News & Notes

Ohio State selects two scholars for inaugural President's Prize

November 22, 2016 - The Ohio State University has selected two graduating seniors as recipients of the first-ever President’s Prize, the highest university recognition bestowed on exceptional students committed to social change.

A Message from President Drake: BuckeyeThon's Day of Miracles

November 21, 2016 - Last year, Ohio State students raised more than $1.3 million through BuckeyeThon to fight pediatric cancer at Nationwide Children's Hospital.

A Message from President Drake: Happy Thanksgiving

November 18, 2016 - Every year, Thanksgiving Day affords us the opportunity to come together and celebrate the many blessings in our lives.

​Ohio State joins national initiative to increase research about women and girls of color

November 17, 2016 - Ohio State is among more than 50 member institutions uniting to address a call for action issued by the White House to increase understanding and highlight the status of women and girls of color – a growing demographic in the United States that remains underrepresented in academic research.

A Message to the Buckeye Community: Moving forward together

November 12, 2016 - We pride ourselves on being an inclusive, welcoming and ultimately safe place for people and ideas from all corners of our society and all around the world.

A Message from President Drake: Reflecting on our shared future

November 10, 2016 - As a university, we exist to create knowledge, explore ideas and welcome diverse opinions in an atmosphere that is open, collegial and safe for each of us.

Education Insider: Ohio State’s Drake to lead top universities’ association

October 26, 2016 - Ohio State President Dr. Michael V. Drake is the newly elected vice chairman of the American Association of Universities. The election means that Drake will be elevated to the chairman position for 2017-18.

Ohio State President Michael V. Drake named vice chair of Association of American Universities board of directors

October 25, 2016 - President Michael V. Drake, MD, has been named vice chair of the Association of American Universities (AAU) board of directors. The action comes 100 years after Ohio State joined the prestigious group in 1916.

Advancing our academic reputation

October 24, 2016 - The But for Ohio State Campaign helped the university improve its academic prowess through the creation of new opportunities for faculty.

A Message from President Drake: Strategic planning process

October 20, 2016 - With the fall semester at its midpoint, I want to take a moment to thank you for your continued excellence as Buckeyes as well as share an important next step in how we will advance our academic mission — and strengthen our position as a nationally competitive flagship institution.

Legends and Legacies

October 12, 2016 - As recipients of the King Arts Complex’s 10th Annual Legends & Legacies Award, Ohio State President Michael V. Drake and Brenda J. Drake were recognized for a combined legacy of service that extends around the nation and across more than 40 years.

Creating student opportunities

October 10, 2016 - The But for Ohio State Campaign helped the university create opportunity by funding scholarships that supported more than 40,000 students.

Columbus executives jam to promote Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

October 06, 2016 - Who says Cleveland is Ohio’s rock ‘n’ roll capital? OK, most people. It does have the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, after all.

A Message from President Drake: The impact of the But for Ohio State Campaign

September 30, 2016 - We have just concluded the But for Ohio State Campaign, by far the most successful fundraising effort in our university’s history.

Ohio State University raises more than $3 billion from 750,000 donors

September 30, 2016 - More than 750,000 donors contributed a total of $3 billion to Ohio State University's most successful fundraising effort in its 146-year history.

Ohio State's Wexner-inspired fundraising push tops $3B in final tally

September 30, 2016 - Ohio State University has wrapped up its latest fundraising push with more than $3 billion.

Research shows 4-year colleges worth the investment

September 30, 2016 - Ohio State professor Matthew Mayhew's research shows that a 4-year college education gave Americans a 12–14 percent private rate of return on their investment during the 2000s.

A college degree may have become more valuable in 2000s

September 30, 2016 - A four-year college education provided Americans with a 12 to 14 percent private rate of return on their investment during the 2000s, a new analysis shows.

Buckeyes Give

September 30, 2016 - As we close this chapter on the most successful fundraising effort in the history of our university, we look back in awe at what has been accomplished.

But for Ohio State Campaign tops $3 billion

September 29, 2016 - The Ohio State University has concluded the most successful fundraising effort in its 146-year history, with contributions from what is believed to be the most donors ever to a higher education campaign.