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Ohio State Finalizes $40.9M Settlement with 162 Survivors in Strauss Case

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Ohio State Finalizes $40.9M Settlement with 162 Survivors in Strauss Case

The Ohio State University has announced details of a $40.9 million settlement reached with 162 survivors in 12 lawsuits related to sexual abuse by university physician Richard Strauss from 1978 to 1998. An independent investigation by the university determined last year that Strauss, who died in 2005, abused students during his time at Ohio State […]

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Hundreds of Millions in Budget Cuts to Hit K-12, Higher Ed

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Hundreds of Millions in Budget Cuts to Hit K-12, Higher Ed

By Susan Tebben The education parts of the $775 million in budget cuts Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has announced will cover everything from line items at school districts, to an across the board cut to the state share of instruction in higher education. During a press call on Wednesday, Kimberly Murnieks, director of the state’s Office […]

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Emptier Roads = More Speeding by Columbus Drivers

Brent Warren Brent Warren Emptier Roads = More Speeding by Columbus Drivers

A new data analysis from a group of Ohio State University researchers has confirmed a phenomenon that many of us have observed since the coronavirus pandemic began impacting daily life in Columbus – people are driving really fast on those newly-empty roads. OSU’s Center for Urban and Regional Analysis (CURA) used data from the transportation […]

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OSU Pausing Work on Some Construction Projects

Brent Warren Brent Warren OSU Pausing Work on Some Construction Projects

The uncertain impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Ohio State’s financial outlook is starting to affect the institution’s large pipeline of construction projects. Although most of the campus buildings that are currently under construction will be finished, the pause button is being hit on future phases of some larger projects, and many buildings that were […]

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Coronavirus Update: OSU Commencement, Emergency Funds, Elective Surgeries & More

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update: OSU Commencement, Emergency Funds, Elective Surgeries & More

Keep up with regular news updates regarding Columbus and Ohio’s response to COVID-19 here. A Tuesday afternoon press conference with Governor Mike DeWine was not nearly as eventful as press conferences from the past week or so, however officials did announce a request to dentists, veterinarians and hospital systems to postpone their elective surgeries in response […]

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Coronavirus Update: State of Emergency, OSU Cancellations, Concerns at the Polls

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update: State of Emergency, OSU Cancellations, Concerns at the Polls

On Monday, March 9 Governor Mike DeWine declared a state of emergency in Ohio as a reported three cases of COVID-19 have been found in the state, all of which are in Cuyahoga County (Cleveland and surrounding area). All three individuals are in their 50s and have had contact with people with confirmed diagnoses of […]

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CogFest 2020

  CogFest 2020

Ohio State University’s Center for Cognitive and Brain Sciences, in partnership with the Wexner Center for the Arts, is excited to present: Film Screening of Arrival (Denis Villeneuve, 2016) Special Guest Presentation and Q&A with Dr. Jessica Coon Saturday, February 8th, 2:00 – 5:30 pm Wexner Center for the Arts, Film and Video Theater Ohio […]

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