The Ohio State University has earned the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching’s 2015 Community Engagement Classification. The university was recognized for its extensive engagement programming and how its mission, culture, curriculum and resources are structured to support high-impact community engagement. “As a land-grant university, Ohio State must ensure that our teaching, research and […]
Ohio State President Michael V. Drake has tapped a seasoned physician, scholar and health system administrator to serve as the next leader of the Wexner Medical Center, one of the country’s preeminent academic medical centers. Sheldon Retchin will join Ohio State March 2 as executive vice president of health sciences and CEO of the Wexner […]
As Ohio State continues to expand its role in the commercialization of research, it is important to create an environment that facilitates and rewards research creativity and entrepreneurship. To support and stimulate entrepreneurial activity among Ohio State researchers, three university-wide awards were presented on October 31 to Ohio State’s most successful faculty, staff and student […]
Thomson Reuters, a media and information firm, has identified 13 researchers from Ohio State as being among the most influential minds in their disciplines. Based on journal papers published between 2002-2012, these faculty members ranked in the top 1 percent for the number of citations by their peers: William Abraham, professor and director of cardiovascular […]
Enterprise Security has been rolling out new, streamlined security measures to kick off FY15. You may already have seen the change to the university’s password policy, allowing all users to keep their passwords twice as long — now for 180 days. Continuing to improve security for the university, Enterprise Security is implementing a new Information […]
Ohio Public Employees Retirement System executive to manage university’s portfolio By Chris Davey OSU Media and Publc Relations John Lane has been named vice president and chief investment officer for The Ohio State University. In this position, Lane will manage the university’s $3.4 billion long-term investment pool, which includes a $1.7 billion endowment. Lane’s appointment, […]
Dear Colleagues: We are sharing additional resources that will help you stay informed about Ebola and coordinated efforts in place for the safety and well-being of our campus community and the state of Ohio. Although we currently do not have a confirmed case of Ebola in Ohio, we think it’s important for all of us […]
Creative coders’ weekend work: amazing apps By Candi Clevenger College of Engineering Communications Ross Johnstal’s project, “Velocity” — which aims to speed up online song discovery — took top honors from among 48 teams at OHI/O, Ohio State’s largest hackathon. The electrical and computer engineering major was one of more than 200 students from nine […]
Doug Ulman, one of the leading cancer advocates in the world, has been named president and CEO of Pelotonia, the wildly popular and successful cycling fundraiser that benefits The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute.
As The Ohio State University welcomes its brightest class ever, U.S. News & World Report is again naming Ohio State the top public university in Ohio in its latest ranking of 268 national doctoral universities.