The Ohio State University

Founded in 1870, The Ohio State University is one of the world’s most comprehensive public research universities. Consistently recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation’s top 20 public universities, Ohio State is a research powerhouse, with a wide-ranging network of expertise on a single campus. The Columbus campus is home to more than 300 collaborative research centers and 15 colleges, including seven in the health sciences and colleges of agriculture and engineering.

The breadth, depth and excellence of our interdisciplinary research programs make Ohio State a leading force of innovation and change – locally, nationally and globally. With nearly a billion dollars in research expenditures annually, the university is a world-class innovator in critical areas such as climate change, cancer, infectious diseases, advanced materials and ag-bio products.

In Ohio, more than 64,000 students, from all 50 states and 110 countries, pursue their personal career aspirations at our five campuses. Ohio State’s Alumni Association is one of the oldest in the nation, with more than 500,000 alumni living around the world. Three Global Gateway campuses—in China, Brazil and India—make Ohio State a truly international university.


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How do we know if we’re in a global recession?

Stock markets have been falling all year on concern the world risks slipping into a recession, which begs the question: how would we know if we were in one?
The Ohio State House in Columbus.

Ohio strikes blow against gerrymandering

Ohio passed an amendment that will make it harder for partisans to draw unfair district maps in state elections. The fight could provide a road map for other states where gerrymandering is an issue.
Neutrinos, we’re looking for you! Japan’s Super-Kamiokande detector. Kamioka Observatory, ICRR (Institute for Cosmic Ray Research), The University of Tokyo

How neutrinos, which barely exist, just ran off with another Nobel Prize

They're beyond tiny and super mysterious. Neutrinos are an elemental particle that might just help us understand the structure and evolution of the universe.
Manifestation des buralistes contre le paquet neutre le 8 septembre. Adrien admou52/Flickr

L’impact économique du paquet de cigarettes neutre

Le paquet neutre semble une bonne solution de santé publique. Mais il peut avoir des conséquences budgétaires non négligeables. Retour sur ce paradoxe.
Le 25 juin 2015, un taxi français en grève. Charles Platiau/Reuters

Uber et Frédéric Bastiat

L'histoire de l'affrontement entre Uber France et les taxis fut racontée en 1844 par Frédéric Bastiat, économiste libéral, sous forme d'une satire grinçante. Avait-il vu juste?

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