Newark Earthworks showcase legacy of ingenuity, teamwork-campus tents accommodate the arts
John Low, associate professor of American Indian studies, explores the history and significance of the Newark Earthworks, a Hopewell cultural site some are trying to nominate to the UNESCO World Heritage List.
On-campus tents accommodate the arts
This fall semester, the arts will be showcased on Ohio State’s Columbus campus in ways they haven’t before. Three outdoor tents will hold spaces for physically distanced classes, rehearsals and exhibitions in the various arts units across the College of Arts and Sciences.
Big Ten course sharing program opens opportunities for students
The Big Ten Academic Alliance has unveiled a new Course Sharing Program that allows students at seven Big Ten institutions to enroll in online courses offered at participating universities. The College of Arts and Sciences offers five courses for students in the alliance.
Indigenous Mexicans turn inward to survive COVID-19
While the coronavirus hammers Mexico, Jeffrey Cohen is learning from afar how the Zapotec are confronting the coronavirus given such complicating factors such as chronic poverty, inadequate health care, limited internet, language barriers and a lack of running water.
How the sound of religion has changed in the pandemic
Nowhere has the change in sound been more noticeable than at houses of worship, writes Isaac Weiner. Congregants' voices have been quietened in churches, mosques and temples, as the American Religious Sounds Project has documented.
Hadad and Ohio State team seek deadly chemical nerve agent antidotes
Christopher Hadad, Craig McElroy, and Christopher Callam, are developing medical countermeasures to some of the world's deadliest poisons.
Ohio State-Vanderbilt collaboration, 'Twinkle,' to find potentially habitable worlds
Astronomers are preparing to further study the atmospheres of planets to identify the most promising exoplanets for habitability and signs of life. Twinkle is a space mission that will deliver unprecedented data via satellite telescope to astronomers about the elemental composition of exoplanet atmospheres.
Ohio State trustees approve new endowed faculty positions, support funds for Arts and Sciences
Last month, the Board of Trustees approved recognition of the largest gift by an individual or foundation in the college’s history. But that meeting was historic for many reasons, as significant philanthropic contributions and support were recognized.
Dive into Black movement history with these four books by Arts and Sciences faculty
From women in Mississippi to the Portland Black Panthers, these four books will help you expand your understanding of how Black people have fought for equality and justice throughout the history of the United States.
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