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Our students and professors excel in a multitude of scholarly fields across nine undergraduate colleges, a graduate college, and a college of osteopathic medicine. We take pride in their achievements, which enhance OHIO’s standing among our excellent peer institutions across the nation.

Most Fulbright Students in the state and the MAC

The Chronicle of Higher Education recognized OHIO as one of the top producers of U.S. Fulbright Students by type for 2011–12, with the highest number of recipients in the state as well as the Mid-American Conference. Nationally, OHIO’s tally matched Duke and UCLA. Nearly 100 OHIO faculty and staff mentored or assisted students in the application process. Read more

University's statehouse news bureau enhances student opportunities

OHIO’s new E.W. Scripps School of Journalism Statehouse News Bureau offers a unique career preparation experience. The partnership with the Scripps Howard Foundation and The Columbus Dispatch allows interns to cover the statehouse under the guidance of a Scripps School faculty member. Read more

600 percent growth in OHIO’s School of Nursing

Enrollment in OHIO’s School of Nursing increased sixfold over the past three years, and the school was awarded a $750,000 grant from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration. The funds will support the launch of a program to help people with existing bachelor’s degrees outside of nursing complete requirements to receive an accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing. The University’s School of Nursing also was named a Choose Ohio First Program of Innovation by the Ohio Board of Regents, which gives the school access to
$15 million in scholarship funds that are distributed to selected programs. Read more

Hollywood, OHIO

Twenty students spent their spring break gaining insights into possible careers through the University’s “Media Arts and Studies in L.A.” program. The visit included tours of video game, recording, and movie studios—including 20th Century Fox, Warner Brothers, and DreamWorks—as well as networking with OHIO alumni in the entertainment field and experiencing a live taping and TV and film shoots. Read more 

M.B.A. program named ‘best value’

Fortune magazine has listed OHIO’s Professional M.B.A. Program among the nation’s best values for earning an executive M.B.A. The Fortune article focused on the top programs whose tuition was under $50,000. Read more 

Education College celebrates 125 years

OHIO’s Gladys W. and David H. Patton College of Education, the state’s first public teacher preparation program, celebrated its 125th anniversary in 2011. Grammy Award-winning artist Nancy Wilson capped off the celebration with a special concert as part of the Patton College of Education 125th Anniversary Gala. Read more 

Alumnus. Mayor. Governor. Senator. Professor.

Former U.S. Sen. George V. Voinovich has been named The Ohio Visiting Professor of Public Affairs and Leadership at Ohio University. A special seminar room and senatorial papers collection were established at OHIO’s Alden Library in honor of the distinguished alumnus’s accomplishments. He served as a United States Senator from 1999 to 2011, governor of Ohio from 1991 to 1998, and mayor of Cleveland from 1980 to 1989. Read more