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Ohio State News (diversity)

2021
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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July
16,
2020
| 11:46 AM America/New_York
The Ohio State University has announced new details of a plan to combat racism and racial inequality in the community. ...
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June
19,
2020
| 11:05 AM America/New_York
President Drake sent a message to the university community reflecting on the significance of Juneteenth: As a member of our Ohio State community, in recognition and celebration of Juneteenth, please set aside a part of your day today to contemplate a...
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May
20,
2020
| 09:00 AM America/New_York
Ohio seniors have put pen to paper to lament the loss of traditions, celebrations and the conclusions of the final months of their high school career. Their thoughts, often raw, angry and emotional, are now on display at a website built by The Ohio S...
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February
21,
2020
| 12:00 PM America/New_York
As we celebrate Black History Month at The Ohio State University, I want to highlight some of my favorite jazz songs and explain why they mean so much to me. ...
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February
18,
2020
| 13:04 PM America/New_York
Throughout history, artists and songwriters have expressed a longing for equality and justice through their music. ...
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January
21,
2020
| 15:17 PM America/New_York
A new campaign led by the student government organizations of The Ohio State University looks to aim a spotlight on diversity and inclusion. ...
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2019
November
18,
2019
| 10:14 AM 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
| 16:09 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
| 08:00 AM 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
| 13:29 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
| 15:00 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
| 15:07 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
| 13:02 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
15,
2018
| 12:07 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
| 10:24 AM 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
| 08:06 AM 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
| 14:08 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
| 08:50 AM 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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