Fascinating presentation by Professor Jon Johnson from the University of Arkansas on the work of The Sustainability Consortium (TSC) Wednesday afternoon at the Glenn School. Johnson, who is the co-founder and chairman of the board of TSC, talked about the consortium’s evolution, work, challenges, and future. TSC consists of over 100 corporate, NGO, government and academic members, and has operations in the U.S., Europe and China. TSC has been the most successful large scale, broad scope consumer goods reporting initiative in the world. #foodpolicy
The John Glenn School of Public Affairs hosted a lunch Monday with Tom Wheeler, the new chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, and with students from the Glenn School, Fisher College of Business and the College of Arts & Sciences to discuss internship and career opportunities in Washington, D.C.. Dr. Trevor Brown, interim director of the Glenn School, served as host for the lunch held in Lockheed Martin Conference Room at Page Hall. After the lunch Chairman Wheeler gave his first policy address at the Ohio Union on how we are living in a time of revolutionary technological change and the role of the FCC in tackling the challenges and seizing the opportunities created by the new network that has engulfed us. See photos and read the text of his address at http://glennschool.osu.edu/news/wheeler
FCC Chair Tom Wheeler will give his first major policy speech December 2, 2013 at The Ohio State University
Please join us to hear Chairman Wheeler share his vision for the FCC, followed by an engaging discussion.
Event information for December 2:
4:15 – 5:15 pm: Policy address, followed by a conversation and Q&A with Chairman Wheeler at the US Bank Conference Theater at the Ohio Union.
5:15 – 6:00 pm: Reception for all attendees in the Ohio Union Performance Hall.
For more information and to register for this FREE event, visit http://go.osu.edu/tomwheeler
If you missed the inspiring Barbara K. Fergus Women in Leadership Lecture featuring Barbara Barrett, Kirsten Ellenbogen and Aimee Kennedy there is now a video of the event available to watch at http://glennschool.osu.edu/fergus/.
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A film to inspire women to take that next step to run for elective office.
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Excellent Fergus Lecture this afternoon on women in science and STEM education. Video of it will be up soon. #fergus
Way to go Glenn School students, staff, faculty and friends, you showed you care by exceeded our goal for the OSU vs. Michigan Blood Battle Drive with over 30 donors! Special thanks to Glenn School student and donor Brittany Kahn, she made an appointment in advance and won the OSU game day gift bag raffle.