Helping Buckeyes Thrive

President Johnson is committed to helping all Buckeyes thrive. View the latest updates and learn about the university’s holistic approach to enhancing the health, safety and well-being of Ohio State’s campus communities.

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Statewide Connections

President Johnson, students and University leaders visited the Miami Valley region during the annual State Tour. The stops in Dayton, Springfield and Yellow Springs were opportunities to see the broad impact of Ohio State firsthand.

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Building the Silicon Heartland

Following Intel's announcement to build a $20 billion semiconductor manufacturing campus in central Ohio, the university is poised to play a significant role supporting the workforce and research needs of the largest single private-sector investment in state history.

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Aug 04, 2022

Ohio State joins 11 Midwest institutions to launch semiconductor-focused network

The network will collaboratively develop innovative solutions in higher education to best support the onshoring of the advanced semiconductor and microelectronics industry and address the industries’ research and workforce needs.
Jul 19, 2022

Notes from a Fellow Buckeye

The past month at Ohio State has been incredibly exciting. The State Tour — our annual summer tradition that was paused in 2021 because of the pandemic — was a resounding success. Our visit to the Miami Valley region showcased Ohio State to an important area of the state, reinforced vital relationships, and solidified new and existing partnerships critical to our excellence in academics, research and service.
Jul 13, 2022

From student-athlete to university president

From starting Stanford's lacrosse team to trying out for the U.S. Field Hockey team, sports have been part of President Johnson's life. - via Starting IX-Up Podcast