Press Releases

Columbus, Ohio -- July 21, 1999 -- Tomorrow's world is being experienced today -- at least by 11 Ohio high school students.

These high school students are using technologies most of us never will. And it's all happening during the 1999 Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) Summer Institute: Computing and Networking for the New Millennium. The Institute, which runs July 12-23, immerses freshmen and sophomores in the technologies that are helping to shape the future -- high performance computing and networking.

Columbus, Ohio -- June 14, 1999 -- Ohio is in good hands if State Science Day resembles any indication of the future.

Brent M. McPherson and his partner Ryan Stocker, both seniors at Minerva High School, received the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) Award for their exceptional team project entered at State Science Day 1999. McPherson and Stoker were two of three students chosen for this prestigious award.

Columbus, Ohio -- June 14, 1999 -- Ohio is in good hands if State Science Day resembles any indication of the future.

Joseph M. Kessler, a junior at Carroll High School, received the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) Award for his exceptional project entered at State Science Day 1999. Kessler was one of three students chosen for this prestigious award.

Columbus, Ohio -- June 10, 1999 -- The explosion of the Internet changed the way the world does business. It has affected the way we hire employees, transfer medical records and make sales transactions.

In addition, advances in technology outpace current practice, law and regulation. For firms, this endangers valuable proprietary data. Meanwhile, consumers may have private information exposed without their knowledge.

Supercomputer Center to Advise Legislature on Issues Concerning Net

Columbus, Ohio -- April 1, 1999 -- The Ohio Supercomputer Center recently was appointed to the Congressional Internet Caucus Advisory Committee, which provides guidance to more than 100 Senators and Representatives who are examining Internet-related policy issues before Congress. OSC is the only Ohio higher education entity serving on the Committee.

Columbus, Ohio -- March 1, 1999 -- The Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) is looking for high school freshmen and sophomores interested in investigating how advances in high performance computing and networking may change the way we work, play, shop and learn in the next century.

Columbus, Ohio -- November 19, 1998 -- World history books are filled with the names and ideas of great thinkers -- Aristotle, Benjamin Franklin, Sigmund Freud, Peter Drucker, and now...ECLIPS?! According to Policy.com, an online resource, the Ohio Supercomputer Center's (OSC) Technology Policy Group is officially a national think tank where issues like electronic commerce, policy, and law are concerned.

Columbus, Ohio -- November 3, 1998 -- The Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) will present Collaborations for the 21st Century -- a showcase of projects setting the tone for Ohio's future in high performance computing and communications -- at SC98: High Performance Networking and Computing, Nov. 7-13, in Orlando.

Columbus, Ohio -- September 14, 1998 -- Ten years is a decent amount of time by most people's standards, but for an organization to be involved in the high performance computing industry that long it's more like celebrating a century rather than a decade.

Columbus, Ohio -- July 9, 1998 -- The few have been chosen.

Sixteen students from across Ohio will soon take a two-week journey called "Adventures in Virtual Worlds" during the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) Summer Institute, July 13-24 at the supercomputer center.

The program, which celebrates its 10th anniversary this year, gives academically-outstanding high school freshman and sophomores a rare opportunity to step into the world of high performance computing and networking.

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