Ohio State News

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October
2021

Study in mice suggests cadmium in the gut mimics vitamin D deficiency

Exposure to the heavy metal cadmium is known to irritate the stomach and lungs or cause kidney disease, but new research links another health issue to inadvertently ingesting low doses of the pollutant: high activation of the antibodies that cause an allergic response.

Campus

October
19,
2021
| 16:45 PM America/New_York
For demonstrating an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion, five health sciences graduate programs at The Ohio State University received the 2021 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into
October
15,
2021
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
New philanthropic contributions from Ohio State Energy Partners (OSEP), The Ohio State University’s comprehensive energy management partnership, will support students in exploring careers in sustainable energy and training in cutting-edge digital
October
04,
2021
| 11:00 AM America/New_York
The university’s summer 2021 dean’s list names 759 students who have achieved top grades for their work. This includes 556 Ohio students, 73 non-resident and 130 international students.

Science & Medicine

October
20,
2021
| 10:51 AM America/New_York
For decades, scientists have wondered how large molecules such as proteins pass through cell walls, also known as plasma membranes, without leaving a trace. That ability is part of what makes certain drugs ­­­­– including some cancer treatments and
October
12,
2021
| 06:45 AM America/New_York
Lung cancer patients whose symptoms of depression got worse after diagnosis died significantly earlier than those whose symptoms stayed the same or improved, a new study shows.
October
08,
2021
| 13:10 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University will be the lead partner on a new five-year, multimillion-dollar pilot watershed project in northwestern Ohio designed to demonstrate that agricultural conservation practices—if used on 70% of the farmland in a watershed,

Arts & Humanities

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.
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

The Conversation

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.
September
15,
2021
| 15:27 PM America/New_York
Millions of unemployed Americans lost pandemic-related jobless benefits as of Labor Day – just as surging cases of coronavirus slow the pace of hiring.
August
20,
2021
| 13:22 PM America/New_York
Scientists have a big problem when trying to find DNA in dinosaur fossils. DNA deteriorates and ultimately disintegrates after about 7 million years - and the last dinosaur died more than 65 million years ago.

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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Oct
2021
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Watch the Ohio State Marching Band’s Incredible Halftime Salute to Rush

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Oct
2021
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