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Jul 1, 2019
OHIO School of Music faculty member named Yamaha Artist
Ohio University School of Music piano professor Dr. Christopher Fisher and his wife and fellow music educator, Katherine Fisher, have been named Yamaha Artists, a superior honor that provides professional services exclusively to performing artists, concert venues, performing arts organizations and educational institutions that represent a commitment to the music industry.

Jul 2, 2019
Fulbright award recipients encourage OHIO students to apply for prestigious grant
Ohio University had the most Fulbright U.S. Student Program recipients in the state of Ohio for the 2017-2018 year, and during the 2018-19 academic year, seven OHIO students and alumni received the award. The time is almost here to apply for the next cohort.

Patton College math and literacy camp teaches children valuable skills while helping local charity
The Patton College’s Moving with Math and Literacy camp this summer added up to be a fun learning experience for elementary-aged children and a little help for area shelter dogs! The weeklong camp involved 13 campers from kindergarten-fifth grade in activities that integrated mathematics, literacy, movement, and community-building activities.

OHIO Gordon K. Bush Airport taxiway rehabilitation update
OHIO Gordon K. Bush Airport taxiway rehabilitation update

Former Russ College faculty member makes major gift to support student design
A former associate dean for Ohio University’s Russ College of Engineering and Technology has made a substantial gift to benefit engineering and technology design-related student organizations and programs

Russ College researchers convert biomass to fuel with help of $1 million USDA grant
Russ College researchers convert biomass to fuel with help of $1 million USDA grant

Jul 3, 2019
Students complete inaugural Ohio Southern Building Bridges Summer Institute [PHOTOS]
The first cohort of nearly 20 students completed the inaugural Building Bridges Summer Institute at Ohio University Southern last week. The event brought together young people from area colleges and high schools for an immersive three and a half day experience focused on community building, engagement and self-reflection.

iCUE Spotlight: July 5-11, 2019
This week's schedule includes Public Telescope Nights, a Women's World Cup watch party and self-defense training workshops for employees.

Jul 5, 2019
Faculty member revives theatre program to serve Lancaster campus, community
Victor Jones has spent the past nearly 10 years reviving a theatre program that draws people to Lancaster, Ohio, and gives students and community members alike their moments in the spotlight.

University releases One OHIO strategy update
Ohio University RHE Study Committee Co-Chairs Nicole Pennington and Brad Cohen shared the following message with the University community regarding the One OHIO strategy on July 1, 2019.

Jul 8, 2019
Celebrating 50 years of Alden Library
Alden Library is celebrating 50 years of serving OHIO students, faculty, staff and community members.

New OHIO Honors Program attracts record numbers
More than 370 students will join the new OHIO Honors Program in fall 2019. A successful pilot of the new OHIO Honors Program in the 2018-19 academic year helped to fuel interest in this new academic initiative.

Alumnus, fellow Bobcats turn tragedy into opportunity to help others
When Matt Kittle’s fellow Master of Sports Administration alumni heard about his family’s incredible sacrifice and selflessness in the midst of tragedy, they were inspired – not only to support their fellow graduate but also future Bobcats.

Jul 9, 2019
OHIO friendships fill alumnus’ career, fuel generosity
Alumnus Karol Ondick and his wife, Jo, established the Russ College of Engineering and Technology’s Karol A. and Jo Ondick Engineering Ambassadors Program, which selects student representatives who lead recruitment tours, share their experiences with prospective students and network with alumni at special events.

New layout of the OHIO travel web pages
July 3 marked the launch of the new OHIO Travel web pages on the Finance website. The goal of this redesign was to simplify navigation by breaking out the content into more specific pages.

Athletics unveils recruiting microsite
Developed by PrestoSports, the site features sections highlighting each of the 16 sports teams as well as support services offered to all of our student-athletes and an overview of the campus and Athens experience. The site was a collaboration between Athletics and University Communications and Marketing.

Swimming and Diving's Corrin Van Lanen named nominee for 2019 NCAA Woman of the Year Award
Van Lanen is OHIO's nominee for the 2019 NCAA Woman of the Year award. She is one of a record 585 female college athletes across the three NCAA divisions who have been nominated for the award.<br />

Loftus, Porvasnik earn WGCA All-American Scholar recognition
Freshmen Catherine Loftus and Alicia Porvasnik were named Women's Coach Coaches Association All-American Scholars. In all, 1,097 women's collegiate golfers recognized with this prestigious honor and must meet the minimum cumulative GPA of 3.50.

Athletics signs long-term multimedia rights deal with Learfield IMG College
Ohio Athletics has signed an agreement with Learfield IMG College as the department's exclusive rights holder for both multimedia rights and licensing rights for the next 12 years.

First installment of new diabetes camp a success
Seven youngsters from around the southeast Ohio area were the first-ever participants in CAT Camp, a summer day camp for children with type 1 diabetes conducted last month by the Diabetes Institute at the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine.<br /><br />

Research helps insulin-producing cells get their groove back
A project headed by a faculty researcher at the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, investigating a novel way to head off or reverse the development of type 2 diabetes, has been awarded a $453,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health.

Jul 10, 2019
OHIO graduate students represent OHIO at global women’s conference in Vancouver
After attending the global 2019 Women Deliver Conference in Vancouver, Canada, this summer, two Ohio University graduate students hope to amplify women’s voices at OHIO and support women’s organizations in any way they can.

Heritage College research team finds new adaptive trick used by Staphylococcus bacteria
In recently published research into the regulatory mechanisms of a disease bacterium often found in the human body, Erin Murphy, Ph.D., and her team didn’t find what they went looking for. What they did find, however, opens more research pathways.

Jul 11, 2019
iCUE July 12-18, 2019
This week's calendar includes the $2 Summer Movie Series at The Athena Cinema, Active Shooter Training and Public Telescope Nights.

Bobcat Student Orientation 2019 [PHOTOS]
Ohio University’s campus buzzed with the energy of new Bobcats and their guests throughout the month of June as incoming students attended Bobcat Student Orientation (BSO).

Nation’s longest-running high school journalism workshop in progress at Ohio University
Since 1946, Ohio University has hosted the Scripps High School Journalism Workshop in Athens, Ohio, making it the nation’s longest running program of its kind. The 74th annual workshop, currently in progress from June 10-13, is being attended by nearly 100 students on the main campus of Ohio University.

Call for participation in the Global COIL Initiative to increase student access for global engagement
Finding accessible ways to connect OHIO students with students living in other countries is not easy. Faculty on OHIO’s regional campuses have found a way to do just that through the Collaborative Online International Learning model. The priority deadline to submit a proposal is Aug. 9.

Jul 12, 2019
AEP Professor brings together faculty, students to restore local watersheds
AEP Watershed Research and Reclamation Professor Kelly Johnson has spent the past 20 years collaborating on efforts to permanently restore regional watersheds ravaged by decades of coal mining.