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November 2014 | Archives

The new James

A cancer-free world begins here

In December, patients will move into the world’s most advanced cancer hospital when the new 21-story James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute opens its doors.

The new hospital represents the latest and most impressive step in the university’s commitment to finding a cure. In addition to the innovative work happening at the hospital, Ohio State’s faculty and staff also are helping to move the fight forward.

All these efforts benefit cancer patients who are finding the path to better health at Ohio State. Learn more about how this good work is combining to make Columbus a key spot in the fight to end cancer.


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Crucial discoveries

Sherry Turkle

Solving the major problems of our times requires a coordinated approach. That is what Ohio State is tackling with its Discovery Themes, a broad initiative aimed at lining up top experts to address challenges that we all face.


A determined battle

Blake Haxton

Blake Haxton arrived on Ohio State’s campus as a patient at the Wexner Medical Center, where doctors fought against incredibly bleak odds to save his life. Today, Haxton is both an Ohio State student and alumnus, and he has his sights set on the 2016 Paralympics.


Fall at Ohio State

Fall at Ohio State

What does Ohio State look like in fall? Photographers throughout campus recently captured a week in the life of Buckeyes – from sunrise on the Oval to students and researchers huddled in the lab. The big picture: Autumn at Ohio State is beautiful and eventful.


A new online home

Ohio State Alumni magazine

Ohio State Alumni magazine has a new home online. The new magazine website features multimedia content as well as web extras about alumni and students. You also can share your most recent news and accomplishments on the Web at our online AlumNews site.


What does Ohio State mean to you?

Maryann Kennedy

A scholarship received more than 40 years ago opened the door to an education that changed Maryann Kennedy’s life. She always remembered that simple act of generosity and chose to do the same for future pharmacy students.

Accomplishments and points of pride
High Points

World’s first solar battery unveiled. Researchers at Ohio State have created a battery that runs on a combination of light and air. The patent-pending battery will reduce the cost of renewable energy by 25 percent, and the university will license it to industry.

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Buckeye Pride from Afghanistan
Fellow Ohioans and members of the 10th MTN Division, from left to right, include Division Command Sgt. Maj. Rodney “Ray” Lewis, Lt. Col. Patrick Kaune (’92), Sgt. 1st Class Keith Barber, and Lt. Col. Edward Sedlock (’98).

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