Ohio State News

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October
2020

Center that helps industry tapped to create a smoother system

Bringing students safely back to campus for the start of the 2020-21 school year — a year unlike nearly any in The Ohio State University’s 150-year history — could not have happened without a robust and accurate testing program to identify cases of COVID-19.

Campus

October
22,
2020
| 15:00 PM America/New_York
In a report published today, the team of experts monitoring the pandemic at The Ohio State University presents evidence that the university’s safety measures are working to contain COVID-19.
October
15,
2020
| 16:30 PM America/New_York
For a little more than a year, Ohio State has offered Lyft Ride Smart to eligible students to make a trip in the campus area safer after hours. The service offers discounted rides, inside the university-designated service area, from 9 p.m. to 3
October
15,
2020
| 08:16 AM America/New_York
The Ohio State University this fall will begin operating its own laboratory to process COVID-19 tests taken by asymptomatic students, faculty and staff on campus, a move that will likely save the university millions of dollars and make test results

Science & Medicine

October
20,
2020
| 07:54 AM America/New_York
A blend of racial prejudice, poor coping and partisan media viewing were found in Americans who stigmatized people of Asian descent during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new study.
October
19,
2020
| 10:23 AM America/New_York
Scientists at The Ohio State University have developed a new lab testing procedure for the detection of antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 that gives results more quickly than existing assays and specifically identifies so-called “neutralizing”
October
07,
2020
| 07:08 AM America/New_York
COLUMBUS, Ohio – It’s good to have friends and family to back you up when you need it – but it’s even better if your supporters are close with each other too, a new set of studies suggests.

Arts & Humanities

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.
September
01,
2020
| 13:03 PM America/New_York
This fall semester, the arts will be showcased on Ohio State’s Columbus campus in ways they haven’t before. Three outdoor tents will hold spaces for physically distanced classes, rehearsals and exhibitions in the various arts units across the
June
18,
2020
| 12:00 PM America/New_York
A music video created by Beyoncé Knowles and Sean Jay-Z Carter and featuring them in Paris’ famed Louvre Museum ignited conversations about who have traditionally been invited to show their work – and interact with objects of art – in museums. In a

The Conversation

October
08,
2020
| 10:23 AM America/New_York
For years, scientists have watched as glaciers around the world retreat. But our research has found that the glaciers along the edge of Greenland have retreated so much that they no longer keep the ice sheet that feeds them in
September
26,
2020
| 16:05 PM America/New_York
With Election Day just weeks away, many voters on both sides of the aisle are already strongly committed to one candidate and unlikely to change their minds, so campaigns are focused on winning over and turning out traditionally nonvoting
August
18,
2020
| 13:48 PM America/New_York
As a new school year gets underway, here are tips that teachers and families can follow to curb the problems with remote learning due to COVID-19.

Sports

October
19,
2020
| 14:40 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State Buckeyes have made it to Week 1 of their 2020 football season. While operations and protocols at Ohio Stadium will be dramatically altered this year, important safety messages will continue to be reinforced and communicated as the
October
05,
2020
| 16:19 PM America/New_York
Although the COVID-19 pandemic has brought many challenges to collegiate athletics, The Ohio State University Department of Athletics created an opportunity during the pandemic to improve the strength and conditioning regimen of its student-athletes
September
19,
2020
| 11:26 AM America/New_York
The Ohio State Buckeyes will now kick off their eight-game regular season on Oct. 24 with a home game at Ohio Stadium against the Nebraska Cornhuskers.

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Sep
2020
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