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Digital Media Project: Department of English

New Lighting in DenneyThings are really starting to look different in Denney. New lighting, fresh paint and upgraded wireless capacity; track progress of the Digital Media Project facilities updates as they happen.
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English Professor Featured in The Paris Review

Henri ColeHenri Cole, professor, English, discusses “The Art of Poetry” in summer 2014’s The Paris Review. Cole is the author of eight books of poetry, including Touch, Pierce the Skin: Selected Poems 1982-2007, Blackbird and Wolf, and Pulitzer finalist, Middle Earth

Astronomy Researcher Led Ohio State delegation
in Saudi Arabia

Taihabu AwardSultana Nahar, research scientist, astronomy, led Ohio State’s three-member delegation at the International Exhibition and Conference on Higher Education (IECHE) in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, April 14-18, 2014. Prior to attending IECHE, Nahar visited four Saudi universities: Taibah University, Dammam University, King Saud University and Princess Norah University. Nahar gave multiple seminar presentations at each and initiated water-research dialogue between Ohio State and Dammam University.


History Professor Awarded American Veterans Center Prize

John F. GuilmartinIn early June, John F. Guilmartin, Jr., professor of military history and retired U.S. Air Force Lt. Col., was awarded the American Veterans Center's Andrew J. Goodpaster Prize at The Army and Navy Club in Washington, D.C. Guilmartin is a Vietnam War veteran who flew more than 120 combat missions in Thailand, Laos and North Vietnam and was awarded two Silver Stars. He is an authority on military and maritime history and the history of technology. The Goodpaster Prize was inaugurated in 2008 to honor the work of “soldier-scholars,” who undertake groundbreaking work in military scholarship.

Center for Languages, Literatures and Cultures Announces NSEP Boren Fellowship Winners

Melody Maxwell, a recent graduate of Ohio State’s College of Veterinary Medicine and current master’s student in the College of Public Health, will study Portuguese and intern with the Zoonoses Division in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Cassandra Olson will study at Beijing University’s International Relations Department in a dual Ohio State MA program with the John Glenn School of Public Affairs and DEALL’s China Flagship Program. CLLC administers the Boren Fellowships.   


Webinar: Supporting STEM Undergraduates from Underrepresented Groups

Barbara Fink and other members of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion will describe how faculty and staff can collaborate with The Ohio Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation on faculty-mentored undergraduate research and other programming on Friday, June 14, noon – 1 p.m. 


Grant Writing and Publication Workshop

Free workshop for faculty members, postdocs, researchers and administrators who have an interest in writing engaging manuscripts, strengthening grant applications and communicating effectively, Tuesday, August 19, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Registration required.


Through June 20

Hopkins Hall Summer Series: Bodies at Rest: Bound Up in this Place by Mona Gazala

June 12

Reception, 3-4 p.m., Hopkins Hall Summer Series: Bodies at Rest: Bound Up in this Place by Mona Gazala

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June 11, 2014
Screenshot from globe trot movie

‘Globe Trot’ Goes Online

Filmmaker Mitchell Rose and Choreographer Bebe Miller, Department of Dance, created an international crowd-sourced film, “Globe Trot.” Fifty filmmakers on all seven continents, including an Ohio State research station in Antarctica, shot two seconds of Miller’s choreography and sent the footage back to Rose for editing. The film has won five festival awards since premiering at the Cinedans in Amsterdam in March. It’s now online.


Amy Youngs, professor, art, on how drilling remakes landscape, Austin American-Statesman, June 9, 2014, 

The Marching Band Embraces the iPad, Business Week, June 6, 2014, 

Christopher Gelpi, professor, political science, on how the Bergdahl celebration became a mess, USA Today, June 5, 2014, 

Cynthia Colen, assistant professor, sociology, on Ohio legislation on breast-feeding, Columbus Dispatch, June 3, 2015, 

History Professor and Department Chair Peter Hahn, on the significance and singularity of D-Day on the

D-Day Commemoration Keynote Speaker, History Professor Emeritus Williamson Murray discusses what might have gone wrong and possible repercussions, Columbus Dispatch, Friday, June 6.

Wendell Ellenwood, D-Day Commemoration Veteran Panel, discusses surviving D-Day and fighting on the front lines deep inside France on WOSU, Friday, June 6.


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