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Drake Aims To Meet Budget Challenges As New Ohio State President

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New Ohio State University President Michael Drake arrives at campus on his first day on the job.
30, 2014

Ohio State’s new president Michael Drake started his job Monday. Drake becomes the 15th president of the university. He first met with faculty and staff.

Ohio State And 2 Other Ohio Universities Get Bomb Dogs

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Ohio State and 3 other state universities will get bomb-sniffing dogs through a pilot program.
9, 2014

Three universities are getting bomb-sniffing dogs through a pilot program that officials eventually hope to expand throughout Ohio’s state universities.

Ohio State Campaigns to Make Consent “Sexy”

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Ohio State launches a "Consent is Sexy" campaign to inform students about sexual assault.
9, 2014

OSU recently launched a campaign aimed at preventing sexual violence and its raising eyebrows. A campaign at Ohio State called “Consent is Sexy” has a goal of preventing sexual assaults. The university has posted signs on restroom doors, on campus buses, in dormitories, and in sorority and frat houses.

Retired OSU Professor Works To Preserve Genetically Superior Trees

OSU Professor Emeritus Daniel Struve checks on buckeye seedlings
25, 2014

Daniel Struve may have retired from teaching horticulture but by no means has he given up his horticultural practice. He’s still working to grow genetically superior trees from seeds.

Central Ohio Mumps Outbreak Grows To 111 Cases

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Four fifths of the 111 cases of mumps in Ohio are linked to the original outbreak at the Ohio State University campus in Columbus.
31, 2014

Public health officials tracking a growing outbreak of mumps in central Ohio say four-fifths of the cases confirmed so far are linked to Ohio State University.

Dayton Upsets Ohio State In NCAA Tournament

Ohio State basketball coach Thad Matta.
March 20, 2014

Vee Sanford scored on a layup with 3.8 seconds left to lift 11th-seeded Dayton to a 60-59 victory over sixth-seeded Ohio State in the second round of the NCAA tournament on Thursday.

OSU Readies For Rare Matchup With Dayton

OSU seniors Lenzelle Smith Jr. (left) and Aaron Craft play their first game against the University of Dayton today. it's the first time the schools have played since 2008 and just the tenth time ever.
20, 2014

The Ohio State men’s basketball team tips off NCAA tournament play today against the University of Dayton, which is an interesting match-up for several reasons.

Ohio State Students Struggling To Keep Sober Get Their Own Dorm

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Recovery House at Penn Place will be a dorm for Ohio State students in alcohol and drug recovery.
17, 2014

This fall a new dorm opens at Ohio State for students who are recovering from drug and alcohol addiction. It’s called Recovery House at Penn Place where students will get support services as they work to stay sober.

Michael Drake Named New Ohio State President

New Ohio State President Michael Drake addresses the university's board of trustees after he was named as the school's new leader.
New Ohio State President Michael Drake addresses the university's board of trustees after he was named as the school's new leader.
January 30, 2014

It took six months, but Ohio State University Board of Trustees narrowed the field of presidential candidates down to one man they say has all of the skills necessary to lead one of the nation’s largest public institutions. Trustees, Thursday, tapped University of California Irvine Chancellor Michael Drake as OSU’s 15th president.

Ohio State Smoking Ban Kicks Off With Light Touch

Not only cigarettes, but all forms of tobacco are now banned on the Ohio State University campus
4, 2014

Ohio State University goes tobacco-free starting Monday.