Committed to Safety

There is nothing President Johnson takes more seriously than the safety of the Ohio State community. View the latest updates and learn how the university continues to enhance safety on and near campus.

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Updated Health Measures

With spring semester underway at Ohio State and students back on campus for in-person instruction, new health measures and guidance are in place across the university amid a dramatic increase in COVID-19 infections due in large part to the Omicron variant.

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Presidential Investiture

The Investiture of Kristina M. Johnson, PhD, as The Ohio State University's 16th president celebrated the institution's progress toward greater excellence in academics, research and creative expression, entrepreneurship and partnership, and service to the state of Ohio, the nation and the world.

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Jan 19, 2022

Notes from a Fellow Buckeye

I was thrilled last week to be back in the classroom, teaching a course titled Pathways to Net Zero Emissions. Combating climate change is one of the greatest challenges of our time, and Ohio State is stepping up to do its part in reducing the carbon emissions that cause extreme weather events and threaten the very future of our planet.
Jan 17, 2022

President Johnson delivers keynote address for MLK Day breakfast

Ohio State University President Kristina M. Johnson delivered the keynote address today for the 37th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Breakfast. Johnson used the speech to focus on the land-grant mission of Ohio State and the role it should play in supporting access and opportunity. - via Ohio State News
Jan 13, 2022

Safety tips for the start of spring semester

The Ohio State University President Kristina M. Johnson shared her first safety update of the new semester, urging students to take a close look at the resources available on and off campus – and continuing to encourage COVID-19 vaccine booster shots. - via Ohio State News