ASC Diversity Mini Case Study Competition

The Career Success Diversity Mini Case Study Competition is an event that brings together teams of top-level, diverse talent from the College of Arts and Sciences to utilize their skills to conduct strategic analysis and offer solutions to a diversity-focused organizational problem.

Participants will be provided one week to review the case, develop innovative solutions to the problem, and create a PowerPoint presentation. The teams will present their solutions via PowerPoint on the day of the competition (February 27th). Presentations are analyzed and evaluated by a panel of judges on the overall quality, effectiveness, and feasibility of the case presentation.

All ASC majors are welcomed to participate! You can learn more by watching this recording of an info session, viewing the instructions, or checking out the event on Handshake.

The deadline to register is February 14.

ORISE Undergraduate Scholarship: Mental Health Awareness Challenge

The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) is hosting a hands-on challenge for undergraduate students! The challenge is for students to research healthy habits for good mental health; commit to one healthy habit for 21 days; and develop either an infographic or podcast detailing the research and experience. The infographic or podcast should discuss your healthy habit and why other students should (or should not) use your method to better their own mental health. Your infographic or podcast could win you a $5,000 scholarship!

The deadline for submitting your entry to this competition is Wednesday, March 31, 2021. Winners will be announced in late April.

For more information on this competition, please visit the ORISE website or view the flyer.

Jeopardy! National College Championship

 

The Jeopardy! National College Championship is currently casting for an all new competition that features 15 colleges from across the U.S.! If you would like to be the new college champion, please take the Jeopardy! College Test now to be considered for the competition. Students are urged to take this test within the next two weeks.

Denman Undergraduate Research Forum

Congratulations to all of the CBC Undergraduate students who presented at the 2018 Denman Undergraduate Research Forum! See below our students who placed!

Analytical and Physical Chemistry

1st place: Alexander Grooms (Chemistry); Advisor: Heather Allen

Cell Biology and Physiology

3rd place: Johan Harris (Biochemistry); Advisor: Kristin Stanford

Molecular Biophysics and Chemical Biology

1st place: Seth Lyon (Biochemistry); Advisor: Venkat Gopalan

3rd place: Madison Smith (Chemistry); Advisor: Zucai Suo

Synthetic Chemistry, Catalysts, and Materials

1st place: Dennis Yang (Chemistry); Advisor: Chris Callam

2nd place: Milauni Mehta (Chemistry); Advisor: T.V. Rajanbabu

3rd place: Sydney Sillart (Chemistry); Advisor: Chris Callam

2017 International Photography Competition

The submission deadline has passed. For more opportunities like this, please visit the opportunities page.

Are you interested in photography?  There is an upcoming competition in the Office of International Affairs, the annual International Photography Competition where Ohio State faculty, staff, students, visiting scholars and alumni are invited to submit photos taken outside of the United States

There are three categories: people, places, and politics.

The deadline to submit photo(s) is October 9, 2017.

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ACS Poster Competition

Poster Competition:
Undergraduate and Graduate Students
Participants from ALL colleges and universities
in the Columbus area are solicited
 
Awards
Undergraduate Category: 1st – $300, 2nd – $200, 3rd – $100
Graduate Category: 1st – $300, 2nd – $200, 3rd – $100
Saturday, March 25, 2017
10:30 AM – 1:30 PM (Presenters arrive by 10:00 AM)
The Ohio State University
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and Chemistry (CBEC) Lobby
140 W. 19th Avenue
Columbus, Ohio  43210

Innovation Challenge

The Institute for Materials Research is hosing a weekend innovation challenge with a prominent industrial company this weekend (January 27-29).

They are inviting about 25 undergraduates to develop concepts to improve a commercial product. The scope of work is to develop a concept that is cheaper, lighter, and simpler to use than the current product. Students will self-assemble into teams of 3 to 5. Each team will come up with a presentation and prototypes (physical and/or virtual) to be presented to an industry partner on day three. Teams are competing for cash prizes and awards as the best weekend design.

Schedule
Three-day program (January 27th – 29th, 2017)
Tentative agenda:

  • Friday 5-8pm: Pitch, team selection, project planning
  • Saturday 8-5pm: Concept development and down selection
  • Sunday 8-3pm: Build solution, prepare pitch
  • Sunday 3pm: Pitch concepts
  • Sunday 5pm: Awards presentation

Students will have flexibility Saturday and Sunday to come and go throughout the day.

The challenge will take place at Ohio State’s Materials Innovation space at 1381 Kinnear Road, Columbus, OH, 43210. If interested, please fill out the sign up form.

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ASA DataFest

On April 9 and 10, the Data Analytics major is hosting the ASA DataFest, which is free to all undergraduate students who are interested in working with Big Data.

DataFest is a collaborative competition where undergraduate students from Ohio State can gather to tackle a data challenge beyond the scope of what has been encountered in the classroom.

Students can work in teams of up to five and are encouraged to select teammates skilled in a wide variety of data analysis.

This event will also be an opportunity to network with co-sponsor companies such as P&G Fund of the Greater Cincinnati Foundation, Ford Motor Company GDI&A, Victoria’s Secret, PwC, Capital One Tech, TDA @ OSU, Prevedere, Google, and Data Comp.

Registration is now open for this event.  More information can be found on the DataFest website. 

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2015 Geography Bowl

The Geography Bowl Competition, part of Geography Awareness Week 2015, will test students’ knowledge of geography trivia and give students the chance to win scholarship money. Teams of 3-5 are allowed to compete, as long as no more than 3 students in a team are geography, GIS, or atmospheric sciences majors.

Through multiple rounds of competition, four teams will advance to the championship rounds and compete for $1,750 in scholarship prizes.

This event will take place on Thursday, November 19  from 5-8:30 p.m. and Friday, November 20 from 5-6:30 p.m in Derby Hall 1080.

Food will also be provided.

The registration deadline is Friday, November 13.

Click here to register a team.

Questions can be directed to Brooke Raake, an Academic Advisor in Geography at raake.5@osu.edu.