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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.
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.
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.
Sustainability in action
October 30, 2015 - Every day, in countless ways, Buckeyes take responsibility for their environmental footprint and add sustainability to the list of reasons to be proud of Ohio State. Use this interactive map to discover many ways sustainability initiatives are flourishing here.
October 16, 2015 - A public art project transforms mundane structures downtown and challenges people to think of new uses for everyday spaces.
Saving lives in Malawi
September 18, 2015 - The small African country of Malawi experiences low life expectancy, high rates of infant mortality and high incidence of HIV. Researchers and students at Ohio State are teaming up with some Malawians, an international aid group and other universities to find ways to improve – and even save – lives.
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.
July 30, 2015 - Every August, thousands of riders hop on their bikes with one goal: to end cancer. Pelotonia, a two-day ride that crisscrosses central Ohio, has raised more than $92 million so far to fund cancer research at Ohio State. Below are the stories of a few Team Buckeye members and why they ride.
Art of matchmaking
June 30, 2015 - The Wexner Center for the Arts closed its 25th anniversary season with a transformative performance by world-renowned artist and Ohio State professor Ann Hamilton and critically heralded SITI Company. Collaborations like this are what the Wex does best — and give Ohio State a stellar reputation beyond Columbus.
Studying life in America
June 17, 2015 - A recent $52 million contract renewal ensures that Ohio State will continue leading a survey that examines the lives of everyday Americans, which provides invaluable information to social scientists about the way we learn, work, raise our families and more.
June 05, 2015 - Ohio State announces $15 million in President's Affordability Grants, and the Board of Trustees approve President Drake's freeze in tuition, fees, room and board as part of his 2020 Vision.
May 28, 2015 - Thousands of new Buckeyes will visit Ohio State’s campus this summer for orientation. What will they discover?
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.
Fulbrights at Ohio State
February 12, 2015 - From teaching English in Germany to developing online courses in Jamaica, Ohio State's Fulbrights pursue their dreams and make a difference abroad. Learn more about these 2014-15 Fulbrights and how they're strengthening international relationships.
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.
January 06, 2015 - Campus is full of beautiful sights following the first snowfalls of 2015.
Onto the national championship!
January 06, 2015 - Victory was so sweet in New Orleans on Jan. 1 for the Buckeyes, and now attention is turning to a face-off with the Oregon Ducks in the inaugural College Football Playoff National Championship.
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.
Rivals and partners
November 21, 2014 - One of college football's most storied rivalries comes to Ohio Stadium on Nov. 29, when the Buckeyes face down the Wolverines. Use our interactive timeline to take a look back at The Game, and check out the ways Ohio State and Michigan partner together off the field to advance research.
'Breaking new ground'
November 13, 2014 - The numbers are in, and more than $21 million was raised by riders and their supporters during Pelotonia 14. Those dollars move researchers and patients like Wally Yocum closer to a cancer-free world.
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.
Eye on the ball
October 03, 2014 - Batter up! It takes great hitting to win the World Series. Could optometry research at Ohio State uncover the subtleties of a better batting average?
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.
Cancer fight at Ohio State gains momentum
September 23, 2014 - The Midwest’s largest cancer hospital is about to open at Ohio State, and a globally recognized leader in the fight against cancer is taking the helm at Pelotonia, which has raised $61 million for cancer research at Ohio State.
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.
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!
Ohio State app updated
July 25, 2014 - As students return to campus this fall, the popular Ohio State app has new features in its latest version, including Carmen grades, advising information and maps with improved parking garage information.
July 15, 2014 - Ohio State fielded a record number of Fulbright Scholars during the 2013-14 academic year. Learn more about these faculty members' projects and experiences with this interactive map showing their work around the world.
Campus and beyond: President Drake's first day
June 30, 2014 - President Michael V. Drake spent his first day meeting with students, faculty and staff before taking part in a community-wide partnership that includes Ohio State and will improve the lives of people living on Columbus’ Near East Side.
June 18, 2014 - Interim President Joseph A. Alutto reflects on the importance of Ohio State’s historic land-grant mission and its critical role for the future.
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.
May 06, 2014 - Thousands of new Buckeyes will visit Ohio State’s campus this summer for orientation. What will they discover?
Happy cats, healthy cats
April 28, 2014 - Dr. Tony Buffington has spent a career researching the physiological effects of environmental stressors on cats – and applying lessons learned to human suffering. In a new digital book and iTunes U course, he explains the relationship between happiness and good health.
Recognizing excellence 2014
April 23, 2014 - Smiles, confusion, laughter and even some tears can accompany the surprise visits from university leaders every spring, as faculty around Ohio State are recognized for excellence in the classroom, in research and in service.
Ohio State's Denman Forum showcases undergrad research
March 20, 2014 - At Ohio State's Denman Forum, hundreds of undergraduate researchers show off their studies. Their projects seek to solve a gamut of complicated problems, from cancer to energy crises to discrimination.
A season of cartoon art at Ohio State
March 20, 2014 - Ohio State is home to the world’s largest collection of comic strip art — and the expert curators who can put it into context.
Ohio State, EWI team up with University of Michigan for high-tech materials, job creation
February 25, 2014 - What brings Buckeyes and Wolverines together? The promise of high-tech innovation and jobs.
Innovation at Ohio State
February 21, 2014 - Eureka! From a better ice cream cone to a vaccine that can prevent cancer in cats, the discovery of Freon for refrigeration to the use of ice cores, Ohio State has a long history of solving problems that affect our lives. See Ohio State discoveries and inventions through the years.
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.
Winter arts at Ohio State
January 29, 2014 - This season, arts abound at Ohio State. International flair, classic tales and unlimited creativity shape the winter arts offerings.
Saving a Species: Ohio State reintroduces endangered mussels
October 21, 2013 - Ohio State is working to replenish endangered mussels--a key to the health of Ohio's waterways. Researchers and students recently released 4,000 mussels into Big Darby Creek near Columbus.
Ohio State hosts National Conversation on American Unity
October 15, 2013 - Amid a federal government shutdown, Ohio State hosts a conversation on American Unity. "Today, more than ever, we need solutions that bring people together and set aside partisan rancor," says Interim President Joseph A. Alutto.
September 10, 2013 - When Buckeyes chase a world speed record, their education--and future careers--hit the fast lane.
Full Speed Ahead
August 12, 2013 - "My job is simply to create an environment in which faculty can succeed and students can do more than they ever thought possible." - Interim President Joseph A. Alutto
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.
July 10, 2013 - Education brings a lifetime of benefits to people, from greater economic opportunities to job satisfaction to better health. Ohio State researchers are studying how people learn best--from preschool to old age, and everywhere in between.
President Gee's faculty address 2.0
April 15, 2013
Ohio State joins immigration reform conversation
April 04, 2013 - Ohio State is a 21st-century melting pot for new ideas and perspectives--and national policy leaders are taking notice. Acting U.S. Labor Secretary Seth Harris recently came to campus for a conversation on immigration reform.
Dr. Ali Rezai advances Deep Brain Stimulation at Ohio State
March 06, 2013 - Ohio State's Dr. Ali Rezai is a leader in advancing deep brain stimulation. The result: a way to treat debilitating neurological conditions and give patients back their independence.
Ohio State develops clean coal technology
February 18, 2013 - Professor L.-S. Fan has pioneered a new clean coal technology that could create jobs and help the U.S. achieve energy independence.
Digital First at Ohio State
January 07, 2013 - Digital First is transforming the Ohio State community, from the way professors design courses to how students perform fieldwork.
January 01, 2013 - New Year's brings a focus on healthy living. Have a goal to reach? Take Ohio State experts' advice.
A cornucopia of research
November 19, 2012 - The holidays bring a big focus on food--but for Ohio State researchers, food safety is a yearlong job.
November 08, 2012 - From renewable energy to the link between health and food, Ohio State faculty are tackling major societal issues that affect everyday lives.
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.
Fall arts at Ohio State
September 30, 2012 - Annie Leibovitz's work has been in magazines from Vanity Fair to Rolling Stone—and now, through a Wexner Center exhibition, the renowned American portrait photographer has a presence on Ohio State's campus.
Toward a cancer-free world
September 29, 2012 - Ohio State's work toward a cancer-free world is the focus of a new game-day TV spot.
Ohio State, Cleveland Clinic give patients longer, better lives
July 25, 2012 - Longer, better lives for patients. That's the goal of a new partnership between Ohio State and Cleveland Clinic.
July 09, 2012 - As World War II veterans returned to the beaches where they fought and survived, they shared stories with the Ohio State students at their sides. Now those memories—entrusted to Buckeyes—live on.
June 05, 2012 - One-third of American adults are obese--and it's not all because of poor diet and exercise habits. Ohio State researchers are finding out how to help.
Invention to Innovation to Impact
April 05, 2012 - With a new Technology Commercialization headquarters at South Campus Gateway and an innovative partnership with Ohio University, Ohio State is intensifying its focus on bringing cutting-edge research to the marketplace.
President Obama Visits Ohio State
March 23, 2012 - On March 22, President Obama visited Ohio State's Center for Automotive Research, where he met students working on alternative energy.
The Big Ideas
January 01, 2012 - Whether it's finding cancer early enough to save lives or revamping the way we think of "old folks' homes," seven Ohio State faculty members shared ideas to change the world.
October 31, 2011 - OSU Mobile app is now available for Android devices!
President Gee Addresses the Faculty
October 06, 2011 - President's Address to the Faculty, October 4, 2011