Wed, Nov 19, 2014 3:27 pm

Join the ABC Players for their upcoming musical adaptation of the book, "The Velveteen Rabbit", by Margery Williams, December 4-6 at Stuart's Opera House. Jodi Macneal, Director of the musical, sits down with the Assistant Director, Jenn Fritchley, and some of the young cast members to discuss their favorite parts of the production.

Show times are Thursday, December 4 and Friday December 5 at 7:30pm, and a Saturday matinee, December 6, at 2:00pm. All tickets are general admission, priced at $7. The show is being sponsored by the Ohio University Credit Union.

Tue, Nov 18, 2014 4:16 pm

The Kennedy Lecture Series at Ohio University is bringing peace advocate Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish to campus, Wednesday, Nov. 19 at 7:30 in the Templeton-Blackburn Memorial Auditorium to talk about possibility of peace in the Middle East.

Dr. Abuelaish is a Nobel Peace Prize nominee, an author, and a Palestinian physician. In 2010, he wrote an autobiography I Shall Not Hate: A Gaza Doctor’s Journey.  In the book, he talks about his loss and his transformation.

 Dr. Abuelaish had three daughters killed in January 2009 by Israeli shelling.

Fri, Nov 14, 2014 4:16 pm

Dr. Anton Treuer, the executive director of the American Indian Resource Center at Bemidji State University, thinks all Indian references, as sports mascots, should be eliminated.

Treuer visited Ohio University this week and gave the keynote address for part of the university’s celebration of American Indian Month.

Treuer believes that all references to American Indians in sports mascots are racially demeaning and create a non-inclusive and sometimes threatening environment at sporting events.  He cited several examples from across the country.

Fri, Nov 14, 2014 10:33 am

Constant and meaningful communication is the key to effective team building and management in the 21st Century, according to career coach, leadership consultant and WOUB Blogger Beverly Jones.

A team leader must communicate with every team member and good listening skills anchor success, she said. 

Thu, Nov 6, 2014 5:59 pm

Tom Walker of the National Alliance On Mental Illness talks with Congressman Tim Murphy, Ph.d, (R-PA) about his push for better mental healthcare in the United States with his bill called H.R. 3717, the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act.