The Ohio State University at Mansfield has released a video showcasing the GrowFouth Urban Farm project.
Located about a mile from downtown, the effort has gone from community gardening to a full urban farm. Grant funding has been received from OSU.
The garden grows in high tunnels as well as in outdoor raised beds. More…
Dawn Kitchen, Professor of Anthropology and Associate Dean of The Ohio State University at Mansfield, was the host and set the tone for the campus’ video version of its recent Academic Achievement Awards Ceremony.
“Because it’s such a challenging, stressful, and even lonely time, we thought it was more important than ever to celebrate achievements,” Kitchen shared. “So many of our young Buckeye scholars have done a fantastic job this year.”
The awards included: More…
President Kristina M. Johnson sent the following email to The Ohio State University community last Thursday.
In it, she mentions a recent visit to the campus of The Ohio State University at Mansfield.
Dear Students, Faculty and Staff:
We were excited to welcome U.S. President Joe Biden to our campus this week – and share with him just some of what makes Ohio State such an incredible place for teaching and learning, research and scholarship, community outreach and patient care. More…
The Theatre Department of The Ohio State University at Mansfield is offering just what the doctor ordered for its Spring 2021 production.
It’s going to make you chuckle.
As the notices shared, “After the year we’ve had, we all need a laugh.”
The antidote to the pandemic blues will be short ten minute comedies written directly for a remote audience and featuring both students and community members. More…
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The Ohio State University announced this week that planning is underway for a reactivation of its campuses this fall to offer safe and robust in-person experiences significantly expanded from current restrictions.
Continuing to follow all appropriate measures to protect the health and well-being of the community, and with the partnership and approval of local, state and federal health authorities, the university’s plans will include increasing:
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The Ohio State University at Mansfield awards scholarships each year to new and returning students. Applications for scholarships are open until March 1, 2021. Students who are interested in applying for a scholarship should review the qualification information here.
Students finance their college education in a number of ways including a part-time job, financial aid or loans. Scholarships also play a key role in helping many students lower the cost of their total investment in earning a degree.
Linda Cho, a freshman biology student at The Ohio State University at Mansfield, has received scholarships from The Ohio State University Alumni Club of Richland County and the Ohio State Mansfield Scholarship Endowment Fund. More…
The lineup of events celebrating Black History Month continues at The Ohio State University at Mansfield.
They began this past Thursday with a Black History themed Trivia Night, then continued with a series of programs on Saturday with a dance performance, discussions, and more in collaboration with the Mansfield/Richland Public Library.
February’s celebration continues with the following: More…
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On Monday, The Ohio State University at Mansfield announced its Spring 2021 Theatre plans. Comic Shorts, will provide audiences an opportunity to smile and laugh. These entertaining and fun online performances will feature comedy shorts and will be presented free to the public at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 25 and Friday, March 26.
Auditions for Comic Shorts will take place on January 25 and 26 from 6 to 8 PM. There are multiple parts available and members of the community are welcome to audition. All rehearsals will take place virtually.
More information on auditions and how audiences can view performances are available at https://mansfield.osu.edu/theatre.
The Ohio State University’s “Education for Citizenship Discussion Series,” organized by deans, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion and other university leaders, kicked off last week, and hundreds joined in a virtual discussion about fostering deliberative democracy in this era of political polarization.
It’s the latest in our “Everything You Always Wanted To Know About” series — today looking at The Ohio State University at Mansfield.
First institution of higher education in Mansfield: Female Institute, opened in 1840s near the current site of the Renaissance Theatre on Park Avenue West More…
If the State of Ohio’s $2.1 billion capital improvements bill for FY 2021-22 is passed, which began hearings this week after being introduced as an amendment during a Senate Bill 310 conference committee meeting, it will bring much-needed funding for physical improvements to The Ohio State University at Mansfield and North Central State College.
Usually passed in the spring, this year’s budget bill was delayed until the fall. The largest ticket item in this year’s bill is $16 million for a new soccer stadium for FC Cincinnati.
The outlay for projects at the campuses on Lexington-Springmill Road totals over $3.4 million.
Projects slated for funding at OSUM include the following: More…
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The Ohio State University at Mansfield will soon boast its first organic chemistry teaching and learning laboratory. The lab and associated support spaces will enable expanded course offerings and the ability to complete additional four-year bachelor’s degrees entirely on the Mansfield campus.
The multi-year, multi-phase project began in the summer of 2018. Phase one focused on the existing structures in the 40-year-old Conard Hall. Construction included upgrades to heating, ventilation and air conditioning, as well as updated code compliant services to two current chemistry and microbiology labs utilized by approximately 1,000 Ohio State Mansfield and North Central State College students annually. More…
It’s not every day you can watch Louis Bromfield works being performed here in Manfsield.
The Ohio State University at Mansfield welcomes audiences to join its virtual theatre performance Separate Together on Thursday, October 15. This compilation of three short, timeless pieces will kick off with a scene from an exciting, rare, and not in circulation play by local Pulitzer Prize-winning author, screenwriter and playwright Louis Bromfield.
It is fitting for the Ohio State Mansfield Theatre Program to perform a Bromfield piece with him being a local legend as a novelist and conservationist, and the campus Bromfield Library being his namesake. Bromfield’s play De Luxe, co-written by John Gearon and originally preformed on Broadway in 1935, portrays Paris in the 1930s among a group of frustrated but quick-witted socialites. More…
By Janine Robinson
In the future, the safety of the water that some Ohioans drink or swim in may depend – at least in part – on some unusual objects floating on the Milliron Research Wetlands at The Ohio State University at Mansfield.
The quiet setting behind Riedl Hall is where graduate student Zhaozhe Chen conducts the key research he needs as he works to add a master’s degree in earth science to his master’s in biochemistry.
As Chen has learned, fundamental elements of research include the ability to be flexible and to expect unexpected things; and sometimes the unexpected happens before you even get started. More…
The Ohio State University at Mansfield is pleased to announce members of the 2020 Homecoming Court. The students were chosen by a panel of faculty and staff for characteristics such as campus and community involvement, volunteer work, academic performance and Buckeye spirit. Ohio State at Mansfield students will select the 2020 Royalty by voting October 5-7. More…