Denman Undergraduate Research Forum winners
Congratulations and thank you to the 624 student presenters and more than 600 judges who made the 20th Annual Denman Undergraduate Research Forum at RPAC on Wednesday (3/25) another success. See the winning presentations from the 2015 Denman Forum here: undergraduateresearch.osu.edu/.
MHA program recognized
The College of Public Health’s Master of Health Administration program has been named one of the top programs in the nation according to US News & World Report's 2016 Best Grad School rankings. The MHA program faculty consists of distinguished scholars who are national leaders and program graduates occupy leadership positions in health care institutions around the United States.
-- > Read more: cph.osu.edu/news/2015
Mirror Lake sustainability
Continuing with the next phase in making Mirror Lake sustainable for future generations, work will begin on Monday (3/30), to supply Mirror Lake with water from a nearby well. During construction, fencing will be in place and the lake will be temporarily drained. Depending on field conditions, construction should be completed in early May. Pedestrians are reminded to exercise caution near construction zones. The project continues Ohio State’s ongoing, comprehensive work to address sustainability across campus.
-- > Read more: fod.osu.edu/theworkwedo/
Ohio State announces vaccination requirement
To enhance the health, safety and well-being of the campus community, Ohio State has announced a new vaccination requirement. All new students to the Columbus campus enrolling for the autumn 2015 semester and later will be required to have vaccinations for: diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio, measles, mumps, rubella, hepatitis B and varicella (chickenpox). Students who are new to residence halls on all Ohio State campuses will be required to have the meningococcal conjugate (ACWY) vaccination recommended by the CDC.
-- > Read more: shs.osu.edu/services/vaccinations
BuckeyeBox: Ohio State cloud collaboration tool
Did you know that Ohio State offers free cloud storage to all students, faculty and staff through a partnership with Box? BuckeyeBox is the only approved Ohio State cloud collaboration tool. Users can create files and folders, share them using a direct link and invite classmates to collaborate. Each user receives up to 50 GB of cloud storage. Log in at my.osu.edu to sign up.
-- > Read more: ocio.osu.edu/blog/community/2015
Intermittent, loud noises along Olentangy River corridor
The City of Columbus has continued its agreement with the USDA in 2015 to discourage geese from remaining along the Olentangy River, between Fifth and Lane Avenues. These measures are intended to continue to prevent geese from inhibiting long-term growth of vegetation along the river corridor. Beginning Monday (3/30), loud noises similar to fireworks or a car backfiring, sirens and whistles may be heard along the river. This is being shared to avoid confusion / alarm that may be caused by the noise.
-- > Read more: columbus.gov/5thAveDam/
Stevie Wonder ticket offer
Stevie Wonder is scheduled to perform at the Schottenstein Center on Wednesday (4/1) at 8 p.m. Now through 6 p.m. Wednesday (4/1), fans can take advantage of a special offer ($59.50 tickets for $35, plus service charges) while supplies last. No password needed.
-- > Purchase tickets: ticketmaster.com/event
Enjoy an evening at the Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center with dinner, presentations on research in Latin America, Andean music, and optional tours on Tuesday (3/31). RSVP at http://tinyurl.com/loflpjp. Contact: Jason Cervenec at 688-0080 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Peace Studies Society’s annual Peace Conference, “Practices and Strategies of Nonviolence,” Monday (3/30), 3-8 p.m., Mershon Center for International Security Studies. Award and scholarship to a student who has worked for peace. Register: go.osu.edu/studentpeace2015
Registration for the 2015 Summer Undergraduate Research Institute (SURI) is open. Sign up today and stay involved! Read more >
The Future of the Military: The Makeup, Size, and Role of the U.S. Military Going Forward, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday (3/31) at Saxbe Auditorium, Moritz College of Law. Read more >
Department of Design Spring Exhibition features the senior theses of undergraduates from industrial design, interior design and visual communication design, Tuesday (3/31)-Saturday (4/11), Urban Arts Space, 50 W. Town St.; reception Wednesday (4/1), 6-8 p.m. Read more: uas.osu.edu/exhibitions
Off-Campus Roommate Fair, Friday (4/3), 5-6 p.m. in 1000 Multicultural Center, Ohio Union. Student ID needed. First 20 attendees receive a door prize. Contact: Student Life’s Office of Neighborhood Services and Collaboration, 292-0100 or email@example.com.