News: College News

  1. Nov 4, 2013

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - Emily Limes finished sixth overall on Oct. 19, at the Stockman Judging Contest, held at the Dekalb County Fairgrounds in Auburn, Ind.  This marked the first time in the 20-year history of the contest that an OSU student has ranked in the top ten overall.

    Ohio State was among ten university teams and approximately 70 students that competed this past weekend in the final competition prior to the American Royal and the Kalmbach Feeds sponsored trip to NAILE.  Team scores were not determined in the individuals-only contest.

  2. Oct 31, 2013

    A CFAES researcher has created a unique vaccine to protect swine from porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS), a viral disease that causes direct losses to U.S. swine producers to the tune of $664 million a year.

  3. Oct 31, 2013

    John Carey, chancellor of the Ohio Board of Regents, learned about the many ways in which outdoor labs, innovative technologies, public-private partnerships and technical education are shaping Ohio's economic and environmental future during a Sept. 4 visit to CFAES's Wooster campuses.

  4. Oct 29, 2013

    Monarch butterflies are some of the most well-known butterflies in North America, due to their large size and deep orange coloring. Their migration from Canada to Mexico and back is nothing short of spectacular, with thousands of butterflies congregating at stops along the way to rest.

  5. Oct 28, 2013

    Ohio State University experts -- including from CFAES and its outreach and research arms, OSU Extension and OARDC -- have begun focusing their expertise on the shale energy industry in Ohio.

  6. Oct 25, 2013

    Ohio State undergraduate students can now complement their major program of study with a focus on sustainability through enrollment in the new minor in Environment, Economy, Development and Sustainability (EEDS).

    The EEDS minor offers students a multidisciplinary program that focuses on the human, economic and environmental dimensions of sustainability -- often referred to as people, planet and profit.

  7. Oct 22, 2013

    CFAES's Rattan Lal has been chosen as one of the first Global Dryland Champions by the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification. The honor, according to a letter by Luc Gnacadja of Benin, the convention's executive secretary, recognizes "those who have made outstanding contributions to our efforts for achieving a land-degradation-neutral world."

  8. Oct 16, 2013

    Steven Neal has been named assistant dean, academic affairs, for CFAES effective Oct. 1. He replaces Jill Pfister, who retired Sept. 30.

  9. Oct 10, 2013

    Jill Pfister, assistant dean of academic affairs for CFAES, retired from Ohio State effective Sept. 30 after 33 years at the university and a total of 36 years of public service.

  10. Oct 8, 2013

    Mark your calendar for the following programs in October and early November sponsored by CFAES's Diversity Catalyst Team:

    Open Doors Training at Four Locations

    Open Doors is a four-hour training consisting of three modules that focus on recognizing, identifying, and addressing bias. Module 1: What is bias and how do I interrupt it? Module 2: Sharing identities and empathetic listening. Module 3: Working with persons in distress.