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Child Services gets Much-Needed Boost from Dublin-Based Northwoods

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Child Services gets Much-Needed Boost from Dublin-Based Northwoods

The professionals that work in the human services industry, including caseworkers, child welfare workers and the like, have a staggeringly high turnover rate. Child welfare workers, in particular, are responsible for the very demanding job of ensuring a better living environment for children in unsafe conditions. Because of turnover, they could be among a long […]

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Columbus Lags Behind Peers in Solar Power

Brent Warren Brent Warren Columbus Lags Behind Peers in Solar Power

Despite steady growth in the number of solar panel installations in Columbus over the past several years, a new report shows that the city still lags behind many other places, including Cleveland and Cincinnati. The report, from the environmental organizations Frontier Group and Environment America, ranks Columbus 54th in the category of installed solar power […]

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NEXT: The Future of Robocalls

David Staley David Staley NEXT: The Future of Robocalls

I was on the phone the other day with the cable company, trying to deal with a billing issue. After clicking through several menu items, I was finally connected to a human being somewhere who answered my questions to my satisfaction.  As I think about a potential future where more and more jobs are automated, […]

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Touch Bionics Brings Prosthetic Technology to Dublin

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Touch Bionics Brings Prosthetic Technology to Dublin

Prosthetics manufacturer Touch Bionics once had their i-LIMB bionic hand featured in a Britney Spears and will.i.am music video, for the song “Scream & Shout.” And in an episode of CBS’ “Hawaii Five-0,” a suspect with two of the company’s prosthetic hands evades authorities because he leaves no fingerprints. As one can imagine, the media […]

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SmART Circuit to Make Route in Franklinton

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman SmART Circuit to Make Route in Franklinton

In partnership with the Greater Columbus Arts Council (GCAC), Smart Columbus will host an art circuit on Saturday, June 1 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., featuring four artists depicting visions of Columbus’ future. The SmART Circuit will transport groups to stops along the Smart Circuit self-driving shuttle’s special summer festival route. Groups will get […]

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For Hire: The Growth of Software Development, Tech Jobs in Columbus

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman For Hire: The Growth of Software Development, Tech Jobs in Columbus

In the fall of 2018, when a California-based software company held a grand opening of its second North American headquarters in Dublin, it wasn’t a surprise. There are smart, talented people in Columbus, especially when it comes to the tech industry. Whether the emergence of innovative new startups or large, multinational companies, there is a […]

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Families Enjoy Hands-On Science Activities at WestFest

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea Families Enjoy Hands-On Science Activities at WestFest

On Saturday, dozens of families gathered at Ohio State’s West Campus Quad to participate in the third annual West Campus Science & Sustainability Festival or WestFest. Sponsored by the Arabidopsis Biological Resource Center, the Byrd Polar & Climate Research Center, the Center for Applied Plant Sciences, the Ohio Sea Grant, the Sustainability Institute and Ohio State […]

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