Ohio State News (engagement)

2019
February
11,
2019
| 12:29 PM America/New_York
Alicia Hall thinks of the students who lead BuckeyeThon at The Ohio State University as her adopted children. The central Ohio mother of four and her family are celebrating their 14th BuckeyeThon Dance Marathon this weekend. Hall has been a fan an...
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January
25,
2019
| 10:51 PM America/New_York
Mary Robinson, the former president of Ireland and current head of the Mary Robinson Foundation – Climate Justice, says that despite the looming challenges we face due to climate change, she still has hope. Robinson was a keynote speaker for The O...
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January
10,
2019
| 10:43 PM America/New_York
When it comes to building a community that is environmentally sustainable and resilient, Ibrahim Abdul-Matin believes The Ohio State University should play a role similar to a certain web-slinging superhero. “So I think it’s like the Spiderman thi...
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2018
July
13,
2018
| 09:38 PM America/New_York
Faculty, staff and students from The Ohio State University hit the road this week for the annual Roads Scholars Tour, a two-day bus tour showcasing university partnerships across Ohio. This year’s tour began at the Ohio State University Airport an...
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July
06,
2018
| 06:00 AM America/New_York
Max, Andrew and Simon Fernandez may not look alike, but the fraternal triplets have taken a nearly identical trip to and through The Ohio State University. All three third-year students went to the same high school in Columbus, all three are part ...
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June
26,
2018
| 06:00 AM America/New_York
If you are not enjoying your favorite things as much as you used to, new research suggests a way to break through the boredom: Try the same old things in new ways. Researchers found that people found new enjoyment in popcorn, videos – even water –...
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June
13,
2018
| 06:00 AM America/New_York
A new report places a multibillion-dollar figure on the economic value of Ohio’s public universities. A study by the Inter-University Council of Ohio finds Ohio public universities added $42 billion in income to the Ohio economy. That’s about equa...
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May
25,
2018
| 06:00 AM America/New_York
Now it’s time to teach the teachers. As The Ohio State University prepares to launch the Digital Flagship initiative at the start of the new academic year, faculty from across the university are learning how to get the most out of some new tools. ...
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April
18,
2018
| 05:00 AM America/New_York
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State University is breaking new ground for transparency among public universities in Ohio by making all non-student employee salaries available to the public in an online, searchable web-based application. The Office of Hum...
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March
21,
2018
| 02:57 PM America/New_York
Former Congressmen Barry Goldwater Jr. and Jason Altmire served on opposite sides of the political aisle when they worked in the House of Representatives. Tuesday, they shared the same table as they discussed politics and polarization before a room f...
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March
13,
2018
| 03:48 PM America/New_York
Ohio’s Severe Weather Awareness week kicks off this weekend, but students at The Ohio State University are getting prepared ahead of time.The Ohio State Meteorology Club hosted the 22nd Annual Severe Weather Symposium last week at the Ohio Union. The...
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February
05,
2018
| 04:46 PM America/New_York
Nearly 200 central Ohio children benefited from free dental cleanings, exams and services at The Ohio State University College of Dentistry on Friday. Ohio State helped kick off the national 2018 Give Kids A Smile program. The student-led initiati...
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February
01,
2018
| 04:18 PM America/New_York
Music, poetry and a conversation on the history of the Black Lives Matter movement launched the start of United Black World Month at The Ohio State University.The Student Life Multicultural Center hosted the kick-off at the Ohio Union Wednesday night...
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January
26,
2018
| 05:21 PM America/New_York
A two-day conference to build relationships, share knowledge and improve community health filled hallways, meeting rooms and ballrooms at The Ohio State University this week.The inaugural Community Engagement Conference was held at the Ohio Union Wed...
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January
16,
2018
| 05:38 PM America/New_York
In a hospital room on the campus of The Ohio State University, members of Columbus City Council, the Franklin County Commissioners and area health care experts are belting out “Stayin’ Alive” by the Bee Gees.In addition to its place as a pop masterpi...
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2017
December
05,
2017
| 06:52 PM America/New_York
A conversation about the legacy of civil rights leader Rosa Parks and her impact on the world today helped pack an auditorium at the Fawcett Center on Monday night.“The Power of One: We Are Walking In It!” was part of the 13th Annual Statewide Tribut...
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November
23,
2017
| 01:26 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University hosted one of the largest Thanksgiving Day dinners on a college campus today.An estimated 1,600 students, faculty and staff, along with their families, enjoyed the traditional turkey dinner. The celebration is for those who ...
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November
03,
2017
| 08:15 AM America/New_York
Growing up in Bradner, Ohio – a town of a little over 900 people – the prospect of a college education seemed like a distant dream for Ricky Taulker. Taulker wasn’t born wealthy, no one in his immediate family attended college and only half of hi...
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October
10,
2017
| 02:28 PM America/New_York
Finding new partners and new connections to lead to a healthier world is the goal of the 2018 Community Engagement Conference at The Ohio State University.The conference is a new initiative for the university. Donna Shalala, former U.S. Secretary of ...
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September
27,
2017
| 03:20 PM America/New_York
Students at The Ohio State University are used to celebrating victories on the field over Michigan, Purdue and other universities in the Big Ten. Now they have a chance to do it at the ballot box.Ohio State is competing in the Big Ten Voting Challeng...
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July
18,
2017
| 11:32 AM America/New_York
The trip begins with a story about Hugh Jackman and some wild animals and ends with a lesson from the unofficial weed king of Ohio. Welcome to The Ohio State University 2017 Roads Scholar Tour.The Roads Scholars Tour is a two-day trip for faculty, st...
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2016
April
15,
2016
| 03:16 PM America/New_York
Columbus, Ohio – Approximately 600 members of Buckeye Nation convened for change at the inaugural Buckeye Summit on April 14. Delegates from 17 states and as far away as London and Bejing engaged in an interactive town hall focused on one of the most...
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April
15,
2016
| 08:25 AM America/New_York
The Ohio State University will select two graduating seniors as recipients of the first-ever President’s Prize, the highest recognition the university bestows on exceptional students committed to social change.Applicants must submit an idea for a pro...
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