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Welcome to the Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Since 1970, our office has played a pivotal role in transforming Ohio State into a model of inclusive excellence.

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Family Affair & Reunion

6:00 p.m. | Wednesday, August 21, 2019 | Hale Hall

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2019 Graduate and Professional Student Orientation and Networking Reception

Thursday, August 22, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 9:15 pm

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The 2019 ODI Homecoming Tailgate is 4-7 p.m. on Saturday, October 5, at Hale Hall!

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Scholar Spotlight: Ashley Tan

While in high school, Ashley Tan focused her extracurricular activities on engaging in social justice. Her parents also provided her with occasions to overcome racial and gender biases through educational opportunities.

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Highlights of Hale Center Art Collection

King's Life

Artist: Larry Winston Collins

Medium: Relief Painting

The “King's Life” painting was the first piece of artwork donated to the Hale Center. Created specifically for the Office of Minority Affairs' annual MLK exhibition in 1988, Mr. Collins donated the art to the Hale Center in 1989 prior to its opening on October 11, 1989.

Apartheid Series for Steven

Artist: Ed Colston

Medium: Mixed Media Painting

The Apartheid Series for Steven was donated by artist Ed Colston as a special tribute to Steven Biko. Ed Colston (November 20, 1936 – February 21, 2006), a local artist and former professor at the Columbus College of Art and Design, was known for his bold colors and abstraction in his works of art.


Artist: Charles Hollingsworth

Medium: Mixed

Who Needs A Horse?

Artist: Marty Shuter

Medium: Sculpture

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