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Celebrating alumni

When alumnus Les Wexner made a record $100 million gift to Ohio State, his gift inspired a tremendous outpouring of Buckeye pride-- stories of how lives would be different, "But for Ohio State..."

Ohio State's Alumni Association kicks off a tribute to Buckeyes around the globe by sharing some stories of alumni accomplishments, beginning with Les Wexner, Class of 1959.

Look for more alumni stories to come and share what Ohio State means to you.

Ohio State loss


Andrew Sorensen, senior vice president for development, president of The Ohio State University Foundation, and special assistant to the president for advancement, passed away April 17. President E. Gordon Gee said: "His passion for public higher education made him an uncommonly effective advocate for the university."

Read more about Dr. Sorensen.

Buckeye break


Many Ohio State students skipped the beach during spring break. Adam McKibben distributed shoes to children in Belize. Taryn Weiss volunteered at Camp Courageous, working with campers with disabilities. And Daniel Fuchik helped raise a roof for Habitat for Humanity in Alabama.

See what other Buckeyes did for spring break.

Unreal ideals

Looking at picture-perfect models in magazines may inspire you to get in shape for swimsuit season. But an Ohio State study cautions that the inspiration is often short-lived--and may set you up for failure.

Get the skinny on body-image research.

Top teachers

Ohio State recently honored faculty for distinguished teaching, scholarship, and service. President Gee, Archie Griffin, and others surprised honorees with apples and unexpected visits to their classrooms and labs.

Watch Gee surprise the winning faculty.

Share your pride

O-H-I-O: Study abroad in Ukraine

How cool is study abroad? Just ask these John Glenn School of Public Affairs students at St. Sophia Square, Central Kyiv, Ukraine.

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April 2011

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