The period project

January 9, 2024 Ohio University is blazing a trail to a better future by committing to provide free period products in every restroom on campus.

Globally championing gender equity through sport

September 20, 2023 Assistant Director of the Women's Center Letitia Price recently joined a sports diplomacy initiative in Rwanda. Price will bring her research and findings about gender equity to her work at OHIO.

Women Who Tell Our Stories: Celebrating Women’s History Month

March 15, 2023 Scripps College of Communication alumnae will be highlighted throughout the month of March for Women's History Month, as this year's theme is "Celebrating Women Who Tell Our Stories."

Women’s Center to host series of panel discussions titled ‘Let’s Talk About Reproductive Rights’

October 13, 2022 “Let’s Talk About Reproductive Rights: A Series” is a three-part discussion on the history, politics and social justice aspects of reproductive health.

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Division of Diversity and Inclusion to host OHIO graduate for Hispanic Heritage Month and LGBTQ History Month Keynote event

September 28, 2022 OHIO’s Multicultural Center, LGBT Center, Women's Center and the Black Student Cultural Programming Board will co-host OHIO graduate Samantha Flores for a combined Hispanic Heritage Month and LGBTQ History Month keynote event.

Wrongful Conviction Day event features the exoneration of Nancy Smith on Oct. 4

September 27, 2022 "Proving the Unprovable: The Exoneration of Nancy Smith" features Ohio Innocence Project Director Mark Godsey and exoneree Nancy Smith.

Division of Diversity and Inclusion hires new Women's Center director

June 10, 2022 Ohio University has named Dr. Chris Fowler as director of The Women’s Center at OHIO. Fowler is currently the Interim Director of the Office of Multicultural Success and Retention (OMSAR).

Humanities in the Park debuts by showcasing Southeast Ohio women from past to present

April 28, 2022 Educators, authors and artists are just a few of the people from Southeast Ohio's past and present who will appear on new Humanities in the Park display panels at Richland Avenue Park.

Take Back the Night event to support survivors of sexual and domestic violence to be held in-person on April 7

March 30, 2022 Ohio University’s annual Take Back the Night event that supports survivors of sexual and domestic violence of all kinds will return in-person this year on April 7, starting at 6 p.m. 

Ohio University launches website to locate gender-inclusive restrooms

November 5, 2021 The Division of Diversity and Inclusion has launched a website that includes a map that shows where all known gender-inclusive restrooms on the Ohio University Athens Campus are located.

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Women’s Center director receives 2021 Coalition Builder Award

October 8, 2021 Women’s Center Director Dr. M. Geneva Murray has received the National Women’s Studies Association’s (NWSA) 2021 Coalition Builder Award for her service.

Women's Center announces new lactation rooms

October 1, 2021 The Ohio University Women’s Center and its collaborative partners announces new lactation rooms throughout the Athens Campus.

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Women's Center hosts writing group on Fridays

September 16, 2021 The Women’s Center, housed within the Division of Diversity and Inclusion, is hosting a weekly informal writing group on Fridays. 

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Closing ceremony for 'In This Space: Disrupted' to be held Sept. 8

September 1, 2021 The “In This Space: Disrupted” exhibit will be available for viewing at Baker University Center’s Trisolini Gallery through Sept. 18. A special reception will be held Sept. 8, from 6 to 8 p.m.

Help to Cultivate Young Women Leaders Through Local Mentorship

August 11, 2021 The Young Women Leaders Program (YWLP) champions female leadership by matching Ohio University student mentors with local middle school students.