OH Blog and News

Supporting Culture in Rural Counties: The Ashland Chautauqua Adventure

Published: April 11, 2017

For eighteen years, Ashland has been home to a living history festival that draws hundreds of people on summer evenings for live performances in the historic band shell in Ashland’s Brookside Park. Ashland is the county seat of a rural, north central Ohio agricultural county of the same name, with… Read More

Another Reason to Crack the Books

Published: March 29, 2017

Who knew?  Readers live longer than non-readers. I just saw an item in the AARP magazine that cited a study by Yale University scientists who discovered that reading 30 minutes a day increases longevity.  Reading fiction is particularly helpful. That’s good news for people who read constantly. Authored by Becca… Read More

Ohio Humanities invests in important untold Ohio stories and leverages major support for Lucy Braun – Pioneer Ecologist

Published: March 23, 2017

Photo: Lucy Braun (right) fords stream during field research in 1910 at Beechwood Camp, Hueston Woods, Ohio. Courtesy, Willard Sherman Turrell Herbarium, Miami University. Lucy Braun (1889-1971) was a trailblazer in the field of ecology and for women in science. She was the second woman to receive a PhD… Read More

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