Clare Roth

All Things Considered Host

Clare Roth joined WOSU in February of 2017. After attending the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University, she returned to her native Iowa as a producer for Iowa Public Radio.

Besides her affinity for four-letter flyover states and Big Ten schools, Clare is a big fan of stand-up comedy, ice skating, and indie theaters. An incurable word nerd, she can usually be found at the library.

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Dreams Soar

On Monday morning, an aviator will take off from Columbus to continue a 90-day around-the-world trip, inspired by a historic Columbus flight more than 50 years ago.

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In March, Rep. Steve Stivers of Ohio's 15th district introduced a bill in the U.S. House of Representatives. Its aim is small, but important—expand the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s definition of homelessness.

Clare Roth

In  May 1977, Lucy Shelton Caswell began to gather and curate the art of Columbus cartoonist Milton Caniff. That collection became The Ohio State University's Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum, which is celebrating four decades of preserving and showcasing the world of cartoons and comics - now a much different world than when it began.

Clare Roth

Every year, NASA poses a challenge to schools around the country come up with a prototype that the organization can use in its journey to Mars.

Among the eight winners this year was a team of students at the Ohio State College of Engineering.

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Columbus's first podcast festival kicks off Wednesday night on the Short North Stage. Along with a DIY contest and workshops, 17 podcasts will be featured - most of which are homegrown.

Ohio State University

As Daniella Vieira began her final semester studying business at The Ohio State University and started to contemplate her commencement in May, she was filled with hope, pride - and concern.

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Columbus has the second-largest concentration of Somali immigrants in the U.S., following Minneapolis, which has almost double the population. Stefanie Chambers, who compared the two in her book "Somalis in the Twin Cities and Columbus," says Columbus still lags behind in incorporating Somali-Americans into the community.

Terrace Place

Friday marks the grand opening of a new apartment complex that’s the result of a collaboration between the Community Housing Network and Ohio State University. Located near the university on East Ninth Avenue, Terrace Place provides a home to about 60 people who have struggled with addiction, mental illness and homelessness.

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This Earth Day, tens of thousands of people are expected to take part in a “March for Science” in Washington, D.C., and at hundreds of satellite marches across the country - including Columbus. 

Stu and Tara Rase

After battling poverty as a child with her family, Tara Rase got out of Columbus. Now, in a series called "Refugee Road," she's revisiting that journey panel by panel.

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