In coordination with the recent announcement of the travel initiative , the OSU Travel Office will be conducting a monthly drawing for an Airline Voucher (valued at $450) through the first year of the travel initiative .
This week, President Drake announced the fifth year of the Faculty and Staff Appreciation Buckeye Football Game. A large number of faculty and staff have an opportunity to be randomly selected to each receive four complimentary tickets to the Ohio State vs. Tulane University football game on Saturday, September 22.
Everyone is required to "opt-in" at https://hr.osu.edu/appreciationevent/ by July 31, 2018, at 11:59 p.m. for the opportunity to receive football tickets. Tickets will be distributed via a randomized selection process. For more information and details about the game and related activities, visit the FAQs...
The university is launching a new travel initiative that will have short- and long-term benefits, Executive Vice President Provost Bruce A. McPheron and Senior Vice President and CFO Michael Papadakis announced today.
Starting Aug. 1, individuals traveling on university business must book their flights and car rentals through Ohio State’s travel partners. People may continue to directly arrange local flights within countries where booking through outside travel agencies is impractical.
Transportation and Traffic Management (TTM) and Ohio State’s Travel Office are working to streamline university-related travel options for the campus community. These efforts support the operational excellence goals outlined in Ohio State’s strategic plan to support the university’s academic mission.
More than 10,000 Ohio State freshman will enter college in the fall with the learning technology they need to support them, both in the classroom and outside of it.
Members of the Digital Flagship team distribute the iPad Pro learning technology suite to incoming students at orientation. New first-year students who enter in the 2018-19 academic year are receiving an iPad Pro learning technology suite as part of Digital Flagship, our comprehensive digital learning initiative. Over the next few years, Ohio State will provide learning technology to all undergraduates as part of the university's strategic focus on teaching...
The Board of Trustees today approved the fiscal year 2019 budget, which projects revenues will grow 4.7 percent to $7.5 billion for the entire university, including the Wexner Medical Center and all campuses. Spending is projected to be $6.9 billion.
The budget reflects the university’s fiscal strength and priorities including access and affordability, academic excellence and health care.
The University Staff Advisory Committee (USAC) is hosting a Conversation with Susan Basso, Senior Vice President for Talent, Culture and Human Resources, on Thursday, May 10, 2018. The event will take place at the US Bank Theater in the Ohio Union from 12-1 p.m. Light refreshments and cookies will be provided. During the event, participants will hear from Susan about the Human Resources’ Strategic Plan, staff engagement and general university themes. Staff are encouraged to submit questions ahead of time to gather input on the themes to be discussed. Submit questions at go.osu.edu/convo .
On Monday, May 7, 2018, the university will implement summer work hours, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Some areas may have additional hours outside of this core, or may choose not to change their hours at all, in an effort to meet customer and student needs. Offices are responsible for communicating extended hours and any schedule changes to their employees and customers. Regular hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., for those offices that do make a switch, will resume on Monday, August 13.
Technology Commercialization Ohio State startup AveXis Inc. is being acquired by one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world for $8.7 billion.
The company develops gene therapies using research that originated at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and Ohio State. AveXis announced the acquisition agreement with Novartis on Monday . The university could realize about $2.7 million from its stake in AveXis based on current and recently sold holdings.
AveXis is focused on treatments for rare and life-threatening neurological diseases, including a form of spinal muscular atrophy that is the leading genetic cause of infant mortality. Completion...