Monday, November 13, 2017
Consider These Courses for Spring 2018:
Agricultural Safety and Health
ASM 5600, 3 credit hours
This course is designed to provide the knowledge, awareness and attitudes necessary to protect agricultural workers in their non-traditional occupational environment. Besides hazard recognition and mitigation, this course will address safety management strategies and communication skills essential for a safety position within many agribusinesses and human resource departments. Safety education, theories for change, engineering and enforcement strategies as well as applicable regulatory standards are essential concepts for loss control and to reduce injuries in agriculture, landscape / horticulture and other similar industries.
Mondays/Wednesdays 9:35 - 10:55 a.m.
Introduction to Humanitarian Development Innovation
FABE 2194, 1 credit hour
How can we innovate to help others? How do we design in the global context? Can innovating for humanitarian and development contexts be a career? Come explore these the answers to these questions through discussions, videos, and guest lecturers from within the field!
Thursdays, 4:10 - 5:30 p.m.
Phytotechnology and Phytoremediation Engineering principles for using plants to remediate contaminated sites and treat pollution. 
FABE 5310, 3 credit hours
What is phytotechnology and phytoremediation? Phyto = plant; technology = the application of science; 
remediation = correcting an evil. This course will focus on the use of plant-based environmental technologies to remediate polluted soil and groundwater. Phytoremediation techniques involve applying principles of engineering, agriculture, silviculture, and horticulture to environmental problems. This 3 credit hour course will count as a technical elective for bio-engineers, eco-engineers and ag-engineers (soil and water). 
Tuesdays/Thursdays 9:10 - 10:05 a.m., Lab on Mondays, 3:30 - 6:15 p.m.
Ecological Engineering and Science
FABENG 5310, 3 credit hours
Definition, classification, and practice of ecological engineering. Course describes ecological ecosystems, ecosystem restoration, and the utilization of natural processes to provide societal services and benefits to nature. It provides the basic background for design of an ecological engineering project and for some of the practices that make up ecological engineering such as river revitalization, wetland design, and runoff management.
Mondays/Wednesdays 9:10 - 11:00 a.m.
Fluid Power Systems
FABENG 5620, 3 credit hours
Analysis and design of fluid power systems used in mobile (off-road) agricultural, maintenance and earth moving equipment. Topics include: positive displacement components, control devices, actuators, fluids and fluid transmission, electrohydraulics, system dynamics and the use of state-of-the-art design and analysis tools.
Mondays/Wednesdays 4:10 - 5:05 p.m., Lab on Fridays, 8:00 - 9:50 a.m.
Stress Management for College Students
KNSFHP 1104, 2 credit hours
The stress management course is designed to provide the student with skills for the prevention and management of the stress response to life events. The course allows students to assess current personal stress levels and the to apply a wide variety of management techniques. The course has both a lecture and laboratory component. The lecture portion will introduce students to information such as cognitive restructuring, re-framing, identifying distorted thinking, mindfulness, managing emotions, managing sources of stress including time management and financial matters, relationships, how to create a healing environment and how to live a healthy lifestyle.
Upcoming Events:
CSM Club- Hansel Phelps Visit
Tuesday, November 14, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Ag Admin 247
Representatives from Hensel Phelpswill be coming to the next CSM club meeting. In addition to a company presentation, they will also be accepting applications and are looking for interns and new hires. Interviews will be held the next day by invite.
Academic Advising:
Are you prepared for schedule for Spring 2018?
Be sure to log onto Buckeyelink to check your account for holds and see the time for your enrollment appointment (scheduling window). Appointments with Kelli and LaShanda are filling up fast! If you would like to make an appointment, you can do so via OnCourse. If you would like to meet with your faculty advisor, email them directly to set up an appointment.
Apply for the SMPS Columbus Scholarship
Applications Due December 1
The SMPS Columbus Scholarship Fund supports current high school and higher education students and SMPS Columbus members who are pursuing and/or advancing their careers in the Architecture, Engineering, Construction and/or Marketing fields. We currently have five, $1,500 scholarships available for current higher education students attending central Ohio colleges, universities and trade schools. Applications are due December 1, 2017.  Learn more...
Fellowships for Chinese, Japanese, Korean, or other East Asian language study
Applications Due February 1, 2018
The East Asian Studies Center offers a unique fellowship opportunity for undergraduate students in STEM departments who are interested in studying Chinese, Japanese, Korean, or other East Asian language. The Ohio State University is the recipient of a U.S. Department of Education Title VI grant for East Asian studies, allowing us to offer several of these fellowships for either intensive summer language study or academic year STEM and language study. Detailed information is below or on our website at .
Education Abroad:
More Education Abroad Opportunities
Don't forget to check out the full listings of all College of Engineering and College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences Education Abroad opportunities: Engineering Trips and CFAES Trips
Other Opportunities:
2017-2018 NASA Design Challenge
Registration Deadline: November 15, 11:59 p.m.
The NASA Glenn Research Center University Student Design Challenge is offering two challenges this year: Neighborhoods and Cities with Flying Cars and Other Vehicles and Humans- A Solar System Species. Build a team of students and work with a faculty advisor to complete your challenge. Learn more about this opportunity.

If you're interested in "Humans- A Solar System Species," Environmental Engineering student Liz Neudeck is looking for some team members. Contact Liz
Student Scientists Invited to Apply for Scholarship to National Biodiesel Conference
Applications due Sunday, November 19
The National Biodiesel Board is offering scholarships for students interested in attending the  National Biodiesel Conference & Expo , Jan. 22 to 25 in Fort Worth, Texas. The application process for no cost registration, travel scholarships, biodiesel poster presentations and even a shot at the podium is open for members of the  Next Generation Scientists for Biodiesel . Learn more...
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