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State Tipoffs Involving Ohio Newsletter for Sunday October 13, 2019 ( 48 items )  

$3.8 Million Gift to University of Cincinnati Gardner Neuroscience Institute
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Oct. 8 [TNSgrantsresearch] -- The University of Cincinnati issued the following news: * * * - Biomarker research for Parkinson's disease, and dementia treatment gets greenlight * * * A $3.8 million gift from the James J. and Joan A. Gardner Family Foundation will fund an innovative, 5,000-patient biomarker study for Parkinson's disease and dementia treatment at the University of Cincinnati Gardner Neuroscience Institute. The study, led by Dr. Alberto Espay, UC professor of  more

AEP Ohio Awards Chillicothe City School District $38,531 for Energy Efficiency Efforts
GAHANNA, Ohio, Oct. 11 -- AEP Ohio issued the following news release: AEP Ohio, an American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) company, presented the Chillicothe City School District with an incentive check for $38,531 on Monday, September 23 in recognition of the district's commitment to energy efficiency. Between 2016 and 2019, the Chillicothe Board of Education worked with AEP Ohio and design partners SHP Leading Design and Summit Construction to incorporate energy efficient measures into the desig  more

AEP Ohio Awards Woda Cooper Companies More Than $22,000 for Commitment to Energy Efficiency and Affordable Housing
GAHANNA, Ohio, Oct. 11 -- AEP Ohio issued the following news release: AEP Ohio, an American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) company, presented affordable housing developer Woda Cooper Companies with an incentive check for more than $22,000 through its EfficiencyCrafted Homes program. The incentive recognizes Woda Cooper Companies' commitment to providing affordable utility solutions for low-income seniors through high-energy efficiency standards. Open since late 2018, Fairwood Commons, a $12.2 mill  more

Akron Public Schools Announces Partnership With FirstEnergy
AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 11 -- FirstEnergy issued the following news release: * * * - Students at Kenmore-Garfield High School to benefit from experiential learning in and out of the classroom * * * Today, Akron Public Schools (APS) Superintendent Dr. David James joined FirstEnergy President and CEO Charles Jones to announce that FirstEnergy will become a named integrated partner in the College and Career Academies of Akron at Kenmore-Garfield High School. FirstEnergy will offer instructional suppo  more

Akron Public Schools: Feeding Students Outside of School
AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 11 -- Akron Public Schools issued the following news: The Good Samaritan Hunger Center has been helping the poorest of Akron area residents make sure they can put food on their tables since 1982. According to organization officials, the center was established by Sister Jordan Haddad, who died in 2006 and was a Dominican Sister of Peace who fought to bring respect to and provide food for the poor. Bill Kiel, who joined the center's board of directors three years ago, said the  more

Blanchard Valley Health System in Ohio Joins Mayo Clinic Care Network
FINDLAY, Ohio, Oct. 11 -- Mayo Clinic issued the following news release: Blanchard Valley Health System and Mayo Clinic announced Friday, Oct. 11, that Blanchard Valley Health System has joined the Mayo Clinic Care Network. Blanchard Valley Health System is the first Ohio-based health care facility to become a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, a group of carefully vetted, independent health care systems that have special access to Mayo Clinic's knowledge and expertise. Physicians from B  more

Bowling Green State University Part of Team to Receive Funding Through Competitive Research Program HAB Awards
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio, Oct. 2 -- Bowling Green State University issued the following news: Bowling Green State University is part of a team receiving funding for "Monitoring and Event Response for Harmful Algal Blooms: Portable Tin Detection Technology to Support Great Lakes Decision Support Tools." The National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced recipients of the National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science (NCCOS) Competitive Research Program Harmful Algal Bloom Awards Oct. 1. L  more

Cincinnati Public Schools: Board President Jones Recognized by Ohio School Board Association
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Oct. 8 -- Cincinnati Public Schools issued the following news: Cincinnati Public Schools Board of Education President Carolyn Jones was recently recognized by the Ohio School Board Association (OSBA) for her service and leadership locally and nationally. "Public service as a school board member is not an easy task, but the reward is making communities better places to live," said Rick Lewis, executive director of OSBA. "Today, hard work and a commitment to excellence is an e  more

Cleveland Mayor Jackson Swears-in Cleveland Municipal School District Board of Education Members
CLEVELAND, Ohio, Oct. 8 -- Cleveland Mayor Frank G. Jackson issued the following news release: On Monday, October 7, 2019, Mayor Frank G. Jackson reappointed four board members and one new member to the Cleveland Municipal School District (CMSD) Board of Education and administered the oath of office to Louise Dempsey, Sara Elaqad, Jasmine Fryer, Denise Link and Kathleen C. Valdez. The Board members will serve full terms ending June 30, 2023. Louise Dempsey She has served on the Cleveland Boar  more

Cleveland State University: Addressing Human Trafficking in Cleveland
CLEVELAND, Ohio, Oct. 11 [TNSsociologyresearch] -- Cleveland State University issued the following news release: Human trafficking is a form of human slavery that includes forced labor, domestic servitude and commercial sex trafficking. It Is a major global problem and a particular challenge locally, as the state of Ohio ranks fourth in the nation for human trafficking cases. Two CSU nursing students decided to investigate ways to address this issue by creating better methods for identifying t  more

Cleveland State University: Browne Lewis Elected to American Law Institute
CLEVELAND, Ohio, Oct. 8 -- Cleveland State University issued the following news release: "Browne Lewis, the Leon and Gloria Plevin Professor of Law at Cleveland State University, has been elected to membership in the American Law Institute. The ALI is the leading independent organization in the United States producing scholarly work to clarify, modernize, and improve legal policy and regulation. "The ALI drafts and publishes a number of influential publications, including Restatements of the   more

College of Wooster Professor Is Lead Author in New Study on Antarctic Conditions That Are Causing Sea-Level Rise
WOOSTER, Ohio, Oct. 10 [TNSscientificresearch] -- The College of Wooster issued the following news release: * * * - Karen Alley's research on upside-down "rivers" of warm ocean water published in Science Advances * * * An informative study, authored by Karen Alley, assistant professor of earth sciences at The College of Wooster and published in Science Advances on Wednesday, describes how upside-down "rivers" of warm ocean water are helping to create conditions that lead to ice-shelf breakup  more

Columbus Mayor Andrew J. Ginther Announces 2019 Inductees Into the Columbus Hall of Fame
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 11 -- Columbus Mayor Andrew J. Ginther issued the following news release: Mayor Andrew J. Ginther announced today that he will induct the late Reverend Dr. Charles E. Booth, the late Helen Jenkins Davis, Donna A. James, and Jim Lorimer into the Columbus Hall of Fame. The Columbus Hall of Fame honors outstanding individuals who, through exemplary accomplishments, have gained recognition for themselves and have brought credit to this city. The Reverend Dr. Charles E. Booth w  more

Dawson Joins Dinsmore to Create Columbus' Largest Law Firm for Workers' Comp
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Oct. 7 -- Dinsmore and Shohl, a law firm, issued the following news release: Dinsmore & Shohl LLP is pleased to announce that Dawson & Associates LLC, a leading workers' compensation boutique firm in Columbus, has joined Dinsmore here in the capital city. With the move, Dinsmore's local office is doubling its workers' compensation group up to eight attorneys, making it the largest in Columbus for employment defense among the firms listed in U.S. News & World Report's Best Law  more

Denison University Partners With American Talent Initiative
GRANVILLE, Ohio, Oct. 2 -- Denison University issued the following news release: Denison University believes that talented lower- and middle-income students should have access to a quality education. Acting on this value, Denison has partnered with the American Talent Initiative (ATI), which brings top colleges and universities together with philanthropy and research communities to expand access and opportunity for qualified low- and moderate-income students. The partnership with ATI is a natu  more

Dinsmore and Shohl: Jim Dimitrijevs Named to World Trademark Review Best of the Best List
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Oct. 10 -- Dinsmore and Shohl, a law firm, issued the following news release: Dinsmore & Shohl LLP is proud to announce Cleveland Office Managing Partner James Dimitrijevs has been named to World Trademark Review's Best of the Best list. WTR Global Leaders is a new publication that aggregates the world's foremost legal and corporate trademark professionals. Its WTR 1000 and WTR 300 lists identify those people not only based on experience in relation to creating, protecting, m  more

Dinsmore Partner Laura Holoubek Named President-Elect of Equestrian Events, Inc.
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Oct. 8 -- Dinsmore and Shohl, a law firm, issued the following news release: Dinsmore & Shohl LLP Partner Laura Holoubek has been named president-elect of Equestrian Events, Inc., a Kentucky-based non-profit that organizes and hosts some of the nation's most prestigious equestrian sporting events. Chief among EEI's offerings is the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event presented by Mars, which features some of the world's greatest riders and has functioned as a qualifying event   more

E.W. Scripps: Stitcher Continues Global Expansion of Advertising Business in Canada and Australia
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Oct. 7 -- The E.W. Scripps, a broadcasting company, issued the following news release: Stitcher, the best place to listen to, produce and monetize podcasts, has announced it will work with Canadian-based The Podcast Exchange (TPX) and Australian company Whooshkaa to offer advertisers in those countries the opportunity to buy advertising inventory across Stitcher's top-tier podcasts. This announcement comes on the heels of Stitcher's expansion into Europe earlier this year wit  more

FirstEnergy Uses 3D Data to Strengthen Power System
AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 10 -- FirstEnergy issued the following news release: FirstEnergy's Richard Koch often travels across the company's six-state footprint with a compact 3D imaging scanner, gathering information to create precise and accurate models of substations and transmission equipment. Donning his safety equipment, Koch mounts his Leica laser scanner on a tripod, puts up markers throughout the area he is surveying, and sets the machine to work. Within seconds, his device captures millions   more

GE Marine Gas Turbines Power USS Cincinnati
EVENDALE, Ohio, Oct. 7 -- G.E. Aviation, a subsidiary of General Electric, issued the following news release: * * * - Commissioned by United States Navy * * * GE Marine's LM2500 gas turbines now power the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) USS Cincinnati (LCS 20), which was commissioned into the United States Navy's fleet Oct. 5 in Gulfport, Miss. "GE's skilled and diverse workforce built the LM2500 marine gas turbines used to power this sophisticated surface combatant at GE Aviation's manufacturi  more

German Public Libraries Upgrade Technology and Catalog Through OverDrive, World's Largest Digital Reading Platform
CLEVELAND, Ohio, Oct. 8 -- OverDrive issued the following news release: Public libraries in Bavaria, Cologne and Leipzig recently joined libraries throughout Germany in upgrading to modern technology through Rakuten OverDrive, the leading global digital reading platform. OverDrive's technology is renowned for its ease-of-use and award-winning app, Libby. In addition, OverDrive offers the industry's largest catalog of millions of titles in over a hundred languages, including hundreds of thousand  more

Goodyear Declares Dividend on Common Stock
AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 8 -- Goodyear Tire and Rubber issued the following news release: Directors of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company have declared a quarterly dividend of 16 cents per share of common stock. The dividend is payable Dec. 2, 2019, to shareholders of record on Nov. 1, 2019. The payout represents an annual rate of 64 cents per share. Goodyear is one of the world's largest tire companies. It employs about 64,000 people and manufactures its products in 47 facilities in 21 countries aro  more

Hylant Pens Three-Year Deal With Accelerator BrokerTech Ventures
TOLEDO, Ohio, Oct. 8 -- Hylant Group, a brokerage firm, issued the following news release: Hylant has come a long way since its start in a one-room office in 1935. Now one of the largest privately held insurance brokers in the U.S., the company last Friday penned a three-year deal with BrokerTech Ventures: The first accelerator program and investor group designed specifically to incubate technologies for insurance brokers. Hylant joins eight peer agencies who will identify, fund and mentor entr  more

Knowlton Foundation Grant Supports New Stem Center at Baldwin Wallace University
BEREA, Ohio, Oct. 8 [TNSgrantsresearch] -- Baldwin Wallace University issued the following news: A new, high-tech academic building to house Baldwin Wallace University STEM programs will be named for the late pioneer, entrepreneur and philanthropist Austin E. Knowlton. BW President Bob Helmer announced an $8 million grant from The Austin E. Knowlton Foundation at an Oct. 5 groundbreaking, set against the backdrop of BW's Bold & Gold homecoming and community day celebration. Ed Diller, of the   more

Lincoln Electric Introduces Its Newest Product Line--CarbonElite Arc Gouging Carbons
CLEVELAND, Ohio, Oct. 9 -- Lincoln Electric, a company that specializes in the design, development and manufacture of arc welding solutions and robotic welding and cutting systems, issued the following news release: Lincoln Electric has launched a product line of premium arc gouging carbon electrodes. The CarbonElite(TM) Arc Gouging Carbons are made of a proprietary composition to deliver consistent, high efficiency metal removal. The introduction of the CarbonElite product line marks the first  more

Lincoln Electric to Showcase New Fabrication Solutions Launching at FABTECH 2019
CLEVELAND, Ohio, Oct. 10 -- Lincoln Electric, a company that specializes in the design, development and manufacture of arc welding solutions and robotic welding and cutting systems, issued the following news release: Lincoln Electric is exhibiting at FABTECH 2019 on November 11-14 in Chicago, Illinois at McCormick Place. The booths will feature demonstrations, technologies and access to application experts from the company's welding, cutting, automation, system integration, press automation and  more

Nationwide to Honor Most Unusual Pet Insurance Claim of the Year
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 8 -- Nationwide Mutual Insurance issued the following news release: * * * - Public vote to decide winner of 11th Annual Hambone Award * * * Every day, veterinarians implement life-saving actions for pets in need. Whether it's a dog who found himself in a prickly situation with a porcupine or a cat who went through a dryer's fluff cycle, veterinarians find themselves treating pets with unique situations who need outstanding medical care to live to tell the "tail." Each  more

New Scripps Octane Advertising Solution Connects Local Advertisers to Premium Audiences Through Over-the-Top Video
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Oct. 7 -- The E.W. Scripps, a broadcasting company, issued the following news release: As audiences consume content in an increasingly multiplatform environment, The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) has introduced Scripps Octane - a new tool for advertisers to reach these audiences across a variety of premium over-the-top (OTT) video brands and platforms, track impressions and efficiently optimize their advertising campaigns. Scripps Octane is a new TV advertising platform   more

New: DNC's Battleground Brief
WASHINGTON, Oct. 11 -- The Democratic National Committee issued the following news release: SEE YOU IN THE BUCKEYE STATE (JENI'S OR GRAETER'S?). We'll see you in Ohio for next week's Democratic presidential primary debate. We'll be talking with Ohio leaders about Trump's broken promises on health care in a key suburb of Columbus (one of the six suburban state House districts Ohio Democrats flipped last cycle). More from the Columbus Dispatch: DNC chair to hit Graeter's, Jeni's, health-care gi  more

Ohio Auditor Faber Announces Qualifier for Auditor of State Award With Distinction
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 7 -- Ohio State Auditor Keith Faber issued the following news release: A recent financial audit of the following entity by Auditor of State Keith Faber has returned a clean audit report. Their record keeping has qualified them for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. . Belmont County "Excellent financial reporting is a strong defense against fraud, waste, and abuse," Auditor Faber said. "This award honors the hard work of county officials who help save taxpayer do  more

Ohio Democratic Party Statement on Gov. Mike DeWine Capitulating to the Gun Lobby
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 9 -- The Ohio Democratic Party issued the following news: The Ohio Democratic Party released the following statements in response to Gov. Mike DeWine's decision to surrender on his plan to introduce a strong "red flag" and universal background checks. From Chairman David Pepper: "For months Ohioans have been calling on Mike DeWine to 'do something' about the epidemic of gun violence that has taken so many lives. They were not asking him to do whatever watered-down half-me  more

Ohio Democratic Party Statement on Sen. Rob Portman Changing Tune on Ukraine
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 7 -- The Ohio Democratic Party issued the following news: The Ohio Democratic Party released the following statement from Chairman David Pepper in response to Sen. Rob Portman -- whom Donald Trump name-dropped as backing him up on Ukraine -- today changing his tune: "Rob Portman is finally speaking up after allowing Donald Trump's smear against Joe Biden and his family to go on for weeks or longer. Last week reporters exposed a letter that Portman and his fellow senators s  more

Ohio Department of Health: Flu Season Under Way - Ideal Time to Get Your Flu Shot!
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 10 -- The Ohio Department of Health issued the following news release: With the arrival of flu season, the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) is recommending that all Ohioans six months and older get a flu shot now. Flu activity usually begins to increase in October and can last as late as May, with cases typically peaking between December and February. Every season the flu sickens millions of Americans, hospitalizes hundreds of thousands, and kills tens of thousands, accordi  more

Ohio Environmental Protection Agency: Environmental Education Mini-Grants Awarded to Seven Organizations Throughout Ohio
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 10 -- The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release: * * * - Projects in Athens, Cuyahoga, Franklin, Lucas, Meigs, Montgomery, Portage, Summit counties * * * Seven Ohio organizations are receiving Ohio EPA Environmental Education Fund mini-grants for programs focusing on watersheds, water quality, storm water management and rain gardens, geology and land use, and hydroponics. Mini-grants are awarded for up to $5,000. This fall's grants total   more

Ohio Gov. DeWine Unveils STRONG Ohio Bill
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 7 -- Gov. Mike DeWine, R-Ohio, issued the following news release: Ohio Governor Mike DeWine today unveiled a series of legislative proposals to better protect Ohio citizens and law enforcement officers from those with a propensity toward violence and to provide help to individuals who are a danger to themselves or others. The STRONG Ohio bill, which is sponsored by Senator Matt Dolan (R-Chagrin Falls) and is part of Governor DeWine's broader STRONG Ohio violence prevention  more

Ohio Secretary of State LaRose Issues Statement on Supreme Court Ruling Regarding Congressional Redistricting
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 8 -- Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose issued the following statement: Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose issued a statement on the United States Supreme Court's ruling regarding Congressional Redistricting, thereby throwing out the current challenge and allowing Ohio to move forward on its new congressional redistricting process upon completion of the next U.S. Census. In May 2018, Ohioans approved a constitutional amendment requiring a public, bipartisan process for  more

Ohio Secretary of State LaRose Shines a Light on Successful Businesses in Ohio
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 10 -- Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose issued the following news release: Today Secretary of State Frank LaRose kicks off the Ohio Business Spotlight - an initiative designed to highlight strong businesses that can serve as examples of Ohio's economic potential. Ohio businesses start at the Ohio Secretary of State's office, so there is a special opportunity to empower new entrepreneurs with the knowledge they need to succeed in the Buckeye state. Each month, Secretary L  more

Ohio State Rep. Boyd Introduces Bill Designating October 11 'Coming Out Day'
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 8 -- Ohio House Democrats issued the following information on behalf of Ohio State Rep. Janine Boyd, D-Cleveland Heights: State Rep. Janine Boyd (D-Cleveland Heights) today introduced a bill to designate October 11 as "Coming Out Day" in Ohio. "By recognizing this day, the Ohio General Assembly can acknowledge that coming out is one of the most courageous steps any LGBTQ+ person can take," said Rep. Boyd. "Our recognition of that courage helps counter bigotry, ignorance an  more

Ohio State Rep. Kelly Issues Statement on Passage of Pink Tax Repeal
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 10 -- The Ohio House Democrats issued the following statement by State Rep. Brigid Kelly, D-Cincinnati: State Rep. Brigid Kelly (D-Cincinnati) today applauded the passage of Senate Bill (SB) 26, which includes a provision she sponsored to eliminate Ohio sales taxes on feminine hygiene products, commonly known as the Pink Tax, which would save Ohio women millions of dollars each year. She released the following statement: "Through the sales tax exemption for feminine hygien  more

Ohio State Rep. Strong Sykes Issues Statement on Gun Safety Plan
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 7 -- The Ohio House Democrats issued the following statement by State Rep. Emilia Strong Sykes, D-Akron, on Gov. Mike DeWine's gun safety plan: "When the people told the governor to do something, they didn't mean to do just anything. Ohioans want common sense gun safety. "STRONG Ohio is weak. "It is not what Ohioans want. More than 90 percent of Ohioans want more commonsense gun safety, not watered down proposals to appease the gun lobby. While I applaud the Governor for  more

Ohio State University: Should My Cat Be Vegan? Why Alternative Diet Trends Can Be Dangerous for Your Pet
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 8 [TNSbiologyresearch -- Ohio State University issued the following news: Millions of people embrace new diet and nutrition trends every day, but experts from The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine urge people not to assume what works for them will also work for their pets. "People just want to do what's best for their pets, but when they apply human diets to their animals, it doesn't always work out well," said Dr. Valerie Parker, board certified veterin  more

Ohio State University: Study - More Behavioral Health Care Linked to Small Drop in Gun-Related Suicides
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 8 [TNSsociologyresearch] -- Ohio State University issued the following news: * * * - 10% increase in workforce equals 1.2% decrease in suicide rate, researchers say * * * An increase in behavioral health providers is associated with a slight decrease in gun-related suicides, but the difference is small and points to a need to tackle gun violence in other ways, according to the authors of a new study. Researchers from The Ohio State University compared national suicide d  more

Ohio State University: Vaccine Against RSV Could Be in Sight, Researchers Say
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 10 [TNSmedicalresearch] -- Ohio State University issued the following news: * * * - Manipulation of virus effective in new study * * * A vaccine for the common and sometimes deadly RSV (respiratory syncytial virus) has been elusive, but scientists say a new discovery puts them much closer to success. A new study from The Ohio State University provides a potential blueprint for finding the immunological sweet spot - a vaccine weak enough that it doesn't make people sick   more

Squire Patton Boggs: Pindan Group Acquired in Full by Oxley Holdings
CLEVELAND, Ohio, Oct. 8 -- Squire Patton Boggs issued the following news: Squire Patton Boggs has acted for Pindan Group Pty Ltd (Pindan) in a restructure involving the acquisition by Oxley Holdings Pte Ltd (Oxley: SGX-ST: 5UX) of all the shares in Pindan, through a combination of a share buyback by Pindan and share transfer to Oxley from co-founders George Allingame and David Pringle, who have announced their retirements. The restructure involved Oxley increasing its 40% stake in Pindan, whic  more

Tanner Foust Wins Americas Rallycross Title in Volkswagen Beetle R At Mid-Ohio
HERNDON, Virginia, Oct. 7 -- Volkswagen Group of America issued the following news release: Tanner Foust did everything he needed to at the final round of the 2019 Americas Rallycross Series at Mid-Ohio, wrapping up his first ARX championship title after the fourth qualifying race. The No.34 Rockstar Energy Drink Beetle R was fast from the get-go at Mid-Ohio, dominating the first two qualifying rounds, but suffered a penalty for contact with Steve Arpin's Ford in his Q3 Heat race, which put him  more

TEDxDayton 2019 Has Strong Wright State Flavor
KENT, Ohio, Oct. 7 -- Wright State University issued the following news: At least seven people with connections to Wright State University will be among the 17 speakers at TEDxDayton 2019. Four of the seven either teach, study or earned a degree from the Wright State College of Engineering and Computer Science. The seventh edition of TEDxDayton will take place on Friday, Oct. 11, from 12:15 to 5:30 p.m. at the Victoria Theatre in Dayton. TEDxDayton spreads ideas and perspectives to spark conv  more

University of Akron Law to Accept GRE Scores as Alternative to the LSAT
AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 9 -- The University of Akron issued the following news release: The University of Akron School of Law will immediately begin accepting GRE scores from applicants as an alternative to the traditional LSAT. The law school faculty voted unanimously in favor of accepting the GRE as part of the application package. This makes Akron the first public law school in Ohio to accept the GRE and the first law school in the country to do so whose annual tuition for all students is under $  more

University of Toledo to Collaborate With Oak Ridge National Laboratory on Automotive Materials Research
TOLEDO, Ohio, Oct. 10 [TNSgrantsresearch] -- The University of Toledo issued the following news release: Lightweight materials are critical for advancing the energy efficiency and range of electric vehicles. The University of Toledo and the U.S. Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) in Tennessee signed a memorandum of understanding to team up for collaborative research into the advanced design and manufacturing of lightweight, strong, intelligent materials for the automot  more