WOSU News Archives For: April 4, 2006

Upper Arlington Officials Brace for Ash Borer

12:00AM
April
4, 2006

The Upper Arlington Tree Commission discussed a plan Tuesday to fight the Emerald Ash Borer that’s killing thousands upon thousands of Ash trees in parts of the upper Midwest and Canada. Part of that plan is to go ahead and begin removal of some of the Ash trees even though the closest insect is 15 miles away.

Universities Examine Academic Freedom Policies

12:00AM
April
4, 2006

Under the threat of legislation, some universities in Ohio are re-examining their policies on academic freedom and intellectual diversity. Conservative lawmakers across the country say students are subject to harassment by liberal professors. And states such as New York are considering legislation known as the ‘academic bill of rights.’ Legislative action in Ohio has stalled while the state’s universities undertake a voluntary review. WOSU’s Sam Hendren reports