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
Buckeyes know sustainability
When it comes to sustainability, Ohio State students continue to heighten their knowledge and their actions. A survey of undergraduates by the university’s Environmental and Social Sustainability Lab found engagement in pro-environmental behaviors has increased by almost 30% since 2014, while knowledge of sustainability-related topics has increased by 10%.
Bucks for Charity – Buckeyes are building a better community!
Support the community by donating to causes that are important to you, such as housing, food security, health services, animal welfare, education, advocacy programs or environment. Bucks for Charity is a simple way to give to your favorite local nonprofit organization – conveniently one-time or through payroll deduction. Bucks for Charity is an important way Ohio State faculty, staff and retirees can give back to our community, and this year’s goal is to raise $1.35 million with 17 percent participation.
Free coding certificate for faculty and staff
Interested in learning to code, but not sure where to start? The self-paced Digital Flagship Swift Coding and App Development certification is a four-course online curriculum designed to build the skills you need to develop an app of your own and work confidently in Apple's Swift programming language. Learn more and sign up for the first course today.
Provost's Discovery Themes Lecture Program: Eli Pariser
Seven years ago, Eli Pariser's "The Filter Bubble" introduced a new phrase into the lexicon and some of his more dire predictions about the algorithmic fragmenting of truth have come to pass. On Tuesday, Oct. 15, Pariser will re-introduce his original thesis, discuss what's changed since the book's release, and describe the growing toolset of ideas and interventions that are working to bring people back into contact with each other and with reality.
Hollie Nyseth Brehm inspires future world leaders and takes education beyond the classroom
Living by the adage “service is the rent we pay to live on the earth” and a passion to teach others to do the same, sociology professor Hollie Nyseth Brehm educates students about different cultures and societal phenomena. Read about how her dedication to service drives her to pursue interactive educational opportunities and impactful research.