Monday, September 25, 2017
In the News
Cornish Receives Top Recognition from AAIC
Dr. Katrina Cornish received the A. E. Thompson Career Achievement Award last week at the 2017 International Association for the Advancement of Industrial Crops (AAIC) Conference. This award is AAIC’s highest honor. Read more...
Two Graduate Students Recognized by AAIC
Two FABE graduate students were recognized at the recent Association for the Advancement of Industrial Crops Annual Conference. Read more...
Ohio State will Study How Deglobalization Could Impact Food, Energy, and Water Systems in Region
A team of Ohio State researchers, including FABE's own Jay Martin, will study how deglobalization could impact food, energy, and water systems in the region. The work is supported by an NSF grant for Ohio State that is expected to exceed $2.4 million over the next three years. Read more...
Upcoming Events:
CSM Club Upcoming Events
Every Monday for the next 2 weeks in the Ag Engineering Building
CSM Club Meeting with Kiewit Corporation- TONIGHT Monday, September 25, 7:00 p.m.

CSM Club Meeting with Pepper Construction- Monday, October 2, 7:00 p.m.
THIS WEEK: Friday, September 29, 4:00 p.m. - Saturday, September 30, 5:00 p.m. Ag Admin Building
Do you have the idea for the Uber of food systems? SmartAg4.0 is a competition for students who are passionate about revolutionizing the future of food systems through app design. No programming experience necessary! Student teams will create a wireframe app design and business proposal to be judged by a panel of industry leaders. Participating in SmartAg4.0 is free and students can win door prizes and gift cards for top projects. To learn more, visit
Central State Small and New Farmer Workshop
Saturday, September 30, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Central State University
Free One Day Workshop Series offers individuals: overview of USDA programs, loans, and services available, provide an overview and description of types of loans available, describe eligibility requirements for loans, provide training and development assistance on business planning, provide loan rates and terms, how to access loan application and who is my FSA Farm Loan contact for additional information. Sign up here.
CSM Club Fundraising Night @ Cane's on 11th and High
Tuesday, October 3, 4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Cane's on 11th and High
Raising Canes is putting on a spirit night for the Construction Systems Management Club! This means that if you go to Raising Canes on the corner of 11th and High and show them the flyer below they will donate 20% of your bill to the club. This is great way to help out your club and enjoy delicious chicken.
Distinguished Lecture Series feat. Barrington Irving
Wednesday, October 4, 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Blackwell Inn Ballroom
The Center for Aviation Studies is partnering with the College of Engineering to bring Captain Barrington Irving to campus as part of its Distinguished Lecture Series. Captain Irving is the first African-American pilot to fly around the world and is a National Geographic Explorer. Captain Irving will deliver a keynote address and participate in a panel discussion on issues of diversity and inclusion within the aviation industry.
For more information and to RSVP for the event, please visit:
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:

Jobs and Internships:
Whirlpool Corporate Info Session
Tuesday, September 26, 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Baker Systems 144
Come learn about full-time and internship opportunities with Whirlpool in the following rotational programs: Manufacturing Leadership development, Whirlpool Engineering Rotational Leadership Development, and Global Supply Chain Leadership Development. Presentation and Q&A by current and alumni program members! Free food and a KitchenAid small appliance raffle during each info session.
Production Internship - Beck's Hybrids
Summer 2018 Internship- Apply by Monday, October 2
Interns will be involved in several Production Learning Segments throughout the internship program, including scouting relating to: Plant Growth and Development, Plant Pathology, Entomology, Plant Nutrition, and Weed Control. Individuals will receive training and work experience in each segment. To learn more about this opportunity and how to apply, click here.
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 .
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:
Become a Wellness Ambassador
Contact Michaela Martin.2202 for more information
The Student Life Student Wellness Center is currently recruiting Wellness Ambassadors! Wellness Ambassadors aim to promote wellness among OSU students and their communities. Wellness Ambassadors deliver educational presentations in a variety of settings and work together to plan, publicize, and implement campus events highlighting the 9 dimensions of wellness. 

For more information on the Wellness Ambassador Program please visit 
If you are interested in becoming a Wellness Ambassador, applications are accessible at and are due by Monday, October 16, 2017.
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.
Free Screening of "Food Evolution"
Join the FST Food Science Club and the food and agricultural science communication club Citation Needed, for a free screening of the documentary, Food Evolution. This film, directed by Academy Award nominee Scott Hamilton Kennedy and Narrated by Neil deGrasse Tyson explores controversy around the science of food through the lens of the debate over genetically engineered foods. Following the screening, UC Davis geneticist Dr. Alison van Eenennaam, a prominent subject in the film, will facilitate a discussion about controversies in science and agriculture. The event will take place on Wednesday, October 18th in the Archie M Griffin Ballroom at the Ohio Union. Learn more about the event and express your interest in attending at
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 . Submissions must be submitted by noon the Thursday before the newsletter goes out.