Past Events

  1. Oct 9, 2019 through Dec 11, 2019, 5:30pm - 7:00pm

    Are you a current or incoming graduate student looking for a supportive community during this stage in your academic career? The CFAES and EEOB Graduate Student Support Group* serves as a safe and confidential network to help graduate students manage the challenges that arise during this exciting, but stressful chapter in their lives. Support group meetings occur once every other week will cover topics such as:

  2. Oct 7, 2019, 5:00pm - 7:30pm

    This interactive session will include a keynote address by Dr. Quinn Capers, interventional cardiologist, professor of medicine and dean of admissions for the College of Medicine. Capers and his team have increased the number of applications resulting in an increase in female matriculates. In fact, women matriculates have outnumbered men in the past six classes. Underrepresented minorities in the current class rose to 26 percent, exceeding the national average of 16 percent.

  3. Oct 4, 2019, 1:30pm - 4:30pm

    What does it mean to have privilege? How do your social identities (e.g., race, gender, class, religion, sexuality, etc.) grant or deny you privilege? How do you know when you have it and when you don't? How can we use power and privilege to break the cycle of oppression? This workshop will explore these questions, offering participants an opportunity to delve deeply into their social identities by creating a Multiple Social Identity Profile - a process that reveals how we all have and lack privilege simultaneously.

  4. Oct 3, 2019, 1:30pm - 4:30pm

    What does it mean to have privilege? How do your social identities (e.g., race, gender, class, religion, sexuality, etc.) grant or deny you privilege? How do you know when you have it and when you don't? How can we use power and privilege to break the cycle of oppression? This workshop will explore these questions, offering participants an opportunity to delve deeply into their social identities by creating a Multiple Social Identity Profile - a process that reveals how we all have and lack privilege simultaneously.

  5. Oct 2, 2019 through Dec 4, 2019, 5:30pm - 7:00pm

    Are you a current or incoming graduate student looking for a supportive community during this stage in your academic career? The CFAES and EEOB Graduate Student Support Group* serves as a safe and confidential network to help graduate students manage the challenges that arise during this exciting, but stressful chapter in their lives. Support group meetings occur once every other week will cover topics such as:

  6. Sep 30, 2019, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

    Dr. Temple Grandin will be visiting campus for a free student talk on Monday September 30, from 2-3pm in the Animal Science Arena. Registration through the CHAIRE website is required for attendance. Dr. Temple Grandin, was diagnosed with autism as a child and eventually went on to earn a PhD in animal science from the University of Illinois. During her lifetime she has pioneered humane ways of treating cattle and written on her experience of being autistic.

  7. Sep 23, 2019, 10:00am - 11:00am

    As a public institution, The Ohio State University and OSU Extension have a responsibility to create and disseminate content that is accessible to all audiences. Creating accessible contents means reducing barriers to content consumption and comprehension. Examples include ensuring that screen readers can easily read written text aloud, assigning alternate text to graphics so they may be appropriately described, and including captions with video content.

  8. Sep 19, 2019, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

    Come join a community of LGBTQ+ and allies as we discuss Cultivating Change at Ohio State. The Ohio State University chapter of Cultivating Change aims to provide a safe, inclusive network for students who are interested in agricultural sciences and are in the LGBTQ+ community or allies. We are focusing our efforts in education, community, and increasing awareness. 

  9. Sep 6, 2019, 1:30pm - 4:30pm

    This interactive workshop will explore how identities, beliefs, and backgrounds shape our perceptions of other people in ways that can unconsciously widen the diversity gap and negatively impact us and the people we interact with. Participants will learn how to identify and empathetically respond to unconscious, or implicit, bias in order to foster a more inclusive environment for everyone. Prior to the workshop, participants are asked to take a few online tests developed by Harvard University to detect unconscious biases and preferences.

  10. Sep 5, 2019, 1:30pm - 4:30pm

    This interactive workshop will explore how identities, beliefs, and backgrounds shape our perceptions of other people in ways that can unconsciously widen the diversity gap and negatively impact us and the people we interact with. Participants will learn how to identify and empathetically respond to unconscious, or implicit, bias in order to foster a more inclusive environment for everyone. Prior to the workshop, participants are asked to take a few online tests developed by Harvard University to detect unconscious biases and preferences.

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