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Grant program has supported redesign of college courses to reduce student textbook costs Mar 6, 2023

To mitigate the cost of higher education for students, the Ohio Library and Information Network (OhioLINK) launched the Affordable Learning Ohio initiative. The initiative is helping faculty members at Ohio colleges and universities develop, discover, and utilize no- or low-cost-to-student teaching materials, including Open Education Resources (OER), library-owned resources, and OhioLINK-... Read more

Event provides forum for university high performance computing and data professionals to share best practices COLUMBUS, Ohio (Mar 2, 2023) — 

The Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) is hosting the Spring 2023 meeting of the Midwest Research Computing and Data Consortium (MW-RCD) March 2-3.

The MW-RCD is an alliance of several Midwestern universities that supports experimental,... Read more

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Mar 8, 2023) — 

Case Western Reserve University is one of the most research-intensive higher education institutions in the state of Ohio. Ranked R1 by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, during fiscal year 2021 it attracted more than $390 million in competitive sponsored research projects.

With such high research activity, Case Western Reserve needs to manage and store a large amount of... Read more

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Feb 21, 2023) — 

With the COVID-19 pandemic presenting an ongoing global challenge, Xiche Hu’s lab at the University of Toledo is taking a closer look at the mutations of the coronavirus.

For more than 20 years, Hu’s lab has been researching an issue known as molecular recognition, which is how two molecules locate each other, and bind together to perform a biological function. When the COVID-19 pandemic started, Hu... Read more

Young Women’s Summer Institute gives girls confidence to pursue STEM education, careersCOLUMBUS, Ohio (Feb 6, 2023) — 

The Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) launched the Young Women’s Summer Institute (YWSI) 22 years ago in response to the low representation of women in STEM fields, particularly information technology. The program hopes to inspire more Ohio middle school girls to get excited about science and pursue a career in the field.... Read more

Girls work with data, collect water samples and understand how science can impact their communityCOLUMBUS, Ohio (Feb 3, 2023) — 

Fifteen Ohio middle school girls attended the Young Women’s Summer Institute (YWSI) hosted by the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) from July 17-23 2022.

The girls learned about data and watersheds and practiced analyzing water samples before going on an excursion to Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park Nature... Read more

COLUMBUS , Ohio (Feb 9, 2023) — 

Cotty Fay Marine Design is a small firm in Washington state that uses its engineering expertise to improve the design and performance of products, ranging from the mechanical parts on watercraft to the manufacturing equipment used by various industries.

Company owner Endicott (Cotty) M. Fay employs computational fluid dynamics to simulate how product designs may behave in—and impact—the environments... Read more

Clients may request access to new cluster designed to support artificial intelligence, machine learning, big dataCOLUMBUS , Ohio (Jan 19, 2023) — 

The Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) has officially launched Ascend, its new high performance computing (HPC) cluster designed to accommodate the growth of client work in the areas of artificial intelligence (AI), data analytics and machine learning.

Academic and commercial clients... Read more

Affiliated authors can publish uncapped, APC-free open access articles at no additional cost to OhioLINK member institutionsJan 5, 2023

OhioLINK, Ohio’s academic library consortium, has entered into a 3-year transformative agreement with IOP Publishing (IOPP). The agreement provides OhioLINK member institution authors the opportunity to publish unlimited open access articles at no cost to the author and at no additional cost to OhioLINK institutions. In addition, OhioLINK library users have... Read more

Intelligent Community Forum recognizes state’s efforts to expand broadband accessCOLUMBUS, Ohio (Jan 3, 2023) — 

The Intelligent Community Forum (ICF) recently named the State of Ohio the world’s first “Intelligent State” for its focus on improving broadband access and infrastructure to support economic growth. The Ohio Academic Resources Network (OARnet) was highlighted as a key partner in the state’s broadband efforts.

“We are so... Read more