The Ohio State University Alumni Association

March—April 2016

A leader among friends

A leader among friends

‘There is no greater network than the Buckeye network,’ says new alumni association president and CEO Jim Smith ’91.

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The very best

The very best

Ohio State’s latest Rhodes Scholar aspires to ‘affect people’s lives in a positive way.’

Top-tier awards on the rise at Ohio State

Top-tier awards on the rise at Ohio State

The past 10 years have seen steady gains in the number of Buckeyes earning competitive awards in academia.

Hats off to Thompson

Hats off to Thompson

Ohio State’s fifth president paved a path to today’s modern university.

In Your Words

In Your Words

Alumni share their views in letters to the editor.

Why is organized religion on the decline?

Why is organized religion on the decline?

Readers respond to faculty member’s essay on what he believes is behind the trend.

Turning to Socrates

Turning to Socrates

Researchers show how an approach the Greek philosopher inspired can help us with life’s hurdles.

Lasting harmony

Lasting harmony

50 years after their USO tour, the Ohio Statesiders find connections among college friends endure.

Gratitude in writing

Gratitude in writing

Scholarship recipient promises to make good on alumni association’s investment.

Buckeye Voices: No time better than now

Buckeye Voices: No time better than now

Marie Gibbons’ quest for a college degree — one class at a time — was nothing short of amazing.

Let’s rally for the hungry

Let’s rally for the hungry

Buckeyes nationwide plan to take up the food security cause in April.

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‘Newspaper guy’ turns Avery case VIP

‘Newspaper guy’ turns Avery case VIP

How ‘Making a Murderer’ brought it all back — and then some — for Tom Kertscher ’93

A beautiful way to live

A beautiful way to live

Recent grad believes stories help people understand one another, if not always their actions.

No disputing the evidence

No disputing the evidence

Research demonstrates the importance of evidence-based care to your family’s health.

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.