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December 2019 Stories

OHIO Sigma Xi chapter honored with Chapter of Excellence Award

December 24, 2019 Ohio University’s Sigma Xi chapter, a science honor society, received a Chapter of Excellence Award for 2018-2019 during Sigma Xi’s 120th Assembly of Delegates.

Stacey L. Bennett named general counsel

December 20, 2019 Stacey L. Bennett has been named OHIO general counsel. She comes from The Ohio State University, where she most recently served as associate vice president and senior associate general counsel.

OHIO researcher collaborates on paper on evolution of mating systems

December 20, 2019 OHIO Researcher Donald Miles contributed to a paper published in American Nationalist about a new model for the evolution of mating systems that focuses on social interactions.

Christopher Ament named chief information officer

December 19, 2019 Ament has served as interim CIO since April. He joined the OHIO Office of Information Technology in June 2016 after 16 years at the University of Minnesota.

Six OHIO students visit nation's capital, share insight into Appalachian community development opportunities

December 19, 2019 Ohio University students and faculty convened with 13 other Appalachian-based colleges and universities during the 19th annual Appalachian Teaching Project (ATP) Symposium in Washington, D.C.

Transition Success Program helps students succeed

December 18, 2019 TSP provides first-year students the resources to reach their potential.

Micah McCarey named new LGBT Center director

December 18, 2019 McCarey has served as interim director of the LGBT Center since May 2019. He previously served as assistant director for East Green and diversity initiatives, as well as a resident director.

Ohio University awarded national grant to study community-benefit investments made by for-profit healthcare organizations

December 17, 2019 Ohio University’s Cory Cronin and Berkeley Franz have been awarded a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation grant to study the community benefit efforts conducted by for-profit hospitals in the United States.

Patton College faculty member Danny Twilley gives EdTalk on The Role that Outdoor Recreation can Play in Community Development

December 17, 2019 Dr. Danny Twilley gives EdTalk, emphasizing the role outdoor recreation plays in community development.

Patton College faculty member Yuchun Zhou gives EdTalk on Demystifying Statistics to Inform the Public How to Identify Fake News

December 17, 2019 Dr. Yuchun Zhou gives EdTalk, informing the public on researching to identify fake news.

Stanford program inspiring OHIO students to be the change

December 17, 2019 As a part of the Stanford University Innovation Fellows program, several cohorts of students have had a lasting impact on Ohio University. One example is the University's CoLab.

Patton College faculty member Courtney Koestler gives EdTalk on how Teaching is not Neutral

December 17, 2019 Dr. Courtney Koestler gives EdTalk, emphasizing how teaching can never be neutral.

Patton College faculty member Julie Francis gives EdTalk on Adult Workforce Development Education's Positive Impact in our Region

December 17, 2019 Dr. Julie Barnhart Francis gives EdTalk, emphasizing how adult education and workforce development makes a positive impact on the region.

OHIO alumnus starts fundraiser spurred by Joe Burrow's Heisman speech

December 16, 2019 Will Drabold felt that Burrow’s speech was a call to action. “I started this because like everyone else from Athens, I cried during Joey’s speech and felt like there had to be a way to harness that."

Tantrum Theater announces new musical development partnership with New York City’s Musical Theatre Factory

December 16, 2019 OHIO's professional theater company announces an innovative new collaborative partnership with a leading non-profit organization focused on new works.