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December 2014 Archives

Giving At-risk Children a Shot at Success

Ohio State secures $16.5M federal grant to provide comprehensive family support during babies’ and toddlers’ formative years

A Gift of Care in Liberia

For nearly two years, alumni Jen and Steve Butwill have focused on the medical needs of a small Liberian village. Now, the Ebola epidemic is creating new challenges.

Preserving Diversity in the Southside Revitalization

In neighborhoods of steep economic and racial diversity, such as Columbus’ Southside, divides between the wealthy and impoverished can cause certain demographics to get pushed elsewhere during times of revitalization. With the City of Columbus and Nationwide Children’s Hospital putting forth efforts to restore dilapidated areas of the Southside to their former glory, the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity at Ohio State has partnered alongside them to help preserve the treasured diversity that the Southside has cultivated.

Hands-On Helping: Center Integrates Education, Outreach

The new Humanitarian Engineering Center aims to educate service-minded engineers, while accelerating the College of Engineering’s efforts to create solutions for people in need and empower sustainable development at home and abroad. It will coordinate multiple initiatives, including courses, service projects, the humanitarian engineering minor and study abroad experiences. Members also conduct advanced research to develop novel, needs-driven solutions and disseminate those research results widely.

Engagement is:

The collaboration between institutions of higher education and their larger communities (local, regional/state, national, global) for the mutually beneficial exchange of knowledge and resources in a context of partnership and reciprocity.

- Carnegie Foundation (2008)

Contact us:

Office of Outreach and Engagement
203 Bricker Hall
190 N. Oval Mall
Columbus, OH 43210
Phone: (614) 247-7795
E-mail: engage@osu.edu