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If Winter Comes, Will it Ever Go Away?
Despite the endless winter, Dean David Manderscheid finds much that warms the spirit on the Ohio State campus, including exciting info for ASC students. Read more in his recent blog post.
NEWS & RESEARCH
Psychology Researcher Garners 2014 Sloan Fellowship
, assistant professor of psychology and director of the Vision and Cognitive Neuroscience Lab, has been awarded
a 2014 Alfred Sloan Fellowship. She joins 126 outstanding U.S. and Canadian early-career scientists and scholars whose achievements and potential identify them as the next generation of scientific leaders. Golomb is the only Sloan Fellow chosen from Ohio.
ASC Faculty Selected 2014 Huber Fellows
, professor, sociology, and director of Ohio State’s Criminal Justice Research Center; and Jay Myung
, professor, psychology, have been selected
Joan N. Huber Faculty Fellows for 2014 in recognition of their first-rate scholarship. Fellows are nominated by department chairs and receive an annual cash award of $6,000 a year for three years to further their research programs.
Richard Blatti Named President for Ohio Association of Music Schools
, director of the School of Music, was elected president
for the Ohio Association of Music Schools (OAMS). OAMS includes music deans, directors, and chairpersons of Ohio's state universities and private colleges. The organization meets annually in conjunction with the Ohio Music Educators Association state conference, and plans to meet each summer to explore common interests and challenges. He will serve as president-elect for 2013-14, then serve as president for the next two years.
Linguistics Project Wins Google Research Award
Marie-Catherine de Marneffe
, assistant professor, linguistics, won $41,869 for her proposal, “Universal dependencies” for a one-year project from the Google Research Awards program. The program supports cutting-edge faculty research in computer science, engineering and related fields. Recipients are assigned a Google sponsor, and encouraged to visit Google to give presentations to relevant research groups.
Maney to Examine Violence to Civilians in Northern Ireland
, professor of sociology, Hofstra University, and director of Active Citizenship at the Center for Civic Engagement, will speak
on "Explaining Political Violence Against Citizens in Northern Ireland: A Contention-Oriented Approach," noon, Thursday, February 20, Mershon Center for International Security Studies, 1501 Neil Ave.
Coca-Cola Critical Difference for Women Research Grants: Deadline, February 21
Faculty Grants for Research on Women, Gender, and Gender Equity and Graduate Student Grants for Projects on Women, Gender, and Gender Equity are available for the term July 1, 2014-June 30, 2015. Application/information online
English Undergraduate Organization (EUO) Video Game Series
EUO’s new Video Game Series brings together
gamers, game creators and scholars to analyze and discuss the potential of video games as a platform to advance culture and society. Events include interactive game play and discussion with game creators. Next event: February 27.
Dance for The James
The Mirrors Sophomore Class Honorary presents A Worldly Affair
, a charity ball with all proceeds donated to the James Cancer Hospital, February 28, 7:30-10:30 p.m. at the Wexner Center for the Arts. The event includes special guests from the James, and Dr. J (Javaune Adams-Gaston). Contact: Nathan Turner.
Avoid that Vicious Malware!
ASCTech experts can help you solve
a computer problem. They can also help you avoid having problems in the first place, such as having your computer infected with malware (aka, malicious software). In ASCTech’s new YouTube video, Ron Filippelli, director of the ASCTech service desk, describes in easy-to-understand terms the Top 5 Ways to Avoid Malware:
- Keep your antivirus software up to date
- Avoid "drive-by downloading"
- Be wary of website ads
- Ignore pop-up alerts about your computer being infected
- Don't download free games or applications.
Summer Linguistics Institute for Youth Scholars (SLIYS) Application Deadline, May 30
The Department of Linguistics offers two, week-long language program sessions
for high school age and pre-college students—the Summer Linguistics Institute for Youth Scholars (SLIYS)—July 6-11; and July 13-18. The session cost of $695 covers instruction, materials, housing and meals. Contact: email@example.com
Psychology Colloquia: Allen McConnell, Miami University
; 4 p.m., 035 Psychology Building
Economics Seminar: Steven T. Berry, Yale University
; 4-5:30 p.m., 437 Arps Hall
Molecular Genetics Seminar: Biao Ding
; 4:10 p.m., 111 Parks Hall
“Encore” Performance: Royal Shakespeare Company’s Live Broadcast of Richard II
; 7 p.m., Wexner Film/Video Theater
; 8 p.m., Weigel Auditorium
Panel Discussion with Artists: The Mirage and the Rainbow
; 1-3 p.m., Urban Arts Space, 50 W. Town St.
AAAS Brown Bag Lecture: Judylyn Ryan
; 1:30-3:30 p.m., 386B University Hall
Literacy in Translation Series: Issues of Translation in Research
; 2-4 p.m., George Wells Knight House, 104 E. 15th Ave.
Things That Seemed Incredible: The Starving Time at Jamestown
; 3 p.m., 090 18th Avenue Library
Rough Drafts presents Constellations: Mapping Space
; 4-5 p.m., 262 Hopkins Hall
7th Annual Huber Population Lecture: Peter Ellison, Harvard University
; 4:30 p.m., 1120 Thompson Library
Ohio State High School Percussion Ensemble Festival
; Weigel Auditorium
The Mirage and the Rainbow: Department of Art Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Exhibition Reception
; 5-7 p.m., Urban Arts Space, 50 W. Town St.
Men’s Glee Club and Symphonic Choir
; 3 p.m., Broad Street Presbyterian Church, 760 E. Broad St.
Big Bang Science Day at COSI
; 3-5 p.m., COSI, 333 W. Broad Street
School of Communication Colloquium
; 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 106 Journalism Building
Eric T. Jennings, Professor of History, University of Toronto, Free French Africa in World War II
; 3:30-5 p.m., Mershon Center, 1501 Neil Ave.
Musicology Lecture: Analyzing Musical Performances
; 4:30 p.m., 205 18th Avenue Library
Manuscript Workshop for Lynn Itagaki’s Racial Burnout: The Crisis of Civil Racism at the End of the Millennium with Daniel Kim
; 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 168 Dulles Hall
Student Lunch with Alumna Rosa Ailabouni
; 12-1 p.m., Student-Alumni Council Room, Ohio Union
Nationalist Frames of Memory and The Korean War, talk by Daniel Kim
; 4-5:30 p.m., Multicultural Center, Ohio Union
; 8 p.m., Weigel Auditorium
Arts and Humanities Inaugural Lecture: It’s About Genre
; 5 p.m., Faculty Club Grand Lounge
The House of the Spirits
February 26-March 3
; Roy Bowen Theatre, Drake Performance and Event Center
The Mirage and the Rainbow: Department of Art Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Exhibition
Through March 15
; Urban Arts Space, 50 W. Town St.
See more events at artsandsciences.osu.edu/events
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