Innovator of the Year: Hesham El Gamal Electrical and Computer Engineering Hesham El Gamal is a world-renowned information theorist with key contributions to wireless communications that have been recognized by both industry and academia. His research has led to the development of pioneering technology that holds the promise of revolutionizing the mobile video delivery industry. […]
By Jay Hansen Ohio State’s partnership with Huntington Bank let the university demonstrate its commitment to innovative funding and gave the bank a chance to partner with a like-minded regional mainstay. It also created opportunity for a wide range of people within the greater university community. “This partnership has created benefits for Ohio State that […]
Rick Harrison of University Communications went to Ethiopia to help document the One Health Summer Initiative and came away with a new appreciation of the country and its people.
By Pam Frost Gorder In the nearly 150 years that Mirror Lake has flowed through a hollow on Ohio State University’s Columbus campus, generations of students have watched its transformation from a tiny natural spring, to a stream, to a fountain paved in stone. Now, the university will begin a study to explore the lake’s […]
By Jeff Grabmeier If you think the Hunger Games novels are too violent for their intended young readers, try re-reading classic children’s books from the past. From Snow White to Tarzan of the Apes to Harry Potter, literature for children and teens has always been awash in violence and murder, according to a new book […]
By Jeff McCallister Caroline Whitacre, OSU’s vice president for Research, said the key to Ohio State achieving its overriding goal of eminence lies, of course, in its tremendous breadth. But it must be more than that, she told a crowded U.S. Bank Conference Theater Nov. 6 in her annual State of Research address — actually, […]
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.
The House passed the bill on a 52-35 vote, and the Senate also gave its OK Wednesday. A [...]
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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 […]
That’s why local professional organizer Christy Talese visited Newton Hall for the Buckeye Wellness workshop “Let’s Get Organized 101″ yesterday. Attendees learned how to approach the concept of organization in a… well… organized way.
If you’re like me, then [...]