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Students News

Jan 12
SMART Dialogue Series spring speakers announced
The Social Media Analytics Research Team (SMART) Lab is hosting a SMART Dialogue Series this semester where faculty, staff and students will prepare talks about social media research they are conducting.

CLDC’s free certificate programs foster Bobcats’ leadership development
Among the Ohio University Career and Leadership Development Center's offerings are two free certificate programs designed to foster students’ leadership skills and help them succeed in today’s competitive global work environment and a leadership program tailored specifically to OHIO’s first-year students.

Jan 11
Five media students studied music production alongside Spoon’s Jim Eno
During fall finals week, five students studying music production in the School of Media Arts & Studies had the opportunity to travel to Austin, Texas, to work in the nationally renowned studio, Public Hi-Fi, and with producer Jim Eno, the drummer of the band Spoon.

President McDavis welcomes students back for spring semester
Ohio University President Roderick J. McDavis sent the following message to OHIO students on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017.

Process for second-year room selection underway
Current Ohio University first-year students have until Friday, Feb. 17, to complete their online housing contact in order to be a part of the room selection process for the next academic year.

Jan 10
90 Minutes Series: a conversation with Jordan Ritter Conn
Few writers in America have had the effect on literature that Jordan Ritter Conn has. While most readers might know his work from Grantland.com, Ritter Conn has written for almost all the high-end publications and sports websites. Attend a talk with Ritter Conn, moderated by Jordan Horrobin, as part of the 90 Minutes Series on Wednesday, Jan. 18 at 7:30 p.m. in Scripps Hall, 111.

Alumna Megan Westervelt to hold public discussion, gallery reception on Jan. 12
School of Visual Communication alumna Megan Westervelt, MA ’14, returns to campus this week to work with students and host a public discussion about “Turning interdisciplinary passions into action: Storytelling in Amazonian Ecuador” on Thursday, Jan. 12 from 4:30-6:00 p.m. in Schoonover 145. A reception will follow on the first floor of Schoonover Center and the VisCom Gallery.

Jan 9
Registration deadline for leadership summit fast approaching
Jan. 15 is the deadline for OHIO students to register if they wish to join the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine Office of Rural and Underserved Programs for a day of interactive workshops during an interprofessional leadership summit that will take place Friday, Jan. 27.

Jan 3
Food in Sicily info session Jan. 18
The Food Studies Theme and the Office of Global Opportunities is offering the Food in Sicily Summer study abroad.

Dec 22
Submission deadline for Sibs Weekend Program events is Jan. 9
The deadline for organizations to submit events for consideration to be included in the 2017 Sibs Weekend program is Jan. 9.

Dec 16
Registration for spring semester intramural sports to be held Jan. 9-19
Registration for Ohio University's spring semester Intramural Sports Program begins Jan. 9 and continues through Jan. 19.

Dec 13
Minimum wage rate increases January 1
Minimum wage rate increases January 1

Information sessions on becoming an RA to be held Jan. 9-12
Ohio University's Department of Housing and Residence Life is in the process of hiring resident assistants (RAs) for the 2017-18 academic year and has four information sessions planned for the beginning of spring semester.

Dec 9
Nominations being accepted for annual student leadership awards
Nominations are being accepted now through Feb. 1 for this year's student leadership awards program, with the 2017 Leadership Awards Gala slated for April 5.

Dec 8
The College of Business challenges freshmen learning communities at Business Olympics 2016
500 freshmen put their academic skills to the test to compete for gold at the inaugural Business Olympics.

Dec 7
‘Clubs across Campus’ takes a look at OHIO’s Fencing Club (VIDEO)
University Communications and Marketing’s (UCM) latest installment in the “Clubs across Campus” video series explores the Ohio University Fencing Club.

Dec 6
Hunger strikes a win at Startup Weekend Athens
Hunger and hacked are not typically positive words, but for the winning team at Startup Weekend Athens host by the Ohio University Innovation Center, those words procured a brilliant startup idea.

Donatos gives a good pizza, and a good presentation
Donatos Pizza exemplifies the meaning of their name—to give a good thing—not only through their food, but through their commitment to dignity and respect to their customers and communities, a founding family member told a group of Ohio University students recently.

The Future of Environmental Politics and Communication
Since the results of the 2016 United States presidential election, many students at Ohio University are concerned about the direction of their future careers. Conversations in environmental studies classes in particular have left students "clamoring for more" -- more spaces and more opportunities to openly discuss what the future may hold for those pursuing a career in environmental services under a Trump Administration.

Dec 5
Brown bag event gives students helpful tips for self-care before finals
As Finals Week approached, students, staff and community members packed tightly into the Ohio University Women’s Center on Dec. 1 for a Brown Bag Lunch and Learn on self-care.

OHIO’s Department of Sports Administration shares accolades and vision with University Board of Trustees
Department of Sports Administration students meet with Ohio University's Board of Trustees at OU Inn luncheon

Business Bobcats seize the opportunity to learn from digital marketing leaders
Digital Marketing and Sales Strategies students attend HubSpot’s INBOUND 2016 conference in Boston.

iCUE Spotlight: Dec. 5-11, 2016
iCUE Spotlight highlights what's happening this week at Ohio University, taken from the official OHIO Calendar of University Events. This week, #FinalsbyAlden events, the SMART Dialogue Series fall finale and Fall Commencement!

Fall Commencement cap and gown distribution set for Dec. 7-10
Ohio University’s Event Services will be coordinating cap and gown distribution for Fall Commencement Dec. 7-10 in the Amanda J. Cunningham Leadership Center on the third floor of Baker University Center.

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.