Hear Your Teachers Share Their Passion
Voices of Excellence from the College of Arts and Sciences 
"Voices" will take you into the research labs, classrooms, and studios of Ohio State researchers. Listen to some of our professors share their innovative work and then check out their classes. Sample podcasts are listed below. These and all podcasts may be found here:  Podcasts.
Anna Babel, Spanish and Portuguese
Clark Larsen, Anthropology
Osei Appiah, Communication
Alison Beach, History
Barry Shank, Comparative Studies
Michael Ibba, Microbiology
Are You Graduating This Semester?
The deadline to apply for Spring 2020 graduation is Friday, March 20. If you are planning to graduate spring semester, but have not yet completed your graduation application, please make an appointment with your academic advisor. Information about how to make an appointment here. If applicable, meet with your minor advisor ahead of time to complete a minor program form. Minor contact information here.
What Will You Do This Summer?
Register for Ohio State Summer Term
The Summer Term schedule of classes is now available. Summer classes are offered May through August and range from 4 to 12 weeks, offering you the flexibility to decide what best fits in your schedule! GE courses are available in all GE categories and are offered at all levels (1000 to 4000).  In addition, many courses are offered that will fulfill major requirements in some departments/programs. Summer Term instructional fees for undergraduates are discounted 25 percent and many are available to take in-person or online, which can help you keep momentum toward a four-year graduation or get you back on track before autumn semester.  Summer enrollment appointments are now available to view in Buckeye Link. Learn more about your Summer Term options.
"Meet the Prof" - Assistant Professor Frank Stratman International Studies Department
Join other arts and sciences undergraduate students for free pizza and informal conversation with Assistant Professor Frank Stratman. Mr. Stratman's areas of expertise include the military and homeland security. Courses he teaches include Introduction to Homeland Security, Introduction to Intelligence, and Terror and Terrorism. Presented by the Arts and Sciences Student Council.
Wednesday, March 18 from 5:30 - 6:30 pm. in the SPHINX Centennial Leadership Suite, Ohio Union.
Student Organization Highlight
Collegiate Council on World Affairs (CCWA)
Join the Collegiate Council on World Affairs, home to OSU's Model United Nations team, the student-run magazine, Alger Magazine, and the United Nations Association. CCWA focuses on developing a clear understanding of international politics and diplomacy to create a vibrant realm for world affairs and international students. Students participate in a variety of activities, host conferences, and travel to conferences around the country to compete in Model United Nations. Read more.
Meetings held Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. in Room 80, Derby Hall.
Explore Career Communities
No matter where you are in your academic journey, joining a career community can help you prepare for your future. Join any career communities that interest you and discover events that help you learn about career paths and connect with alumni and other professionals. Career communities connect you with a career coach that will provide up-to-date information about opportunities within your intended career field! If your interests change, you can change your career community! Join one today!
SPEAK UP! Tools for Intervention Against Bias
Take part in a discussion, free dinner, and a chance to learn more about how to intervene against bias in everyday life. Open to all OSU undergraduate and graduate students. Sponsored by the Office of Student Life, the Multicultural Center, and the Center for Ethnic Studies. Read more.
Thursday, March 5 from 6 - 8 p.m. , Residence Hall Room Houston 1874.
Education Abroad Program Spotlight -
U.S. Europe and the Second World War - Interactions in 20th Century History
Students will study various aspects of World War II, with a particular focus on the United States and Europe. They will take a challenging group of history and culture courses in the spring semester and will then embark on a three-week tour of World War II sites, memorials, and museums in Europe during May. Students will travel to London, Normandy, Paris, Krakow and Berlin. Read more and check out student blogs. Contact:Tiffany Pierskalla at
Find A Research Position
The Undergraduate Research & Creative Inquiry Office (URO&CI) posts open research positions on their website. Keep in mind that these are not the only open research positions available. View positions here.
Some examples of projects:
  • History of Negro Motorists Green Books
  • Emergency Medicine Undergraduate Research Assistant
  • Language and Cognition for Adults with Cochlear Implants
  • Self and Social Motivation Laboratory
  • OCT for the Evaluation of CTE in Former Athletes
  • Driving Simulator Lab Researcher
  • Narcissism and Agression
25th Annual Denman Undergraduate Research Forum
Are you interested in learning what kind of research is conducted by students in your major and how they got started with their projects? Visit the Denman Undergraduate Research Forum and talk to undergraduate student researchers. Read more.
Tuesday, March 3 in Room 300, Pomerene Hall.
2020 Spring Undergraduate Research Festival
Here's another opportunity to learn about undergraduate research. At this Festival there will be both poster and oral presentations by undergraduate students. Read more.
Tuesday, March 31, 2020 in the Ohio Union.
Sports and Society Initiative Research Fair
The Sports and Society Initiative (SSI) seeks entries for their April 16 Research Fair. Students who have completed sports and society research are encouraged to participate. Read more.
March 23 - Submission Deadline.
Outdoor Adventure Trips
Find some time to relax, get outdoors, and have fun learning a new skill. Check out Recreational Sports outdoor adventure trips: backpacking, caving, canoeing, rock climbing, kayaking and rafting. Read more.
RUOK? Day 2020
A simple conversation can save a life. RUOK? Day is a signature campus-wide outreach initiative to increase awareness among the Ohio State community about suicide, symptoms of suicide, and to teach others how to help someone who may be at risk of suicide. This day encourages you to think about the people in your life who may struggle with personal difficulties and take action - simply by starting a conversation. There will be resources, free food, therapy dogs, and free t-shirts. Read more.
Wednesday, March 30 from 4 - 8 p.m. at the Ohio Union Performance Hall.
Non-Emergency Talk Line for Students 
Feeling pressure to succeed? Looking for help to manage stress? Trying to manage relationships? Call a Buckeye PAL. The Peer Access Line (PAL) is a non-emergency talk line for students to engage in brief phone conversations to gain support and learn about campus resources. Call the PAL line Monday through Friday 8 p.m.- midnight at 614-514-3333.  Read more.
Beating Anxiety Drop In Workshop
Anxiety is a common physiological reaction to college life that almost all students experience. This weekly seminar is designed to help students 1) understand what anxiety is, 2) describe the ways in which our thoughts and feelings respond to the internal sense of anxiety, and 3) discuss the ways in which we can reduce our anxiety. When you leave this seminar you should have a strong foundation on how to manage your own anxiety and what steps you need to take in order to feel better.   Read more.
Mondays from 4 - 5 p.m. in Room 150, Younkin Success Center.
Ohio State's Planetarium Offers March Shows 
Ohio State's Arne Slettebak Planetarium, located in Smith Laboratory, will hold free shows in March. The planetarium features a 63-seat 30-foot dome theater. Reservations are encouraged for guaranteed seating. Read more and reserve a seat
Saturday, March 7 and March 14 at 10 and 11:30 a.m.: Night Sky 101
Friday, March 20 - Astronomy Public Lecture
Saturday, March 21 - Sesquicentennial Open House
Flicks for Free
Flicks for Free presents free movies! They are presented by the Ohio Union Activities Board (OUAB) and brought to you by your student activity fee. They are open to Ohio State Columbus students with a valid BuckID. All movies are held at the Ohio Union U.S. Bank Conference Theater in the Ohio Union. Read more.
Wednesday, March 4 at 6 and 8:30 p.m.
It Chapter 2
Wednesday, March 18 at 6 and 8:30 p.m.
Frozen 2
Wednesday, March 25 at 6 and 8:30 p.m.
Charlie's Angels
Wednesday, April 1 at 6 and 8:30 p.m.
The cast of The God of Vengeance, a Yiddish play with the first lesbian kiss on the American stage, is arrested after the show's Broadway premiere on the grounds of obscenity in this moving drama about theatre, anti-Semiticism, censorship, and love. Read more and ticket info.
February 27 - March 5 at different times, Thurber Theatre, 1849 Cannon Dr.
Undergraduate Art Scholarships Exhibition
The Undergraduate Art Scholarships Exhibition features work by selected undergraduate scholarship recipients in the Department of Art. List of artists represented.
Monday, March 2 - Saturday, March 21 in the Hopkins Hall Gallery.
International Day of Mathematics Celebration
The International Day of Mathematics Celebration is a worldwide celebration of the beauty and importance of mathematics and its essential role in life. Join a day full of fun games, challenging puzzles, and fascinating crafts. Everyone is welcome! Read more.
Tuesday, March 17 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. at the Mathematics Tower.
Department of Design Spring Exhibition
This exhibition features senior theses by undergraduate students from each of the department's three programs: industrial design, interior design, and visual communication design. Read more.
March 25 - Saturday, April 4 at the Urban Arts Space, 50 W. Town St.
Opera & Lyric Theatre Presents Into the Woods
Stephen Sondheim’s ever-popular tragi-comic fairy tale mash-up. Join us as Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Rapunzel, Jack, and all the other beloved storybook characters embark on a quest for community and self-discovery by journeying into the woods and out again — and be home before dark! Read more.
March 28 - March 29 at Mershon Auditorium, 1871 N. High St.
Department of Dance Spring Concert
Students present original choreography. Seating is limited and advance ticket purchase is encouraged. Read more.
April 2 - April 4 at various times in the Barnett Theatre, Sullivant Hall.
For more events visit the College of Arts and Sciences event calendar .
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