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REMINDER: OHIO Facilities conference call on June 9 Jul 11
Updates for the media about OHIO’s capital improvement and other Facilities news. While the calls will primarily focus on capital improvement updates, other topical Facilities-related news items may also be addressed. Read More
OHIO trustees announce presidential search committee, launch website Jun 24
The Board of Trustees announced today the names of the 21-person search committee charged with finding Ohio University’s 21st president. The presidential search committee will thoroughly review potential candidates and select a small set of well-qualified individuals for the Board’s consideration. Read More
OHIO trustees approve FY2017 budget Jun 24
The Ohio University Board of Trustees approved the fiscal year 2017 budget and discussed strategic planning efforts at meetings on the Lancaster Campus. Read More
Sitterley Trusts directed to Ohio University will support scholarships for Fairfield and Hocking County Students Jun 24
Ohio University President Roderick J. McDavis announced today that four charitable trusts created by Fairfield and Hocking County families – collectively totaling more than $5.1 million – are now held within The Ohio University Foundation’s endowment. Read More
Statement from Ohio University President Roderick J. McDavis Jun 13
We are all deeply saddened by the news of Senator Voinovich’s passing. Read More
Tributes to Senator Voinovich Jun 13
A collection of tributes to Senator George Voinovich Read More
Ohio University announces spring semester 2016 Dean’s List Jun 7
More than 4,500 students qualified for the spring semester 2016 Dean’s List at Ohio University’s Athens campus. The students represented every region of the United States and numerous countries, including: Egypt, Oman, China Botswana, Canada, the Netherlands and Jamaica. Read More
David A. Wolfort elected chair of Ohio University Board of Trustees for 2016-2017 May 17
Trustee David A. Wolfort has been elected chair of the Ohio University Board of Trustees for 2016-2017, succeeding Sandra J. Anderson, whose term ended May 13. Read More
Fifteen high school scholars chosen for Ohio University Cutler Scholars Program May 10
Ohio University’s Cutler Scholars Program for service-minded academic leaders chose fifteen students for its program to begin in the Fall of 2016. Students in this consort hail from Ohio, New York and New Jersey. Read More
Ohio University Avionics Engineering Center signs $1.6M research agreement with FAA Apr 28
The Russ College of Engineering and Technology’s Avionics Engineering Center has signed a $1.6 million, five-year agreement with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Flight Inspection Services to provide technical support to enhance the development, evaluation, and certification of airspace navigational systems, instrument flight procedures, and avionics equipment. Read More
Ohio University to hold graduate commencement ceremony April 29, undergraduate commencement ceremonies April 30 Apr 25
Approximately 3,700 students are participating in the graduate and undergraduate commencement ceremonies Friday, April 29 and Saturday, April 30. Read More
Heritage College earns plaudits from legislators, governor for 40 years of service Apr 21
The Ohio State Legislature recognized the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine for four decades of service to the state with a Founder’s Day event at the Statehouse on Wednesday, April 20. The Legislature presented resolutions for the school's service on the floors of both the House and Senate. Gov. John Kasich also recognized the college’s 40th anniversary with a proclamation, in which he praised the school “for creating meaningful and lasting impact on generations of Ohio University students.” Read More
Ohio University partnering with Athens, nonprofits to offer many options for students to reuse and recycle during move-out Apr 18
Ohio University is partnering with the City of Athens, Athens-Hocking Recycling Center and local nonprofits to provide on- and off-campus students with opportunities to donate all reusable items during move-out week Monday, April 25 through Sunday, May 1. Read More
Ohio University announces extension to formal revision process of sustainability plan and climate action plan Apr 12
Ohio University will extend the public comment period for the Sustainability Plan and Climate Action Plan after receiving significant campus and community feedback about the revision process of the plans. Revision suggestions are due on Monday, May 1, 2017. Read More
City of Athens and Ohio University announce pilot program to improve transportation access Mar 30
Access to public transportation on campus and throughout Athens County is about to be improved for all Athens-based students and employees with a valid Ohio University identification card. Read More
President of HSN named Ohio University’s 2016 undergraduate commencement speaker Mar 17
Ohio University today announced that media and retail business leader Bill Brand will serve as the University’s 2016 undergraduate commencement speaker. Mr. Brand, President, HSN and Chief Marketing Officer at HSN, Inc. will speak at the morning and afternoon ceremony. Read More
OHIO trustees approve Comprehensive Master Plan Mar 11
Discussions about long-term plans for the physical footprint of Ohio University took center stage at OHIO Board of Trustees meetings on the Athens Campus this Thursday and Friday. Read More
Ohio University President Roderick McDavis announces a 2017 departure to Board of Trustees, University community Mar 10
This afternoon, Ohio University’s 20th president, Roderick J. McDavis, announced his plans to step down at the end of his contract. His final day will be June 30, 2017. Read More
Homecoming 2016 dates announced, winning logo design revealed Feb 26
Homecoming is Oct. 5-8, 2016; and this year’s celebration is all about coming home. Read More
Ohio University President Roderick McDavis, Ph.D. Selected to Receive the Dublin Chamber of Commerce 2016 Business Person of the Year Award Feb 26
The Dublin Chamber of Commerce board of directors is proud to announce that Ohio University (OHIO) President Roderick J. McDavis, Ph.D. has been selected to receive the Chamber’s 2016 Business Person of the Year Award. Read More
Ohio University Distinguished Professor Gerardine Botte to be honored during reception and lecture Feb. 23 Feb 15
Gerardine Botte, recipient of Ohio University’s 2015 Distinguished Professor award, will be honored during the Distinguished Professor Reception and Lecture on Tuesday, Feb. 23 in Baker University Center Ballroom A on Ohio University’s Athens Campus. Read More
Ohio University announces fall semester 2015 Dean’s List Feb 11
More than 4,000 students qualified for the fall semester 2015 Dean’s List at Ohio University’s Athens campus. The students represented every region of the United States and numerous countries, including Yemen, China, Chile, Botswana and France. Read More
Heritage College researchers on quest for Antarctic dinos and other animals Feb 3
This month a team of international researchers, including an anatomy expert from the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, will journey to Antarctica to search for evidence that the now-frozen continent may have been the starting point for some important species that roam the Earth today. Read More
The Patton College rises in top online graduate education rankings Jan 28
The Patton College of Education at Ohio University has been ranked 62nd on U.S. News & World Report’s (USNWR) list of best online graduate education programs for 2016, up six spots from last year Read More
EPA Recognizes Ohio University Among Nation’s Leading Green Power Users Jan 27
Today, Ohio University announced that for the first time it appears as No. 14 on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA's) Top 30 College & University list of the largest green power users from the Green Power Partnershop. Ohio University is using more than 60 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) of green power annually, which represents 50 percent of its total power needs. In addition, Ohio University is generating green power from an on-site solar energy system. Ohio University's choice to use green power is helping to advance the green power market and support clean renewable energy alternatives. Read More
OHIO Trustees review master plan, FY2017 budget Jan 22
The Ohio University Board of Trustees discussed the fiscal year 2017 budget and reviewed a draft of the University’s Comprehensive Master Plan at meetings on the Athens Campus. Read More
Ohio University offers new program to connect local volunteers to research studies Jan 15
Ohio University has partnered with ResearchMatch, an online service that connects individuals to researchers seeking to recruit volunteers for their studies. Read More
Ohio University is named a national winner of 2015 GameDay Recycling Challenge Jan 14
Ohio University was recently named a national winner of the 2015 GameDay Recycling Challenge, which engages hundreds of thousands of collegiate football fans in a waste reduction and recycling competition every fall. Read More
Lee named National Academy of Inventors fellow for engineering innovations Jan 8
Ohio University Professor Sunggyu “K.B.” Lee has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors for his achievements in alternative energies and advanced materials research and technology commercialization. Read More
Australia’s new armoured dinosaur unveiled Dec 8
Australia’s new armoured dinosaur unveiled Read More
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