CFAES announces new Moser Scholars Program
CFAES Dean Bobby Moser is retiring after 21 years, the longest run for a dean under Ohio State President E. Gordon Gee. As vice president for agricultural administration, Moser also oversaw OSU Extension, OARDC, and ATI. Moser’s wife, Pat, has been equall ...
Stone Lab renovations 'will greatly enhance our ability to attract students and scientists'
Recent renovations at Stone Lab and the Research Building on South Bass Island's Peach Point have resulted in more modern classrooms, more conveniently equipped research and maintenance spaces, and most importantly, an alternative energy setup that ...
'You feel like family': 4-H'er to intern in Japan
When Erin Hope was 12 years old, her mother saw a flier for an international exchange program sponsored by Ohio 4-H. "She just decided, 'OK, we'll host a Japanese exchange student.' And we fell in love with the program," Hope said ...
J.M. Smucker Co. Commits $1M to Ohio State for Food Innovation Research, Scholarships
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The J.M. Smucker Company and Timothy P. Smucker of Orrville, Ohio, have committed $1 million to support ongoing research and student success at Ohio State University's College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. The S ...
Ohio State Names New VP for Agricultural Administration
COLUMBUS, Ohio- The Ohio State University today named alumnus Bruce McPheron vice president for agricultural administration and dean of the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. McPheron is currently dean of the College of Agricultura ...
Hanging out, hanging in there
Operation: Military Kids is a national initiative that designs programs for military youth to help them find positive ways to cope with the stress of their parents' deployment, and Ohio 4-H Youth Development has been a major provider of OMK progr ...
Urban farming in a parking lot? See it in action in Wooster
Joe Kovach of Entomology, who is studying the best ways to grow food on old asphalt parking lots, is giving free monthly tours of his test plots this summer. The tours, which are aimed at urban farmers in Cleveland, Columbus, and other cities, are coverin ...
ATI ranks No. 1 nationally in two-year agriculture degrees
ATI is back on top as No. 1 in Community College Week's annual Top 100 report, after a one-year drop to the No. 2 slot. ATI ranked first in the nation among two-year institutions in the number of degrees awarded in agriculture (pdf), agricultural ...
Keith Smith: 'We are committed to make these positions successful'
OSU Extension now has 12 field specialists located around the state, each working on a specific focus area and able to respond quickly to current topics and pressing issues. A field specialist in taxation will begin in September, and a search is in proces ...
Microbial Fuel Cell Learning Center
This project focuses on integrating a microbial fuel cell science experiment into 6th-12th grade science curricula to demonstrate the significance of alternative energy and sustainability. Microbial fuel cells (MFCs) are bioelectrochemical reactors in whi ...