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WELCOME TO OSUToday, the latest news and information for faculty and staff of The Ohio State University for Tuesday, Nov. 8. The deadline for submissions is noon the prior business day.

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WiredOut's Ink Cartridge Refill Program is helping your ink go green. We are proud to announce this new service to the OSU community. Bring in your exhausted printer cartridges, and our helpful staff will fill them up for you. We are the only campus location for inkjet cartridge refills. We can refill 146 different models of inkjet cartridges including the latest cartridges from HP, Cannon, Dell and more. (Check our list of supported printer cartridge models.) Save up to 50 percent over buying new!
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Headline news

EHE mobilizes talent for hard-to-staff schools with $10 million grant

 Children at high-need, hard-to-staff school districts in 12 states, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico will benefit from a new $10.3 million federal grant to the College of Education and Human Ecology. The five-year project will prepare 1,111 recent college graduates, mid-career professionals and paraprofessionals who will teach for at least three years in high-need schools. The U.S. Department of Education project builds on Project KNOTtT, a successful five-state effort led by Belinda Gimbert, associate professor of educational administration and director of the new grant.
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Long-Term Care Workshop – What You Need To Know. LTC Financial Partners, LLC, the premier national network of professional long-term care specialists, is hosting an educational workshop on long-term care at the Fawcett Center on Thursday (11/10). Topics include at-home, assisted-living, and nursing-care options; financing strategies; and the new Ohio Partnership Program which can help families protect assets. Choose one of four workshop times: noon-1 p.m., 2:30-3:30 p.m., 4:30-5:30 p.m., or 7-8 p.m. Light refreshments. Limited seating. RSVP to 462-8808.

Program gives students and faculty a new, informal way to interact

Ohio State has begun to offer students a means to interact with faculty members in a setting that's a bit more relaxed and comfortable than the typical across-the-desk-during-office-hours meeting. The new program, called Food for Thought, is unique in that it involves students, faculty members and lunch at Sloopy's Diner.
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Reserve your meeting space now for 2012. Plan your next event at the Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center, OSU's first LEED certified building. More than 12,000 square feet of conference and classroom space with room arrangements for 400-plus. Large auditorium/hall space with five breakout rooms. Wi-Fi and free use of built-in LCD projectors. Conveniently located, easy access to SR 315 with free adjacent parking. For a tour, consultation or more information, contact Amelia Brashear, or 247-6904.

eTimesheet and eLeave applications maintenance Nov. 9

Technical staff within the Office of the CIO will be performing system maintenance on the eTimesheet and eLeave applications on Wednesday (11/9) from 7-8 p.m. ET. The systems will be unavailable during that time. Check the OCIO Systems Status page, for any changes to this scheduled maintenance.


Do you have blurred vision while reading or experience one or more of the following when reading or doing other close work: Blurred vision; eyestrain; headaches; difficulty with attention and concentration? You may have a common eye-focusing problem; consider taking part in a study that provides 8 weekly no cost therapy visits. Participants must be 9 to 30 years of age.
-- > Contact: Nahrain M. Shasteen at 247-0096 to schedule an appointment to see if you are eligible to participate

CABS Veterans Day holiday service announced

In observance of the Veterans Day holiday, CABS will run reduced service on Friday (11/11). Please note that during the holiday (11/11), WA, WB, WC, and CX permits are valid in C spaces on Central Campus. For more information, visit the Transportation & Parking Services web site at

Password FAQ

Will changing my password affect my departmental e-mail or log in credentials?

Visiting and enrolling in the rest cycle only affects the password for your Ohio State Username (lastname.#) and password. These credentials give access to many systems: Carmen, Buckeye Mail, Buckeye Link, University E-Mail Service and more. Some university resources might require you to log in with a username and password other than your Ohio State Username and password. These credentials are not affected by
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Events this week

Today: Faculty Quintet performance at 8 p.m.

 The School of Music faculty quintet Scarlet Winds is presenting "gems of the woodwind quintet repertoire" today (11/8) at 8 p.m. in Weigel Hall Auditorium. This will be the group's single performance of the year. Scarlet Winds features Katherine Borst Jones, flute; Robert Sorton, oboe, Ben Freimuth, clarinet; Bruce Henniss, horn; Karen Pierson, bassoon.
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Dan Kildee to Lecture at the Knowlton School of Architecture

Dan Kildee, co-founder and president of the Center for Community Progress, will lecture at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday (11/9) in 250 Knowlton Hall. Kildee founded the Genesee Land Bank — Michigan's first land bank, and a model for others around the nation. The lecture is free and open to the public.
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Side by Side by Mozart and Sondheim Nov. 12

The School of Music is presenting a lyric theatre scenes program at 8 p.m. Saturday (11/12) in Thurber Theatre, Drake Performance and Event Center. The program will bring together a wide variety of works from the two pillars of music drama, including scenes from A Little Night Music, Le nozze di Figaro, Don Giovanni, Passion and Candide. The audience-accessible program will feature a 21-student cast, and will include English supertitles for scenes performed in their original languages.
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Upcoming events

China Town Hall to feature Zbigniew Brzezinski

 "China Town Hall: Local Connections, National Reflections" is an annual national webcast that explores U.S.-China relations. The event begins with a reception at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday (11/16) at the Mershon Center for International Security Studies. This year's event features Zbigniew Brzezinski, former national security advisor and trustee at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C. and Jennifer Turner, director of the China Environment Forum at the Woodrow Wilson Center.
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Office for Disability Services honors Veterans Day with 'Lioness'

The Office for Disability Services is recognizing Veterans Day with a Matinees That Matter encore featuring "Lioness," a film about female combat veterans, from noon-2 p.m. Friday (11/18) in 150 Younkin Success Center. Wanda Dillard, director of community development at the OSU Medical Center, will lead a short discussion. Bring your lunch – dessert will be provided! RSVP to
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Nov. 22: Cosmetic surgery educational seminar

The Department of Plastic Surgery is hosting an educational seminar to address common questions regarding cosmetic surgery at 6 p.m. Tuesday (11/22) in 3000 Gowdy Fields, 915 Olentangy River Road, just south of the Time Warner building. Topics include mommy makeovers, rhinoplasty and buttock augmentation. Light refreshments served. No registration fee and no obligation, but pre-registration is required. RSVP to Contact Melanie,


InterACT: Plagiarism and Academic Integrity Nov. 17

The InterACT theatre troupe will explore some of the confusion of student plagiarism and the potential consequences of that confusion for students at 12:30 p.m. Thursday (11/17) in 150 Younkin Success Center. The performers will remain in character after the performance for a Q&A with the audience. Reps from CSTW, UCAT, and COAM also will be on hand for further assistance and to answer questions.
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2011 Bucks for Charity Drive

Ohio State's Bucks for Charity drive is now in full swing through Friday (12/9). Faculty, staff, retirees, and students on the Columbus campus can choose to support central Ohio environmental, health and human service agencies. Individuals may support preferred charities through one-time contributions (cash or check) or through payroll deduction pledges. You can also help raise funds for the drive by purchasing an Entertainment 2012 book online (enter group/school account #532263) or contact Richard Wofford at The coupon book sells for $30 ($35 retail), and $4 goes to the drive on behalf of Ohio State.

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