Delivering a public lecture, law professor William
Boyd of the University of Colorado at Boulder spoke Thursday night on the
recent increase of shale gas use and production to a small local crowd in Ohio
University's Scripps Hall.
Renowned for his work on immensely popular television programs such as "Breaking Bad" and "The Walking Dead," award-winning music supervisor Thomas Golubic will speak on campus Monday about his experiences working on the shows.
The people of Athens County know the Appalachian struggle against poverty intimately, and with wealth and income inequality at some of the highest levels ever in America, historian Ron Eller spoke Friday on the record of social injustice in Appalachia.
With Ohio University looking to spend more than $1 billion over the next 15-plus years on renovations to campus, President Roderick McDavis and other university officials gave a presentation to the university's Emeriti Association Thursday morning to explain the planned changes to campus.
When Ohio University made the switch in 2012 from an academic calendar using quarters to one using semesters, some business owners in uptown Athens expressed concerns that the change might negatively impact their annual sales.