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State Tipoffs Involving Ohio Newsletter for Sunday September 08, 2019 ( 57 items )  

Babcock & Wilcox Regains Full Compliance With New York Stock Exchange Minimum Share Price Continued Listing Criteria
BARBERTON, Ohio, Sept. 5 -- Babcock and Wilcox Enterprises issued the following news release: Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Inc. ("B&W" or the "Company") (NYSE:BW) announced today that the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) has notified the Company that it has regained full compliance with its continued listing criteria based on the price of B&W's common stock. B&W received written notification from the NYSE on September 4, 2019 that it regained compliance after the Company's average stock price   more

Babcock and Wilcox, John Zink Hamworthy Combustion Sign Strategic Agreement Pairing B&W Package Boilers With Coen Burners
BARBERTON, Ohio, Sept. 3 -- Babcock and Wilcox Enterprises issued the following news release: The Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W), a subsidiary of Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: BW), has signed a strategic collaboration agreement with John Zink Hamworthy Combustion (JZHC) that pairs JZHC's Coen(R) burners with B&W's water-tube package boilers and allows the companies to market the combined burner and boiler solution to their customers. The agreement combines B&W's world-class package  more

BakerHostetler Bolsters Privacy Team With Former Comcast VP, Deputy General Counsel and Privacy Officer
CLEVELAND, Ohio, Sept. 3 -- BakerHostetler, a law firm, issued the following news release: BakerHostetler announced today that Daniel A. Pepper, most recently a senior legal and privacy executive with Comcast, has joined as a partner in the firm's globally recognized Privacy and Data Protection team. He will reside in the firm's Philadelphia office. Pepper has 25 years of experience representing Fortune 500 companies in information technology, data privacy and cybersecurity law. He is highly s  more

Cincinnati Launches Curbside Recycling 'Checkup'
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Sept. 4 -- The city of Cincinnati issued the following news: Placing the wrong items in recycling is a big problem. A recent audit of the City of Cincinnati's recycling found that 28% of the material placed in curbside recycling containers isn't accepted in the City's recycling program. "Placing wrong items in the recycling container may seem harmless, but in reality, it can prevent your material and other people's material from being recycled," said Sue Magness, recycling co  more

Cincinnati Public Schools: SCPA Executive Director Accepts Community College Presidency
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Sept. 5 -- Cincinnati Public Schools issued the following news: Cincinnati Public Schools announced that Nick Nissley, executive director of the School for Creative and Performing Arts (SCPA), will resign in December to become the next President of Northwestern Michigan College. Nissley's resignation date is December 20, 2019. The district will announce a transition and succession plan in the weeks ahead. Since 2015, under Nissley's leadership, SCPA has executed its Strategi  more

City of Akron: Mayor Horrigan's Youth Leadership Council and Partners Host Free Adult Financial Education Workshops
AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 6 -- The city of Akron issued the following news release: * * * - MYLC awards two scholarships and opens applications for Teen Financial Literacy Facilitators * * * Mayor Dan Horrigan is proud to announce that the Mayor's Youth Leadership Council (MYLC), in partnership with the Akron Financial Empowerment Center and Huntington Bank, will be hosting FREE adult financial education workshops on Tuesday, September 10th and Tuesday, October 22nd from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The  more

Clark State Community College Welcomes New Dean of Health, Human, Public Services
SPRINGFIELD, Ohio, Sept. 5 -- Clark State Community College issued the following news release: Clark State Community College has appointed Dr. Rhoda Sommers as the dean of Health, Human, and Public Services. Sommers is an experienced leader in higher education, having served as an academic dean for 11 years at two different institutions, Malone University in Canton, Ohio, and Taylor University in Upland, Indiana. She has also served as a full-time faculty member in teacher education for five y  more

Cleveland State University: Constitution Day Lecture Discusses Criminal Justice Reform
CLEVELAND, Ohio, Sept. 3 -- Cleveland State University issued the following news release: * * * - Noted criminology scholar Jenia Turner speaks at CSU Sept. 19 * * * Cleveland State University's Cleveland Marshall College of Law will host a Constitution Day Lecture featuring noted criminology scholar and reform advocate Jenia Turner, Thursday, September 19. The event will discuss the plea bargaining system in the U.S. and efforts to make the process more transparent and inclusive. The lectu  more

College of Wooster: Constitution Day Lecture to Feature Alumnus Wayne Cornelius '67
WOOSTER, Ohio, Sept. 4 -- The College of Wooster issued the following news release: * * * - Leading authority on Mexican immigration to the U.S. to speak Sept. 17 * * * Wayne Cornelius, Distinguished Professor of Political Science Emeritus and the Theodore Gildred Professor of U.S.-Mexican Relations emeritus at the University of California San Diego, will present "Making Immigration Law and Policy in a Time of Lawlessness" at the annual Constitution Day Lecture on Tuesday, Sept. 17, at The   more

CT Consultants: 2019 Ohio Minority Engineering Student Scholarship Program Minority Engineering Scholarship Recipients Announced
MENTOR, Ohio, Sept. 5 -- CT Consultants, a provider of engineering, architecture, landscape architecture, geospatial and construction services, issued the following news: The recipients of the 2019 Ohio Minority Engineering Student Scholarship Program (OMESSP) sponsored by CT Consultants, Inc. in collaboration with Ohio Legislative Black Caucus (OLBC), the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), and New Visions Group, LLC have been announced. The purpose of the OMESSP is to foster minority  more

David A. Lemery Named University of Massachusetts-Amherst AFROTC Commander
AMHERST, Massachusetts, Sept. 4 -- The University of Massachusetts's Amherst campus issued the following news: Lieutenant Colonel David A. Lemery has been named the University of Massachusetts Amherst Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC) Detachment 370 Commander. Lemery is a distinguished graduate of the AFROTC Detachment at the University of Texas at San Antonio, where he earned a B.S. in mechanical engineering, graduating cum laude. He went on to receive a master of business adm  more

Dinsmore Attorneys Named 2019 Michigan Super Lawyers
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Sept. 3 -- Dinsmore and Shohl, a law firm, issued the following news release: Dinsmore & Shohl LLP is pleased to announce three of its attorneys have been named to the Michigan Super Lawyers and Rising Stars list for 2019. Attorneys selected for the Super Lawyers list have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Those on the Rising Stars list are being recognized as the top up-and-coming attorneys in the state of Michigan. Dinsmore attorney r  more

Fall Academy of Religion Opens 51st Year at College of Wooster
WOOSTER, Ohio, Sept. 3 -- The College of Wooster issued the following news release: * * * - Lecture series to study "Indigenous/Native American Religion and Spirituality: An Alternative Paradigm" * * * The annual Fall Academy of Religion at The College of Wooster will open 51 years of discussions with this year's topic "Indigenous/Native American Religion and Spirituality: An Alternative Paradigm," every Wednesday night starting, Sept. 11 and running through Oct. 16. The lecture series, whic  more

Fifth Third Bank Adds Leadership to Southern California Team for Inland Empire and San Gabriel Valley
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Sept. 7 -- Fifth Third Bancorp, a financial services company, issued the following news release, dated Sept. 4: Fifth Third Bank (Nasdaq: FITB) recently announced additions to its Southern California leadership team. Louis Goodwin joins as senior vice president and regional executive for the Inland Empire and San Gabriel Valley. He brings more than two decades of middle-market banking experience and will lead Fifth Third's middle-market strategy for the region. This includes   more

FirstEnergy Named Top Utility for Economic Development by Site Selection Magazine
AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 5 -- FirstEnergy issued the following news release: FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) has been named by Site Selection magazine as one of the nation's leading utilities in promoting economic development, helping to attract nearly 11,000 new jobs and $3.9 billion in third-party capital investment in its six-state service area in 2018. The award recognizes utility companies that complement reliable power delivery to their customers with a hands-on approach to encouraging business d  more

G.E. Aviation: AiRXOS Successfully Completes UAS Traffic Management Pilot Program at FAA-Approved Test Sites in Nevada, North Dakota, Virginia
EVENDALE, Ohio, Sept. 4 -- G.E. Aviation, a subsidiary of General Electric, issued the following news release: Today, AiRXOS concluded real-world flight operations for the FAA's first phase of the Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Traffic Management Pilot Program (UPP). The UPP, established in 2017, was designed to identify the initial set of industry and FAA capabilities required to support UAS Traffic Management (UTM) operations. As a UAS Service Supplier (USS) for UTM, and after the company's   more

Goodyear to Present at Morgan Stanley Investor Conference
AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 3 -- Goodyear Tire and Rubber issued the following news release: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company today said it will webcast its presentation at the 2019 Morgan Stanley Investor Conference in Laguna, California, on Sept. 11, 2019. Darren R. Wells, executive vice president and chief financial officer, will provide a business overview. A live, audio-only webcast of the presentation will be available at 12:20 p.m. EDT (9:20 a.m. PDT) on the company's investor relations websit  more

How Companies are Taking Advantage of Selfie Culture: University of Akron Professor Studies 'Selfie-Marketing'
AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 5 [TNSsociologyresearch] -- The University of Akron issued the following news release: Who would have thought that millennials' polished selfies at the beach or #nofilter photos of themselves would influence how companies are marketing their products on various social media platforms? As it turns out, companies have caught onto selfie culture, now encouraging consumers to take and share personal "selfies in relation to their brand." This trend, now coined as "selfie-marketin  more

Japan Airlines Selects GE Aviation for Digital Records System, Maintenance & Engineering Integration
EVENDALE, Ohio, Sept. 3 -- G.E. Aviation, a subsidiary of General Electric, issued the following news release: Japan Airlines selects GE Aviation for Digital Records Management across its fleet of more than 200 airplanes. The implementation is currently underway and adds to the 700 million aircraft maintenance records being maintained on GE's digital records management system, AirVault. The agreement includes maintenance and engineering integration of the system at the JAL facilities around the  more

Jersey Central Power & Light Joining With Community Agencies to Hold Energy Assistance Days to Help Customers Pay Utility Bills
AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 4 -- Jersey Central Power & Light, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy, issued the following news release: Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) is teaming with local community organizations to hold Energy Assistance Days where customers can sign up for special financial assistance programs to help pay their utility bills or energy efficiency programs that could reduce the amount of electricity they use. The events will take place in Monmouth, Morris, Warren, Sussex and Ocean countie  more

Kent State University Joins Lieutenant Governor's Collaboration to Foster Innovation, Drive Economic Growth
KENT, Ohio, Sept. 6 -- Kent State University issued the following news: Kent State University, in collaboration with Ohio's public universities, has pledged support for Lt. Gov. Jon Husted's "Ohio Intellectual Property (IP) Promise," a collaborative effort to strengthen Ohio's innovation economy, attract innovative researchers and serve as a magnet for investors and entrepreneurs. "Kent State and Ohio's public universities play a crucial role in fueling the state's economy by fostering a cultu  more

Kent State University's New President Todd Diacon to Serve as 2019 Homecoming Grand Marshal
KENT, Ohio, Sept. 3 -- Kent State University issued the following news: Last year, Kent State University celebrated 100 years of Homecoming. This year, the university starts the next century of Kent State Homecoming celebrations with a new president leading the institution. Kent State President Todd Diacon will serve as Kent State's 2019 Homecoming Grand Marshal. Kent State alumni, students, employees and members of the community are encouraged to join Diacon at this year's Homecoming festivit  more

Lakeland Community College, Cleveland State University Create New Dynamic Pathway to Four-Year Degrees
CLEVELAND, Ohio, Sept. 5 -- Cleveland State University issued the following news release: * * * - CSU Bound provides seamless path to college and career success * * * Lakeland Community College students planning to transfer to Cleveland State University will soon benefit from a new streamlined and enriched pathway to earning a four-year degree with the creation of CSU Bound. The program is an extension of Lakeland and CSU's existing educational partnership and will be open to all degree prog  more

Marietta College Receives National Endowment for the Arts Grant
MARIETTA, Ohio, Sept. 4 -- Marietta College issued the following news release: The National Endowment for the Arts is awarding Marietta College a grant of $10,000 to support bringing the quartet, Women of the World, to the campus and Marietta community. "All Americans should have access to the arts," said Mary Anne Carter, acting chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts. "Grants such as this one to Marietta College are an important part of the National Endowment for the Arts' work to en  more

Michigan A.G. Nessel Files Amicus Brief Supporting a State's Ability to Coordinate Opioid Litigation
LANSING, Michigan, Sept. 6 -- Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel issued the following news release: In support of efforts to address the opioid crisis, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel today filed a motion and amicus brief in the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, supporting the state of Ohio's request to halt trials that would address legal claims filed by two Ohio counties, Cuyahoga and Summit, against opioid manufacturer Purdue Pharma. The two county cases are part  more

Nationwide Mutual Insurance: Younger Adults Taking 'Risky' Actions to Save on Health Care Costs, While Older Adults Worry About an Unexpected Decline in Health
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 5 -- Nationwide Mutual Insurance issued the following news release: * * * - Nationwide Retirement Institute Surveys Reveal All Ages Have Health And Financial Wellness Concerns, Yet Many Don't Make Use of Free, Easy Ways to Lessen the Burden * * * When it comes to health care costs both younger and older adults are concerned over costs right now as well as in the future. New survey data from the Nationwide Retirement Institute(R) reveals 63% of younger adults believe the  more

New Portable Oxygen Analyzer From Mettler Toledo Offers Convenient At-Line Monitoring
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 6 -- Mettler-Toledo, a supplier of precision instruments and services, issued the following news release: METTLER TOLEDO Process Analytics announces the launch of the InTap portable oxygen analyzer for brewery and soft drink applications. InTap samples and measures dissolved and gas oxygen values at-line for control of beer and soft drink production. The analyzer can also be used for calibrating in-line dissolved oxygen sensors. Using Bluetooth communication, calibration  more

Ohio Association of Community Colleges Awards Former Owens Community College Trustee Terry M. Thomas Friend of Community Colleges Award
PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio, Sept. 7 -- Owens Community College issued the following news release: The Ohio Association of Community Colleges' (OACC) recently awarded the Terry M. Thomas Friend of Community Colleges Award to former Owens Community College trustee, Edward J. Reiter, as part of the OACC 2019 Excellence Awards program. Steve Robinson, Ph.D., president, Owens Community College, nominated Reiter for his leadership, passion and efforts to further technical education and help community  more

Ohio Democratic Party: Did Steve Chabot Create a Culture That Condoned Campaign Finance Violations?
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Sept. 6 -- The Ohio Democratic Party issued the following news: Ohio Democratic Party Chairman reminded Congressman Steve Chabot today "there is no passing the buck" about his campaign's financial irregularities -- which escaped detection despite 21 letters from the Federal Election Commission over the past six years -- and emphasized Chabot's role in creating "a system with apparently no checks and balances." Pepper said: "As Steve Chabot said during last year's campaign, t  more

Ohio Dems to Welcome DNC Debate to Buckeye State in October
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 31 -- The Ohio Democratic Party issued the following news: The Democratic National Committee will hold its October presidential debate in Ohio -- another indication that the Buckeye State is in play for 2020. "We're excited to partner with the DNC to bring the next sanctioned presidential debate to Ohio," said Ohio Democratic Party Chairman David Pepper. "As is happening across the nation, Democrats are energized, formerly Republican suburbs are trending blue and voters ac  more

Ohio Department of Higher Education One of Six States Chosen for Program to Help Adult Learners
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 4 -- The Ohio Department of Higher Education issued the following news release: * * * - National Governors Association's Educate for Opportunity project to increase residents' upward mobility * * * Ohio is one of six states chosen by the National Governors Association (NGA) to participate in a project that will design education and training programs to increase the upward mobility of adult learners. Ohio, along with Louisiana, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Pennsylvania, an  more

Ohio Department of Natural Resources Announces New Chief of Engineering
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 4 -- The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued the following news: Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Director Mary Mertz announced today the selection of Jeremy Wenner as the new Chief of the Division of Engineering. "Jeremy has been an integral part of ODNR's engineering work for several years," said Director Mertz. "His knowledge, skills, and leadership made him the clear choice for this position, and I'm confident in his abilities to guide this division  more

Ohio Department of Natural Resources's Utica Shale 2nd Quarter Production Totals Released
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 4 -- The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued the following news: During the second quarter of 2019, Ohio's horizontal shale wells produced 5,813,755 barrels of oil and 614,218,362 Mcf (614 billion cubic feet) of natural gas, according to the figures released today by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Compared to a year ago, oil production increased by 29.54% and natural gas production showed a 10.81% increase over the second quarter of 2018. Table   more

Ohio EPA Holding Public Hearing to Discuss Permit for Fulton County Steel Mill Expansion
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 4 -- The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release: Ohio EPA is accepting public comments at a Sept. 18, 2019, public meeting on a draft air emissions permit for an expansion of the North Star BlueScope Steel mill located in Delta. The public information session and hearing begins at 6 p.m. at Memorial Hall, 401 Main Street, Delta. A hearing will immediately follow during which the public can submit comments for the record concerning the draft  more

Ohio EPA Meeting Set for Lowell Wastewater Treatment Plant
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 3 -- The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release: * * * - Information Session and Hearing Scheduled Sept. 17, 2019 * * * Ohio EPA will hold a public hearing to discuss the village of Lowell's application for a permit-to-install for construction of an expanded wastewater treatment plant and related discharges. An information session will begin at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 17, at the Lowell Village Offices, 308 Walnut Street, immediately fo  more

Ohio Gov. DeWine Meets With Japanese Ambassador to U.S.
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 6 -- Gov. Mike DeWine, R-Ohio, issued the following news release: Ohio Governor Mike DeWine met with Shinsuke Sugiyama, Ambassador of Japan to the United States today at the Ohio Statehouse. Joined by Lydia Mihalik, Director of the Ohio Development Services Agency, Kristi Tanner of JobsOhio, and Tsutomu Nakagawa, Consul General of Japan, and Soichiro Suzuki, Second Secretary at the Embassy of Japan, the group discussed Ohio's long-standing relationship with Japan and the u  more

Ohio Secretary of State LaRose Carries Out State and Federal Law
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 6 -- Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose issued the following news release: * * * - Adds Safeguards to Protect Voters * * * Today Secretary Frank LaRose issued Directive 2019-22(opens in a new window), instructing county boards of elections on how to move forward with the voter list maintenance process pursuant to state and federal law, while providing certain exceptions and safeguards to ensure that no registrant is improperly denied the opportunity to vote. "There h  more

Ohio State University Joins Statewide Effort to Foster Innovation, Economic Growth
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 6 -- Ohio State University issued the following news: The Ohio State University is joining public universities across the Buckeye state to boost research and technology commercialization in Ohio. Lt. Gov. Jon Husted announced the Ohio Intellectual Property Promise initiative at a press conference today at Ohio State's Corporate Engagement Office. Ohio IP Promise helps ensure that the state's public universities are best-in-class when it comes to the transfer of university  more

Ohio State University Tackles Opioid Crisis From Multiple Angles
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 3 [TNSmedicalresearch] -- Ohio State University issued the following news: Fighting the opioid epidemic in Ohio, which has the second-highest rate of opioid overdose deaths in the United States, is considered by many health practitioners at The Ohio State University not just a professional responsibility, but also a moral imperative. That sense of obligation was a driving force behind the collaborative approach to Ohio State's proposal for a HEALing Communities Study gran  more

Ohio State University: Good Grades Aren't Everything in Sex Ed
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 6 [TNSeducationresearch] -- Ohio State University issued the following news: * * * - Study highlights impact of helping students master HIV, pregnancy prevention lessons * * * Just because students ace their tests in health class doesn't mean they will remember and use lessons about preventing pregnancy and HIV infection when it counts, a new study suggests. The researchers explored the effects of teaching sex-ed with a focus on making sure students master the material  more

Ohio State University: Share Your Goals - But Be Careful Whom You Tell
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 4 [TNSsociologyresearch] -- Ohio State University issued the following news: * * * - Tell your aspirations to higher-status people, study suggests * * * If you want to achieve a goal, make sure you share your objective with the right person. In a new set of studies, researchers found that people showed greater goal commitment and performance when they told their goal to someone they believed had higher status than themselves. It didn't help people at all to tell their  more

Ohio State University: Study - No Link Between 'Extreme' Personal Grooming, STDs
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 5 -- Ohio State University issued the following news: * * * - Research contradicts previous reports * * * Women who choose to shave or wax their pubic hair might not be raising their risk of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) after all, according to a new study that found no connection between "extreme" grooming and chlamydia or gonorrhea. Previous research and many media reports have warned women about a connection between pubic hair removal and STDs - but researche  more

Ohio University Joins Ohio IP Promise to Boost Investment, Entrepreneurship
ATHENS, Ohio, Sept. 6 -- Ohio University issued the following news release: As part of the Ohio IP Promise, a collaboration with the state of Ohio and the state's public universities, Ohio University has established a best-in-class process for licensing intellectual property and nurturing startup companies. The goal of the Ohio IP Promise is to foster a climate in which innovation thrives through partnerships among universities, researchers, entrepreneurs, investors and industry. It was establ  more

Ohio University: Voinovich School Awarded $1M Federal Grant for Ohio Opioid Program Implementation
ATHENS, Ohio, Sept. 5 -- Ohio University issued the following news release: Ohio University's Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs received a $1 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration's (HRSA) Federal Office of Rural Health Policy to help communities in five Ohio counties implement the Rural Communities Opioid Response Program (RCORP). "With the implementation funding from HRSA, we will further develop the infrastructure necessary for local communities  more

Strong Student Engagement Drives Ohio University's Ascent in Wall Street Journal-Times Higher Education's Annual Rankings
ATHENS, Ohio, Sept. 4 -- Ohio University issued the following news release: Ohio University's position in the latest Wall Street Journal-Times Higher Education College Rankings increased dramatically this year, rankings released today showed. The boost was fueled by increasing scores in outcomes and student engagement. OHIO placed 82nd out of 801 institutions with its engagement score. The score includes student engagement, student recommendations, student interactions, and subject breadth. Th  more

Suicide Rates Climbing, Especially in Rural America
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 7 [TNSsociologyresearch] -- Ohio State University issued the following news: * * * - County-by-county analysis offers clues about elevated risk * * * Suicide is becoming more common in America, an increase most pronounced in rural areas, new research has found. The study, which appears online today (Sept. 6, 2019) in the journal JAMA Network Open, also highlights a cluster of factors, including lack of insurance and the prevalence of gun shops, that are associated with  more

UC Health Discloses Medical Records Incident
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Sept. 4 -- U.C. Health, a network of hospitals operated by the University of Cincinnati, issued the following news release: UC Health is investigating a recent email phishing incident that may have involved patient information. On July 6, 2019, UC Health learned of a phishing attack that led to unauthorized access to a limited number of UC Health employee e-mail accounts between July 6, 2019 and July 12, 2019. UC Health immediately took steps to secure the accounts and began   more

University of Akron Supports the Ohio IP Promise
AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 6 -- The University of Akron issued the following news release: The University of Akron joins universities from across the state in supporting the Ohio IP Promise, a best-in-class process for how universities cultivate the licensing of intellectual property (IP) that was announced today by Lt. Gov. Jon Husted during a press conference in Columbus. The process was developed to strengthen Ohio's economy, attract innovative researchers, and serve as a magnet for investors and en  more

University of Akron: Helping Preterm Babies Breathe
AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 6 [TNSmedicalresearch] -- The University of Akron issued the following news release: It's that sound we hear when healthy babies are born, just seconds after delivery -- a gasp of air, perhaps even a cry, as a newborn inflates its lungs for the very first time. But for babies born premature, they face a higher risk for one or more health complications after delivery. One of the main concerns is the newborn's lung health. To that end, Dr. Hossein Tavana, associate professor o  more

University of Cincinnati Uses $12M Grant to Create Apprenticeship Program
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Sept. 6 -- The University of Cincinnati issued the following news: * * * - The NEXT Apprenticeship Program creates pathways to skilled careers in informatics and computing fields * * * The University of Cincinnati pioneered cooperative education, and it continues to innovate new ways for students to earn while they learn. Using a $12 million grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor in July, UC's Division of Experience-Based Learning and Career Education has created th  more

University of Illinois-Chicago Earns Top 10 Best Value, Top 25 Public University in National Ranking
CHICAGO, Illinois, Sept. 5 -- The University of Illinois's Chicago Campus issued the following news release: The University of Illinois at Chicago is ranked 8th on the "Best Values" list of the nation's universities, according to the 2020 edition of the Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education rankings. Among more than 340 U.S. public universities, UIC was ranked 21st, in a tie with Michigan State University, and ahead of Ohio State University, the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities and  more

University of Toledo Supports 'Ohio IP Promise' to Fuel Innovation, Strengthen Economy
TOLEDO, Ohio, Sept. 6 -- The University of Toledo issued the following news release: The University of Toledo is one of 14 public universities in the state to unite in Columbus today in support of the "Ohio Intellectual Property (IP) Promise," an initiative led by Lt. Governor Jon Husted. The event hosted by the Inter-University Council of Ohio showcased how universities are working to strengthen Ohio's innovation economy, attract researchers, and serve as a magnet for investors and entreprene  more

Wall Street Journal Names Cleveland State University One of Best Universities in U.S.
CLEVELAND, Ohio, Sept. 6 -- Cleveland State University issued the following news release: * * * - University enters Top 500 for the first time * * * Cleveland State University has once again been selected by The Wall Street Journal as one of the best universities in the United States, further highlighting its elevation to the upper ranks of national universities. In the latest edition of The Wall Street Journal / Times Higher Education (THE) College Rankings, Cleveland State was ranked in   more

West Virginia Gov. Justice Issues Statement on Alecto Healthcare's Decision to Abruptly Close OVMC in Wheeling
CHARLESTON, West Virginia, Sept. 4 -- Gov. Jim Justice, R-West Virginia, issued the following news release: Gov. Jim Justice issues the following statement: From the first day that I heard about Alecto Healthcare's decision to close the Ohio Valley Medical Center in Wheeling, I have worked tirelessly with WVU Medicine, Congressman McKinley, and community leaders to make sure that the Ohio Valley region will be able to maintain quality healthcare availability and to make sure we saved as many j  more

Wright State University to Play Role in Statewide Intellectual Property Initiative
KENT, Ohio, Sept. 6 -- Wright State University issued the following news: Wright State University is a partner in a new statewide initiative designed to boost Ohio's economy by making it easier for industry to access intellectual property developed through university research. Wright State representatives attended Lt. Gov. Jon Husted's unveiling of The Ohio IP Promise on Sept. 6 at The Ohio State University. The Ohio IP Promise is designed to cultivate the licensing of intellectual property de  more

Wright State University's College of Nursing Ranked Third in Ohio
KENT, Ohio, Sept. 5 -- Wright State University issued the following news: Wright State University-Miami Valley College of Nursing and Health is ranked the Number Three Accredited Nursing School in Ohio for 2019 by "We are proud to be recognized for offering quality nursing education and providing competent nursing professionals to the Dayton and Lake Campus regions, and throughout Ohio," said Deborah L. Ulrich, interim dean of the Wright State College of Nursing and Health.  more

Wright State University: Remen Institute for Study of Health and Illness to Host Clinician Well-Being Retreat
KENT, Ohio, Sept. 3 -- Wright State University issued the following news: By Lisa Coffey The Remen Institute for the Study of Health and Illness (RISHI) at the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine in collaboration with the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at University of Washington School of Medicine will host a clinician well-being retreat for physicians, nurses, medical residents and health care clinicians on Oct. 18-19. The workshop is one of many provided by the inst  more