U.S. Rep. Joyce Beatty sees protesting as a way to incite legislative change - even though she was pepper-sprayed while doing so in May. Beatty (D-OH-3), who represents the congressional district that includes Ohio State's Columbus campus, joined Darrick Hamilton, executive director of Ohio State's Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity, in a webinar Tuesday to discuss translating recent protests into lasting policy.
As students partake in nationwide protests against police and racial violence, they might not consider the effect their participation has on future employment. Brian Guerrero, senior director of the Center for Career and Professional Success in the college, said that employers and graduate or professional schools review applications holistically, looking at the context of situations such as protests.
After nearly two weeks of nationwide protests, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion hosted a panel discussing ways that Ohio State can address racial injustice Monday that drew almost 2,000 viewers. The panelists discussed increasing access to higher education for underrepresented and low-income groups, employing diverse faculty and staff, and placing an emphasis on self-education of racial injustices.
The Board of Trustees approved an increase in tuition for first-year students and increases in housing, dining and healthcare for all students in a virtual meeting Wednesday.
The Institute for Teaching and Learning will be renamed in honor of outgoing University President Michael V. Drake. The Board of Trustees approved the name change to the Michael V. Drake Institute for Teaching and Learning Wednesday during a virtual meeting.
Kristina M. Johnson, formerly the State University of New York chancellor and once the undersecretary of the U.S. Department of Energy, was approved by the Board of Trustees at a virtual meeting Wednesday and will assume her role Sept. 1.
Although Ohio State residence halls are closing for the semester, the Ohio Union will be open Tuesday for the primary election. Gov. Mike DeWine announced a ban on mass gatherings of 100 or more people in response to the coronavirus outbreak in a press conference Thursday.
I promise you can do better than a flat iron.
When I get dressed for class, I typically grab some humdrum assortment of clothing and throw it on without much thought. I can usually avoid major fashion faux pas like stripes and polka dots or pink and red, but beyond that, I'm pretty much fashion-inept.
If you live in Ohio, you're probably no stranger to the winter blues brought on by overcast skies and temperatures hovering near freezing. You may notice a decline in energy levels and a shift in your mood over the winter months. This year, I decided to try out light therapy to combat the negative effects of a gloomy winter.
At twenty years old, I've been told: "get off your phone" for approximately my entire life. My generation is known as "those darn kids that can't look up from their screens." And while I usually meet that statement with a not-so-subtle eye roll, I figure it's about time to dig into it.
In addition to canceling in-person instruction until April, Ohio State mandated that no new, non-essential events could be scheduled on campus through at least April 20. Events that were on the calendar were to be reevaluated. University-sponsored international travel is suspended until April 20 as well.
"Did you hear who got arrested last night?" "No... what are you talking about?!" The missing link is probably a fake Instagram, or 'Finsta' where this private (evidently not-so-private) message was posted. A sizeable number of teenagers and twenty-something-year-olds create Instagram profiles separate from their main account to post more exclusive, often R-rated content.
News of the coronavirus gave impeachment headlines a run for their money this week. As of Saturday morning, 1,354 people are infected globally. The death toll has climbed to 41. The virus, which was first identified in Wuhan, China, has sounded alarms across the world.
Kunal Parikh was a first-year chemical engineering major in 2009 when he attended a webinar held by the Fisher College of Business that showed him how incorporating policy and entrepreneurship with technology could improve patient care. Parikh had been conducting research, but the webinar brought a new perspective of how such intersections could benefit his work.