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38th Annual Blood Battle

  38th Annual Blood Battle

The 38th Annual Blood Battle is approaching the halfway mark but more donations will be critical over the next two weeks to beat “The Team up North.” Versiti Blood Center of Ohio, the blood provider to The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, needs the central Ohio community to pull together, roll up its collective […]

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WonderBus Festival Aims to Spread Mental Health Awareness Through Music

Grant Walters Grant Walters WonderBus Festival Aims to Spread Mental Health Awareness Through Music

The Shipyard will launch its inaugural music and arts showcase on August 17-18 to benefit mental health programs at Ohio State's Wexner Medical Center

With an impressive artist lineup that includes Walk The Moon, X Ambassadors, Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness, The Revivalists, Jenny Lewis, Bishop Briggs, Mt. Joy, Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals, and Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, the inaugural WonderBus Music & Arts Festival will take place on August 17-18. WonderBus is the realized vision […]

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“Healthy Community Center” Planned for Former Library Building

Brent Warren Brent Warren “Healthy Community Center” Planned for Former Library Building

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center announced a plan today to turn the former Martin Luther King Branch of the Columbus Metropolitan Library into a “Healthy Community Center.” Plans call for the 9,000-square-foot building, located at 1600 E. Long St., to be renovated to accommodate a demonstration kitchen, meeting rooms, and a café dedicated […]

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OSU Announces Second Medical Center Tower

Walker Evans Walker Evans OSU Announces Second Medical Center Tower

The Ohio State University made a major announcement late this afternoon about a hospital expansion that would continue to transform the growing Wexner Medical Center. A request for qualifications (RFQ) was released earlier this month for the construction of a new inpatient tower and outpatient care facility. “The Wexner Medical Center has unprecedented opportunity for transformative […]

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Work on Cannon Drive to Start Next Year, New Buildings and Parkland to Follow

Brent Warren Brent Warren Work on Cannon Drive to Start Next Year, New Buildings and Parkland to Follow

Work is scheduled to begin next summer on the realignment of Cannon Drive, a project many years in the planning stages that will transform the western edge of Ohio State University’s main campus. The first phase of the project will both straighten and raise Cannon from King Ave to Herrick Drive, opening up about 12 […]

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OSU Studying Effects of E-Cigarettes on Lung Health

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega OSU Studying Effects of E-Cigarettes on Lung Health

If you’re puffing on an e-cig, you’re a guinea pig, based on a lack of information available on the products. The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center — Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James) hopes to gain some understanding through two studies aimed at evaluating the health […]

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Au Bon Pain Closes Downtown, Opens at OSU Medical Center

Walker Evans Walker Evans Au Bon Pain Closes Downtown, Opens at OSU Medical Center

Boston-based cafe chain Au Bon Pain just quietly completed the relocation of its singular Columbus location from Downtown to the OSU Wexner Medical Center. The former location at 20 South Third Street just closed up their doors yesterday, vacating a retail space inside the PNC Plaza building. Donna Alsheimer, Hospitality & Communication Manager confirmed that […]

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