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Feb 9
Scripps College PRSSA hosts diversity panel discussion
The Scripps College of Communication’s Public Relations Students Society of America held a diversity panel as a part of the organization’s Monday night meeting to discuss more ethical, diverse and equal representation in the media.

iCUE Spotlight: Feb. 9-16, 2017
iCUE Spotlight highlights what's happening this week at Ohio University, taken from the official OHIO Calendar of University Events. This week, Beyond the Website, the Career and Internship Fair and 3MT!

Feb 8
Project Hindsight: Alvin Talks MLK and Homework Stress
Alvin Chaney talks about OHIO's Martin Luther King, Jr. celebrations and how he's dealing with the onset of spring semester's rising academic expectations. (Hang in there, AJ!)

Feb. 10 panel discussion to explore ‘Student Rights in a Changing America’
Ohio University’s Center for International Studies will host a "Need to Know: Student Rights in a Changing America" panel discussion from 3 to 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10, in Walter Hall 235.

Jessica Storm receives Albert Schweitzer Fellowship and works as an advocate for women bettering their lives
Jessica Storm, a doctoral student studying Higher Education in The Patton College of Education, received an Albert Schweitzer Fellowship. ASF prepares professionals to serve and empower vulnerable people to live healthier lives.

Shootout competition challenges students to create films in two days
This past weekend, Friday, Feb. 3 to Sunday, Feb. 5, student teams could be seen working throughout the Ohio University campus and surrounding area to produce a short film in 48 hours.

Feb 7
CLDC to host Career and Internship Fair, Night of Networking on Feb. 14
Ohio University's Career and Leadership Development Center (CLDC) will hold its bi-annual Career and Internship Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14, in the Baker University Center Ballroom followed by the Night of Networking from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Konneker Alumni Center.

Feb 6
Multicultural Leadership Ambassadors now holding office hours in residence halls
The new Multicultural Leadership Ambassadors in Residence Program, a collaboration between Housing and Residence Life and Diversity and Inclusion, will give residence hall students another contact point for diversity questions or conversations.

Russ College students’ simulation gains global recognition, solves logistical problem
A team of industrial and systems engineering students applied their skills beyond the classroom, placing in the top 16 of 250 teams in the recent international Simio student competition.

Feb 3
90 Minutes Series: a conversation with Nick Creegan and Justin Walters
Nick Creegan and Justin Walters are rising talents in sports journalism. Active members of the National Association of Black Journalists, they are returning to Ohio University to share their thoughts on the business and to offer their insights on how aspiring journalists can break into it.

University Program Council to host Spring Break Pre-Party
Ohio University’s University Program Council (UPC) will be hosting a Spring Break Pre-Party from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8, in the Baker University Center Ballroom.

Feb 2
iCUE Spotlight: February 2-8, 2017
iCUE Spotlight highlights what's happening this week at Ohio University, taken from the official OHIO Calendar of University Events. This week: 48-Hour Shootout, So You Think You're Famous, and bidding farewell to President and First Lady McDavis.

90 Minutes Series: a conversation with Cody Stavenhagen
Cody Stavenhagen, a ’16 graduate of Oklahoma State University, is the poster child for how to break into the sports writing business today. Stavenhagen, who now covers the Oklahoma Sooners for The Tusla World, has a resume that looks like a travelogue. He’s held internships at major websites like MLB.com (two) and daily newspapers like The Minneapolis Star Tribune.

Feb 1
Margaret Boyd Scholars Program announces new class
The new crop of scholars comprise students from Virginia, Georgia and 13 Ohio counties and represent 17 majors, from forensic chemistry to environmental pre-law.

Jan 30
MDIA’s 15th annual 48-hour Shootout competition scheduled for Feb. 3-5
During the Shootout, teams of students from the School of Media Arts & Studies come together to form a cast and crew, write a script and shoot and edit a film all in under 48-hours. The three-to-five-minute student films will then be screened at a free event on Sunday, Feb. 5 at 6:30 p.m. in Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium.

Graduate student summer pay cycle to change
The Graduate Student pay schedule will change beginning May 2017. This change will more closely align the graduate pay schedule with the academic calendar, and with when work is being performed. As a result of this change, Summer I pay dates will be paid in the appropriate fiscal year.

Jan 29
Phi Alpha Delta students visit Chicago law schools
Phi Alpha Delta, the pre-law fraternity at Ohio University, traveled to South Bend, IN, and Chicago to tour  prospective law schools. About 30 students participated in the three-day trip.

Classics students help publicize new ‘Greek in Greece’ summer program
These days, not even the ancient Greek messenger god, Hermes, could outfly Twitter or Facebook to alert followers to a new initiative at Ohio University to study Greek in the seaport city of Patras, Greece. The inaugural OHIO-Patras Greek-in-Greece study abroad takes place this May.

Jan 27
Wealth & Poverty Week brings experts and community together to discuss rural America
Rural America’s unique challenges and opportunities will be the topic of Ohio University’s Wealth and Poverty Week from February 3 – 10.

Workshops to help students, alumni prepare for CLDC’s Career and Internship Fair
Ohio University’s Career and Leadership Development Center is offering six “Prepare for the Fair” workshops Feb. 6-9 in advance of its Career and Internship Fair on Feb. 14.

University Program Council to host Super Bowl Pre-Party
Ohio University’s University Program Council (UPC) will be hosting a Super Bowl Pre-Party beginning at noon Wednesday, Feb. 1, in the Bobcat Student Lounge on the first floor of Baker University Center.

Jan 26
Sibs Weekend is Feb. 3-5
Ohio University is kicking off February with Sibs Weekend, so get ready to create some family memories! Big and little siblings, cousins and other family members are welcome to join in the festivities Friday, Feb. 3 through Sunday, Feb. 5.

Project Hindsight: Meet KeAysia
What is Project Hindsight: The First Year? It's a way to discover what being a student at Ohio University is really all about! Follow the students and share their experiences and adventures.

90 Minutes Series: a conversation with Darrell Dawsey
A native Detroiter and a graduate of Wayne State University, Darrell Dawsey is a firebrand – now and in his past. His work has appeared in some of the best newspapers in America, including The Los Angeles Times and USA TODAY.

Jan 25
UC seeks learning community leaders
UC seeks learning community leaders

Ninety Ohio University Eastern students make Dean’s List
Ninety students have been named to the Ohio University Dean's List while attending classes at the Eastern Campus for the fall semester ending Dec. 9.

MSES candidate develops innovative research on campus renewable energy choices for Ohio University
Behind Building 22 on The Ridges, nine brand new solar panels are capturing the sun’s energy - all in part of one student's determination: Alex Burke.

Jan 24
OUGDA participates in Global Game Jam officially for the first time
The Global Game Jam is held each year digitally and groups from schools and clubs around the world join server locations to participate together and share their final games created in 48-hours.

Rec Center in Zanesville receives Ohio Secretary of State Recognition
Muskingum Recreation Center receives proclamation from Ohio Secretary of State

Jan 23
Zanesville Campus students honored at Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer Breakfast
Tom Davis, interim dean at Ohio University Zanesville, presented scholarship certificates to Kelly West and Barry Brown at the Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer Breakfast held last week in Zanesville.

Finalist teams announced for the 5th annual Scripps Innovation Challenge Pitch Day
Four student teams have been named finalists in this year’s Scripps Innovation Challenge and will compete for a $13,000 prize pot in the annual competition to come up with innovative solutions to media and communication industry challenges. 

Project Hindsight: The First Year will give an inside look into the freshman experience at OHIO
Real students sharing real stories. This is the goal of Project Hindsight: The First Year, a University Communications and Marketing (UCM) initiative that gives an inside look into the lives of nine Ohio University freshmen as they navigate their first year at college.

Graduating seniors have one final opportunity for free yearbook photos
The Athena yearbook staff will be hosting the last of this year’s senior portrait days from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Feb. 1-3 in the conference room hallway on the second floor of Baker University Center.

Jan 20
Paid undergrad research scholar positions available offering valuable applied experiences
The Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs is offering Undergraduate Research Scholar funded positions for the­ 2017-2018 academic year. ­ Highly motivated students from any school or department are encouraged to apply for these competitive positions.

Voinovich School Energy and Environmental Brownbag Series focuses on mapping disaster responses
Members of the campus community are invited to the first Voinovich School Energy and Environmental Brownbag of the semester on Friday, January 27 from 12 – 1 p.m. in Bldg. 22, Room 221 at the The Ridges where Rob Delach, senior geospatial manager, will discuss how maps assist responders reach those in need during disasters.

90 Minutes Series: a conversation with Lisa Maatz
Lisa Maatz, an Ohio University alumna, understands what the 2016 presidential election means for women in America. Attend a talk with Maatz, moderated by Lilli Sher, as part of the 90 Minutes Series on Wednesday, Jan. 25 at 7:30 p.m. in Morton Hall, 201.

The hotel industry is experiential, as is the learning at Ohio University
Students in the Human and Consumer Sciences academic program from the Patton College of Education recently traveled to Columbus to experience the hotel industry with the Hyatt Regency Columbus.

Jan 19
Sports Ad kicks off the spring semester
Ohio University Sports Administration program took a moment to look back at the fall semester highlights.

iCUE Spotlight: January 19-25, 2017
CUE Spotlight highlights what's happening this week at Ohio University, taken from the official OHIO Calendar of University Events. This week, the Board of Trustees meeting, Global Game Jam and ice!

Jan 18
Meeting to discuss development of Survivor Advocacy Program student organization
Ohio University’s Survivor Advocacy Program (SAP) is preparing to launch a student organization and will hold an informational meeting at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 23, in Lindley Hall 034.

Campus community informed of student believed to have bacterial meningitis
Student believed to have bacterial meningitis

Jan 17
All Greek Expo to allow students to explore sorority, fraternity life at OHIO
Ohio University students interested in learning more about sorority and fraternity life at OHIO are invited to attend the All Greek Expo from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19, in the Baker University Center Ballroom.

Nominations, applications being accepted for Charles J. Ping International Leadership Award
Ohio University International Student and Faculty Services is accepting nominations and applications for this year’s Charles J. Ping International Leadership Award.

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.