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Higher Education Adapting to the Ever-Changing Technological Landscape

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Higher Education Adapting to the Ever-Changing Technological Landscape

It’s a changing world out there. Remember when mobile phones became a thing? For younger readers, maybe not. At first they couldn’t even send text messages; now they can possess any and every facet of life: address book and agenda, photos of your kid’s first steps, social media accounts, banking information — the list goes […]

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IT Bootcamp i.c.stars Deploying Skills to Underemployed Communities

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega IT Bootcamp i.c.stars Deploying Skills to Underemployed Communities

What if you could go from making a paltry $9 an hour to making something like $22 an hour in a matter of months? For students of Columbus’ i.c.stars program, that’s not outside the realm of possibility. The program focuses on honing technical skills in underemployed, minority communities, establishing relationships with local corporate partners to […]

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Established Enterprises to Startups Part of Growing Tech Hub in Dublin

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Established Enterprises to Startups Part of Growing Tech Hub in Dublin

When people think of the local tech community, the focus is typically on what’s going on in Columbus’ urban core — and there’s certainly enough to talk about. But the city’s suburbs have followed suit, investing in their own communities and contributing to the region’s tech status. Dublin has seen its own share of growth […]

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Ideas Come to Life at OSU’s HackOHI/O

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Ideas Come to Life at OSU’s HackOHI/O

A hackathon is a place where ideas become tangible, strangers become teammates, and students become creators. OHI/O, The Ohio State University’s own hackathon, is just one of the many that have cropped up over the years as the central Ohio tech scene has continued to grow. With more appearing at the high school level and […]

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Local Supply of Tech Workers Running Dry

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Local Supply of Tech Workers Running Dry

It’s a good time to be a tech worker in Columbus. Those in the field now have their pick of the gig, they enjoy complete job security, and, if unsatisfied, they’ll likely receive about 30 new job offers within the week. It’s a competitive industry, with tech companies finding a shortage of talent and an […]

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Marysville Early College High School Takes STEM Approach to Learning

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Marysville Early College High School Takes STEM Approach to Learning

As industries change, educational leaders are building new pathways for students to prepare for the workforce. For Ohio’s STEM schools, that means a focus on science, technology, engineering and mathematics, as well as an educational approach that extends experiences outside of school walls and creates habits of mind that facilitate personal growth. Marysville Early College […]

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Photos: David Gray at Express LIVE!

Grant Walters Grant Walters Photos: David Gray at Express LIVE!

British singer-songwriter David Gray played to a boisterous capacity crowd at Express LIVE! on Saturday night. The show, presented by IGS Energy and the City of Dublin, donated its proceeds to the Nicklaus Children’s Health Care Foundation and Nationwide Children’s Hospital alliance. From its inception in 2007, the annual concert event has raised over $700,000 […]

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The 6th Annual Columbus Dessert Festival Returns!

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