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OSU Construction Update: Arts District, Hospital Tower and More

Brent Warren Brent Warren OSU Construction Update: Arts District, Hospital Tower and More

Despite the wide array of challenges caused by the coronavirus pandemic – both financial and otherwise – construction crews have been busy on the campus of Ohio State University throughout 2020. Here’s the latest on some of the most significant projects, ranging from the almost-complete to the just-getting-started. Wexner Medical Center After unveiling the first […]

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Project Update: OSU’s West Campus Transformation

Brent Warren Brent Warren Project Update: OSU’s West Campus Transformation

Anyone driving past the intersection of Lane Avenue and Kenny Road recently has probably noticed the enormous pile of dirt located where several athletic fields used to be. Next to that pile of dirt is a large hole, where over the course of the next two-plus years the first of what could eventually be dozens […]

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Coronavirus Update: CCS Phase-In, Nursing Home Visitation & More

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update: CCS Phase-In, Nursing Home Visitation & More

The Numbers COVID-19 cases — As of Tuesday, Sept. 29, 21,354 cases and 464 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported or are probable in Columbus and Worthington. Countywide, 27,538 cases and 638 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported by Columbus Public Health and Franklin County Public Health. Statewide, 152,907 cases and 4,783 deaths have been confirmed […]

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OSU Gets Approval to Build Combined Heat and Power Plant

Brent Warren Brent Warren OSU Gets Approval to Build Combined Heat and Power Plant

The Ohio Power Siting Board has approved a proposal from Ohio State University to build a combined heat and power plant on its main campus. The natural gas-powered facility, which was opposed by the Sierra Club and several other environmental organizations, will be located on about one acre of OSU-owned land at the northeast corner […]

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State Model Predicts 5,000 Ohioans Will Die from COVID-19 by October

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal State Model Predicts 5,000 Ohioans Will Die from COVID-19 by October

By Jake Zuckerman The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that more than 5,000 Ohioans will be dead from COVID-19 by the end of the month, according to new modeling. The agency released national and state-by-state models that combine forecasts from 35 modeling groups, mostly universities, into an “ensemble” prediction. About 5,080 Ohioans will be dead from […]

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The Confluence Cast: Cartoonist Jeff Smith

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Cartoonist Jeff Smith

The work of an artist isn’t much different from other pursuits. You have to plan, react to change, and it doesn’t hurt if you’re in the right place at the right time. This week, we talk with cartoonist and one of the organizers of Cartoon Crossroads Columbus, Jeff Smith, to discuss the origins of his character […]

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OSU Unveils New Details on 26-Story Hospital Expansion

Walker Evans Walker Evans OSU Unveils New Details on 26-Story Hospital Expansion

Nearly three years ago, representatives with The Ohio State University announced plans to continue to expand the footprint of the Ohio State Wexner Medical Center in a big way, but few concrete details have emerged on the project since then. Today, the first rendering was unveiled of the new 26-floor Inpatient Hospital that is slated […]

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