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The loosened guidance should make it easier to reopen schools and workplaces. Mask requirements are still in place for public transport and health care settings.
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Ohio University’s president is stepping down at the end of June after four challenging years marked by big enrollment declines and financial struggles. Duane Nellis, who is four years into a six-year contract, said Thursday he plans to stay at the university as a member of the faculty. “I have decided to… Read More
In 2020, renewable power was “the only energy source for which demand increased … while consumption of all other fuels declined,” the International Energy Agency says.
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 5,204 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after three were reported Thursday. The county also remained at a Level 2 on the Public Health Advisory System. The Ohio Department of Health confirmed the new cases on May 13, 2021. Analysis of ODH… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s solicitor general urged a panel of appellate judges to hold the U.S. Census Bureau’s feet to the fire by issuing an order that would require the statistical agency to release data used for redrawing congressional and legislative districts by mid-August. Solicitor General Benjamin Flowers told the federal judges that an… Read More
The Tiny Desk is working from home for the foreseeable future. Introducing NPR Music’s Tiny Desk (home) concerts, bringing you performances from across the country and the world. It’s the same spirit — stripped-down sets, an intimate setting — just a different space. This is so enchanting. The painted scrim, the scenery trees are not… Read More
First Animal Visitors to a Manmade Waterhole in the African Savannah, LIFE AT THE WATERHOLE – Starts May 19 at 8 pm
Three-Part Series LIFE AT THE WATERHOLE Premieres Wednesdays, May 19-June 2, 2021 Dr. M. Sanjayan Works with Local Communities to Help Build the World’s First Waterhole with Built-In Cameras, Designed to Capture the Fascinating and Dynamic Role of Water for Africa’s Wildlife PBS, in partnership with the BBC Studios Natural History Unit, announced today… Read More
New Initiative Launched in January ATHENS, OH – As some recent WOUB students and Ohio University graduates go out into the world to start their careers, they are not doing it alone. That’s because they have a WOUB mentor helping them every step of the way. Back in January, WOUB launched the WOUB Mentoring Program…. Read More