News & Announcements
Assistance on 'Convergence' research proposals
Ohio State researchers can join a workshop on $12 million in National Science Foundation funding for research on complex problems focused on societal needs. The Nov. 4 workshop, organized by the Sustainability Institute, will provide the importance of “convergence” (transdisciplinary, stakeholder-driven) research to effectively tackle aspects of complex societal challenges.Learn More
Distinguished Scholar Award Nomination Deadline
Nomination for the Distinguished Scholar Award, sponsored by the Office of Research, are due on Monday, October 21st, 2019.Learn More and Nominate
President and Provost's Award for Distinguished Faculty Service Nomination Deadline
Nomination for the President and Provost's Award for Distinguished Faculty Service, sponsored by the Office of Academic Affairs, are due on Friday, November 1st, 2019.Learn More and Nominate
Distinguished Service Award Nomination Deadline
Nominations for the Distinguished Service Award, sponsored by the Office of Advancement, are due on Friday, November 1st, 2019.Learn More and Nominate
NSF growing convergence research, Part 2: Facilitating Collaboration Workshop
Ohio State researchers can join a workshop on $12 million in National Science Foundation funding for research on complex problems focused on societal needs. The Nov. 4 workshop, taking place from 2 - 4PM in 18th Avenue Library, is organized by the Sustainability Institute. It will provide the importance of “convergence” (transdisciplinary, stakeholder-driven) research to effectively tackle aspects of complex societal challenges.Learn More and Register
Ohio State receives Employer Partner of Inclusion Award
Ohio State has been recognized for our commitment to being an inclusive workplace. Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities has awarded Ohio State with a 2019 Employer Partner of Inclusion Gold Award, which was presented at the OOD job fair on Oct. 9.
The Ohio State University awarded national honor for wellness initiatives
Ohio State was the only university in the United States to receive a national C. Everett Koop Award honorable mention this year for the breadth and effectiveness of its health and wellness initiatives. The award recognizes worksite health promotion and improvement programs with documented results in effectiveness and economic impact. University Chief Wellness Officer Bernadette Melnyk reports improvements in population health and an estimated $3.65 return on every dollar invested in wellness at the university.
Work on international strategic plan moves to next stage
Last spring, Ohio State launched an enterprise-wide planning process to reimagine its international role as a modern land-grant university. The international strategic plan, which builds on and complements the university’s Time and Change plan, is expected to be presented to President Drake and Provost McPheron by April.
Time and Change: The Ohio State Campaign strives to engage 1M supporters
The Ohio State University today launched the public phase of Time and Change: The Ohio State Campaign, the most ambitious, inclusive community-building and fundraising endeavor in the university’s 150 years of making history. The campaign strives to engage 1 million supporters, an unprecedented level in higher education.