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Battling for a common good
November 15, 2016 - For more than 30 years Ohio State and Michigan fans have used their rivalry as a way to increase blood donations close to home.
The war that shaped history
November 10, 2016 - On the 100th anniversary of World War I, a host of experts convened at Ohio State to look back at one of the most seminal conflicts in human history.
An emissary for peace
October 05, 2016 - 2016 Nobel nominee Ohio State alumnus David Ives '73 '75 has spent his life dedicated to the promotion of peace
Driving research and innovation
October 03, 2016 - The But for Ohio State Campaign helped the university advance research and innovation in ways that set a new standard for the institution.
September 29, 2016 - Ohio State capital campaign creates opportunity and innovation.
September 01, 2016 - Ohio State football players from six decades gathered last fall, sharing the memories and lifelong lessons they gleaned from winning championships with the Buckeyes.
August 17, 2016 - The Ohio State Tour connected the university with students, alumni, business leaders and legislators throughout the state.
Summer Commencement 2016
August 07, 2016 - Approximately 1,700 degrees were awarded to accomplished Ohio State students - and now proud alumni - during the summer 2016 commencement ceremony.
Five to watch in Rio
August 02, 2016 - Thirteen Buckeye athletes in eight sports will represent eight countries when the Summer Games begin.
Meet the history buff
July 27, 2016 - Alum Douglas Brinkley, Class of 1982, is one of the most prominent historians in the United States — and CNN's presidential historian. “My experience at Ohio State could not have been better,” he said. “I just learned so much.”
A culture of discovery
July 05, 2016 - Ohio State alumnus and executive vice president and provost Bruce McPheron brings an experienced Buckeye background to his new role.
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.
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?
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.
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.
November 06, 2015 - Ohio State plays a major role in the cartoon classic’s big-screen debut.
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.
50 years of 'Sloopy'
September 02, 2015 - As "Hang on Sloopy" celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, take a walk back through time to learn about the song's roots in rhythm and blues and how it became a tradition at Ohio State. Hear from the artists who brought "Sloopy" to life and to Ohio Stadium.
100 years of song
July 20, 2015 - What every Buckeye should know about the Orton Hall Chimes on their 100th anniversary.
May 11, 2015 - On May 10, Ohio State welcomed more than 10,700 Buckeyes into the alumni family. Click through the photos to see some highlights from this special Buckeye moment.
Ohio State in bloom
April 17, 2015 - From magnolia blossoms to colorful tulips to frisbee on the Oval, campus is in bloom.
Great things happen when Buckeyes give
April 08, 2015 - Students, volunteers, faculty and staff across the university are writing notes and making calls to thank Ohio State supporters. See the impact of giving at Ohio State and learn more about the great things that happen when #BuckeyesGive.
Upp and coming
February 23, 2015 - For men's basketball student manager Derek Upp, being a Buckeye means being a part of a family, inspiring Buckeye Nation and paying forward for other kids with disabilities.
January 30, 2015 - 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.
Ohio State announces the John Glenn College of Public Affairs
January 30, 2015 - The John Glenn College of Public Affairs will become the university's 15th college.
January 13, 2015 - The Buckeyes are returning to Columbus as national champions - a historic end to a historic season. Relive the game’s highlights through photos, fan reaction and national coverage.
Good luck, Buckeyes!
January 08, 2015 - Cie Grant, a member of Ohio State's 2002 National Championship team and #BuckeyeForLife, leads a chorus of fans wishing this year's team luck in Monday night's first College Football Playoff National Championship.
January 06, 2015 - Campus is full of beautiful sights following the first snowfalls of 2015.
2014: year in review
December 29, 2014 - Welcoming a new university president, sending a record number of Fulbright scholars across the world, unparalleled fundraising for cancer research and celebrating more than 15,000 Buckeyes earning their degrees — these are just a few of the highlights from a thrilling 2014 at Ohio State.
Season in review
December 04, 2014 - As the Buckeyes head into the playoffs, the 2014 football season has been memorable -- from celebrating 125 seasons of Buckeye football to a win against Michigan. See the best moments as told in our words and from our Buckeye fans and friends.
A fall week in photos
November 12, 2014 - What does Ohio State look like in fall? Photographers throughout campus recently captured a week in the life of Buckeyes – from sunrise on the Oval to students and researchers huddled in the lab. The big picture: Autumn at Ohio State is beautiful and eventful.
Return to the water
October 17, 2014 - Blake Haxton arrived on Ohio State’s campus as a patient at the Wexner Medical Center, where doctors fought against incredibly bleak odds to save his life. Today, Haxton is a Fisher College of Business graduate, a Moritz College of Law student and a member of the U.S. Para-rowing national team – with sights set on the Paralympics in 2016.
Success with the Game of Life
October 02, 2014 - Reuben Klamer, Class of 1944, is a titan of the toy industry, credited with more than 200 creations, including the Game of Life. He returns to Ohio State to meet with students and give back to his alma mater.
Behind the scenes of halftime magic
September 30, 2014 - It takes ingenuity and hard work to pull off halftime shows that go viral before the last seconds tick off at a Buckeye football game. In the videos below, see how The Ohio State University Marching Band brought the Wizard of Oz, The Rolling Stones and many more to Ohio Stadium this season.
Bringing the arts to campus for 25 years
September 17, 2014 - With the exhibition Transfigurations at the heart of its celebration, this fall the Wexner Center for the Arts marks 25 years as the first fully multidisciplinary arts institution on a university campus. Since 1989, it has supported the work of hundreds of artists; curated exhibitions from Leibovitz to Warhol; brought Hollywood to Ohio State; featured a wide array of theater, dance and music; and inspired countless youth to seize their creativity.
Gateways strengthen ties, create opportunities
September 07, 2014 - Ohio State is creating a Buckeye presence that goes far beyond the borders of Ohio or the United States with the help of its three Global Gateways located in China, India and Brazil.
August 30, 2014 - Check out this year’s game day television spot: #ThisisOhioState. Catching a game in the Shoe this season? Check the scoreboard for points of pride about Ohio State.
125 seasons of Buckeye football
August 25, 2014 - This fall, Ohio State celebrates 125 seasons of Buckeye football. This timeline takes you from a vastly different game played in 1890 through the decades of game day traditions, seven national championships and every Heisman Trophy to present day. Check out coverage all season long via #GoBucks125.
President Drake looks ahead to new school year
August 21, 2014 - President Michael V. Drake arrived on campus over the summer and shares his early experiences at Ohio State and what he’s learned about becoming a Buckeye.
Hidden gems on campus
August 13, 2014 - As a new school year arrives, it's a beautiful time of year to take a closer look at campus, whether you're a first-year student or an alum coming home to visit.
Summer Commencement 2014
August 11, 2014 - Congratulations to 1,791 new Ohio State alumni!
Weinland Park Story Book
June 09, 2014 - In the summer of 2013, a group of teenagers and an educator from the Wexner Center for the Arts spread out across a low-income neighborhood just a few blocks from the Ohio State campus. They fought through rain, sunburn and blistered feet to gather community members’ stories about life during a time of transition and turned it into art: the Weinland Park Story Book.
A global university
May 22, 2014 - When Ohio State received the Senator Paul Simon Award for Comprehensive Internationalization earlier this year, it was the culmination of the university’s efforts to develop programs, course work and outreach opportunities in Columbus, Ohio, and abroad.
Their Buckeye moment: Commencement
May 05, 2014 - Congratulations to the 10,200 newest alumni of The Ohio State University! Experience the sights, sounds and sentiments of Commencement Day in the words of the Class of 2014.
Transfigurations: the Wexner Family Collection
April 09, 2014 - Ohio State’s center for the arts begins celebrating its 25th anniversary with an exhibition of profound works this fall.
Buckeye love is in the air
February 13, 2014 - In February, Buckeyes share their love. We asked students, alumni, faculty, staff and friends to share their Ohio State love stories using #BuckeyeLove. Scroll through our Storify to read highlights from Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
February 03, 2014 - Congrats to Buckeye Olympians including Natalie Spooner, who helped Canada win gold.
A warm Buckeye welcome
January 31, 2014 - On January 30, Ohio State announced Dr. Michael Drake as the university's 15th president. The university community gave the president-designate and his wife, Brenda, a warm welcome--on campus and on the Web. Scroll through our Storify to see social media highlights.
Welcome, Dr. Michael Drake!
January 30, 2014 - On January 30th, 2014, Ohio State announced its 15th president: Michael Drake.
Player of the century
December 27, 2013 - Congratulations to Buckeye Archie Griffin, recently named the Rose Bowl’s All-Century Player.
December 04, 2013 - Ohio State boasts a record number of Fulbright recipients this year. Use our interactive map to find out about 16 Buckeyes teaching and studying around the world.
Homecoming/Reunion Weekend 2013
October 09, 2013 - As Ohio State celebrates Homecoming and Reunion Weekend, find out why Betty Schoenbaum, Class of 1939, is still "so thrilled that I'm part of Ohio State."
Brutus through the years
September 24, 2013 - The seasons pass, the years will roll, and Brutus will transform. See how he became the mascot Buckeyes know and love.
Ohio Scholarship Challenge
September 03, 2013
Finding Your Way
August 12, 2013 - You never forget your first day at Ohio State. Just ask one of our 500,000-plus living alumni. Their stories are different, but they repeat a two-word mantra: get involved. Read on to find out how five alumni became Buckeyes.
A world-class leader for a university on the rise
July 19, 2013 - Ohio State is seeking a world-class leader to be our fifteenth president. Find out about our presidential search and offer your comments and suggestions.
May 23, 2013 - Buckeye alum Chris Wedge has won an Oscar, co-founded a film studio, and developed the Ice Age series. His new 3D animated film is Epic.
Spring Commencement 2013
May 06, 2013 - Congrats, Buckeye alumni!
Congrats to the Class of 2013!
April 01, 2013 - Ohio State grads are ready to change the world. They're tackling the world's biggest challenges and committing themselves to service, locally and globally--all while remembering their Buckeye roots.
Spring game: Go Bucks, in Cincy!
March 21, 2013 - The Buckeyes hit the road for the spring game, April 13 in Paul Brown Stadium.
March 01, 2013 - Best of luck to the Buckeyes as they head into March Madness!
February 26, 2013 - Congratulations to Ohio State alumni who worked on the Oscar-winning Brave! Steve May, chief technology officer at Pixar, is one of several Buckeyes who worked on the film, the Best Animated Feature.
The Lost Boys of Sudan
January 02, 2013 - Once Lost Boys of Sudan, Bol Aweng and Jok Dau are now proud Ohio State alumni, working with fellow Buckeyes to save children in their homeland.
January 01, 2013 - "You can never pay back, so you should always try to pay forward." -- Coach Woody Hayes
November 07, 2012 - On Veterans Day, Ohio State salutes servicemen and women at home (more than 3,000 on campus) and around the world.
Ohio State kicks off fundraising campaign
October 03, 2012 - But for Ohio State, the university's $2.5 billion fundraising campaign, will take Ohio State from excellence to eminence--using research and innovation to solve major world problems while supporting students and faculty on a world-class campus.
Scarlet and Gray Legacy
August 26, 2012 - When Coach Urban Meyer steps into the Shoe to coach his first game, he'll join a long line of Buckeye football coaches.
August 13, 2012 - Congratulations, graduates!
May 03, 2012 - TEDx is dedicated to "ideas worth spreading." Buckeyes have plenty of those—so Ohio State students recently organized the first TEDxOhioStateUniversity.
March 18, 2012 - Congratulations, graduates!
October 24, 2011 - Ohio State names comprehensive breast center to honor Stefanie Spielman.