Monday, October 9, 2017
Fall Break This Week!
Remember that this Thursday and Friday, (October 12th and 13th) is Fall Break. There will be no classes, but offices will be open. Have a fun and safe break!
Upcoming Events:
EPN Breakfast Seminar- Drinking water, privatization, public interest
Tuesday, October 10, 7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center
The Environmental Professionals Network's October 10 program is  Privatization of Public Drinking Water Utilities -- Can the Public's Interest Still Be Protected?  With a national infrastructure initiative still seemingly possible along with consideration of public-private partnerships in the U.S. and across the world, what considerations for protecting the public's basic right to clean, affordable drinking water are important, even as local governments may consider partnerships with the private sector? The presenter is James Olson, an attorney in Traverse City who has been involved in Great Lakes water issues for many years. In partnership with the Ohio Water Resources Center at OSU. As for all EPN programs, continuing education credits are available. Sponsored by Del-Co Water and Envirolink.
WMAO / OWRC Water Luncheon Seminar: Macro- and Micro-nutrient Control of Algal Growth in Great Lakes Aquatic Ecosystems
Wednesday, October 18, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center
Water Management Association of Ohio Luncheon Seminar featuring Dr. David Costello, Kent State University; . Student Registration is $7. Register:
Saturday, October 21 - Sunday October 22, the Ohio Union
This is Ohio State’s fifth annual hackathon for students to design, build and demonstrate their software project within 24 hours. The event is open for students from all types of technical background (no prior experience needed). Students can register now at .
Jobs and Internships:
Construction Career Expo
Monday, October 9, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center
Students looking for jobs, internships, and networking opportunities with employers in the construction field are encouraged to attend the CFAES Career Development Construction Career Expo. Save the date and learn more about the event here.
Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences Career Expo
Tuesday, October 17, 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Fawcett Center
Students looking for jobs, internships, and networking opportunities with employers in the food, agriculture, and environmental sciences are encouraged to attend the CFAES Career Development Career Expo. Save the date and learn more about the event here .
Education Abroad:
India: Sustainable Food Systems in an Emerging Economy
Summer Session 1, 2018
The goal of this India education abroad program is to provide students an intensive and immersive lecture and field-based experience that will educate them about agriculture in an emerging economy like India. This program will combine guest lectures by experts from different colleges of PAU, a premier agricultural university; visits to farmer’s fields, post-harvest processing, seed production, and agricultural equipment manufacturer facilities; and exposure to Indian culture through visits to heritage and cultural sites. Learn more...
Belgium Environmental Science & Engineering Study Abroad Program (Sponsored by Texas A&M)
Summer 2018
Agricultural Engineering students from Ohio State are invited to participate in the Belgium Environmental Science and Engineering Study Abroad program offered by the Biological and Agricultural Engineering Department at Texas A&M University.
The Belgium Program has been offered annually for the past 13 years, and this year the dates are July 4 to August 10, 2018. Students take two, three hour engineering classes, BAEN 460 (Principles of Environmental Hydrology) and BAEN 465 (Design of Biological Waste Treatment Systems). Students not from Texas A&M sign-up for equivalent classes in their home department. Learn more...
Other Opportunities:
Join the CSM Mentoring Program
Contact Jenna Eaves for more information
On behalf of the  OSU-CSM Industry Advisory Council , we would like to invite you to participate in this year’s Mentoring Program. Spots in the program are given on a first come first serve basis so if you would like to participate please email Jenna Eaves at the email address listed below. The deadline to respond will be  October 16 th . A kick off meeting for students and mentors will be October 27 th  from 11-11:45pm in Ag. Engineering room 219.

Please confirm your plan to participate in this year’s program by emailing   and selecting the  titl e / responsibility and industry  that you have interest in:
Title/Responsibility                                                                          Industry
Project Manager                                                                             Commercial
Project Engineer                                                                             Healthcare
Superintendent                                                                               Residential
Safety Manager
BIM Manager
Owners Rep
(Title other than listed above)
Along with:
Telephone Number:
Undergraduate students invited to apply for Propel Ohio collegiate leadership summit
Propel Ohio is a leadership program that promotes civic engagement and inspires undergraduate students to grow into civic leaders in Ohio. Undergraduate students are invited to apply to participate in Propel Ohio: Collegiate Leadership Summit 2017, which will be held on Friday, Nov. 17 at the University of Akron. The program will actively engage with college students on issues that affect childhood poverty, including food security, inequities in education, and homelessness. The application deadline is  Tuesday, October 10.
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