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Ohio State doc’s accusers: End mediation, proceed with suits

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Some of the men suing Ohio State over decades-old sexual abuse by the late team doctor Richard Strauss are asking a judge to le → Read More

Ohio State doc's accusers: End mediation, proceed with suits

COLUMBUS — Some of the men suing Ohio State over decades-old sexual abuse by the late team doctor Richard Strauss are asking a judge to let the litigation resume because → Read More

Ohio State doc's accusers: End mediation, proceed with suits

COLUMBUS — Some of the men suing Ohio State over decades-old sexual abuse by the late team doctor Richard Strauss are asking a judge to let the litigation resume because → Read More

Michigan sex-misconduct claims mirror Ohio State doctor case

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — When the University of Michigan announced last week that allegations of decades-old sexual misconduct by a sports doctor were under investigation, former wrestler Mike DiSabato → Read More

Michigan sex-misconduct claims mirror Ohio State doctor case

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — When the University of Michigan announced last week that allegations of decades-old sexual misconduct by a sports doctor were under investigation, former wrestler Mike DiSabato was stunned by the parallels to an abuse scandal at his alma mater, Ohio State.The accusations by several people against Dr. Robert E. Anderson at Michigan immediately called to mind claims DiSabato and… → Read More

Michigan sex-misconduct claims mirror Ohio State doctor case

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — When the University of Michigan announced last week that allegations of decades-old sexual misconduct by a sports doctor were under investigation, former wrestler Mike DiSabato was stunned by the parallels to an abuse scandal at his alma mater, Ohio State.The accusations by several people against Dr. Robert E. Anderson at Michigan immediately called to mind claims DiSabato and… → Read More

Michigan sex-misconduct claims mirror Ohio State doctor case

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — When the University of Michigan announced last week that allegations of decades-old sexual misconduct by a sports doctor were under investigation, former wrestler Mike DiSabato was → Read More

Slow start for medical board’s review of old, closed cases

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A review of whether the State Medical Board of Ohio properly closed about 2,000 complaints alleging sexual misconduct or improp → Read More

Universities cancel study-abroad programs amid virus fears

As concerns about China's virus outbreak spread, universities are scrambling to assess the risks to their programs, and some are canceling study-abroad opportunities and prohibiting travel affecting hundreds of thousands of students. From Europe to Australia and the United States, universities in countries that host Chinese students have reconsidered academic-related travel to and from China. In… → Read More

Universities cancel study-abroad programs amid virus fears

As concerns about China's virus outbreak spread, universities are scrambling to assess the risks to their programs, and some are canceling study-abroad → Read More

Universities cancel study-abroad programs amid virus fears

As concerns about China’s virus outbreak spread, universities all over the world are scrambling to assess the risks to their programs, and some are canceling study-abroad opportunities and prohibiting travel affecting hundreds of thousands of students. From Europe to Australia and the United States, universities in countries that host Chinese students have reconsidered academic-related travel […] → Read More

Universities cancel study-abroad programs amid virus fears

As concerns about China's virus outbreak spread, universities all over the world are scrambling to assess the risks to their programs, and some are canceling study-abroad opportunities and prohibiting travel affecting hundreds of thousands of students. → Read More

House leader urges action on bill tied to Ohio State scandal

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Unhappy with Ohio State's response to allegations of widespread, decades-old sexual abuse by a team doctor, the leader of the Ohio House called Monday for lawmakers to act soon on a stalled proposal to enable the survivors to sue the university under state law. → Read More

Doctor’s lawyer: Murder case simple, about end-of-life care

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Defending an Ohio doctor charged with murder in the deaths of 25 patients will involve educating jurors about medical complexities and hard-to-pronounce pharmaceuticals, but it’s really “a very simple case” about hospital employees caring for people who were on life support and already facing imminent death, one of his lawyers said […] → Read More

Doctor’s lawyer: Murder case simple, about end-of-life care

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Defending an Ohio doctor charged with murder in the deaths of 25 patients will involve educating jurors about medical complexit → Read More

Medical board complaint filed against Ohio State president

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Complaints against Ohio State University's president and one of its former student health directors were filed Monday with the State Medical Board of Ohio in relation to alleged sexual abuse by now-deceased team doctor Richard Strauss, one of his lead accusers said. → Read More

Medical board complaint filed against Ohio State president

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Complaints against Ohio State University’s president and one of its former student health directors were filed Monday wit → Read More

Ohio State doctor abuse investigation, suits have cost $9.8M

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The investigation and related lawsuits about alleged sexual abuse decades ago by an Ohio State University team doctor have cost → Read More

Ohio State doctor abuse investigation, suits have cost $9.8M

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) —The investigationand related lawsuits about alleged sexual abuse decades ago by an Ohio State University team doctor have cost nearly $10 million so far, according to the school. The total was about $9.8 million as of December, school spokesman Benjamin Johnson said by email. That figure is likely to grow as federal […] → Read More

Ohio State doctor abuse investigation, suits have cost $9.8M

Ohio State University says the investigation and related lawsuits about alleged sexual abuse decades ago by a team doctor have cost nearly $10 million so far → Read More