Record-Setting "Trick or Treating" for Mid-Ohio Foodbank
Seventeen Humanities Scholars participated in the annual Treat the Hungry service project, “Trick or Treating” for non-perishable food items in a Hilliard neighborhood on Halloween. A record-setting 555 pounds of food was collected and donated to the Mid-Ohio Foodbank
Barbara Keyfitz Named 2012 Noether Lecturer
, the Charles Saltzer Professor of Mathematics, will deliver the Noether Lecture at the Association for Women in Mathematics 2012 Joint Mathematics Meetings, January 4-7
, Boston, MA. Her lecture, Conservation Laws – Not Exactly a la Noether
, addresses recent developments in hyperbolic partial differential equations.
The First Step to Change: Focusing on the Negative
Focusing on negatives helps catalyze change
, according to India Johnson
, graduate research assistant, psychology, who co-authored the study with Kentaro Fujita
, assistant professor, psychology. The study was published in the journal, Psychological Science.
Geography Awareness Week Continues with Byrd Polar Events
, president of the American Geographical Society and professor of geography at the University of Kansas, will lead a discussion on Geography: Use it or Lose it,
at 11 am on Thursday, November 17
. On the same day at 3 pm, he will present a lecture, Through the Macroscope: Geography's View of the World
Arts and Sciences Undergraduate Student e-Newsletter
Beginning this year all arts and sciences majors are receiving a monthly college e-newsletter. The fourth issue will be emailed to students on November 17
. To read the newsletter, please visit the newsletter archives
. For additional information or suggestions on content, please contact Ann Rottersman
, director of student programs.
Remembering Those in Need
During this time of thanksgiving, we might remember those in need in Franklin County and reach out through two worthwhile initiatives:
Graduate Women in Physics will be collecting items
(clothing/toiletry/blankets) to help homeless women through Friday, November 18
. Their donation box is in the mailroom of the Physics Research Building at 191 W. Woodruff Avenue.
Bucks for Charity
, which supports a wide array of vital services, runs through December 9
Benefits Open Enrollment Begins Today
A reminder to keep our benefits’ package current and our costs down: Benefits Open Enrollment
begins today, November 16 and ends on Friday, December 2
Faculty & Staff Pages in onCampus
Have you recently published a book or paper; received a grant or patent; given an invited presentation; or received other professional recognition for leadership or service? Please let us know. We’d be happy to send these items along to onCampus for inclusion in their Faculty & Staff pages.
Wednesday, November 16
Town and Gown in Gothic Paris
, 3:30 pm, Knight House, 104 E. 15th Ave
Symphonic Band, “Life in the Groove – The Influence of Jazz,”
8 pm, Weigel Auditorium
Thursday, November 17
Creative Writing Program Visiting Writers Series: Randall Kenan
, 7 pm, 311 Denney Hall
Monthly Anime Adventure: Studio Ghibli
, 6-8 pm, OSU Urban Arts Space. Free and open to the public.
Paging Columbus! Friction and Fiction
, 6 pm, OSU Urban Arts Space
World Issues Community Forum
, 7 pm, Beehive Books, 25 N. Sandusky Street, Delaware, Ohio
, 8 pm, Weigel Auditorium
Thursday, November 17 – Sunday, November 20
Pan Pan, Black Box on Mershon Stage
, 1871 North High Street
Friday, November 18
Report on Duke University Degree Program in Moving Image Production
, 3:30 pm, Wexner Center Film/Video Theater
CHR Seminar: Tamara Mann (Columbia University/CHR Dissertation Fellow) From Pastoral Care to Health Care: The First National Conference on Aging
, 3:30 pm, 168 Dulles Hall
Book Signing and Interview With Scott Raab
, 7 pm, The Ohio State University Book Store, second floor
Symphonic Choir, University Chorus, Mastersingers, 8 pm, Weigel Auditorium
MFA Dance Concert: Amanda Byars/Erik Abbott-Main/Alexis Del Sol
Friday, November 18 – Saturday, November 19
, Northland Performing Arts Center, 4411 Tamarack Blvd
Saturday, November 19
Art Explorations for Kids
, 1 pm, OSU Urban Arts Space
Sunday, November 20
Science Sundays presents Steven K. Lower, earth sciences, who will discuss, A Bacterium’s Sense of Touch
. 3-4 pm, Wexner Film/Video Theatre. Reception, 4-5 pm. Free and open to the public.
Men’s Glee Club with the Statesmen of Ball State University
, 3 pm, Weigel Auditorium
Monday, November 21
The Future of The Eurozone: The European Project at a Crossroads
, 4:30 pm, US Bank Conference Theater, Ohio Union
, 8 pm, Weigel Auditorium
Tuesday, November 22
, 8 pm, Weigel Auditorium
Concert in Support of the 16 days
Sunday, November 27
, This event is held on Minerva, the online teaching and research space of the Department of Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies
Biblical Archaeology in Context: Mythological Giants, Historical Peoples, First Alphabets
Wednesday, November 30
, 4 pm, Multicultural Center, Ohio Union
The Idea of a University in a Time of Crisis: A Book Group: Clayton Christensen, "The Innovation University"
3:30 pm, The Goldberg Center, 207 Dulles Hall
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