Ohio State News (Press Release)

2019
September
16,
2019
| 07:54 PM America/New_York
Some of the anti-cancer benefits of tomatoes, specifically those from a compound called lycopene, could disappear when they’re eaten with iron-rich foods, according to a new study from The Ohio State University. ...
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September
10,
2019
| 03:28 PM America/New_York
For the first time, research in mice has shown a link between a genetic mutation, flu and heart irregularities that researchers say might one day improve the care of flu patients. ...
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September
09,
2019
| 01:27 PM America/New_York
A team of paleoclimatologists on a recent expedition to recover glacier ice in Peru encountered the anger of a local community, fueled by local politics that had nothing to do with science. Here's what happened next.  ...
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September
06,
2019
| 05:04 PM America/New_York
Suicide is becoming more common in America, an increase most pronounced in rural areas, new research has found. ...
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September
05,
2019
| 02:00 PM America/New_York
Just because students ace their tests in health class doesn’t mean they will remember and use lessons about preventing pregnancy and HIV infection when it counts, a new study suggests. ...
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September
04,
2019
| 08:00 PM America/New_York
Women who choose to shave or wax their pubic hair might not be raising their risk of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) after all, according to a new study that found no connection between “extreme” grooming and chlamydia or gonorrhea. ...
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August
30,
2019
| 10:30 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University Board of Trustees today elected new officers and welcomed a new member in a meeting held at the university’s Wooster campus. The board approved Gary Heminger as chair, and Abigail Wexner and Timothy Smucker as vice chairs...
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August
30,
2019
| 10:00 AM America/New_York
President Michael V. Drake has announced that the minimum wage for qualifying staff members will be $15 per hour. ...
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August
29,
2019
| 10:06 PM America/New_York
Researchers have created a new computer model to predict the life and performance of batteries that could power some passenger airplanes, a step forward for cleaner, more efficient air travel. ...
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August
29,
2019
| 01:01 PM America/New_York
Americans throw out a lot more food than they expect they will, food waste that is likely driven in part by ambiguous date labels on packages, a new study has found. ...
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August
26,
2019
| 08:00 PM America/New_York
Two years into a 50-year partnership, The Ohio State University continues to see improvement in its energy management and sustainability through tangible initiatives such as smart metering and lighting upgrades. ...
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August
23,
2019
| 06:44 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University is taking the next step on a proposed Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Center that will blend innovative technology and hands-on learning in conjunction with the university’s strategic plan. ...
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August
16,
2019
| 08:10 PM America/New_York
Students will be moving into residence halls over the weekend as The Ohio State University marks the start of its 150th academic year. Here are the top events that media can cover as the university welcomes new and returning students to campus and...
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August
10,
2019
| 06:01 AM America/New_York
Disease-causing air pollution remains high in pockets of America – particularly those where many low-income and African-American people live, a disparity highlighted in research presented at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association...
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August
02,
2019
| 07:34 PM America/New_York
Ohio State Women’s Basketball Associate Head Coach Patrick Klein has resigned in a letter to the university. The Department of Athletics released the following statement: “Ohio State is investigating allegations of violations of NCAA rules an...
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July
29,
2019
| 03:08 PM America/New_York
A new study has uncovered concerning gaps in knowledge about birth control effectiveness. About half of the women in the study who used condoms mistakenly thought they were the most effective pregnancy prevention. ...
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July
25,
2019
| 10:10 PM America/New_York
Home ownership on a middle-income budget is a step closer to being realized for 10,000 central Ohioans, after a proposal by a team of Ohio State University faculty and community partners was selected for investment in the Alliance for the American Dr...
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July
24,
2019
| 03:23 PM America/New_York
It’s possible that a lock of hair could one day aid in the diagnosis of depression and in efforts to monitor the effects of treatment, said the author of a new study examining cortisol levels in the hair of teens. ...
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July
23,
2019
| 02:50 PM America/New_York
Getting up close – and a little dirty – with farm animals just might help us fend off illness, say researchers who’ve further demonstrated the benefits of early exposure to a wide variety of environmental bacteria. ...
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July
16,
2019
| 05:53 PM America/New_York
In light of recent news surrounding Jeffrey Epstein, Ohio State initiated a review of gifts and donations. Preliminary findings show that the university has received one gift from Epstein and one gift from an affiliated foundation. In 1990, Epstei...
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July
16,
2019
| 04:56 PM America/New_York
When NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite launched into space in April 2018, it did so with a specific goal: to search the universe for new planets. But in recently published research, a team of astronomers at The Ohio State University showed...
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July
15,
2019
| 10:07 PM America/New_York
Soil scientist Rattan Lal, one of The Ohio State University’s most decorated faculty researchers, will address the university’s summer graduates. Approximately 1,500 degrees will be awarded at the summer commencement ceremony, which begins at 2 p.m. ...
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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
10,
2019
| 11:35 AM America/New_York
Trustees voted on July 10 to increase tuition and fees for incoming Ohio freshmen by 3.3%, which equates to a $358 change from last year’s rate. ...
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June
11,
2019
| 07:15 PM America/New_York
An Ohio State University graduate student has been named a 2019 Tillman Scholar. Carrie Mayer plans to pursue a law degree in the Moritz College of Law as well as a master of public administration degree in the John Glenn College of Public Affairs. S...
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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
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
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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