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February 2016 Archives

MobileYou Updates Columbus on Health Care

We are in the age of technology as a daily necessity. At the same time, local public health has become an increasingly important issue. One group in particular at Ohio State has pursued addressing these realities through an app called MobileYou that would provide access to free meals, job placement, shelter information and affordable health clinics, among other services. The app also includes a navigation system which allows users to find to the locations of these resources in their surrounding area through the accessibility of Google Maps-based technology, while also providing links to affordable transportation.

Passino Joins Prestigious Fulbright Specialist Roster

An Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) professor at The Ohio State University joined a prestigious group of worldwide scholars after recently being named to the Fulbright Specialist Roster. ECE professor Kevin Passino is the Director of the Humanitarian Engineering Center, an Ohio State group dedicated to promoting human welfare, social justice and sustainable development through engineering education in the classroom and project work around the world.

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)

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203 Bricker Hall
190 N. Oval Mall
Columbus, OH 43210
Phone: (614) 247-7795