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Ohio Supercomputer Center hosts Young Women’s Summer InstituteColumbus, Ohio (Jun 20, 2017) — 

Fifteen Ohio middle school girls were chosen to spend a week of their summer break investigating complex science problems while discovering career opportunities in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields.

YWSI is designed to promote computer, math, science and engineering skills as well as provide hands-on... Read more

Columbus, Ohio (June 7, 2017) – OhioLINK has selected seven member librarians, faculty, and staff members to become the OhioLINK Open Textbook Network (OTN) System Leaders. As system leaders, they will coordinate OhioLINK OTN awareness and advocacy initiatives regarding open educational resources and open textbooks as part of OhioLINK/Ohio Department of Higher Education affordable learning initiatives for higher education.

OhioLINK recently joined the Open Textbook Network, a high-... Read more

Scientel IT Corp Gensonix DB software showcases power of OSC Owens ClusterColumbus, Ohio (Jun 6, 2017) — The Owens Cluster is the most powerful supercomputer in OSC history. 

The Ohio Supercomputer Center recently displayed the power of its new Owens Cluster by running the single-largest scale calculation in the Center’s history.

Scientel IT Corp used 16,800 cores of the Owens Cluster on May 24 to test database software optimized... Read more

Ohio Supercomputer Center hosts 28th annual Summer InstituteColumbus, Ohio (May 30, 2017) — 

Twenty Ohio high school students were selected to attend the Ohio Supercomputer Center’s 28th annual Summer Institute, June 4-16 at The Ohio State University. These academically gifted students will investigate complex science and engineering problems while discovering the many career opportunities in science, technology, engineering and... Read more

EJC access a goldmine for University of Toledo lung cancer researcher 

Each year, lung cancer kills more men and women worldwide than any other cancer. Twenty-nine percent of all cancer deaths — more than breast cancer, colon cancer and prostate cancer combined — are from lung cancer. That accounts for about 160,000 deaths in the U.S. alone each year.

Working in the Willey Lab within the University of Toledo’s College of Medicine and Life Sciences, Rose Zolondek’s research is... Read more

COLUMBUS, Ohio (May 11, 2017) – OhioLINK is pleased to welcome a new member to its team. Nichole Collier joined OhioLINK on May 1, 2017 as the OhioLINK systems librarian.

In this role, Collier will work closely with OhioLINK’s coordinator of catalogs, with personnel from OH-TECH, and with OhioLINK member institutions to assist in planning, implementing, and managing central library catalog functions. She will provide support for OhioLINK’s library catalogs and the integration of... Read more

Ohio University professor a ‘champion’ of OhioLINKDr. Alexa Fox

After completing her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from The University of Akron, Alexa Fox started her doctoral program at the University of Memphis in Tennessee, where she noticed that she was not always able to access articles and journals as easily as she could through OhioLINK when doing academic research at Akron. While many who love OhioLINK testify to peers in other states that they don’t know what they’re missing, Fox... Read more

Winners crowned in flash talk, poster competition

Research using Ohio Supercomputer Center resources continues to break new ground, and OSC clients continue to gain more high performance computer power and a better experience.

Attendees to the April. 6 SUG meeting discuss research during the poster session. Photos by Christi Playford. 

Thursday’s Statewide Users Group (SUG) spring conference once again brought OSC representatives face-to-face with clients and the research being done on... Read more

Owens Cluster named for Olympic champion; delivers 1.5 petaflops of performanceColumbus, Ohio (Mar 29, 2017) — 

J.C. “Jesse” Owens possessed both elite speed and raw power, which he honed and blended on his way to winning four Olympic gold medals in 1936.

Those impressive traits—elite speed and raw power—now are shared by the newest and most powerful supercomputer in the history of the Ohio Supercomputer Center, a system which,... Read more

As a mom, Ivy Carlsen looks out for everyone, from her five kids and her husband to her classmates at Washington State Community College (WSCC) in Marietta. As she juggles the roles of parent, nurse technician, and student, she uses any tool she can to save time and money.

The Carlsen family uses OhioLINK to save money on textbooks. 

That’s why she, her husband, and two of her children use OhioLINK to borrow textbooks instead of buying them. The statewide library consortium has... Read more