Hands-On Helping: Center Integrates Education, Outreach
The new Humanitarian Engineering Center aims to educate service-minded engineers, while accelerating the College of Engineering’s efforts to create solutions for people in need and empower sustainable development at home and abroad. It will coordinate multiple initiatives, including courses, service projects, the humanitarian engineering minor and study abroad experiences.
Emerging Diseases Linked to Antibiotic Resistant Organisms
Alarming increases in antibiotic-resistant organisms have led the World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Control to declare a global health disaster, and some members of Ohio State's faculty and their partners in South Africa are doing their part to combat these "superbugs."
Schweitzer Fellows Engage Communities to Improve Health
The Columbus-Athens Albert Schweitzer Fellows program is a year-long fellowship in which graduate and professional students design and implement health-related community engagement projects. The Fellowship gave T.M. Ayodele Adesanya, an MD-Ph.D. student in biomedical sciences, a chance to help students at Champion Middle School.
Recognition Awards Accepting Applications
Awards will be given in the community engagement, international engagement, service-learning, staff, student, student group and community partner categories. A total of $21,000 will be awarded. Applications are due Feb. 16.