The Ohio State University at Marion


Community Outreach

Larry R. Yoder Prairie Learning Laboratory

The Larry R. Yoder Prairie Learning Laboratory is a tall grass prairie restoration located on the Marion campus. The restoration project was in 1977 and the site has grown and changed quite a bit since then. Today, 11 acres of restored tall grass prairie are a showpiece on the campus and an attraction for the surrounding communities.


Science Café

Science cafés involve a lively conversation with a scientist about current science topics. They are open to everyone, and take place in casual settings like pubs and coffeehouses.


Taste of the Harvest

Our annual wine tasting event benefiting WOSU Public Media and WOSB-FM, the evening features heavy hors d’oeuvres and the opportunity to sample wines from around the world.


Warren G. Harding Symposium

The Warren G. Harding Symposium is an academic, social, and cultural exploration of the life and times of America's 29th president. The Symposium presents in-depth analysis and research by authors, historians, researchers and experts on the Harding Era and related areas of interest.