|Exchange email maintenance: 1:00 am - 3:30 am, April 12, 2014|
The university's Exchange email server will be down during this Saturday's regular maintenance window, April 12, 2014, from 1:00 am - 3:30 AM.
|IT Change Guide: Spring/summer changes that will affect you|
OIT has a number of upgrades and new service offerings for spring and summer 2014 that will affect the way you teach, learn and perform your day to day work.
|OHIO Commencement plans announced|
About 4,200 students are participating in the graduate and undergraduate commencement ceremonies Friday, May 2, and Saturday, May 3 in the Convocation Center, located on the West Green of Ohio University’s Athens campus.
|OHIO enrollment applications increase for fourth consecutive year|
First-time enrollment applications at Ohio University totaled 20,769 on Thursday, April 10, surpassing last year’s total number. The growth represents an 18.9 percent increase over 2012 and 55 percent increase over 2011. The figure is expected to grow even larger as students continue to apply.
|Provost announces FY2015 faculty, staff raise pools|
The following information is provided as an explanation of the upcoming implementation of two separate funding pools for salary increases in fiscal year 2015. Increases for promotion and tenure and employee benefits costs also are addressed.
|University Terrace, South Green Drive reduced to one lane|
Part of University Terrace and South Green Drive will be reduced to one lane for a short time to allow construction to take place.
|Computer science professor leads international task force to develop curriculum guidelines for bioinformatics|
Led by Ohio University’s Professor of Computer Science Lonnie Welch, an international bioinformatics organization has released guidelines for bioinformatics curricula to ensure students graduate with the necessary skill sets for work in computational biology.
|Counselor Advisory Board to bring valuable insight for OHIO admissions|
The Counselor Advisory Board (CAB) will be on campus Monday, April 7 and Tuesday, April 8 to share their insights into the college admission process with Ohio University’s Undergraduate Admissions staff and other University personnel.
|Got Food? Students work to combat hunger in Southeastern Ohio|
Dozens of students and local leaders who work to combat hunger on a daily basis came together for a social innovative forum at The Ridges on Friday, April 4.
|Local students tackle drunk-driving in Impact 2014|
Ohio University’s Convocation Center was packed with more than 6,000 high school juniors and seniors from surrounding schools on Friday as part of Impact 2014, an event organized by Troopers for a Safer Ohio, a group that works with troopers from the Ohio State Highway Patrol to educate community members on various issues.
|Playful Learning Conference is April 10|
The Patton College of Education will host "Playful Learning," an interactive conference for practicing and pre-service teachers on Thursday, April 10.
|Take Back the Night becomes a voice for the unheard|
Zerlina Maxwell, a political analyst and feminist, had the crowd at Take Back the Night laughing more than mourning late last week for an event designed to raise awareness about sexual assault and violence.
|Conference on LBJ's War on Poverty brings high profile journalist and renowned historian to Athens|
Sid Davis, one of Ohio University's highest profile alums, is scheduled to speak during the opening of "A Region Reflects," a two-day conference designed to celebrate the 50th anniversary of President Lyndon Johnson’s May 7, 1964 announcement at Memorial Auditorium that called to end the War on Poverty.
|Got Food? A Social Innovation Forum on Hunger in Southeastern Ohio held Friday|
A forum to discuss hunger in Southeastern Ohio and local organization’s efforts to combat the problem is being held at The Ridges Building 21 Friday from 1 to 4 p.m.
|OHIO seeks dean of University College and Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education|
Executive Vice President and Provost Pam Benoit has announced the position of Dean of University College and Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education will be open at the end of this academic year and interested faculty are encouraged to apply.
|Teaching with technology: Qualtrics, Turnitin, Panopto, Accessibility & more|
Learn how to incorporate free OHIO tools like Qualtrics, Turnitin, and Panopto into your teaching.
|University mourns Dr. Patricia Weitsman, political science professor|
Dr. Patricia Weitsman, Professor of Political Science and Director of War and Peace Studies at Ohio University, passed away this week. She was a highly respected scholar, enthusiastic gym instructor and loving parent, wife, daughter and sister.
|African Studies, Ohio University Press celebrate 50th anniversary|
African Studies, Ohio University Press celebrate 50th anniversary
|Faculty/Staff Survey continues through April 14|
Ohio University is participating in the Higher Education Insight Survey. This is the first comprehensive faculty/staff survey since the Campus Climate survey in 2004.
|Nominations sought for Sustainability Awards|
This year, Ohio University's Office of Sustainability is seeking nominations for six Sustainability Awards.
|OUPD holds first badge pinning ceremony|
Community leaders, law enforcement, and their family and friends joined the Ohio University Police Department in Baker University's Grand Ballroom late last week for the first badge pinning and employee recognition ceremony.
|Science Café talk to address 'detecting deception' April 2|
Julie Suhr, Ohio University professor of psychology, will discuss how common deception is and how clinicians can detect it during her Science Café discussion, "Detecting Deception," at 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 2.
|University transitions to new travel arrangement system|
Within the next 60 days, Ohio University will permanently close its Travel World travel agency office, located on the Southern Campus in Ironton, as part of the University’s transition to a new travel provider.
|Administrative Senate election to be held one month early in 2015|
Administrative Senate unanimously voted on Thursday, March 20 to have elections begin one month early, beginning in 2015, after it was brought to their attention that the switch from quarters to semesters seems to have caused disruption with the Senate calendar as it coincides with the academic calendar.
|Bikowski featured speaker as India teachers discuss English training for workforce|
Dr. Dawn Bikowski, Director of the English Language Improvement Program at Ohio University, was a featured speaker at the Teacher Educator Conference 2014 put on by the British Council in Hyderabad, India, in February. It’s the largest teacher education conference in India.
|OUPD holds Badge Pinning Ceremony Thursday|
The officers and staff of the Ohio University Police Department will hold their first annual Badge Pinning and Employee Recognition Ceremony at 7 p.m., Thursday, March 27 in Baker University Center Ballroom B.
|Relay for Life: A night to celebrate survival, remember loss|
Students, faculty, and staff came together Friday to participate in the 13th annual Relay for Life in the Ping Center. The group remembered lost loved ones who died from the disease, but also celebrated those who survived their diagnosis.
|Spotlight on Learning: Teaching, Teams, and Technology, April 28|
Faculty are invited to the Spotlight on Learning: Teaching, Teams, and Technology on Monday, April 28, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Faculty Commons in Alden Library.