Ohio State News

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November
2021

In study, token donation program led to 30% drop in disposable bag use

The opportunity to make a small charitable donation on a store owner’s nickel may be just the encouragement shoppers need to forgo toting their goods home in a single-use plastic bag, new research suggests.

Campus

November
22,
2021
| 14:30 PM America/New_York
Frederic Bertley, president and CEO of COSI (the Center of Science and Industry), will deliver the autumn commencement address at The Ohio State University.
November
16,
2021
| 13:07 PM America/New_York
The Jay & Jeanie Schottenstein Family Foundation has pledged $10.15 million to create the Jeffrey Schottenstein Program for Resilience that will support students across The Ohio State University campus and The Ohio State University College of
October
26,
2021
| 08:13 AM America/New_York
Ohio State University President Kristina M. Johnson is headed back to the classroom, bringing her teaching skills and her passion for research and conservation next semester to a course titled Pathways to Net Zero Emissions.

Science & Medicine

November
22,
2021
| 07:20 AM America/New_York
When it comes to your health, being willing to give social support to your spouse, friends and family may be just as important as receiving assistance, a new study suggests.
November
16,
2021
| 11:01 AM America/New_York
The most common pharmaceuticals on the market are made by chaining together rings of molecules to create the drugs that treat conditions including pain, depression and leukemia. But creating those rings and forming them in a way that is tailored to
November
15,
2021
| 09:49 AM America/New_York
Efforts to protect threatened and endangered species in central Africa might be more successful if they focused on a smaller geographic area, new research suggests.

Arts & Humanities

November
02,
2021
| 14:00 PM America/New_York
With the economy still rebounding from the pandemic and a polarized political climate generating heated debates about the state of democracy, many are wondering what the future holds. Two researchers from The Ohio State University say studying the
October
21,
2021
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
Many Americans define themselves by race. However, those who base their identity on skin color and other physical traits may be surprised to learn that race is a social rather than biological construct, researchers say.
May
28,
2021
| 08:04 AM America/New_York
If you’ve watched a slasher movie, you’ve probably been exposed to the final girl trope – a closing scene of a white, suburban teenage girl who triumphed over a threatening monster and lived to tell the tale.

The Conversation

November
23,
2021
| 10:38 AM America/New_York
More than six months after non-fungible tokens began disrupting the art world, museums have generally engaged very little with NFTs. Two experts explain why.
October
25,
2021
| 10:13 AM America/New_York
We have studied the growing prevalence of firearms on screen and believe that the more guns there are in movies, the more likely it is that a shooting will occur – both in the “reel” world and in the “real” world.
October
06,
2021
| 21:58 PM America/New_York
Chemists around the world – from poor and rich countries alike – can build on the technology that just won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

Sports

August
10,
2021
| 15:31 PM America/New_York
The 2021 Ohio State University football season will feature a number of significant changes driven by new technologies, improved efficiencies, safety measures and construction projects.
June
17,
2021
| 13:50 PM America/New_York
Record-setting quarterback Justin Fields (football) and NCAA and Big Ten shot put champion Adelaide Aquilla (track and field) are The Ohio State University’s 2021 Male and Female Athletes of the Year. Both will now be placed on the ballots for Big
May
20,
2021
| 13:27 PM America/New_York
Karen Dennis, The Ohio State University director of track and field and cross country, has been unanimously selected by her coaching peers as the 2021 Big Ten Conference women’s outdoor coach of the year. This is Dennis’ 10th Big Ten coach of the

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