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OHIO makes regional economic impact

August 11, 2022 Located in the rolling hills of Appalachian Ohio, Ohio University acknowledges the important role it plays in fueling the local and regional economy.

Three Ohio teachers chosen as Scripps Communication Fellows

August 11, 2022 The Ohio University Scripps College of Communication recently named three PK-12 teachers in Ohio to the Communication Fellows Program.

Daramola wins ORAU's Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award

August 10, 2022 Damilola Daramola was awarded the Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award recognizing his work to extract rare earth elements (REE) from coal mining waste. 

Ohio Congressmen Balderson and Johnson get firsthand look at OHIO’s contributions to region through research, outreach, and experiential learning

August 10, 2022 Ohio Congressmen Troy Balderson and Bill Johnson visited Ohio University's Athens campus today to tour facilities and learn more about OHIO's myriad contributions to Appalachian Ohio and the state.

Chemistry lab students predict spread of COVID-19 with kinetics models

August 9, 2022 Students in the spring kinetics lab predicted daily COVID-19 cases in the state of Ohio through fall 2022.

Damian Nance book provides new chapters on history of Earth

August 9, 2022 Damian Nance's book revolutionizes our understanding of the origin and evolution of the Appalachian Mountains and mountain ranges of the same age in Europe and northwest Africa.

Physics Ph.D. student wins Best Speaker Award at international conference in Spain

August 4, 2022 Physics doctoral student Eva Yazmin Santiago Santos received a prestigious Best Speaker Award at a large international conference in Spain.

Faculty invited to apply for humanities grants to support internships, research and travel

August 2, 2022 Ohio University humanities faculty are encouraged to apply by Sept. 15 for grants from the Central Region Humanities Center.

JAMA study, led by Heritage College faculty, finds association between high insulin dosage and cancer

July 29, 2022 Dr. Yuanjie Mao has led a study looking at the correlation between daily insulin dose and cancer incidence among patients with type 1 diabetes.

OMNI scientist Szewczyk collaborates on proposal that could revolutionize space medicine, improve astronaut health

July 29, 2022 Nate Szewczyk and several other researchers from around the world have published a paper that proposes a program for the European Space Agency that could potentially revolutionize space medicine.

Carey Snyder's take on 'Ann Veronica' by H.G. Wells provides window to discuss women's lives today

July 28, 2022 If today's social issues are but a moment in time on the trajectory of human development, then literature is not just a window to the past, but also a way to discuss the present.

Yeong Kim studies Japan's bid to host the 2030 Olympics, spends summer at Chubu

July 27, 2022 Yeong-Hyun Kim spent the summer in Japan researching both the lure and the urban impact of being an Olympic venue.

Moran and Bell research British tearooms, where a hunger for rural past meant opportunities for women

July 26, 2022 Theresa Moran and David Bell present two views of the 1930s British pastime of rambling — from the perspective of hungry day hikers and from the entrepreneurial women who fed them.

OHIO Bioinformatics Lab discovers genetic 'word pairs,' next step in mapping neurological disease

July 26, 2022 When international researchers capture information at the genomic level, it takes help from OHIO engineers to find patterns in the 3D picture that let scientists visualize the genes at work.

OHIO Zanesville awarded Straker grant to add nursing lab equipment

July 7, 2022 Ohio University Zanesville was recently awarded a grant from the J.W. and M.H. Straker Charitable Foundation to expand nursing lab experiences throughout the campus.