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In today's news we look at employers offering college degrees for their employees, Ohio colleges among the top-ranked for online programs for veterans, Ohio's new supercomputer three times faster than the previous system, schools and libraries receiving their full request in E-Rate funding, and Cleveland searching for a way to collaborate technology and the community... 

In today's news we look at Columbus State Community College offering courses to help put workers back on the job, a robotics championship to make STEM exciting, cable powers used to transform healthcare, University of Minnesota and CUNY lauching a new platform in their publications, and a $10 hedge fund supercomputer that's taking over Wall Street..

In today's news we look at companies in northeastern Ohio gathering at Youngstown State to get a sample of the latest tech trends, Ohio State is facing a $10 million budget gap, researchers are making strides with the Cheyenne supercomputer, IT and library services are working together at Smith College, and Frontier Communications' four-year investment in Ohio has exceeded $199 million...

In today's news we look at the University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College work with OARnet in making an identity blueprint for higher education institutions in Ohio, two Ohio community colleges who are merging their administration offices, Dublin being approved for a 100 gigabit broadband plan, Penn State having a tech expo to show off the future of education, and the University of Chicago being chosen to house the Obama presidential library...

John Burke

John Burke, library director of the Gardner-Harvey Library at Miami University Middletown, began his career just as online catalogs and periodical databases were becoming widespread and the nascent Internet was gaining interest.

His interest in this technology drew him to the field – as well as led him to help others keep up with the ever-changing field as the author of a technology textbook.

OhioLINK recently talked with Burke about working at a regional campus, changes in technology and their impact on librarianship over the past two decades

In today's news we look at technology majors becoming more popular than humanities at Ohio colleges, high school girls participating in STEMM Day at the University of Toledo, Franklin County Launching a $2.5 million jobs program, and Purdue installing their new supercomputer to help in research...

In today's news we look at researchers using the supercomputers at the Ohio Supercomputer Center for help in the Nepal earthquake, Clark State getting approved to offer a 10-percent discount for students, an editorial on getting broadband for Stark County, a nonprofit that aims to prep 11,000 community college students for STEM jobs, and ProQuest acquiring MyiLibrary and OASIS...

In today's news we look at Upper Arlington beginning plans for a fiber-optic network, Ohio public and private universities sparring over how the state should divide grant money, Kent State University professors teaching at Akron high schools so students can earn college credit, Huntington being among the 50 cities competing for a new broadband project, and President Obama announcing new initiatives for libraries...

In today's news we look at fifteen high school students who won scholarships during Goodyears annual STEM Career Day, Central State University being placed on fiscal watch, Ohio colleges planning to launch a drone summit this summer, connecting higher education trends to academic libraries, and the reality of an affordable domestic supercomputer... 

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