Endowment funds at work

From championship titles to life-changing medical discoveries, endowed funds supported many of Ohio State’s biggest moments this past year.

Ohio State students raised $1.23 million to support children with cancer at Nationwide Children’s Hospital through the annual student-managed BuckeyeThon.

14 Ohio State researchers made Thomson Reuters’ 2014 list of most HIGHLY CITED RESEARCHERS. Among them are:

Carlo Croce,
MD, PhD,
W. Wolfe Chair in
Human Cancer
Carlo Croce

Carlo Croce
Clara Bloomfield,
MD, PhD,
Greenville Pace III
Chair in Cancer

René Stulz, PhD,
Everett D. Reese
Chair of Banking
and Monetary
René Stulz

David Weinberg
David Weinberg,
Henry L.
Cox Professor in

Buckeyes are national champions in football, pistol, synchronized swimming, wrestling and women's rowing.

They also topped the conference in academics: 89 student athletes representing 27 sports earned a 3.7 or higher GPA.

Ali Rezai

For the first time ever, a quadriplegic man moved his hand using a neural bypass and his own thoughts.

Ali Rezai, MD, Stanley and Joan Ross Chair in Neuromodulation and Ohio State 2014 Innovator of the Year, led the collaboration that made the medical breakthrough possible.

1,170 students volunteered 40,000+ hours through Buck-I-SERV, the nation’s largest collegiate alternative break program.

Academic credit

Each year, an average of 2,400 students earn academic credit in more than 40 countries across six continents.

Alexander Wendt, PhD, Ralph D. Mershon Professor of International Security, MOST INFLUENTIAL SCHOLAR in international relations over the past 20 years.

Teaching, Research, and International Policy (TRIP) project and Foreign Policy magazine

Fulbright scholars

Ohio State is home to a record 21 Fulbright recipients – making it a top producer among public research universities.

66,329 new donors

72,272 alumni donors gave $72M last year

131,000+ donors who have given 10+ years to Ohio State