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Nominations are being sought for future editions of the Provost's Discovery Themes Lecturer Program and the Patterson Land-Grant University Lecture.

The Provost's Discovery Themes Lecturer Program brings eminent authorities to Ohio State to address topics related to the Discovery Themes and to engage students, faculty, staff and members of the community in thoughtful examination of major issues of public concern.

The Patterson Lecture brings to campus annually a prominent figure to speak to the range of challenges facing land-grant institutions in the 21st century and beyond. The lecture challenges the university and community audience to continue to use their knowledge and resources and work together to solve world issues.

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The Office of Outreach and Engagement has awarded more than $215,000 to 23 recipients of 2021 Outreach and Engagement grants. Grants were awarded at a maximum amount of $10,000 to support development of impact reports for programs, performances or exhibits; development of a public policy document or report; or support for a team to develop a grant proposal or finalize a manuscript for publication submission.

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The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship is a one-year community service program for graduate and professional students at Ohio State and Ohio University. You are invited to learn about the work fellows plan to conduct over the course of the upcoming academic year.

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Proposals are sought that explore the theme: A Better Way Forward: Innovation with equity at the center. The conference will explore how we can imagine a better way forward, mobilizing the power of higher education to drive innovation, build connections, and create a new normal centered in equity and justice. Proposals due Oct. 15.

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The Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities (CUMU) Learning & Sharing Virtual Series is a free, CUMU members-only program focused on critical dialogue with practical takeaways that create action. This virtual series brings together CUMU administrators, faculty, staff, students, and community partners to learn from one another and share challenges and successes on a set of discrete issue areas. This virtual series is offered at no-cost to CUMU members and their partners. Ohio State is a CUMU member.

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This annual conference promotes best practices for accessible STEM research, education, and outreach. You will hear from scientists with disabilities who are leaders in the fields, professors who specialize in accessible STEM, disability advocates, and students with ideas, innovations, and first-hand lived experiences to share.

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Ohio States Engaged Scholars have made significant community impacts with their partners and important contributions to the universitys culture of engagement, further strengthening the institution's commitment to supporting communities.

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