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Daily Court Reporter - News Wave of international students gives Wright State a foreign flavor

 

Wave of international students gives Wright State a foreign flavor

Reilly Dixon, Wright State University

In a globalized society, an understanding of other languages, cultures and customs is an invaluable stepping stone for success in all fields. For universities across the globe, the emphasis on international education has grown.

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Date Published: November 16, 2012

 

 

Board of Professional Conduct June disciplinary hearings announced

The Board of Professional Conduct recently announced the disciplinary hearings involving attorneys and judges charged with professional misconduct that are scheduled in June. All hearings take place before a three-member panel of the board and are open to the public.

Bill proposing buy-back program for foreclosed properties progresses

Legislation that would authorize the creation of the D.O.L.L.A.R. Deed Program, which would provide a foreclosure alternative for a borrower who is in default on a mortgage encumbering real property, unanimously cleared the Ohio Senate recently.

Bill would provide immunity for first responders who assist injured pets

A measure that would allow first responders and emergency medical personnel to assist an injured pet or service animal at the site of an emergency without fear of losing a professional license, or worse, is a step closer to becoming law.

Valid Ohio concealed handgun license holders no longer required to submit to additional background checks for gun purchases

Attorney General Mike DeWine announced recently that Ohioans who have a valid concealed handgun license have now had background checks sufficient to purchase firearms without the red tape of another background check.

Bill designed to reduce regulatory burdens on dental hygienists

Senate Bill 330 would bring dental practitioners and oral health care to underserved communities, according to Sen. Peggy Lehner, R-Kettering.

The law of riding a bicycle in Ohio

Q: I often see people riding bicycles on the road. Is that really legal?

Woman who scammed $360,000 from unemployment agencies loses appeal

The federal 6th Circuit Court of Appeals recently rejected arguments from a woman who challenged the prison sentence she received after she pleaded guilty to numerous charges of mail and wire fraud, identity theft and money laundering.

Legislature mulls new conditions to extend polling hours

House committee members recently heard further testimony in support of a Senate bill, requiring any Ohio elector who desires a polling place remain open beyond the standard 7:30 p.m. closing must file a petition with a county court and post bond, among other requirements.

Ohio awards $1.6 million to juvenile courts for detention alternatives and security enhancements

In an effort to reserve detention placement for certain youth, address challenges of troubled youth early, and improve detention services and conditions of confinement, the Ohio Department of Youth Services recently announced $1,628,804 in funding to assist 23 counties through the agency’s new Detention Alternatives and Enhancements Initiative.

Bill would expand cancer care coverage for low income women

A Senate measure introduced late in its current session secured a first hearing before members of the Health and Human Services Committee recently.

Fight the bite: Take precautions to prevent mosquito-borne and tick-borne diseases

With the arrival of mosquito and tick season in Ohio, the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) urges Ohioans to “fight the bite” and take precautions to prevent mosquito bites and tick bites to avoid diseases they may carry, such as Zika virus, West Nile virus and Lyme disease.

Attorney General DeWine releases annual Ohio Missing Children Clearinghouse Report

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine recently released the 2015 Ohio Missing Children Clearinghouse Report, which documents that 18,688 children were reported missing in Ohio in 2015. Authorities reported that 97 percent of those children were recovered safely.

Supreme Court heard four cases this week, including death-row inmate objection to appeals process for DNA testing requests

Earlier this week the Supreme Court of Ohio heard oral arguments in four cases; three cases on Tuesday, May 31 and one cases on Wednesday, June 1 at the Thomas J. Moyer Ohio Judicial Center in Columbus.

OSU study finds big pay gap between men, women in science fields

According to a new Ohio State University study using previously unavailable data, women with Ph.D.s in science and engineering fields earn 31 percent less than man.

Retired lawyers may be a solution to getting legal help for low-income Ohioans

This year, the Supreme Court of Ohio’s new emeritus pro bono attorney registration status will mark yet another turning point in Ohio’s quest to increase access to justice in the state.

Senate ag leaders want science emphasized in regulations

The Senate Agriculture Committee got its first look at a resolution that takes aim at regulatory actions with less-than-scientific basis.

Ohioans facing issues with cemeteries can file complaint

Memorial Day was just here and many Ohioans spent the day visiting cemeteries to pay their respects to loved ones and our nation’s veterans. Visits to cemeteries sometimes lead to unwanted family frustrations when the cemetery is not well kept, and often people do not know where to turn for help. That is where the Ohio Department of Commerce gets involved.

Col. Alden Hilton takes command of USAFSAM

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Col. Alden Hilton took the reins of the United States Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine from Col. Christian Benjamin, who is retiring after 30 years of service, during a change of command ceremony May 20 at USAFSAM.

Research reveals the Genetic link between fussiness as an infant and the risk for behavior problems later

A new study by Jackson Goodnight, a University of Dayton associate professor in psychology, reveals the link between fussiness as an infant and the risk for behavior problems later in life may be driven by genetics instead of environmental factors.

Wright State students create the Dayton Mobile Market

Students hope to deliver fresh produce to Dayton residents by summer