Integrated, university-wide center announced
Fisher College of Business has announced the integration of the Center for Entrepreneurship and the Innovation Initiative into a single, university-wide initiative: The Ohio State University Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. The center’s mission is to provide world-class training in innovation and entrepreneurship through sponsored research for faculty; engagement with corporate partners; and the delivery of trans-disciplinary curricular and extracurricular learning experiences for students. The newly revised, university-wide undergraduate minor in entrepreneurship and innovation, launched in spring 2015, will play an integral role in the student experience.
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Campus Climate Survey
Ensuring a safe and healthy campus climate for our students and for all members of the university community is our top priority. As part of our university’s ongoing work to assess and address the issue of sexual assault, in the spring Ohio State will participate in the Association of American Universities’ national Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Assault and Sexual Misconduct. Information collected through this survey will allow Ohio State to enhance our support and services as well as to benchmark our efforts against national peers.
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Connect securely in the US and abroad with eduroam
Planning a trip abroad? Ohio State students, faculty, researchers and staff can now access eduroam for seamless connectivity on a trusted wireless network at hundreds of participating sites around the world. Launched in Europe in 2003, eduroam is a secure, encrypted network that allows you to use your Ohio State login to connect when traveling to other member universities. Visit OCIO’s site today to learn more about connecting to eduroam.
Abstracts for Denman Undergraduate Research Forum
Reminder: Abstracts for the Denman Undergraduate Research Forum are due Thursday (2/5) at 5 p.m. OSU students who are conducting independent research, scholarship, or creative activity are eligible to submit an abstract. Abstracts will be accepted online. The 2015 forum will be held on Wednesday (3/25) from noon-3 p.m. at the RPAC.
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OSU astrophysicist launches podcast
Paul Sutter, a postdoc at Ohio State’s Center for Cosmology and Astro-Particle Physics, has launched a new podcast called “Ask a Spaceman!” People curious about space, astronomy, and astrophysics can post questions on Facebook or Twitter using the hashtag #AskASpaceman. Paul will answer the questions in a lighthearted, conversational way. The first two episodes are available on iTunes and cover the topics of Plutos status as a planet and the physics of falling into a black hole.
-- > Read more: askaspaceman.com
Mershon Center offers study abroad scholarships
Each year, the Mershon Center for International Security Studies holds a competition for Ohio State students to apply for the International Security Study Abroad Scholarship. Funds support undergraduates whose career plans lie in the field of international security and who would benefit by studying in a foreign country. Students are encouraged to take foreign language courses, especially those deemed critical for national security. As many as 12 scholarships of up to $2,000 each will be awarded. The deadline is Friday (2/13).
-- > Read more: mershoncenter.osu.edu/grants.html
The Department of Art is presenting You Are Here: First Year MFA Exhibition, Monday (1/26)-Friday (2/20) in Hopkins Hall Gallery. A reception is planned for Thursday (1/29) from 4:30-5:30 p.m. at the gallery. Read more: artsandsciences.osu.edu
The Department of Dance presents Inflecting Space, featuring the work of nine student choreographers in the undergraduate and graduate dance programs, with 28 dance students performing, Thursday (1/29)-Saturday (1/31) in the Barnett Theatre in Sullivant Hall. Read more: artsandsciences.osu.edu
How to Get Involved in Undergraduate Research: Informational Session, Monday (1/26), 2:30-3:30 p.m., room 090 in 18th Ave Library. Read more >
The Denman Demystified: An Introduction to the Forum, Tuesday (1/27), 5:30-6:30 p.m., 14 Psychology Building, RSVP to email@example.com. Read more: undergraduateresearch.osu.edu
Summer Research Proposal Peer-to-Peer Help Session #1, Thursday (1/29), 5-7 p.m., 291 Mendenhall, RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. Read more: undergraduateresearch.osu.edu