Tag Archives: Ohio State
We'll miss you, President Gee.

Words have consequences

Part of my role in the media universe is to speak on major trends and topics in the agriculture and food sectors. At a recent engagement, I challenged a previous speaker on some careless phrases and poor word choices, noting that the food production industry can ill afford any “unforced errors” in its public communications. […]

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President E. Gordon Gee

Leave Gordon Gee alone!

Okay, let me get this off my chest: I love Gordon Gee. I’m a fan, pure and simple. With that in mind, I am asking my brothers and sisters in the media for one simple thing, in the name of all that’s good and decent: LEAVE GORDON GEE ALONE. I’ve been connected in some way, […]

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Meet Ohio State’s new VP of Agriculture Bruce McPheron

This week The Ohio State University, my alma mater, named fellow alumnus Bruce McPheron vice president for agricultural administration and dean of the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. I sat down with the new dean for a conversation this morning about his background and vision for the future of our college. First, a […]

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Coach Urban Meyer

Urban Renewal and Bedeviling the Blue Devils

Despite losing to¬†arch rival¬†Michigan in this year’s edition of “The Game,” the last week in November proved a good one for Buckeye Nation. Yes, That Team Up North turned in a red-letter performance to send our beloved Buckeyes to 6-6 on the season and a pathetic 3-5 record in Big Ten play, but all was […]

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In which I answer a reader question on the motivation to blog…

One of the many things I love about social media portals like Facebook and Twitter are the numerous opportunities for engaging in “conversations” that would otherwise never happen in the real world. While some stew and fret that engaging in social media may actually be making us less social in the “real world” than ever […]

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