We’ve heard a lot about mumps and measles. What is the status of these outbreaks and what should people take away from the resurgence of these two viral infections?
FACULTY & STAFF More Faculty & Staff News Grants Martha Belury, Human Sciences, was awarded $197,624 of an anticipated $361,638 grant by the National Institutes of Health for her project, “Adipose as a Contributing Factor to Cancer Cachexia.” With nearly one-third of cancer deaths attributed to cachexia, Belury’s research will focus on adipose […]
What are harmful algal blooms and why do we call them “harmful?”
What is a cook chill process and how does it fit the needs of the Wexner Medical Center?
FACULTY & STAFF More Faculty & Staff News Grants Off-Campus and Commuter Student Engagement, Student Life, was recently awarded a $1,000 grant from the Coalition for a Nonviolent Columbus. The grant will be used to purchase Buckeye Block Watch signs to be posted in the off-campus neighborhoods. Mitch Lerner, History, received a $30,000 grant […]
My favorite character is Dirk Pitt. He is the action-adventure hero of Clive Cussler’s novels. He goes on amazing adventures and always gets the girl.
FACULTY & STAFF More Faculty & Staff News Book Manuel Martinez, English, Los Duros (Moorpark, Calif.: Floricanto Press, 2014). Grants Carolyn Gunther, Human Sciences, received a $60,000 Ohio State Engagement Impact Grant for “Camp NERF: A Summer Intervention Designed to Empower Disadvantaged Children to Make Healthy Dietary and Physical Activity Choices and Prevent Unhealthy […]
Is climate change really happening and how does corn fit into the picture?
FACULTY & STAFF More Faculty & Staff News Book Bernadette Hanlon, Architecture, Global Migration: The Basics (New York: Routledge, 2014), with Thomas Vicino. Grants Jill Clark, Glenn School of Public Affairs, and Michael Betz, Education and Human Ecology, were awarded a $20,000 OSU Cares Seed Grant for “Producing Energy, Protecting Food: The Impact of […]
Sociology Professor Claudia Buchmann focuses on gender, race and class inequalities in higher education. She has a new book, The Rise of Women: The Growing Gender Gap in Education and What It Means for American Schools: When did the educational gender gap favoring girls and women begin? Some of the gender gap in schooling is […]