All-University Faculty Awards Profiles for 2001
the People Who Are UC
Michael Alexander Understands the Importance of Walk for Turner
This year's Walk for Turner aims to raise $100,000 to fund four scholarships for students of color at UC.
Education Student Rebecca Arlington-Davis Receives Prestigious Pearl M. Wright Award
Norman Baker Put the PLUS in Business Education
Barbara Barkley Coordinates Fire Science Technology Program
Year 2000 Education Grad JoAnn Forte Battle Returns to Inner City as Teacher
Cincinnatus Scholar Emily Behan Fascinated with Flight
Alpacino Beauchamp The Famous Name to Live at New Residence Hall
Student named after movie star has his own fans--the students he coaches and tutors.
Joy Bensiger Describes Being a UC TechCat
Bensiger is one of six so-called TechCats for the UC College of Education's $2.7 million technology initiative to train UC education faculty, students and teachers in the college's partner schools on how to best use technology to enhance teaching and learning.
Dr. Anant Ram Bhati Named UC Trustee
For Brigitte Boiano of Finance Office, UC Educations Add Up in Family
Twins Kristy and Katie Boiano Find UC to Be the Perfect Fit
Tiffany Bond and Glenn Walker Turn Walk to Class into Dramatic Child Rescue
Rebecca BorahTeaches Language Arts and Details What Comic Books Say to Society
Education Student Kristie Bowman Finds the Right Prescription for a New Career
UC Alum Jennifer Bragg Now Calls Europe Home
Library's Michael Braunlin Pays Tribute to History via Coin Collection
Electronic Artist Benjamin Britton Calls UC a Creative "Wild West" Campus
Student Robert Brotherton Called to Service in WWII to be Awarded Degree in 2002
Criminal Justice Students Walter Brown and Michael Ott Participate in Campus Watch
Georgette Burns Has Kept TUC (Tangeman University Center) on Track
Student Orientation Coordinator Matt Carlin Literally Helps Guide Incoming Freshmen
Maggie Carnes of Student Organizations Wins Regional Recognition
CCM's Shellie Cash Choreographs Student Success
Upward Bound's Phillip Cathey Goes Full Speed in the Summer to Help High Schoolers Make it to College
Kettil Cedercreutz Named Director of Professional Practice
Education Doctoral Student Cathryn Chappell Recognized for Teaching
Construction Management Celebrates Largest Class of Women Grads
CECE's Melody Clark is Academic Director of Distance Learning
Endocrinology's Mickey Croyle Serves as Research and Community Activist
History Professor Roger Daniels Receives Mentoring Award
This professor's careful guidance and assistance to PhD students, both before and after they are hooded, have earned him an award of excellence for mentoring from the university's Division of Research and Advanced Studies.
Nursing Student Trisha DeHall a National Bodybuilding Contender
David Devier Appointed Dean of Clermont College
Year 2000 Applied Science Grad Kahnh Dinh Found Life Like a Movie in U.S.
Jennifer DiSanto 2002 Pearl Wright Award Recipient
Education student Jennifer DiSanto will receive $27,000 over a two-year period to pay for college, housing and living expenses--a gift from a UC alumna.
Huey Do Gets An Early Start on His Degree
Huey Do got a jump on his college education through a partnership between Western Hills High School and UC.
Year 2001 Applied Science Grad Kevin Do Found Co-op Work Fun and Games
Genine Drozd Successful at the Newport Aquarium
English Professor John Drury Emphasizes Kindness to Students, Toughness on Assignments
Groundsman Charlie Dukes Spruces Up Campus and Wins Smiles
Geographer Wendy Eisner Traces Trail of Billikens
TUC's Larry Elsasser Looks Back and TUC Moves into the Future
UC Mom Lydia Evans Plans Double Graduation Celebration
Honors Scholar Carrie Foulk Crowned 2001 Homecoming Queen
Student Evelyn Garcia Honored with Rafael Rennella Scholarship
Turner Scholar Shadaia Gooden Combines Spirit and Scholarship
Quarterback Gino Guidugli A Standout Freshman
International Competitor Jason Evege Sets the Fashion for Others to Follow
Kirti Ghia Engineers New Ways to Help Students
Larry Gilligan Teaches Math by Adding Creativity to His Curriculum
German and African American Studies Major Jodi Gillis, a Student on High Drive
A&S Dean Karen L. Ghould Sets Goals for What's Ahead
Graduate Student Katie Glover Explores Ohio's Icy Past
Maha Groeber Keeps Traffic Rnning Smoothly
Education Student Dewana Guill Receives Pearl M. Wright Award
History and International Relations Grad Ken Hashimoto Builds Democracy in Bosnia
Student Michelle Hart on Adventures in Alaska
CCM Student Tiffany Haas Competes for Miss America Title
Tiffany Haas, a University of Cincinnati sophomore and musical theater major at the College Conservatory of Music (CCM) is the reigning Miss Ohio. Haas is spending the year traveling the state promoting the Miss Ohio Scholarship Program and Operation Smile, a not-for-profit organization that provides reconstructive facial surgery to indigent children.
Associate Professor Darwin Henderson Selected for National Literature Award Panel
Doctoral Student Jae-Hyouk Lee a Pianist Who Wants to Help Others with Disabilities
Geologist Warren Huff Has Passion for Lifelong Learning
Student Jay Hummel Launches University Tradition
Janice Hutzler Celebrates 45 Years at UC
Year 2000 Biochemistry Grad Atiba Jackson, a Young Father and Future Doctor
Mina Jones Jefferson Honored for Good Works
Education Dean Larry Johnson Really Cooks, Literally and Figuratively
UC Alum Lewis Johnson a Network Sportscaster
Librarian Robert Johnson Composes Moving Music
Ambuja Joshi lends her talent to a valid cause.
A free store for teachers is just one of many nonprofits gaining vaulable public relations advice from a new partnership between UC and Scripps Howard Foundation.
Sociology's Lydia Justice: Appears on "Politically Incorrect"
Architecture Student Amanda Kain Builds Her Skills With International Co-op
Microbiologist Edna Kaneshiro Making Big Discoveries About Tiny Creatures
Litsa Kranias Engineers Mice to Fight Heart Disease
Raymond Walters College Year 2000 Grad Kangsan Lammers Learns English, Earns Honors in Only Three Years
Gary Lare of Curriculum Resources Center Entertains as Ventriloquist
Economics Alum Jeffery Larry Still Glad He Picked UC Over Harvard, Now Works to Build African American Businesses
Year 2001 Law Grad Ernest Lee Has Real Drive, Traveling Life as a Trucker, Now a Law Grad
Education Student Jamie Lentz Receives Pearl M. Wright Award
Biochemist Michael Lieberman Receives 2001 Teaching Award
Rachel Lieberman loves science and soccer.
University of Cincinnati student Rachel Lieberman's busy life is full of unusual combinations like shinguards and test tubes, cleats and beakers, science and soccer. This fall is Lieberman's junior year as a chemistry major and third year on the roster for the UC women's Soccer team.
Engineering Student Chad Lockard Works and Studies Abroad
Professor Cynthia Lockhart Honored with National Award
Anne Lucas Dedicated to Helping the Disadvantaged
Suzanne Masterson of Business Administration Fosters Teamwork, Creativity
RWC's Julie Mitchell Finds Hidden Histories
Year 2000 Criminal Justice Grads Alana Mattingly and Denise Simpson Like Sisters in Supporting Each Other
Economist Wolfgang Mayer, Pioneer in the Politics of International Trade
Carla McKenzie is a Communication Major And Ben-Gal Cheerleader
Communication major Carla McKenzie is a full-time student who spends her Sundays at Paul Brown Stadium.
Musical Theater's Kelsey McKelfresh, Winner of Cincinnatus Scholarship
Construction Management's Carol Metzger and Two Sons Complete Degrees
Erica Miller 2002 C-Ring Winner
UC's most outstanding female graduate lives by the principle that "to whom much is given, much is required."
Biologist Michael Miller Really Cleans Up in the Midwest
Applied Science Adjunct Ray Miller Sculpts Metal into Art
Mathematician David Minda, Awarded for Excellence in Teaching
English Year 2000 Grad Beverly Mohat, a Mom on Fast Forward Speed
Business Student Christine Montgomery Gains Language Skills Fast in Germany
Richard S. Newrock Named Dean of College of Applied Science
H.C. Buck Niehoff Appointed to Board of Trustees
Education's Ayako Ogawa Writes of Life in U.S. for Japanese Readers
Zach Osborne Credits Co-op For Career Success
Co-oping has been nothing but good news for UC Honors-PLUS senior Zach Osborne. It's proving to be not quite as auspicious for the 11 reptiles he keeps as pets.
CCM Librarian Mark Palkovic Owns the World's Tiniest Tome
Guinness World Records has confirmed that Palkovic is the owner of the smallest book in the world. Palkovic's book, Chekhov's Chameleon, measures just .9 by .9 millimeters, not much larger than a grain of salt.
Carrie Parker Designs Interior of UC's Newest Residence Hall
Carrie Parker, a senior interior designer for KZF Design, Inc. of Cincinnati, worked on the color scheme for the interior of the building in partnership with Jim Cheng, design director at KZF and the architectural designer of the Jefferson Housing Complex.
Planning Alum Carl Patton Now Leads Georgia State University
Year 2001 CBA Grad Andy Pentenburg Earns a Sweet Reward Through Co-op and Academics
Pamela Person Named Director of UC's Learning Communities
Provost Tony Perzigian Seeks Ever Higher Heights for UC
Program Coordinator Karla Phillips Plans Future for CECE Diversity Institute
Year 2000 University College Grad Emily Phinney Proves It's Never Too Late to Dream
Joyce Pittman of Education Creates National Model for Grading Technology in Education
Emily Ploetz Leads UC's Marching Band
Michael Porte of Communications Seeks Fosters Connections Among Students, Alumni
Year 2000 Grad Mike Posey Named Education's Outstanding Doctoral Student
Architectural Engineering Technology Student and Construction Management Grad Jamie Pursley Helps to Bulldoze Barriers
Nursing Professor Connie Ragiel Operates Clinic in Low-Income Neighborhood
DAAP Student Gary Ragle Named to First Mitsubishi Co-op
Public Relations Associate Mary Bridgett Reilly Takes Leave for El Salvador
College of Business Administration's Norma Reins Recalls London Service Prior to D-Day
Art Historian Joan Robinson Provides Students New Roles in the Classroom
DAAP's Michael Romanos Plans a New Future In (and For) Crete
Archeologist Brian Rose Makes His Troy Finale
Ancient golden jewelry, hidden sculptures of famous emperors and other history treasures are the discoveries that have filled the career of Brian Rose over the last 15 seasons at Troy, the fabled site of the Trojan War.
Olympian Becky Ruehl Dives Into Athletics, Studies and Life
DAAP Professor Frank Russell Works to Improve the Inner City
Russell is director of the Community Design Center for the University of Cincinnati's College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning (DAAP). He's also the project director for Art in the Market, a partnership project between UC and the Over-the-Rhine community. Art in the Market employs at-risk youth who work with UC students to create public works of art that are installed in the Findlay Market district.
Historian Thomas Sakmyster Studies Eastern European History
Ombudsman Lillian Santa-Maria Serves as Advocate for UC Community
Carol Schababerle director of Row Center for Women in Engineering
p>Groundsman Rob Schroeder Makes UC a Family Tradition
Political Science's Scott Schroeder Sees Campus in All Seasons, at All Hours
Education Student Tammy Schwartz's Research to Benefit Appalachian Community
CECE Student (and DAAP Alum) Erica Seaquist Finds Real Growth in New Career
Graduate Student Sandra Sherman Plans Spring Break Service Trip to Mexico
Athletics' Jeanette Shoecraft: a Cents-able Employee
UC Student Janelle Sikorski Goes Global for Degree
Year 2000 Business Grad Shaun Simpson is "Mr. Bearcat"
Custodian Ernie Smith Rises Early and Then Shines Blegen Library
Associate Prof. Pauline Smolin's Play Gets A Reading in New York
A new play that unfolds a fictional account of what happens on an older couple's first date is now bringing recognition to a UC faculty member, as she heads to the Big Apple and to a prestigious theater festival.
College of Law Student Blake Somers Provides New Link Between Crosstown Rivals
UC President Joseph A. Steger Looks Back on 20 Years at UC
Industrial Design Grad Kristin McKinley-Steiner Has a Real Blast With Her Designs
Campus Planning's Kathy Storer is a Real Doll (Maker)
Nicole Hunt Strange Improves Service for Students
Nicole is one of the 12 cross-trained staff hired to work in the One Stop Student Services Center at University Pavilion.
Applied Science's Andrea Tackett Earns Unexpected Scholarship
2001 A&S Graduate Elena Teran Part of Hispanic Legacy at UC
Landscape Designer Len Thomas Works to Keep Campus and Community Green
Dr. Michael Thomas, Fertility Specialist, Also Specializes in Little Miracles
Anne Timpano Director of DAAP Galleries
Student Trustee Darren Tolliver Gets an Early Jump on Politics
Construction Management's Chance Truemper Builds a Following With Kids
Anna Truman Keeps UC's Records Up-to-Date
James Tucker Appointed UC Vice President
Alumnus Myron "Mike" Ullman III an Executive in Europe
Adam Urra former Leprechaun mascot, current law student.
Adam Urra was at the heart of one of the greatest traditional followings in all of sports, serving as the famous Leprechaun mascot for the University of Notre Dame. At football and basketball games, Urra roamed the sidelines in front of thousands and on national TV.
Michele Vialet Has Winning Ways in Teaching French Literature
Lisa Vinciguerra Helps Plan Li'l Sibs and Kids Weekend
Special weekend introduces siblings and small children to the excitement at UC.
Year 2000 MBA Grad Jan Vitazka Also a World-Class Swimmer
Educator Donald Wagner Works to Strengthen Democracies Around the World
Associate Dean Barbara Watts Will Carry Olympic Torch
James D. Williams Looks Ahead To Move Into University Pavillion
Nancy Williams Finds Focus in Itty-Bitty Figurines
Business Grad Jeff Wyler Now Serves UC as Trustee
Betty Young Keeps Track of UC's Benefits
Cincinnatus Scholar Amit Zachariah Looks Ahead to Medical School
Business Grad Tom Zaino Finds His Work Very Taxing
Graduate Student Griselle Zeno Teaches English at Bilingual Preschool
Pianist Aaron Ziegel Hits Right Note in Cincinnatus Scholarship Competition
Sally Ann Zwicker Makes History as Year 2000 Education Grad
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