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Buckeye Health Plan expands Ohio University's regional community health programs

October 29, 2020 Buckeye Health Plan will award Ohio University $750,000 to expand the University’s regional community health programming and give southeast Ohio residents greater access to healthcare.

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OHIO professor Sumit Sharma awarded $450,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to lead collaborative study on proteins

October 20, 2020 OHIO professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Sumit Sharma received a $450,000 grant from the National Science Foundation.

Hocking Hills offers ideal tourist destination during pandemic, SBDC study says

October 20, 2020 The Hocking Hills has continued attracting tourists despite the coronavirus pandemic, according to a marketing analysis conducted by OHIO’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC).

Professor Fornash wins national grant for geochemistry research

October 15, 2020 Dr. Katherine Fornash is one of only 35 junior faculty recipients to receive a national highly competitive Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) research grant. 

OHIO’s Peter Harrington receives prestigious Fellow Award from the Society for Applied Spectroscopy

October 13, 2020 Ohio University professor of chemistry Peter Harrington will receive the 2020 Society for Applied Spectroscopy Fellow Award at this year’s virtual SciX 2020 meeting on Oct. 14.

Russ College’s Bobcat-1 satellite launched into space by NASA

October 13, 2020 The Bobcat-1 satellite, developed at the Ohio University Avionics Engineering Center, has arrived at the International Space Station (ISS).

Diseases of Despair claim more than 1.9 million years of Ohioans' lives over 10-year period

October 12, 2020 Diseases of despair accounted for the sixth-most deaths and resulted in the fourth-most years of life lost in Ohio over a 10-year period, a new study at OHIO showed.

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Utility-scale solar could provide significant economic impacts to Ohio, study finds

October 7, 2020 Installing utility-scale solar energy in Ohio could support more than 54,000 construction jobs, generate up to $67.5 million in local tax revenues annually and power over 1.5 million Ohio homes.

Voinovich School and Health Policy Institute of Ohio study impact of childhood trauma

September 28, 2020 Ohio University’s Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs recently teamed up with the Health Policy Institute of Ohio (HPIO) to study the impacts of adverse childhood experiences, or ACEs.

OHIO researchers working on obscurants for the modern era

September 28, 2020 OHIO researchers, led by Distinguished Professor Alexander Govorov, are conducting research on creating advanced nanoscale-level smoke screens funded by an agreement with the U.S. Army Research Office

Appalachia Ohio Zero Waste Initiative receives renewal funding from Sugar Bush Foundation

September 8, 2020 The Appalachia Ohio Zero Waste Initiative will continue to foster initiatives and activities to contribute to the long term goal of a zero-waste economy during the 2020-21 fiscal year.

Curran digs into animal fossils in Romania in search of human migration answers

September 4, 2020 Dr. Sabrina Curran is part of a research team digging further into fossil record in one possible pathway early migration, the Olteţ River Valley in southern Romania.

Ohio University expands aging and pain research with the addition of new faculty

September 3, 2020 The OHIO Musculoskeletal and Neurological Institute has increased its critical mass of scientists who focus on combating pain and understanding health as we age.

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OHIO lands pair of equipment grants from National Science Foundation

September 3, 2020 Two groups of Ohio University researchers recently received National Science Foundation grants that will bring state-of-the-art research equipment into OHIO laboratories.