Monday, Aug 03, 2015

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Students News

Jul 29
University adopts new student preferred names policy
In an attempt to meet the changing needs of its students, faculty and staff, Ohio University recently adopted a new policy that will allow students to choose a preferred name and/or gender pronoun for self-identification.

Jul 27
Former federal health leader prescribes ‘intentional kindness’ for record-setting medical school class
This past weekend, the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine welcomed its class of 2019 – the first in its history to represent its three campuses in Athens, Dublin and Cleveland.

Jul 22
Culinary Services unveils new mobile app
It’s now easier than ever to find the nearest on-campus café, eatery or market from your iOS or Android device.

Jul 16
Patrick Roden named student trustee
Ohio Gov. John Kasich appointed rising junior Patrick J. Roden as a student trustee to the Ohio University Board of Trustees on June 11. His term runs June 11, 2015 to May 13, 2017.

Jul 13
Incoming medical students are welcomed with a gift to be held close to the heart
In what has become a tradition of the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, the Society of Alumni and Friends sponsored a Student Welcome Dinner July 6, at which members of the incoming class of 2019 each received a stethoscope as a gift.

Jul 9
Southern Campus students gain valuable experience in productions
Ohio University Southern electronic media students produced two recent events, Russell Railroad Days and Summer Motion held in Ashland, Kentucky.

University awarded $60,000 grant to help former foster care students
Ohio University hosted a reception on Wednesday to announce that it has received a $60,000 grant over three years from the Ohio Attorney General's Office to support its new Ohio Reach Scholars Program.

Jul 2
Grant awarded for new theater projectors
The Theater Division at Ohio University will receive new theatrical projectors—plus a state-of-the-art software package—as part of a successful 1804 Fund grant proposal.

Two students participate in elite summer leadership program
Two students were selected for an elite national summer leadership program designed to address the underrepresentation of women in American politics.

Jun 30
OHIO’s Barbara Geralds Schoonover Institute to combine storytelling, academic study
OHIO’s Barbara Geralds Schoonover Institute to combine storytelling, academic study

Jun 25
Engineering technology and management student receives elite ROTC award
Senior Ethan Ida will receive a bronze medal with bronze key replica at a fall award ceremony. The award is given annually to outstanding ROTC junior and senior engineers in the top 25 percent of their engineering class and ROTC class. A maximum of 20 awards are given to the Army, Air Force and Navy each.

Jun 22
Student productions recognized by Ohio Valley regional chapter of NATAS
WOUB student productions have received three student production awards and several honorable mentions from the Ohio Valley regional chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

Jun 19
New printing method coming June 29 for Libraries, College of Business, OU-HCOM & other locations
Students will use Bobcat Cash to pay for printing in Libraries, COB and OU-HCOM.

Jun 16
Take a closer look at Bobcat Student Orientation [PHOTO ESSAY]
Ohio University's Bobcat Student Orientation is scheduled to bring about 10,000 people to the Athens Campus between June 1 and June 27.

Jun 12
Student Accessibility Services clears roadblocks on the path to academic success
SAS exists to assist students with a range of physical and chronic conditions, from blindness to fibromyalgia to diabetes. However, SAS’s scope includes an even broader spectrum of student needs than one might preconceive.

Jun 4
Now's the time to use the CUE
It's summer at OHIO. The pace is a little slower and campus is much quieter. It's the perfect time for University departments and registered student organizations to add University event information to the central Calendar of University Events (CUE).

May 28
Student sandlot baseball coaches impress parents with enthusiasm, professionalism
Four Ohio University students have captured the attention of the parents and kids in the Athens Sandlot League this spring. Traditionally, parents of the players on little league baseball teams serve as the coaches, but these young men have broken the mold.

May 27
Registration deadline approaching For 2015 MDIA High School Media Workshop
The School of Media Arts & Studies is accepting applications for its 2015 High School Media Workshop. Interested students are encouraged to register by June 8 as space is limited.

May 26
Bobcat Student Orientation runs June 1-27
Ohio University's Bobcat Student Orientation will kick off in early June this year and the annual event is scheduled to bring about 10,000 people to the Athens Campus. Orientation sessions begin Monday, June 1, and end Saturday, June 27, for incoming first-year and transfer students.

Eastern Campus/Belmont College Rotaract tap new president
The Ohio University Eastern and Belmont College Rotaract Chapter recently announced that Mahaley Vargo, a junior education major at Ohio University Eastern, will succeed recent OUE grad Jason Garcyzk as the chapter leader for the upcoming school year.

May 21
OHIO graduate student and playwright named Trisolini Fellow
Tyler JC Whidden, a third-year student pursuing an MFA in playwriting, was named the Anthony Trisolini Fellow for the 2015-16 school year.

May 19
From behind bars to raising the bar: Southern Campus graduate pursues his dream
Just a few short years ago, Jerry Thomas was a convicted felon, serving time for drug charges. Today, he is an Ohio University Southern graduate on his way to achieving his dream of going from convict to doctor.

May 18
Soul of Athens 2015 now live
As a collection of six different projects, teams of Scripps College of Communication students spent a semester producing self-generated communication ideas.

May 6
A closer look at OHIO’s 2015 Undergraduate Commencement (PHOTOS)
Undergraduates from all of OhioUniversity’s 10 academic units as well as its five regional campuses were celebrated and welcomed into the Bobcat alumni family in two ceremonies held Saturday, May 2, in the Convocation Center on the Athens Campus.

May 4
Word on the Street - Campus Safety [VIDEO]
Makenzie Piatt asks students how safe they feel on the Athens Campus in this edition of "Word on the Street."

May 2
OHIO celebrates its 200th class of graduates
Saturday, May 2, was a historic day on the Athens Campus as Ohio University celebrated its 200th Commencement and welcomed more than 3,200 undergraduates into the Bobcat alumni family.

May 1
Campus Rec, Ping Center Fitness Triathlon Training Program pays off
Ohio University’s Campus Recreation and Ping Center Fitness hosted a Triathlon Training Program this semester, and five of the participants placed in the top three in their divisions at the recent Race for a Reason.

Graduate Commencement speaker tells graduates to embrace their social support network
Ohio University conferred more than 1,100 graduate degrees during its 2015 Graduate Commencement ceremony Friday morning in the Convocation Center on the Athens Campus. The speaker was Thomas Vander Ven, the 2014 Outstanding Graduate Faculty Member.

Apr 30
MDIA Short Film Wins First Place In BEA Festival
Joy Ride, one of three short films produced last year in MDIA 4719 (aka “419”), Advanced Narrative Production, won first place in the narrative division of the Broadcast Education Association's annual competition.

Ohio University’s Team Du Monde Wins International Media Startup Competition
Team Du Monde of Ohio University has won the inaugural Scripps International Innovators Cup and the top prize of $5,000.

Scripps Innovation Challenge winners take top honors in international competition
Team Du Monde, which is made up of four Ohio University international graduate students, was notified recently that it has won the Scripps International Innovators Cup, a $5,000 award and a trip to San Francisco.

Students raising funds for victims of Nepal earthquake
The Nepali students at Ohio University in collaboration with the OHIO UNICEF Chapter are organizing a fundraising event to assist those affected by the earthquake in Nepal.

Students to present shadow puppet performances
Students enrolled in Southeast Asian Puppetry at Ohio University will perform shadow puppet performances on Thursday, April 30, from 7 to 9 p.m. in Putnam Hall 227.

Visual Communication alumna, graduate student among Pulitzer Prize winning organizations
The full list of winning news organizations for the 2015 Pulitzer Prizes were announced last week and two individuals from the Ohio University School of Visual Communication were among the organizations: alumna Grace Beahm (BS ’99) and current master’s degree candidate Marcus Yam.

Apr 27
Help shape OHIO's central calendar
OHIO faculty, staff and students, your help is needed to take the central OHIO Calendar of University Events (CUE) to the next level. Please complete an information-gathering survey by May 8.

Ohio University School of Music, chapter receive national recognition
Ohio University’s Collegiate Chapter of the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) has been named “Chapter of the Year.”

Ohio University partnering with Athens, nonprofits to offer many options for students to reuse and recycle during Move-Out
Ohio University is partnering with the City of Athens and local nonprofits to provide on- and off-campus students with opportunities to donate items rather than trash them during Move-Out week Monday, April 27 through Sunday, May 3.

Patton College junior Cody Walters excels on wrestling mat and in classroom
Every college athlete has a reason for sticking with a sport. For wrestler Cody Walters, it’s a chance to prove what he’s made of.

Apr 24
Inside OHIO: Commencement [VIDEO]
Inside OHIO is a video news tool produced by University Communications and Marketing that’s designed to give you advance notice about events and initiatives taking place at Ohio University.

Seven OHIO students awarded Gilman Scholarships to study abroad
Out of the 11 applicants for the Gilman Award from Ohio University, seven of them recently learned that their dreams of studying abroad would be rewarded.

Apr 23
Bobcat Battalion cadets participate in Mom’s Walk (PHOTOS)
For the second consecutive year, Ohio University’s Bobcat Battalion assisted in raising money at the Mom’s Walk for a Cure on April 11.

Apr 22
Five OHIO acapella groups to perform at 2015 Acapella Invitational
The Singing Men of Ohio are presenting the 13th annual Acapella Invitational this Saturday, April 25, at 7:30 p.m. in Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium.

In preparation for commencement ceremonies
More than 3,200 students are participating in the graduate and undergraduate commencement ceremonies Friday, May 1 and Saturday, May 2.

Members of OHIO, Athens communities brave the rain for Beautification Day (PHOTOS)
Hundreds of Ohio University and Athens community members didn’t let a little bit of rain stop them from volunteering to spruce up their collective home during the 11th annual Athens Beautification Day.

OHIO students earn Fulbright Awards to teach abroad
Four Ohio University students have earned 2015-16 Fulbright U.S. Student Program English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) awards, bringing the current tally of OHIO student Fulbright recipients to seven.

Students study post-conflict society in Northern Ireland
For the third consecutive year, Dr. Haley Duschinski has led students on a Spring Break trip to Northern Ireland with Anthropology course ANTH 4620: Human Rights, Law, and Justice.

T-Reqs: Where are the dinosaurs this summer?
Where are the dinosaurs this summer? Online, of course.

Apr 21
Five OHIO students awarded Hollings Scholarship
Five Ohio University sophomores have received the prestigious Hollings Scholarship, offering them financial assistance for a full academic year as well as the chance to intern with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Apr 20
Free concert to be held at Ohio University Zanesville
The Ohio University Zanesville Choral Union will present its spring semester concert at 7:30 p.m. on April 29 in the Elson Hall auditorium.

Russ College students create for good through local bike path design
When Ohio University repairs a damaged section of the Hockhocking Adena Bikeway this summer, it will be long-lasting thanks to the expertise of civil engineering graduate students.