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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.

OHIO study demonstrates barriers to COVID-19 vaccination

February 24, 2021 A new study conducted at Ohio University shows that residents of Appalachian areas, younger Ohioans and Black and Hispanic residents are less likely to agree to a COVID-19 vaccine.

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Study shows state of Ohio is below national average in fatal police shootings

February 23, 2021 A new data analysis by the Ohio Alliance for Innovation in Population Health shows that Ohio has a lower ratio of deaths related to police intervention than the national average.

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Next Science Cafe focuses on wastewater as a COVID-19 early warning system

February 18, 2021 Ohio University's Science Café series begins its spring lineup with Karen Coschigano and Guy Riefler discussing “Wastewater: A COVID-19 Early Warning System” on Feb. 24 at 5 p.m.

Ohio University announces patent and technology license agreement with American Resources Corporation

February 17, 2021 OHIO announced today a patent and technology license agreement with American Resources Corporation, a socially responsible supplier of raw materials to the global infrastructure marketplace.

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Michaud selected for U.S. Department of Energy grant to investigate utility-scale solar

February 11, 2021 Assistant professor Gilbert Michaud has been selected as a co-principal investigator on a $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office.

Sudara Tee Design Challenge announces winners, impacting both India and Athens

February 10, 2021 OHIO students made an impact in India and Athens while winning prize money, by submitting their T-shirt designs to the Sudara Tee Design Challenge as part of the fall 2020 Women Entrepreneurship Week.

Voinovich School, OMEGA, Buckeye Hills awarded $2.2M EDA grant to boost community economic growth

January 27, 2021 OHIO's Voinovich School was awarded a $2.2 million investment to accelerate the region’s transition from a coal economy through a new initiative called RISE Ohio.