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.
52 million state dollars went to Ohio students attending in-state private colleges last year. The Ohio Board of Regents distributed the college aid in nine-hundred-dollar chunks by way of the Ohio Student Choice Grant. The Board requires that every grant recipient be an Ohio resident attending one of the state’s 63 private colleges but does not require review of a family’s income.
Low-income parents and children face a challenge during June, July and August. The meals that the United States Department of Agriculture provides to public school are harder to come by in the summer. Organizations like “Children’s Hunger Alliance” have worked so that this year more of Ohio’s children are getting the same nutrition they need.
Outdoor Theatre is a traditional summer activity for Ohioans and for visitors to Ohio. Tecumseh in Chillicothe, Trumpet in the Land in New Philadelphia and Blue Jacket in Xenia. But, research at Wright State University on the genology of the Shawnee Chief challenges the historical truth of the script’s content. W-O-S-U’s Elizabeth Brown reports on how the show “Blue Jacket” is handling the challenge.