Monthly DEI Spotlights
Welcome to our monthly DEI Spotlights! Each month our office will be celebrating the diversity of the CFAES student body by highlighting one student (undergraduate or graduate) and one of our colleagues who are working to make CFAES and the community a we ...
Practicing Bystander Intervention Strategies
All too often we witness subtle comments or behaviors rooted in bias that cause harm to others, sometimes unintentionally and frequently directed toward people from marginalized social identity groups. Have you ever witnessed a bias incident such as a mic ...
The Language of Inclusion: Pronouns and Other Gendered Words
Pronouns are tools for effective and efficient communication, and their intentional or unintentional misuse can cause confusion and harm. Using gender-affirming language such as pronouns and avoiding unnecessary use of other gendered words is essential to ...
Multicultural students in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences at Ohio State University – a chapter of the National Society of MANRRS www.manrrs.org Equity and Inclusion organization that welcomes all students (undergraduate and gradua ...
Speaker Series: (Mis)understanding Critical Race Theory and the Need to Confront Hard History
Description: What is Critical Race Theory? What is it Not? This presentation will separate fact from fiction, while underscoring the need to confront the most difficult aspects of America’s past honestly and directly. Register n ow Dr. Hasan Kwame Jeffrie ...
Our Mission and Vision
Mission Statement We are a diverse team of change agents serving the CFAES community, the broader university, and residents of the state of Ohio through our connection to OSU Extension. We celebrate and honor all identities through educational webinars, w ...
Dr. Tiffany Halsell to join CFAES Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Dr. Tiffany Halsell will join the CFAES Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion on December 13 as the Multicultural Student Inititiaves Director. Dr. Halsell comes to us from the Office of Greaduate and Professional Admissions where she assists applica ...
Difficult Conversations: How to Communicate Across Difference
Have you ever engaged in a conversation about an uncomfortable or sensitive topic and didn't know how to approach it? Conversations about sensitive topics can go awry and lead to frustration and alienation, but this does not need to be the case. In t ...
How Implicit Associations Can Thwart Equitable Hiring Decisions
Associations are mental shortcuts our brains develop to connect ideas or things and reduce processing time. While not inherently bad, associations can manifest in the form of implicit, or unconscious, bias. When left unmitigated, implicit bias can influen ...
Introduction to Microaggressions: Small Actions That Have a Big Impact
Microaggressions are common, often subtle expressions of bias, many times initiated unintentionally and unconsciously that can have serious impacts on recipients including shortening life expectancy. In this 90-minute workshop, participants will learn abo ...