Veteran journalist Carl Hoffman believes he’s solved one of the great mysteries of the 20th century. In 1961 at the age of 23, Michael Rockefeller – son of New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller and a member of one of the richest and most powerful families in America ¬– travelled to remote New Guinea in search of primitive art for his father’s new museum.
A U.S. Supreme Court ruling this past summer may have implications for some student organizations at Ohio State University. As WOSU’s Sam Hendren reports, officials are trying to decide if religious clubs should continue to be able to exclude certain students.
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke is expressing concern that the economy isn’t growing fast enough to significantly reduce unemployment. Bernanke made his comments during a business roundtable at Ohio State University.
Recent college graduates are grumbling. They’re finding out that it’s not as easy as they thought it would be to find a job in their chosen field.
An Ohio State University employee opened fire Tuesday at a campus maintenance building, killing a co-worker and wounding another, the university said.
On New Year’s Day, bowl games dominate the airwaves. But some of the drama this year will be on the sidelines. At the Sugar Bowl, the University of Cincinnati Bearcats will play without coach Brian Kelly who recently took the head coaching job at Notre Dame. And Florida coach Urban Meyer says his coaching future is clouded by health problems. The comings and goings of college coaches raise the question about the effectiveness of college coaches’ contracts.
A military scholar at Ohio State University has mixed reactions to what is known thus far about President Obama’s military plan for Afghanistan. The retired Army colonel says he supports additional troops, but is concerned about withdrawing those troops too quickly.
Health officials say that there are three million nurses in the United States. But they also continue to warn that there’s a nursing shortage. They say the number of jobs going unfilled will grow dramatically in the next 15 years. But in Central Ohio, that doesn’t seem to be the case – at least not yet.
Two Ohio State University communication researchers this week published a study linking news coverage of war casualties in Iraq with support for troop withdrawals.
Businesses in Central Ohio say they’re preparing for what could be an especially large influenza outbreak this year.
Flu season is approaching and Ohio colleges and universities are watching for outbreaks of swine flu. Several schools already report cases. Here in Central Ohio, schools say they are making contingency plans in the event of a campus-wide outbreak.