"I believe in the power of the scientific method to help conserve biodiversity while meeting human needs globally. The focus of my research is on understanding the processes that generate forest biodiversity, the ecosystem services biodiversity provides, and approaches for its conservation."
Stirek Assistant Professor in Management
"I believe that research and teaching are mutually reinforcing; I get to see the magic of this virtuous cycle manifesting every day at work!"
Tiffany Sacra Garcia
"I believe nature is our greatest teacher. Research on how animals cope with a changing world will guide and inspire the people who care enough to watch."
Stirek Assistant Professor in Finance
"I believe we can achieve a better society and a healthier planet by harnessing the power of finance — all we need is the correct information to make decisions."
"I believe students have the ingenuity and capacity to tackle emerging issues, including climate change and sustainable development."
Geoffrey A. Hollinger
Ashley Stull Meyers
"I believe investment in the arts is essential to an ecosystem of thoughtful, curious and imaginative community."
"I believe we can better equip our learners for the complexities and nuances of the present and unknown world of tomorrow by cultivating curiosity, adaptability and kindness."
"I believe geospatial innovations can reduce coastal vulnerabilities to storms and tsunamis, increase safety of marine navigation, and grow the Blue Economy."
Fischer Family Faculty Fellow
"I believe in the importance of understanding the natural environment to ensure sustainable societies."
"I believe that manufacturing is essential for a country to prosper as a whole, and OSU graduates will play a key role by developing safe, effective and efficient tools and processes for the next generations."
"I believe in fostering a sustainable and resilient future through the use of innovative wood-based composites, which serve as the building blocks of affordable housing. "
"I believe faculty have the unique opportunity to make foundational and positive impacts on humanity. Through our interaction with student researchers, these changes are sustainable and cross-generational."