Watch a replay of the Patterson Lecture with Wisconsin-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank
The 16th Annual James F. Patterson Land-Grant University Lecture featured Rebecca Blank, chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, May 2. The lecture honors former Board of Trustees member James Patterson and the cause to which he is most committed - a vibrant university fulfilling its land-grant mission in an ever-changing world.Learn More
How Ohio State engineering students are bringing clean water to a Tanzanian village
Do you really think much about water? When you're thirsty, is it there? When you need to bathe or wash your clothing, is it there? As Ohio State civil engineering alum Josh Osam-Duodu explains, that is a luxury, but one that clouds our worldview.
Water is so expected here, says Osam-Duodu. You don't think about it. You turn on the faucets, you expect water to flow out, but in other parts of the world, that is not the case. A lot of people have to go through the worst conditions to get water that's not even clean.Read full story
Assistant Vice Provost Nicole Nieto named 2019 Ohio State Glass Breaker
Women who have had success advancing their careers at The Ohio State University are paying it forward. Theyre finding ways to make sure the wave of womens leadership continues to have a strong presence in the faculty and administrative ranks. Theyre educating men about what its like to be a woman in academia, mentoring junior women, and excelling in professions traditionally dominated by men. This is especially true of the 2019 Glass Breakers.
2019 University Engagement Recognition Awards
Ohio States Engagement Recognition Awards honor faculty, staff, students and community partners for outstanding achievement in meaningful partnerships that produce engaged scholarship and community impact. This years recipients include Generation Rx, South Africa Antibiotic Stewardship "Train the Trainer" Pharmacist's Mentoring Program, The OHIO Project, and Mentoring to Be Active: Promoting Adolescent Health in Appalachia.
A mission to help those forgotten
Christian McGhee has walked among the homeless. Hes mentored juveniles in a correctional facility. Hes seen what happens when children struggle to hang on, to survive. Instead of drifting away, following any number of career paths open to him, McGhee is helping children and teens leaving correctional centers create a future.
Ohio States Mobile Design Lab puts digital skills on the move
The Ohio State Universitys Digital Flagship initiative is hitting the road. A shiny, black recreational vehicle was parked in front of the Recreation and Physical Activity Center on a recent Wednesday afternoon. The RV packs enough horsepower to crisscross the Buckeye state in comfort. But its intellectual muscle that really powers the new Mobile Design Lab.
New POP Care healthcare model to improve health of homebound adults and their pets
Both human and animal patients stand to benefit from an innovative new model of healthcare launched today by leaders of The Ohio State University Colleges of Nursing, Veterinary Medicine and Social Work. The POP (Pet Owner and Pet) Care pilot program is funded through a Hillman Foundation Emergent Innovations grant. It joins the knowledge and service of three academic colleges to transition a pattern of reactive sick care into proactive, holistic well care for homebound adults with multiple chronic conditions and their pets.