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Ohio State News (diversity)

2022
June
28,
2022
| 15:30 PM America/New_York
James L. Moore III, vice provost for diversity and inclusion and chief diversity officer at The Ohio State University, has been selected by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) as the recipient of the 2022 Michael P. Malone In...
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June
18,
2022
| 09:00 AM America/New_York
At the LGBTQ Pride Month Brunch, President Kristina M. Johnson reaffirmed The Ohio State University’s commitment to fostering an inclusive environment. Presented by Ohio State’s Office of Student Life Multicultural Center in partnership with colleges...
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June
17,
2022
| 16:00 PM America/New_York
Juneteenth, a federal holiday not a year old, is an opportunity to begin new traditions and determine how to commemorate the day in 1865 when enslaved African Americans learned they were free under the Emancipation Proclamation....
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June
17,
2022
| 10:00 AM America/New_York
Six teams from The Ohio State University worked collaboratively to devise strategies on how to increase access to higher education and support services for underserved populations. The 2022 Summer Institute for Equity in the Academic Experience was h...
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June
14,
2022
| 12:00 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University hosts a celebration of the Columbus Black community featuring local artists, organizations and businesses this weekend.After debuting as an internet radio program last year, the Wexner Center for the Arts’ All Day Blackness ...
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June
08,
2022
| 15:00 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center has selected Dr. Chyke A. Doubeni to serve as chief health equity officer and lead the Office of Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, effective July 1. ...
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May
12,
2022
| 13:44 PM America/New_York
Ohio State University Executive Vice President and Provost Melissa L. Gilliam announced today that Wendy Smooth, associate dean for diversity, equity and inclusion in the College of Arts and Sciences, will serve as the university’s senior vice provos...
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May
04,
2022
| 15:05 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University has collaborated with Getty Images, a global visual content creator and marketplace, to launch Picturing Black History, a joint initiative to recontextualize and surface Black histories, providing new perspectives and sheddi...
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May
04,
2022
| 11:30 AM America/New_York
A half marathon in downtown Columbus provided inspiration for James L. Moore III as he gave remarks for the Young Scholars Program (YSP) commitment ceremony late last month. Both events took place on the same Saturday morning....
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April
27,
2022
| 13:30 PM America/New_York
As part of Ohio State’s expansion of high-impact research, the university will be recruiting additional faculty members focused on addressing how race and equity issues intersect with criminal justice, STEM education, economic opportunity and engagem...
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April
08,
2022
| 14:00 PM America/New_York
Winning the 2022 Ruth C. Bailey Award for Multicultural Engagement left Darryl B. Hood, professor of environmental sciences in the College of Public Health at The Ohio State University, stunned.“What was my reaction after I passed out, you mean?” was...
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April
07,
2022
| 11:00 AM America/New_York
Earlier this week, Columbus-born author Hanif Abdurraqib participated in a virtual Q&A in honor of the Morrill Scholarship Program’s 40th anniversary. The program awards scholarships to academically talented students who are actively engaged in diver...
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February
11,
2022
| 09:00 AM America/New_York
Coinciding with the start of Black History Month, The Ohio State University’s Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity hosted a Feb. 3 virtual presentation highlighting the civil rights strides that society has made in the past several de...
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January
26,
2022
| 11:15 AM America/New_York
The Ohio State University has identified the first faculty positions to be created under a new initiative designed to address race-related social disparities through impactful research....
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2021
December
14,
2021
| 15:00 PM America/New_York
Making diversity a priority in clinical trials that involve pregnant populations is an important goal, but addressing the systemic barriers that participants face is necessary to reduce racial and economic disparities, says Wellesley College anthropo...
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December
09,
2021
| 09:00 AM America/New_York
Since the 1980s, only six Ohio State University students have received a National Academy of Sciences/Ford Foundation doctoral dissertation completion fellowship. John Bickers is one of them. Bickers, 30, who is pursuing a doctorate in history, ha...
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December
06,
2021
| 16:00 PM America/New_York
While African Americans have made strides in the century and a half since slavery was abolished, collective action by Americans of all backgrounds is necessary to bring about true equity, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Isabel Wilkerson says. Wilker...
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December
01,
2021
| 15:00 PM America/New_York
Mascots can engender team spirit, but when misused, they can perpetuate cultural stereotypes and further historical inaccuracies. “Harmful Representations: The Use of Native American and Indigenous Peoples as Sports Mascots” was the topic of a Nov. 2...
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November
18,
2021
| 14:00 PM America/New_York
Nearly $1.4 million has been awarded to seven interdisciplinary Ohio State research teams through the President’s Research Excellence (PRE) program. The program’s goal is to promote innovation and enhance the university’s standing among international...
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November
15,
2021
| 15:00 PM America/New_York
As an engineer who leads one of the largest institutions of higher learning in the country, Ohio State University President Kristina M. Johnson is setting an example for young women who want to explore careers in science, technology, engineering, art...
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October
21,
2021
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
Many Americans define themselves by race. However, those who base their identity on skin color and other physical traits may be surprised to learn that race is a social rather than biological construct, researchers say. ...
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May
06,
2021
| 09:08 AM America/New_York
Wendy Smooth’s heart was warmed when her 7-year-old daughter watched the swearing-in of Kamala Harris as vice president of the United States and came away with the idea that she could become a fashion designer – and run for president, too. ...
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April
13,
2021
| 09:22 AM America/New_York
Inspired by the university’s Seed Fund for Racial Justice, Ohio State’s College of Public Health recently awarded $100,000 to research projects addressing racism and resulting inequities. ...
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2020
November
09,
2020
| 08:17 AM America/New_York
African Americans who attend Historically Black Colleges or Universities (HBCUs) may be at lower risk for health problems later in adulthood compared to African Americans who attend predominantly white institutions, a new study suggests. ...
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October
12,
2020
| 08:30 AM America/New_York
A conversation and a history lesson are some of the ways The Ohio State University is recognizing Indigenous Peoples’ Day on Monday, Oct. 12. ...
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October
07,
2020
| 08:17 AM America/New_York
A collection of essays by author Jerald Walker, published by The Ohio State University Press, is a finalist for this year’s National Book Award for nonfiction. ...
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October
02,
2020
| 14:44 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University colleges of medicine, nursing, optometry and veterinary medicine are being honored for their outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion. ...
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September
30,
2020
| 16:28 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University has received a $5 million, two-year award from the National Institutes of Health RADx-UP program to support projects designed to rapidly implement COVID-19 testing strategies in populations disproportionately affected by the...
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August
26,
2020
| 11:00 AM America/New_York
The Ohio State University is partnering with a new service to support people with low vision or blindness when they visit campus. ...
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August
20,
2020
| 16:00 PM America/New_York
Hosted by James L. Moore III, vice provost for diversity and inclusion and chief diversity officer, the new series offers sustainable solutions for advancing diversity, equity and inclusion in the corporate sector and beyond. ...
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