Professor to discuss “Science Discourse in the Public” at Science Café

After a winter hiatus, The Ohio State University at Marion’s Science Café will resume Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at 6 p.m. at The Warehouse restaurant in Marion with a discussion on science research and public discourse, with Dr. Emily Buck from The Ohio State University Department of Agricultural Communication, Education and Leadership. With the many […]

Innovative health program shown to reduce depression, unhealthy weights in teens

An innovative high school health program helped students maintain healthier weights and even alleviated severe depression for a full year after the program ended. Researchers found that 12 months after completing the COPE  Healthy Lifestyles TEEN Program, students had markedly lower body mass index than students who received a more standard health curriculum. Additionally, COPE […]

Ohio State President proposes freezing tuition, room and board for in-state students

For the first time in at least 40 years, The Ohio State University would institute a comprehensive freeze on costs for in-state students, under a plan President Dr. Michael V. Drake announced. Drake’s plan, which will be presented to the Board of Trustees for its approval in June, would freeze rates on in-state tuition, mandatory […]

Research shows students celebrate wins by wearing team gear

The victor of Monday’s college national football championship will be written all over the clothing of Ohio State students on Tuesday, new research suggests. If you see students decked out in Ohio State sweatshirts, hats and other gear on Tuesday, you’ll know the Buckeyes prevailed over Oregon. If Buckeye clothing is scarce, well … assume […]

Marion history professor to deliver Ohio State’s autumn commencement address

David Steigerwald, professor of history at The Ohio State University, has been selected to speak at Ohio State’s 2014 autumn commencement. Approximately 3,200 degrees will be conferred at the ceremony, which begins at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 21, at the Jerome Schottenstein Center. Steigerwald teaches 20th century American history at the university’s Marion and […]

Ohio State Trustees Approve Tuition Freeze, Fee Increase

Tuition and mandatory fees for Ohio undergraduates enrolled at all Ohio State University campuses will be frozen for the second consecutive year, the university’s Board of Trustees decided Friday. Trustees also reappointed Gregory S. Rose as dean and director of The Ohio State University – Marion. Rose’s appointment now runs through June 30, 2019. The […]

OSU Study: Kindergarten Test Reveals Who Is Likely to Read in Third Grade

A test that all Ohio children take in kindergarten can predict with striking accuracy if they will be proficient readers by third grade, new research reveals. The study of students in Columbus City Schools found that two-thirds of children who showed potential reading problems when tested in kindergarten later failed the reading portion of the […]

Mount Remembered for Championing OSU Regional Campuses

A long-time champion of Ohio State University’s regional campuses has died. John T. Mount passed away at his home in Columbus this morning.  He was 95. Reared on a farm near the Mahoning County village of Middleton, Ohio, Mount was connected to Ohio State early-on when he raised his first dollars as a boy through […]

OSU Welcomes Students to New Year at Marion, Columbus Campuses

Ohio State University is welcoming thousands of new and returning students to campus as the new academic year gets underway this week. The university says the incoming freshman class is the largest ever. That increase in the freshman class extends to the local campus. According to Director of Enrollment Management Matt Moreau, Ohio State Marion […]

OSU President to Visit Marion for Community Meeting on the Future of OSUM

Ohio State Marion is inviting the public to find out about future building plans, a new road, new majors, and even the recreational opportunities along a re-aligned creek on Friday, March 29, 2013 when Ohio State President, Dr. E. Gordon Gee visits Ohio State Marion. As Dr. Gee is updated on these major initiatives, the […]