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Spring 2023 Events


Social Justice and Self-Care – A Panel Discussion

February 7, 2023
Noon-1 p.m.
Zoom
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Hosted by the Educational Studies Diversity Committee. Part of the Educational Studies Diversity Lecture Series. Moderated by Dr. Tanya Middleton (Assistant Professor of Counselor Education) featuring panelists Dr. Dustin Miller (Assistant Professor of Educational Administration and Director of the EdD in Educational Administration), Dr. Ana-Paula Correia (Professor of learning technologies and Director of the Center on Education and Training for Employment), and Bryanna Stigger (EdD student in HESA and Program Manager for Inclusive Excellence in the College of Engineering and Knowlton School). Hear insights from our panelists about protecting your wellness during intense times of social justice service.


The Non-Academic Job Search Series: The Process Overview

February 7, 2023
3:30-5 p.m.
Zoom
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Hosted by the Ohio Union Activities Board. Buckeye Careers will be presenting a workshop series on job search strategies for grad/prof students and postdocs who are seeking jobs outside of academia. Whether you are interested in the public or private sector, these sessions will provide a guide for how to go about pursuing an effective job search.


Educational Studies Professional Development Series: Student Conference Travel Funding

February 8, 2023
Noon-1 p.m.
Zoom
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Spring means conference season for many graduate students. To support graduate students who plan on presenting at conferences, Ohio State and EHE provides some funding avenues. Join this virtual event to learn about conference travel funding opportunities and policies for graduate students.


Wellness Wednesday: Exploring Spiritual Wellness Through Personal Reflection

February 8, 2023
Noon-1 p.m.
Interfaith Prayer & Reflection Room (Ohio Union 3rd Floor)
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Hosted by the Ohio Union Activities Board. Take a look at how spirituality plays a role in your life by diving deep into some personal reflection. This interactive presentation will utilize mindful breathing techniques and guided meditation, as well as an opportunity to examine one’s personal values through journaling exercises. Join us as we explore what it means to be a Spiritually well individual at OSU.


David H. Bodiker Lecture on Criminal Justice

February 8, 2023
12:10-1:15 p.m.
Saxbe Auditorium
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Hosted by the Moritz College of Law. The David H. Bodiker Lecture on Criminal Justice honors the legacy of David Bodiker ’63 by promoting, improving, and advancing the highest level of academic and professional interest in protecting the constitutional rights of the defendant in the criminal justice system. This year’s lecture will be delivered by Dorothy E. Roberts, George A. Weiss University Professor of Law and Sociology and the Raymond Pace and Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander Professor of Civil Rights. Dorothy Roberts, an acclaimed scholar of race, gender and the law, joined the University of Pennsylvania as its 14th Penn Integrates Knowledge Professor with joint appointments in the Departments of Africana Studies and Sociology and the Law School where she holds the inaugural Raymond Pace and Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander chair. She is also founding director of the Penn Program on Race, Science & Society in the Center for Africana Studies.


By the Numbers: Youth Homelessness & Intervention Findings

February 10, 2023
Noon-1 p.m.
Zoom
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Hosted by the EHE Quantitative Methodology Center (QMC). Please join Dr. Natasha Slesnick, Professor of Human Development and Family Science and Associate Dean of Research & Administration in the Office of Research, Innovation, and Collaboration (ORIC), & Dr. Tanzel Yilmazer, Associate Professor of Consumer Sciences in the Department of Human Sciences, for a discussion of recent findings regarding youth homelessness.


Valentine’s Day Ball

February 11, 2023
7-10 p.m.
Blackwell Hotel
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Hosted by the Ohio Union Activities Board. For just $20 per ticket for graduate and professional students or $25 per ticket for faculty and staff members, we invite you to join us for a memorable Valentine’s evening planned for you! Ticket prices include full dinner and dessert, two drink vouchers, entertainment, and free on-site childcare (while space is available).Students and faculty/staff may purchase tickets for unaffiliated guests at the same price the purchaser is eligible.


Margaret Nash & Karen Graves Present: Mad River, Marjorie Rowland, and the Quest for LGBTQ Teachers’ Rights

February 14, 2023
5:30-6:30 p.m.
Ramseyer Hall, room 100
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Margaret A. Nash (professor emerita, University of California, Riverside) and Karen L. Graves (retired professor at Denison University) will discuss their newly released book in which they trace the story of a heretofore little-known legal case involving Marjorie Rowland, an Ohio guidance counselor who was fired in 1974 for being bisexual. After a lengthy process, the Supreme Court declined to hear this case; however, Justice Brennan wrote a dissenting memo in Rowland’s favor that in future decades became, as Nash and Graves explain, “the foundation for LGBTQ civil rights advances since.” Marjorie Rowland, whose experiences are profiled in Mad River, will offer her thoughts.


2023 EHE Research Forum

February 16, 2023
8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Ohio Union
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Hosted by the College of Education and Human Ecology. The EHE Research Forum highlights the research efforts of our faculty, postdocs, research scientists and graduate and undergraduate students.


Making Scholarship Public Webinar Series: Writing Grant Proposals

February 16, 2023
1-2:30 p.m.
Zoom
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Hosted by the Rutgers Graduate School of Education. This interactive session will discuss successful grant-writing strategies, and tools for effectively identify funding opportunities that align with your goals and research interests.


GTA Toolkit Fair, Efficient, and Inclusive Grading

February 21, 2023
11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Brutus Buckeye Room (Ohio Union 3rd Floor)
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Hosted by the Ohio Union Activities Board. In this workshop, participants will learn about the principles of inclusive grading. They will explore rubrics as a tool to make course assignments more transparent, effective, and inclusive. We will compare strengths and weaknesses of several types of rubrics, and participants will practice writing a rubric for an assignment.


The Non-Academic Job Search Series: Resumes and Cover Letters

February 21, 2023
3:30-5 p.m.
Zoom
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Hosted by the Ohio Union Activities Board. Buckeye Careers will be presenting a workshop series on job search strategies for grad/prof students and postdocs who are seeking jobs outside of academia. Whether you are interested in the public or private sector, these sessions will provide a guide for how to go about pursuing an effective job search.


Wellness Wednesday: Preparing for Home Ownership

February 22, 2023
Noon-1 p.m.
Interfaith Prayer & Reflection Room (Ohio Union 3rd Floor)
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Hosted by the Ohio Union Activities Board. Join representatives from Huntington Bank for an overview of the home buying process, practical information on improving your financial readiness for home ownership, understanding the basic principles of the credit scoring system, and information on resources available to first-time homebuyers.


OUAB Grad/Prof Quiz Night

February 22, 2023
6-8:30 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.


Racial Battle Fatigue

February 24, 2023
10-11:15 a.m.
Zoom
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Speaker: Dr. William A. Smith (University of Utah).


COMPAS Colloquium: Should We Reconsider Sex and Education?

February 24, 2023
11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Thompson Library 165
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Sex and sexual ethics are not always invoked in conversations of citizenship and democracy. Though it may seem tidy to separate matters into private and public spheres of consideration, many of the core normative concerns of how persons ought to relate to one another are rather acutely explored within both contexts. This colloquium event asks whether and how sex education (in both K-12 and higher educational contexts) is influenced by and has profound influence on the democratic practices of citizenship. How can sex education better prepare citizens for navigating their rights and responsibilities in their relationships with one another?


QualLab Lunch Talk: Co-Learning in Higher Education: Community Wellbeing, Engaged Scholarship, and Creating Futures

March 2, 2022
12-1 p.m.
Zoom
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Part of the QualLab Lunch Talk Series. In this QualLab Lunch, Dr. Edward St. John will talk about his new book Co-Learning in Higher Education: Community Wellbeing, Engaged Scholarship, and Creating Futures.


By the Numbers: Childhood Poverty & Inflation By the Numbers

March 3, 2023
Noon-1 p.m.
Zoom
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Hosted by the EHE Quantitative Methodology Center (QMC). Please join Dr. Kalee Burns, who is an Economist for the U.S. Census, for a discussion of recent findings published by the Census regarding childhood poverty.


The Non-Academic Job Search Series: The Interview(s)

March 7, 2023
3:30-5 p.m.
Zoom
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Hosted by the Ohio Union Activities Board. Buckeye Careers will be presenting a workshop series on job search strategies for grad/prof students and postdocs who are seeking jobs outside of academia. Whether you are interested in the public or private sector, these sessions will provide a guide for how to go about pursuing an effective job search.


Wellness Wednesday: Art Therapy for Self Care

March 8, 2023
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 a.m.-2 p.m. 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 midterms week of the semester.


OUAB Grad/Prof Quiz Night

March 8, 2023
6-8:30 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.


Tenured Faculty Panel Discussion & Luncheon

March 9, 2023
Time TBA
Hale Hall, MLK Auditorium
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Hosted by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion. Graduate and professional students, post-docs and junior faculty are invited to participate in this program, which provides the opportunity to hear from and ask questions of some of the university’s most prominent and experienced faculty concerning terminal degree completion, career goals and how to successfully navigate academia as faculty and administrators.


GTA Toolkit Fair, Efficient, and Inclusive Grading

March 21, 2023
11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Brutus Buckeye Room (Ohio Union 3rd Floor)
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Hosted by the Ohio Union Activities Board. In order to facilitate more inclusive learning environments for our students, participants will learn how to implement discussion guidelines to prevent microaggressions and stereotype threat in the classroom. We will also practice “Open the Front Door,” a conflict-resolution approach to managing classroom discussion.


The Non-Academic Job Search Series: Negotiating the Job Offer

March 21, 2023
3:30-5 p.m.
Zoom
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Hosted by the Ohio Union Activities Board. Buckeye Careers will be presenting a workshop series on job search strategies for grad/prof students and postdocs who are seeking jobs outside of academia. Whether you are interested in the public or private sector, these sessions will provide a guide for how to go about pursuing an effective job search.


Wellness Wednesday: A Deeper Dive into Imposter Syndrome

March 22, 2023
Noon-1 p.m.
Interfaith Prayer & Reflection Room (Ohio Union 3rd Floor)
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Hosted by the Ohio Union Activities Board. Imposter Syndrome can impact anyone at any stage of their personal, academic, or professional life. But what really is Imposter Syndrome, and how does it personally affect you? In this session, we will provide education about the different subtypes of Imposter Syndrome and provide resources and support that may be of assistance to whichever subtype you feel fits your life.


OUAB Grad/Prof Quiz Night

March 22, 2023
6-8:30 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.


Making Scholarship Public Webinar Series: Writing Scholarly Books

March 23, 2023
1-2:30 p.m.
Zoom
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Hosted by the Rutgers Graduate School of Education. In this workshop, participants will learn how to organize and write a scholarly, authored book, dedicate time to writing, craft a book proposal, and navigate the book publishing process.


Technical Tuesday: Academic Research Practices: Identifying Unspoken Expectations

March 28, 2023
11 a.m.-Noon
Zoom
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Hosted by the Ohio Union Activities Board. When it comes to research and scholarship, there are key understandings and expectations that are commonly shared among scholars across disciplines but that may be unspoken. Due to their academic experience and disciplinary knowledge, faculty may have expectations related to student performance on academic assignments, especially research assignments, that they may not explicitly address with students. Recognizing and addressing these tacit expectations may create a more equitable learning environment for all students. This workshop will help participants identify some of the “hidden” expectations related to research and scholarship that may impact them, both as graduate and professional students, and as future faculty members and scholars.


Wellness Wednesday: Make Technology Work for You with Digital Wellness

March 29, 2023
Noon-1 p.m.
Interfaith Prayer & Reflection Room (Ohio Union 3rd Floor)
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Hosted by the Ohio Union Activities Board. There are two primary messages about technology in our society. 1. Technology is the solution to all our problems, or 2. Technology is the reason for all our problems. Instead of focusing on extremes, we’ll teach you a values-driven approach to apply to your tech habits and show you features on your personal devices that you can use to set boundaries. By the end of the session, you’ll be empowered and prepared to use technology in creative and productive ways for academics and in your personal life.


External Reviewer Writing

April 3, 2023
Noon-1 p.m.
Zoom & Arps room 243
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Speaker: Dr. Colette Dollarhide.


OUAB Grad/Prof Quiz Night

April 5, 2023
6-8:30 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.


OUAB Grad/Prof Quiz Night

April 19, 2023
6-8:30 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.


Increasing the Impact of Your Research

April 27, 2023
3-4 p.m.
Zoom & Arps room 243
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Speaker: Dr. Sheila Craft-Morgan.


EHE Commencement for Master’s, Specialist and Doctoral Graduates

May 3, 2023
5-7:30 p.m.
Mershon Auditorium
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Hosted by the College of Education and Human Ecology. EHE Commencement for Summer 2022, Autumn 2022 and Spring 2023 EHE master’s, specialist and doctoral graduates.


OUAB Grad/Prof Quiz Night

May 3, 2023
6-8:30 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.