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OU’s President Responds to U.S. Department of Education’s Title IX Announcement

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Ohio University President Duane Nellis says the U.S. Department of Education’s new plan to evaluate federal regulation of campus sexual assault will not change the way his administration approaches the issue. “The U.S. Department of Education’s announcement today has not changed the law,” Nellis wrote in a state released Thursday. “We are steadfast in our… Read More

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WVU Panelists Urge Extension of Child Health Program

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) – Former policymakers, academics, medical professionals and advocates say the 20-year-old Children’s Health Insurance Plan, whose federal funding expires next month, has been instrumental in extending health care to most children in West Virginia and nationally. At a forum Thursday at West Virginia University, several predict Congress will extend it, though time… Read More

Paul Thorn with Apple and the Moon to Perform at Ohio University Lancaster


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The Covered Bridge Music Series is pleased to present a live music performance by Paul Thorn starting at 8 p.m., Saturday September 30, 2017 at Ohio University Lancaster. This will be an outdoor show on the Covered Bridge stage.  All seating is General Admission. There will be a cash bar. Non-alcoholic beverages and food provided by the Burrito Buggy… Read More

Waiting For A Plan: No Action On Opioid Crisis Nearly A Month After Trump’s “Emergency”

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It’s been nearly one month since President Trump told a group of reporters he was declaring the opioid crisis a national emergency. “The opioid crisis is an emergency, and I am saying, officially, right now, it is an emergency,”  the president said at his golf resort in New Jersey on August 10. But in the… Read More