Ohio Dominican was featured in a post on the Fulbright Association’s website on April 25 that highlights the University’s new membership as Central Ohio’s host institution. Click here to read more.
Ohio Dominican was mentioned in the May 2 edition of The Columbus Dispatch in an article discussing the COSI Science Festival. Several ODU faculty participated in the four-day festival, which took place May 1-4. Click here to read the article.
Ohio Dominican was mentioned in a May 5 article that appeared on University Business that discusses ODU’s new partnership with the Grove City Higher Education Investment Program. The program is designed to encourage students to remain in Grove City after completing their college degree. Click here to read more.
A new work by Jeremy Glazier, English, and California composer Charlie Wilmoth premiered at the Short North Stage on May 22. The performance was part of “The Big Score,” which was a free, hour-long concert sponsored by the Johnstone Fund for New Music. “The Big Score” commissioned six poets to pair up with six composers to spark artistic innovation across disciplines. Other area talent includes ODU alumna Barbara Fant ’10, WOSU’s Jennifer Hambrick, and award-winning jazz composer Mark Lomax II.
Jeremy Glazier, English, has published an essay review on the American artist Cy Twombly's lifelong obsession with Homer's “lliad.” His essay, “On Lately Looking Into Twombly's Homer,” appears on the blog of the Journal of the History of Ideas. Click here to read his essay.
Kappa Delta Pi, an International Honor Society in Education, held its 2019 induction ceremony on April 23. Inductees must meet academic and volunteer service requirements to be a part of the honor society. During this 16th induction ceremony, the Education Division welcomed the following ODU teacher education students: Brittany Burd, Rachel Doran, Brooke Hernandez, Lindsay Gallaugher, Sara Peacock, Alysee Rutter, Corey Taylor-Sprague, and Alyssa Todd. John Mascazine, Ph.D., Kate Fishley, Ph.D., and Ginny McCormack, Ed.D. serve as faculty advisors.
Robert Gervasi, Ph.D., President, was mentioned in an article that appeared in the April 29 edition of The Columbus Dispatch. The article highlights the newest Dominican Sister of Peace, Sr. Beata Tiboldi, OP, and shares the congregation’s history and the significance of its evolution. Click here to read the article.
Michelle Sarff, Library, and Anna Davis, Ph.D., Mathematics, were featured in an article that was posted on OhioLINK’s blog on May 1. The article highlights ODU’s efforts to use open educational resources to help reduce the cost of textbooks for students. Click here to read the article.
Katie Gorman-Ezell, Ph.D., Social Work, will host a movie screening and discussion revolving around the issue of anxiety from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, May 29, at the Martin de Porres Center. The event, “Angst: Raising Awareness Around Anxiety,” is presented by the Dominican Sisters of Peace, Catholic Health Initiatives, and Columbus Public Health.
Imali Abala, Ph.D., English, has been accepted into the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program (CADFP). Starting in mid-May, Abala will begin teaching at Kisii University, which is located in Kisii, Kenya. During the 60-day fellowship, she will share her expertise and passion as she teaches a Creative Writing course, conducts student workshops for the university, mentors local high school students, works with students on their graduate research projects, and helps the university develop its creative writing program and curriculum. Click here to read more.
Yanette Robinson ’19, Psychology, is featured in the State of Ohio’s Latino Affairs Commission e-newsletter. The interview discusses Robinson’s path to ODU and why she hopes to help educate and help Latinos as they cope with the challenges presented by mental and behavioral health issues. Click here to read the interview.