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UC outshines Ivy League schools graduating million-dollar unicorn founders

March 1, 2024

While the University of Cincinnati may not belong to the Ivy League schools, it proudly boasts its own league — the "Unicorn League." A new study found that UC left prestigious rivals such as Yale, Harvard and MIT behind with its track record of producing successful unicorn-launching alums, as reported by Entrepreneur.

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What is Africana Studies?

February 29, 2024

In the Africana studies major within UC’s College of Arts and Sciences, you will explore a variety of approaches to understand the experiences of African, African American, Afro-Latin, Afro-Caribbean, and Afro-European populations globally. This interdisciplinary program blends tools from sociology, psychology, literature, anthropology, politics, and history to address social issues affecting people of African descent across continents and diasporas.

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University of Cincinnati and Rwanda build capacity in cardiology

February 29, 2024

Rwanda faces a critical shortage of medical specialists. The University of Cincinnati's UC Rwanda Initiative has partnered with the country's ministry of health, the national University of Rwanda and the country’s teaching hospitals to develop cardiology fellowships through virtual courses and bidirectional exchange. The first two fellows visited UC for eight weeks.

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30th annual UC/PNC Economic Outlook recognizes past, looks to the future

February 29, 2024

The 30th annual UC/PNC Economic Outlook was held Feb. 22 at Cincinnati Music Hall. Hosted by the UC Real Estate Center and PNC Bank, 350 attendees milled about Music Hall’s second-floor ballroom to network and hear insights into the latest local, national and international economic developments.


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California city turns to UC-backed startup to clean up harbor

February 29, 2024

After heavy rains hit Southern California, the city of Huntington Beach, California, turned to a University of Cincinnati-backed startup to clean up the trash that subsequently was swept into its harbor, the Orange County Register and ABC7 reported.

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U.S News. & World Report: Is it allergies or sinusitis? Many folks are misdiagnosed

February 28, 2024

What if you'd been treated for years for a condition, only to find out that you'd long ago been misdiagnosed? That's what's happening to a sizable number of Americans who are taking allergy meds (to little effect) when in fact they have chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS), a new UC study contends. US News and World Report published a report on the research, interviewing the lead author Ahmad Sedaghat of the UC College of Medicine.

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WVXU: Has COVID become another routine respiratory infection?

February 28, 2024

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention could soon change its isolation guidance for people who have tested positive for COVID, according to recent media reports. The agency is considering new guidelines where workers and school-aged children would not be required to isolate before returning to school or work if they have been fever-free for at least 24 hours without medication and if their symptoms are mild or resolving. WVXU interviewed Carl Fichtenbaum, MD, of the Division of Infectious Diseases at the UC College of Medicine to get his insight.

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New York Times: What to know about lead exposure in children

February 27, 2024

A recent outbreak of lead poisoning from cinnamon in applesauce has drawn attention to the toxic effect the heavy metal can have on children. The cinnamon in the applesauce was believed to have been intentionally contaminated, possibly to add to its value as a commodity sold by weight. The New York Times published an article on the outbreak, quoting Kim Dietrich, PhD, of the Department of Environmental and Public Health Sciences at the UC College of Medicine.