The Harvey Goldberg Center for Excellence in Teaching is at the heart of the OSU Department of History's effort to promote innovative and effective teaching strategies. The Goldberg Center is committed to advancing cutting edge research, engaged teaching, and substantive community outreach to prepare our students and other citizens to become life-long learners and responsible leaders in all walks of life.
The Ohio State University Center for Historical Research brings together scholars from various disciplines to examine issues of broad contemporary relevance in historical perspective. The annual program of the Center is organized around a central theme, which will be explored through a series of seminars, colloquia, and lectures.
The Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies is an interdisciplinary unit in the OSU College of Arts and Sciences dedicated to the study of Europe from the end of the Roman Empire through the seventeenth century, as well as comparable cultural developments in non-western countries. CMRS activities promote teaching and research in all aspects of medieval and renaissance culture, including art, music, literature, religion, history, philosophy, and government.
The Melton Center for Jewish Studies at The Ohio State University was the first such center at an American public university and remains one of the largest. Approximately thirty-three faculty members from various disciplinary departments are members of the Melton Center, which supports student and faculty travel and research, and runs educational programs on campus and in the community.