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  1. New Study on Implicit Bias in Student Evaluations of Instruction

    https://cfaesdei.osu.edu/news/new-study-implicit-bias-student-evaluations-instruction

    A growing  body of research  documents systematic differences in how students evaluate college instructors, with women, non-native English speakers, and minorities receiving systematically lower ratings. The purpose of this study is to assess the efficacy ...

  2. DEI Faculty and Staff Spotlight: Dr. Joyce Chen

    https://cfaesdei.osu.edu/news/dei-faculty-and-staff-spotlight-dr-joyce-chen

    The CFAES Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion would like to welcome you to our new DEI Faculty and Staff Spotlight. Each month we will be celebrating our colleagues who are working to make CFAES and the community a welcoming place for all people. T ...

  3. Difficult Conversations: How to Communicate Across Difference

    https://cfaesdei.osu.edu/events/difficult-conversations-how-communicate-across-difference-2

    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 ...

  4. DEI Student Spotlight: Gary Closs, Jr.

    https://cfaesdei.osu.edu/news/dei-student-spotlight-gary-closs-jr

    The CFAES Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion would like to welcome you to our DEI Student Spotlight! Each month we will be celebrating the diversity of the CFAES student body by highlighting one student (undergraduate or graduate). This month we a ...

  5. Summer Research Opportunities Program Hosts Reunion Event

    https://cfaesdei.osu.edu/news/summer-research-opportunities-program-hosts-reunion-event

    Ohio State students who were past participants in the FAES Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP) got together for a Zoom reunion earlier this semester. All the students are currently enrolled in OSU graduate programs, the majority of whom are study ...

  6. How Implicit Associations Can Thwart Equitable Hiring Decisions

    https://cfaesdei.osu.edu/events/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 ...

  7. Introduction to Microaggressions: Small Actions That Have a Big Impact

    https://cfaesdei.osu.edu/events/introduction-microaggressions-small-actions-have-big-impact-0

    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 ...

  8. DEI Launches Its First Newsletter and Announces Newsletter Naming Competition

    https://cfaesdei.osu.edu/news/dei-launches-its-first-newsletter-and-announces-newsletter-naming-competition

    The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion ran the first issue of its new monthly newsletter on January 13, 2021. The first issue featured the upcoming CFAES National Day of Racial Healing, our revised mission, vision, and values, the DEI Action Counc ...

  9. Inclusive and Equitable Hiring Practices

    https://cfaesdei.osu.edu/events/inclusive-and-equitable-hiring-practices-6

    This 90-minute program provides an overview of best practices for recruiting a diverse candidate pool. Participants will examine the role that various forms of bias can play in screening applicants and identify ways that privilege creates an unlevel compe ...

  10. 2021 CFAES Day of Racial Healing

    https://cfaesdei.osu.edu/news/2021-cfaes-day-racial-healing

    The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion would like to invite you to join us for the  W.K. Kellogg Foundation’s National Day of Racial Healing  which will place on January 19, 2021. This National Day started in 2017 and takes place annually on the T ...

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