MAY 2016


College ranks top 10 among publics, top 20 overall

Rankings hit an all-time high for Ohio State’s College of Social Work this year. U.S. News & World Report’s latest edition of "America’s Best Graduate Schools" ranks it in the top 10 among publics and in the top 20 overall out of 220 social work programs nationally. Find out how the college achieved its greatest rankings ever. READ MORE


Kaiser receives OSU’s highest teaching award

Her students call her passionate and authentic. She’s known for her modern perspective on education and creating a judgment-free classroom where students can explore thoughts and ideas without feeling intimidated. Ohio State took note--Dr. Michelle Kaiser is being honored with its most prestigious teaching award. READ MORE


Helping the most vulnerable in Nepal

Poverty, traffickers, even husbands and fathers drive women in Nepal to become sex workers. On the lowest rung of society with no support from a justice system, how do these women reduce the violence they face in their everyday lives? Dr. Sharvari Karandikar devotes her professional life to empowering these victims and restoring their human dignity. READ MORE


Harnessing generational power

Many kids never have a chance to interact with senior adults. Many seniors are isolated from youth. So what happens when they come together purposefully in a structured setting? A new intergenerational center offers programming that blends generations and offers activities designed to build relationships and improve health and wellness. READ MORE


Buckeyes put rivalry aside for Flint water drive

A student-sponsored water drive pulled in more than 15 tons of water delivered to Flint, Michigan. Kroger, local community programs and schools from across the state donated water and money via a GoFundMe page. Despite the rivalry, students wanted to show support during Flint’s time of need. READ MORE