Ohio State News

17
June
2021

University is closed on Friday, June 18, and classes are canceled

President Kristina M. Johnson sent the following email to the university community today (June 17):

Dear Students, Faculty and Staff:

I am pleased to share that Ohio State will commemorate Juneteenth as an official university holiday beginning tomorrow. The university will be observing Juneteenth on Friday, June 18, and the university will be closed.

Campus

June
09,
2021
| 17:00 PM America/New_York
Interim Senior Vice President for Talent, Culture and Human Resources and Senior Adviser to the President Paul Patton delivered the following message to the campus community today (June 9).
May
27,
2021
| 15:17 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University announced today that accomplished researcher, educator and higher-education leader Melissa L. Gilliam, MD, MPH, will be the land-grant institution’s next executive vice president and provost, effective Aug.
May
21,
2021
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
The Ohio State University at Lima and the Ford Lima Engine Plant have announced a partnership to establish a new training center providing learning and laboratory experiences for students in Ohio State’s bachelor of science in engineering technology

Science & Medicine

June
15,
2021
| 07:45 AM America/New_York
Adults who skip breakfast are likely to miss out on key nutrients that are most abundant in the foods that make up morning meals, a new study suggests.
June
08,
2021
| 12:14 PM America/New_York
Astronomers have taken a big step forward in understanding the dark and violent places where stars are born.
June
04,
2021
| 08:24 AM America/New_York
New research suggests that African American families living in public housing are a “hidden population” when it comes to national suicide prevention efforts.

Arts & Humanities

May
28,
2021
| 08:04 AM America/New_York
If you’ve watched a slasher movie, you’ve probably been exposed to the final girl trope – a closing scene of a white, suburban teenage girl who triumphed over a threatening monster and lived to tell the tale.
April
22,
2021
| 15:36 PM America/New_York
The American Academy of Arts and Sciences announced the election of its new members for 2021, which includes two faculty members from The Ohio State University College of Arts and Sciences: Fritz Graf, Distinguished University Professor in the
January
06,
2021
| 09:32 AM America/New_York
What does it mean to "own" a piece of conceptual art?  That question led a law professor into an investigation of the tangled relationship between art and law.

The Conversation

May
14,
2021
| 13:57 PM America/New_York
Through interviews, surveys and conversations with farmers, we have documented how household expenses like access to health care and child care undercut investments that could increase food production across the United States.
May
05,
2021
| 08:07 AM America/New_York
The United States is the only wealthy nation that doesn’t guarantee paid leave to mothers after they give birth or adopt a child. The vast majority of Americans would like to see that change.
April
21,
2021
| 09:54 AM America/New_York
Ohio State law professor Ric Simmons says the guilty verdicts in the Chauvin trial are extraordinary because past incidents of police lethal use of force against unarmed civilians have generally not resulted in criminal convictions.

Sports

May
20,
2021
| 13:27 PM America/New_York
Karen Dennis, The Ohio State University director of track and field and cross country, has been unanimously selected by her coaching peers as the 2021 Big Ten Conference women’s outdoor coach of the year. This is Dennis’ 10th Big Ten coach of the
April
19,
2021
| 14:05 PM America/New_York
This wasn’t the way either of them had imagined spending their Saturday, but really, what could be better?
April
08,
2021
| 14:02 PM America/New_York
Attendance at The Ohio State University 2021 LiFESports Spring Game presented by Buckeyes Care, set for noon Saturday, April 17 at Ohio Stadium, will be capped at 19,180. There will be a general public sale on Monday for a number of constituent

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