When trying to get things done, how one cultivates relationships often is the driving measure of success. Kevin Petrilla, outgoing chair of the University Staff Advisory Committee, gives his group an A+ for that effort.
Getting elementary school children to trade in their pop tart or other junk food for something nutritious like a kohlrabi fritter and a side of greens is a tough sell, but that’s exactly what they are doing through the Highland Youth Garden Chefs in the City outreach program.
Ohio State’s Department of Physics, Center for Emergent Materials and College of Arts and Sciences have partnered with Innis Elementary School, presently under Academic Emergency, to motivate the next generation of scientific thinkers from parts of our society that are often underrepresented in the STEM fields.
Seven out of 10 college students feel stressed about their personal finances, according to a new national survey conducted by Ohio State’s Center for the Study of Student Life.
New Ohio State technology makes cell phone batteries last up to 30 percent longer on a single charge.
Exercise researchers have developed a new treadmill that automatically changes speed to match the pace of the runner.
Students are helping to change lives through the Pay It Forward Marion program, which promotes civic engagement in English courses and works with the local community through service and philanthropy.
Armed with tree-identification booklets, 30 area woodland owners spent a recent afternoon practicing what they learned in an outdoor living laboratory at the OSU Mansfield campus.
How do you survive a scandal, especially when you are the president of the United States? This year’s Warren G. Harding Symposium tackles the touchy issue.
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FACULTY & STAFF
David Goss, Mathematics, will have the upcoming June 22-25 conference Function Fields, Zeta Functions and Drinfeld Modular Forms at Imperial College in London held in his honor for his work in the field. The emeritus faculty member’s research has included contributions in the areas of Algebraic Number Theory, Function Fields, L-Series and the Carlitz and Drinfeld Modules.
Luc Lecavalier, Psychology and Psychiatry, is part of a team of scientists who published the largest behavioral treatment study ever done in the field of autism: “Effect of Parent Training vs. Parent Education on Behavioral Problems in Children with Autism, Spectrum Disorder: A Randomized Clinical Trial,” Journal of the American Medical Association (2015), Vol. 313, No. 15, pp. 1524-33.
Rebecca Reczek, Marketing, was awarded the 2014 Early Career Award from the Society for Consumer Psychology, which honors her as one of the marketing field’s top young minds.
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For my scientific professional life I must read so much nonfiction and natural history that I seek escape in audio books of murder mysteries and spy novels while I am driving.
Core Quantum Technologies (CQT) has been awarded a $150,000 Phase I Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant by the National Science Foundation to develop fluorescing nanoparticles for medical diagnosis, imaging, and research. The Columbus-based start-up company invented a type of nanoparticle that emits different colors to tag molecules in biomedical tests.
By Brad Henry Medical procedures and Google GLASS are a hot topic. The medical community is exploring opportunities where GLASS may be of use. The Wexner Medical Center recently used GLASS to broadcast a surgical procedure to medical students via a Google Hangout. Medical training is not for everyone: the event was covered by the […]