Ohio State needs to place a greater focus on teaching, while continuing its goal of research eminence, President Michael Drake said in his first address to University Senate on Thursday.
The university is a “modern land-grant institution that’s also a doorway to the world,” he said. “We teach for Ohio, but we do research for the world.”
As examples of OSU’s worldwide presence, Drake noted the university’s Global Gateway offices around the world, such as the one in São Paolo that opened Sept. 13.
Drake strayed from announcing anything bold for OSU’s future and he avoided taking up any controversial stances.
Instead, the president used the forum to highlight the… Read more
In February 1893, a new building opened on Ohio State’s campus named Hayes Hall, after President Rutherford B. Hayes, a key supporter in OSU’s first years as a university.
Unfortunately for Hayes, he was never able to see the completed building — he passed away two weeks before it opened.
Even so, the building would later become living quarters for students from 1915-20, and back then, campus housing had a strict curfew policy.
One brisk October night, two men missed their curfew again and didn’t arrive back to their home, Hayes Hall, until about 10 p.m.
Afraid of getting in trouble, the men did not want to draw attention to… Read more