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New interim executive vice president and provost chosen

Ohio State announced on Wednesday that University President Michael Drake has named an interim executive vice president and provost to replace outgoing Joseph Steinmetz, who has accepted the position of chancellor at the University of Arkansas. Bruce McPheron, the vice president for agricultural administration and ...

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Brain and Spine Hospital to open next year

Construction on three floors of a new Brain and Spine Hospital will expand the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center’s Neurological Institute by renovating 59,000 square feet at 300 W. 10th Ave. Approved by Ohio State’s Board of Trustees, the project will create room for ...

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Researcher talks plant intelligence

In Africa in the 1980s, 3,000 kudu antelopes unexpectedly died over the course of a few weeks in an enclosed area. They were not killed by hunters or disease — they were killed by trees. Acacia trees from which the antelopes were eating leaves deliberately ...

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Ohio State research teams complete technology program

Two Ohio State research teams have successfully completed the seven-week I-Corps@Ohio program, making them just one step closer to commercializing their new technology that was developed on campus. The program is designed to help the teams figure out if their research can be commercialized and ...

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Sit-in results in letter of solidarity

Ohio State administrators sign statement in support of those fighting racism Ohio State administrators and student activists drafted and signed a cooperative statement Sunday, proclaiming support and solidarity for and with those committed to creating an inclusive community and confronting racial discrimination. The letter’s signing followed ...

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Wristband requirement repeat for Mirror Lake

Students planning to make the 2015 Mirror Lake jump will be required to wear wristbands as part of Ohio State’s effort to regulate the event and enhance security. The university announced on Sunday morning that the wristband and fencing system would again be in place ...

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