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May 7, 2020

President's Prize winner Anna Voelker wanted to make STEM more inclusive. She created the SciAccess Conference, which welcomed 250 attendees and 60 speakers from around the world. We can't wait to…

May 6, 2020
Congratulations 2020 Department of Astronomy Graduates!!!

On  Sunday, May 3, 2020, the Department of Astronomy held its first graduation ceremony of the modern era. We celebrated the completion…

April 28, 2020

Todd Thompson, professor and vice-chair in the Department of Astronomy, has received the Distinguished Scholar Award, which honors six Ohio State faculty members who demonstrate scholarly activity…

March 31, 2020

Department of Astronomy Visiting Scholar David Martin and 2017 Ph.D. graduate Tom Holoien have been selected as fellows for the 2020 NASA Hubble Fellowship Program (NHFP), which enables…