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June 1

June 1, 2017

Astronomers Witness Star’s Death, Birth of New Black Hole
For the first time, astronomers have seen a dying star collapse directly into a black hole. The fizzle of this star — about 25 times more massive than our Sun — could explain why astronomers rarely see massive stars explode. Christopher Kochanek, professor, astronomy and Ohio Eminent Scholar, led the team, including Ohio State Astronomy Professor Krzysztof Stanek, monitoring nearby galaxies with the Large Binocular Telescope to look for such "massive failures."

May 24

May 24, 2017

Undergraduate Recruitment Update Day
ASC Recruitment and Diversity Services hosts its annual ASC Undergraduate Recruitment Update Day on Wednesday, May 31, 7:30-11:00 a.m., in Room 100, Stillman Hall. This annual event allows faculty and staff to recap the undergraduate recruitment year, learn of the new enrollment plans and share best practices. Executive Dean Manderscheid will address the value of diversity and engagement in the Arts and Sciences, and Steve Fink, associate executive dean will share an overview of the year’s undergraduate recruitment initiatives.

May 17

May 17, 2017

Read the Latest Issue of ASCENT Magazine
Should there remain any doubt about the value, the power and the necessity of an arts and sciences education, our latest issue of ASCENT should put it to rest. Meet the students, faculty and alumni whose stories show the unique, diverse ways they are using their arts and sciences education to create, innovate and contribute to positive change locally and globally. Now more than ever, the College of Arts and Sciences is a powerful engine that drives meaningful change across the world.

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