Student Loans Help Women More than Men in Reaching Graduation
, associate professor, sociology, is co-author
of a new study revealing that student loans provide more help to women than they do for men in encouraging graduation from college. Dwyer conducted the study with Randy Hodson
, professor, sociology, and Laura McCloud
, assistant professor, sociology, Pacific Lutheran University. Their results appear in the February 2013 issue of the journal Gender & Society
The Truth about the Rise of Women
, professor, sociology, is co-author
of a new book, The Rise of Women: The Growing Gender Gap in Education and What it Means for American Schools
, on why and how girls are outperforming boys in high school and going on to get a disproportionate share of college degrees.
Design Students Win Awards
Ohio State industrial design students placed in four of 11 student categories
in the 20th Annual National Student Design Competition: Yutong Wu
second place; Yunqi Yuan
third place; and Morgan Perry
and Justin Bechstein
honorable mention. The students, all juniors, will attend the 2013 International Home & Housewares Show in Chicago March 2-5 to present their winning designs. (Photo, l-r, Morgan Perry, Yutong Wu, Yunqi Yuan, and Justin Bechstein)
COMPAS Deadline for Proposals: March 15
The Conversations on Morality, Politics, and Society (COMPAS)
program for September 2013-April 2014 focuses on the distinction between Public/Private, a theme connecting a wide range of pressing policy questions and scholarly debates. Public/Private consists of two interdisciplinary conferences and up to six stand-alone events exploring public/private-related issues from various disciplinary perspectives. Ohio State faculty and units are invited to submit proposals for stand-alone events to Michael Neblo
by March 15.
Brave wins Oscar!
, the animated film from Pixar Animation Studios, won an Oscar
for Best Animated Film on Sunday. Steve May
, who earned his bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in computer science and studied at the Advanced Computing Center for the Arts and Design (ACCAD), is chief technology officer at Pixar and served as Brave’s supervising technical director. Other alumni credited on the film include Fran Kalal
(2005, BA, Design; 2008, MFA, Design), Beth Albright
(2008, MFA, Design); Kyoung Lee
(2004, MFA, Art); Jenny Macy
(2000, BFA, Art).
Code Peace - Awareness Dinner
The Pakistani American Students’ Association will host a dinner on Friday, March 1, 6:30 pm, to educate and raise awareness about the consequences of drone attacks in Pakistan. John Quigley, professor, International and Comparative Law, along with Danial Noorani, founder and CEO of The Citizens Foundation USA, will speak. All proceeds collected will be donated to The Citizens Foundation, a non-profit organization devoted to building schools to serve underprivileged children in Pakistan. Tickets: Non-PASA members, $15; PASA members, $12.
Spring Career Day
Arts and Sciences Career Services annual Spring Career Day
, March 5, 10 am-3 pm, Ohio Union Archie Griffin Grand Ballroom. Representatives from 100 organizations are recruiting current students and recent graduates for internships and entry-level opportunities.
It's a Global Market - Are You a Global Candidate?
In today's competitive job market, refining your international etiquette and interviewing skills can give you a marked advantage and help solidify a job offer. Learning the do's and don'ts of interviewing, social media, email correspondence, and professional networking will help you stand out in any crowd, from Columbus to Warsaw to Shanghai and beyond. Join etiquette consultant and attorney Sharon Schweitzer
from Protocol and Etiquette Worldwide
for this interactive workshop, March 7, 5:30 pm, 130 Page Hall. Stay for the reception at 6:30 pm for Q&A, light refreshments, and a chance to practice your networking know-how. Dressing in interview attire is encouraged but not mandatory. Seats are limited. RSVP to email@example.com
SBS Diversity Postdoctoral Fellows Lecture
Social and Behavioral Sciences Diversity Postdoctoral Fellows Lecture Series featuring Cassi Pittman
, postdoctoral fellow, sociology, on The Doctor and the Drug Dealer: How Cultural Affinities and Racial Identity Inform Blacks' Racial Residential Preferences
, Friday, March 8, 12:30 pm, 248 Townshend Hall.
Science Sundays Continues March 17
, director, Powdermill Nature Reserve, Carnegie Museum of Natural History, talks about something he knows well
, How to work as a team when no one knows what she is doing
. Wenzel, former director of Ohio State’s Museum of Biological Diversity and entomology professor, studied insect behavior under E.O. Wilson at Harvard. Lecture, 3-4 pm, Ohio Union Conference Theater; reception, 4-5 pm, Ohio Union Ohio Staters’ Room. Free/open to the public.
February 28-March 2
February 28-March 7
Through March 6
Through March 9
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