ASC Unit “Snapshots” Now Online
These profiles provide an information overview and highlight the individual strengths of each of our areas. They will be used primarily as an advancement (development and marketing) tool to help promote and raise awareness of our departments, centers, and programs. Since each snapshot will live online as a webpage and a self-print fact sheet, it can and will be continually updated and refined. Take a look: they are now linked from the unit directory on the ASC website
Earth Scientist to Receive Top Professional Award
Professor Emeritus Stig M. Bergström
, earth sciences, will be awarded the International Commission on Stratigraphy 2012 Digby McLaren Prize
and the International Union of Geological Sciences 2012 Scientific Award of Excellence,
at the upcoming 34th
International Geological Congress in Brisbane, Australia. The ICS Digby McLaren Prize is awarded once every four years, recognizing an individual who has sustained a long record of significant internationally-important contributions to stratigraphy.
Economics Summer Institute for Underrepresented Minority Faculty
, associate professor, economics, is spearheading a national conference at Ohio State designed to support the advancement of mid-career economists from underrepresented groups. The Second Wave: A Research Conference,
will take place June 1-3 at the Blackwell Inn.
Botanist Receives Professional Merit Award
, professor; evolution, ecology and organismal biology, is one of four botanists nationally to receive the Botanical Society of America's highest honor, the Merit Award, in 2012. The awards will be presented at the BSA's annual meeting July 11, Columbus, OH. Snow is recognized for her outstanding contributions to botanical science in the areas of basic research, education, and professional service. Snow served as BSA president in 2004-2005.
Sociology Student Awarded Fulbright
, an undergraduate majoring in sociology, has been awarded a Fulbright Fellowship
to teach English to high school students in Malaysia beginning December 2012. She will be graduating June 2012.
ASC Students Awarded Boren Scholarships
(Spanish and Russian), Zoe Maani
(Arabic and African American Studies),Cory Sabet
(international relations and Chinese), and Brian Yeh
(economics and political science) are recipients of a NSEP Boren Undergraduate Study Abroad Award
for 2012-2013. Boren Scholarships provide up to $20,000 to U.S. undergraduate students to study abroad in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad.
French and Italian Student Awarded Fulbright
, graduate teaching assistant, French and Italian, was recently awarded a 2012-2013 Fulbright Student Fellowship
to teach English at a Moroccan university.
Design Faculty Member Receives Award
Interior Design faculty member Susan Melsop
has been awarded the inaugural Arts and Humanities Outreach Award, along with the Faculty Award for Excellence in Community-Based Scholarship, at the 2012 Ohio State Service Awards.
Grad Student Elected
Design graduate student Allen Cochran recently was elected president of the Council of Graduate Students