Ohio State News

2019
September
20,
2019
| 04:05 PM America/New_York
Rattan Lal, Ohio State Distinguished University Professor of Soil Science, has earned the 2019 Alumni Medalist Award for his revolutionary contributions to the understanding of earth’s most basic, life-giving resources. Having earned his PhD in ag...
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August
27,
2019
| 03:33 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University Board of Trustees and its committees will meet Wednesday, Aug. 28 through Friday, Aug. 30. Meetings will be held at the Richard M. Ross Heart Hospital, 452 West 10th Avenue, on Wednesday, Aug. 28; at the Longaberger Alumni H...
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August
23,
2019
| 08:45 PM America/New_York
The Quality and Professional Affairs Committee of the Wexner Medical Center Board will meet from 4 to 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 27, in room H1225 (Huntington Board Room) at the Ross Heart Hospital, 452 W. 10th Ave. The agenda is as follows: Th...
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July
10,
2019
| 10:28 PM America/New_York
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State University Board of Trustees and its Master Planning & Facilities Committee will meet on Wednesday, July 10, 2019, at the Longaberger Alumni House, 2200 Olentangy River Road. The agenda is as follows: WEDNESDAY, ...
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July
05,
2019
| 03:05 PM America/New_York
It’s time to lead for Sydney Reik. The trombone player in The Ohio State University Marching Band is back on the field as summer practice begins and ready to help the rookies. ...
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June
21,
2019
| 07:30 PM America/New_York
The Quality and Professional Affairs Committee of the Wexner Medical Center Board will meet from 4 to 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 25, in Room H1225 (Huntington Board Room) at the Ross Heart Hospital, 452 W. 10th Ave. The agenda is as follows: 4 ...
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June
20,
2019
| 03:00 PM America/New_York
A low-carb diet may have benefits for people at risk of developing type 2 diabetes even if they don’t lose any weight, a new study suggests. Researchers at The Ohio State University wanted to know what happens to obese people with metabolic syndro...
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June
19,
2019
| 09:31 PM America/New_York
The Air Force has unveiled the names of the six officers — including three pilots — who will join the Thunderbirds demonstration team for the 2020 season. Among the new officers is Capt. Kyle Oliver, of the 27th Fighter Squadron at Joint Base Lang...
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June
18,
2019
| 09:30 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University has issued the dean’s list for spring 2019, with the names of 20,225 students who have achieved top grades for their work. This includes 15,360 Ohio students, 3,320 non-resident and 1,545 international students. Criteria ...
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June
18,
2019
| 07:19 PM America/New_York
While many may think that the political arguments over abortion now are fresh and new, scholars of women’s, medical and legal history note that this debate has a long history in the U.S.  ...
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June
17,
2019
| 09:01 PM America/New_York
Some 9,000 years ago, residents of one of the world’s first large farming communities were also among the first humans to experience some of the perils of modern urban living. Scientists studying the ancient ruins of Çatalhöyük, in modern Turkey, ...
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June
10,
2019
| 06:44 PM America/New_York
On a warm May morning this spring, Kandace Glanville walked past Mirror Lake on The Ohio State University campus, gingerly holding a paper lunch bag in her right hand. She strode through dewy grass until she reached the edge of a small wooded area...
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June
06,
2019
| 01:30 PM America/New_York
Careful documentation of a hospice patient’s end-of-life wishes – and prominently noting that information in health records early – could prevent unwanted hospitalizations and medical interventions, a new study suggests. Researchers at The Ohio St...
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June
05,
2019
| 06:36 PM America/New_York
Police officers loyal to the Houthi rebels march during a military parade in Sanaa, Yemen in July 2017. The placards read: ‘Allah is the greatest. Death to America, death to Israel, a curse on the Jews, victory to Islam.’ REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah ...
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June
04,
2019
| 04:24 PM America/New_York
Soybeans may not seem all that useful in a war. Nonetheless they’ve become China’s most important weapon in its ever-worsening trade conflict with the U.S. ...
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June
04,
2019
| 04:00 PM America/New_York
From thousands of iPads to coding classes to virtual patients, bleeding-edge approaches to teaching and learning were on display last week at The Ohio State University Board of Trustees meetings. Students, faculty and staff members presented succe...
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June
03,
2019
| 01:58 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University Board of Trustees voted Friday to approve a five-year contract for head football coach Ryan Day. An extension for Senior Vice President and Wolfe Foundation Endowed Athletics Director Gene Smith was also approved by trust...
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May
31,
2019
| 07:58 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University Board of Trustees today voted unanimously to revoke the professor emeritus title bestowed on Dr. Richard Strauss, who sexually abused at least 177 former students during his time at Ohio State from 1978 through 1998. An i...
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May
30,
2019
| 02:01 PM America/New_York
New renderings of the Arts District highlight a renovated Weigel Hall, home of the School of Music, and a new building for the Department of Theatre featuring new performance spaces, modern recital halls and high-tech classrooms. ...
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May
28,
2019
| 04:11 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University looks to advance three Wexner Medical Center ambulatory sites during upcoming Board of Trustees meetings. Ohio State is seeking remaining design and construction approval for its planned regional ambulatory location at Ha...
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May
28,
2019
| 03:45 PM America/New_York
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State University Board of Trustees and its committees will meet Wednesday, May 29 through Friday, May 31. Meetings will be held at the Richard M. Ross Heart Hospital, 452 West 10th Avenue, on Wednesday, May 29, and at the Lo...
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May
24,
2019
| 06:00 PM America/New_York
In its second annual round of funding, Ohio State’s Opioid Innovation Fund has awarded eight multidisciplinary teams a total of nearly $500,000 for prevention, treatment and recovery projects designed to mitigate the crisis racking Ohio and the natio...
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May
24,
2019
| 05:02 PM America/New_York
The Quality and Professional Affairs Committee of the Wexner Medical Center Board will meet from 4 to 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 28, in Room H1225 (Huntington Board Room) at the Ross Heart Hospital, 452 W. 10th Ave. The agenda is as follows: 4 –...
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May
23,
2019
| 08:37 PM America/New_York
Many employers and employees love the thought of a four-day workweek. Supposedly, a four-day work schedule allows workers extra time to pursue leisure activities and family togetherness. ...
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May
23,
2019
| 04:05 PM America/New_York
A close look at the rapidly developing zebrafish embryo is helping neuroscientists better understand the potential underpinnings of brain disorders, including autism and schizophrenia. Researchers at The Ohio State University were interested in un...
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May
21,
2019
| 05:45 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University Columbus campus has achieved a gold rating within the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS). Ohio State’s 2019 gold rating is good for three years and places the university among leading national and...
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May
20,
2019
| 10:28 PM America/New_York
We share Governor DeWine’s concern and compassion for survivors of sexual abuse and applaud the administration’s efforts to strengthen sexual misconduct reporting to law enforcement. We will continue to advocate for permission to release the redacted...
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May
20,
2019
| 10:28 PM America/New_York
A new bench in front of Blankenship Hall at The Ohio State University honors the only member of the university police department to be killed in the line of duty. Officer Michael Blankenship was killed Feb. 10, 1997, while responding to a suspicio...
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May
17,
2019
| 03:38 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University today announced the release of a report representing the culmination of the 12-month investigation by Perkins Coie into sexual misconduct committed by Dr. Richard Strauss while he was employed at Ohio State from 1978 to 1998...
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May
17,
2019
| 03:38 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University today released a report from independent investigators that details acts of sexual abuse against at least 177 former students by Dr. Richard Strauss during his employment with the university from 1978 to 1998. Strauss died i...
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