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OHIO Honors Program student reflects on her experiences

March 30, 2020 During her first two years at Ohio University, Maxeen Ramlo has taken advantage of the three pillars of OHP: community engagement, leadership and research or creative activity.

Ohio University entrepreneurship class partners with Zienzele Foundation to empower Zimbabwean women and students

March 27, 2020 Students in Entrepreneurial Business Consulting worked with the Zienzele Foundation to expand the market for baskets the foundation sells to pay school fees for children orphaned by HIV/AIDS.

Students invited to showcase research and creative work during virtual Expo

March 25, 2020 The new student research event, #OUVirtualExpo, will be held on Thursday, April 9, but on Twitter and Instagram in lieu of the Convocation Center.

SBDC, PTAC, TechGROWTH available to assist businesses with Economic Injury Disaster Loan and more during pandemic response

March 23, 2020 The Small Business Development Center,  Procurement Technical Assistance Center and TechGROWTH Ohio are working with small and local business owners to help keep their business afloat during COVID-19.

SBDC, PTAC, TechGROWTH available to assist businesses with Economic Injury Disaster Loan and more during pandemic response

March 23, 2020 The Small Business Development Center,  Procurement Technical Assistance Center and TechGROWTH Ohio are working with small and local business owners to help keep their business afloat during COVID-19.

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Bobcats can help near and far

March 18, 2020 We know many members of our university community wish to help those in need during this unprecedented time.

OHIO scientists publish study on bobcat roadway mortality

March 4, 2020 Ohio University ecologist Viorel Popescu and graduate and undergraduate researchers in his lab have spent the last couple of years studying the population of Ohio bobcats.

Presidential Research Scholars awards program seeks 2020-21 nominations

March 4, 2020 The program is for faculty members who have garnered national and international prominence in research, scholarship and creative activity. Nominations will be accepted until 4 p.m. April 23.

University recognizes 2019 faculty, staff and student inventors

March 3, 2020 The Inventors Dinner recognized faculty who engaged with the Technology Transfer Office to commercialize their research findings, by protecting their intellectual property through the patent process.

Engineers develop new technology to advance autonomous vehicles

March 3, 2020 The autonomous vehicle guidance and trajectory tracking system developed by Professor Jim Zhu is patent pending. Since 2015, Zhu and his co-inventors have continued to refine the system.

Scientists show how soil changes may trigger rise of maple tree population in forests

February 28, 2020 A recent Ohio University study offers new information about how changes in the nutrient composition of the soil in forests could be leading to a rise in the maple tree population.

Facilities to purchase battery-operated grounds vehicles after winning Eco Challenge entry

February 26, 2020 Ohio University plans to replace two of its gas-operated utility task vehicles (UTVs) with battery-operated models, thanks to a proposal made by this year’s winning Eco Challenge team.

Green Roof coming to Schoonover Center this spring

February 20, 2020 Ohio University faculty and students are developing a green roof to be installed this spring on the roof over the Schoonover Center lobby.

Ohio University psychology professor publishes study examining the effects of PTSD and substance use on suicidal ideation

February 20, 2020 An OHIO researcher has published a study in the journal Depression and Anxiety that suggests marijuana use, especially for military personnel experiencing PTSD, may negatively impact suicidal thoughts

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Doctoral student Patricia Mora-Criollo wins 3-Minute Thesis competition

February 20, 2020 Patricia Mora-Criollo, a doctoral student studying Translational Biomedical Sciences, won first-place with her presention “A New Clue for an Old Puzzle: Growth Hormone and Chagas Disease.”