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Wednesday Wire: February 9, 2022

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  1. A number of spring learning seminars are being offered by the Wooster Campus Research Library.

  2. In honor of Black History Month, Main Street Wooster presents: Ancestral Returns via DNA, the story of how the son of a Ghostbuster made an Ancestral Return to Ghana, where he became a Chief. 

  3. 2-4 pm on Feb.10th (Thursday) and 11th (Friday) at the ATI greenhouse. Cash or check only.


  1. The 2022 OSU Research Internship Program (ORIP) on the Wooster campus is currently accepting student and faculty mentor applications.

  2. The 2022 CFAES Annual Research Conference Poster Competition is looking for faculty and graduate students to participate as judges.

  3. Fringe rates for use with the Office of Sponsored Programs have been updated for FY 23. These should be incorporated into new proposals with a start date of July 1, 2022 or after.

  4. Faculty are invited to self-nominate for the Growing Research Opportunities (GRO) Academy, administered by the Office of Knowledge Enterprise, until March 21.

  5. Tackling a new system can be a challenge. Luckily, we have experts in the GDSU that are here to help provide clarity.

  6. The CFAES Office of Research and Graduate Education announces the following funding opportunities.

  7. Dr. Jon Van Gray has received a grant of nearly $30,000 to fund a water research project.

Recognition and Celebrations

  1. On Sunday, February 6th the 2021 Homecoming Court volunteered with Night to Shine. Court members helped by stuffing gift bags for the Night to Shine attendees.