The only way is through: Autumn 2020 Ohio State Alumni Magazine
Whether our blinders were torn off in May or we are bearing the pain of the millionth cut, we will confront racism and its manifestations. We can learn so much from the Ohio State faculty and staff, alumni and students who work toward equity and justice. We hope the people you meet in these stories will lead you by their examples of grit, intellect and righteous determination.Read More
New webinar series ‘unapologetically’ considers racism in educational research
Decades of biases are baked into academic research. Consider the field of higher education and student affairs alone: Historically and even today, white men have been studied and their experiences have become universal for understanding how every other group develops while attending college, said Lori Patton Davis, chair of the Department of Educational Studies and professor of higher education and student affairs. That’s not unique to the education field.
Professor of Race & Media Lanier Holt explains the impact of Black Lives Matter on pro-team protests
In response to the police shooting of Jacob Blake in Wisconsin, the NBA’s Milwaukee Bucks went on strike, refusing to take the court for a playoff game, and athletes across all sports followed suit. Ohio State associate professor of communication Lanier Holt joined Twin Cities PBS to discuss the recent wave of activism in sports.
The Office of International Affairs launches the Global Engagement Certificate Program
The Office of International Affairs' Global Engagement Certificate Program is a new opportunity for Ohio State students to enhance their college experience while becoming global citizens. By participating, students will be exposed to cultural perspectives different from their own and will develop the skills and confidence needed to communicate with others from different cultural backgrounds while fostering meaningful interactions and relationships. Students must indicate their intent to pursue the certificate by October 16.