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Public Policy Tipoffs Involving Ohio Newsletter for Sunday November 04, 2018 ( 73 items )  

7 Marietta College Students Compete in Power the Future Event in Virginia
MARIETTA, Ohio, Nov. 2 -- Marietta College issued the following news release: Seven Marietta College students recently competed against 18 other colleges and universities in Power The Future, a collaboration of Dominion Energy and Virginia Commonwealth University, in Richmond, Virginia. Marietta College's team consisted of Caleb Burnosky '21 (Belpre, Ohio), Stephen True '19 (Sykesville, Maryland), Ashley Klopfenstein '20 (Cicero, Indiana), Eric Kemp '21 (Woodsfield, Ohio), William Bates '22 (  more

ACLU of Ohio: Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals Grants Emergency Relief to Purged Voters in Time for Midterm Elections
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Oct. 31 -- The American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio issued the following news release: Today the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals granted emergency relief that will protect the right to vote for countless Ohioans who were unlawfully purged from the voter rolls. "This has been a hard-fought victory for Ohio voters," said Freda Levenson, legal director for the ACLU of Ohio. "We are thrilled that the Sixth Circuit responded to this emergency, and ruled to allow unlawfully purged  more

Akron Law Trial Team Starts Season With Second Place in National Tournament
AKRON, Ohio, Nov. 2 -- The University of Akron issued the following news release: Our School of Law's Trial Advocacy Program further solidified its position as one of the best in the United States this past weekend when its Trial Team took second place in the prestigious National Board of Trial Advocacy Tournament of Champions (TOC). UA was represented by students Cassandra Rosa, third year; Imokhai Okolo, second year; Alicia Harrison and Ashley Lanz, third year. The TOC is an invitation-only   more

Allan and Suzanne Libbe Receive Inaugural Philanthropy Award From Owens Community College Foundation
TOLEDO, Ohio, Oct. 30 -- Owens Community College issued the following news release: The Owens Community College Foundation presented Allan and Suzanne Libbe with its inaugural philanthropy award during its 16th annual dinner meeting and donor appreciation event on Thursday, Oct. 18. Established by the Owens Foundation Board of Directors, this award recognizes individuals who have demonstrated commitment, leadership, and collaboration through their service and philanthropy to Owens Community Co  more

Ashland University's Food Service Receives Top Ranking
ASHLAND, Ohio, Oct. 31 -- Ashland University issued the following news release: Ashland University's College Food Service was ranked as the 25th Best College Food Service in the country, and the best in the state of Ohio, by the college ranking website Niche.com. The 2019 Best College Food ranking by Niche.com is based on student surveys of campus dining and meal plan costs. According to Niche.com, top-ranked colleges offer outstanding on-campus dining that allows students to easily access hea  more

Belmont College Holds Honors Reception
ST. CLAIRSVILLE, Ohio, Nov. 2 -- Belmont College issued the following news: * * * Belmont College honors Dean Tim Houston with Emeritus Designation. In recognition of his dedication and commitment to Belmont College, Mr. Tim Houston was awarded high honors at the October 25, 2018 Honors Reception held at the Belmont College Main Campus in St. Clairsville, Ohio. "Our honorees are chosen each year in acknowledgement of their unique contributions and long history with Belmont College," said Mrs  more

Bowling Green State University to Lead National Research Effort to Protect Freshwater Lakes From Toxic Algal Blooms
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio, Oct. 29 -- Bowling Green State University issued the following news release: * * * New center's efforts to protect drinking water will have global implications Bowling Green State University has been tapped to lead national research into understanding and preventing toxic algal blooms that plague portions of the Great Lakes and impact freshwater sources around the world. The BGSU Lake Erie Center for Fresh Waters and Human Health, founded with a $5.2 million federal gran  more

Bowling Green State University: Rentner Book on Sport Communication Challenges Readers to 'Make the Call'
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio, Nov. 2 -- Bowling Green State University issued the following news release: Football players kneel during the playing of the national anthem. Athletic directors are found guilty of abusing young people. Parents worry about whether to allow their children to play football in light of the new knowledge about concussion dangers. Instead of a sidebar to the news, today sport is news, according to Dr. Terry Rentner, a professor of journalism and public relations in Bowling Gree  more

Campus and Community Invited to Second Annual Marietta College Oil & Gas Technical Exhibition
MARIETTA, Ohio, Nov. 1 -- Marietta College issued the following news release: Though the second annual Marietta College Oil & Gas Technical Exhibition will be bigger than last year, organizers have placed a specific focus on this event being even more educational for guests. The Oil & Gas Technical Exhibition is scheduled from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Friday, November 9th, in Dyson Baudo Recreation Center, with some exhibits in the areas outside of the DBRC and Butler Street. "The event is des  more

Carlow University First Year Biology Major Receives Army ROTC Scholarship
PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania, Nov. 1 -- Carlow University issued the following news release: * * * Carlow first year student, Dustin Yuhas, a biology/perfusion major from Macedonia,Ohio is a recipient of an Army ROTC Scholarship. Dustin Yuhas, a first year biology major at Carlow University, has received an Army Reserve Officers' Training Corp (ROTC) Scholarship that pays full tuition and fees for four years at Carlow. Upon graduation from Carlow, Yuhas, a native of Macedonia, Ohio, and a gradua  more

Clark State Community College to Honor Military Veterans With Activities
SPRINGFIELD, Ohio, Nov. 2 -- Clark State Community College issued the following news release: Clark State Community College will commemorate Veterans Day with various campus activities including the display of 2,000 United States flags at the Springfield campus on Leffel Lane, the Greene Center in Beavercreek and at Ohio Hi-Point Career Center in Bellefontaine. The POW/MIA flag will be raised at the Springfield Leffel Lane campus. "As we do every year, we will be honoring our veteran men and w  more

Cleveland Clinic Names Dweik Chair of Its Respiratory Institute
CLEVELAND, Ohio, Oct. 29 -- The Cleveland Clinic issued the following news release: * * * Dr. Dweik has been serving as interim chair since March Cleveland Clinic announced the appointment of Raed Dweik, M.D., MBA, as chair of its Respiratory Institute. In this role, Dr. Dweik will oversee more than 650 employees, including 170 staff physicians, in Cleveland Clinic's Respiratory Institute, which is comprised of the departments of Pulmonary Medicine, Allergy and Immunology, Critical Care Medi  more

Cleveland State University: Future of Northeast Ohio
CLEVELAND, Ohio, Nov. 1 -- Cleveland State University issued the following news release: * * * Area mayors discuss state of the region at CSU, Nov. 5 The Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs at Cleveland State University will host a community discussion with local mayors on Monday, November 5. The event will focus on the current state of the region and what public policies and economic investment initiatives are needed to enhance future development. It is part of the Levin College's   more

Cleveland State University: Impact of Paid Sick Leave
CLEVELAND, Ohio, Nov. 1 -- Cleveland State University issued the following news release: * * * Study connects lack of sick leave benefits & financial stress Many Americans, even middle-class earners, are living paycheck-to-paycheck. While worrying about making ends meet is a common concern for many Americans, new research shows that it is even more troublesome for working adults without paid sick leave. A study by researchers at Cleveland State University and Florida Atlantic University, pub  more

Cleveland State University: The Growth of La Villa Hispana
CLEVELAND, Ohio, Oct. 29 -- Cleveland State University issued the following news release: * * * CSU assesses impact of neighborhood's redevelopment A report produced by Cleveland State University's Center for Economic Development provides new insights on the potential economic and community impact of the redevelopment of La Villa Hispana in the Clark-Fulton neighborhood of Cleveland. The findings indicate that the commercial and residential investment in the area will generate $29.4 million i  more

College of Wooster Celebrates Successful Conclusion of Largest Campaign in Its History
WOOSTER, Ohio, Oct. 30 -- The College of Wooster issued the following news release: On Saturday night, the Scot faithful gathered on campus to celebrate the successful conclusion of the largest fund-raising campaign in The College of Wooster's history. Wooster's Promise: The Campaign for Our Future raised just over $190 million in cash and commitments to support five major priorities: student financial aid, academic strength, experiential education, the life sciences, and the Wooster Fund. Over  more

Columbus State University: Creative Writing Professor Published Internationally
COLUMBUS, Georgia, Oct. 29 -- Columbus State University issued the following news: Poems by Nick Norwood, CSU creative writing professor and director of the Carson McCullers Center for Writers and Musicians, was recently published internationally. His collection, Poems by Nick Norwood, was published in translation in the most recent issue of Savremennik, the top literary journal in Bulgaria. The four poems-"Hawk," "Second Person Singular," "Turn to Stone," and "Clutch"-are from Norwood's colle  more

Community Invited to Veterans Day Event at Stark State College
NORTH CANTON, Ohio, Nov. 2 -- Stark State College issued the following news: Community members are invited to Stark State College on Nov. 12 from 11 a.m.- noon for a salute to students, faculty, staff and community members who have served our country in the U.S. military. Guest speaker Brook Harless, Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame member, is a U.S. Army veteran who holds an associate degree from Central Texas College and a bachelor's degree from the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor. She is a gradu  more

Democratic Governors Association: Richard Cordray Has the Juice Going Into Election Day
WASHINGTON, Nov. 2 -- The Democratic Governors Association issued the following news: * * * "Harry Enten: "Richard Cordray has momentum" This morning, CNN's Harry Enten picked Richard Cordray as the man with the momentum going into the final weekend of the Ohio governor's race. And of course, this has Republican strategists sounding the alarm, as they have Ohio pegged as THE "bellwether" of this cycle. Last night on MSNBC's The 11th Hour, Mike Murphy said if Mike DeWine can't make it out of   more

Demos: Court Orders Relief for Purged Ohio Voters in Time for the November Election
NEW YORK, Oct. 31 -- Demos issued the following news release: The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has ordered emergency relief that will protect the right to vote for countless Ohioans who were unlawfully purged from the voter rolls. The Court noted that Ohio, for years, has been purging voters from the registration rolls using notices that likely violate the requirements of the National Voter Registration Act ("NVRA"). It ordered Ohio to count ballots cast by certain Ohio residents purged purs  more

Denison University: Environmentalism and Human Values
GRANVILLE, Ohio, Nov. 1 -- Denison University issued the following news release: * * * Author and Professor of Environmental Studies Doug Spieles Doug Spieles, professor of environmental studies at Denison University, outlines how environmentalism can be described in terms of six human values--utility, stability, equity, beauty, sanctity, and morality, in his book "Environmentalism: An Evolutionary Approach." The premise of the book is that environmental dilemmas are products of biological an  more

Denison University: Hispanic Horror Films Through a New Lens
GRANVILLE, Ohio, Nov. 1 -- Denison University issued the following news release: * * * Author and assistant professor of languages Charles St-Georges Charles St-Georges, assistant professor of modern languages at Denison University, explores Hispanic horror films in his book, "Haunted Families and Temporal Normativity in Hispanic Horror Films: Troubling Timelines." The book examines horror films from Mexico, Spain, and Argentina in their respective historical and cultural contexts. He makes c  more

Denison University: Living an Authentic Life
GRANVILLE, Ohio, Nov. 1 -- Denison University issued the following news release: Peter Grandbois, associate professor of English at Denison University, examines what it means to live an authentic life, particularly in light of aging, in his collection of personal essays, titled "Kissing the Lobster." Grandbois' book focuses on his return to competitive fencing after a 20-year hiatus, as well as the various midlife questions that facing mortality brings. Grandbois examines what it means to age t  more

Fort Hays State University Livestock Judging Team Earn 2nd Place Honors at Keystone International Livestock Exposition
HAYS, Kansas, Oct. 29 -- Fort Hays State University issued the following news: The Fort Hays State University Livestock Judging team earned second place overall at the Keystone International Livestock Exposition competition in Harrisburg, Pa. With an overall team score of 4,512 in reasons, the FHSU team was close behind Ohio State University with its team score of 4,521. FHSU also earned first-place honors in the team sheep category, second place in the team swine category, and fourth place i  more

Heintz Named First Battelle Technical Fellow
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 29 -- Battelle, a nonprofit research and development organization, issued the following news release: Prestigious position elevates Heintz to leadership role for Battelle's scientific and technology development enterprise Dr. Amy Heintz, a research leader at Battelle and a noted chemist and materials scientist, has been promoted to the newly created Technical Fellow position in the organization. Battelle is the world's largest, independent research and development organiza  more

Human Rights Campaign: Mike Pence Stumps for Anti-Equality Candidates Mike DeWine and Troy Balderson in OH
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 31 -- The Human Rights Campaign issued the following news release: Today, less than one week before the crucial midterm elections, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization, is exposing the record of Vice President Mike Pence, who is scheduled to campaign with anti-equality candidates, including gubernatorial candidate Mike DeWine and Rep. Troy Balderson (OH-12). "For too long, anti  more

Jim Bennett to Join Cleveland State University Leadership Team
CLEVELAND, Ohio, Oct. 30 -- Cleveland State University issued the following news release: * * * Higher education leader named chief of staff and associate vice president for administration Cleveland State University is pleased to announce the appointment of Jim Bennett as chief of staff and associate vice president for administration. Bennett, a highly regarded leader with broad public sector experience in the areas of higher education finance, project management and public administration, w  more

League of Conservation Voters Action Fund Endorses Ken Harbaugh for Congress
WASHINGTON, Oct. 29 -- The League of Conservation Voters Action Fund issued the following news release: The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Action Fund, which works to elect candidates who will support sound environmental policies, announced today its endorsement of Ken Harbaugh for Congress in Ohio's 7th Congressional District. "Ken Harbaugh is committed to protecting clean air and clean water for all," said LCV Action Fund Senior Vice President of Government Affairs Tiernan Sittenfeld. "  more

Marietta College: College Celebrating Native American History Month on Nov. 1
MARIETTA, Ohio, Oct. 29 -- Marietta College issued the following news release: The Piscataway Nation Singers and Dancers will be at Marietta College on Thursday, November 1st as the campus celebrates Native American History Month. The singers and dancers will perform at 8:00 p.m. in The Gathering Place. The event, which is sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, is free and open to the public. The Piscataway Nation were the first Native Americans to encounter Capt. John Smith alon  more

Marietta College: Senior Policy Advisor With Ohio Commerce to Conduct Leadership Q&A on Nov. 14th
MARIETTA, Ohio, Nov. 1 -- Marietta College issued the following news release: Mark Hamlin, Ohio Department of Commerce's Senior Policy Advisor, will be conducting the third Leadership Q&A of the fall semester at 4:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 14th, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. The Q&A is free and open to the public. Hamlin joined the Department of Commerce in March 2018 and is tasked with helping to implement the Medical Marijuana Control Program. Prior to joining the Department, Hamlin   more

Marshall University Mid-Ohio Valley Alumni Chapter Recognized for Level of Giving
HUNTINGTON, West Virginia, Nov. 1 -- Marshall University issued the following news release: Marshall University's Mid-Ohio Valley Alumni Chapter is one of 20 new members that will be welcomed into the Marshall University Foundation Inc.'s President's Circle Society this fall. Recognizing individuals and organizations that have a lifetime giving ranging from $100,000 to $250,000, the President's Circle is one of six lifetime giving societies that the Foundation recognizes. "The Mid-Ohio Valley  more

Military Officers Association: New National Veterans Museum Drops Plan to Charge Vets for Admission
WASHINGTON, Nov. 1 -- The Military Officers Association of America issued the following news: Just days after its grand opening, the National Veterans Memorial and Museum has scrapped plans to charge admission to veterans. The Columbus, Ohio, museum's opening ceremony took place Saturday, with plans in place for a public opening Wednesday that would include a $12 admission fee for veterans, a $5 discount off the regular rate. Instead, the museum "is pleased to offer free admission to American  more

More Online Courses, a Health-focused College and Stronger Military Partnerships Proposed in Wright State's Strategic Plan
KENT, Ohio, Oct. 31 -- Wright State University issued the following news: Expanding online courses, strengthening university-military partnerships and creating a health college are some of the projects prioritized in Wright State University's proposed strategic plan. These are among the 34 projects included in the proposed plan. The focus of the plan, The Wright State Experience, emphasizes the university's commitment to its students. The goal is to place students at the center of all aspects   more

Mount Union Theatre to Perform Arthur Miller's 'All My Sons' November 15-18
ALLIANCE, Ohio, Nov. 2 -- University of Mount Union issued the following news release: The Department of Theatre at The University of Mount Union will feature the drama "All My Sons" Thursday, November 15 - Sunday, November 18. The play is set in the 1940's, following the life of successful businessman Joe Keller and his family in their exceptionally normal life. The family is only pained by one thing- the loss of their son after he went missing in World War II. The play intensifies after we   more

Mount Union's Accelerated BSN Program Now Accepting Applications
ALLIANCE, Ohio, Nov. 2 -- University of Mount Union issued the following news release: The University of Mount Union's second degree accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program is now accepting applications for the May 2019 program launch. The program is designed specifically with adult learners in mind who have previously earned a bachelor's degree in a field other than nursing and are seeking a career change. The program, which is approved by the Ohio Board of Nursing and accre  more

Mount Vernon Nazarene University Ranked One of the Best Online Colleges in Ohio
MOUNT VERNON, Ohio, Nov. 1 -- Mount Vernon Nazarene University issued the following news release: Mount Vernon Nazarene University was recently ranked as one of the best online colleges in Ohio for 2018 by AccreditedSchoolsOnline.org. MVNU was ranked second out of a list of 33 four-year colleges. According to AccreditedSchoolsOnline.org, dozens of data points were used to calculate the ranking, including quality, affordability, flexibility and program. "I believe this accolade is a reflection  more

Mount Vernon Nazarene University Records Highest Undergraduate Enrollment in Nine Years
MOUNT VERNON, Ohio, Oct. 29 -- Mount Vernon Nazarene University issued the following news release: Mount Vernon Nazarene University reached its highest undergraduate enrollment in nine years for the start of the 2018-19 academic year. The 1,405 traditional undergrad students and 838 non-traditional students combine for 2,243 total MVNU students for the academic year. "I am so proud of our entire campus and how we have pulled together the past few years to meet the needs of our prospective stud  more

Navajo Nation Washington Office: DDC Visits Washington Office After Touring Three Customer Sites Across the Country
WASHINGTON, Oct. 30 -- The Navajo Nation Washington Office, a federally-recognized Native American tribe, issued the following news release: On October 25, the Dine Development Corporation (DDC) board of directors and shareholder representatives visited the Navajo Nation Washington Office after visiting their employees at three of their sites across the country including Dayton, Ohio, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania and Fort Meade outside of Baltimore, Maryland. "DDC's mission is to provide sustain  more

Ohio Democratic Party: LaRose's Campaign Bankrolled by Special Interests, Controversial Figures
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 30 -- The Ohio Democratic Party issued the following news: State Sen. Frank LaRose's campaign finance reports last week uncovered thousands of dollars in contributions from questionable sources, including GOP figures associated with divisive comments, anti-voter policies and ongoing corruption scandals. "Frank LaRose talks endlessly about civility but takes thousands of dollars from divisive figures who have made troubling comments about the voting process, actively engage  more

Ohio Dominican University Students Win 2018 JPMorgan Chase Code for Good Competition
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 1 -- Ohio Dominican University issued the following news: * * * More than 100 students participated in the 24-hour competition, which took place Oct. 19-20, 2018 at JPMorgan Chase's technology headquarters in Columbus. Two Ohio Dominican University students were on a team that took first place at the 2018 JPMorgan Chase Code for Good competition. More than 100 students participated in the 24-hour competition, which took place Oct. 19-20, 2018 at JPMorgan Chase's technolog  more

Ohio State University - Mansfield: Alumnus Finds Professional Success As Ohio Air National Guard Commander
MANSFIELD, Ohio, Nov. 1 -- Ohio State University - Mansfield issued the following news release: For Col. Ken Kmetz, the Ohio Air National Guard and The Ohio State University at Mansfield were a combination that opened wide the doors to his professional career. After enlisting in the Ohio Air National Guard in 1986, Kmetz, now commander of the Guard's 179th Airlift Wing Maintenance Group, decided, "I'm going to finish my degree. How can I do that? That's when I went to Ohio State." He graduated  more

Ohio State University - Water Wonders: Renovated Mirror Lake Provides Hydrogeology Lab for Students
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 1 -- Ohio State University issued the following news: On a crisp October day at Mirror Lake, senior Michael Madson surmises why dissolved solids in the lake have dropped in the past few months. He discusses a few hypotheses with Audrey Sawyer, assistant professor of earth sciences. Could it be seasonal? Or manmade: The fact that the renovation of the lake is completed and construction work is no longer stirring up the lake's sediment? Maybe it's biological, caused by algae  more

Ohio State University Issues Statement on Pittsburgh Synagogue Shootings
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 29 -- Ohio State University issued the following statement by President Michael V. Drake on the Pittsburgh synagogue shootings: "On behalf of The Ohio State University, Brenda and I want to express our horror and sadness following the tragic loss of life at Tree of Life synagogue. Our deepest sympathies go to the family and friends of the victims as well as to the people of Pittsburgh, the entire Jewish community and all people of goodwill and decency everywhere. "This ki  more

Ohio State University Mansfield and Mansfield City Schools Announce Pathway Partnership for African American Students
MANSFIELD, Ohio, Oct. 30 -- Ohio State University - Mansfield issued the following news release: The Ohio State University at Mansfield Dean/Director Norman Jones was the keynote speaker at the Mansfield NAACP Freedom Banquet on Saturday, October 27 and took the opportunity to talk about a partnership that could have a big impact for African American students in the Mansfield City School District. Jones announced a new collaboration between Ohio State Mansfield and Mansfield City Schools that c  more

Ohio State University Mansfield Student Takes Advantage of Research Opportunities on Campus
MANSFIELD, Ohio, Oct. 29 -- Ohio State University - Mansfield issued the following news release: Before Sophomore Jackson Schaffer, a 19-year-old psychology major, started at The Ohio State University at Mansfield, he thought the road to becoming a published researcher in his field would be long and hard. However, Jackson has learned, both in the literal and figurative sense, that perception isn't always reality. Jackson is listed as one of the co-authors on a manuscript being reviewed by the J  more

Ohio State University Sea Grant Releases Summary of Third Year of ODHE Harmful Algal Bloom Research Initiative
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 31 -- Ohio State University issued the following news: Ohio Sea Grant, on behalf of The Ohio State University, The University of Toledo and the Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE), has released the third-year research findings update for the statewide Harmful Algal Bloom Research Initiative (HABRI), which seeks solutions for harmful algal blooms in Ohio. The initiative consists of more than 50 science teams working on different critical knowledge gaps identified by   more

Ohio State University to Lead National Study of Same-Gender Couples
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 29 -- Ohio State University issued the following news: * * * Research will help answer questions about health disparities The Ohio State University, along with Bowling Green State University, has been selected to conduct a first-of-its-kind national, five-year study of health in same-gender couples. The National Couples' Health and Time Study is the first population-representative study ever to focus on couples of the same gender in the United States. Data will also be c  more

Ohio State University: How One Tough Shrub Could Help Fight Hunger in Africa
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 2 -- Ohio State University issued the following news: * * * New study finds drought-resistant native plant can irrigate food crops The trick to boosting crops in drought-prone, food-insecure areas of West Africa could be a ubiquitous native shrub that persists in the toughest of growing conditions. Growing these shrubs side-by-side with the food crop millet increased millet production by more than 900 percent, according to a new study published in the journal Frontiers i  more

Ohio University Paleontologists Discovered Six New Species in the East African Rift
ATHENS, Ohio, Oct. 29 -- Ohio University issued the following news release: * * * Discovery shows the correlation between evolution and environmental change Sometimes hidden clues beneath our feet can reveal intriguing stories about the impacts of environmental change. Six new species of invertebrates were discovered during a paleontological exploration of rift deposits in southwestern Tanzania by Ohio University professor, Nancy Stevens and her research team. After analyzing invertebrate fo  more

Ohio University Press Continues to Lead African Studies Publishing With Latest International Book Award
ATHENS, Ohio, Oct. 31 -- Ohio University issued the following news release: A book published in the New African Histories series by Ohio University Press has once again been named an international award winner. Paul Ocobock, an associate professor in the department of history at Notre Dame, won the Morris D. Forkosch Prize in the field of British, British Imperial or British Commonwealth history since 1485. Ocobock's book, "An Uncertain Age: The Politics of Manhood in Kenya," was also named a   more

Ohio University Researchers, Partners Find Meth, Similar Drug Overdoses Growing Rapidly
ATHENS, Ohio, Oct. 29 -- Ohio University issued the following news release: * * * Meth and other psychostimulant-related overdose deaths grow by over 5,000 percent in Ohio The number of overdose deaths involving methamphetamines and amphetamines in the state of Ohio increased more than 5,000 percent over the course of eight years, according to data collected by the Ohio Alliance for Innovation in Population Health. The Alliance is a collaboration established by Ohio University's College of H  more

Ohio University Study Aims to Help Military Regain Full Strength
ATHENS, Ohio, Nov. 1 -- Ohio University issued the following news release: A study proposed to better help military personnel fully recovery from knee injuries has been awarded a research grant of $750,000 from the United States Department of Defense. Dustin Grooms, an assistant professor of athletic training in Ohio University's College of Health Sciences and Professions, serves as the lead investigator in the project. He has long studied the changes in the brain after bodily injury and was g  more

Ohio University: Voinovich School's Online MPA Ranked as a Top National Program
ATHENS, Ohio, Nov. 2 -- Ohio University issued the following news release: Ohio University's Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs' online Master of Public Administration (MPA) program earned a number 12 spot in the SR Education Group's 2019 ranking of the Best Online Colleges Offering MPA Programs. The ranking took note of the online MPA's two concentrations: non-profit management and public leadership and management. In the non-profit management concentration, students learn how   more

Ohio Wesleyan University: Rock on
DELAWARE, Ohio, Oct. 29 -- Ohio Wesleyan University issued the following news release: * * * Ohio Wesleyan Professor Sean Kay Issues Expanded Edition of 'Rockin' the Free World!' Can rock and roll music make America great again? Ohio Wesleyan University professor Sean Kay explores this question in the soon-to-be-released, updated and expanded paperback edition of his book, "Rockin' the Free World! How the Rock & Roll Revolution Changed America and the World." For the paperback edition, Kay,   more

Policy Matters Ohio: Adult Protective Services Need Boost From State
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 1 -- Policy Matters Ohio, a 501(c)3 non-profit and nonpartisan state policy research institute, issued the following news release: Ohio's rural areas, towns and cities are strengthened when aging Ohioans can stay connected to their communities. Ohio's laws have changed to increase the number of people required to report elder abuse, and have added the growing problem of financial exploitation to the definition of elder abuse in Ohio. In order to meet the minimum need, state  more

Policy Matters Ohio: Affluent Ohioans Get Tax Credits Meant for Those Who Aren't
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 31 -- Policy Matters Ohio, a 501(c)3 non-profit and nonpartisan state policy research institute, issued the following news release: * * * Business income deduction allows them to get means-tested tax breaks probably worth millions Tens of thousands of upper-income Ohioans are qualifying for tax credits that seemingly are limited to those who have much lower incomes. It's all legal - and it's probably costing the state millions of dollars a year. Policy Matters Ohio outli  more

Princeton Review Names Bowling Green State University a 'Green College'
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio, Nov. 1 -- Bowling Green State University issued the following news release: * * * University has made the list three years in a row Bowling Green State University is among the nation's most environmentally responsible colleges, according to the 2018 Princeton Review Guide to 399 Green Colleges. The guide, released October 16, profiles colleges "having the most exceptional commitments to sustainability ... based on their academic offerings, campus policies, initiatives, a  more

Public Invited to Encounter Refugee Experience in Exhibitions at Ohio University's Kennedy Museum of Art and Trisolini Gallery
ATHENS, Ohio, Nov. 2 -- Ohio University issued the following news release: Ohio University's School of Art + Design presents the one-on-one performance by Tania El Khoury, "As Far As My Fingertips Take Me," in Trisolini Gallery, Nov. 9 through Dec. 1, with an opening reception, performance and comments to be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9. A conversation between visiting artist El Khoury and Gallery Coordinator Courtney Kessel will be held in the Ridges Auditorium from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.   more

Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County Named as Prestigious Five-Star Library by Library Journal for Sixth Consecutive Year
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Nov. 2 -- The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County issued the following news release: "I LOVE the library because it's so easy and convenient to get all the things I want to read, watch and listen to in the format in which I want them," raves Nanette Bentley in a recent email to the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County. Bentley and other Library cardholders know they'll receive top-rated service at their branch. And this week, the library field's leadin  more

Republican Governors Association Releases New TV Ad in Ohio Governor's Race: 'Broken Record'
WASHINGTON, Oct. 31 -- The Republican Governors Association issued the following news release: The Republican Governors Association released a new television advertisement in the Ohio governor's race today, highlighting Democrat Richard Cordray's record of failure. Watch the new RGA Ohio TV Ad here: youtu.be/lw457nWhqpo "Richard Cordray has a broken record of failure that Ohio can't afford," said RGA Spokesman John Burke. "When Cordray and Ted Strickland were in office, Ohio suffered from the  more

University of Akron and Incept Partner to Bring Marketing and Sales Experience to Students
AKRON, Ohio, Nov. 1 -- The University of Akron issued the following news release: Incept, a leading Northeast Ohio-based marketing firm, announced the expansion of its business with a second office space located at UA and in partnership with The Gary L. and Karen S. Taylor Institute for Direct Marketing and Ronald R. and Diane C. Fisher Institute for Professional Selling. The new Incept Communications Center at The Taylor Institute for Direct Marketing was officially opened with a ribbon-cuttin  more

University of Akron: With the Help of Frogs, Graduate Student Wins Award for Tire Tread Research
AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 31 -- The University of Akron issued the following news release: Arnob Banik, a graduate teaching assistant in our Department of Mechanical Engineering, has won an award for developing a solution to improve tire treads to achieve better wet traction. His inspiration? Frog toe pads. Frog toe pads, or, essentially the bottom of tree frog's feet, are sticky and adhesive in nature (making it easy for them to climb trees). This makes them a good model for artificial replication   more

University of Cincinnati - Academic Health Center: Researchers Develop Test to Help Patients With Early Breast Treatment
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Oct. 29 -- The University of Cincinnati's Academic Health Center issued the following news release: Currently, with a pre-malignant breast cancer diagnosis from a biopsy, there are three options: observation, chemoprevention or surgery, all of which require a patient to make decisions while operating from a place of fear and unknown outcomes. Some patients, for example, with early breast cancer indications, might choose to have mastectomies, rather than live in uncertainty, wh  more

University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center: Menon Named Associate Dean for Baccalaureate Education
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Oct. 31 -- The University of Cincinnati's Academic Health Center issued the following news release: Anil Menon, PhD, has been named associate dean for baccalaureate education in the University of Cincinnati (UC) College of Medicine. "Dr. Menon brings a wealth of experience, knowledge and passion for students to this new position designed to broaden and enrich the undergraduate experience in the College of Medicine," says Andrew Filak Jr., MD, UC interim senior vice president  more

University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center: Study Shows Non-Invasive Hysterectomy May Lead to Shorter Survival Rates
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Oct. 31 -- The University of Cincinnati's Academic Health Center issued the following news release: A new study co-authored by a University of Cincinnati (UC) resident physician and published in the Oct. 31 online edition of the New England Journal of Medicine shows that a non-invasive radical hysterectomy may lead to shorter survival rates than open surgery in women with early-stage cervical cancer. The study, co-written and developed by researchers at Massachusetts General   more

University of Cincinnati's Academic Health Center Allied Health Faculty and Staff Peek Into Their Not Too Distant Future
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Oct. 31 -- The University of Cincinnati's Academic Health Center issued the following news release: After two decades in the dank confines of French East, faculty and staff at the College of Allied Health Sciences (CAHS) are about to move to the light-filled spaces of the new Health Sciences Building (HSB). CAHS faculty and staff toured the under-construction HSB on Friday, Oct. 5, 2018. The four-story HSB is being built on the site of a former parking lot just south of the K  more

University of Cincinnati's Academic Health Center: Learn More About the College of Medicine's Reaccreditation Efforts Online
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Nov. 2 -- The University of Cincinnati's Academic Health Center issued the following news release: A new webpage with answers about the reaccreditation process for the University of Cincinnati (UC) College of Medicine is live at www.med.uc.edu/lcme/welcome The Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) is the official accrediting body for medical schools in the United States and Canada. It has engaged the College of Medicine in collecting comprehensive data about the medic  more

University of Cincinnati: Study Shows Hysterectomy May Lead to Shorter Survival Rates
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Oct. 30 -- The University of Cincinnati's Academic Health Center issued the following news release: A new study co-authored by a University of Cincinnati (UC) resident physician and published in the Oct. 31 online edition of the New England Journal of Medicine shows that a non-invasive radical hysterectomy may lead to shorter survival rates than open surgery in women with early-stage cervical cancer. The study, co-written and developed by researchers at Massachusetts General   more

University of Findlay: Browns Edge Partnership Scholarships Awarded
FINDLAY, Ohio, Oct. 29 -- The University of Findlay issued the following news release: Seven University of Findlay undergraduate students recently received Browns Edge Partnership scholarships, made possible through the partnership between UF and the Cleveland Browns franchise. Jacob Hanzlik, a senior from Streetsboro, Ohio, and Colin Emert, a junior from Brunswick, Ohio, each received a $5,000 Browns Edge Partnership Leaders Award for completing internships or volunteering with the Cleveland   more

University of Mount Union: Continued Learning Program Features Unique Topics, Speakers at October Events
ALLIANCE, Ohio, Nov. 1 -- University of Mount Union issued the following news release: The Continued Learning Program completed its 2018 October series on Tuesday after 4 sessions in the Hoover Price Campus Center at the University of Mount Union. Coordinated by a committee of community volunteers including Haven Ackley, Don and Jo VanFossen, Art and Gail Murdoch and Dave and Jan Puterbaugh, the program has been taking place since 1991 and features speakers with expertise on a range of topics  more

Works of Brenda Holland Featured During November and December at Stark State College
NORTH CANTON, Ohio, Nov. 1 -- Stark State College issued the following news: Multi-media artist Brenda Holland will be featured Nov. 6 - Dec. 27 in the Stark State College gallery on the second floor of the Student Center. Her show is titled "Finding Beauty in Chaos." Holland, a Stark County native who now lives in Akron, had a 30-year career in the legal field as a paralegal and CEO of a legal employment agency. Six years ago, she decided to explore a career change and enrolled full time at t  more

Wright State Board of Trustees Accepts Fact-finder's Recommendations
KENT, Ohio, Nov. 1 -- Wright State University issued the following news: The Wright State University Board of Trustees, in an effort to be proactive and show its commitment to embrace compromise to settle prolonged labor negotiations with the AAUP-WSU, accepted the recommendations by the independent fact-finder, David Stanton. During a meeting held Nov. 1, the Board of Trustees voted unanimously in public session to accept Stanton's report, signaling that the solutions of the mutually selecte  more

Wright State University: Festival of Research Hosted by College of Science and Mathematics Draws a Crowd
KENT, Ohio, Nov. 2 -- Wright State University issued the following news: It was a day to sample the pioneering research being done at Wright State University in a free-wheeling, fun-filled atmosphere. The daylong Festival of Research hosted by the College of Science and Mathematics on Oct. 26 filled the Neuroscience Engineering Collaboration Building with a burst of extra energy. Douglas Leaman, dean of the college, said he was thrilled with the inaugural event, adding that the organizers did  more