The University Staff Advisory Committee (USAC) invites university and Wexner Medical Center staff to participate in one of three focus groups to share their perspectives and experiences around staff diversity and inclusion efforts. Limited to 40 staff members at each session. Sessions are Tuesday (10/10) noon–1 p.m. in 260 Ramseyer Hall, Thursday (10/12) 4–5 p.m. in the Clinical Skills Center in 602B Prior Hall and Wednesday (10/18) 2–3 p.m. in the Brutus Buckeye Room of the Ohio Union. Register . Contact .
Professional Development and Women of Color Advancement Grants are available for women faculty and staff continuously employed by Ohio State for at least one year and students (graduate/professional students with a 3.0 GPA and undergraduates with a 2.5 GPA). Grants can be used for professional development activities, research, etc. Significant financial need is a key consideration. Applications are available online and due Sunday (10/1). More .
Thru Monday, Oct 9 All Ohio State students, staff, faculty, visiting scholars, and alumni are invited to submit photos to the 2017 International Photography Competition. Photographers are invited to submit one photo in each category: people, places, and politics. More . Contact or 614-247-4828 .
Celebrate all things Brazilian when students, alumni, faculty, partners, and friends are invited to network and have fun with the Brazilian community. Welcome new Brazilian undergraduate and graduate students. Discover Portuguese courses at the Center for Latin American Studies and the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, including the new Education Abroad program in Curitiba, Brazil, Columbus' Brazilian sister city. Contact . This event qualifies toward DICE certification.
WOSU Public Media will present a special screening and discussion of its recent Emmy Award-winning documentary "Columbus Neighborhoods: New Americans." The hour-long drama traces how the immigrant experience defined the character of Columbus during its foundation and early growth and how immigrants are adding to our culture, supporting our economy and reshaping the American dream. More . This event qualifies toward DICE certification.
Aug 18, 5-7 p.m. - RPAC You're invited to this year's Global Buckeye Celebration to honor the arrival of nearly 2,000 new international students to Ohio State. Come to the Office of International Affairs at the Tom W. Davis Gym in the RPAC for pizza, games, prizes and more as we welcome these new students to campus and get ready for the beginning of autumn semester. Contact .
The Dublin Arts Council will present Urur Dhex-Dhexaad Ah: Community In-Between, a photography exhibition featuring portraits of 15 central Ohio Somali trailblazers created by two female Somali high school student photographers and accompanied by written and video personal narratives, artifacts and oral histories delivered by augmented reality. The exhibition will open with a reception Tuesday (8/8) 6-8 p.m. at the Dublin Arts Council, 7125 Riverside Drive, and continue through Friday (11/3). Photos and stories in this exhibition also will be available in book format from The Ohio State University Press. More .
She wasn’t the first black woman to study at Ohio State or even in the School of Home Economics. But among the tightly woven cadre of female African Americans on campus in the 1940s, Gladys Cooper Jennings was ... More .
As students struggle to balance the demands of classes, internships, work and personal well-being, dedicated quiet spaces are becoming more popular across college campuses. The creation of the ElectroScience Laboratory’s (ESL) new "Quiet Room" at Ohio State, however, was inspired after a student attacked pedestrians near Watts Hall in November 2016. More . Contact .