The School of

Academic Programs

Student Focus

Exploring Spirituality and Philosophy While in the Forest

While learning in traditional classroom settings is the norm for many OSU students, Amy Koehlinger, associate professor in the School of History, Philosophy, and Religion, took students on a week-long camping trip in Andrews Forest to explore the relationship between philosophy, spirituality, and most importantly, nature.

By being open minded and encouraging towards her students, Koehlinger created a welcoming, technology-free learning environment almost entirely made up of discussion, reading, and connecting with nature, as well as with one another.

read more >

Featured Stories