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Acid mine drainage cleanup plant moves closer to full scale thanks to $3.5M award

December 11, 2019 Ohio University, Rural Action and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources are moving forward with a plan that would ultimately construct a full-scale acid mine drainage water treatment plant.

OHIO microbiologist examines how to combat bacterial infections with support of NIH grant

December 9, 2019 Microbiologist Ronan Carroll was awarded a $2.1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study how scientists can combat a bacterial infection that is becoming resistant to antibiotics.

Adelphi, OHIO researchers determine dinosaur replaced teeth as fast as sharks

December 9, 2019 A meat-eating dinosaur species (Majungasaurus) that lived in Madagascar some 70 million years ago replaced all its teeth every couple of months or so, research by OHIO and Adelphi faculty found.

Why do rural schools matter?

November 22, 2019 Faculty and alumni inspire new focus on rural students who face dire inequity. 

E.W. Scripps School of Journalism hosts expert panel on My Lai Massacre

November 21, 2019 The photos were taken by Army combat photographer and former Ohio University student Ron Haeberle. The final count of lives lost in the massacre in the village of My Lai was 504 people.

Dr. Michael Kopish forges international partnership with university in Brazil

November 20, 2019 The Patton College has longstanding global impact and celebrates Teacher Education Associate Professor Dr. Michael Kopish for his overseas accomplishments.

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NIH-funded study probes fine details of deafness

November 20, 2019 With support from a three-year, $452,998 grant from the National Institutes of Health, researchers led by Mark Berryman, Ph.D., aim to learn more about deafness at both genetic and cellular levels.

Symposium helps dad understand daughter's medical condition

November 20, 2019 Graham Smith of Dublin, Ohio, is neither a medical clinician nor a research scientist, but attended the third annual International Symposium on Growth Hormone and Metabolism.

Ohio University research shows 'bad cholesterol' is only as unhealthy as its composition

November 18, 2019 New research at Ohio University shows that a particular subclass of low-density lipoproteins (LDL) is a much better predictor of potential heart attacks than the mere presence of LDL.

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OHIO Procurement Technical Assistance Center client Baker & Associates wins $950 million U.S. Air Force contract

November 13, 2019 Baker and Associates an OHIO PTAC Dayton-area client, became one of 11 vendors who won a prestigious Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity contract from the Air Force worth more than $950 million.

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Literary scholar unearths Harlem Renaissance novel

November 12, 2019 Scholar Gary Holcomb was conducting research on writer Claude McKay — a key literary figure in the Harlem Renaissance — when he came across a reference to an unpublished novel.

Faculty documentary created to improve veterans' healthcare to be screened on Veterans Day at Athena Cinema

November 7, 2019 The Athena Cinema will host a free public screening of “The Veterans’ Project,” at 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 11. The award-winning documentary takes an in-depth look at U.S. veterans health care issues.

OHIO researchers receive $3.2 million grant to study effectiveness of classroom support program for teachers

November 6, 2019 OHIO researchers have received a $3.2 million grant from the federal Institute of Education Sciences to study the effectiveness of a new professional development program for elementary teachers.

Prevalence of hepatitis C rates in Ohio may indicate highest areas of opioid misuse

November 6, 2019 The Ohio Alliance for Innovation in Population Health studied hepatitis C rates within the state and discovered consistently high rates in the southern Appalachia region over a five-year period.

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OHIO's spirit of innovation, engagement key to future success

November 4, 2019 Ohio University has been recognized as one of America’s most innovative universities, as well as being one of the nation’s top universities for student engagement.