Press Releases

OSC debuts Ohio’s first STEM Academy in Computational Science, Engineering

Columbus – Ohio’s first STEM Academy in Computational Science and Engineering is underway, providing select high school students and teachers with valuable skills in simulation and modeling.

Saturday, May 24th, 2008

Wireless broadband helps to overcome digital divide

May 3, 2008 – Throughout much of its nearly 200-year history, Crown City, Ohio, has been known as a way station for travelers on the Ohio River. The shipping artery brought boats, people, supplies and, on occasion, devastating floods to this small southeastern Ohio community.

COLUMBUS, Ohio — April 24, 2008 — Ohio students, faculty, and researchers will no longer have to look out-of-state for access to the most advanced nationwide network in the United States, thanks to a project in Cleveland that connects Ohio’s research and education network – OSCnet – to the new Internet2 Network.

Center would provide videoconferencing benefits to physicians worldwide

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April 20, 2008 - Many Ohioans do not have adequate access to high-speed internet service, which hinders their economic prospects and affects their quality of life. Solving Ohio's broadband challenges is the subject of this week's Town Hall Ohio.

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Ruckus service offers students online library of more than 3 million songs, videos

Columbus, Ohio – March 31, 2008 – The nation’s most advanced statewide network for education and research – OSCnet – now provides many Ohio college and university students access to an online service that allows downloading of millions of songs and videos legally and for free.

National Science Foundation funds cyberinfrastructure project led by the Ohio Supercomputer Center, The Ohio State University, the University of Akron and the Ohio Learning Network

Columbus, Ohio – The National Science Foundation last week designated nearly $1 million to provide Ohio’s workforce with crucial training in computational modeling and simulation.