In Memoriam: Lucy Venable

January 29, 2019
Lucy Venable

Ohio State Dance Emerita Professor Lucy Venable died peacefully Tuesday morning, January 29, 2019. She is survived by her five nieces and their families. She was preceded in death by her brother and parents.

Karen Eliot Wins Ratner Award

January 11, 2019
Karen Eliot

Interim Executive Dean and Vice Provost Janet Box-Steffensmeier surprised Dance Professor Karen Eliot at the faculty meeting on Monday, January 7 with a presentation of the Ronald and Deborah Ratner Distinguished Teaching Award. The Ratner Awards recognize faculty for making a difference in

Kosstrin's Book Wins Finalist Award

December 6, 2018
Honest Bodies

Assistant Professor Hannah Kosstrin's book Honest Bodies: Revolutionary Modernism in the Dances of Anna Sokolow was awarded Finalist, which is second place, for the Jordan Schnitzer Book Award in the category of Jews and the Arts from the Association for Jewish Studies. 

Resolution of Expression for The Big 5-OH

November 20, 2018
Resolution of Expression

The Columbus City Council passed a Resolution of Expression at their November 19, 2018 meeting to "recognize and celebrate" Ohio State Dance's 50th Anniversary. Department Chair Susan Hadley spoke at the meeting and acknowledged our exceptional legacy.