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.
U.S. Marshals have arrested a Grove City woman accused of lying to federal authorities about the whereabouts of her sister, Rebecca Parrett.
Ohio State University Board of Trustees announced the school’s new chief financial officer Friday afternoon. The job of CFO now pays considerably more than it did.
The current economic crisis has had disastrous consequents for many. WOSU’ Commentator Michael Ivey wonders why experts did not see it coming.
Ohio University historian Paul Milazzo says the current financial crisis is unlike either the Crash of 1929 or the Great Depression of the 1930′s.
On a vote of 207 to 226, the U-S House Monday rejected the $700 billion dollar bailout package
Ohio is leading the nation in the number of personal bankruptcies.
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.
A federal grand jury in Columbus has indicted 7 former executives of National Century Financial Enterprises. U.S. Attorney Gregory Lockhart says in a Department of Justice release that company executives bilked investors by “building a financial house of cards.”