Ohio State News

06
May
2021

Wendy Smooth serves on advisory board for Kamala Harris Project

Wendy Smooth’s heart was warmed when her 7-year-old daughter watched the swearing-in of Kamala Harris as vice president of the United States and came away with the idea that she could become a fashion designer – and run for president, too.

Campus

April
23,
2021
| 13:30 PM America/New_York
A new program is working to help former students at The Ohio State University complete their undergraduate education after they’ve stopped just short of the finish line.
April
07,
2021
| 16:09 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University is a core partner in a new national organization established to help the United States stay at the forefront of research and innovation — and maintain its leadership in the global economy.
April
01,
2021
| 18:40 PM America/New_York
President Kristina M. Johnson sent the following email to The Ohio State University community today (April 1).

Science & Medicine

April
29,
2021
| 09:16 AM America/New_York
Hispanic Americans have died of COVID-19 at a disproportionately high rate compared to whites because of workplace exposure to the virus, a new study suggests.
April
22,
2021
| 10:23 AM America/New_York
In the continuing search for dark matter in our universe, scientists believe they have found a unique and powerful detector: exoplanets.
April
19,
2021
| 15:14 PM America/New_York
Like wine, some snake venom is more complex than others. It all depends on the meal it is paired with. New research can tell us why. The study shows that evolutionary diversity among prey – say, a combination of mice, turtles and fish – has been the

Arts & Humanities

January
06,
2021
| 09:32 AM America/New_York
What does it mean to "own" a piece of conceptual art?  That question led a law professor into an investigation of the tangled relationship between art and law.
December
11,
2020
| 13:01 PM America/New_York
From her earliest years, Gay Su Pinnell cherished reading – so much that she dedicated her career to helping young children who struggled to learn to read. Now, after giving $7.5 million to The Ohio State University College of Human Ecology in
October
07,
2020
| 08:17 AM America/New_York
A collection of essays by author Jerald Walker, published by The Ohio State University Press, is a finalist for this year’s National Book Award for nonfiction.

The Conversation

April
21,
2021
| 09:54 AM America/New_York
Ohio State law professor Ric Simmons says the guilty verdicts in the Chauvin trial are extraordinary because past incidents of police lethal use of force against unarmed civilians have generally not resulted in criminal convictions.
March
26,
2021
| 10:27 AM America/New_York
At a time when the nation is weary of hearing “no, you can’t,” we believe that thinking in terms of harm reduction – offering safer but not necessarily risk-free alternatives – is crucial.
February
16,
2021
| 11:03 AM America/New_York
Professor Donna Y. Ford – who has been a consultant for Black families thinking about sending their gifted children to college early – argues that public schools are holding back Black talent.

Sports

April
19,
2021
| 14:05 PM America/New_York
This wasn’t the way either of them had imagined spending their Saturday, but really, what could be better?
April
08,
2021
| 14:02 PM America/New_York
Attendance at The Ohio State University 2021 LiFESports Spring Game presented by Buckeyes Care, set for noon Saturday, April 17 at Ohio Stadium, will be capped at 19,180. There will be a general public sale on Monday for a number of constituent
April
01,
2021
| 17:15 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University Department of Athletics released new details today on attendance at university-hosted sporting events this spring.

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Apr
2021
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Ohio State, Nationwide Children’s start to see fruits of research labor

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Apr
2021
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