University of Cincinnati News University of Cincinnati News Learn Photoshop with Communiversity Learn how to easily edit, create and enhance your photos during this hands-on Communiversity class. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 05:00:00 GMT Janet Staderman ( University of Cincinnati Research Funding Rises 22 Percent in Fiscal Year 2016 University of Cincinnati faculty, staff and student researchers — from nursing to design — earned exceptional funding increases for research in FY 2016. Topping $211 million across UC campuses in the most-recent fiscal year, these research efforts represented a $28 million increase from 2015. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 05:00:00 GMT M.B. Reilly ( UC Clermont Professor Named 2017 Distinguished Alumnus Sharon Burns's passion for writing has created new experiences for UC Clermont students and instructors. Fri, 17 Feb 2017 18:30:00 GMT Mae Hanna ( UC's 3rd Annual CincySings Event Returns Feb. 23 UC's HarmoniCATS will represent UC at the annual CincySings semi-finals on March 19. Get a sneak peek of the group's upcoming performance at a special concert set for 1 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 23, in room 5401 of DAAP. Fri, 17 Feb 2017 05:00:00 GMT Arlene Foster ( Mother, Daughter Give $3M to Recruit Brain Health Expert at UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute Gift establishes the Dorothy Wood Whitaker and D. Elizabeth Price Chair in Brain Health. Fri, 17 Feb 2017 05:00:00 GMT Caitlin Whitehurst ( Vocalists Compete for 2017 CCM Opera Scholarships on Feb. 25 Current and incoming CCM voice students will vie for full-tuition scholarships and additional awards in the annual day-long Opera Scholarship Competition. Fri, 17 Feb 2017 05:00:00 GMT Becky Butts ( 2017 Judge in Residence Lecture Focuses on State Laws Prohibiting Felons from Voting The University of Cincinnati College of Law will host the Hon. Bernice B. Donald as the 2017 Judge in Residence. Judge Donald will present the lecture “Undermining Democracy through Felony Disenfranchisement Laws,”  a discussion about state laws prohibiting millions of Americans with felony convictions from voting,  on Feb. 20 at 12:15 p.m. in Room 114 at the law school. This event is open to the university and local legal communities; all are invited to attend. Thu, 16 Feb 2017 21:00:00 GMT Sherry English ( New Neuroscience Developments at the University of Cincinnati and UC Health The UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute will soon have a new home. Thu, 16 Feb 2017 13:30:00 GMT neurscience, neurosurgery, institute, Gardner UC Chemist to Receive Recognition from National Academy of Inventors and the American Association for the Advancement of Science UC chemist Diane Grob Schmidt, holder of a shampoo patent, will soon receive two prestigious awards. One is from the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the other is from the National Academy of Inventors. Thu, 16 Feb 2017 05:00:00 GMT Melanie Schefft ( Gift to Boost Stroke Research, Recovery at UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute The Oliver Family Foundation has given $500K to establish The Oliver Family Neurorecovery Lab Fund at the UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute. Thu, 16 Feb 2017 05:00:00 GMT Caitlin Whitehurst (