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MindGames Highlights UC's Roles as Community Partner

Date: Oct. 16, 2001
By: Dawn Fuller
Phone: (513) 556-1823
Archive: General News

As the University of Cincinnati's Homecoming gears up to welcome alumni back to campus, the Honors Scholars Program kicks off a new feature that demonstrates why alums can boast that their university is a world-recognized institution.

MindGames, a seminar to be held from 2-5:30 p.m. at Lindner Hall, sixth floor, will explore how the university benefits local, national and international communities through teaching, research and service. Keynote speaker Mitchel Livingston, vice president for Student Affairs and Human Resources, opens the seminar with the Just Community initiative that has won national recognition for UC.

Other concurrent sessions are as follows:

  • 2:30 p.m. - Lindner Hall, sixth floor, seminar room one. William R. Heineman, professor of chemistry, explains how the development of chemical sensors will impact the medical and environmental fields.
  • 2:30 p.m. - Lindner Hall, sixth floor, seminar room two. Research Dietician Kathleen Hrovat reveals how the national research of UC's Women's Health Initiative is not only saving lives, but also extending quality of life. She'll present the latest research from the WHI.
  • 3:45 p.m. - Lindner Hall, sixth floor, seminar room one. Lucille Schultz, professor of English and comparative literature, leads a faculty panel on the university's Service Learning initiative and how it is enabling students to apply the talents they develop in their field of study to make a positive impact on the world.
  • 3:45 p.m. - Lindner Hall, sixth floor, seminar room two. Cynthia Crane, assistant professor of English, discusses Divided Lives, her book that follows the tragic stories of 10 women who grew up as children of Jewish-Christian marriages during Hitler's Third Reich.

    For more information on MindGames, contact Lori Beth Derenski, program coordinator, (513) 556-6255.

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