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June 2016 Archives

Creating and Using Technology to Help People

What does building wheelchair ramps in Columbus have in common with solar panel installation in Haiti? Both are projects of The Ohio State University’s Humanitarian Engineering Center, a university initiative dedicated to creating technology that helps people.

Dancing with the Community

The Department of Dance at Ohio State recognizes that it has a responsibility to expand public understanding and appreciation of dance, which takes on many different forms of expression - whether that be creatively, culturally, or educationally. Dori Jenks, former external relations coordinator for the Department of Dance, confirmed just this. “We are a performance based art form, so there is the sharing of work. That too is the sharing of culture and also education and enriching peoples’ lives,” she said.

Engineering an Inspiring Outreach Program

Betty Lise Anderson explains how a straightforward outreach project mushroomed into an award-winning program.

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