Ohio State News

02
April
2020

Lightweight wireless network enables precise mapping of bats’ social networks

To truly understand an animal species is to observe its behavior and social networks in the wild. With new technology described today (April 2) in PLOS Biology, researchers are able to track tiny animals that divide their time between flying around in the sky and huddling together in caves and hollow trees – by attaching little backpacks to them with glue.

Campus

March
30,
2020
| 11:30 PM America/New_York
Faculty members in the College of Nursing are using some popular puzzles to help their undergraduate students get a virtual problem-solving experience.
February
17,
2020
| 06:50 PM America/New_York
From research funding to leadership training to a monthly taco meetup, a program for postdoctoral scholars at The Ohio State University is helping boost the academic careers of emerging researchers.
January
29,
2020
| 12:00 PM America/New_York
Ohio State students need look no further than their mobile devices to find a new online tool provided by the university that’s designed to support their well-being.

Science & Medicine

March
30,
2020
| 12:00 PM America/New_York
There’s a price to pay when you get your news and political information from the same place you find funny memes and cat pictures, new research suggests.
March
04,
2020
| 12:00 PM America/New_York
Young children from low-income homes whose mothers reported frequent use of toxic chemicals such as household cleaners were more likely to show delays in language development by age 2, a new study found.
January
06,
2020
| 05:01 PM America/New_York
Researchers have developed a way to prop up a struggling immune system to enable its fight against sepsis, a deadly condition resulting from the body’s extreme reaction to infection.

Arts & Humanities

March
31,
2020
| 03:50 PM America/New_York
Brian Padgett, a doctoral student in the Department of Anthropology, had been working toward his PhD for nearly nine years. On March 20, his journey was set to culminate with his dissertation defense. Padgett had long-ago purchased a flight from
December
11,
2019
| 02:00 PM America/New_York
Country music songwriters must perform a careful dance when they work with famous singers who may be less talented at writing songs but bring the needed star power to attract fans – and, importantly, to get the song recorded in the first place,
November
25,
2019
| 04:13 PM America/New_York
Henry Wu, a fourth-year philosophy and political science major at The Ohio State University, has been named a 2020 Rhodes Scholar.

The Conversation

March
20,
2020
| 08:26 PM America/New_York
As families everywhere adjust to social distancing measures like closed schools and child care centers, workplaces and more, parents are grappling with questions regarding their kids’ use of technology. Rebecca Dore, an expert on children and media,

Sports

March
31,
2020
| 11:03 PM America/New_York
Chris Holtmann, head coach of the men’s basketball team, stopped by the Ohio State University Department of Public Safety Tuesday to distribute boxed lunches as a show of appreciation for the staff’s work to keep the campus community
March
13,
2020
| 07:27 PM America/New_York
The Big Ten Conference announced today all organized team activities for its member schools have been suspended until April 6, 2020, and will be re-evaluated at that time.
March
09,
2020
| 05:50 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University Department of Athletics released salaries and terms for its 10 full-time assistant coaches today.

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2020
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Mar
2020
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