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Invention, innovation, impact

Ohio State is poised to bring cutting-edge research to the marketplace, solving major societal problems and helping drive the state's economy. A new Technology Commercialization headquarters and an innovative partnership with Ohio University will help harness the power of research in Ohio.

"It's a win for everyone," says President E. Gordon Gee. "This is the new model of the American dream."

Read about Ohio State's efforts to expand the impact of medical and environmental inventions. Get details on a new $35 million fund to support early-stage technology ventures.

Good game


Football fans don't have to wait for fall to start cheering. On April 21, Urban Meyer leads the team into the ’Shoe for the 2012 LiFE Sports Spring Game--his first matchup as Ohio State's head coach.

Learn how proceeds from ticket sales benefit at-risk youth.

Presidential power


During President Obama's visit to Ohio State last month, he toured the Center for Automotive Research (CAR), then spoke about American energy. "This school is a national leader in developing new sources of energy," he said.

Watch the president's speech. Learn about CAR, home to the fastest electric vehicle in the world.

Breaking tradition

As in years past, Buckeyes thought beyond the beach when planning their spring breaks. Jacob Bogart did research in Haiti. Shiyuan Tian helped build a house in Pennsylvania. Kyle Nappi toured Pacific battlefields with WWII veterans. And Danielle Capetillo explored the wonders of Rome.

See how other Ohio State students spent spring break.

Happy tears

If sad movies make us cry, why do we watch them? Ohio State researchers may have found an answer: "Tragedies bring to mind close relationships, which makes us happy," says Ohio State professor Silvia Knobloch-Westerwick.

Read why watching tearjerkers may make us smile through our tears.

Share your pride

O-H-I-O: 10,000

To commemorate the 10,000th O-H-I-O photo submitted to Ohio State, design students created a special poster depicting the global reach of Buckeye Pride. Get the inside scoop on the O-H-I-O phenomenon, and buy the poster online.

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