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Student Spotlight: Mark Allman

As a first-generation college student, Mark Allman says he originally only valued academic success. But after completing his first year as a finance and marketing major, Allman has learned to balance his academic studies with his extracurricular activities — and learn from his mistakes in both.

Working to reduce language barriers in healthcare

How do we improve the Columbus community?

This was the question five students considered during their freshman year as part of the Eminence Fellowship, which is awarded to 25 honors students each year in an effort to cultivate leaders who will effect positive change in their professions and communities.

Their answer?

Vocalize Columbus: a free medical interpretation service for people who need it most.

Eminence Fellows Program application opens for Autumn 2023

The University Honors & Scholars Center at The Ohio State University is pleased to announce that the Eminence Fellows Program and Scholarship Application for 2023 is now open. The deadline to apply is November 14, 2022.

Six President’s Buckeye Accelerator teams awarded $50,000 for entrepreneurial ventures

Six Ohio State University student teams who participated in the first-ever President’s Buckeye Accelerator have each been awarded $50,000 to fund their entrepreneurial ventures.

The six winners were among 10 teams who pitched their ideas to a panel of Ohio entrepreneurs on April 6. The pitch finale took place at the 99P Labs facility and was hosted by the Keenan Center for Entrepreneurship, a campus-wide hub for the development of startup ventures.

Ohio State students honored with Goldwater Scholarships

Four students from The Ohio State University have been recognized by the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program.

Juniors Lia Gomez-Perez, Anthony Moussa, Rakesh Murugesan and Mackenzie Scott were all named 2022 Goldwater Scholars, the prestigious national award for undergraduate researchers in science, math and engineering. Goldwater Scholars receive an award to cover the cost of tuition, fees, books, and room and board up to a maximum of $7,500.

Ohio State named top producer of Fulbright scholars and students

The Ohio State University is among only five institutions in the country to be named a top producer for both Fulbright U.S. scholar and U.S. student programs, according to the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs.

Ohio State is tied for fifth nationally with six Fulbright scholar awards and is tied for 14th with 10 Fulbright student awards for the 2021-22 academic year.

Ohio State News Alert: University encourages voluntary COVID testing

Surveillance testing available to all students, staff and faculty.

The Ohio State University has achieved extraordinary levels of COVID-19 vaccination among students, staff and faculty members, with more than 92% fully or partially vaccinated, compared to the state’s average of 68.25%. These efforts have resulted in the university’s ability to fully return to campus and many in-person traditions.

The Ohio State University continues to boost safety and security resources for the university community

The Ohio State University continues to boost safety and security resources for the university community. This weekend Ohio State is adding additional mobile lights and cameras throughout the University District, with a concentration of lights and cameras in and around Indianola and Chittenden avenues. Last week, President Kristina M. Johnson announced an additional $2 million per year over the next decade to enhance safety and security on and around campus.

Ohio State announces vaccination requirement

The rising prevalence of the more transmissible Delta variant is fueling the resurgence of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations – including in young and otherwise healthy unvaccinated people. Central, southern and southeastern Ohio have now recorded the highest number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients since January. Further, the number of hospitalized patients in these areas of the state rose an alarming 448% between mid-July and mid-August.

Ohio State announces new technologies in use at Ohio Stadium this season

The 2021 Ohio State University football season will feature a number of significant changes driven by new technologies, improved efficiencies, safety measures and construction projects.The Department of Athletics has a new official Ohio State Buckeyes app that fans are encouraged to download – free – for not only season ticket and parking access, but also game day info, team stats, rosters and more. In addition: