Meet and Greet with the
New Executive Dean

David ManderscheidJoin us in welcoming David Manderscheid, the new Executive Dean and Vice Provost on Monday, August 26, from 4-5:30 pm at the Blackwell Inn. Enjoy drinks and snacks and kick off the new academic year with your colleagues.


Historian/Sociologist Named to Roundtable on Crime Trends in America

Randolph RothThe National Academy of Sciences (NAS) invited Randolph Roth, professor, history and sociology, to serve on a roundtable investigating crime trends in America. Roth is one of eight scholars from around the country participating in this ongoing collaboration among scholars and public officials to gain better understanding of the crime problem in America.

Center for Folklore Studies Has New Home

Ohio StadiumThe Center for Folklore Studies is now in its new location: 218 Ohio Stadium (enter between gates 18-20 on the east side), 1961 Tuttle Park Place. Center phone number, (614) 292-1639, and Folklore Archive phone number, (614) 292-9936, remain the same. Questions:


Support Team ASC and Pelotonia 13

Pelotonia 13Team ASC, a group of arts and sciences faculty, staff, and students is participating in Pelotonia 13, August 10 and 11, to raise funds for cancer research. All money raised is used to fund research projects through The James Cancer Hospital. The Pelotonia Fellowship Program and Pelotonia Idea Grants have funded a number of arts and sciences faculty, post-doctoral, graduate, and undergraduate student research projects. This work is being translated into better treatment for cancer patients. Ongoing research is critical to finding causes and cures and providing the best support possible during diagnosis, treatment, and beyond. Learn how you can support Team ASC, contact Terry Bradley (; 2-8598).

Join Us on the Oval at the Student Involvement Fair

Student Involvement FairThe Arts and Sciences Communications Team is setting up a booth on the Oval for the Student Involvement Fair, Sunday, August 18, 4-8 pm to welcome our incoming students. We always appreciate extra help to staff the booth, answer questions, and hand out our ASC buttons, bags, and field guides. If you would like to join us in giving our new students a warm ASC/Ohio State welcome, please contact Janell Strouse.


August 1-September 14

In League; Urban Arts Space, 50 W. Town St.

August 2

Movie Night Supports OSU Athletics Peloton: The Avengers; $5 donation per attendee, gates open 7 pm, movie starts
9 pm, Ohio Stadium

August 6


August 6-September 12

Donald Lokuta: Plato's Cave–Segal's Studio; Urban Arts Space, 50 W. Town St.
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July 31, 2013


Dan Caterinicchia, assistant professor, communication, on the trend of women holding leadership positions in college newsrooms, Poynter Institute, July 31, 2013

Randy Olsen, professor, economics, and director; Center for Human Resource Research, on whether the American dream is beyond reach, Columbus Dispatch, July 29, 2013


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