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Ohio University is exploring the idea of turning Park Place at its Athens campus into a student commons, citing traffic and pedestrian safety concerns. Park Place is the two way street outside the president's mansion and Alden Library, and extends to the top doors or Baker University Center. University Vice President of Finance and Administration… Read More
The Ohio University Board of Trustees was presented with a possible tuition hike between .5 and two percent at its Thursday joint committee meeting. University Vice President of Finance and Administration Steve Golding laid out the pros and cons of a possible increase, which would go into effect the fall of 2015, the same semester… Read More
To watch the full debate, click here The Liberty Room in Kentucky’s Creation Museum was full almost an hour before the start of Tuesday night’s debate between scientist Bill Nye and Answers In Genesis CEO Ken Ham, but the real audience, the one that both men had the best chance of influencing, was the large… Read More
Ohio University president Roderick J. McDavis lauded the advancement of the school’s disability services in his quarterly report to the university’s board of trustees Friday. McDavis noted that in five years since changing the name from Institutional Equity to Diversity and Inclusion, the program is now serving 1,100 Athens campus students and over 350 regional… Read More
OU student filmmaker Tim Jackson will premiere his documentary, Wrestling with Iowa, on Dec. 3 at the Athena Cinema. The film follows two high school wrestlers in Iowa who are searching for their fourth-straight state championship, a feat that has only been accomplished 19 times before.
A refined version of the “Guaranteed Tuition Program” was presented at Ohio University’s quarterly board of trustees meeting Thursday. The program will lock in a student’s tuition rate for 12 sequential semesters. Undergraduate tuition, general fees, non-resident surcharge and most course fees are included in the guarantee program, which will start in the fall semester… Read More
Paul J. Roberts, 41 of Glouster, Ohio, was indicted Monday on nine felony counts including the aggravated murder of his 63-year-old father Paul E. Roberts. In addition to the aggravated murder charge, Paul J. Roberts was also indicted for one count each of: murder, gross abuse of a corpse, tampering with evidence, intimidation of an… Read More
The Athens County Grand Jury refused to bring any indictments in the sexual incident that occurred Homecoming weekend and was captured and transmitted through social media. The grand jury has found that no crime was committed in the alleged Court Street sexual assault, according to Athens County Prosecutor Keller Blackburn. He made the announcement at… Read More
Last week's best photos are here. Follow @WOUBVisuals on Twitter for daily photos and more. Maybe our favorite shot of the week is from Eli Hiller, as Ohio University goalkeeper Mattie Liston tries to stop Nicole Samuel from scoring in Central Michigan's 2-1 win over the Bobcats on Sunday. A few days before, Ohio scored… Read More
WOUB's "Global Perspectives" discusses Kenya and its citizens after the mass shooting at a Nairobi shopping mall. The panel talks about the country's peacemaking role in the region and Kenya's safety situation in the future. If you have ideas for future topics to be discussed on the show, email firstname.lastname@example.org.