1. TOP interns attend Cultivate '23

    Cultivate ’23 International Experience

    Aug 29, 2023

    Cultivate’23 is the largest horticulture meeting in North America, taking place every July in Columbus, Ohio. One of its highlights is the tradeshow where many of the key horticulture industries are represented. In 2023 the show had 24 new exhibitors and a waitlist, along with educational seminars made possible by American Horticulture members and staff.

  2. Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

    Navigating Conflict with Skillful Communication: A Dialogue with Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar and Dr. Aaron Yarmel from CEHV. Watch this event recorded at The Ohio Union on YouTube

    Aug 22, 2023

    Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar is a humanitarian, spiritual leader, and an ambassador of peace, human values, social service, leadership, and cultural preservation of indigenous ways. He meets with world leaders and diplomats all around the globe and his resume includes negotiations such as the 2007 Iraq Ceasefire, 2016 Colombia/FARC Peace Deal, as well as most recently the Ayodhya Conflict in N. India. He has also done extensive conflict resolution work in Venezuela, Syria, Ukraine, Jammu and Kashmir, as well as Kosovo.

  3. Three researchers from Kazakhstan & 3 OSU Professors they work with

    CFAES cooperation with Kazakh National Agrarian Research University flowers

    Feb 27, 2023

    A Memorandum of Understanding signed with the Kazakh National Agrarian Research University (KazNARU) in 2019 continues to build on the long-term research of Prof. Katrina Cornish, who holds joint appointments in the Department of Horticulture and Crop Science as well as the Department of Food, Agricultural, and Biological Engineering.  Her lab has developed a variety of dandelion from Kazakhstan (Taraxacum kok-saghyz) they call Buckeye Gold. Above the ground, it looks like the dandelions that in the US are considered weeds.

  4. A Towering Task film poster

    Sixty Years of Peace Corps at The Ohio State University:  Honoring the Past, Preparing for the Future: April 6 & 7

    Mar 15, 2022

    Sixty Years of Peace Corps at The Ohio State University: Honoring the Past, Preparing for the Future

    Ohio State is pleased to host two distinct events this spring that will showcase the legacy of the Peace Corps during its 60 years of history at the university. These programs will serve as a reflection point to discuss the complex history of internationalization, civic engagement and global citizenship – and Ohio State’s path forward in these spaces.

  5. TOP interns Andrea Chávez of Mexico (top left), Zineb Alouani of Morocco (top right), and Nancy HiuLam Chim of Hong Kong (bottom) are advancing in their field as they advance women’s representation.

    Meet the TOP Female Greenskeepers Who Are Inspiring Others in the US and their Home Countries

    Oct 12, 2021

    By Jason Owens

  6. left:  Wanderson Novais.   above:  Fabiano Colet.   below:  Vinny Cervilieri.  All are pursuing graduate studies at OSU after taking part in The Ohio Program (TOP).

    Brazilians See Enough of OSU in a Single Day to Return for Graduate Studies

    Sep 14, 2021

    Three Brazilians are currently researching and studying in Columbus thanks to the outreach and global reach of The Ohio Program (TOP), housed under FAES International Programs, under its new director, Dr.

  7. Drs. Mark Trotter, Kevin McDonnell and Jiraporn Inthasan and graduate student Fitiavana Rajaonarivelo

    Fulbrighters Experience Research Opportunities, Ohio’s People and Culture

    Aug 31, 2021

    Fulbrighters Experience Research Opportunities, Ohio’s People and Culture

    Bringing internationals to our campus takes a village in normal years, all the more so since COVID-19 hit.  In June, OSU’s Office of International Affairs congratulated Dean Kress for “continuing to place a high value on supporting global opportunities for our students and faculty” resulting in OSU’s being ranked No.1 in the nation for the number of Fulbright scholar awards and No. 13 for Fulbright student awards.

  8. International horticulture interns with their host company, Metrolina Greenhouses, at the ATI & TOP booths.

    The Ohio Program Cultivates International Horticulturalists at Cultivate ‘21

    Aug 3, 2021

    Cultivate is one of the largest annual national horticulture industry conference/trade shows in the US, hosted by AmericanHort in Columbus, OH.

  9. A bellowing bull wears an on-animal sensor that picks up even small changes in activity.

    Animal Sciences Bullish about on-Animal Sensors Project with Australia’s CQUniversity

    Jul 20, 2021

    One of several aspects of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) recently signed with CFAES and Central Queensland University (CQU) is research utilizing GPS and accelerometer technology to monitor the health and performance of beef bulls a project funded through the American Association of Bovine Practitioners Foundation.  

  10. Drs. Sally Miller and Ram Khadka

    Increasing Yields by Suppressing Soilborne Pests via Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation Documented by Ram Khadka’s Dissertation

    Jun 22, 2021

    There is a market in neighboring countries for Nepal’s vegetable crops, especially those grown in the off season, when Nepal’s cooler temperatures can be offset by using high tunnels and plastic houses.  But soilborne diseases and weeds are bigger challenges when cultivation periods are thus extended.