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An illustration of Howard Dwight Smith as he appeared in 1921 with Ohio Stadium in the foreground

Imagining an icon 

Dedicated to the university and inspired by Europe’s ancient landmarks, 1907 graduate Howard Dwight Smith designed Ohio Stadium, an architectural marvel that has served for 100 years.

An illustration of Howard Dwight Smith as he appeared in 1921 with Ohio Stadium in the foreground

Buckeyes are guiding kids to happier futures

Choir teacher Katie Paulson Silcott ’02, ’10 MA, a Grammy finalist, is among those sharing powerful tools that calm anxiety, build confidence and unite people. This edition of the magazine also celebrates WOSU’s 100th birthday and tells how a scientist fell in love on campus and spent a career affirming minority colleagues.

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Inside the ’Shoe, a happy woman decked out in Ohio State gear sits high in the stands as football players line the field behind her.

Homecoming, Welcome Week, storming the field…

Block O, commencement. Looking at the ’Shoe, Chantelle Porter ’03 instantly recalls some of the best days of her life.

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WOSU turns 100: Power of the people

From the early days of radio, WOSU Public Media has enriched lives in Columbus. What comes next? GM Ronnie Agnew shares.

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How these veterans make us proud to be Buckeyes

Ohio State has been making space for cadets and veterans since its earliest days, and these stories show why.

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The moves making Columbus a tech leader of tomorrow

Look for Intel’s plans and new Ohio State efforts, such as the Innovation District, to make an impact for years to come.

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Does dust in your home hold dangerous microbes?

Karen Dannemiller knows. She studies allergens, microbes and contaminants to help people breathe easier while inside. 

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University defining who we are, what we value

Associate Professor Piers Turner, an expert on ethics, shares how and why Ohio State embarked on this important project.

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Thirsty? Try a mix specially made for Buckeyes

In Mixology Minute, The Ohio State University Alumni Association shares tasty cocktail recipes in quick-hit videos.

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Already a model for accessibility and empowerment

Caroline Karbowski, an Ohio State senior and a nonprofit leader, builds 3D models for those who are blind or low-vision.

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Inside the world of a servant on the streets

Nurse Esther Flores ’01 gave up her day job to provide victims of human trafficking with safe spaces and food for mind, body and spirit.

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