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Ohio State News (Humanities)

2022
February
11,
2022
| 09:00 AM America/New_York
Coinciding with the start of Black History Month, The Ohio State University’s Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity hosted a Feb. 3 virtual presentation highlighting the civil rights strides that society has made in the past several de...
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2021
November
02,
2021
| 14:00 PM America/New_York
With the economy still rebounding from the pandemic and a polarized political climate generating heated debates about the state of democracy, many are wondering what the future holds. Two researchers from The Ohio State University say studying the pa...
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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. ...
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2020
March
31,
2020
| 09:50 AM 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 H...
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March
21,
2020
| 10:39 AM America/New_York
In an era of political polarization in America, much of which is related to issues of race, it appears that members of one group have their own take on a history book written by an Ohio State scholar 16 years ago. ...
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2019
July
08,
2019
| 03:00 AM America/New_York
In an era of concern over “fake news,” a new study finds that people draw a distinction between information sources that are dishonest and those that are biased. ...
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July
03,
2019
| 09:55 AM America/New_York
In the eyes of many Americans, the Fourth of July is a day for parades, barbecues and, of course, fireworks. ...
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July
02,
2019
| 13:07 PM America/New_York
In a world of sympathetic villains and flawed heroes, people still like fictional characters more when they have a strong sense of morality, a new study finds. ...
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March
25,
2019
| 06:00 AM America/New_York
People who have trouble with romantic relationships may watch movies and TV shows for more than just a chance to escape from their lives for a bit. New research suggests that people with attachment issues are more likely than others to be engaged ...
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March
22,
2019
| 09:25 AM America/New_York
Originally published inBy Alison I. BeachAssociate Professor of History, The Ohio State UniversityMaria Chiara GiordaAssociate Professor, Roma Tre University...
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March
12,
2019
| 09:10 AM America/New_York
According to the U.S. News & World Report  2020 edition of America’s Best Graduate Schools, The Ohio State University offers a vast array of top graduate and professional programs, with 15 ranked in the top 10 and three ranked best in the nation. ...
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March
07,
2019
| 14:13 PM America/New_York
New research shows just how powerful the United States’ and other countries’ influence can be on persuading other nations to ratify international treaties. The first-of-its-kind study shows the influence of countries in treaty ratification can ext...
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March
06,
2019
| 11:23 AM America/New_York
On March 8, some Americans will send greeting cards to the important women in their lives to celebrate “International Women’s Day.” Little do most of them know about the radical origins of the holiday they are marking, said Birgitte Søland, profes...
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March
01,
2019
| 13:29 PM America/New_York
Before his remarks headlining the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration Feb. 20th, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion sat down with influential scholar and renowned author Dr. Michael Eric Dyson. In the first “Take Five” video, the Georgetown ...
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February
28,
2019
| 09:35 AM America/New_York
Using music to connect the past, present and future is a theme of the works of musician Mark Lomax, II. Lomax is the 2018 recipient of the Wexner Center for the Arts Artist in Residency Award. ...
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February
26,
2019
| 09:30 AM America/New_York
The Ohio State University’s work to streamline the process of bringing faculty research to market could serve as a guide for the state. Lt. Gov. Jon Husted spent an afternoon last week with some of the university’s faculty and leadership in techno...
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February
11,
2019
| 15:00 PM America/New_York
William F. Pickard, who earned his Ph.D. at Ohio State in 1971, is known for his business success, civic leadership and philanthropy. He is the founder, chairman and CEO of Global Automotive Alliance, a Black Enterprise Top 100 industrial/service com...
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February
04,
2019
| 06:00 AM America/New_York
The time parents spend with their children has a powerful effect on their educational achievement, according to a large study with a novel approach. Researchers analyzed data on children in Israel who lost a parent through death or divorce. The...
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2018
October
25,
2018
| 12:20 PM America/New_York
Students from The Ohio State University and schools across the Midwest are heading to Columbus to spend the weekend building novel technology apps, devices and projects. HackOHI/O 2018, the university’s sixth annual 24-hour hackathon, starts on Sa...
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October
25,
2018
| 07:00 AM America/New_York
Strong relationships between teachers, parents and students at schools have more impact on improving student learning than does financial support, new research shows. Social capital is the name scientists give to the network of relationships betwe...
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October
11,
2018
| 11:00 AM America/New_York
The Ohio State University is ranked third in the nation by the U.S. Department of Education for the total number of students awarded the Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowships this year. Five doctoral candidates have been aw...
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2017
April
04,
2017
| 04:44 AM America/New_York
Intros that averaged more than 20 seconds in the mid-80s are now only about 5 seconds long, the study found. ...
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2004
March
07,
2004
| 18:00 PM America/New_York
  Editor's note (3/21/20): For an update on this story, visit: Why is a 16-year-old book on slavery so popular now?   A new study suggests that a million or more European Christians were enslaved by Muslims in North Africa between 1530 an...
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