Outreach

Affordable Learning Ohio Summit showcases initiative's development

OhioLINK, the ALAO (Academic Library Association of Ohio) Scholarly Communications Interest Group, and The University of Akron’s Affordable Learning Initiative group recently co-sponsored the inaugural Affordable Learning Ohio Summit at The University of Akron. The event was designed to help foster information sharing amongst Ohio’s institutions already engaged in, or trying to start, affordable learning initiatives. About 150 librarians, instructional designers, faculty members, and administrators representing more than 40 institutions attended the two-day event.

Statewide Users Group spring conference showcases variety of research, OSC resources

COLUMBUS, Ohio (April 6, 2018)  The demand for high performance computing in Ohio is relentless, and it does not discriminate by field.  At Thursday’s Ohio Supercomputer Center Statewide Users Group (SUG) spring conference, OSC clients in fields spanning everything from astrophysics to linguistics gathered to share research highlights and hear updates about the center’s direction and role in supporting

OhioLINK Delivers Textbook Savings to Students via Price Agreements with Four Major Publishers

COLUMBUS, Ohio (March 28, 2018) — Ohio’s efforts to make higher education more affordable for all students include strategies to reduce the cost of textbooks—and a new price agreement with four major textbook publishers has the potential to save students $39.7 million dollars each year. The agreement was announced by OhioLINK, a consortium of 120 academic libraries distributed among 91 Ohio colleges and universities, and part of the Ohio Department of Higher Education’s OH-TECH consortium. 

Ohio State University linguistics team using Ohio Supercomputer Center to translate lesser-known languages

The latest Ohio Supercomputer Center researcher profile takes a look at William Schuler, Ph.D., a linguistics professor at The Ohio State University. Schuler is part of a project called Low Resource Languages for Emergent Incidents (LORELEI), an initiative through the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). The LORELEI program’s goal is to develop technology for languages about which translators and linguists know nothing. 

Ohio supercomputing experts to leverage conference presence

State-of-the-art supercomputers, sophisticated software and high-speed research networks will be on tap as central-Ohio technology experts travel this weekend to Denver for SC17 (https://sc17.supercomputing.org/), the international conference for high performance computing, networking, storage and analysis.

For the complete story, be sure to check out the latest OSC press release

 

OSC helps researchers unveil most accurate map of the invisible universe

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Supercomputer Center played a critical role in helping researchers reach a milestone mapping the growth of the universe from its infancy to present day. The new results released Aug. 3 confirm the surprisingly simple but puzzling theory that the present universe is composed of only 4 percent ordinary matter, 26 percent mysterious dark matter, and the remaining 70 percent in the form of mysterious dark energy, which causes the accelerating expansion of the universe.

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