News

  1. Dr. Juan Lucena and Dr. Jessica Smith

    HDI Seminar: Listening as Leadership - Engineers in Community Development and the Extractive Industries

    Feb 15, 2019

    Come and see Dr. Juan Lucena and Dr. Jessica Smith from the Colorado School of Mines speak at Humanitarian Development and Innovation’s seminar: Listening as Leadership - Engineers in Community Development and the Extractive Industries. This event will be taking place on April 18th, at 9:00AM in Room 1080 of the Physics Research Building.

  2. Dr. John Gershenson

    HDI Seminar: 3D printing for rural Kenyan hospitals

    Jan 22, 2019

    Come and see Dr. John Gershenson speak at Humanitarian Development and Innovation’s seminar: 3D printing for rural Kenyan hospitals. This event will be taking place on February 4th, at 9:00AM in Room E100 of Scott Lab. Click here for more information about the event!

  3. Dr. Kevin Passino

    HDI Seminar: Engineering, Poverty, and Mental Illness

    Dec 25, 2018

    Come and see Dr. Kevin Passino speak at Humanitarian Development and Innovation’s seminar: Engineering, Poverty, and Mental Illness. This event will be taking place on January 14th, at 2:00PM in Room 1080 of the Physics Research Building. Click here for more information about the event!

  4. Dr. Ann Christy

    Humanitarian Work in the Classroom

    Nov 15, 2018

    Dr. Ann Christy is an OSU faculty member who incorporates humanitarian work into the classroom. Last year, Dr. Christy started a project for students in her Thermodynamics course (FABE 3120) designing an outdoor cooling system for the Mid-Ohio Foodbank’s mobile pantries. The Mid-Ohio Foodbank (M-OF) is a non-profit organization that aims to end hunger in the Mid-Ohio area through providing underprivileged families with nutritious food and resources (Mid-Ohio Food Bank).

  5. Don Schoendorfer

    HDI Seminar: Our Mission to Provide Mobility in Developing Countries

    Nov 13, 2018

    Come and see Don Schoendorfer, The Founder and President of Free Wheelchair Mission, speak at Humanitarian Development and Innovation’s seminar: Our Mission to Provide Mobility in Developing Countries! This event will be taking place on November 28th, at 9:00AM in Scott Lab E100. Click here for more information about the event!

  6. Mike Stoots

    HDI Seminar: The Niswonger VILLAGE - A Public Health Simulation Lab

    Oct 22, 2018

    Come and see Mike Stoots from East Tennessee State University speak at Humanitarian Development and Innovation’s seminar: The Niswonger VILLAGE - A Public Health Simulation Lab! This event will be taking place on November 5th, at 9:00AM in Scott Lab E100. Click here for more information about the event!

  7. Sustainable and Resilient Community: Maji Marwa

    Oct 12, 2018

    The students, faculty and staff of the Sustainable and Resilient Community (SRC) project at the Ohio State University are working collaboratively with the citizens of Marwa, peers from the University of Dodoma as well as the project's non-government organization partners, designing and building water treatment, storage and distribution systems as part of a transformative service-learning experience. The project is called “Maji Marwa” which means “Water for Marwa” in Swahili. Marwa is a rural village located along the Pangani River in the Kilimanjaro Region of Tanzania.

  8. Kaleb Eldridge

    HDI Seminar: Sustainable Asset-based Community Development in Rural Honduras

    Oct 5, 2018

    Come and see Kaleb Eldridge from Heart to Honduras speak at Humanitarian Development and Innovation’s first seminar of the year! This event will be taking place on October 22nd, at 9:00AM in Scott Lab E100. Click here for more information about the event!

  9. Waterman Agricultural and Natural Resources Laboratory

    Dr. Chris Ratcliff advances education through sustainable student farming at OSU

    Aug 19, 2018

    Dr. Chris Ratcliff, a Lecturer in the Department of Engineering Education with a Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been busy this summer with something one probably wouldn’t expect: sustainable farming.

     

    As the faculty advisor to OSU’s Sustainable Growing Club (GrOSU), Ratcliff has been hard at work securing the student organization’s next big thing: the revival of a student farm at Waterman Laboratory.

     

  10. USAID and Coca-Cola work with Ohio State’s Global Water Institute to improve water access in Tanzania

    Jun 22, 2018

    Global Water Institute has developed the Sustainable Village Water Systems model to develop sustainable and appropriately sized wells.

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