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February 2020 Stories

OHIO Libraries’ Lynn Johnson collection shows the man behind Mister Rogers in NPR photostory

February 28, 2020 NPR published the photostory “The Man Behind Mister Rogers, Away From The Neighborhood Of Make-Believe,” which features select images from the Libraries' Lynn Johnson collection.

OHIO named top pick for "One Stop Shop Venues" by Unique Venues

February 28, 2020 Unique Venues describes a One Stop Shop Venue as a place that offers the convenience of one contact, contract and price for meetings and events.

Scientists show how soil changes may trigger rise of maple tree population in forests

February 28, 2020 A recent Ohio University study offers new information about how changes in the nutrient composition of the soil in forests could be leading to a rise in the maple tree population.

The 48

February 28, 2020 Welcome to the 48-Hour Shootout, an event that gives students 48 hours to write, direct, shoot and perfect a 5-minute film.

Important information about the 2019 Novel Coronavirus

February 28, 2020 A message from Dr. Kenneth H. Johnson, Executive Dean and Chief Medical Affairs Officer

Faculty, staff associated with Greek Life invited to take survey

February 28, 2020 SFL is looking for responses from faculty and staff members affiliated with a sorority or fraternity in hopes of building a stronger sorority and fraternity life across campus.

Sustainability Awards nominations

February 27, 2020 The Sustainability Awards recognize staff, faculty, students, departments and community members or organizations for outstanding contributions to sustainability. The submission deadline is March 11.

Provost Djalali announces College of Business Dean finalist interviews

February 27, 2020 Executive Vice President and Provost Chaden Djalali announced four finalists who have been invited to interview in March as candidates for Ohio University’s next dean of the College of Business.

Ohio University professor of music awarded Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award for composition

February 27, 2020 Ohio University Professor of Music Composition and Theory Robert McClure has recently been awarded the Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award for music composition.

University hosts Settling Ohio Conference

February 27, 2020 More than 300 people came to Athens, Feb. 21-22, for Settling Ohio: First Nations and Beyond. Read the coverage.

OHIO continues temporary travel restrictions in response to coronavirus outbreak

February 27, 2020 Ohio University has temporarily restricted University-sponsored travel to any countries that are under a CDC Warning Level 3 travel warning related to the recent coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

Accessible OHIO: How to maintain accessibility when using temporary signs

February 26, 2020 Find out how you can maintain accessibility when using temporary signs on campus.

Facilities to purchase battery-operated grounds vehicles after winning Eco Challenge entry

February 26, 2020 Ohio University plans to replace two of its gas-operated utility task vehicles (UTVs) with battery-operated models, thanks to a proposal made by this year’s winning Eco Challenge team.

OHIO's CATS Late Night to operate under modified service hours during spring break

February 26, 2020 Ohio University’s CATS Late Night service, a free transportation option for students, faculty and staff, will have modified hours of service during spring break, March 8 – March 14.

University partners with local students to honor Athens' first Black attorney

February 26, 2020 Ohio University helped 10 Athens Middle School students inform the public about the life and accomplishments of Andrew Jackson Davison, Athens County’s first Black attorney, Feb. 18-19.