Big Ten universities have a reputation for innovation. The conference’s status as a leader in this area was recently affirmed by Aviation Week magazine, a provider of global news and information for the aerospace and defense industries, which selected six students from five Big Ten schools for its “Twenty20s” awards.
During football and basketball games, BTN LiveBIG will spotlight notable examples of research, innovation and community service from around the conference. In-Game stories will provide more background on these features, and the opportunity to view the videos again.
It has nearly 3,000 horsepower. It’s reached speeds of more than 300 miles per hour. It looks like a cross between the Batmobile and a Maglev train. And it’s powered by … electricity?
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After the games are over and all the spectators are gone, one of the best teams in the country goes to work in The Horseshoe.
It all began in March 2012, when Green Bay Packers linebacker A.J. Hawk wanted to cut the long, blond mane he’d started growing at Ohio State with fellow linebackers Bobby Carpenter and Anthony Schlegel to honor the late Pat Tillman.
The Ohio State Buckeyes are national champions – in this year’s EcoCAR2 Challenge.
Every November, the states of Michigan and Ohio get fired up for the annual gridiron showdown between the Wolverines and the Buckeyes. Fans of both teams often measure overall success for the season by the results of this single game.
In 2008, then nine-year-old Ohio native Quinn Clarke was battling cancer for the second time in his young life. He asked his parents if he could host a kickball game to raise money for cancer research. More than 500 people came out to show their support at that first game.
Despite having two veteran grandfathers, Greg Freisinger never considered the military as an option — but that changed on Sept. 11, 2001.
The Evans Scholarship is one of the most prestigious awards available in the United States, and it has an influence over its scholars for not only the time they are in college but the years that follow. But the influence goes beyond the financial aid it provides the college students.
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On Monday, June 23, the LiFE Sports camp at Ohio State provided another opportunity for development to kids.
Katie Smith is a champion.
“When cancer touches someone that is a peer, it really changes your perspective,” Kelley Griesmer says.
In April 1966, When Nancy Nicklaus was 11 months old, she swallowed a piece of a crayon. Her parents noticed a series of choking incidents that would start, stop and start again.
At a school as massive and diverse as Ohio State, students can pick from just about any club under the sun to indulge their interests.
Penn State senior Denzel Middleton is recovering from THON, the annual student-run dance marathon. As an independent dance couple, he and his partner raised over $11,000 – a significant percentage of the $13.3 million raised this year.
The seventh-annual Buckeye Cruise for Cancer was exactly what the name implies: a bunch of Buckeyes coming together to defeat the disease that claims the lives of hundreds of thousands of Americans each year.
For some college students, spring break means a chance to go home and see family and friends. For others, it means a trip to Florida to spend some time in the sun. But for an ever-increasing number of Ohio State students, it means a chance to do something good.
Tonight, the premiere of the Ohio State episode of LiveBIG airs after the Buckeyes’ men’s basketball team takes on the Cornhuskers at Nebraska.
If football players at The Ohio State University need an example of the rewards of giving back, they need to look no further than two of their coaches.
Tonight, college football’s most elite club will welcome a new member when the winner of the 2013 Heisman Trophy is named.
Today, the Ohio State Buckeyes will try to finish the regular season undefeated for a second consecutive year when they play “The Game” in Ann Arbor. For one young fan, a few moments of camera time on the scoreboard at Ohio Stadium, earlier this year, made the 2013 season one he’ll never forget.
On Nov. 12, the Association of Public Land-Grant Universities (APLU) named The Ohio State University’s Young Scholars Program (YSP) the winner of the 2013 C. Peter Magrath University Community Engagement Award.
Last October, during breast cancer awareness month, BTN LiveBIG first brought you the story of Chris Spielman and how he lives big by honoring his wife’s memory through the Stefanie Spielman Fund for Breast Cancer Research. BTN LiveBIG gave students at Ohio State University the chance to live big for Chris’ cause.
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BTN’s new series, BTN LiveBIG, continues Monday with featured stories highlighting how the Buckeye community is making a difference in a variety of ways, from improving automobile safety to raising millions for breast cancer research. Through remarkable research and service, Ohio State strives to improve the quality of life for others. The program will air at 9:30 p.m. ET.
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