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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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
Jul 05, 2022

University state tour explores history, culture and innovation in the Miami Valley

Research. Relationships. Reflection. Those were some of the themes that emerged over the course of two days as students, leaders and staff from The Ohio State University boarded buses to visit the state’s Miami Valley region. The annual State Tour returned to the road for the first time since the COVID pandemic and included stops in Dayton, Springfield and Yellow Springs.
Jul 01, 2022

Ohio State Athletics discuss Big Ten expansion as USC, UCLA set to join conference

Two of the biggest brands in college athletics are moving to the Big Ten. The Big Ten Conference Council voted Thursday unanimously to add Southern California and UCLA as conference members effective August 2, 2024. Ohio State University Athletic Director Gene Smith and President Kristina Johnson spoke about the new look of the Big Ten and what it means for the Buckeyes. - via ABC6