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May 22
Professor emeritus to discuss region’s history on WATH radio May 28 May 22
Professor emeritus to discuss region’s history on WATH radio May 28 Full Story...
May 2
Ohio University Research Committee awards $38,138 during spring 2019 funding cycle May 2
Ohio University Research Committee awards $38,138 during spring 2019 funding cycle Full Story...
Apr 26
Ohio University Innovation Center wins two major awards of excellence from InBIA Apr 26
Ohio University Innovation Center wins two major awards of excellence from InBIA Full Story...
Apr 18
Fossils found in Kenyan museum drawer belong to gigantic carnivore Apr 18
Paleontologists at Ohio University have discovered a new species of meat-eating mammal larger than any big cat stalking the world today. Larger than a polar bear, with a skull as large as that of a rhinoceros and enormous piercing canine teeth, this massive carnivore would have been an intimidating part of the eastern African ecosystems occupied by early apes and monkeys. Full Story...
Apr 17
Student Enhancement Awards provide $124,423 in funding to 22 students Apr 17
Student Enhancement Awards provide $124,423 in funding to 22 students Full Story...
Nobel Winner Ramakrishnan on 'Quest for Structure of Biological Machine that Reads Our Genes,' May 2 Apr 17
Nobel Prize laureate and Ohio University alumnus Dr. Venki Ramakrishnan will give a public lecture on "The Quest for the Structure of the Biological Machine that Reads Our Gene" Thursday, May 2, at 7:30 p.m. in Walter Hall Rotunda. Full Story...
Apr 11
College researchers probe racial disparity in fatty liver disease Apr 11
Two top researchers at the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine are working on a federally funded project to investigate why Hispanics are more prone to develop non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. Full Story...
Apr 9
Ohio University 'Research Moment' - GRID Lab [VIDEO] Apr 9
Ohio University’s GRID Lab in the Scripps College of Communication creates new worlds through video game design and virtual or augmented reality technologies. With support from the University’s Innovation Strategy funding program, it has enhanced its equipment and facilities to offer motion capture capabilities and 360 degree video and sound production. Full Story...
Apr 8
OHIO study: Acetaminophen can reduce positive empathy for others Apr 8
A new study by an Ohio University faculty member showed that acetaminophen limited positive empathy a person has for others while taking it. Full Story...
Apr 5
Ohio University study: Language matters when discussing support of interrogation techniques Apr 5
A new study by Ohio University faculty members showed that people are less supportive of practices to extract information from terrorist suspects when these practices are framed as “torture” rather than “enhanced interrogation.” Full Story...
Apr 4
Ohio University, affiliated startup company selected for 2019 University Innovation and Entrepreneurship Showcase Apr 4
The Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) and the Association of American Universities (AAU) have selected Ohio University and its affiliated startup company AEIOU Scientific, LLC, to participate in the 2019 University Innovation and Entrepreneurship Showcase on April 10 in Washington, D.C. Full Story...
Apr 3
OHIO study: Metabolomics may help evaluate effects of diets Apr 3
A new study by Ohio University faculty members found that metabolomics may be an extremely valuable tool in evaluating effects of diets. Full Story...
Apr 2
The Patton College leads SEOTDC research grant Apr 2
Three members of The Patton College of Education – Drs. Theda Gibbs-Grey, Sara Helfrich, and Julie Barnhart Francis – served as co-investigators for a Southeast Ohio Teacher Development Collaborative (SEOTDC) research study, “Impacting 3rd Grade Students’ Reading Achievement: Exploring the Relationship Between Mentor Teachers, Professional Interns & Students Within the Clinical Model of Teacher Preparation.” Full Story...
You are invited to Ohio University’s annual Student Expo Apr 2
Executive Vice President and Provost Dr. Chaden Djalali invites everyone to attend the annual Student Expo on Thursday, April 11 in the Convocation Center. Full Story...
Mar 28
Larry Witmer to be featured on WATH 970 talk show April 3 Mar 28
Larry Witmer to be featured on WATH 970 talk show April 3 Full Story...
Mar 27
John Kopchick to discuss growth hormone and aging at Science Café Mar 27
John Kopchick to discuss growth hormone and aging at Science Café Full Story...
Mar 22
Ohio University Research Moment - Institute for Corrosion and Multiphase Technology [VIDEO] Mar 22
Ohio University is home to one of the largest research institutes in the world that studies corrosion— particularly in oil and gas pipelines. In this video, Srdjan Nesic, director of the Institute of Corrosion and Multiphase Technology, explains the work of the Institute and its importance. Full Story...
Mar 18
Rukwa Rift Basin Project names new Cretaceous mammal from East African Rift System Mar 18
Ohio University researchers announced a new species of mammal from the Age of Dinosaurs, representing the most complete mammal from the Cretaceous Period of continental Africa, and providing tantalizing insights into the past diversity of mammals on the planet. Full Story...
Mar 14
Jacqueline Wolf to discuss “A High Cesarean Rate and a Low Breastfeeding Rate: How Did We Get Here?” at Science Café Mar 14
Jacqueline Wolf to discuss “A High Cesarean Rate and a Low Breastfeeding Rate: How Did We Get Here?” at Science Café Full Story...
Mar 5
Ohio University researcher Khairul Alam elected Senior Member of the National Academy of Inventors Mar 5
The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) has named Dr. Khairul Alam, an Ohio University professor of mechanical engineering in the Russ College of Engineering and Technology, to the inaugural class of NAI Senior Members. Full Story...
Mar 1
Presidential Research Scholars awards program seeks 2019-20 nominations by April 18 Mar 1
Presidential Research Scholars awards program seeks 2019-20 nominations by April 18 Full Story...
Feb 27
Alumnus James Joye awarded 2018 Konneker Medal for Commercialization and Entrepreneurship Feb 27
Alumnus James Joye awarded 2018 Konneker Medal for Commercialization and Entrepreneurship. Full Story...
Feb 26
Ryan Chornock to discuss “Black Holes: Fact and Fiction” at Science Café Feb 26
Ryan Chornock to discuss “Black Holes: Fact and Fiction” at Science Café Full Story...
Feb 25
Ohio University recognizes the faculty, staff and student inventors of 2018 Feb 25
Event also honors recipient of Konneker Medal. Full Story...
Feb 22
Ohio University Research Moment - Sarah Wyatt [VIDEO] Feb 22
In “Research Moment,” Professor Sarah Wyatt explains how her lab studies how gravity—or the lack of it—influences the growth patterns of plants. She has also sent seedlings to the International Space Station. Full Story...
TechGROWTH client iReconCars® acquired by international auto corporation Feb 22
TechGROWTH Ohio supported startup iReconCars®, a used car reconditioning management platform that automates the auto reconditioning process, has been acquired by Cox Automotive™’s vAuto®. Full Story...
Feb 21
National Academy of Engineering and Ohio University award 2019 Russ Prize Feb 21
OHIO President M. Duane Nellis and NAE President C.D. Mote, Jr., honored the creators of percutaneous coronary intervention, the non-surgical procedure formerly known as angioplasty with a stent on Wednesday in Washington, D.C. The biennial Russ Prize recognizes an international bioengineering achievement that has vastly improved the human condition. Full Story...
Feb 20
Counseling and Higher Education works with Teacher Education in a new study about students impacted by trauma and how teachers can help Feb 20
In recent years, there has been a growing concern regarding the prevalence of traumatic experiences among students and how these experiences affect learn-ing and behavior in the classroom. A new study by Patton College of Education faculty is helping teachers recognize the signs of trauma and facilitate learning and growth. Full Story...
Feb 16
Alicke gets Lifetime Career Award, Rios gets Early Career Award Feb 16
Dr. Mark Alicke received the 2018 Distinguished Lifetime Career Award from the International Society for Self and Identity, while Dr. Kimberly Rios received the 2018 Outstanding Early Career Award. Full Story...
Known for supercontinent cycle, Nance receives Distinguished Scientist Award Feb 16
Dr Damian Nance, widely renowned for his supercontinent cycle research, was awarded the Atlantic Geoscience Society’s 2019 Distinguished Scientist Award, the Gesner Medal. Full Story...
Feb 14
Special Science Café will explore the OHIO Museum Complex Feb 14
Event will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 20. Full Story...
Feb 13
New dinosaur with heart-shaped tail provides evolutionary clues for African continent Feb 13
A new dinosaur that wears its “heart” on its tail provides new clues to how ecosystems evolved on the African continent during the Cretaceous period according to researchers at Ohio University. Full Story...
Russ Research Center to support $195 million U.S. Air Force consortium project Feb 13
Ohio University’s Russ Research Center will be home to a new consortium focused on some of the U.S. Air Force’s most crucial research priorities, including autonomy, precision navigation and timing, and cyber-physical systems security. The Air Force Autonomy Research Network Consortium will be administered by SP Global Institute. Full Story...
Feb 8
Ohio University Research Moment - Michael Lincoln [VIDEO] Feb 8
Michael Lincoln has more than 35 years of experience working as a professional lighting designer in theater, opera and dance — from regional productions to Broadway and international venues. Find out more about his work in this video. Full Story...
Feb 5
Study ranks performance of each state’s economy over the past decade Feb 5
A nationwide study on economic distress was recently released by the Ohio Alliance for Innovation in Population Health ranking the economic performance of all 50 states in the country from 2009 to 2019. While the economy in New Hampshire has remained the healthiest in the United States over the past decade and Mississippi has continued to be the most economically distressed state over that same time span, that doesn’t tell the whole story. Full Story...
Professor of Psychology Julie Owens to discuss community-engaged research and why it matters at Café Conversation Feb 5
Event will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 13 Full Story...
Jan 30
Lawrence Witmer to discuss “Digital Dinosaurs—Fleshing Out the Past!” at Science Cafe Jan 30
Event will be held Wednesday, Feb. 6. Full Story...
Jan 29
Ohio University Research Moment - Larry Witmer [VIDEO] Jan 28
Ohio University Professor Lawrence Witmer has made a career out of “fleshing out” extinct beasts, using comparisons to modern-day relatives such as birds and crocodiles to reveal their secrets. His research is funded by the National Science Foundation. Find out more about it in this video. Full Story...
Jan 24
Register now for 2019 Student Research and Creative Activity Expo Jan 24
This year’s Expo will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Thursday, April 11, at the Ohio University Convocation Center. Students must enroll online at www.ohio.edu/studentexpo to participate. Registration closes Feb. 28. Full Story...
Jan 22
Professor of Psychology Julie Owens to discuss community-engaged research and why it matters at Café Conversation Jan 22
Professor of Psychology Julie Owens to discuss community-engaged research and why it matters at Café Conversation Full Story...
Jan 17
Ohio University Research Committee selects recipients for fall 2018 cycle funding Jan 17
Ohio University Research Committee selects recipients for fall 2018 cycle funding Full Story...
Students mentored by Heritage College faculty receive American Heart Association fellowships Jan 17
Two trainees working on research projects headed by faculty at the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine have been awarded fellowships for 2019 by the American Heart Association. Full Story...
Baker Fund awards nearly $50,000 to five faculty proposals Jan 17
The John C. Baker Fund awarded $49,253 total to five faculty proposals for research, scholarship and creative work during fall semester 2018. Full Story...
Jan 16
Research Division offers new Pivot training sessions Jan 16
Research Division offers new Pivot training sessions Full Story...
Jan 14
Professor of Astrophysics Douglas Clowe to discuss dark energy, future of universe at Science Café Jan 14
Professor of Astrophysics Douglas Clowe to discuss dark energy, future of universe at Science Café Full Story...
Jan 9
TechGROWTH Ohio portfolio company Global Cooling Inc. receives Ohio’s Best Startup Culture Award Jan 9
Global Cooling, Inc., a TechGROWTH Ohio portfolio company helping to build the economy of Southeastern Ohio, was recently recognized with TechOhio’s Best Startup Culture Award in the late-stage startup category. Full Story...
Jan 3
National Academy of Engineering, Ohio University award 2019 Russ Prize Jan 3
Ohio University and the National Academy of Engineering announced today that the 2019 Fritz J. and Dolores H. Russ Prize will be given to Julio Palmaz, Leonard Pinchuk, John Simpson, Richard Schatz and Paul Yock for innovations leading to the widespread adoption of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), previously known as angioplasty with stent or coronary angioplasty. Full Story...
Dec 20
Forecasters may be looking in wrong place when predicting tornadoes, OHIO research shows Dec 20
Weather forecasters may be looking in the wrong place when working to issue tornado warnings, new research led by Ohio University has demonstrated. Full Story...
Dec 19
Breathing study shows huge armored dinosaurs battled overheating with nasal air-conditioning Dec 19
Being a gigantic dinosaur presented some challenges, such as overheating in the Cretaceous sun and frying your brain. Researchers from Ohio University and NYITCOM at Arkansas State show in a new article in PLOS ONE that the heavily armored, club-tailed ankylosaurs had a built-in air conditioner in their snouts. Full Story...
Dec 10
Voinovich School awarded $200K federal grant for Ohio opioid prevention Dec 10
Ohio University’s Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs received a $200,000 grant from the Health Resources and Service Administration (HRSA) in the U.S. Department of Health to help communities in the planning phase of the HRSA Rural Communities Opioid Response Program. Full Story...