2014-2015 Science Sundays Season Four Kicks Off Sept. 14
What do a Nobel Laureate, a Pixar animation tailor and a ghost-particle hunter have in common? Can algebra be turned into art? Do we need to avoid GMOs? What about Einstein’s crazier theories, not to mention the future of the human population? And what does Homer have to do with mathematics? Answers are free at Science Sundays
. Margot Gerritsen
, Stanford University, starts it up Sept. 14 with Mathematical Tools Bring Hidden Beauty to Light
Save the Date: Sullivant Hall Grand Opening
Join us for an afternoon of festivities on Saturday, Sept. 20, 12:30-5 p.m. celebrating the transformation of historic Sullivant Hall, 1813 N. High St. Ribbon-cutting, remarks from university leaders, site-specific dance performances, open houses. FREE and open to everyone!
Black Girls: Silent Crisis
Black Girls: The Silent Crisis Symposium
, a two-day symposium
on issues and challenges related to the economic, educational, social, mental and physical health of young black girls and teens, and the role of the criminal justice system in the lives of black girls and their families, Friday and Saturday, Sept. 12 – 13, AAAS Community Extension Center, 905 Mount Vernon Ave. Free/open to scholars, students and the Columbus community.
National Postdoc Appreciation Week: Networking Social
Wednesday, Sept. 17, 5-7p.m., 105 Biomedical Research Tower (BRT). Guests from BioOhio, TechColumbus and other industry leaders from around Columbus have been invited. Refreshments. All Ohio State postdocs are welcome. RSVP by Sept. 12
Office of Research: New Faculty Reception
New to Ohio State? Caroline Whitacre
, vice president for research, and Jan Weisenberger
, senior associate vice president for research, would like to welcome you to the Ohio State research community. Meet with representatives from the Office of Research, associate deans for research, research center directors and more. Sept. 23, 8:30 a.m., Ohio Union, Great Hall Meeting Room. RSVP by Sept. 17
. Continental breakfast available.
Arts and Sciences Undergraduate Student e-Newsletter – Autumn Welcome
The Autumn Welcome Edition
of the undergraduate student e-Newsletter highlights student involvement opportunities; the Department of Molecular Genetics open house; OSU job and internship fairs; and the Psychology Career, Internship and Graduate School Fair. It also profiles Erica Beimesche
(English and theatre major) who studied abroad as part of the London Theatre Program. Submit content, suggestions/be added to the mailing list, contact Ann Rottersman
, director of student programs. Newsletter Archives
Honoring Civil Rights Struggles: 2014-2015 DISCO Welcome Reception
The Diversity and Identity Studies Collective at OSU (DISCO) honors the 50-year anniversary of the Civil Rights Movement
, Thursday, Sept. 11, 3:30 p.m., 1120 Thompson Library. Each DISCO program has chosen someone to speak about the movement through a different lens. Geoffrey Smith, head of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Library, will introduce the library's forthcoming civil rights exhibition.