Latest LiveBIG: Ohio State News

BTN LiveBIG: Meet Ohio State's first Tillman Military Scholar

Despite having two veteran grandfathers, Greg Freisinger never considered the military as an option — but that changed on Sept. 11, 2001.

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BTN LiveBIG: Evans Scholarships driving education home

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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BTN LiveBIG: LiFE Sports camp opens kids eyes

On Monday, June 23, the LiFE Sports camp at Ohio State provided another opportunity for development to kids.

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BTN LiveBIG: Buckeye legend Katie Smith continues leading

Katie Smith is a champion.

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BTN LiveBIG: Pelotonia combating cancer

“When cancer touches someone that is a peer, it really changes your perspective,” Kelley Griesmer says.

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BTN LiveBIG: The Golden Bear helping kids

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.

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BTN LiveBIG: Dancing Buckeyes entertain, educate

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.

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BTN LiveBIG: Nittany Lions, Buckeyes working together

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.

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BTN LiveBIG: Buckeyes cruise to fight cancer

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.

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BTN LiveBIG: Buck-I-SERV making a difference

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.

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BTN LiveBIG: Ohio State premiere

Tonight, the premiere of the Ohio State episode of LiveBIG airs after the Buckeyes’ men’s basketball team takes on the Cornhuskers at Nebraska.

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BTN LiveBIG: Ohio State athletes make reading fun

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.

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BTN LiveBIG: Archie Griffin's Heisman legacy

Tonight, college football’s most elite club will welcome a new member when the winner of the 2013 Heisman Trophy is named.

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BTN LiveBIG: Buckeyes excite a special fan

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.

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BTN LiveBIG: Ohio State's Young Scholars Program honored

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.

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BTN LiveBig: Honoring Stefanie Spielman's memory

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 LiveBig: Ohio State research projects highlighted

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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