Jan 18, 2018 - noon to 2 p.m. - Ohio Union The Women’s Place introduces Black Women Write (BWW), a collective that aims to provide support, encouragement, and care to black women writers across the university. Acknowledging the multidimensionality of writing, this collective welcomes academic writers engaging in research manuscripts, literary artists developing poetry and prose, program developers constructing grants, and more. BWW will offer a level of institutionalized support for black women working to maintain scholarly and creative excellence across the Ohio State campus. This event counts toward DICE certification. More .
The Advocates & Allies for Equity initiative continues to grow, building a cross-campus network of male Allies for equity at Ohio State. Facilitations/workshops are in the planning stages for spring semester. To engage your department/unit and help change the culture at Ohio State, contact the Women's Place .
Feb 20, 2018 - 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. - Longaberger House All Ohio State employees (men and women) are invited to celebrate Ohio State women at The Women’s Place 2018 Annual Women's Reception, featuring Clara Lee, plastic surgeon at Ohio State’s Wexner Medical Center, associate professor in the College of Medicine and College of Public Health, and chair of the Women in Medicine and Science (WIMS) Committee. Special guests include President Drake and Provost McPheron. This event counts toward DICE certification. More . Contact .
Dec 11 - 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. - OSU Steam Factory Male employees earn nearly $8,000 more than females. They’re doctors and teachers, food service workers and groundskeepers, artists and scientists, office assistants and child care workers. In nearly every profession and job category at Ohio State, women work side by side with men. But they’re not paid equally. Read more . Attend a free 2-hour salary negotiation workshop .
Nov 30 to Dec 2 - 8 p.m. - Barnett Theatre Combining her research of African-American culture with the art of dance, Crystal Michelle Perkins, an assistant professor and contemporary faculty in the Department of Dance, will showcase a powerful routine this weekend at the Faculty Concert. This event counts toward DICE certification. More .
Dec 4 - 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. - Multicultural Center One of the most acclaimed films of the year and an Oscar nominee for Best Documentary, "I Am Not Your Negro" envisions the book James Baldwin never finished. The result is a radical, up-to-the-minute examination of race in America, using Baldwin's original words, spoken by Samuel L. Jackson and with a flood of rich archival material. This event counts toward DICE certification. More .
Nov 29 - 6 p.m. - 344 Drinko Hall WSI Cinema presents "The Hunting Ground, a documentary about the incidence of sexual violence on college campuses in the United States. Community dialogue immediately following the film. This event counts toward DICE certification.
Keep up with the LGBTQ Initiatives through the Multicultural Center. Learn about signature events, student support, leadership development, educational programs, and more. Many events qualify toward DICE certification. More .
Nov. 17 - 6 p.m. The Muslim Student Association invites people of all faiths to fast from sunrise to sunset Friday to stand in solidarity for food security across the globe. Fast-A-Thon, the group’s annual charity banquet, will feature a variety of discussions centering around food security, and attendees will break their fasts together with an authentic Middle Eastern dinner provided by Lavash Cafe in Clintonville. This event counts toward DICE certification. More .
For 10 years, Eric French has worked as a Broadcast Technician for WOSU Public Media. In the basement of the Fawcett Center, French works to ensure all of the equipment functions, an imperative role for the 24-hour multimedia organization that consists of more than 70 people.
To be effective in his role, the technician also needs to be sure the mechanics of his body are working right.
French never has considered himself overweight or unhealthy. He was an athlete growing up and still catches 25 games a year in the Columbus Men’s Senior Baseball League, but like anyone...