From the beginning, fired Ohio State band director Jon Waters has vowed to clear his name. Waters claims he was in the process of making changes to the OSU band culture before the investigation that cost him his job. Those changes are detailed in a report Waters gave investigators last month.
Carla Buckley, Columbus author of The Things That Keep Us Here, tells how her doomsday novel was informed by the vital work of Ohio State researchers who are ensuring that we are prepared for pandemics.
Dr. Dan Janies of the Department of Biomedical Informatics maps the movement of H1N1 across the globe, in the hope of arming scientists with the knowledge of how pandemics spread. This information could be crucial in halting the progress of a more deadly virus in the future.