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Nov 17
Journalism student talks about interning at ideastream, studying abroad in Spain
Mary Puzder shares her experiences working with a public media company in Cleveland and spending a semester in Toledo, Spain.

Nov 16
Law Center announces 2017 Law, Justice & Culture Certificate cohort of students
The Center for Law, Justice & Culture presents this year’s cohort of students in the Law, Justice & Culture Certificate program.

Nov 13
Dr. Andreas Ströhl to give lecture on philosopher, media theorist Vilém Flusser Nov. 14
Please join Dr. Andreas Ströhl, director of the German Goethe Institutes in North America and the former director of the Munich Film Festival, as he lectures on philosopher and media theorist Vilém Flusser on Tues., Nov. 14 from 7:30-9 p.m. in Schoonover 380.

Nov 12
CHSP to host its annual Thanksgiving feast for international students (VIDEO)
In the spirit of family gatherings, cultural exchange and giving thanks, staff at Ohio University’s College of Health Sciences and Professions are busy planning the feast and festivities for this year’s International Student Thanksgiving Dinner, scheduled for 5 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 21, in Grover Center’s Atrium Café.

Nov 9
Real estate development entrepreneur to share secrets of making it in real estate
John McNellis, a successful real estate developer from northern California, set out to write a book with one goal: to make advice about real estate development readily available to those looking to enter the field. Aspiring developers can get advice in person when McNellis visits Ohio University Nov. 29 from 5 – 7 p.m. in Baker University Center Rm. 240/242 as part of the Center for Entrepreneurship’s guest lecturer series.

‘Getting a Job: The Global Professional in Today’s World’ to be held Nov. 17
“Getting a Job: The Global Professional in Today’s World” will be held on Friday, Nov. 17, beginning at noon in Baker University Center Ballroom A.

Industry tours allow students to explore careers, network with professionals
Ohio University’s Career and Leadership Development Center (CLDC), in partnership with the Patton College of Education’s Department of Human and Consumer Sciences, recently sponsored two industry tours for students to explore retail and hospitality career and internship options.

Nov 8
This week's #TBT features Army ROTC in honor of Veterans Day
As we commemorate Veterans Day this November, here is a look back at images from Army ROTC training at OHIO in 2014.

Nov 7
University Program Council to host ‘Game of Thrones’-themed event
Ohio University’s University Program Council (UPC) will be hosting a “Game of Thrones”-themed event from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, in the Baker University Center Theatre Lounge.

Nov 6
New workshop, Seeking Safety, supports survivors of sexual assault
Delivered by OHIO’s Survivor Advocacy Program and Counseling and Psychological Services, the five-part Seeking Safety series will take place Mondays from 3:05 p.m. to 4 p.m., beginning on Nov. 13 and running through Dec. 11.

Nov 3
The cycle of learning: students teach students in senior design project thanks to 1804 Fund
With a boost from Ohio University’s 1804 Fund, a senior design project is showcasing just how students can create a reciprocal learning cycle, as upperclassmen in the mechanical engineering Designing to Make a Difference capstone course are creating hands-on classroom instruments for underclassmen in the program’s strength of materials course.

Russ College students take first place at Startup Weekend
A pair of Russ College students found themselves at the intersection of creation, innovation and ideation at the annual Techstars Startup Weekend Oct. 13-15, landing on the first-place team and winning $1,000.

Russ College aviation students take first place in SkyHack competition challenge
Student aviators won first place in one of the contests at the regional SkyHack competition, held Oct. 13-15 at Kent State University, beating out teams from Case Western, Miami University of Ohio, Michigan State, Ohio State University, MIT and others.

Nov 2
OHIO students welcome area children into their residence halls for tRAC-or-Treat (PHOTOS)
The Residents’ Action Council (tRAC) hosted its annual tRAC-or-Treat the evenings of Oct. 23-25, allowing area children an opportunity to practice their trick-or-treating skills before the big day and experience a little bit of residence life on Ohio University's Athens Campus.

Nov 1
Series explores new student org dedicated to immersive media, technology (VIDEO)
The “Clubs Across Campus” video series explores the Ohio University Immersive Media Association, dedicated to educating Bobcats on how to create media projects using technologies that include virtual reality, augmented reality, 360 video and audio, motion capture and light field cameras.

Oct 31
Enter the Bobcat to Bobcat Video Contest and Win a Cash Prize
Ohio University's First Year Council sponsors video contest for undergraduate students

Oct 30
Mock trial team kicks off with Scarlet & Grey Tournament
The Ohio University Mock Trial Team sent one team to the Franklin County Courthouse to compete in the OSU Scarlet and Gray Invitational, winning five of the eight ballots, with several attorneys and witnesses who performed extremely well in the early-season tournament.

Oct 29
Studying in Spain provides incredible learning opportunities for OHIO students
Ohio University students who participate in the Spring Semester in Toledo, Spain Program immerse themselves in learning the language while also increasing their cultural understanding, learning important lessons about living in new places and taking part in once-in-a-lifetime experiences.

Oct 27
iCUE Spotlight: Oct. 30-Nov.5, 2017
iCUE Spotlight highlights what's happening this week at Ohio University. All information is taken from the official OHIO Calendar of University Events. This week, music, theater and welcoming OHIO Dads!

University ready to celebrate Dads Weekend, Nov. 3-5
Whether it’s a freshman’s first or a senior’s last, 2017 Dads Weekend is set to kick off Friday, Nov. 3 and run through Sunday, Nov. 5. Bobcats will have the opportunity to bond with their dads at more than a dozen University-hosted events.

Oct 26
‘90 Minutes’ conversation with Richie Plass Nov. 1
The E.W. Scripps School of Journalism will host a “90 Minutes Series” candid conversation with Richie Plass, an advocate for Native American rights, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1 in Schoonover 145. The talk is free and open to the public.

Oct 25
Southern Campus Resource Fair provides information, resources to students
Numerous local organizations, campus programs and student clubs were available to answer questions and provide overviews of their services at Ohio University Southern's annual Resource Fair.

Oct 24
Free senior yearbook photos scheduled for Nov. 1-2
All Ohio University students who are graduating in the 2017-18 academic year are invited to have their senior portrait taken for free, and to be included in the Athena Yearbook, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1, and Thursday, Nov. 2, on the fifth floor of Baker University Center.

OHIO students remove 2,000 pounds of waste from Wayne National Forest
A group of Ohio University students and community members came together to celebrate National Public Lands Day by cleaning up illegally dumped waste in Ohio's only national forest.

Oct 23
National Geographic’s Fernando Baptista shared visual storytelling approach with students
National Geographic Senior Graphics Editor Fernando Baptista presented his approach to visual storytelling to a packed auditorium on Thursday, Oct. 19, in Schoonover Center.

Lecturer Josh Antonuccio to run NYC Marathon in memory of the late Haden DeRoberts
During his life, those who knew Haden DeRoberts knew him as a music lover. DeRoberts came to Ohio University in 2011 and created his own specialized studies degree in event planning and nonprofit management. Along the way, DeRoberts met his academic advisor, and eventual mentor, Josh Antonuccio, a lecturer in the School of Media Arts & Studies.

Turn It Gold documentary premiered to large crowd on Sunday
On Oct. 22, the Athena Cinema premiered the latest documentary from the Scripps College of Communication’s Barbara Geralds Institute for Storytelling and Social Impact with support from the WOUB Public Media Center. The film, “Realistically Ever After: A Turn It Gold Movement,” focuses on the impact of childhood cancer and its lasting effects.

CLDC’s next industry panel to explore careers in event management
For Ohio University students who are interested in working in event management, the Career and Leadership Development Center will be hosting its second industry panel, focused on aspects of the event management industry, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, in Baker University Center 503.

Campus Rec hosting Halloween-themed fitness events
Ohio University students have three opportunities to channel their inner goblins and ghouls with the Department of Campus Recreation’s three upcoming Halloween-themed fitness events.

Oct 20
Interested in playing Tracer baseball?
Coach Pollock invites students to join Tracer Baseball team

Oct 19
OHIO’s Combat Veterans Club helps put elementary students on a path to academic success
One of the Ohio University Combat Veterans Club’s latest community outreach efforts involved partnering with the Athens County Children Services’ School Outreach Program and local businesses to help ensure a successful start to the academic year for students in one local elementary school.

Oct 18
Ohio University Presents the 2017-2018 Presidential Leaders at Inauguration
During his investiture speech in the Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium, Ohio University President M. Duane Nellis spoke about 26 students who will be the inaugural members of the Presidential Leadership Society - a volunteer organization of student representatives who will host alumni and donors at presidential and University events.

‘Realistically Ever After: A Turn it Gold Movement’ film will premiere Sunday
The premiere showing of a new documentary “Realistically Ever After: A Turn it Gold Movement,” focusing on childhood cancer and its aftermath will be shown to the public on Sunday, Oct. 22 at the Athena Cinema on Court St. in Athens, Ohio at 3 p.m.

Oct 17
Free screening of ‘Realistically Ever After: A Turn it Gold Movement’ to be held Oct. 22
There will be a free screening of “Realistically Ever After: A Turn it Gold Movement” on Sunday, Oct. 22 at 3 p.m. at the Athena Cinema on 20 S. Court St.

OHIO, Leipzig, Hong Kong Baptist students map out future message for OHIO to international students
It took Marie Schuster all of five days to feel perfectly at home at Ohio University. That’s why she and a group of students from Germany’s Leipzig University and Hong Kong Baptist University believe OHIO should work to sell itself as a quintessential American experience when recruiting international students, rather than focusing on factual information about the university.

School of Visual Communication welcomes National Geographic artist Fernando Baptista Oct. 18
The Ohio University School of Visual Communication and the School of Art + Design welcome internationally-renowned National Geographic artist Fernando Baptista on Thursday, Oct. 19 at 7 p.m. in Schoonover 145.

Russ College to host student civil engineering regional conference, competitions April 5-7
Next spring, the Russ College will welcome aspiring civil engineers from around Ohio, Kentucky and western Pennsylvania to create for good at the American Society of Civil Engineers’ 2018 Ohio Valley Student Conference.

Oct 16
Getting to know Coach Zack Pollock
Q& A with New Zanesville Campus Tracer Coach

Longtime coach passes the bat to a new generation
34-year coach turns reigns over to the next generation

Intramural sports to include wheelchair basketball – open to all ability levels
Ohio University’s Department of Campus Recreation is preparing to launch its Fall II Intramural Sports Season, which, for the first time ever, will include wheelchair basketball, a program open to students of all ability levels.

Oct 13
Student makes the most of his experience at CLDC, lands internship with McDonald’s
Zach Hadley talks about working with Ohio University's Career and Leadership Development Center on his resume and cover letter and applying for internships.

Oct 11
School of Communication Studies hosts 2017 Organizational Communication Mini Conference Oct. 13-15
The Ohio University School of Communication Studies will host the 2017 Organizational Communication Mini Conference Oct. 13-15 at the main campus in Athens. The purpose of the Organizational Communication Mini Conference is to feature and support graduate students pursuing organizational communication research.

Campus Recycling announces Battle of the Greens winners
The time has finally arrived to announce the fall 2017 Battle of the Greens winners! The residence halls to recycle the highest percentage of their waste streams are: Armbruster/Atkinson for South Green; Scott Quad for East Green; and Wilson for West Green. Congratulations to not only the winners, but to all the residence halls for participating and recycling a total of 82,143 pounds throughout the month of September!

Oct 10
‘Clubs across Campus’ shines a spotlight on BobcaThon (VIDEO)
Ohio University Communications and Marketing’s latest “Clubs across Campus” video shines the spotlight on BobcaThon,a yearlong fundraising effort that benefits the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Ohio and that culminates in a 12-hour dance marathon.

‘A Mile Together’ creates awareness, educates on power-based personal violence
Better Bystanders hosted “A Mile Together,” a week-long series of programs designed to draw awareness to and help prevent power-based personal violence through bystander intervention techniques, Sept. 26-29 on Ohio University’s Athens Campus.

Oct 9
Using vlogging and blogging for advocacy: The Patton College offers free summit
The Patton College of Education's 7th Annual Advocacy & Leadership Summit will be held Sunday, Oct. 22 in McCracken Hall 105. The theme is "Speak Up & Speak Out! Advocacy through Vlogging and Blogging."

Oct 6
No classes on Reading Day, Tuesday, Oct. 10
Ohio University students will have a one-day hiatus from attending classes on Reading Day 2017, which is Tuesday, Oct. 10. Campus and administrative offices will remain open.

Oct 5
Ohio University reinstates Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
The reinstatement falls on the 54th anniversary of the organization’s founding at Ohio University, marking yet another milestone in the social sorority’s history.

‘90 Minutes’ conversation with Senior VP for CBS News Ingrid Ciprian-Matthews Oct. 11
The E.W. Scripps School of Journalism will host a “90 Minutes Series” candid conversation with Senior VP for CBS News Ingrid Ciprian-Matthews at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11 in Schoonover 145. The talk is free and open to the public.

Scripps online applied communication bachelor’s degree ranked first in most affordable online college list by OnlineU
OnlineU has ranked Ohio University Scripps College of Communication’s online bachelor’s degree completion program in applied communication first in its “2018 Most Affordable Online Colleges for Public Relations Degrees” rankings.