Mirror Lake is undergoing a sustainability study for eventual renovation. And there are three possibilities of what the iconic campus landmark might look like based on input from the Ohio State community.
In his first State of Academic Affairs address in that position to University Senate March 27, Executive Vice President and Provost Joseph Steinmetz acknowledged the many changes that are happening at Ohio State and said despite the multitude of issues he and the Office of Academic Affairs leadership grapple with, they are manageable.
For most Ohio State students, spring break is a chance to go home and relax, take a trip to a favorite destination or participate in the university’s numerous study abroad opportunities. This year, thanks to a grant orchestrated by two faculty members, about 30 students got to visit China — and perform there.
By Jeff Grabmeier The scientific research conducted at Ohio State and other universities isn’t often viewed as a short-term economic stimulus program – but it does fulfill that role along with its many long-term benefits, according to new research co-authored by an Ohio State economist. In a study published this week in the journal Science, […]
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.
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.
Ian James with the group FreedomOhio says there’s not enough time to get the necessary signatures to put the issue before voters this [...]
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Paul Post, Teaching and Learning, was awarded the Lockette/Monroe Humanitarian Award by the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association during the ITEEA Conference in Orlando, Fla., for promoting humanistic values while serving the technology and engineering education profession.
Marc Johnston, Educational Studies, coauthored “Which Box(es) Do I Check? Investigating College Students’ Meanings behind Racial Identification,” Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice (2014), with C. Casey Ozaki, Jane Pizzolato and Prema Chaudhari.
Curt Daniels, Medicine, was named the first recipient of the Cardiovascular Medicine Professorship. The $1 million fund supports a nationally or internationally recognized physician faculty member in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine to foster innovation and excellence in cardiovascular medicine.
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Sociology Professor Claudia Buchmann focuses on gender, race and class inequalities in higher education. She has a new book, The Rise of Women: The Growing Gender Gap in Education and What It Means for American Schools: When did the educational gender gap favoring girls and women begin? Some of the gender gap in schooling is […]
Aparna Dial is director of Energy Services and Sustainability in the Office of Energy and Environment. Where does Ohio State stand in achieving its energy goals? Ohio State made a public declaration of its commitment to work toward climate neutrality by signing the American College and University Presidents’ Climate Commitment in 2008 and adopting a […]
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 […]
A colleague who works with international students told me the following story.
There was a student from China whose practice during class was to sit and listen, and not take notes. One of his professors noticed this, and was puzzled by it. Finally, one day in [...]