Columbus, Ohio

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national top

Report'' for best public university, and No. 56 overall, scoring in the first tier of schools nationally.national-top-public U.S. News and Reports, Best Colleges Retrieved July 26, 2009. Some of OSU's graduate school programs placed in the top 5, including: No. 5 for best veterinary program and No. 5 for best pharmacy program. The specialty graduate programs of social psychology was ranked No. 2, dispute


featured works

Tschumi 's winning entry), the Museum of Modern Art's 1988 ''Deconstructivist Architecture'' exhibition in New York, organized by Philip Johnson and Mark Wigley, and the 1989 opening of the Wexner Center for the Arts in Columbus (Columbus, Ohio), designed by Peter Eisenman. The New York exhibition featured works by Frank Gehry, Daniel Libeskind, Rem Koolhaas, Peter Eisenman, Zaha Hadid, Coop Himmelblau, and Bernard Tschumi. Since the exhibition


quot aggressive

Statistical Area . In 2008, Madison County, which spans Interstates 70 (Interstate 70) and 71 (Interstate 71) as they converge on Columbus (Columbus, Ohio), was cited by the Ohio State Highway Patrol as leading the state for the most number of speeding tickets in excess of 20-mph over the posted limit. "AGGRESSIVE DRIVING: 20mph+ Over the Speed Limit", Ohio State Highway Patrol, Traffic Safety Bulletin, Feb 13, 2008.


innovative radio

KERA (KERA (FM)) where he produced an innovative radio show called "90.1 at Night". While there, he created a series called "Sound Sessions", live radio sessions featuring Dallas area bands. This show gave a platform, recording resources and eventually compilation CD exposure to bands such as the Dixie Chicks. At the time the only other broadcasts that featured local bands were on KDGE. Origins The Biophysical Society was founded in response to the growth


work collection

." As of 2010 she is a professor of women's spirituality at the California Institute for Integral Studies and a research fellow at the Green Institute.


science major

was a computer science major and economics minor. During her time in college she was involved in Summerstock Theater Programs in which she starred in several shows, including "The Will Rogers Follies" and "Born Yesterday". She left university to follow her career in modeling after she was discovered at a ProScout event in Columbus (Columbus, Ohio), Ohio in September 2001. From ProScout, Dodds was signed with Paulines Agency in New York and Aria in Chicago. Dodds modeled


defense construction

managers: Defense Clothing & Textile Supply Center, (formerly the Philadelphia Quartermaster Depot); Defense Supply Center Philadelphia Defense Construction Supply Center, Columbus, Ohio; Defense General Supply Center, Richmond, Virginia; Defense Medical Supply Center, Brooklyn, New York; Defense Petroleum Supply Center, Washington, D.C.; Defense Subsistence Supply Center, Chicago


national recording

of music, food, dance, and entertainment by local and national recording artists. The festival holds a Father's Day celebration, honoring local fathers. Around the Fourth of July (Independence Day (United States)), Columbus hosts Red, White, and Boom! on the Scioto riverfront downtown to crowds of over 500,000 people. He attended high school in Columbus and graduated from the University of Southwestern Louisiana (University of Louisiana at Lafayette), now the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. DATE OF BIRTH April 7, 1951 PLACE OF BIRTH Columbus (Columbus, Ohio), Ohio DATE OF DEATH thumb 300px Melvin Rios and Baldemar Velasquez at Columbus Rally for Undocumented Immigrants' Rights, 2006-03-26 (Image:20060326 14-05-39melvinbaldemarvelasquez.JPG) On March 26, thousands rallied outside the Columbus, Ohio (w:Columbus, Ohio) statehouse, advocating rights for undocumented immigrants. This was one of a series of rallies following one in Los Angeles (w:Los Angeles, California), which was reported to have drawn over 500,000 attendees.


basketball programs

He attended high school in Columbus and graduated from the University of Southwestern Louisiana (University of Louisiana at Lafayette), now the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. DATE OF BIRTH April 7, 1951 PLACE OF BIRTH Columbus (Columbus, Ohio), Ohio DATE OF DEATH thumb 300px Melvin Rios and Baldemar Velasquez at Columbus Rally for Undocumented Immigrants' Rights, 2006-03-26 (Image:20060326 14-05-39melvinbaldemarvelasquez.JPG) On March 26, thousands rallied outside the Columbus, Ohio (w:Columbus, Ohio) statehouse, advocating rights for undocumented immigrants. This was one of a series of rallies following one in Los Angeles (w:Los Angeles, California), which was reported to have drawn over 500,000 attendees.


supporting programs

for Ohioans while having a $6.6 billion economic impact with an investment return ratio of 9:1. In 2010 it won the International Economic Development Council's ''Excellence in Economic Development Award'', celebrated as a national model of success. Ohio Third Frontier and Supporting Programs Win Top Tech Awards for Economic Development The state's cities have become hubs of modern industry

Columbus, Ohio

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Under the Combined Statistical Area (CSA) model, the Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area was the 28th largest (List of metropolitan areas of the United States) in the United States. According to the U.S. Census Bureau (United States Census Bureau), the Columbus-Marion-Zanesville, OH Combined Statistical Area (Columbus, Ohio metropolitan area) (which also includes Marion (Marion, Ohio), Chillicothe (Chillicothe, Ohio), and Mount Vernon (Mount Vernon, Ohio)) has a population of 2,370,839, making it the second largest metropolitan area in Ohio (List of metropolitan areas of the United States) behind Cleveland, Ohio. It is also the fourth most populous state capital (List of capitals in the United States) in the United States, and the third largest city in the Midwestern United States. Population in Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas Ranked by 2000 Population for the United States and Puerto Rico: 1990 and 2000 (pdf). U.S. Census Bureau. December 30, 2003. Retrieved on 2007-11-20 from http: www.census.gov population cen2000 phc-t29 tab03a.pdf.

Columbus is the county seat of Franklin County (Franklin County, Ohio). The city proper has also expanded and annexed (annexation) portions of adjoining Delaware County (Delaware County, Ohio) and Fairfield County (Fairfield County, Ohio). Named for explorer Christopher Columbus, the city was founded in 1812 at the confluence of the Scioto (Scioto River) and Olentangy (Olentangy River) rivers, and assumed the functions of state capital in 1816.

The city has a diverse economy based on education, government, insurance, banking, fashion, defense, aviation, food, clothes, logistics, steel, energy, medical research, health care, hospitality, retail, and technology. Columbus is home to the Battelle Memorial Institute, the world's largest private research and development foundation; Chemical Abstracts Service, the world's largest clearinghouse of chemical information; NetJets, the world's largest fractional ownership jet aircraft fleet; and The Ohio State University, one of the largest universities in the United States. As of 2013, the city has the headquarters of five corporations in the U.S. Fortune 500: Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, American Electric Power, L Brands, Big Lots and Cardinal Health. "Fortune 500 features 5 Central Ohio companies, down from 6 last year", Columbus Business First. 2013. Retrieved June 25, 2013. The fast-food corporations Wendy's and White Castle (White Castle (restaurant)) are also based in the Columbus metropolitan area (Columbus, Ohio metropolitan area).

In 2012, Columbus was ranked in ''BusinessWeek'''s 50 best cities in America. Columbus was also ranked as the no. 1 up-and-coming tech city in the nation by Forbes in 2008, "Top 10 Up-And-Coming Tech Cities", William Pentland. ''Forbes Magazine''. March 10, 2008. Retrieved September 5, 2010. and the city was ranked a top ten city by Relocate America in 2010. In 2007, ''fDi Magazine'' ranked the city no. 3 in the U.S. for cities of the future, and the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium was rated no. 1 in 2009 by ''USA Travel Guide''.

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