Mar 9 - 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. - Ohio Union Ailabouni Room Join this instructor-led introductory session of Safe Zone Training. The goals of the training are to create a more welcoming and more inclusive campus environment, strengthen community, and encourage networking among faculty, staff, and students toward the goal of supporting diverse individuals and communities. Participants receive a Safe Zone sticker to signal their acceptance of LGBTQ people and communities. More . Contact .
As part of a comprehensive effort to enhance the health, safety, and well being of our community, the Office of Human Resources has created a new online training opportunity. “Understanding the Sexual Misconduct Policy” is an easily accessible, 30-minute digital version of the in-person training provided by Human Resources. While beneficial for all employees, the training is highly recommended for managers, supervisors, human resource professionals, department chairs, and deans. More . Contact .
Mar 1 - 5:30 p.m. - Knowlton Hall Wexner Center and Kirwan Institute co-present "Free to Ride" Is public transportation a civil rights issue? The new documentary Free to Ride considers the issue through one coalition's efforts to bring free bus service to Dayton. The movie makes its local debut with an intro by Sharon Davies, Matthew Martin, and Jamaal Bell from the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity. Admission is free.
Mar 1 - 7 p.m. - Wexner Center African migrant drama screens one night only at the Wex. A New York Times Critics' Pick, Moussa Touré's Senegalese drama The Pirogue presents a different perspective on immigration. The film follows a small fishing boat captain and 30 desperate travelers hoping for better lives over a long, treacherous journey to Spain. Tickets .
Ohio State professor Sultana Nahar has given more than astrophysics research to the scientific community, as she’s worked to bring higher education to women and children in underdeveloped countries. More .
Every day starts the same for UniPrint’s Plant Manager Jim Strapp … in his personal gym by 4:20 a.m. for a 60-minute workout. His treadmill, stationary bike and free weight routines help him start each day strong.
“When I get to work, I’m ready to go,” Jim said. “Off and running every day. It’s the nature of who I am. Working out gives me the push, the energy.”
“Part of my role is to make sure our products get out the door on time, and that equates to me walking through the plant all day, moving...
The American Association of University Women is a national organization founded in 1881, now with about a thousand branches across the country, with about 800 at the university level. It advocates for a range of issues, including education, leadership and economic justice for women. AAUW at Ohio State began meeting in fall 2016 but officially became registered as a student organization spring 2017. More .
Jan 30 - 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. - Hagerty Hall Lion Dance performance, calligraphy demonstration, dance performances, martial arts demo, Chinese music cultural displays, samples of traditional Chinese cuisine. More .
Students from middle and high schools and colleges filled a Columbus theater on Jan. 21 to learn about the history of the African-American women who helped do the math that put Americans in space. More .