'Food, Faith and a Sustainable Future': Talk This Wednesday (3/30) at OSU
March 28, 2011 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Jewish environmental educator Rabbi Fred Scherlinder Dobb of Bethesda, Md., and Rabbi Benjamin Berger of Ohio State University Hillel will present “Food, Faith and a Sustainable Future: Eco-Judaism from the Ground Up,” a fr ...
Chow Line: Honey or sugar: Is one better? (for 4/3/11)
March 25, 2011 I think honey is healthier than sugar, but a friend disagrees, saying it’s just like liquid sugar. Who’s right? Honey and sugar have a lot in common, but there are some differences that do appear to give honey an edge. The question is, are ...
Christian, Jewish, Muslim Faiths and the Environment: Series Starts March 30
March 25, 2011 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- The Christian, Jewish and Muslim faiths share more than a common founder-- Abraham. They share, Greg Hitzhusen says, a concern for the planet. He hopes people see that in “Abrahamic Faiths and the Environment,” a free commu ...
Savoring Success: Entrepreneur Credits OSU Extension’s Food Industries Center for Company’s Growth
March 24, 2011 HAMILTON, Ohio-- In 1999, Dan Wampler took a risk, deciding to step off his career path at a major flavorings company in Cincinnati to start his own business. Today, Sensus LLC in Hamilton, Ohio, has 44 employees, a newly expanded 70,000-sq ...
A Dose of Safflower Oil Each Day Might Help Keep Heart Disease at Bay
March 22, 2011 Editor: This news release was originally distributed by Ohio State University's office of Research Communications and is also online at http://researchnews.osu.edu/archive/saffoil.htm. COLUMBUS, Ohio-- A daily dose of safflower oil, a ...
Animals from Cleveland, Akron Zoos at Scarlet, Gray, Green Fair
March 22, 2011 WOOSTER, Ohio – Both the Akron Zoo and the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo will bring animals to Ohio State University’s Wooster Campus Scarlet, Gray and Green Fair. Teaching people about conserving wildlife, especially endangered species, will be ...
Ohio State Receives $2.6M NSF Grant for Unique Research in Africa's Threatened Sahel Region
March 22, 2011 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) has been awarded a $2.6 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to study the unique interactions between shrubs and ...
Music, More at OSU Green Fair April 19
March 22, 2011 WOOSTER, Ohio-- Madison Hill, home of the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) in Wooster, will be alive with the sound of music during Ohio State University’s Wooster Campus Scarlet, Gray and Green Fair April 19. A stu ...
OSU, Columbus Zoo Team Up for Class: 'I Hope They See That Passion'
March 21, 2011 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Students in Ohio State University’s recent Zoo Science and Management class never met Lulu the gorilla. Never worked with her. But cared when she got sick. And felt people’s hurt when she died. “I was impressed by how much ...
Spring Bird Walk in Secrest Arboretum April 9
March 21, 2011 WOOSTER, Ohio-- See who comes back this spring when Ohio State University’s Secrest Arboretum holds a free Leisure Birding Walk April 9. Northward migrating birds, such as tree swallows and eastern phoebes, should be among the arrivals, who ...