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February
2021

Robust testing program has allowed some students to stay on campus, despite pandemic

The Ohio State University is conducting more COVID-19 tests per week than some states.

Coolest Science Story 2020

January
20,
2021
| 11:52 AM America/New_York
The polls have closed, the ballots have been counted, and when it comes to the coolest Ohio State science story of the year, we’re thrilled to report that the word nerds win.
December
21,
2020
| 12:27 PM America/New_York
Stay tuned for the results of Ohio State’s third-annual “Coolest Science Story of the Year” competition. 

Campus

February
17,
2021
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
It was spring 2010 and Kristina Johnson found herself at the White House, shaking hands with then-President Barack Obama at an event to get school-aged kids excited about science. At the time, Johnson, now the 16 president of The Ohio State
February
10,
2021
| 09:00 AM America/New_York
The Ohio State University is making its popular Swift Coding and App Development certificate program available to the public. By expanding access to learners everywhere, participants gain cutting-edge skills for today’s modern
January
27,
2021
| 08:10 AM America/New_York
People often feel like they don’t understand – or can’t comprehend – the scientific issues that play such a vital role in our daily lives. A new television series, a partnership between COSI (the Center of Science and Industry) in Columbus and The

Science & Medicine

February
23,
2021
| 07:26 AM America/New_York
Scientists from around the world have published more than 87,000 papers about coronavirus between the start of the COVID-19 pandemic and October 2020, a new analysis shows.
February
22,
2021
| 11:14 AM America/New_York
Fool the novel coronavirus once and it can’t cause infection of cells, new research suggests.
February
04,
2021
| 15:09 PM America/New_York
Considering the greater good by social distancing during a pandemic turns out to have an attractive personal benefit: A new study has found that staying away from others also reduces an individual person’s chances of contracting

Arts & Humanities

January
07,
2021
| 10:19 AM America/New_York
The Ohio State University’s Department of French and Italian (FRIT) has been invited by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the United States to join its network of Centers of Excellence.
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

January
31,
2021
| 12:16 PM America/New_York
Reliance on fear for public health messaging now could further erode trust in public health officials and scientists at a critical juncture.
November
20,
2020
| 08:27 AM America/New_York
144 Ohio State researchers have written 301 articles for The Conversation. Earlier this month, Ohio State faculty passed a milestone: Their contributions had received more than 10 million reads.
September
14,
2020
| 10:53 AM America/New_York
Building public trust in immunizations requires more than a pledge from vaccine manufacturers, an Ohio State expert says. It will take action by Congress to create a "coronavirus social safety net."

Sports

February
05,
2021
| 13:59 PM America/New_York
The Big Ten Conference today announced a revised 2021 conference football schedule prompted by six games that adjusted locations because of changes made during the 2020 scheduling process. The Big Ten’s Administrators Council, which includes the
February
04,
2021
| 09:01 AM America/New_York
The Ohio State University Department of Athletics increased revenue by 11% last fiscal year and spent less even as it and the university began fighting the major impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. The department brought in $233,871,740 in fiscal year
January
28,
2021
| 16:47 PM America/New_York
Jen Flynn Oldenburg jokes that one of the critical tools she consulted as the new women’s volleyball head coach for The Ohio State University was a Magic 8-Ball. From canceled seasons to postponed matches to unpredictable lineups, a fortune-telling

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