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Mar 26
University Program Council to host ‘Spring Cleaning’ event
Ohio University’s University Program Council (UPC) will be hosting “Spring Cleaning with UPC” from 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 29, in the Walter Hall Rotunda.

Mar 24
Moms Weekend is March 31 - April 2
Moms Weekend, which begins Friday, March 31, and continues through Sunday, April 2, is one of the best opportunities for students, friends and family to experience what the OHIO community has to offer.

OHIO Reuse & Repair Fair partners with Patagonia’s Worn Wear college tour
Thanks to a partnership with Post-Landfill Action Network, Patagonia’s Worn Wear repair team will be in Athens to perform free repairs on any brand of clothing as part of Ohio University’s Reuse & Repair Fair on Wednesday, March 29 from 12 – 7 p.m. in Ping Recreation Center.

Mar 23
ITS students visit, learn about infrastructure at Nationwide Arena
A group of Ohio University students studying Information and Telecommunication Systems made a trip to Columbus to visit Nationwide Arena on Feb. 25. Students had the opportunity to tour the facility and learn about its networking operations. 

iCUE Spotlight: March 23-29, 2017
iCUE Spotlight highlights what's happening this week at Ohio University, taken from the official OHIO Calendar of University Events. This week, the Baker Peace Conference, opera for the rest of us, running for science and sustainability fun.

Project Hindsight: Ally Goes on a Road Trip
Ally Campbell is taking full advantage of OHIO's Spring Break! Join her, fellow Project Hindsight participant Raeann Ensworth, and a few more friends from Ohio University as they talk about traveling through New Hampshire, Boston, and other sites.

OHIO Men’s Hockey team seeks ways to engage and educate team members on bystander intervention
On Feb. 27, the OHIO Men’s Hockey team gathered in Bird Area with members of the Campus Involvement Center to participate in Power-Based Personal Violence and Bystander Intervention training. The team engaged in an interactive session to explore factors that prevent people from being better bystanders and learn how to combat these issues through pro-social behavior.

Latest ‘Clubs across Campus’ video explores ASCE’s concrete canoe project (VIDEO)
University Communications and Marketing’s latest installment in the “Clubs across Campus” video series explores OHIO’s chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and the concrete canoe competition this professional student organization takes part in.

Mar 22
OUC students take on activism with consent, sexual assault and sex education event
Ohio University Chillicothe students Morgan Bivens, Tessa Byers, Vanessa Chandler and Leah Hollis organized a campus event centered around the issues of consent, sexual harassment and the importance of comprehensive sex education March 22, 2017.

'Equal Means Equal' film shines light on women's issues
“Equal Means Equal,” was screened at Ohio University Chillicothe March 21 with special guest, filmmaker and director Kamala Lopez.

Ohio University Speaking Bobcats win five national championship titles
The Speaking Bobcats of Ohio University excelled at the Public Communication Speech & Debate League National Tournament, bringing home more than 20 awards, including five national titles.

Mar 21
Three students receive prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships
Three Ohio University students have been named recipients of the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program award, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs to study abroad.

Mar 20
Obama’s official photographer Pete Souza to present during CommWeek17
American photojournalist Pete Souza, formerly chief official white house photographer for President Barack Obama and the director of the White House photography office, will give a public lecture on Tuesday, March 28 during Ohio University’s Communication Week, March 27-31.

Students participating in Scripps Innovation Challenge develop close partnership with faculty mentors
With $13,000 in prize money at stake, four teams are frantically prepping for the fast-approaching “Pitch Day” finale of this year’s Scripps Innovation Challenge with an assist from faculty mentors who are helping boost their chances of winning.

Scripps College welcomed 80 high school juniors for Experience Scripps Day
On Saturday, March 18, 80 high school juniors came to Ohio University for Experience Scripps Day. The inaugural event was a chance for students and their families to visit the Scripps College of Communication and get a better idea of what the college is all about.

A message regarding Student Senate candidates, debates, election
M. Hashim Pashtun, chief justice of Ohio University’s Student Senate, announced the 2017-18 Student Senate Election candidates and debate schedule.

OHIO again named to Phi Theta Kappa’s Transfer Honor Roll
For the second year in a row, Ohio University was named to Phi Theta Kappa’s Transfer Honor Roll, recognizing it as a university with dynamic pathways for students transferring from community colleges.

Mar 19
Southern Campus student nurses continue tradition of service to community
A canned food drive held earlier this semester by the Ohio University Southern Student Nursing Association benefited the River Cities Harvest in Ashland, Kentucky.

Mar 17
Voinovich School announces Spring Open House
Explore the Master of Public Administration (MPA) and Environmental Studies master's program at the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs Spring Open House for prospective students on March 24, 2017 from 1:30 – 4:30 p.m. in Building 21 of The Ridges.

Patton College of Education students named NNSTOY Teacher Candidate Fellows
Three Early Childhood students within The Patton College of Education – Taylor Bowling, Abigail Morgan, and Erica Shover – were named National Network of State Teachers of the Year Teacher Candidate Fellows for the 2016-17 academic year.

Mar 16
Students’ band is one of five finalists to perform at Firefly Music Festival
A local band comprised of four Ohio University students is a finalist in the 2017 Firefly Music Festival’s Big Break Global Competition and needs your votes to earn an opportunity to perform at the four-day music experience this summer.

OUC teacher candidates share experiences in instructional strategies at NAPDS conference
OUC Students Emily Richards & Drew Brown attended the national conference to share their experiences at Chillicothe High School.

iCUE Spotlight: March 16-22, 2017
iCUE Spotlight highlights what's happening this week at Ohio University, taken from the official OHIO Calendar of University Events. This week, welcoming OHIO's incoming president, learning about America's pastime, celebrating women and finding a summer job!

Mar 13
Keeping time: Engineering undergrad’s research improves timing accuracy
For most of his life, computer engineering junior Kevin Croissant has loved taking things apart. Now, through his undergraduate research at the Russ College, he’s doing just that – while creating a positive impact on almost every sector of society.<br />

Free events designed to connect OHIO’s international, domestic students
Ohio University's Global Connections Series was created two years ago as a means of both helping international students with academic and social adjustment on campus and in the community and providing a platform that allows domestic students to interact with their international peers.

Mar 10
90 Minutes Series: a conversation with Daisy Hernández
Daisy Hernández will visit campus to discuss being a feminist journalist and educator as part of the 90 Minutes Series. Hernández is an author and the former editor of ColorLines magazine, she has written for The Atlantic, The New York Times, and NPR’s All Things Considered and CodeSwitch.

90 Minutes Series: a conversation with Jim Schaefer
Jim Schaefer covers crime in Detroit for The Detroit Free Press, plus he fills in on a variety of TV and radio programs in Metro Detroit. Attend a 90 Minutes Series conversation with Jim Schaefer, moderated by Marilyn Icsman, on Tuesday, March 14 at 7:30 p.m. in Scripps Hall 111.

Ohio University students head to Austin,TX for 2017 OHIO MDIA SXSW trip
Next week, School of Media Arts & Studies Instructor Josh Antonuccio will be leading 26 Ohio University students to Austin, TX for a week-long trip to South by Southwest (SXSW), as a part of the MDIA Global Opportunities program at Ohio University.

Mar 9
Atlanta Journal-Constitution wins 2016 Farfel Prize for Excellence in Investigative Journalism
The Scripps College of Communication and the Scripps Howard Foundation announced that the Atlanta Journal-Constitution won this year’s Farfel for their investigation into tolerance of sexual abuse by physicians nationwide.

Third annual Professional Success Week will help CHSP students prepare for the future
Professional Success Week returns for its third year to help students understand the process of pursuing their desired careers. From exploring and undecided freshmen to graduate students, this event is sure to give students a leg up in their career readiness.

Project Hindsight: KeAysia on spring break plans
In her latest Project Hindsight blog, KeAysia talks about a recent dance performance and her plans for spring break. (Hint: They include some major relaxation and Netflix binge watching!)

Mar 8
iCUE Spotlight: March 9-15, 2017
iCUE Spotlight highlights what's happening this week at Ohio University, taken from the official OHIO Calendar of University Events. This week, presidential photography, social media tips and a distinguished scientist's take on sustainability in manufacturing.

WOUB reporter recognized by chancellor for story about terminally ill high schooler
On Feb. 22, alumnus John Carey, chancellor of the Ohio Department of Higher Education, presented junior Erik Threet with the inaugural “Chancellor’s Excellence in Student Journalism” commendation.

Mar 6
AACTE welcomes Renée A. Middleton as new Board Chair
Renée A. Middleton, Ph.D., dean of the Gladys W. and David H. Patton College of Education at Ohio University, became chair of the Board of Directors of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE). During her one-year term, Middleton will lead the Board in appointing a new president and chief executive officer and developing new strategies and programming for the Association.

OUC Theater program celebrates 20th anniversary with show and reception   
Ohio University Chillicothe will celebrate the theater program's 20th anniversary with a special performance and gathering on March 15th.

OHIO research calls attention to concussions in theater personnel
Students working in theater, including set builders, soundboard technicians, actors and stagehands, frequently visited the clinic complaining of concussion symptoms. The people working behind-the-scenes of a production have to move quickly through dark, crowded spaces with a lot of moving props, which creates additional hazards.

Mar 3
Encouraging critical thinking via a prediction tournament: the Ohio University experience
“Critical thinking” is a hard skill to define and perhaps an even harder one to teach.  Yet developing “critical thinking” is a stated goal in programs of study across a vast range of post-secondary academic institutions and a diverse spectrum of college majors.

Mar 2
University Program Council to host ‘St. Paddy’s Day with UPC’
Ohio University’s University Program Council (UPC) will be hosting “St. Paddy’s Day with UPC” from 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, March 14, in the third-floor atrium of Baker University Center.

iCUE Spotlight: March 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, immigration, getting Up Close and an amazing portfolio.

Graduate Assistant Nathan Lawless gains All-American recognition
For the third year in a row, Nathan Lawless, a graduate assistant for competitive sports in Campus Recreation, has been recognized as an All-American Flag Football Official.

OHIO Late Nights ramp up for spring semester 2017
The weekly event, which is held in the Living Learning Center every Saturday from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., serves as a consistent social event, providing a space for students to come together for games, food and a variety of activities.

New scholarship benefits students employed by the Division of Student Affairs
Supported by generous gifts from division employees and other friends of Ohio University, the student employee scholarship recognizes the important role that students play in the work of OHIO’s student affairs professionals.

Mar 1
Stand out on your resume with Leadership Certificates from the CLDC
Ohio University’s Career and Leadership Development Center (CLDC) offers two certificate programs that enhance student skills, support career readiness and make students stand out to any employer.

OHIO Zero Waste Initiative supports Culinary Services’ coffee refill program
Save money and the environment by bringing your own mug to campus cafes through Culinary Services’ new coffee refill program, supported by the OHIO Zero Waste Initiative at the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs.

Culinary Services names Student Employee of the Year
Culinary Services has named Maggie Shaver, quality control coordinator for Campus Cafés, as its 2017 Student Employee of the Year.

Feb 27
Project Hindsight: Ashley Dishes on Getting Academic Help
Ashley Buchanan is back, and she's discussing the educational benefits of meeting with your professors, taking part in supplemental instruction programs, and joining peer-led team learning classes at OHIO.

OUC softball team hosts fundamentals clinic for the Pioneer Center of Ross County
The Lady Hilltoppers hosted a softball clinic for students with developmental disabilities to build camaraderie through a mutual love of sports.

#BobcatBlizzard takes over the Convocation Center
Ohio University MBA/MSA dual-degree students kicked off the inaugural Bobcat Blizzard initiative to raise funds for their program and promote OHIO basketball.

90 Minutes Series: a conversation with Coley Harvey
A Northwestern University grad, Coley Harvey, 31, has carved out a stellar career. From covering NFL football to reporting on air for the most omnipresent media franchise in America. Attend a 90 Minutes Series conversation with Coley Harvey, moderated by Connor Martin, on Wednesday, March 1 at 7:30 p.m. in Morton Hall 201.

90 Minutes Series: a conversation with Jessica Contrera
Jessica Contrera has won two Hearst Awards, which catapulted her to a full-time position with The Washington Post. Attend a 90 Minutes Series conversation with Jessica Contrera, moderated by Julie Ciotola, on Tuesday, Feb. 28 at 7:30 p.m. in Scripps Hall 111.