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 .
Jan 31 - 5:30 p.m. - 110A Hale Hall The Office of Diversity and Inclusion Morrill Scholars Program will host Clarissa Epps, a community organizer with the Direct Action & Research Training (DART) Center, for an information session. More .
The Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM) is an initiative to begin conversation and celebration of the Asian Pacific American cultures, histories, and identities. Here at The Ohio State University, we observe APAHM in January and mid-February. We want to highlight and share the personal narratives of students, staff, and faculty with this year’s APAHM theme, AHIMSA, meaning compassion and nonviolence, a pillar within Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism. Focusing on compassion, we ask you to reflect on your life – What does ahimsa look like to you? How can ahimsa inform the way you create and reconcile relationships? How will...
Jan 25 - 4 p.m. - Mershon Auditorium Piper Kerman of ‘Orange is the New Black’ to visit Ohio State. Piper Kerman is the author of the memoir Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison , which has been adapted by Jenji Kohan into an Emmy- and Peabody Award-winning original series for Netflix. Bringing her message to Ohio State, Kerman will speak about her own experiences in prison and shed light on the wide-ranging collateral damage — particularly on family stability, women, children and minorities — of America’s criminal justice practices. A book-signing follows the...
Jan 31 - 7 p.m. - Mershon Auditorium, 1871 N. High St.
Angela Davis to speak for Ohio State’s MLK Jr. celebration. Angela Yvonne Davis, American political activist, academic scholar and author, will speak at Ohio State’s 45th MLK celebration. The event is free and open to the public and will kick off a number of activities honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. More .
Jan 25 - 7 p.m. - Gateway Film Center January's monthly international film series, sponsored by the Office of International Affairs and Council of Graduate Students, followed by discussion led by Dr. Kerim Yasar, Japanese film expert. More .
Feb 17, 2017 - 5-8:30 p.m. - Ohio Union The Office of International Affairs, more than 30 student organizations, and the Student Life Dining Services’ chefs are preparing an evening of international food, exhibits, and cultural performances. Food will be available 5-7 p.m., and performances 5-9 p.m. Admission is free, and tickets to purchase small samplings of international foods cost $1 each.
In 2016, Facilities Operations and Development won the APPA Award for Excellence, APPA's highest institutional honor for outstanding achievements in facilities management. From architects and engineers, from custodians to maintenance workers, from groundspeople to utility workers, FOD's nearly 700 staff members help keep the 1,600-acre Columbus campus running smoothly and serving nearly 100,000 students, faculty, staff and visitors daily. Learn more about this vast organization.