By Jeff McCallister University Communications By the end of the Teaching and Learning Summit, sticky notes covered every whiteboard wall in 1077 Smith Lab. Each note represented an idea to improve teaching and learning at Ohio State. “This has been everything I had hoped it might be,” said Maurice Stevens, associate professor of Comparative Studies […]
A record number of graduates is expected to receive degrees at Ohio State’s 2015 spring commencement ceremony at noon May 10 in Ohio Stadium. The 11,040 total degrees and certificates that will be handed out exceeds the number handed out in 2012 by almost 400. President Michael V. Drake will preside over the ceremony, which […]
Since last fall, Ohio State’s College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences has provided fertilizer applicator certification training to more than 6,000 Ohio growers responsible for farming some 927,000 acres of Buckeye State farmland, and the numbers continue to grow.
Recent changes in the leadership structure of University Communications are designed to enhance Ohio State’s marketing and communications program and strengthen its unified Advancement strategy. To that end, the previous vice president for communications role has been divided into two roles — vice president for communications and vice president for marketing — that address the […]
The Wexner Medical Center plans to expand its Neurological Institute with the addition of a new Brain and Spine Hospital in the former Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute.
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 […]