Federal Research Town Hall: OSU’s Research Office led a town-hall discussion on Friday, Dec. 9 from 1-2:30 p.m on the federal research landscape under the Trump Administration and 115th Congress. The town hall brought together OSU’s Vice President of Research Cynthia Sagers, NOAA’s Chief Scientist Rick Spinrad (and former OSU VPR), NIFA’s director Sonny Ramaswamy (and former OSU Dean of the College of Agricultural Sciences), and OSU’s Director of Federal Government Affairs Gabrielle Serra. Click here for a video of this event.

New Faculty Orientation: The Research Office hosted a half day New Faculty Orientation event on October 27rd from 2 to 5 PM in the Memorial Union Horizon Room.  This event introduces you to critical information, resources, and services to empower your research, and outreach efforts. Vice President for Research, Cindy Sagers,  introduced the event and a panel discussion with distinguished research faculty followed. Click here for more information and for a link to a video of this event.



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