Tom Rieland Archives For October 2013

WOSU Wins National Award for Neighborhoods’ Classroom Project

WOSU's Marcelita Haskins and Matthew Doran, Columbus City Schools Social Studies Coordinator with the NETA Educational Award.
30, 2013

Lesson plans created out of WOSU’s Columbus Neighborhoods documentary series have been honored with a national award from the National Educational Telecommunications Association for best use of digital media in the classroom.

89.7 Week Long Series Focuses on Columbus School Levy

A portion of the levy funding will focus on making sure more preschoolers are ready for Kindergarten.
22, 2013

On Nov. 5, Columbus School District voters face a big decision – whether to approve a 24 percent increase in school taxes. WOSU 89.7 NPR News is taking a week-long critical look at the levy request.

Fall Fundraiser Tops Goal at WOSU Radio

Volunteers taking calls in the fund drive nerve center. Thanks to everyone who contributed your time and your money to support 89.7 NPR News and Classical 101!
18, 2013

Our dual fundraising efforts on Classical 101 and 89.7 NPR News reached a conclusion Friday late afternoon as we topped our 250,000 goal for the Fall Fundraiser. Funds go directly to support the programming you hear!

Meet Curious George this Saturday at WOSU@COSI

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Curious George appears at WOSU@COSI Studios this Saturday from 11 am to 2 pm.
15, 2013

Curious George is appearing at WOSU@COSI this Saturday! He just can’t stay away from Columbus and returns this Saturday, October 19 from 11am-2pm at WOSU’s studios at COSI.  Join us for story time, photos, activities and a chance to meet this clever little monkey.  Anyone can come without any fee. The schedule below will help [...]

Fall Fund Drive at WOSU – Everyone’s a winner!

13, 2013

We at WOSU need listener support to sustain 89.7 NPR News. You contribute to support programming that sustains you. In the process, we all win. Another winner was Dr. Stuart Raby, who contributed early in the fall fund drive and came away with an iPad mini!

TEDxColumbus Speakers – Fun, Thoughtful, Provocative

Ted Radio
You can listen to TED Talks from across the globe and more on 89.7 NPR News through the TED RADIO HOUR at 3 pm every Sunday afternoon.
October 9, 2013

WOSU is again the proud media sponsor of the growing phenomenon called the TEDxColumbus event this Friday at COSI.  The event is sold out, but you can still take part in viewing the day’s talks and performances: The McConnell Arts Center in Worthington on 161 next to Worthington High School will open their theater from [...]

October Radio Pledge – WOSU Needs You!

Classical 101 and 897 News billboard
89.7 NPR News and Classical 101 Fund drive goes through October 18th.
9, 2013

People are often surprised by how critical membership is to WOSU’s bottom line. Despite what you might hear about federal, state or University funding, over a third of the budget comes from individual members and private support makes up the majority of the annual $9.6 million WOSU budget.

FRONTLINE finds NFL a League of Denial – Tuesday Night on WOSU TV

6, 2013

The National Football League, a multibillion-dollar commercial juggernaut, presides over America’s indisputable national pastime. But the NFL is under assault as thousands of former players and a host of scientists claim the league has covered up how football inflicted long-term brain injuries on many players. As the professional football season begins, you won’t hear ESPN [...]

Classical 101 broadcasting Columbus Symphony “live”

Classical 101
October 3, 2013

With long time host Christopher Purdy at the helm, Classical 101 (101.1 FM) will be broadcasting one of the mightiest works of all time – Mahler’s “Resurrection” Symphony LIVE this Saturday night, October 5th at 8 pm.