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Upward Bound Programs in Columbus and Wooster Receive Funding

The Ohio State University’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion has received word from the office of Ohio Senator Rob Portman and the U. S. Department of Education that both its Upward Bound Programs at Columbus and Wooster have been funded for five more years. The U.S. Department of Education funds the two grant programs, and…

Student Corner

It’s been several days since I officially became an alumna of The Ohio State University and I still don’t know if I can put all my feelings into words. My four years here at Ohio State have been nothing short of a blessing. I’ve got to meet some of the most amazing people and experienced…

Home Stay Volunteers needed in Columbus

The Ohio State University will host 25 young professionals from across Africa in a 6 week Public Management Institute sponsored by the U.S. Department of State. The Mandela Washington Fellowship (MWF) is the flagship program of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) & embodies the US commitment to investing in the future of Africa. Invite…

2017 Balanced Man Scholarship

Sigma Phi Epsilon is offering a $5000 scholarship to incoming male freshmen. By applying for the Balanced Man Scholarship, students are not obligated to join either Sigma Phi Epsilon or Greek Life at Ohio State. The application can be found at The priority deadline is July 1. If you have any questions or concerns, please reach out…

Playing over Paycheck

Tayler Hill always has been aggressive on the basketball court, a free-shooting hard-charger who probably drives a hard line, too, when it comes to contract talks. So maybe it’s best that her WNBA team, the Washington Mystics, doesn’t know her little secret. “It’s not about the money,” the former Ohio State star said as she…

Kirwan Institute Leadership Announcement

We are pleased to advise you that Arthur R. James, MD, associate professor-clinical, in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, has accepted our offer to serve as the interim executive director of the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity. Subject to approval by the Board of Trustees, his appointment is effective May 1,…

Jesse Owens Track and Field Classic is Here

The Ohio State track and field team will host the 32nd Jesse Owens Track and Field Classic on Friday and Saturday, April 21-22, at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium. This meet will serve as Ohio State’s only home outdoor meet of the 2017 season. Read more!

Track and Field to Host Drive For Hygiene Products

In conjunction with Jesse Owens Track and Field Classic (April 21-22), the Ohio State track and field program has partnered with The Ohio State University Black Alumni Society (OSUBAS) to collect hygiene products that will be donated to the Mid-Ohio Food Bank. The drive will take place on Saturday, April 22, from 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m….