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Whether you are beginning to plan classes for next semester or preparing for your graduation, we encourage you to make use of the many campus resources that are here to support you. University Resources.
Major Profile - Speech and Hearing Science
Speech and Hearing Science teaches students about human speech, language and hearing as it prepares them to think critically about how people communicate with one another and experience the world around them. The degree also lays a foundation for future study in the Communications Sciences and Disorders professions. Majors will take courses in areas such as acoustics, phonetics, anatomy and physiology, hearing and speech science, and communication disorders for both audiology and speech-language pathology.  A minor in SHS is also available.  For more information, email an advisor:  Becky Plas (last name A-R) or Kelsi Wittum (last name S-Z).
Student Profile - Study Abroad in Chile
Marisa Lally traveled to Chile to take part in the ISA Summer Spanish Language and Latin-American Studies, Chile study abroad program.  While there she lived with a host family and was immersed in Chilean culture.  She shares the importance of being an active global citizen and the beauty in being part of a more global community. Read more.  For more information on studying abroad contact the Office of International Affairs.
Career Corner - Spring Career Fair

With Spring Break, and the official start of the spring season right around the corner, it's an exciting time on campus.  The Arts and Sciences Career Services Office is excited, too, because there are some great events and workshops coming-up that will help you "spring into action!"  The Ohio State University Spring Career Fair will be held on March 24th from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. in the Ohio Union (Archie Griffin Grand Ballroom).  This fair is a great opportunity to learn about, and network with, companies and look for jobs and internships.  Networking with employers is important, but how you prepare for those interactions is equally as important.  Make sure you're taking advantage of resources and doing all you can to get ready for making valuable connections.  The ASC Career Services Office offers a variety of services and workshops, such as resume reviews and mock interviews, that will help with your preparation.  Check-out their Events page for a full list of upcoming events.  

Are You Graduating This Semester?
Graduation The deadline to apply for spring graduation is April 10th.  If you are planning to graduate spring semester, but have not yet completed your graduation application, please make an appointment with your academic advisor to apply. Information about how to make an appointment can be found by clicking on this link and selecting your major. If applicable, meet with your minor advisor to complete a minor program form. Minor contact information can be found here.
Take Your Professor To Lunch - On Us!
Invite a professor to lunch -
compliments of the College of Arts and Sciences!

Sharing lunch and an informal conversation is a great way to explore educational and research opportunities, to identify or confirm your career direction, as well as to build an educational relationship - an important factor when requesting a future letter of reference.  As an arts and sciences major, you're eligible to participate once each semester.  More info.
Denman Undergraduate Research Forum 

Are you considering a research project?  Would you like to talk with other undergraduate students about their research projects? Students will showcase their research at the annual Denman Undergraduate Research Forum.

Wednesday, March 25 from noon - 3 p.m. at the RPAC. 

Scholarships in the Arts and Humanities

Arts Undergraduate Research Scholarships support students who will work on a creative or research project by autumn semester of the last year of their major program.  Deadline - March 27 

Arts and Humanities Undergraduate Research Small Grants support students in the arts and in the humanities.  Deadline - March 20

Aida Cannarsa Snow Endowment Fund for Significant Undergraduate Achievement and Research In the Arts and Humanities Program - Deadline - March 20

Science Sundays Lecture Series

Fran Kalal will present Digital Tailoring, Grooming and Simulation in Pixar Films.  Fran Kalal is a Cloth and Simulation Technical Director at Pixar Animation Studios and  has tailored outfits and simulated shots on "Up," "Brave" and "Inside Out."  Learn how art and science are woven together to dress, groom and simulate the characters in some of your favorite Pixar Animation Studies films.

Sunday - March 8 from 3 - 4 p.m. at the Wexner Film/Video Theater
More info at Science Sundays.

Come Explore the Cosmos with Dr. Brian Greene
String theorist and author of The Elegant Universe, Dr. Brian Greene is one of the world's leading theoretical physicists and a brilliant, entertaining communicator of cutting-edge scientific concepts.  He has been described as "the single best explainer of abstruse concepts in the world today."  A graduate of Harvard and a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford, he is currently a professor at Columbia University.  He has appeared on The Big Bang Theory, The Late Show with David Letterman, The Colbert Report and more.  Tickets are free and available at the Ohio Union Information Center.  Read more.
Monday, March 9 from 7:30 - 10 p.m. - Archie Griffin Ballroom
Donuts with the Dean
Do you love free donuts and t-shirts?  follow @ASCatOSU on Twitter to find out when and where Dean Manderscheid will host #DonutsWithTheDean Tweetups this spring.  Free donuts and t-shirts for first 50 in attendance.
Undergraduate Education Student Advisory Group
The Office of Undergraduate Education (UE) Student Advisory Group wants input from undergraduate students. They seek dedicated students to contribute to this group by engaging in regularly scheduled focus groups and providing online feedback. Each member should display creativity in problem solving and generating ideas, a regard for sharing their opinions in a group setting, and a commitment to the undergraduate student experience.  To apply, visit advising.osu.edu and fill out the online application.  Questions? Contact Patrick Riley.469s@osu.edu and/or visit u.osu.edu/uesag.
March 13 - Application deadline
Department of Design Spring Exhibition 2015
Every year the Department of Design hosts an exhibition featuring the senior theses of the undergraduates from each of the three programs: Industrial Design, Interior Design and Visual Communication Design.

Opening Reception: Wednesday, April 1 from 6 - 8 p.m.
Exhibition: Tuesday, March 31 - Saturday, April 11
Urban Arts Space, 50 W. Town Street, Suite 130
TOPS Program Volunteers Needed
The TOPS program at The Ohio State University Nisonger Center offers individuals ages 18 and older with intellectual and developmental disabilities a unique opportunity to engage in Ohio State academic coursework and work experiences while developing independent living skills and participating in campus and community organizations, social activities and events. They are looking for dedicated individuals to serve as tutors, educational coaches, social coaches and to engage in a volunteer internship during Fall 2015.  Apply here.  For more information contact Mallory Workman at Mallory.workman@osumc.edu.
Win the Dean's $$!
Dean Manderscheid wants to make your spring break even better!  To enter, follow @dmanderscheid on Twitter and between March 9-11 tweet why you love being an arts and sciences major along with #ASCbucks.  Dean Manderscheid will choose his favorites: one first place winner will receive $100; two second place winners will receive $50.
Language Summer Research Program
The Science of Language and the Language of Science - Summer Internship Program.  The Ohio State Buckeye Language Network runs a Language Sciences Research lab at the Center of Science and Industry (COSI) in downtown Columbus.  They offer a 10-week paid summer research program for undergraduate students interested in language.  The program integrates research, outreach and education while promoting cutting-edge science and informal science learning.
March 15 - Application deadline
Campus Life Tips
The OSU Counseling and Consultation Service offers free drop-in-when-you-are-able workshops. Topics focus on anxiety, depression, stress management and more.  Bothered by Winter?  Could you have Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)?  Learn more about SAD, what you can do to lessen or prevent symptoms and OSU resources.
Do You Know?
Brutus Jump Drive Who was the manager of the first Ohio Union (now Enarson Hall), has a scholarship named in his honor, and helped to found Romophos, the sophomore honor society, as well as the Ohio Staters, Inc?

One student with the correct answer will receive a Brutus USB flash drive with movable arms and legs.  Submit your answer online by Friday, March 13 by clicking here
 

Answer to the last question: The Orton Hall bells are now automated.  However, at one time they were rung by hand.  Faculty members climbed the 80-some steps twice a day.  Later students, called Chimes Masters, were paid $25 a week to play songs on the chimes.  In 1986 a modern electrical system was installed to automate the serenades.  Congratulations to Daniel N. for knowing the correct answer!

Vol. 4 Issue 9 March 2015
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