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Latest News

Sep 9

We are thrilled to announce that our Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture (BSLA) and Master of Landscape Architecture (MLA) programs have been officially approved as STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) designated fields of study, effective Autumn Semester 2019. The STEM designation will allow international students graduating with a BSLA or an MLA to apply for an extension of their Optional Practical Training (OPT) with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

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Sep 9

The Ohio State University master’s program in city and regional planning (MCRP) earned high marks in Planetizen’s 2019 Guide to Graduate Urban Planning Programs, rising to 15th nationally as ranked by planning educators, an increase from 16th in the 2017 rankings. “We are pleased to see that our peers and colleagues in the field of city and regional planning recognize the value of the work we do at Ohio State. We pride ourselves on the innovative undergraduate and graduate degree programs we offer and a distinctly optimistic and aspirational approach to planning inclusive, sustainable, and equitable cities and communities," said CRP Section Head Jennifer Clark.

Sep 4

Assistant Professor of City and Regional Planning Yasuyuki Motoyama has published From Innovation to Entrepreneurship: Connectivity-based Regional Development. The book is published by Edward Elgar Publishing, Inc. “More than 90 percent of cases I have observed told me that technology did not create markets or businesses,” stated Motoyama on a finding that did not align with the currently dominate theory of innovation. “Entrepreneurs created markets. Then, entrepreneurs later found technologies to make their businesses and markets happen.” Innovation and entrepreneurship are often considered two sides of the same coin. But are the links between innovation and entrepreneurship as inextricable as we think?

Sep 3

Review highlights of the 2018-19 academic year in the latest 

Aug 26

A lesson in environmental stewardship and sustainability is rooted in a field of corn located in the southwest courtyard outside the 18th Avenue Library on the Ohio State campus. Deeply rooted, in fact. Com-Til, a nutrient-rich compost made from residual bio-solids from City of Columbus wastewater treatment plants, was amended to the soil at the site to provide slow-release fertilization. As ears of corn golden and mature, the demonstration garden is bringing awareness to campus of the cycle of waste transformation.