News & Notes
December 16, 2015 - Commodore Williams sees a lot of himself in Anthony Walker, a wiry 15-year-old who loves singing and sports, but who tends to let his schoolwork slide. They met last year as freshmen, and they expect to graduate together three years from now — Commodore, from Ohio State University, and Anthony, from Whetstone High School here.
December 10, 2015 - Silicon Valley is synonymous with transformational ideas. Recently, Ohio State University President Michael Drake and I traveled to that part of California — with others from the Columbus business and educational communities — to visit companies and universities and learn how they describe their creativity and success.
November 28, 2015 - As fans clad in scarlet and gray clapped along to “Le Régiment de Sambre et Meuse” on a warm September day in Columbus, members of Ohio State’s marching band and its alumni went about precisely spelling “Ohio” in script on Ohio Stadium’s field.
November 25, 2015 - “We are heartbroken over this horrible tragedy. We have identified the young man as Austin Singletary, a third-year student from Dayton, Ohio. I know that the thoughts and prayers of all of us are with his family and loved ones. During this difficult time, counseling services will be made available throughout the holiday weekend for those who seek support,” said President Michael V. Drake.
November 19, 2015 - It has been a whirlwind autumn, with passionate students and dedicated faculty and staff bringing life to every corner of campus.
November 18, 2015 - Football is more visible,” Drake said. “But we also think about the rest of the university and feel it has to be balanced.” The goal, he said, is a school that “looks at things in the proper perspective.”
November 13, 2015 - "The recent events at the University of Missouri, Yale and other campuses reinforce the vitally important role that universities play in confronting issues of racism, intolerance and insensitivity in American society. This moment is an opportunity for us to reflect and learn. Our students, faculty, staff and community members must continue to engage actively in conversation and be relentless in our ongoing efforts to create a university that is evermore open, welcoming and nurturing to all."
November 12, 2015 - Congratulations to John and Annie Glenn, whose names now grace a stretch of 17th Avenue between Tuttle Park Place and College Road on the Ohio State University campus.
November 11, 2015 - Over 1,800 students that go to Ohio State are recipients of the G.I. Bill. Ohio State participates in three federal programs important to veterans, and participates in the yellow ribbon program as well.
November 02, 2015 - The experiences and education Kerry Reed received during his four years at Ohio State University did more to shape his life than winning a mascot-naming contest his senior year. But it’s that one moment in time that still causes Reed’s phone to ring 50 years later.
October 23, 2015 - The Ohio State University Marching Band departed for London Thursday night. They will play Sunday before the NFL's Bills vs. Jaguars game at Wembley Stadium.
October 03, 2015 - Over the coming years, the partnership among the district, Ohio State University and others will introduce Perkins and students at six other schools to dentists, paramedics, doctors and other health providers, who will mentor them and show them what they do on the job.
September 21, 2015 - Last spring, Ohio State students had the opportunity to participate in the Association of American Universities (AAU) campus climate survey on sexual assault and sexual misconduct. The university voluntarily committed to take part in this survey as part of ongoing efforts to enhance prevention and support.
September 19, 2015 - During the summer, Ohio State University President Michael Drake was busy traveling through our state talking with lawmakers and city leaders about his 2020 vision to make a college education more accessible.
September 18, 2015 - It’s been one year since the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University launched its Nutrient Stewardship for Cleaner Water Signature Program, and already the initiative is making strides in working to improve water quality in Ohio.
September 17, 2015 - Latino and Latin American Space for Enrichment and Research (LASER) has been selected as a 2015 Bright Spot in Hispanic Education.
September 17, 2015 - "We are grateful for John Boehner's many years of outstanding service in Congress..."
September 17, 2015 - The Ohio State University announced today a comprehensive plan to combat sexual misconduct and relationship violence that combines new initiatives with programs developed over the last several years.
September 17, 2015 - Sexual misconduct and relationship violence are of deep concern to us all. Today, Ohio State is announcing a comprehensive plan to combat these issues called Buckeyes ACT (Action, Counseling, Training).
September 16, 2015 - In the past few weeks we have seen an exciting start to autumn semester. This reminds me of how we all work together to make Ohio State a wonderful place.