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Recent Ohio State faculty and staff honors

The Ohio State University is a rewarding place to live, work and grow, largely thanks to its community of dedicated faculty and staff. Recently, many faculty and staff members have been honored with prestigious awards and recognition for their hard work and commitment to excellence.

Below are select examples of recent achievements:

Fulbright Awards

Four Ohio State faculty were recently awarded Fulbright U.S. Scholar Grants by the U.S. Department of State. The proud recipients are:

  • Stephanie Hoffer (Moritz College of Law), who will work with Vienna University of Economics and Business to research tax law.
  • Berry Lyons (College of Arts and Sciences), who will be researching and teaching in Ireland.
  • Stan Thompson (College of Food, Agriculture and Environmental Sciences), who will work with Czech University of Life Sciences in Prague.
  • Francis John Troyan (College of Education and Human Ecology), who will work as a scholar in Montpellier, France.

American Chemical Society Energy and Fuels Division Storch Award

  • Umit Ozkan (College of Engineering) is the first woman recipient of the Henry H. Storch Award. Ozkan is a trailblazer who has often been the first woman in her field to be honored for her contributions.

Sports Business Daily Journal’s Forty Under 40 List

  • Deputy Athletic Director Martin Jarmond was named to the Sports Business Daily Journal’s Forty Under 40 Class of 2017, distinguishing him as one of the most talented sports business professionals under 40 years old.

National Science Foundation CAREER Awards

  • Nicholas Brunelli (Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering) is the recipient of a $530,000 National Science Foundation CAREER Award for his research on catalytic material design.
  • David Nagib (Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry) was awarded a $700,000 National Science Foundation CAREER Award that will help him build better medicine.
  • David Penneys (Department of Mathematics) is the recipient of a $420,000 National Science Foundation CAREER Award for his quantum symmetry research.

Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Most Influential Author

  • Tim Judge, the Joseph A. Alutto Chair in Leadership Effectiveness at Fisher College of Business, named the most influential author in industrial and organizational psychology.

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Staff Appreciation Week July 23-27

Staff Appreciation Week thanks Ohio State staff members and special activities are planned to celebrate staff and their contributions to the university.

Fifth Annual Faculty and Staff Appreciation Football Game

In recognition for all you do, faculty and staff have the opportunity to be randomly selected to receive four complimentary tickets to the September 22 Faculty and Staff Appreciation Buckeye Football Game. Faculty and staff must opt-in to enter their name by Tuesday, July 31, at 11:59 p.m.

Staff Career Development Grant applications accepted until July 31

The Staff Career Development Grant provides staff an opportunity to further their growth and development. Eligible staff can apply for up to $1,250 for individuals, $1,750 for groups of 2-10 and $2,000 for groups of 11 or more towards professional development, education or training costs related to job and/or career goals.

Dependent tuition assistance enrollment window open for autumn 2018 term

The dependent tuition assistance enrollment window for autumn 2018 term is open June 25 through August 24. Applications for dependent tuition assistance must be submitted each term.

HR Council announcement

Nine HR professionals have been named to serve on HR Council, an advisory group to HR leadership for the university’s HR community. Each will serve a three-year term to provide cross-organizational input and advocate on behalf of the campus HR community.

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