The Ohio State University Alumni Association

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How firm thy future

In this historic year, we acknowledge with gratitude our roots and our pioneers, we appreciate the achievement and potential of Buckeyes today and we set our sights on the immeasurable promise of the future.

Ohio State president: As one, we blaze inspiring trails

Gear up for an exciting, historic year at Ohio State, celebrating the 150th anniversary of its founding. President Michael V. Drake invites you to join in.

GROWING A LAND GRANT

We are rooted in our committment to leverage knowledge for the benefit of others, making Ohio and the world a better place to live, work and play.

FOREVER EXPLORING

We create and apply knowledge to learn from the lessons of yesterday, improve the world today and forge limitless possibilities for tomorrow.

INVESTING IN PEOPLE

We believe in the power of people, as individuals and mighty collectives, and we are steadfast in our mission to help them build a vibrant future.

BUILDING TOGETHER

We connect people, ideas and resources, creating inspiration and resilience with the communities we serve, whether next door or around the globe.

TREASURING OUR PAST

We build on our history with each passing day, adding to the rich mosaic of experiences, traditions and values that connect us as Buckeyes.

The historic moments you’ll always link with college

The historic moments you’ll always link with college

Travel back in time with Ohio State graduates from the 1940s to the 2010s as they recall historic events they’ll always connect with their college years.

Learning to savor other cultures

Learning to savor other cultures

Learn how to see which restaurants respect and appreciate Latinx cultures, rather than appropriate them. In the process, you'll become a better customer and neighbor.

Our roots are showing

Our roots are showing

Meet Ohio State researchers who have embarked on a three-year project to understand how tariffs affect water, food and agriculture in the Midwest.

Supermassive studies

Supermassive studies

Explore the mysterious world of black holes with Ohio State astrophysicist Todd Thompson as he explains the truths and myths of these fascinating space phenomena.

Passing the test of time

Passing the test of time

Discover the secret history of Nike of Samothrace, the headless, winged sculpture that stands watch over the grand reading room in Thompson Library at Ohio State.

Huddle up alongside Ryan Day

Huddle up alongside Ryan Day

Get to know Ryan Day, the new Ohio State head football coach, as alumni ask him questions about football, traditions and some of his favorite things.

Where I live: Columbus

Where I live: Columbus

Learn why so many Ohio State alumni choose to stay in Columbus after graduation, building homes and lives just miles or even steps from the university they love.

Where’s Brutus?

Where’s Brutus?

Keep your eyes peeled for Brutus Buckeye and famous Ohio State faces in this interactive game set in the Ohio Union and inspired by puzzles like “Where’s Waldo.”

10 hidden gems to explore

10 hidden gems to explore

Discover 10 landmarks, from a rare bridge to a contemplative labyrinth to a park celebrating women, hidden in plain sight on Ohio State campuses.

Get to know alumni board member Janelle Jordan ’98

Get to know alumni board member Janelle Jordan ’98

Meet Janelle Jordan, whose drive to help others was forged during her time at Ohio State, where she triple-majored and set a school record in rowing.

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Read what’s on the minds of Ohio State alumni — from growing into philanthropy to celebrating our engineering legacy — in letters to the editor of the alumni magazine.

Web exclusives

AlumNews

AlumNews

Learn about the life events of fellow Ohio State alums or submit an announcement of your own news.

In Memoriam

In Memoriam

Remembering alumni who recently passed away

Seven ways to help children and teens cope with stress

Seven ways to help children and teens cope with stress

Learn how parents can recognize signs of school-related anxiety in adolescents as the school year starts, in a column written by Ohio State's chief wellness officer.