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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 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: 

Ohio State graduates and families to celebrate weekend of achievement

Separate ceremonies will honor Class of 2020 Summer 2021 graduates.

Thousands of students, families and friends will have a chance to celebrate academic success at The Ohio State University this weekend.

Ohio State will host ceremonies to honor all members of the Class of 2020 and the graduates of the 2021 summer semester. The 2020 Graduate Celebration will be held from 7:30 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 7, at Ohio Stadium. Summer commencement is at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 8, in its traditional location, the Schottenstein Center. 

Ohio State updates autumn semester reactivation plans

President Kristina M. Johnson sent the following email to The Ohio State University community Tuesday, July 27, 2021.

In about a month, we’ll be together for the start of the academic year, and I’m thrilled just thinking about the Buckeye traditions that we all love.

This robust, in-person experience can happen because of the success of free, effective COVID-19 vaccines. Already, more than 70% of returning students, faculty and staff have completed their vaccinations, a rate that outpaces the rest of the state.

Eminence Fellows Program Application Open

​The University Honors & Scholars Center at The Ohio State University is pleased to announce that the Eminence Fellows Program and Scholarship application for 2022 is now open. The deadline to apply is November 15, 2021. 

Ohio State, University District Organization partner to add full-time social worker to off-campus area

The Ohio State University is working with community partners to bring on a full-time social worker dedicated to helping housing-vulnerable people in the off-campus area. The hiring is one of several university initiatives designed to support the neighborhoods and residents surrounding Ohio State’s campus.

Ten Ohio State students receive Fulbright awards

Ten students from The Ohio State University received Fulbright U.S. Student Program awards for the 2021-2022 academic year from the U.S. Department of State and the Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.

Fulbright participants will study, conduct research and teach abroad for the 2021-2022 academic year through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. Recipients of Fulbright awards are selected in an open, merit-based competition that considers leadership potential, academic and/or professional achievement and record of service.

Ohio State updates return-to-campus guidance and health protocols

Interim Senior Vice President for Talent, Culture and Human Resources and Senior Adviser to the President Paul Patton delivered the following message to the campus community on Wednesday, June 9, 2021.

Dear Colleagues,

Ohio State’s faculty and staff — including our graduate student employees — are at the core of our ability to deliver on Ohio State’s mission, and you will play a central role in the success of our reactivated campuses.