Feature Stories

December 6, 2010
Patrick Oliver, '98Government consultant turned physician values leadership studies background
After working as a consultant with the U.S. Department of Defense and transitioning to a career as a physician, Patrick Oliver, '98, knows the value of a flexible degree that "prepares you to be successful in many different careers and places in life."
Emily Jenchura, '08Interdisciplinary major ties it all together in South Africa
Emily Jenchura, '08, used her study abroad experience to enhance her personally designed cross-cultural psychology major.
A.J. Nelson '11Senior gets sustainable architecture experience by helping UR meet LEED standards
An internship with University Facilities is giving A.J. Nelson, ’11, a firsthand look into the world of sustainable architecture.
Careers in Public ServiceGov. Kaine kicks off Government, Public Policy & Law Expo
More than 100 students looking to follow in the former Virginia governor’s footsteps attended the expo, which featured government, nonprofit and non-governmental organizations.
From Quarks to CareersPhysics professor Jerry Gilfoyle discusses research and careers in nuclear physics and public policy
Physics professor Jerry Gilfoyle discussed his research on nuclear physics and public policy as part of a special night dedicated to careers in science and scientific policy.
December 2, 2010
Judicial LeadershipCourse puts first-year students in the courtroom
First-year students go from the classroom to the courtroom to put theory to practice in Dr. J. Thomas Wren's Judicial Leadership class. Their verdict for the course itself? Outstanding.
Michael Stinziano, '02Interest in public service lures Jepson graduate to seat in Ohio statehouse
Leadership studies graduate represents old and proud Columbus district in his hometown and carries on family tradition of public life.
December 1, 2010
Osher Staff UpdateCongratulations on the new e-newsletter
What an exciting milestone in the life of our Osher Institute - the first Osher Institute newsletter produced by Osher members! I am thrilled beyond words and grateful to the busy team of Osher members who have been working to launch this first newsletter.
November 23, 2010
School Has BegunOsher's annual back to school mixer
School bells rang for those gathered at the 7th annual OLLI Back to School Mixer held on September 2 at the Modlin Center, Booth Lobby.
Council CornerAdvisory Council has changed its name but not its work
The Osher Advisory Council is now “The Osher Leadership Council”.