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U.S. Navy Band Headed to Athens April 6

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Tomorrow night, the internationally acclaimed U.S. Navy Band will bring their diverse performance repertoire to Ohio University’s Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium. Andy Trachsel, the Ohio University School of Music’s Director of Bands, said that the Athens performance sprung from his relationship with a member of the U.S. Navy Band dating back to his graduate school… Read More

Addiction Researchers Eager for $20M Infusion Eyed by Kasich

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio researchers in drug abuse and addiction say they’re impressed and energized by Gov. John Kasich’s proposal to infuse $20 million into scientific breakthroughs that could help solve the national opioid crisis. During Tuesday’s State of the State speech, the Republican governor sought to liken such treatments and technologies to past… Read More

OU’s International Week To Be held April 9-16


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Ohio University’s International Week will be held April 9-16 and will feature a wide range of cultural events, dynamic speakers and the always-popular International Street Fair. One of the highlights of this year’s International Week will be the Keynote Speech, “Life Without Basketball,” by Bilqis Abdul-Qaadir, the founder of Muslim Girls Hoop Too. The Keynote… Read More

Wesley Lowery Named 2017 OU Commencement Speaker


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Ohio University has announced that National Correspondent for The Washington Post Wesley Lowery will serve as its 2017 Undergraduate Commencement speaker. Mr. Lowery will speak at the morning and afternoon ceremonies. “In his relatively short career, Wesley Lowery has already accomplished a great deal, namely earning a reputation for excellence in reporting during his award-winning… Read More