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State Tipoffs Involving Ohio Newsletter for Sunday September 01, 2019 ( 63 items )  

$1.35 Million Grant Awarded to Ohio University to Create New Opioid Workforce Project
ATHENS, Ohio, Aug. 27 [TNSmedicalresearch] -- Ohio University issued the following news release: The Appalachian Ohio Opioid Workforce Expansion project award was made to Dr. Deborah Henderson, director of Ohio University's School of Nursing (SON), for $1.35 million. The grant was awarded through the United States Department of Health and Human Services' Health Resources and Services Administration. Co-investigators on the grant are Drs. Char Miller and Sherleena Buchman of the School of Nursi  more

AEP Ohio Reminds Customers to Watch Out for Scammers'
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 27 -- AEP Ohio issued the following news release: Scammers are getting more sophisticated in their attempts to steal your money. And thieves don't let up either; they're on the prowl 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The most common scam involves someone pretending to be an AEP Ohio employee. They threaten to shut off power unless an immediate payment is made by wire transfer, prepaid debit card or other type of gift card - which is against our policy. AEP employees don't a  more

Akron Fire Department Launches Community Paramedicine Program to Reduce Non-Emergency Calls to 911
AKRON, Ohio, Aug. 27 -- The city of Akron issued the following news release: * * * - In-home visitation program called REACH will meet healthcare needs while reducing strain on emergency resources * * * The Akron Fire Department is proud to announce a new community paramedicine program aimed at reducing non-emergency calls to 911. The program, called REACH (Resources, Education, and Advocacy for Community Health), is designed to assist seniors and other underserved populations through in hom  more

Ashland University's Social Work Program Accreditation Reaffirmed
ASHLAND, Ohio, Aug. 22 -- Ashland University issued the following news release: Ashland University's Social Work Program received official notification last month of the reaffirmation of its accreditation that will run through June of 2026. The Ashland University program received the reaffirmation without any conditions making it one of 19 bachelor level programs out of 30 that obtained this achievement during the June 2019 meeting of the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) Commission on A  more

Ball State University: Study - People Use Compelling Moral Arguments Get Through To Some Audiences
MUNCIE, Indiana, Aug. 29 [TNSscienceresearch] -- Ball State University issued the following news: Opinions on moral issues often seem resistant to change, but you may just be using the wrong arguments, according to research from Ball State University. In his report, "Challenging Moral Attitudes with Moral Messages," (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31268819) Ball State's Andy Luttrell, a psychological science professor, found that when the message was made with compelling moral arguments,   more

City of Cleveland: Hunger Network Announces Market After Dark at Iconic West Side Market Oct. 24
CLEVELAND, Ohio, Aug. 29 -- The city of Cleveland issued the following news release: The Hunger Network of Greater Cleveland, an organization committed to reducing hunger and enhancing nutrition in the community today announce Market after Dark: a one-of-a-kind culinary event at Cleveland's iconic West Side Market. The event is Thursday, Oct. 24 from 5:30 p.m to 9:30 p.m. Tickets are available at www.HNFoodRescue.org/marketafterdark and are $65 until Sept. 30 and $75 beginning Oct. 1. "Clevela  more

Cleveland State University Announces $1.2 Million Gift for New Center for Property Management
CLEVELAND, Ohio, Aug. 29 -- Cleveland State University issued the following news release: * * * - The NRP Group and The Millennia Companies donation enhances real estate education * * * Cleveland State University will expand innovative education, research and experiential learning in real estate and property management thanks to a transformative gift provided by The NRP Group and The Millennia Companies(R). The $1.2 million donation will create The NRP & Millennia Center for Property Managem  more

Cleveland State University: Project 400 Will Chronicle African American Experience
CLEVELAND, Ohio, Aug. 27 -- Cleveland State University issued the following news release: * * * - Commemorates the 400th anniversary of Africans being brought to North America * * * Cleveland State University and multiple community partners will inaugurate a year-long observation of the arrival of the first Africans brought to the British Colonies in North America in 1619. Project 400: Our Lived Experience will present a series of events that examine slavery's foundational significance to th  more

Columbus Mayor Ginther: Ohio Mayors Alliance Recognizes Columbus With Grant
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 27 -- Columbus Mayor Andrew J. Ginther issued the following news release: The Ohio Mayors Alliance recognized Columbus with a grant award for the City's joint work with I Know I Can and Columbus City Schools to promote seniors taking charge of their futures, crossing the finish line at graduation, and then reaching higher by going to college, getting a job, beginning a career, or serving in the military. "Our city's future economic success depends on today's students getti  more

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company Issues 2018 Global Sustainability Report
FINDLAY, Ohio, Aug. 28 -- Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. issued the following news release: Cooper Tire & Rubber Company today released its seventh annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Sustainability report - "Responsibility the Cooper Way." The report is available on the company's corporate website at http://coopertire.com/Corporate-Responsibility/Sustainability.aspx. "Cooper considers corporate social responsibility and sustainability to be an important part of doing business. Publishi  more

County Commissioners, Prosecutors, Sheriffs Stand Against Yost's Attempts to Take Over Opioid Lawsuits
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 29 -- The Ohio Democratic Party issued the following news: A bevy of statewide groups representing local municipalities, county commissioners, prosecutors, sheriffs and coroners have all come out against Dave Yost's plan to take control over lawsuits filed by local governments to hold the pharmaceutical industry accountable and pay damages over the opioid crisis. "For nearly 10 years now local communities in Ohio have gotten hammered. Even as these communities, their first  more

Denison University: Polk Family Director of Student Health and Wellness Named
GRANVILLE, Ohio, Aug. 20 -- Denison University issued the following news release: Dustin Brentlinger has joined Denison University as the Polk Family Director of Student Health and Wellness. In this newly-created position, Brentlinger will provide vision, leadership, and management of the college's innovative health services program for students. Brentlinger has more than 25 years of experience in higher education and student development, including work in the United States and Europe at large   more

Destination Cleveland Reports Record-Breaking Visitor Number
CLEVELAND, Ohio, Aug. 27 -- Destination Cleveland issued the following news release: * * * - Increase in visitation provides more opportunities to create long-term investments in the region * * * estination Cleveland, the destination marketing and management organization for Cuyahoga County, today announced that 19.2 million people visited Cuyahoga County in 2018 for business and leisure travel, representing a 3.9 percent increase over 2017 and a 29 percent increase since 2011. This surpasse  more

Dinsmore Adds Partner Kelvin M. Lawrence to Tax and Wealth Planning Group
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Aug. 27 -- Dinsmore and Shohl, a law firm, issued the following news release: Dinsmore & Shohl LLP is pleased to welcome Kelvin M. Lawrence as a partner to the firm's Columbus office, where he will practice in the tax benefits and wealth planning group. Lawrence joins Dinsmore from Baker & Hostetler LLP. With experience in a broad range of tax matters including transaction planning, audit defense, and tax controversy, Lawrence has helped businesses, individuals and nonprofit   more

Dinsmore's Andrew M. Gammill Selected for Leadership Columbus
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Aug. 30 -- Dinsmore and Shohl, a law firm, issued the following news release: Dinsmore & Shohl LLP is pleased to announce associate Andrew M. Gammill has been named to the 2020 Leadership Columbus class. The 10-month program brings together a group of professionals from across Columbus to develop leadership skills and ideas to benefit the community as a whole. At Dinsmore, Gammill concentrates his practice in the areas of commercial finance and real estate law. He represents   more

DNC: U.S. Manufacturing Industry is Contracting & Business Investment is Slowing
WASHINGTON, Aug. 27 -- The Democratic National Committee issued the following news release: New economic data continues to show that Trump has failed to deliver on his promises to grow manufacturing and create jobs. Meanwhile, working families still aren't feeling the benefits from a growing economy. MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY DECLINING: The U.S. manufacturing industry is contracting for the first time since 2009 -- and it's the worst in key battleground states like Ohio, Wisconsin and Pennsylvan  more

Former GM Lordstown Worker Calls Out Trump's Broken Promises, As President's Approval Numbers are Underwater in Ohio
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 28 -- The Ohio Democratic Party issued the following news: A former General Motors worker from Ohio is speaking out about Donald Trump's broken promises this week as Trump's approval rating in the Buckeye State continues in negative territory, according to the latest Morning Consult monthly tracking poll. The poll shows Trump's net approval rating in Ohio is now -6 after standing at +14 in January 2017. That's a 20-point swing since he's been in office. Trump's approval r  more

Idaho Gov. Little Appoints Two to Idaho Commission of Pardons and Parole
BOISE, Idaho, Aug. 26 -- Gov. Brad Little, R-Idaho, issued the following news release: Governor Brad Little has appointed two new members to the Idaho Commission of Pardons and Parole. Judge Patricia Young of Boise will fill an opening vacated by Lisa Growette Bostaph. Bostaph resigned from the commission effective Aug. 1. Young is a former Boise County Magistrate Judge. She received her undergraduate degree from Ohio Wesleyan University and law degree from University of Idaho College of Law.   more

Indiana University-Media School: Weaver Article - Racial Bias in Film Preference Can Be Overcome
BLOOMINGTON, Indiana, Aug. 26 [TNSsociologyresearch] -- Indiana University's Media School issued the following news: The economic rationale for racial bias in film casting can be overcome by social media influence, according to a new study by associate professor Andrew Weaver. "Crossing the color line: An examination of mediators and a social media intervention for racial bias in selective exposure to movies," (https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/03637751.2019.1613670) by Weaver and J  more

Kent State University Researchers Receive $1.48 Million NSF Grant for Extended Reality Technology in Teacher Training
KENT, Ohio, Aug. 28 [TNSeducationresearch] -- Kent State University issued the following news: A trio of Kent State University researchers has landed a large federal grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to apply a novel video technology to train future teachers. The agency recently awarded a three-year, $1.48 million grant to Karl Kosko, Ph.D., associate professor of mathematics education; Richard Ferdig, PhD., professor of educational technology, both in the College of Education,   more

Liberty, Responsibility Is Focus of Ashland University Symposium
ASHLAND, Ohio, Aug. 28 -- Ashland University issued the following news release: The 10th Biennial College of Arts & Sciences Symposium Against Indifference will kick off its events on Sept. 18 focusing on the theme of "Liberty & Responsibility." The fall schedule of events is available online at bit.ly/AgainstIndiffFA19. The fall events include a "spirited discussion" on alcohol complete with mocktails, two film screenings (Paris to Pittsburgh, Dawnland), a live theatre production of An Enemy   more

Mayor Dan Horrigan and Community Partners Host 'Rock the Block' Event Celebrating Healthy Families and Infant Vitality
AKRON, Ohio, Aug. 30 -- The city of Akron issued the following news release: * * * - Event is Saturday, September 7 at Stoner/Hawkins Park * * * Mayor Dan Horrigan would like to cordially invite you to the Rock the Block event on Saturday, September 7, 2019. The Block Party will be held at Stoner/Hawkins Park (S. Hawkins Ave between Stoner and Slosson Streets) from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and will celebrate healthy families and infant vitality in our communities. In 2017, Mayor Horrigan cre  more

Michael W. Smith Joins Dinsmore's Lexington Office
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Aug. 26 -- Dinsmore and Shohl, a law firm, issued the following news release: Dinsmore & Shohl LLP has added Michael W. Smith as an associate to the firm's Lexington office. Smith will practice out of the litigation group, focusing on tort law. He joins Dinsmore from Krauser & Brown. His experience includes drafting legal documents such as pleadings and motions, assisting with litigation cases, taking and defending depositions, and arguing and defending motions. Smith recei  more

Missouri Gov. Parson Appoints Matthew H. Hearne as Associate Circuit Judge for the 21st Judicial Circuit
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri, Aug. 27 -- Gov. Michael Parson, R-Missouri, issued the following news release: Today, Governor Parson appointed Matthew Hearne as Associate Circuit Judge for the 21st Judicial Circuit. He will fill the vacancy created by the appointment of the Honorable Richard M. Stewart to Circuit Judge. Hearne, of Saint Louis, is a Partner at Hearne & Bendick LLC. He received a Bachelor's Degree in History and a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science from the Hillsdale College   more

Nationwide Reveals the Wackiest Pet Names of 2019
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 28 -- Nationwide Mutual Insurance issued the following news release: * * * - Winners selected from a pool of 750,000 dog and cat monikers * * * DJ Skribbles and Bits and Jean Clawed Van Damme earned the distinction of owning the Wackiest Pet Names of the year. DJ Skribbles and Bits nosed out Stella Bean Dip in the dog division, while Jean Clawed Van Damme purred past Boba Fetticini to be crowned champions and receive a basket of goodies. Each year, Nationwide, the nati  more

NIH Awards $325,000 Grant for College of Wooster Professor's Research That Could Impact Mosquito Control
WOOSTER, Ohio, Aug. 28 [TNSscienceresearch] -- The College of Wooster issued the following news release: * * * - Laura Sirot will use funding to study the protein in male mosquitoes' seminal fluid that transmits diseases * * * The National Institutes of Health (NIH) awarded The College of Wooster a grant of approximately $325,000 to research the function of a protein that male mosquitoes transfer to females in their seminal fluid in a species that transmits viruses, including dengue, Zika, c  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Mosteller Apartments
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 26 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-1404): In the Matter of Notification by Mosteller Apartments, LLC, 730 West Market Street, Akron, Ohio 44303, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in The Estates at Legends Apartments in Catawba County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On August 12, 2019, Mosteller Apartments, LLC (Applicant), filed with  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Riverwalk Denver
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 30 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-1658): In the Matter of Notification by Riverwalk Denver, LLC, 730 West Market Street, Akron, Ohio 44303, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Riverwalk Apartments in Lincoln County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On August 19, 2019, Riverwalk Denver, LLC (Applicant), filed with the Commission a not  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Riverwalk Denver II
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 30 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2631): In the Matter of Notification by Riverwalk Denver II, LLC, 730 West Market Street, Akron, Ohio 44303, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Riverwalk Apartments, Phase II, in Lincoln County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On August 19, 2019, Riverwalk Denver II, LLC (Applicant), filed with the  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving The Legends at Hickory
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 29 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-1409): In the Matter of Notification by The Legends at Hickory, LLC, 730 West Market Street, Akron, Ohio 44303, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in The Legends Apartments in Catawba County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On August 15, 2019, The Legends at Hickory, LLC (Applicant), filed with the Co  more

Ohio Democratic Party: Dave Yost Waging The 'Culture Wars' From The Attorney General's Office
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 26 -- The Ohio Democratic Party issued the following news: After vowing to defend Ohio's latest unconstitutional abortion ban and filing court arguments on behalf of gun lobbyists, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is again using his office to wage the 'culture wars,' joining a case arguing against using civil rights laws to protect LGBTQ+ people from discrimination. "Ohio hasn't seen this type of politicization of the attorney general's office since Mike DeWine, who spent m  more

Ohio Democratic Party: More Errors Revealed With Ohio's Voter Purge
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 25 -- The Ohio Democratic Party issued the following news: Days after the Ohio Democratic Party filed an open records request with the Secretary of State's office about their planned Sept. 6 vote purge, the state's top elections official is admitting further issues with the purge lists -- errors that were found only after good government and voting rights groups went public with their concerns. "Every week it seems like there is a new revelation about how the lists of vote  more

Ohio Dems File Federal Lawsuit Against LaRose to Stop the Purge
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 30 -- The Ohio Democratic Party issued the following news: After weeks of disturbing news about Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose's continued purging of Ohio voters -- and revelations that thousands of Ohio voters were improperly targeted for removal -- the Ohio Democratic Party is filing a complaint in the U.S. Southern District Court of Ohio seeking an immediate halt to LaRose's purging of Ohio voters. "What we've seen over the past few weeks is one revelation after a  more

Ohio Dems Renew Call for Purge Freeze, Independent Audit
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 29 -- The Ohio Democratic Party issued the following news: Following the news Thursday that Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose will allow purged voters -- including those improperly purged -- only the opportunity to cast provisional ballots in upcoming elections, Ohio Democratic Party Chairman David Pepper renewed his and others' call for an immediate halt to LaRose's purging of Ohio voters and an independent statewide audit. "The Ohio A. Philip Randolph Institute, the A  more

Ohio Department of Natural Resources's Abandoned Mine Land Program Wins National Award
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 27 -- The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued the following news: The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Abandoned Mine Land (AML) Program has won the U.S. Department of the Interior's (USDOI) Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation National Award for its work on the Dessecker Mine Project in Tuscarawas County. ODNR will be honored at the 2019 AML Reclamation Awards in Pittsburgh on Sept. 9. "Restoring this land clears the way for safe and fun recreation for gener  more

Ohio EPA to Hold Third Meeting to Discuss Permit for CCU Coal, Construction LLC
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 29 -- The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release: * * * - Information Session and Hearing Scheduled for October 7, 2019 * * * Ohio EPA will hold a third public meeting to discuss a draft wastewater discharge permit for CCU Coal and Construction's Johnson Run Mine for a new surface coal mine in Athens County. An information session will begin at 6 p.m., October 7, 2019, at Burr Oak State Park Lodge, 10660 Burr Oak Lodge Road, Glouster, imm  more

Ohio EPA: Public Hearing to Discuss Pike Sanitation Landfill's Draft Expansion Permit
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 29 -- The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release: * * * - Information Session and Hearing Scheduled Sept. 9 * * * Ohio EPA will hold a public meeting to discuss a draft solid waste permit for Rumpke Waste, Inc., that if approved and issued as final, would allow a vertical and lateral expansion of the Pike Sanitation Landfill in Waverly. An information session will begin at 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 9, 2019, at the Piketon High School cafeteria  more

Ohio Gov. DeWine Announces Plans to Enhance State, Federal Background Check Systems as Part of STRONG Ohio Bill
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 28 -- Gov. Mike DeWine, R-Ohio, issued the following news release: As part of his forthcoming STRONG Ohio legislation, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine today announced plans to enhance the state and federal background check systems to better protect law enforcement and the public, increase arrests of wanted offenders, and help prevent the sale of guns to those who are prohibited from purchasing a firearm. "Our state and national background check systems are only as good as the da  more

Ohio House Democrats Launch Commonsense Gun Safety Website
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 26 -- Ohio House Democrats issued the following information on behalf of Ohio State Rep. Emilia Strong Sykes, D-Akron: * * * - DoSomethingOhio.com provides resources for Ohioans to get involved, hold legislature accountable in wake of Dayton shooting * * * House Democratic Leader Emilia Strong Sykes (D-Akron) and House Democratic lawmakers today announced the launch of DoSomethingOhio.com, a website designed to provide resources for constituents to contact their legislat  more

Ohio Secretary of State LaRose Reaches Settlement to End A. Philip Randolph Institute Case
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 29 -- Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose issued the following news release: Today a settlement was announced in the A. Philip Randolph Institute (APRI) v. LaRose case regarding the inactive voter confirmation notices sent prior to 2016 as part of the Supplemental process of general voter list maintenance. The settlement continues a practice begun during Secretary of State Husted's administration of allowing persons whose registrations were cancelled through the supplemen  more

Ohio State Auditor Faber Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 30 -- Ohio State Auditor Keith Faber issued the following news release: Auditor of State Keith Faber is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports. - City of Lyndhurst (Cuyahoga County) - Fayette County Metropolitan Housing Authority (Fayette County) - Highland County Metropolitan Housing Authority (Highland County) - Clermont County General Health District (Clermont County) - Pickaway County Metrop  more

Ohio State Reps. Miller, Howse Introduce Bill Naming Toni Morrison Day
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 26 -- Ohio House Democrats issued the following information on behalf of Ohio State Reps. Joe Miller, D-Amherst, and Stephanie Howse, D-Cleveland: State Reps. Joe Miller (D-Amherst) and Stephanie Howse (D-Cleveland) today introduced legislation honoring the late author Toni Morrison by designating her birthday, February 18, as "Toni Morrison Day" in Ohio. Morrison, a native of Lorain, rose to prominence through novels and non-fiction works that often examined black identit  more

Ohio State University Engineer Leads Conference on Mental Health
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 28 -- Ohio State University issued the following news: A new conference at The Ohio State University focused attention on mental health research and services. The Mental Health @ OSU Conference at Pfahl Hall featured faculty, staff and students discussing advances in technology and medicine as well as new services and support for the campus community. The conference was led by Kevin Passino, professor of electrical and computer engineering. The idea to host the conference  more

Ohio State University Sees Sustainability Improvements From Energy Partnership
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 26 -- Ohio State University issued the following news: * * * - Highlights after two years include conservation measures, plans for new plant * * * Two years into a 50-year partnership, The Ohio State University continues to see improvement in its energy management and sustainability through tangible initiatives such as smart metering and lighting upgrades. Future improvements, including a Combined Heat and Power plant, promise to make an even bigger impact. On July 6, 2  more

Ohio State University Trustees Elect New Officers
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 30 -- Ohio State University issued the following news: * * * - Board also approves fiscal and construction plans * * * The Ohio State University Board of Trustees today elected new officers and welcomed a new member in a meeting held at the university's Wooster campus. The board approved Gary Heminger as chair, and Abigail Wexner and Timothy Smucker as vice chairs. In addition, the board welcomed newly appointed trustee Michael Kiggin to his first meeting. Trustees als  more

Ohio State University: Creating Batteries That Could Help Power Air Travel
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 31 [TNSscienceresearch] -- Ohio State University issued the following news: * * * - Researchers present early findings in effort to create less polluting flights * * * Researchers at the Ohio State University Center for Automotive Research have created new computer models to predict the life and performance of batteries that could power some passenger airplanes - a step forward for cleaner, more efficient air travel. The models show that adding lithium-ion batteries to   more

Ohio State University: Kids Wore Video Cameras In Their Preschool Class, for Science
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 29 [TNSscienceresearch] -- Ohio State University issued the following news: * * * - Study found classroom environment different for each child * * * They may all be in the same classroom together, but each child in preschool may have a very different experience, a new study suggests. The researchers documented these different experiences using a novel technique in the classroom: They had children wear a video camera on their head for two hours on one day to see what the  more

Ohio State University: Much Fridge Food 'Goes There to Die'
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 30 [TNSsociologyresearch] -- Ohio State University issued the following news: * * * - Food-waste study reveals trends behind discarded items * * * Americans throw out a lot more food than they expect they will, food waste that is likely driven in part by ambiguous date labels on packages, a new study has found. "People eat a lot less of their refrigerated food than they expect to, and they're likely throwing out perfectly good food because they misunderstand labels," sa  more

Ohio University Exceeds State's Expectations for Savings in Upcoming Affordability, Efficiency Report
ATHENS, Ohio, Aug. 28 -- Ohio University issued the following news release: Ohio University has implemented a series of cost reductions, new revenue generation, and policy and process improvements that will create an estimated $220 million in savings or avoided costs, reductions in expense, and growth in revenues over a five-year period that started in Fiscal Year 2017, according to estimates being prepared for submission to the Ohio Department of Higher Education. Each public university in Oh  more

Ohio University to Co-Host University-Industry Partnerships Conference in Columbus
ATHENS, Ohio, Aug. 26 -- The Ohio University's Office of Research Communications issued the following news: Ohio University and The Ohio State University will co-host a conference on fostering university-industry partnerships Sept. 16-19 in Columbus. The event is the annual fall international meeting of the University Industry Demonstration Partnership (UIDP), a project-based organization focused on exploring issues that impact university-industry relations as well as developing innovative appr  more

Owens Community College Receives Lead Gift From Dana Incorporated for New Advanced Manufacturing Training Center
PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio, Aug. 28 -- Owens Community College issued the following news release: * * * - Owens Embarks on Capital Fundraising Campaign for New $9.6 million, 59,000 Square-foot Facility to Promote Development of Skilled Workers in Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan * * * Owens Community College announced today it received a $1 million investment from Dana Incorporated (NYSE: DAN) for the new Dana Advanced Manufacturing Training Center. The new facility will help address the  more

Public Utilities Commission of Ohio Approves Vectren Distribution Rate Case
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 28 -- The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio issued the following news release: The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) today approved a settlement agreement that resolves Vectren Energy Delivery of Ohio's distribution rate case, infrastructure replacement program, and capital expenditure program. The Commission approved an agreement that will allow Vectren to increase its annual distribution rates by $22 million. The company initially sought an increase of $34 mil  more

Speaker Series Brings Celebrated 'Voices of Inspiration' to Baldwin Wallace University
BEREA, Ohio, Aug. 30 -- Baldwin Wallace University issued the following news: A blockbuster lineup of inspiring trailblazers and innovators, including Danica Patrick, history-making, professional racing driver, and Dr. Mae Jemison, first woman of color in the world to travel in space, will headline Baldwin Wallace University's 2019-20 "Voices of Inspiration" speaker series. The personal stories, insights and advice from these out-of-the-box thinkers and doers will challenge audiences to break   more

Stifel to Acquire B&F Capital Markets, Inc.
ST. LOUIS, Missouri, Aug. 26 -- Stifel Financial, a financial services holding company, issued the following news release: Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE: SF) today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire B&F Capital Markets, Inc. ("B&F"), an industry leader in providing regional and community banks with extensive interest rate swap capabilities. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed and it is expected to close in the third quarter of 2019. Founded in 2003, B&F is h  more

Teradata Hires Bob Joyce for New Role of EVP, Teradata Business Systems
DAYTON, Ohio, Aug. 26 -- Teradata, a data analytics and marketing applications company, issued the following news release: * * * - New executive brings extensive experience in operational excellence - joins newly hired CRO, Scott Brown, and CHRO, Kathy Cullen-Cote, to strengthen leadership team and boost Teradata's transformation * * * Teradata (NYSE: TDC), the industry's only Cloud First Pervasive Data Intelligence company, today announced that it has appointed Bob Joyce as Executive Vice P  more

U.S. Department of Energy Awards University of Toledo $750,000 to Improve Production of Hydrogen As Clean Fuel
TOLEDO, Ohio, Aug. 30 [TNSscienceresearch] -- The University of Toledo issued the following news release: From powering a car to a rocket, hydrogen holds promise as the clean-energy fuel of the future. The University of Toledo is among 29 universities and organizations across the country to receive a total of $40 million from the U.S. Department of Energy for new projects focused on using hydrogen as fuel. The goal of the H2@Scale concept is to enable affordable and reliable large-scale hydro  more

UC Health Wins National Award for Patient Loyalty
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Aug. 27 -- U.C. Health, a network of hospitals operated by the University of Cincinnati, issued the following news release: UC Health's University of Cincinnati Medical Center has been named to the NRC Health Top 100 Consumer Loyalty List, which recognizes hospitals that provide outstanding patient experience and garner extraordinary loyalty from patients. "At UC Health, we put patients and families first in all that we do, and we are proud when that is recognized by those we  more

University of Akron: Goodyear's CEO Is Keynote Speaker for Goodyear Executive Leadership Forum
AKRON, Ohio, Aug. 28 -- The University of Akron issued the following news release: Listening to advice from successful leaders is one way to learn about business. University of Akron students, faculty and guests will hear firsthand from the leader of one of the world's most admired global companies when Richard J. Kramer, chairman, CEO and president of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company serves as the keynote speaker at the 2019 Goodyear Executive Leadership Forum on Tuesday, Sept. 17, at 1:15 p  more

University of Cincinnati Discovers New Way of Tracking Jaguars
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Aug. 30 [TNSscienceresearch] -- The University of Cincinnati issued the following news: * * * - Brooke Crowley is using geochemistry to identify the secretive cats' prime hunting grounds in Belize * * * How do you follow a predator so elusive that its nickname is "shadow cat"? To track secretive jaguars in the forested mountains of Belize, the University of Cincinnati turned to geology and poop. Brooke Crowley, a UC associate professor of geology and anthropology, can tra  more

University of Toledo: Scientists Discover Single Gene That Explains Songbird Migration
TOLEDO, Ohio, Aug. 29 [TNSscienceresearch] -- The University of Toledo issued the following news release: Ornithologists at The University of Toledo played a critical role in new collaborative research identifying a single gene that defines whether rare, tiny songbirds that reproduce in the Great Lakes region and Appalachian Mountains spend their winters in South America or Central America. Dr. Henry Streby, assistant professor in the UToledo Department of Environmental Sciences, and Gunnar Kr  more

Utair Selects GE Aviation's Avionica for Wireless Quick Access Recorders
EVENDALE, Ohio, Aug. 26 -- G.E. Aviation, a subsidiary of General Electric, issued the following news release: Utair has selected GE Aviation to supply wireless mini Quick Access Recorders (QAR) to assist Utair in meeting its flight data collection requirements from the State Civil Authority of Russia (SCAA). The miniQAR will be supplied from Avionica, a joint venture of GE Aviation. Deliveries are currently taking place across Utair's fleet of 45 Boeing 737 and 767 aircraft, adding to the near  more

Wright State University: Baby Steps
KENT, Ohio, Aug. 27 [TNSmedicalresearch] -- Wright State University issued the following news: * * * - Pregnancy-related disorders target of pioneering research by Wright State's Thomas L. Brown * * * It was a nightmare. Five months into her pregnancy, Uohna June Thiessen's blood pressure skyrocketed and she was hospitalized. For Thiessen, much of what took place there is a blur. Doctors induced delivery but, sadly, she lost the baby. Even after that tragic event, her blood pressure remaine  more

Wright State University: New Entrepreneurial Program Open to Local College Students
KENT, Ohio, Aug. 29 -- Wright State University issued the following news: College students with a business idea can receive $1,000 to help launch their venture through a new incubator program organized by the Wright State Research Institute. The first Early Risers Academy cohort is open to 10 student venture teams from Dayton-area colleges, including Wright State University, University of Dayton, Central State University, Sinclair College, Wilberforce University, Cedarville University and Witt  more