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6:48 am
Tue November 18, 2014

OU Trying To Help Fire-Displaced Students

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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.

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6:52 am
Tue November 11, 2014

OU Settles Lawsuit Filed In Wake Of Student's Death

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. 

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7:14 am
Tue August 5, 2014

OU Falls Out Of List Of Top Ten "Party Schools"

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

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11:41 am
Thu July 17, 2014

Police: Call To Water Department Led To OU Shooting Probe

Mount Orab Police Chief Bryan Mount
Credit 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.

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7:46 am
Wed July 16, 2014

OU Police: No Evidence Of Reported Shooting

Gamertsfelder Hall
Credit Ohio University

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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7:28 am
Thu July 10, 2014

OU Opens College In Dublin

OU plans for college of osteopathic medicine
Credit Ohio University

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

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12:28 pm
Fri March 28, 2014

Police: Missing OU Student May Have Taken Own Life

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

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7:23 am
Thu February 13, 2014

OU Prof Facing Kiddie Porn Charges

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

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7:11 am
Tue October 29, 2013

No Charges In Alleged Athens County Sexual Assault

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.

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12:37 pm
Thu September 5, 2013

Court Sides With OU Student In Case Over Representation

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.

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12:27 pm
Thu August 29, 2013

Two OU Football Players Charged With Selling Drugs

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

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6:48 am
Thu August 22, 2013

Switch To Semesters Hurts College Enrollment

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

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12:50 pm
Mon August 12, 2013

Ohio Schools Welcome International College Students

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

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6:27 am
Tue August 6, 2013

OU, Miami Among Top "Party Schools"

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

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6:13 am
Thu May 30, 2013

Covered Bridge In Lancaster Reopens

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.

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12:31 pm
Tue May 7, 2013

Former OU Professor To Lead Florida A&M Band

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

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12:24 pm
Fri March 8, 2013

OU Begins Historic Building Demolition

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

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7:21 am
Fri February 15, 2013

Drone Aircraft Coming To Ohio

The FAA has given the Medina County sheriff's office permission to use drones to search for missing people or fugitives.

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7:48 am
Fri February 8, 2013

OU Considers Future Student Tuition Freeze

Future Ohio Unversity students could have their tuition rate frozen.

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7:03 am
Tue December 18, 2012

OU Worker Sentenced For Threats

An Ohio University worker must get a mental health evaluation and appear at a hearing next month after pleading not guilty Monday to charges of threatening to bring a shotgun to work.

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