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$15M gift from Austin E. Knowlton Foundation to help transform Ohio State engineering campus

Continuing its namesake’s commitment to education and to his alma mater, the Austin E. Knowlton Foundation has donated $15 million to finalize design and construction of The Ohio State University’s Biomedical and Materials Engineering Complex (BMEC). Previously, Knowlton and the foundation he established have generously supported architecture and aviation programs at Ohio State.

Wexner Center student program encourages creativity, community

“Imagine you’re a moth in this gallery. What piece of art is your favorite?”

This is one of the writing prompts that Kari Gunter-Seymour recently gave the student participants in the Wexner Center for the Arts’ Pages program. Pages is a free program that allows high school students in central Ohio to work with educators and artists from the Wexner Center for the Arts at The Ohio State University for an entire school year. Gunter-Seymour, Ohio’s poet laureate and Wexner Center artist-in-residence, was a participating artist in 2021 and is returning to work with this year’s cohort.