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McClure School News Archive

  • Multi-campus 5G Readiness Grant Award

    In February 2024, the Ohio Department of Higher Education awarded the McClure School of Emerging Communication Technologies a Super RAPIDS grant for 5G wireless equipment for $435,000. The grant was prepared by McClure School, Professor Julio Aráuz and will be used for supporting hands-one experience training, education and research for students and members of the community.

  • ChatGPT and the Colossal Cave Adventure

    ECT Alum and McClure Faculty Bruce Tong uses ChatGPT and Python to get AI to "play" the classic, text-based game Colossal Cave Adventure. Problems arise and are solved. Dive in!

  • Westin Scholars Competition for Graduate Students

    January 21-27, 2024 is Data Privacy Week. It is our honor to announce the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) extends their Westin Scholar Award to an Ohio University student with a passion for privacy and data protection. This prestigious award honors the late Dr. Alan Westin, a pioneer in the field of privacy. 


  • Learning how to build and splice networks in VR

    Ohio University graduate and McClure School instructor, Dr. Douglas Bowie sought a less stressful way to comprehend binary math and IP subnetting. His doctoral thesis focuses on how virtual reality technology can be utilized to decrease mental strain associated with learning subnetting, a foundational concept of information networking.

  • Urban Technology for Social Good

    In the fall semester, the McClure School's ITS program offered a class on the use of technology in urban environments. The class placed emphasis on a discussion on the positive and negative impacts of technology in cities and communities around the globe and worked with GIS systems to imagine how future technology could benefit our region.

  • OHIO Esports Arena complete, grand opening set for Fall 2022 Semester

    The newly-completed OHIO Esports Arena is a comprehensive experiential learning and competition space dedicated to the growing industry of esports, allowing for students to play, learn and work in an environment that fosters professional growth and relationships.

  • ITS senior Kobasuk found an academic home — and got a job offer — with support from faculty

    Senior information telecommunications systems (ITS) major Katie Kobasuk credits her professors in the J. Warren McClure School of Emerging Communication Technologies for connecting her with the opportunities that led to her being hired by Progressive Insurance to start a job post-graduation.

  • Careers in Cybersecurity: Brooke Denney, MITS Program & OU

    Brooke Denney, an employee at Ohio University’s OIT and student in the MITS program, dissects how the McClure School has guided her so far in her cybersecurity career.

  • WOUB is now accepting applications for the 2022 WOUB Summer Internship Program

    Applications are now open for the WOUB News Summer Internship. The program pays interns to work at WOUB Public Media and provides them with an immersive practical experience while producing daily content in a professional multimedia organization.

  • CNBC Director David Jones says his career started at Ohio University and WOUB

    CNBC Television Director David Jones says that being able to work as a paid employee at WOUB, a PBS member television station, while he was studying telecommunications in college was crucial to launching his career.