Welcome to Spring Semester 2014!  We are excited to join you in the new year and with the start of a new semester.  Even though it's winter outside, it's not too early to think ahead to summer employment and internships.  To help you plan, Career Services is hosting three career fairs in January.  Read about them below.
Research and Study Abroad Funding
Dollar Sign Are you interested in conducting research or studying abroad, but concerned about the costs?  Look for a special edition of this e-newsletter highlighting ASC funding opportunities. Coming to your inbox on Friday.
Film Studies Major
Film Studies
The Film Studies Program concentrates on cinema as a multicultural phenomenon and shapes its study as a humanistic discipline. Students pursuing a BA in Film Studies complete core courses in basic film analysis, history, and theory, and then go on to take classes in early cinema, a multicultural component, film electives, and a focus area generated by the student in consultation with a faculty advisor. The Film Studies Program also oversees a  minor in film studies, a graduate interdisciplinary specialization (GIS) and the publication of The Journal of Short Film.
The Film Studies Program mirrors the inherently interdisciplinary nature of film by drawing together teaching and research expertise from a broad range of departments like: ACCAD, Comparative Studies, Dance, English, East Asian Languages and Literatures, French and Italian, Germanic Languages and Literatures, History of Art, Slavic and Eastern European Languages and Cultures, Spanish and Portuguese, Theatre, and Women's Studies.  They also work closely with the Wexner Center's Media Arts curators who bring internationally renowned filmmakers, films, and premieres to Columbus!  Learn more -  contact an advisor.
Student Organization Profile
Undergraduate Classics majors and minors are invited to participate in the
Classics Club (formerly Eta Sigma Phi).  The club's purpose is to develop and promote interest in Classical study.  In addition to weekly meetings, club members offer tutoring sessions open to any student in a Latin, Greek or Classics course.
More info and club contacts.
ASC Student Organization Grants
Arts and Sciences undergraduate organizations may apply for funding to support their activities through an ASC Student Organization Grant.  Grants are administered by the ASC Student Council.  For more information, eligibility, and an application see ASC Student Organization Grants.
Student Researches Mid-Ocean Ridges
Christine Zerda, a major in earth sciences, has been researching mid-ocean ridges.  Although not initially familiar with this topic, a class, a faculty mentor, and a 2013 Shell Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) internship helped her to gain valuable research experience.  She hopes to continue her research in graduate school. 
Read more.
Peer-To-Peer Research Help
Peer Research Contacts are undergraduate students who are involved in research and are willing to share their experiences via email correspondence.  For a listing of majors, minors and research specializations, see  Peer Research Contacts.
Contact the Undergraduate Research Office (URO) for additional information and resources to help you explore research opportunities.
Career Services Hosts Three Career Fairs
Career Services is hosting THREE career fairs this month:  a Summer Internship Fair, a Summer Camp and Recreation Fair, and a Nonprofit Opportunities Fair.  Details for each are found here.  Plan to prepare for these events by viewing the Career Fair Strategies webshop found here.  Bring your BuckID to enter each career fair.
Summer Internship Fair
At the Summer Internship Fair you will be able to connect with employers who have summer internships in the following areas: corporate communications, advertising, public relations, marketing, sales, retail management, finance/financial services, business analysis, human resources, logistics, and general management.  View registered employers here.
Tuesday, January 21 from 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Ohio Union Performance Hall
Nonprofit Opportunities Fair
A variety of nonprofit organizations representing healthcare, social services, children's issues and other areas will be attending the Nonprofit Opportunities Fair.  They will be looking for volunteers, interns, part-time and/or full-time employees.  View registered employers here.
Thursday, January 30 from 10 am - 3 pm
Ohio Union Performance Hall
Summer Camp & Recreation Fair
Do you want to work outdoors this summer?  Connect with employers seeking to fill jobs at summer camps and recreational facilities at the Summer Camp & Recreation Fair.  View registered employers here.
Friday, January 24 from 10 am - 3 pm
Ohio Union Performance Hall
Global May Study Abroad - Uganda
Global May Uganda - The focus of this three-week program will be how Ugandans have sought their livelihoods, developed their culture, and pursued peace, security and prosperity in their lives.  Students will spend a third of their time in Uganda's bustling capital, Kampala, attending lectures at Makerere University and in interactive visits of sites, organizations, and with people that embody historical and contemporary Uganda.  The program will promote engagement with many representatives of Ugandan society: educators, professionals, artists, politicians, students, activists and others who advocate for Ugandans' human security.
For more information, contact the Office of International Affairs.
ASC Merit and Need-Based Scholarships
Merit and need-based funding is available for currently enrolled students pursuing a major in the humanities and/or the natural and mathematical sciences.
Funds will be applied toward 2014 - 2015 enrollment.
Humanities Scholarships Natural and Mathematical Sciences Scholarships
Apply for the above scholarships via one online application.
Application information and online application form
January 31 - Application Deadline

DISCO Interdisciplinary Programs Scholarships
Diversity and Identity Studies Collective (DISCO) Interdisciplinary Programs Scholarships support students who are enrolled in any of the undergraduate DISCO interdisciplinary programs: American Indian Studies minor, Asian American Studies minor, Disability Studies minor, and/or Sexuality Studies minor or major.  More info.
February 17 - Application Deadline
Nominate A Student, Staff or Faculty Member
You are invited to nominate a College of Arts and Sciences student, staff, or faculty member for the Susan M. Hartmann Mentoring and Leadership Award.  This award recognizes outstanding mentoring to and/or leadership on behalf of women and other historically underrepresented groups at the university.
Nomination process and more information: here.
January 24, 2014 - Nomination Deadline
Apply for A Class Honorary
Ohio State Honoraries are organizations that uphold leadership, service, and scholarship among students within a class. They provide the opportunity to meet and continue Ohio State traditions alongside similarly motivated peers and to build lifelong connections and friendships among current and past students.  Read more.
Sophomores: Mirrors and Romophos (apply in freshman year)
Juniors: Bucket & Dipper and Chimes (apply in sophomore year)
Seniors:  Mortar Board and Sphinx (apply in junior year)
January 31 - Application Deadline
FAFSA Priority Deadline
Applying for or renewing financial aid in 2014 - 2015?
File your FAFSA and apply for Special Scholarships by February 15.  Students who do not meet the priority application date will not be considered for university-administered funds, including scholarships, institutional grants, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants, Federal Work-Study, and Federal Perkins Loans, unless there are funds remaining.  You can file the FAFSA even if your taxes are not completed.  FAFSA Link.  OSU Special Scholarship Programs.  OSU Student Financial Aid
Science Sundays Lecture
James Gentile, Dean for the Natural Sciences at Hope College, will look at the complex world of "environmental carcinogenesis" to better understand the balance between reality versus perception relative to chemicals present in our foods and in our environment.
Sunday - January 12 from 3 - 4 pm at the Wexner Center Film/Video Theater. More info: Science Sundays.
Columbus Museum of Art - Matthew Brandt
Matthew Brandt sticky/dusty/wet is on view at the Columbus Museum of Art.  Brandt was named by Forbes as one of "The Top 30 Under 30 in Art and Design" and by the Hollywood Reporter as one of the "Top 10 L.A. Artists Coveted by Hollywood."
OSU students with a valid BuckID can gain free admission to the museum and enjoy a free artist talk.  Bring a brown-bag lunch and join Brandt for a conversation about his first-ever museum exhibition and his dynamic creative process.  Reserve a seat by calling (614)629-0359.
Thursday, January 16 at noonMore info.
Do You Know?
What College of Arts and Sciences center offers a state-of-the-art facility featuring a magnetic resonance imaging system used to study relationships between the human brain and behavior?  Submit your answer by Friday, January 17, 2014 to be entered in a drawing to win a Brutus Buckeye jump drive with moveable arms and legs. BRUTUS
Answer to the last question - An E-flat cornet was the first instrument used to dot the "i" in the crowd favorite Script Ohio.  Four games later the job was given to a tuba player for a more dramatic effect.  Congratulations to Emily G. for having the correct answer.
Campus Life Tips
Need to contact a staff member or teacher?  You can locate their phone number, email address, and office location through the FindPeople link located in the upper right-hand corner of most OSU web pages.  Need to contact a student?  Most student emails are also listed.  FindPeople.

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