WOSU News Archives For: July 11, 2007

Gordon Gee Accepts Trustees’ Offer to Return to Ohio State

Gordon Gee, Chancellor
12:00AM
July 11, 2007

After being gone from the state for a decade Gordon Gee returns to Ohio State as the university’s fourteenth president. Gee was re-introduced Thursday afternoon following a unanimous vote from OSU’s board of trustees.

80 Community Gardens Thrive in Columbus

Mary Simon shows Willie Alexander how to grow vegetables in a community garden on Ellsworth Ave.
12:00AM
July 11, 2007

Columbus is home to more than 80 community gardens where residents turn weed-invested city lots into bountiful crops. Franklin Park Conservatory, the city and others are encouraging the use of vacant lots to grow produce.

Gordon Gee: I Will Assume the Presidency of The Ohio State University

E. Gordon Gee
12:00AM
July 11, 2007

Vanderbilt University Chancellor Gordon Gee Wednesday confirmed that he is returning to the president’s office at Ohio State University.

Shocked tomatoes lose their skins

12:00AM
July
11, 2007

Researchers at Ohio State University found a new way to peel fruits and vegetables by placing them in an electric current. The discovery could make the food processing industry cleaner and more efficient.