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An Ohio State University student from Dublin is one of 32 nationwide to be named an American Rhodes Scholar this year.

Ohio State University is moving the first two weeks of spring semester classes back to a remote learning model to help stop the spread of COVID-19.  

Ohio State University is suspending all in-person organizational events and gatherings on and off campus until the end of the calendar year due to spikes in COVID-19 cases on campus and statewide.

Federal prosecutors say a former Ohio State University employee has pleaded guilty to charges of using federal grant money to develop research that was funneled to China.  

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Ghislaine Maxwell's answers to questions about the sex-trafficking operation she allegedly ran with the late Jeffrey Epstein were made public Thursday as a federal court released Maxwell's 2016 deposition. The transcript is more than 400 pages long, but it has been redacted to protect the privacy of some people it mentions.

Bond is set at 5 million dollars for the suspect in the Sunday fatal shooting of an Ohio State University student. 

Columbus Division of Police

Columbus Police Chief Thomas Quinlan says a social media rumor about a weekend murder in the OSU campus area is false.  

Associated Press

Some of the men alleging decades-old sexual abuse by the late Ohio State University team doctor Richard Strauss are asking the NCAA and Big Ten conference to investigate the school and force changes to protect student-athletes in the future:

Ohio State University researchers are seeking people to participate in two clinical trials studying therapeutic medications for COVID-19.  

Ohio State University says it will pay $5.8 million to settle lawsuits by about two dozen more survivors over decades-old sexual abuse by the late team doctor Richard Strauss.

Columbus police say an Ohio State University student was killed in an early Sunday morning shooting near campus. 

Associated Press

A court reviewer says Ohio State University violated state public records law by intentionally withholding old documents from one of the men alleging decades-old sexual misconduct by the late team doctor Richard Strauss. 

Ohio State University is getting a five-year $10 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to study the long term effects of COVID-19 on front line workers and the general public.  

South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control

Governor Mike DeWine has named Ohio's next Department of Health director, nearly three months after former director Doctor Amy Acton stepped down.

Ohio health officials reported 778 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday and 17 new deaths.  

Franklin County Sheriff's Office

Ohio State University police have arrested two African-Americans following two assaults authorities say they are investigating as hate crimes.

State health officials Thursday reported more than 13 hundred new cases of COVID-19 and 50 new deaths. 

State health officials Wednesday reported 1,109  new cases of COVID-19 and 11 new deaths.

A judge has rejected a request for early release from prison by a former Ohio State University diving club coach.

Incoming Ohio State University president Kristina Johnson has told students and staffers the rate of positive COVID-19 tests on campus is rising. 


Ohio State University will make over 250 million dollars in budget cuts next year because of revenue losses and increased costs associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. 

State health officials Tuesday reported 777 new cases of COVID-19 and ten new deaths.

State health officials Monday reported 849 new cases of COVID-19 and eight new deaths.

Ohio State University has sent a letter to students warning them failing to adhere to social distancing and other coronavirus safety measures could mean disciplinary action. 

Ohio State University is one of several schools nationwide that received bomb threats Thursday.  


Incoming Ohio State University President Kristina Johnson says the school will reduce class sizes and conduct weekly COVID-19 tests for students.

The Ohio Union on the OSU campus reopened Monday, nearly five months after closing to help limit the spread of COVID-19. 

Ohio State University via AP, File

Lawyers for survivors of decades-old sexual abuse by an Ohio State University team doctor have objected to the university’s request that an updated lawsuit against it be dismissed based on the statute of limitations.

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A federal judge has unsealed hundreds of pages of deposition transcripts and other documents related to a now-settled defamation suit brought against Ghislaine Maxwell, who is accused of helping the late Jeffrey Epstein run a sex trafficking operation that catered to rich and powerful men.

The 47 documents include a deposition given by Epstein accuser Virginia Roberts Giuffre, the draft of a memoir she was writing about her experiences inside the sex-trafficking ring, and previously unseen email exchanges between Maxwell and Epstein.

Ohio State University says part of the campus reopening plan will require students, faculty and staff to complete a ten-minute online training course and sign a pledge understanding and committing to the behaviors in the training.