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August 31, 2015
Bobcats – past and present, near and far – celebrate grand opening of new residential housing complex
August 29 marked a historic day on Ohio University's Athens Campus as members of the Bobcat family near and far celebrated the completion of a $110 million project that has brought four new residence halls and a first-of-its-kind Living Learning Center to the campus.
 
August 27, 2015
Ohio University celebrates new medical school campus in northeast Ohio
Hundreds of friends, partners and supporters joined Ohio University and its Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine on Saturday, Aug. 22, to celebrate the college’s new campus in northeast Ohio.
 
President McDavis reflects upon the Ohio University experience during annual Faculty and Staff Convocation
Opening his remarks with a heartfelt letter from the parent of a prospective student, Ohio University President Roderick J. McDavis asked faculty and staff to reflect upon what makes OHIO a special place to be during the 2015 Faculty and Staff Convocation in Margaret M. Walter Hall Wednesday.
 
August 26, 2015
University College, Libraries debut online OHIO history project
University College and University Libraries are proud to debut “An Introduction to Ohio University,” a web-based, multi-media project that documents the University’s rich and distinct history – from its humble beginnings in the wilderness of the Ohio Country through its post-World War II rise to prominence.
 
August 24, 2015
OHIO, Athens communities invited to grand opening, ribbon-cutting for new residence halls
Members of the Ohio University and Athens communities are invited to a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony for Phase I of OHIO's Housing Development Plan, which will begin at 3 p.m. Aug. 29 at the new Living Learning Center. A special student celebration is planned that evening.
 
President gives Class of 2019 a rousing welcome during First-Year Convocation
Ohio University President Roderick J. McDavis gave the Class of 2019 a rousing welcome during the annual President’s Convocation for First-Year Students on Sunday afternoon. The president told the 4,675 first-year students it seemed like yesterday when he was a freshman living in Lincoln Hall.
 
August 19, 2015
University, city celebrate opening of Bobcat Lane
Ohio University President Roderick J. McDavis and Athens Mayor Paul Wiehl gathered Tuesday with members of the campus and Athens communities to celebrate the opening of Bobcat Lane on the OHIO campus.
 
August 17, 2015
Faculty, staff invited to attend 2015 convocation
In honor of the start of the 2015-2016 academic year, Ohio University President Roderick J. McDavis has invited all University faculty and staff to attend the annual Faculty and Staff Convocation.
 
August 14, 2015
OHIO named one of 14 Promising Places to Work in Student Affairs
Ohio University is one of 14 universities throughout the country to receive the designation, which recognizes divisions of student affairs for their commitment to workplace diversity, equitable staffing practices, and supportive work environments.
 
August 13, 2015
OHIO Board of Trustees to meet Aug. 27-28 on Dublin Campus
The Ohio University Board of Trustees will hold its next meeting on Thursday, Aug. 27, and its annual retreat on Friday, Aug. 28, on the University’s Dublin Campus.
 
August 10, 2015
Fall opening activities designed to welcome, prepare OHIO students
Offices throughout Ohio University's Athens Campus will be offering a variety of activities, including orientation programs and social events, in the weeks leading up to the start of fall semester.
 
July 27, 2015
Former federal health leader prescribes ‘intentional kindness’ for record-setting medical school class
This past weekend, the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine welcomed its class of 2019 – the first in its history to represent its three campuses in Athens, Dublin and Cleveland.
 
July 23, 2015
President’s Advisory Council on Disability and Accessibility Planning discusses upcoming projects with Athens City Commission on Disabilities
The President’s Advisory Council on Disability and Accessibility Planning (PACDAP) met with the Athens City Commission on Disabilities July 15 to initiate their collaboration under the memorandum of understanding (MOU) that was signed by Athens Mayor Paul Wiehl and Ohio University President Roderick J. McDavis in 2014.
 
July 13, 2015
University and medical school launch new campus in Cleveland
In a day that Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine leaders are calling a major milestone for the 40-year-old college, 51 new medical students arrived for their first classes on Wednesday, July 8, at the new Ohio University campus in the Cleveland area.
 
July 10, 2015
Zanesville students realize benefits of research firsthand
Abu-Baker encourages students to engage in research that impacts their communities.
 
July 9, 2015
President Roderick J. McDavis honored by Asian Indian Alliance
During an event held in his honor, Ohio University President Roderick J. McDavis was recognized by the Asian Indian Alliance for representing the highest standard of excellence and integrity in all areas of leadership in higher education institutions.
 
July 1, 2015
New offices formed through Institutional Equity reorganization
Two new offices have been established in place of the former Office for Institutional Equity as part of a proactive approach to best serve the needs of the Ohio University community with increased focus and support. OHIO Executive Vice President and Provost Pam Benoit explained this is the result of a reorganization effort that responds to current and future needs with regards to accessibility, equity, and civil rights compliance.
 
June 29, 2015
Highlighting the Green: Spring Semester 2015 (SLIDESHOW)
This installment of "Highlighting the Green" showcases the achievements of the faculty, staff and students at Ohio University in the spring semester.
 
June 26, 2015
OHIO trustees approve FY2016 budget, capital plan
The Ohio University Board of Trustees approved the fiscal year 2016 budget and Capital Improvement Plan at meetings on the University’s Southern Campus.
 
Ohio University recognized as Innovation and Economic Prosperity University by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities
The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities recently named Ohio University an Innovation and Economic Prosperity University in recognition of its strong commitment to economic engagement. OHIO is one of 18 institutions in the U.S. to receive the 2015 designation.
 
June 2, 2015
Ohio University, Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador expanding their partnership to benefit students, faculty
Leaders from Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador and Ohio University recently signed an agreement providing opportunities for students and faculty from both institutions to expand collaborations focused on global health education and research.
 
May 12, 2015
Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine launches networking group for women
The Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine has launched ohiowomen in medicine, a professional networking and mentoring group for Heritage College alumni, friends, students and employees. The Heritage College is the first to create an affiliate of Ohio University’s ohiowomen initiative, a program designed to help connect women with the university, students and each other
 
May 4, 2015
Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine opens facility for clinical trials
The Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine has opened a facility for conducting clinical trials and studies involving human subjects. The Clinical & Translational Research Unit (CTRU), which is located in Irwin Hall on the Athens campus, provides support for all stages of clinical research from idea development to final reporting. The Heritage College hopes the CTRU will help take the college’s research program to the next level, putting it on par with other institutions that have high-profile clinical research programs.
 
May 2, 2015
OHIO celebrates its 200th class of graduates
Saturday, May 2, was a historic day on the Athens Campus as Ohio University celebrated its 200th Commencement and welcomed more than 3,200 undergraduates into the Bobcat alumni family.
 
April 28, 2015
Ohio University President Roderick J. McDavis discusses OHIO’s tobacco-free policy
The latest video on the Ohio University Tobacco-Free Initiative website features an address by President Roderick J. McDavis to the OHIO community in advance of the Athens campus’s tobacco-free policy going into effect in August 2015.
From the President's Desk
 

Public Schedule

9/10/15 12:00 PM

Alumni in Federal Government Luncheon

9/17/15 11:30 AM

Emeriti Association Inductions

10/6/15 12:00 PM

Celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the American with Disabilities Act