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La Jolla, Calif. (Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016) – All Internet service providers worry about security, load and speed. A specialized set of public-serving networks does this while supporting breakthrough research and transporting some of the biggest data sets known to mankind. These networks make up The Quilt, a coalition with the mission to advance research and education through network services and applications.

Leaders of the Ohio Academic Resources network (OARnet) and the Ohio... Read more

A professor of Shawnee State University’s Master of Occupational Therapy program, Raber specializes in the rehabilitation of dementia patients.

Christine Raber, PhD, can truly say her use of OhioLINK resources has real-life application. A professor of Shawnee State University’s Master of Occupational Therapy program, Raber specializes in the rehabilitation of dementia patients. More specifically, she researches strategies and opportunities that can motivate persons with dementia to use their... Read more

Experts seek to narrow Information and Communication Technology gaps Columbus, Ohio (Feb 19, 2016) — 

Paul Schopis’ deep understanding of technology and the powerful resources it provides and enables may just help save lives in East Africa.

Schopis, interim director of OARnet, left for East Africa on Friday as part of a weeklong project titled “Bridging the Gap in eCapacity for Global Health Research and Training in East Africa.”... Read more

Initiative to create 3D version of application that simulates industrial welds Columbus, Ohio (Feb 18, 2016) — 

Washington, D.C. (Feb. 18, 2016) – The AweSim program at the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) and EWI have been selected to develop one of 10 national industry projects under the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) High... Read more

Every significant breakthrough – from a baby’s curiosity to a scientist etching his or her name in the history books – begins with one question, one syllable, one word: Why?

Massimo Olivucci, Ph.D., director of the Laboratory of Computational Photochemistry and Photobiology in the Center for Photochemical Sciences at Bowling Green State University

One of the more concentrated “whys” biologists often seek to answer relates to why our eyes select specific molecules in their formation as... Read more

Anita Cook, a long-term employee of OhioLINK, is currently serving a half-time position somewhere very different from Ohio – in sunny Las Vegas, Nevada.

Anita Cook, a long-term employee of OhioLINK, is currently serving a half-time position somewhere very different from Ohio – in sunny Las Vegas, Nevada.

Anita comes from a very extensive background in libraries after having 37 years of experience, 22 of which were at OhioLINK as the full time Coordinator of OhioLINK Catalogs. She has... Read more

Columbus, Ohio (Jan 29, 2016) — 

Leaders from the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) met with five senior members of the Beijing Computing Center (BCC) and Comet Solutions, Inc. at the Ohio Technology Consortium facility Wednesday afternoon to discuss challenges, share... Read more

Xavier University’s Suparna Chatterjee, an assistant professor who seeks to understand the unequal geographies of globalization.

Undeniably, researchers can appreciate OhioLINK’s vast stockpile of literature from around the world, but perhaps none so much as Xavier University’s Suparna Chatterjee, an assistant professor who seeks to understand the unequal geographies of globalization. Her work culminates information from economics, history, business and anthropology, to name a few, to study... Read more

Gwen Evans, OhioLINK’s executive director, certainly has an impressive (and extensive) background of knowledge, which ranges from ancient and medieval history to cultural anthropology.

Evans previously served as the director of special projects at the Ohio Technology Consortium (OH-TECH). She came to OH-TECH from her position as associate professor and coordinator of Library Information and Emerging Technology at Bowling Green State University. 

Gwen recently sat down with... Read more

In a very significant way, Rodney Richardson has found a key that is unlocking some powerful insight into how we can help sustain the lives of our planet’s pollinators.

In 2014, the Ohio State University graduate student adapted his previous experience using Ohio Supercomputer Center resources for bioinformatics studies to his current research on honey bee foraging and the result could throw open the doors for this particular area of study.

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