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The Spring 2013 edition of the Buck-IRB (Institutional Review Board) Newsletter is now available on the Office of Responsible Research Practices website. The newsletter features information on upcoming ORRP Help Sessions and Office Hours; Updates to Consent Template and Guidance, HRPP Policies, and IRB Initial Application; and ORRP Staffing Updates.
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The Operating Programs with Minor Participants policy, in effect for the 2013 season, mandates training for all associated faculty, staff and volunteers for overnight camps. This training should be provided by the program’s leader or designee. We are hosting train the trainer sessions for overnight camps; leaders and/or their designee must attend to learn about the policy, individuals’ role in protecting minors, and how to provide training. This training pertains to overnight camps only.
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"Vulnerable Dreamers," an exhibition of photographs by Ligia Cueva-Johnson, will be on display through Friday (5/31) in Hagerty Hall. A reception will take place today (3/22) from 7:30-9 p.m. in the Global Gallery to honor Cuevas-Johnson and her work. The exhibit and the reception are sponsored by the Center for Latin American Studies, the Department of Spanish and Portuguese and the Foreign Language Center.
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The College of Social Work is hosting its 25th National Symposium on Doctoral Research in Social Work on Thursday (3/28) at the Ohio Union. Elizabeth Segal, professor, School of Social Work at Arizona State University, will deliver the keynote address “Social Empathy: Using Interpersonal Skills to Effect Change.” Recent Ph.D. recipients from around the country will also present their research and there will be student poster presentations. Event is open to the public.
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Elizabeth Anderson, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor and John Rawls Collegiate Professor of Philosophy and Women's Studies at the University of Michigan, will deliver "The Social Epistemology of Morality: Learning from the History of Slave Emancipation” at 3 p.m. Friday (3/29) at the Mershon Center for International Security Studies.
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Unplugging Society is hosting its third annual Women's Tea on Friday (3/29) from 1-3 p.m. in the Ohio Union Cartoon Room, honoring women from the Columbus area who are female leaders in the community: Sharrell Hassell-Goodman, Angela Johnston, and Robin Wilcox. Please invite your friends, family and colleagues to this hats and gloves affair.
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Leslie Hoffman, professor emeritus of Nursing and Clinical and Translational Science at the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing and visiting scholar at Ohio State's College of Nursing Center of Excellence in Critical and Complex Care will present "Mentoring Strategies" on Monday (4/1) from 4-5 p.m. at 168 Newton Hall.
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The Department of Theatre is presenting aPOEtheosis: A Fantasy Based on the Life and Work of Edgar Allan Poe, Thursday (4/4)-Sunday (4/14) in Roy Bowen Theatre, Drake Performance and Event Center. The play is co-conceived by Czech scenographer Petr Matásek and Joe Brandesky, theatre professor at the Lima campus. Brandesky also directs the play. Ticket info: 292-2295.
Concurrently, the Columbus Museum of Art is presenting Strings Attached: The Living Tradition of Czech Puppets on view now through Sunday (8/4). A number of special events are planned at the museum, including artist talks and a behind-the-scenes gallery tour. Admission to the museum is free for Ohio State faculty, staff and students with ID on Saturday (4/6) and Sunday (4/7). Read more >
Generating grading criteria that correspond to course goals can create a more consistent and efficient grading process. Join UCAT for “Fair and Efficient Grading” on Wednesday (3/27) from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in 150 Younkin Success Center. In this workshop, we will discuss grading techniques such as rubrics that provide appropriate and clear feedback to students while maintaining fairness.
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"Jefferson's Signature Series" at the Columbus Museum of Art features the Almeda Piano Trio on Sunday (3/24) at 3 p.m. The name honors Almeda Adams who was educated at the Ohio State School for the Blind and later founded The Cleveland Music School Settlement where the trio is the ensemble in residence. The program will include works by another remarkable American woman, Amy Beach, as well as Mendelssohn and Piazzolla. Concert tickets are $25; OSU affiliates $20; students $10. Call 292-2693 or purchase at the museum.
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