The Ohio State Board of Trustees has elected Jeffrey Wadsworth, president and CEO of Battelle Memorial Institute, as its new chair. Wadsworth will replace Robert Schottenstein, whose term on the board has expired. In addition, the board elected trustees Ronald Ratner and Alex Shumate as vice chairs.
Ohio State introduces a new interdisciplinary undergraduate major in data analytics autumn semester — the first of its kind in the country offered by a major research institution — designed to address a growing need for data analytics professionals.
Four Ohio State students have been recognized by the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education program. The Goldwater is the most prestigious national award for undergraduate researchers in science, math and engineering. Goldwater Scholars receive an award to cover the cost of tuition, fees, books and room and board up to a maximum […]
Chris Matthews is host of political talk show on MSNBC Chris Matthews, host of “Hardball” on MSNBC, will address graduates as the spring commencement speaker. Approximately 10,000 graduates will receive degrees during the ceremony, which begins at noon May 4 in Ohio Stadium. A television news anchor with remarkable depth of experience, Matthews has distinguished […]
Columbus-based company is now official insurance sponsor Ohio State has announced a 10-year agreement that establishes Nationwide Insurance as the official insurance sponsor for the university community. The $17.1 million agreement includes benefits that extend beyond the provision of insurance. The partnership formalizes the long-standing relationship between Ohio State and Nationwide Insurance that spans more […]
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. […]
Three former or current Ohio State faculty and staff members are among those honored Oct. 25 at The Ohio State University Alumni Awards Ceremony. The Alumni Association’s awards program celebrates more than 50 years of excellence by honoring alumni and others who have brought extraordinary credit to Ohio State. Among the winners this year: […]
The Ohio State Wexner Medical Center keeps piling on awards — three more in the month of October consistently recognize the organization for quality and patient satisfaction. ‘Top 10’ In mid-October, the Wexner Medical Center received the 2013 University HealthSystem Consortium Quality Leadership Award, a recognition that placed Ohio State among the Top 10 academic […]
For the second consecutive year, Ohio State is one of the nation’s top producers of Fulbright award winners according to the Chronicle of Higher Education. Ohio State tops the list of Fulbright Scholars (faculty and staff) at research institutions, with 14 recipients for the 2013-14 academic year. And the university is tied at No. 14 […]
Alutto: Evidence shows Ohio State is on the right path to get there By Jeff McCallister Even as Ohio State’s search for its 15th president hits high gear, Interim President Joseph A. Alutto said he remains focused on pushing forward “the bold and ambitious vision already in place for Ohio State — that of achieving […]