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Earlier bedtimes, healthier lives
August 23, 2017 - That constant struggle to get your kids in bed each night? Turns out it’s doing much more than just giving you an extra hour of quiet time before your own bedtime. Preschoolers who are regularly tucked in by 8 p.m. are far less likely to become obese teenagers than peers who go to sleep later, according to a study at The Ohio State University.
Less scheduling leads to more fun
July 26, 2017 - Nothing ruins a potentially fun event like putting it on your calendar. A series of studies has shown that scheduling a simple, fun event like seeing a movie or grabbing a cup of coffee led people to enjoy these events less than if they just left them unplanned.
A false sense of sun security
June 28, 2017 - The sun is peeking from behind the clouds; the weather’s warming up; and many are ready for the sultry days of summer. More time outside comes with more exposure to harmful UV rays. With all the sunscreen options on store shelves, picking the correct one (and following the instructions) can be confusing.
Finding balance in a stressful world
May 31, 2017 - Stress. It can affect relationships. Raise cortisol levels. Weaken your immune system and wreak havoc on your long-term health. So, how can you find an equilibrium? Ohio State's chief wellness officer Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk provides insight.
Nothing short of inspirational
May 01, 2017 - Graduating senior Abd Al-Rahman Traboulsi has made the most of his Ohio State experience, taking full advantage of everything the university has to offer.
The benefits of owning a pet
January 17, 2017 - Ohio State's Rustin Moore shares insight into some of the benefits that pets bring to their owners
Innovating to peak performance
January 09, 2017 - The Jameson Crane Sports Medicine Institute combines the medical, academic and rehabilitation programs tied to sports medicine under one roof. The result? Better performance for athletes of all stripes.
Simple steps to a healthy New Year
January 01, 2017 - Ohio State's leading wellness expert shares some simple but often overlooked ways to live a healthier life in 2017.
Toys that touch hearts
December 19, 2016 - Ohio State engineering students are using their technical expertise to adapt toys for children with special needs.
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.
A cap to end cancer
November 09, 2016 - Cancer picked a fight with Jason Shults, and he won. Now, he finds ways to support life-saving cancer research at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center — Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute.
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.
A dramatic intervention
September 26, 2016 - Ohio State theater students and medical researchers are working together to find positive interventions for children with autism.
Continuum of caring
September 22, 2016 - Based at Ohio State, this national center is leading the conversation on new approaches to the problem of alcohol and drug misuse.
September 15, 2016 - Ohio State research has learned that while the popular painkiller acetaminophen is widely regarded for its effectiveness, it also may deliver some psychological side effects.
Searching for Salinger
August 22, 2016 - Undergraduate research grant takes English major on East Coast jaunt for the voice behind her favorite character.
Competing in the Olympic Trials
August 12, 2016 - Every four years, the best swimmers in the United States descend on Omaha, Nebraska, to compete for a spot on Team USA and a chance to swim at the Olympic Games. Ohio State swimmer Cheyenne Meek had a journey to the trials that was as wavy as the pool she swam in once she got there. Learn more about Meek's journey to the trials in this first-person essay.
August 05, 2016 - A cross-disciplinary team of Ohio State researchers has discovered that e-cigarette manufacturers are making health claims that likely won't stand up to new Food and Drug Administration regulations.
August 04, 2016 - Pelotonia 16 is almost here. Take a closer look at one of the most successful studies the fundraiser has sponsored and the number of lives being saved.
Research parents can use
May 12, 2016 - Are you turning your son into a narcissist? Can you help your young daughter improve her memory? Ohio State gives parents research-based answers about raising children.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
'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.
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.
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.
"What I did this summer"
September 07, 2014 - Travel around the world with our interactive map to learn how Ohio State students spent their summer "breaks."
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.
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.
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.
April 03, 2014 - In Ethiopia, cervical cancer kills thousands of women each year, and stray rabid dogs routinely endanger the human population. Ohio State has partnered with academic institutions and service agencies in Ethiopia to tackle these issues and others with the bold goal of improving global health.
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.
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 healthy 2014
December 30, 2013 - Want to make better health choices? Use Ohio State research as a guide.
"What I did this summer"
August 14, 2013 - Find out how a few Buckeyes spent summer "break"--in their own words.
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 19, 2013 - $49.5 million. That’s what Pelotonia riders have raised since 2009 for innovative cancer research—and each dollar goes directly to research at Ohio State.
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.
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.
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.
The heart of innovation
October 27, 2012 - Ohio State is at the forefront of heart care, with cardiac specialists working side by side with researchers across campus to uncover the secrets of heart disease.
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.
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.
What I Did This Summer
August 27, 2012 - From helping orphans in Ghana to going behind the scenes at ESPN and Disney, Ohio State students made the most of their summer break. Here, Buckeyes share their stories of service, studying, career-building, and sightseeing.
SCARLET Laser Focus
August 09, 2012 - Ohio State's new SCARLET laser sets the stage for decades of research in areas as diverse as cancer therapy and fusion energy.
August 04, 2012 - Since 2009, Pelotonia riders have raised $25 million for cancer research. Every penny goes directly to innovative cancer research at Ohio State's Comprehensive Cancer Center-James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute.
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.
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.
May 03, 2012 - TEDx is dedicated to "ideas worth spreading." Buckeyes have plenty of those—so Ohio State students recently organized the first TEDxOhioStateUniversity.
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.