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New species of voiceless frog discovered in Tanzania

February 2, 2023

University of Cincinnati researchers discovered a new species of frog in Africa that has an unusual trait: it’s completely silent. The Ukaguru spiny-throated reed frog does not croak, sing or ribbit. It is among the few frogs that do not vocalize to other frogs.

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UC announces 'One IT' collaboration to improve efficiency

February 2, 2023

College and unit-level IT managers from across the university joined Digital Technology Solutions leadership to re-imagine IT collaboration at the Digital Futures building. The new “One IT” collaboration group is key to delivering more efficient and effective IT services to the university.

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WVXU: After decades of efforts, researchers hope they're closer to a functional cure for HIV

February 2, 2023

It has been more than 40 years since five patients in California developed symptoms of a mysterious disease. The virus that causes AIDS was identified a few years later, and a blood test for HIV became available in 1985. In the 1980s and early 1990s, contracting HIV was practically a death sentence. Nothing seemed to stop the virus from attacking a patient’s immune system and progressing into AIDS. And while there are now treatments that can render the virus undetectable in a patient’s bloodstream, a cure for HIV has been elusive. WVXU's Cincinnati Edition explored the history of AIDS and the latest on treatments, with one of the featured experts being Carl Fichtenbaum, MD, of the Division of Infectious Diseases at the UC College of Medicine.

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CCM Clarinet student wins position with Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra

January 31, 2023

The UC College-Conservatory of Music proudly shares the news that doctoral student Joseph Miller will join the ranks of the Evansville Philharmonic as a bass clarinetist. The Evansville Philharmonic is the largest arts institution in the Tri-State area, and performs for thousands of audience members each year.

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Trailblazing engineering professor honored with alumni award

January 30, 2023

Professor Awatef Hamed is a trailblazer. She came of age during a time when few women were going to college to study engineering. In 1968, she left her home in Egypt and came to the University of Cincinnati as the only female graduate student in the aerospace engineering program. She went on to get her master’s and doctoral degrees from UC and then was hired as a faculty member, where she was the only female faculty member for two decades. In 2001, she became the first woman to head a college aerospace engineering department.