TO OSUToday, the latest news and information for faculty and staff of The
Ohio State University for Thursday, July 10. The deadline for submissions
is noon the prior business day.
OSUToday sponsored by the Wexner Center for the Arts
This fall, be prepared to be dazzled by Andy Warhol like never before. Making its only U.S. stop, "Andy Warhol: Other Voices, Other Rooms" will fill all Wexner Center galleries Saturday (9/13/08)-Friday (2/15/09). The exhibition features more than 700 works, including film, TV, photographs, paintings, prints, archival material and more. Don’t miss this show, called “extraordinary” by Art Monthly magazine on the occasion of its wildly successful European tour. Read more >
TRUSTEES TO MEET TODAY, JULY 11
Ohio State's Board of Trustees and its committees will meet today (7/10) and Friday (7/11) at the Longaberger Alumni House. All committee meetings will occur today. The Medical Affairs Committee will meet from noon-2:15 p.m., Audit and Compliance from 12:30-2 p.m., Academic Affairs and Student Life from 2:45-3:45 p.m., Fiscal Affairs from 2:30-4 p.m., Committee of Trusteeship from 4-5 p.m. and Development and Investment from 4:15-5:30 p.m. On Friday, the formal board meeting will convene at 8:30 a.m. and recess into executive session. Trustees will break for lunch at noon and reconvene at 1 p.m. Read more >
SMOKING CESSATION STUDY. Are you a smoker who is interested in participating in a free smoking cessation program? We are looking for smokers who would like to quit and who are interested in joining a program. The program also includes a lung cancer screening test, medication for smoking cessation, and weekly calls from a nurse. Please call (614) 293-4387 or toll-free at (866) 770-7376 to learn more about the study.
FOEGLER TO LEAVE CAMPUS PARTNERS, SCITECH FOR SAN DIEGO
Terry Foegler, president of Campus Partners and the Science Technology Campus Corporation (SciTech) has accepted an offer from a San Diego-based firm specializing in real estate and development serving educational institutions. He will start in August. Doug Aschenbach, executive vice president for real estate development at Campus Partners, will serve as interim president for Campus Partners. After joining Campus Partners in 1996, Foegler and his team led significant redevelopment initiatives, including the South Campus Gateway and promoted renewal in neighborhoods east of the university. They recently launched a major redevelopment that will convert the crumbling Columbus Coated Fabric into new market rate housing in the heart of the Weinland Park area.
ZADNIK, NICHOLS RECOGNIZED FOR IMPACT ON FIELD OF OPTOMETRY
Karla Zadnik, associate dean and professor of optometry and Kelly Nichols, associate professor of optometry, are among 10 female optometrists featured in the cover story, "Women at the Forefront" in the June 2008 issue of Review of Optometry. The publication is recognizing the 10 for making a significant impact in the field of optometry. Read more >
VETERAN JOURNALIST TO LEAD OHIO STATE’S STUDENT NEWSPAPER
Veteran journalist Thomas P. O’Hara will join Ohio State's School of Communication to lead The Lantern, the university’s student-run newspaper. O'Hara, managing editor of The Plain Dealer from 2000-07, most recently served as a professional in residence at the School of Journalism and Mass Communications at Kent State University, where he taught journalism ethics and news writing. Prior to working for The Plain Dealer, O’Hara served as managing editor of The Palm Beach Post. Contact: Dan McDonald, email@example.com
TODAY: TELECLASS ON WORKPLACE FLEXIBILITY
A teleclass will take place from 10-11 a.m. today (7/10) specifically for managers who want to learn how to increase engagement and retention in their department, college or unit by implementing flexible work options for staff. Teleclass registrants call an OSU phone number, from a location convenient to them, and engage in group discussion. References to Internet resources may be incorporated in the teleclass. Register online. Contact: 292-2800
RECEPTION FOR OSU URBAN ARTS SPACE EXHIBITIONS TODAY
A reception will take place from 4-7 p.m. today (7/10) at the OSU Urban Arts Space, 50 W. Town St. for two exhibitions showing this summer. Ways of Knowing Water, on display through Saturday (8/30), makes visible the place of water in Central Ohio, and evokes the presence and power of water. What Time is This Place, Thursday (7/10)-Friday (9/26), lets Ohio artists use the space as their studio and collaborate with OSU students. Events are free. Contact: 292-8861. Read more >
STATE ROUTE 315 RAMPS TO BE CLOSED THIS WEEKEND
Several state Route 315 ramp closures near campus, including the northbound and southbound Lane Avenue entrance and exit ramps, are scheduled for Friday (7/11)-Sunday (7/13). For more information, visit the Transportation and Parking Services Web site.
IRB FORMS HELP SESSION JULY 16
Investigators, graduate students and research staff are encouraged to attend a help session on IRB applications (e.g., initial review, continuing review, amendment, event reporting) from 3-4 p.m. Wednesday (7/16) in 113 Research Foundation. Office of Responsible Research Practices staff will be on hand to answer questions. The session is targeted to researchers who submit materials to the Biomedical and Cancer IRB, but is open to all human subjects researchers. Register online. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or 292-0214
CHANGES TO ENROLLMENT IN CREDIT PROGRAMS POLICY
Human Resources wishes to inform staff of changes to university Policy 2.35, Enrollment in Credit Programs, which outlines academic credit hour limits for staff enrolled in academic coursework. The policy became effective Tuesday (7/1) and impacts autumn term registration. Staff enrolling in classes should review the policy at hr.osu.edu/policy and read the article in the July issue of Resources.
SUMMER ISSUE OF RESOURCES AVAILABLE ONLINE
The latest issue of Resources, Human Resources’ quarterly newsletter, is now available online at hr.osu.edu/resources. The current issue includes information about some potentially hazardous plastic products, how to stay safe while having summer fun, and how to share the story of your health journey through Your Plan for Health, plus more information about work, life and health.
INFORMATION FOR JULY 13 POISON CONCERT AT VALUE CITY ARENA
Tickets are still available to see Poison
with Dokken and Sebastian Bach
in concert at 7:30 p.m. Sunday (7/13) at Value City Arena. Doors for the concert are scheduled to open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are available at the box office and at Ticketmaster. TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Due to the possibility of the Lane Avenue ramp being closed for construction, fans attending the concert should use the Ackerman Road exit and turn right onto Fred Taylor Drive. Do not park in the Buckeye Lots, as the shuttles will not be running. Follow instructions from uniformed parking attendants as you arrive at the arena.
REGISTER BY JULY 15 FOR GET THINKING LEADERSHIP COURSE
The College of Public Health's Office of Workforce Development is offering a new course, Get Thinking Leadership from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday (8/21) at The Blackwell Hotel and Conference Center. Register by Tuesday (7/15). The course includes an online self-assessment of your leadership behaviors, a report of results from your personalized assessment, a session covering The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership® and up to one hour of personalized coaching via phone after the workshop. The cost is $199. Contact: Heather Vilvens, email@example.com or 292-2303. Read more >