Ohio State News (college-ehe)

2019
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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August
28,
2019
| 06:00 PM America/New_York
They may all be in the same classroom together, but each child in preschool may have a very different experience, a new study suggests. ...
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August
16,
2019
| 05:01 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University’s work serving at-risk infants and toddlers and their families has been extended by an $18 million federal grant recently awarded to the Early Head Start Child Care Partnership Program ...
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August
02,
2019
| 09:54 PM America/New_York
When students return to school in the Columbus City and South-Western City school districts later this month, new Apple technology will be waiting for them along with teachers who have been trained to teach them how to write computer code. ...
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July
25,
2019
| 11:45 AM America/New_York
When preschool teachers read books in their classrooms, the questions they ask play a key role in how much children learn, research has shown. But a new study that involved observing teachers during class story times found that they asked few questio...
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June
21,
2019
| 04:44 PM America/New_York
A shortage of high school physics teachers has led to teachers with little-to-no training taking over physics classrooms, reports show. This has led to additional stress and job dissatisfaction for those teachers—and a difficult learning experience f...
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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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April
16,
2019
| 01:42 PM America/New_York
A new study has researchers hopeful that a ketogenic diet could prove useful in the military, where obesity is an ongoing challenge, both in terms of recruiting soldiers and keeping them fit for service. The Ohio State University study included 29...
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March
14,
2019
| 05:01 AM America/New_York
Green tea cut obesity and a number of inflammatory biomarkers linked with poor health in a new study. Mice fed a diet of 2 percent green tea extract fared far better than those that ate a diet without it, a finding that has prompted an upcoming st...
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February
21,
2019
| 09:03 PM America/New_York
Food can conjure up all kinds of warm and fuzzy feelings—childhood nostalgia, memories of road trips, or just the simple comfort of a nourishing cup of soup. For restaurants, though, conveying a sense of love could be as simple as picking a differ...
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February
13,
2019
| 04:11 PM America/New_York
Last year, on the anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre, the world came to know the extraordinary testimony of Olivia J. Hooker, the last surviving witness of the incident and the first black woman to actively serve in the U.S. Coast Guard. She was ...
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January
18,
2019
| 02:34 PM America/New_York
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ta-Nehisi Coates, New York Times bestselling author and National Book Award recipient, will deliver a talk at The Ohio State University on at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 13 at Mershon Auditorium, 1871 N. High St.  The talk is free and ...
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2018
December
19,
2018
| 04:51 PM America/New_York
Columbus residents and visitors now have the chance to ride Ohio’s first self-driving shuttles. The Smart Circuit shuttles began humming their way along the Scioto Mile in Downtown Columbus on Dec. 10. The low-speed, electric vehicles make stops a...
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December
18,
2018
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
When land-grant universities were founded in the mid-19th century, the United States was much different than it is today. What do such institutions need to do to survive and thrive in our very different world? To answer that question, Stephen Gava...
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November
14,
2018
| 06:37 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and Mercy Health, a Catholic health ministry serving Ohio and Kentucky, have launched Healthy State Alliance to tackle Ohio’s most critical health needs and make a difference in improving the health of ...
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November
02,
2018
| 04:06 PM America/New_York
Ohio State University fashion and retail studies students, along with graphic design and interior design students, will design and install window displays in Old Worthington as part of the annual holiday window design contest presented by the Old Wor...
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October
29,
2018
| 02:19 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University, along with Bowling Green State University, has been selected to conduct a first-of-its-kind national, five-year study of health in same-gender couples. The National Couples’ Health and Time Study is the first population-...
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October
25,
2018
| 01:00 PM 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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September
25,
2018
| 09:29 PM America/New_York
Two families who have distinguished themselves as generous and committed Ohio State supporters were recognized last week with the university’s highest awards for philanthropy and volunteerism. The Crane family received the Everett D. Reese Medal, ...
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August
28,
2018
| 04:46 PM America/New_York
Fathers play a key role in helping their young daughters overcome loneliness, a new study has found. Researchers found that girls tended to report less loneliness as they went from first grade to fifth grade. But loneliness declined more quickly a...
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August
03,
2018
| 04:23 PM America/New_York
The Institute of Education Sciences (IES) has awarded a $3.3 million 5-year grant to Ohio State’s Crane Center for Early Childhood Research and Policy to examine the impacts of the Kindergarten-Transition Intervention (KTI), a program focused on 24 s...
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May
08,
2018
| 07:02 AM America/New_York
By federal law passed in 1975, children with intellectual disabilities are supposed to spend as much time as possible in general education classrooms. But a new study suggests that progress toward that goal has stalled. Findings showed that ove...
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May
01,
2018
| 11:12 AM America/New_York
COLUMBUS, Ohio – When you’re waiting in a busy restaurant or doctor’s office, it may matter whether the tables, light fixtures and other objects are round or square.In a laboratory study, researchers found the shape of physical objects in a service b...
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April
05,
2018
| 10:02 AM America/New_York
COLUMBUS, Ohio – A blood test may have the potential to speed accurate diagnosis – and proper treatment – of bipolar disorder in children, new research suggests.Researchers at The Ohio State University found that children with bipolar disorder had hi...
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April
03,
2018
| 01:25 PM America/New_York
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Men on hormone therapy for prostate cancer may benefit significantly from hitting the gym with fellow patients and choosing more veggies and fewer cheeseburgers, a new study suggests.Androgen deprivation therapy is a powerful tool ag...
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March
09,
2018
| 07:55 AM America/New_York
Carey Fagan is a former women’s gymnastics national coach of the year, two-time Big Ten coach of the year and an assistant athletics director at The Ohio State University. Fagan has played a leading role in building the gymnastics program, hiring coa...
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March
07,
2018
| 10:17 AM America/New_York
COLUMBUS, Ohio – One in five teachers who were the victims of physical or verbal violence at their schools didn’t report the incidents to school administrators, according to a nationwide study.The results showed that significant minorities of teacher...
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January
18,
2018
| 04:00 PM America/New_York
COLUMBUS, Ohio – A new study found that women who took a specially prepared blend of minerals and nutrients for a month saw their 3-mile run times drop by almost a minute.The women who took the supplement also saw improvements in distance covered in ...
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2017
November
20,
2017
| 02:16 PM America/New_York
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Rural coal-mining families show resilience against divorce when faced with the economic downturns common in the industry, a new study suggests.Researchers found that rural counties with higher levels of coal jobs had lower divorce ra...
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November
08,
2017
| 02:14 PM America/New_York
COLUMBUS, Ohio – An experimental “golden” potato could hold the power to prevent disease and death in developing countries where residents rely heavily upon the starchy food for sustenance, new research suggests.A serving of the yellow-orange lab-eng...
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