January 2017 CFAES Monthly

  1. Slide that says Discovery Themes with three pictures

    Ohio State launched the Discovery Themes initiative to position the university to tackle the world’s grand challenges in eight areas of focus within the four Discovery Themes: Humanities and the Arts, Health and Wellness, Food Production and Security, and Energy and Environment.

  2. Photo of Kris Boone

    Access, affordability and excellence are three major reasons the Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute’s incoming director sought the position.

  3. Guo-LIang Wang, professor of plant pathology, was one of four Ohio State University faculty elected as a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in late 2016.

  4. photo of Linda Saif in lab

    Linda Saif has been awarded the title of Fellow by the National Academy of Inventors. She was one of 175 academic inventors to receive the honor this year.

  5. Photo of Richard Dick

    An Ohio State University scientist who led the discovery of the biophysical processes behind a native shrub intercropping system that could transform agricultural practices in parts of sub-Saharan Africa has been elected to lead one of the nation’s premier natural science organizations.

  6. Pictue of AIT alumni award

    Bala Balasubramaniam was awarded the 2016 Asian Institute of Technology Alumni Association (AITAA) Distinguished Alumni award in the category of Academic and Research Excellence.

  7. The awards lunch represents a highlight of Ohio State University Extension’s annual conference, which took place in early December.

  8. Photo of panel from forum

    Douglas Jackson-Smith, faculty member in the School of Environment and Natural Resources, participated in a Forum of Scientific Society Leaders held at the National Academies of Sciences in Washington DC on December 7, 2016.

  9. Woman with horses in Ukraine photo

    Six professors from Ukraine observed classes in the Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics in 2016 through the Faculty Exchange Program, a program sponsored by the U.S.

  10. Picture of three male turkeys

    Ohio State University turkey researchers and the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) rank at the top of an international online resource for finding experts.

  11. In today's culture, people are more likely to be vegan and gluten-free and to choose organic foods. But what about choosing local? That is where the local foods movement steps in, and Farm to School is part of that.

  12. image of grass in different lengths

    Zane Raudenbush and Ed Nangle, turf science professors at Ohio State Agricultural and Technical Institute, were featured on Turfnet.com recently. Raudenbush, who started with ATI in January 2016, and Nangle who joined ATI in August 2016, share their perspectives on the importance of preparing

  13. Photo of finger clicking on "online learning go" on a screen.

    In the move to the new Carmen (Canvas), the CFAES eTeam is hoping to gather insight about how Canvas is being used to deliver courses.

Videos

  1. Tips for Avoiding Dietary Pitfalls During the Holidays
    Tips for avoiding dietary pitfalls during the holidays
    Tips for avoiding dietary pitfalls during the holidays
    Tips for avoiding dietary pitfalls during the holidays
  2. Ohio State University Extension — Be The One
    Ohio State University Extension: Your source for reliable information
    Ohio State University Extension: Your source for reliable information
    Ohio State University Extension: Your source for reliable information
  3. OSU Extension has trained more than 10,000 Ohio farmers on best practices to apply fertilizer
    Fertiilizer training for mandated certification
    Fertiilizer training for mandated certification
    Fertiilizer training for mandated certification
  4. Be the One–4-H
    Be the one to help 4-H grow the next generation of leaders
    Be the one to help 4-H grow the next generation of leaders
    Be the one to help 4-H grow the next generation of leaders
  1. Tips for Avoiding Dietary Pitfalls During the Holidays