Vote for your favorite arts and sciences teacher, read about one student's inspiring internship, talk with admission representatives from twenty OSU graduate and professional schools, and more.  All brought to you by your College of Arts and Sciences!
New World Politics Major
World politics is a new major that provides an in-depth understanding of political institutions and processes around the world at the national, cross-national and international levels.  It is organized into four areas of specialization:  foreign policy and security, political economy and development, political institutions and processes in countries outside the United States, and international political theory.  The major will help to prepare students for careers in intelligence and national security, foreign policy and diplomacy, international business analysis and consulting, international finance and global investment banking, international humanitarian and development organizations, international governance organizations, conflict mediation and resolution, research institutes and think tanks with a global focus; secondary and higher education.  For more information contact an advisor by calling 614-292-6961.   
Student Organization Highlight
The Polish Club was established in 2008 to promote and celebrate the Polish language and culture.  Check out their most recent activities and their plans for the year by visiting their Facebook page, Polish Club At The Ohio State University.  Interested students should contact Michael Haupt.
OSU Graduate and Professional School Fair
Meet with admission representatives from 20 OSU graduate and professional school programs,  Learn about their programs and what's involved in applying.  Talk with pre-law and pre-health advisors as well as career counselors. 
Presented by the College of Arts and Sciences Student Council
Approved for First Year Student Success Series Credit

Wednesday, November 5, from 4:30 - 6:00 p.m.
in the Great Hall Meeting Rooms 1 and 2 of the Ohio Union.
*Public Health
*Graduate School
*Social Work
*Veterinary Medicine
*College of Arts
 and Sciences
*Environment &
 Natural Resources
*Higher Education &
 Student Affairs
 Teacher Licensure
*School of Health &
*Food, Agricultural &
*Department of
 Educational Studies
*John Glenn School
 of Public Affairs
*GRE Prep Courses
Student Internship - CDF Freedom Schools
Allie Smith interned with a University Area Enrichment Association program that offers summer and after-school enrichment opportunities for area children.  Through her sociology major and nonprofit studies minor she not only developed a passion for eliminating inequities in education, but also learned to identify practices proven to help eliminate gaps in educational access.  Applying what she learned in the classroom while becoming active in her community was not only rewarding, but directed her toward a meaningful career.  Read more about her experience. 
Learn more about internship opportunities by contacting the
ASC Career Services Office
Recognize An Outstanding Teacher
Dr. Holt 2014 OTA recipient
College of Arts and Sciences Outstanding Teaching Award and Outstanding Graduate Associate Teaching Award -

Nominate an arts and sciences faculty member or Graduate Teaching Associate (GTA) for an ASC Outstanding Teaching Award.  These awards are notable because they are completely administered by students through the Arts & Sciences Student Council.

Mr. Egan 2014 OGATA recipient
To nominate your favorite arts and sciences teacher, stop by the Student Council table on the West Plaza outside of the Ohio Union on Monday, October 13 and Tuesday, October 14 from 3 - 7 p.m. or submit your nomination online by December 9.

Submit an online nomination here.
Interested in Majoring in Communication or Journalism?
Communication and journalism - Major Information Sessions
Learn about: the major program, pre-major coursework, the application process, careers, internships and research.
All sessions will be held at 3:30 p.m. in Room 3136, Derby Hall.
October Sessions: Thursday, Oct. 9 and Monday, Oct. 20
November Sessions: Thursday, Nov. 6 and Monday, Nov. 17
December Session: Thursday, Dec. 4
For additional info visit the School of Communication or contact Lisa Jerele, academic advisor for the School of Communication.
Los Angeles Experience 2015
Sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences, this spring break trip offers networking opportunities with alumni in fields such as: film and animation, performing arts, visual arts, and the business of the arts.
Open only to students in the College of Arts and Sciences who are in good standing and have career aspirations in the arts. More info.
Applications due October 30.  Link to online application here.
Last Lecture Series with Dr. David Stetson
Mortar Board Senior Class Honorary presents its Last Lecture Series: "Living a Life with No Regrets" with Dr. David Stetson.  Dr. Stetson is associate professor in the Department of Evolution, Ecology and Organismal Biology, associate director of the Center for Life Sciences Education where he advises honors biology majors, and the assistant director of STEP.  Admission is free. Attendees are encouraged to bring a book donation appropriate for students K-12 in support of the Reading is Leading Initiative.  For more info contact  Varun Rawal.
October 15 from 7 - 8 p.m.
in Saxbe Auditorium, Drinko Hall.
Peer Research Advisors
Do you have questions about getting involved in research?  Meet with an Undergraduate Research Office (URO) Peer Advisor to learn how you can get started. They are happy to talk with students in any major or interest area. No appointment necessary, just stop by! 
Peer Advisors are available Monday - Friday, from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. They are located on the 1st Floor of Thompson Library, next to the Information Desk and across from the elevator.
Research - Social Sciences & Humanities
Recipe for Success: Basic Ingredients for Undergraduate Research - Are you interested in social science or humanities research, but don't really know what it's about?  Can't envision research that's not in a lab?  Hear from faculty in political science, history and peace studies how to develop a research question, apply effective research methodologies and build the academic foundation that you need to conduct research.  Pizza served!  RSVP preferred.
October 7 from 5 - 6:30 p.m. in MLK Lounge, Hale Hall.
History of World War II Study Program
Students from all disciplines are encouraged to apply to this unique program. Requirements: 3.1 GPA, credit for one GE History course and at least 30 semester hours completed at OSU. A letter of recommendation is required.  Submit your application on the study abroad web site.  For more information contact Professor David Steigerwald or Tiffany PierskallaApplications due October 15.
New Tuition Waiver for Study Abroad with Outside Providers
Ohio State students participating in university-approved third party provider and direct enroll study abroad programs will soon see a decrease in costs.  A recently approved tuition waiver will enable students to remain enrolled at OSU while paying tuition only to the provider.  This waiver applies only to programs on the approved list and does not affect students participating in OSU sponsored programs.  Read more.
Science Sundays
Ray Jayawardhana, dean of science and professor at York University in Toronto, is a renowned astrophysicist and award-winning science writer.  He will present, Neutrino Hunters: Chasing a Ghostly Particle to Unlock Cosmic Secrets.
October 12 at 3:00 p.m. in the Wexner Center Film/Video Theater.  Read more.
The 21st Halloween Concert features vocal and instrumental ensembles with performers and audience in full Halloween attire. If dressing up isn't your thing, come as you are. It's a blast either way.  No ticket required.
Friday, October 31 from 8 - 9:30 p.m. in Weigel Auditorium.
Campus Life Tips
Thompson Library with Statue There are many places to study on campus including the Thompson Library.  If you haven't been there, be certain to visit the second floor Grand Reading Room as well as the eleventh floor for a stunning view of the Oval.  Take a video tour.
You have many other libraries to choose from.
OSU library locations and hours.
Do You Know . . .
. . . or do you doubt that ghosts haunt arts and sciences buildings?  In what OSU building have people claimed that a woman in a pink party dress  walks across a room to a window and then vanishes?
One student with the correct answer will receive a Brutus Buckeye USB flash drive with movable arms and legs.
Submit your answer online by Monday, October 13 here.

Answer to the last question - Established in 1895, Stone Laboratory is the oldest freshwater biological field station in the United States and is located on Lake Erie.  Congratulation to Emily S. (chemistry major) for knowing the correct answer.
Vol. 4 Issue 3 October 2014
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