Aug. 13, 2020 FOUR WAYS LIFE MAY CHANGE AFTER COVID-19
Futurist, historian and associate professor of history David Staley pontificates on the ways life might be different on the other side of COVID-19.See Post
Aug. 12, 2020 THE SIMPLE ACT OF LISTENING IS KEY IN ADDRESSING RACISM
Truly listening proves to be an important step when discussing controversial topics such as racism, according to recent research from School of Communication's Osei Appiah and Department of Political Science's William Eveland.See Post
Aug. 11, 2020 MASSIVE NEUTRINO DETECTOR UPGRADE TO BETTER DETECT SUPERNOVAE RELICS
The Super-Kamiokande neutrino detector, which was developed by a team including physics and astronomy professor John Beacom, is getting a massive upgrade that will allow it to better detect particles from exploding stars.See Post
Aug. 10, 2020 BLACK WOMEN’S VOICES RELEGATED DESPITE CONSISTENTLY LEADING FIGHT FO...
Black women activists have consistently been relegated to the sidelines despite being architects of racial justice, writes associate professor or women's, gender, and sexuality studies Treva Lindsey in TIME.See Post
Aug. 7, 2020 WORKPLACE AGE DISCRIMINATION COULD BECOME HARDER TO PROVE IN COURT
Ageism in the workplace could become harder to prove in court, writes sociology professor Vincent Roscigno for The Conversation.See Post
Aug. 6, 2020 PBS DOCUMENTARY FEATURES ENGLISH PROFESSOR’S RESEARCH ON 19TH CENTUR...
Associate professor of English Carolyn Skinner's research on women doctors in the 19th century is featured in an upcoming PBS documentary, "Daring Women Doctors."See Post
Aug. 5, 2020 SCIENTISTS PUBLISH LARGEST 3D MAP OF THE UNIVERSE EVER CREATED
Scientists, including those from the Center for Cosmology and AstroParticle Physics and the Department of Astronomy, have constructed the largest map of the universe ever created.See Post
Aug. 4, 2020 STARTING AN HONEST CONVERSATION WITH YOUR KIDS ABOUT RACISM? THESE TIP...
Looking to start a conversation with your kids about racism? These tips from School of Communication lecturers Kristie Sigler and Mary Sterenberg might help.See Post
Aug. 3, 2020 A HISTORIAN’S TAKE ON WHY STONE MOUNTAIN SHOULD BE REMOVED
Associate professor of history Hasan Jeffries spoke with Vox about the origins behind the Confederate monument at Stone Mountain and why it's time for it to be removed.See Post
July 31, 2020 AN ELEMENTAL PROBLEM WITH THE SUN
How much carbon, nitrogen and oxygen are in the sun? The new debate among astronomers has implications that reach every corner of the universe. Astronomy professor Marc Pinsonneault weighs in for Knowable Magazine.See Post
July 30, 2020 YOU CAN’T IGNORE HOW PEOPLE LOOK OR SOUND EVEN IF YOU’RE TRYING
Even if you're told traits like how someone looks or sounds don't matter, they still influence how you perceive people you meet, according to a recent study published by associate professor of linguistics Kathryn Campbell-Kibler.See Post
July 29, 2020 WHAT AMAZON’S ‘ZEROZEROZERO’ GETS RIGHT ABOUT THE COCAINE TRADE
Kendra McSweeney, a professor of geography who studies cocaine trafficking, penned a column for The Conversation about the authenticity of the Amazon Prime drama, "ZeroZeroZero."See Post
July 28, 2020 OHIO STATE RESEARCH BOOSTS SMART COLUMBUS FOUR YEARS LATER
Several Smart Columbus projects supported by Ohio State are nearing their ends. Harvey Miller, director of the Center for Urban and Regional Analysis, discussed some of the program’s impacts and their outcomes moving forward.See Post
July 27, 2020 OHIO STATE-VANDERBILT COLLABORATION AIMS TO FIND POTENTIALLY HABITABLE...
Ohio State and Vanderbilt are teaming up in the development of Twinkle, a low-orbit satellite telescope that will hunt for livable exoplanets. Astronomy professors Scott Gaudi and Ji Wang are putting together a list of planets to study.See Post
July 24, 2020 RESEARCHERS IDENTIFY HOW GOOD GUT BACTERIA REDUCE HEART DISEASE RISK
Research led by microbiology professor Joseph Krzycki revealed a certain gut bacteria's unknown benefit: reducing the risk of heart disease.See Post