We asked the Ohio State community what a new president needs to know. Here are some of the responses: President Drake, welcome to THE Ohio State University! I wish that I could welcome you as the first Anteater on our campus, but my wife is an alum from 2003. Zot! Zot! As a transplant […]
By Monica DeMeglio As a student and later as an educator, Dr. Michael V. Drake looked forward to the first day of school and meeting people. It was no different for his first day as the 15th president of The Ohio State University. Drake ascended the stairs of Bricker Hall the morning of June […]
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.
Just weeks after concluding his second stint as Ohio State’s interim president, Joseph A. Alutto will deliver the Summer Commencement address on Aug. 10, speaking to an audience of some 9,000, including the summer graduates and those who’ve come to celebrate their accomplishments.
Though Emily Marsh-Fleming, a national champion synchronized swimmer while an Ohio State undergrad from 1994-97, lost her battle with cancer, her story still inspires.
In their initial meeting with President Michael V. Drake in May, before he officially took the mantle at Ohio State, University Staff Advisory Committee leaders came away feeling enthusiastic.
They may look like little girls playing with Legos, but mentor Shivani Patel knows the youngsters in the Women in Engineering’s (WiE) robotics outreach initiative could be the engineers of the next generation.
Ohio State’s LiFE Sports (Learning in Fitness and Education through Sports) Initiative is the second-largest program of its kind in the country, with more than 650 local youth served each year.
Liz Zeigler, a nine-year employee, works in the Education and Human Ecology Service Center Why did you choose to work at Ohio State? I moved back to Ohio from California and wanted to work here. What do you like about your job? I love the people I work with. We have a great team and […]
This pristine 450-million-year-old fossil was donated in March to the Orton Geological Museum in Orton Hall. An anonymous donor purchased the Ohio trilobite, which was found in Adams County, from Tom Johnson, a famous trilobite collector. Johnson spent two years reconstructing the fossil, which resembles a horseshoe crab, and sold it for $14,000 — at […]