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Hume Named Vice Provost for Undergraduate Studies and Dean of Undergraduate Education

Elizabeth V. Hume, PhD, has accepted an offer to serve as the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Studies and Dean of Undergraduate Education, effective October 1, 2017, with Board approval.

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The conference provides a venue for members of The Ohio State University community to share innovative, interesting, evidence-based ideas for the improvement of teaching effectiveness and student learning outcomes. The deadline to submit a proposal is Monday, Jan. 22.

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The Community Engagement Conference on Wednesday, Jan. 24, and Thursday, Jan. 25, brings together faculty, staff, students and community partners to focus on professional development, networking and potential engagement partnerships, centering on the theme of Partnering to Advance Health and Wellness.

Community Engagement Conference

The Distinguished Staff Awards recognize and celebrate staff who have made an impact at The Ohio State University. It is the highest honor bestowed upon Ohio State staff members. Each recipient receives a $1,500 cash award, an increase of $700 to his or her base salary and a commemorative trophy. Additionally, the recipients are honored at a spring luncheon and recognized on the field during an Ohio State football game. The nomination deadline has been extended and is now Monday, Jan. 29, at 5 p.m.

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The Distinguished Diversity Enhancement Award celebrates diversity efforts at Ohio State and rewards individuals and groups for their commitment to diversity. Each recipient receives a commemorative certificate and $1,200 cash award, along with being honored during a spring event and recognized on the field during an Ohio State football game. Award nominees may include campus organizations, academic units or teams, students, alumni, faculty or staff who have implemented policies, procedures or programs to enhance diversity on the basis of any diversity qualities. The nomination deadline has been extended and is now Monday, Jan. 29, at 5 p.m.

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The second deadline is Wednesday, Jan. 31, for Linkage and Leverage grants through the Initiative for Food and AgriCultural Transformation (InFACT).

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Led by the Industry Liaison Office, this workshop on Thursday, Feb. 1, 10-11:30 a.m., provides faculty with the tools and support needed to collaborate with businesses.

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The Translational Data Analytics Institute provides up to $2,500 annually to support internal, university-led events that advance data analytics at Ohio State. Applications are due on Sept. 15 and Feb. 1 each year.

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