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News article: New report focuses on ways to expand, enhance rural access to broadband internet in Ohio

While most Ohioans have access to broadband internet, nearly 1 million still lack access to the fast, reliable broadband services in their homes, says analysts with the C. William Swank Program in Rural-Urban Policy at The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES).

News article: Pandemic pushes graduate student back into student government service

Nick Messenger received his BS in economics from The Ohio State University in 2013. As an undergraduate, he took an active role in student government and served as president. After graduation, he taught in public education for a few years before deciding to return to Ohio State to pursue his PhD in regional and urban economics. His plan was to put all his energy into educational policy research and into studying the intersection of education, economics, and geography.