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ODHE unit supports student completion, persistence, retentionColumbus, Ohio (Jul 27, 2016) — 

Kelvin Trefz recently was named executive director of eStudent Services by Ohio Department of Higher Education Chancellor John Carey.

eStudent Services is a unit of the Ohio Technology Consortium (OH-TECH), the technology and information division of the department. Trefz began his duties July 11.

“Kelvin possesses the leadership... Read more

UC anthropology professor earns master's degree in graphic design and designs OhioLINK Pelotonia jerseyAlisa Strauss, Ph.D.

Alisa Strauss, Ph.D., has an eye for harmoniously blending the unrelated – so much so that you might wonder how they ever existed separately. The University of Cincinnati anthropology professor has developed a novel technique to apply the concepts of human culture and behavior to her newest venture into graphic design, after earning a master’s degree in the subject... Read more

Miami University researcher has developed a model to forecast the spread of the Zika virus, among othersRao has developed an award-winning disease forecasting model.

When life-threatening weather events loom, forecasters warn citizens days, even weeks, beforehand so they can take action. It seems to work: We clear supermarket shelves, board up windows and even evacuate to higher ground ahead of the impending tempest to avoid danger.

Blind to bias in its threat to human life is another... Read more

Ohio Supercomputer Center hosting Young Women’s Summer Institute Columbus, Ohio (Jul 11, 2016) — 

Eighteen Ohio middle school girls are spending a week of their summer break investigating complex science problems while discovering career opportunities in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields.

YWSI is designed to promote computer, math, science and engineering skills as well as provide hands-on experiences... Read more
Katelyn Durbin’s rapid academic progress may not have happened without programs offered by the Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE) and eStudent Services.

Katelyn Durbin finished high school with two years of college under her belt. She went on to complete two bachelor’s degrees and a minor in only three years at the University of Findlay. Her next step? Earning a doctorate in veterinary medicine concurrently with a master’s in public health – and she plans to do it in just four years... Read more

Water molecules control protein motion, study findsPhoto by Jo McCulty

Molecular dynamics simulations at the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) are helping scientists get closer to directly observing how and why water is essential to life as we know it.

A study in this week’s Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences provides the strongest evidence yet that proteins—the large and complex molecules that... Read more

Ohio Supercomputer Center hosting 27th annual Summer InstituteColumbus, Ohio (Jun 20, 2016) — 

Sixteen Ohio high school students are spending two weeks of their summer break investigating complex science and engineering problems, while discovering career opportunities in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields.

Students learn about supercomputers at the State of Ohio Computer Center during the Summer Institute.... Read more
Geremia uses OhioLINK to gather over 200 articles for master’s thesis at Wright State

As a voracious consumer of research publications for her master’s thesis, it is Kara Geremia’s dream that her own published research will become part of OhioLINK’s Central Catalog, listed among the hundreds of academic literature pieces that she referenced in her thesis work.

Geremia recently completed her master’s degree in computational chemistry from Wright State University. Geremia describes... Read more

OhioLINK has been approved for membership in the National Digital Stewardship Alliance (NDSA) by the Digital Library Federation Coordinating Committee.Columbus, Ohio (Jun 3, 2016) — 

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OhioLINK has been approved for membership in the National Digital Stewardship Alliance (NDSA) by the Digital Library Federation Coordinating Committee. Being part of the NDSA is one of many components of OhioLINK’s new Digital... Read more

Ferguson said that one of his key research tools is OhioLINK because it allows him to keep up-to-date, even on a daily basis, of the research going on in microbiology.

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

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