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Ohio University Researchers Getting $3.2 Million to Improve Teacher Training

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Researchers at Ohio University will receive $3.2 million to study a new approach to professional development for teachers. The effort is meant to make teachers better equipped to meet the needs of students with emotional or behavioral issues. Researcher Julie Owens says teachers face a lot of stress in the classroom, which can make it difficult… Read More

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OU Names Three Finalists for LGBT Center Director Position

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ATHENS, Ohio — Three candidates have been named as finalists to direct Ohio University’s LBGT Center, which hasn’t had a permanent director since the controversial firing of the previous director in January. Micah McCary, Nicolas Franco and Kerr Mesner will participate in open forums on the Athens Campus Nov. 20, 21 and 22, respectively, as part… Read More

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Ohio University Investigates Engineering Fraternity For Alleged Violations

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ATHENS, Ohio — A professional coed fraternity at Ohio University is now under review as part of the school’s widespread investigation into alleged violations of the student code of conduct. The Theta Tau Engineering Fraternity was placed under a conduct review by the university on Friday. All non-academic group activities are suspended during this process “to… Read More

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Three OU Sororities, Professional Fraternity Under Investigation for Hazing

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ATHENS, Ohio — Three sororities governed by the Women’s Panhellenic Association (WPA) and a professional fraternity at Ohio University have been issued Cease and Desist orders as the school’s widespread investigation into hazing allegations continues. The university announced Wednesday that Delta Zeta’s Omicron Gamma chapter, Chi Omega’s Tau Alpha chapter, Pi Beta Phi’s Ohio Alpha… Read More

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OU Suspends 15 Fraternities After More Allegations of Hazing Arise

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ATHENS, Ohio — Ohio University has suspended all Interfraternity Council (IFC) fraternities on the Athens campus in light of hazing allegations involving multiple organizations. Dean of Students Jenny Hall-Jones made the announcement Thursday in a letter addressed to members of the IFC. “Earlier this week, we received allegations that two IFC chapters were hazing new… Read More

Free screening and talk-back of THE PUBLIC at Athena Cinema


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Filmed in Cincinnati’s downtown library, this dramedy (rated PG-13) begins with an act of civil disobedience and focuses on homelessness, mental health, relationships with law enforcement, and the evolving, vital role that libraries play in our democracy. *Followed by a 20-minute talk-back with reps from local libraries and agencies who are helping those facing homelessness…. Read More

ARC Provides Funds For Addiction Treatment Projects In Athens County and Kentucky

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The Appalachian Regional Commission has awarded more than two million dollars to expand addiction treatment and recovery resources for women in rural regions of the Ohio Valley hit hard by the opioid crisis. Ohio University received $1,100,000 for the Appalachian Recovery Project in Athens County, Ohio. WestCare Kentucky, Inc., received $1,136,000 for the Judi Patton… Read More