Stories

  • A woman who’s done it all

    At 101 years old, Ohio State donor Zoe Dell Nutter believes supporting research is a crucial step in making progress. She became a Buckeye over 40 years ago, and her love of animals has kept her supporting the university.
  • Opening the door for scholars

    At Ohio State, scholarships are a gift of opportunity, helping students earn a top-tier education. Meet three undergraduate scholars who are making the most of their Ohio State experiences, with help from scholarships.
  • Investment in innovation

    Four buildings, one state-of-the-art facility. Ohio State’s CBEC building is one of the very few in the country specifically designed to promote an innovative, collaborative research environment. One of the results? Ohio State will play a leadership role in important scientific advancements.
  • Kids Kick Cancer

    Children may not know exactly what cancer is, but they do know one thing: when friends and family are affected all they want to do is help. Laura Tornes of Hilliard, Ohio remembers when her son and daughter, Dylan (8) and Ella (6), and their friend Hailey Pierson (8) came up with the idea.
  • Veeam Software makes $5 million gift

    Veeam Software Corporation, co-founded by arts and sciences alumnus Ratmir Timashev and his partner Andrei Baronov, has made a gift of $5 million to the College of Arts and Sciences targeted to student scholarships and teaching in chemical physics and data analytics
  • Joshua Ong - Beyond the books

    “It’s all about the people — classmates and faculty — and the diverse experiences you have now that will make you the leader you want to become.”
  • Kylee Smith - Finding her rhythm

    “I dance because I want to reach the masses. I want to share my heart with them, and have them take away what they will.”
  • Jillian Yuricich - Stars in her eyes

    “I’ve wanted to be an astronaut since I was five, stargazing from my grandpa’s farm. Pursuing space flight pushes us to innovate and benefits the whole world. This is a message I want to share.”
  • Erica Coffee - Service above self

    “When I contracted as an Army ROTC Cadet, I was sworn in by my mentor in the offices of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff at the Pentagon. As I finished the oath, I knew I was really just beginning the greatest journey of my life.”