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A 1978 Ohio University graduate is among the approximately 38,000 Colorado residents who were forced to evacuate their homes this week as the worst wildfire in the state's history continues to burn hundreds of homes and thousands of acres to the ground. Nancy Bee left her Eastonville, CO home on Tuesday with four horses and… Read More
UPDATE 11:40 p.m. Initial tests by first responders determined the white powder contained in an envelope an Ohio University employee opened was not harmful. OU Police Chief Andrew Powers says the envelope containing the substance has been collected and is in his department's custody as evidence. It will be transported to a lab in Columbus… Read More
An Ohio University alumna who crossed the finish line of the Boston Marathon within seconds of the first of two deadly explosions says she is coping with the trauma by inspiring others to "get off the couch." Demi Knight Clark, a 1999 OU graduate and North Carolina health coach, had just crossed to the right… Read More
A former Ohio University professor says he was awakened by the sound of police sirens and gun shots that led to the death of an MIT police officer and one of the two Boston bombing suspects early Friday morning. Casey Hayward lives on Mount Auburn Street in Watertown, Mass, just several blocks away from the… Read More
For former Ohio University student track athlete Craig Leon and thousands of runners like him, the morning of April 15 was the perfect day to compete in a world-renowned race. "You couldn’t really ask for much better conditions as a runner," Leon said. "The sun’s out, there’s very little wind, the temperatures are good… Read More
UPDATE 4/19/13, 6:32 PM: Ohio University trustees have approved an undergraduate tuition increase for the upcoming academic year. The Board of Trustees met Friday at Ohio University's Athens campus. The 1.6 percent increase to instructional and general fees means an additional $82 per semester for a full-time resident undergraduate student. The board also approved a… Read More
The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for much of Southeast Ohio. The watch is in effect until 11 p.m. Tuesday. Counties in the watch area include Athens, Hocking, Washington, Meigs, Vinton, and Licking counties. For a complete list of counties, visit the NWS advisory.
A 2003 graduate of Ohio University says she was in a neighboring building when two bombs exploded at the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday. In an audio interview with WOUB, Anne Slusser describes the scene following the explosions.
UPDATE 7:02 p.m. Two Ohio University staff members, a former OU men’s track student-athlete and the owner of a local Chinese restaurant were running in the Boston Marathon where spectators and runners described twin explosions that shook the finish line Monday. Michele Fiala, an OU Assistant Professor of Oboe, said she was in the family… Read More
Ohio University police officers are searching for a college-aged male who could be connected to a breaking and entering incident at an OU dorm early Wednesday morning. According to an crime alert issued by the OU Police Department on Wendesday, officers recieved a report at 9:20 a.m. from a female OU student who said an… Read More