Click here to view the Ohio State Commencement Feature President Barack Obama extolled the virtues of citizenship and urged “active participation” in democracy to the 10,143 new Ohio State graduates during Commencement May 5. “As citizens, we understand that it’s not about what America can do for us; it’s about what can be done …
Newark Earthworks is at the center of a novel game and website designed at Ohio State to teach 4th grade students about prehistoric mound builders.
The University Staff Advisory Committee identified the top benefits-related items staff wanted, and a receptive President Gordon Gee was willing to put the weight of his leadership team behind achieving those wants.
Glen Mills is busy these days. It’s planting season for the manager of the Waterman Farm Agricultural and Natural Resources Laboratory.
But a high priority at the moment is to sow seeds in the Garden of Hope so cancer patients in the JamesCare for Life program have vegetables to pick throughout the summer.
Ohio State’s challenge is not an easy one: How does it balance its desire to offer high-quality health benefits to faculty and staff while costs continue to rise at an unsustainable rate? The solution will mean changes to the current benefit plan and partnering with employees to make well-being part of the culture.
Tail-wagging and game-playing brought a cheerful mood to the libraries during finals week. The Ohio State libraries hosted Study Break Spot and Pause 4 Paws during one of the most stressful weeks of the year for students.
Kinshuk Mitra, a Biomedical Engineering junior, admits his GPA is suffering because of the organized chaos consuming his life. But he wouldn’t have it any other way. In addition to classwork, studying and the multiple research papers he’s penning, Mitra is launching a company this month – OncoFilter.
Nancy Lahmers was in her first year as a senior lecturer in Fisher College of Business when she tried to make an online donation to the Campus Campaign. When the system denied her access to the donation section of the website, she figured it was a simple glitch.
Nearly 10,000 students will receive their diplomas in Ohio Stadium May 5, taking their next steps as the world’s next generation of leaders. And they’ll get an added bit of inspiration from the top as President Barack Obama will deliver the commencement address.
Jeff Thomas looks out his back window every morning when he wakes and is reminded how good it makes him feel to be doing something he considers to be of worldwide importance. Thomas has leased a small piece of his land to be a part of the Blue Ridge Wind Farm owned by Iberdrola Renewables.