The third competition cycle of the Cargill Global Scholars Program is accepting applications until March 1, 2015 11:59 PM, EST. Current first and second year undergraduates enrolled at Ohio State University who demonstrate exemplary academic achievement, leadership potential, and are studying in the fields of agriculture, business, computer science, economics, engineering, food science, international relations, political science and public policy are encouraged to apply.
Nathan Douradias won The Shirley Brooks-Jones Citizenship Award. The award was created to recognize staff members in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences who excel in providing outstanding and ongoing excellence in services to faculty, staff, students and/or others through communication, fairness, problem solving and contributions to the common good.
Lauren Slutzky, Ph.D. candidate, has been chosen to participate in ThinkChicago. ThinkChicago presents outstanding college students with a VIP tour of Chicago’s fast-growing tech scene, connects them with leaders of innovative companies and gives them free admission to the Windy City’s premier event: Chicago Ideas Week.
Despite toxic algae blooms, fish from Lake Erie are safe to eat, according to early results of a study from The Ohio State University. Researchers have finished one year of the study into how harmful algae affects walleye, yellow perch and white perch, said Jay Martin, professor of ecological engineering at OSU’s department of food, agricultural and biological engineering. To read the article, click here.