OH Blog and News

COSI and the State of Ohio Launch the Ohio Distance Learning Initiative to Help Bridge the Education Gap Statewide

Published: March 23, 2021

  COSI and museum, cultural, and other statewide partners will deliver 50,000 free Learning Lunchbox STEAM kits to accelerate learning in classrooms, communities, and homes. The Center of Science and Industry (COSI), the top-ranked science center in the country by USA Today’s 10Best, the State of Ohio, statewide educational… Read More


Remembering Lawrence Ferlinghetti (1919-2021), by Pat Williamsen

Published: February 24, 2021

    Lawrence Ferlinghetti died this week. He is no longer at his bookstore, will never again nurture a young writer, will never write again himself. The news of his death is strangely upsetting. After all, I never met the man and visited his bookstore… Read More


Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You by Jason Reynolds. Review by Diane Schroeder

Published: February 17, 2021

Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You is a reimagining of Dr. Ibram X. Kendi’s Stamped from the Beginning. Author Jason Reynolds provides historical context for the ingrained racism in America, exploring our history from the formation of the United States to the 21st century. Despite his assertion that Stamped is “not a history book,”… Read More


Sign up for the Ohio Distance Learning Initiative

Published: February 10, 2021

Ohio Humanities has joined forces with the Center of Science and Industry (COSI) as part of the Ohio Distance Learning Initiative to help make history, culture, science, technology, engineering, arts, and math distance learning opportunities more accessible to Ohio communities. As part of this program, COSI will… Read More


Black American Tree Project Launches New Website

Published: February 8, 2021

The Black American Tree Project (BATP), a joint collaboration of Public Allies Cincinnati and Starfire, has received a 12-month, $20,000 grant to further develop the project and expand its reach in Ohio.  The Ohio Humanities grant has allowed the BATP founders to build a website (… Read More

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