Maria Palazzi to Present Lecture
Maria Palazzi, professor, design, and director of the Advanced Computing Center for the Arts and Design (ACCAD), will present a lecture
as part of the Arts and Humanities Inaugural Lecture Series, 5 pm Tuesday, April 16, at the Faculty Club. The lecture is free and open to all. Palazzi's lecture, Synchronous Objects: A model for multidisciplinary collaboration
, draws on the interactive screen-based work developed by Palazzi and Norah Zuniga-Shaw, dance, in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team of Ohio State faculty, staff and graduate student researchers.
ASC Staff Advisory Council (SAC) World Café on Workplace Environment
The first World Café on Rewards & Recognition was a success. Now, SAC holds a second World Café on Workplace Environment, April 17, 2 pm at the Fawcett Center. This is a forum to voice thoughts and opinions with colleagues across the college. Register online
‘Those Tech Guys’ gave a spectacular performance for the College of Arts and Sciences Campus Campaign kick-off event on March 15. If you weren’t able to attend, you really missed a show! Check out some photos
from the event, and don't miss your chance to give
to the Campus Campaign during its active phase.
Volunteers Needed for Traffic and Safety Event
Next Wednesday, April 17, from 1 to 2 pm, Administration and Planning and Student Life co-host a traffic safety event, specifically promoting the Walk Zone that will encompass the Oval and the South Oval. Volunteers are needed. Contact: Kellie Uhrig
Theatre Students in Short North Stage Production
Ohio State theatre undergraduate student Taylor Moss
(left) plays the younger version
of the main character, Stew, in the Short North Stage version of the musical Passing Strange
April 18-May 5. The play revolves around the story of an iconic rock composer/performer who developed a cult following after forming a band called The Negro Problem
in 1991. Fellow undergraduate student Mia Fowler
is in the play’s ensemble, and theatre alumna Tatjana Longerot
is costume designer.
Molecular Genetics Graduate Students Present 37th Annual Waller Lectures
Department of Molecular Genetics graduate students host the 2013 Waller Lecturer
, James Carrington
, president of the Donald Danforth Plant Research Center in St. Louis, Missouri. Carrington gives a public lecture, Making an Impact through Plant Science
, April 18, 5 pm, 001 Jennings Hall; and a technical scientific lecture, RNA Silencing Mechanisms & Interactions in Plants
, April 19, 4:30 pm, 001 Jennings Hall.
Undergraduate Honored with BOT Award
, an undergraduate majoring in theatre and journalism and minoring in dance, was honored
with the Ohio State Board of Trustees Student Recognition Award. Howard has had extensive experiences inside and outside the university, including interning at NBC4, writing for the Lantern
, participating in intensives with the Radio City Rockettes at Radio City Music Hall, and in the Disney College Program as a character performer at Walt Disney World. Howard graduates next month.
Up on the Roof: Global Star Party, April 20
The Department of Astronomy, participating in Global Astronomy Month, hosts Astronomers without Borders
, Saturday, April 20th. Public talk by Astronomy Professor Barbara Ryden
, Apocalyse Now and Then: With Added Meteorites!
, 7:30 pm, Smith Lab 1153, followed by—weather permitting—star-gazing and telescope viewing, 8:30-11 pm, Smith Lab roof.
Arts and Sciences Undergraduate
e-Newsletter - April Issue
The April undergraduate student e-Newsletter highlights the new BA in Sexuality Studies, a student-run musical theater organization called Off the Lake Productions, Fulbright Week, SURI, and opportunities for students to learn about research in SBS, and the Arts and Humanities. To submit content suggestions or to be added to the mailing list, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
. Newsletter Archives
Arts and Sciences Staff Professional Development Grants
Professional development grants are available
to ASC staff to support professional enrichment/ development. Deadline: Tuesday, April 30.
Interested in Buckeye Wellness Innovators?
Buckeye Wellness Innovators are university and medical center faculty and staff
with special interest in facilitating an innovative culture and ecosystem of wellness in their academic or medical center unit or department. Buckeye Wellness Innovators champion university-wide wellness initiatives and advance the One University Health and Wellness strategic plan to promote health and wellness in their units. Submit letter of interest stating why you would like to become a wellness innovator to Megan Amaya
by April 30, 2013.
Workshop for University Outreach and Engagement Staff
The Office of Outreach and Engagement hosts a one-day professional development workshop
for university Outreach and Engagement staff. Boundary Spanners: A Framework for Capacity Building, Quality Improvement, and Professional Development for Outreach and Engagement Staff
, is May 10; 8 am-4:30 pm, Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4H Center, 2201 Fred Taylor Drive. Register online
ASC Staff Book Circle
Arts and Sciences staff may participate in discussions of this year’s Buckeye Book Community selection, The Submission
by Amy Waldman, by joining an ASC staff book circle. ASC book circles meet every other week during the lunch-hour, with two meetings in July. Books are provided at no cost, but are limited. Registration, first come, first served. Register by May 10
. Contact: Ann Rottersman
, director of student programs.