News & Notes

'Breaking new ground'

November 13, 2014 - The numbers are in, and more than $21 million was raised by riders and their supporters during Pelotonia 14. Those dollars move researchers and patients like Wally Yocum closer to a cancer-free world.

New James Cancer Hospital a ‘beacon of hope’

November 07, 2014 - Researchers and physicians will rub elbows in Ohio State's new $705 million facility, promoting advanced treatment and collaboration that could lead to a cure.

President Drake: Ohio State needs to stay true to roots, serve working class

October 31, 2014 - Dr. Michael V. Drake has been asked repeatedly about his vision for Ohio State University since he took over as president four months ago.

The heart of innovation

October 31, 2014 - In his first University Address, President Michael V. Drake discusses what it means to be a leading land-grant university in the 21st century.

OSU president visits Lima

October 15, 2014 - The Ohio State University at Lima welcomed OSU's new president to campus on Wednesday for his first visit, a city the president has wanted to visit ever since meeting a student from Lima 30 years ago.

A Message from President Drake: University Address

October 14, 2014 - President Michael V. Drake cordially invites you to attend his first University Address during the University Senate meeting on Thursday, October 30, 2014.

A Message from President Drake: New James Open House

October 09, 2014 - There are few diseases in this world as ubiquitous as cancer. Each of us likely knows someone – a parent, a colleague, a sibling, a friend – who has been affected by this indiscriminate disease.

A Message from President Drake: Distinguished Service Awards

October 03, 2014 - We are fortunate to have among us many extraordinary individuals who consistently share their talents with our community. With the fall semester under way, it is an excellent time to pause and recognize the contributions of these individuals.

A Message from President Drake: 2014 Bucks for Charity Drive

September 16, 2014 - As a land-grant institution, The Ohio State University is committed to transforming lives — across the street as well as around the globe.

Ohio State strong in college rankings

September 11, 2014 - As The Ohio State University welcomes its brightest class ever, U.S. News & World Report is again naming Ohio State the top public university in Ohio in its latest ranking of 268 national doctoral universities.

Introducing the best and brightest class

August 28, 2014 - The students who packed themselves into the frame for President Michael V. Drake’s selfie at the President’s Convocation Aug. 25 were once again part of a historically strong class of incoming students.

A Message from President Drake: Welcome home

August 26, 2014 - As you begin the first day of a new and exciting year ahead, let me be among the first to welcome you home to The Ohio State University!

President Drake looks ahead to new school year

August 21, 2014 - While he is no longer Ohio State’s newest Buckeye, President Drake considers himself one of the proudest.

Mission: A better experience for all

July 16, 2014 - Michael V. Drake is a man who wants to make a difference — locally to globally — and in Ohio State he saw “a bigger stage” and all the opportunities that the depth and breadth of the university present.

Ohio State President Drake says he’ll focus on students

July 10, 2014 - President Michael V. Drake sees Ohio State’s main priorities as educating “the next generation of leaders” and creating “new knowledge” through research discoveries that help people around the globe as well as in Ohio.

New OSU president sees chance to shape higher ed from ‘bigger stage’

July 09, 2014 - Iconic traditions, the land-grant mission to improve society and the chance to leverage Ohio State University’s sheer size attracted Michael Drake to the school, the new president told reporters Wednesday in his second week on the job.

A Message from President Drake: Team Buckeye

July 02, 2014 - I write to share a bit about why I am looking forward to riding with Team Buckeye in Pelotonia later this summer.

Campus and beyond: President Drake's first day

June 30, 2014 - President Michael V. Drake spent his first day meeting with students, faculty and staff before taking part in a community-wide partnership that includes Ohio State and will improve the lives of people living on Columbus’ Near East Side.

A Message from President Drake: Greetings

June 30, 2014 - I am honored to join The Ohio State University today with the privilege of serving as the university's 15th president.

True believer (Buckeye Voices)

June 27, 2014 - Raised in a medical household, President-designate Michael V. Drake, MD, explains his views on the power of medicine and the land-grant mission.