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OHIO Procurement Technical Assistance Center client Baker & Associates wins $950 million U.S. Air Force contract

November 13, 2019 Baker and Associates an OHIO PTAC Dayton-area client, became one of 11 vendors who won a prestigious Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity contract from the Air Force worth more than $950 million.

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Literary scholar unearths Harlem Renaissance novel

November 12, 2019 Scholar Gary Holcomb was conducting research on writer Claude McKay — a key literary figure in the Harlem Renaissance — when he came across a reference to an unpublished novel.

Faculty documentary created to improve veterans' healthcare to be screened on Veterans Day at Athena Cinema

November 7, 2019 The Athena Cinema will host a free public screening of “The Veterans’ Project,” at 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 11. The award-winning documentary takes an in-depth look at U.S. veterans health care issues.

OHIO researchers receive $3.2 million grant to study effectiveness of classroom support program for teachers

November 6, 2019 OHIO researchers have received a $3.2 million grant from the federal Institute of Education Sciences to study the effectiveness of a new professional development program for elementary teachers.

Prevalence of hepatitis C rates in Ohio may indicate highest areas of opioid misuse

November 6, 2019 The Ohio Alliance for Innovation in Population Health studied hepatitis C rates within the state and discovered consistently high rates in the southern Appalachia region over a five-year period.

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OHIO's spirit of innovation, engagement key to future success

November 4, 2019 Ohio University has been recognized as one of America’s most innovative universities, as well as being one of the nation’s top universities for student engagement.

Students complete international physics, biology research in Germany through DAAD RISE program

November 4, 2019 This past summer for three months, from mid-May through mid-August, four Ohio University students participated in the DAAD RISE Germany program, including juniors Matthew Connell and Avital Savin.

Study shows news media often overlook best practices when reporting celebrity suicide deaths

November 1, 2019 A study published by researchers at Nationwide Children’s Hospital found that newspapers followed about half the recommended guidelines in reporting suicide deaths of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain.

Fulbright Scholar Alajerami speaks on new glass material for radiation protection

October 31, 2019 Fulbright Scholar Dr. Yasser Alajerami from Al-Azhar University-Gaza discussed his latest research on a new type of glass material that could be used as a protective shielding at radiation facilities.

University of Montana wins Third Annual Voinovich Public Innovation Challenge

October 31, 2019 The University of Montana Master of Public Administration Program was the winner of the Third Annual Voinovich Public Innovation Challenge, sponsored by OHIO’s Voinovich School.

Initiative brings educators from around the world to create virtual global learning opportunities for OHIO students

October 31, 2019 The GCI is increasing the career readiness of students by enhancing global community engagement and intercultural knowledge and experience to pursue their interests in whatever field they choose.

Ohio University to partner with Educational Service Center of Central Ohio to create new special education teacher training program

October 30, 2019 OHIO received the Teacher Quality Partnership grant that will allow OHIO to partner with the Educational Service Center of Central Ohio (ESCCO) to improve the quality of OHIO’s teacher programs.

Why did the turtles cross the highway? They didn't, but still might feel the impact

October 30, 2019 Ohio University researchers set out to determine the impact of the Route 33 bypass through Wayne National Forest on the local box turtle population. The answers were not exactly what they expected.

'Life Through Their Lens' to spotlight story of narrative photo book produced by Amish community

October 30, 2019 Amish community religious leaders, as well as the photographer, editor and author of the book, will discuss the development of the project and offer a Q&A session about Amish life on Nov. 13.

Social work students craft unique way of giving back to campus

October 29, 2019 The initiative is designed to give back to the OHIO Chillicothe community with hopes of producing enough food for Chillicothe community residents in the future