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Biology, engineering students win Three Minute Thesis competition

April 8, 2021 Three graduate students walked away winners from the 2021 Ohio University Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition finals hosted by the Graduate College on March 24.

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OHIO Innovation Center receives $350K in federal grants to bolster biotechnology and life science startup companies

April 6, 2021 OHIO's Innovation Center has been awarded grants to expand business support provided to technology startups in the science industry sectors.

OHIO Student Expo will showcase research and creative work on social media April 8

March 31, 2021 Ohio University students will be flooding Twitter and Instagram on Thursday, April 8 to show off their research and scholarly accomplishments in this year’s Student Expo.

History professor edits essay collection on the evolution of peace and stability between allied nations from 1945 to present

March 22, 2021 Ingo Trauschweizer links past and present efforts to maintain a peaceful world in his latest book, “Temple of Peace: International Cooperation and Stability since 1945.” 

OHIO researchers discover tadpoles coping with drier conditions, shed light on effects of climate change

March 17, 2021 Ohio University researchers have discovered some new things about the life of wood frog tadpoles that might shed light on how climate change and drier conditions affect these amphibians.

OHIO vice president Shields joining Ohio Innovation Exchange webinar

March 10, 2021 Ohio University Vice President for Research and Creative Activity Joseph Shields is participating in the first of a new series of webinars being launched by the Ohio Innovation Exchange.

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Student Enhancement Awards provide $119,537 in funding to 21 students

March 9, 2021 The Ohio University Student Enhancement Awards program has provided 21 students with a total of $119,537 in funding for their original research, scholarship and creative work this spring.

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OHIO's Community Health Programs chosen to distribute COVID vaccines via mobile clinics

March 8, 2021 The Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Community Health Programs will distribute COVID-19 vaccines in southeast Ohio via its mobile clinics.

Dr. Christine Bhat named first Dr. Tommie Radd Professor of School Counseling

March 5, 2021 Christine Suniti Bhat, Professor of Counselor Education in Ohio University’s Gladys W. and David H. Patton College of Education, was named the first Dr. Tommie Radd Professor of School Counseling.

Presidential Research Scholars awards program seeks 2021-22 nominations

March 3, 2021 The program is targeted to faculty members who have garnered national and international prominence in research, scholarship and creative activity.

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OHIO alumnus partners with Patton College, creates Ornery Vets Cafe

March 3, 2021 Joel Laufman has many passions in life, but two of them — drinking coffee and helping veterans — have a new business brewing in Athens.

TechGROWTH Ohio announces investment in Ohio University spinout OsteoDx, Inc.

March 2, 2021 TechGROWTH Ohio Fund, the Ohio Third Frontier-Ohio University investment fund focusing on early-stage technology companies, announces its investment in OsteoDX, Inc.

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Technological innovation grant will create virtual factory for apprenticeship training model

March 1, 2021 A team of Ohio University professors will create a virtual factory for an apprenticeship training model, thanks to a new grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration.

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OHIO professors examine physician bias and stigma toward individuals who misuse opioids

February 26, 2021 OHIO professors Berkeley Franz and Lindsay Dhanani have continued their research examining how psychology and public health intersect, analyzing the effects of physician bias on opioid misuse.

OHIO students gain incomparable experience researching new ways to battle COVID amid pandemic

February 24, 2021 When six OHIO students began their educational careers, none of them thought that before entering the workforce they would be faced with one of the world’s biggest challenges – a global pandemic.