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Aldama, Grejner-Brzezinska, Merritt named Distinguished University Professors

At the Board of Trustees meeting on Nov. 20, 2019, Frederick Luis Aldama, Dorota Grejner-Brzezinska, and Deborah Jones Merritt were conferred with the title of Distinguished University Professor, the university's highest faculty honor.

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The Initiative for Food and AgriCultural Transformation Linkage and Leverage Grants program seeks to Link and Leverage to address compelling food security challenges by building on our strengths in climate, environment, technology and agroecosystems; local to global engagements; new food economies; and campus food cultures and education. Deadline for fall cyle is December 19, 2019.

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Nominations for the Distinguished Diversity Enhancement Award, sponsored by Senate Diversity Committee and Human Resources, are due on Friday, January 17th, 2020.

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Nomination for the Distinguished Staff Award, sponsored by the Office of Human Resources, are due on Friday, January 17th, 2020.

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The deadline to apply for the I-Corps@Ohio 2020 cohort is January 21, 2020. It's a statewide program developed to assist faculty, staff and students at Ohio colleges in validating the market potential of technologies and launching startup companies. Teams that receive funding will complete an intensive eight-week, training program designed to help understand the market, develop a commercialization strategy and attain research skills for their technology. 

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Compensation-eligible instructors should complete the first two components of the Teaching Support Program (TSP) by Jan. 31 in order to receive compensation at the end of March. The first component, the Teaching Practices Inventory, takes less than 30 minutes to complete. The final deadline to complete the TSP for compensation is March 31.

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Ohio State's University Outreach and Engagement Awards honor faculty, staff, students and community partners for outstanding achievement in producing engaged scholarship and community impact. The deadline to submit an application/nomination is January 31, 2020. Awardees will be recognized at a ceremony on April 1, 2020 in the Ohio Union, Performance Hall.

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Nominations for the Distinguished University Professor, sponsored by the Office of Academic Affairs, are due on Saturday, Febuary 1st, 2020.

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