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A view of Battelle Center in Page Hall with students gathered and speaking
After 18 months of virtual delivery for our Student Communities of Practice and Engagement (SCOPEs), we have finally been able to gather our students together at Ohio State Battelle Center.
An assortment of vegetables and fruits spread on a table from a paper grocery bag
PUBAFRS 5620: Rapid Innovation for Public Impact is a course that challenges students to tackle wicked problems. Students are put into interdisciplinary teams and given a problem sponsored by a government agency or non-profit.A student team in our Rapid Innovation course tackles the complex problem of food insecurity.
Dr. Newton surrounded by two alumni holding their 2019 graduation plates
Dr. Newton is recognized for re-imagining traditional higher education and radically transforming the Ohio State University Battelle Center in order to prepare STEM students to act, innovate and lead in the public interest.
Professional Shot of Ian Haynes
The Ohio State University, John Glenn College of Public Affairs and Ohio State Battelle Center for Science, Engineering and Public Policy have solidified a partnership with the National Security Innovation Network (NSIN) to create new opportunities for faculty and students to help address Department of Defense (DoD) challenges.
Man in PPE, administering testing in a drive-thru
Ohio State Battelle Center Research Scientist, Sam Malloy, publishes COVID-19 testing research along with collaborators across Ohio State and at Yale University that can help cities combat the pandemic
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