Symposium brings together Ohio State and community partners
Ohio State and the communities that the university serves benefit from partnerships in which know-how and resources are exchanged, said community partners, administrators and faculty members during the Autumn 2023 Engaged Scholarship Symposium.Learn More
Nominations sought for Ohio State Artist Laureate
The Office of Academic Affairs is seeking nominations for the 2024-25 Ohio State Artist Laureate. The program is designed to help the university achieve one of the main goals of its academic plan: to enhance impact through external engagement. The goal is to bring the arts to underserved communities across the state and to engage with those communities in shared experiences that will, ideally, enrich and inform audience and Laureate alike.
Applications and questions should be addressed to Lisa Florman, Vice Provost for the Arts, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nominations are due Feb. 16, 2024.Read more
Applications 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 university's sustainability goals; align with advancing access, engagement and inclusive excellence goals; or provide research opportunities (in all disciplines) to students who have limited exposure to undergraduate research and experiential learning opportunities. Submissions are due March 11. Faculty, staff and students are eligible to apply. Awards range from $10,000 to $50,000.Learn more and apply
Call for proposals: Programs of Excellence in Engaged Scholarship
To support and promote high-impact engaged scholarship, the Office of Outreach and Engagement has instituted a process to certify programs of excellence in engaged scholarship. The certification process seeks to identify and certify up to 20 projects annually that demonstrate excellence in community-engaged scholarship and meet the criteria of high-impact engaged scholarship. Applications are due Feb. 28.Learn more and apply
OSU Engages February Newsletter
This month's issue has information on a variety of communities of practice, numerous grant and award opportunities, and more!Read more
Keeping her community healthy, educated and safe
Tubuos passion to care for people has been on full display during the COVID-19 outbreak. Shes offered free delivery to customers, often delivering items herself. Shes donated masks to senior living facilities and sanitizers to Powells first responders. Shes amplified her online presence to provide educational resources. And for consultations, Tubuo and her team are regularly in contact with patients through telehealth and phone calls.
Predictive modeling, data curation helps guide state in COVID-19 response
With a dissertation on building models for influenza pandemics and years of experience working with health departments on complex public health problems, Ayaz Hyder was about as prepared as you could be to meet the challenges brought by the COVID-19 pandemic. Thanks to support from Ohio States Office of Research and Office of Outreach and Engagement, the assistant professor of environmental health sciences is using his expertise in computational epidemiology to develop a shared data resource for agencies and organizations that are responding to COVID-19 and leading recovery efforts across Ohio.
Getting the perspective of the community on community-engaged research
As land-grant universities such as Ohio State encourage more community-based research by faculty and funders such as the National Science Foundation incentivize more collaboration between researchers and communities, one critical voice in the process is often missing the perspective of the community member. A new study being undertaken by four Ohio State faculty members looks to establish best practices for including the community perspective as they look at how large, land-grant research institutions can build meaningful community relationships while conducting research.
Curtis named faculty fellow in the Office of Outreach and Engagement
Kip Curtis, associate professor of Environmental History/Mansfield campus, has joined the Office of Outreach and Engagement as a faculty fellow. In this role, he will continue his focus on the development and implementation of a replicable model of community engagement that results in expansion of the Mansfield Microfarm to other Ohio communities.