Research and Impact

$1 million gift to OHIO's Heritage College honors osteopathic manipulative medicine pioneer Robert Fulford

October 5, 2022 The Heritage College will receive a $700,000 gift from investor Richard Fulford in honor of his late father, Robert C. Fulford, D.O., a pioneer in osteopathic manipulative medicine.

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TriBeta invites students to explore opportunities to work with faculty at research fair on Oct. 11

October 5, 2022 Biological Sciences seniors say working in faculty labs results in exciting research, lasting friendships, and critical experience for future careers.

Visiting Scholar Dr. Joyce De Vries to discuss feminism and the arts with OHIO students

October 4, 2022 Dr. Joyce De Vries presents to Ohio University students and the public her research about female patronage in the arts and how women have historically constructed their gender and political identity.

Howard Dewald helps unlock new method for testing protein-based drugs

October 4, 2022 A 15-year collaboration between chemists Howard Dewald and Hao Chen recently contributed to the unlocking of a new method for testing protein-based drugs .

Riley Zielinski finally nails it in the lab, then tops her success with Germany internship

October 4, 2022 Riley Zielinski was in the biology lab late at night, running her experiment—again. "I had no faith it would work," she said.

Life and legacy of celebrated African composer, A.K. Younge, chronicled in new book by Paschal Younge

October 4, 2022 The public is invited to a book launch event on Oct 14 from 5–7pm in the Multicultural Center, Baker University Center, room 219, hosted by Dr. Steve Howard.

Taylor Vickers delves into San Francisco archives to help Kathleen Sullivan research sailor boardinghouses

October 3, 2022 Taylor Vickers had to travel to San Francisco—and to a time in history when Mark Twain wrote about the city of then-450,000 people as an emerging center of commerce between the old world and the new.

OHIO students place first, second and third in international Wikipedia editing competition

September 29, 2022 Computer science students in Data Mining and Data Science worked toward the same goal — to improve a Wikipedia page with more robust descriptions, key visuals and reliable sources.

McCarty pursues biomedical engineering to work towards cure for multiple sclerosis

September 22, 2022 When Emily McCarty's sister was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, she immediately recognized a need for improved healthcare around MS and shifted her focus to biomedical engineering.

OHIO team soft launches first sensor in low altitude weather network

September 13, 2022 Assistant professor Chad Mourning was awarded one of Ohio Federal Research Network’s awards for a low altitude weather network, and has completed the soft launch of the first unit in the network.

Hagen Childers explores the versatility of chemical engineering

September 8, 2022 For Hagen Childers, fourth year chemical engineering student, it was the wealth of opportunity that attracted her to chemical engineering.

Brett Peters and Peggy Zoccola to look at how friends influence social anxiety

September 7, 2022 Psychologists are taking a basic science approach to examine how one-on-one interpersonal interactions among friends may be directing impacting social anxiety.

Cassandra Thompson shows danger to frogs from pesticide; points to a solution

August 31, 2022 Cassandra Thompson's research highlights the need to understand the tradeoffs of using pesticides on invasive species and the effects on vulnerable species such as amphibians.

Chemical Engineering student selected for prestigious Tau Beta Pi scholarship

August 22, 2022 Fourth year chemical engineering student Dominic Riepenhoff has been awarded the Tau Beta Pi scholarship.

Brazilian students exchange culture and corrosion research

August 22, 2022 For Ph.D. students Bernardo Santos and Maria Serenario, studying corrosion at Ohio University’s Institute for Corrosion and Multiphase Technology (ICMT) was a top priority.