Research and Impact

History of Capitalism Conference calls for re-evaluating benefits of informal economies

April 21, 2023 The History of Capitalism Conference, brought together scholars working in entrepreneurship and informal economies from across the globe to discuss "Capitalism and Informality."

Three alumni win Konneker Medal for Commercialization and Entrepreneurship

April 20, 2023 Three OHIO alumni, the core of the leadership team at Engineered Profiles, were awarded the Konneker Medal for Commercialization and Entrepreneurship at the university's Inventors Dinner.

Ashley Labodda examines desire and reason in the moral motivations for altruism

April 20, 2023 Ashley Labodda thought she was headed to medical school, until she found her way to Ohio University. Now instead of asking patients about their symptoms, she's asking philosophical questions about human motivations and morals.

OHIO recognizes faculty, student and alumni inventors, including 11 patent recipients

April 20, 2023 Ohio University recognized dozens of faculty, student, staff and alumni researchers who submitted intellectual property disclosures and 11 projects that received patents in 2022.

The efforts behind a greener Ohio University

April 17, 2023 Every day, students, faculty and staff work to make Ohio University a more climate-friendly place to live and learn. 

Edgar Gomez highlights the music of 19th century Mexico at student expo.

April 13, 2023 Edgar Gomez, a graduate student from Cholula, Puebla in Mexico, in the School of Music, highlights his research into the music of 19th century Mexico in the upcoming student expo.

Harvey Ballard describes two new violet species in the northeastern United States, notes 'variants' still to be classified

April 13, 2023 Just as tiny violets spread their spring blanket of purple across the local landscape, Harvey Ballard's new monograph describes all the known types of violets in the northeastern United States and adjacent Canada.

Steve Miner kicks off History Graduate Conference with keynote on Russia-Ukraine conflict April 14-15

April 13, 2023 The History Graduate Conference kicks off with a keynote by Professor Emeritus Steve Miner on April 14 followed by a full day of panelists and speakers from around the nation on April 15.

OHIO’s Choose Ohio First Scholars to present at Ohio Statehouse

March 31, 2023 Two of Ohio University’s Choose Ohio First scholars, Alexander Nemecek and Brady Phelps, will present posters during the 2023 Choose Ohio First Scholar Showcase at the Ohio Statehouse on April 11.  

OHIO diabetes researchers discover the potential of CIDEC protein to mitigate obesity-related cardiometabolic disease

March 29, 2023 A team of researchers from Ohio University’s Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine recently discovered a novel role of human-CIDEC gene in improving metabolic dysfunction and cardiovascular health.

Claudia González-Vallejo brings her policy expertise to role as NSF program director

March 28, 2023 Psychology Professor Claudia González-Vallejo has been selected to serve as program director for the Decision, Risk, and Management Sciences Program at the National Science Foundation.

History student Shalon van Tine uses Warren Zevon to explore the philosophy of humor

March 28, 2023 Shalon van Tine, a Ph.D. in History candidate studying cultural and intellectual history, authored a chapter in a forthcoming book about Warren Zevon and philosophy.

Physics students and alumnus win 5 awards, present their research at American Physical Society meeting

March 23, 2023 College of Arts and Sciences physics students and an alumnus took five major awards as they traveled with faculty to the American Physical Society March meeting this month in Las Vegas.

Technology provides nursing students in 100% online programs with practical experience

March 21, 2023 The College of Health Science and Professions is looking to the future by implementing technologies that allow our students to best learn pioneering solutions to some of health care’s most complex problems.

Kathleen Sullivan's new book talks trash in the Gilded Age, with politics and corruption aplenty

March 17, 2023 The late 19th century was a time of rapid growth in American cities. Kathleen Sullivan writes in her new book that more people meant more waste, more trash, and more threats to human health.