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Ohio University has decided to renovate the former president's house at the center of campus and use it io serve students.

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Ohio University president Roderick McDavis says he will retire at the end of June of 2017 when his contract expires.

State education leaders are working to lower the cost of a college degree through a number of efforts, including the expansion of a thriving program at Columbus State Community College.

The planned demolition of a century-old campus building has stirred up a historic preservation fight at Ohio University.

Ohio University recently banned hoverboards in campus buildings, joining the list of schools restricting use amid safety concerns.

A judge has ruled Ohio University is not responsible for the nearly 29 hundred dollar dental bill for a student who slipped on an icy campus sidewalk and broke two of her teeth last February.

Ohio University trustees are considering a plan to preserve a group of buildings that once housed a state insane asylum.

Ohio University is teaming up with Columbus State Community College to expand degree offerings.

The Athens County prosecutor's office is investigating allegations by a Hocking College student that five men sexually assaulted her last week.

Ohio University is ranked 16th in this year's annual list of party schools compiled and published by The Princeton Review magazine.

Ohio has long celebrated its history in flight.

Ohio University is looking for a new Vice President for Student Affairs and possibly a provost.

Ohio University has agreed to revise its student code of conduct and pay 32 thousand dollars to a student and his attorneys to settle a lawsuit that challenged the code. 

OU Trying To Help Fire-Displaced Students

Nov 18, 2014

Ohio University is accepting donations to assist students displaced by Sunday's fire in Athens that heavily damaged several businesses and housing units near campus.

OU Settles Lawsuit Filed In Wake Of Student's Death

Nov 11, 2014

Ohio University will pay 1 million dollars to settle a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the father of a student who died of bacterial meningitis in 2010. 

The Princeton Review's annual list of party colleges ranks Miami University eleventh and Ohio University 13th.

Village of Mount Orab

Mount Orab police chief Bryan Mount says a phone call to the village water department led to an investigation into a possible shooting at Ohio University on Tuesday.

OU Police: No Evidence Of Reported Shooting

Jul 16, 2014
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Ohio University police have found no evidence of a shooting on campus after receiving a report of a possible threat Tuesday afternoon. OU Police Chief Andrew Powers say a man reported he had shot his mother at Gamertsfelder Hall, which houses students for summer session.

Powers says authorities later expanded their search throughout the school's East Green, but found nothing. He says an investigation continues.

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Ohio University opened a college of osteopathic medicine yesterday in Dublin with a class of 50 future primary-care doctors.

Police: Missing OU Student May Have Taken Own Life

Mar 28, 2014

Athens police say they have reason to believe a missing Ohio University student may have committed suicide in the Hocking River.

An Ohio University professor is on leave after being charged with downloading child pornography.

Athens County Prosecutor Keller Blackburn says a grand jury has decided not to file charges in an alleged sexual assault earlier this month on a downtown Athens street that was photographed and posted on line.

The Fourth Ohio District Court of appeals has sided with an Ohio University student who says her parents' income should not play a role in her request for a public defender.

Ohio University has indefinitely suspended two football players after they were charged with selling drugs.

Switch To Semesters Hurts College Enrollment

Aug 22, 2013

Enrollment at Ohio colleges fell last year as schools switched to a semester schedule.

Some universities are making an extra effort to welcome international students to the United States with the help of Port Columbus.

Two universities in Ohio are again ranked among the nation's top party schools .

Covered Bridge In Lancaster Reopens

May 30, 2013

A covered bridge on the Ohio University branch campus in Lancaster has reopened for public use four months after being damaged by an arson fire.

Former OU Professor To Lead Florida A&M Band

May 7, 2013

Florida A&M University has named former Ohio University music professor Sylvester Young as the new director of its marching band.

OU Begins Historic Building Demolition

Mar 8, 2013

Ohio University began demolishing a historic — and supposedly haunted — campus building on Thursday.