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September 13, 2017

Over sixty years ago, in 1956, Ohio University Lancaster was established as a branch of Ohio University with classes held at Lancaster High School with 295 students.

July 18, 2017

Ohio University Lancaster’s historic John Bright Number 2 Covered Bridge was the setting for a segment on the television series Barnwood Builders set to air for the first time on DIY Network this Sunday, July 23rd at 9pm EST.

May 23, 2016

Kids in College at Ohio University Lancaster is currently accepting registrations. Some of the class topics focus on forensics science, art, astronomy, dinosaurs, chemistry, culinary skills, math, music, history and sports.

September 14, 2015

Ohio University Lancaster Assistant Professor of History Mark Nevin spoke to the Lancaster Sherman Rotary last week about President Richard Nixon and the Watergate scandal.

March 19, 2015

Two bachelor’s degree programs that can be completed at Ohio University Lancaster | Pickerington were featured on this month’s edition of the television program “Fairfield Today at OUL.”

October 21, 2014

History students at Ohio University Lancaster are learning about Lancaster’s rich Civil War history and earning class credit.

May 08, 2014

Assistant Professor of History Mark Nevin is the 2014 Professor of the Year at Ohio University Lancaster | Pickerington. It was announced at Honors Convocation on Friday, May 2.

April 23, 2014

22-year-old Daryl Presson has known since she was a little girl that she was destined to make history.

April 21, 2014

Ohio University Lancaster Assistant Professor of History Ping-Yuan Wang is headed to Belgium this summer to continue research funded by an Ohio University Research Committee grant.

August 13, 2013

An Ohio University Lancaster graduate is getting some recognition for his work in music. Craig Heath was recently featured in the Lancaster Eagle Gazette.

June 12, 2013

An article on the history of a more than 100-year old covered bridge located on the Ohio University Lancaster Campus, written by OUL Assistant Professor of History Mark Nevin, has been published in Fairfield Heritage Quarterly.

May 02, 2013

Josh Russell is getting a degree from Ohio University Lancaster this spring that has been 20 years in the making.

April 29, 2013

Ohio University Lancaster Assistant Professor of History Ping-Yuan Wang has been selected for Ohio University Research Committee funding during its spring 2013 cycle.

December 17, 2012

When people think of the Civil War and Lancaster, Ohio, they think of Union Army General William Tecumseh Sherman. But, not former Ohio University Lancaster History Professor Ken Heineman.

October 25, 2012

Many newscasts these days start off with the words, “According to the latest public opinion poll…” Ever wonder how public opinion polls became so important in American presidential elections?

September 12, 2012

Ohio University Lancaster Assistant Professor of History Ping-Yuan Wang has been nominated by Ohio University to compete for the National Endowments for the Humanities Summer Stipend.