University of Cincinnati News http://www.uc.edu/news/ University of Cincinnati News Tell Your Wellness Story to Be Well UC Tell Be Well UC about your wellness journey and read more about how others in the UC community are setting wellness goals and achieving them. http://www.uc.edu/news/NR.aspx?id=23637 Tue, 26 Jul 2016 04:00:00 GMT Ashley Martin (mailto:marti2a8@mail.uc.edu) Up and Running: UC Alumni Included in Local Startup Accelerator's Class of 2016 Four alumni enrolled in The Brandery are hoping to shape the future of science with their startups. http://www.uc.edu/news/NR.aspx?id=23654 Mon, 25 Jul 2016 17:00:00 GMT Zack Hatfield (mailto:zackhatfield@outlook.com) Newly Identified 'Thrifty' Genetic Variant May Explain Samoan Obesity A study involving researchers at UC may partly explain why Samoans have among the world's highest levels of obesity, based on a newly discovered genetic variant. http://www.uc.edu/news/NR.aspx?id=23651 Mon, 25 Jul 2016 15:00:00 GMT obesity, genetics,samoan, Deka, Environmental Newly Identified 'Thrifty' Genetic Variant May Explain Samoan Obesity A study involving researchers at UC may partly explain why Samoans have among the world's highest levels of obesity, based on a newly discovered genetic variant. http://www.uc.edu/news/NR.aspx?id=23652 Mon, 25 Jul 2016 15:00:00 GMT obesity, genetics,samoan, Deka, Environmental UC Helps Cincinnati Youth Tackle More Than Football Kids learn life lessons as part of the Peace Bowl, a two-day tournament for dozens of teams from across the country at UC's Sheakley Athletics Center on July 30-31.<br><br> http://www.uc.edu/news/NR.aspx?id=23643 Mon, 25 Jul 2016 04:00:00 GMT University of Cincinnati, UC Police Department, UC Athletics, Peace Bowl Classic, Rev, Peterson Mingo, Robin Engel, Mike Bohn, youth football Melanie Schefft (mailto:titanimk@mail.uc.edu) UC to Host Mid-America College Art Association Conference Oct. 26-28 UC's School of Art will host the Mid-America College Art Association Conference Oct. 26-28. The conference will examine evolving fine art and design practices and their contexts, as well as scholarship related to these topics. http://www.uc.edu/news/NR.aspx?id=23650 Mon, 25 Jul 2016 04:00:00 GMT M.B. Reilly (mailto:Mary-Bridget.Reilly@uc.edu) Books for Bearcats Helps Students Buy Textbooks Make a gift by August 10 to help UC students buy their textbooks this fall. Last year, the fundraiser benefited 145 students. http://www.uc.edu/news/NR.aspx?id=23653 Mon, 25 Jul 2016 04:00:00 GMT Caitlin Whitehurst (mailto:caitlin.whitehurst@uc.edu) DAAP's MetroLAB Opens Public Parklet in Over-the-Rhine <div>MetroLAB's Pleasant Street parklet represents a silver lining</div> http://www.uc.edu/news/NR.aspx?id=23655 Mon, 25 Jul 2016 04:00:00 GMT Jac Kern (mailto:kernjc@ucmail.uc.edu) Summer Camp Offers Junior High Students a Health Professions Preview 25 junior high age students will take part in the HealthPath Summer Camp at UC's medical campus July 27-29. http://www.uc.edu/news/NR.aspx?id=23658 Mon, 25 Jul 2016 04:00:00 GMT HealthPath grant, College of Nursing, Academic Health Center, Sam McKenzie College of Nursing Professor Chosen for Worldwide Apple Conference Melissa Willmarth-Stec of the UC College of Nursing has been chosen to attend the Apple Distinguished Educator Global Institute in Berlin, Germany July 27-29. http://www.uc.edu/news/NR.aspx?id=23646 Fri, 22 Jul 2016 04:00:00 GMT Melissa Wilmarth-Stec, College of Nursing, DNP