The 2014 Elizabeth D. Gee Distinguished Lecture in Ethics Features Rosemarie Tong
, Distinguished Professor of Health Care Ethics, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, will speak
on, “Making Perfect People: Limiting our Reproductive, Genetic and Cosmetics Powers” April 9, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Davis Heart and Lung Research Auditorium. Sponsored by Department of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies.
NSF Faculty Early CAREER Award Panel Discussion, March 25, 1080 Physics Research Building
The NSF Faculty Early CAREER Award discussion, March 25, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., features
Ohio State recipients of the NSF Career Award and former NSF program directors. Participants learn how to prepare a successful proposal and how to access Ohio State resources to help develop proposals. Lunch will be provided.
Take Your Pick of Arts Events
The next couple of weeks are busy ones for the arts at Ohio State, whether you want to view an exhibition, take in some theatre, or listen to some cool jazz. Among your choices, the Department of Design’s annual spring exhibition
opens at the Urban Arts Space, the School of Music hosts its 37th Jazz Festival
, the Department of Theatre presents the world premiere of a work based on Marcel Marceau
, and the popular Drums Downtown
heads back to the Riffe Center.
How to Write a Competitive NSF CAREER Proposal, March 27, 1080 Physics Research Building
STEM Initiatives hosts an Ohio State viewing site
for Academic Research Funding Strategies' webinar, 2-4 p.m. on writing proposals for NSF’s Faculty Early Career Development program for junior faculty. Register online
Explore Student Research at the Denman Undergraduate Research Forum
The Denman Undergraduate Research Forum is the largest student research presentation event
at Ohio State. This year more than 600 students—including more than 300 Arts and Sciences students—will present 560 projects in diverse fields. RPAC, Wednesday, March 26, 12-3 p.m.
Arts and Sciences Undergraduate e-Newsletter, March Issue
The March undergraduate student e-Newsletter
highlights the geography major, the Collegiate Council on World Affairs, a student organization-sponsored Severe Weather Symposium, Public Relations Society conference, the planetarium and scholarships in the arts and humanities. To submit content suggestions or to be added to the mailing list, please contact Ann Rottersman
, director of student programs. Newsletter Archives
Molecular Genetics Graduate Students Present the 38th Annual Waller Lectures
, cooperative extension specialist, University of California- Berkeley, will deliver the 38th Annual Waller lectures
, April 3 and 4. The public lecture on April 3, “Feast, Famine and the Future of Food," is in 355 Jennings Hall, 4 p.m. The April 4 technical lecture, "From Basic to Applied Research: How Modifying Expression of Thioredoxin in Cereals Led to Unexpected Improvements in Grain Properties - So, Where Are They?," 4:10 p.m., 001 Jennings Hall.
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ASCTech Talk: Using Video on a Tablet
Our ASCTech experts say consider suggestions from Professor Michael Lisa
, physics, on using video with a tablet computer.
AAAS Lecture Series Features Jesse W. Shipley
The Department of African American and African Studies Distinguished Lecture Series Event features Jesse W. Shipley
, associate professor of anthropology, Haverford College, who lectures on "Celebrity Rapture: Parody and Digital Mediation in West African Popular Music,” March 28, 1:30-3:30 p.m., 165 Thompson Library. Shipley also presents his film “Living the Hiplife," 5:15-7 p.m., 48 Scott Laboratory.
UC Academy: Creating Accessible PDFs by Use of InDesign and Acrobat
Learn the process of accessible document setup using InDesign CS6 and remediation using Acrobat Pro to create a PDF with valid reading order, correctly tagged content, alternative text, interactive features and bookmarks. Discussion of how to make forms accessible will be included. April 22, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m., Fawcett Center, 2400 Olentangy River Rd. Register Online
OCIO Begins Rollout of New Wireless Network This Week, WiFi@OSU
will allow current Ohio State students, faculty and staff to configure their devices to use the encrypted “osuwireless” network. WiFi@OSU is not to be used as a replacement for osuwireless.
Celebrate Earth Day with Jack Hanna
Ohio State’s Environmental Professionals Network Breakfast, Thursday, April 10, features Jack Hanna and animals
from the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. Ohio State students get in free. Post your own sustainability actions online
. Participation provides funds for Columbus Zoo animals and conservation and habitat programs worldwide.