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
New collaboration provides eye exams for infants and toddlers
The EYE Can See project provides comprehensive eye exams and glasses to infants and toddlers living in low-income neighborhoods located throughout Columbus, Ohio. The collaboration between Ohio States College of Optometry and the universitys Early Head Start Partnership Program focuses on increasing the outreach of high-quality vision services to underserved children six months to 4 years old; an age group often overlooked for vision assessments.
Outreach and Engagement Grant Opportunities
The Office of Outreach and Engagement will be providing grant funds through a competitive process to university faculty and staff to support program, performance, exhibition impact assessment, public policy review/development, professional development programs, and professional conference or workshop participation. The deadline to apply is April 15, 2021
Engaged Scholars: Ayaz Hyder
Ayaz Hyder's community-engaged scholarship focuses on developing strategies for community-centered modeling where models/methods/tools are co-created, personalized and made relevant to community needs, and generalizable and scalable to other communities. By bringing together those who develop the models/tools/methods (e.g., modelers and analysts) and those who use them (e.g., applied epidemiologists, health commissioners, healthcare system leaders) the solutions researched and engineered in his lab are scalable, practical, and responsive.
Community Connectors: Courtney Price
Courtney Price leads the K-12 and community outreach programs for the Arabidopsis Biological Resource Center and the Center for Applied Plant Sciences at Ohio State. In this role she works with K-12 students and teachers, the public, and Ohio State researchers to promote science engagement. The goal of their outreach program is to showcase the important role plants play in our daily lives, support the inclusion of more plant science in K-12 curriculum, and to make science accessible and fun.