Violent Video Games Not So Bad When Players Cooperate
, professor of communication, is co-author of two new studies
suggesting that people who play violent video games together as a team rather than against each other show more cooperative and less aggressive behavior.
Earth Sciences Professor Appointed U.S. Delegate to International Committee
, professor, earth sciences, has been appointed U.S. delegate to the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research, an interdisciplinary committee of the International Council for Science (ICSU). Wilson
and her research group investigate the structural architecture of the Earth, how continents rift, and the interaction of the solid earth and ice sheets in Antarctica, using structural field observations, geophysical data and GPS.
MBI Celebrates 10th Anniversary
Keynote speaker Martin Nowak
, Harvard University, addresses the Mathematical Biosciences Institute’s (MBI) 10th Anniversary meeting
Wednesday, September 19. Nowak
discusses the Evolution of Eusociality, an advanced form of social organization, where some individuals reduce their reproductive potential to raise the offspring of others.
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FYE Women's Body Politics
First Year Experience, Office of Student Life, and International Poverty Solutions
Collaborative bring together a panel on women's health and healthcare reform. This FYE event is part of the Buckeye Book Community Series, 6-8 pm, September 17, Great Hall Meeting Room, Ohio Union.
Thinking Beyond Race
Lecture featuring bell hooks
, visiting distinguished professor in women's, gender, and sexuality studies, October 1, 4:30 pm, Ohio Union Conference Theater. Free and open to all. Reception to follow.
Fred Anderle moderates a panel
The Idea of a University in Time of Crisis
including Ohio State President E. Gordon Gee
; Joan Leitzel
, former president, University of New Hampshire; James B. Milliken
, president, University of Nebraska; and Harvey Perlman
, chancellor, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. October 5, 3:30 pm, Wexner Center Film/Video Theater. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
Science Sundays Continues October 14
Internationally recognized expert on climate change Lonnie G. Thompson
, Distinguished University Professor of Earth Sciences and senior research scientist, Byrd Polar Research Center, lectures on Glaciers
, People and Global Climate Change (An Inconvenient Truth Meets an Inconvenient Mind)
. Lecture, 3-4 pm, October 14, Ohio Union Conference Theatre; reception, 4-5 pm, Ohio Staters Traditions Room. Free and open to the public.
Save the Date
Writing Matters in a Changing World
conference, Saturday, February 2, 2013, sponsored by the Center for the Study and Teaching of Writing. Call for proposals and schedule to come. Contact Aleta Burns
Koritha Mitchell Receives Best Book Award
, associate professor, English, was honored with the American Theatre and Drama Society's award
for best book published on theatre and/or performance in 2011. Mitchell's book, Living with Lynching: African American Lynching Plays, Performance, and Citizenship,1890-1930
(University of Illinois Press, 2011), focuses on black-authored lynching drama written before 1930.
James Sanders III Receives OAEA Award
James Sanders III
, associate professor in arts administration, education and policy, was honored by the Ohio Art Education Association (OAEA)
with the 2012 Higher Education Division Award. The award recognizes his long-term commitment to supporting the visual arts and his positive impact on arts education in Ohio.
Political Science Professor Wins Best Book Award
, associate professor, political science, was selected by the ISA-Midwest
, an affiliate of the International Studies Association, for the J. David Singer Best Book Award for his book, Channels of Power: The UN Security Council and U.S. Statecraft in Iraq
(Cornell University Press, 2009).
New Fellowship Honors History Professor
The Society for Military History honors Mark Grimsley
, associate professor, history, for his dedication to the society’s Facebook group by establishing the Mark Grimsley SMH Fellowship in Social Media. It recognizes his leadership in social media and academic blogging and comes with a stipend to encourage his successors to live up to his standard of excellence.
CarbonQuest: Unfolding the Map of Seed Metabolism, Molecular Genetics Seminar, featuring Ana Alonso
, 4:10 pm, Room 155, Jennings Hall
Through September 29
ASC Staff Advisory Cookout, 11:30 am – 1 pm, Browning Amphitheater. Beverages, hotdog or burger (veggie will be available), and chips will be served and the final game of the ASC Staff Cornhole Tournament will be played. RSVP
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