The Big Ten Conference made quite a mark on the Peace Corps last year, as evidenced by the organization’s tally of volunteers by alma mater in 2015.
Bold. Brilliant. Benevolent.
Alexis Crockett is a born Buckeye, in every sense. A native of Macedonia, Ohio, Crockett’s parents met at Ohio State, two of her aunts attended the university, and the family loved taking in college football Saturdays in Columbus.
Students from Big Ten universities accounted for an impressive five out of 15 Churchill Scholars for 2016-2017. These students will travel to the United Kingdom this fall to study their academic disciplines for a year at the University of Cambridge’s Churchill College.
If you took all the children in Ohio who don’t have regular access to food and brought them to Columbus, you would be able to fill Ohio Stadium six times over and still have a line outside.
Sometimes the smallest things can make big differences. The sway of a bridge or building caused by wind is barely perceptible for most people, for instance, but Ryan Harne sees a major potential source of energy in what few others even notice.
The men’s and women’s NCAA basketball tournaments just began, and we’ve already seen plenty of surprises. For the Big Ten, some of those have been pleasant (Indiana) and others not so much (Michigan State).
In 1962, Ken Coleman arrived at the campus of The Ohio State University with a big dream: to graduate and find a job as a math teacher.
The histories of African-Americans and the universities of the Big Ten have intertwined for decades, centuries even. And they continue to move forward together, blazing new trails in areas ranging from the social sciences to social equality.
It was a discovery of epic proportions — so much so that the people who saw it had to pull examples from science fiction in order to describe it.
The universities of the Big Ten Conference are known for being trailblazers in higher education, but their achievements aren’t limited to the lecture hall. They also fund a vast array of research and are home to groundbreaking entrepreneurial centers.
When we say the students, faculty and staff, and alumni of the universities of the Big Ten Conference “live big,” we aren’t overstating our case. Last year, we reported stories that took our readers from exotic locales like Sri Lanka and Uganda to galaxies far, far away. Whether it’s on-campus or in outer space, the Big Ten community is innovating, inspiring and improving.
To inspire his work in providing educational opportunities to young Latinos, Dr. Frederick Luis Aldama doesn’t need to look any further than to the memory of his late mother.
You’re rushing around downtown Columbus when you absent-mindedly pull into one of those gray, nondescript city parking lots. But you’re taken completely by surprise when you stumble onto an artistic treasure: The attendant’s booth isn’t some drab box of frowns and dollar bills, but a mélange of soaring steel and glass lines crafted into a large sculpture.
Students at The Ohio State University are flocking to a course that requires them to get “grilled” on the finer points of preparing mouth-watering steaks, pork loin and whole chickens on open fires. Just in time for tailgating season!
With apologies to Dr. Frankenstein, it seems there’s someone at The Ohio State University who might deserve the title “Modern Prometheus.”
Jaideep Anand has a thing for fast cars. In fact, he’s been known to drive a Porsche on occasion.
Life as a professional athlete can be transitory, a blur of different uniforms, cities and faces, which makes it difficult to get attached to any particular place. But Philadelphia Eagles free safety and former Buckeyes football star Malcolm Jenkins manages to make real, lasting connections no matter where he goes.
When it comes to addiction, the road to recovery is hardly a smooth one. People who try to end their substance abuse and dependency often find it a long and bumpy ride, with detours and wrong turns along the way.