January 29, 2019
FABE Graduate
Student Newsletter
Upcoming Events
"The Devil We Know Screening"
Thursday, January 31, 5:30 p.m., RPAC Meeting Room #2
ESGP is hosting a viewing of "The Devil We Know" on Jan 31st at 5:30 pm in the RPAC meeting room #2.
"When a handful of West Virginia residents discover DuPont has been pumping its poisonous Teflon chemical into the air and public water supply of more than 70,000 people, they file one of the largest class action lawsuits in the history of environmental law."
OSHA Safety Day 2019
Thursday, February 21, Fawcett Center
The Ohio State University and the Columbus OSHA office, in conjunction with the Central Ohio American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP), are pleased to present OSHA Safety Day 2019. Registration is free for students, but must register through their instructors. Learn more...
The Ohio Academy of Science Annual Meeting
Deadline for Just in Time Abstracts Extended to February 28
OAS is opening a second Call for Abstracts that will run until February 28.For college students, abstracts submitted during this second call MUST be reviewed by their advisor. Since these abstracts will not be peer-reviewed by OAS, the abstracts will not be in the print version of the meeting program. Instead these abstracts will be printed in a separate insert that will be distributed at the meeting. These abstracts WILL be in the online version of the program in a Just-in-Time section. Learn more...
The Ohio State University Plant Sciences Symposium 2019
Deadline general registration and poster submissions is February 28th
The Ohio State University Plant Sciences Symposium 2019: Enhancing Plant Sciences through Technology, Communication, and Innovation. All undergraduates, graduate students, post-docs, staff, faculty and visiting scholars are invited to participate in this symposium! General registration and poster submission will be accepted through Feb 28th, 2019. Prizes will be awarded to the top poster presenters! Separate prizes will be awarded to undergraduates, graduate students, and postdocs/staff.

Follow this link for free registration and abstract/poster submission: go.osu.edu/plantscience2019
Fellowships & Scholarships
Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship
Due February 22
The Sea Grant Knauss Fellowship provides a unique educational and professional experience to graduate students who have an interest in ocean, coastal and Great Lakes resources and in the national policy decisions affecting those resources. The Fellowship matches highly qualified graduate students with “hosts” in the legislative and executive branch of government located in the Washington, D.C. area, for a one-year paid fellowship.

Over the past 4 years, 2 FABE graduate students have received this fellowship! Learn more...
Jobs & Graduate Positions
Faculty Position in Food Engineering
Virginia Tech
The Department of Biological Systems Engineering (BSE) at Virginia Tech invites applications and nominations for a tenure-track faculty position in food engineering at the assistant professor rank (9 months, teaching and research). Learn more...
GRA Position
Department of Engineering Education
The Department of Engineering Education is looking for a graduate research assistant (GRA) in the summer of 2019 to work on analyzing and reporting student assessment data generated from the first year engineering curriculum. This full-time GRA position (20 hours/week) will start in May 2019 and end in August 2019. Learn more...
Senior Engineer Research & Development
Abbott Nutrition
Develop new products utilizing new and innovative processing technology. Must have the ability to apply processing technology to new applications and develop an understanding of the fundamental physics, reactions, and interactions of the products in the novel environment.  Learn more...
Other Opportunities
Interested in helping elementary students gain a better understanding of science?
Scientific Thinkers is a student organization dedicated to providing hands-on science experience to underrepresented young students. 
  • As a member and volunteer, you will be able to teach and mentor students.
  • Make a positive impact on the Columbus community by sharing your knowledge and passion for science.
  • Gain a greater understanding and appreciation for the diversity of the STEM field.

Volunteer visits are available on Tuesdays from 1:00-3:30 PM. Carpooling is available to and from the elementary school.
 
If you are interested in learning more about Scientific Thinkers please visit our  website . To become a member  sign up  for a  mandatory orientation Tuesday January 29 at 2:00PM.
Nominations Open for Excellence in Safety Awards
Due February 25th
The University Laboratory Safety Committee is opening nominations for the “Excellence in Safety” awards to recognize a university faculty or staff member (Individual Award), student (Individual Student Award) and a laboratory research group (Group Award) who have made a considerable contribution to improving laboratory safety on the Ohio State campus. The nomination period opens  January 11 and closes February 25.

Please visit  https://ehs.osu.edu/safetyawards for more information on the Excellence in Safety awards and the nomination process.
Have an event or announcement to share with FABE students, faculty, and staff? Submit your event or announcement name, date, location, and a brief description to  fabe@osu.edu . Submissions must be received by noon the Thursday before the newsletter goes out.


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