Ohio State News

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July
2021

The devices can be ‘like bad dance partners,’ new study suggests

Exoskeletons – wearable devices used by workers on assembly lines or in warehouses to alleviate stress on their lower backs – may compete with valuable resources in the brain while people work, canceling out the physical benefits of wearing them, a new study suggests.

Campus

July
20,
2021
| 14:30 PM America/New_York
A new effort by The Ohio State University to support team-driven research has awarded funding to 19 proposals to investigate topics ranging from brain and bone health to drug manufacturing, new devices and deep learning.
July
19,
2021
| 12:35 PM America/New_York
I am excited to share with you today that Dr. Jeff Risinger will serve as Ohio State’s next senior vice president of talent, culture and human resources, effective Monday, August 16.
July
12,
2021
| 08:31 AM America/New_York
The Ohio State University is working with community partners to bring on a full-time social worker dedicated to helping housing-vulnerable people in the off-campus area. The hiring is one of several university initiatives designed to support the

Science & Medicine

July
20,
2021
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
An international group of researchers representing thousands of coral scientists across the globe is calling for new commitments and actions by the world’s policymakers to protect and restore coral reefs. In a paper presented today at the
July
19,
2021
| 07:25 AM America/New_York
Long before COVID-19, low-income people had few options for buying healthy, fresh food. New research showed that pandemic only made the situation worse.
July
16,
2021
| 07:49 AM America/New_York
Although some people may yearn for sports to be free of political or racial divisiveness, a new study shows how impossible that dream may be.

Arts & Humanities

May
03,
2021
| 07:28 AM America/New_York
If you really want to understand literature, don’t start with the words on a page – start with how it affects your brain.
April
22,
2021
| 15:36 PM America/New_York
The American Academy of Arts and Sciences announced the election of its new members for 2021, which includes two faculty members from The Ohio State University College of Arts and Sciences: Fritz Graf, Distinguished University Professor in the
January
06,
2021
| 09:32 AM America/New_York
What does it mean to "own" a piece of conceptual art?  That question led a law professor into an investigation of the tangled relationship between art and law.

The Conversation

July
13,
2021
| 08:40 AM America/New_York
Although the two spacecraft launched in July 2021 will not reach orbit, the accomplishment of reaching space in private spacecraft is a major milestone in the history of humanity. 
July
06,
2021
| 08:10 AM America/New_York
Recent studies found that about half of the people we surveyed indicated that their upcoming weekend trip felt like it would end as soon as it started.
June
16,
2021
| 08:41 AM America/New_York
There are healthy ways to manage body anxiety and cultivate a positive body image while reemerging from the pandemic.

Sports

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
April
19,
2021
| 14:05 PM America/New_York
This wasn’t the way either of them had imagined spending their Saturday, but really, what could be better?

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2021
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Apr
2021
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