Land-grant universities make education accessible, bolster economies
Making college accessible to students from all socioeconomic backgrounds should continue to be the focus of public land-grant universities, Robert J. Jones, chancellor of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, said during The Ohio State Universitys 2023 James F. Patterson Land-Grant University Lecture.Learn More
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Ohio Sea Grant and Stone Lab offer summer science education
Visitors to South Bass Island once again have the chance to explore Lake Erie science and history at the South Bass Island Lighthouse, the Aquatic Visitors Center and on Gibraltar Island this summer. Gibraltar Island and the South Bass Island Lighthouse are owned by Ohio State, and all three attractions are managed by Ohio Sea Grant and Stone Laboratory.Read more
University Outreach and Engagement Award recipients announced!
Ohio State's University Outreach and Engagement Awards honor faculty, staff, students and community partners for outstanding achievement in producing engaged scholarship and community impact. Congratulations to this year's recipients!Read more
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Check out the OSU Engages May Newsletter! This issue features a recap of the Engaged Scholarship Symposium, 2023 Engagement Grant recipients, the Engaged Scholar Q&A with Susan Melsop and more!Read more
Engineering Program Brings Creativity to K-12 Students
Reach out to 10,250 students in 79 different schools, and show every one of them that they can be something that they may never have imagined being. Do this for seven years, holding the attention of students from kindergarten to 12th grade and giving them hands-on projects that open their minds to what they can accomplish in their lives. Who does this? Betty Lise Anderson, professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.
First Bold Booth Now Operational in Downtown Columbus
The first of five dynamic parking lot attendant booths that transform the mundane into public art is now open. Titled Coney Island, the first booth is located in the parking lot of The Westin ColumbusGreat Southern Hotel in downtown Columbus just east of the corner of South High and East Main streets.
Preserving Diversity in the Southside Revitalization
In neighborhoods of steep economic and racial diversity, such as Columbus Southside, divides between the wealthy and impoverished can cause certain demographics to get pushed elsewhere during times of revitalization. With the City of Columbus and Nationwide Childrens Hospital putting forth efforts to restore dilapidated areas of the Southside to their former glory, the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity at Ohio State has partnered alongside them to help preserve the treasured diversity that the Southside has cultivated
Emerging Diseases Linked to Antibiotic Resistant Organisms
Alarming increases in antibiotic-resistant organisms have led the World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Control to declare a global health disaster, and some members of Ohio State's faculty are doing their part to combat these "superbugs."
Schweitzer Fellows Engage Communities to Improve Health
T.M. Ayodele Adesanya, an MD-Ph.D. student in biomedical sciences, had a passion for the kids at Champion Middle School on the Near East Side of Columbus after learning in 2010 that the state declared it to be the most underperforming middle school in Ohio. The Columbus-Athens Albert Schweitzer Fellows program (ASF), a year-long fellowship in which graduate and professional students design and implement community engagement projects, gave him an opportunity to help.