Unity on College Green: OHIO campus and Athens community unite for Juneteenth celebration

June 22, 2023 The Ohio University and Athens community filled College Green on Saturday to take part in the third annual Juneteenth festivities.

University Community mourns Francine Childs, African American Studies Professor Emerita

May 4, 2023 The Ohio University community mourns the passing of Dr. Francine C. Childs, Professor Emerita of African American Studies, the first tenured Black professor at Ohio University.

2023 Ted Rose Lecture features talk on 'Black Pulp and the Radical Politics of Popular Genre' on March 9

February 23, 2023 The African American Studies Department presents the 2023 Ted Rose Lecture featuring a guest talk by Brooks Hefner on "Black Pulp and the Radical Politics of Popular Genre" on March 9.

Students design Black History of Ohio University Tour for Black Alumni Reunion

September 14, 2022 The tour was developed by Ohio University history students who wanted to highlight the story of Black perseverance, Black Education, and Black opportunity.

All majors invited to apply to the Law, Justice & Culture Certificate by Oct. 7

September 9, 2022 The Center for Law, Justice & Culture invites undergraduate students from all majors to apply for the Certificate in Law, Justice & Culture at Ohio University by Oct. 7.

Uzoma Miller to talk about Black Ohio’s musical pop culture legacy on Sept. 16

September 7, 2022 Uzoma Miller's talk, which is free and open to the public, will touch on how African Americans from Ohio have penetrated and influenced mainstream culture.

Visiting professors bring expertise on race and music to African American Studies fall schedule

August 12, 2022 African American courses on arts, media, literature and the history of injustice in United States are on the schedule this fall as the African American Studies Department.

Community invited to Black Life in the Ohio Valley Conference on Sept. 9-10

August 3, 2022 Scholars and community members will delve into four centuries of Black history and heritage at the Black Life in the Ohio Valley Conference.

25 Arts and Sciences faculty promoted, 15 granted tenure

June 29, 2022 The Ohio University Board of Trustees voted in June to award promotion to 25 College of Arts and Sciences faculty member

22 College of Arts and Sciences professors awarded faculty fellowship during 2022-23

June 15, 2022 The Ohio University Board of Trustees has approved 22 College of Arts and Sciences faculty members for faculty fellowship leave during the 2022-23 academic year.

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.

University community mourns Political Science Professor, Afro-American Studies co-founder James Barnes

April 28, 2022 The Ohio University community mourns Professor James Franklin Barnes, who passed away at the age of 87 in Albuquerque, N.M., on March 2.

Medical ethicist Washington to speak for Ted Rose Lecture Series

February 8, 2022 The Spring 2022 Ted Rose Lecture Series kicks off with a talk by Harriet Washington Feb. 17, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Washington’s talk will be titled Environmental Racism in the Age of COVID-19.

Summer 2022: Center for Law, Justice and Culture offers law-related courses online

February 6, 2022 The Center for Law, Justice and Culture offers law-related online graduate courses for summer 2022.

Matthew Ward studies law and justice, puts degree to work as an OHIO civil rights investigator

February 4, 2022 Ohio University alumnus Matthew Ward was drawn to the M.A. in Law, Justice & Culture program as a way to learn more about social justice issues following the murder of George Floyd.