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2022
May
03,
2022
| 11:00 AM America/New_York
With the start of summer term, The Ohio State University is updating its COVID-19 protocols based on the state of the pandemic and federal, state and local guidance....
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March
31,
2022
| 14:30 PM America/New_York
Another 100 winners will win prizes in the final Buckeye Booster Drawing next week, joining 700 students, faculty and staff members who have already been awarded $100 gift cards....
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March
09,
2022
| 11:10 AM America/New_York
The Ohio State University is expanding a mental health dog therapy program, President Kristina M. Johnson said today in a new Health, Safety and Well-being Update video....
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March
08,
2022
| 12:40 PM America/New_York
Starting at 6 p.m. Friday, March 11, masks will be optional in most indoor spaces on The Ohio State University campuses, including residence halls, dining facilities, classrooms, offices and the Ohio Union....
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March
03,
2022
| 16:30 PM America/New_York
As the Buckeye Booster Drawing reaches its midpoint, another 100 students, faculty and staff won $100 gift cards this week. So far, 400 Buckeyes have won prizes in the drawing. Individuals who have received their COVID-19 booster shot and reported th...
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March
01,
2022
| 13:18 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University is making numerous safety upgrades to parking garages this week, President Kristina M. Johnson said in a new Health, Safety and Well-being Update video. ...
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March
01,
2022
| 10:39 AM America/New_York
A new study using serum from human blood samples suggests neutralizing antibody levels produced by two-dose mRNA vaccines against the original and early variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus wane substantially over time, and offer essentially no protectio...
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February
17,
2022
| 14:02 PM America/New_York
The prizes keep coming as more students, faculty and staff report they have received their COVID-19 vaccination booster....
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February
10,
2022
| 12:00 PM America/New_York
Some lucky boosted Buckeyes received $100 gift cards this week for doing their part to enhance protections against COVID-19 among The Ohio State University community....
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February
09,
2022
| 11:45 AM America/New_York
The Ohio State University President Kristina M. Johnson today shared several health, safety and well-being updates – including CABS On-Demand, which takes the benefits of the university’s free CABS bus service and expands them to a wider part of the ...
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February
01,
2022
| 16:15 PM America/New_York
A number of resources are available to help the physical and mental health of students and the larger Buckeye community, Kristina M. Johnson, president of The Ohio State University, said in her latest health, safety and well-being update....
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February
01,
2022
| 14:08 PM America/New_York
A new financial report from The Ohio State University Department of Athletics highlights the challenges the department faced in a year when games and seasons were canceled or played in near-empty stadiums and arenas....
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January
31,
2022
| 16:38 PM America/New_York
As we once again renew our commitment to ourselves and each other, we are pleased to share with you some updates about our pandemic response guidance....
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January
27,
2022
| 13:05 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University has announced a new incentive program awarding gift cards to students, faculty and staff who get and report their COVID-19 vaccination booster shot....
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January
19,
2022
| 16:25 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University is emphasizing health and safety measures as spring semester gets underway at the same time COVID-19 is spreading throughout the state. In addition to requiring masks in all indoor spaces, regardless of vaccination status, s...
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January
18,
2022
| 11:04 AM America/New_York
A new study suggests disgust sensitivity can and does change – and, during the COVID-19 pandemic, concern about getting sick with a coronavirus infection was associated with an increase in disgust sensitivity....
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January
14,
2022
| 09:00 AM America/New_York
The Ohio State University is providing new details on the effort to support university community members who test positive for COVID-19 or are identified as close contacts of those who are positive....
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January
13,
2022
| 12:01 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University President Kristina M. Johnson shared her first safety update of the new semester, urging students to take a close look at the resources available on and off campus – and continuing to encourage COVID-19 vaccine booster shots...
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January
12,
2022
| 14:11 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University community has a 92.5% vaccination rate, and with the new Omicron variant spreading in Ohio, many vaccinated individuals report only mild symptoms when they’re infected. That’s why university public health leaders are encoura...
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January
11,
2022
| 15:56 PM America/New_York
As spring semester begins at The Ohio State University and COVID-19 continues to spread in the state, masks are still required in all indoor spaces on all campuses, regardless of vaccination status. This requirement also applies to CABS and other pub...
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January
10,
2022
| 15:58 PM America/New_York
A busy weekend at The Ohio State University preceded the first day of spring semester. Thousands of students moved back onto the Columbus and regional campuses Saturday and Sunday under enhanced health and safety protocols....
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January
06,
2022
| 17:01 PM America/New_York
Leaders at The Ohio State University remain committed to an in-person learning experience for spring semester as they monitor the latest surge of COVID-19 cases fueled by the Omicron variant....
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January
04,
2022
| 20:01 PM America/New_York
As we prepare to start the spring semester and welcome students back to campus for in-person instruction, Ohio State continues to adjust health measures based on the latest data as well as evolving guidance from national, state and local agencies.  ...
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January
03,
2022
| 12:30 PM America/New_York
In response to the latest surge in COVID-19 in central Ohio, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center is partnering with CAS, a division of the American Chemical Society, to open a new drive-thru COVID-19 testing location today....
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2021
December
23,
2021
| 11:02 AM America/New_York
Scientists have detected infection by at least three variants of the virus that causes COVID-19 in free-ranging white-tailed deer in six northeast Ohio locations, the research team has reported. ...
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December
22,
2021
| 17:02 PM America/New_York
The virus that causes COVID-19 has adopted some stealth moves to stay alive and kicking, and one secret to its success is hiding from the immune system by spreading through cell-to-cell transmission, a new study has found....
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December
22,
2021
| 15:59 PM America/New_York
Ohio State’s 92% vaccination rate against COVID-19 helped protect the university community during fall semester while resuming in-person traditions. ...
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December
21,
2021
| 14:48 PM America/New_York
It’s the most wonderful time of the year for the Ohio State News research communications team, when we invite readers to vote for the university’s Coolest Science Story of the Year....
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December
10,
2021
| 14:45 PM America/New_York
The university will be closed Dec. 23 through Dec. 29 and on Dec. 31. The additional days of Dec. 27, 28 and 29 are to extend the long holiday weekend and provide additional opportunities to rest, recharge and spend time with families, friends and lo...
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November
30,
2021
| 11:45 AM America/New_York
The Ohio State University has achieved extraordinary levels of COVID-19 vaccination among students, staff and faculty members, with more than 92% fully or partially vaccinated, compared to the state’s average of 68.25%. These efforts have resulted in...
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