Research begins at home, then goes everywhere

Research begins at home, then goes everywhere | Blog from the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences

In my last blog, I talked about the amazing achievements of our undergraduate researchers.

I would be remiss if I did not give a shout-out to our faculty researchers, who are not only leading-edge experts in their fields, but teachers, mentors, guides and enthusiastic supporters of the idea that it is never too early to begin to do research.

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In every corner of the arts and sciences, undergraduate research flourishes

Step into a classroom, art studio, dance class, research lab and library and you will see research being done, about to be done, being talked about or planned.

Denman Research Forum | Blog from the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences

Allowing our undergraduates to design their own distinctive research projects with a faculty mentor is not an idle promise; it is reality.

And the proof is everywhere.

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Celebrating Research across the arts and sciences

Celebrating Research all across the arts and sciences | Blog from the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences

October has been designated “Research Month” at Ohio State, although research is built into the fabric of our Top-10 public research institution yearlong. In fact, research is the driving force of any aspirational university.

Research is not exclusive to any one discipline, but creates new knowledge; solves countless problems large and small; drives creativity, innovation AND our economy — and keeps us moving forward in all areas of human endeavor.

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