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Ohio State Impact in All 88 Counties

Ohio State is creating the solutions Ohioans need now, and its impact is found throughout all of Ohio’s 88 counties. This work endures today across six campuses, a constellation of health care facilities, extension offices and agricultural research stations, supported by staff and students from every county.

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Now at Ohio State

Episode 22
When many people think of virtual reality, or VR, they think of video games, movies — general entertainment. But the truth is, VR can be leveraged to be a very powerful teaching tool, especially in the nursing field. In this episode of Now at Ohio State, we talk to both educator and student about the impact VR is having in the college classroom.
19-minute listen
Dr. Mawada Osman looks on as optometry student Sidney Parks takes eye measurements.
In the Community The power of seeing and being seen
Inspired by her professors and personal immigration experience, this compassionate optometrist provides quality care to disadvantaged community members and teaches her students to treat patients as people first.
9-minute read
A researcher wearing gloves holds up a sample "metastasis-on-a-chip."
Research & Innovation Miniature organs may unlock the future of cancer therapy
The Skardal Biofabrication Lab is building tiny, lifelike organs and tumors from a patient’s own tumor cells. It’s a new way to test therapies, design treatments personalized for specific tumors and track the behavior of tumor cells.
9-minute read