Ohio State News (diversity)

2019
November
18,
2019
| 04:14 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University is ranked in the top 10 nationally among doctoral institutions for the number of students studying abroad and is in the top 20 for hosting international students, according to a national report released today. ...
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November
08,
2019
| 10:09 PM America/New_York
The Carmen Collection is part of the university’s sesquicentennial, a yearlong celebration of Ohio State’s 150 years in existence, and ties into that history with stories, voices and perspectives of underrepresented Buckeyes. ...
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October
25,
2019
| 02:00 PM America/New_York
Four health sciences graduate programs at The Ohio State University have received an award distinguishing colleges and universities for their diversity and inclusion efforts. ...
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March
01,
2019
| 07:29 PM America/New_York
Before his remarks headlining the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration Feb. 20th, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion sat down with influential scholar and renowned author Dr. Michael Eric Dyson. In the first “Take Five” video, the Georgetown ...
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February
11,
2019
| 09:00 PM America/New_York
William F. Pickard, who earned his Ph.D. at Ohio State in 1971, is known for his business success, civic leadership and philanthropy. He is the founder, chairman and CEO of Global Automotive Alliance, a Black Enterprise Top 100 industrial/service com...
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January
09,
2019
| 09:07 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University has realigned existing units to establish a new, comprehensive office designed to provide students with the tools and opportunities they need to thrive and succeed academically from the first point of contact with the univer...
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January
08,
2019
| 07:02 PM America/New_York
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Wishing to use her expertise to serve the Columbus community, Susan Basso has been named to the Columbus Women’s Commission for a two-year term. Basso, the university’s senior vice president for talent, culture and human resources, h...
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2018
October
30,
2018
| 03:56 PM America/New_York
  The Supremes, with their polished performances and family-friendly lyrics, helped to bridge a cultural divide and temper racial tensions. AP Photo/Frings   When Sly and the Family Stone released “Everyday People” at the end of 1968, it wa...
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October
15,
2018
| 06:07 PM America/New_York
For an hour last week, the incoming executive director of The Ohio State University’s Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity answered questions about his philosophy and the direction in which he wants to take the institute. Darrick H...
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October
10,
2018
| 04:24 PM America/New_York
Over one-quarter of all college students have child dependents, and those students face the competing demands of caregiving, work and school responsibilities. As a result, only 33 percent of students with children complete a degree or certificate wit...
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October
09,
2018
| 02:06 PM America/New_York
From in-school suspensions to expulsion, new research finds students of color face greater rates of school discipline than their white classmates. Confronting those findings and uncovering solutions were at the heart of a community discussion host...
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September
06,
2018
| 08:08 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University and nine other Ohio universities and colleges got a vote of support recently when the National Science Foundation renewed a grant that will help the alliance continue its work to increase the number of underrepresented minor...
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August
04,
2018
| 02:50 PM America/New_York
For Isaiah Jordan, the desire to understand and heal the human eye led him to the field of optometry. But it was a special program for students considering optometry that led him to The Ohio State University. Jordan is an alumnus of the College of...
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July
06,
2018
| 06:00 AM America/New_York
Max, Andrew and Simon Fernandez may not look alike, but the fraternal triplets have taken a nearly identical trip to and through The Ohio State University. All three third-year students went to the same high school in Columbus, all three are part ...
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June
27,
2018
| 06:00 AM America/New_York
Happiness, good health, engagement and a longer life: Research suggests that people who go to college are more likely to experience these benefits than those who are unable to pursue a college degree. That was part of Ohio State University Preside...
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June
13,
2018
| 06:00 AM America/New_York
A new nationwide study of obituaries has found that people with religious affiliations lived nearly four years longer than those with no ties to religion. That four-year boost – found in an analysis of more than 1,000 obits from around the country...
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May
16,
2018
| 06:00 AM America/New_York
From improved access to affordable child care to free busing, ideas flowed in a ballroom at the Fawcett Center on Tuesday for the first meeting of the  Alliance for the American Dream. The project at The Ohio State University has the ambitious goa...
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May
15,
2018
| 06:00 AM America/New_York
Many studies have shown that both minority and women scientists face disadvantages in reaching the highest levels of their careers. So it would make sense that minority women would face a “double bind” that would particularly disadvantage them. ...
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May
10,
2018
| 03:28 PM America/New_York
Over the past 20 years, Bill and Melinda Gates have invested more than $1.6 billion to provide access and affordability in higher education through the Gates Millennium Scholars Program.The program, and the benefactors behind it, were featured this w...
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May
03,
2018
| 01:24 PM America/New_York
“We are reaching a point of crisis in American education.”William “Brit” Kirwan, former president of The Ohio State University and current chancellor emeritus of the University System of Maryland, delivered the 15th annual James F. Patterson Land-Gra...
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May
02,
2018
| 04:41 PM America/New_York
William “Brit” Kirwan, former president of The Ohio State University, considers the challenge facing low- and moderate-income students in the nation’s colleges and universities to be the civil rights issue of our time.“Over time, achieving the Americ...
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May
01,
2018
| 12:25 PM America/New_York
On April 26, LaQuita Henry walked into the main administration building at The Ohio State University like she had done on the same day, and nearly the same time, 50 years earlier. The circumstances, though, could not have been more different. ...
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April
27,
2018
| 11:30 AM America/New_York
Three health-sciences colleges at The Ohio State University have received national recognition for the quality and effectiveness of their diversity and inclusion initiatives.The colleges of medicine, nursing and veterinary medicine were all recipient...
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April
16,
2018
| 01:35 PM America/New_York
From wellness and well-being to addiction and recovery to solutions and a commitment to do better, the  2018 Buckeye Summit focused on supporting and building a healthier world. More than 400 alumni, faculty, staff, students and supporters filled ...
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March
29,
2018
| 01:26 PM America/New_York
Morris Dees has a virtue he wishes he could share with a country he continues to see as divided. During a lecture at The Ohio State University Wednesday night, the famed civil rights attorney and co-founder of the Southern Poverty Law Center told a s...
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February
21,
2018
| 05:39 PM America/New_York
David Roper learned some of the most important lessons of life and leadership on a pitcher’s mound.“Composure is extremely important in that position because the pressure is on literally every play. It starts with you,” Roper said. “So I've always tr...
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February
01,
2018
| 04:18 PM America/New_York
Music, poetry and a conversation on the history of the Black Lives Matter movement launched the start of United Black World Month at The Ohio State University.The Student Life Multicultural Center hosted the kick-off at the Ohio Union Wednesday night...
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January
25,
2018
| 04:30 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University President Michael V. Drake announced an expansion of the university’s commitment to make college more affordable and accessible for students. While highlighting a historically successful year for Ohio State during his ann...
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2017
December
21,
2017
| 09:42 AM America/New_York
After being on the Columbus campus of The Ohio State University for three weeks, Bella Garcia found herself standing in a parking lot early in the morning, crying.It wasn’t the first time she had been reduced to tears that morning. But the source of ...
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December
20,
2017
| 08:58 AM America/New_York
Research from The Ohio State University’s Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity is helping the Columbus City Council fund new programs to aid vulnerable youth.Kirwan Institute Senior Legal Analyst Kyle Strickland presented the findings...
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