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University announces funding opportunity for experiential learning

January 16, 2020 The Office of Undergraduate Experiential Learning is accepting proposals for Undergraduate Experiential Learning Stewardship Grants. It is open to faculty, staff, and student organizations.

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OHIO Sigma Xi chapter honored with Chapter of Excellence Award

December 24, 2019 Ohio University’s Sigma Xi chapter, a science honor society, received a Chapter of Excellence Award for 2018-2019 during Sigma Xi’s 120th Assembly of Delegates.

OHIO researcher collaborates on paper on evolution of mating systems

December 20, 2019 OHIO Researcher Donald Miles contributed to a paper published in American Nationalist about a new model for the evolution of mating systems that focuses on social interactions.

Six OHIO students visit nation's capital, share insight into Appalachian community development opportunities

December 19, 2019 Ohio University students and faculty convened with 13 other Appalachian-based colleges and universities during the 19th annual Appalachian Teaching Project (ATP) Symposium in Washington, D.C.

Ohio University awarded national grant to study community-benefit investments made by for-profit healthcare organizations

December 17, 2019 Ohio University’s Cory Cronin and Berkeley Franz have been awarded a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation grant to study the community benefit efforts conducted by for-profit hospitals in the United States.

OPIE student's journey with OHIO includes long-lost Japanese boat from 2011 tsunami

December 12, 2019 Koudai Nakada, a previous student in OHIO's Ohio Program of Intensive English, collaborated on research with Dr. Christopher Thompson about a fishing boat that disappeared during Japan's 2011 tsunami.

Doctoral student studies ice-covered volcano — one of the last tropical glaciers in the world

December 11, 2019 Nina Adjanin traveled to Colombia for a glaciology study.

Acid mine drainage cleanup plant moves closer to full scale thanks to $3.5M award

December 11, 2019 Ohio University, Rural Action and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources are moving forward with a plan that would ultimately construct a full-scale acid mine drainage water treatment plant.

Adelphi, OHIO researchers determine dinosaur replaced teeth as fast as sharks

December 9, 2019 A meat-eating dinosaur species (Majungasaurus) that lived in Madagascar some 70 million years ago replaced all its teeth every couple of months or so, research by OHIO and Adelphi faculty found.

OHIO microbiologist examines how to combat bacterial infections with support of NIH grant

December 9, 2019 Microbiologist Ronan Carroll was awarded a $2.1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study how scientists can combat a bacterial infection that is becoming resistant to antibiotics.

Why do rural schools matter?

November 22, 2019 Faculty and alumni inspire new focus on rural students who face dire inequity. 

E.W. Scripps School of Journalism hosts expert panel on My Lai Massacre

November 21, 2019 The photos were taken by Army combat photographer and former Ohio University student Ron Haeberle. The final count of lives lost in the massacre in the village of My Lai was 504 people.

Dr. Michael Kopish forges international partnership with university in Brazil

November 20, 2019 The Patton College has longstanding global impact and celebrates Teacher Education Associate Professor Dr. Michael Kopish for his overseas accomplishments.

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NIH-funded study probes fine details of deafness

November 20, 2019 With support from a three-year, $452,998 grant from the National Institutes of Health, researchers led by Mark Berryman, Ph.D., aim to learn more about deafness at both genetic and cellular levels.

Symposium helps dad understand daughter's medical condition

November 20, 2019 Graham Smith of Dublin, Ohio, is neither a medical clinician nor a research scientist, but attended the third annual International Symposium on Growth Hormone and Metabolism.