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Geographic information science, sustainable transport, livable cities. And more bikes, please.
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NEWS & RESEARCH
The Future of Energy is Here: Ohio State Team Cleans-up at Rice Business Plan Competition
A team of Ohio State MBA and Chemistry PhD students recently formed KAir Battery, on a battery technology developed in chemistry Professor Yiying Wu
's lab. Team members took 1st place at Ohio State’s business competition
and were accepted to the Rice Business Plan Competition—the world’s largest and richest competition. Last week, KAir took home the $100,000 U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) clean energy prize; placed second in the elevator pitch competition, $750; and advanced to the semi-finals and took third place, $2,000. DOE invited KAir Battery to come to Washington, D.C. to compete in the national clean energy competition this June.
Psychology Professor Author of New Study
, professor, psychology, is senior author of a new study finding that heart patients with beliefs about health that aren’t based on medical evidence are more likely to skip sessions of cardiac rehabilitation. Emery conducted the research with Derek Anderson, lead author and a doctoral candidate in psychology. The study is published in the journal Health Psychology
Alumnus/China Flagship Entrepreneur Jared Psigoda Makes 2014 Forbes China “30 under 30” List
, MA, DEALL’s China Flagship Program, 2008, is co-founder and CEO of Reality Squared Games, or R2Games, a web and mobile game publisher specializing in free-to-play games. The company currently has more than 200 employees, and offices in Shanghai, Shenzhen and Guangzhou, China, whose business includes bringing Chinese games to Western players. Forbes China just named him
to 2014 Forbes China
's “30 under 30” list. Recently, Psigoda visited Ohio State and gave a talk to current Flagship students about how he applied his Flagship education to create a successful international software company.
Alumna Publishes Book on Travel
(PhD, sociology, 1969), is the author of a new book, Enjoy the World: A Woman Remembers Traveling Alone
. Ucko is founder of StoriesWork
Music Professor Named Research Award Recipient
, professor, School of Music, has been selected the 2014 recipient of the Virginia Hull Research Award, of $2,500, for her proposal, “Music in America’s Cold War Diplomacy.” The award is possible through the generosity of Virginia Hull, a friend of arts and humanities at Ohio State and supporter of the research of female faculty members.
Katherine M. Marino
Historian Wins 2014 Lerner-Scott Prize from OAH
, assistant professor, history, is the recipient
of the 2014 Lerner-Scott Prize from the Organization of American Historians (OAH) for the best doctoral dissertation on U.S. women’s history. Her work, “La Vanguardia Feminista: Pan-American Feminism and the Rise of International Women's Rights, 1915-1946,” is cited as “a remarkably original contribution, truly transnational in approach; engaging U.S. women’s history, the history of feminism and social movements in the Americas and the history of human rights.”
Chemistry Student Art Competition Is Underway: Vote Now
As part of The STEAM Factory's Project Color, students in Rebecca Ricciardo
’s general chemistry class made their own pigments in the lab, characterizing their structure and color. Using these pigments, teams of four made tempera paint, creating art works. Vote on your favorite painting
by liking it by noon, Thursday, April 24. You may vote for more than one. Paintings with the most likes will be on display at the market at 400 West Rich on April 26.
11th Annual James F. Patterson Land-Grant University Lecture
Lecture features C. Peter Magrath
, former president, APLU, May 1, 11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m., Ohio Union. Seating is limited to 300 guests. RSVP by April 21
Spring 2014 HoloFest Opens Friday, April 18
Physics Professor Harris Kagan
’s holography class and the OSU Holography Club present the spring HoloFest Exhibition
, in 0006 Smith Lab, 174 W. 18th Ave. The show opens Friday, April 18, at 5 p.m. and runs through Monday, April 21. Holographic art works are by Ohio State student and visiting artists. Massachusetts holographer Betsy Connors
will give a talk Friday, April 18, at 3 p.m.; New York holographer Sam Moree
will speak Monday, April 21, at 3 p.m. Both talks in 0006 Smith Lab are free and open to the public. Refreshments provided Friday evening. The exhibit can be viewed on the weekend by request. Contact Harris Kagan
for more information.
NSF Faculty Early Career Development Award Workshop
Faculty considering submitting a proposal for the NSF Faculty Early Career Development Award are invited to a session on Tuesday, April 22, 1:30-2:45 p.m., the Smith Seminar Room, 1080 Physics Research Building. The workshop will focus on the outreach/education/diversity portion of the CAREER proposal. Register online
Staff Professional Development Grants: Application Deadline, April 25
College of Arts and Sciences staff members are encouraged to apply for professional development funding through an ASC Staff Professional Development Grant. Additional information and application available online
RFG Chemical and Structural Biology and Biophysics Research Focus Group
; 11:30 a.m., 111 Parks Hall
The Role of Bolsa Familia in Altering Household Economic Strategies in Rural Amazonia
; 1 p.m., George Wells Knight House, 104 E. 15th Ave.
Annual C.L. & M.D. Rustagi Memorial Lecture
; 3 p.m., 170, Eighteenth Avenue Building
Psychology Colloquia: Mary Murphy, Indiana University
; 4 p.m., 035 Psychology Building
Molecular Genetics Seminar
; 4:10 p.m., 111 Parks Hall
Career Night 2014: Center for Languages, Literatures and Cultures
; 5 p.m., Hagerty Hall
Changing the Genome: For Better or Worse
; 7 p.m., WOSU@COSI Studios, 333 W. Broad St.
America to China and Back
; Riffe Center, Capitol Theatre, 77 South High St.
The Rape of Lucretia
April 17 and 19
; Roy Bowen Theatre, Drake Performance and Event Center
How the Mormons Became White: Polygamy, Indigeneity, Sovereignty
; 2:30 p.m., George Wells Knight House, 104 E. 15th Ave.
State Institutions and Everyday Politics in Ming China (1368-1644): Towards a social history of the Ming military - Michael Szonyi
; 3 p.m., 168 Dulles Hall
Economics Seminar: Geoffroy de Clippel, Brown University
; 3:30 p.m., 437 Arps Hall
; 5 p.m., 0006 Smith Lab
School of Communication Colloquium
; 11:30 a.m., 106 Journalism Building
Economics Seminar: Ruey Tsay, University of Chicago
; 3:30 p.m., 437 Arps Hall
; 8 p.m., Weigel Auditorium
Department of Art Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) Senior Projects Exhibition
Through May 3
; Urban Arts Space, 50 W. Town St.
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