News and Notes

May 16, 2022

President Johnson participates in AAU meeting with Ukrainian president

Ohio State University President Kristina M. Johnson joined colleagues from other Association of American Universities schools today in a Zoom meeting with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy.
May 06, 2022

Second student passing and available resources

It is with an incredibly heavy heart that I share that our second student who was hospitalized in critical condition has passed away. Every Buckeye loss is heartbreaking, and these tragic deaths in our community in such a short period of time are devastating.
May 05, 2022

Student passing and support resources

Our community has suffered a tragic loss with the death of one of our students earlier today. Another student is currently hospitalized in critical condition. A third student has, thankfully, been released from the hospital. We are grieving and extend our deepest sympathies to the students’ family and friends.
May 02, 2022

President Johnson joins College Football Playoff Board of Managers

Ohio State University President Kristina M. Johnson has been named to the College Football Playoff Board of Managers. The board is made up of presidents and chancellors from the 10 Football Bowl Subdivision conferences and independent Notre Dame. Johnson will represent the Big Ten Conference, replacing Penn State University President Eric Barron.
Apr 28, 2022

Notes from a Fellow Buckeye

As we approach the close of another wonderful semester, I commend each of you for the many ways you contribute to our Ohio State family. Whether you have come here to earn a degree, create new knowledge or grow your career, all of us help advance our university’s founding mission of learning and service in real and meaningful ways. Thank you, and Go Buckeyes!
Apr 21, 2022

President Johnson heralds Ohio State’s commitment to service, excellence

In her 2022 State of the University address, President Kristina M. Johnson emphasized The Ohio State University’s role in attracting Intel’s new semiconductor campus to Ohio and implementing the Scarlet and Gray Advantage program to give undergraduate students the opportunity for a debt-free education, and announced a record $1.24 billion in research and development.
Apr 20, 2022

Resources to help students prepare for finals week

With final exams beginning next week, The Ohio State University is offering support to help students cope with the pressures of the end of the spring semester. “I know how stressful this period right before final exams can be – and the university offers a variety of free resources,” said President Kristina M. Johnson in the latest Health, Safety and Well-Being Update.
Apr 15, 2022

Spring semester breakdown

President Johnson sat down with The Lantern to discuss student wages, safety, debt-free education and preview her State of the University address.
Apr 14, 2022

Off-campus housing network to launch in the fall

In her latest Health, Safety and Well-Being Update, President Kristina M. Johnson shared early details on the Ohio State Off-Campus Housing Network. The program, expected to begin in the fall, establishes recommended criteria in areas such as safety and security for off-campus residences. It aims to further strengthen the university’s collaboration with property owners while providing students with enhanced information to best meet their needs.