Week 14 Update

The following information was sent out in an email on 4/25/17, and has been added to the events calendar. Happy Reading Day! Good luck on all your exams, Jen and the Leadership Council are rooting for you!


HSPB Presents: Kool-Aid and Cram (1 point)
Tuesday, April 25, 1:00 – 5:00 pm, Kuhn House Room 
Can’t find a seat in the library? Looking for a snack to get you through studying? Come to the HSPB Kool-Aid and Cram on reading day! Pizza, coffee, and of course, Kool-Aid, will be offered in Kuhn House. Make your own trail mix to go! Designated quiet study space will also be available in the house, so feel free to bring some books and cram for a while.
IA Finals Study Tables (1 point)
Friday, April 28, 12:00 – 4:00 pm, Kuhn House Room 110
Searching for a spot to study to study during finals? Look no further! IA will be holding study tables at the Kuhn House on Friday from 12:00 – 4:00 p.m.  Snacks will be provided. Best of luck on your exams!

Week 13 Update

The following information was sent out in an email on 4/17/17, and has been added to the events calendar.


Korean Class Showcase (1 point)
Today, 2:15-5:00 pm, Hagerty Hall 180
Professor Chan Park is opening up her Korean 5400 class to showcase students’ work on Performance Traditions of Korea!  Please drop by between 2:15-5:00 p.m. in Hagerty Hall 180. 
IA End of Year Celebration (2 points)
Wednesday, April 19, 6:30 – 8:30 pm, Smith-side lobby
Come join us in celebrating the end of the year! There will be lots of food, music and superlatives! Please vote for superlative here no later than Monday, April 17th at 9:00am. We look forward to seeing you there!
Global Short Films Slumber Party (2 points)
Thursday, April 20, 7:00 – 8:30 pm, Sky Lounge 10th floor Smith-Steeb
You love movies but have no time to watch them? No problem! Come to the Global Short Film Slumber Party and enjoy short films from 11 countries. Watch just a couple or stay for all of them (the shortest one is 4 mins and the longest is 18 mins). Comedy, horror, cartoon, drama, documentary, Sci-Fi, thriller, you name it. Bring your blanket and put on your favorite jammies or sweatpants because it won’t be fancy. Popcorn, sweet treats, drinks, and subtitles for the films are provided!
To Befriend The Bear? The Future of U.S.-Russia relations (2 points)
Thursday, April 20, 6:00 – 7:15 pm, Saxbe Auditorium, Moritz College of Law
The Alexander Hamilton Society is hosting its third event of the term. We are pleased to be featuring Jakub Grygiel, Senior Fellow-in-Residence at the Center for European Policy Analysis and the George H. W. Bush Associate Professor at Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies, and Randall Schweller, Professor of Political Science and a Social and Behavioral Sciences Joan N. Huber Faculty Fellow at Ohio State University. Our distinguished guests will have an exciting debate about the future of U.S.-Russia relations in the Trump Administration. As usual, AHS faculty adviser and OSU Military History professor Dr. Peter Mansoor will serve as our moderator. FREE Wings over and Coke products! We recommend showing up early to claim the food and a good seat.
ENGINEERS WITHOUT BORDERS: How to Make a Lasting Impact Internationally: Sustainable Service Abroad (2 points)
Sunday, April 23, 6:00 – 7:00 pm, Smith-Steeb room 101
Interested in study or service abroad? This event hosted by Engineers without Borders is a short presentation about how to find sustainable impacts when completing service abroad. We will also briefly discuss the international service business and its impact around the world. Students will also give brief testimonials about their own service abroad!
HSPB Presents: Kool-Aid and Cram (1 point)
Tuesday, April 25, 1:00 – 5:00 pm, Kuhn House Room 
Can’t find a seat in the library? Looking for a snack to get you through studying? Come to the HSPB Kool-Aid and Cram on reading day! Pizza, coffee, and of course, Kool-Aid, will be offered in Kuhn House. Make your own trail mix to go! Designated quiet study space will also be available in the house, so feel free to bring some books and cram for a while.
IA Finals Study Tables (1 point)
Friday, April 28, 12:00 – 4:00 pm, Kuhn House Room 110
Searching for a spot to study to study during finals? Look no further! IA will be holding study tables at the Kuhn House on Friday from 12:00 – 4:00 p.m.  Snacks will be provided. Best of luck on your exams!

Week 12 Update

The following information was sent out in an email on 4/10/17, and has been added to the events calendar. A reminder about e-Portfolios; second years – your final e-portfolio is due Friday, April 14 at 9:00 pm. First years, we ask that you add one artifact and annotation for this semester as well as a submission on your review page by April 21 at 9:00 pm.


The Center for Ethics and Human Values Presents: “What’s Wrong With Inequality?” (2 points)
Tuesday, April 11, 4:00-5:30 pm
Avoidance of inequality is one of the important social values which have been championed for a long time.  This ethical judgment has become particularly relevant in the contemporary world both (1) because of the growing visibility of persistent inequality, and (2) because of a greater understanding of the need to justify social features that conflict with our values, especially in democratic societies. However, we have to ask: why does inequality appear socially unreasonable to us at all?  Among the many answers to this question, at least three would stand out.  Learn more and RSVP here
HSPB Presents: Trivia Night (2 points)
Wednesday, April 12, 6:00-7:30 pm, Nosker House Event Space
Do you like free food, competitive trivia and prizes? This event is for you! Come out to the Honors & Scholars Programming Board trivia night and compete with teams of students and alumni for prizes.RSVP to receive more details.
Global Health Initiative Talk and Discussion on Food Insecurity (2 points)
Tuesday, April 11, 7:00 pm-8:00 pm, Campbell 209 
Dr. Irene Hatsu, of the College of Education and Human Ecology, will be speaking about food insecurity, the standard American diet, and its relationship to chronic disease development and management among low-income and underserved populations. Dinner will be provided!
Close to Home: The Refugee Crisis and Columbus (2 points)
Thursday, April 13, 6:00 pm, Saxbe Auditorium, Moritz College of Law
Hosted by No Lost Generation at OSU this event features a panel about the refugee crisis occurring in the Middle East/Levantine region and the city of Columbus’s role in providing sanctuary for those affected. This panel will include an expert on the region (Professor Daniel Silverman), members of a Columbus area refugee services organization, and a local student refugee. We hope to bring more awareness to the topic by discussing the events that have catalyzed such a widespread crisis. We will also discuss how the current state of the refugee crisis influences the Columbus community and how it may affect you.
Doc and Talk: Restrepo (2 points)
Thursday, April 13, 6:00 pm, Smith-Steeb 101
Two filmmakers embed themselves in a company of U.S. soldiers on a 15 month deployment to Afghanistan. The documentary provides raw combat footage and the impact on the Afghan community and soldiers themselves.
IA End of Year Celebration (2 points)
Wednesday, April 19, 6:30 – 8:30 pm, Smith-side lobby
Come join us in celebrating the end of the year! There will be lots of food, music and superlatives! Please vote for superlative here no later than Monday, April 17th at 9:00am. We look forward to seeing you there!
Global Short Films Slumber Party (2 points)
Thursday, April 20, 7:00 – 8:30 pm, Sky Lounge 10th floor Smith-Steeb
You love movies but have no time to watch them? No problem! Come to the Global Short Film Slumber Party and enjoy short films from 11 countries. Watch just a couple or stay for all of them (the shortest one is 4 mins and the longest is 18 mins). Comedy, horror, cartoon, drama, documentary, Sci-Fi, thriller, you name it. Bring your blanket and put on your favorite jammies or sweatpants because it won’t be fancy. Popcorn, sweet treats, drinks, and subtitles for the films are provided!
IA Finals Study Tables (1 point)
Friday, April 28, 12:00 – 4:00 pm, Kuhn House Room 110
Searching for a spot to study to study during finals? Look no further! IA will be holding study tables at the Kuhn House on Friday from 12:00 – 4:00 p.m.  Snacks will be provided. Best of luck on your exams!

Week 11 Update

The following information was sent out in an email on 4/3/17, and has been added to the events calendar.


Fawcett Center Tree Planting (3 points)
Saturday, April 8, 9:00 am-12:00 pm, Fawcett Center 
Join the FLOW (Friends of the Lower Olentangy Watershed) organization in this service project to plant2100 Native Trees and Shrubs at the Fawcett Center, extending our riparian corridor by up to 20 feet! To sign up please email Daniel Goldenberg at goldenberg.37@osu.edu. Lunch will be provided to attendees!
Alleviating Poverty Through Entrepreneurship (APTE) Summit (2 points)
Saturday, April 8, 9:00 am-4:30 pm, Mershon Auditorium
Alleviating Poverty Through Entrepreneurship (APTE) is a student organization run within Business Builder’s Club at The Ohio State University. We work year-round so that we may host our annual flagship event, the APTE Summit. At the APTE Summit, we gather social entrepreneurs from around the world to share insight on tackling poverty and injustice through innovative means, giving students and others the opportunity to learn, network, and collaborate. This year, we are fortunate to have six exceptional speakers coming in from various corners of the globe; their bios can be found on our website:http://www.aptesummit.org/
The APTE Summit is on Saturday, 8 April. Reservations for the APTE Summit are FREE and can be found at this link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/apte-summit-tickets-31309303971. Please do not hesitate to reach out to Stefan Spanu with questions at spanu.1@osu.edu.
The Crisis of Liberal Democracy (2 points)
Monday, April 10, 2:00-3:30 pm, Mershon Center
For the past decade, the world has been in a modest but persistent recession of freedom and democracy. As more democracies in recent years have slipped back onto an authoritarian path–including Turkey, Thailand, Bangladesh, and Nicaragua–analysts have debated whether we might be a risk of a “reverse wave” of democratic breakdowns. But with the rise of right-wing, nativist, populist movements and candidates in Europe and the United States, a bigger concern has emerged: That liberal democracy (and perhaps democracy altogether) may be threatened in the core of the democratic system. This lecture will review the trends in freedom and democracy over the last decade and then explain why liberal democracy is now in danger in the one place where it was presumed to be stable: The We

The Center for Ethics and Human Values Presents: “What’s Wrong With Inequality?” (2 points)
Tuesday, April 11, 4:00-5:30 pm
Avoidance of inequality is one of the important social values which have been championed for a long time.  This ethical judgment has become particularly relevant in the contemporary world both (1) because of the growing visibility of persistent inequality, and (2) because of a greater understanding of the need to justify social features that conflict with our values, especially in democratic societies. However, we have to ask: why does inequality appear socially unreasonable to us at all?  Among the many answers to this question, at least three would stand out.  Learn more and RSVP here
HSPB Presents: Trivia Night (2 points)
Wednesday, April 12, 6:00-7:30 pm, Nosker House Event Space
Do you like free food, competitive trivia and prizes? This event is for you! Come out to the Honors & Scholars Programming Board trivia night and compete with teams of students and alumni for prizes.RSVP to receive more details.

Week 10 Update

The following information was sent out in an email on 3/27/17, and has been added to the events calendar.


Across the Ocean: The Future of US-China Policy (2 points)
Tuesday, February 28, 6:00-7:00 pm, Moritz College of Law Room 348
Join the Alexander Hamilton Society as they host  former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State and Senior Associate at the Center for Strategic and International Studies Randy Schriver and Wittenberg professor of Political Science and East Asian Studies Dr. Yu Bin for a vigorous debate over the future of U.S.-China security and trade policy. As usual, AHS faculty adviser and OSU military history professor Dr. Peter Mansoor will serve as our moderate. FREE Wings over and Coke products!d!
Holocaust Seder (2 points)
Wednesday, March 29, 7:00 pm, Busch House
This event is designed to show the struggles of the Holocaust and the harrowing events that came with it, through the Jewish Passover tradition of Seder. This is done in part through readings by people who lived through the Holocaust, some Holocaust historians, lots of symbolism, and plenty of discussion. “Seder” is the Hebrew word for order and, in case you didn’t know, is the introductory meal to the celebration of Passover, to which there is a very specific order in which food is served and blessings are made. Food for the Seder will be provided by Hillel.
IA Spring Break 2018 Abroad Trip Reveal (2 points)
Thursday, March 30, 5:30-6:30 pm, Kuhn House Room 201
The big day is here!! We will be revealing where IA will be traveling to in the Spring of 2018! Come and learn all about the academic in class experience and your time abroad, meet the faculty member leading the trip, and enjoy some tasty treats from the country to be visited!
Spring Into Service (3 points)
Saturday, April 1, 9:15am-12:30pm, US Bank Conference Theater, Ohio Union
Pay It Forward and the Office of Student Life will be hosting Spring Into Service – a day of service where students will be sent out to environmentally themed service sites in an effort to launch Earth Month! If you are interested in attending please sign up here AND email Daniel Goldenberg.37 to let him know you signed up as we will then send a list of attendees to Pay it Forward so that IA can work together! Sign up no later than Thursday at 9pm.
Hocking Hill Trip (3 points)
Sunday, April 9, 10:00 am-3:00 pm
Come join us as we go on a trip to Hocking Hills State Park! We will be leaving at 10am from the Ohio Union roundabout and taking an hour bus ride to the park. Make sure you eat a big breakfast or park a lunch and wear clothes that can get dirty. Some snacks will be provided on the bus but please pack water. Cool signs to see at Hocking Hills include: Old Man’s Cave,  Cedar Falls, Ash Cave, and Rose Lake. There will be quite a bit of hiking involved, so be prepared! If you are interested, sign up here! The deadline to sign up is Sunday, April 2.
The Center for Ethics and Human Values Presents: “What’s Wrong With Inequality?” (2 points)
Tuesday, April 11, 4:00-5:30 pm
Avoidance of inequality is one of the important social values which have been championed for a long time.  This ethical judgment has become particularly relevant in the contemporary world both (1) because of the growing visibility of persistent inequality, and (2) because of a greater understanding of the need to justify social features that conflict with our values, especially in democratic societies. However, we have to ask: why does inequality appear socially unreasonable to us at all?  Among the many answers to this question, at least three would stand out.  Learn more and RSVP here
IA Mentoring
We are bringing back mentoring! We know that mentoring can be incredibly impactful and meaning for both the mentee and the mentor when all the parties are truly invested. We are reworking the mentoring program from the past so current 2nd years, it will be different than your 1st year experience. If you are willing to serve as a mentor please complete this application no later than April 2nd.

Week 9 Update

The following information was sent out in an email on 3/20/17, and has been added to the events calendar. We will have a second year meeting this Wednesday where we will be giving feedback on your posters and making sure everyone is prepared.


H&S Diversity Series: #Activism (2 points)
Wednesday, March 22, 5:00-6:00 pm, Kuhn House 100
Social media has revolutionized the way we connect, communicate, gather information, and tackle social issues. But is social media activism effective? This interactive dialogue will explore the pros and cons of social media activism as well as talk about social movements and protests. Pizza will be served!
Women in the Military (2 points)
Wednesday, March 22, 6:00-7:30 pm, Smith Steeb Room 114
Come join us for a thought provoking presentation and discussion about women’s roles in the U.S. military throughout history and up to today. Dr. Mansoor (U.S. Army Col. Ret.) and Midshipman 2nd Class Kassandra Graziani will be present to offer their viewpoints and experiences on this interesting topic. Chipotle catering will also be there at the very beginning. Hosted by the Smith-Steeb RAs
HSPB Global Trivia Night (2 points)
Thursday, March 23, 6:00-8:00 pm, Baker Performance Hall
Do you enjoy trivia? How about free food and prizes? If so, don’t miss on the Honors & Scholars Programming Board’s Global Trivia Night on Thursday, March 23! Join us for a great evening of fun, fast-paced trivia questions, and a great chance to show off your trivia knowledge with your friends! This month’s board will focus on different parts of the world, so come prepared! Students from any Honors or Scholars group are welcome, and you are not required to come with a team, but space is limited so please RSVP here
The Return (2 point)
Thursday, March 23, 6:00-8:00 pm, OSU Hillel
Before World War Two, Poland’s 3.5 million Jews made the country the epicenter of the Jewish world. Today less than 20,000 Jews live there. Due to the Holocaust and ensuing Soviet era, Poland’s remaining Jews hid their identity from their children. With the fall of Communism in 1989 a young generation of Jews began learning their long-buried ancestry. The Return focuses on four women in their 20’s who face the unique challenge of trying to create an identity in a vacuum, with little knowledge of their heritage. The Return depicts their valiant efforts at creating a new, authentic Jewish community. This event is hosted by OSU Hillel
COSI Trip (2 point)
Sunday, March 26, 12:00-3:00 pm
Explore Science. Discover fun! Come join your fellow IAs to COSI! Sign up here if you are interested. Tickets are limited, so tickets will be given on a first-come basis. We will meet in the Smith-Steeb lobby at noon to take the COTA bus downtown. If you have any questions, email Doug (urbancsik.1@osu.edu)
Hocking Hill Trip (3 points)
Sunday, April 9, 10:00 am-3:00 pm
Come join us as we go on a trip to Hocking Hills State Park! We will be leaving at 10am from the Ohio Union roundabout and taking an hour bus ride to the park. Make sure you eat a big breakfast or park a lunch and wear clothes that can get dirty. Some snacks will be provided on the bus but please pack water. Cool signs to see at Hocking Hills include: Old Man’s Cave,  Cedar Falls, Ash Cave, and Rose Lake. There will be quite a bit of hiking involved, so be prepared! If you are interested, sign up here! The deadline to sign up is Sunday, April 2.
IA Mentoring
We are bringing back mentoring! We know that mentoring can be incredibly impactful and meaning for both the mentee and the mentor when all the parties are truly invested. We are reworking the mentoring program from the past so current 2nd years, it will be different than your 1st year experience. If you are willing to serve as a mentor please complete this application no later than April 2nd. 

 

Week 8 Update

The following information was sent out in an email on 2/27/17, and has been added to the events calendar. We will have a first year meeting next Wednesday, March 8 where we will talk about the 2nd year project, introduce the new mentoring program, and have representatives from CRIS to talk about volunteer opportunities.


 Who Wants to Be a US Citizen (2 points)
Wednesday, March 1, 8:00pm, Glass Classroom
Midterms hard? Being a citizen might just be harder! Come play USA jeopardy with real citizenship test questions.  Hosted by the Smith-Steeb RAs.
Honors & Scholars ALL SKATE (1 point)
Wednesday, March 1, 8:00-11:00 pm, Chiller Ice Haus
Join the Honors and Scholars Programming Board on March 1st for a night full of skating, food, and fun!Buses will loop from campus with stops at Mid-Towers, Union, and Archer to take students downtown to the Chiller Ice Haus for free ice skating and pizza. Buses will start at 8PM and the last bus will leave for campus at 11PM. We look forward to seeing you all!
Documentary Series: Cartel Land (2 points)
Thursday, March 2, 7:00pm, Smith-Steeb 101
This 2015 documentary takes an in-depth look at the drug trafficking problem along the US-Mexican border and its effect on Mexican citizens. 
Arab Night (2 point)
Friday, March 3, 8:00, Ohio Union Performance Hall
Hosted by the Arab Student Union (ASU) Arab Night is a night of performances, including traditional dances, live music, poetry, a flag show, a fashion show and much more. The main goal for this event is to showcase the diversity of the Arab world and familiarize the audience with the Arab culture, through artistic and creative performances. Everyone is welcome to attend and it is free admission.
Columbus Symphony: Russian Winter Festival II (2 points)

Friday, March 3, 6:30-10:30pm, Meet at Ohio Union
The College of Arts and Sciences is sponsoring this Night at the Columbus Symphony Orchestra onFriday, March 3.  The night includes a pre-concert reception at the Urban Arts Space, followed by the Symphony performance of the Russian Winter Festival II.  Bus transportation, ticket, light refreshments and hors d’oeuvres will be provided free of charge.  Meet the bus at the Ohio Union bus turnaround at 6:30pm.  You will return to campus around 10:00pm.  RSVP Here.
 
Refugee Advocacy Training (2 points)

Saturday, March 4, 2:00-4:00pm, Ohio Union Cartoon Room
Hosted by Refuge, a newly formed student organization at OSU and Central Ohio Solidarity with Refugees and Immigrants, this training aims to look at the economic implications of refugees in the United States, how the vetting process works, what the resettlement process entrails and how to advocate for refugees at home and abroad. A guest speaker who plans to share a personal account about life as a newly resettled refugee. RSVP is not necessary but is requested by emailing centralohiorefugeessolidarity@gmail.com or through the Facebook page of Central Ohio Solidarity with Refugees and Immigrants
 

Week 7 Update

The following information was sent out in an email on 2/20/17, and has been added to the events calendar. We will have a second year meeting where we will talk about translating your IA experience on your resume and in interviews as well as talking about your posters!


 What Does the Refugee and Immigrant Experience Really Look Like?
Monday, February 20, 5:30-6:30pm, Hagerty Hall 062
Staff from the Columbus Refugee and Immigration Services (CRIS) will join IA to talk about what the process looks like for immigrants and refugees, discuss what unique challenges facing those new to the US, and talk about the settlement process and what services organizations like CRIS provide. With immigration policy front and center right now, this informal program seeks to shed light on the experience and answer any questions you may have. Jimmy Johns will be provided!
Islamophobia: Causes and Consequences, and How to Counter It in Daily Life (2 points)
Monday, February 20 7:30pm, Knowlton 250
This program will be a collaboration between the OSU student organization, Crosswalk Outreach to the Homeless and Dr. Stephanie Moulton, of the John Glenn College of Public Affairs. One of Crosswalk Outreach’s goals is to combat the stigmatization of people who are homeless by educating others and inviting them to learn with the club. This program will educate attendees about the bigger picture of poverty and homelessness, as well as introduce students to opportunities involving Crosswalk Outreach.
Foreign Language Careers Meet and Greet
Tuesday, February 21, 4:00-6:00pm, Ohio Union Suzanne M Scharer Room
Looking for career opportunities where you can use your foreign language skills, along with any other majors and minors that you may have? Please join us at this special meet and greet to connect with recruiters that are looking for qualified foreign language students, and begin your exciting global career! Students and alumni are welcome. Please dress in business casual, bring your resume, and be ready to network! No registration is required.
Service Event: Coloring Kits for Kids (2 points)
Saturday, February 25, 3:00-4:30pm, Smith Steeb 101
Please join us as we put together coloring and activity kits to be delivered to kids at Nationwide Children’s Hospital!
Night at the Museum: Ohio History Center (2 points)
Saturday, February 25, 7:00-10:00pm
Here’s your chance to experience the Ohio History Center museum after hours and see whether or not our exhibits really do come to life!  Tickets will be $5.  We will meet in Smith-Steeb at 7pm to take a charter bus up to the Ohio History Center.  If you have any questions, please contact Doug (urbancsik.1@osu.edu). RSVP here by 2/15 if interested! 
Honors & Scholars ALL SKATE (1 point)
Wednesday, March 1, 8:00-11:00 pm, Chiller Ice Haus
Join the Honors and Scholars Programming Board on March 1st for a night full of skating, food, and fun!Buses will loop from campus with stops at Mid-Towers, Union, and Archer to take students downtown to the Chiller Ice Haus for free ice skating and pizza. Buses will start at 8PM and the last bus will leave for campus at 11PM. We look forward to seeing you all!
Arab Night (2 point)
Friday, March 3, 8:00, Ohio Union Performance Hall
Hosted by the Arab Student Union (ASU) Arab Night is a night of performances, including traditional dances, live music, poetry, a flag show, a fashion show and much more. The main goal for this event is to showcase the diversity of the Arab world and familiarize the audience with the Arab culture, through artistic and creative performances. Everyone is welcome to attend and it is free admission.
Columbus Symphony: Russian Winter Festival II (2 points)
Friday, March 3, 6:30-10:30pm, Meet at Ohio Union
The College of Arts and Sciences is sponsoring this Night at the Columbus Symphony Orchestra onFriday, March 3.  The night includes a pre-concert reception at the Urban Arts Space, followed by the Symphony performance of the Russian Winter Festival II.  Bus transportation, ticket, light refreshments and hors d’oeuvres will be provided free of charge.  Meet the bus at the Ohio Union bus turnaround at 6:30pm.  You will return to campus around 10:00pm.  RSVP Here.

Week 6 Update

The following information was sent out in an email on 2/7/17, and has been added to the events calendar. We will have a first year meeting this Wednesday 6-7:30pm in Hagerty Hall 180.


 IA Craft Night (1 point)
Tuesday, February 14, 7:30-9:30, Smith-Steeb room 101
Come join us for a fun and casual night of making crafts and enjoying snacks with you fellow IAs! All supplies will be provided but feel free to bring your own.
A Closer Look at Homelessness in Columbus (2 points)
Thursday, February 16, 7:00pm, Taylor Tower Lobby
This program will be a collaboration between the OSU student organization, Crosswalk Outreach to the Homeless and Dr. Stephanie Moulton, of the John Glenn College of Public Affairs. One of Crosswalk Outreach’s goals is to combat the stigmatization of people who are homeless by educating others and inviting them to learn with the club. This program will educate attendees about the bigger picture of poverty and homelessness, as well as introduce students to opportunities involving Crosswalk Outreach.
Global Health vs Global Economy: How China Impacts the World (2 points)
Thursday, February 16, 3:00-4:00pm, Gerlach Hall 365
Dr. Yanzhong Huang, Senior Fellow for Global Health at the Council on Foreign Relations, and Dr. Desmond Thio, CEO of DeltaHealth China, will discuss the intersections between health, climate change, and economic interests, with a particular focus from the Chinese context.
Taste of OSU (1 point)
Friday, February 17, 5:00-9:00pm, Ohio Union
Taste of OSU is an Ohio State signature event that brings together more than 50 student organizations that provide a night of international food, cultural performances, and exhibits to a crowd of about 4,000 attendees. All are invited to attend and entry to the event is free. Attendees can purchase (cash and BuckID only) $1 tickets to samples the array of international dishes prepared by the student organizations along with Student Life’s Dining Services chefs.
What Does The Refugee and Immigration Experience Really Look Like? (2 points)
Monday, February 20, 5:30-6:30pm, Hagerty Hall 062
Staff from the Columbus Refugee and Immigration Services (CRIS) will join IA to talk about what the process looks like for immigrants and refugees, discuss what unique challenges facing those new to the US, and talk about the settlement process and what services organizations like CRIS provide. With immigration policy front and center right now, this informal program seeks to shed light on the experience and answer any questions you may have. Dinner will be provided.
Islamophobia: Causes and Consequences, and How to Counter It in Daily Life (2 points)
Monday, February 20, 7:30pm, Knowlton 250
Author Nathan Lean discusses prejudice towards and discrimination of Muslims, causes, consequences, and highlights some of the underlying dynamics that have animated these feelings in recent history. Lean offers key insights on how students, scholars, and members of community at large can counter instances of prejudice and help realize a world that values pluralism and diversity.
Foreign Language Careers Meet and Greet
Tuesday, February 21, 4:00-6:00pm, Ohio Union Suzanne M Scharer Room
Looking for career opportunities where you can use your foreign language skills, along with any other majors and minors that you may have? Please join us at this special meet and greet to connect with recruiters that are looking for qualified foreign language students, and begin your exciting global career! Students and alumni are welcome. Please dress in business casual, bring your resume, and be ready to network! No registration is required.

Scholars Bowling Night (1 point)

Wednesday, February 22, 9:00-11:45pm, Sequoia Pro Bowl

Along with PSL, Art, Humanities, STEM and Biological Sciences Scholars, we will be heading out for a night of bowling! Cost is $5 per person and space is limited. If you are interested in attending, please sign up here. Cost includes transportation, unlimited bowling for two hours, and shoes. Bus will be departing at 9:00pm and should return by 11:45pm. Space is very limited so please sign up ASAP to reserve your spot

Night at the Museum: Ohio History Center (2 points)
Saturday, February 25, 7:00-10:00pm
Here’s your chance to experience the Ohio History Center museum after hours and see whether or not our exhibits really do come to life!  Tickets will be $5.  We will meet in Smith-Steeb at 7pm to take a charter bus up to the Ohio History Center.  If you have any questions, please contact Doug (urbancsik.1@osu.edu). RSVP here by 2/15 if interested!