Following a highly successful decades-long career, Dr. Steve Gabbe has announced he will be stepping down as chief executive officer of the Wexner Medical Center at the end of December, or sooner if a successor is appointed before that time. Additionally, the university announced that senior vice president and chief financial officer Geoff Chatas will […]
Ohio State University, along with Columbus-based EWI and the University of Michigan, are co-founders of a consortium of universities, companies and nonprofits that will establish a $148 million high-tech manufacturing research institute, the White House announced.
Forbes Travel Guide unveiled its official 2014 Forbes Star Rating list, naming The Blackwell Inn and Pfahl Conference Center on Ohio State’s campus as a new Four Star hotel. The Blackwell is currently the only hotel in the city that holds this distinction.
A new study comparing siblings who were fed differently during infancy suggests that breast-feeding might be no more beneficial than bottle-feeding for 10 of 11 long-term health and well-being outcomes in children aged 4 to 14.
Ohio State researchers report that the neck joint of a common American field ant can withstand pressures up to 5,000 times the ant’s weight.
The federal government has made marriage promotion among single mothers a key part of its continuing effort to fight poverty. But that approach has missed the mark because marriage doesn’t provide the same benefits to poor, single mothers as it does for others, according to Kristi Williams, associate professor of sociology.
Students are helping to change lives through the Pay It Forward Marion program, which promotes civic engagement in English courses and works with the local community through service and philanthropy.
Armed with tree-identification booklets, 30 area woodland owners spent a recent afternoon practicing what they learned in an outdoor living laboratory at the OSU Mansfield campus.
How do you survive a scandal, especially when you are the president of the United States? This year’s Warren G. Harding Symposium tackles the touchy issue.
It’s called the Columbus Collaboratory. And leaders say it will create 100 new jobs.
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FACULTY & STAFF
Cäzilia Loibl, Human Sciences, was named the 2013 Marie Curie Fellow by the European Commission. The fellowship awards research grants to scientists to gain experience abroad and in the private sector.
Terrell Strayhorn, Educational Studies, was selected as a 2014 ACPA Educational Leadership Foundation Diamond Honoree. Honorees have distinguished themselves as teachers, administrators, researchers, writers and association leaders.
Mike Hogan, OSU Extension, has been elected president-elect of the National Association of County Agricultural Agents, a 3,100-member professional organization for Extension faculty working in agriculture and natural resources disciplines.
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For my scientific professional life I must read so much nonfiction and natural history that I seek escape in audio books of murder mysteries and spy novels while I am driving.
Why Tolstoy? Because no one understands characters — or understands character—better. And when it comes to reading novels, I am a people person. What can I tell you?
Core Quantum Technologies (CQT) has been awarded a $150,000 Phase I Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant by the National Science Foundation to develop fluorescing nanoparticles for medical diagnosis, imaging, and research. The Columbus-based start-up company invented a type of nanoparticle that emits different colors to tag molecules in biomedical tests.
By Brad Henry Medical procedures and Google GLASS are a hot topic. The medical community is exploring opportunities where GLASS may be of use. The Wexner Medical Center recently used GLASS to broadcast a surgical procedure to medical students via a Google Hangout. Medical training is not for everyone: the event was covered by the […]
Engaging Ideas: The Professor’s Guide to Integrating Writing, Critical Thinking, and Active Learning in the Classroom, by John C. Bean.
Bean is Professor of English at Seattle University. He is the author of numerous scholarly articles and [...]