University of Cincinnati News University of Cincinnati News UC Hires Director to Lead Development and Implementation of Ohio Cyber Range Former CBTS executive brings nearly two decades of leadership experience in the IT field to OCR@UC. Thu, 22 Feb 2018 14:30:00 GMT Matt Koesters ( UC's Annual CincySings Event Returns March 8 UC's HarmoniCATS, winner of CincySings' 'Most Inspirational' award, will once again represent the university at the March 18 CincySings semi-finals. Get a sneak peek of the group's upcoming performance at a special concert set for 1 p.m., Thursday, March 8, in the AACRC. Thu, 22 Feb 2018 05:00:00 GMT Arlene Foster ( Strategic Direction Implementation: UC Staff Success Center to Open April 12, 2018 This week, President Neville Pinto unveiled the university's new Strategic Direction, Next Lives Here, which identifies staff enrichment and development as key in support of UC's education, research and service mission. As such, a new Staff Success Center will be established to foster development, engagement, support and collaboration. Thu, 22 Feb 2018 05:00:00 GMT M.B. Reilly ( UC Clermont College Hosts Open House March 8 Check out campus, programs and waive the $50 application fee at the event. Thu, 22 Feb 2018 05:00:00 GMT Amanda Chalifoux ( Inclusive Excellence Workshops Spotlights 'Stereotype Threat' Learn more about 'stereotype threat' — in which people feel at risk of conforming to a negative stereotype — the science behind it and what you can do to combat it in yourself, your students and your employees at this free Inclusive Excellence workshop. Two sessions are offered: 3-4:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 6, in Room 407 of Teacher's/Dyer Complex and 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Monday, March 26, in Room 100 of Walters Hall at UC Blue Ash. Thu, 22 Feb 2018 05:00:00 GMT Rachel Richardson ( Workshops Help Hone Grant Writing Skills Register now for the Grant Writing Workshop series presented by the Office of Research. Three seminars are offered April 17-18: 'Write Winning Grant Proposals,' NIH Career Development Award Proposals,' and 'Grant Writing: Getting Started.' All seminars are held in the Vontz auditorium. Thu, 22 Feb 2018 05:00:00 GMT Rachel Richardson ( Proposals Accepted for 10th Annual Equity & Inclusion Conference The deadline for UC faculty, staff and students to submit proposals for the 10th Annual Equity & Inclusion Conference has been extended to Feb. 28. The April 4 event highlights pedagogy, experiential knowledge and innovative practices that encourage individuals and organizations to build vibrant, diverse and inclusive environments. Thu, 22 Feb 2018 05:00:00 GMT Rachel Richardson ( Informed Discussions Topic of Inclusive Excellence Workshop Learn tips and strategies to facilitate difficult conversations on 'hot button' issues in this interactive Inclusive Excellence workshop set for 2-3:30 p.m., Thursday, March 1, in Room 100 of Walters Hall at UC Blue Ash. Thu, 22 Feb 2018 05:00:00 GMT Rachel Richardson ( UC Law School Lecture Focuses on Race, Policing, Mass Incarceration and Reforms Judge Shira Scheindlin will examine the history of the relationship between law enforcement and race from the Civil War to the present day, as well as solutions to the continued problems of the relationship between police and the community in her lecture 'Race & Policing in the 21st Century: A Difficult Relationship' set for 12:15 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 27, in Room 114 of the law school. Wed, 21 Feb 2018 17:00:00 GMT Sherry English ( UC's JCI Celebrates Lunar New Year The UC Joint Co-op Institute hosted a Lunar New Year celebration for its inaugural class. Wed, 21 Feb 2018 15:00:00 GMT Brandon Pytel (