Precipice: Speaker Spotlight III

Today, we're featuring two more of our speakers for our 2017 event Precipice. Read on to learn about Brenda Chaney and Mark Rudoff. Visit to purchase your ticket before they sell out! You can also see our full speaker lineup here. Brenda Chaney is a senior lecturer »

Precipice: Speaker Spotlight II

Today we're featuring two more speakers for our 2017 event, Precipice. Mikayla Bodey is a fourth-year student in the John Glenn College of Public Affairs. Mikayla grew up on a small family farm in west-central Ohio, and is the first in her family to attend college. Mikayla has dedicated her »

Precipice: Speaker Spotlight I

Yesterday, we released our speaker lineup and opened ticket sales for our main event: Precipice! We're exciTED for all of our speakers and performers and hope that you'll join us on March 25, 2017, at the Ohio Union. Visit to purchase your ticket before they sell out! »

How do we find and coach our speakers?

Speaker release is only a week away! As our team works diligently to design and market our event, we thought it would be helpful to share our process of selecting speakers. This year’s event, Precipice, features nine speakers and three performers. Read on to learn more about how we »

TEDx: Edify

On December 2nd, we held our second satellite event of the semester and had over 80 attendees. At “Edify,” three undergraduate students spoke about the importance and impact of obstacles that interfere with education and education reform. Our first speaker was Therese Rajasekera, who is a fourth-year studying neuroscience and »

Election Day 2016: We Made It!

After a grueling 17 months, the 2016 Presidential Election campaign season is finally coming to a close today. Hillary Clinton (D), Donald Trump (R), Gary Johnson (L), or Jill Stein (G) will be announced as the next President of the United States. BEFORE I GO ON – have you voted? Because »

I Am Hamlet @ Marion Correctional

Two of us here at TEDxOhioStateUniversity went to prison a couple weeks ago. Don’t worry, it’s not what you think. And yes, we’re ok. For the past year, TEDxOhioStateUniversity has been collaborating with Marion Correctional Institute (MCI) in Marion, Ohio. Our partnership has been to assist, advise »

Reactive Preview: Dr. Noel Paul

Dr. Noel Paul graduated with his PhD in Chemistry from The Ohio State University in 2004, then received a fellowship with the National Institute of Health for Drug Abuse. Over the past years, he has worked to better comprehend the role of the dopamine neurotransmitter system in addiction. At his »