Demo Day on Sat., April 21, from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the Academic & Research Center and Stocker Center. Teams, which partner with local businesses or community members for the projects, will give presentations in Stocker Center Room 103.

Apr 13
University Program Council to host ‘Huge Event of the Year’
Ohio University’s University Program Council (UPC) will be hosting the “Huge Event of the Year," featuring giant games and tasty treats, from 3 to 5 p.m. Monday, April 23, in the middle of the Athens Campus’ West Green.

Apr 12
Air Force ROTC Cadet to attend the US Air Force Academy Exchange Program for the Fall 2018 semester
Air Force ROTC Cadet to attend the US Air Force Academy Exchange Program for the Fall 2018 semester

OUPD to remove abandoned bikes in May
OUPD will mark all bikes on campus with colored ribbon in early May. Owners who do not want their bike removed should remove the ribbon.

OHIO seeks student input on Changing Campus Culture Survey
All OHIO students are being asked to participate in a short, 13-question survey to help Ohio University and the Ohio Department of Education better understand the issue of campus sexual violence.

Scripps PRSSA to host Second Annual Diversity Panel
The Scripps Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) will hold its Second Annual Diversity Panel at 6 p.m. Monday, April 16, in Alden Library 319. The event will feature four Ohio University panelists who will speak about how the communication, public relations and journalism industries can improve the current media landscape.

Apr 11
Take Back the Night speaker encourages everyone to be a better bystander
During his April 4 talk, Tim Mousseau shared how being a survivor of sexual assault has changed his life and challenged his audience to find ways to prevent sexual violence.

iCUE Spotlight: April 12-18, 2018
The iCUE Spotlight shines on new and notable events in the week ahead at Ohio University. All information is taken from the official OHIO Calendar of University Events.

President’s Scholarship Reception honors record number of high-achieving residence halls
An annual tradition recognizing the academic achievements of students living on the Athens Campus and those who participate in Sorority and Fraternity Life, this year’s Ohio University President's Scholarship Reception applauded 30 of the campus’ nearly 40 residence halls, all of which had cumulative GPAs of 3.0 or higher at the end of fall semester 2017.

Apr 10
April 18 Leadership Awards Gala to honor exceptional students, organizations
Ohio University’s most exceptional student leaders will be recognized at the University’s 35th annual Leadership Awards Gala, scheduled for the evening of Wednesday, April 18, in the Baker University Center Ballroom.

Buildings, brains, and boxes: Ohio University women engineering students host STEM competition for Girl Scouts
Local Girl Scouts engaged in a day of building and collaboration with the Ohio University Society of Women Engineers (SWE) student chapter Saturday at the culmination of its spring design-and-build competition.

Computer science student organization wins top prize at Midwest hackathon
Two of four computer science and electrical engineering student teams from Ohio University’s Russ College of Engineering and Technology won prizes in March at a regional coding contest – with one team taking home top billing.

Bobcat nanosatellite selected by NASA for launch
NASA has selected Ohio University’s research nanosatellite Bobcat-1 as one of just 11 small spacecrafts from the U.S. and Puerto Rico as auxiliary payloads aboard upcoming space missions.

Student teams present to AT&T at Scripps Innovation Challenge Pitch Day
On Monday, April 9, two teams gave their pitch to three judges for the sixth annual Scripps Innovation Challenge Pitch Day finale.

Graduate Student Senate observing Graduate Professional Student Appreciation Week
Ohio University’s Graduate Student Senate (GSS) is celebrating Graduate Professional Student Appreciation Week April 9-13.

Apr 9
University announces alumna Allie LaForce as 2018 Spring Commencement speaker
Allie LaForce, a 2011 magna cum laude graduate from OHIO’s nationally recognized Honors Tutorial College and Emmy-nominated reporter and anchor for CBS Sports and Turner Sports, will deliver Ohio University’s 2018 Spring Commencement address on May 5.

Early childhood education students provide heartfelt donation
Students enrolled in Diversity in Early Childhood Education, EDEC 3701, at Ohio University Chillicothe cheerfully donated $300 to the Pioneer Center in Ross County, Ohio. The donation came about as part of the class’s community service learning project.

Apr 5
Writer Brandon “Scoop B” Robinson discusses his career in the media during “90 Minutes” talk
Columnist and managing editor at RESPECT. magazine, Brandon “Scoop B” Robinson, talked about what it was like being a child prodigy, and what it takes to be successful in today’s industry.

Apr 4
iCUE Spotlight: April 5-11, 2018
We're in the middle of week 12 and the iCUE Spotlight shines a light on what's happening this week at Ohio University. All information is taken from the official OHIO Calendar of University Events, calendar.ohio.edu.

Local Girl Scouts to test engineering designs Saturday at Ohio University STEM competition
Ohio University’s Society of Women Engineers (SWE) student chapter will host the "Buildings, Brains, and Boxes" competition for local Girl Scouts from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 7, at The Market on State.

Ohio University Russ College student selected as prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholar
Quinn Mitchell, an Ohio University junior majoring in mechanical engineering, has been selected as a 2018 Barry M. Goldwater Scholar.

OHIO’s Master of Athletic Administration announces formation of advisory board, appointment of members
Ohio University’s Master of Athletic Administration (MAA) Program has announced the formation of its first advisory board. The board will provide guidance and support for the program’s efforts as the premier degree program for future interscholastic athletic administrators. The board will also help identify future growth opportunities within the program and potential resources.

Apr 3
Communication Week to celebrate Scripps College of Communication’s 50th anniversary
The Ohio University Scripps College of Communication will celebrate its 50th anniversary on Mon., April 9, during Communication Week. The annual week , which takes place April 9-13, celebrates the world of communication and the achievements of Scripps College of Communication students, alumni, faculty and staff.

Apr 2
Interdisciplinary eye expert, inventor, and engineer delivers second Russ Prize lecture
Biomedical engineer and ophthalmologist David Huang, one of the five recipients of the National Academy of Engineering’s 2017 Fritz J. and Dolores H. Russ Prize, spoke at Ohio University last week as part of the Stocker Lecture Series to share his role in the development of optical coherence tomography (OCT), an innovative medical imaging technology that enables diagnosis and treatment of eye diseases and other medical conditions.

Top aerospace engineer visits to coach Russ College students, tour facilities
Business executive, investor and entrepreneur Ed Swallow – also a leading aerospace engineering executive -- visited Ohio University last week to talk with students, faculty and staff at the Russ College of Engineering and Technology.

Student spins off of his C-Suite involvement to create his own startup
A Russ College student has jumped into the world of business with a fellow classmate, thanks to his early collaboration on the development of Ohio University’s C-Suite, a central hub for student entrepreneurship and collaboration.

Students, alumni invited to participate in OHIO’s annual Teacher Job Fair on April 13
Ohio University’s annual Teacher Job Fair, hosted by the Career and Leadership Development Center (CLDC), is scheduled for Friday, April 13. Free and open to all OHIO students and alumni, the fair is designed to allow aspiring educators to build connections with educational professionals, explore career opportunities and practice networking and interviewing skills – all in one day and all on the Athens Campus.

OHIO’s newest Bobcats selecting roommates, connecting with classmates via new software
Members of Ohio University’s incoming Class of 2022 are already building their Bobcat family thanks to a new software system designed to improve the first-year roommate matching experience while allowing first-year students to network before they arrive on the Athens Campus.

Mar 30
Doctoral engineering student incorporates 3D printing technology into bioengineering project
A Russ College doctoral student is breaking the mold by using 3D printing to create medical monitoring devices that can detect abnormalities in utero.

Russ College partners with Athens county students, wins mobile app competition with sustainable solution
A team of Russ College and local pre-university students has won the 2017 IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference’s Call for Solutions competition for their mobile app to reduce food waste.

Mar 29
2018 Moms Weekend is loaded with fun activities
One of the most popular and fun-filled weekends of the year is just around the corner! Moms Weekend begins Friday, April 6, and continues through Sunday, April 8.

iCUE Spotlight: March 29-April 4, 2018
iCUE Spotlight shines a light on what's happening this week at Ohio University. All information is taken from the official OHIO Calendar of University Events, calendar.ohio.edu.

Mar 27
‘Clubs Across Campus’ spotlights volunteer community outreach group (VIDEO)
Ohio University Communications and Marketing’s latest “Clubs Across Campus” video takes a look at Renaissance Engineers, a student organization on the Athens Campus committed to problem solving, education and service within the community.

OHIO journalism student elected to National PRSSA Executive Board
Alyssa Murtagh, a third-year student in Ohio University’s E.W. Scripps School of Journalism and vice president of member relations for the Scripps Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA), has been elected to serve on the 2018-19 PRSSA National Committee as the new vice president of career services.

Counseling, Psychological Services available to assist students in person, by phone, online
With the addition of new staff over the past year, Ohio University Counseling and Psychological Services (CPS) is better able to provide mental health services to those students who may be in need of them.

Mar 23
Several OHIO programs recognized in most recent U.S. News Best Graduate School rankings
Ohio University once again placed well in a variety of U.S. News and World Reports Best Graduate School Rankings.

Ohio University Board of Trustees discusses Park Place Corridor, FY19 budget, planning updates
Ohio University’s Board of Trustees approved the tuition, fee and rate schedule for OHIO’s regional campuses, as well as draft ideas and initial supporting projects of a Park Place planning strategy, during its March 23 meeting.

Mar 22
Bobcat Battalion presented with prestigious MacArthur Award for being top eight program
Now in its 29th year of existence, The MacArthur Award recognizes just eight schools as the best of the Army’s 275 ROTC programs.

iCUE Spotlight: March 22-28, 2018
The iCUE Spotlight highlights highlights what's happening at Ohio University, seven days at a time. All information is taken from the official OHIO Calendar of University Events.

Mar 21
Alumni Expand Possibilities for Arts & Sciences Students through Networking
Inexperience plain on their faces and business cards in hand, students entered the Baker Ballroom in search of a conversation, a lead, some words of advice about careers or their resume....

Creative Spring Studio offers students an imaginative take on a typical classroom
At first glance, the space might look like the personal studio of an artist, but it actually serves as a classroom and workspace for students in the School of Visual Communication’s Creative Process class.

Student electrical and computer engineering honor society chapter earns outstanding award
Ohio University’s chapter of Eta Kappa Nu, an international electrical and computer engineering honor society, earned the Outstanding Chapter award for the 2016-17 academic year from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).

Second Russ Prize lecture to welcome renowned interdisciplinary eye expert
The Russ College of Engineering and Technology will welcome biomedical engineer and ophthalmologist David Huang, one of five 2017 recipients of the National Academy of Engineering’s Russ Prize, for a special lecture on Thurs., March 29, from 2-3 p.m., in Irvine 199. A reception will follow from 3-3:30 p.m.

Russ College students collaborate with peers, university to build campus creativity hub
Two Russ College of Engineering and Technology student leaders are seeing their long-term investment working to launch an innovation incubator pay off as Ohio University’s C-Suite, a create space for student entrepreneurship and small business, moves into the physical design phase.