Upcoming OSU Battelle Center SCOPEs

SCOPE stands for Student Community Of Practice and Engagement. These industry specific communities are built to give students the chance to discuss the latest topics, news, and technology of the day in crucial arenas while gaining access to professional development and mentorship opportunities. These communities are a chance for any student, no matter the focus of their studies, to get involved in industries with global impact that require an interdisciplinary approach.

Weekly SCOPE conversations feature discussion forums with faculty and staff leadership to help breach new horizons for the group. Learn more here.


Upcoming SCOPE conversations:

 

Air & Space SCOPE welcomes Dr. Marla Pérez-Davis, director of NASA Glenn Research Center.

  • Monday, February 22, 5-6pm
  • Zoom ID: 916-8637-8230
  • Password: 2020Flight

Sustainable Energy SCOPE welcomes Invenergy, a leading privately held, global developer and operator of sustainable energy solutions that has created 175 projects across four continents.

  • Tuesday, February 23, 4-5pm
  • Zoom ID: 998-4813-1164
  • Password: 2020Energy

Infectious Diseases SCOPE welcomes Mikkel Quam. Get insights into contact tracing and more about pandemic preparedness from an expert in the field.

  • Thursday, February 25, 5:15-6:15pm
  • Zoom ID: 979-3849-4806
  • Password: Health

OAWWA Young Professionals eHappy Hour

RSVP for an eHappy Hour hosted by Ohio American Water Works Association (OAWWA) Young Professionals on Friday, February 26th at 5:30PM. Zoom meeting info will be emailed before the event.

  • Meet others in water and wastewater in a relaxed, low-key environment.
  • Form relationships that will last throughout your career.
  • See how many item you can find from a scavenger hunt list.
  • Bring something to show and tell; it could be something big or small. It could be your favorite beverage, a hobby you picked up recently, your pet, etc.

RSVP for the eHappy Hour here.

Interested in joining OAWWA Young Professionals? Submit this form to receive emails about upcoming events,.

American Chemical Society FREE Membership Offer

The American Chemical Society is offering eligible qualified graduates a FREE, three-year membership in ACS, so the organization can help them establish, maintain, and advance their future careers.

Students who graduated this fall with an ACS-Certified Chemistry Degree can enjoy full membership in the society at no cost for three years. Benefits include registration discounts to ACS meetings (virtual and live), ACS Career Navigator™ to help with resume writing and job interviews, and free, daily ACS Webinars® on today’s chemistry topics with access to the organization’s entire archive of 200+ recordings.

Learn more: Offer Flyer and ACS Membership Benefits

Offer expires December 31, 2020.

Upcoming Chem & Biochem Club Meetings

Today, 9/24 at 6:30pm: This week’s meeting will consist of a presentation of tips on how to survive all of your midterms.

Zoom Link: Click here.
Password: CBC

 

Thursday, 10/1 at 6:30pm: Dr. Woodward will be speaking to Chem Club about the brewing process. Please submit questions ahead of time so Dr. Woodward can better tailor his presentation to what you’re interesting in learning. You can submit questions by emailing Claire Jones at jones.6301@osu.edu.

Ohio University’s HCOM presents PreDOC program for undergrads

Ohio University’s Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine (OU-HCOM) is excited to announce the launch of its new PreDOC program.

PreDOC, which stands for Pre-Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, is an undergraduate engagement program with the purpose of actively educating central Ohio undergraduates about osteopathic medicine and OU-HCOM, as well as connecting them to OU-HCOM students, staff, faculty, alumni and each other. The goal of PreDOC is to create a close-knit community of undergraduate students who are informed and excited about practicing osteopathic medicine and who feel closely connected to OU-HCOM, its mission, and its culture.

The program will hold a monthly session beginning in September and ending in May. PreDOC will be a standing program at OU-HCOM and we hope students will join us as they would a student organization at their home school.

Kickoff Event: Tuesday, September 22, 2020.

Relevant Links:

Questions can be directed to Terry Porter, portert@ohio.edu.

Join Scientific Thinkers at OSU

Scientific Thinkers is a student organization here at OSU. They are a volunteer program that seeks to impact our community by teaching elementary students and mentoring underrepresented students with limited STEM resources. This student organization will allow students to gain teaching experience, grow in leadership skills, and improve in their ability to teach STEM material.

If interested in joining, please attend a mandatory orientation on January 23, 3:00-4:00pm in the Physics Research Building (PRB). You may sign up here. Find more information about this student organization on their website.

Phi Delta Epsilon – International Medical Fraternity

International medical fraternity, Phi Delta Epsilon, is recruiting qualified individuals for its next chapter. The organization is a great opportunity for pre-med students to engage with other pre-med students. It provides an outlet to hear about academics, getting involved in research, taking the MCAT, and the application process to medical school from pre-med peers.

At chapter meetings, PhiDE often has guest speakers such as current practicing doctors and individuals on the admissions boards of medical schools.

The fraternity is holding informational meetings and recruitment events towards the end of January. A schedule can be found here. Questions can be directed to phideohzeta@gmail.com.

Chem & Biochem Club Event

On Thursday, November 21, the Chemistry & Biochemistry Club will be meeting for a presentation by Marathon and a holiday party. The meeting will be in CBEC 330 from 6:30pm to 7:30pm.

Marathon is seeking to hire interns for Summer 2020.

After the presentation, attendees will celebrate the holidays by making “chemistree” ornaments.

Questions about the meeting or the club can be emailed to bashian.5@osu.edu.

ASPIRE Medical Research Program

ASPIRE is a spring and summer medical research program devoted to providing research experience to undergraduates from underrepresented and disadvantaged groups. They are seeking applicants who are interested in becoming medical doctors or biomedical scientists who would bring diversity to the field.

In order to apply, you must be a sophomore or junior at OSU with a 3.0 GPA or higher. Your application must include at least one letter of recommendation from a science professor and your undergraduate transcripts.

You can apply here. The application deadline is December 1, 2019, so apply now!

Find additional information here. If you have further questions, you may contact Aaron Thomas at aaron.thomas@osumc.edu.