Stories tagged with: Ohio University

November 11, 2009 - 6:51pm
4 years 36 weeks ago

The Ohio University Police Department says it plans to increase its presence at the campus's student center after receiving a bomb threat within the past week.

An OU Communication and Marketing press release indicates that the OU Police Department conducted a search of the building last Friday and found nothing.

Then a second search closed down the student center Monday night, around 10 p.m.

It says the Columbus Fire Department's bomb squad along with the State Highway...

November 9, 2009 - 6:57pm
4 years 36 weeks ago

Ohio University is advancing to the fore-front of technology by releasing its own I-Phone application, known as JSchool.

E. W. Scripps School of Journalism Associate Director, Robert Stewart, says faculty members want to make information convenient and available to future students, prosective students, and alumni at the touch of a buttom.

The JSchool application will include Scripps News Headlines, an Event Calendar, Alumni News, and videos.

Stewart says Ohio University is...

October 11, 2009 - 5:04pm
4 years 41 weeks ago

Ohio University officials are verifying that a first-year student-who lives in a dormitory on the main campus-has contracted a case of bacterial meningitis.

They say Charles Wulf is being treated at a hospital in Columbus and is listed in stable condition.

His roommates were notified, taken to O'Bleness Hospital in Athens, and were treated for possible exposure to the illness.

OU officials say they are sanitizing Wulf's room along with common areas and bathrooms throughout...

October 7, 2009 - 8:46pm
4 years 41 weeks ago

A 20-year-old man is facing an aggravated robbery charge in connection with a female OU student who had her purse stolen last Saturday.

Nicholas Dowler was arraigned Monday and entered a plea of no plea.

He is being held in the Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail on a 50 thousand dollar bond.

Dowler allegedly approached a female OU student in the McCracken Hall parking lot, threatened the woman with a box cutter, and took her purse.

His preliminary hearing is set...

October 4, 2009 - 9:45pm
4 years 42 weeks ago

The Ohio University Police Department is on the look-out for two suspects involved in a robbery that took place on campus early Saturday morning.

Authorities say a female OU student was in a parking lot behind McMracken Hall, off Stewart Street, when she was confronted by a white male who demanded all of her money.

Authorities say the suspect told the victim he had a weapon and pulled out what appeared to be a box cutter.

The suspect then took the victim's purse and fled...

October 2, 2009 - 10:26am
4 years 42 weeks ago

The main campus of Ohio University is reporting its first confirmed case of the H1N1 Virus.

Assistant Vice President of Safety and Risk Management, David Hopka, says the student, who lives off-campus, went to the Student Health Center on September 22.

He says based on the student's symptoms, the clinician did a quick test for Inluenza A, which tested positive. Because the H1N1 Virus is a sub-type of Influenza A, Hopka says the sample was sent to Lab Corp for further testing.

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September 25, 2009 - 1:32pm
4 years 43 weeks ago

 

A local university is breaking records.

The enrollment at Ohio University of Zanesville is up 7% to a total of 1,680 students. While more people are going back to school due to the economic downturn, OUZ believes its community outreach helped spark interest in higher education.

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