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1 hr ago | The Lantern

Alumni show support for Jon Waters at Ohio State Marching Band practice

Mike Constantine Credit: Mark Batke/ Photo editor James Lang, a 2000 graduate of Ohio State, said he will not give one more dollar to the university unless they reinstate former marching band director Jonathan Waters, who was terminated last week.


5 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Ohio State University Deploys Mediasite Campus-Wide, Creates 7,000 Videos in First Year

Instructors had to choose a software recording option, upload their videos for transcoding and then wait days while they were prepared individually for their students.


8 hrs ago | WBNS

New Program Aims To Help South Side Youth

There is a new opportunity for kids on the south side of Columbus to get set on the right path.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Columbus, OH, Franklin County, OH

13 hrs ago | The Medina Gazette

Longtime 4-Hers honored at breakfast, awarded scholarships

Twenty-five Medina County senior 4-H teenagers were honored for their outstanding leadership, community service and project achievements.


Related Topix: Medina County, OH, Family, Teenagers, Medina, OH

17 hrs ago | The Plain Dealer

Clevelander's 'Stir Fry Project:' Aimed at getting teens to cook healthy meals

She doesn't yell. Or demand. Or guilt-trip. When Howe Fun Lye-Starks wants to get teens to eat something nutritious - wait, make that cook themselves something nutritious - she goes to a place grown-ups rarely go.


Related Topix: Cleveland, OK, Supplement, Garlic, Medicine, Nutrition, Life, Food

21 hrs ago | PaintSquare

$148M Metals Hub Plans Detroit Digs

The American Lightweight Materials Manufacturing Innovation Institute is tasked with establishing a regional manufacturing hub to move cutting-edge lightweight metals from the lab to real-world applications, such as vehicles, airplanes, and ships for both the commercial and military sectors.


Related Topix: Detroit, MI, US Military, US Navy

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Morning Journal

Fond memories flow as three join Ag Hall of Fame

The lives, dedication, support and significant contributions of three local farmers were honored Tuesday morning at the Columbiana County Fair.


Related Topix: Columbiana County, OH, Agriculture, Science

Inclusion of disabled preschoolers in the classroom boosts their language skills

Mainstreaming preschoolers with disabilities into a regular classroom can boost their language skills, says a study by Ohio State University .


Related Topix: Preschoolers, Family

WTVN-AM Columbus

OSU responds to stories of controversial quiz question

An online story claimed a quiz for an undergraduate class called Psychology 1100 at Ohio State University included the following question: Theo has an IQ of 100 and Aine has an IQ of 125.


The Columbus Dispatch

Title IX impacted firing

Lori Cohen, an alumna of the Ohio State marching band, reads a letter in support of Jonathan Waters outside the office of university President Dr. Michael V. Drake.


Ohio State University urged to reinstate fired band director Jon Waters, who has support...

Support for former Ohio State University marching band director Jon Waters, fired last week after a university investigation determined he was aware of and did not diffuse a "sexualized culture," has been widespread and strong.


Few Hazing Victims See It That Way

Students can describe what constitutes hazing, says Elizabeth J. Allan, an associate professor of higher educational leadership at the U. of Maine at Orono, but there's often a disconnect between defining hazing and recognizing it when it happens to them.


Related Topix: University of Maine

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Times Bulletin

Summer turfgrass doldrums

By Curtis E. Young, Van Wert County Ohio State University Agriculture Extension Educator Homeowners may be frustrated with the appearance of their lawns at this time of the year.


Related Topix: State University, AR, Agriculture, Science, Entomology

Sys-Con Media

NCCN Offers Free Webinars for Patients With Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

On Thursday, July 24, 2014, the National Comprehensive Cancer Network A , with the support of the NCCN Foundation A , hosted its first of two free patient information webinars titled, " Know What Your Doctors Know: Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Treatment ."


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Lung Cancer, Omaha, NE

The Columbus Dispatch

Michael Feldman from - Whad'ya Know?' talks about Columbus visit

WCBE radio will air Whad'Ya Know? live from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Public Radio quiz master Michael Feldman - whose weekly intro "Whad'ya know?" draws a hearty " Not much! You?" from his audience - will put the question to central Ohioans on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Columbus, OH, Westerville, OH

Coin World

Steve Roach

He's taught coin grading and authentication for the American Numismatic Association and was its ANA young numismatist of the year in 1997.


Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Rosemont, IL


Former OSU Marching Band Director's Attorney Calls Firing Unfair

Waters was fired on Thursday after a two-month investigation revealed a sexually-charged environment in the band and inappropriate rituals.


Merced Sun-Star

Ohio State U hospital to open new emergency room

The Columbus Dispatch reports that emergency department stays for those admitted to Wexner Medical Center have been averaging just over six hours, one of the longest waiting times in the state.


Related Topix: Merced, CA

The Lantern

Letter to the editor: Ohio State officials acted unfairly in firing marching band director

While I do not officially represent the views of the Ohio State University Marching Band or the TBDBITL Alumni Club, I believe I can speak for a very large and unified group of former band members and their families, friends and supporters that feel that officials from the Ohio State University have acted harshly, unfairly and without just cause in ... (more)


Related Topix: The Ohio State University Marching Band, Big-Band

The Columbus Dispatch

Public sculptures in central Ohio have stories to tell

"We're very happy to see an exciting image when .a <.a <. turn a corner - something that enlivens a space and makes us think a little bit about form and function," said Diane Nance, chairwoman of the Columbus Art Commission, which in recent months has kept tabs on a growing body of new outdoor installations.


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