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Ohio University enrollment grows with another record-breaking incoming classSeptember 13, 2023
Ohio University enrollment climbed in Fall 2023 with a record-setting first-year class in Athens, growth in incoming regional campus and online students, and a remarkable climb in student retention.
OHIO computer science student mentors high school studentsSeptember 7, 2023
Ahmad Ghauri attended the National Youth Leadership Forum (NYLF), an educational program designed to empower and develop young leaders, as a mentor in engineering.
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Reimagining Plastic Waste with the Russ College of Engineering and Technology
Researchers at Ohio University have a vision to address environmental challenges by repurposing mining and plastic waste into high performance building materials that possess lower embodied energy and emissions than current plastic composites. OHO's trademark RC Squared combines reclaimed carbon and plastic materials, forming high performance engineering plastic composed of nearly 100% recycled components.