College of Arts and Sciences
Through this e-Newsletter we will keep you informed about what is happening in our college, scholarship opportunities, special events for ASC students and more.  Be certain to check your email in October for our next issue. 

From Dr. Joseph E. Steinmetz
Executive Dean and Vice Provost of Arts and Sciences

Executive Dean and Vice Provost Joe Steinmetz Whether you are new or returning, we are delighted to welcome you to the College of Arts and Sciences!  With 39 departments and schools and over 70 majors, our college offers you unlimited opportunities. From Anthropology to Zoology and from World Literature to Dance, we encourage you to explore, to question, and to create in innovative ways. You will not only uncover the many benefits of a large university, but life-long friendships that emerge from taking part in the many smaller groups that make up our college community. Along with your fellow students, you are embarking on an exciting and transformational experience. We look forward to sharing that journey with you.
Signature of Dr. Joseph E. Steinmetz
New ASC Majors
Atmospheric Sciences and Geographic Information Science (GIS) are two new majors in the Department of Geography and are designed to provide students with essential knowledge and skills to meet the growing demand for careers in these fields.

Sexuality Studies is a new interdisciplinary major that examines how social, historical, psychological, literary, legal, biological, and political contexts shape sexual practices, expressions, identities, and representations.  (Pending official approval by the Ohio Board of Regents.) 
From ASC Advising
Welcome!  Early in autumn quarter returning students will receive information about working with major and college advisors to plan for future terms -- whether you are graduating on quarters or semesters.  New students will work on degree plans in Arts and Sciences Survey 100.  In addition to scheduling an appointment with your advisor, walk-in advising will be available on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 1:00 - 3:00 beginning the second week of the quarter.  For more information visit Arts and Sciences Advising and Academic Services, call (614) 292-6961, or visit 100 Denney Hall.   We look forward to working with you!

Career Corner 

As you consider the wide variety of ways to get involved on campus, it's helpful to reflect on what you can gain from specific experiences.  There are many, many ways to get involved at Ohio State -- choose some activities for the "fun factor"; choose others that will allow you to enhance skills needed in the workplace.  Check out the Core Workplace Skills tip sheet to learn about what employers look for when recruiting students and focus on ways to enhance your capabilities in those areas. 

Get Involved In ASC
In addition to the wealth of opportunities found at the Fall Student Involvement Fair, ASC organizations offer many opportunities to connect with students who have similar interests.
Buckeye Stroll
Take a walk through OSU's history with Buckeye Stroll featuring current and historical summaries and photos of buildings from the Armory to the Women's Field House.  Buckeye Stroll is also available on a wide variety of mobile devices.
Campus Life Tips
In addition to being your official OSU ID, your BuckID entitles you to unlimited rides on COTA buses and can be used for great deals at many off-campus merchants.  Manage your account online here.


Submit a helpful tip - Help other students transition to OSU by sharing a tip, information or advice about campus life to be shared in an upcoming ASC e-Newsletter.

Brutus Jump DriveDo You Know?
What campus building when seen from above appears as a Block "O"?  Hint - it's one of the buildings on the Oval.

Submit your answer by September 30 to be entered in a drawing to win one of two Brutus Buckeye jump drives with moveable arms and legs.  If you don't know the answer, look for a new question in our next issue.

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Special thanks to ASC undergraduate students Adrienne M., Diane S., Emily R., and Niraj A. for guidance in initiating this e-Newsletter.
Vol.1 Issue 1
New ASC Majors
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Career Corner
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