Look back and move forward as the Department of Plant Pathology commemorates its 50th anniversary. The first event is a reunion luncheon July 1 at Longaberger Alumni House on the Columbus campus. Seating is limited. RSVP here.
Eventually, anyone who eats food produced in Ohio may see -- or taste -- the benefits of some recent equipment donated to The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.
In addition to a new teaching tool for food science students, the gift from nine corporate donors will provide hands-on training and applied research opportunities for Ohio’s food industry professionals and entrepreneurs.
View a video about Ava Lonneman, 17, of Mogadore, Ohio, winner of the national 2017 Youth In Action Pillar Award for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) and a $5,000 scholarship.
Ava was recognized at the 4-H Legacy Awards March 21 in Washington, D.C. for establishing herself as a leading youth advocate and organizer for STEM education, reaching more than 1,600 youth with hands-on programming in three years.
The exhibit Building Ohio State: From Forest to the Renovation of the Thompson Library, which examines the shared history of Ohio's forests and The Ohio State University, runs through May 14 at the library. A three-part video chronicles the exhibit.
The Ohio State University has recommended the appointment of Dr. Cathann Arceneaux Kress as vice president for Agricultural Administration and dean of the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences, Provost Bruce A. McPheron has announced. The appointment is subject to approval by the Board of Trustees.
Kress, currently vice president for extension and outreach and director of cooperative extension at Iowa State University, will begin May 1.