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Pharmacy successfully transitions to virtual summer camp

When the COVID-19 pandemic forced in-person activities to be cancelled, the College of Pharmacy had to get creative to ensure the success of its long-running summer camp Pills, Potions and Poisons. So Cynthia Canan, camp director and lecturer, and her team got together and made a plan to pull off a virtual camp.

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Seeking proposals for InFACT Linkage and Leverage grants

The Initiative for Food and AgriCultural Transformation (InFACT) invites you to submit proposals for our Linkage and Leverage seed grant program. Teams of faculty, staff, students and external partners may apply. There are three cycles for proposal submission during the 2020-21 academic year. Cycle 1 proposals are due Oct. 30.

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Engaged Practitioners Network Kick-off Event, November 6

The Engaged Practitioners Network is a space for those Ohio State staff who are working in spaces of community outreach and engagement. We will provide an opportunity for sharing best practices as well as networking with colleagues across campus. Our goal is to create a community of practice for staff. We hope to amplify collaborations, share best practices and increase professional development opportunities.

Virtual kick-off event
November 6, 2020
10 - 11:15 a.m.

Please join us for this kick-off event. We are interested in learning more about what you would like from the Engaged Practitioners Network. We will also hold space on community outreach and engagement work during this time.

For questions or to request an accommodation to participate in this event, please contact Assistant Vice Provost Nicole Nieto at or 614-247-4966. Requests made by October 27, 2020 will generally allow us to provide seamless access, but the university will make every effort to meet requests made after this date.

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Engaged Scholar Grant - deadline Nov. 1

The Council of Graduate Students, in partnership with the Office of Outreach and Engagement, Office of Student Life, Office of Research, and Ohio State University Extension is pleased to announce the availability of the Engaged Scholar Grant. The Engaged Scholar Grant incentivizes graduate students to undertake community-engaged research or community-engaged projects, in collaboration with a community partner, that address a specific need or problem within the community (in-state or out-of-state). Graduate students may apply for grants ranging from $500 to $1,500.

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BETHA 2021 Call for Proposals - deadline Dec. 1

Full-time assistant, associate and full professors (with a minimum 75 percent appointment for a nine or 12-month period) are invited to submit proposals to be considered for 2021 Battelle Endowment funding. The Battelle Memorial Institute-Ohio State partnership fosters programs that examine the relationship between science and technology and its impact on broader social and cultural issues.

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