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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

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Ohio University’s Challenging Dialogues Lecture Series presents: “The Power of In/Civility: Engaging in Challenging Conversations Across the University, Community, Nation”


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The first lecture in Ohio University’s new “Challenging Dialogues” lecture series will take place at 7 p.m. Jan. 24 in Baker University Center Ballroom A with Dr. Carolyn Lukensmeyer, executive director of the National Institute for Civil Discourse. The lecture, which will also be live-streamed, is free and open to the public. For additional information,… Read More

OU Trustee Committee Advances Tuition Hike For Full Board’s Approval

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ATHENS (WOUB) — Ohio University’s Board of Trustees will decide on whether to approve a 3.5-percent increase in tuition at all Ohio University campuses Friday after the proposal received a committee’s approval. Deb Shaffer, Vice President for Finance and Administration, explained reasons for the proposal to the Resources, Facilities, and Affordability Committee Thursday. Wanting to inform… Read More

OU President Comments As Protesters Decry Removal Of LGBT Center Director

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ATHENS — Ohio University’s president reiterated the school’s commitment to supporting the LGBTQ+ community Friday as a group of people protested the removal of the LGBT Center’s director. Dr. Duane Nellis, during a meeting with reporters at Cutler Hall, repeated earlier statements by the university that the decision to remove delfin bautista (who uses they/them pronouns and doesn’t… Read More

Two Women Fight Sexual Harassment, Academia To Save Themselves

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Impossible. That’s how Christine Adams described her odds of getting into the creative writing graduate program at Ohio University. She applied because it was one of the top ranked programs in the country, and she dreamed of being a poet. Then she got in. “I remember getting that voicemail and just starting to cry because… Read More

Ohio Hands Buffalo First MAC Lose In Dominating Fashion

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ATHENS– This was a statement game for the Ohio University Bobcats (7-4, 5-2) after coming off a disappointing loss to Miami (OH) University (5-2, 5-6) last Wednesday (38-28).  Behind the rushing attack of A.J. Ouellette and the offensive line the Bobcats were able to dominate the Buffalo Bulls (6-1, 9-2) handing them the 52-17 loss…. Read More