From the Margins to the Center

The liberal arts lie at the heart of OSU’s 150-year land grant mission

Earth Healthy Planet homestories

Small Beauties

The art and science of the microbiome

Healthy People homestories Inquiry

The Language of the Sublime

The panoramic Colorado landscape — the thunder and lightning, the mountains jutting shardlike to the sky, the palpable wildness — helped form Henry Sayre’s aesthetic sensibility.

Healthy People Inquiry Student Research

Across the Cultural Divide

For an artist, science can be confusing, full of numbers, variables and technical terms. Whereas for a scientist, art can seem like a fantasy, a distraction from the real world.

Healthy Economy Inquiry

Where Growth Meets Decay

Bowls made of hardwoods like curly soft maple, sugar maple, box elder and buckeye oak are adorned with pigments made by fungi whose ecological role is, ironically, to decompose wood.

Healthy People Inquiry

Plates of Honor

Cooking and sharing food connect OSU artist Julie Green to family and Midwestern roots. (by Angela Yeager)