When Milton Mendez's wife had to get surgery for her carpal tunnel, the health insurance they had at the time covered only $40,000 of the $45,000 bill. Mendez, 65, was left with a bill he couldn’t afford. Unable to pay the remaining $5,000, the Mendez family was left without insurance. More .
Nov 30 - noon to 1:30 p.m. - Hale Hall, MLK Jr Lounge What changes may occur in policy for Ohio State staff, faculty, and students, and how can you make your voice heard? Reports of employee and student incidents of sexual misconduct at the university have risen steadily during the past four years. Learn how proposed new Title IX regulations may have a chilling effect on already underreported incidents of sexual misconduct and how, under a recent court ruling affecting Ohio, universities can allow those accused of sexual misconduct to directly question their accusers. Join Title IX Coordinator...
Nov 30 - 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. - Ohio Union, Alonso Family Room This event brings to light a profound and missing chapter in the history of American music: the Indigenous influence. Featuring music icons Charley Patton, Mildred Bailey, Link Wray, Jimi Hendrix, Jesse Ed Davis, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Robbie Robertson, Randy Castillo, and Taboo, RUMBLE shows how these pioneering Native musicians helped shape the soundtracks of our lives. This event counts for 1 DICE credit. More .
This in-person workshop Tuesday (11/20) at 10 a.m. is based on the book by Dr. Maura Cullen, "35 Dumb Things Well-Intended People Say." These statements, though well intended, often can widen the diversity gap. This workshop - "That's Not What I Meant" - provides participants further insight regarding what are often perceived as harmless statements but in fact can cause irreparable harm. Register through BuckeyeLearn . Contact .
Nov 28 - 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. - Saxbe Auditorium Join the Office of Diversity and Inclusion and the Ohio State SACNAS chapter, in collaboration with multiple university partners, as they host Knatokie Ford at Ohio State. Ford is a Harvard-trained biomedical scientist and a dynamic speaker who addresses the imposter syndrome and ways to overcome it. More . Contact .
James L. Moore III, PhD, will serve as the vice provost for diversity and inclusion and the university's chief diversity officer, effective May 1, subject to approval by the Board of Trustees. In addition to his concurrent appointments as Education and Human Ecology's Distinguished Professor of Urban Education and executive director of the Todd Anthony Bell National Resource Center, he assumed a one-year interim leadership position in the Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) last May. More .
Feb 23, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Ohio Union Performance Hall Join this annual cultural extravaganza that showcases a variety of traditional and contemporary performances — with free admission.This event counts toward DICE certification. More . Contact .
Feb 9 - 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. - 165 Thompson Library #MeToo may be the most visible women's "revolution" right now, but according to sociologist and Middle East expert Valentine Moghadam, feminism has shaped democratization, revolution and even right-wing movements around the globe. Moghadam will discuss the role of women in the Arab Spring and other contemporary revolutions. This event counts toward DICE certification. More . Contact .
Dreamer and prominent immigration attorney Cesar Vargas sits down with News Director Elizabeth Suarez to discuss the current legislative landscape of DACA and other topics during a visit to The Ohio State University on February 5, 2018. Viewing this video counts toward DICE certification.
Jan 31 - 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. - Performance Hall, Ohio Union Join the Student Life Multicultural Center as it celebrates United Black World Month, also known as Black History Month. This event qualifies toward DICE certification. More .