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2013-11-18 08:26:24

THORNVILLE, Ohio, Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- International children's charity Kids Wish Network today commended the Ohio State University basketball and football teams for helping make a lifelong dream come true for a Thornville teenager. Thirteen-year-old Ethan Heller, who suffers from a life altering illness, had the opportunity to meet Ohio State's basketball and football teams. Kids Wish Network is a Florida-based charitable organization dedicated to infusing hope, creating...

2013-11-05 16:28:36

CLEVELAND, Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cleveland Crops, an urban agriculture and food production social enterprise, has added Processing Manager Paul Keida and Farm Manager David Snodgrass to its leadership team. A collaborative effort of the Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities, its non-profit affiliate, SAW, Inc., and Ohio State University Extension, Cuyahoga County, Cleveland Crops prepares workers with developmental disabilities for job placement in food...

2013-10-31 23:01:25

Institutions Awarded Bronze and Silver Medals by AASHE Newark, OH (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) and The Ohio State University at Newark (Ohio State Newark) have received recognition from the Association for the Advancement for Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), for their achievements toward sustainability. STARS, the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System, is a program through AASHE that measures and encourages sustainability in...

2013-10-03 12:22:29

OneRepublic, TeamMate headline campus outreach effort WASHINGTON, Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Students at five of the nation's largest colleges and universities will get a free dose of "truth" as the largest youth smoking prevention tour in the United States returns to select college campuses this fall. Leading American rock band OneRepublic headlines the show, with alternative pop band TeamMate as the opening act. (Logo:...

2013-09-24 23:28:20

Franklin University is pleased to announce Dr. Karen Miner-Romanoff has been named Dean of the College of Health & Public Administration. Dr. Miner-Romanoff previously served as the Program Chair of the Criminal Justice Administration program. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 Franklin University, one of the leading educators of working adults in central Ohio, is pleased to announce Dr. Karen Miner-Romanoff has been named Dean of the College of Health & Public...

2013-09-10 11:15:36

Study suggests focus on mental health key to improving physical health Adding a mental health component to school-based lifestyle programs for teens could be key to lowering obesity, improving grades, alleviating severe depression and reducing substance use, a new study suggests. As a group, high-school students who participated in an intervention that emphasized cognitive behavioral skills building in addition to nutrition and physical activity had a lower average body mass index,...

2013-08-26 13:25:47

Discovery could one day lead to electronic materials that provide both computation and data storage They're not exactly the peanut butter and jelly of semiconductors, but when you put them together, something magical happens. Alone, neither lanthanum aluminate nor strontium titanate exhibit any particularly notable properties. But when they are layered together, they become not only conductive, but also magnetic. In the current online edition of Nature Physics, researchers at The...

Story Of Ancient Invasive Species North America
2013-08-22 11:59:50

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from researchers at Ohio State University tells the story of an invasion and domination that took place around 450 million years ago in North America. During the Ordovician period, a dramatic ecological shift occurred near what are now the Appalachian Mountains, as represented in the fossil record. In the study, which was published recently in the journal PLOS ONE, Ohio State paleontologists provide evidence of significant...

2013-08-21 16:24:07

Provost Academy Ohio Hosts Family Festival Highlighting Online Learning, August 23rd CLEVELAND, Aug. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- NBA star and former Ohio State University basketball standout Jared Sullinger is partnering with Provost Academy Ohio to promote online learning during an inaugural family festival on August 23, at the Eldon & Elsie Ward Family YMCA at 130 Woodland Ave in Columbus. The family-friendly event begins at 3 p.m. and concludes at 7 p.m. Provost Academy,...

2013-07-04 23:00:10

Liberty University was listed among the top schools for “Best Dining Halls,” “Best College Campus Security,” and “Best Intramurals” by BestColleges.com, a website that helps people choose a place of higher education. Lynchburg, VA (PRWEB) July 05, 2013 BestColleges.com, a website that helps people choose a place of higher education, recently announced its list of the 2013-14 top colleges for different categories. Liberty University was listed among the top schools for “Best...


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Nancy Currie
2012-08-17 14:31:26

Nancy Currie is an engineer, United States Army officer, and a NASA astronaut. She was born Nancy Jane Sherlock on December 29, 1958 in Wilmington, Delaware. She moved to Troy, Ohio as a child and graduated from Troy High School in 1977. She then went on to attend Ohio State University where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biological Science in 1980. From there she continued her education by earning a Master of Science degree in Safety Engineering from the University of Southern...

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