Berkowitz raises profile of interpreters at coronavirus briefings
As the only certified deaf interpreter in Ohio, Marla Berkowitz is typically called to interpret for critical settings. Her latest assignment is no exception.
Amid challenge and change, Arts and Sciences Buckeyes overcome difficulties
Across the college and the university, our community has come together to embody the generosity and kindness of being a Buckeye. Those acts don't go unnoticed, and we’ve collected expressions of gratitude for Arts and Sciences Buckeyes rising above these challenging times.
Ohio State astronomers are coming together across space
For 25 years, astronomy researchers at Ohio State have gathered daily to engage in friendly-but-fierce debates about the latest discoveries in space. That's all changed, but AstroCoffee is not so easily stopped, even by a global health crisis.
Americans still trust doctors and scientists during a public health crisis
The coronavirus epidemic is a health crisis threatening Americans’ quality of life, so Brittany Shoots-Reinhard, research assistant professor in the Department of Psychology, helped survey 1,279 Americans to find out whom they trust to lead them through it.
Archaeology and the beyond in tropical paradise
To Julie Field, associate professor of anthropology, the Pacific islands are more than just places for luxurious, tropical getaways — they’re her laboratories, and they provide the perfect conditions to pinpoint when people arrived and what changes they brought with them.
Alumnus shares unifying music through 'Dreams of Hope'
When Henry Panion III was first asked to put on a concert featuring violins restored from Holocaust concentration camps in Birmingham, Alabama, he wanted to design a program that blended two histories. It grew into something much larger than Panion ever expected.
The use of jargon kills people’s interest in science, politics
People exposed to jargon when reading about science said they were less likely to think they were good at science, felt less informed about science and felt less qualified to discuss science topics. They were also less interested in science topics compared to those whose readings did not include jargon, according to new research.
'Red Velvet' details first black actor to play Othello
The Department of Theatre presents the play “Red Velvet,” a biodrama retelling the story of how Ira Aldridge broke barriers and opened doors to fellow African American performers. The production is guest directed by actor, director and screenwriter Ted Lange and will be performed Feb. 6-15.
Brunner-Sung's film 'Character' premieres at Sundance
"Character," a short film by Vera Brunner-Sung, assistant professor in the Department of Theatre, premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January. The film is a portrait of actor Mark Metcalf, who is known for playing aggressive, authoritarian figures and struggled with being typecast throughout his career.
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