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2015 Fulbrights

Making a difference around the world

Ohio State’s Fulbright award winners represent some of the university’s most innovative and impressive academic minds.

These bright minds took their powerful intellects on the road, spreading knowledge throughout the globe. Learn about the Ohio State Fulbright-winner teaching English in Germany, one developing online courses in Jamaica and another providing communications counsel in Ethiopia.

Read all of these stories through an interactive map that chronicled their accomplishments.


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Together, we can

President Michael V. Drake

Ohio State President Michael V. Drake has spent his first months on the job exploring the university, learning its strengths and identifying areas for improvement. He sat down with Ohio State Alumni magazine to talk about his first six months on the job and plans going forward.


Glenn School to become a college

John Glenn

In late January, Ohio State’s Board of Trustees approved the creation of the John Glenn College of Public Affairs, a sweeping change that will amplify the former school’s mission to inspire citizenship and develop leadership. Hear Glenn’s thoughts on this significant move.


Scholar stories

Scholar stories

The gift of a scholarship provides so much more than assistance with tuition. Yes, it makes attending a world-class university more affordable. But it also affords students opportunities to engage in meaningful activities on campus, immerse themselves in research and pursue the careers of their dreams after graduation.


Celebrating #BuckeyeLove


Whether it’s choosing the perfect major, providing life-saving medical care or being part of a long-standing tradition, there are many ways to find Buckeye love at Ohio State. Here are 14 reasons to love Ohio State.


Sisters grateful to their hometown club

Katherine Lucas

To hear her tell it, Katherine Lucas will march reluctantly into the Horseshoe in May to accept her Ohio State diploma. “I don’t want to graduate!” Lucas said recently, only half-joking. The young woman who was “really scared to go off to college” now says, “I don’t want to leave this place. I love it so much.”

Accomplishments and points of pride
High Points

Infants and toddlers in Columbus to receive a healthy head start. Thanks to a $16.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Ohio State will establish an Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership – one of the only university-led partnerships of its kind in the country.

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O-H-I-O in Himalayan Mountains, Nepal

O-H-I-O in Himalayan Mountains, Nepal
Spectacular sunrise at the Annapurna Range in the Himalayan Mountains of Nepal is the backdrop for this O-H-I-O photo of (L-R) Brian Rhea (BS, Biochemistry, 2015), Mike Spieldenner (BA, Broadcast Journalism 1980), Judy Spieldenner and James Spieldenner (BS, Neuroscience 2012). We were celebrating the Buckeyes National Football 2014 Championship!

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