NEWS & RESEARCH
Psychology Professor Appointed to National Council
, professor, psychology, was appointed
by Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to a four-year term on the National Advisory Child Health and Human Development Council of the National Institutes of Health. The council advises, assists, consults with and makes recommendations to the secretary and to the director of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. Of the 18-member council, Petrill is one of 12 selected from the leading representatives of the health and scientific disciplines in the U.S. relevant to child development and well-being.
Ann Hamilton Project Archive Created
The works of internationally recognized artist Ann Hamilton
, professor, Department of Art, and Distinguished University Professor, are being digitally archived
in a new publicly accessible collection within the university’s Visual Resources Library, housed in the Department of History of Art.
The collection – the Ann Hamilton Project Archive – currently contains more than 1,000 downloadable, high-resolution images from 35 art installations by Hamilton, ranging from her time as a graduate student at the Yale School of Art to her current large-scale, multi-media installations exhibited worldwide.
Campus/Community Latina Collaboration Engages Girls K-12 in Reading Program
This semester Latina faculty members, Theresa Delgadillo
, associate professor, comparative studies; Pat Enciso
, professor, teaching and learning; Elena Foulis
, senior lecturer, Spanish and Portuguese; and graduate students Yalidy Matos
, political science; and Maria Barbero
, comparative studies, are collaborating with the Columbus community organization, 4L (For Latinas) to host approximately 20 K-12 girls in a weekend reading program that began January 18 and continues through the term. They also are partnering with Ohio State’s Women in Engineering Program and the Ohio Supercomputer Center.
Lantern Garners Awards from ONA
won the General Excellence Award from the Ohio Newspaper Association (ONA) as best college media outlet in the state for the fourth straight year. The awards were announced at ONA's annual conference on February 6. The Lantern
was the only paper in its division, among Ohio University, Kent State and Cincinnati; to place 1st, 2nd or 3rd in all 10 categories. The paper also won the Best Website
and Arts categories.
Dance Alumna Honored with Ruth Page Award
Alumna Diane Smagatz-Rawlinson
(Dance Education, 1983) received the 2014 Ruth Page Award
, celebrating her dedication to teaching young dancers for nearly 30 years, both in the discipline of dance, and in the importance of community philanthropy and citizenship.
Alumnus Wins Award Honoring Foreign-Born Scientists and Artists
Ohio State alumnus Fernando Orellana
(MFA, art & technology, 2004) was one of three artists
winning in an unprecedented three-way tie in the Vilcek Foundation's annual dARTboard Call For Entries in Digital Art. The award is presented to foreign-born artists working in the realm of new media art.
Chinese New Year Prints Display in Hagerty Hall through February
An exhibit of colorful Chinese folk prints hung around doors and in homes during Chinese New Year is now on display in the Hagerty Hall Lobby. The exhibit of more than 40 prints is curated by Ji Jun
, of Anyang Normal University, Henan Province, who is a visiting scholar from China, invited by the Center for Folklore Studies and the Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures (DEALL). The exhibit features print styles from two important locales, including a brief introduction to the carving of woodblocks and the printing process.
Scheve to Discuss Cooperative Behavior in Mass Populations
, director of the Europe Center at Freeman-Spogli Institute, Stanford University, will speak on "Who Cooperates?: Strategy Types and Reciprocal Behavior in Mass Populations," 3:30 p.m., Thursday, February 13, Mershon Center for International Security Studies, 1501 Neil Ave. Scheve discusses his research on cooperative behavior in mass populations. Register online
Alumnus to Offer Career Advice
, arts and sciences alumnus and president and CEO of the Dilenschneider Group in NYC, will give a talk on his new book, The Critical First Years of Your Professional Life
, a practical guide for students embarking on their first careers, February 19 at 4:30 p.m. in 180 Hagerty Hall. All are welcome. RSVP requested
Encore Screening: Royal Shakespeare Company’s Live Broadcast of Richard II
In February, Ohio State University presents an “Encore Screening”
of a live broadcast of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Richard II
, directed by Artistic Director Gregory Doran, with David Tennant (Doctor Who, Broadchurch
) in the title role. The production is the first in the RSC’s new “Live from Stratford-upon-Avon” series. Richard II
will be screened at the Wexner Center for the Arts Film/Video Theater at 7 p.m., Thursday, February 20.
Arts and Sciences Undergraduate e-Newsletter, February Issue
The February undergraduate student e-Newsletter
highlights the zoology major, the Medical Anthropology Club, a student’s internship experience, and summer research funding opportunities. To submit content suggestions or to be added to the mailing list, please contact Ann Rottersman
, director of student programs. Newsletter Archives
COMPAS Photo Contest Deadline Extended to February 21
The COMPAS (Conversations on Morality, Politics, and Society) program is sponsoring a photography contest
to explore this year’s COMPAS theme Public/Private. The contest is open to all Ohio State students, alumni, faculty and staff as well as the Columbus community.
Chemical and Structural Biology and Biophysics Seminar
; 11:30 a.m., 111 Parks Hall
Economics Seminar: Insurer Competition and Negotiated Hospital Prices
; 4-5:30 p.m., 437 Arps Hall
POSTPONED: The Evolution of Spiritualism and the Perils of Progress
; moved to April 10, 4:30 p.m., 165 Thompson Library
The Modern Exemplarity of Medieval Spain
; 2:30-3:30 p.m., George Wells Knight House, 104 E. 15th Ave.
Performing the Politics of Food and Agriculture: Historic Precedents and Contemporary Theatres of Food
; 3-4 p.m., 2038 Drake Performance and Event Center
Analytical Chemistry Student Seminar Series
; 4:10 p.m., 2015 McPherson
Arts and Sciences Student on Jeopardy
; 7 p.m., WBNS-10TV
; 1-2:30 p.m., Urban Arts Space, 50 W. Town St.
Middle School Honor Band Festival Concert
; 4 p.m., Weigel Auditorium
The Mirage and the Rainbow: Department of Art Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Exhibition
February 15-March 15
; Urban Arts Space, 50 W. Town St.
School of Communication Colloquium: Wai Yen Tang and Morgan Schunn
; 11:30 a.m.-12:25 p.m., 106 Journalism Building
Asian American Movements: Taiko Drumming, Performance, and Cultural Politics
; 12:30-2 p.m., George Wells Knight House, 104 E. 15th Ave.
Brown Bag Artists' Talk
; 2:20 p.m., Hopkins Hall Gallery
James Marino, Unwinding the Early Modern Playbook
; 4-5:30 p.m., 050 Scott Lab
Karen Paik: Pixar Animation
; 4:30 p.m., Wexner Film/Video Theater
Faculty: Steven Glaser, piano, and Mark Rudoff, cello
; 8 p.m., Weigel Auditorium
In Conversation: Department of Art First Year Graduate Student Exhibition
Through February 18
; Hopkins Hall Gallery
Institute for Population Research Seminar: Grace Kao
; 12:30-1:30 p.m., 038 Townshend Hall
Carnations, Social Status and the Power Over Nature in some Fifteenth and Sixteenth-Century Flemish Illuminated Manuscripts
; 3:30-5 p.m., George Wells Knight House, 104 E. 15th Ave.
Career Advice from an Expert: Robert Dilenschneider
; 4:30 p.m., 180 Hagerty Hall
Faculty Concert: Caroline Hartig, clarinet
; 6 p.m., Weigel Auditorium
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