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Ohio State’s strength has always been — and always will be — people and our potential to solve problems together.

Adapting to COVID-19 and the disruption it has caused demands ingenuity, compassion, flexibility and spirit. We must work together across communities, combine expertise and create new ways of thinking to deliver solutions — at an unmatched scale. 

Together, we are and always will be champions for people and their potential.

Recent News

June 3, 2020

Ohio State Design Students, Faculty, Staff, Alumni, and Friends:

Singers sing. Writers write. Designers do. They do not sit idly by while others take on the world’s burdens. Now, as we…

May 14, 2020

The IIDA Student of the Year Award recognizes an IIDA Student Member who has significantly impacted their school’s interior design program through outstanding leadership,…

May 1, 2020

Like so many instructors, Adjunct Professor Nate Ames (Director of the Center for Design and Manufacturing Excellence) found himself facing a challenge in March, 2020: quickly converting his…

April 27, 2020

The deadline for Academic Year 2020-2021 Department of Design Scholarships is May 1st at 11:59pm. All students within the Department of Design accepted into a major are encouraged to apply! If you…

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Nate Ames
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Maria Palazzi
Ohio Eminent Scholar