About Us 

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About Ohio University

  • Founded in 1804, Ohio University is the oldest institution of higher learning in  the State of Ohio.
  • Located in the heart of Appalachian Ohio, Ohio University is committed to serving the academic and economic development needs of the region.
  • Ohio University’s Energy and Environmental priorities include:
    • Technology commercialization and assisting economic development efforts in the region
    • Energy and pollution mitigation and related job creation potential and high-quality research coordinated under the state-designated Center for Energy and the Environment

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About the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs

  • The School has 30 years of service to communities in Appalachia Ohio.
  • Expert teams of faculty, students, and professional staff help make a difference in three core areas:
    • Public Administration and Policy Innovation;
    • Energy and the Environment; and
    • Entrepreneurship and Competitiveness.
  • The School’s Energy and Environmental Programs include:
  • Water quality assessment and remediation;
  • Air quality monitoring and modeling;
  • Data assessment and computer mapping; and
  • Energy policy analysis.

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