General News Archive
Dec. 13, 2002/MBA Case Competition Focuses On The Brewing Industry
Business case competitions give students a chance to put in practice the skills they've been learning in the classroom all year. This year's case chosen by UC originated in 1994 and involved a Brazilian-based brewer selling its Mexican-produced beer in the United Kingdom. Twelve teams of MBA students were given the case a week ago, then had to act in the role of a consulting firm making a presentation to the brewing company's management.
Dec. 13, 2002/Interior Design And Architecture Programs Make The Grade In National Rankings
For the fourth straight year, professionals across the nation have ranked UC's interior design program as the nation's best. And architecture ranks 3rd in the nation, for the third straight year.
Dec. 13, 2002/Astronaut Pam Melroy Lectures AT UC
Sky-high dreams can be achieved, and astronaut Pam Melroy is living proof. Melroy came to UC this week to share her success story as part of a Women in Engineering special lecture.
Dec. 11, 2002/New MPA Offers Paths To Professional Growth
UC employees who are aspiring or new managers now have a new "MAP" to guide them.
Dec. 9, 2002/Local Client Gives High Marks To Public Relations Class
Communication students have created new public service announcements, new logos, a jingle and a new Web site to help a multicultural awards program bolster its impact.
Dec. 6, 2002/Rock Star Bono Brings His Platform of AIDS Funding For Africa To UC
U2 singer and actor Chris Tucker brought a powerful message: America can, and must, do something to help Africa avert disaster.
Dec. 2, 2002/Service For Students At The Heart Of University Pavilion
No more dancing the "UC shuffle." The $32 million University Pavilion "takes the shoe leather" out of conducting stuent business at UC.
Nov. 27, 2002/Celebrating The Season UC Works To Make The Holidays Brighter
The caring spirit often exhibited by the UC community is particularly in evidence during the holiday season. As examples of that goodwill, we offer up the following roundup of special projects now underway across UC's campuses.
Nov. 27, 2002/For Fashion Students, Real World Project Is All About Pressure
Fashion students press on in seeking to help burn patients.
Nov. 26, 2002/Students Step Up To The Plate For This Final Exam
Civility is the main course for UC students set to take their final exam at Pigall's restaurant at 6 p.m. Wednesday on Dec. 4.
Nov. 26, 2002/Faculty and Staff: Details on Holiday Celebrations
Two campus events will allow UC faculty abd staff to gather for some special time before the university community scatters in different directions for winter break.
Nov. 19, 2002/Applications Underway For Cincinnatus Scholarship Competition
This unique competition, Cincinnatus VII, brings these academically talented students to campus so they can showcase their ability, leadership and commitment to service. Everyone who's invited to compete will go home a winner, and eight top candidates will be awarded full four-year scholarships of $60,000 to pay for tuition, room and board, fees and books.
Nov. 19, 2002/UC Benefits Deadline Nov. 21
Complete benefits enrollments forms must be returned to the Benfits Office by Thursday, Nov, 21.
Nov. 18, 2002/Great American Smokeout Nov. 21
The Wellness Center will have information on the harmful effects of smoking as well as how to successfully quit smoking, plus the campus community can play a "wheel of questions" to learn smoking and tobacco-related information.
Nov. 15, 2002/Crosstown Contest Benefits Community Schools
There's a new crosstown contest brewing between the University of Cincinnati and Xavier, and the winners will be the children in Cincinnati Public Schools. UC's Mortar Board, the honor society of college seniors, and Xavier's Mortar Board are competing over who will donate the most books for the Crosstown Book Drive. All donated books will be delivered to the libraries in Cincinnati Public Schools.
Nov. 14, 2002/Gear Up Partnership Paves Pathways To College
More than 1,000 young people from disadvantaged backgrounds will learn that they, too, can go to college, as GEAR UP brings academic opportunities, college-related activities and support for teachers.
Nov. 13, 2002/New Student Tank Tops More Than A Fashion Statement
A new shirt created by UC co-op students Jaleen Francois and Regina Schneider will fight sexual assault, $10 at a time.
Nov. 13, 2002/Sexual Assault Awareness Week Nov. 18-22
Three major events will invite UC and the community to take a stand against violence that targets women.
Nov. 12, 2002/Student Service Offices On the Move To University Pavilion
University Pavilion, the second anchor of MainStreet to open for business this fall, is now filling up with workers across student service offices. The move started Nov. 4 into the $32 million, six-story building designed by Leers Weinzapfel Associates and GBBN Architects. Construction started on the building in January 2001.
Nov. 12, 2002/Special Celebration Planned For College of Applied Science
College of Applied Science to celebrate its Nov. 20, 1828 founding with events on Nov. 20, 2002.
Nov. 12, 2002/Technology Developed at UC Receives Prestigious Award
MeasureNet technology devised at UC receives Governor's Award for Excellence.
Nov. 6, 2002/UC Rated A Good Investment By Top Credit Rating Agencies
Despite a backdrop of state budget problems, both of the major credit rating agencies this week affirmed UC's current bond ratings. Continued strong ratings have a positive impact on the university budget.
Nov. 6, 2002/Thomas F. Boat Named Interim Provost For Health Affairs
Chairman of UC's pediatrics department and director of Cincinnati Children's Research Foundation appointed interim provost.
Nov. 6, 2002/University of Cincinnati Just Community Week Begins Nov. 12
Nov. 1, 2002/University of Cincinnati President To Retire
Dr. Joseph A. Steger, president of the University of Cincinnati for more than 18 years, has announced his retirement.
Nov. 1, 2002/Young U.S. Designers Prove They're a Cut Above
After a prestigious fashion design competition at UC, the best young designers in the nation are Paris bound to compete with their peers from around the world.
Oct. 31, 2002/Halloween At UC Turns Work Into Play
UC employees may technically be too old to trick or treat, but that didn't keep them from revealing a bit of the "child within" today.
Oct. 31, 2002/Suicide Prevention Researcher Keith King Lends Expertise In Ireland
Keith King, a University of Cincinnati assistant professor of health promotion, traveled to Ireland in October to present on suicide prevention strategies, as officials in the city of Cork, Ireland work to curb a recent upswing in suicides there. King presented his research and model for suicide prevention as part of a two-night workshop Oct. 14-15 for parents, teenagers, school officials and medical professionals.
Oct. 28, 2002/UCit Anounces Changes For Wireless LAN Users
Improving network security is the goal for two changes to UC's wireless LAN network, which will require users to make changes in their PC cards by a Jan. 6 deadline.
Oct. 28, 2002/New UC Series Commits to Urban Neighborhoods: The Heights, Over-The-Rhine Feed Off Creative Forces
For at lease the next six years, UC students and faculty from across campus will target urban issues with a hands-on, "brains-on" course.
Oct. 28, 2002/Dedication Ceremony for New Residence Hall A Celebration of UC's Future and Past
Dedication of Turner and Schneider Halls will celebrate the dramatic transformation of campus and honor the continuing impact of UC's pioneers.
Oct. 25, 2002/Taft Memorial Lecture Examines The Code Of The Street
Sociologist Elijah Anderson to address consequences of poverty and racial divide in U.S. cities.
Oct. 24, 2002/Bearcat Baby Makes A Happy Homecoming For UC Couple
UC's newest fan sends mom into labor during the fourth quarter of the Sept. 2 football game.
Oct. 23, 2002/UC Center Receives Top National Award For Promoting Economic Education
More than one million Tristate students over the last 25 years have benefitted from offerings from UC's Economics Center for Education and Research. Now that history of success has landed the center the highest award from the National Council on Economic Education.
Oct. 23, 2002/Ohio Technology Initiative Supports UC Learning Communities
Improving student learning is the goal of the Ohio Learning Network project. Positive early results won UC $75,000 in additional funding for three learning communities.
Oct. 23, 2002/UC Benefits Fair Scheduled For Oct. 25
Friday's Benefits Fair and online resources are available to help UC employees sort out there needs for Choice Benefits Enrollment.
Oct. 16, 2002/Rewarding Great Service UC Grants First Quality Service Awards
Meet the winners of UC's first-ever Quality Service Awards.
Oct. 16, 2002/UC Students Prepare To Lead A Changing World
A new grant means more students can plan on working and studying abroad. Starting in 2003, UC graduate planning students will be heading to Europe, and European students will be coming here.
Oct. 11, 2002/UC Celebrates Anniversary of Title IX Legislation
Four UC events mark the anniversary of the groundbreaking legislation opening opportunities for women in the classroom, in faculty ranks and on the playing field.
Oct. 11, 2002/Education Prof's Photography Gets A New York Times Review
The Times writeup was from the works displayed at a New York Gallery. Now photos by Associate Professor Dan Wheeler are on display in the Teachers College.
Oct. 11, 2002/International Fashion Design Competition Coming to UC
It's no "sew-sew" event. Fashion rules as the nation's young designers gather at UC Oct. 31 to compete in a runway competition that will send the best on to Paris.
Oct. 11, 2002/UC Artist Brings The World Closer to Home
UC painter Frank Herrmann paints a world he's never seen, that of the Asmat people of New Guinea. His large-scale, Asmat-inspired paintings go on view this month.
Oct. 9, 2002/Book Co-Written By UC Author Builds Learning, Breaks Down Stereotypes of Native Americans
Feathered headdresses, construction-paper necklaces and Thanksgiving kits are common classroom activities for young children. A new book co-written by a UC author explains why those lessons are considered insulting to Native Americans.
Oct. 9, 2002/Homecoming 2002 To Feature A "Growellry of Bearcats
Along with all the traditional trimmings of Homecoming - the Bearcat run, parade, kids' carnival, alumni luncheon and football game - is something new called "Mascot Mania."
Oct. 8, 2002/New Doctoral Program To Help Guide Ohio's Economy
With the start of classes this fall, UC's College of Design Architecture, Art, and Planning (DAAP) unveiled a new advanced-level, practically-oriented, hands-on effort to train researchers, scholars and planning practitioners to examine the needs, problems, priorities and potential for development specific to the region.
Oct. 7, 2002/Grand Opening Celebrates Expansion of UC Child Care Center
A $3.8 million expansion of UC Child Care Center, Inc. means growing room for children from the community and from UC families. The center now has space for 149 children compared to the 86 it served before.
Oct. 7, 2002/UC Staff Invited to Celebrate UC and Recognize Quality Service
Program to feature the inaugural presentation of UC's first President's Quality Service Awards.
Oct. 7, 2002/Assistant City Manager Kicks Off Turner Scholar Lecture Series
Speaker will challenge students to reach high-reaching personal and professional goals.
Oct. 4, 2002/Students Can Make A Difference Through Project Connections
Project Connections aims to develop personal relationships, plan and implement community service projects and provide new experiences for both the CPS and UC students, such as attending cultural events.
Oct. 4, 2002/Walk As One Oct. 19
UC community to join walk to promote understanding and respect among all races, religions and cultures.
Oct. 4, 2002/UC Faculty to Discuss Iraq Attack
On Oct. 8, a panel of UC faculty will discuss a variety of aspects about the nation's most pressing question: War with Iraq?
Oct. 3, 2002/New UC Fitness Trail Put To The Test
President Steger didn't wear a sweat suit for no reason.
Oct. 2, 2002/MBA Program to Celebrate New Relationship With Wright-Patterson Air Force Base
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base personnel are gaining a unique opportunity to improve their skills for the business world through a new long-distance relationship with UC's MBA program.
Oct. 2, 2002/UC, Cincinnati Museum Celebrate Ohio's Bicentennial
The 11th anniversary season of the Cincinnati Seminar on the City will celebrate Ohio's 200th birthday and the history of Cincinnati.
Oct. 1, 2002/UC Women's Center Has New Director
Barbara Rinto is new to her job, but not the university.
Oct. 1, 2002/UC Lecture Explores Small Subject
Miniature books, some of them so small they could be lost forever with a sneeze, hold more of a charm for collectors than readers. One of the world's leading authorities on miniature books will be the guest speaker at the first of the University of Cincinnati 2002-2003 University Libraries Lecture Series, to be held Thursday, Oct. 10.
Sept. 30, 2002/UC Surplus Equipment Clearance Sale To Be Held Oct. 5
Used desks, chairs, file cabinets, shelves and much more on sale for 50 percent off.
Sept. 28, 2002/UC Lecture Series Focuses on Biblical Archaeology
Three speakers will explore the relationship between excavation, history and the Hebrew Bible.
Sept. 27, 2002/UC Invites Community to Join "Mending Fences"
The UC Mending Fences program Oct. 1-2 will turn the construction fencing on McMicken Commons into a canvas for participants to express their feelings about events that have affected the nation and the community.
Sept. 26, 2002/UC Denim Day A Fundraiser to Fight Breast Cancer
On Oct. 4, students, faculty and staff are asked to wear denim and make a donation to support the research, education and treatment of breast cancer. It's the world's largest one-day fundraiser for breast cancer awareness and research and UC's fourth straight year of participation.
Sept. 26, 2002/New UC Fitness Trail Dedication to be Held Oct. 2
An outdoor course now stretches one and a half miles across East and West campuses.
Sept. 25, 2002/Hollywood Squares Holds Auditions For UC Students
Sept. 25, 2002/Grand Opening Celebration Planned For Faculty Resource Centers
Sept. 24, 2002/Design Students Transform Trash Into Treasures
In UC's prestigious College of Design Architecture, Art, and Planning (DAAP), 400 new and transfer students work on creating the first-ever DAAP menagerie. Their challenge: taking trash and creating an animal.
Sept. 23, 2002/Students Restore Frames to Historic Paintings
Anne Timpano, director of galleries at UC's College of Design Architecture, Art, and Planning (DAAP) is leading university graduate students in an effort to restore 19th-century and turn-of-the-century paintings by internationally and regionally known artists to their original baroque frames.
Sept. 20, 2002/New One Stop Feature Adds More Convenience
A new feature on the University of Cincinnati One Stop Web site will make it even more convenient for students to take care of their bill anytime or anywhere. The feature allows students to pay their bill online from their personal checking or savings account, avoiding the lines or the postage expense of the old way of conducting university business.
Sept. 19, 2002/Black Law Students Association Gathering for Habitat Project
UC and Ohio State law students kickoff game day Saturday by teaming up to take on housing problems in Over-the-Rhine.
Sept. 19, 2002/MarketPointe at Siddall a National Leader in Campus Dining
The old Siddall Dining Hall first closed last spring for $3.3 million in renovations that moved cooking stations to the main level of the facility. Now students, faculty and staff will have 90 percent of MarketPointe selections cooked right in front of them. The point-of-service, display style concept is what has put UC in the national lead in its approach to campus dining.
Sept. 18, 2002/Helping Hands to Assist Students Moving Onto Campus
Residence Halls open at noon, Sept. 20 at the University of Cincinnati, and that's when hundreds of students will be toting their luggage, computers and other necessities into the residence halls. As they start pulling in, more than 225 pairs of Helping Hands -- belonging to UC administrators, faculty and staff -- will be reaching out to assist.
Sept. 16, 2002/UC's Newest Residence Hall Opens This Fall
UC's newest dorms--the Jefferson Residence Hall Complex--opens Friday, Sept. 20. More than a new place to live, the complex represents part of a $151 million, 15-year Master Housing plan to improve student life.
Sept. 16, 2002/Special Events Planned for UC's Welcome Week
New students won't miss out on the UC-Ohio State football game, even if they can't get into Paul Brown Stadium. That an a citywide arts kickoff are just two of the highlights of Welcome Week 2002.
Sept. 11, 2002/Reflections on Sept. 11: University Observances
An overnight watch, an interfaith walk for peace and pause for reflection with an address from University of Cincinnati President Joseph A. Steger were all part of the university observances of Sept. 11, as the entire community was invited to join in prayers and meditation on this tragic anniversary.
Sept. 5, 2002/September 11 Memorial Announced for Campus
Two Washington American Elm trees, a living symbol of the Twin Towers, will anchor UC's September 11 memorial on McMicken Commons.
Sept. 3, 2002/Elementary Students Benefit from UC Outreach Program
37,880 sheets of paper, 7,152 crayons, 1,816 pens, 590 markers, 576 notebooks and boxes and boxes of other school supplies collected by the UC Medical Center Community Outreach Program will give students at three local elementary schools the materials they need to achieve academically this year.
Sept. 3, 2002/Honors Scholars Freshmen Get an Early Jump on Their Academics
Skits, study skills and bonfires are among the highlights of a UC Honors Scholars overnight retreat to prepare freshmen for an entirely new academic atmosphere.
Aug. 26, 2002/Students and Faculty Gearing Up for Study Overseas
More than 40 UC students will be studying abroad during the Sept. 11 anniversary this year.
Aug. 23, 2002/New Fitness Trail to Bridge East and West Campuses
A 10-station fitness trail is to be fully operational by Sept. 25, allowing stops for exercises such as bench curls, chin ups and stretches on the strolls between the East and West campuses.
Aug. 20, 2002/College of Law Welcomes Strong Class of 2005
The UC College of Law opens the school year Wednesday, Aug. 21 by welcoming one of its strongest classes ever, continuing a run of leading the state in class admission profiles.
Aug. 18, 2002/General Motors Electronic Vehicle Arrives on Campus Aug. 22
Once the car is on site, the General Motors Design Team will invite UC students to tear it down, re-build it, evaluate its advanced aerodynamic system, examine its state-of-the-art use of lightweight materials, re-use its chassis, body, etc. to create hybrid running vehicles, alternative fuel vehicles or new electric vehicles.
Aug. 18, 2002/UC Invites Community to Join "Reflections on September 11"
UC will host a series of programs to reflect on the events that changed the nation and the city of Cincinnati.
Aug. 18, 2002/Public Library Hosts Exhibit by UC Photographer
Colleen Kelley's exhibit, "August in Alaska: The Coolest Classroom on Earth" will be on display at the main Public Library in downtown Cincinnati until the end of this month.
Aug. 15, 2002/Partnership Helps Students Get Jobs and an Educational Boost This Summer
The University of Cincinnati and the Citizens Committee on Youth (CCY) came up with a good recipe for future success by offering campus summer jobs to teenagers. Since June more than 115 students have had the chance to get a behind-the-scenes look at education and gain valuable work experience at the same time.
Aug. 9, 2002/UC Partnership Builds Bridges with Tuskegee Students
Engineering partnership aimed at recruiting top underrepresented students into professions including engineering, physics, chemistry and mathematics.
Aug. 7, 2002/Hillel Holds Services Following Attack at Hebrew University
Seven people, including five Americans, died in the attack July 31. Although the attack occurred across the world, UC speakers revealed how the tragedy hit home.