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What Emily Marino didn't expect to find in the lab

April 6, 2022 From Emily Marino's first day as a Bobcat, she knew she would be spending a lot of time in a lab, conducting experiments, and writing her Honors Tutorial College senior thesis.

Three students are re-engineering how to get Cedar Point ready for summer fun

April 6, 2022 Industrial and systems engineering students Danielle Klein, Maddie McNamara and Meghan Harris are hard at work on the Cedar Point project.

Students search for linguistic answers in Southern Ohio Language Project

April 6, 2022 All five linguistics students have dug their roots into the Southern Ohio Language Project as a way to gather information and study how area residents use language.

Neither wind nor ice could stop Kelly Love's fieldwork

April 6, 2022 Kelly Love, a graduate student in the M.S. in Environmental Studies program, is looking at different methods to determine the health of an ecosystem.

Vanessa Obenewaa Antwi Doe studies effect of second-hand clothing market on Ghanaian seamstresses

April 6, 2022 Vanessa Obenewaa Antwi Doe will talk about her research, "Implications of fast fashion’s second-hand clothing market on seamstresses in the Ghanaian Textile Industry," at the Student Expo on April 7.

Alexis Karolin is documenting Asian American and Pacific Islanders’ history as it happens

April 2, 2022 Alexis Karolin is carving out a portion of her Honors Tutorial College senior thesis into a project that she'll present at the Student Expo on April 7.

Riley Sombathy studies rings in dinosaur legs to see how they grew

April 2, 2022 Riley Sombathy says nothing is more exciting than when he looks into the microscope and the rings appear on the slice of ancient Allosaurus bone.

Graduate student’s project on sanitation, wastewater treatment to help low-income communities

March 25, 2022 Low-income households soon will have increased access to sanitation solutions thanks to a wastewater research project being completed by Nichole Mazzone, a graduate student in the Voinovich School.

Steven Evans reflects on career and colleagues in Distinguished Professor Lecture

March 24, 2022 Ohio University celebrated the work of Distinguished Professor Steven Evans on Wednesday, March 16.

New OHIO study finds link between racial/ethnic disparities and COVID-19 deaths

March 10, 2022 OHIO researcher Berkeley Franz has published a new study examining the relationship between systemic racism, residential segregation and racial/ethnic disparities in COVID-19 deaths in the U.S.

New OHIO research finds reasons for vaccine hesitancy among Ohioans

March 7, 2022 Distrust in government and institutions is a key indicator of COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy according to a recently published study by a team of Ohio University researchers.

Virtual Academy connects Appalachian students to STEM activities hosted by Voinovich School

February 22, 2022 The region’s K-12 students now have access to a variety of online STEM educational activities thanks to the Voinovich School, which recently launched the Appalachian STEM Enrichment Academy.

OHIO professor and alumna team up to study fringe religious groups and 'cult films'

February 15, 2022 An Ohio University alumna filmmaker and a religious studies professor teamed up to edit a special journal issue on "cult films," as told through interviews with scholars and filmmakers.

Ohio University collaborates to provide front-line health care workers with virtual reality simulation to help reduce stress

February 10, 2022 Researchers from OHIO's GRID Lab and the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine have collaborated with OhioHealth to offer front-line health care workers tranquil virtual reality simulations.

Loren Lybarger and colleagues examine how remembering Argentina state terror drives demands for justice today

February 1, 2022 A new book by Loren Lybarger and two colleagues examines how remembering this tragic past can help people mobilize for justice in the present.