Week 2 Update

The following information was sent out in an email on 8/29/16, and has been added to the events calendar. Please note that all Scholars are expected to attend our first Community Meeting of the year this Wednesday, August 31 from 6:00-7:30pm in Hagerty Hall 180!

HSPB Meet & Sweet (1 point)
Wednesday, August 31, 6:00-8:00 pm at Kuhn Honors & Scholars House
The Honors & Scholars Programming Board invites all H&S students to our first event of the year! Come hang out with us and learn about all the amazing events we’ll be putting on this year while enjoying some free sweet treats like ice cream and Buckeye Donuts!

H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco to Visit OSU and Deliver Remarks on Sustainability (2 points)
Wednesday, August 31, doors open at 2:30pm, event starts at 3:30pm, Mershon Auditorium
H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco, a long-time supporter of global environmental and sustainability issues, will visit The Ohio State University on Wed., Aug. 31, presenting a lecture focusing on climate change, biodiversity and access to clean water at 3:30 p.m. at Mershon Auditorium, 1871 N. High Street, on the Columbus campus.

Greek Festival (2 points)
Sunday, September 4th, Meet at 12:00pm in the Smith-Steeb lobby
In order to not conflict with the Welcome Back Concert, we have changed the day and time of our attendance at the Greek Festival to Sunday at noon.  Experience the culture and food of Greece at the annual Greek Festival.  The festival runs all weekend (9/2-9/5) at the Greek Orthodox Cathedral downtown, and includes food, music, dancing, shopping, and cultural exhibits.  Tickets are $5 at the door, and be sure to bring spending money!  Meet at 12:00pm in the Smith-Steeb lobby to ride the #2 COTA bus downtown with other IA Scholars.

Scholars Intramural Softball (3 points)
Wednesday, August 31, doors open at 2:30pm, event starts at 3:30pm, Mershon Auditorium
The All Scholars intramural sport to start the year is softball! Come play with your fellow IA Scholars against teams from other Scholars programs. Teams are co-ed, so we need males and females. Games will be played on Sundays beginning September 11 from 6:45pm-9:45pm (some weeks will be doubleheaders). Contact Doug (urbancsik.1) to sign up no later than Thursday, September 1!

HSPB Support for Soldiers (1 points)
Thursday, September 1, 5:00-7:00 pm, Kuhn Honors & Scholars House
Show your gratitude for our servicemen and women by helping make care packages, paracords, and writing letters to express gratitude for the troops. Hosted by the HSPB Service Committee.

Department of Political Science Fall Reception (2 points)
Thursday, September 8, 5:00-7:00 pm, Faculty Club Grand Lounge
The Department of Political Science welcomes faculty and students to attend the annual Fall Reception and celebrate the start of a new academic year. Food and refreshments will be served. Open to all students however, Political Science majors or minors are highly encouraged to attend. Dress is business casual.

Informational Session with Special Agents from the US Department of State’s Bureau of Diplomatic Security (2 points)
Monday, September 12, 7:00-8:00pm, Mendenhall Lab
Two representatives from the Department of State will be on campus and will be speaking to IA! This is an incredible opportunity to speak directly with recruiters from the Department of State.  I highly encourage you all to attend if you are interested in a career at the Department of State or a federal agency in general.

Journal Club: Science, International Affairs, and More (1 point for attendance with an additional point available for active participation)
Tuesday, September 13, 5:00-6:30pm, Smith Steeb Room 114 (Glass Classroom)
Looking for ways to use international affairs in other fields? Look no further! IA will be hosting a monthly journal club; these discussions will incorporate both science and the international affairs components. Each month, you will be sent readings and at the event there will be a short presentation about the topic, followed by a discussion. The first topic of the year will be Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) in a Globalized World. RSVP required. Please contact Alex (northrop.18) with questions.

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