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New President Chosen For Ohio University

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Ohio University’s Board of Trustees named the 21st president of the university in a special meeting Wednesday morning. Dr. Duane Nellis was unanimously approved as the successor to Dr. Roderick McDavis as president of the university. Nellis, formerly president of Texas Tech University, was chosen from a field of four finalists, including OU’s Executive Executive… Read More

West Virginia Secretary of State Defends Firing 16 Employees

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia Secretary of State Mac Warner has defended his decision to fire 16 longtime employees upon taking office last month. The Charleston Gazette-Mail says Warner told the Senate Finance Committee on Monday that cutting about one-third of his office’s staff was necessary to “move the office forward.” The firings have resulted… Read More

Ohio University Students Compare Their Virtual Reality Efforts to High-Tech Start Up

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A group of media students gathered in a lecture hall to view a presentation by the high-tech startup Embodied Labs Tuesday morning. However, the visitors were unaware that a team of Ohio University students and professors have been working on a similar project in Athens this past year. Both groups are using virtual reality media… Read More