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  • 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.

  • Aug. 5, 2002/Coca Cola Summer Program Gives High School Students a College Preview
    20 high school students of color lived in a dormitory and attended classes for seven weeks this summer to find out more about what college is like.

  • Aug. 2, 2002/Safety for Athletes in the Stifling Heat

  • Aug. 2, 2002/Beating the Heat: Advice from UC Faculty

  • July 31, 2002/Planning Process Underway for New UC Financial System
    Aug. 13 a key date for employee input into the university's new financial computer system.

  • July 26, 2002/More Student Service Added to One Stop Web Site
    Refunds can now be deposited directly to student accounts, rather than waiting for the check in the mail.

  • July 24, 2002/Art in the Market Building Beauty in the Community
    Youths work with UC art students to beautify the inner city.

  • July 22, 2002/UC Community Invited to Join International Friendship Program
    A Garage Give-Away and the International Friendship program offer assistance to stueents who come to UC from overseas.

  • July 19, 2002/UC Announces Top Winners of Cincinnatus Scholarship Competition
    The nine winners of UC's $60,000 full Cincinnatus Awards are dedicated to service, as well as tops in academics and leadership.

  • July 18, 2002/MBA Team Enjoying a Summer of Success
    The plans of a UC teamn of student entrepreneurs were rewarded with $15,000 in start-up money, thanks to a strong showing in a new business competition in Dayton.

  • July 18, 2002/Mascot Mania to Create a "Potpurri" of Decorated Bearcats
    The much-adored Bearcat at the University of Cincinnati will become much-adorned as the Alumni Association launches Mascot Mania.

  • July 15, 2002/Dreams Begin at Orientation-- How Parents Can Stay Involved
    Roots and Wings presentation shows parents how to be supportive and still let go.

  • July 10, 2002/Engineering Robotics Team Wins Three Awards at International Competition
    Florida contest pitted the Bearcat3 Robot against top engineering schools in the country.

  • July 10, 2002/CCM Chamber Players Offer Free Bon Voyage Concerts
    Chamber players will perform at two free concerts as they warm up for an international music festival.

  • July 8, 2002/On-Site Admissions Streamlines the Admissions Process
    Streamlined service provides admission to UC in just hours versus the typical month it can take to process forms.

  • July 3, 2002/UC Policies and Procedures Manual Available on the Web
    The first revision of Human Resources policies and procedures since 1980 is just a click away.

  • July 3, 2002/Computer Software Pioneer Looks to the Future
    A visionary scientist from graphics giant Alias/Wavefront tells UC audiences that successful future design means empowering, not encumbering, the user.

  • June 28, 2002/Nominations Open for Quality Service Awards
    The new President's Quality Service Awards, to debut this fall, will bestow up to six $1,000 awards to individuals and up to two $2,500 team awards.

  • June 26, 2002/UC Student Creation to Create New Jobs for the Disabled
    Engineering-designed Spork-O-Matic expected to lead to a wider variety of jobs for workers with developmental disabilities.

  • June 25, 2002/Student-Designed Chairs to be Showcased Downtown
    Industrial design students had to incorporate at least three of five Japanese design elements into their creations.

  • June 24, 2002/Summer Orientation Draws a Larger Crowd for 2002
    UC's 2002 mandatory orientation is expected to draw 3,000 students, bettering last year's attendance of 3,000.

  • June 19, 2002/James R. Tucker Appointed Vice President at UC
    Few people have made the kind of transition that James R. Tucker has over the last 25 years at UC. Tucker started at UC as a parking attendant and has just been appointed by UC's Board of Trustees as the vice president for Administrative and Business Services.

  • June 7, 2002/All-University Faculty Election Results

  • June 7, 2002/New Law Gives Co-ops an Edge in Engineer Licensing

  • June 14, 2002/Kingsgate Conference Center Enjoys Business Boost Despite Weak Economy

  • June 11, 2002/National Science Foundation Grant to Engineering will Help Local Schools

  • June 7, 2002/Ben Stein's Advice for UC Graduates
    At the All-University Commencement, Ben Stein has tender advice, and the warning of how grads can "Ruin Your Life."

  • June 5, 2002/Three UC Faculty Named Distinguished Professors
    A physicist, a psychiatry researcher and a medical teacher earn renown for their achievements.

  • June 5, 2002/David Devier Appointed Dean of Clermont College

  • June 3, 2002/UC Leads Awards for Ohio Technology Initiative
    The Ohio Learning Network awards UC $596,050, the highest amount of grant money won by an Ohio institution.

  • May 29, 2002/Libraries Link with Underground Railroad
    Archival collections of the Underground Railroad will open to scholars worldwide through a new partnership with UC Libraries.

  • May 29, 2002/New UC Center Aims to Improve Urban Education
    Improving urban schools is the goal of a new UC educational center that will coordinate nearly $4 million in funding.

  • May 24, 2002/UC Announces University-Wide Reorganization
    Over the next year, the University of Cincinnati will reorganize several colleges to improve service for students, and to help students successfully complete college.

  • May 22, 2002/Service Learning Takes Students to the Kentucky Hills
    The University College students took a two-day trip to Perry County, Kentucky to explore the environmental changes affecting the Appalachian region, and to mentor some of the commonwealth's most neglected and abused children.

  • May 22, 2002/UC Student Outshines the Ivy League in National Competition
    Jennifer Yale, a marketing major from Waynesfield, Ohio, has been selected as the Laurel Scholar in the 2002 Centuria of Excellence competition presented by the Search for Excellence Undergraduate Merit Award Program.

  • May 22, 2002/Art Museum Taps the Talents of UC Students
    Student teams from Assistant Professor Andrea Dixon's MBA Marketing Management classes designed a marketing plan during winter quarter for the Art Museum's huge new Cincinnati wing, expected to open next year.

  • May 17, 2002/Careeer Navigator Steers Students in the Right Direction
    Free program assists students in selecting majors and setting career goals.

  • May 15, 2002/Sigma Sigma Carnival May 18
    This year's Sigma Sigma Carnival will raise money toward a Rock of Truth complex.

  • May 14, 2002/Olympic Diving Champion Greg Louganis to Speak at UC
    Gold Medalist to talk about life after the Olympics and living with AIDS to a population that's seeing a rise in this deadly infection.

  • May 14, 2002/Students Will Dance All Night to Help Make a Miracle
    The dance marathon, sponsored by the UC student organization SparkPeople Campus, aims to raise $6,000 as part of the local Children's Miracle Network fund-raiser to benefit children with serious illnesses.

  • May 13, 2002/UC's Annual Tech Expo Showcases Student Talent
    At a time when many schools are concerned about low job placement rates for June graduates, more than 98 percent of UC's Applied Science students find work within three weeks of graduation.

  • May 13, 2002/Recognition Ceremony to Honor Examples of Just Community

  • May 10, 2002/Civil Rights Activist Angela Davis to Speak at UC
    Worldfest features a former Black Panther leader.

  • May 7, 2002/Greek Week Filled with Fun and Service
    So far this year, UC's 22 fraternities and 10 sororities have raised $28,657 for charity and have devoted 9,160 hours to community service. They're just hitting their peak service months in the spring. Greek Week will raise even more money and assistance for national and local charities.

  • May 7, 2002/UC Volunteers Help Clean Up the Mill Creek

  • May 3, 2002/Walk to Work Turns UC Renters into Homeowners

  • May 1, 2002/Career Development Center Spotlight Sheds Some Light on Successful Job Hunting

  • May 1, 2002/General Education Program Enters New Phase

  • May 1, 2002/Commentator Steve Roberts Coming to UC

  • April 30, 2002/Suggestion Program Holds Rewards for Students, Faculty and Staff

  • April 29, 2002/Students Construct Casket for Extra Credit
    Lanthan Camblin's Human Development: Adulthood and Aging Course examines the final stages of life. Dozens of students competed in a lottery to spend part of their weekend building the casket.

  • April 25, 2002/Free, Public Events Mark Worldfest 2002
    The University of Cincinnati enrolls students from more than 90 countries. Worldfest is UC's annual celebration of this international community.

  • April 25, 2002/Education and Entertainment Part of Take Our Daughters to Work Day
    UC Celebrates its fourth annual Take our Daughters to Work Day.

  • April 24, 2002/Dean Goes to Washington to Testify on State of Education
    Education Dean Lawrence J. Johnson's testimony will focus on key components to a quality teacher education program, the challenges facing today's teachers and schools, and opportunities and concerns affecting teacher education today.

  • April 24, 2002/McMicken College of Arts and Sciences Announces Top Alumni Awards

  • April 24, 2002/Ushindi Marks 10th Anniversary of AACRC
    The African American Cultural and Research Center will continue its yearlong 10th anniversary celebration with a reunion concert and other events.

  • April 24, 2002/UC Lecture Examines Jewish-Moslem Interaction
    Professor Steven M. Wasserstrom, a world-renowned expert on Jewish-Moslem relations in the middle ages will discuss "The Secret Truth of Public Revelations: Shared Learning Between Jews and Muslims in the Age of Maimonides" at the 25th anniversary of the University of Cincinnati's 2002 Feinberg Lecture.

  • April 24, 2002/History Professor John Alexander Receives State Teaching Award
    The Ohio Academy of History presents its Outstanding Teaching Award to John K. Alexander.

  • April 24, 2002/Author of Community Reading Project Speaks at UC
    Ernest J. Gaines addresses crowd of 2,000.

  • April 23, 2002/Great Ideas Help UC MBA Teams Rank Among Nation's Best
    Innovative ideas are helping entrepreneurial UC MBA teams excel at national competitions, a final step before they bid for launch as business enterprises.

  • April 23, 2002/UC Faculty Team Appointed to OBR Teaching Fellows Program
    Joy Moore and Stephen Pelikan join the first group of Teaching Fellows in Mathematics and Science Program.

  • April 22, 2002/Li'l Sibs and Kids Weekend May 3-4
    UC students can invite their siblings or their children aged four to 14 for a weekend of tours, good food and the "Bearcat Olympic" games at the University of Cincinnati.

  • April 11, 2002/Alcohol Screening Day Raises Awareness of the Dangers of Binge Drinking
    UC joins programs nationwide in providing free screenings as part of Alcohol Awareness Month

  • April 11, 2002/Gov. Bob Taft to Make 2002 Medal Presentation
    The UC Day banquet takes on an extra historic flavor as William Howard Taft's great-grandson will make this year's presentation of the Taft Medal.

  • April 11, 2002/Pulitzer Prize Winner to Serve as Elliston Resident: Poet Laureate, Fiction Writers to Give Readings
    April is National Poetry Month. Now in its 51st year, University of Cincinnati's Elliston Poetry Foundation gives young poets a jumpstart in their careers by exposing them to successful authors.

  • April 11, 2002/College Blitz Gets Second Graders on Track for College
    UC faculty and Staff will read to second-graders in Cincinnati Public Schools April 17. The story will reveal to the children that college is an attainable goal.

  • April 11, 2002/Sanford Kwinter to Speak at UC
    Architectural theorist joins DAAP's Wolfson Lecture Series.

  • April 11, 2002/Baldwin Hall Celebrates Reopening
    Prior to the 100th anniversary of the college in 2001, it was decided that Baldwin Hall needed a deserved upgrade after serving students for almost a century. A two-year $16 million renovation plan was launched and closed the building completely.

  • April 10, 2002/Distinguished Alumni to be Honored by College of Law
    Billy Martin, who has led Cincinnati through challenges concerning police procedure in the past year, and UC College of Law Associate Dean Barb Watts will be honored as the College of Law's 2002 Distinguished Alumni.

  • April 10, 2002/Students Get Out the Vote on McMicken Commons

  • April 4, 2002/Sticks Sculpture Takes Shape on Campus
    Artist reveals vision for sculpture made of sticks.

  • April 3, 2002/UC Professor John Eck Assists City Racial Profiling Settlement
    Behind closed negotiating doors, UC's John Eck, with input from three of his grad students, used their expertise on the subject of policing to make significant contributions to the success of the racial profiling talks.

  • April 3, 2002/Advice from UC Experts on Spring House Chores
    Tips on mulching, servicing the air conditioner and painting around the house.

  • April 3, 2002/Public Sculpture Takes Shape on Library Square
    UC's public artwork program expands with the installation of Kenneth Snelson's Forest Devil.

  • April 2, 2002/Take Our Daughters to Work Day April 25
    UC will celebrate the 10th anniversary of Take Our Daughters to Work Day with a pizza lunch and entertainment on Campus Green.

  • April 2, 2002/International Edible Book Festival Gets a Delicious Review
    Leaves of Lettuce, Rack of Grahams and a Girl Scout "Hand" Book were among the tomes displayed as University Libraries joined the third annual International Edible Book Festival.

  • April 2, 2002/UC Women's Studies to Honor Five Alumnae
    Sponsored by Friends and the UC Alumni Association, this event dates back to 1982 and recognizes women graduates who have made a significant contribution to society through their careers and community service.

  • April 2, 2002/UC Course Reaches Out to Undecided Students
    McMicken College of Arts and Sciences is offering a course this spring that is designed to help freshmen in A&S decide on a major. During winter quarter 2002, there were 706 "undecideds" enrolled in A&S, with nearly half of them freshmen.

  • April 2, 2002/Construction Management Students Win National Honors

  • April 2, 2002/Coming This Fall: Cincinnati to Host Fashion Competition
    UC fashion design students have earned a reputation of excellence at the international competition, participating for 14 years and winning in 1998 and 2000.

  • April 1, 2002/Law Lecture to Highlight UC's Role in School Desegregation
    Lecture includes historic national impact of research by UC College of Education in the post-Civil War era on outcomes of segregated and integrated educational practices.

  • April 1, 2002/Survey Explores Service at University Libraries
    Libraries join 59 OhioLINK institutions participating in national survey.

  • April 1, 2002/National Names in Entertainment Coming to UC in April
    Filmmaker Kevin Smith, Comedians Jamie Kennedy and Bruce Bruce, Among the Headliners

  • March 28, 2002/Body Acceptance Week April 15-18

  • March 27, 2002/Researcher of Nazis to Speak at Holocaust Memorial Week at UC

  • March 27, 2002/University Libraries Hosts 'On the Same Page' Event

  • March 27, 2002/Tuition Increase Announced for Next Academic Year

  • March 27, 2002/Richard S. Newrock Named Dean of College of Applied Science
    Newrock seeks to make the college " of the preeminent schools for technical education in the United States, with several nationally-ranked programs."

  • March 26, 2002/Spring Construction Leads to New Campus Routes

  • March 25, 2002/Check Out the Library Books Good Enough to Eat
    UC Libraries staff are cooking up edible books for an April Fools' Day Display, Cincinnati's participation in an international festival.

  • March 25, 2002/UC's Taft Medal to Honor Co-Founder of Kendle International Inc.
    A UC Alumna who founded one of the world's largest publicly held clinical research companies will receive the university's highest alumni honor.

  • March 25, 2002/UC Students Invited to "Surf" Over to a One Stop Open House

  • March 22, 2002/UC Joins National Student Survey on Quality
    National Survey of Student Engagement Measures Involvement in and out of the Classroom

  • March 22, 2002/Moving on MainStreet A Fun Route to Fitness
    Rec Sports Provides Some Extra Incentive to Get the UC Community Exercising

  • March 21, 2002/Bearcats C-Paw License Plates Now Available
    Bearcat fans can show their spirit with newly redesigned Ohio license plates.

  • March 20, 2002/High School Students Look Ahead to Teaching with the Help of UC Scholarships
    Education Dean Lawrence Johnson Personally Awards Scholarships to Eight Hughes Students

  • March 20, 2002/UC Bearcats March Madness Coverage

  • March 14, 2002/Daniel Grafner to Head UC Foundation

  • March 13, 2002/Testing for Teachers Takes A Fun Review
    "Schoolhouse" game designed by UC education researcher results in study teams for PRAXIS exams.

  • March 12, 2002/New Weather Station at UC Holds Many Learning Opportunities
    A weather tower and "sun" telescope will allow students studying climate and the universe to put classroom theories to the "real" test.

  • March 12, 2002/Exhibit Examines Old, New and Ancient Face of Albania
    A UC exhibit will showcase photos captured by Garett Holden, photographer for the UC archaeological team working in a country with a dangerous reputation.

  • March 8, 2002/Death Penalty Discussion Comes to College of Law

  • March 7, 2002/UC Leads All Tristate Universities in Patent Income
    According to a just-released annual survey by the Association of University Technology Managers, the University of Cincinnati led all Tristate schools with a record $4.7 million in patent income in fiscal 2000.

  • March 7, 2002/Treatment Services Reach the "Crisis Stage"
    Forum at UC Addresses the Issue

  • March 6, 2002/Hillel Center Holds Memorial for Slain Journalist

  • March 6, 2002/CCM Alum David Macejko Appointed to Lead Alumni Association

  • March 6, 2002/Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia Visits UC

  • March 5, 2002/Spring Break at UC Brings Study Abroad

  • March 5, 2002/Workers in the Administration Building Are Seeing Red

  • March 4, 2002/Velta Kelly-Foster Named Among the "Women of the Year"

  • March 4, 2002/UC Summer Institute a Challenge for Gifted Teens

  • March 4, 2002/Sculpture Made of Sticks Underway at UC

  • March 1, 2002/Proper Etiquette a Big Deal at Business Dinners

  • March 1, 2002/Business Awards to Honor Two UC Supporters

  • March 1, 2002/UC Mock Trial Team Prepares for National Competition

  • Feb. 28, 2002/Students Make a Difference Through Service Learning

  • Feb. 26, 2002/Historian George Hofmann to Present at West Point

  • Feb. 26, 2002/Poet Nikki Giovanni Presents at Women's Leadership Conference

  • Feb. 25, 2002/Students Travel to England to Study Writer Jane Austen

  • Feb. 25, 2002/Petitions Available for Student Government Elections

  • Feb. 20, 2002/Construction Update on Utility Plant

  • Feb. 20, 2002/Stratford Heights Project Construction Update

  • Feb. 20, 2002/UC Faculty Honored For Decades of Service

  • Feb. 19, 2002/State Department Delegation Discusses Foreign Policy

  • Feb. 19, 2002/Corporate Law Symposium to Eamine Bankruptcy Issues

  • Feb. 19, 2002/College of Business Administration Aids the Arts

  • Feb. 19, 2002/UC Student Recital Involves Instruments Made from the Kitchen

  • Feb. 19, 2002/Archives and Rare Books Exhibit Honors African American Pioneers at UC

  • Feb. 19, 2002/Career Development Center Sponsors Internship Week

  • Feb. 18, 2002/Teaching and Learning Center Taking Shape on Campus

  • Feb. 18, 2002/Students Emphasize Service Over Swimsuits for Spring Break

  • Feb. 15, 2002/Construction on Schedule for Jefferson Residence Hall Complex

  • Feb. 15, 2002/National Engineering Week Feb. 18-23

  • Feb. 15, 2002/Info Commons Puts Students on Common Ground with the Libraries

  • Feb. 13, 2002/State Department Visitors Coming to UC

  • Feb. 13, 2002/UC Virtual Career Fair Gets Started with Record Response

  • Feb. 8, 2002/Engineer "Whistleblower" in Challenger Tragedy Explores Business and Ethics

  • Feb. 7, 2002/Jeri Ricketts Named New Director of Honors-PLUS Program

  • Feb. 5, 2002/Evening With a Great Teacher Highlights Medical Advances

  • Feb. 5, 2002/Educator Joyce Pittman To Receive National Award for Innovations in Technology

  • Feb. 1, 2002/Horticulture Expert Tom Smith Has the Picks for Valentine's Day

  • Jan. 31, 2002/UC Forum Explores Controversial Theory About the Masters

  • Jan. 30, 2002/Quality Service Initiative Makes Headway

  • Jan. 30, 2002/Quality Service for Students at UC Medical Center

  • Jan. 30, 2002/African American Cultural and Research Center Marks a Decade at UC

  • Jan. 30, 2002/UC Celebrates African American History Month: List of Events

  • Jan. 29, 2002/UC Wellness Week Features Yoga for the Office

  • Jan. 29, 2002/UC Students Stay Up 'Til Dawn to Celebrate Successful Fundraiser

  • Jan. 28, 2002/UC Student Choir Celebrates 10 Years of Harmony

  • Jan. 28, 2002/H.C. Buck Niehoff Appointed to Board of Trustees

  • Jan. 28, 2002/Service Learning Course Series Focuses on AIDS Awareness

  • Jan. 24, 2002/UC's Charitable Giving Campaign Breaks the Record

  • Jan. 22, 2002/Four Fulbright Scholars from UC Will Make a Difference Around the World

  • Jan. 22, 2002/UC Ranked Number One Nationally in Criminal Justice Research

  • Jan. 22, 2002/New UC Center Delivers Prevention Programs to Communities

  • Jan. 22, 2002/UC Joins Counseling Partnership to Address Many Community Needs

  • Jan. 22, 2002/Jan. 31 Conference Explores Technology and Community Development

  • Jan. 18, 2002/Teacher Education and Student Success: Conference Examines Longitudinal Study

  • Jan. 17, 2002/Faculty Art Exhhibit Jan. 18-March 8

  • Jan. 17, 2002/Students Tour Florida From Their UC Classroom

  • Jan. 17, 2002/Partnership Publishes Cincinnati Art History in Print, Online

  • Jan. 17, 2002/Remote Access Guide: How to Change DNS Settings at Home

  • Jan. 17, 2002/New Year Brings New Services From UCit

  • Jan. 15, 2002/UC Women's Center Launches Student Hotline

  • Jan. 15, 2002/UC Architecture and Design Programs Among Tops in the Nation

  • Jan. 14, 2002/Art and Optics Controversy Examined at UC

  • Jan. 10, 2002/Darwin T. Turner Scholarships Honor Students of Color

  • Jan. 9, 2002/Job Fair Holds Opportunities for UC Students

  • Jan. 8, 2002/Prestigious President's Award Announced For Outstanding Students

  • Jan. 7, 2002/Blood Drive Organizers Seek Record Turnout

  • Jan. 3, 2002/Crosstown Help-Out Feb. 2

  • Jan. 2, 2002/Digital Press' Catlin Receives National Acclaim

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