Sometimes, a change in perspective is all a student, researcher, teacher, human needs Ten years ago, researchers studying group dynamics gave tasks to randomly assembled teams. They found that if only a few members in the group spoke, the collective intelligence of the group declined. The smartest, most nimble teams were ones where every voice […]
As we honor Ohio State history and celebrate who we are now in the 2019-2020 academic year, take a look back at how we shaped the university then, and what we’re doing to push higher education into the future.
Ohio State Football players face an inordinate amount of stress. Their coaches help them harness the anxiety. Talk about anxiety. Urban Meyer, ’88 MA, and his players know the meaning of the word. Anxiety is what can happen, and sometimes does, when several million people are trained on your every move via ESPN. It’s what […]
Early Head Start boosts essential brain growth in the critical first three years of life. It supports children, families and early childhood teachers Ebony Stevens didn’t worry much when her third child, Ivory, didn’t talk at age one. Life was too hectic, with working nights full time and juggling Ivory’s care among herself and her […]
Taylor Gibson, ’17, is a walking, jumping, kicking bundle of tenacity. Faculty and family rallied around the alumna as she fought thyroid cancer.
The stereotype is ever present. People with Down Syndrome are thought to be intellectually disabled. Matthew Brock has always been close to his younger sister Lori, who has the syndrome. “I remember one time when I was in 12th grade and Lori was in ninth, I helped her study for a general education class test,” […]