Steve Rissing

Steve Rissing

Steve Rissing is professor emeritus in the Department of Evolution, Ecology, and Organismal Biology at Ohio State University.

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Ohio higher education overhaul would chill speech and academic freedom with threats of discipline

By: - August 30, 2023

Using remarkably clueless wording as our nation reels from rampant wildfires, including the deadliest one in over a century, state Sen. Jerry Cirino, R-Kirtland, recently crowed about how he started a “firestorm” with his proposed SB 83, the Ohio Higher Education Enhancement Act. As NOAA elevates its prediction for the number and strength of Atlantic […]