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
Real Money. Real World. virtual program
This time-tested and valued youth-financial literacy program will now be available online in the Canvas platform for virtual learning use. Students will have access to the classroom lessons, as well as the spending simulation in Canvas. Through the use of videos throughout, the program remains engaging and interactive.
Global One Health initiative awarded CDC grant to build capacity and strengthen public health systems in Ethiopia
The Ohio State University Global One Health initiative (GOHi) has been awarded $5.61 million in funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to fight the COVID-19 pandemic and bolster Ethiopias public health system capacity for small- and large-scale disease outbreaks and emergencies.
Partnering and futuring for the child welfare system
Partnering and futuring are two key concepts leading to the development of a five-volume policy and practice compendium on the child welfare system by Ohio States College of Social Work and the Child Welfare League of America (CWLA). Ramona Denby-Brinson, professor and associate dean of academic affairs, and Amanda Klein-Cox, senior research associate, are collaborating with Charlene Ingram from the CWLA on the project. The team published an article in Childrens Voice (Volume 29, #2) describing their plans and methods for the compendium, which will reflect state-of-the-art knowledge pertaining to child- and family-serving systems.
Community Connectors: Susan Colbert
Community Connector Q&A: Susan Colbert As the community engagement and expansion program director for OSU Extension Franklin County, Susan Colbert and her team have collaborated with community, corporate, civic, collegiate and church partners, to help transform the Weinland Park neighborhood into a neighborhood of choice. Through this community engaged model, OSU Extension co-located staff in the neighborhood; offered community-driven, Extension-based programs, services and resources; and forged unique partnerships with individuals, families and community stakeholders and much more.
Mansfield Microfarms craft sustainable urban agriculture model
Recognizing the time and grit that go into nurturing sustainable agriculture has been essential to Curtis efforts to develop a network of urban microfarms in Mansfield, an initiative that places social justice and equity at the forefront of the project.