News and Notes

Jan 22, 2021

COVID-19 vaccination update

I write to share an overview of the current available information about how the COVID-19 vaccine is being distributed under the guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the state of Ohio.
Jan 15, 2021

Inauguration information and resources

Our nation will inaugurate the 46th president of the United States on Wednesday against the unprecedented backdrop of a global pandemic and threats of violence. Please stay safe and know that there are resources available to support and help you in these challenging days.
Jan 12, 2021

Reflections of a first-year Buckeye

Last night, a remarkable football season came to an end in the national championship game. I couldn’t be more proud of our team. Their accomplishments and perseverance throughout this most-challenging season are inspiring. Buckeye Nation is nothing if not resilient. We thank our team – the players, coaches and staff – who lifted us up, brought us together and gave us a lot to cheer about these past four months.
Jan 07, 2021

The events in our nation's capital

We are more committed than ever to fulfilling our mission of creating and discovering knowledge to improve the well-being of our communities — both locally and globally — and educating the next generation of leaders who will proudly uphold and defend the values of our nation.
Jan 07, 2021

President Johnson issues statements on events in Congress

Yesterday, I joined fellow Americans in expressing my dismay at the events in our nation’s capital.
Jan 05, 2021

Reflections of a first-year Buckeye

I hope you and your families had a safe and joyous holiday break. As we look ahead to 2021, our gratitude goes to those who led and persevered in the past challenging year. Buckeyes everywhere came together to protect and care for each other and their communities while living our values. Here’s to doing great things and building a better world in the year to come.
Dec 22, 2020

Reflections of a first-year Buckeye

Warmest holiday wishes, Buckeyes. This past year has brought historic challenges for our university. Through it all, you have demonstrated time and again the ingenuity and grace with which our Ohio State family faces moments of great adversity. I am proud to be part of a community that makes such a positive difference in the lives of so many.
Dec 15, 2020

Reflections of a first-year Buckeye

With the autumn semester concluded, I want to share my gratitude for your remarkable efforts to combat COVID-19 and ensure that our mission to educate, make new discoveries and provide excellence in outreach and patient care has flourished in the face of great challenges.
Dec 11, 2020

Warmest holiday wishes

Sharing warm wishes for a happy and healthy holiday season.