Engaged Scholars: Michael Stamatikos
Michael Stamatikos long-standing strategic collaboration in fast-paced astrophysical research with the National Science Foundations IceCube Observatory and NASAs Swift/Fermi satellite missions has allowed him to participate in major scientific discoveries, while providing undergraduate students access to advanced research in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). This aligns well with his efforts toward improving the professional development of educators, K-16 student success, science advocacy and community engagement.Learn More
Nominations sought for Provost's Discovery Themes Lecturer Program and Patterson Lecture
Nominations are being sought for future editions of the Provost's Discovery Themes Lecturer Program and the Patterson Land-Grant University Lecture.
The Provost's Discovery Themes Lecturer Program brings eminent authorities to Ohio State to address topics related to the Discovery Themes and to engage students, faculty, staff and members of the community in thoughtful examination of major issues of public concern.
The Patterson Lecture brings to campus annually a prominent figure to speak to the range of challenges facing land-grant institutions in the 21st century and beyond. The lecture challenges the university and community audience to continue to use their knowledge and resources and work together to solve world issues.Nominate a speaker
2021 Outreach and Engagement grant recipients announced
The Office of Outreach and Engagement has awarded more than $215,000 to 23 recipients of 2021 Outreach and Engagement grants. Grants were awarded at a maximum amount of $10,000 to support development of impact reports for programs, performances or exhibits; development of a public policy document or report; or support for a team to develop a grant proposal or finalize a manuscript for publication submission.Read more
Meet the 2021-22 Albert Schweitzer Fellows
The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship is a one-year community service program for graduate and professional students at Ohio State and Ohio University. You are invited to learn about the work fellows plan to conduct over the course of the upcoming academic year.Read more
Campus Compact now accepting proposals for Compact22 national conference
Proposals are sought that explore the theme: A Better Way Forward: Innovation with equity at the center. The conference will explore how we can imagine a better way forward, mobilizing the power of higher education to drive innovation, build connections, and create a new normal centered in equity and justice. Proposals due Oct. 15.Learn more and apply
Encouraging Peace in Central Ohio
An emphasis on cooperation and amity amidst the current state of international disarray and adversity is something that can be hard to stick to. The Ohio Peace Collaborative at Ohio State is proving that it is a possibility, especially for those who are determined and willing to put in the time and effort it takes to promote peace in a cooperative way.
Collaborating in a Neighborhood through Art
A sense of pride in where one lives seems to be an integral part of Columbus's eclectic character. In recent years, numerous organizations and projects have partnered with the Weinland Park neighborhood to foster community - and in turn are impacted by the love the residents have for where they call home.
Theatre Arts Group Celebrates Diversity and Growth through Performance
When Annelise Dahl, a finance major with minors in French and nonprofit studies, began her first year at Ohio State, she had no idea what she was in for - then she met Sarah Fitzpatrick. And that's when she began her journey to becoming the second director of the Theatre Arts Group (TAG).
Taking Plant Science Out of the Lab and into the Community
The Center for Applied Plant Sciences (CAPS) and the Arabidopsis Biological Resource Center (ABRC) at Ohio State are pushing for children to be more in touch with the world around them - in the realm of plants, that is. Through several programs and partnerships coupled with an earnest zeal to share how plant life affects everyone, the drive to get plant science out into the community is becoming more and more apparent through Ohio State's efforts.
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.