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MILLION-DOLLAR GIFT SETS FOUNDATION FOR DENTISTRY CAMPAIGN
Cincinnati-based dentist Ed Maag, a dental school graduate from the Class of 1956, has made a commitment of $1 million to the College of Dentistry that will establish the financial foundation for the college’s new and/or renovated building project. The college’s new screening clinic and technology area will be renamed for Maag during a ribbon-cutting ceremony in January. The college is working on a $30 million campaign overall, with half of the amount set to rebuild/renovate the 50-year-old Postle Hall building. For information regarding Dentistry development, contact Colleen Garland, 366-4990. For details regarding the gift, contact Matt Garofala, email@example.com or 247-8154. Read more >
IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE BEGINNING OF WINTER QUARTER
The Registrar’s Office confirms that classes for Winter Quarter 2008 will begin on Thursday (1/3). Since Winter Quarter is shorter than usual, the following accommodations are being made:
In addition, the Registrar offers the following reminders:
PORTRAITS OF ALL KINDS OF FAMILIES EXHIBIT AT OSU MANSFIELD
Ohio State Mansfield will feature the photo-text exhibit, “In Our Family: Portraits of All Kinds of Families” from Thursday (1/3/08)-Friday (1/11/08) in Bromfield Library. The free exhibition highlights 20 families representing a breadth of diversity and family configurations. Designed for audiences of all ages, In Our Family challenges stereotypes and helps dismantle prejudice by celebrating and affirming differences of all kinds. Contact: (419) 755-4215 or firstname.lastname@example.org
STAFF ADVISORS SOUGHT FOR ALTERNATIVE SPRING BREAK TRIP
Staff advisors are needed for the 2008 Alternative Spring Break program. Trip planning is underway with sites confirmed and trip leaders selected. Contact Rosie Holmes at email@example.com for the advisor application as well as trip specific information. Applications should be submitted to the Ohio Union Information Center by Friday (1/4/08).
DIGITAL UNION OFFERS TUESDAY TECH TUTORIALS
The Digital Union continues its series of hands-on technology tutorials every Tuesday (and the occasional Friday) from January through March. Learn about the newest tech tools for teaching, learning and research at workshops on blogs, wikis, Web design, Photoshop, video editing, Second Life and more. Workshops are free but registration is required. View detailed descriptions and register online.
CAMPUS BLOOD DRIVES SCHEDULED FOR TODAY
Campus blood drives are scheduled for today (12/27), from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the OSU Medical Center and 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at the OSU Martha Morehouse Medical Plaza on Kenny Road. Donate in December and enter to win a travel package to the BCS Championship game or win a $2,000 AAA vacation giveaway. Schedule your appointment online at www.givelife.org (sponsor code: buckeyes) or call (800) GIVE-LIFE.
USE BREAK TO CATCH UP ON YOUR HEALTH
If you'll be off over the holiday break take some time in the privacy of your home to complete your Personal Health Assessment in preparation for the activities gearing up in the New Year. Completing the PHA entitles you to a premium discount in 2008 and participation in the Faculty and Staff Incentive Program, which launches again Jan. 1. Visit http://yourplanforhealth.com/ and click on Assessing Your Health Risks for step-by-step instructions and to schedule your free campus health screening beginning Monday (1/7/08).
NEW REQUIREMENTS FOR REGISTERING CLINICAL TRIALS
A recently enacted law expands the scope of clinical trials that must be registered and increases the data posting requirements on ClinicalTrials.gov. Principal investigators must determine whether they are obligated to register their trials. Read
INTERNATIONAL NEW YEAR'S EVE PARTY AT RPAC DEC. 31
The university community, friends and family are invited to the Office of International Affairs’ annual New Year's Eve Party starting at 9 p.m. Monday (12/31) at RPAC. Admission is free. Complimentary parking is available at Neil Avenue and Tuttle Park Place garages. Activities include swimming, basketball, table tennis, badminton, foosball, air hockey, pool and select fitness equipment. The celebration includes music from around the world, dancing and a countdown broadcast from Time Square. Free refreshments, hats and noisemakers. Make free international telephone calls to family and friends around the world. Read More >
LOST AND FOUND ITEMS POSTED ON THE ONCAMPUS BULLETIN BOARD
Find or lose something on campus? See the Lost and Found category on the onCampus Bulletin Board, where faculty and staff can post or view a wide range of opportunities. All you need to do is register using your OSU Internet ID (name.#) and create a password.