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COSI is Columbus' dynamic hands-on science center and was recently named the #1 science center in the country by Parents Magazine. COSI features more than 300 interactive exhibitions and over 100,000 square feet of exhibit space, a 7-story Extreme Screen Theater with the largest screen in Ohio, an outdoor science park, a special area for tiny explorers ages 0 through Kindergarten, and the country's only high-wire unicycle. COSI also offers a variety of special events, family programs, camps, and more.

05
August
2014

COSI Celebrates 10 Years of Farm Days

Huge Farm Equipment comes to COSI August 6 – 10, 2014

Photo of Farm Days 2014.

COLUMBUS, OH – COSI celebrates 10 years of bringing the farm to the city with Farm Days: Little Seeds, Big Tractors Wednesday, August 6 through Sunday, August 10.  Farm Days features huge farming equipment, including a Case IH Quadtrac machine which uses rubber treads instead of tires, arranged on the west side of COSI and activities related to Ohio’s largest industry: food and agriculture.  

31
July
2014

COSI Welcomes New Board Member

Aimee Kennedy has been named to COSI Board

Photo of Aimee Kennedy.

Columbus, OH – Aimee Kennedy has been named to COSI’s volunteer board of trustees.  She is vice president of Education, STEM Learning, and Philanthropy at Battelle.

Kennedy directs Battelle’s efforts to foster innovative educational environments that prepare students for tomorrow’s career and college environment.  Prior to Battelle, she was the Principal/Chief Academic Officer at Metro Early College High School, an Ohio STEM Learning Network platform school founded by Battelle and located on the campus of The Ohio State University.  As principal, Kennedy led the Metro Early College to unprecedented levels of student achievement during her leadership and tenure.

Kennedy earned a bachelor’s degree from Malone University in Communications, a master’s degree in Education from the University of Akron, and is completing a Ph.D. in Educational Policy and Leadership at The Ohio State University.

The volunteer Board of Trustees provides dedicated leadership and support, enabling COSI to engage with more than one million individuals every year both on-site and off-site.  There are 13 people on the board.  

Written by: Jaclyn Reynolds

30
June
2014

COSI Welcomes New Board Member

Christopher J. Lambrix has been named to COSI Board

Photo of Christopher Lambrix.

Columbus, OH – Christopher J. Lambrix has been named to COSI’s volunteer board of trustees.  He is Senior Vice President of Retail Business Development for BEF Foods, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Bob Evans Farms, Inc.

Lambrix joined the company in 2011 and is responsible for leading the strategic marketing, sales, business development, and customer service activities of the company’s retail grocery business.  Prior to joining BEF Foods, Inc., he was a principal in the consumer and retail practice of A.T. Kearney in Chicago, IL.

Lambrix graduated from Georgetown University in 1990 with a Bachelor of Arts in Theology and received his MBA in 1997 from the University of Michigan.

The volunteer Board of Trustees provides dedicated leadership and support, enabling COSI to engage with more than one million individuals every year both on-site and off-site.  There are 13 people on the board.

Written by: Jaclyn Reynolds

12
June
2014

Huge Construction Equipment Takes Over COSI

The Science of Big Machines is at COSI June 14 -22, 2014

Photo from Big Machines 2013.

Columbus, OH – They’re big, they’re loud and they’re back at COSI!  Big Machines including a bulldozer, concrete truck and a crane will take over COSI’s West Plaza June 14-22, 2014. 

More than 20 pieces of construction equipment will be at COSI.  Kids will get their own hard hat to wear while they dig and move sand or operate the controls a real mini-excavator or a telescoping forklift.  For the youngest guests, climb in the driver’s seat of several big pieces of equipment or play with construction toys just like the real thing.  

Written by: Jaclyn Reynolds

10
June
2014

Calling All Watsons!

COSI to Offer Free Admission to The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes for Anyone With The Last Name “Watson”

Calling All Watsons!

COLUMBUS, OH – COSI is “Calling All Watsons!” to The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes. From June 14-June 29, 2014, anyone with the last name “Watson” will be granted free general admission to COSI – Columbus’ Center of Science and Industry - and the Sherlock Holmes exhibition.

Written by: Jaclyn Reynolds

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