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A seasoned entrepreneur sowed seeds of sage advice in the minds of future leaders Wednesday at a special lecture hosted by the Ohio University Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) student chapter. Read More

The Russ College of Engineering and Technology has placed 36th on U.S. News & World Report’s (USNWR) list of best online graduate engineering programs for 2015, a significant jump from last year’s rank of 46. Read More

Is Retirement going to be different for Baby Boomers? Are there things that this generation needs to know or do differently? Diana Schwerha, Ohio University, tells us about her research and offers some great advice for boomers. Read More

Hydraulic fracturing is a booming success story, the tool to collecting millions of barrels of oil and cubic feet of natural gas from seemingly untappable underground formations. Read More

Show off your work at the 2015 Ohio University Student Research and Creative Activity Expo on Thurs., April 9, from 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at the Convocation Center. Read More

Former BMX star Todd Fantz is helping students ramp up belief in themselves. What will you teach at the Russ College? I’ll teach engineering fundamentals, the courses common to most engineering degrees: statics, dynamics, strength of materials, etc. I’m excited to help students learn the building blocks necessary to understanding and working in engineering. Read More

The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) has awarded Ohio University a three-year, $600,000 federally funded research contract to monitor traffic safety and the effectiveness of wildlife preservation efforts along the new U.S. Route 33 Nelsonville Bypass. Read More

Originally from Indianapolis, Julie Chiki will help Russ College students realize how they can create for good. Where did you prepare for your profession, and what was special about it? Originally from Indianapolis, Julie Chiki will help Russ College students realize how they can create for good. Where did you prepare for your profession, and what was special about it? I have a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University and a master’s degree from Ohio University. Read More

Russ College faculty and staff are up next for an email upgrade to Catmail starting on Jan. 20 for the Dean’s office, and Jan. 21 for remaining offices. Read More

Ohio Magazine has recognized Monica Burdick, associate professor of chemical engineering, as a 2014 Excellence in Education Honoree. Burdick joins just a handful of educators on the list, which recognizes outstanding teachers at colleges and universities around the state. Read More

A little-known aviation fact: airplanes especially far from land, typically crossing large swaths of ocean, are out of range of onshore radio systems and radar. Read More