Blossom Barrett was grateful for the support she received from I Know I Can in navigating her college application process — so thankful, in fact, that she is going for her PhD at Ohio State to make supporting that program and others like it her career.
The famously private Bill Watterson, creator of Calvin & Hobbes, spoke about the past, present and future of the strip as his work was to go on display at Ohio State’s Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum March 22-Aug. 3.
In February, the USDA approved the drug ibrutinib after successful clinical trials at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Hospital and Solove Research Institute, bringing a strong cancer-fighting drug to market.
By Jeff Grabmeier The scientific research conducted at Ohio State and other universities isn’t often viewed as a short-term economic stimulus program – but it does fulfill that role along with its many long-term benefits, according to new research co-authored by an Ohio State economist. In a study published this week in the journal Science, […]
A new study comparing siblings who were fed differently during infancy suggests that breast-feeding might be no more beneficial than bottle-feeding for 10 of 11 long-term health and well-being outcomes in children aged 4 to 14.
Ohio State researchers report that the neck joint of a common American field ant can withstand pressures up to 5,000 times the ant’s weight.
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.
Judge Timothy Black on Wednesday stayed his ruling ordering Ohio to recognize the marriages of gay couples who wed in other states.
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This study identifies a molecule that is probably a key driver of colorectal cancer.
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FACULTY & STAFF
Peter March, Natural and Mathematical Sciences and Mathematics, has been asked to serve a four-year term as chair of the U.S. National Committee for Mathematics. The committee represents the United States in the International Mathematical Union and promotes the advancement of the mathematical sciences.
Samuel Hodge, Human Sciences, was awarded the 2014 Charles D. Henry Award by the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. It recognizes the essential contributions of members who, through distinguished service to the alliance, increase involvement of, extend meaningful services to and increase communication with greater numbers of ethnic minority members in AAHPERD.
Mark Shanda, Theatre, was named president-elect of the U.S. Institute for Theatre Technology and will become president of the organization following voting by USITT members in the current election cycle. Shanda will serve one year as president-elect, beginning July 1, and will assume the presidency on July 1, 2015.
ASK THE EXPERT
Is marijuana medicine? This is a question I have been investigating for the past few years. The concept of medical marijuana is not a new one. A Chinese pharmacy book, written about 2737 BCE, was probably the first to mention its use as a medicine. Recent investigations indicate that marijuana may offer protection from the […]
What are we talking about when we say we “listened” to a song, and what are these things that we listen to anyway?
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.
Why Tolstoy? Because no one understands characters — or understands character—better. And when it comes to reading novels, I am a people person. What can I tell you?
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 […]
A colleague who works with international students told me the following story.
There was a student from China whose practice during class was to sit and listen, and not take notes. One of his professors noticed this, and was puzzled by it. Finally, one day in [...]