Revolutionizing diabetes care: Ohio University's impact on the Appalachian Diabetes Belt

March 7, 2024 Diabetes, a national crisis, hits close to home in the heart of Appalachia. While the infamous "Diabetes Belt" traditionally encompasses southern states like Georgia and Alabama, the Appalachian region grapples with similarly alarming rates of diabetes-related mortality.

Unraveling big mysteries with tiny particles: PhD student takes award-winning approach to quantum research

February 28, 2024 Imagine being a detective, but instead of solving mysteries on the bustling streets of a metropolis, you're unraveling the secrets of the universe in a laboratory, one atom at a time. Sneha Upadhyay, an award-winning Ph.D. student at Ohio University in physics and astronomy, pulls out her quantum magnifying glass—or in this case, microscope—every day.

The 90-year journey of a Harlem Renaissance novel

February 28, 2024 With help from a dedicated OHIO professor, Claude McKay's "Romance in Marseille" groundbreaking and inclusive novel made it to bookshelves.

OHIO’s AI Symposium to explore cutting-edge technology, provide insights into the future

February 22, 2024 Through a broad, immersive deep dive into all things artificial intelligence, Ohio University’s first-ever AI Symposium is aiming to not only keep pace with the technology but sprint ahead.

Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine researcher finds correlation between hookah use and postpartum depression

February 19, 2024 Symptoms of postpartum depression are higher among women who used hookahs before or during pregnancy, according to a study led by Ohio University Heritage College of Medicine's Zelalem Haile, Ph.D.

OHIO receives an extension to its APLU Innovation and Economic Prosperity designation, a nod to its continued support of Southeast Ohio

January 31, 2024 The Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) has extended a highly competitive community and economic development designation to Ohio University.

OHIO research project selected for International Space Station

January 18, 2024 A research project designed by a group of Ohio University students will soon be traveling to the International Space Station (ISS).

OHIO to host Health Scholars Research Symposium Feb. 2

January 11, 2024 All students, faculty, staff and area residents are invited to the event, which will be held from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. in Grover Center.

Mutual appreciation shown at OMNI dinner for research volunteers

January 10, 2024 At the recent Ohio Musculoskeletal and Neurological Institute (OMNI) Healthy Aging Research Appreciation Dinner, many of the attendees shared glowing praise of Brian Clark, Ph.D., and OMNI.

How AI is transforming the creative economy and music industry

January 2, 2024 Artificial intelligence is more than just a hot topic—it’s changing the world in unexpected ways. The use of AI has exploded in the past year, even in creative industries like music.

‘The sky’s the limit’: Using Cine-VR to revolutionize law enforcement training

December 15, 2023 An interdisciplinary team at Ohio University is harnessing an explosion in emerging technology to tackle one of the nation’s most pressing problems: How can law enforcement trainers expose officers to potentially flammable, on-the-spot situations, so they can learn de-escalation techniques? An innovative and highly technical solution is being unveiled in perhaps the unlikeliest of places – the wooded hills of Southeast Ohio.

From classroom to community: Ohio history gets a helping hand from students

November 14, 2023 Ohio University students are reviving the past. Led by Associate Professor of Anthropology Nancy Tatarek, Ph.D., the students are hard at work preserving the history of southeastern Ohio.

OHIO students get hands-on experience with fossil replicas

November 3, 2023 More than 300 bone and fossil replicas, ranging from gorilla skulls to rare ones like the hominin “Lucy,” are available to sociology and anthropology students thanks to a recent funding award.

New translational research building prioritizes research collaboration, named in honor of Osteopathic Heritage Foundation

October 20, 2023 The OHIO Board of Trustees approved to name OHIO’s new translational research center, the Heritage Translational Research Center, in honor of the Osteopathic Heritage Foundation.

DISIRE program opens doors for undergraduate researchers to study under diabetes experts

October 17, 2023 This past summer, the transformative program known as the Diabetes Institute Summer Interprofessional Research Experience welcomed eight undergraduate students to the Ohio University campus in Athens.