WOSU News Archives For: August 21, 2008

Columbus Housing Market Sluggish

12:00AM
August
21, 2008

The central Ohio housing market continues to struggle. The Columbus Board of Realtors says home sales were down nearly 12 percent last month – compared to a year ago. Realtors are pointing to one stat that might give home sellers some hope.

Scientists And Engineers Face Tougher Job Market.

12:00AM
August
21, 2008

In recent years Ohio and other states have allocated more money for science and math curricula in elementary and secondary schools. At the college level, Ohio State University competes aggressively for research grants. While some politicians and authors say the emphasis is warranted because of a looming shortage of highly-trained engineers and scientists, the Chronicle of Higher Education recently published articles that warn of a possible glut of scientists in United States.