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Autumn 2022 Events


Higher Education and the Public Good: National Policy, Discourse, & The Power of Qualitative Research

October 3, 2022
11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Zoom
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Dr. Penny Pasque will discuss her research on what happens “behind closed doors” in national policy conversations about higher education for the public good. As director of QualLab, she will focus on the power of utilizing qualitative research toward social change. The findings and implications from this critical discourse analysis have been used in national policy conversations at the White House during the Obama Administration regarding DACA; to change higher education policy in Poland; with Graduate School Deans on equity and inclusion of racially minoritized graduate students; at Oxford University in connection to women in leadership meetings; and beyond.


Introduction to Writing a GSIRI Grant

October 3, 2022
2-3 p.m.
Research Commons 352
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Hosted by The Graduate Student Interdisciplinary Research Initiative (GSIRI). After creating or joining a GSIRI team, the next step is crafting a strong grant proposal. Join us for an overview of what makes a strong GSIRI proposal, a discussion of the proposal evaluation rubric, and general best-practices during the grant-writing process. For more information, contact Julie Fitz at fitz.49@osu.edu.


Mixed Methods: Diversifying Research to Introduce Multiple Perspectives of a Phenomenon

October 4, 2022
12-1 p.m.
Zoom
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Hosted by the Educational Studies Diversity Committee. Part of the Educational Studies Diversity Lecture Series. Presented by Dr. Karen Beard, Dr. Tzu-Jung Lin, and Dr. Aarti Bellara. This presentation introduces mixed methods research as an avenue to diversify and coordinate multiple perspectives in research. We will illustrate the purposes and central premise of mixed methods, and discuss where mixing can occur through a brief analysis of two mixed methods studies.


Maximizing the Value of LinkedIn

October 4, 2022
12-1 p.m.
Interfaith Prayer & Reflection Room (Ohio Union 3rd Floor)
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Hosted by the Ohio Union Activities Board. In this session, participants will learn about the importance of the “digital first impression,” how to execute LinkedIn profile essentials, how to enhance their profile, make connections and how to most effectively utilize LinkedIn for networking, learning and the job search.


Monthly Ed Studies Workday Drop-In Office Hours

October 4, 2022
1-2 p.m.
Zoom
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Hosted by Educational Studies. If you have any questions about navigating Workday for official university purchasing or travel, feel free to stop by our monthly virtual office hours to get clarity and make the process easier for you. For more information, contact Ed Studies fiscal coordinator Ashley Ammerman.


Investing For Graduate and Professional Students

October 5, 2022
12-1 p.m.
Interfaith Prayer & Reflection Room (Ohio Union 3rd Floor)
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Hosted by the Ohio Union Activities Board. Investing is complicated, but it doesn’t have to be hard. Join Ben Raines of the Student Life Student Wellness Center to demistify the jargon of finance into simple and actionable insights on how to begin investing to build wealth.


AERA Minority Dissertation Fellowship in Education Research Informational Webinar

October 6, 2022
3-4 p.m.
Zoom
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Hosted by the American Educational Research Association. AERA announces its 2023-2024 AERA Minority Dissertation Fellowship in Education Research competition for graduate students. This fellowship is targeted for members of racial and ethnic groups historically underrepresented in higher education (e.g., African Americans, Alaskan Natives, American Indians, Asian Americans, Hispanics or Latinos, and Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islanders). This program provides mentoring and funding support to develop research skills and conduct studies in education related fields and topics. An informational webinar will be offered to discuss the Minority Fellowship in Education Research program’s goals, the application process, and details about the competition. Further information about the program, frequently asked questions, and application instructions are available in the Call for Proposals. The application deadline is Thursday, December 1, 2022. Contact George L. Wimberly, AERA Director of Professional Development; Diversity Officer at fellowships@aera.net or 202-238-3200 with any questions about this program.


Networking

October 11, 2022
12-1 p.m.
Interfaith Prayer & Reflection Room (Ohio Union 3rd Floor)
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Hosted by the Ohio Union Activities Board. Networking is an essential tool for both career exploration and your job search. This presentation discusses the importance of networking, the purpose of connecting with other professionals, and strategies on how to communicate with employers about skills, experiences, and career goals in order to enhance prospects in the job market.


Drinking from a Firehose: Strategies for Reading in Graduate School

October 11, 2022
1-2 p.m.
Zoom
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Hosted by the Educational Studies. Open to all EHE graduate students. Reading in graduate and professional school can be overwhelming, like drinking from a firehose. In this workshop, you will learn how to stay on top of your reading list by reading smarter, not harder. We will share strategies for efficient reading, , developing an organized system for note-taking, and making a weekly reading and writing schedule.


Creating Connections for LGBTQ+ Students in Educational Studies

October 11, 2022
2-3 p.m.
SPACE
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Creating Connections is a program in Educational Studies where we create student-led spaces for traditionally underserved graduate student populations to come together and build community. These spaces can be focused on a specific topic of interest, can be an open forum to discuss student experiences, or can feature guest speakers…whatever you would like it to be! Student facilitators who lead the spaces will create a plan for each event tailored to the group. Alan Sells, a student in Higher Education and Student Affairs, will be the student facilitator hosting the meet ups for this autumn.


OUAB Grad/Prof Quiz Night

October 12, 2022
6 p.m.
Woody’s Tavern, Ohio Union
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Hosted by the Ohio Union Activities Board. Join us as grad/prof students get together for a night of trivia and fun! Pre-arranged and impromptu-created teams compete in a night of trivia. Prizes are awarded to the top team of the evening. Check in begins at 5:30 p.m.  First question begins at 6 p.m. All teams must register for each quiz night. Teams may include up to 50% non-student guests. Team registration must be submitted by noon on the day of the event. Please send registration information to OUABgradprof@osu.edu.


Creating Connections for Black Women in Educational Studies

October 14, 2022
1-2 p.m.
SPACE
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Creating Connections is a program in Educational Studies where we create student-led spaces for traditionally underserved graduate student populations to come together and build community. These spaces can be focused on a specific topic of interest, can be an open forum to discuss student experiences, or can feature guest speakers…whatever you would like it to be! Student facilitators who lead the spaces will create a plan for each event tailored to the group. Audia Fraley, a student in Counselor Education, will be the student facilitator hosting the meet ups for this autumn.


Creating Connections for Black Men in Educational Studies

October 14, 2022
6-7 p.m.
PAES 412
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Creating Connections is a program in Educational Studies where we create student-led spaces for traditionally underserved graduate student populations to come together and build community. These spaces can be focused on a specific topic of interest, can be an open forum to discuss student experiences, or can feature guest speakers…whatever you would like it to be! Student facilitators who lead the spaces will create a plan for each event tailored to the group. Quinn Hughes, a student in Counselor Education, will be the student facilitator hosting the meet ups for this autumn.


GTA Toolkit: Student Feedback

October 18, 2022
11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Student-Alumni Council Room (Ohio Union)
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Hosted by the Michael V. Drake Institute for Teaching and Learning. Are you curious about the value and reliability of different types of student feedback? We will explore strategies for obtaining and interpreting student feedback, including the SEIs and beyond.


I have no idea what I am doing! Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

October 18, 2022
12-1 p.m.
Zoom
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Hosted by the Educational Studies. Open to all EHE graduate students. The Student Wellness Center and Buckeye Careers have joined together to educate our graduate and professional student community about the barriers to success and how imposter syndrome can play a negative role in their personal and professional goals. In this interactive presentation, participants will define symptoms of stress, identify barriers to success, and work towards overcoming feelings of self-doubt by learning more in-depth about Imposter Syndrome and strategies to combat the negative inner critic.


Mentoring: A Pathway to Success

October 18, 2022
12-1 p.m.
Interfaith Prayer & Reflection Room (Ohio Union 3rd Floor)
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Hosted by the Ohio Union Activities Board. Mentorship has been shown to improve both academic and career outcomes. Join us for an interactive workshop on how working with a mentor can help support your success. Topics covered include how to identify a mentor and how to make the most out of the mentoring relationship.


Blood Memory: A Story of Removal and Return and Discussion with Sandy White Hawk

October 19, 2022
5-7:30 p.m.
Fawcett Center, 2400 Olentangy River Rd
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Hosted by the College of Education and Human Ecology. Decades after being taken from her tribe and adopted by an abusive mother, Sandy White Hawk is again in the fight of her life. On Nov. 9, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments to overturn the Indian Child Welfare Act — the 1978 legislation that would have kept White Hawk with her Native people. Watch a documentary about Indian child removal, then join a discussion about the ground-breaking research by White Hawk and Ohio State’s Ashley Landers that was presented to SCOTUS to preserve the landmark legislation.


University Leadership Listening Session and Town Hall on the Graduate Student Experience

October 20, 2022
Register by October 6
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Ohio Union, Performance Hall
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The Graduate School and the Council of Graduate Students are excited to invite you to register to attend the University Leadership Listening Session and Town Hall on the Graduate Experience. This event will provide an opportunity for graduate and professional students to meet, engage with, and ask questions of campus leaders who support and provide services specifically for graduate and professional students.


QualLab Lunch Talk: IRBs and Research Site Anonymity as Methodological Interest Convergence

October 20, 2022
12-1 p.m.
Zoom
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Part of the QualLab Lunch Talk Series. Please join us for QualLab’s virtual lunch talk with Dr. Michael W. Moses II, Assistant Professor of Higher Education and Qualitative Methods at the University of California, Riverside’s School of Education, on the topic of IRBs and research site anonymity as methodological interest convergence.


Blood Memory: Research Presentation

October 20, 2022
2:30-4:30 p.m.
Campbell Hall, Room 252
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Hosted by the College of Education and Human Ecology. Decades after being taken from her tribe and adopted by an abusive mother, Sandy White Hawk is again in the fight of her life. On Nov. 9, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments to overturn the Indian Child Welfare Act — the 1978 legislation that would have kept White Hawk with her Native people. White Hawk and Ohio State’s Ashley Landers will present their research about outcomes for Native fostered and adopted individuals at a research presentation the day after the film screening of “Blood Memory: A Story of Removal and Return.”


Creating Connections for International Students in Educational Studies

October 21, 2022
5-6 p.m.
SPACE
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Creating Connections is a program in Educational Studies where we create student-led spaces for traditionally underserved graduate student populations to come together and build community. These spaces can be focused on a specific topic of interest, can be an open forum to discuss student experiences, or can feature guest speakers…whatever you would like it to be! Student facilitators who lead the spaces will create a plan for each event tailored to the group. Sangeun Lee, a student in Counselor Education, will be the student facilitator hosting the meet ups for this autumn.


Finding a Professional Mentor in Graduate School

October 25, 2022
12-1 p.m.
Zoom
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Hosted by the Educational Studies. Open to all EHE graduate students. Developing mentor relationships in graduate school can help you with networking, navigating your field, and building your professional identity. Come learn some tips and tricks for finding a mentor while in graduate school.


OUAB Grad/Prof Quiz Night

October 26, 2022
6 p.m.
Woody’s Tavern, Ohio Union
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Hosted by the Ohio Union Activities Board. Join us as grad/prof students get together for a night of trivia and fun! Pre-arranged and impromptu-created teams compete in a night of trivia. Prizes are awarded to the top team of the evening. Check in begins at 5:30 p.m.  First question begins at 6 p.m. All teams must register for each quiz night. Teams may include up to 50% non-student guests. Team registration must be submitted by noon on the day of the event. Please send registration information to OUABgradprof@osu.edu.


Secrets to a Terrific Technical Talk

November 1, 2022
12-1 p.m.
Interfaith Prayer & Reflection Room (Ohio Union 3rd Floor)
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Hosted by the Ohio Union Activities Board. Giving an effective technical or scientific presentation is more than making slides of the figures from your written report and then talking about them! At this seminar, we will discuss the essential differences between giving an oral presentation and writing a document. The secrets are in the stuff you do ahead of time, and in understanding the differences between hearing information and reading it.


Monthly Ed Studies Workday Drop-In Office Hours

November 1, 2022
1-2 p.m.
Zoom
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Hosted by Educational Studies. If you have any questions about navigating Workday for official university purchasing or travel, feel free to stop by our monthly virtual office hours to get clarity and make the process easier for you. For more information, contact Ed Studies fiscal coordinator Ashley Ammerman.


Benefits of physical activity: Find your fit

November 2, 2022
11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Interfaith Prayer & Reflection Room (Ohio Union 3rd Floor)
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Hosted by the Ohio Union Activities Board. It can be hard to stay physically active while in school. Join Rec Sports to find ways you can fit fitness into your busy life and different ways to stay active.


QualLab Lunch Talk: Creative, Relational, and Hesitant Methodologies for Qualitative Inquiry

November 3, 2022
12-1 p.m.
Zoom
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Part of the QualLab Lunch Talk Series. Please join us for QualLab’s virtual lunch talk with Dr. Mirka Koro, Professor of qualitative research and Director of doctoral programs at Arizona State University’s Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, on the topic of creative, relational, and hesitant methodologies for qualitative inquiry.


Food and Basic Need Insecurity: Supporting Ourselves and Others

November 9, 2022
12-1 p.m.
Interfaith Prayer & Reflection Room (Ohio Union 3rd Floor)
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Hosted by the Ohio Union Activities Board. Oftentimes, access to basic needs resources on a college campus can be overlooked. However, thousands of students on college campuses struggle to access those resources most vital to success. Here we will explore what basic needs insecurity is, what resources are available to you and your peers to increase access to basic needs resources and how to explore these topics with others that may be experiencing basic needs insecurity.


OUAB Grad/Prof Quiz Night

November 9, 2022
6 p.m.
Woody’s Tavern, Ohio Union
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Hosted by the Ohio Union Activities Board. Join us as grad/prof students get together for a night of trivia and fun! Pre-arranged and impromptu-created teams compete in a night of trivia. Prizes are awarded to the top team of the evening. Check in begins at 5:30 p.m.  First question begins at 6 p.m. All teams must register for each quiz night. Teams may include up to 50% non-student guests. Team registration must be submitted by noon on the day of the event. Please send registration information to OUABgradprof@osu.edu.


Creating Connections for Black Women in Educational Studies

November 11, 2022
12-1 p.m.
SPACE
Register

Creating Connections is a program in Educational Studies where we create student-led spaces for traditionally underserved graduate student populations to come together and build community. These spaces can be focused on a specific topic of interest, can be an open forum to discuss student experiences, or can feature guest speakers…whatever you would like it to be! Student facilitators who lead the spaces will create a plan for each event tailored to the group. Audia Fraley, a student in Counselor Education, will be the student facilitator hosting the meet ups for this autumn.


GTA Toolkit: Beginning Steps of Course Design

November 15, 2022
11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Barbie Tootle Room (Ohio Union)
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Hosted by the Michael V. Drake Institute for Teaching and Learning. This workshop will introduce participants to backward design, an approach to course design that focuses on producing student learning. Participants will have the chance to practice developing course goals and learning outcomes in an environment where they have the feedback and support of other graduate instructors at Ohio State.


Creating Connections for LGBTQ+ Students in Educational Studies

November 15, 2022
2-3 p.m.
SPACE
Register

Creating Connections is a program in Educational Studies where we create student-led spaces for traditionally underserved graduate student populations to come together and build community. These spaces can be focused on a specific topic of interest, can be an open forum to discuss student experiences, or can feature guest speakers…whatever you would like it to be! Student facilitators who lead the spaces will create a plan for each event tailored to the group. Alan Sells, a student in Higher Education and Student Affairs, will be the student facilitator hosting the meet ups for this autumn.


Creating Connections for International Students in Educational Studies

November 18, 2022
5-6 p.m.
SPACE
Register

Creating Connections is a program in Educational Studies where we create student-led spaces for traditionally underserved graduate student populations to come together and build community. These spaces can be focused on a specific topic of interest, can be an open forum to discuss student experiences, or can feature guest speakers…whatever you would like it to be! Student facilitators who lead the spaces will create a plan for each event tailored to the group. Sangeun Lee, a student in Counselor Education, will be the student facilitator hosting the meet ups for this autumn.


Creating Connections for Black Men in Educational Studies

November 18, 2022
6-7 p.m.
PAES 412
Register

Creating Connections is a program in Educational Studies where we create student-led spaces for traditionally underserved graduate student populations to come together and build community. These spaces can be focused on a specific topic of interest, can be an open forum to discuss student experiences, or can feature guest speakers…whatever you would like it to be! Student facilitators who lead the spaces will create a plan for each event tailored to the group. Quinn Hughes, a student in Counselor Education, will be the student facilitator hosting the meet ups for this autumn.


OUAB Grad/Prof Quiz Night

November 30, 2022
6 p.m.
Woody’s Tavern, Ohio Union
Register

Hosted by the Ohio Union Activities Board. Join us as grad/prof students get together for a night of trivia and fun! Pre-arranged and impromptu-created teams compete in a night of trivia. Prizes are awarded to the top team of the evening. Check in begins at 5:30 p.m.  First question begins at 6 p.m. All teams must register for each quiz night. Teams may include up to 50% non-student guests. Team registration must be submitted by noon on the day of the event. Please send registration information to OUABgradprof@osu.edu.


Monthly Ed Studies Workday Drop-In Office Hours

December 6, 2022
1-2 p.m.
Zoom
Zoom Link

Hosted by Educational Studies. If you have any questions about navigating Workday for official university purchasing or travel, feel free to stop by our monthly virtual office hours to get clarity and make the process easier for you. For more information, contact Ed Studies fiscal coordinator Ashley Ammerman.


Art Therapy for Self Care

December 7, 2022
11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Interfaith Prayer & Reflection Room (Ohio Union 3rd Floor)
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Hosted by the Ohio Union Activities Board. Join us anytime between 11-2p for an art therapy open house! Stop by during this open art therapy session to enjoy lunch and to learn about the importance of creative wellness while practicing self-care. Supplies will be provided in multiple mediums for students to relax and unwind during the final weeks of the semester.


QualLab Lunch Talk: Indigenous Methodologies in Qualitative Research

December 8, 2022
12-1 p.m.
Zoom
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Part of the QualLab Lunch Talk Series. Please join us for QualLab’s virtual lunch talk with Dr. Corey Still, Bacone College.


OUAB Grad/Prof Quiz Night

December 14, 2022
6 p.m.
Woody’s Tavern, Ohio Union
Register

Hosted by the Ohio Union Activities Board. Join us as grad/prof students get together for a night of trivia and fun! Pre-arranged and impromptu-created teams compete in a night of trivia. Prizes are awarded to the top team of the evening. Check in begins at 5:30 p.m.  First question begins at 6 p.m. All teams must register for each quiz night. Teams may include up to 50% non-student guests. Team registration must be submitted by noon on the day of the event. Please send registration information to OUABgradprof@osu.edu.