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From research to recovery

Bioengineer Jeffrey Chalmers and his Ohio State colleagues are cancer cell sleuths. The devices they’ve developed to detect head, neck, breast, and other cancers have earned eight patents, created jobs, attracted multi-million dollar funding, and have the potential to save lives. This medical discovery is just one example of how Ohio State innovation bolsters the state’s economy.

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Thompson Library: Extreme makeover


The next time you’re on campus, stop by Ohio State’s “new” old library. The dark stacks are now open and airy, overlooking a light-filled atrium. Originally built in 1913, the renovated library is a dreamscape for scholars—from cozy group-study spaces to a majestic reading room with 30-foot ceilings.

Where to go for the best views of downtown Columbus?

Dental history

Dentistry has come a long way since Ohio State acquired a dental school in 1914—and it now takes twice as many years to earn a dental degree. The namesakes of the current dentistry building—the Postles—have found a way to make earning a dental degree a little less painful.

What’s the best medicine for college costs?

Eat right to fight flu

Cover mouth when coughing? Check. Wash hands frequently? Check. Besides the basics, what else can you do to keep your immune system strong during flu season? Experts at OSU Extension offer diet tips to stave off the flu.

Get tips for your next grocery list.

Buckeyes on break

Alex Hughes studied bears in Yosemite National Park. Niraj Shah wrestled a bear market as a banking intern in New York City. Erin Reilly-Sanders traveled in Europe, finished a year-long goal of reading 100 books, and worked on a solar-powered home for the OSU Solar Decathlon Team.

Where in the world did other Buckeyes spend their summers?

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O-H-I-O: Buckeyes to the bone

Researchers in Ohio State’s Biodynamics Laboratory created a “low-fat” version of O-H-I-O with biomechanical software designed to illustrate spinal force.

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