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A drone flies above an out-of-focus field that is likely winter corn. In the distance there is a line of trees. The helicopter-like drone has three propellers pointing up, two sprayers on propeller arms pointing down, and thick wire stands hanging down from front and back.

Our expert sees drones’ future jobs

Assistant Professor Matt McCrink’s research lays the groundwork for everything from delivering packages to exploring planets. 

A drone flies above an out-of-focus field that is likely winter corn. In the distance there is a line of trees. The helicopter-like drone has three propellers pointing up, two sprayers on propeller arms pointing down, and thick wire stands hanging down from front and back.
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Pure energy for good

A war veteran working to make war more rare, Gretchen Klingler ’19 works hard to take care of her extended veteran family. This issue also explored how the arts are alive at Ohio State and what it’s like to pilot the Goodyear blimp.

This photo shows a stack of Fall 2023 editions of Ohio State Alumni Magazine. The cover shows Gretchen Klinger, a smiling woman with long hair and bright lipstick wearing a business suit. She's leaning slightly toward the camera, as if getting ready to have a conversation with the reader or warmly greet them. The main headline says “Pure energy for good.”
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A man works on a computer whose screen shows a classroom setting while a woman on a stage beyond him wears a virtual reality headset and sensors used for motion capture. Ultimately, her movement will be shown on the screen he works on.

ACCAD: Where art and tech meet to help people

This research center and a children’s hospital are creating virtual reality training to help staff calm young patients.

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This color-blockillustration shows three women studying and presenting big ideas: breast cancer prevention, peace and brain diagnostics to improve reading skills.

Women & Philanthropy: A group investing in the future

Members pool their donations to provide scholarships and research grants to help Buckeyes change the world.

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In the bright and cheerful costume studio, a young woman who is a senior at Ohio State tests her costume to make sure she can easily move in it. The costume is a business jacket over a shirt and pants; the student is the star of “She Kills Monsters.” In it, she played a teacher going into imaginary Dungeons & Dragons worlds to fight.

Join us in the new building for filming and fighting

Seniors take us along as they work and play in the Theatre, Film and Media Arts Building during its opening semester.

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Jana Houser, a white woman with her straight hair pushed behind her shoulders, grins as she looks up and stands confidently with her hands on hips. In an illustrated background to her image are radar images and photos of storms, colored in shades of Ohio State’s scarlet and gray.

Jana Houser, extreme-weather expert, answers 5 questions

Should you stay in your car if there’s a tornado? How does climate change affect weather? She shares the whys and hows. 

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In a darkened room, an eye doctor examines a patient’s left retina by holding a small instrument in front of his eye and wearing a headset that is shiny metal and black plastic. The handheld part has a mirror that reflects light into the patient’s eye; the part on the doctor’s head, called a Binocular Indirect Ophthalmoscope, shows her a closeup view and provides the light.

Dr. Mawada Osman and the power of seeing

Inspired by professors and her immigration experience, this compassionate optometrist teaches students to care for the needy.

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A bearded Black man whose head is shaved wears round glasses and a suitcoat and smiles in a wise way as he stands in a warehouse. His surroundings are out of focus.

Terry Esper’s a pro at untangling the supply chain

The Fisher College professor shares how prices, shortages, war and COVID-19 play into the knotty web of U.S. logistics.

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In her game uniform and helmet, Makenna Webster skates along a line of her ice hockey teammates giving high fives.

This student-athlete’s philosophy: Double or nothing

With careful planning and willing coaches, Makenna Webster makes playing both ice hockey and field hockey work. 

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Four Buckeyes wearing Ohio State T-shirts grin as they stand in the rotunda of Ohio Stadium

Alumni tell us: What led you to choose Ohio State?

Almost 300 alumni shared why they decided this was the right school for them. Here are a baker’s dozen of the answers.

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Four researchers wearing lab coats talk in a room filled with shelves of medications. Two are men and two are women.

Belford Center strives to heal the whole person

The team researches metabolism, the immune system and other factors to give spinal cord patients better daily life. 

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