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Grad student credits UC with supporting Ivy League journey

June 12, 2024

In 2022, Disha Ray completed her Bachelor's in Honours History in India. With her sights set on a master's degree, Ray looked at options overseas to find a fit for her next stage of education at a high-level institute. That search led her to UC, where she found what she was looking for.

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UC engineering students compete in aero design competition

June 12, 2024

The University of Cincinnati has hundreds of student organizations, dozens of which are majority engineering students. This spring, the UC Aerocats flew two aircraft iin the annual Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) International Aero Design competition.

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What is History?

June 11, 2024

History majors thus gain the tools to examine and understand the world of the present by examining and learning about the world of the past, with each student designing a course of study tailored around those elements of the past that most fascinate them, whether a geographic region (e.g. Europe, Asia, the United States, Latin America), or a theme that crosses regional and temporal boundaries (e.g. religion and culture; race, ethnicity and inequality; law and society; globalization and transregional connections; technology, science and medicine. At UC, students can make the major customizable to their individual interests, allowing them to pull from a wide range of history classes to create a major that matches their specific area of focus. Students may focus on one of these five areas of thematic concentration within the major, or if none of these fit, students can pick a self-directed concentration comprised of courses of selected in consultation with a faculty mentor. With UC’s vast body of archives, rare books, and library filled with about 4.4 million volumes, making it the thirty-sixth largest academic library in the US, students have the materials to go into any direction of study.


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Two-spirit and intersex people explain they/them pronouns

June 14, 2024

Delia Sosa, a medical student at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, spoke with Spectrum News as part of the station's Pride month coverage. Sosa discussed the use of they/them pronouns and more about transgender and non-binary communities.

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UC awarded $3M to research carbon emissions in Cincinnati

June 12, 2024

The Cincinnati Business Courier highlighted University of Cincinnati Architectural Engineering Professor Amanda Webb and her recent awards to fund projects to reduce carbon emissions. Webb has been awarded more than $3M from the National Science Foundation and Department of Energy to fund multiple projects.

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Joro spiders are heading up the coast

June 11, 2024

UC biologist George Uetz talks to Everyday Health about the spread of invasive Joro spiders across the United States. Though they are big, they are harmless, he said.