For nearly 70 years now, the Fulbright Program has given scholarships, international exposure and professional opportunities to some of the brightest minds among university students and faculty the world over. Historically, the Big Ten Conference has been well represented among Fulbright Scholars and Students, and this year is no exception. Five Big Ten universities had six faculty members apiece among U.S. Fulbright Scholars in 2014-5, according to The Chronicle of Higher Education, which placed them in a tie for fifth-place among all U.S. research institutions. Additionally, eight Big Ten member schools landed in the top 25 for U.S. Fulbright Students
The Ohio State football team hosted its annual Student Appreciation Day on Saturday, one week before the Scarlet-Gray Spring game, and it was a big success.
Just because the 2014-15 college basketball season is in the books, that doesn't mean the excitement surrounding college basketball is over.
Digging through my mail bag, looking for questions and queries to answer with spring football in full gear and basketball now in our rear-view mirror. Keep those cards and letters coming.
Big Ten lacrosse season is here, and BTN has you covered! Every week, our Big Ten Network lacrosse Twitter handle, @BTNLax, will be tweeting out individual team reports. Six teams make up the Big Ten men’s lacrosse conference: Ohio State, Johns Hopkins, Maryland, Michigan, Rutgers and Penn State. Check out our BTN2Go page to see when you can watch Big Ten lacrosse action on our user-friendly mobile app! Here is a look at our men’s lacrosse team reports from this week. OHIO STATE JOHNS HOPKINS MARYLAND MICHIGAN RUTGERS PENN STATE Make sure to follow us on Twitter, @BTNLax, and then
The NFL Draft is just three weeks away, which means experts are putting the final touches on their 2015 mock drafts. ESPN NFL Draft guru Mel Kiper Jr. recently released his 4.0 mock draft, which features five Big Ten players in the first round. The first Big Ten star Kiper Jr. projects to be off the board is Iowa offensive tackle Brandon Scherff, who he has going No. 6 overall to the New York Jets. “The new threats in the passing game are nice, but given the QB options on the roster, this team needs to be able to run
With the men’s basketball season in the books, BTN.com asked a writer from every school for his/her team’s player to watch in 2015-16. See all of the writers’ picks inside.
Every Big Ten women’s lacrosse team has played two conference games, and two teams remain unbetaten: Maryland and Penn State. That’s a good place to start this week’s “Stick Check.” Don’t forget to check out the BTN TV schedule for lacrosse, as well as the BTN Plus live streaming schedule. Can anyone challenge the Terps? Two games into Big Ten play, and Maryland has yet to play a game decided by fewer than 11 goals. The Terps are the clear dominant force in the league, and, as stated last week, will be unbeaten when the Big Ten Tournament takes place
It’s time to look forward and point toward 2015-16. How will the Big Ten look? Check out BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart's very early predictions inside.
With the men's basketball season in the books, BTN.com asked a beat writer from every school for his/her team's 2014-15 MVP. See all the beat writers' picks inside.