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Ohio State Marion News - Updated Monday, Apr. 16, 2018



UPCOMING EVENTS & DATES - Complete Campus Events Calendar

Social Work Club Meeting
Tuesday, Apr. 17, 4:30 - 6:00 p.m.
Morrill Hall, Room 219

Norman Thomas Memorial Lecturer
Wednesday, Apr. 18, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Guthery Community Room

Spring 2018 Memories Project
Wednesday, Apr. 18, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Maynard Hall, Guthery Room

Griffin Honor Society Seminar
Thursday, Apr. 19, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
Morrill Hall, Room 224

Theater of Social Justice
Thursday, Apr. 19, 6:30 p.m.
Morrill Hall Auditorium

Undergraduate Research Colloquium
Friday, Apr. 20, 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Guthery Community Room

Engineering Seminar Series
Friday, Apr. 20, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Science & Engineering Building, Room 205

47th Annual Academic Recognition Program
Friday, Apr. 20, 6:30 p.m.
Morrill Hall Auditorium

Last Day of Semester Classes
Monday, Apr. 23, All Day

Holocaust Awareness Week: A Child of Holocaust Survivors
Monday, Apr. 23, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
Morrill Hall, Room 200

Reading Day
Tuesday, Apr. 24, All Day
No Classes

STEM Summer Camp Registration Deadline
Monday, April 30, 5:00 p.m.
Click here for the online registration form.



Earth Day 2018
This year, our campus will celebrate Earth Day on April 23.

Activities include:
- Tree planting ceremony: 10:00 a.m.
- Walking tacos and a presentation on pollution and marine life: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Library Building
- Day will conclude with outdoor activities

Join us for a fun day; We hope to see you there!

DeStress Fest Spring 2018
The schedule of events to destress during finals are as follows:

Monday, Apr. 16
- Schmidt's Food Truck, 11:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.
- Brain Bash Study Session, 3:00 - 6:30 p.m., Morrill Hall, 160 (hosted by CAB)

Tuesday, Apr. 17
- BINGO! Iced coffee and snacks, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m., Alber Student Center

Wednesday, Apr. 18
- Hungry Hippo Chow Down, 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., Alber Student Center
- Massage Therapist, 12:00 - 2:00 p.m., Alber Student Center, Room 111A

Thursday, Apr. 19
- Muffins & Mandalas, 9:00 - 10:30 a.m: Active Minds, Alber Student Center - Destress Canvas Painting, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m., Alber Student Center (Reservation Required)

Friday, Apr. 20
- Open Gym

Monday, Apr. 23
- Lip Sync Battle & Pizza, 12:00 - 2:00 p.m., Alber Student Center

Tuesday, Apr. 24
- Ohio State Reading Day; Read, rest, and get ready to finish the semester!

Wednesday, Apr. 25
- Blanket Fort, Coloring & Aroma Therapy, 9:00 - 11:00 a.m., Alber Student Center (Social Work Club)
- Luau! Tropical Yogurt Bar, 12:00 - 2:00 p.m., Alber Student Center lounge

Thursday, Apr. 26
- Breakfast, 9:00 - 11:00 a.m., Morrill and Bryson Halls
- Puppy Play, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m., Student Center Lounge

Friday, Apr. 20
- Open Gym

Theater of Social Justice
Join us for a night of ten-minute one-act plays written and performed by Ohio State Marion playwrights and actors. Directed by critically acclaimed theater director, Stephen Cedars and Julia Hansen, founder of the Theatre Masters. Admission is free and open to all Ohio State Marion students and the community. Free pizza while it lasts.

Ohio State's Stone Lab Offers Unique Learning Experiences
There's still time to apply for 2018 summer classes at the Stone Lab, Ohio State's island campus on Lake Erie. College students can fulfill general science requirements or take classes within their major, and education majors can apply for teacher-specific training that would look great on a resume. Summer tuition is reduced by 25%, and Ohio State employees and their dependents are eligible for Tuition Assistance.

Applications close on July 5 for current Ohio State students.

Read more:
Contact: Stone Lab Columbus Office, 614-292-8949,

The Memories Project 2018
All are welcome to a come-and-go reception to thank community members and celebrate student achievements.

Students in selected second-year writing classes during Spring 2018 (Instructor: Sue Oakes) recently collected oral history materials showing North Central Ohio residents' involvement in, and attitudes toward, science, industry, and technology. Students practiced key communication skills while documenting technical history in our area.

This community reception will take place in Maynard Hall's Guthery Community Room on Wednesday, Apr. 18 from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. Light refreshments will be served.

2018 Undergraduate Research Colloquium
Held at the end of each Spring semester, the OSU Marion Undergraduate Research Colloquium showcases student research to the Marion community. Undergraduate students from any discipline and all academic levels are invited to present their research and creative projects.

The 2018 The Ohio State University Marion Undergraduate Research Colloquium will be held on Friday, Apr. 21.

47th Annual Academic Recognition Program
In honor of outstanding academic achievement, the entire campus community is invited to the 47th annual Academic Recognition Program on Friday, Apr. 20 at 6:30 p.m. in the Morrill Hall Auditorium. A reception is to follow in the Maynard Hall Guthery Community Room.

Course Advertisements

English 2265: Introductory Fiction Writing
AU18: Mondays, 1:30 - 4:15 p.m.
Professor Stuart Lishan
Prereq: English 1110

Sociology 2211s: Corrections - An Inside Out Course
AU18: Tuesdays, 9:30 - 12:00 p.m.
Senior Lecturer Brenda Chaney 

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