Kris Stanek named a University Distinguished Scholar

March 7, 2018

Krzysztof (Kris) Stanek, professor of astronomy, has received the university's Distinguished Scholar Award, which recognizes exceptional scholarly accomplishments by senior professors who have combiled a substantial body of research, as well as younger faculty members who have de

SciDome Planetarium Wins Collaboration of the Year

December 12, 2017
Rendering of new planetarium in Newark

SciDome Planetarium, a partnership between OSU Newark and The Works, has won “Collaboration of the Year” for the 2017 Explore Licking County IMPACT Award! The $1.4 million SciDome planetarium is being built on The Works’ campus and should be completed in June 2018.

Scott Gaudi awarded NASA Outstanding Public Leadership Medal

August 18, 2017
NASA Medal

Scott Gaudi has been awarded the NASA Outstanding Public Leadership Medal for his 'outstanding leadership as the ExoPlanet Program Analysis Group Chairperson having significant impact on NASA's search for exoplanets and life in the universe." This is one of NASA's most prestigious medals, and is