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Through his research on anaerobic organisms that grow in the human intestine, Miami University Associate Professor of Microbiology Dr. D.J. Ferguson is working toward a cure for heart disease. Ferguson’s widely published research explores how these organisms break down common compounds during the digestive process. Some of the... Read more
Gravity pulls everything together, right? We grow up learning and understanding this basic scientific rule.
But if that’s so, why is the expansion of the universe speeding up instead of slowing down?David Weinberg, Ph.D.
Columbus, Ohio (May 16, 2016) — eStudent Services, a division of the Ohio Technology Consortium (OH-TECH) that provides innovative online support services for all students, has moved its operations into the OH-TECH building at 1224 Kinnear Road as of January 2016. eStudent Services joins the Ohio Supercomputer Center, OARnet and OhioLINK at the building, rounding out the consortium members of OH-TECH, a... Read more
As a small institution, Oberlin College has much to gain from sharing. Jason Belitsky, professor of chemistry, knows this well, as he has shared both resources and research with his students. Belitsky imparts on his students the value of OhioLINK for journal articles and books. He assigns students an area to look up and guides them through using OhioLINK to find articles... Read more
Columbus, Ohio – Representatives from eStudent Services will attend the Association of Colleges for Tutoring and Learning Assistance’s (ACTLA) 42nd annual convention April 20-23.
Karen Boyd, assistant director of the eTutoring Collaborative, and Mitch Wilson, program coordinator, have been invited to present their perspectives on the success of the Ohio eTutoring Collaborative. eStudent Services is a member-... Read more
Having set collegiate athletics afire a year earlier with four world records set or tied in a single day, Jesse Owens sprinted to four gold medals and two Olympic records at the 1936 Berlin Games and refuted the Nazi notion of Aryan racial superiority.Jesse Owens leaps out of the starting blocks to start the 200 meter dash... Read more
Columbus, Ohio (April 13, 2016) – A research team of high performance computer experts is beginning the task of modernizing a computer software package that leverages large-scale, 3-D modeling to research fatigue and fracture analyses, primarily in metals.
In 2013, Ohio schools received an opportunity to pilot digital texts and electronic educational content in the classroom and receive professional development on the implementation of these resources. The Electronic Textbook Pilot Project, funded by a $6 million state grant and administered by the Ohio Department of Higher Education, provided competitive grants to 271 K-12 educational institutions during the 2014-2015 school year. ODHE wanted to learn the benefits of using digital content,... Read more
Charles T. Saunders, Ph.D., chair of the Forensic Accounting, Business Forensics and Information Systems Audit Programs at Franklin University, began using OhioLINK resources while working on his Ph.D. in Workforce Development and Education at The Ohio State University.
His dissertation topic was, “Native American Tribal Colleges and Universities: Issues and Problems Impacting Students in the Achievement of Educational Goals.” His... Read more