International Student News
The Ohio State University will host one of the largest Thanksgiving Day dinners on a college campus on Thursday, November 27, in the Archie Griffin Ballroom at the Ohio Union. The annual event estimates 1,600 guests will attend, including the students, faculty and staff, along with their families, who are unable to travel home for the holiday. Joining them will be many volunteers throughout the university community to assist in serving the traditional turkey dinner. Volunteers are needed for two shifts from 11 a.m. to 2:15 p.m] and 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The deadline to register is Friday, October 31. To volunteer for the first or second shifts, visit http://go.osu.edu/2014ThanksgivingDinnerFirstShift and http://go.osu.edu/2014ThanksgivingDinnerSecondShift.
The Buckeye East Asian Linguistics Forum, held on Friday, October 24, will be a showcase of East Asian linguistics research throughout the state of Ohio and institutions in neighboring states. The forum will provide a platform for participants to interact, exchange ideas and receive feedback from graduate students and the campus community.
The day-long event will feature two keynote speakers, Ik-sang Eom from Hanyang University in South Korea and Ohio State professor, J. Marshall Unger. All other research will be presented through poster sessions to provide ample time for discussion.
The forum will begin at 10 a.m. in the Mershon Center, Room 120. The event is free to attend and open to the public. For more information and the complete program schedule, visit u.osu.edu/beal.