Outreach and Engagement Grant Info Session
Interested in submitting
a proposal for a 2014 Engagement Impact Grant, OSU CARES/OSU Extension Seed Grant, or Service-Learning Grant? Attend an information session, December 16, noon to 1 pm, 110B Hale Hall, 154 W. 12th Ave. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
. Session also available live via webinar
New SBS Finance Manager
, fiscal officer in the psychology department, will become finance manager for the social and behavioral sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences Executive Dean’s Office on January 6, 2014. Her office is 113C University Hall (292-5999). She replaces Tom Conrad
who retired October 31.
STEM Initiatives Launches New Website
Ohio State’s STEM Initiatives, a university-wide resource aimed at connecting science, technology, engineering, and mathematics-based faculty, programs and departments with resources and support, has a new website
that highlights its services, such as workshops and panel discussions centered on helping faculty write a winning NSF CAREER proposal.
Harlan Hatcher Arts and Sciences Distinguished Faculty Award
This award recognizes full professors who have exceptional records in teaching, research, and service. Department Chairs may submit nominations
of one of their faculty members. Nomination deadline: Friday, January 24, 2014.
Susan M. Hartmann Mentoring and Leadership Award (New Award)
This award recognizes an individual in the College of Arts and Sciences (student, staff, or faculty) who has generously and unselfishly served others to promote equity, fairness, and equal opportunities for all members of the university community. ASC students, staff and faculty may submit a nomination
. Nomination deadline: Friday, January 24, 2014.
Honors Faculty Service Award
This award recognizes excellence in honors advising, instruction, committee work, and other honors initiatives and responsibilities, which have enhanced the quality of education available to honors students in the liberal arts. Department Chairs may nominate
one of their faculty members. Nomination deadline: Friday, January 24, 2014.
Dr. Richard Bruno
Human Nutrition Looking for Study Subjects
, Department of Human Nutrition, is studying how dairy fat affects vitamin E absorption. He is looking for men and women between the ages of 18-40 years old of healthy body weight—and those who are at least 20 pounds overweight—to participate in a study. Participants must not be allergic or have any aversions to cow’s milk and soy milk. Participants completing the study can receive up to $400. More information: dairy.vitaminE@gmail.com
, or call (614) 292-0951.
Spring Writing Groups
The OSU Writing Center is forming Dissertation and Master’s Thesis Writing Groups (WG) for the spring 2014 semester. Because of their popularity last term, they will offer three dissertation groups and one master’s thesis group, held on the following days/times once per week starting the second week:
Sign up online
- Dissertation WG 1: Tuesday 11-12 in 4108 Smith Labs;
- Dissertation WG 2: Tuesday 1-2 in 4108 Smith Labs;
- Dissertation WG 3: Wednesday 11-12 in 4108 Smith Labs;
- Master’s Thesis WG: Friday 12-1 in 4108 Smith Labs.
Sexuality Studies New Faculty Lecture Series 2014
Sexuality Studies will host a spring lecture series
featuring new faculty working in the field of sexuality studies. Topics include Black lesbian politics and Hip Hop; the history of sexuality, same-sex families and health research; and the face of the ex-gay movement in the U.S.