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His grandfather played bugle in the Navy. Now music major Todd Fessler is tooting his own horn in the OSU Marching Band, thanks to a scholarship funded by Ohio State President E. Gordon Gee. The music education major is the first recipient of the four-year scholarship and the first in his family to attend college.

Find out more about Todd, TBDBITL, and the university’s Students First initiative.

Listen as President Gee explains his inspiration to donate $1 million.

Regional rebirth


Ohio State has been offering college courses in Marion and Newark since 1957, when enrollment was 80 at Newark and 173 at Marion. The university now has four regional campuses plus ATI, open to all Ohio high school grads.

Read about our regional campuses in the Ohio State Alumni Magazine.

Globe trotters

Undergrad Kristen Ritchey recently traveled to western Africa, where she studied labor relations and pastoral management alongside anthropology professor Mark Moritz. Kristen is among the 20 percent of Ohio State undergrads who study abroad before graduation.

Find out why research in Cameroon has implications in Ohio.

Posture perfect

Turns out your parents were right. Sitting up straight is not only good for your posture, it’s good for your psyche. A new study by Ohio State psychology professor Richard Petty suggests that good posture can make you feel better about yourself.

Find out how sitting can boost your self esteem.

Royal ties

Amy McKibben is one of 20 teachers who traveled to England as part of a three-year collaboration between Ohio State's Arts Initiative and the Royal Shakespeare Company. Now, she's sharing what she learned with Reynoldsburg students.

See why she calls the experience “the best thing I have done in education.”

Share your spirit

O-H-I-O: Northern exposure

Buckeye faithful, including faculty members and a current student, gather at the Briksdalsbreen Glacier in Norway.

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