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State Tipoffs Involving Ohio Newsletter for Sunday August 25, 2019 ( 53 items )  

90 Percent of Ohioans Say Yes To Universal Background Checks
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 20 -- The Ohio Democratic Party issued the following news: * * * - Matt Dolan Says Ehh, Maybe Not * * * While a recent Quinnipiac poll found that 90 percent of Ohioans -- including 87 percent of gun owners -- support universal background checks, Republican state Sen. Matt Dolan this weekend seemed to voice his opposition to this common-sense measure to prevent gun violence. "Any issue where 90 percent of Ohioans agree should be a no-brainer, but Matt Dolan cares more ab  more

Arielle J. Lester Joins Cleveland Office of McDonald Hopkins
CLEVELAND, Ohio, Aug. 19 -- McDonald Hopkins, a law firm, issued the following news release: Arielle J. Lester has joined the Cleveland office of McDonald Hopkins LLC as an associate in the Business Department where she will be in the firm's national Healthcare Practice Group. Prior to joining McDonald Hopkins, Lester worked as a medical malpractice law clerk at Perantinides and Nolan Co., LPA, a health law clerk for US Acute Care Solutions, a legal intern for Community Legal Aid Services and  more

Ashland University Announces Tuition Discount for All Greater Cleveland Partnership Members, Their Employees, Spouses, Children
ASHLAND, Ohio, Aug. 13 -- Ashland University issued the following news release: Beginning today, all Greater Cleveland Partnership (GCP) member companies, their employees, spouses and dependent children receive a 10 percent tuition discount for graduate programs and a $1,000 per year scholarship renewable up to four years for undergraduate programs at Ashland University in addition to all other financial aid. These discounts are valid for all degree programs at the Cleveland, Columbus and Ashla  more

Ashland University Receives No. 1 Ranking From Great Value Colleges
ASHLAND, Ohio, Aug. 14 -- Ashland University issued the following news release: Ashland University has been ranked by Great Value Colleges as the No. 1 College for an Online Degree near Cleveland, Ohio, for 2019. Great Value Colleges ranked the Top 10 Colleges for Online Degrees near Cleveland, Ohio, and the rankings were determined by using data collected from College Navigator regarding tuition as well as information gleaned directly from each institution's website. The factors in the rankin  more

Baldwin Wallace University Associate Dean, Psychology Professor Named American Council on Education Fellow
BEREA, Ohio, Aug. 22 -- Baldwin Wallace University issued the following news: Baldwin Wallace University psychology professor and associate dean of BW's School of Social Sciences, Dr. Dale Grubb, has been chosen for a prestigious, year-long fellowship by The American Council on Education (ACE). Grubb is one of just 39 emerging higher education leaders from across the country to be selected for the 2019-20 ACE Fellows Program following a rigorous nomination and application process. "I am both   more

Bethany College Adds Science, Math Faculty
BETHANY, West Virginia, Aug. 14 -- Bethany College issued the following news: Bethany College welcomes new faculty members to its Biology and Physical & Computational Sciences departments this fall. The new faces are: * Dr. Peter D. Ehni - Peter D. Ehni, of Dillonvale, Ohio, joins Bethany as a Visiting Associate Professor of Math and Science. He received a B.S. in Physics from Wheeling College, and an M.S. and a Ph.D., both in Physics, from the University of Maine. He also completed a postdoc  more

City of Akron Great Streets Initiative to Award 18 Facade Grants to Area Businesses & Organizations
AKRON, Ohio, Aug. 22 -- The city of Akron issued the following news release: The City of Akron Great Streets Initiative will award 18 facade improvement grants totaling $387,000 to businesses within the 11 Great Streets designated districts - Copley Road East, Ellet, Firestone Park, Goodyear Heights, Kenmore Blvd, Maple Valley, Merriman Valley, Middlebury, North Hill, Wallhaven, and West Hill. The Great Streets initiative began in 2018 and is designed to support and work collaboratively with b  more

City of Akron: Mayor Dan Horrigan Announces New Leadership in Department of Finance
AKRON, Ohio, Aug. 19 -- The city of Akron issued the following news release: * * * - Appointments prompted by retirement of Director of Finance Diane Miller-Dawson * * * Mayor Dan Horrigan is pleased to announce changes within his cabinet, prompted by the retirement of Diane Miller-Dawson, who has served as Director of Finance since 2004. Mayor Horrigan has appointed Steve Fricker as Director of Finance and Shelley Goodrich, Esq. as Deputy Director of Finance, to add capacity and bring diver  more

City of Cleveland: Healthy Homes Interdepartmental Initiative Legislation Introduced
CLEVELAND, Ohio, Aug. 22 -- The city of Cleveland issued the following news release: Legislation was yesterday introduced for the Community Engagement Healthy Homes Interdepartmental Initiative (HHII), a City of Cleveland-funded effort to improve the quality of life of Cleveland residents through enhancements to the city's housing stock. Through the HHII, the City will deploy Community Engagement Specialists across Cleveland neighborhoods through Community Development Corporations (CDC) to conn  more

College of Wooste Names Melissa Anderson as Chief Communications, Marketing Officer
WOOSTER, Ohio, Aug. 19 -- The College of Wooster issued the following news release: * * * - Former V.P. of marketing and communications at Ripon will begin duties Aug. 27 * * * The College of Wooster has selected Melissa Anderson to the newly-named role of chief communications and marketing officer (CCMO), effective Aug. 27. She succeeds John Hopkins, who retired following a 17-year run as associate vice president for college relations and marketing, in leading Wooster's college relations te  more

Cooper Tire's Tread Wisely Program Reminds Young Drivers to Check Their Tires as Part of Back-to-School Routine
FINDLAY, Ohio, Aug. 21 -- Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. issued the following news release: Schools are back in session or will soon be back in session across the country, and Cooper Tire's Tread Wisely(TM) program, a tire and vehicle safety program for teens and young adults, is encouraging students to check their tires as part of their back-to-school routine. By performing three important tire safety checks before taking to the road, students can ensure their ride back to school is a smooth one. "  more

Cuyahoga County Community Improvement Corporation Recommends $350,000 Development Loan for Tech Hub Facility
CLEVELAND, Ohio, Aug. 16 -- Cuyahoga County issued the following news release: The Cuyahoga County Community Improvement Corporation (CCCIC) reviewed and recommended approval for a $350,000 Mixed Use/Place-Based Economic Development Loan to The Hive My Place LTD at the August 14th CCCIC Board of Trustees meeting. The borrower's project, named "The Hive" will attract and house tenants that are primarily young, tech-focused companies. "We remain committed to supporting cutting-edge, high technol  more

Cuyahoga County Domestic Relations Court Launches Mobile App: CourtConnect
CLEVELAND, Ohio, Aug. 18 -- Cuyahoga County issued the following news release: The Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas, Domestic Relations Division announced today the launch of CourtConnect, a free mobile app designed to connect to litigants and attorneys with Domestic Relations Court. CourtConnect, available for iOS and Android devices, provides the public with quick, easy, 24/7 on-the-go access to court-related information through their mobile devices. Some of CourtConnect's key features i  more

Dinsmore's Jill Rice Earns Prestigious West Virginia Executive Lawyers & Leaders Honor
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Aug. 23 -- Dinsmore and Shohl, a law firm, issued the following news release: Dinsmore & Shohl LLP is proud to announce that Jill Cranston Rice, a partner in Morgantown, West Virginia, has been named to the esteemed West Virginia Executive magazine Lawyers & Leaders Class of 2019. An event honoring the class was held Thursday evening. The magazine launched the award in 2017 to recognize "elite legal professionals who either practice in the Mountain State or graduated from the  more

Director of Smithsonian's National Air & Space Museum to Speak at Hiram College Matriculation Convocation
HIRAM, Ohio, Aug. 20 -- Hiram College issued the following news: Ellen R. Stofan, Ph.D., the John and Adrienne Mars Director of the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum and former Chief Scientist of NASA, will address the Class of 2023 at Hiram Colleges' Matriculation Convocation on Thursday, August 22. The personal and professional successes of Dr. Stofan speak directly to the value of a liberal arts and the importance of developing a skill set and mindset to adapt to the many changes o  more

Driving Value With Business Analytics: University of Akron to Hold Second Business Analytics Innovation Summit
AKRON, Ohio, Aug. 15 -- The University of Akron issued the following news release: Business analytics and big data have been hot topics for more than a decade and a recent NewVantage Partner survey of Fortune-1000 C-Suite executives reported that almost half (48%) were "achieving measurable results" from big data initiatives. Just like engine oil in a vehicle, data is a valuable resource that drives business decisions. So, how can companies find new ways to produce benefits from their business   more

Former Director of Center for Intellectual Property Law At University of Akron Law to Continue As Jurist-in-Residence
AKRON, Ohio, Aug. 12 -- The University of Akron issued the following news release: The University of Akron School of Law (Akron Law) is pleased to announce that, pending approval by the University Board of Trustees, the Honorable Ryan T. Holte will continue his affiliation with the law school following his swearing-in on July 26, 2019, as a judge of the United States Court of Federal Claims. Holte stepped down from his positions as associate professor of law, David L. Brennan Endowed Chair in   more

Franklin County: Commissioners Announce Historic New Affordable Housing Initiative
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 23 -- Franklin County issued the following news: On Tuesday, the Franklin County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a plan to invest approximately $65 million over the next ten years in affordable housing in Central Ohio to create more than 2,000 new affordable housing units. The initiative plan was created earlier this year at the commissioners' request by the county Economic Development and Planning department as part of that agency's new five-year strategic plan  more

Gary L. Miller, Ph.D., Named University of Akron's 18th President
AKRON, Ohio, Aug. 14 -- The University of Akron issued the following news release: The University of Akron Board of Trustees today announced the selection of Gary L. Miller, Ph.D., as the University's 18th president. Miller currently serves as Chancellor at the University of Wisconsin - Green Bay. He will assume duties in Akron on Oct. 1, 2019. "After a careful, thorough and inclusive candidate search, our Board of Trustees unanimously chose Dr. Miller to lead The University of Akron into the   more

Health Department, UC Health Team Up to Expand Access to Healthcare Services in Avondale
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Aug. 19 -- U.C. Health, a network of hospitals operated by the University of Cincinnati, issued the following news release: The Cincinnati Health Department (CHD), in partnership with UC Health, is proud to announce the opening of a new 19,000 sq. ft. full-service healthcare facility in the heart of the Avondale neighborhood. The Ambrose H. Clement Health Center is an anchor project embedded within the Avondale Town Center development and the direct result of the growing deman  more

Kentuckians at Battle of Fallen Timbers
FRANKFORT, Kentucky, Aug. 20 -- The Kentucky National Guard issued the following news: By John Trowbridge August 20, 2019 marks the 225th Anniversary of the Battle of Fallen Timbers, the final military confrontation of America's Early Indian Wars, an event which would have a significant impact on Kentucky, the Old Northwest Territory, and the Nation. Today, the Battle of Fallen Timbers, near modern-day Toledo, Ohio, is a nearly forgotten event in our nation's history, having been overshadowed  more

Kroger and Walgreens to Expand Exploratory Pilot to Knoxville, Tennessee
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Aug. 19 -- Walgreens, a subsidiary of Walgreens Boots Alliance, issued the following news release: * * * - Retailers Introduce Kroger Express in 35 Additional Walgreens Stores And Launch Walgreens' Owned-Brand Health and Beauty Products in 17 Kroger Stores * * * CINCINNATI, OH, and DEERFIELD, IL- Building on an exploratory pilot launched in October 2018, The Kroger Co. and Walgreens today announced the introduction of a new test area for the retailers, featuring the expansi  more

Mount St. Joseph University Welcomes Best-Selling Author for Free Public Talk on Faith, Science
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Aug. 22 -- Mount St. Joseph University issued the following news release: In celebration of its centennial year and its commitment to encouraging critical thinking across the liberal arts and sciences, Mount St. Joseph University will welcome Alan Lightman to campus on Thursday, October 3, 2019. His free talk, "Searching for Stars: Reflections on Science and Spirituality," will begin at 7 p.m. in the University Theatre. It is made possible with the support of the Gladys Wittme  more

Mount St. Joseph University, Cincinnati Law Launch 3+3 Program to Transition Students to Law School Sooner
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Aug. 21 -- Mount St. Joseph University issued the following news release: The University of Cincinnati Law School and Mount St. Joseph University (MSJ) have partnered to create an accelerated dual degree option for highly motivated and highly qualified students seeking to earn their undergraduate and juris doctor degrees in less time. Under the 3+3 accelerated dual degree programs, Mount St. Joseph students can start law school a year early, putting them on track to earn both   more

New Coach Brings Experience, Excitement to Clark State Community College Softball Program
SPRINGFIELD, Ohio, Aug. 23 -- Clark State Community College issued the following news release: Clark State Community College welcomed Christopher Wamsley as the new head coach of the women's softball team. Wamsley brings years of coaching experience to the Lady Eagles program including having served as head coach of the varsity softball team at Kettering-Fairmont High School in Kettering, Ohio. He oversaw the complete Division I high school program consisting of varsity, junior varsity and fre  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving West Village Durham II
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 21 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2205): In the Matter of Notification by West Village Durham II, LLC, 10510 Springboro Pike, Miamisburg, Ohio 45342, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in West Village Apartments, Phase II, in Durham County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On August 8, 2019, West Village Durham II, LLC (Applicant), fil  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving West Village Durham III Retreat
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 22 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2206): In the Matter of Notification by West Village Durham III Retreat, LLC, et al., 10510 Springboro Pike, Miamisburg, Ohio 45342, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in West Village Apartments, Phase III, in Durham County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On August 9, 2019, West Village Durham Retrea  more

Ohio Democratic Party: Amid Reports That Fuyao Interfered With Union Drive, Mike Turner Has Responsibility to Call Out Unfair Labor Practices
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 19 -- The Ohio Democratic Party issued the following news: In 2017, U.S. Rep. Mike Turner took sides with a Chinese-owned company against Ohio workers who were trying to organize, but two years later, as a new documentary reveals that Fuyao threatened to shut down the plant and fired union supporters, Turner now has a responsibility to call out the company's unfair labor practices. "Two years later it's obvious that the Ohio workers who were fighting for a union at Fuyao w  more

Ohio Dems Back Gun Safety Solutions and Condemn Abortion Ban
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 17 -- The Ohio Democratic Party issued the following news: The Ohio Democratic Party executive committee today voted unanimously to endorse resolutions condemning the state's recently blocked abortion ban and backing common-sense gun violence prevention proposals that have been introduced by Statehouse Democrats and passed by the U.S. House. "Ohio Democrats stand with Dayton and El Paso and every community that has been negatively impacted by gun violence," said Ohio Democ  more

Ohio House Democrats Urge Cancellation of Voter Purge After Discovering More Eligible Voters on Purge List
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 19 -- Ohio House Democrats issued the following information House Democratic lawmakers today sent a letter to Secretary of State Frank LaRose alerting him to new problems with the purge list and urging him to cancel the upcoming voter purge. Thousands of Ohio registered voters are being targeted for removal from the rolls at the beginning of September, many of whom are still eligible to vote. Last Thursday, community groups working to help find people on the purge list als  more

Ohio Secretary of State LaRose July New Business Filings Continue Showing Robust Growth
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 19 -- Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose issued the following news release: Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose today announced 11,172 new entities filed to do business in Ohio in July -- an increase of 1,520 when compared to the same month in 2018. So far in 2019, Ohio is ahead of last year's record-breaking pace by 4,421 new business entities. "Ohio is consistently being recognized for our innovative and diversified business climate," said LaRose. "We're leveraging th  more

Ohio State Audit Advisory for Tuesday, August 20, 2019
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 19 -- Ohio State Auditor Keith Faber issued the following news release: Auditor of State Keith Faber's office is responsible for auditing all public entities in Ohio. His mission is to protect Ohioans' tax dollars while aggressively fighting fraud, waste and abuse of public money. The Auditor's office releases audit reports semiweekly and will release the following audits on Tuesday, August 20, 2019. Entities earning the Auditor of State Award are bold and italicized. An A  more

Ohio State Auditor Faber Announces Qualifiers for Auditor of State Award With Distinction
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 20 -- Ohio State Auditor Keith Faber issued the following news release: Recent financial audits of the following entities by Auditor of State Keith Faber have returned clean audit reports. Their record keeping has qualified them for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. - Franklin County - Central Ohio Transit Authority (Franklin County) - City of Fairfield (Butler County) - Butler County - City of Forest Park (Hamilton County) - City of Troy (Miami County) -   more

Ohio State Rep. Hicks-Hudson Issues Letter on New Early Vote Procedures
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 20 -- Ohio House Democrats issued the following information on behalf of Ohio State Rep. Paula Hicks-Hudson, D-Toledo: State Rep. Paula Hicks-Hudson (D-Toledo) today sent a letter to Board Members at the Lucas County Board of Elections to urge training of election officials and poll workers on new procedures for early voting that began earlier this year. Early voters now have the option to present Election Day-style voter identification or provide the last four digits of th  more

Ohio University Assistant Professor Hua Publishes Study on New Program That Finds Missing Genes
ATHENS, Ohio, Aug. 20 [TNSscienceresearch] -- Ohio University issued the following news release: * * * - This program can help compare the evolution of genes * * * Ohio University Assistant Professor of Environmental and Plant Biology Dr. Zhihua Hua has recently published two studies on how to convert genome sequencing data into meaningful biological information. One of the studies focuses on a new program he created that will allow biologists to find missing genes to better compare genomes   more

Ohio University Professor Claudia Gonzalez Vallejo Selected for Jefferson Science Fellowship
ATHENS, Ohio, Aug. 21 -- Ohio University issued the following news release: Ohio University faculty member Dr. Claudia Gonzalez Vallejo bas been named a Jefferson Science Fellow for 2019-20 and will spend the year working at the U.S. Department of State. The Fellowship is awarded by the National Academy of Sciences. Gonzalez Vallejo, a Professor of Psychology and affiliated faculty of Latin American studies, will serve as a program analyst at the Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations  more

Ohio University Professor Saw-Wai Hla Develops Robust Molecular Propeller That Enables Unidirectional Rotations
ATHENS, Ohio, Aug. 21 [TNSscienceresearch] -- Ohio University issued the following news release: A team of scientists from Ohio University, Argonne National Laboratory, Universitie de Toulouse in France and Nara Institute of Science and Technology in Japan led by OHIO Professor of Physics Saw-Wai Hla and Prof. Gwenael Rapenne from Toulouse developed a molecular propeller that enables unidirectional rotations on a material surface when energized. In nature, molecule propellers are vital in many  more

Ohio University Receives $1.7 Million Grant to Study Potential Prevention, Treatment for Non-Melanoma Skin Cancers
ATHENS, Ohio, Aug. 21 [TNSmedicalresearch] -- Ohio University issued the following news release: The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences has awarded Ohio University scientists Shiyong Wu and Lingying Tong a five-year $1.7 million grant to advance research on a potential prevention and treatment for non-melanoma skin cancers. "Non-melanoma skin cancers are by far the most common type of cancer among all types of cancers--it's a huge burden for society," Wu said. Wu, a profess  more

Ohio University-Office of Research Communications: New Innovation Center Grant to Support Services for Region's Makers, Entrepreneurs
ATHENS, Ohio, Aug. 21 -- The Ohio University's Office of Research Communications issued the following news: The Ohio University Innovation Center (IC) and the LIGHTS Regional Innovation Network (LIGHTS) have received a second grant from the Athens County Commissioners to expand access to product development and prototyping equipment to the region's makers and entrepreneurs. The award of $90,000 from the Ohio Development Services Agency Economic Development Revolving Loan Fund will allow the IC  more

Ohio University: New Innovation Center Grant to Support Services for Region's Makers, Entrepreneurs
ATHENS, Ohio, Aug. 20 -- Ohio University issued the following news release: The Ohio University Innovation Center (IC) and the LIGHTS Regional Innovation Network (LIGHTS) have received a second grant from the Athens County Commissioners to expand access to product development and prototyping equipment to the region's makers and entrepreneurs. The award of $90,000 from Ohio Development Services Agency Economic Development Revolving Loan Fund will allow the IC and LIGHTS to continue to offer com  more

Pennsylvania Department of Health: Wolf Administration Announces Funding for Vaccines, Outreach Amid Hepatitis a Outbreak
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania, Aug. 19 -- The Pennsylvania Department of Health issued the following news release: The Wolf Administration today announced $50,000 in state funding for vaccines and outreach to slow the spread of hepatitis A. Pennsylvania is currently in the midst of a hepatitis A outbreak, along with 28 additional states, including neighboring states New Jersey, Ohio and West Virginia. "We must do everything in our power to prevent hepatitis A from further spreading across the commo  more

Scripps, News Literacy Project Join Forces to Promote News Literacy Education
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Aug. 22 -- The E.W. Scripps, a broadcasting company, issued the following news release: The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) and the News Literacy Project (NLP), a nonpartisan national education nonprofit, are teaming up to help the next generation of news consumers discern credible information from misinformation in today's media landscape through virtual classroom lessons, training programs, journalists' visits with students and a National News Literacy Week. Through the   more

Super Lawyers Rising Star Thad Lenkiewicz Joins Dinsmore in Boston
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Aug. 23 -- Dinsmore and Shohl, a law firm, issued the following news release: Dinsmore & Shohl LLP is pleased to announce it is already expanding its Boston office, just weeks after it opened on July 31. Thad Lenkiewicz, a four-time Super Lawyers(R) Rising Star, is joining the firm as a commercial litigation associate alongside the three partners already in the office. Lenkiewicz spent the past three-plus years at the same firm that partners Javier Flores and Eric Skelly depa  more

Tennessee Technological University: Software Development Earns Innovative Research on Aging Silver Award
COOKEVILLE, Tennessee, Aug. 15 -- Tennessee Technological University issued the following news release: America's population is aging at a rapid pace and technology can make caregiving more efficient. The multi-university development between Tennessee Tech, Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, and Penn State University was named one of three recipients of the Innovative Research on Aging Silver Award. "It's part of a larger effort to identify and meet preferences for residents in nursing homes,"  more

Two Northeast Ohio Esports Trailblazers, Cavs Legion Gaming Club, Kent State University Esports, Join Together for Unique New Partnership
KENT, Ohio, Aug. 21 -- Kent State University issued the following news: * * * - Kent State Esports to Brand Streaming Pods Inside New Cavs Legion Esports Center * * * Cavs Legion Gaming Club (GC), the NBA 2K League affiliate of the Cleveland Cavaliers, has teamed up with Kent State University Esports in a unique new partnership designed to help grow and strengthen the local gaming community in Northeast Ohio, as well as promote the university's newly launched collegiate esports program. At   more

University of Akron: Wayne Hill Named Vice President and Chief of Staff
AKRON, Ohio, Aug. 21 -- The University of Akron issued the following news release: Interim President John C. Green and President-elect Gary L. Miller today announced the selection of Wayne Hill, currently vice president of communication and marketing, as vice president and chief of staff, effective immediately. In this new role, he will serve as an advisor to both Dr. Green and Dr. Miller, who will assume the presidency Oct. 1. The change in Hill's position is pending Board approval. "The vice  more

University of Cincinnati Study Looks at How Firefighters Clean Their Gear to Reduce Cancer Risk
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Aug. 21 [TNSscienceresearch] -- The University of Cincinnati issued the following news: * * * - Researchers in occupational health partner with first responders to improve decontamination technique after fires * * * Anthony Calvillo watched his father keep thousands of people safe over the years as a firefighter with the Cleveland Fire Service. After shadowing a hazmat team in high school, it sparked an idea that eventually led to him studying occupational health at the Uni  more

University of Cincinnati: Genetic Diversity Couldn't Save Darwin's Finches
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Aug. 21 [TNSscienceresearch] -- The University of Cincinnati issued the following news: * * * - University of Cincinnati biologists found that extinct populations of Galapagos finches had higher genetic diversity than many survivors * * * A study by the University of Cincinnati found that Charles Darwin's famous finches defy what has long been considered a key to evolutionary success: genetic diversity. The research on finches of the Galapagos Islands could change the way   more

W.Va. Supreme Court of Appeals: Launch of Military Service Members Court to Be Held in Brooke County
WELLSBURG, West Virginia, Aug. 19 -- The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals issued the following news release: The Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia and Brooke County Sen. Ryan Weld will jointly announce the establishment of the Military Service Members Treatment Court program in West Virginia at 1 p.m., on Wednesday, August 21, at the Brooke County Courthouse in Wellsburg. Chief Justice Beth Walker, along with Justices Tim Armstead, Evan Jenkins, and John Hutchinson will be at the  more

With Questions Swirling Around Voter Purge Process, Ohio Dems Issue Public Records Request, Renew Call For Statewide, Independent Audit
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 22 -- The Ohio Democratic Party issued the following news: The Ohio Democratic Party today filed a public records request with the Ohio Secretary of State's office, seeking internal and external communications surrounding the latest confusion over the office's ongoing purging of voters, with the next purge scheduled for Sept. 6. "We hope that the public records we are seeking will help get to the bottom of the last few weeks of confusion and errors at the Secretary of Stat  more

Wright State University Trustees Approve a Break-Even, No-Deficit 2019-20 Budget
KENT, Ohio, Aug. 15 -- Wright State University issued the following news: Wright State University plans to post a break-even, no-deficit budget, according to the proposed 2019-20 budget approved Aug. 15 by the university's Board of Trustees. The university expects to have revenues and expenditures of $245 million. That compares to $262 million in revenue last year, which is projected to generate more than an $8 million surplus. Wright State received an additional $759,000 in state funding whe  more

Wright State University: Kunal Swani Joins Editorial Board of Journal of Business Research
KENT, Ohio, Aug. 14 -- Wright State University issued the following news: Kunal Swani, associate professor of marketing at Wright State University, has an opportunity to help marketing researchers as a newly appointed associate editor of the prestigious Journal of Business Research. Rated as the top marketing journal in the world by Google H5 metric, the Journal of Business Research is a monthly peer-review academic journal covering research on all aspects of business. The appointment is one   more

Wright State University: Lake Campus Collaborates in Water Quality Project That Draws Researchers From Around the Nation
KENT, Ohio, Aug. 22 [TNSscienceresearch] -- Wright State University issued the following news: University researchers from around the nation joined water quality scientists at Wright State University-Lake Campus to deepen their understanding of harmful algal blooms. Research teams from the University of Michigan, Cornell, Virginia Tech and Wayne State gathered at the Lake Campus the week of Aug. 5 to conduct experiments on Grand Lake St. Marys. The researchers worked with Wright State's natio  more