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
Theta chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated®️ at Ohio State marks 100 years
On Feb. 2, 1921, five Black women, Grace Boyd, Bertha Harrington, Mildred Henson, Thelma Moorman and Eva Jane Smith, chartered the Theta chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated®️ at Ohio State.
James Arthur Dunn: An Ohio State Engineering pioneer
James Arthur Dunn graduated from The Ohio State University in 1913 with an architecture degree. Known as Jimmie among classmates, he was the first Black graduate of the College of Engineering and among only a handful of Black Ohio State students in the early 1900s.
NPR: Professor Jeffries Discusses The Politics That Shape U.S. History In Schools
Jeffries says the backlash against the more complete version of history, including painful parts, is in part about promoting a version of history that justifies marginalizing people for political gain.
Ohio State professor Korie Edwards honored with research grant established in her name
The program is named in honor of Korie Little Edwards, recognizing her work in strengthening our understanding of the critical role religion plays in the reproduction of race and racial hierarchies in addition to her service to our scholarly community as the first woman of color to head one of the major social science religion associations. This research grant honors her contributions to the field and encourages scholars to make similarly significant contributions.