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State Tipoffs Involving Ohio Newsletter for Sunday June 23, 2019 ( 51 items )  

American Electric Power Named One of America's Best-in-State Employers by Forbes
COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 17 -- American Electric Power Corp. issued the following news release: American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) has been included on the inaugural list of Forbes magazine's America's Best-in-State Employers 2019. AEP was identified as an organization recommended by employees in Indiana, Ohio and Texas. The ranking is divided into 51 lists: one for each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia. AEP was selected based on an independent survey from a sample of more than 80,00  more

Babcock & Wilcox Announces Rights Offering For Common Stock
BARBERTON, Ohio, June 17 -- Babcock and Wilcox Enterprises issued the following news release: Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Inc. ("B&W" or the "Company") (NYSE: BW) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a record date and subscription period for the rights offering originally announced on April 5, 2019. Assuming B&W's registration statement relating to the rights offering is declared effective, the Company will distribute to each holder of the Company's common stock one non-tr  more

Bowling Green State University Receives Grant to Help Students From Foster Care Realize Higher Education Dreams
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio, June 10 -- Bowling Green State University issued the following news release: * * * - University to receive $20,263, representing an equal share for all colleges earning grant * * * Bowling Green State University is one of three state universities to be awarded grant funding designed to help students from the foster care system pursue their dreams of higher education. The Short-Term Certificate Foster Youth Grant equally divides a statewide total of $385,000 among three   more

CCAC, OU Provide New Educational Opportunities for CCAC Nursing Graduates
PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania, June 13 -- Community College of Allegheny County issued the following news release: The Community College of Allegheny County and Ohio University have entered into a collaborative agreement that provides students who earn an associate degree in Nursing at CCAC with an academic pathway to seamlessly transfer into a parallel bachelor's degree program at Ohio University that can be completed entirely online. The Ohio University School of Nursing RN to BSN program is desig  more

Cincinnati Public Schools, Preschool Promise Boards Look to Bright Future
CINCINNATI, Ohio, June 18 -- Cincinnati Public Schools issued the following news: More than 1,700 Cincinnati 3- and 4-year-olds are enrolled in preschool, thanks to the commitment to create more high-quality preschool programs in the Cincinnati Public Schools' district. The Cincinnati Public Schools Board of Education and the Cincinnati Preschool Promise Board met jointly on June 12 to celebrate progress to date, and to plan for the next phase of preschool expansion. "While we celebrated our   more

Cincinnati Rotary Honors Educators
CINCINNATI, Ohio, June 20 -- Cincinnati Public Schools issued the following news: The Rotary Club of Cincinnati honored four CPS educators at the organization's annual Teacher Appreciation event. The four recipients include Deidre Simpson, teacher, Evanston Academy; Carrie McCarthy, teacher, Woodward Career Technical High School; Brynn Thomas, teacher, School for Creative and Performing Arts (SCPA); Lisa Votaw, principal, Aiken High School. Simpson was honored as Innovator of the Year for des  more

Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport: Frontier Airlines Announces 4 New Routes From Cincinnati to Fort Lauderdale, Miami, New Orleans, and Sarasota
CINCINNATI, Ohio, June 18 -- The Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport issued the following news: Low-fare carrier, Frontier Airlines today announces four new, non-stop routes from Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG): Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL), Miami International Airport (MIA), Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) and Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport (SRQ). To celebrate the launch of this new, low-cost s  more

City of Cleveland Kicks Off Cuyahoga50 Anniversary Week Celebration
CLEVELAND, Ohio, June 18 -- Cleveland Mayor Frank G. Jackson issued the following news release: * * * - Series of events celebrate 50 years of environmental progress since 1969 river fire * * * Mayor Frank G. Jackson, the City of Cleveland and more than 200 partner organizations will host the Cuyahoga50 Anniversary Week celebration Wednesday, June 19, 2019 through Sunday, June 23, 2019. The celebration, which is the largest series of clean water events in the country, commemorates 50 years   more

Cleveland State University: Occupational Therapy Students Develop Pediatric Aquatic Therapy Program
CLEVELAND, Ohio, June 19 -- Cleveland State University issued the following news release: * * * - Effort seeks to improve sensory processing and socialization for children * * * Cleveland State University is partnering with the Seven Hills Recreation Center to develop and implement a pediatric aquatic therapy program. The effort seeks to improve sensory processing and socialization, while also enhancing opportunities for play and recreation for children with special needs. Five master of oc  more

Dinsmore Adds Veteran Business Counsel Landra D. Blackwell
CINCINNATI, Ohio, June 20 -- Dinsmore and Shohl, a law firm, issued the following news release: Dinsmore & Shohl LLP is pleased to welcome Landra D. Blackwell as a partner in the firm's commercial finance and banking practice. She joins Dinsmore from the Louisville office of Stoll Keenon Ogden. With a diverse practice that spans finance, real estate and transactional law, Blackwell counsels financial institutions, lenders and equity investors regarding deal structure and financial compliance.   more

Dinsmore Attorney Justin Walker Tapped for Federal Judgeship
CINCINNATI, Ohio, June 20 -- Dinsmore and Shohl, a law firm, issued the following news release: The Trump administration has selected Dinsmore partner Justin Walker for a federal judicial seat on the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky. At Dinsmore, Walker has practiced commercial litigation, with a focus on appellate law. In his role as assistant professor at the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law, he has conducted research in the areas of separation of power  more

Dinsmore Attorney Takes the Litigation Reins at Ohio Justice & Policy Center
CINCINNATI, Ohio, June 17 -- Dinsmore and Shohl, a law firm, issued the following news release: Veteran litigator Mark A. Vander Laan has been named litigation director of the Ohio Justice & Policy Center, an advocacy and policy organization focused on individuals and families navigating the criminal justice system. Vander Laan begins the role June 17 and will remain of counsel to Dinsmore. "Applying my legal training to advocate for individuals in need in our community has been a priority for  more

Dinsmore Detroit Welcomes Intellectual Property Attorney Justin Foster Back to Midwest
CINCINNATI, Ohio, June 19 -- Dinsmore and Shohl, a law firm, issued the following news release: Dinsmore & Shohl LLP has added to its impressive intellectual property team in Detroit with the hire of associate Justin B. Foster. He has experience in the preparation and prosecution of patent applications as well as intellectual property litigation, particularly in the electrical and computer science technology fields--a byproduct of his master's degree in electrical engineering. "I've always be  more

Duke Energy Awards More Than $200,000 in Grants for Workforce Education And Training Across Greater Cincinnati
CINCINNATI, Ohio, June 17 -- Duke Energy issued the following news release: * * * - Grants Presented to Eight Initiatives That Aim to Increase Training Opportunities For Students Who Want to Become Electric Line Technicians or Pursue Other Energy Industry Careers - Announcement Comes on The Heels of Nearly $265,000 In Education Grants Awarded in April For Initiatives In Southwest Ohio And Northern Kentucky * * * Duke Energy today announced $203,315 in grants to eight organizations focused o  more

Evan Buckley Joins Dinsmore's Lexington Office
CINCINNATI, Ohio, June 18 -- Dinsmore and Shohl, a law firm, issued the following news release: Dinsmore & Shohl LLP is pleased to welcome associate M. Evan Buckley to the business, acquisitions, and securities group in Lexington. Buckley is an accomplished regulatory and business attorney focusing his practice on complex licensing, administrative compliance, corporate governance and civil litigation matters, particularly in the utility and alcohol industries. Buckley has practiced extensive  more

EXPANDING COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT & RESEARCH
CLEVELAND, Ohio, June 18 -- Cleveland State University issued the following news release: Cleveland State University has received a grant from John Legend's Show Me Campaign, the National Writing Project, and the U.S. Department of Education to design and lead a Youth Participatory Action Research (YPAR) program that will engage high school students in conducting youth-led, community-focused research designed to improve neighborhood development and quality of life. The effort will be focused   more

Fifth Third and CommonBond Help Enable Students and Families to Finance College
CINCINNATI, Ohio, June 21 -- Fifth Third Bancorp, a financial services company, issued the following news release: * * * - Fifth Third Customers Now Have an Innovative Way to Pay for College Through Partnership with CommonBond * * * It's that time of year when college students and their families are looking at ways to help pay for school, and Fifth Third Bank has a solution. Through CommonBond, a leading financial technology company, Fifth Third Bank is offering its customers a new way to fi  more

Fifth Third Bank Recognized With Renewable Energy Hero Award
CINCINNATI, Ohio, June 19 -- Fifth Third Bancorp, a financial services company, issued the following news release: Fifth Third Bancorp was recognized today with the Renewable Energy Hero Award at Green Umbrella's annual Midwest Regional Sustainability Summit. Fifth Third's Director of Sustainability Scott Hassell accepted the award from Green Umbrella Board President Andy Holzhauser. The Renewable Energy Hero Award recognizes outstanding commitment among businesses to increase their renewable   more

Fifth Third Bank to Offer New, Free Virtual Concierge Service
CINCINNATI, Ohio, June 20 -- Fifth Third Bancorp, a financial services company, issued the following news release, dated June 17: * * * - Helping Hand Added to Help Employees * * * Personal demands don't stop while you're at work, so Fifth Third Bank is now offering a virtual concierge service to its employees through Best Upon Request. Tasks on to-do lists such as online shopping, personal travel and event planning, home or auto appointment scheduling and research can be handled by a profe  more

G.E. Aviation Sets $55 Billion Order Record at the Paris Air Show
EVENDALE, Ohio, June 19 -- G.E. Aviation, a subsidiary of General Electric, issued the following news release: GE Aviation and its joint venture company CFM International, a 50/50 joint company between GE and Safran Aircraft Engines, announced a record setting $55 billion in jet engines, services, avionics and digital offerings at the Paris Air Show this week. Highlights include: * AirAsia ordered 200 LEAP-1A engines and signed an expanded Rate Per Flight Hour service agreement * IndiGo orde  more

Goodyear to Supply Airbus A321XLR With Flight Radial Tires
AKRON, Ohio, June 21 -- Goodyear Tire and Rubber issued the following news release: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has been conditionally selected as a supplier by Airbus to provide its Flight Radial tires as main and nose landing gear for Airbus' new A321XLR aircraft. The Flight Radial, one of Goodyear's most advanced aviation products, incorporates Goodyear Featherweight Alloy Core Bead Technology and strong, rigid tread belts with enhanced rubber that offer dimensional stability, longer  more

Huntington Launches Specialty Business Banking Unit Tailored to Medical Practices
COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 20 -- Huntington Bancshares issued the following news release: Furthering its mission to be the nation's best bank for businesses, Huntington today announced the creation of a health care finance team dedicated to helping private health careand medical practices located east of the Mississippi. The team is led by business banking expert and industry veteran David Burch, who joined Huntington from Bank of America, where he led one of the largest practice finance teams in th  more

Indiana University: Public Opinion Data Offers Insights Into Transgender Issues
BLOOMINGTON, Indiana, June 18 [TNSsociologyresearch] -- Indiana University issued the following news release: In the first national public opinion survey of its kind, sociologists from Indiana University, the University of Maryland and Ohio State University found evidence that undermines some of the primary arguments used to restrict the rights of transgender Americans. The article, "Americans' Perceptions of Transgender People's Sex: Evidence from a National Survey Experiment," which appears   more

Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission Issues Weekly Hearing Schedule for June 17-21
INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana, June 17 -- The Indiana Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission issued the following weekly hearing schedule: Monday, June 17, 2019 CAUSE NO.: 44147-GCA26 ALJ: POPE TIME: 1:30 P.M. ROOM: PNC, Room 224 APPLICATION OF OHIO VALLEY GAS CORPORATION AND OHIO VALLEY GAS, INC. FOR APPROVAL OF A GAS COST ADJUSTMENT PURSUANT TO INDIANA CODE 8-1-2-42 TO BE APPLICABLE DURING THE MONTHS OF JULY, AUGUST, AND SEPTEMBER 2019 WITH THE CONSUMPTION PERIOD STARTING ON OR ABOUT JUNE 15, 201  more

Leonardo Signs MOU With G.E. Aviation for Digital Transformation of Support Business
EVENDALE, Ohio, June 18 -- G.E. Aviation, a subsidiary of General Electric, issued the following news release: * * * - GE Aviation's Digital Group Launches Digital Works as their Services Offering * * * GE Aviation and Leonardo today signed a partnership Memorandum of Understanding to continue developing and implementing digital transformation across Leonardo's operations in the UK and to jointly develop digital products to open new business opportunities. GE Aviation's digital services offe  more

Michigan Gov. Whitmer: Leaders Pledge Water Quality Improvements for Lake Erie
MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin, June 17 -- Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, D-Michigan, issued the following news release: Today, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, and Rod Phillips, Ontario's Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks, representing Ontario's Premier Doug Ford, pledged their commitment to the goals of the Western Basin of Lake Erie Collaborative Agreement and their intention to reduce phosphorus inputs to the Western Lake Erie Basin by 40 percent by 2025, with   more

Nationwide Introduces Nationwide Peak 5 Fixed Indexed Annuity
COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 19 -- Nationwide Mutual Insurance issued the following news release: * * * - New Fixed Indexed Annuity Can Provide Risk Adverse Clients an Alternative to Low-Yielding Fixed Products * * * Nationwide announced today it has added a new fixed indexed annuity (FIA), Nationwide Peak(R) 5, to offer clients additional ways to maintain principal protection while offering the potential for higher returns and growth. For conservative clients, Nationwide Peak 5 can provide an alte  more

New Zodiac Libra Silicone Inks From PolyOne Present Eco-Conscious Options for Performance-Wear Screen Printers
AVON LAKE, Ohio, June 17 -- PolyOne, a provider of specialized polymer materials, issued the following news release: PolyOne's Specialty Inks group today launched Libra(TM) silicone ink, the latest offering within its new Zodiac(TM) brand collection of eco-conscious screen-printing inks. Zodiac Libra follows Zodiac Aquarius(TM), a waterbased ink portfolio launched in January and the first offering within the new brand collection. Printing onto performance and athletic garments presents a uniqu  more

Ohio Gov. DeWine: Presidential Disaster Declaration Issued
COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 18 -- Gov. Mike DeWine, R-Ohio, issued the following news release: Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced today that Ohio has received federal assistance for individuals in 10 counties impacted by tornadoes, severe storms, straight-line winds, flooding, and landslides last month. President Donald Trump today issued a Presidential Disaster Declaration for federal assistance for individuals and businesses after 21 tornadoes touched down during the severe storms that passed thro  more

Ohio State Auditor Faber Declares the Village of Newtonsville in Fiscal Emergency
COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 20 -- Ohio State Auditor Keith Faber issued the following news release: Past due accounts payable, deficit fund balances, and a treasury deficiency prompted Auditor of State Keith Faber today to place the Village of Newtonsville (Clermont County) in fiscal emergency. "The Village of Newtonsville is going through some difficult financial times," Auditor Faber said. "This declaration will allow my office to assist the village in developing a plan to regain fiscal stability."  more

Ohio State Rep. Leland's Public Defender Bill Clears House
COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 20 -- Ohio House Democrats issued the following information on behalf of Ohio State Rep. David Leland, D-Columbus: * * * - Offers student loan forgiveness for lawyers who become public defenders in underserved areas of Ohio * * * State Rep. David Leland (D-Columbus) today announced the passage of House Bill (HB) 5, his bipartisan bill with Rep. Brett Hudson Hillyer (R-Uhrichsville) to create the Ohio Public Defender State Loan Repayment Program to incentivize lawyers to   more

Ohio State Rep. Patterson Announces House Passage of H2Ohio Program
COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 20 -- Ohio House Democrats issued the following information on behalf of Ohio State Rep. John Patterson, D-Jefferson: * * * - Bill would fund water quality protection and preservation across Ohio * * * State Rep. John Patterson (D-Jefferson) today applauded the passage of House Bill (HB) 7, his bipartisan legislation joint-sponsored with Rep. Haraz Ghanbari (R-Perrysburg) to create the H2Ohio Trust Fund to protect, preserve and improve water quality across Ohio. "In the  more

Ohio State Rep. Sykes: Bipartisan Priorities Delivering Results for Taxpayers
COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 21 -- Ohio House Democrats issued the following information on behalf of Ohio State Rep. Emilia Strong Sykes, D-Akron: * * * Says Dems focused on restoring Ohio's promise as an opportunity states * * * Ohio House Democratic Leader Emilia Strong Sykes (D-Akron) today applauded this week's passage of a series of bipartisan priority bills, including criminal justice reforms, funding to protect Ohio waterways and a proposal to keep moms and babies healthy. Sykes joined Spea  more

Ohio State Rep. Weinstein's Bipartisan Bill to Empower Military Families in Ohio Passes House
COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 19 -- Ohio House Democrats issued the following information on behalf of Ohio State Rep. Casey Weinstein, D-Hudson: * * * - Legislation would facilitate job growth and keep families together * * * State Rep. Casey Weinstein (D-Hudson) today announced the unanimous passage of House Bill (HB) 133, bipartisan legislation joint-sponsored by Rep. Rick Perales (R-Beavercreek) that will allow for the issuing of temporary occupational licenses to active duty service members and   more

Ohio State Reps. Boggs, Crawley Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Protect Sexual Violence Victims
COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 18 -- Ohio House Democrats issued the following information on behalf of Ohio State Reps. Kristin Boggs, D-Columbus, and Erica Crawley, D-Columbus: Assistant Minority Leader Kristin Boggs (D-Columbus) and Rep. Erica Crawley (D-Columbus) introduced legislation designed to protect victims of sexual violence in Ohio in a joint press conference with state Sens. Hearcel Craig (D-Columbus) and Stephanie Kunze (R-Columbus) this afternoon at the Ohio Statehouse. The proposed legisl  more

Ohio State Reps. Thomas West, Phil Plummer Introduce Bipartisan Criminal Justice Reform Legislation
COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 18 -- Ohio House Democrats issued the following information on behalf of Ohio State Reps. Thomas West, D-Canton, and Phil Plummer, R-Dayton: * * * - Bill would mandate interrogation recordings of suspected felonious homicide, sexual assault cases in Ohio * * * State Rep. Thomas West (D-Canton) today announced the introduction of House Bill (HB) 277, bipartisan legislation with Rep. Phil Plummer (R-Dayton) to implement mandatory recordings of suspect interrogations statew  more

Ohio State University: A Songbird's Fate Hinges on One Fragile Area
COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 19 [TNSresearch] -- Ohio State University issued the following news: * * * - Prothonotary Warblers depend on Colombia as wintering grounds * * * Researchers were surprised to find that a migratory songbird that breeds in the eastern and central United States is concentrated during winter in just one South American country. The study found that 91 percent of 34 Prothonotary Warblers fitted with tracking technology at six U.S. breeding sites spent their winter in northern  more

Ohio State University: How to Help Physics Teachers Who Don't Know Physics
COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 22 [TNSresearch] -- Ohio State University issued the following news: * * * - Study finds training gives boost to teachers - and their students * * * A shortage of high school physics teachers has led to teachers with little-to-no training taking over physics classrooms, reports show. This has led to additional stress and job dissatisfaction for those teachers--and a difficult learning experience for their students. But new research indicates that focused physics profess  more

Ohio State University: Low-Carb Diet May Reduce Diabetes Risk Independent of Weight Loss
COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 21 [TNSresearch] -- Ohio State University issued the following news: * * * - Researchers report reversal of metabolic syndrome in some cases * * * A low-carb diet may have benefits for people at risk of developing type 2 diabetes even if they don't lose any weight, a new study suggests. Researchers at The Ohio State University wanted to know what happens to obese people with metabolic syndrome, a precursor to diabetes, when they eat a diet low in carbohydrates but don't  more

Ohio State University: Rain, Rain Go Away - Farmers Want to Plant Someday
COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 22 [TNSresearch] -- Ohio State University issued the following news: * * * - "Historic" delays in planting lead to tough decisions * * * Relentless rain across much of the country has been an inconvenience and annoyance for many people. But for farmers in Ohio, the Midwest and other parts of the country, it is threatening their livelihood, according to experts at The Ohio State University's College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CFAES). The last 12 m  more

Ohio University, Partners to Launch Next Phase in Effort to Stop Spread of Chagas Disease
ATHENS, Ohio, June 20 -- Ohio University issued the following news release: Ohio University is about to take a bold new step in its research and educational programs in Ecuador. Now in its 20th year of programs in the country, the university is embarking on a new initiative to improve the lives of the people of Ecuador. This new initiative, which involves several academic programs at Ohio University, will result in the construction of 61 new homes for families in Ecuador in the next two years   more

Ohio University-College of Osteopathic Medicine: Infectious & Tropical Disease Institute Launches Local Disease-Prevention Project
ATHENS, Ohio, June 17 -- Ohio University's College of Osteopathic Medicine issued the following news: The Infectious and Tropical Disease Institute ( ITDI ) at the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine is most widely known for its work combating the spread of insect-borne diseases such as Chagas in Latin America. But a new project launched by the institute in its home territory of southeastern Ohio aims to head off a possible outbreak of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and  more

OverDrive: Libraries Worldwide 'Enlist' in the Largest Global Digital Book Club
CLEVELAND, Ohio, June 17 -- OverDrive issued the following news release: * * * - Wartime novel "A Dangerous Act of Kindness" available as ebook for two weeks with no waitlist or holds * * * Library patrons can travel through history along with millions of readers during Big Library Read, the world's largest digital book club. From June 17-July 1, booklovers can borrow LP Fergusson's harrowing wartime love story, A Dangerous Act of Kindness, from their public library as an ebook with no waitl  more

PolyOne Showcases Expansive Fiber Colorants & Additives Portfolio at ITMA 2019
AVON LAKE, Ohio, June 19 -- PolyOne, a provider of specialized polymer materials, issued the following news release: This week at ITMA, the trendsetting fiber, textile and garment technology exhibition, PolyOne is featuring its comprehensive range of liquid and solid colors and additives for the mass dyeing and functional modification of synthetic fibers. PolyOne fiber colorant and additive solutions now span five brands, including solid masterbatch options for traditional and melt spun fiber   more

State Auditor Identifies $2.7 Million in Savings for Ohio EPA
COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 20 -- Ohio State Auditor Keith Faber issued the following news release: Auditor of State Keith Faber today released a performance audit of the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency's (Ohio EPA) real estate footprint, which recommends potential savings of $2.7 million in the first year. "Evaluating your footprint and space utilization is a good habit to get into to ensure you are efficiently and effectively using resources," said Auditor Faber. "By taking a look at their fa  more

University of Cincinnati Selected to Test New Vaccine
CINCINNATI, Ohio, June 20 -- The University of Cincinnati issued the following news: * * * - UC Medical Center will serve as one of several global locations to test HB-101 vaccine in transplant patients * * * The University of Cincinnati and its affiliated health system, UC Health, will serve as one of several international locations to test an investigational vaccine to prevent cytomegalovirus (CMV) in people who have had a kidney transplant. The study is designed to learn more about the sa  more

University of Cincinnati: Spiders Risk Everything for Love
CINCINNATI, Ohio, June 20 [TNSscienceresearch] -- The University of Cincinnati issued the following news: * * * - Extravagant courtship dances make wolf spiders susceptible to predators, UC study finds * * * University of Cincinnati biologist George Uetz long suspected the extravagant courtship dance of wolf spiders made them an easy mark for birds and other predators. But it was only when he and colleague Dave Clark from Alma College teamed up with former University of Minnesota researcher  more

University of Illinois-Chicago: 'How To' Guide for Communities Concerned About Pollution
CHICAGO, Illinois, June 21 -- The University of Illinois's Chicago Campus issued the following news release: The Great Lakes Center for Children's Environmental Health at the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health has published a guide for Great Lakes region community members who are concerned about environmental exposures in their neighborhoods. The guide provides information and resources that will help people determine if contamination is affecting the health of residents  more

University of North Carolina-Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center: Reforming Pharmacy Benefit Manager Practices May Lead to Drug Cost Savings
CHAPEL HILL, North Carolina, June 22 [TNSmedicalresearch] -- The University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center issued the following news: Efforts to control health care costs in the United States often focus on the listed prescription drug prices, but a perspective published by the Journal of the American Medical Association suggests that unregulated pharmacy benefit manager practices also may contribute to escalating expenses. Researchers from the University of North Car  more

Winners of Akron Parks Challenge Announced
AKRON, Ohio, June 17 -- The city of Akron issued the following news release: * * * - In a program designed to support transformational investment and community engagement in public spaces, the City of Akron and Akron Parks Collaborative announced that Elizabeth Park and Park East will receive up to $100,000 each * * * On Sat., June 15, the winners of Akron Parks Challenge were announced at the closing celebration of the inaugural Akron Parks Week, giving two City of Akron parks a grant of $1  more

Wright State University: Bra Science
KENT, Ohio, June 20 -- Wright State University issued the following news: * * * - Team from Victoria's Secret comes to Wright State for student presentation on breast research * * * The brassiere innovation team from Victoria's Secret paid a visit to Wright State University to attend a briefing on a student research project designed to come up with ways to engineer a better bra. Students of Tarun Goswami, professor of biomedical, industrial and human factors engineering, each gave brief pre  more