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Published: June 4, 2019 Author: Staff reports

Take a look at the upcoming events on the official OHIO Calendar of University Events. Anyone with an active OHIO ID can log in and complete the form to add events that are sponsored by any OHIO planning unit or registered student organization.

So be sure to add your OHIO events, programs and deadlines to the CUE to help keep all members of our University community in the loop!

Here’s a look at a few upcoming events:

Public Telescope Nights

Monday, June 10, 9 - 11 p.m. Ohio University Observatory on The Ridges

Telescope nights are hosted by the Ohio University Astronomy faculty and students. Visitors may see lunar craters, Saturn's rings, Jupiter, Mars, star clusters, or distant galaxies, depending on the time of year and sky conditions. They are held at the Ohio University Observatory located at The Ridges on the Athens campus and are free and open to the public.

OUPD Stroll Patrol

Tuesday, June 11 and Thursday, June 13, Noon - 12:35 p.m. Bird Arena, 23 Oxbow Trail, Athens OH 45701

Join the Ohio University Police Department and WellWorks for a lunchtime walk. All members of the OHIO and Athens communities are welcome to join us for a special guest, good conversations and get your steps in! We'll meet between Grover Center and Bird Arena.

Innovation Center's VALIDation Workshop

Wednesday, June 12, 8:30 - 10 a.m. 340 W. State Street, Athens OH 45701

Get your business idea in front of customers without wasting time or money with the Innovation Center's VALIDation Workshop.

Third International Symposium on Growth Hormone and Metabolism/John J. Kopchick Distinguished Lecture

Wednesday, June 12, 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Irvine Hall 199, Athens OH 45701

Come join some of the world’s leading researchers for sessions related to Growth Hormone and Lipolysis, Growth Hormone Therapy, Growth Hormone Influences on Target Tissue, and Growth Hormone and Acromegaly. The 3rd International Symposium on Growth Hormone and Metabolism will be followed by The John J. Kopchick Distinguished Lecture, featuring A.J. van der Lely, M.D., Ph.D., Chief and Professor of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, Section of Endocrinology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, and his lecture entitled, “Are you addicted to sugar?”

Spoken and Heard Poetry Reading Series

Thursday, June 13, 5:30 - 9 p.m. The Dairy Barn Arts Center, 8000 Dairy Lane, Athens OH 45701

The year’s fourth installment of a local reading series, Spoken & Heard: Poetry of Departure and Relevance, takes place on June 13 at The Dairy Barn Arts Center in Athens. The reading will feature New York Times best-selling poet, essayist, and cultural critic, Hanif Abdurraqib and Cleveland’s premier beat poet, John Burroughs. Opening for Abdurraqib and Burroughs is Athens poet Kristine Williams. The Spoken and Heard series is curated by Athens Poet Laureate Kari Gunter-Seymour. Doors open 5:30 p.m. All events begin at 6 p.m. and conclude at 9 p.m. A cash bar will be available.