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Rural Entrepreneur Promotes his Products to a Global Market

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Scott Bagley is a rural entrepreneur and innovator but he sells his products internationally. Bagley is founder of Exeterra, an Innovation Center company. He sells the Exeter Biochar Retort – a large round kiln that uses a high-heat process to produce charcoal materials from wood and animal bones in an energy-efficient, clean-burning way. He sells… Read More

WOUB’s Partner Dr. Lynn Harter Wins a National Engaged Scholar Award

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Dr. Lynn Harter, co-director of the Barbara Geralds Institute for Storytelling and Social Impact and professor in the School of Communication Studies at Ohio University, was awarded the 2015 Engaged Scholar Award at the National Communication Association (NCA) Annual Convention in Las Vegas last week. The award honors academics who have demonstrated both outstanding teaching… Read More

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Holiday Movie Series Returns to Athena Cinema


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For the fourth consecutive year, the Athena Cinema will present family friendly holiday classics on Saturday afternoons while supporting area families in need. From Nov. 28 through Dec. 19, the Athena Cinema (part of Ohio University’s College of Fine Arts) will partner with the Department of Real Estate Management, Community Engagement and Economic Development and… Read More

Project to Upgrade Transit, Broadband Access in Rural Areas

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – An Ohio transportation agency is expected to use nearly $7 million in federal money to upgrade rural transit agencies’ technology and to increase broadband Internet access in areas with insufficient service. The Columbus Dispatch reports more than 30 rural transit service areas will receive upgrades under the Transit Tech Ohio project,… Read More