Press Releases

April
18,
2019

Ohio State-led consortium aims to reduce opioid deaths by 40 percent

Universities, state and local partners awarded $65.9M federal grant to address opioid crisis in 19 hard-hit Ohio counties

Through a newly awarded $65.9 million federal research grant to address the opioid epidemic, The Ohio State University will lead a consortium of academic, state and community partners that aims to
April
05,
2019
Ronald Glaser, Ph.D., former director of the Institute for Behavioral Medicine Research, died on Wednesday, April 3, 2019. Dr. Glaser trained as a virologist and throughout his career made important contributions to fields of viral-induced
March
12,
2019
According to the U.S. News & World Report  2020 edition of America’s Best Graduate Schools, The Ohio State University offers a vast array of top graduate and professional programs, with 15 ranked in
March
07,
2019

Ohio State project aims to mitigate food safety risks in Ethiopia

Global health project supported by $3.39 million grant

Foodborne illnesses are critical global health problems, resulting in an estimated 600 million illnesses annually. Low- and middle-income countries bear most of the burden, largely due to poor food
February
28,
2019

The Ohio State University announces spring commencement speaker

Fareed Zakaria hosts CNN Worldwide public affairs program

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Fareed Zakaria, a journalist, political scientist and author, will deliver The Ohio State University’s spring commencement address. Approximately 11,700 diplomas will be awarded
February
22,
2019

Ohio State University trustees approve technology-assisted learning initiatives

Board also approves hiring of university’s first chancellor for health affairs

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State University Board of Trustees has approved a second equipment lease with Apple, Inc., to continue the Digital Flagship initiative and outfit first-year students with
February
20,
2019

Harold L. Paz, M.D., named executive vice president and chancellor for health affairs at Ohio State

Paz has transformative vision for health care delivery in time of industry change

The position of chancellor for health affairs at The Ohio State University will be held by a nationally renowned executive with an unparalleled combination of expertise in both academic medical
February
19,
2019
The Ohio State University is considering a plan to expand the use of digital course material in an effort to cut expenses for students. The university conducted a pilot program this semester called CarmenBooks. All students were offered digital
February
18,
2019
Michael Papadakis has been named The Ohio State University’s senior vice president of Business and Finance, and chief financial officer, pending board approval this week. Papadakis has served as interim senior vice president and CFO for the past
February
14,
2019

Ohio State homeownership plan advances in Alliance for the American Dream competition

Project designed to help vulnerable first-time Ohio homeowners

The American dream – that everyone has the freedom and opportunity to achieve success – is a step closer to being realized in Ohio, after a team of Ohio State University faculty and community
January
29,
2019
The National Weather Service is forecasting dangerous wind chills as low as 25 degrees below zero Wednesday morning and early afternoon. As a result, The Ohio State University Columbus campus will close Tuesday, January 29 at 11 p.m. and will reopen