Lonnie Thompson one of the Columbus 'True Originals'

February 4, 2020
Lonnie Thompson seated with 10 other True Originals

Lonnie G. Thompson, a paleoclimatologist, joins poet and author Hanif Abdurraqib, art and music producers Jack and Zoe Johnstone, and artists Jackie Calderone and Robert Post to be honored by the Columbus Foundation through its True Originals program.

Polar Education Just Got Cooler

November 22, 2019
People having a discussion at a round table

The Education and Outreach Group of the Byrd Center at The Ohio State University will co-lead Polar Literacy: A Model for Youth Engagement and Learning, an NSF-funded Advancing Informal STEM Learning initiative to improve learning about Earth’s polar regions.

The Polar Rock Repository Turns 15

September 13, 2019
Anne Grunow cutting a birthday cake