I am pleased and proud to congratulate our Ohio State physicists Stan Durkin, K.K. Gan, Chris Hill, Richard Hughes, Harris Kagan, Richard Kass, T.Y. Ling, Brian Winer,
and engineer Benjamin Bylsma,
whose work played a key role in the discovery of the long sought-after Higgs boson
, or “God particle.” The news that two of the Large Hadron Collider’s detectors had found this fundamental subatomic particle was announced on July 4 by the European Organization for Nuclear Research.
Geography and Center for Aviation Studies Launch Air Service Accessibility Index
professor of geography in collaboration with Ohio State’s Center for Aviation Studies, has developed an index of air service accessibility
of U.S. airports that could have profound implications for decision-making by management for airports, airlines, and aviation service providers as well as cities, states, and business.
Research Reveals How to Minimize Anger and Aggression
, graduate student in communication, is lead author of a new study on a strategy people can use to minimize how angry and aggressive they get when they are provoked by others. For more information, go to the Ohio State Research Communications press release
New Book on Suicide Bombing
lecturer in international studies, is author of the new book The Business of Martyrdom: A History of Suicide Bombing
(Naval Institute Press, 2012), the only comprehensive history available of suicide bombing from its origins in Imperial Russia to the current day.
Chemist Receives $2 Million High-End Instrumentation Grant from NIH
associate professor in the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, led a team of researchers at Ohio State and Case Western Reserve University to receive a $2 million High-End Instrumentation grant
from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The award will be used to purchase a high-field wide-bore solid-state nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectrometer. It is the first of its kind in the state of Ohio; housed in the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry’s NMR facility, it will provide major new research capabilities to multiple investigators.
ASC Faculty Group Receives $175,000 Mellon Foundation Grant
Eight ASC faculty members: Theodora Dragostinova,
history; Yana Hashamova,
Slavic; Pranav Jani,
English; Brian Joseph,
linguistics, Slavic (lead PI, pictured); Jessie Labov,
Slavic; Scott Levi,
history; Andrea Sims,
Slavic; and Mytheli Sreenivas,
history, received a $175,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
to organize a John E. Sawyer Seminar on the Comparative Study of Cultures.
Robert Holub Named Ohio Eminent Scholar in German
Ohio Eminent Scholar
and Professor of German Robert Holub,
joins the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures autumn semester 2012. Holub comes to Ohio State from the Amherst campus of the University of Massachusetts, where he was Chancellor from 2008-2012. His scholarly work focuses on nineteenth and twentieth-century intellectual, cultural, and literary history.
Zhong-Lin Lu Named Director, Center for Cognitive Science
Joseph Steinmetz, executive dean and vice provost, and Gifford Weary, divisional dean, social and behavioral sciences, announced the appointment of Zhong-Lin Lu
(pictured), Distinguished Professor of Social and Behavioral Sciences, professor of psychology, and director, Ohio State’s Center for Cognitive and Behavioral Brain Imaging (CCBBI), as director of the university’s Center for Cognitive Science.
Art for Life Call for Artists
Donate your artwork and compete for the chance to be shown in the Art for Life
auction. Gain exposure to the art community in Columbus and support the advocacy, treatment, and prevention of HIV/AIDS in Central Ohio. This year’s event will take place at the Columbus Museum of Art, September 22 with President Gee serving as honorary chair. Artwork is due July 14.
Comprehensive Equity at Ohio State National Workshop
REACH for Commercialization: A Workshop for Women Faculty and Postdocs in STEM
will take place at Ohio State, September 23-25. Ohio State women faculty and postdocs may qualify for a registration waiver to cover complete costs of attendance. Deadline to apply for support is July 13
. Send a CV and a 200-word research statement to CEOS.
Writing Experience for Social Change
The Center for the Study and Teaching of Writing
is launching a new fall semester non-credit seminar for junior, senior, and graduate students interested in service-learning, mentoring, or writing for social change. U-WE: An Undergraduate Writing Experience for Social Change
runs August 27 - December 3.
The Warren G. Harding Symposium
, America at a Crossroads: The 1920 Presidential Campaign, an academic, social, and cultural exploration of the life and times of America's 29th president.
Through July 26
Excessive and Incomplete: Works
by Chris Taylor, Swing Space Gallery.
Through July 28
2012 High School Juried Exhibition
, OSU Urban Arts Space, 50 West Town St., a one-of-a-kind art show for aspiring artists who want to showcase their art in a professional environment.
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