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  • The Long Walk

    The Long Walk

    Distance view of the new library (Published September 2, 2009)

  • Forever marked in stone so far away from home

    Forever marked in stone so far away from home

    Adam Callander is a student at Ohio State University as well as a member of the Air National Guard.  He is currently stationed over in Qatar and is hoping to be back in time to start fall quarter.  (Published September 5, 2009)

  • Depths of the Numbers Garden

    Depths of the Numbers Garden

    Some of the numbers... (Published September 6, 2009)

  • Amphitheater by Mirror lake

    Amphitheater by Mirror lake

    Amphitheater during early Spring. Location for OSU swing club during summer. :) (Published September 7, 2009)

  • Neil Avenue

    Neil Avenue

    Bridge By Neil (Published September 8, 2009)

  • Peace and Quiet

    Peace and Quiet

    An empty bench on an otherwise crowded campus (Published September 9, 2009)

  • Carmen Ohio with Navy

    Carmen Ohio with Navy

    Navy's players came over during the playing of Carmen Ohio after the game on Saturday. (Published September 10, 2009)

  • Paint the Town Scarlet

    Paint the Town Scarlet

    Buckeye fan Mark Hutton decked out his home for this week's Paint the Town Scarlet theme vs. USC (Published September 11, 2009)

  • Enter At Your Own Risk

    Enter At Your Own Risk

    The sign on the door to our Ohio State themed theater room (Published September 13, 2009)

  • Gee Spirit Wear

    Gee Spirit Wear

    Even in the heat of a bright late summer's day, everyone knows Buckeye spirit wear is a must! (Published September 14, 2009)

  • Rolling Coins

    Rolling Coins

    6,100 pennies and 95 dollars. GO BUCKS!!! (Published September 16, 2009)

  • Oxley's View

    Oxley's View

    2009 Involvement Fair On the Oval (Published September 23, 2009)

  • Involvement Fair

    Involvement Fair

    2009 Involvement Fair on the Oval (Published September 24, 2009)

  • Move-In


    Hootie the Housing OWL is busy helping students move carts inside! (Published September 25, 2009)

  • Move In 2009

    Move In 2009

    Ohio Welcome Leaders (OWLS) help other freshman move in to their dorms a few days before classes begin. (Published September 26, 2009)

  • Buck Duck

    Buck Duck

    One of the infamous residents of Mirror Lake (Published September 27, 2009)

  • A BIGG Tour

    A BIGG Tour

    Patrons experience art in a more interactive way through partaking in a tour. The OSU Urban Arts Space currently has the BIGG exhibition an E.F. Hebner's...excerpts 2009 on view. (Published October 1, 2009)

  • OSU Theater Room

    OSU Theater Room

    Where friends and family head to watch all of the games! (Published October 4, 2009)

  • Buckeye Directing Spirit

    Buckeye Directing Spirit

    Traffic directors during home football games greet incoming fans with their Buckeye spirit! (Published October 7, 2009)

  • Duck at Mirror Lake

    Duck at Mirror Lake

    (Published October 13, 2009)

  • Ironton


    Our front yard: Ironton, Ohio. (Published October 15, 2009)

  • Myers lecture, Optometry

    Myers lecture, Optometry

    Dr. Irvin Borish, 96, signs books and programs after his lecture in Jennings Hall. Borish, a pioneer in contact lens development, received the H. Ward Ewalt Medal for his work in Optometry. (Published October 16, 2009)

  • Baby Brutus

    Baby Brutus

    A Brutus costume that I made. Front row of College Gameday vs USC. (Published October 17, 2009)

  • A brilliant hue of orange

    A brilliant hue of orange

    A beautiful tree stands alone, with the Lane Avenue bridge, Olentangy River and the bike trail in the background (Published October 19, 2009)

  • The Lazarus Green Roof

    The Lazarus Green Roof

    We're green! The OSU Urban Arts Space offers tours to explore the rooftop gardens of the Lazarus building. (Published October 21, 2009)

  • Morrill Tower in sunset

    Morrill Tower in sunset

    At the end of a raining day, Morrill Tower in sunset looks different than before. (Published October 22, 2009)

  • Shoe in Sunshine

    Shoe in Sunshine

    (Published October 23, 2009)

  • Taking the Field

    Taking the Field

    Under a beautiful sky, the Buckeyes take the field for their game against Wisconsin on Saturday. From the Ohio State Alumni Association's photoblog, From the Sidelines at (Published October 24, 2009)

  • Blake from TOMS SHOES

    Blake from TOMS SHOES

    Blake Mycoskie, founder of TOMS SHOES, speaks at the First Year Experience Distinguished Lecture Series in Weigel Hall. Mycoskie talked about TOMS shoe give-away program and urged students to get involved in community service. (Published October 25, 2009)

  • In Her Shoes

    In Her Shoes

    Here are size 13+ heels for men walking in the Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event. This event is sponsored by the International Men's March to Stop Rape, Sexual Assault, and Gender Violence. Participants walked through Ohio State's landmarks (e.g. Oval, High St.) to raise awareness of sexual violence. (Published October 26, 2009)

  • Let's Dance

    Let's Dance

    One of the performances in Sullivant Hall at the end of every quarter. (Published October 27, 2009)

  • OVAL


    The most pleasant time of a day: a walk through the Oval. (Published October 28, 2009)

  • Great Brutus

    Great Brutus

    The Great Brutus cake appears at the Presidents pre-game brunch. Almost too nice to eat! Almost... (Published October 29, 2009)

  • Mirror Lake Fall Foliage

    Mirror Lake Fall Foliage

    (Published October 30, 2009)

  • Brutus scarecrow

    Brutus scarecrow

    Halloween yard. (Published October 31, 2009)

  • Yellow


    This photograph was taken at the Oval in front of the Orton Hall. The fall colors have emerged out in the sunlight. (Published November 2, 2009)

  • OSU basks in autumn

    OSU basks in autumn

    The yellowish-orange colored leaves, the cosy sunshine from the western horizon and azure sky are all conspiring to weave a portrait of autumnal beauty near the Physics Research Building on Oct 25, 2009 (sunday) (Published November 3, 2009)

  • Brutus and Brutus

    Brutus and Brutus

    Halloween 2009 in Trenton Ohio! Hanging out in the front lawn with my inflatable Brutus buddy... GO BUCKS! (Published November 4, 2009)

  • Juxtaposition


    Paradise-like campus in opposition to a busy High Street. (Published November 5, 2009)

  • Rooftop Garden Tour

    Rooftop Garden Tour

    OSU Urban Art Space guests enjoy a tour of the Lazarus Building Rooftop gardens. (Published November 6, 2009)

  • Orton Hall

    Orton Hall

    Orton Hall - Fall 2008 by Vincent Nobel (Published November 8, 2009)

  • Autumn Night

    Autumn Night

    A streetlight illuminates autumn leaves on Curl Drive. (Published November 9, 2009)

  • Gala @ WexCtr

    Gala @ WexCtr

    Special lighting for the Wexner Center Gala highlights the grid work and welcomes guests. 500+ members and sponsor guests attended the event. (Published November 10, 2009)

  • Stop...


    ...and look at Nature's beauty around campus. (Published November 11, 2009)

  • View of Towers from Thompson

    View of Towers from Thompson

    Looking out the sixth floor of Thompson library towards west campus. (Published November 12, 2009)

  • The L-Ball Water Tower

    The L-Ball Water Tower

    Here is a rooftop view of the L-Ball, the water tower for the Lazarus building, home of the OSU Urban Arts Space. This green water tower is uniquely designed to collect rain water for use within the building. (Published November 13, 2009)

  • Getting to Know You...

    Getting to Know You...

    Ohio State's Doug Worthington introduces himself to Wisconsin quarterback Scott Tolzien on Saturday. From the Ohio State Alumni Association's photoblog From the Sidelines at (Published November 14, 2009)

  • Go Bucks in 38 Languages!

    Go Bucks in 38 Languages!

    This poster was created by OSU Foreign Language Center to demonstrate our love of languages and of course Ohio State Buckeyes! (Published November 15, 2009)

  • High Five Victory

    High Five Victory

    Coach Jim Tressel high-fives cheerleader Nina Piergallini and fans after the victory over Iowa. Rose Bowl bound!! (Published November 16, 2009)

  • OSU>michigan


    College day at my high school (Published November 17, 2009)

  • Beat Michigan

    Beat Michigan

    I painted this on my lawn before the OSU vs. UM game in 2006. (Published November 18, 2009)

  • What a Street Corner

    What a Street Corner

    The intersection of Ohio St. and Michigan Ave. in Downtown Chicago. There's a reason the Ohio sign is higher on the pole. (Published November 19, 2009)

  • H or V for Victory!

    H or V for Victory!

    Celebrations after the overtime victory over Iowa included the traditional singing of Carmen Ohio with the team and thousands of fans on the field of Ohio Stadium. (Published November 20, 2009)

  • 2nd Generation Script

    2nd Generation Script

    Alumni band spells out script Ohio at opening game (Published November 21, 2009)

  • Scarlet and Gray Fans

    Scarlet and Gray Fans

    Fans watch the Ohio State vs. Wisconsin game on October 17, 2009 at The Shoe. (Published November 22, 2009)

  • Thanksgiving at RPAC

    Thanksgiving at RPAC

    An annual event, Thanksgiving Dinner brings together more than 1,200 international and American students not able to go home for the long holiday weekend. (Published November 25, 2009)

  • Pillars in Architecture building

    Pillars in Architecture building

    Five types of pillars viz. Tuscan, Doric, Ionic, Corinthian and Composite, are often found in many establishments around the world. The pic here shows the five types together guarding Architecture building entrance. (Published November 26, 2009)

  • Inscriptions inside the Thompson Library

    Inscriptions inside the Thompson Library

    Watch a video about the renovation of Thompson: (Published November 27, 2009)

  • Return


    As the bench cheers, Kurt Coleman returns an interception for a touchdown during the game against Wisconsin. From the Ohio State Alumni Association's photoblog From the Sidelines at (Published November 28, 2009)

  • Thompson Library

    Thompson Library

    (Published November 29, 2009)

  • Not cuddles

    Not cuddles

    Ohio State defensive lineman Nathan Williams sacks Wisconsin quarterback Scott Tolzien. From the Ohio State Alumni Association's photoblog, From the Sidelines at (Published November 30, 2009)

  • Winter Beauty

    Winter Beauty

    A lit-up Mirror Lake in the winter. (Published December 1, 2009)

  • Walking on Thin Ice

    Walking on Thin Ice

    Mirror Lake partially iced over (Published December 2, 2009)

  • Turner scores

    Turner scores

    Evan Turner scores two of his 25 points against Florida State. OSU won the game 77-64 and helped the Big Ten win the Big Ten / ACC Challenge. (Published December 4, 2009)

  • Wexner Center

    Wexner Center

    The echoing stairs and the Wex (Published December 5, 2009)

  • It's that time of the year

    It's that time of the year

    A very rainy evening during the annual OSUMC tree lighting ceremony (Published December 5, 2009)

  • SEL


    One of my favorite place for study, the Science & Engineering Library. (Published December 6, 2009)

  • Protect Your Flame

    Protect Your Flame

    Students at the Light Up the Lake event protects their candle from the wind. (Published December 7, 2009)

  • Candles Around Mirror Lake

    Candles Around Mirror Lake

    Students and staff, with their candles alight, circle Mirror Lake as the official light display turns on. (Published December 8, 2009)

  • Annabelle, the praying mantis arrives!

    Annabelle, the praying mantis arrives!

    "Annabelle" is a praying mantis located in the Chadwick Arboretum on west campus near the Woody Hayes Bridge in the Phenology Garden. This garden is a study of recurring biological phenomena (blooming of wildflowers and trees, emergence of insects, bird migration) and their relationship to the weather. (Published December 9, 2009)

  • Script Ohio at Night

    Script Ohio at Night

    Script Ohio at Night before the USC game. 09/12/09 (Published December 10, 2009)

  • Sweet Victory

    Sweet Victory

    Brutus with his Edible Rose Bowl Cap on! (Published December 11, 2009)

  • Soils for Global Sustainability

    Soils for Global Sustainability

    Iceland President Olafur Grissom speaks about the role of soil restoration in global sustainability efforts, Dec. 10 on the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center's (OARDC) Wooster campus. (Published December 12, 2009)

  • The RPAC

    The RPAC

    Shot on a vintage Rollei 35 on black and white film. Developed the negatives in my dorm room bathroom. (Published December 13, 2009)

  • Somali President in Columbus

    Somali President in Columbus

    Somali President Sharif Sheikh Ahmed speaks in Columbus, Ohio as Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Energy and Petroleum, Abdiwahid Gonjex looks on. (Published December 14, 2009)

  • Stadium Snow 1999

    Stadium Snow 1999

    The horseshoe covered in snow, as photographed from the 21st floor of Morrill Tower, in 1999. What has changed in 10 years? (Published December 15, 2009)

  • Sun, Contrail, and Orton Hall

    Sun, Contrail, and Orton Hall

    (Published December 16, 2009)

  • West Campus Dawn

    West Campus Dawn

    West Campus looking out on to Kenny 7:30 A.M. (Published December 18, 2009)

  • Christian


    Outside of the RPAC at night. Shot on a vintage Rollei 35 and black and white film. Developed the negatives in my dorm room bathroom. (Published December 20, 2009)

  • Teaching Through Art

    Teaching Through Art

    Students from the Columbus School for Girls recently took part in a private tour of the space. The space is open and willing to providing educational tours. (Published December 22, 2009)

  • Hope


    Holiday lights at OSUMC (Published December 23, 2009)

  • Ho Ho Ho

    Ho Ho Ho

    Reverse side of a Christmas greeting displayed on McGregor Blvd., Ft. Myers, FL. (Published December 24, 2009)

  • Mirror Lake with Christmas Lights

    Mirror Lake with Christmas Lights

    This was taken looking at Mirror Lake from Neil Ave. 12/21/09 (Published December 28, 2009)

  • Archie and The Duck

    Archie and The Duck

    Alumni Association president and CEO Archie Griffin poses with The Duck, which will be making the trip to the Rose Bowl along with OSUAA staff members. Be Nice to The Duck! (Published December 29, 2009)

  • OSU Bridge

    OSU Bridge

    (Published December 30, 2009)

  • Winter Wonderland

    Winter Wonderland

    The Oval and Long Walk during winter quarter (Published December 31, 2009)

  • (Published January 2, 2010)

  • Smoke Stack

    Smoke Stack

    Shot on a vintage Rollei 35 and self developed. (Published January 3, 2010)

  • Good Morning, OSU

    Good Morning, OSU

    Wake up early and say, "Hello, OSU!" (Published January 4, 2010)

  • Science and Engineering Library

    Science and Engineering Library

    The SEL in winter. (Published January 5, 2010)

  • Moritz College of Law

    Moritz College of Law

    (Published January 6, 2010)

  • Maui Script

    Maui Script

    While visiting Maui for a friend's wedding I had to take the mandatory "Script Ohio" in the sand picture. The bridesmaids from Texas didn't get it. (Published January 7, 2010)

  • The Horsehoe

    The Horsehoe

    Different view of The Horseshoe (Published April 24, 2010)

  • Ohio Stadium

    Ohio Stadium

    (Published August 28, 2010)

  • Fall Colors at Mirror Lake

    Fall Colors at Mirror Lake

    (Published September 7, 2010)

  • Fall Color in Native Trees Collection

    Fall Color in Native Trees Collection

    Fall colors of the Color Columbus Native Trees Collection in the OSU Chadwick Arboretum North site show a range of colors in our native trees. The Collection was dedicated in 1998 on Arbor Day and offers a good place to see a diversity of native trees. It is located across from the Jesse Owens Stadium (Published September 15, 2010)

  • Relaxing


    The Oval is a great place to share a Sunday afternoon. (Published September 20, 2010)

  • Curl Drive Arch

    Curl Drive Arch

    Beautiful fall leaves surround Curl Drive on North Campus. (Published September 26, 2010)

  • Mirror Lake at its FInest

    Mirror Lake at its FInest

    This picture was taken from a window on the third floor of Campbell hall. It reminds me of the perfect place to take a walk, share memories with a loved one, or just admire nature at its very best... (Published October 1, 2010)

  • University Hall

    University Hall

    Autumn at OSU. (Published October 4, 2010)

  • Autumn at OSU

    Autumn at OSU

    An autumn scene on the oval. (Published October 5, 2010)

  • The Long Walk

    The Long Walk

    Taken on Parent and Family Weekend 2009 (Published October 10, 2010)

  • OH-IO


    Pumpkin Carving at the Lane Avenue Residence Hall. (Published October 30, 2010)

  • Mirror Lake in late Fall

    Mirror Lake in late Fall

    (Published November 2, 2010)

  • Mirror Lake

    Mirror Lake

    Gazing across Mirror Lake towards Neil Ave (Published November 15, 2010)

  • One Buckeye Win Already Tallied in Michigan this Week!

    One Buckeye Win Already Tallied in Michigan this Week!

    Buckeyes employed at Dow Chemical locations in Michigan celebrate their win in an online auction for United Way that earned them the right to fly the Scarlet and Gray at two work sites. Employees in the photo who are chemical and biomolecular engineering alumni include Tom Burns, ’83 and M.S. ’85 (with wife, Lynn); Beth Brandon, wife of Rich Brandon, ’83; Lindsay (Harker) and Dave Michalski, both 2002 alumni; and Katie Fischer, ’02. (Published November 19, 2010)

  • Mirror Lake

    Mirror Lake

    Beautiful photo of two ducks in Mirror Lake in the early afternoon. (Published November 28, 2010)

  • Library


    My favorite library! (Published January 11, 2014)

  • Script Snow-hio

    Script Snow-hio

    My father and I mowed Script Ohio into our backyard for the 2009 football season. (Published January 25, 2014)

  • Cardinal on Oval

    Cardinal on Oval

    A cardinal on the oval after a ice storm during winter quarter 2009. (Published January 30, 2014)

  • Oval preparing to embrace winter

    Oval preparing to embrace winter

    As students walk to-and-from departments & libraries, the naked branches of sometime colorful trees in Oval coupled with a biting cold weather is a precursor to the snowy days round the corner. (Published March 16, 2014)

  • South Campus Gateway

    South Campus Gateway

    South Campus Gateway after a rainy day. (Published April 17, 2014)

  • Sunny Day on South Oval

    Sunny Day on South Oval

    The sun shining through the colored leaves on South Oval behind Enarson Hall (Published September 24, 2014)

  • OSU fall

    OSU fall

    Fall at OSU. (Published October 2, 2014)

  • Knowlton Rooftop

    Knowlton Rooftop

    Knowlton Hall's rooftop garden and viewing hole through the roof on a November day. (Published November 12, 2014)

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