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Ohio University is the school of choice for 10 recipients of the 2021 The Gates Foundation-Ross County Scholar’s Fund

June 9, 2021 The newest class of The Gates Foundation-Ross County Scholar’s Fund recipients has been announced. The Foundation awarded scholarships to 14 students, 10 of whom plan to attend Ohio University.

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OHIO graduate’s capstone project about Cincinnati artist airs on TV

June 8, 2021 Ohio University graduate Madeleine Hordinski, BA ’20, BSVC ’20, recently had her senior capstone project air on PBS stations in Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio. 

Alumni entrepreneurs continue to see success with Shark Tank appearance

June 3, 2021 Business Bobcat alumnus Kevin Consolo and fellow Bobcat Chris Pavlica continue to innovate and develop new products to make life easier.

Russ College alumni, student team up to develop patent-pending phone call transcription device

June 1, 2021 Ohio University graduates Mike Medley and Matt Good have teamed up with student Daniel Abdelsamed to design, build, program and test a phone system that transcribes conversations in real time.

'Hi. Remember me?' Student finishes honors thesis 15 years after leaving Athens

May 24, 2021 Denis Flaschner came to Ohio University as a first-year English major in 2000. He completed all his coursework with one exception: to graduate, he would need to complete a thesis project.

OHIO Trustee, alumna Anna Harvey named president and CEO of the Social Science Research Council

May 6, 2021 Ohio University Trustee and 1988 Honors Tutorial College alumna Anna Harvey has been named the 15th President and CEO of the Social Science Research Council.

OHIO’s Ebony Bobcat Network to join local, state and national leaders in commemorating 170th anniversary of Sojourner Truth’s landmark speech

May 3, 2021 On May 20, the Akron/Canton affiliate of Ohio University’s Ebony Bobcat Network will host a virtual celebration commemorating the 170th anniversary of Sojourner Truth’s “Ain’t I a Woman” speech.

OHIO community raises record totals during Giving Day 2021

April 30, 2021 OHIO Giving Day 2021 proved the resiliency of the Bobcat spirit, as Ohio University alumni, students, parents, faculty, staff and friends around the world joined together to move OHIO Forever Forward.

OHIO’s Class of 1971 reflects on campus, life experiences 50 years after graduation

April 21, 2021 Four members of Ohio University’s Class of 1971 look back at their OHIO experience, life on campus when they were students, and the 50 years that have passed since they graduated.

In podcast, journalism professor Sweeney reflects on lessons learned from cancer and life

April 15, 2021 Professor Mike Sweeney reflects on his life experiences in a podcast series recorded with longtime colleague and retired J-School director Bob Stewart.

Alumnus gains new role, helps spread message of inclusion at NAACP

April 13, 2021 Ohio University alumnus Kyle Bowser, BSC ’80, has recently been named as Senior Vice President of the Hollywood Bureau for The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). 

OHIO accepting graffiti wall design contest submissions through April 9

April 7, 2021 Current OHIO students or alumni can participate in a graffiti wall design contest, with illustrations that celebrate one of the most cherished moments at Ohio University: Commencement.

From a new brand to a new era for The Ridges, Ohio Today captures how OHIO is forever moving forward

April 6, 2021 From the development of OHIO’s new brand platform to the transformations at The Ridges, the spring 2021 issue of Ohio Today captures how Ohio University is forever moving forward.

For Bobcat grad, OHIO network is a catalyst for career success

March 29, 2021 For Kyle Ranally ’13, the leap from OHIO classroom to a strategist position at Facebook took just five years – and his success hasn’t stopped there.

OHIO Giving Day tradition continues April 21

March 23, 2021 Ohio University’s second Giving Day starts at midnight on April 21, inviting supporters to come together to celebrate and strengthen the unique features that make Ohio’s first university its finest.