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Ohio Sea Grant and Stone Lab Featured in First OSU Big Ten Network Program

October 29, 2007

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                             

Columbus, OH – Ohio Sea Grant’s Stone Lab is one of the first four programs featured in OSU’s first Big Ten Network program, “iMix,” which airs beginning today Thursday, November 1, 2007 at 5:00 p.m. The segment, which highlights top OSU programs, will run throughout the month of November, repeating Monday, November 5 at 5:00 a.m.; Wednesday, November 7 at 11:00 a.m.; Thursday, November 22 at 4:30p.m.; Monday, November 26 at 4:30a.m.; and Wednesday, November 28 at 10:30a.m.

Captured in a fast-paced television magazine format, the 30-minute “iMix” (Interactive Mixed Media) show highlights Stone Laboratory, OSU’s Island Campus on Lake Erie, along with the Buckeye Bullet, the OSU hydrogen fuel cell powered vehicle; and ThePalestra.com, an internet news service geared toward university students.

The Stone Lab segment showcases current Stone Lab research, its summer college courses, and students involved in the Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Scholarship Program, a summer program that provides full tuition to undergraduates as they complete a five-week, field-based research project.

Located on the 6.5-acre Gibraltar Island in Put-in-Bay harbor, Stone Laboratory is The Ohio State University's Island Campus on Lake Erie and the education and research facility of the Ohio Sea Grant College Program. For more information about Ohio Sea Grant and Stone Lab, visit ohioseagrant.osu.edu.

The Big Ten Network has a viewership of more than 30 million homes nationwide.


Contact: Jill Jentes Banicki, Assistant Director, Ohio Sea Grant: 614.292.8949, jentes.1@osu.edu.