Research and Impact

Kathleen Sullivan's new book talks trash in the Gilded Age, with politics and corruption aplenty

March 17, 2023 The late 19th century was a time of rapid growth in American cities. Kathleen Sullivan writes in her new book that more people meant more waste, more trash, and more threats to human health.

Alumnus Gerald Goodwin's book examines African American experiences during Vietnam War

March 16, 2023 Alumnus Gerald Goodwin's new book "Race in the Crucible of War" examines African American experiences with racial issues during the Vietnam War.

History graduate students present at America in the World Consortium organized by OHIO alumnus

March 15, 2023 History doctoral candidates James Bohland and Cameron Dunbar presented their research at the America in the World Consortium Young Scholars Conference organized by recent OHIO graduate Kyle Balzer.

Presidential Research Scholars awards program seeks 2023-24 nominations

March 14, 2023 Ohio University is seeking nominations for its 2023-24 Presidential Research Scholars awards program by April 20.

Eight graduate students win cash awards in Three Minute Thesis competition

March 14, 2023 Eight graduate students won cash awards at the Ohio University Three Minute Thesis Competition finals hosted by the Graduate College on Feb. 23.

Professor Tingyue Gu named new editor-in-chief of journal, Bioresources and Bioprocessing

March 9, 2023 Russ College professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Tingyue Gu, has been named the new editor-in-chief of the journal Bioresources and Bioprocessing.

Ohio University awarded $2 million from Department of Energy to develop products from coal waste

March 2, 2023 The Institute for Sustainable Energy and the Environment was awarded two awards from the Department of Energy totaling $2 million.

How Ohio University is improving the health of Ohio’s aging population

February 28, 2023 With leading research, technology development, infrastructure changes and community support, Ohio University is taking significant strides in improving the health of the state’s older residents. 

Ohio University researchers Patrick O’Connor and Riley Sombathy co-author paper published in Science on body size evolution in dinosaurs

February 23, 2023 Researchers including OHIO professor Patrick O’Connor and Ph.D. student Riley Sombathy discovered through examining the bones of dinosaurs there was no relationship between growth rate and body size.

Chester Pach says Reagan speech set stage for 'verifiable reduction in nuclear weapons'

February 22, 2023 Chester Pach published an essay recently on one of Ronald Reagan’s most famous — and controversial — speeches. In that address, Reagan called the Vietnam War “a noble cause.”

Science Café features 'MythBusters: The ADHD Collection' on March 8

February 22, 2023 Ohio University's Science Café presents psychology professors Julie Owens and Steven Evans discussing "MythBusters: The ADHD Collection" on Wednesday, March 8.

Matt Rosen's work finds books, ideas are helping post-socialist Albania shape its modern culture

February 22, 2023 Cultural anthropologist Matthew Rosen traveled to Albania in 2015, looking for a place to study the relationship between literature and social life.

Ohio University researchers help reveal evolution of oldest spinosaur brains

February 20, 2023 Researchers from Ohio University have reconstructed the brains and inner ears of two British spinosaurs, helping uncover how these large predatory dinosaurs interacted with their environment.

Students invited to register by Feb. 22 for Student Research and Creative Activity Expo 2023

February 17, 2023 Ohio University students are invited to register for the annual Student Research and Creative Activity Expo by Feb. 22.

Ohio Asphalt Paving Conference features major lecture by professor Shad Sargand

February 14, 2023 Russ Professor of Civil Engineering Shad Sargand delivered a major lecture to an audience of over 350 professionals at the Ohio Asphalt Paving Conference on Feb. 1, 2023.