Celebrating 60 Years | 1960 - 2020

Byrd Center's striped flag behind a large 60 with the years 1960 -1920.


  • Sesquicentennial Community Open House

    March 21, 2020, 12:00pm - 4:00pm

    Visit the Byrd Center at Thompson Library's Sesquicentennial Community Open House on Saturday March 21, 2020.

  • 2020 | Climate Symposium

    Thursday and Friday, March 26 − 27, 2020

    In conjunction with The Byrd Polar & Climate Research Center’s 60th anniversary celebration, the Byrd Center will be hosting the the second annual Climate Symposium: Collaborative Research at Ohio State.

    The Symposium will open on Thursday, March 26, 6:30pm - 8:30pm at the 4H Center with a lecture by keynote speaker, Dr. Richard Alley. This talk is open to the public and no registration is required.

    The Symposium will continue on Friday, March 27, 8:30am − 5:00pm at the Byrd Center with a technical portion and workshops. Registration is required for day two (registration opens January 28).

  • Byrd Center Polar Archives Open House

    Thursday, October 1, 2020, 3:00pm - 5:00pm

    More details coming soon.