PUBLISHED: March 08, 2017

EHE in the media – February 2017

By: Janet Kiplinger Ciccone, EHE Advancement

Ohio State professor shares experiences with human trafficking at annual event
February 2, 2017
Featured expert: Elaine Richardson, professor of literacy studies, Department of Teaching and Learning, shared her personal experiences with human trafficking at the Eighth Annual Human Trafficking Awareness Day. The statehouse event was for law enforcement officers, experts, advocates and survivors and featured dozens of speakers. “I think that we have to understand that we’re all human beings and we can’t look at people as throwaways,” Richardson said. She appears at 0:36 in the video.

Chow Line: Make healthy snack choices in 2017
February 2, 2017
Featured expert: The Chow Line reviewed by Carolyn Gunther, assistant professor of human nutrition, Department of Human Sciences, appeared in the AgriNews, a website that specializes in serving local farm families and their businesses in Indiana and Illinois.

Chow Line also appears in the Meigs Independent Press, and (WorldNews Network)

Saturday Spotlight: Meet Francesca Di Lorenzo, Two-Time USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Champion and Ohio State Women’s Tennis Standout
February 4, 2017
Featured student: EHE sophomore and member of the Women’s Tennis team Francesca Di Lorenzo (sport industry) is interviewed. Find out what she likes best about being a student-athlete.

Badgers women’s basketball: Kelsey Mitchell leads No. 14 Ohio State to big win over Wisconsin
Journal Times,
February 5, 2017
Featured student: EHE junior and basketball player Kelsey Mitchell scored 32 points in just 25 minutes to lead the No. 14 Buckeyes to a 96-68 rout of the University of Wisconsin women’s basketball team in a Big Ten Conference game.

U.S. wrestlers find they have passionate fans in Iran

New York Times
February 19, 2017
Featured student: EHE junior and Men’s Wrestling team member Kyle Snyder (sport industry) and other members of the team are interviewed about their welcome during travel to Iran for a competition.

Melton excels at finals of Winter Cup Challenge
February 19, 2017
Featured student: EHE junior and member of the Men’s Gymnastics team Sean Melton (hospitality management) closed out the meet with a fifth-place finish on the high bar and a sixth-place showing on the floor. Achievements of Alec Yoder (sport industry) alumnus  and grad student Drew Moling (’16 sport and leisure studies) are also described.

Di Lorenzo receives B1G accolades: Nation’s top-ranked singles player named B1G Athlete of the Week
February 21, 2017
Featured student: EHE sophomore and Women’s Tennis team member Francesca Di Lorenzo (Sport Industry) and her team members moved the Buckeyes to the No. 2-ranked team.

Kelsey Mitchell named Big Ten Player of the Year
February 27, 2017
Featured student: EHE junior and Women’s Basketball team member Kelsey Mitchell continues to make headlines.

Also: Cincinnati.comDayton Daily News

When it comes to eating right, focus on the things that matter and don’t sweat the other stuff
LA Times
February 2017
Featured Expert: Martha Belury, Carol S. Kennedy Professor of Human Nutrition, offers advice about the best dietary oils to choose.

Catching up

Point well taken: Ohio State is in good hands with Kelsey Mitchell
Sports Illustrated
November 11, 2016
Featured student: People are tuning in to see EHE junior and basketball star Kelsey Mitchell play with Ohio State’s Women’s Basketball to see what the buzz is about.

Ohio State’s Mitchell becomes fastest to reach 2,000 points in NCAA women’s history
Big Ten Network
December 7, 2016
Featured student: See the video of Kelsey Mitchell shoot the baskets that took her to 2,000 career points, only the seventh Buckeye in all time to reach that number.

The truth behind the world’s most cutting-edge, fat-burning performance meal plan: The keto diet
Men’s Fitness
December 9, 2016
Featured expert: The work of Jeff Volek, professor of kinesiology, Department of Human Sciences, is cited in this article about Timothy Noakes, an emeritus professor in the Division of Exercise Science and Sports Medicine at the University of Cape Town, who became, like Volek, an advocate of the ketogenic diet.

Ohio State’s Kelsey Mitchell got an early start on a dash to stardom
New York Times
December 23, 2016
Featured student: A portrait of Kelsey Mitchell, her family, her start in playing basketball and the moves that are grabbing attention.

Is your metabolism really the master of your weight? Expert tips to get your system running smoothly
Dec 27, 2016
Featured faculty: Martha Belury, Carol Kennedy Professor of Human Nutrition, was quote in a story about her study of how stress can cause your body to process fat differently compared to when you are not under stress.

Robots aid learning process
This Week Newspapers
January 19, 2017
Featured Alumna: Barrington Elementary School Katie Benton introduced her third-graders to  Dash and Dot robots to help develop everything from computer coding skills to problem-solving and collaboration.