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Research and Creative Activity Expo highlights variety of work

The annual Student Research and Creative Activity Expo, held on May 14, showcased research, scholarship and creative activity presentations from more than 640 undergraduate, graduate and medical students and postdoctoral fellows. The expo displayed work from a wide array of disciplines, including dance, robotics and many other subjects.

Soul of Athens wins excellence award

Ohio University's Soul of Athens won the Award of Excellence for Best Online Publication at the Pictures of the Year international competition earlier this year. The team, comprised of mostly students and faculty from the School of Visual Communication, finished fourth behind first-place National Geographic, and The Wall Street Journal and The Los Angeles Times.

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Soul of Athens is an annual online publication produced by VisCom students and faculty, with help from students in other schools throughout the Scripps College of Communication.

'What the Heck Are You Up To, Mr. President?'

History professor a guest on 'The Colbert Report'

Connor Study Professor of Contemporary History Kevin Mattson appeared on Comedy Central's "The Colbert Report", on June 30. Mattson was the featured guest for his latest book, "What the Heck Are You Up To, Mr. President? Jimmy Carter, America's 'Malaise,' and the Speech that Should Have Changed the Country." Released by Bloomsbury Press, Mattson's book focuses on the Carter presidency and the speech that led to his downfall and paved the way for the rise of the conservative movement.

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110 to perform at Rose Parade

The Ohio University Marching 110 has been selected as one of 20 bands that will perform in the world-famous Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, Calif., on New Year’s Day. “I’m excited about the level of exposure that our participation will give to Ohio University and to the Marching 110,” said Director of Athletic Bands Richard Suk. “We’ve established a reputation as a great, entertaining band for parades. The 2010 Rose Parade is a great opportunity to show the country what this band can do.” You can follow the excitement of the 2009 Marching 110 season by becoming a fan on Facebook. The Tournament of Roses Parade is seen by approximately 1 million in-person spectators and 390 million viewers in more than 100 countries. To join your fellow alumni in supporting the 110’s trip with a gift, visit

Reconnect with the Bobcat Network

Ohio University has just launched an innovative way to energize our university network and reunite you with some old friends. It’s called the Six Degrees of Ohio University and you’re invited to join it right now. Just click the link below to get started!

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