Around the Consortium

Since 1987, unique state resource has evolved advanced computing in Ohio to accelerate research discovery, business innovation and the education of tomorrow's leadersCOLUMBUS, Ohio (Dec 8, 2022) — 

Since its founding in 1987, OSC has remained on the forefront of technology by continually upgrading and launching new high performance computing resources while expanding its services to an array of academic disciplines and industries. As... Read more

Fall 2022 SC, CASC and Gateways meetings feature OSC leadership and participationCOLUMBUS, Ohio (Nov 30, 2022) — 

Continuing a long tradition of leadership in the field, Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) staff participated in and helped plan three large research computing-focused conferences this fall, advancing and learning from the national conversation in high performance computing (HPC).

The OSC and Open OnDemand team pose for a... Read more
Full day of discussion included security, infrastructure and expert guestsCOLUMBUS, Ohio (Nov 4, 2022) — 

The Ohio Academic Resources Network (OARnet) hosted its biannual Member Meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 1, in hybrid format at its Columbus headquarters and online. The meeting featured a range of special guests and topics, taking place in conjunction with OARsec and OARtech meetings focused on security and technology, respectively.

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National Science Foundation-funded project, led by The Ohio State University, advances AI applicationsNov 1, 2022

The Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) is a project partner in the National Science Foundation-funded Artificial Intelligence (AI) Institute for Intelligent Cyberinfrastructure with Computational Learning in the Environment (ICICLE) and will host an All Hands Meeting Nov. 2-3.

ICICLE, which is... Read more

Switching course materials takes faculty time; OhioLINK’s support helps instructors save students’ money Nov 1, 2022

In its second round of Affordable Learning Open Course Redesign Grants, OhioLINK will help 30 faculty members from 19 Ohio higher education institutions explore teaching with no-cost-to-student course materials.

The small award compensates faculty for participation in a three-week online training course on Open Educational Resources (OER) and provides a personalized... Read more

New digital books support broad humanities, social science, and STEM curriculum with specialized streaming video for mental health, counseling and psychotherapy Oct 5, 2022

Additional Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) funding has allowed OhioLINK, Ohio’s academic library consortium, to purchase four new collections of shared digital books and streaming video. GEER is part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which authorized federal economic aid in... Read more

Program analyzes digital data from criminal investigations to combat drug trafficking in OhioCOLUMBUS , Ohio (Oct 20, 2022) — 

The State of Ohio established two new Ohio Narcotics Intelligence Center (ONIC) offices in Toledo and Cincinnati this year to expand the use of computer forensics to combat drug trafficking. The Ohio Academic Resources Network (OARnet) worked with the sites to support the bandwidth needed for law enforcement to... Read more

Transition to new broadcasting facility called for collaboration among engineering and technology teamsCOLUMBUS, Ohio (Sep 21, 2022) — 

When the viewers and listeners of WOSU Public Media’s television and radio programs tuned in over the last year, they would have been unaware of the massive technical changes happening behind the scenes at the Columbus broadcasting operation.

Working collaboratively... Read more

Staff played key role in organizing PEARC meeting on research computing topicsCOLUMBUS, Ohio (Sep 21, 2022) — 

The Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) leadership and staff have played a significant role in the national Practice and Experience in Advanced Research Computing (PEARC) Conference Series, the latest in a series of conferences beginning in 2006 to address the changing needs of the advanced... Read more

Consortium policy teams will contribute annual objectives Sep 8, 2022

OhioLINK has completed a strategic planning process that will guide the statewide academic library consortium’s work with members through the next three to five years. The Strategic Framework, based on feedback gathered from OhioLINK members, positions the organization to support its 117 member libraries as they navigate the changing post-pandemic... Read more