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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.


    OHIO COVID Dashboard scores “A” rating from Yale professor site

    OHIO’s COVID Dashboard has scored a rating of “A” from We Rate COVID Dashboards, a website and Twitter account led by professors from Yale University. OHIO is only one of 20 other institutions to date to receive this coveted grade.


    Athens County-based Stirling Ultracold attracts national attention for boosting global distribution of potential COVID-19 vaccines

    Ohio University-supported Stirling Ultracold is earning national attention for its novel ultra-low temperature (ULT) freezers, which can supply the minus 80-degree Celsius storage environment that may be necessary for the upcoming COVID-19 vaccines.


    Support for OHIO students with disabilities available amid pandemic


    Ohio University students with disabilities still have resources and support systems available to them as they work on their education amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. 


    Student-led magazine Variant continues to release content in midst of pandemic

    VARIANT Magazine is a student-led mass print fashion magazine that emphasizes individuality and diversity. The first issue was released in 2017 and the magazine has been evolving and expanding its reach ever since. 


    Students gain virtual music industry experience with Brick City Records

    When the students involved with Brick City Records found out that they needed to go virtual this fall, the group had to think creatively to reimagine their goals for the year. The label’s first show this semester, the Brick City Premiere Pre-Game Party, was streamed completely online. The Sept. 5 show, which featured five artists, was considered a success.


    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.


    Patton College teacher candidates impact P-12 learning during the pandemic

    Ohio University students pursuing a degree—and career—in teacher education have always made commitments and sacrifices greater than many of their peers. But due to the pandemic, these students have been asked to commit to even greater responsibility, as well as adapt everything they learned about teaching to a completely new normal. 


    COMCorps service lands alumna a fitting and important position

    The year Bryce Lemaster, BSH ’19, spent after graduation as a COMCorps member found her on the frontlines of Athens County’s COVID-19 response, reaffirmed her commitment to a career in community and public health, and landed her a full-time position with the local health department.

Happening Across the University