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The Ohio State University

Motto: Disciplina in civitatem
(Latin, "Education for Citizenship")
Established: 1870
Type: Flagship
Public
Land grant
Sea grant
Endowment: US $2.02 billion[1]
President: Gordon Gee[2]
Staff: 5,202 academic faculty, 19,277 non-academic staff (not including students)
Students: 52,568 (Columbus), 60,347 (all campuses)
Undergraduates: 38,479 (Columbus), 46,690 (all campuses)
Postgraduates: 13,339 (Columbus), 13,657 (all campuses)[3]
Location: Columbus, Ohio, United States
Campus: 1,755 acres (7 km²) Columbus campus
15,311 acres (62 km²) total (Urban)
Athletics: 19 men and 20 women varsity teams
Colors: Scarlet and Gray            
Nickname: Buckeyes Shield
Mascot: Brutus Buckeye
Website: www.osu.edu

The Ohio State University (OSU) is a coeducational public research university in the state of Ohio. The university was founded in 1870 as a land-grant university and is currently the largest university in the United States.[4] Ohio State is currently ranked by U.S. News & World Report as the best public university in Ohio, among the top 60 universities in the United States, and among the top 20 public universities in the United States.[5] Ohio State is widely considered both within Ohio and outside of its borders to be the flagship institution of the state's public system of higher education[6] and has been officially designated as such in the newly centralized University System of Ohio.[7][8][9] Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... For other uses, see Motto (disambiguation). ... The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... This article is about the lead ship, store, or product of a group. ... This does not cite its references or sources. ... Land-grant universities (also called land-grant colleges or land grant institutions) are institutions of higher education in the United States which have been designated by Congress to receive the benefits of the Morrill Acts of 1862 and 1890. ... The United States of America National Sea Grant College Program encourages wise stewardship of marine resources through research, education, outreach and technology transfer. ... A financial endowment is a transfer of money or property donated to an institution, with the stipulation that it be invested, and the principal remain intact. ... USD redirects here. ... One thousand million (1,000,000,000) is the natural number following 999,999,999 and preceding 1,000,000,001. ... University President is the title of the highest ranking officer within a university, within university systems that prefer that appellation over other variations such as Chancellor or rector. ... Elwood Gordon Gee (born February 2, 1944) is an American academic. ... This article is about work. ... For other uses, see Student (disambiguation). ... In some educational systems, undergraduate education is post-secondary education up to the level of a Bachelors degree. ... Degree ceremony at Cambridge. ... Nickname: Location in the state of Ohio, USA Coordinates: , Country State Counties Franklin, Fairfield, Delaware Government  - Mayor Michael B. Coleman (D) Area  - City 212. ... This article is about the U.S. State. ... Cities with at least a million inhabitants in 2006 An urban area is an area with an increased density of human-created structures in comparison to the areas surrounding it. ... School colors are the colors chosen by a school to represent it on uniforms and other items of identification. ... The athletic nickname, or equivalently athletic moniker, of a university or college within the United States of America is the name officially adopted by that institution for at least the members of its athletic teams. ... The Ohio State Universitys intercollegiate sports teams and players are called the Buckeyes (after the state tree, the Buckeye), and participate in the NCAAs Division I in all sports and the Big Ten Conference in most sports. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 532 pixelsFull resolution (3008 × 2000 pixel, file size: 3. ... Millie, once mascot of the City of Brampton, is now the Brampton Arts Councils representative. ... Brutus Buckeye as a cartoon character. ... A website (alternatively, web site or Web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos or other digital assets that is hosted on one or more web servers, usually accessible via the Internet. ... Coeducation is the integrated education of males and females at the same school facilities. ... This does not cite its references or sources. ... A university is an institution of higher education and of research, which grants academic degrees. ... This article is about the U.S. State. ... Land-grant universities (also called land-grant colleges or land grant institutions) are institutions of higher education in the United States which have been designated by Congress to receive the benefits of the Morrill Acts of 1862 and 1890. ... This list of largest United States higher education institutions by enrollment includes only individual four-year campuses, not four-year universities. ... U.S. News & World Report is a weekly newsmagazine. ... This article is about the lead ship, store, or product of a group. ...

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History

Main article: History of The Ohio State University

Ohio State University was founded in 1870 as a land-grant university in accordance with the Morrill Act of 1862 under the name of the Ohio Agricultural and Mechanical College. The school was originally situated within a farming community located on the northern edge of Columbus. While some interests in the state had hoped that the new university would focus on matriculating students of various agricultural and mechanical disciplines, Governor Rutherford B. Hayes foresaw a more classic, comprehensive university and manipulated both the university's location and its initial board of trustees towards that end. Later that year, the university welcomed its first class of twenty-four students. In 1878, and in light of its expanded focus, the college permanently changed its name to the now-familiar "The Ohio State University" (with the article "The" as part of its official name).[10][11] Land-grant universities (also called land-grant colleges or land grant institutions) are institutions of higher education in the United States which have been designated by Congress to receive the benefits of the Morrill Acts of 1862 and 1890. ... The Morrill Land-Grant Acts are pieces of US legislation which allowed for the creation of land-grant colleges, which would be funded by the grant of federally-controlled land to each of the states which had stayed with the United States during the American Civil War. ... Rutherford Birchard Hayes (October 4, 1822 – January 17, 1893) was an American politician, lawyer, military leader and the nineteenth President of the United States (1877–1881). ...


Ohio State began accepting graduate students in the 1880's, and, in 1891, the school saw the founding of its law school. It would later acquire colleges of medicine, dentistry, commerce and journalism in subsequent years.


Although development had been hindered in the 1870's by hostility from the state's agricultural interests and competition for resources from Miami University and Ohio University, both issues were eventually resolved. In 1906, Ohio State's status as the state's flagship campus was written into law by the Ohio legislature through the Eagleson Bill. In 1916, Ohio State was elected into membership in the Association of American Universities. , This article is about the university in Oxford, Ohio. ... Ohio University (OHIO) is a public university located in Athens, Ohio that is situated on a 1,800 acre (7. ... The Association of American Universities (AAU) is an organization of leading research universities devoted to maintaining a strong system of academic research and education. ...


Academics

Rankings and recognition

Ohio State was the first university in Ohio to be extended membership into the Association of American Universities in 1916 and remains the only public university in Ohio among the organization's sixty members. The Public Ivies: America's Flagship Public Universities (2000) by Howard and Matthew Greene listed Ohio State as one of a select number of public universities offering the highest educational quality. The Association of American Universities (AAU) is an organization of leading research universities devoted to maintaining a strong system of academic research and education. ... Public Ivy is a term first used by American author Richard Moll to mean a public institution that provide[s] an Ivy League collegiate experience at a public school price. ...


U.S. News & World Report’s widely read rankings of undergraduate colleges in America currently places Ohio State as the 19th best public university and 57th overall ranked university in America as well as the highest ranked public university in Ohio.[12] China's Shanghai Jiao Tong University placed Ohio State as the 61st ranked university in the world in their 2007 Academic Ranking of World Universities.[13] Shanghai Jiao Tong University (simplified Chinese: ; traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: ; abbreviated Jiao Da (交大) or SJTU), located in Shanghai, is one of the oldest and most influential universities in China. ... // One of the well known rankings, THES - QS publishes an annual report about world rankings. ...

Scott Laboratory, housing the Mechanical Engineering department.
Scott Laboratory, housing the Mechanical Engineering department.

The Lombardi Program on Measuring University Performance at Arizona State University detailed analysis and rankings of American universities currently places Ohio State as the 24th ranked university in America, the 10th ranked public university in America and the top overall university in Ohio. Of their nine ranking criteria, Ohio State ranked in the top-25 in four categories and between 26-50 in an additional four categories.[14] The Washington Monthly college rankings which seek to evaluate colleges' contributions to American society based on factors of social mobility, cutting edge research and service to the country by their graduates currently places Ohio State as 12th in the nation and 10th among public universities.[15] Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (2767x894, 666 KB) Summary Scott Laboratory at The Ohio State University. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (2767x894, 666 KB) Summary Scott Laboratory at The Ohio State University. ... Arizona State University (ASU) is a public research institution of higher education and research with campuses located in the Phoenix Metropolitan Area. ... The Washington Monthly is a magazine based in Washington DC which covers American politics and government. ...


Ohio State is also the only public university in Ohio to which the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has given both its highest overall classification of Doctoral/Very High Research Activity and highest undergraduate admissions classification of more selective.[16] Carnagie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching was founded by Andrew Carnegie in 1905 and chartered in 1906 by an Act of Congress. ...

University Hall
University Hall

US News ranks the undergraduate program at Ohio State's Fisher College of Business 12th in America and the top undergraduate business school in Ohio. The graduate program of the Fisher College is ranked 22nd in America and the top graduate school of business in Ohio. The Economist ranked The Fisher College as the 29th ranked MBA program in the world in their 2005 "Which MBA?" issue.[17] In 2006, The Public Accounting Report ranked Ohio State's accounting department 9th in the nation for undergraduate programs and 10th in the nation for graduate programs. In each case, the ranking was the highest among Ohio universities.[18] The Ohio State law school is ranked by US News as the top law school in Ohio and 31st overall in America. Ohio State's medical school is ranked as the top public medical school in Ohio and 31st for research and 38th for primary care. US News ranks Ohio State's undergraduate engineering program as the 25th best program in America and the top undergraduate engineering program in Ohio. Its graduate program in engineering is ranked 26th in the country and highest in Ohio. Ohio State's College of Education was ranked 17th in America by US News and the highest in Ohio. The Counseling/Personnel Services graduate program at Ohio State is ranked 4th in America by the 2008 'US News & World Report'. In total, US News & World Report ranked 19 Ohio State graduate programs or specialties among the nation's top ten and 30 among the nation's top 25.[19] Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1026x1401, 741 KB) Summary Author: David Himelright, photographed 6/22/05 Licensing File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1026x1401, 741 KB) Summary Author: David Himelright, photographed 6/22/05 Licensing File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Fisher College Of Business, Ohio State University, is ranked as one of the top 25 MBA programs in the United States, Fisher College is also world-renowned for its individual areas of expertise, including corporate finance, brand management, and supply chain management. ... The Economist is an English-language weekly news and international affairs publication owned by The Economist Newspaper Ltd and edited in London. ...


Ohio State's political science department is ranked thirteenth in the country by US News & World Report, with the American politics section 5th, international politics 12th and political methodology 10th. A study by The London School of Economics ranked it as the fourth best political science department in the world.[20] Foreign Policy Magazine recently ranked it as the 15th best Ph.D. program in the world for the study of international relations while noting Professor Alexander Wendt as the third most influential scholar of international relations in the world.[21] The Politics series Politics Portal This box:      Political Science is the field concerning the theory and practice of politics and the description and analysis of political systems and political behaviour. ... Mascot: Beaver Affiliations: University of London Russell Group EUA ACU CEMS APSIA Golden Triangle G5 Group Universities UK Website: http://www. ... A countrys foreign policy is a set of political goals that seeks to outline how that particular country will interact with other countries of the world and, to a lesser extent, non-state actors. ... Alexander Wendt is one of the core social constructivist scholars in the field of international relations. ...


Ohio State is one of a select few top American universities to offer multiple area studies programs under "Comprehensive National Resource Center" (often called "Title VI") funding from the U.S. Department of Education. The most notable of these is the Center for Slavic and East European Studies founded in 1965 by Professor Leon Twarog. Subsequently, Ohio State's Middle Eastern Studies Center and East Asian Studies Center also achieved Comprehensive National Resource Center status. The university is also home to the interdisciplinary Mershon Center for International Security Studies, which was founded in 1952 through a bequest of 7 million dollars (54.3 million in 2006 value) from alumnus Colonel Ralph D. Mershon. In 2003, it was decided by the United States Department of Homeland Security to base the National Academic Consortium for Homeland Security at The Mershon Center. The Lyndon Baines Johnson Department of Education Building[1]) , ED headquarters in Washington, DC A construction project to repair and update the building facade at the Department of Education Headquarters building in 2002 resulted in the installation of structures at all of the entrances to protect employees and visitors from... Interdisciplinary work is that which integrates concepts across different disciplines. ... The Mershon Center is an academic think tank at the Ohio State University in the United States. ... The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is a Cabinet department of the federal government of the United States that is concerned with protecting the American homeland and the safety of American citizens. ...


In a study by industry publication Dance Teacher, a survey of 100 dance department chairs in the United States and Canada ranked Ohio State's Department of Dance as the top ranked graduate program and the second ranked undergraduate program in North America. For other uses, see Dance (disambiguation). ...


U.S. News & World Report ranked the graduate program in Design at #5 in the nation in their 2009 rankings. Overall, the graduate Art program ranked #21, with the ceramics and glass programs at #6[22]. In 2008, DesignIntelligence, an industry newsletter sponsored by the Design Futures Council, ranked the undergraduate Industrial Design program #3 nationwide, and the graduate program in Design #10 nationwide. Ohio State trails number-one ranked Art Center College of Design (Pasadena) and the University of Cincinnati. The DFC conducted their research by polling 270 corporations regarding how design schools were preparing their students for the future of professional practice in design. OSU was in the top ten rankings of the corporate leaders' assessments in all regions (#4 in the south, #2 in the midwest, #7 in the east, and #4 in the west). The graduate program placed at #3 in the south and #2 in the east, resulting in 10th overall in the nation[23] U.S. News & World Report is a weekly newsmagazine. ... Example of industrial design item - hanger chair Industrial design is an applied art whereby the aesthetics and usability of products may be improved for marketability and production. ... Photo of Art Center during the night. ... The University of Cincinnati is a coeducational public research university in Cincinnati, Ohio. ...


Faculty and research

Ohio State’s faculty currently includes a Nobel Prize-winning physicist, twenty members of the National Academy of Sciences or National Academy of Engineering, three members of the Institute of Medicine,[24] and 142 elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. In 2007, and for the fourth time in the last five years, Ohio State led all American universities in the number of their faculty elected as fellows to the AAAS.[25][26] President Harding and the National Academy of Sciences at the White House, Washington, DC, April 1921 The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) is a corporation in the United States whose members serve pro bono as advisers to the nation on science, engineering, and medicine. ... Founded in 1964, the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) in the United States provides engineering leadership in service to the nation. ... The Institute of Medicine, a part of the National Academy of Sciences, is an American organization whose purpose is to provide national advice on issues relating to biomedical science, medicine, and health (National Academy of Sciences, n. ... The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is an organization that promotes cooperation between scientists, defends scientific freedom, encourages scientific responsibility and supports scientific education for the betterment of all humanity. ...

Physics Research Building
Physics Research Building

In a recent study by Harvard University's Graduate School of Education, Ohio State was one of five universities rated as "exemplary" workplaces for junior faculty. In the study, thirty-one universities and eleven liberal arts colleges were evaluated on tenure clarity and fairness, nature of work including workloads, quality of students, and teaching environment, compensation, work and family balance, collegiality and overall satisfaction.[27] Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (2048x1536, 1088 KB) Physics Research Building at The Ohio State University. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (2048x1536, 1088 KB) Physics Research Building at The Ohio State University. ...


In the last quarter century, thirty-two Ohio State faculty members have been awarded the prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship, which is more than all other public and private Ohio universities combined. In 2008, three Ohio State faculty were awarded Guggenheim Fellowships, placing Ohio State among the top 15 universities in the nation.[28] Since the 2000/2001 award year, fifty-five Ohio State faculty members have been named as Fulbright Fellows, the highest of any Ohio university.[29] Guggenheim Fellowships are awarded annually by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation to those who have demonstrated exceptional capacity for productive scholarship or exceptional creative ability in the arts. ... Fulbright redirects here. ...


In a 2007 report released by the National Science Foundation, Ohio State’s research expenditures for 2006 were $652 million, placing it 7th among public universities and 11th overall, also ranking 3rd among all American universities for private industry sponsored research. Research expenditures at Ohio State are $720 million in 2007. Ohio State also announced in 2006, that it would be designating at least $110 million of its research efforts to what it termed "fundamental concerns" such as research towards a cure for cancer, renewable energy sources and sustainable drinking water supplies.[30] The logo of the National Science Foundation The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent United States government agency that supports fundamental research and education in all the non-medical fields of science and engineering. ... USD redirects here. ...


Admissions and tuition

Undergraduate admissions to Ohio State are classified as “more selective” by US News & World Report and The Princeton Review and according to the data are the most selective for any public university in Ohio. The 2007 freshman class had an acceptance rate of 52%, and the enrolled freshman class had the following composition: students graduating in the top 10% of their high school class (57%); the top 25% of their high school class (91%); the top 50% of their high school class (99%). 27% of the freshman class scored in the top 3% of the SAT or ACT, while 72% scored in the top 15%. The middle 50% range of ACT scores for the enrolled class was 26-30, with an average ACT score of 27. Of the 6,122 members of the 2006 freshman class, 290 had been named valedictorian of their high school's graduating class.[31] Ohio State’s freshman class has admitted over 100 National Merit Scholars for nine of the last ten years.[32] U.S. News & World Report is a weekly newsmagazine. ... The Princeton Review (TPR) is a for-profit American educational preparation company. ... In the United States and Canada, the title of valedictorian (an anglicized derivation from the Latin vale dicere, to say farewell) is given to the top graduate of the graduating class (the Australia/New Zealand equivalent being dux, although some Australian universities use the American term) of an educational institution. ...


Tuition for full-time, Ohio residents attending Ohio State for the 2006-2007 academic year is $8,433. For the 2006-2007 academic year, tuition at Ohio State for Ohio residents placed it as the fifth most expensive public university and slightly beneath the weighted average tuition of $8,553 among Ohio's thirteen public four-year universities.[33] In addition to being named a Best in the Midwest selection by The Princeton Review, Ohio State was also the only public university in Ohio to make their list of America's 150 Best Value Colleges.


Endowment and fundraising

Ohio State was among the first group[34] of public universities to raise a billion dollar endowment when it passed the one billion dollar mark in 1999. At year’s end 2005, Ohio State’s endowment stood at 1.73 billion dollars ranking it seventh among public universities and twenty-seventh among all American universities.[35] In June 2006, the endowment passed the 2 billion dollar mark. A financial endowment is a transfer of money or property donated to an institution, with the stipulation that it be invested, and the principal remain intact. ...


In recent decades, and in response to continually shrinking state funding, Ohio State has conducted two significant multi-year fundraising campaigns. The first concluded in 1987 and raised 460 million dollars—a record at the time for a public university. The “Affirm Thy Friendship Campaign” took place between 1995 and 2000. With an initial goal of raising 850 million dollars, the campaign’s final tally was 1.23 billion dollars, placing Ohio State among the small group of public universities to have successfully conducted a billion dollar campaign [36].At his welcoming ceremony new President E. Gordon Gee announced that, in the Fall of 2007, Ohio State would be launching a 2.5 billion dollar fundraising campaign. Fundraising is the process of soliciting and gathering money or other gifts in-kind, by requesting donations from individuals, businesses, charitable foundations, or governmental agencies. ...


Schools and colleges

Kottman Hall, home of the School of Environment and Natural Resources
Kottman Hall, home of the School of Environment and Natural Resources
Drinko Hall: Home of The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Drinko Hall: Home of The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law

The Ohio State University comprises the following colleges and schools: Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (3488 × 2616 pixel, file size: 2. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (3488 × 2616 pixel, file size: 2. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (2576 × 1932 pixel, file size: 856 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) I, the copyright holder of this work, hereby release it into the public domain. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (2576 × 1932 pixel, file size: 856 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) I, the copyright holder of this work, hereby release it into the public domain. ...

Fisher College Of Business, Ohio State University, is ranked as one of the top 25 MBA programs in the United States, Fisher College is also world-renowned for its individual areas of expertise, including corporate finance, brand management, and supply chain management. ...

Campuses

Main campus (Columbus)

Orton Hall
Orton Hall

Ohio State's main urban campus is located in Columbus. Its 1,755 acres (7 km²) are approximately 2.5 miles north of the city's downtown. Four buildings are currently listed on the National Register of Historic Places: Enarson Hall, Hayes Hall, Ohio Stadium, and Orton Hall. Architecture on the Ohio State campus does not conform to a unifying theme such as Gothic revival or Georgian but rather is an eclectic mix of traditional, modern and post-modern styles. Image File history File linksMetadata Ortonhall. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Ortonhall. ... Cities with at least a million inhabitants in 2006 An urban area is an area with an increased density of human-created structures in comparison to the areas surrounding it. ... Nickname: Location in the state of Ohio, USA Coordinates: , Country State Counties Franklin, Fairfield, Delaware Government  - Mayor Michael B. Coleman (D) Area  - City 212. ... A typical plaque showing entry on the National Register of Historic Places. ... Ohio Stadium (also known as The House Harley Built, The Horseshoe, or simply The ’Shoe) is the home of the Buckeyes football team at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. ... Orton Hall Orton Hall, one of the oldest remaining buildings on The Ohio State University campus, opened in 1893 and is named after Dr. Edward J. Orton, Sr. ... Victoria Tower at the Palace of Westminster, London: Gothic details provided by A.W.N. Pugin The Gothic revival was a European architectural movement with origins in mid-18th century England. ...


The William Oxley Thompson Memorial Library, anchoring the western end of The Oval, is the Ohio State library's main branch and single largest repository. The Thompson Library was designed in 1913 by the Boston firm of Allen and Collens in the Italianate Renaissance Revival style, and its placement on the Oval was suggested by the Olmstead brothers who had designed New York City's Central Park. In 2006, the Thompson Library began a $100 million dollar renovation with the stated aims of becoming a "global benchmark twenty-first century" library while maintaining the building's classical Italian Renaissance architecture.[37] Please wikify (format) this article or section as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... The Oval, the large, open, oval-shaped area surrounded by classroom buildings, is a hang out for students in the warmer months of the school year. ... Central Park is a large public, urban park (843 acres, 3. ...

Wexner Center for the Arts
Wexner Center for the Arts

Overall, Ohio State operates the 18th largest university research library in North America with a combined collection of over 5.8 million volumes. Additionally, the libraries receive approximately 35,000 serial titles on a regular basis. Its recent acquisitions were 16th among university research libraries in North America.[38] Ohio State's library system encompasses twenty-one libraries located on its Columbus campus. An additional eight branches are located at off-campus research facilities, regional campuses, and a book storage depository near campus. In all the Ohio State library system encompasses fifty-five branches and specialty collections. Some of the more significant collections include The Byrd Polar Research Center Archival Program containing the Archives of Admiral Richard E. Byrd as well as a significant collection of polar research materials, The Hilandar Research Library which contains the world's largest collection of medieval Slavic manuscripts on microform, The Ohio State Cartoon Research Library, which is the world's largest repository of original cartoons, The Lawrence and Lee Theatre Research Institute and the archives of Senator John Glenn. Wexner centre for the arts. ... Wexner centre for the arts. ... A research library is a library which contains an in-depth collection of material on one or several subjects. ... History The Byrd Polar center was established in 1960. ... Rear Admiral Richard Evelyn Byrd, USN (October 25, 1888 – March 11, 1957) was a pioneering American polar explorer and famous aviator. ... The Hilandar Research Library is the research library of the Research Center for Medieval Slavic Studies at the Ohio State University. ... The Middle Ages formed the middle period in a traditional schematic division of European history into three ages: the classical civilization of Antiquity, the Middle Ages, and modern times. ...  Countries where a West Slavic language is the national language  Countries where an East Slavic language is the national language  Countries where a South Slavic language is the national language The Slavic languages (also called Slavonic languages), a group of closely related languages of the Slavic peoples and a subgroup... The Cartoon Research Library, located on the campus of The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, is one of the foremost research libraries devoted to the collection, preservation, and study of American printed cartoon art. ... For other persons named John Glenn, see John Glenn (disambiguation). ...

Mirror Lake
Mirror Lake

Anchoring the traditional campus gateway at the eastern end of The Oval, is the Wexner Center for the Arts. Designed by architects Peter Eisenman of New York and Richard Trott of Columbus, the center opened in 1989. Its founding was financed in large part by Ohio State alumnus Leslie Wexner with a gift of twenty-five million dollars in the 1980s. The center was founded to be a comprehensive visual arts center encompassing all aspects of visual and performing arts with a focus on new commissions and artist residencies. Part of its design was to pay tribute to the armory that formerly had the same location. Its groundbreaking deconstructivist architecture has resulted in it being lauded as one of the most important buildings of its generation. Its design has also been criticized as proving less than ideal for many of the art installations that it has attempted to display. The centerpiece of The Wexner Center's permanent collection is Picasso's Nude on a Black Armchair, which was purchased by alumnus Leslie Wexner at auction for forty-five million dollars and then donated to the university. Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixels Full resolution (3488 × 2616 pixel, file size: 2. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixels Full resolution (3488 × 2616 pixel, file size: 2. ... The south side of the Wexner Center. ... Installation art by Peter Eisenman in the courtyard of Castelvecchio Museum in Verona, Italy, Entitled: Il giardino dei passi perduti, (The garden of the lost steps) Peter Eisenman (born August 11, 1932 in Newark, New Jersey) is one of the foremost practitioners of deconstructivism in American architecture. ... Leslie H. Wexner (born September 8, 1937, in Dayton, Ohio) is a famous businessman from Columbus, Ohio, and currently chairman and CEO of the Limited Brands corporation. ... Libeskinds Imperial War Museum North in Manchester comprises three apparently intersecting curved volumes. ... A young Pablo Picasso Pablo Picasso, formally Pablo Ruiz Picasso, (October 25, 1881 - April 8, 1973) was one of the recognized masters of 20th century art. ... Nude on a black armchair is a 1932 portrait by Pablo Picasso of his mistress Marie-Therese Walter. ... Leslie H. Wexner (born September 8, 1937, in Dayton, Ohio) is a famous businessman from Columbus, Ohio, and currently chairman and CEO of the Limited Brands corporation. ...


To the south of The Oval is another, somewhat smaller, expanse of greenspace commonly referred to as The South Oval. At its eastern end, it is anchored by the Ohio Union, which is currently under reconstruction. To the west are Enarson Hall, the Kuhn Honors House, Browning Amphitheatre (a traditional stone Greek theatre) and Mirror Lake. Greek theatre or Greek Drama came into its own between 600 and 200 BC in the ancient city of Athens. ...


The Ohio State College of Medicine is located on the southern edge of the central campus. It is home to the James Cancer Hospital, a cancer research institute and one of the National Cancer Institutes thirty-nine comprehensive cancer centers, along with the Richard M. Ross Heart Hospital, a research institute for cardiovascular disease. The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health is the medical school at The Ohio State University and is located in Columbus, Ohio. ... The James Cancer Hospital is part of The Ohio State University and the National Comprehensive Cancer Network. ... The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is part of the United States Federal governments National Institutes of Health. ... NCI-designated Cancer Centers are a group of approximately 60 cancer research institutions in the United States supported by the National Cancer Institute. ...


Regional campuses

The university also operates several regional campuses and research facilities at:

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Research facilities

History The Byrd Polar center was established in 1960. ... Chadwick Arboretum (60 acres) is an arboretum on the Agriculture campus of Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio. ... The Large Binocular Telescope (LBT, originally named the Columbus Project) is located on 10,700-foot Mount Graham in the Pinaleno Mountains of southeastern Arizona and is a part of the Mount Graham International Observatory. ... The Mershon Center is an academic think tank at the Ohio State University in the United States. ... Gibraltar Island (or the Gem of Lake Erie) is an island in Ohio, located within Lake Erie. ... Please wikify (format) this article or section as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ...

Student life

Recreation and Physical Activity Center (RPAC)
Recreation and Physical Activity Center (RPAC)

The Office of Student Affairs is responsible for many of the outside-the-classroom aspects of student life at Ohio State. Among these are student housing; food service; health, wellness and counseling; activities, organizations and leadership development; recreation and intramurals. The Office of Student Affairs also operates the Schottenstein Center, the Fawcett Center, the Blackwell Inn, the Ohio Union and the Drake Events Center. Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 314 pixelsFull resolution (4330 × 1700 pixel, file size: 7. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 314 pixelsFull resolution (4330 × 1700 pixel, file size: 7. ... Jerome Schottenstein Center (JSC) is located around the corner of Olentangy River Rd. ... The Ohio Union is a student activity center at The Ohio State University in Columbus. ...


Ohio State has several student managed publications and media outlets. The Makio is the official yearbook of The Ohio State University and is operated by students, for students. The Makio, was started by three fraternities in 1880. “The Makio” is a Japanese word meaning images reflected in a magic mirror. The Makio’s sales plummeted by 60% during the early 1970s, and the organization went bankrupt and stopped publication during the late 1970s. The book was revived from 1985 to 1994 and has since been revived again in 2000 thanks to several student organizations. The Lantern is the school's daily newspaper and has operated as a laboratory newspaper in the School of Communication (formerly the School of Journalism) since 1881. Mosaic is a literary magazine published by Ohio State, which features undergraduate fiction, poetry, and art. OHIO.FM is the student-run radio station with an Internet audio stream (no broadcast signals are available in Columbus). Students also operate a local cable channel known as Buckeye TV, which airs primarily on thecampus cable system operated by the Office of Information Technology (OIT). The Lantern is the name of the student-published university newspaper at The Ohio State University. ... For other uses, see Fiction (disambiguation). ... This article is about the art form. ... This article is about the philosophical concept of Art. ... OHIO.FM is the college radio station of The Ohio State University. ... Buckeye TV is the student television station of The Ohio State University. ...


The Ohio State University Marching Band (or TBDBITL, "The Best Damn Band in the Land") is a longstanding tradition at Ohio State. The marching band is the largest all-brass and percussion band in the world. The traditional school songs from "Carmen Ohio" to "Hang on Sloopy" to "Fight the Team Across the Field", are arranged to fit this unique instrumentation. The band is famous for "Script Ohio," during which the band marches single-file through the curves of the word "Ohio", much like a pen writes the word, all the while playing the French march "Le Regiment de Sambre et Meuse." At the end of the performance, the "i" in "Ohio" is "dotted" by a high-stepping senior sousaphone player. The Ohio State University Marching Band (often called The Best Damn Band in the Land or TBDBITL by fans[1]) is one of the few all-brass and percussion bands in the country, the largest of its type in the world. ... The Ohio State University Marching Band (often called The Best Damn Band in the Land or TBDBITL by fans[1]) is one of the few all-brass and percussion bands in the country, the largest of its type in the world. ... The Ohio State University Marching Band (often called The Best Damn Band in the Land or TBDBITL by fans[1]) is one of the few all-brass and percussion bands in the country, the largest of its type in the world. ... Sousaphone player in Washington Square, New York City The sousaphone is a type of tuba often used in a marching band. ...


The tradition of high quality bands is not limited to the football field. OSU's School of Music contains several high quality concert bands consisting of graduate and undergraduate music majors and non-music majors. The OSU Wind Symphony, frequently receives praise on the national level, recently having been selected to perform at the 2003 and 2008 College Band Directors National Association (CBDNA) Convention, with the Symphonic Band performing in 2007. The Wind Symphony has recently released its newest album "Jubilare!" released on the Naxos Label. The Ohio State Jazz Ensemble performed at the Montreux Jazz Festival in 1975, 1978,1986, 1996, and 2001. It has also appeared at the Mexico City International Jazz Festival in 1990 and the North Sea Jazz Festival in 1986, 1996, and 2001.-1... The Montreux Jazz Festival is the best-known music festival in Switzerland. ... The North Sea Jazz Festival is an annual jazz festival held each second weekend of July in Den Haag, The Netherlands. ...

The Oval
The Oval

In addition to strong bands, the university is also recognized for outstanding choral performance. The Ohio State Men's Glee Club, formed in 1875, is the oldest organization on campus.[39] In 1990, led by Professor James Gallagher, the Men's Glee Club participated in the International Musical Eisteddfod in Llangolen, Wales and won the male chorus competition by an unprecedented 20 points before, in a unanimous decision of the judges, being named "Choir of the World"—the first American choir to win such an honor. The Glee Club is under the direction of Dr. Robert J. Ward. Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixels Full resolution (3488 × 2616 pixel, file size: 2. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixels Full resolution (3488 × 2616 pixel, file size: 2. ... A Glee Club is a chorus, historically of men but also of just women or mixed voices, which traditionally specializes in singing short songs. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... This article is about the country. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ...


Ohio State's "Buckeye Bullet" electric car broke the world record for the fastest speed by an electric vehicle on October 3, 2004 with a speed of 271.737 mph (437.3 km/h) at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah. The vehicle also holds the US record for fastest electric vehicle with a speed of 314.958 mph (506.9 km/h), and peak timed mile speed of 321.834 mph (517.9 km/h). The vehicle was designed, built and managed by a team of engineering students at the university's "Center for Automotive Research-Intelligent Transportation" (CAR-IT). In 2007, Buckeye Bullet 2 was launched. This follow-up effort was a collaboration between Ohio State engineering students and engineers from the Ford Motor Company and will seek to break the landspeed record for hydrogen cell powered vehicles.[40] The 2004 Buckeye Bullet Team The Buckeye Bullet is the worlds fastest electric car. ... is the 276th day of the year (277th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Bonneville Salt Flats The Bonneville Salt Flats are a 121 km² (47 mi²) salt flat in northwestern Utah. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... “Ford” redirects here. ...


A unique aspect to Ohio State's multi billion dollar endowment is the Student Investment Management Program. Upperclass finance students taking Business Finance 724 are given the opportunity to manage a twenty million dollar investment fund. Returns from the student managed funds often outperform the S&P 500 and frequently even the university's own professional fund managers.[41] The S&P 500 is an index containing the stocks of 500 Large-Cap corporations, most of which are American. ...


Jon Stewart hosted The Daily Show's "Battlefield Ohio: The Daily Show’s Midwest Midterm Midtacular" from Ohio State's Roy Bowen Theatre during the week of October 30 to November 2, 2006.[42] Not to be confused with John Stewart, John Stuart or Jonathan Stewart. ... The Daily Show is a Peabody and Emmy Award-winning American satirical television program produced by and airing on Comedy Central. ...


Diversity

Ohio State's main campus has been lauded in recent years for the diversity of its student body. In various surveys and rankings it has been included among the best campuses in the nation for African Americans.[43] Additionally, Ohio State ranked 10th in the nation in 2006 for the numbers of African American doctors graduated. Ohio State has also been included in surveys listing it among the best campuses in America for Hispanics and gays and lesbians.[44]


Ohio State, despite selective admissions, has also maintained a high amount of socio-economic diversity among its students. The 2007 freshman class contained 22.7% of first generation college students which far exceeded the national norm on American campuses of 15.9%.[45]


Residential life

South Campus Gateway
South Campus Gateway

Ohio State operates 31 on-campus residence halls divided into three geographic clusters: South Campus (site of the university's original dormitories), North Campus (largely constructed during the post-war enrollment boom) and Olentangy Area or "The Towers." Within the residence hall system are 40 smaller living and learning environments defined by social or academic considerations. Ohio State also offers five honors residence halls: Bradley Hall, Lincoln House, Siebert Hall, Taylor Tower and Worthington Building. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (2048x1536, 1096 KB) South Campus Gateway at The Ohio State University. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (2048x1536, 1096 KB) South Campus Gateway at The Ohio State University. ...


Separate housing for graduate and professional students is maintained on the Southern tier of campus near the medical complex. Family housing is maintained at Buckeye Village at the far northern edge of campus beyond the athletic complex. At the university's southeast corner along High Street, and across from the Moritz College of Law, new apartments have been built for law students in conjunction with the area's Campus Gateway project. The Michael E. Moritz College of Law at the Ohio State University is a public law school and charter member of the Association of American Law Schools. ...


Honors programs

Ohio State offers two distinct honors programs for high ability undergraduates: Honors and Scholars. The Honors program is open to students in all majors. The Scholars program is centered around thirteen specific programs such as "Architecture Scholars", "Communication Technology Scholars","Biological Sciences Scholars", "International Affairs Scholars" and "Politics, Society and Law Scholars." Students in the Scholars program are expected to live and take select classes with other members of the program. Additionally, Ohio State offers the Honors Collegium with membership extended following the Spring of a student's first or second year to the university's top undergraduates. Collegium students try to compete for internships, graduate schools and nationally competitive awards, such as the Marshall, Rhodes, or Truman Scholarships. In some educational systems, an undergraduate is a post-secondary student pursuing a Bachelors degree. ... The official logo of the Marshall Scholarship is a blended image of the US and UK flags. ... Rhodes House in Oxford, designed by Sir Herbert Baker. ... President Harry S. Truman The Harry S. Truman Scholarship is a federal scholarship granted to U.S. college juniors for demonstrated leadership potential and a commitment to public service. ...


For the 2006-2007 academic year, Ohio State undergraduates were awarded the following nationally competitive scholarships: one Marshall Scholarship, one Truman Scholarship, two Goldwater Scholarships, two Udall Scholarships, one Gates-Cambridge Scholarship, one Soros Fellowship, one Petrie Fellowship, one Beinecke Scholarship, one Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholarship, seven National Science Foundation research fellowships, two National Defense Science and Engineering Fellowships and seven Fulbright Scholarships. One student was also named to the USA Today All-USA Academic First Team. [46] Since 2000, 49 Ohio State students have been awarded Fulbright Scholarships.[47] In November 2007, senior physics major Jessica Hanzlik was announced as one of the 32 recipients of the 2008 Rhodes Scholarships. ... Rhodes House in Oxford Rhodes Scholarships were created by Cecil John Rhodes. ...


Ohio State also administers two large-scale scholarship programs to ensure access to the university to high-ability students from low-income or traditionally underrepresented groups. The first of these, The Young Scholars Program, was initiated in 1988. 120 promising minority students from Ohio's nine largest urban public school districts are selected prior to entering high school. The program offers a series of academic camps each summer and counseling throughout the students' high school careers. Upon completion of the program, which also mandates a college preparatory curriculum and minimum grade point average, the students are guaranteed admission to Ohio State as well as any need-based financial aid necessary. The Land Grant Scholarship was initiated in 2005. This program seeks to ensure access to Ohio State to high-ability students from low-income backgrounds. Ohio State has committed to offering a full-ride scholarship each academic year to at least one student from each of Ohio's 88 counties. This article is about scholarship (noun) and scholarship as a form of financial aid. ... Poverty is the state of being without, often associated with need, hardship and lack of resources across a wide range of circumstance. ... The government of Ohios counties is marked by a loose organization and a diffusion of power, the basic framework not having been changed since the Nineteenth century. ...


Ohio State maintains an honors center in the Kuhn Honors and Scholars House on the South Oval. Until the 1960s this building had served as the university President's residence. Five dormitories are designated as honors residences.


Activities and organizations

Enarson Hall (Original Ohio Union)
Enarson Hall (Original Ohio Union)

The Ohio Union was the first student union built by a public university. The Ohio Union is dedicated to enriching the student experience on and off The Ohio State University campus. The first Ohio Union, located on the south edge of the South Oval, was constructed in 1909 and later renamed Enarson Hall. The 2nd Ohio Union was completed in 1950 and located prominently along High Street, southeast of the Oval. It has been a center of student life at The Ohio State University for more than 50 years, providing facilities for student activities, organizations and events, and serves as an important meeting place for campus and community interaction. In addition, many student services and programs were housed in the union, along with dining and recreational facilities. The 2nd Ohio Union was demolished in beginning in February 2007, to make way for a new Ohio Union to be finished by late 2009. During that time, student activities have been relocated to Ohio Stadium and other academic buildings. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (2048x1536, 1135 KB) Enarson Hall (Old Ohio Union) at The Ohio State University. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (2048x1536, 1135 KB) Enarson Hall (Old Ohio Union) at The Ohio State University. ... The Ohio Union is a student activity center at The Ohio State University in Columbus. ...


Student organizations

Student organizations at The Ohio State University provide students with opportunities to get involved in a wide variety of interest areas including academic, social, religious, artistic, service-based, diversity and many more. There are over 800 registered student organizations that involve many thousands of students. The university's debate team has won the state National Forensics Association tournament several times.[citation needed] A student organization is a voluntary association of students at institutions of secondary and higher education for a specific legal purpose. ... Plato is credited with the inception of academia: the body of knowledge, its development and transmission across generations. ... Social refers to human society or its organization. ... Religious is a term with both a technical definition and folk use. ... The Mona Lisa Although today the word art usually refers to the visual arts, the concept of what art is has continuously changed over centuries. ... Community service refers to service that a person performs for the benefit of his or her local community. ... Recently diversity has been used in a political context to justify recruiting international students or employees. ... For 122 years the Ohio State Forensics Society and debate competition squad has existed at The Ohio State University, currently competing in the National Forensic Association. ... The National Forensic Association is a national intercollegiate organization designed to promote excellence in public speaking, individual events and debate. ...


Leadership and service

The Union's vision is to prepare students to be responsible, engaged leaders committed to community participation for social action and change. Examples of programs to get involved in are the Residence Halls Advisory Council, Buckeye Leadership Society, LeaderShape, Buckeye Service Council, Community Commitment, and Alternative Spring Break. All of these programs have the ultimate goal of making students into better leaders, people and citizens of Ohio State. // Overview The Buckeye Leadership Society, also known as BLS, is a honorary leadership organization at the Ohio State University. ...


Student governments

At the Ohio State University, there are three recognized student governments that represent their constituents.

  • Undergraduate Student Government (USG), which consists of elected and appointed student representatives who serve as liaisons from the undergraduate student body to university officials. USG seeks to outreach to and work for the students at The Ohio State University.
  • Council of Graduate Students (CGS), which promotes and provides academic, administrative, and social programs for the university community in general and for graduate students in particular. The Council provides a forum in which the graduate student body may present, discuss, and set upon issues related to its role in the academic and non-academic aspects of the University community.
  • Inter-Professional Council (IPC), which is a representative body of all professional students in the colleges of Dentistry, Law, Medicine, Optometry, Pharmacy, and Veterinary Medicine. Its purpose is to act as a liaison between these students and the governing bodies of the University.

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Athletics

OSU Athletics logo
OSU Athletics logo
Main article: Ohio State Buckeyes
See also: Ohio State Buckeyes football, Ohio State Buckeyes men's basketball, Ohio State Buckeyes women's basketball, and Ohio State Buckeyes baseball

Ohio State's intercollegiate sports teams are called the "Buckeyes" (after the state tree, the Buckeye), and participate in the NCAA's Division I in all sports (Division I FBS in football) and the Big Ten Conference in most sports. (The men's hockey program competes in the Central Collegiate Hockey Association, and its women's hockey program competes in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association). The school colors are Scarlet and Gray. The teams' nickname is "Buckeyes" and "Brutus" the Buckeye is their mascot. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... The Ohio State Universitys intercollegiate sports teams and players are called the Buckeyes (after the state tree, the Buckeye), and participate in the NCAAs Division I in all sports and the Big Ten Conference in most sports. ... For information specifically about the 2006 season, see 2006 Ohio State Buckeyes football team. ... 2007 Ohio State Buckeyes |coach = Thad Matta |arena = Jerome Schottenstein Center |capacity = 19,200 |nickname = ohio state buckeyes ... Binomial name Aesculus glabra Willd. ... NCAA redirects here. ... For other uses of the term Big Ten see Big Ten (disambiguation). ... Ice hockey, known simply as hockey in areas where it is more common than field hockey, is a team sport played on ice. ... The Central Collegiate Hockey Association is a college athletic conference which operates mostly in Michigan and Ohio, although it also has members in Alaska, Indiana, and Nebraska. ... The Western Collegiate Hockey Association is a college athletic conference which operates over a wide area of the Midwestern and Western United States. ...


Ohio State is one of only three universities (the University of Michigan and the University of California at Berkeley being the others) to have won national championships in baseball, men's basketball, and football. Ohio State is also one of two of the only universities to appear in national championship games in football and men's basketball in the same calendar year, losing both to the University of Florida. Ohio State has also won national championships in men's swimming & diving, men's outdoor track & field, men's golf, men's gymnastics, men's fencing, co-ed fencing, and multiple synchronized swimming championships.[48] The Ohio State equestrian team has won eight Intercollegiate Horse Show Association national championships.[49] Since the inception of the Athletic Director's Cup, Ohio State has finished in the top 25 each year, including top 6 finishes in three of the last five years.[50] During the 2005-2006 school year Ohio State became this first Big Ten team to win conference championships in Football, Men's Basketball and Women's Basketball. Ohio State repeated the feat during the 2006-2007 school year, winning solo championships in all three sports. In 2007, Sports Illustrated nicknamed Ohio State's athletic program as being "The Program" due to the unsurpassed facilities, unparalleled amount of men's and women's sport teams, their success, and the financial support of an impressive fan base. The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (U of M, U-M, UM or simply Michigan) is a coeducational public research university in the state of Michigan. ... Sather Tower (the Campanile) looking out over the San Francisco Bay and Mount Tamalpais. ... The University of Florida (Florida or UF) is a flagship public land-grant, sea-grant[3] major research university located on a 2,000 acre campus in Gainesville, Florida, United States of America. ... The NACDA Directors Cup is an award given annually by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics to the colleges and universities with the most success in collegiate athletics. ...


Outstanding sports figures that were student athletes at Ohio State include 1936 Olympics gold medalist Jesse Owens "the Buckeye Bullet" (track and field), John Havlicek, Jerry Lucas, Bobby Knight, and Larry Siegfried (basketball), Katie Smith and the first 3-time player of the year in Big Ten Basketball history Jessica Davenport (women's basketball), Frank Howard (basketball and baseball), Jack Nicklaus (golf); and Chic Harley (three-time All-American football running back). Ohio State football players have combined for seven Heisman Awards including the only two-time winner Archie Griffin in 1974 and 1975, Eddie George in 1995, and most recently Troy Smith in 2006. Hall of Fame coaches at Ohio State have included Paul Brown and Woody Hayes in football, Fred Taylor in basketball, Larry Snyder in track and field, and Mike Peppe in swimming and diving. James Cleveland Jesse Owens (September 12, 1913 – March 31, 1980) was an African American track and field athlete. ... John J. Havlicek (born April 8, 1940 in Martins Ferry, Ohio) is a retired American professional basketball player who competed for 16 seasons with the Boston Celtics, winning eight NBA titles, half of them coming in his first four seasons. ... Jerry Ray Lucas (born March 30, 1940) was a legendary basketball star from the 1950s to the 1970s, and is now a world-renowned memory education expert. ... Bob Knight Robert Montgomery (Bobby or Bob) Knight (born October 25, 1940 in Massillon, Ohio, USA), known as The General, is the head mens basketball coach at Texas Tech University. ... Larry Siegfried (born May 22, 1939 in Selby, Ohio) is an American former NBA player. ... Katharine Marie Smih(Born:June 4,1974) is a WNBA basketball player for the Detroit Shock. ... Jessica Davenport is an all-american center for The Ohio State Universitys basketball team. ... Frank Oliver Howard (born August 8, 1936 in Columbus, Ohio) is a former Major League Baseball outfielder/first baseman, coach and manager. ... Jack William Nicklaus (born January 21, 1940), also known as The Golden Bear,[1] is widely regarded as the greatest professional golfer of all time, in large part because of his records in major championships. ... Charles Wesley Chic Harley (September 15, 1895 - April 21, 1974) was one of the outstanding American football players of the first half of the 20th century and the player who first brought the Ohio State University football program to national attention. ... Heisman redirects here. ... Archie Mason Griffin (born August 21, 1954) is a former American football running back remembered in sports as college footballs only two-time Heisman trophy winner. ... Edward Nathan George, Jr. ... Troy Smith (born July 20, 1984 in Cleveland, Ohio) is a former starting quarterback for the Ohio State University football team from 2004-2006, and the winner of the 2006 Heisman Trophy. ... Paul Eugene Brown (September 7, 1908 - August 5, 1991) was an athletics coach of American football and a major figure in the development of the National Football League. ... Wayne Woodrow “Woody” Hayes (February 14, 1913 â€“ March 12, 1987) was a college football coach who is best remembered for winning five national titles and 13 Big Ten championships in 28 years at Ohio State University. ... Fred R. Taylor (born December 3, 1924 in Zanesville, Ohio, United States - died January 6, 2002 in Columbus, Ohio) was a college mens basketball coach for The Ohio State University from 1959 to 1976. ...


Ohio State-affiliated media

Ohio State operates a public television station, WOSU-TV 34 / WOSU-DT 38 (a local PBS TV station), as well as two public radio stations, WOSU-AM (NPR/BBC) and WOSU-FM (Classical) in Columbus. In 2003, the television station began broadcasting in HDTV. General public redirects here. ... This article is about a television transmitting location or company. ... WOSU-TV (channel 34, digital channel 36) is an American television station located in Columbus, Ohio. ... Not to be confused with Public Broadcasting Services in Malta. ... See TV (disambiguation) for other uses and Television (band) for the rock band European networks National In much of Europe television broadcasting has historically been state dominated, rather than commercially organised, although commercial stations have grown in number recently. ... WOSU is an AM radio station in Columbus, Ohio, located at 820 kHz. ... NPR redirects here. ... For other uses, see BBC (disambiguation). ... WOSU-FM 89. ... Classical music is a broad, somewhat imprecise term, referring to music produced in, or rooted in the traditions of, European art, ecclesiastical and concert music, encompassing a broad period from roughly 1000 to the present day. ... High-definition television (HDTV) is a digital television broadcasting system with greater resolution than traditional television systems (NTSC, SECAM, PAL). ...


Notable alumni

Ohio State currently has over 425,000 living alumni located around the world. Ohio State alumni include Nobel Prize, Pulitzer Prize, and Medal of Honor recipients, as well as Fortune 500 CEOs and members of the Forbes 400 list of the world's wealthiest individuals. Numerous graduates have gone on to become Governors, Senators and members of Congress. Ohio State alumni have appeared on the cover of TIME twelve times, with the artwork of alumnus Roy Lichtenstein featured on an additional two TIME covers. // Paul Flory, 1974 Nobel laureate in Chemistry (Ph. ... The Nobel Prize (Swedish: ) was established in Alfred Nobels will in 1895, and it was first awarded in Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine, Literature, and Peace in 1901. ... The Pulitzer Prize is an American award regarded as the highest national honor in print journalism, literary achievements, and musical composition. ... For other uses, see Medal of Honor (disambiguation). ... The Fortune 500 is a ranking of the top 500 United States corporations as measured by gross revenue. ... Chief Executive redirects here. ... The Forbes 400 or 400 Richest Americans (est. ... TIME redirects here. ... Roy Lichtenstein (27 October 1923–29 September 1997) was a prominent American pop artist, whose work borrowed heavily from popular advertising and comic book styles, which he himself described as being as artificial as possible. // Roy Lichtenstein was born on 27 October 1923 into an upper-middle-class family in...


Ohio State alumni are enshrined in the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York, the NFL Hall of Fame and the Basketball Hall of Fame. Its athletes have won a combined seventy-seven Olympic medals and three times received the Sullivan Award as the nation's top amateur athlete. Jack Nicklaus, has often been called "the greatest golfer in history" while Jesse Owens, has often been called "the greatest Olympian in history." Twice, Ohio State alumni have graced the cover of Sports Illustrated as its Sportsman of the Year. Baseball Hall of Fame redirects here. ... Cooperstown redirects here. ... This article is about the state. ... The Pro Football Hall of Fame is the hall of fame of the National Football League (NFL). ... Basketball Hall of Fame Logo The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame honors players who have shown exceptional skill at basketball, all-time great coaches and referees, and other major contributors to the game. ... The five Olympic rings were designed in 1913, adopted in 1914 and debuted at the Games at Antwerp, 1920. ... The AAU James E. Sullivan Award is awarded annually by the Amateur Athletic Union to the outstanding amateur athlete in the United States. ... Jack William Nicklaus (born January 21, 1940), also known as The Golden Bear,[1] is widely regarded as the greatest professional golfer of all time, in large part because of his records in major championships. ... James Cleveland Jesse Owens (September 12, 1913 – March 31, 1980) was an African American track and field athlete. ... The first issue of Sports Illustrated, August 16, 1954, showing Milwaukee Braves star Eddie Mathews at bat in Milwaukee County Stadium. ... Since its inception in 1954, Sports Illustrated magazine has annually presented the Sportsman of the Year award to the athlete or team whose performance that year most embodies the spirit of sportsmanship and achievement. ...


Points of interest

Main campus attractions

Jack's Mannequin performing a free concert in the Oval in 2006.
Jack's Mannequin performing a free concert in the Oval in 2006.
  • Ohio Stadium, better known as "The Horseshoe" due to its unique shape, is the home arena of the Buckeyes' football team and is also on the National Register of Historic Places. While recent construction has nearly filled up the open end of the stadium, because the new stands are free-standing, the stadium is still a horseshoe.
  • Orton Hall was dedicated to the memory of Ohio State's first President, Edward J. Orton, Sr. and houses the Orton Geological Library.
  • Chadwick Arboretum - Columbus, Ohio campus
  • Mirror Lake
  • The Oval, which is the large open area in front of the main library, is a hang out for students in the warmer months of the school year. This 11 acre site[51] is often the location for large outdoor gatherings, concerts, demonstrations, and various pick-up sporting events.

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Off-campus facilities

  • Large Binocular Telescope — located on Mount Graham in Arizona, when completed, it will be the world's highest resolution and most technologically advanced optical telescope.[citation needed]
  • The Big Ear — operated by Ohio State until 1998, it was the largest and longest-running radio telescope SETI project in the world.
  • Stone Laboratory, Ohio State's campus and research laboratory on Lake Erie's Gibraltar Island. It is the oldest freshwater research station in America.

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Notes

  1. ^ University endowment hits $2 billion
  2. ^ [1].
  3. ^ [2] Autumn 2007 Enrollment Report
  4. ^ Gray, Kathy Lynn. "OSU is No. 1 again — in enrollment", The Columbus Dispatch, 2006-10-17. Retrieved on 2006-10-17. (English) 
  5. ^ US News 2006 Public University Rankings.
  6. ^ Discussion of "Flagship Universities" by UC-Berkeley Chancellor Berdahl
  7. ^ Reporting on relevant press conference with "flagship" quote.
  8. ^ Dayton Daily News Editorial addressing flagship issue.
  9. ^ More coherence for higher ed, The Cincinnati Enquirer, 2007-08-04, <http://news.enquirer.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070804/EDIT01/708040332/1090>. Retrieved on 4 August 2007 
  10. ^ The Ohio State University Timeline 1870 TO 1899, The Ohio State University Archives
  11. ^ Ohio Revised Code § 3335.01, ¶ 1: "The educational institution originally designated as the Ohio agricultural and mechanical college shall be known as 'The Ohio State University.'" Ironically, § 3335.01 is the first section of Ohio Revised Code Chapter 3335, the title of which is "Ohio State University," without the "The."
  12. ^ 2007 US News Undergraduate Rankings.
  13. ^ 2007 Ranking of World Universities.
  14. ^ The Lombardi Program, 2007 Ranking of Top American Universities.
  15. ^ Ohio State news release on 2007 rankings.
  16. ^ Carnegie Foundation Classification Database.
  17. ^ The Economist: Which MBA.
  18. ^ Public Accounting Report 2006 Rankings.
  19. ^ Ohio State "By The Numbers".
  20. ^ London School of Economics Study.
  21. ^ Foreign Policy: Inside The Ivory Tower November/December 2005.
  22. ^ OSU Press Release, 3-31-2008
  23. ^ DesignIntelligence, America's Best Architecture & Design Schools, 2008.
  24. ^ Database of Institute of Medicine Members
  25. ^ Database of American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellows.
  26. ^ Press Release on new 2007 AAAS Fellows.
  27. ^ Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education (COACHE).
  28. ^ Guggenheim Fellowship Database.
  29. ^ Fulbright Scholar Database.
  30. ^ National Science Foundation 2006 Research Expenditures.
  31. ^ Ohio State 2007 Freshman Class Profile.
  32. ^ The Center, Listing of National Merit Scholar Enrollment 1995-2004.
  33. ^ Ohio Board of Regents 2007 Comparison of Tuition.
  34. ^ OHIO STATE ENDOWMENT TOPS $1 BILLION 2-5-99, Ohio State News
  35. ^ 2005 University Endowments.
  36. ^ Top 15 Public University Endowments as of June 30, 2004
  37. ^ Thompson Library Renovation
  38. ^ Association of Research Libraries 2004 Report.
  39. ^ OSU Men's Glee Club
  40. ^ Buckeye Bullet 2.
  41. ^ Ohio State Student Investment Management Program.
  42. ^ Columbus Dispatch 08/23/2006.
  43. ^ Black Enterprise's 50 Best Colleges for African Americans
  44. ^ NY Times: Is This Campus Gay-Friendly?
  45. ^ Ohio State University Press Release 09-10-2007
  46. ^ "Cream of the Crop" Ohio State boasts top scholars
  47. ^ Fulbright Scholarship Database.
  48. ^ NCAA National Championship Database.
  49. ^ Equestrian team looks to take ninth national title - Sports
  50. ^ Athletic Directors' Cup Records.
  51. ^ http://library.osu.edu/sites/archives/manuscripts/faqs.htm#Oval

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Lane Avenue bridge over the Olentangy River, on campus.
Lane Avenue bridge over the Olentangy River, on campus.

ImageMetadata File history File links Download high resolution version (2500x1667, 700 KB) Summary Cable-stayed bridge bridge over the Olentangy River at Lane Avenue, adjacent to the Ohio State University campus in Columbus, Ohio. ... ImageMetadata File history File links Download high resolution version (2500x1667, 700 KB) Summary Cable-stayed bridge bridge over the Olentangy River at Lane Avenue, adjacent to the Ohio State University campus in Columbus, Ohio. ... Ohio State Highway 315 passing over the Olentangy in Columbus in 2002. ...

Affiliated media

  • The WOSU Stations — Public Broadcasting
  • The Lantern — Student Newspaper
  • Buckeye TV — Student Television
  • OHIO.FM — Student Radio
  • onCampus — Official Newspaper
  • Makio Yearbook — Official Yearbook
  • The Ohio State Sentinel — a newspaper published by students, but not sponsored by the University
  • Reel Buckeye Productions - An OSU student organization dedicated to short and feature-length digital video production

History

  • Color photos from 1964-66 featuring homecoming
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