The Ohio State University at Newark


Black Box Theater’s Pandemic Players present The Tragedy of Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare
April 7, 2021
The Ohio State University at Newark Black Box Theater’s Pandemic Players will present a reader’s theater performance of The Tragedy of Julius Caesar. The performance will be recorded via Zoom and available for viewing on-demand beginning April 15 on YouTube.

Ohio State Newark Professor to Discuss Student Films on New Orleans Black Parading Tradition
April 6, 2021
Every Mardi Gras season, WYES in New Orleans airs two documentaries created by Ohio State Newark students. The half-hour documentaries give voice to the legendary leaders of the Mardi Gras Indian parading culture, called “big chiefs” and “big queens.” The documentaries were the result of a three-year service-learning project in which students conducted research and traveled to New Orleans to conduct interviews.

Founders Hall at Ohio State Newark/COTC to be renamed Louella Hodges Reese Hall
April 5, 2021
Lou Reese and her family are tireless advocates for improving access to higher education

Annus Receives Estonian Award for Research
March 31, 2021
The Ohio State University at Newark Lecturer Epp Annus, PhD, received a 2021 Estonian National Research Award. She was recognized “for development of a philosophical-methodological paradigm for Soviet postcolonial studies and for her research in Soviet societies and cultures.”

New STEM Building at Ohio State Newark/COTC Nearing Completion
March 29, 2021
Construction of a new academic building dedicated to science and technology on the shared campus of The Ohio State University at Newark and Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) is nearing completion. The $32 million John and Mary Alford Center for Science and Technology, a three-story, 60,000-square-foot facility, will become the 11th building on the shared 200-acre campus.

Marketing and Public Relations Office Wins National Advertising Awards
March 23, 2021
The Office of Marketing and Public Relations at Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) and The Ohio State University at Newark won three awards in the 36th annual Educational Advertising Awards. The national competition recognizes the field of educational marketing and advertising.

17th Annual Student Research Forum to be held in Virtual Format on April 6
March 20, 2021
Students at The Ohio State University at Newark will be presenting research on topics ranging from the long-term treatment of COVID-19 to hoverfly diversity in Ohio to Women in the Mexican Revolution at the 17th Annual Student Research Forum on Tuesday, April 6.

Campus Tours Return at Ohio State Newark
March 18, 2021
​Beginning April 5, The Ohio State University at Newark is offering small, in-person tours to incoming freshman and transfer students who have applied to attend the university.

Ohio State Newark Assistant Professor Named Ohio State Community Engaged Scholar
March 18, 2021
From sharing the grandeur of our universe with the public at the SciDome Planetarium to exploring black holes with middle schoolers and discussing the possibility of extraterrestrial life with adult learners, Michael Stamatikos, PhD, has a passion for sharing his love of science. That passion was recognized as Stamatikos was named a 2021 Community Engaged Scholar at The Ohio State University.

Stamatikos Awarded Top Prize in Astrophysics
March 16, 2021
​For the third time in his career, The Ohio State University at Newark Assistant Professor Michael Stamatikos, PhD, has received the prestigious Bruno Rossi Prize from the American Astronomical Society’s High Energy Astrophysics Division (HEAD).

12th Annual Community Intercultural Relations Conference to Address Racial Justice
March 16, 2021
The conference, Racial Justice Requires Equity and Me, will be held on Friday, April 9 from 8:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. in a virtual setting that will include live discussions, workshops and pre-recorded videos.

A Role Model for a New Generation of Teachers
February 19, 2021
Courtney Johnson was already immersed in her undergraduate studies at The Ohio State University at Newark when someone remarked that she would be an awesome teacher — only she was majoring in mathematics with the intent to become an accountant at the time. That brief exchange led Johnson to change course, switching her major to education, and set in motion an alternate future.

Ohio State Newark Professor of English Uses Poetry to Help Recovering Addicts
February 18, 2021
For David Ruderman, PhD, using poetry workshops to help recovering addicts was a natural fit. He developed his workshop, Writing and Rewriting the Self, to help people in recovery gain confidence and meet the daily challenges of staying clean. And when he was contacted by the Licking County Adult Court Services Day Reporting Program (DPR) about bringing his workshop to their clients, he jumped at the chance.

Ohio State Newark Professor to Discuss Bees in the Corn-Soy Landscapes of the Midwest
February 17, 2021
Karen Goodell, PhD, professor of evolution, ecology and organismal biology at The Ohio State University at Newark, will discuss the risks and benefits of corn-soy agriculture for native bees in the Midwest during an upcoming Faculty Talks Outside the Box.

Helping Students Connect and Create Community
February 16, 2021
Karess Gilcrease first came to Ohio State Newark because of its synergistic community. She saw a place where people helped each other and worked together — a quintessential small campus where she could make an impact.

Change is Coming: COTC and Ohio State Newark host 2021 Virtual Black Heritage Gala
February 15, 2021

Working Behind the Scenes on the Pandemic Frontline
February 10, 2021
For technologists like Courtney Wogan, performing medical tests is just another day at the office. She is a medical laboratory scientist at Licking Memorial Hospital (LMH). Within the microbiology area of LMH Laboratory, Wogan is one of six employees who together run about 50 tests per day. In total, they have completed more than 13,000 COVID-19 tests since the beginning of the pandemic.

Dakota and Ojibwe Skies: How American Indians predicted astronomical events
February 1, 2021
Community members are invited to attend “Dakota and Ojibwe Skies” to learn how our American Indian ancestors used the moon, earthen architecture and a turtle’s shell to predict astronomical events with remarkable precision.

The Ohio State Newark University at Newark Autumn Semester 2020 Dean’s List
January 13, 2021

Audition Dates Scheduled
January 7, 2021
Black Box Theater’s Pandemic Players auditions for Julius Caesar scheduled.