President Michael V. Drake to deliver annual State of the University Address
President Drake will deliver his second State of the University Address on Monday (11/30) 3:30 p.m., sharing progress on the university’s 2020 Vision focused on access, affordability and excellence; community outreach; and diversity and inclusion. Drake will speak at the conclusion of the University Senate meeting, which was rescheduled from Thursday (11/19).
Watch in two ways: at the U.S. Bank Conference Theater, first floor of the Ohio Union, or online at go.osu.edu/livestream (not active until 11/30).
Reading the brain, wirelessly
Wireless brain implants may one day help treat epileptic seizures, revive paralyzed limbs or solve the mystery of Alzheimer’s disease and other mental health disorders. Learn how Ohio State Electrical and Computer Engineering PhD student Cedric Lee (shown here) and his co-advisors, Ohio State senior research associate Asimina Kiourti and ESL director/professor John Volakis, are winning awards for their work advancing the field.
-- > Read more: go.osu.edu/ece-brain
Campus recycling: continuing assistance valued
Students, faculty and staff have a significant influence on campus recycling, and your help is needed to keep our recycling from getting contaminated. What can you do to help? Make sure you're putting the right items in the right bins. These items go in the trash bins: cups, food/takeout containers and napkins/paper towels.
-- > Read more: footprint.osu.edu/recycling
Pelotonia 15 raises $23.7M for Ohio State cancer fight
While the Ohio State community celebrates a record-breaking $23,659,675 raised this year to end cancer, we take a look back at #Pelotonia15 through the eyes of riders, researchers, patients and families.
-- > Read more: osu.edu/features/2015
Fergus Family Scholarship applications due Dec. 1
Due Tuesday (12/1), the John Fergus Family Scholarship is available to full-time undergraduate and graduate students who are enrolled in a degree-granting, studio based major in the Departments of Art; Arts Administration, Education and Policy; History of Art; or Design. Chosen applicants will be awarded a $1,000 scholarship applied to their student account for materials and will exhibit their chosen work in a group exhibition in January 2016 in the annual Fergus Scholarship Exhibition at Urban Arts Space.
-- > Read more: artsandsciences.osu.edu/news
CABS Thanksgiving holiday service begins Nov. 25
In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, CABS will run break service on Wednesday (11/25). There will be no CABS service Thursday (11/26)-Saturday (11/28). On Sunday (11/29), CABS service will resume with the Campus Loop North, Buckeye Village, and paratransit service.
-- > Read more: ttm.osu.edu/
Parking/traffic/bus service impacts Nov. 24
Parking: At 7 p.m., Hagerty Drive (including Faculty Club Lot), Neil Avenue, and Neil Drive (including Campbell Hall Lot) spaces will be closed. Vehicles remaining in these areas after the closure will be relocated at the owner’s expense. Neil Avenue Garage will be inaccessible due to road closures beginning at 7 p.m. (vehicles remaining in the garage may continue to exit normally). Alternative parking is available in the 12th Avenue/Ohio Union South Garages.
-- > Read more: osu.campusparc.com/
Traffic/bus: At 7 p.m., Neil Avenue, north of 12th Avenue and Herrick Drive, between Neil and Cannon will be closed. At 9:30 p.m., 12th Ave. between Neil and College, and College between 17th and 12th, will be closed. Roadways will reopen early morning on Wednesday (11/25). At 9:30 p.m., the CLN, CLS and ER CABS routes will be rerouted via High Street and bus stops along these roadways will not be serviced.
-- > Read more: ttm.osu.edu/
Traffic impacts Nov. 26
In support of the Columbus Turkey Trot on Thursday (11/26), portions of Lane Avenue, North Star Avenue, Carmack Road, Kinnear Road, Tuttle Park Place, Cannon Drive, John Herrick Drive and Olentangy River Road will be closed (with rolling closures) from approximately 8:30-11 a.m.
-- > Read more: columbusturkeytrot.com/
Register for English-language skills assessment
The ESL Programs is offering the TOEFL ITP® on Wednesday (12/2) 8:30-11:30 a.m. This is an opportunity for English learners to assert English proficiency for admission purposes at Ohio State. Register for the test by Thursday (11/19) 4 p.m. in 196 Arps Hall. A $45 fee is due upon registration. To register, contact Jacquelyn Monnin at firstname.lastname@example.org or 292-3497.
-- > Read more: go.osu.edu/TOEFLITP
'A Day in the Life of a Buckeye' program volunteers
Student Life’s Department of Social Change is currently accepting applications from students to serve as hosts for the fourth Annual “A Day in the Life of a Buckeye” program. The event will take place on Wednesday (3/23). Apply online. The program offers a one-on-one experience for inner city and Appalachian area high school students to experience life at Ohio State, and college in general, for a day.
Ohio State Thanksgiving Dinner tickets available
Ohio State is hosting its annual Thanksgiving Dinner on Thursday (11/26) in the Ohio Union with seatings at 11:45 a.m. and 2 p.m. Starting Monday (11/16), tickets will be available at 100 Oxley Hall, the Hale Black Cultural Center and the Ohio Union Information Desk. Tickets are free and are required to attend the event.
-- > Contact: Yuan He, email@example.com
-- > Read more: oia.osu.edu/thanksgiving-dinner.html
Environmental Science Student Symposium Nov. 24
The Ohio State community and public are invited to attend the fourth Annual Environmental Science Student Symposium Poster Day at the Ohio Union Performance Hall on Tuesday (11/24) 8 a.m.-4 p.m. More than 700 poster presentations by Ohio State undergraduates will take place throughout the day. Posters will describe research in a particular area of environmental science, explore issues and present discoveries.
-- > Read more: go.osu.edu/posterday