News and Announcements

Reminder: OHIO hosting third town hall about The Ridges Development Strategy on March 24

March 23, 2023 Ohio University will host its third and final town hall discussion about The Ridges Development Strategy on Friday, March 24, from 2-4 p.m.

W. M. Kiplinger posthumously inducted into Ohio Communication Hall of Fame on March 20

March 23, 2023 On Monday, March 20, W. M. Kiplinger, who passed in 1967, was named a Joan Herrold Wood Award for Lifetime Commitment winner and Ohio Communication Hall of Fame inductee.

OHIO social work students ‘break barriers’

March 23, 2023 This March’s Social Work Month theme is “Social Work Breaks Barriers." Social work students at Ohio University do just that every day.

Ohio University names Dr. Lori Stewart Gonzalez as its 23rd President

March 22, 2023 Board of Trustees selects seasoned higher education administrator and health sciences leader to succeed Hugh Sherman as President.

Fifth annual Ohio University Music Industry Summit announces keynotes with major artists and industry leaders like Talib Kweli and mxmtoon

March 21, 2023 Ohio University’s fifth annual Music Industry Summit returns on Wednesday, April 5, and Thursday, April 6, 2023, in Athens, Ohio, with both in-person and virtual attendance options.

New weather system at WOUB provides improved forecasting for the region and advanced training for college students

March 21, 2023 People in southeast Ohio and western West Virginia are getting more reliable and accurate weather information thanks to a technology upgrade at WOUB TV.

Ohio University Chillicothe to offer a renewable energy course for educators

March 21, 2023 OHIO Chillicothe is offering a continuing education graduate credit course on renewable energy for middle and high school science teachers on Saturday, April 22 and Saturday, May 6.

University Libraries’ Authors @ Alden event to feature Dr. Mary Stockwell highlighting Ulysses S. Grant and the American Indians

March 20, 2023 Dr. Mary Stockwell will be visiting for a special Authors @ Alden on Tuesday, March 28, at 1 p.m. where she will discuss her book, “Interrupted Odyssey: Ulysses S. Grant and the American Indians.”

The making of a short film for OHIO’s 48-Hour Shootout film competition

March 9, 2023 The 21st annual 48-Hour Shootout film competition at Ohio University brought together twelve teams to create a short film in just 48 hours.

"Carrie, The Musical" unleashes telekinetic powers, teen chaos on stage

March 3, 2023 "Carrie, The Musical," features direction and choreography by guest artist Victoria Rae Sook and music direction by Brent Frederick in the E. E. Baker Theater in Kantner Hall, March 9-10 and 22-25.

University Libraries to host roundtable of OHIO faculty with focus on Black women writers

March 3, 2023 For Women’s History Month, University Libraries has partnered with five faculty members to host a roundtable event on Tuesday, March 21 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. with a focus on Black female writers.

The Athens International Film + Video Festival returns April 10-16

March 3, 2023 AIFVF returns April 10-16, celebrating its 50th year with over 260 films representing over 60 countries in competition at the historic Athena Cinema in uptown Athens, OH.

OHIO and Athens community participate in The Ridges Development Strategy town hall

March 2, 2023 Members of the Ohio University and Athens community participated in a town hall on Tuesday, Feb. 21, focusing on The Ridges Development Strategy.

Dr. Russell Morrow named assistant dean of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the College of Business

March 2, 2023 In the fall of 2022, the College of Business expanded its role and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion by welcoming Dr. Russell Morrow as the first assistant dean of DE&I in Business.

OHIO Eastern Esports Center grand opening set for March 2023

March 1, 2023 After months of planning and collaborating with students, Ohio University Eastern’s new Esports Center is complete, with a grand opening planned for March 7, 2023, at 3:30 p.m.