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Ohio University incoming class sets record for GPA and diversity

This year sees record-breaking academic quality with the highest average incoming GPA on record and record enrollment in the University's selective honors programs, among other impressive stats.

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McCracken Hall to be renamed for family whose dedication to public education inspired transformative gifts to Ohio University October 7, 2021

The Board of Trustees has passed a resolution to rename the home of the Gladys W. and David H. Patton College of Education from its current name, McCracken Hall, to Gladys W. and David H. Patton Hall.

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Ohio University awarded Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award for fourth consecutive year October 1, 2021

Ohio University has been awarded the 2021 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity Magazine for the fourth consecutive year.

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OHIO Lancaster announces opening of Fairfield County Workforce Center with ribbon cutting October 7, 2021

The Fairfield County Workforce Center officially opened its doors Sept. 22 with an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony, garnering attendance from state and local leaders.

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Public health update: Oct. 26, 2021 October 27, 2021

I am thrilled to report that our COVID-19 vaccination rates on the Athens campus are still increasing, and our case rates and positivity rates continue to be low.

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Ohio University launches Campus Climate Survey October 27, 2021

The Ohio University Division of Diversity and Inclusion launched a campus climate survey as part of its effort to develop action items connected to OHIO’s Inclusive Excellence Strategic Plan.

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Libraries Host Authors @ Alden with Poet Frank X. Walker October 26, 2021

University Libraries will host poet Frank X. Walker on Nov. 9 at 4:30 p.m. for a talk about “Masked Man, Black,” a collection of poems that he wrote during the pandemic in 2020.

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Bobcat gains experience working with a new type of animal as Wolf Park intern October 26, 2021

OHIO junior Rebecca Bacon has loved wolves ever since she discovered the video game “Wolf Quest,” and this summer she got to live out a dream by working with wolves as an intern at Wolf Park.