April 2018

Bob and Corrine Frick

A generous gift to save hearts and lives

Philanthropists Bob and Corrine Frick recently committed $18 million to The Ohio State University Heart and Vascular Center. With this gift, they will establish a state-of-the-art center for heart failure and arrhythmia.

Their goal is to have a major impact in the lab and at the bedside. They aim to transform the care that patients receive and influence lives of the future for decades to come.


Love for Puerto Rico

person using app

Laura Tavera, a first-year student studying animal sciences, is determined to make a difference for Puerto Rico — her hurricane damaged nation. And she's doing so without even leaving Ohio's capital city.


Applying innovation to the opioid crisis

Bruce McPheron

Executive Vice President and Provost Bruce McPheron recently announced the $1 million Opioid Innovation Fund. With this fund, the university is leveraging partnerships and connections across Ohio to help search for solutions to this devastating crisis.