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Coronavirus: Stories, Impact, and Innovation

Ask the Experts: Coronavirus

Drs. Winfried Just, Mathematics, Jennifer Hines, Chemistry and Biochemistry, and E. Glenn Dutcher, Economics discuss the coronavirus disease, COVID-19 and the economic and human impacts of this global pandemic.

OHIO Media Specialist, Samantha Pelham interviews the experts relative to their fields of expertise and the experts answer questions from the audience asked during the livestream.


    Heritage College deploys 250 medical students to health agencies

    Starting April 13, approximately 250 medical students will deploy to local health agencies to assist in containing the outbreak and support Ohio’s public health professionals.


    Students receive degrees early to help battle pandemic

    As COVID-19 puts growing burdens on health care systems nationwide, Ohio University is strengthening the medical workforce by graduating medical and nursing students sooner than planned.


    OHIO students, recent graduates gain experience producing virtual music festival amid global pandemic

    Several Ohio University students and recent graduates helped produce this year’s Virtual Nelsonville Music Festival (VNMF), allowing them to gain experience and funding in a time when most media and entertainment-centric industries are at a standstill.


    OHIO and OhioHealth partner to provide access to expanded services during pandemic

    Specific details of the agreement between the two organizations are still being worked out, but the services could include but wouldn’t be limited to testing and non-clinical case management. All services will be in accordance with Ohio University-approved protocols and procedures.

Highlighting Virtual Innovation

Marching 110 smashes virtual fight song performance

Governor DeWine applauded this virtual performance by the Marching 110, which he dedicated to all healthcare workers and first responders across Ohio who are risking their lives to save others.

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Learning and building community beyond the classroom

OHIO College of Business Assistant Professor Dr. Jacob Hiler is fully embracing technology, using game nights, chat rooms and watch parties to keep his students connected. 

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    Connect with the world with OHIO Virtual Museum Portal!

    In this time of physical distancing, many individuals are staying inside with their families, looking for things to do and educational opportunities for their children who are unable to go to in-person classes.


    Virtual OHIO-in-LA program helps students pursue entertainment industry careers

    Most years, Roger Cooper, a professor in the School of Media Arts & Studies, spends a lot of time in Los Angeles. Cooper developed the popular OHIO-in-LA program, a semester-long study-away experience that immerses students in the entertainment industry. More than 250 students have gone through the program since it began in 2014, gaining professional experience as well as a valuable familiarity with the city itself.


    Promoting Bobcat Wellness

    Ohio University is here to support the Bobcat Family far and wide. Our wellness resources are being offered virtually during remote learning and working. While services are adapting to our new environment, they will continue to be refined to improve the Bobcat experience.


    MBA capstone adaptation

    While Ohio University’s MBA program always includes a four-week-long capstone project at the program’s conclusion, this year’s version looked a little different due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


    Stories of COVID-19

    Tantrum Theater, Ohio University’s professional theater company, will present a series of interviews that feature the voices and stories of African American community members in Athens County, broadcasted on WOUB stations starting July 9.

Support students impacted by the pandemic

Bobcats Take Care: Supporting Bobcats affected by the COVID-19 pandemic

As we face the uncertainty of the days, weeks, and months ahead, we are sure of one thing at Ohio University: Bobcats take care. We take care of each other, our loved ones, our communities, and our world. No matter our location, all Bobcats are bound by that spirit of caring, and now as a University community we have an opportunity to show it with a kind message, reassuring words, or a gift that will have an immediate impact.

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