Kirwan Institute partners with MTV to develop a gender bias cleanse

MTV’s second installment of its seven day de-biasing regimen delivers scientifically-grounded, daily exercises to help people unlearn biases that have built up over years. Developed in partnership with the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity, the gender bias cleanse will include activities like setting a counter-stereotypical image as the background on your … Continue reading »

Greater Columbus Infant Mortality Task Force: Final Report and Recommendations

Download the full report (PDF) Infant mortality rates are a globally accepted measure of a community’s well-being. And, while Columbus is widely considered to be one of our nation’s more prosperous, well-educated and progressive communities, we have one of the highest infant mortality rates in the country. Consider: Every week in Franklin County, more than … Continue reading »

Greater Columbus Infant Mortality Task Force: Final Report and Recommendations

Kirwan Institute Launches Website on School Discipline Disparities

COLUMBUS, OH – The Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity, an interdisciplinary research institute at The Ohio State University, launched a new webpage today that explores racialized school discipline disparities and highlights the ways in which implicit racial bias may be contributing to these disparities. Made possible by generous funding from the … Continue reading »

Kirwan Institute Launches Website on School Discipline Disparities

Kirwan Institute Partners with MTV on Multi-Year Campaign to Help Youth Combat Hidden Biases & Inequality

The Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race & Ethnicity, an interdisciplinary research institute at The Ohio State University, has partnered with MTV and a coalition of organizations dedicated to social justice to develop “Look Different”, a multi-year campaign that launched last week, aimed at empowering young adults to better counter hidden racial, gender and … Continue reading »

Kirwan Institute Partners with MTV on Multi-Year Campaign to Help Youth Combat Hidden Biases & Inequality