The Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine’s partnership with OhioHealth to pair minority medical students with physicians has helped them navigate the challenges of medical school.
UCM Quarterly Dashboard
The University Communications and Marketing Dashboard highlights achievement metrics encompassing a range of UCM-related initiatives. Results reflect tracking data from the previous quarter. Indicators below represent a sampling of recent progress in UCM's ongoing mission to raise the national profile of the University, its programs, and the overarching OHIO brand.
From providing current news and event information to communications during emergency situations, the Web is a vital tool for UCM. The websites we curate reach a wide audience as we seek to keep the University community informed. The following data is gathered from websites created, managed, or regularly contributed to by UCM.
Pageviews 420308 41% From last quarter
Pageviews 2288519 7% From last quarter
Unique Visitors 1671950 5% From last quarter
In addition to producing Compass, Ohio University's official news and information publication, UCM also monitors external media and social media mentions in order to track OHIO's share of voice in comparison with other major public universities in the state. Additional data points outlined in the subsections below include number of news placements for Ohio University in media publications and the overall tone of the coverage received. The dashboard also features a “Highlighted News” section, which includes a sampling of recent significant University stories and announcements.
Share of Voice in the State of Ohio
School media appearances divided by total appearances
Tone of Coverage
Selected from news articles that featured key Ohio University news and announcements.
Ohio University expert David Ridpath argued that student-athletes should have the freedom to transfer schools, as any other students would.
College of Business professor Matt Cacciato said baseball’s slow free agent market is likely a function of baseball owners forecasting a slower rate of growth or even flat growth. Adding that to attendance concerns likely keeps them from committing big dollars, he said.
Ohio University’s TechGROWTH Ohio and the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs have been fueling an entrepreneurial ecosystem in the southeastern part of Ohio, particularly in emerging technology sectors.
The Kiplinger Program in Public Affairs Journalism, long based at Ohio State University, transferred formally to Ohio University. The one-week intensive training program for mid-career journalists moved to OHIO at the request of the Kiplinger Foundation.
Ahead of the Grammy Awards, Akil Houston argued that some hip-hop artists might prefer to avoid a mainstream award when their history has been about resistance and counter-culture.
The Russ Research Center in Beavercreek will host a partnership between OHIO and many others with SP Global Institute, thanks to a $195 million award from the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory.
OHIO paleontologist Patrick O’Connor unveiled a new dinosaur, Mnyamawamtuka moyowamkia, a titanosaur with a heart-shaped tail – just in time for Valentine’s Day.
Joy Kostansek, a graduate student in anthropology and sociology, helps university administrators mitigate food insecurity on campus. She spoke with the Chronicle about the emotional toll hunger takes on students and how administrators can help.
National Geographic ran a story about the best places to see cherry blossoms, calling out OHIO’s 217 cherry trees along the bike path by the Hocking River. The trees were gifts from Chubu University in Japan, OHIO’s sister institution.
Top 5 News Sources
- Columbus Dispatch: 48
- Reuters: 47
- Cleveland Plain-Dealer: 43
- Associated Press: 40
- Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: 35
Top 5 Compass Articles
- Ohio University named one of the best places in the U.S. to see Cherry Blossom trees by National Geographic
- Cherry tree lighting to begin in early April
- University releases 2019-20 Family Weekends dates
- WellWorks and OUPD partnering to host free wellness programming this spring
- OHIO faculty, staff, students among community group developing trails committed to area’s physical, economic and cultural well-being
Faculty Expert Spotlight
Features faculty experts who were highly quoted for breaking or topical news, derived from media mentions identified through media monitoring software.
Dinosaurs, Evolutionary Biology, Paleontology
Academic Integrity, Intercollegiate Athletics, Sports Administration
Contemporary U.S. politics, elections, first ladies of the United States
Business Ethics, Consumer Financial Services, Risk Management
Meteorology, Severe Weather, Storm Chasing, Tornado Formation and Structure, Geography
Medicaid, Health Policy, Ohio’s Opioid Crisis
Note: Top Faculty Experts for Q1 2019 were derived from media mentions between 1/1 - 3/31. This data neither indicates nor guarantees a top-10 recognition at UCM’s annual Faculty Newsmaker Gala.