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Ohio State says fiscal 2019 record year for research

Nov. 21, 2019 5:26 AM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University says it had a record-breaking year for research in fiscal 2019 with nearly $930 million in research expenditures, representing a 6.2% increase from the previous year. The university reported the numbers as part of its submission to the National Science...

Lawmaker: Ohio State should do ‘right thing’ for abused men

Nov. 20, 2019 11:43 AM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The speaker of the Ohio House of Representatives says he wants Ohio State University to “do the right thing” for men who say they were sexually abused decades ago by a team doctor while school officials turned a blind eye. Republican Speaker Larry Householder told...

Medical board taking longer to review sex misconduct cases

Nov. 19, 2019 5:23 AM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The State Medical Board of Ohio says it will need to work past an original February deadline to finish reviewing about 2,000 closed cases of alleged sexual misconduct or impropriety by doctors. The board is trying to determine whether any of those cases from the past 25 years involved...

Editorials from around Ohio

Oct. 14, 2019 8:54 AM EDT

Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers: Red flag to pink slip The Toledo Blade Oct. 13 Gov. Mike DeWine has been clear about what is necessary to improve gun laws in Ohio and make the public safer. He was clear as a candidate, even though it meant contradicting the National...

Sen. Sherrod Brown to deliver Ohio State University address

Oct. 13, 2019 1:58 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown is set to deliver the commencement address at Ohio State University. The school announced Tuesday that Brown will speak to 3,600 students graduating this December at the Schottenstein Center in Columbus. The three-term Democratic Ohio senator is an alumus of...

Ohio State campaign sets goal of $4.5B from 1 million donors

Oct. 5, 2019 7:53 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University has set its largest fundraising target in its history — $4.5 billion from 1 million donors. The campaign announced Friday comes as the university celebrates its 150th anniversary this year. President Michael Drake told The Columbus Dispatch the campaign is...

Ohio State shares new crime data on doc, task force details

Oct. 1, 2019 6:40 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — About 1,500 instances of decades-old sexual misconduct by a now-deceased Ohio State team doctor were reported last year and this year, the university disclosed Tuesday. It also revealed that the members of its new task force to help address sexual misconduct on college campuses...

Bridge inspectors go high, low to check structures' safety

Sep. 22, 2019 10:03 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — As morning commuters passed overhead, Maxwell Faulkner donned his scuba gear and slipped into Blacklick Creek to check underwater sections of an East Side bridge for any signs of deterioration. Across town, at about the same time, David Dibling, assistant Franklin County bridge...