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OHIO Community Has Mixed Reaction To Phased Return; University Assures It Has Safe Plans In Place

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Members of the Ohio University community have mixed reactions to the university’s announcement that students will return to the Athens campus this fall in phases, as the university assures it has plans in place to keep everyone safe.  On Friday, University President M. Duane Nellis released some details about the new… Read More

Ohio University's class gateway at College Green, photographed on May 2, 2019

Ohio University says Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — An Ohio University employee has tested positive for COVID-19, the university said Friday.  The employee was last on the Athens campus May 4 and is recovering at home, according to a university news release. They “practiced social distancing and had limited contact with individuals on campus.” The area in which the… Read More

Another Epidemic: Youth Vaping on the Rise

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Teen vaping is reaching epidemic proportions, with nearly 40 percent of 12th graders reporting use of a vaping device in the past year, and more than 20 percent reporting vaping in the past month. According to the manufacturer, a single JUUL pod contains as much nicotine as a pack of 20 regular cigarettes, so why… Read More

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Prevent T2 Diabetes Prevention Program


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Year-long lifestyle change program that helps you prevent your risk for Type 2 Diabetes.  Trained lifestyle coaches will give you tips, recipes and support for one year as you improve your diet, increase your physical activity and lose weight to reduce your risk for diabetes.  The program will start in July 2018 in Athens, Nelsonville… Read More

Ohio University Athletics Switches From Russell to Adidas Brands

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ATHENS, Ohio —Ohio University announced Tuesday it signed an eight-year contract with Adidas to begin July 2017. The exclusive partnership includes official uniforms, apparel, accessories, and equipment for all varsity-level sports. Ohio Athletic Director Jim Schaus said he is ecstatic to begin using the high-quality Adidas gear. “They are a premiere brand which has stood for excellence… Read More