OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY CAMPUS PROGRAMMING AIRING ON THE BIG TEN NETWORK – JUNE 2011
O-H-I-O 205 program segments and promo for viewing online:
Note: Dates/times subject to change. Contact: Cheryl Petrilla, firstname.lastname@example.org
Summertime is research time at Ohio State. Learn how students in the College of Public Health test quality and search for ways to keep Lake Erie beaches safe for swimmers, while researchers in the College of Optometry look to protect eyes from UV rays and cataracts. Also, learn how mechanical engineering students are going green to collaborate on the design and construction of an energy-efficient, sustainable “Pod” home and how it contributed to a solar decathlon house. And see the latest on Pelotonia, a grassroots bike tour dedicated to raising funds for cancer research at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute. This segment tunes into the new research fellowships launched by the $4.5 million ride in 2009.
Airs Tuesday, June 7 at noon
Learn how Ohio s fifth-ranked primary and secondary education system is speeding toward becoming first in the nation – thanks to a boost in federal Race to The Top funds won with the help of Ohio State, Battelle and other key partners. Next, dive in with researchers and students at Stone Laboratory as they combat threats to Lake Erie, one of the Midwest’s most precious ecological and economic resources. Join Ohio State educators and students as they help rebuild the intellectual assets of earthquake-torn Haiti, even tapping soccer to restore youth and energize a community. And journey with Buckeyes to Michigan not to celebrate another victory, but to continue work on a century old living learning lab that’s central to our understanding of natural carbon capture.
Airs Tuesday, June 14 at noon
The Ohio State University Marching Band is known for excellence and steeped in tradition. From Skull Sessions to Script Ohio, we go behind-the-scenes to learn what it takes to be a part of “The Best Damn Band in The Land.” Also in this episode, find out how one of America’s largest universities carefully creates a “so big it’s personal” experience for new students, acclimating them to campus and preparing them for academic success. Next, woman and man’s best friend take center stage as cancer experts discover the parallels between bone cancer in children and cancer in dogs, improving treatment options for both. Then, see how new knowledge and creativity can be achieved when artists and scientists collaborate at the Advanced Computing Center for the Arts and Design using computer graphics and animation. Finally, in honor of National Domestic Violence Awareness month, uncover how society’s “deepest secret” can be prevented and treated through initiatives like Ohio State’s It’s Abuse campaign.
Airs Wednesday, June 8 at 3am
An integrated approach to energy and the environment can help gain overall efficiency. Hear from former astronaut and current VP for Energy and the Environment Ron Sega and others as they discuss Ohio State’s game-changing role in energy independence, on and off campus. Next, learn about aquaculture and how researchers at The Ohio State University South Centers are helping farmers adapt by raising fish instead of traditional livestock. Then, see how Campus Partners has re-energized High Street and is at work in other core university neighborhoods. And last, crack open the secrets of ice core research and learn how to preserve these vital historical records.
Airs Wednesday, June 15 at 3am
Travel with Buckeyes to Michigan not to celebrate another victory, but to continue work on a century-old living learning lab that’s central to our understanding of how forests naturally capture carbon;tune in to how Ohio State researchers are speeding diagnosis and treatment of people and pets through the world’s most advanced biomedical imaging tools; visit the unique laboratories directed by University nutritional and diet experts who set up shop inside COSI, one of the nation’s premier children’s science museums; connect to the future of energy innovation-everything from solar power to anaerobic digesters; and dot your favorite “I” with a behind-the-scenes peek at what it takes to be a part of “The Best Damn Band in The Land.”
Airs Wednesday, June 22 at 3am
In this episode, discover the depth of Ohio State’s leadership to cure cancer, including break-through discoveries, Pelotonia and our recent designation as an “exceptional” cancer research center. Next, take a tour of duty with military history professor and former top advisor to General Petraeus. Finally, what does it mean to “Be a Buckeye?” Faculty, staff, and students share their life-changing experiences.
Airs Tuesday, June 7 at 12:30pm
In this episode, the Ohio State EcoCAR team speeds ahead of competitors as they work to build a more environmentally-friendly, efficient car that meets the toughest standards and safety requirements. Next, two-time Heisman Trophy winner Archie Griffin “pays it forward” for Ohio State, as a recent star on an episode of Big Ten Icons and as a leader for the university. Then, Ohio State researchers give us a peek at the universe and its origins as seen their Fermi Gamma-Ray Apace Telescope. And last, hear discussions from experts about the future of transportation and how researchers at Ohio State are helping an entrepreneur create a replacement for gasoline.
Airs Tuesday, June 14 at 12:30pm
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Airs Tuesday, June 21 at 12:30pm
O-H-I-O 205 (May debut)
In this episode:
Airs Tuesday, May 31 at 8pm; Wednesday, June 1 at 6pm; Tuesday, June 21 at noon
O-H-I-O 206 (June debut-description TBD)
Airs Tuesday, June 28 at noon; Wednesday, June 29 at 3am
Game Changers 101
Host Brittany Westbrook highlights stories of innovation from The Ohio State University. In this episode,learn how mentors and instructors at The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business are bringing together researchers, students, and business executives to jump start the entrepreneurial spirit in tomorrow’s innovators. Next, find out how a team of thespians and directors teamed with pharmacists and physicians to prevent prescription drug abuse among teen through The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy’s Generation Rx initiative.
Airs Wednesday, June 8 at 3:30am
Game Changers 102
Host Brittany Westbrook highlights stories of innovation from The Ohio State University. With the global demand for energy rising, one of the country’s oldest and most experienced transportation research centers, Ohio State’s Center for Automotive Research (CAR) is jumpstarting key research into hybrid electric and other alternative fuel vehicles. Students both lead and learn from this work which also is spawning new companies and business partners. Most recently, CAR Technologies, LLC, relocated to CAR to capitalize on the university’s electrical systems engineering expertise and Monaco electric car pioneer, Venturi, just announced its new North American subsidiary will locate near the university as well.
Airs Wednesday, June 15 at 3:30am
Game Changers 104
Host Brittany Westbrook highlights stories of innovation from The Ohio State University. Energy sustainability is not only having a positive effect on the environment, but also on the economy. Hear from Ohio State leaders Ron Sega, VP and Enterprise Executive for Energy and the Environment; Kate Bartter, Associate Director, Institute for Energy and the Environment; and Aparna Dial, Director, Energy Services and Sustainability – OSU Facilities on what we’re doing at Ohio State to secure reliable, affordable, and sustainable energy and the concept behind the Institute for Energy and the Environment at Ohio State.
Airs Wednesday, June 22 at 3:30am
Game Changers 105
Host Brittany Westbrook highlights stories of innovation from The Ohio State University. Lonnie Thompson and Ellen Mosley-Thompson, two pioneers of climate research at Ohio State, explain their amazing ice core discoveries, the challenges of a typical drilling expedition and the physical demands of collecting history to document the realities of global climate science and advocate for cleaner energy solutions.
Airs Wednesday, May 31 at 3:30am
Game Changers 106 (June debut – description TBD)
Airs Tuesday, June 28 at 12:30pm; Wednesday, June 29 at 3:30am