FEBRUARY 2017

Program Highlight - Sexuality Studies
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Sexuality Studies  is an interdisciplinary  field devoted to the analysis of human sexuality. It explores the historical, political, biological, cultural, sociological, educational, legal, health, aesthetic, and psychological contexts of human sexuality. The  major   pays particular attention to processes and practices of normalization in different cultures and times through which certain sexual behaviors, expressions, or identities are esteemed and others devalued. It also investigates the ways in which sexuality is shaped by other social differences such as race, gender, class, disability, religion, nationality, and ethnicity.  Students select a focus area from one of the following: Adolescent Sexuality, Counseling, Education, Health, History, Intersecting Identities, LGBTQ, Sociology, Women, or an area developed in consultation with the coordinator.  The major draws from diverse areas including anthropology, art education, classics, comparative studies, English, history, psychology, sociology, and women's, gender, and sexuality studies.  Students may also elect to pursue a  minor .  To learn more, contact the program coordinator  Joe Ponce  at Ponce.8@osu.edu.
Ohio State Spring Career Fair - February 21
Career Fair
The Ohio State Spring Career Fair is open to all current Ohio State students.  It will provide an opportunity for you to network with employers and learn about internship and career opportunities. There are 180 organizations attending representing the private, government and nonprofit sectors.
Tuesday, February 21 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Ohio Union Grand Ballroom and Performance Hall.
Organizations Attending the Spring Career Fair - Something for Everyone!
While open to all students, arts and sciences majors should find this event of particular relevance. This fair truly provides something for nearly everyone and promises to be one of the best career fairs of the year including representatives from:
Government - there will be over 25 federal, state, and local agencies including the U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Department of State and U.S. Department of Treasury.
STEM Fields - for those interested in health and medical related careers, you will be able to network with over a dozen research hospitals, laboratory research companies, and medical service providers. Other scientific organizations such as Los Alamos National Labs and Hill Air Force Base offer substantive career opportunities in research.
Fortune 500 Companies - those seeking careers with major Fortune 500 companies will find big names such as Capital One, Coca Cola, Ford Motor, NetJets and Oracle in attendance,
Data Analytics and Technology - meet with companies such as Epic, Mu Sigma and Walmart eCommerce.
Non-Profit and Education - network with organizations such as Teach For America, City Year and the Peace Corp. 
Retailers - Abercrombie and IKEA and newer, cutting edge companies such as Bark Box and Jellyvision,  
Prepare for the Spring Career Fair
With so many great opportunities available it is critically important that you prepare to get the most out of the Spring Career Fair. Begin by researching the roster of attendees either at the event website  or through the OSUCareerFair+ phone app. Be sure to have your resume reviewed, and plan to do so at least two weeks prior to the event to avoid long wait times in the days ahead of the fair.   Review the career fair tip sheets found here  and be sure to apply ahead of time to positions posted in FutureLink  by the participating employers.
Walk-in hours for resume assistance are 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Monday - Friday in 100 Denney Hall.

Global Resume Profile Workshop
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Have you developed "global competencies" from working abroad or performing duties for domestic employers that require foreign language skills, cross-cultural communications, or understanding different customs?   Wondering how to showcase these skills on your resume?   This workshop will help you to identify your global competencies and identify methods for documenting your various skills and knowledge areas on your resume.  Workshop presented by Stephanie Ford, Director, Arts and Sciences Career Services.  Space is limited.  RSVP by Monday, February 6 to Rebecca Bias at  bias.3@osu.edu.
Friday, February 10 from 1 - 2 p.m. at 145 Hagerty Hall.
GoingGlobal - Career Building Workshop
Jumpstart your search for finding work abroad in this hands-on workshop.  GoingGlobal features career resources for more than 30 countries and a robust job and internship search database. It also features country-specific resources such as job-search advice, work permit and visa regulations, resume writing and interviewing guidelines, and more. Please bring your laptop if you have one.  Workshop presented by Jeanine Linkenhoker, Career Technology and Data Coordinator, Arts and Sciences Career Services.  Space is limited. RSVP by Monday, February 13 to Rebecca Bias at  bias.3@osu.edu.
Thursday, February 16 from 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. in 160 Hagerty Hall
Dress Professionally with the Help of Career Closet
The Office of Student Life is hosting a Career Closet event to help students find the professional attire they need for career fairs, job interviews and internships at no cost, There will be gently used clothing, shoes and accessories  Dressing rooms and mirrors will be available for your convenience. Students who may not have the budget to purchase an outfit for an upcoming interview or career job fair are especially encouraged to attend.  For more information, email Aisha Echols at  echols.45@osu.edu  
Monday, February 13 from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. in the Maudine Cow Room, lower level of the Ohio Union.
Dean's Student Advisory Board - Apply for a Position
Dean_s Student Advisory Board
The College of Arts and Sciences Dean's Student Advisory Board is seeking three students to serve a two-year term as an undergraduate student representative.  One representative will be selected from each of the three college divisions:  Arts and Humanities, Natural and Mathematical Sciences and Social and Behavioral Sciences.  For eligibility requirements and the application procedure, click here.
Friday, February 10 by 4 p.m. - Application deadline  
First-Year (formerly Freshman) Seminars
Attention first-year students: the First-Year Seminar program is offering two second-session courses:
ARTSSCI 1138.22 - Yoga and the Quest for Creative Freedom; Professor Alison Crocetta
ARTSSCI 1137.26 - Creating Art from Two Wars 100 Years Apart: Sharing Conflict and Its Consequences Through Student-Devised Art; Professor Joseph Fahey
Please visit First-Year Seminars or contact firstyearseminars@osu.edu for more detail.
Ohio State College of Medicine - Pre-Med Students Q and A Sessions
Medical Students
Get answers to your questions about the application process, the new MCAT, the personal statement, the AAMC's holistic review of applicants and much more.  Sessions are held the 2nd Wednesday of the month from 8 - 9 a.m. and the 4th Wednesday of the month from 6 - 7 p.m. in 221 Meiling Hall. Register at go.osu.edu/OSUCOMQ-A.  Questions? Call (614)292-7137 or email medicine@osu.edu.
Ohio State College of Dentistry - Admission Overview
Dentistry Students
Attend a comprehensive presentation by admissions staff addressing frequently asked questions. Receive insights into the DDS admissions process.  Tour the College located in Postle Hall.
All sessions take place from 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. and the tour will take place from 3:30 - 4:00 p.m. All sessions held in Boucher Conference Room, 3089B Postle Hall.  More info.
Please pre-register by clicking on the link for the session you would like to attend: 
Foreign Language Careers Meet and Greet
Looking for career opportunities where you can use your foreign language skills, along with any other majors and minors that you may have? Join us at this special meet and greet to connect with recruiters that are looking for qualified foreign language students. Please dress in business casual, bring your resume and be ready to network! No registration is required.   More info.
Tuesday, February 21 from 4 - 6 p.m. in the Suzanne M. Scharer Room, located on the third floor of the Ohio Union.
Human Rights in Transit - Summer Program Info Session
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International studies human rights minors and arts and humanities students interested in human rights are invited to attend an info session on a study program scheduled for June 12 - 16 in New York. The program will include film screenings at this year's Human Rights Watch Film Festival and exploring the archives at Columbia University's Center for Human Rights Documentation and Research. Students will tour the UN Memorial to Honor Victims of Slavery and Transatlantic Slave Trade, African Burial Ground National Monument, and Stonewall National Moment.  Accepted students will be provided with lodging and travel accommodations. Participants will enroll in English 5193 (#15144) for 1 credit during the first SU session. More info. Contact: Amy Shuman at shuman.1@osu.edu.
Information Session - Tuesday, February 14 from 3:30 - 4:30 in Room 455B Hagerty Hall.
Apply now for summer classes at Ohio State's Stone Lab
Stone Lab
Earn credits outdoors and take advantage of the summer tuition reduction at Stone Laboratory, The Ohio State University's island campus on Lake Erie. Stone Lab offers hands-on, field-based science courses with small class sizes. Students in any major can take our introductory courses on topics such as aquatic biology, birds, plants and insects. Science majors can dive deep into their interests in upper-level classes like Evolution, Field Ecology and Herpetology.  Application.
March 2 - scholarship and student job application deadline.
NEW Leadership Ohio  - Women in American Politics Summer Institute
NEW Leadership Ohio is a five-day residential program that educates Ohio college women about politics and policy-making to actively engage them in the political process. Participants will learn the history of women's involvement in public life, gain leadership skills in public speaking, advocacy and diversity, and form a network of their peers as well as current women leaders. Program dates will be  May 22 - 26.  Read more.
February 28 - Application deadline.
Getting Involved in Research Info Session
Come to one of the URO's information sessions to learn how to get started in research! Learn how to develop a research topic, find a research mentor and find resources to help make research a part of your undergraduate education. These sessions offer a great introduction to students who are just beginning to think about the possibilities of undergraduate research.  
Monday, February 6 at 5:30 p.m. in 150 A/B Thompson Library
Tuesday, February 21 at 11:30 a.m. in 070/090 18th Avenue Library 
More date in March and April - here
Summer Research Funding
The Undergraduate Research Office, Office of International  Affairs, University Libraries and the College of Arts and Sciences (division of Natural and Mathematical Sciences) offer a joint application for four summer research funding opportunities.   More info.
Friday, February 17 at noon - Application deadline. 
College Funding for Research and Creative Activity - Spring Deadlines
Scholarship information for all of the following may be found here:   scholarships.
Kathryn Sullivan Scholarship (all majors) - Due February 10 by 4:00 p.m.
Social and Behavioral Sciences Undergraduate Research Grants - Due February 10 by 4 p.m.
Arts Undergraduate Research Scholarships - Due March 11 before 5 p.m.
Arts and Humanities Undergraduate Research Small Grants - Due March 17 by 5 p.m.
Aida Cannarsa Snow Endowment Fund (arts and humanities) - Due March 17 before 5 p.m. 
Peer Undergraduate Research Advising in Thompson Library
Stop by the Undergraduate Research Office advising table in Thompson Library Monday through Friday from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. to speak with a current undergraduate researcher! Advising is located on the 1st Floor of Thompson Library next to the information desk. Walk-in advising hours are also available at the Undergraduate Research Office at 53 W.11th Ave. from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Research Etiquette for the Beginning Researcher
When undergraduate students join a laboratory, they are walking into a new environment that has more rules than a typical workspace. Some rules will become obvious very rapidly, but many are not explicitly written anywhere. Figuring out the rules and knowing good lab etiquette is essential for success. This session will go over some basic lab etiquette rules.
Thursday, February 16 from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. in 110 Orton Hall.   RSVP.
Undergraduate Research and Mentorship Grants
The Global Mobility Project in collaboration with the Office of Undergraduate Research invites applications for newly-established undergraduate research and mentorship grants. They seek proposals from faculty and student teams with a goal of training undergraduate students to perform research and creative work, as well as guiding their projects. They encourage faculty to nominate promising students and urge students to identify faculty as their mentors.  They will  consider applications related to any aspect of mobility and migration, regardless of geographical, historical, or thematic focus. The grants are open to all undergraduate students at Ohio State, Read more.
February 20 - Deadline for projects to be completed by the end of AU semester 2017.
October 31 - Deadline for projects to be completed by the end of SP semester 2018.
Become a Peer Advisor at the Office of International Affairs
Peer Advisors
Peer advisors are undergraduate or graduate students who play an integral role in introducing new international students to Ohio State by connecting new students to important university resources and policies as well as sharing their experiences as successful students. Throughout the academic year, peer advisors assist incoming students in a variety of capacities to make the newest members of our community prepared to succeed right from the start.   Read more. Contact: Amanda Yusko at yusko.8@osu.edu.
Monday, February 13 at 5 p.m. - Application deadline 
Taste of OSU Presented by the Office of International Affairs
Students at Taste of OSU
At Taste of OSU more than 50 student organizations provide a night of international food, cultural performances and exhibits to a crowd of about 4,000 attendees.  Entry is free and tickets to purchase small samplings of international food cost $1 each.   Read more.
Friday, February 17 from 5 - 8:30 p.m. in the Ohio Union.
Global Leadership Initiative
The Global Leadership Initiative (GLI) is a year-long program designed to prepare Ohio State undergraduate students to foster global citizenship awareness and to enhance their strengths in various cultural contexts in order to become successful leaders in the global community. A pplicants must attend a mandatory information session held in February. Online application and information session dates available here .  Read more.
Sunday, February 26 at 11:59 p.m. Application deadline.
Arts and Sciences Events
Department of Art Undergraduate Juried Exhibition
An annual exhibition, the  Undergraduate Juried Exhibition focuses on the work of selected undergraduate BFA and BA students in the Department of Art.  Awardees of the Department of Art Scholarships are represented in the exhibition.   More info .
Monday, February 27 - Thursday, March 30  at Hopkins Hall Gallery; Reception: Friday, March 3 from 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. 
Organized by Mitchell Rose, associate professor in the Department of Dance, this program of vibrant, award-winning shorts showcases the latest fusions of filmmaking and dance from around the world. Among the selections, see Timecode, the story of two parking lot attendants' flirtation via security cameras. Watch Rose's own Exquisite Corps, the viral phenomenon in which 42 American contemporary choreographers link together on a chain love letter to dance. In all, 14 films will be screened. For more information visit  dance.osu.edu.
Thursday, February 9 at 7 p.m. at the Wexner Center Film/Video Theater. 
Science Sundays - Matthew Sullivan
Understanding ocean viruses may just save the earth and help cure your next ailment.
Matthew Sullivan
Microbes are now recognized to impact human health, weight, even behavior. However, viruses that infect microbes are everywhere, and those in your body may play particularly important roles, yet remain virtually undiscovered. Sullivan shares the state of the art in studying ocean viruses and relates how that helps us understand viruses in humans, agriculture and industry.
Matthew Sullivan, Ohio State microbiology assistant professor, studies co-evolution of microbe and virus in environmental populations and impact of marine phages on microbe-mediated global biogeochemistry. Sullivan was part of the international Tara Oceans Expedition.  Science Sundays.
Sunday, February 19 from 3 - 4 p.m., U.S. Bank Conference Theatre, Ohio Union.
Campus Life Tips
CCS App Offers Strategies to Feel Better!
The Counseling and Consultation Services App offers easy-to-use multimedia strategies to feel better fast!  The app connects you to usable tools that help promote wellness, balance and calm. From breathing exercises, guided imagery for test anxiety and a musical playlist to cheer you up, connect with in-the-moment ways to reduce anxiety, stave off depression and hack into happiness!.  It also provides a variety of ways to access Counseling and Consultation services, information on additional mental health resources on campus and emergency contact information. IPhone.   Android.  Other happiness hacks here.  Information on all Counseling and Consultation Service resources  here.
LifeLine Response App
The Undergraduate Student Government announced the launch of the LifeLine Response Enterprise App, a safety app for smart phones available free of charge to Buckeye students (NOTE: Lifeline Response ENTERPRISE, not Lifeline Response).   USG worked alongside the university to identify this resource in order to provide students with access to another safety-focused tool. To download the safety resource, simply search "LifeLine Response Enterprise" in the Apple iTunes¬© or Google Play app stores. If you sign up using your Ohio State student email address, the fee for the app will be waived.  More info.
Features of the LifeLine Response Enterprise app include:
1)  A centralized Command Portal that provides intuitive access to all activity occurring within a
2)  Real-time suspicious activity tracking and reporting
3)  GPS tracking (Please note: the GPS tracking does not take into account elevation inside a
     multi-floor building.)
4)  A quick and easy way to enhance safety.
  College of Arts and Sciences Undergraduate Student Newsletter
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