News & Announcements
Gregoire extended as dean of College of Social Work through June 2022
Dean Tom Gregoire will extend his leadership of the College of Social Work for another two years. Subject to approval by the Board of Trustees, his term as dean will be extended through June 30, 2022, at which time Tom anticipates returning to the faculty.Learn More
Women in Tech Networking Night
Please join TechHub for the fourth annual Women in Technology Networking Night on Thursday, February 27 at 6 p.m. at the TDAI Ideation Zone in Pomerene Hall. The event will begin with a presentation from their guest speaker, Accenture’s Natalie Sisto Means, followed by questions from the audience and casual networking. Please join the conversation about women working in the tech industry and share this invitation with students and colleagues. Light refreshments will be provided.Learn More and Register
UITL Research and Implementation grants
The University Institute for Teaching and Learning is requesting proposals for projects that advance implementation and/or research of instructional best practices in university courses and make contributions to the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) or Discipline-based Education Research (DBER). Deadline is March 1.Learn More and Apply
Grant writing workshop in the Research Commons
Join the Research Development Office and Foundation Relations on March 4 to learn about the similarities and differences between the funding processes for federal/state agencies and private foundations. Topics include seeking funding, best practices for engaging with sponsors and navigating the research administration/proposal development and submission process.Learn More and Register
2020 Health & Wellness Expo
On March 10, the University Staff Advisory Committee (USAC) will host the 2020 Health and Wellness Expo at the Tom W. Davis Gym in the RPAC from 11-1 p.m. University departments interested in tabling at the event can register via the USAC website. Registration ends March 1.Learn More and Register
I write to share the news that Jennifer S. Evans-Cowley, vice provost for capital planning and regional campuses, has advised me she has accepted the position of provost and vice president of academic affairs at the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas, effective July 1, 2017. We will work to ensure a smooth transition and look forward to sharing more as the process unfolds.
CFAES leadership announcement
With great pleasure, I write to advise you that we have recommended the appointment of Cathann Arceneaux Kress, PhD, currently vice president for extension and outreach and director of cooperative extension, Iowa State University, as vice president for agricultural administration and dean of the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. Subject to approval by the Board of Trustees, Dr. Kress will begin her appointment on May 1, 2017.
UCAT Teaching Enhancement Program accepting applications for learning communities through March 6
The Ohio State Teaching Enhancement Programs (OSTEP) offer faculty, staff, and GTAs a year–long opportunity to focus on their teaching as part of a transdisciplinary community of peers, explore a variety of issues in university teaching, enhance their own teaching, and support the teaching of their colleagues.
Kirwan Institute's "Free to Ride" premieres 3/1 at Knowlton Hall
Experience the Columbus premiere of the film “Free to Ride”, a documentary produced by The Ohio State University's Kirwan Institute that seeks to address the question of whether or not public transportation is a civil rights issue. The screening is free and open to the public, and will take place in Knowlton Hall’s Gui Auditorium at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 1.