COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES
UNDERGRADUATE NEWS
VOLUME 9 - SEPTEMBER 2019
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Program Spotlight - Anthropology Major
Anthropology is the study of the biology, society, and culture of humans and their nearest biological relatives, both past and present. The department is recognized for specializations in human evolution, human-environment dynamics, and biocultural aspects of health. A BA in anthropology offers a broad view of the major subfields of archaeology, biological anthropology, and cultural anthropology. Students may also pursue a BS in anthropological sciences, a BS or BA in medical anthropology, or a minor. Graduates go on to diverse careers, such as working for state and local governments, teaching, public health and medicine, social work, publishing, marketing, environmental sciences, and biological conservation. For more information, contact Dr. Guatelli-Steinberg at guatelli-steinbe.1@osu.edu.
Get Involved - Make Friends and Develop Leadership Skills
We hope that you enjoyed the Autumn Involvement Fair! Consider joining two organizations -- one that is related to your area of study and one just for fun. The Keith B. Key Center for Student Leadership and Service is your point of connection for the full spectrum of involvement at Ohio State. Connect with leadership and service initiatives, engage with student organizations, advance your learning and create lasting memories. Still looking for a student organization? Check out this list of student organizations connected with the arts and sciences and this list of all student organizations.
2019 Ohio State Law Day and Law Fair
Meet representatives from law schools around the country and LSAT Test Prep companies, attend workshops by AccessLex and the Law School Admission Council, and talk with current law students and pre-law advisors. Raffle open to all attending the Law Fair featuring free LSAT Review courses! Open to all majors.  Bring your BuckID for entry. Contact your pre-law advisor or email prelaw@osu.edu with questions. Click here for details and locations.
Tuesday, October 8 from 11 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. in the Ohio Union Grand Ballroom.
Career & Internship Fair
Attend the Ohio State University Career and Internship Fair open to all students across all majors. Employers are recruiting for career employment, internships and co-ops. Have a free professional headshot taken. Prepare and read tips for success by visiting their web page and the College of Arts and Sciences Center for Career and Professional Success. Professional dress is required. Bring your BuckID for entry.
September 17 - 18 from 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. in the Ohio Union. 
September 19 - Interview Day.
2019 - 2020 Career Fairs
Ready to connect to opportunity? Check out a variety of career fairs here.
Sale on Professional Attire for OSU Students
Thinking about what's next? Ohio State students can get up to 60% off professional attire at JCPenney Suit-Up on Sunday, September 8. Save money on professional clothing for your next internship or job interview. Bring your BuckID to the Polaris location between 6:30 and 9:30 p.m. to participate.
Student Life Career Closet
Don’t have the budget to purchase an outfit for an upcoming interview? Stop by the Student Life Career Closet event for gently used clothing, shoes and accessories – everything you need to make a lasting impression, at no cost to you! Dressing rooms and mirrors will be available for your convenience. Free and open to all students.
Monday, September 9 from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. in the Cartoon Room, Ohio Union.
Theatre Auditions - Open To All Students
The Department of Theatre welcomes and encourages diverse casting opportunities. All Ohio State students in good academic standing are welcome to audition. You do not need to be a theatre major or minor to participate. Spring semester productions include: Red Velvet, Indecent , A New Devised Work (Title TBA), InterACT, and the Lab Series, Audition details here .
Tuesday and Wednesday, October 1 and 2 at 5:30 p.m., Roy Bowen Theatre, Drake Performance and Event Center, 1849 Cannon Drive.
Arts and Sciences Autumn Research Funding Deadlines
Arts and Sciences   Undergraduate Research Scholarships  
International Research Grants for Undergraduates in Arts and Sciences
Monday, September 16 - Deadline for all funding opportunities listed above. 
Please Note: Some funds will have a second deadline spring semester. For additional research funding opportunities, contact your major department and the Office of  Undergraduate Research and Creative Inquiry.
Autumn Undergraduate Research Festival  
The 2019 Autumn Undergraduate Research Festival will include poster and oral presentations.Open to all undergraduates. Presented by Undergraduate Research and Creative Inquiry.  Read more.  
Monday, October 7 - Application deadline.
Monday, November 18 - Festival held at the Ohio Union.
Autumn 3-Minute Thesis Competition
This event challenges students to present their undergraduate research project in just three minutes using everyday language. Videos of past winners and more info here. Presented by the Office of Undergraduate Research & Creative Inquiry.
Monday, September 16 - Application deadline.
Tuesday, October 8 from 5 - 7:30 p.m. - Competition.
Research Positions
Open undergraduate research positions have been posted on the Office of Undergraduate Research & Creative Inquiry website. View these positions here.
2019 Education Abroad Expo
Attend the 2019 Education Abroad Expo to l earn about over 100 education abroad programs offered by Ohio State and partnering universities and funding opportunities. Learn more at go.osu.edu/EdAbroadExpo2019 . You can also learn how to get started studying abroad by visiting the "Getting Started" section of the education abroad website here .
Thursday, September 12 from 2 - 6 p.m., Archie Griffin East Ballroom, Ohio Union.
Arts and Sciences Autumn Education Abroad Funding
September 16: International Research Grants for Undergraduates 
Note: These funds will have a second deadline spring semester.
For additional education abroad funding resources, contact your major department or the Office of International Affairs (OIA). OIA provides information on other funding opportunities here and application strategies here.
Education Abroad Program Highlight Global May Brazil - the Brazilian Cities
Offered during May 2020, this program will introduce you to Brazilian history, culture, society and contemporary issues in two cities: Salvador and Rio de Janeiro. Through coursework and experiential learning, you will gain a unique perspective of this emerging world power. Although specifically designed for first and second year students of any major, students of all years may apply. Info sessions in Room 160, Enarson Classroom Building on September 26 (1 - 2 p.m.) and October 17 (3 - 4 p.m.). Contact: Louise Yahiaoui at yahiaoui.2@osu.edu. Read more.
January 2, 2020 - Application deadline.
OSU Votes
National Voter Registration Week is OSU Vote's week-long celebration of civic engagement from September 17 to September 24. Check out their daily events centered around being an active voter and increasing registration on campus including their signature event, Non-Partisan Voter Registration Day, on September 24.
Washington Academic Internship Program (WAIP)
Spend a semester studying and working in Washington, D.C. Students earn academic credit for their internship, a research seminar, and a course on policymaking and public service. Students must submit an application and interview with WAIP program staff. Course required prior to the WAIP semester: Public Affairs 2110: Intro to Public Affairs or Poli Sci 3115: Intro to the Policy Process. Open to any major. Read more .
September 30 - Spring 2020 application deadline.
January 20 - Summer 2020 application deadline.
March 22 - Fall 2020 application deadline.
HEALTH, WELLNESS AND SAFETY
Group Fitness Classes
Tired of the treadmill? Stay inspired to meet your fitness goals by participating in a group fitness class. Classes range from cycling, to kickboxing, weight training, yoga and more! All group fitness classes on the regular group fitness schedule are FREE for all Rec Sports members, including students paying the dedicated fee. You must bring your BuckID to class and activate your fitness pass before attending your first fitness class. All classes are first-come, first-served.  Class descriptions. Class schedule.
Buckeye Alert System
The Ohio State University has created a text message alert system for the public to stay informed of potential emergencies. Buckeye Alerts, often sent via text message, are issued when it is determined that the campus community needs to take immediate action to remain safe. If you provided your cell phone number to Ohio State via Buckeye Link you are automatically registered for emergency notification text messaging service. You may add or change your number here.
Bug Your Bike
Bike registration is free and strongly encouraged. Bug Your Bike includes bicycle registration and a radio frequency identification device (RFID) for bicycles. Your chances of retrieving a lost or stolen bike are greatly increased if it's registered.  Read more.
Lyft Ride Smart
Lyft Ride Smart at Ohio State offers eligible students discounted rides, inside the university-designated service area , from 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. When using ridesharing services, remember to follow your ride on GPS, verify vehicle information and ask the driver to say who they are picking up. Read more .
CAMPUS LIFE
Studying in the library
Looking for a Good Place to Study?
There are many places to study on campus. If you haven't visited the Thompson Library, be certain to check out the second floor Grand Reading Room as well as the eleventh floor for a stunning view of the Oval. For late-night study, the 18th Avenue Library is open 24 hours a day 7 days a week with access from 11:30 p.m. - 7:30 a.m. requiring a valid OSU ID. For a list of library locations, hours AND even the number of open computers, click here.
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 will a valid BuckID. All movies are held at the U.S. Bank Conference Theatre in the Ohio Union. Read more .
Aladdin
Wednesday, September 11 at 6 and 8:30 p.m.
Rocketman
Wednesday, September 18 at 6 and 8:30 p.m.
Lorax
Wednesday, September 25 at 6 and 8:30 p.m.
Men in Black: International
Wednesday, October 2 at 6 and 8:30 p.m.
UPCOMING EVENTS
Science Sundays
The Molecular Machinery of Hearing
The human hearing organ is exceptional in its ability to sense sound across a wide range of frequencies and intensities. The process of sound conversion into brain electrical signals that we can understand is called "mechanosensation" and is carried out by various proteins essential to hearing. In this lecture, Marcos Sotomayor will explore and present in simple terms the structures and function of these proteins. Read more.
Sunday, September 8 from 3 - 4 p.m., Ohio Union U.S. Bank Conference Theatre.
In Conversation: R.L. Stine - Author of the Goosebumps Series
Witness R.L. Stine (BA, English, 1965), bestselling author of the Goosebumps series, and Jenny Robb, curator of the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum, in conversation about graphic novels, including Stine's new series, Just Beyond: The Scare School original graphic novel. Read more and register here.
Saturday, September 14 at 5 p.m., Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum, Sullivant Hall.
Latin American Music Celebration
In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15–Oct. 15), the Ohio State School of Music and the Organization of Hispanic/Latino Faculty and Staff proudly present a series of concerts and musical experiences that highlight the culture of Latin America. All are free. Visit music.osu.edu for the list of events.
Thiossane West African Dance Institute
Columbus-based Thiossane West African Dance Institute introduces the richness of West African culture through dance and music to create a space of learning and growth in traditional African culture. Read more and ticket info.
September 26 - September 29 at various times, Barnett Theatre, Sullivant Hall
School of Music Events
Ohio State Symphony Orchestra - Thursday, September 26 at 8 p.m.
Ohio State Big Bands - Friday, September 27 at 8 p.m.
Choral Collage - Sunday, September 29 at 3 p.m.
Romeo and Juliet
In this playful, contemporary take on Shakespeare’s greatest love story, two teenagers fall for each other despite the bitter rivalry between their families’ dueling pizza businesses! Read more and ticket info.
September 27 - 29 at various times in the Thurber Theatre, Drake Performance & Event Center.
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