New funding mechanisms from Ohio State, TechColumbus and the state of Ohio are giving technology startup companies the legs they need to stand on.
Betty Anderson, a professor of electrical and computer engineering, thinks that the world needs a diverse community of engineers. She now leads Engineering Outreach, a program in the College of Engineering focused on building interest in female and minority students in 78 schools, after-school camps and STEM clubs in and around Columbus.
Operation: Military Kids and the Veterinary Medical Center’s Enhancement and Expansion project are just two of the many deserving funds Ohio State faculty and staff can contribute to during the 2014 Campus Campaign, which runs through April 30.
Following a highly successful decades-long career, Dr. Steve Gabbe has announced he will be stepping down as chief executive officer of the Wexner Medical Center at the end of December, or sooner if a successor is appointed before that time. Additionally, the university announced that senior vice president and chief financial officer Geoff Chatas will […]
Ohio State University, along with Columbus-based EWI and the University of Michigan, are co-founders of a consortium of universities, companies and nonprofits that will establish a $148 million high-tech manufacturing research institute, the White House announced.
Forbes Travel Guide unveiled its official 2014 Forbes Star Rating list, naming The Blackwell Inn and Pfahl Conference Center on Ohio State’s campus as a new Four Star hotel. The Blackwell is currently the only hotel in the city that holds this distinction.
By Liz Alcalde Julie Golomb, an assistant professor in the Department of Psychology, has received a 2014 Alfred Sloan Fellowship. She joins 126 outstanding U.S. and Canadian early-career scientists and scholars whose achievements and potential identify them as the next generation of scientific leaders. Golomb is the only Sloan Fellow chosen from Ohio. The Alfred […]
Michelle Alexander’s provocative book caught fire, influencing social movements and making a civil rights hero of its author By Dave Ghose The timing was terrible. In 2008, as Michelle Alexander was finishing her provocative book on racial injustice in the United States, Barack Obama won the Democratic nomination for president. Alexander had already known that […]
A Q&A with Ohio State’s two-time interim president By Jeff McCallister Michael V. Drake, Ohio State’s president-designate, will complete his term at the University of California, Irvine, and arrive here to take office July 1. But Joseph A. Alutto, Ohio State’s interim president, says the university can’t afford to simply sit back and wait for […]
Less than two months into Ohio State’s going completely tobacco free, there are signs people are beginning to take the policy to heart, not only to follow the rules but to give themselves a shot at breaking bad habits.