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“A clear beacon for inclusiveness and a pathway to excellence.”

“A clear beacon for inclusiveness and a pathway to excellence.”
January 21, 2016 - During his annual State of the University Address, President Michael V. Drake shared his 2020 Vision.

A thoughtful journey

A thoughtful journey
January 15, 2016 - Distinguished University Professor Ann Hamilton is a national treasure whose projects have long created conversations in the art world and beyond. Follow along as she takes us on an interactive spoken journey through three of her favorite commissions.

Tackling complex problems

Tackling complex problems
January 11, 2016 - Ohio State students and UPS teamed up this fall to come up with solutions to complex problems facing our world during Solve-A-Thon, an exhilarating, multidisciplinary learning experience.

Wintry welcome

Wintry welcome
January 06, 2016 - The new year and semester got off to a snowy start. Buckeyes shared their photos of wintry scenes and heartwarming feelings about being back on campus.

Victory in the desert

Victory in the desert
January 01, 2016 - Buckeye Nation came together to provide community service at a Phoenix food bank, support the cleanup efforts of Old Town Scottsdale, celebrate all things Scarlet and Gray at the Buckeye Bash and cheer on their team to victory in the BattleFrog Fiesta Bowl, where the Buckeyes bested the Notre Dame Fighting Irish 44-28.

2015 in review

2015 in review
December 22, 2015 - Buckeyes achieved greatness throughout 2015, from becoming college football’s undisputed national champions to advancing research across varied disciplines to making a difference globally. We celebrated traditions, marked Brutus’ 50th and examined how the student experience has changed while also pressing forward with a new vision for our great land-grant university.

Autumn commencement

Autumn commencement
December 21, 2015 - About 3,000 Buckeyes joined the ranks of alumni on Sunday. The commencement address was given by Frank Shankwitz, co-founder of the Make-A-Wish Foundation. The Joseph Sullivant Medal was awarded to Thomas D. Brock ('49, '50 and '52), who is credited with the discovery of microorganisms that grow at very high temperatures in the geothermally heated waters in Yellowstone Park hot springs - one of the fundamental milestones of microbiology.

What is a Buckeye?

What is a Buckeye?
December 17, 2015 - "What is a Buckeye?" was a top Google search in 2015. Many of us know that a Buckeye is a poisonous nut -- and Ohio State's beloved mascot. But, being a Buckeye means something different to everyone. Read through our Storify to see how people answered this question on social media.

Innovation in the Andes

Innovation in the Andes
December 14, 2015 - Ohio State is known around the world for its climate change research. Now, scientists are using new ideas to study melting glaciers in the Peruvian Andes.

Rivalry 101

Rivalry 101
November 28, 2015 - On Nov. 28, the Buckeyes take on the Wolverines at Ann Arbor – the 112th occasion of a game that's recognized as one of the greatest sports rivalries of all time. Use our interactive timeline to take a look back at The Game, from its humble 1901 inception in Columbus to the 1950 Snow Bowl to the Urban Era.

Pelotonia 15 breaks records

Pelotonia 15 breaks records
November 13, 2015 - While the Ohio State community celebrates a record-breaking $23,659,675 raised this year to end cancer, we take a look back at #Pelotonia15 through the eyes of riders, researchers, patients and families.

Legacy of service

Legacy of service
November 10, 2015 - The buildings in the North Residential District may be new, but the tradition of honoring Ohio State veterans who died in service has been longstanding.

You're a good Buckeye, Charlie Brown.

You're a good Buckeye, Charlie Brown.
November 06, 2015 - Ohio State plays a major role in the cartoon classic’s big-screen debut.

Happy birthday, Brutus!

Happy birthday, Brutus!
November 05, 2015 - Brutus Buckeye, the beloved Ohio State mascot, is turning 50. From his fiberglass days to his dance moves on the field, take a look back in time to celebrate memorable moments.