The Biological Sciences Greenhouse at OSU has been fortunate to have multiple bloomings of the Titan Arum, aka, the corpse flower. They have its smaller but also smelly cousin, the Voodoo Lily. From its bruise-colored bloom that resembles a corpse, to its stench of rotting flesh, this tropical flower masks its beauty to attract its pollinators.
WOSU News Archives For: January 30, 2004
Authorities Friday said a man called police four times on Monday to claim that he was behind a series of highway shootings in Columbus. It’s the first time someone has claimed responsibility.
The now two-year old federal ‘No Child Left Behind’ education law requires students at Sullivant Elementary and every other elementary school in the country to read and do math at grade level within the next decade. But, that’s easier said than done at a school where one-third of the student population comes from homeless families. WOSU’s Tom Borgerding profiles Sullivant in a three part series.
In his recent State of the Union Speech President Bush renewed his call to boost academic achievement among the nation’s school children through continued focus on the “No Child Left Behind” act. But, the “doors of opportunity” are tougher to open at some schools. WOSU’s Tom Borgerding profiles one such school in Columbus.