NEWS & RESEARCH
2014 NMS Undergraduate Research Forum Winners
Ninety students presented 87 posters
in this annual research competition, the precursor of the Denman. Outstanding poster award winners are: Brooke Anderson
, biochemistry major, French minor; Bornali (Rashmi) Borah
, microbiology and philosophy, with Brian Mog
, chemical engineering; Morgan Corey
, zoology; Emily Dickerhoof
, biology; Andrew Goldschmidt
, physics and mathematics; Dmitry Grinevich
, biochemistry; Josiah Hounyo
, mathematics major, CIS minor, with Kayla Hamilton Sands
, zoology; Gregory Kemper
, microbiology major, public health minor; Sonya Kwiatkowski
, biology major, Korean minor; Michael Lause
, biology; James Laws
, biochemistry major, neuroscience minor; Jacqueline Leizerman
, chemistry; Tyler Liston
, Earth sciences; Lisa Miller
, zoology major, Earth sciences minor; Benjamin Mohr
, biochemistry and evolution & ecology majors; Katherine Wehde
, chemistry; Paul Zivick
, physics and astronomy & astrophysics majors. Winners receive a certificate and a $100 Barnes & Noble gift card.
Campus Campaign Kick-Off
Friday, March 14, 12-1:30 p.m., Weigel Hall Auditorium. Please join us for pizza and listen to the band Free Pizza featuring Roger Hathaway and Rob Lindberg from ASC Technology Services. The performance will be approximately one half hour and will be followed by complimentary pizza and salad in the lobby. Please RSVP online
Former Ohio State Chemistry Professor Receives Award from American Chemical Society (ACS)
Matthew S. Platz
, former Ohio State chemistry professor and dean for the natural and mathematical sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences, will receive
the James Flack Norris Award in Physical Organic Chemistry at ACS’s national spring meeting, March 18. Platz, now vice chancellor for academic affairs, University of Hawaii, Hilo, is viewed by colleagues as a major shaper of contemporary physical organic chemistry.
Registration Open for Biometric Health Screenings April 17 & 29, 2174 Derby Hall
OSU Health Plan’s Health Promotion Specialist will do onsite screenings from 8:30 a.m.–3 p.m. If you’ve had a physical within the past 12 months, you can use these values to complete the Personal Health Assessment (PHA) at yp4h.osu.edu
to receive health care premium credit reduction and eligibility for cash-back incentives.
LASER Lecture and Book Signing
The Latino & Latin American Space for Enrichment and Research (LASER) hosts Ana Castillo
, award-winning poet, novelist, essayist, editor and playwright for an evening of conversation and a book signing, March 19, 4:30 p.m., Ohio Union. Castillo is the author of numerous books, including, The New York Times
Notable Book of the Year, Sapogonia
Lloyd Steffen Delivers the 2014 Davis Lecture
Lehigh University Professor Lloyd Steffen gives the Donald and Barbara Davis Lecture
in Christianity Studies, “Executing Justice: The Moral and Religious Meaning of the Death Penalty,” Monday, March 24, 7 p.m., 100 Stillman Hall. Steffen is professor of religion studies, university chaplain and director of the Lehigh Prison Project at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA.
UK's Royal Shakespeare Company to Present The Taming of the Shrew
Thanks to the unique partnership between The Ohio State University and UK’s Royal Shakespeare Company, the RSC’s production of The Taming of the Shrew
geared to younger audiences will be performed
on Ohio State’s campus April 4-11. This First Encounter production, aimed at 8-13 year olds, will be presented by the Ohio State Arts Initiative in Roy Bowen Theatre, Drake Performance and Event Center.
Library of Congress Lecture: Koritha Mitchell
; 12 p.m., Library of Congress, Washington D.C.
The Mirage and the Rainbow: Department of Art Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Exhibition
Through March 15
; Urban Arts Space, 50 W. Town St.
; 1 p.m., Urban Arts Space, 50 W. Town St.
Yiddish Radio: Jason Payne: Klezmer Smezmer, Jason likes Klezmer
; 10:30 a.m., online
Human Rights Graduate Workshop: From Dhaka to Cincinnati: Charting Transnational Narratives of Trauma, Victimization and Survival
; 12 p.m., 311 Denney Hall
Economics Seminar: Suyong Song, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
; 3:30 p.m., 437 Arps Hall
Public Lecture: From Dhaka to Cincinnati: Charting Transnational Narratives of Trauma, Victimization and Survival
; 4:30 p.m., Multicultural Center Suite 1033, Ohio Union
Frank Santoro: From Grid to Spread
; 6 p.m., 205 Sullivant Hall
Institute for Population Research Seminar: Claudia Buchmann
; 12:30 p.m., 038 Townshend Hall
Economics Seminar: Vincenzo Quadrini, USC Marshall School of Business
; 3:30 p.m., 437 Arps Hall
Why Should Jews Love God, and Why Does God Love Them? A Jewish Debate
; 7 p.m., Columbus Jewish Community Center, 1125 College Ave.
William E. Nelson, Jr. Community Awards Luncheon
; 11:30 a.m., Performance Hall, Ohio Union
Campus lecture with Professor Levenson: Abraham's Unimaginable God
; 12:30 p.m., 347 University Hall
Arts and Humanities Inaugural Lecture: Lisa Florman
; 5 p.m., Faculty Club Grand Lounge
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