There's so much happening in the coming weeks. Here are a few things we thought you would like.
Lawn Mower Clinic Drop Off - February 28 - March 2 - Columbus, Ohio
Need to get your lawnmower ready for spring? Construction Systems Management students & Agricultural Systems Management students are ready to help! For $40, the students will provide an oil change, replace the spark plug, clean the mower deck, and sharpen blades. For more information, see the club flyer.
Ohio State Day of Giving - February 28th - Everywhere
Buckeyes around the world will come together to support the university causes that are important to them. Visit Day of Giving to make gift to support a cause important to you. Follow #BuckeyesGive on social media to see Buckeyes everywhere talking about causes important to them and share your own story.
Wooster Science Cafe - March 1 - Wooster, Ohio
CFAES's own Dr. Thom Janini will present at this month's cafe on the topic of "Natural Product Synthesis." The Science Cafe invites the public for lively conversation and insights on current science topics - all in plain English!
EPN Breakfast - Flooding: A National, State and Local Issue - March 6 - Columbus, Ohio
From the near failure of the Oroville Dam, California, to the devastation in Houston caused by Hurricane Harvey to flooding impacts within Ohio communities, our country faces challenges in dealing with land-use planning for flood risk reduction. Join us for breakfast and to learn about state-specific flooding issues and management. Learn more and register.
Wildlife Diversity Conference - March 6 - Columbus, Ohio
The Ohio Wildlife Diversity Conference showcases experts from across the country to talk about Ohio’s predatory animals on Tuesday, March 6, at the Ohio Union on The Ohio State University’s campus in Columbus. With subjects like "Caterpillars that Scream" and "Acoustic and Aerial Warfare Between Bats and Their Insect Prey," it looks to be a really interesting day. Stan Gehrt, professor with the School of Environmental and Natural Resources, will present on urban coyotes as well. More information here.
Network Like a Pro - March 8 - Jacksonville, Florida
Learn from and interact with a panel of experienced networkers and Jacksonville-area alumni as they share their perspectives on the importance and value of networking. This event is put on by OSU's Lhota Office of Career Management. Learn more.
Buckeyes and the Walleye - March 9 - Toledo, Ohio
Enjoy a pregame buffet with fellow Buckeyes before seeing the Toledo Walleye take on the Quad City Mallards. After dinner, head down to your seat to see the big hockey matchup! This event is sponsored by the OSU Alumni Association. Get more information.
Plowboy Prom - March 10 - Columbus, Ohio
Are you ready to rock around the clock?! It’s a flashback to the Fabulous Fifties with the 2018 Plowboy Prom hosted by Collegiate 4-H. Join us on Saturday, March 10 from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center for an evening of dancing, games and prizes. All ages are welcome; admission is $5 each or $3 with a BuckID. Grab your saddle shoes and be there! RSVP.
Explore 614 at Kingmakers - March 19 - Columbus, Ohio
Kingmakers is not just a bar, or a board game store, or a coffee shop, but something that mixes all of those elements — and a bit more. Kingmakers is the perfect place for Buckeyes to meet old friends, or make new ones. Enjoy a familiar flavor or try something for the first time from their sommeliers while unwinding after work. This event is sponsored by the OSU Alumni Association. Register.
Buckeye Smart - Time and Change on a Planetary Scale - March 20 - Columbus, Ohio
Dale Gnidovec, Collections Manager and Curator of Ohio State’s Orton Geological Museum, will introduce you to billions of years of life and change on our planet and tell you all about digging up dinosaurs in Montana. This event is sponsored by the OSU Alumni Association. Register now.
Floral Arranging Workshop - March 23 - Wooster, Ohio
This hands-on class at Secrest Arboretum is designed to teach basic floral design, using plants found in the home landscape. Participants have the opportunity to create and take home an arrangement. More information and registration link
Women in Sustainability Breakfast - April 4 - Columbus, Ohio
Join the Office of Energy and Environment for a breakfast discussion on careers in the environmental and sustainability fields and challenges that women face in the workforce. The event's panelists are Kristina Bomberger, Energy and Environment Project Coordinator for Nationwide, Heather Taylor-Miesle, Executive Director of the Ohio Environmental Council, and Carolyn Watkins, Chief of the Office of Environmental Education, Ohio EPA. Register by March 28th.
Highland Youth Garden Volunteer Day with CFAES Alumni Society - April 7 - Columbus, Ohio
The CFAES Alumni Society is organizing a volunteer project at the Highland Youth Garden, an educational garden serving children in the Hilltop community. Volunteers are needed to help plant spring crops, till the soil, spread mulch, groom flower beds and rows, transplant seedlings, and other garden maintenance activities. The project is April 7th from 9 a.m. to noon. Sign up via VolunteerMatch.