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Education
1:36 pm
Mon July 7, 2014

Sinclair To Partner With Ohio State On Drone Programs

Sinclair's National Center for UAS Training aims to become a leader in teaching drone engineering, design and operation.
Credit Jerry Kenney / WYSO

Sinclair Community College in Dayton has announced a partnership with Ohio State University on its unmanned aerial system (UAS) or drone program.

Sinclair recently got news of a $4 million grant from the state to improve its facilities for teaching about drones. Now Sinclair will team up with Ohio State to offer people who get UAS certificates or associate’s degrees options to complete a degree at OSU in data analytics or geospatial precision agriculture; OSU students will be able to take classes at Sinclair to earn a certificate or degree.

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Politics
8:35 am
Tue December 10, 2013

Group Claims First JobsOhio President Cashing In On Ohio Connections

A group critical of JobsOhio says the California native brought in to be its first president may have used that position to set himself up for a big payday later.

The liberal group Progress Ohio has been trying to find out about the deals Mark Kvamme has been striking with his firm Drive Capital since leaving JobsOhio. Progress Ohio’s Brian Rothenberg says based on a similar proposed deal with one of the state’s pension funds, Kvamme could net $9 million in fees, half a million in expenses and 20% of future profits from The Ohio State University’s investment in his company.

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Education
8:04 am
Thu August 15, 2013

Interim OSU President Says He Doesn’t Have To Do Damage Control For Gee

The interim president of Ohio State University says he has work to do to push the OSU brand across the country internationally, but he says he doesn’t feel damage control is part of that. Joe Alutto is taking over for Gordon Gee, who retired earlier this summer after a controversy over a series of headline-making verbal gaffes. Alutto says he doesn’t think he has to repair any burned bridges as he moves into Gee’s office.

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Health, Science & The Environment
4:06 pm
Mon December 24, 2012

OSU To Participate in Autism Drug Study

Ohio State University is participating in a large clinical research program to determine if an Alzheimer's disease medication can be used to treat children with autism.  The Columbus Dispatch reports that children with autism from central Ohio can enroll in the program at OSU's Nisonger Center.  The study is evaluating social interaction and communication among autistic children.

Around the Miami Valley
11:25 am
Mon June 4, 2012

WYSO Weekend: June 3, 2012

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for June 3, 2012 containing the following stories:

-Jerry Kenney interviews Joshua Fields Millburn & Ryan Nicodemus, authors of The Minimalists

-New Ohio Guide: Where North Meets South, by San Hendren

-WYSO's Miller Fellow Jennifer Carlson has a sound portrait of a book release party at Mills Lawn Elementary in Yellow Springs

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