Jason Reece to serve as vice provost for urban research and community engagement
We are pleased to announce that Jason Reece will serve as vice provost for urban research and community engagement, effective January 1. In his new role, Jason will collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to create a strategic vision for academic partnership with Ohio States local communities. He will contribute to our strategic focus area in external engagement, which seeks to forge strong, mutually beneficial connections with external communities. He will serve as a key advisor to academic leaders by using an asset-based approach to address major challenges facing local communities.Learn More
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Applications are open for the annual OSEP awards
In collaboration with Ohio State Energy Partners (OSEP), the Office of Academic Affairs has opened a call for grant proposals that align with the universitys sustainability goals; advance diversity, equity and inclusion goals; or provide research opportunities to students who have had limited exposure to undergraduate research and experiential learning opportunities. Submissions are due Feb. 10, 2023. Faculty, staff and students are eligible to apply. Awards range from $10,000 to $50,000.Learn more and apply
Next meeting of the Engaged Practitioners Network: Dec. 2
The Engaged Practitioners Network is a space for those Ohio State staff who are working in community outreach and engagement. Our goal is to continue to grow the community of practice for staff. We hope to amplify collaborations, share best practices and increase professional development opportunities.Learn more and register
Applications open for Columbus-Athens Schweitzer Fellows Program
Applications are being accepted for the 2023-24 class of the Columbus-Athens Schweitzer Fellows Program. The Schweitzer Fellows Program supports and trains health-focused graduate and professional students in creating and carrying out service projects to address unmet community needs. Fellows partner with an existing community agency in the Columbus or Athens area and have both an academic and a community-based mentor. Applications are due Jan. 23.Learn more and apply
Recently tenured professors recognized, new faculty welcomed
With the start of the fall semester fast approaching, Ohio State University President Kristina M. Johnson and Executive Vice President and Provost Melissa Gilliam welcomed new faculty and congratulated those who have recently received tenure at events held Aug. 17-18 on the Columbus campus. The Office of Academic Affairs (OAA) presented both events at the Ohio Union.
Ohio States new research center for advanced manufacturing: What they are saying
The Ohio State University is leading a multi-institutional engineering research center to develop and deploy revolutionary, intelligent autonomous manufacturing systems and educate a future manufacturing workforce.
Working to reduce language barriers in health care
How do we improve the Columbus community? This was the question five students considered during their freshman year as part of the Eminence Fellowship, which is awarded to 25 honors students each year in an effort to cultivate leaders who will effect positive change in their professions and communities. Their answer? Vocalize Columbus: a free medical interpretation service for people who need it most.
Ohio State Marion co-hosts Teacher Manufacturing Bootcamp
This week, fifteen teachers and school personnel from districts in Marion and surrounding counties are participating in a Teacher Manufacturing Boot Camp organized by Americas Workforce Development Capital, Marion Technical College, Ashland University and The Ohio State University at Marion.
MD Camp introduces high school students to social determinants of health
MD Camp is an intensive summer program that prepares high school students for futures in medicine and biomedical research. This three-week camp gives students an insider perspective on what a future in medical school might look like.