News & Events


News & Events

OSU Extension in the City news is available in a variety of formats. Check out the blog, the news stories below, and the social media links on the right of this page.

Extension in the City Blog

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We would love to host your article on the Extension in the City blog and feature it in the news digest (currently sent weekly). Follow this link to learn more.

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  1. Need an Outlet for Your Creative Work? Try This!

    Aug 19, 2020

    Are you looking for a place to post creative work that can count toward your promotion? We would love to host your article on the Extension in the City blog and feature it in the news digest (currently sent weekly). Follow this link to learn more.

  2. Registration is Now Open for Leadership in the City!

    Aug 5, 2020

    Are you interested in Extension in urban areas and ready to improve your knowledge, skills, and results? The Leadership in the City course will help you learn about leadership, networks, innovation, and management. The 5-month online program will prepare you, as an Extension professional, to be relevant locally, responsive statewide, and recognized nationally. Follow this link to learn more.

     

  3. Ohio Guard Helps Build Urban Farm for Columbus Communities

    Jul 23, 2020

    With widespread food insecurity across the state during the COVID-19 pandemic, Ohio National Guard Soldiers and Airmen were called in March to support regional food bank warehouses and local pantries. Follow this link to read more.

  4. Structural Racism in America

    Jun 3, 2020

    At the Urban Institute, they examine how historical and ongoing public policies, institutional practices, and cultural narratives perpetuate racial inequalities and constrain mobility for communities of color. For decades, their researchers have called attention to the role of race and racism in our public and private institutions and offered evidence-based solutions for how to address these inequities. Follow this link to learn more.

  5. USDA Office of Urban Agriculture and Innovative Production Announces Grants

    Jun 3, 2020

    The 2018 Farm Bill required the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to establish an Office of Urban Agriculture and Innovative Production. In authorizing the Office, Congress recognized that farmers in urban communities may not fully take advantage of USDA’s resources and may need extra focus. USDA recently created this office within the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), and the office has been busy implementing the farm bill’s urban agriculture provisions.

  6. 2019 City Highlights Report Now Available

    May 4, 2020

    Every year, the OSU Extension Strategic Initiatives and Urban Engagement unit publishes a City Highlights report showcasing the urban impact from Ohio’s 15 largest counties. This year, a PDF highlights how urban counties address priority areas and a story map allows users to click an interactive map to view stories about OSU Extension’s presence across the state. Follow this link to learn more.

  7. Open Ohio State Faculty Position: Assistant Professor in Regional/Rural/Urban Economics

    Apr 8, 2020

    The Ohio State University Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics seeks applications for an Assistant Professor in Regional/Rural/Urban Economics, with a focus on economic development in rural communities representative of the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. Follow this link to learn more.

  8. OSU Extension Offices Implement Teleworking Amid COVID-19 Outbreak Concerns

    Mar 23, 2020

    OSU Extension offices throughout Ohio have implemented teleworking options for staff amid current coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak concerns.

  9. Infodemic: Half-Truths, Lies, and Critical Information in a Time of Pandemics Webinar

    Mar 18, 2020

    As COVID-19 continues to spread across the globe, so does misinformation — thwarting efforts to control the disease and risking lives. In this webinar, Dr. Claire Wardle, a leading expert on content verification, will outline the global trends around information flows and the coronavirus. Follow this link to learn more.

  10. President Drake Coronavirus Update

    Mar 13, 2020

    President Michael V. Drake updated the media on what The Ohio State University is doing to address the challenges of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Follow this link to watch the recording.

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