April 2016

Buckeye Summit

Buckeye Summit inspires action

More than 600 people convened for change at the inaugural Buckeye Summit on food security. Engaging presentations about Ohio State’s work in the fight for food security and thoughtful discourse among researchers, students, alumni and friends are shaping potential solutions. Following the event, Buckeye Volunteers made an immediate impact by creating and packing up 76,000-plus nutritious meals for hungry families in central Ohio.


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Exploring society's challenges

Denman Forum

Each year, undergraduate research is showcased at the annual Denman Forum. The latest group of Denman researchers are tackling major challenges such as sustainability, health and wellness and food security, among others.


Hats off to Thompson

Thompson statue

The larger-than-life bronze statue of William Oxley Thompson at the west end of the Oval is among Ohio State’s most iconic fixtures. Take a look at how Thompson helped pave the path for today’s Ohio State through an interactive timeline.


Neurological innovation

neural bypass technology

For the first time in medical history, a paralyzed man can move his fingers and hand with his own thoughts. The discovery, called neural bypass technology, was created as part of a partnership between The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and Battelle.


Opening the door for scholars


At Ohio State, scholarships are a gift of opportunity, helping students earn a top-tier education. Learn more about three students who have taken this gift and made the most of it.

and points of pride
High Points

The ancient Greeks would approve. Ohio State scientists are working on a new way to treat cancer. A DNA “Trojan Horse” tricks leukemia cells into thinking it’s food — when it’s actually an invading force of cancer drug. In tests, leukemia cells that had become resistant to the drug absorbed it and died when the drug was hidden in a capsule made of folded up DNA.

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Share your pride

Lighthouse O-H-I-O

Lighthouse O-H-I-O
Betsy Brown ’89, Ohio State student Savannah, the Sombrero Lighthouse and student Ryan show their pride in a photo taken taken by Jim Brown ’88 in the Florida Keys during spring break 2016.

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