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April 04, 2017 - KayMesha Knox is no average college senior. This winner of the first-ever President’s Prize is planning to change the lives of Columbus high school students.
Connecting passion to purpose
April 04, 2017 - Maggie Griffin, who graduates this spring, is a recipient of the very first President’s Prize. Thanks to her passion, ingenuity and problem-solving drive, Maggie will spend her first year after graduation changing the lives of schoolchildren around Columbus.
Time to shine
February 06, 2017 - Since 2002, Ohio State students have been supporting kids fighting cancer through the BuckeyeThon dance marathon
Toys that touch hearts
December 19, 2016 - Ohio State engineering students are using their technical expertise to adapt toys for children with special needs.
A Thanksgiving home away from home
November 18, 2016 - Ohio State's Thanksgiving dinner has provided fellowship for the campus community since 1992.
A picture of revitalization
November 15, 2016 - At 31 years old, Lenise Sunnenberg of Newark is ready to make a positive impact in her community because of the education she received at The Ohio State University at Newark.
A great university in a great city
August 22, 2016 - Ohio State's incoming freshman class not only has the benefit of attending a world-class university, they are also in a city full of resources and opportunities.
August 17, 2016 - The Ohio State Tour connected the university with students, alumni, business leaders and legislators throughout the state.
The music man
June 08, 2016 - In an Ohio State classroom, President Michael V. Drake uses his love of music to teach first-year students about the Civil Rights era.
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.
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.
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.
October 16, 2015 - A public art project transforms mundane structures downtown and challenges people to think of new uses for everyday spaces.
'Honor of a lifetime'
October 01, 2015 - Game day hype builds to one big moment for Ohio State’s 60th drum major, Nathan MacMaster. Standing at the top of a long, dark ramp, listening to the roar of 100,000-plus fans – he focuses on the job ahead and relies on the decades of tradition behind him.
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.
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.
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.
"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.
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.
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.
Three graduates to watch
April 23, 2014 - At Ohio State, an ordinary day can turn into something extraordinary. It’s a unique experience – a “Buckeye moment.”
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, 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.
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.
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.
Congrats to Ohio State's Young Scholars Program!
November 12, 2013 - Ohio State's Young Scholars Program has won the C. Peter Magrath Award--one of the highest honors a community engagement program can earn.
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.
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."
Fall arts at Ohio State
September 18, 2013 - From Shakespeare to Sun Ra, there's something for every taste this fall at Ohio State. Local and international musicians, actors, dancers and visual artists visit the campus to share the arts with the Columbus community.
"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 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.
April 21, 2013 - From dancing for a cure to alternative break programs, Ohio State students are big on service.
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.
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.
March 01, 2013 - Best of luck to the Buckeyes as they head into March Madness!
President Gee on the Future of Higher Ed
January 31, 2013 - Too many college students across the nation aren't graduating. President E. Gordon Gee is at the helm of a national commission tasked with finding solutions.
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 - New Year's brings a focus on healthy living. Have a goal to reach? Take Ohio State experts' advice.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Celebrating John Glenn
February 02, 2012 - Ohio State honors an extraordinary Ohioan on the 50th anniversary of his historic flight.
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 24, 2011 - Ohio State names comprehensive breast center to honor Stefanie Spielman.
President Gee's State Tour
September 27, 2011 - Each summer, President Gee tours Ohio. The highlight: meeting "fiercely loyal Ohioans—11 million—who love Ohio State and who are its owners."