June 2, 2020 ARTS AND SCIENCES RECEIVES $17 MILLION GIFT, LARGEST EVER BY AN INDIVI...
The College of Arts and Sciences received its largest ever gift by an individual thanks to alumnus Ratmir Timashev and his wife, Angela Timashev. The $17M gift will support a new music building in the upcoming Arts District, Celeste Lab renovations and endowed scholarships.See Post
June 1, 2020 TEACHING A MORE COMPLICATED HISTORY OF RACISM AND SLAVERY IN THE U.S.
Associate professor of history Hasan Jeffries is working to teach "hard history," which encourages a more complicated understanding of racism and slavery in America.See Post
May 29, 2020 HOW THE ARTS AND HUMANITIES ARE CONFRONTING CLIMATE CHANGE
Climate change as a discipline is no longer bound to just the sciences. The arts and humanities are adding profound contributions to the conversation.See Post
May 28, 2020 PSYCHOLOGY RESEARCH TO EXPLORE MORE EFFECTIVE METHODS OF COVID-19 COMM...
Distinguished University Professor of Psychology Richard Petty is teaming up with the Fisher College of Business to look into new, more effective ways to communicate public health recommendations regarding COVID-19.See Post
May 27, 2020 GLACIERS WILL LIKELY HOLD RECORD OF COVID-19 PANDEMIC
Researchers at the Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center say glacial ice will likely keep records of the COVID-19 pandemic.See Post
May 26, 2020 OHIO MOTORISTS DRIVING FASTER DURING PANDEMIC, STUDY FINDS
A study by the Center for Urban and Regional Analysis has found that there's less traffic but more speeding as a result of the pandemic.See Post
May 22, 2020 HOW RELIGION SOUNDS DURING A PANDEMIC
The American Religious Sounds Project is collecting and cataloguing the sounds of religion amid the COVID-19 pandemic.See Post
May 21, 2020 PEOPLE MAY KNOW BEST DECISION BUT TAKE OTHER OPTION
A study by Ian Krajbich of the Departments of Economics and Psychology suggests people may not choose what they know is the best option.See Post
May 19, 2020 THREE ARTS AND SCIENCES FACULTY APPOINTED DISTINGUISHED UNIVERSITY PRO...
Three cheers for Ohio State's newly appointed Distinguished University Professors! Congratulations to Janet Box-Steffensmeier, Susan Olesik and Roger Ratcliff.See Post
May 18, 2020 ESSENTIAL WORKERS’ DEPENDENCE ON PUBLIC TRANSIT HIGHLIGHTED BY DROP ...
CURA analysis of public transportation use across the U.S. reveals where essential workers rely more on the service.See Post
May 15, 2020 ‘WOBBLE’ MAY FORESHADOW MAJOR EARTHQUAKES, STUDY FINDS
Japan's land mass "wobbled" in the months leading up to the country's devastating 2011 earthquake. New research by Earth sciences professor Michael Bevis could lead to clues about how to watch out for large earthquakes in the future.See Post
May 14, 2020 STATES' RESPONSE TO PANDEMIC CAUSED NEGLIGIBLE ECONOMIC DAMAGE
States' social distancing guidelines that attempted to curb the spread of COVID-19 had little to do with rises in unemployment insurances claims, suggests research from economics professor Bruce Weinberg.See Post
May 13, 2020 EXPLORING THE LINKS BETWEEN MIGRATION, NATIONAL SECURITY AND GLOBAL WA...
Climate change is contributing to Bangladesh's migration crisis. Continuing a series highlighting Arts and Sciences experts who study climate change, researchers at the Mershon Center are taking an interdisciplinary approach to study the country's plight.See Post
May 12, 2020 AN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS RESEARCHER'S CASE FOR TAKING UFOS SERIOUSLY
The Pentagon recently declassified Navy videos that seem to depict UFOs, and in an interview with Vox, Alexander Wendt of the Department of Political Science and te Mershon Center says it's time to look into it.See Post
May 11, 2020 HISTORIAN'S RESEARCH EXAMINES COVID-19 IN A HISTORICAL CONTEXT
Nicholas Breyfogle, associate professor in the Department of History, is examining past pandemics to place COVID-19 in a historical context.See Post